Whether you're adding on to a tour or hopping over for a long weekend, this three-day tour shows you Reykjavik's best. Join your CEO for a walking tour of the city, then go for a sunset dip in the Secret Lagoon. You'll have free time to explore and opt for activities like horseback riding, whale watching, snorkelling, and more. Reykjavik is the start of many Icelandic adventures, but can be one all on its own.
Location: Reykjavík, Flúðir, Reykjavík
Meet your fellow travellers and CEO at a 10am briefing before heading out on a walking tour of Reykjavik. Stop by the Old Harbour, Hallgrimskirkja Cathedral and the city's charming town centre before hopping into a private vehicle to explore the Golden Circle's lesser-known side. Visit the Kerid Crater, then head to a geothermal farm and enjoy lunch cooked over volcanic heat. Enjoy Iceland's "golden hour" with a leisurely soak at the Secret Lagoon Hot Springs. Tonight, opt to head to a local brewery and sample from a flight of craft beers.<p><strong>Additional Information: </strong> Please note that this tour begins at 10am on day 1. We recommend booking pre-tour accommodation in Reykjavik in order to ensure timely arrival to the welcome briefing and the day's activities, if not otherwise completing another G Adventures tour that finishes on the same day,</p><p><strong>ACTIVITY: </strong> Your opportunity to meet your CEO and fellow travellers, and learn more about your tour. Don't forget to see the notice in the lobby (or ask reception) for the official time and place to meet up with the group.</p><p><strong>ACTIVITY: </strong> Take a tour of the city, learning more about its history, architecture, people and culture.</p><p><strong>ACTIVITY: </strong> Visit the eye-catching Kerid Crater - a deep blue lake set in a red crater, surrounded by black volcanic rocks. Learn about its geology and history while admiring this uniquely Icelandic landscape.</p><p><strong>ACTIVITY: </strong> Tour the greenhouse and learn about the use of geothermal heating in Icelandic horticulture. Enjoy a lunch made with homegrown ingredients.</p><p><strong>ACTIVITY: </strong> The Secret Lagoon natural hot springs are the Golden Circle's best kept secret. The pool's natural surroundings and steam rising into the air gives the place a magical feeling. Warm water stays at 38-40 celsius all year. There are several geothermal spots and a little Geysir which erupts every 5 minutes. Swimsuit and towel rentals are available.</p>
Accommodation Name: Hotel Cabin (or similar)
Location: Reykjavík, Videy, Grindavik, Reykjavík
Hop on a ferry and explore the natural beauty of Videy Island with its unique artwork and landscapes, including the Imagine Peace Tower which was designed by Yoko Ono in tribute to her late husband John Lennon. Enjoy a free afternoon in Reykjavik. Opt to visit the famous Blue Lagoon or head out on a whale watching excursion.<p><strong>TRANSPORT: </strong> Get to the next spot on your route aboard a convenient and efficient ferry boat.</p><p><strong>ACTIVITY: </strong> Long known among Icelanders for its striking scenery, Videy Island today also draws art lovers from around the world to the Peace Tower, designed by Yoko Ono in tribute to John Lennon.</p><p><strong>TRANSPORT: </strong> Get to the next spot on your route aboard a convenient and efficient ferry boat.</p><p><strong>FREE TIME: AFTERNOON</strong> Enjoy a free afternoon to explore.</p>
Accommodation Name: Hotel Cabin (or similar)
Depart at any time.
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