If the fountain of youth actually exists, you’ll find it in Reykjavik. A journey through an other-worldly landscape of rugged lava fields reveals the celebrated Blue Lagoon where you’ll feel the healing power of its mineral-rich geothermal waters.
The famous hot springs are just one highlight of the Icelandic capital that is so incredibly free of pollution that you can pluck wild salmon from the city’s major river. You’ll also explore the colorful rhyolite mountains of the volcanic Landmannalaugar region; ascend the steep slopes of Mount Hekla volcano in a purpose-designed vehicle; discover the most impressive waterfalls in Europe; witness one of the most active geysers in the world; visit the romantic fishing villages of Arnarstapi and Hellnar and their distinctive rock formations; and view an imposing glacier on a once-in-a-lifetime private tour.
Iceland really is like no other place on earth, and this extensive private tour provides a compelling insight into one of the most under-rated wonders of the natural world. From enjoying the world-class cuisine and luxury hotels of sophisticated Reykjavik, to exploring the alien landscapes of steamy volcanic hot springs and soaring icy glaciers, experienced local guides will lead you to the most breath-taking natural vantage points and share the colorful stories and cultural traditions of Iceland’s proud Viking past.
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Relax on your airport transfer in Reykjavik with a private vehicle and driver. Please note that a surcharge may be post billed to you if you require a transfer after 8pm or before 7am.
A welcome package with your vouchers, a city map and any other touristic information that you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.
Reykjavik is reknowned for its world class cuisine. Try one of these many restaurants, located in and around Reykjavik for a truly authentic Icelandic meal.The Seafood CellarThe Seafood Cellar is a fusion style restaurant based in a newly renovated landmark building in the heart of the city. Their mission is to push the boundaries of every dining experience, providing the finest quality food and services available. “We don’t just cook your food, we memorialize it in a celebration of taste for your mouth and spirit.”Einar BenRestaurant Einar Ben is located in one of the oldest trading buildings in Reykjavik. It’s located in the city centre, close to the bright lights and all the entertainment. Einar Ben is named after one of the most remarkable Iceland- ers of recent times and we try to honour him by serving delicious food made from quality Icelandic ingredients: fish, seabirds, wild game and lamb. Service is relaxed but professional. The restaurant is ideal for large or small groups. There are 6 rooms seating from 8 to 40 persons, and some of the rooms can be connected.SilfurRestaurant Silfur is located in the Art Deco Hotel Borg, right in the heart of Reykjavik. The menu is made up of the world’s best ingredients available and the wine list is known for its variety of excellent wines from around the world. With new age Art Deco interior and beautiful design, Silfur gives you the experience of supreme surroundings where a mix of Icelandic lava, nature stone and fire meets Art Deco and superior lighting. Silfur is a trendy restaurant with a great atmosphere, excellent service and fine dining.The Fish MarketSalmon skin–wrapped railings, backlit bamboo walls, low banquettes, and sexy lighting make The Fish Market one of Reykjavik's most chic restaurants. In the kitchen, Chef Hrefna plays with Asian and American flavors, and creative presentations making the dining a true experience. Voted by Condé Nast Traveler one of the Hot Tables in 2008, the restaurant draws on locally caught seafood and Icelandic traditions.By The PondThis small and unique restaurant is said to be the most novel fish restaurant in Iceland. The owner, Chef Runar Marvinsson, is known for innovative fish dishes made from a variety of rare fish and shellfish and related raw materials. The restaurant is located near Lake Tjornin (hence the name, meaning By the Lake) and offers a cozy atmosphere - often likened to being in 'grandma's old living room'!SquareWith a mountain view on one side and the city centre on the other, Restaurant Square is likely to impress solely by its location. The restaurants concept to implement fun into fine dining does however draw the guest’s eye from the windows and to the meal. Square restaurant invites guests to experience food & drinks in a new way. As the evening passes on the restaurant turns into a Cocktail Bar/Lounge, ready to serve crazy and tasty cock- tails.Fish CompanyThe Fish Company is an eclectic restaurant located in the city centre. They offer a trip through a world of culinary adventures, which, as most good adventures do, begins under a bridge.LaekjarbrekkaA restaurant in one of the oldest houses in Reykjavík, right in the centre of the old town, very Icelandic with a cosy atmosphere. The building was used as a dwelling until 1961 and a small shop was there until it was rebuilt in 1980. During reconstruction, every effort was made to preserve the original appearance. Main focus on Icelandic traditional dishes.Restaurant ReykjavikRestaurant ReykjavIk is a large and spacious combination of restaurant, café and a unique bar, The Ice Bar. It is located in the very centre of Reykjavík in a 19th century former warehouse, which has recently been renovated. The house is on 3 floors. The brassiere, on the ground floor, is open for lunch, coffee and dinners. The Rainbow rooms are on the second floor and the Cabaret room is on the third floor. The restaurant offers a wide range of menus.PerlanRestaurant Perlan is one of the most exquisite restaurants in Iceland with highly unusual architecture. Perlan, or the "Pearl", rests on six huge storage tanks, each able to hold 4 million liters of geothermal hot water. The restaurant is on the top floor which slowly rotates, offering a magnificent panoramic view of Reykjavík and its surroundings as you dine. Art exhibits are held on the ground floor and artificial geysers spray water 15 meters high. This is a first class restaurant, very elegant and dressy, perfect for a celebratory dinner.NauthollNautholl Bistro is located by the thermal beach at Nautholsvik Bay in Reykjavik. The restaurant offers a great selection of 2 and 3 course lunch and dinner menus and can accommodate up to 95 people in a private room. DillDill Restaurant is located in the Nordic House in Reykjavík, which was designed and built in 1968 by renowned Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. At Dill Restaurant, the atmosphere is different depending on whether you join us for lunch or for dinner. During lunchtime, the atmosphere is informal and the menu simple. For dinner we put on our best clothes and offer a more formal surrounding. On the menu you will find traditional Nordic and Icelandic dishes that have been modernized.Gallery RestaurantThe Gallery Restaurant has been renowned for its art, outstanding cuisine and impeccable service for over forty years. The Gallery Chefs offer a truly world class dining experience with their take on French cuisine, while the knowledgeable sommeliers will guide you through the feast of the senses. For smaller groups we offer the chance to start with some wine tasting in the 4000 bottle wine cellar, followed by dinner in a private hall or a private library.VoxAt Restaurant Vox the primary ambition is to use the best seasonal products and ingredients available at each time. To maintain freshness, we keep the path from nature to the plate as short as possible, by keeping direct contact with hunters and fishermen, farmers and experts on spices and berries in the highlands. The fish is selected and brought directly from the boats, same goes with game-birds and vegetables, spiced up with the kitchen’s creativity. The result is cosmopolitan cuisine with na- tional roots, served by our expert staff.GrillidFor over four decades, the warm and intimate surroundings of the 8th floor Grillið Restaurant have provided diners with an experience designed to take them to the height of culinary pleasure. French cuisine, superb food, fine wines, varied menus and excellent service, all set against one of the most breathtaking panoramic views of Reykjavik. Be ready for a once in a lifetime dining experience.VideyThe island of Videy is one of the most famous Icelandic historical sites through the ages. While it is mentioned in written accounts dated from the 12th century, extensive archaeological investigations on the island in recent years have revealed evidence of settlement as early as the 10th century. The tables at Videyjarstofa still bow beneath the weight of sumptuous food, just as they did at the banquets so admired by foreign visitors there 200 years ago. The view from the restaurant adds extra spice to a delightful meal.FjorukrainA genuine Viking feast restaurant, something to be remembered. Lively folk music and real Vikings to serve the groups. Fjorukrain, also known as the Viking Village easily sits 350 guests. Here, the emphasis is on the Viking Era and as you enter, you step into a world of the past. The décor is in the Viking style and we offer a true Viking feast with traditional meals served in old-fashioned Viking-style trays. During these famous feasts there is never a dull moment and the guests can expect various treats and surprises offered by our singing Valkyries and Vikings.Seaside Restaurant (40 minutes south of Reykjavik in Stokkseyri)By the seaside, in Icelandic; Við fjöruborðið, is a restaurant specializing in lobster, fresh from the ocean on the very doorstep. The lobster is served sizzling warm in the pan, with side dishes of vegetables, suggested by the owner, who has a heart somewhat warmer than the surroundings. The restaurant looks to Italian influence when preparing their menu, incorporating Tunisian couscous, Mediterranean salads, tomatoes and greeneries, along with the ever so famous grilled potatoes.
Hotel Borg (4*) overlooks the beautiful square of Austurvöllur, in the heart of Reykjavík, across from Althingi, the Icelandic parliament and the cathedral. The Borg, which has become one of Reykjavik’s landmarks, is conveniently located within walking distance of variety of restaurants, souvenir shops, art galleries and specialty shops. The hotel's 56 rooms and suites, with Art Deco style throughout, are elegantly appointed yet offer an extensive array of modern amenities. The Silfur restaurant in Hotel Borg, offers exquisite Icelandic cuisine served in beautiful and stylish surroundings, along with a café and bar.
Enjoy a half day tour visiting the most important sights of the City. You will see the old town centre, the Parliament, the Cathedral, the harbour, the Pearl and Höfði house, the summit site of 1986. During the tour you will drive past the city's salmon river (which is proof that Reykjavík is a pollution free capital) and the Árbæjarsafn outdoor folk museum, which offers an interesting contrast to the modern buildings of the most recent part of city, and an outdoor swimming pool in Laugardalur which is heated with water from natural hot springs under the city. Visit the Ásmundur Sveinsson Sculpture museum and Hallgrímskirkja Church (whose steeple is a Reykjavík landmark). The tour includes private driver-guide for the tour and entrance fees to the National Museum, Sculpture Museum and Hallgrímskirkja Church.
Avail of a half day private guided tour as you are lead through rugged lava fields to the Blue Lagoon, a unique natural pool of mineral rich geothermal water located in the middle of a lava field in the pure, beautiful Icelandic wilderness. The Blue Lagoon is known for its special properties and its beneficial effect on the skin and attracts visitors from all over the world in search of health, and relaxation. Stop for a refreshing bath or swim in the pleasantly warm mineral-rich water, reputed for its healing properties. At the end of your tour you will be brought to your hotel. The tour includes private driver-guide for the tour and entrance fee to the Blue Lagoon included.
Enjoy a full day privtate tour of to the interior geothermal area of Landmannalaugar. The colorful rhyolite mountains in this region have formed by centuries of volcanic activity in the area. While there, enjoy a relaxing bath in a natural hot spring or take a leisurely hike on one of the many mountain paths. The tour continues past Iceland’s infamous volcano Mount Hekla. A superJeep or supertuck will be provided for this tour. A packed lunch is included in the tour price.
Enjoy a full day private tour of the Golden Circle and visit Þingvellir National Park, a remarkable geological site and the most historic site on the island. Gullfoss, Golden Waterfall, one of the most impressive waterfalls in Europe. Geyser hot-spring area, the famous Great Geyser which has given name to hot spring all over the world. You will see one of the most active geysers in the area, Strokkur, spouting up to 30 meters and other sights in South Iceland. Return to your hotel in the afternoon. The tour includes private driver-guide for the tour.
Drive from Reykjavík via Borgarfjörður to Snæfellsnes peninsula. On to the romantic little fishing villages of Arnarstapi and Hellnar, both famous for their rock formations in the shapes of arches, caves, stacks, as well as cliffs alive with huge colonies of birds. Continue your journey around Snæfellsnesjökull glacier, through the small fishing villages on the northern shores of the peninsula. The tour includes private driver-guide.
Citizens of other countries may require a visa. Please ask your Sales Advisor. These requirements change often and therefore it is best that you check with the Embassy of Iceland for the most up to date visa information.
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