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Adventures By Disney

Iceland

8-Days / 7-Nights
Reykjavik, Akureyri, Húsavík, Lake Mývatn

Immerse yourself in the unparalleld natural beauty of Iceland as you explore its dramatic landscapes and coastline that feature majestic waterfalls, lunar-like valleys, mountainous glaciers and stunning volcanoes, plus savor culinary flavors and take part in local traditions of this vibrant Scandinavian island.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

  • Glacier Exploration in Southern Iceland 
    Discover Iceland’s magnificent glaciers up close on both land and water. An Adventure Guide will lead you on a hike across the dramatic landscape of one of Iceland’s true natural wonders. You’ll also take a Zodiac motorized boat tour of Jökulsárlόn Glacier Lagoon, which is adrift with massive glaciers.
  • Horseback Riding in the Grand Circle 
    Take a scenic ride at the Grand Circle in Iceland's south west coast atop a unique breed of horse introduced to Iceland by the Vikings. These special horses are known for their comfortable ride and have a gait that will be perfect for any level of horseback riding experience.
  • The Blue Lagoon and Iceland's Natural Baths 
    Soothe your body and soul as you soak in the alkaline baths at Blue Lagoon while soaking up the natural beauty that surrounds you. There is also a natural geothermal steam bath for Guests to enjoy. Guests will also visit Mývtan Nature Baths, located in Northern Iceland, where the natural baths are known for their health-giving properties.
  • Visit a Local Smokehouse in Northern Iceland 
    Discover the secret to Iceland’s wonderful smoked flavors on this family-owned farm where you’ll see the traditional smoking process that’s been handed down through generations.
  • Whale Watching in Iceland's Longest Fjord 
    Set sail on the waters of Eyjafjörður, the longest fjord in Iceland, as you keep an eye out for the humpback whales that swim through these waters. Adventurers can also try out some cod fishing from the boat.
  • Gullfoss Waterfall & Strokkur Geyser 
    Explore 2 of Iceland’s most magnificent natural wonders. Marvel at the power and beauty as thousands of tons of water cascade down Gullfoss Waterfall, a two-tiered waterfall that is one of the most stunning waterfalls in Iceland. You’ll also visit Strokkur Geyser, the area’s most active geyser which spouts close to 90 feet in the air every few minutes.

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Adventure Dates

2022

  • May 25, 2022 - Jun 1, 2022: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)
  • Jun 4, 2022 - Jun 11, 2022
  • Jun 15, 2022 - Jun 22, 2022
  • Jun 25, 2022 - Jul 2, 2022
  • Jul 6, 2022 - Jul 13, 2022
  • Jul 16, 2022 - Jul 23, 2022
  • Jul 27, 2022 - Aug 3, 2022
  • Aug 6, 2022 - Aug 13, 2022
  • Aug 17, 2022 - Aug 24, 2022
  • Aug 27, 2022 - Sep 3, 2022
  • Sep 17, 2022 - Sep 24, 2022: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)
  • Sep 28, 2022 - Oct 5, 2022: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)

Adventure Daily Itinerary

Day One

Arrive in Reykjavik

Velkomið (welcome) to Iceland! Fly into Keflavík International Airport (KEF), where you will be greeted by your driver who will take you to the Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina.

Check-In at Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina

As your Adventure Guides prepare for your 3:00 PM check-in, enjoy exploring this lively hotel with a whimsical feel. Notice the traditional Icelandic designs that references the island’s maritime culture – which is evident by its waterfront location. The hotel is walking distance from the quaint shops, restaurants, galleries and entertainment in the old harbor area.

Welcome Reception at the Hotel

Meet your fellow Adventurers and Adventure Guides before setting off for a relaxing visit to Blue Lagoon.

Blue Lagoon

Start your vacation off with some serious relaxation at this oasis serenity. You’ll head to the Blue Lagoon before you check into your city-center hotel, for an extraordinary experience that includes a silica mud mask, sauna and steam rooms and a man-made waterfall that will help melt away any jet lag.

Welcome Dinner at LAVA Restaurant

Following your relaxing experience at Blue Lagoon, you’ll enjoy a delicious welcome dinner featuring fresh and natural Icelandic ingredients in the stunning, modern surroundings of LAVA restaurant, a part of the Blue Lagoon complex.

Meals Included: Dinner


Day Two

Breakfast at the Hotel

Start your morning off with a tasty breakfast before heading out for your first day of adventures in Iceland.

Thingvellir National Park

Located next to Lake Thingvallavatn, the largest lake in Iceland, this remarkable national park is home to a beautiful canyon which is the meeting point of two of the Earth’s tectonic plates. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is the location where the world’s oldest form of parliament first assembled in 930 A.D. and, over 1,000 years later, on June 17, 1944, the site where parliament members signed and solidified Iceland’s independence from Denmark.

Ice Cream at Efstidalur II Farm

Spend some in the idyllic country setting of this wonderful farm that has been family-owned since 1850, where you’ll taste their famous homemade ice cream.

Gullfoss Waterfall

See thousands of tons of water cascade down this majestic two-tiered waterfall into the deep canyon below. This is truly one of the most magnificent waterfalls in Iceland.

Strokkur Geyser

Explore this geothermal area where you’ll come across a myriad of bubbling hot springs and geysers. Among them is Strokkur, the area’s most active geyser which spouts almost 90 feet every few minutes.

Lunch at Fridheimar Greenhouse Farm

You’ll feel right at home at this family-run tomato farm and restaurant that invites you to see their working greenhouses, then enjoy a delicious taste of the crop for lunch

Kerið Crater

Visit this volcanic crater, a popular Icelandic attraction that was formed nearly 6,500 years ago. Located in the Grímsnes area in South Iceland, the massive crater measures 890 feet across, 560 ft. wide and 180 ft. deep. Adventurers can take in the natural beauty of the Kerið’s vivid colors as they choose between a walk around the crater’s rim or around the natural pool below.

Horesback Riding in the Golden Circle

Saddle up and ride through the scenic south west coast on an Icelandic Horse, just like the Vikings who introduced this unique breed to Iceland. Whether you're an advanced rider or an absolute beginner, you'll find the perfect gait to enjoy your ride through the gorgeous island scenery.

Dinner at Slippgarinn

Adults will savor a dinner featuring delicious local fare, where the food has a classic foundation with a twist to showcase the freshest ingredients.

    Junior Adventurer Dinner and Movie Night

    The kids will enjoying hanging out and grabbing a bite together before settling in for a movie.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day Three

Breakfast at the Hotel

Grab a bite to fuel up for the adventures that await you during day 3 of your trip.

Seljalandsfoss Hike

Get up close – and really wet – to one of the most magnificent waterfalls in Iceland. Explore all around this waterfall, including the ability to go behind it to see it in an entirely different light.

Lunch at Skógar Café

Refuel after your morning hike and get ready to hit the trail for an afternoon glacier hike.

Sólheimajökul Glacier Hike

Grab your crampons and hit the ice as you set out on this amazing glacier hike adventure where you will explore the dramatic terrain of ice formations, glacier-carved landscapes and vast panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. A glacier expert guide accompanies you every step of the way.

Dinner at Bryggjan Brugghús Bistro and Brewery

Share stories from the day’s adventures as you dine in a lovely setting right on the marina.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day Four

Breakfast at Hotel

Enjoy a hearty breakfast before heading to the airport for your flight to Akureyri.

Travel to Akureyri

Transfer to Reykjavik Domestic Airport (RKV) for your flight from Reykjavik to Akureyri, which is approximately 40 minutes.

Lunch at Baccala Bar

Relax and enjoy a lovely meal overlooking Eyjafjörður Bay. The restaurant features delicious local fish dishes, as well as a non-fish option.

Ektafiskur Experience & Culinary Tasting

Visit this quaint fishing village and fish factory where you will learn about the fascinating history about its connection to the fish industry in Iceland. You’ll tour the facilities and see all the steps involved in exporting salted cod. Plus, for those brave Adventurers with a strong stomach, you can join “The Rotten Shark Club of Hauganes” by tasting fermented shark – and you’ll receive a verification card to prove that you actually did it!

Whale Watching and Cod Fishing in Iceland's Longest Fjord

Set sail from Hauganes, a small fishing village along the west bank of Eyjafjörður— the longest fjord in Iceland—and keep a watchful eye out for the humpback whales that swim throughout these waters, surfacing to say hello to whale watchers. Adventurers can also try out some cod fishing from the boat.

Dinner On Your Own in Akureyri

Return to Akureyri relaxed after your visit to the Mývatn Nature Baths and enjoy a nice meal on your own as you reflect on the beauty and adventure of your exciting day. Fresh fish is always on the menu as Akureyri is an important port and fishing center. Ask your Adventure Guides for a recommendation that will satisfy your family’s needs.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch


Day Five

Breakfast at the Hotel

Start your day of adventures out right – with a lovely breakfast of bread, pastries, eggs, waffles and more.

Grenjadarstadur Turf Houses

The farm at Grenjaðarstaður dates back over a thousand years to Iceland’s settlement. The picturesque turf house that currently stands was one of the country’s largest, with its oldest part dating back to 1865. This museum display offers a unique glimpse into how life once was for the Icelandic people.

Lunch and Afternoon on Your Own in Husavik

Explore this seaside village with much to offer. Visit the village’s unique Whale Museum (ticket included), check out the natural surroundings or stroll through the local shops of this wonderful town.

Goðafoss Waterfall

With a height of almost 40 feet and a width of almost a staggering 100 feet, Goðafoss Waterfall, which translates to “Waterfall of the Gods,” is one of the most impressive waterfalls in Iceland. Get up close to the water’s edge to get a feel for the power of this natural wonder.

Dinner on Your Own in Akureyri

Head back to Akureyri, Iceland’s 2nd largest urban area which earned it the nickname, “the Capital of North Iceland,” where you and your fellow Adventurers can wind down your day of exploration with a savory meal in town. You can find a restaurant on your own, or ask your Adventure Guides for a recommendation.

Meals Included: Breakfast


Day Six

Breakfast at Hotel

Start off your day of adventure with a delicious breakfast before heading out for your amazing day.

Lake Myvatn

Discover some of Iceland’s natural beauty and wonders, including majestic waterfalls, natural hot springs and magnificent lava formations.

Fuglasafn Sigurgeirs Bird Museum

Check out the largest private bird collection in Iceland at this spectacular museum established following the pioneering work of Sigurgeir Stefansson. The interactive display of the collection is both interesting and educational and contains a specimen of all of the Icelandic breeding birds except one. There are also several bird hides where you can get close up to the wildlife for photography or bird watching.

Visit Local Smokehouse

See the smoking process that has been passed down through generations at this family-owned farm.

Lunch at Cafe Vogafjos

Enjoy a hearty lunch at this unique café located inside the stable. The café offers not just a view of the cows, but also some of Iceland's most fresh and authentic cuisine.

Dimmuborgir Lava Labyrinth

Visit the lava fields at Dimmuborgir and you’ll see where the landscape, which means, “black castle,” gets its name. The lava pillars, columns and arches were created over 2,000 years ago and, as legend says, is the home to the Icelandic Yuletide Lads, 13 mischievous boys who are akin to a trouble-making Santa Claus.

Bread in a Bucket Baking Demonstration

Adventurers will learn how Iceland’s famous brown Geysir or rúgbrauð bread, which the locals commonly call “Bread in a Bucket,” is made as they see how dough is placed in buckets, buried underground and baked by the heat from nearby hot springs.

Dinner at Bryggjan

Enjoy a hearty meal of burgers, barbecue ribs, pizzas and other main course entrees at this terrific restaurant located in the oldest house on the pier at Akureyri.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day Seven

Breakfast at Hotel

Eat a nice breakfast at the hotel to prepare for the adventures that await you.

River Rafting in Skagafjörður

Take to the water for a dramatic, but not too intense adventure through some of Iceland’s most spectacular deep canyon scenery. This trip is mostly though Class II rapids with the occasional Class III, so it’s perfect for the less experienced rafter. Dry suits are included to keep you warm!

Lunch at Hotel Varmahlid

Discover the flavors of Iceland’s delicacies with both traditional and experimental dishes.

Travel to Reykjavik

Transfer by motor coach to Reykjavik for a scenic ride along the famed Ring Road, Iceland’s national road which runs around the island and connects most of the major areas.

Farewell Dinner at Restaurant Hōfnin

Celebrate the end of your amazing journey as you gather with your fellow adventurers at this family-run restaurant that mirrors the spirit of the surrounding harbor and it’s 1930s aquagreen houses that served as baiting sheds for local fisherman. Dine on classic Icelandic cuisine while enjoying the magnificent marina view with Esja mountain in the background.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day Eight

Breakfast at the Hotel

Enjoy a final breakfast in Iceland before heading off to the airport for your trip home.

Transfer to Keflavik International Airport (KEF)

Say góður við to Iceland as you board a motor coach and head from Reykjavik to Keflavík International Airport (KEF) for your return flight home.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Trip Overview Details

FLIGHT INFORMATION
  • Arrive: Keflavík International Airport (KEF)
  • Return: Keflavík International Airport (KEF)
ACCOMMODATIONS

Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina
Icelandair Hotel Akureyri

17 MEALS

7 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 5 Dinners

AGES

Minimum Age: 8
Suggested Age: 10+