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Iceland Explorer

10 Tage, Reykjavik nach Reykjavik



Tour auf einen Blick


Tour-Dauer

10
Tage

Startpunkt

Reykjavik
Island

Endpunkt

Reykjavik
Island

Tour Style

Comfort

Komfort-Level

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Die Tour

Erlebe Geologie in Aktion auf den Lavafeldern und den Vulkanen Islands, erlebe Feuer und Eis aus nächster Nähe, tauche in Thermalquellen und -Flüsse ein, wandere über einen aktiven Gletscher, beobachte Wale und andere einzigartige Tiere



  • G Adventures Abenteuerreisen


    Iceland Explorer in wenigen Worten

    Wenn es um Naturwunder geht hat Island garantiert weltweit die Nase vorn. Lavaröhren, Vulkane und Gletscher – auf dieser Reise bringen wir dich mitten rein in Islands atemberaubende Schönheit. Selbst mit all dem Feuer und Eis bleibt es immer schön komfortabel, mit privaten Transportmitteln und einzigartige regionale Hotels. Die Eleganz der Elemente und epische Momente sind garantiert.


  • Was ist im Preis inkludiert?

    • Tour des Goldenen Rings mit einer Wanderung im Thingvellir-Nationalpark
    • Besuch des Gulfoss-Wasserfalls und heißer Geysir-Quellen
    • Wanderung hinter den Seljalandsfoss-Wasserfall
    • Besuch von schwarzen Sandstränden
    • Eiswanderung am Falljokull-Gletscher
    • Besuch der Jökulsárlón Lagune
    • Besuch des geothermischen See Myvatn, der Lavafeldern von Dimmuborgir und geothermischer Quellen
    • Ausflug zur Walbeobachtung
    • Besuch des Godafoss-Wasserfalls
    • Alle Transfers zwischen den Reisezielen sowie zu inbegriffenen Aktivitäten und zurück.

  • Route der Tour

    Abenteuerreise Route Iceland Explorer

    Tag 1 Reykjavik

    Ankunft zu jeder Zeit möglich.

    Tag 2 Hveragerdi (1F)

    Auf einer Exkursion über den Goldenen Ring bekommst du einen ersten Eindruck des geologischen Wunderlandes Island. Du wanderst im Thingvellir-Nationalpark und besuchst den Gullfoss-Wasserfall und die heißen Quellen des Geysirs.

    Tag 3 Südliche Gletscher/Nupar (1F,1A)

    Entdecke die Südküste und mache eine Wanderung hinter den Seljalandsfoss-Wasserfall. Nach einem Besuch an den schwarzen Stränden geht es zum aufregenden Solheimajokull-Gletscher, wo du auch den berühmten Eyjafjallajokull-Vulkan siehst. Optional kannst du die Ausstellung „Island bricht aus" besuchen.

    Tag 4 Östliche Gletscher/Faskruosfjorour (1F)

    Du machst einen unvergesslichen Spaziergang über das Eis des Falljokull-Gletschers - eine Gletscherzunge vom Vatnajokull, der größte Gletscher Europas. Anschließend besuchst du die malerische Jökulsárlón Gletscher-Lagune wo du auf einer optionalen Fahrt im Amphibienfahrzeug einen genaueren Blick auf die Eisberge erhältst. Dann geht es weiter an die Ostküste.

    Tage 5-6 Myvatn (2F)

    Mach eine malerische Fahrt entlang von Islands Ostküste, bevor es ins Landesinnere weitergeht nach Myvatn, einer Stadt an einem See im Norden. Besuche den Geothermal-See, die Lavafelder von Dimmuborgir und das Geothermalgebiet Krafla. Optional kannst du die Geothermal-Bäder der Region besuchen. An Tag 6 steht ein Besuch beim gewaltigen Wasserfall Dettifoss und der Schlucht Ásbyrgi auf dem Programm. Außerdem machst du einen Ausflug zur Walbeobachtung in Húsavík - Islands Walbeobachtungs-Hauptstadt.

    Tage 7-8 Akureyri (2F)

    Besuche den atemberaubenden „hufeisenförmigen“ Goðafoss-Wasserfall, bevor wir in Akureyri ankommen, der Hauptstadt des Nordens. Tag 8 steht dir für eigene Erkundungen zur Verfügung oder unternimm eine der vielen optionalen Aktivitäten in der Umgebung.

    Tag 9 Reykjavik (1F)

    Wir brechen früh auf und fahren zurück nach Reykjavik. Optional erkundest du die Kultur Reykjaviks und kannst nachmittags die Blaue Lagune besuchen.

    Tag 10 Reykjavik (1F)

    Abreise zu jeder Zeit möglich.


  • Tour Details

    Was erwartet dich?

    • Tour des Goldenen Rings mit einer Wanderung im Thingvellir-Nationalpark
    • Besuch des Gulfoss-Wasserfalls und heißer Geysir-Quellen
    • Wanderung hinter den Seljalandsfoss-Wasserfall
    • Besuch von schwarzen Sandstränden
    • Eiswanderung am Falljokull-Gletscher
    • Besuch der Jökulsárlón Lagune
    • Besuch des geothermischen See Myvatn, der Lavafeldern von Dimmuborgir und geothermischer Quellen
    • Ausflug zur Walbeobachtung
    • Besuch des Godafoss-Wasserfalls
    • Alle Transfers zwischen den Reisezielen sowie zu inbegriffenen Aktivitäten und zurück.

    Die Highlights auf einen Blick

    Erlebe Geologie in Aktion auf den Lavafeldern und den Vulkanen Islands, erlebe Feuer und Eis aus nächster Nähe, tauche in Thermalquellen und -Flüsse ein, wandere über einen aktiven Gletscher, beobachte Wale und andere einzigartige Tiere

    Hinweise zur Tourbeschreibung

    The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary. VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.

    Hinweise zum Ablauf der Tour

    While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.

    Wichtige Hinweise

    PACE OF TOUR Please note that this is a very busy tour and there are some long drive days.

    Chief Experience Officers?

    This G Adventures group trip is accompanied by one of our group leaders, known as a CEO (Chief Experience Officer). The aim of the group leader is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you have the best trip possible. They will provide information on the places you are travelling through, offer suggestions for things to do and see, recommend great local eating venues and introduce you to our local friends. While not being guides in the traditional sense you can expect them to have a broad general knowledge of the countries visited on the trip, including historical, cultural, religious and social aspects.

    Gruppengröße

    Max. 16, im Schnitt 12.

    Inkludierte Verpflegung

    9x Frühstück, 1x Abendessen.

    Empfohlenes Budget für Essen & Trinken

    Plane 400-500 USD für nicht inbegriffene Mahlzeiten ein.

    Transport

    Privater Bus, zu Fuß.

    Transport

    Private va n/mini-buses are used on this trip.

    Solo Trip - Für alleine Reisende

    We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi-share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.

    Unterkunft

    Komforthotels (9 Nächte).

    Mein eigenes Zimmer

    Über Unterkünfte

    In Iceland we use small hotels, guest houses and Inns. They are comfortable and clean but do not have many amenities.

    Anreise zur 1. Unterkunft

    Fosshotel Baron Barónsstígur 2-4 101 Reykjavik Reykjavik Iceland +354 562 3204

    Tipps zur Anreise

    Please note that day 1 is an arrival day and no activities have been planned on this day. Upon arrival to the city on day 1 (or earlier if you have booked pre-accommodation with us), please make your way to the joining hotel (note that check-in time will be in the afternoon). Once you arrive at the hotel, look for a note or bulletin board in the reception with a note from your CEO. This note will give the details of your Welcome Meeting on day 1 (usually between 5pm and 7pm), where you will get a chance to meet your CEO and other travellers, as well as learn more about how the tour will run. If you don’t see a note, please ask reception for details! If you are arriving later and will miss the Welcome Meeting, your CEO will leave a note at reception for you with any information you may need, and with morning instructions for the next day. GETTING TO FOSSHOTEL BARON: From Keflavík International Airport: Upon arrival, you will see a big service desk marked BUS TICKETS where you can buy a shuttle ticket to your hotel in Reykjavík. The transfer company is called Iceland Excursions and they have airport express coaches running frequently from the airport to the city center both day and night. A one way transfer to the city from the airport costs roughly 2200 ISK per person and takes about 45 minutes. As another option, you can always hop in a taxi located just outside the arrivals exit. The taxi ride from the airport to the city center costs around 16000 - 18000 ISK. Fosshotel Baron is located at the corner of Skúlagata and Barónsstígur in the centre of Reykjavík, between the roads Hverfisgata and the ocean drive, Sæbraut, near the downtown harbour.

    Probleme bei der Anreise

    We don't expect any problems, and nor should you, but if for any reason you are unable to commence your trip as scheduled, as soon as possible please contact your starting point hotel, requesting that you speak to or leave a message for your CEO (if you are not on a group tour please refer to the emergency contact details provided in this dossier). If you are unable to get in touch with your leader, please refer to our emergency contact details.

    Notfallkontakte

    Should you need to contact us during a situation of dire need, it is best to first call either the G Adventures Local Representative (if one is listed below) or our G Adventures Local Office. If for any reason you do not receive an immediate answer, please leave a detailed message and contact information, so they may return your call and assist you as soon as possible. EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS G Adventures Office, London, UK After hours emergency number: +44 7817 262559 If you are unable for any reason to contact our local office, please call the numbers listed below, which will connect you directly with our 24 hour Sales team, who will happily assist you. Toll-free, North America only: 1 888 800 4100 Calls from UK: 0844 272 0000 Calls from Germany: 01805 70 90 30 00 Calls from Australia: 1 300 796 618 Calls from New Zealand: 0800 333 307 Outside North America, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and the UK: +1 416 260 0999

    Was packe ich ein?

    Our advice is to pack as lightly as possible. We highly recommend using a backpack, sports bag or soft compact wheeled suitcase, whichever you find easiest to carry, plus a small daypack is essential. Dressing in layers is recommended as weather can change dramatically, without notice.

    Empfohlene Packliste

    Suggested Items: •Camera and extra memory card/film •Extra batteries (recommended) •Electricity Plug Adapter •Flashlight or Headlamp (with extra batteries and bulbs) •Binoculars •Concealable money belt •Fleece top •Windproof/waterproof jacket •Small towel and swim wear •shirts/t-shirts •Sun hat •1 pair of shorts •2 pairs of long trousers •1 pair hiking pants/track pants •1 smart outfit for special evenings •hand sanitizers/ antibacterial wipes •Hiking boots/Sturdy walking shoes -Socks •Sport sandals •Sunblock •Sunglasses •Toiletries •Watch or alarm clock •Water bottle •Insect Repellent •Pocketknife •First-aid kit (should contain lip salve, Aspirin, Band Aids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea, re-hydration powder, extra prescription drugs you may be taking). -Day pack -Camera with extra memory cards and batteries -Personal Entertainment -Binoculars -Waterproof backpack cover Documents: •Passport (with photocopies) •Travel insurance (with photocopies) •Airline tickets (with photocopies) •Cash •Credit or debit card (see personal spending money) •Pre-departure information and trip details •Any entry visas or vaccination certificates if required

    Reinigung / Laundry

    Laundry facilities are are not easily accessed. If you anticipate needing to do laundry we suggest you bring non-polluting/biodegradable soap for hand washing.

    Visa

    Contact your local embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date visa requirements, or see your travel agent. It is your responsibility to have the correct travel documentation. While we provide the following information in good faith, it is vital that you check yourself and understand that you are fully responsible for your own visa requirements.

    Weitere Ausgaben

    Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.

    Geld wechseln

    It is recommended to bring a combination of EURO cash, credit and debit cards.

    Trinkgeld

    It is customary in Europe to leave a small tip for service providers, such as waiters, if you are pleased with the service (€1-2). Tipping is an expected - though not compulsory - component of your tour program and an expression of satisfaction with the persons who have assisted you on your tour. Although it may not be customary to you, it is of considerable significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels. There are several times during the trip where there is opportunity to tip the local guides. You may do this individually, or your CEO will offer to collect the money and tip as a group. Recommendations for tipping local guides would range from €3-5 per day depending on the quality and length of the service; ask your CEO for specific recommendations based on the circumstances and culture. Also at the end of each trip if you felt your G Adventures CEO or skipper did an outstanding job, tipping is appreciated. The amount is entirely a personal preference, however as a guideline €20-25 per person, per week can be used.

    Weitere mögliche Aktivitäten vor Ort

    All prices are per person (unless stated otherwise), and are subject to change as services are provided by third party operators. Hveragerði - Horse Riding 6200 ISK- 12400 ISK depending on duration - Dry suit snorkelling in the fissure between Europe & N. America. 15990 ISK -White water rafting. 9990 ISK Hof in Öræfum - Iceland erupts exhibition on the eruption in Eyjafjallajökull glacier. 750 ISK Myvatn -Nature Baths at Mývatn 2500 ISK Akureyri -Akureyri Museum 2500 ISK for Laufás old farm and museums in Akureyri Borgarness settlement centre - one exhibition 1800 ISK both exhibitions (two) 2400 ISK -Glaumbær museum, old turf farm 800 ISK. Reykjavik -Blue Lagoon admission 5800 ISK

    Gesundheit

    Please note inoculations may be required for the country visited. It is your responsibility to consult with your travel doctor for up to date medical travel information well before departure. You should consult your doctor for up-to-date medical travel information well before departure. We recommend that you carry a First Aid kit and hand sanitizers / antibacterial wipes as well as any personal medical requirements. Please be aware that quite often we are in remote areas and away from medical facilities, and for legal reasons our leaders are prohibited from administering any type of drug including headache tablets, antibiotics, etc. When selecting your trip please carefully read the brochure and itinerary and assess your ability to cope with our style of travel. Please refer to the Physical and Culture Shock ratings in this dossier for trip specific information. For travellers over 70 years a completed Medical Form is required. G Adventures reserves the right to exclude any traveller from all or part of a trip without refund if in the reasonable opinion of our CEO they are unable to complete the itinerary without undue risk to themselves and/or the rest of the group.

    Allgemeine Sicherheitstipps

    Many national governments provide a regularly updated advice service on safety issues involved with international travel. We recommend that you check your government's advice for their latest travel information before departure. We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt while travelling, for the safe keeping of your passport, air tickets, travellers' cheques, cash and other valuable items. Leave your valuable jewellery at home - you won't need it while travelling. Many of the hotels we use have safety deposit boxes, which is the most secure way of storing your valuables. A lock is recommended for securing your luggage. When travelling on a group trip, please note that your CEO has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the trip itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Your CEO will accompany you on all included activities. During your trip you will have some free time to pursue your own interests, relax and take it easy or explore at your leisure. While your CEO will assist you with options available in a given location please note that any optional activities you undertake are not part of your itinerary, and we offer no representations about the safety of the activity or the standard of the operators running them. Please use your own good judgment when selecting an activity in your free time. Although the cities visited on tour are generally safe during the day, there can be risks to wandering throughout any major city at night. It is our recommendation to stay in small groups and to take taxis to and from restaurants, or during night time excursions. Protests and Demonstrations- Protests and demonstrations, even those that are well intended, have the potential to turn violent with no warning. Counter protests can also turn violent. Action by security forces to disperse demonstrators and protesters may occur at any time. If you are in an area where demonstrators or protesters are gathering, avoid the temptation of staying for a good photo opportunity and leave the area immediately. Water based activities have an element of danger and excitement built into them. We recommend only participating in water based activities when accompanied by a guide(s). We make every reasonable effort to ensure the fun and adventurous element of any water based activities (in countries with varying degrees of operating standards) have a balanced approach to safety. It is our policy not to allow our CEOs to make arrangements on your behalf for water based activities that are not accompanied by guide(s). Swimming, including snorkeling, is always at your own risk. We take all prudent measures in relation to your safety. For ways to further enhance your personal safety while traveling, please visit: www.gadventures.com/travel-resources/safety/

    Medizinsche Infos

    Our small group adventures bring together people of all ages. It is very important you are aware that, as a minimum, an average level of fitness and mobility' is required to undertake our easiest programs. Travellers must be able to walk without the aid of another person, climb 3-4 flights of stairs, step on and off small boats, and carry their own luggage at a minimum. Travellers with a pre-existing medical condition are required to complete a short medical questionnaire, which must be signed by their physician. This is to ensure that travellers have the necessary fitness and mobility to comfortably complete their chosen trip. While our CEOs work hard to ensure that all our travellers are catered for equally, it is not their responsibility to help individuals who cannot complete the day's activities unaided. Please refer to the physical ratings in this Trip Details document for more information. The medical questionnaire can be found online at: www.gadventures.com/medical-form.

    No Drugs & respect locals

    Illegal drugs will not be tolerated on any trips. Possessing or using drugs not only contravenes the laws of the land but also puts the rest of the group at risk. Smoking marijuana and opium is a part of local culture in some parts of the world but is not acceptable for our travellers. Our philosophy of travel is one of respect towards everyone we encounter, and in particular the local people who make the world the special place it is. The exploitation of prostitutes is completely contrary to this philosophy. Our CEOs have the right to expel any member of the group if drugs are found in their possession or if they use prostitutes.

    Reiseversicherung

    Travel Insurance: Travel insurance is compulsory in order to participate on any of our trips. When travelling on a group trip, you will not be permitted to join the group until evidence of travel insurance has been sighted by your CEO, who will take note of your insurance details. When selecting a travel insurance policy please bear in mind that all clients must have medical coverage and that we require a minimum coverage of USD 200,000 for repatriation and emergency rescue. We strongly recommend that the policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects. If you have credit card insurance we require proof of purchase of the trip (a receipt of credit card statement) with a credit card in your name. Contact your bank for details of their participating insurer, the level of coverage and emergency contact telephone number.

    Planeterra-The G Adventures Foundation

    Through our commitment to responsible tourism we have developed the Planeterra Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of people and communities around the world through support of international charities, local organizations and community projects in the places that we visit on our tours. G Adventures matches all individual donations and pays all administration costs, which means that 100% of each donation is doubled and goes directly to support our projects. For more information about Planeterra and the projects we support, or to make a donation, please visit www.planeterra.org Planeterra Dollar-A-Day Program Our Dollar-A-Day Program provides travellers with the opportunity to help us give back to the people and places visited on our tours by donating one dollar per day for the duration of their tour. 100% of these proceeds will go directly to support our Planeterra projects. To participate in this program please indicate at the time of booking that you would like to participate in G Adventures’ Dollar-A-Day program, either by clicking the check box online, or by advising your G Adventures specialist or travel agent. (Note: Donation will be charged in the currency of your booking)

    Empfohlene Kleidung

    Weather can change dramatically, even in the summer months. It is best to layer clothing to ensure you are prepared for any extremes.

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  • Warum G Adventures?



    Warum Abenteuerreisen?

    Erlebnis- und Abenteuerreisen sind mehr als nur ein Urlaub. Sie sind eine Chance, deine Welt besser kennenzulernen, indem du den Menschen, Orten und Dingen, die sie so besonders machen, wirklich nahekommst ohne auf die Flexibilität einer selbst organisierten Reise zu verzichten. Dies ist dein Planet. Komm und lerne ihn kennen!

    Warum Kleingruppen?

    In einer kleinen Gruppe kann man die Welt besser entdecken als alleine oder bei einer großen Busreise. Kleingruppen bieten Sicherheit, Zugänglichkeit, Kameradschaft und eine stärkere Verbundenheit mit deinem Reiseziel als bei jeder anderen Art des Reisens.

    Warum G Adventures?

    G Adventures ist seit über 20 Jahren Experte für Abententeuersreisen in kleinen Gruppen. Das haben sie geschafft, indem sie den Reisenden zuhören und ihnen genau das bieten, was sie suchen: großartige Reisen an großartigen Orten mit großartigen Menschen zu leistbaren Preisen.



    G Adventures Gründer Bruce Poon Tip

    G Adventures meets Vamadu

    G Adventures wurde bereits 1990 von Bruce Poon Tip gegründet. Als Backpacker mit Herz & Seele, waren sein einziges Startkapital zwei Kreditkarten und das brennende Verlangen, eine authentische, nachhaltige Reiseerfahrung anzubieten, wie die Welt sie noch nicht gesehen hatte. Indem er abenteuerlustigen Individualreisenden eine Alternative zu den üblichen Touristenhotels, Kreuzfahrten und Busreisen anbot, veränderte er nicht nur die Art, wie Menschen ihren Urlaub betrachten, sondern auch das Angesicht des Reisens für immer. Das einzige, was sich in den letzten 25 Jahren nicht verändert hat, ist der tief verwurzelte Glaube an deren Grundwerte, die das Leben und G Adventure bis heute bestimmen.


    Wir Vamadu-Gründer möchten genau diese Art von nachhaltigem, unabhängigem Tourismus für Individualreisende & Backpacker fördern und freuen uns, dass G Adventures somit selbst Teil der Vamadu Story wird!