Greenland & Iceland Adventure Quest

13 Nights /14 Days

Fixed Departure

Starting from

INR 502,467

+91 84484 45051

Starting from
INR 502,467
Starting from
INR 502,467

+91 84484 45051

+91 98187 03891

tours@holidaymoods.net

Overview

Iceland and Greenland Tour Package - The Nordic beauties of this world never cease to mesmerize travelers, they are filled with icy fjords, icebergs, glaciers,ice sheets, lava fields and lagoons. The natural beauty of these nations is so staggering that it is unparalleled, giving them an exclusive and unique character than the rest. 

The tour starts and terminates in Reykjavik; the northernmost capital of the world. It encompasses a guided coach tour that takes you all over Iceland first, so as to ensure that you cover every detail and highlight of this amazing country. Following this, a flight to Greenland enables arrival in the city of Ilulissat; a magical place surrounded with snow white glaciers and most famous for the Ilulissat Icefjord - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After exploring historic settlements and enjoying a sunset cruise, you travel back to Iceland via a direct flight.   

Some major highlights covered are the Vatnajökull National Park; Europe’s Largest National Park & Europe’s Largest Glacier, the Thingvellir National Park; UNESCO World Heritage site, the Golden Circle, geothermal geysers & hot springs, Godly waterfalls, Blue Glacial Lagoons and Diamond Beach, Ilulissat Icefjord; UNESCO World Heritage Site, Innuit Settlements, Disko Bay to name a few.

A lot of Arctic wildlife can be spotted as it migrates to this mystic region. Benthic fish, Pelagic fish, humpback whales, as well as Pilot, killer whales and arctic seals can be found bathing in the icy waters between icebergs. 

This package, depending on departure dates may feature a phenomenon called the Midnight Sun, wherein the sun does not go beyond the horizon and there is 24 hours sunlight!

Walk on ice sheets, lava fields, take a dip in hot springs, get soaked in waterfalls, as these Nordic countries bring to you an experience that is so exclusive and incredible to say the least.

June to August

Multi Day Adventure Trip

Departure Dates 2020/ Every Friday

Highlights

  • Innuit Settlements; Historical remains in this UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Arctic Whale Watching at the Disko Bay
  • Sunset cruise along Ilulissat Icefjord; World’s largest Ice Sculpture Park 
  • Vatnajökull National Park; Europe’s Largest National Park & Europe’s Largest Glacier.
  • Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Driving tour of the celebrated Golden Circle
  • Drive among several icy fjords and mountain passes
  • Veer off the tourist track to explore Geothermal pools which erupts at 5-10 minute intervals
  • Explore Lakes & waterfalls of the Gods
  • Walk with Icelandic horses.
  • Fascinating, strange lava formations the pseudo volcanic craters
  • Bubbling mud pools and steaming solfataras
  • Glacier-capped volcano in one of Iceland’s wildest and most remote regions—the Snæfellsnes Peninsula
  • Soak in the hot springs of the Blue Lagoon
  • Visits to small local museums, cultural experiences and soft adventures
  • Experience a Black lava beach 
  • View seals swimming in arctic waters.

Itinerary

Day

1

Arrival in Reykjavik
Reykjavík

Arrive at the Keflavik International Airport in Reykjavik and transfer to your hotel. Acclimatize and orient yourself with the majestic beauty of this remote and icy nation.


Day

2

Volcanic Craters & Fjords
Akureyri

Post breakfast, travel west, passing the Hvalfjörður fjord and the town of Borgarnes. Hike to the Grábrók volcano crater in the middle of a lava field. After this, visit a natural history & seal museum in the fishing village of Hvammstangi. Then travel north to the church of Víðimýri while surrounding yourself among mystic fjords and spectacular coastal scenery of frozen lakes. Reach Akureyri and check into your hotel for the night.


Day

3

Akureyri Tour / Myvatn Nature Baths
Mývatn

Explore the beautiful Akureyri, also known as the capital of North Iceland. The Eyjafjörður fjord is a grand spectacle present right before your eyes, proving great photo opportunities. Visit the Goðafoss – the waterfalls of the Gods, followed by Lake Mývatn, which is a popular host for a plethora of bird species. Observe the Kálfaströnd, the pseudo craters at Skútustaðir and the tephra cone Hverfjall. Later, relax at the geothermal Mývatn Nature Baths as a panoramic landscape of pure beauty presents before you.


Day

4

Hot Springs & Lava Labyrinth
Egilsstaðir

Start your morning with a walk in the Dimmuborgir dark castles. Travel to the hot springs of Námaskarð, as you begin your journey to eastern Iceland, traversing through vast uninhabited lands, which are so beautiful that you won’t be able to look away.


Day

5

Vatnajökull Glacier
Höfn

Marvel at the tiny fishing villages and you traverse through twists and turns of East Fjords of Iceland enroute to a mineral and stone collection. Later, see the Vatnajökull glacier, which is Europe’s largest glacier, visible from all of south east Iceland.


Day

6

Vatnajökull National Park, Glacier Lagoon & Diamond Beach
Eyjafjallajökull

Travel to Jökulsárlón, or commonly known as a Glacier Lagoon, where numerous glaciers lie in tranquility, offering an icy, serene atmosphere to the viewers as you watch seals swimming in the Arctic waters. Further, walk down the Diamond beach, which portrays tons of icebergs and frozen waters.

Visit the Vatnajökull National park, Europes largest national park, containing europes largest glacier and the highest mountains in Iceland.

As you head south west, experience the Eldhraun lava field, black lava beach of Reynisfjara, a 60m high Skógafoss waterfall. Later, halt at the lava center and learn about the historical volcanic activity in Iceland.


Day

7

The Golden Circle
Reykjavík

Begin the Golden Circle tour from Friðheimar, where you learn about the iconic Iceland horses, following which you head to the Geysir geothermal fields. The original geyser is now dormant but has been replaced by Strokkur “the Churn” which erupts at 5-10 minute intervals. Visit the Gullfoss, “the golden falls“, which is a double waterfall that tumbles 34 meters into the Hvítá river. Before we reach Reykjavik, make a last stop at Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site and admire the natural beauty of the northern island nation.

As you reach Reykjavik, a short city tour will enable you to visit iconic highlights of the capital.


Day

8

Leisure Day in Reykjavik / Optional Jeep Tour
Reykjavík

Spend this day at your leisure in Iceland’s capital.
You can avail an optional jeep tour to Þórsmörk glacial valley. Þórsmörk is named after the Norse God of Thunder, Þór (Thor), and the real heart of it is the area between the rivers Krossá, Þröngá and Markarfljót.


Day

9

Flight to Greenland / Sunset Cruise
Ilulissat

Post breakfast, take a flight to Ilulissat, Greenland. Check in to your hotel and relax. Later, take a guided city walk tour of Ilulissat and spend the evening at your leisure.
At 22:00, board the sunset cruise and head for the Ilulisat Icefjord, world’s largest Ice Sculpture Park. The sunlight reflecting on the mighty ice fjords constantly changes colour and gives a mesmerizing experience.

Note: During the Midnight Sun departure window (May 22-July24), this cruise is offered as an evening cruise as the sun does not set.


Day

10

Hunter Settlement / Whale Watching at Disko Bay
Ilulissat

Take a boat trip along the Ilulissat Icefjord to the Ilimanaq Settlement in south Greenland. This area still thrives on fishing and hunting as it is so remote. You can also see old Danish Trading houses dating back to the 1700s.
Walk around the village and enjoy the local cuisine at a restaurant.
Post lunch, head to the famous Disko Bay to watch incredible Arctic Whales before reaching back to Ilulissat.


Day

11

Innuit Settlement
Ilulissat

Post breakfast, a bus takes you till the end of the road in the Ilulissat Icefjord region. Put on sturdy hiking boots and hike to the Innuit Settlements. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for thriving in extreme weather conditions and building igloos to survive, the Inuit tribe was popularized for their raw nature. You can still see the remains of Inuit settlements among the vast snow clad mountains, glaciers and fjords.
Come back to Ilulissat and spend the day at your leisure.


Day

12

Flight Back to Iceland
Reykjavík

Depart for the airport and board a flight back to Reykjavik, Iceland.
Spend the rest of the day shopping, exploring the city and admiring the panoramic icy view.


Day

13

Blue Lagoon
Reykjavík

Spend the last day in this beautiful nordic region by taking a dip in the warm waters of the Blue Lagoon. Transfer back to your hotel for the night.


Day

14

Departure for Airport
Reykjavík

Post breakfast, depart for the Keflavik Airport and take a flight back home, as your Greenland & Iceland Adventure Quest culminates.


Inclusions

  • Round trip transfer Keflavík international airport/Reykjavík by Flybus shuttle
  • 6-days fully-escorted bus tour in Iceland with English speaking guide/driver-guide
  • 10 nights accommodation in Iceland, in standard rooms with private shower/wc
  • 3 nights accommodation in Greenland, in standard rooms with private shower/wc
  • Daily breakfast, and 2x dinner in Greenland
  • Visit to natural history & seal museum in Hvammstangi (Iceland)
  • Visit to Viðimýri turf church (Iceland)
  • Mývatn Nature Baths, entrance and use of towel (Iceland)
  • Admission to a stone & mineral collection (Iceland)
  • Multimedia presentation at Lava Center (Iceland)
  • Visit to Icelandic horse stable & geothermal greenhouse (Iceland)
  • Blue Lagoon by bus, entrance & use of towel (Iceland)
  • Flight from Reykjavik- Ilulissat-Reykjavik including all airport transfer & taxes
  • Welcome meeting in Greenland with local guide at the hotel
  • 1-2 hours guided city walk Ilulissat (Greenland)
  • 3 hours sunset cruise among giant icebergs (Greenland)
  • 6 hours boat trip to hunter's village & whale watching incl. lunch (Greenland)
  • 3 hours easy hike to Sermermiut Inuit settlement (Greenland)
  • All taxes & fees

Exclusions

  • Any private expenses
  • Everything not listed under "included"
  • Single supplement (mandatory when traveling in a single room)
  • Travel insurance (recommended)
  • Flight supplement (if any)

Proposed Accommodation/ Similar

Reykjavík - 5 Nights
Akureyri - 1 Night
Mývatn - 1 Night
Egilsstaðir - 1 Night
Höfn - 1 Night
Eyjafjallajökull - 1 Night
Ilulissat - 3 Nights

Activities

Ilulissat
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Inuit Settlements

The Greenlandic Inuit are the indigenous and most populous ethnic group in Greenland. Most speak Greenlandic and consider themselv...

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Disko Bay

Disko Bay is a bay on the western coast of Greenland. The bay constitutes a wide southeastern inlet of Baffin Bay. It is home to a...

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Ilulissat Icefjord

The Ilulissat icefjord, one of the northernmost UNESCO World Heritage Sites, is a massive collection of icebergs that have calved ...

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Reykjavík
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Gullfoss Falls

Gullfoss (translated to ‘Golden Falls’) is one of Iceland’s most iconic and beloved waterfalls, found in the Hvítá river c...

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Thingvellir National Park

Thingvellir is a UNESCO World Heritage site and national park in Iceland, east of Reykjavík. It's known for the Alþing, the site...

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Goðafoss Waterfall

Goðafoss is a waterfall in northern Iceland. It is located along the country's main ring road at the junction with the Sprengisan...

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Höfn
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Vatnajökull National Park

Vatnajökull National Park is Europe’s largest Natural Park and home to the Vatnajökull glacier; Europe’s largest glacier. De...

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Mývatn
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Mývatn Nature Baths

The Mývatn Nature Baths are a set of geothermally heated pools and steam baths found in the Lake Mývatn area. They are about two...

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Eyjafjallajökull
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Diamond Beach

The Diamond Beach is a strip of black sand belonging to the greater Breiðamerkursandur glacial plain, located by Jökulsárlón g...

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Skógafoss Waterfall

Skógafoss is one of the biggest waterfalls in Iceland, with a drop of some 62 meters and a width of 25 meters, and you can walk r...

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Jökulsárlón

Jökulsárlón is a glacial lagoon, bordering Vatnajökull National Park in southeastern Iceland. Its still, blue waters are dotte...

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Egilsstaðir
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Dimmuborgir

Dimmuborgir is a large area of unusually shaped lava fields east of Mývatn in Iceland. The Dimmuborgir area is composed of variou...

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Additional Info

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Tour Price
Iceland and Greenland Tour Package Cost

3 & 4* Premium Hotels/ Price per person

Sharing DBL room

Single Supplement

Euro 6052

Euro 1504



GST5% extra


Cancellation Policy

PENALTY SCHEDULE

PENALTY

119 - 91 days prior to departure

25% of full fare

90 - 61 days prior to departure

50% of full fare

60 - 31 days prior to departure

75% of full fare

30 days or less prior to departure

100% of full fare

Terms & Conditions

Payment Policy

Indemnity Bond

Departure Dates

Departure Months 2020

Departure Dates 2020/ Every Friday

June

5, 12, 19, 26

July

3, 10, 17, 24, 31

August

7, 14, 21, 28