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Guests are met upon arrival at Keflavik International Airport and driven to their hotel in Reykjavik.
Accommodation in Reykjavík (optional and not included in tour price).
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Day 1 and 2 | The South
Places of interest: Þingvellir National Park, Gullfoss and Geysir. Start by driving to Þingvellir National Park and visit a horse farm where the children can try horse riding. Enjoy the afternoon in Slakki, an attractive small family zoo featuring Icelandic animals and more. On day 2 it is ideal to visit Gullfoss Waterfall and the Geysir hot spring area in the morning and then drive to the coastal village Stokkseyri. At Stokkseyri you can stroll along the sea shore and visit the Ghost Centre and Icelandic Wonders, a museum dedicated to trolls, elves and northern lights.
Accommodation for two nights in Gullfoss and Geysir area.
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Day 3 | The Borgarfjörður area
Places of interest: Hraunfossar, Reykholt and Snæfellsnes Peninsula. Borgarfjörður is a lovely area. Hraunfossar are beautiful waterfalls well worth seeing. It would then be ideal to drive up to Snæfellsnes Peninsula and perhaps take a boat trip from Stykkishólmur town.
Accommodation in Borgarfjörður/Hrutafjörður area.
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Day 4 and 5 | The North
Places of interest: Lake Mývatn, Akureyri, whale watching and farming. Your accommodation will be in Akureyri for the next two nights. Spend some time in the fantastic outdoor geothermal swimming pool in Akureyri. On day 5 you will be able to go on a 3-hour whale watching tour from the charming harbour village Húsavík (included in the tour price). In the afternoon you have the option to visit a cow shed and explore the Lake Mývatn area with its lava formations and steaming volcanic sites.
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Day 6 | The West
Visit the farmhouse museum at Glaumbær and the old turf church at Víðimýri. There are horse rentals in the Skagafjörður area where you can try riding Icelandic horses which are very different from other breeds. Although small, they are extremely strong and sturdy, with five gaits, two more than most other breeds.
Accommodation in Borgarfjörður/Hrútafjörður area.
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Day 7 | Reykjavík
The many outdoor geothermal swimming pools in Reykjavik are excellent for children and an excursion to the Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa is a must for every traveller. It can also be fun to visit the Reykjavik Family Park and Zoo in Laugardalur and the various art and heritage museums around the city. For city sightseeing we recommend the “Hop on, Hop off” bus.
Accommodation in Reykjavík.