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Iceland Retreat: Golden Circle

From £824 for 4 days
Trip Overview

Iceland is a land of contrasts – of steaming hot springs and icy glaciers, of endless landscapes and cosy, little villages. On this journey around the Land of Ice and Fire, you’ll have the chance to see the highlights of the iconic Golden Circle including stops at Gulfoss Waterfall, Strokkur Geysir and Thingvellir National Park. You’ll be staying on a sustainable, working farm where you’ll be treated to paddock to plate meals and the opportunity to learn about how a working farm operates. Relax in the countryside, even enjoying a soak in the famous hot springs, before spending some time exploring the capital of Reykjavik, guided by your local host.

Essential Info
Starts: Reykjavik / Seltun / Hvolsvollur Valley
Ends: Hvolsvollur / Seljalandsfoss / Reykjavik
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery, Remote Retreats
Trip Code: IBILH
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Iceland
What's Included

Meals

3 Breakfasts included
1 Dinners included

Transport

Private minibus with free Wi-Fi

Accommodation

Remote farmstay (3 nights)

Trip Highlights

•   Stay on a sustainably run, working farm and enjoy farm to table meals.

•   See the iconic sites of Iceland’s famous Golden Circle, including Gulfoss Waterfall, Strokkur Geysir and Thingvellir National Park.

•   Take a guided quad biking tour of the Icelandic countryside, driving through rolling hills and visiting a remote cave.

•   Relax and unwind with a soak in the hot springs at the Secret Lagoon.

•   Enjoy a walking tour of Reykjavik, where your local host will show you some of the hidden gems.

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Departing: 5th Feb 2021
Returning: 8th Feb 2021
£915pp
£824pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 19th Feb 2021
Returning: 22nd Feb 2021
£915pp
£824pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 5th Mar 2021
Returning: 8th Mar 2021
£915pp
£824pp
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Departing: 19th Mar 2021
Returning: 22nd Mar 2021
£915pp
£824pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 2nd Apr 2021
Returning: 5th Apr 2021
£915pp
£824pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 16th Apr 2021
Returning: 19th Apr 2021
£915pp
£824pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 30th Apr 2021
Returning: 3rd May 2021
£915pp
£824pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 14th May 2021
Returning: 17th May 2021
£915pp
£824pp
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Departing: 28th May 2021
Returning: 31st May 2021
£915pp
£824pp
Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Welcome to Iceland, commonly known as the Land of Fire and Ice. This morning you’ll meet your local host and group in the hotel lobby for a welcome meeting at 10 am, before heading off to explore the island. Your first stop will be a colourful geothermal area known as Seltun. The hot springs and vibrant mud pools are located close to the road, so you’ll be treated to exceptional photo opportunities. As you continue on your journey you’ll stop at the remote Strandar Church, built on the Angel’s Cove. Legend has it that a group of fishermen lost at sea made a pledge to build a church wherever they found land, and then suddenly saw a bright light on the coast, which guided them to safety. From here, you’ll continue to your accommodation for the night, a sustainable working farm that doubles as a hotel. Enjoy a farm to table dinner and get to know your group a little better.
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