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Southern Iceland Winter Explorer

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Southern Iceland Winter Explorer - Exodus Travels
Southern Iceland Winter Explorer - Exodus Travels
Excellent
11 reviews
Starts
Keflavik
+14 Destinations
Iceland South Coast
Ends
Keflavik
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Highlights

Start and end in Keflavik! With the hiking & trekking tour Southern Iceland Winter Explorer, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Keflavik, Iceland and 11 other destinations in Iceland. Southern Iceland Winter Explorer is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
16 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16

11 Reviews

  • Southern Iceland Winter Explorer reviewer 1
    Written on February 25, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Despite initial concerns about the lack of snow, the whole holiday was so packed with sights and experiences we wondered when we would have found time to do more snowshoeing. The country has a lot to offer whatever the weather.What was the most... Read more

  • Southern Iceland Winter Explorer reviewer 2
    Written on February 25, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was a terrific trip.  We had previously been on the Glaciers, Geysers and Waterfalls trip and had loved Iceland so much that we wanted to return. This was much more than a snowshoeing holiday and lived up to all expectations.What was the most... Read more

  • Southern Iceland Winter Explorer reviewer 3
    Written on February 18, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A fantastic way to spend a week. I'd wanted to go to Iceland for a long time and the country did not disapoint. The scenery is spectacular and it's certainly left me with a desire to go back. Whilst I hadn't considered going in winter before, it turns out... Read more

  • Southern Iceland Winter Explorer reviewer 4
    Written on February 13, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    An excellent introduction to Iceland in winter! A well balanced trip mixing different activities and balancing exercise with sightseeing.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Difficult to pick a highlight but probably would go for the glacier... Read more

  • Southern Iceland Winter Explorer reviewer 5
    Written on July 19, 2010
    4.0 - Good

    Fascinating to see this amazing landscape in the glorious throws of winter.  Good variety, activity, food.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Snowmobiling on a perfect cloudless winter's day was a great treat.What did you think of your group... Read more

  • Southern Iceland Winter Explorer reviewer 6
    Written on March 2, 2010
    4.0 - Good

    Great landscape, enjoyable activities, interesting people...a brilliant trip.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Cramponing on the glacier and ice climbing - I've been to the indoor ice climbing in London so brilliant to give it a go... Read more

  • Southern Iceland Winter Explorer reviewer 7
    Written on March 31, 2009
    5.0 - Excellent

    A Fantastic holiday in an amazing country!  Everything I had hoped for, and then a little bit more.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The vast volcanic landscapes are truly awe-inspiring.  The views changed as the weather changed, and... Read more

  • Southern Iceland Winter Explorer reviewer 8
    Written on April 10, 2008
    5.0 - Excellent

    Fantastic holiday, one to remember. What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The walk on the glacier was breathtaking. The blue-coloured ice was stunning and provided some really nice photographs. We were especially lucky with the weather on... Read more

  • Southern Iceland Winter Explorer reviewer 9
    Written on March 16, 2008
    5.0 - Excellent

    Had a wonderful adventure, great group of people, totally awe inspiring environment.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?I guess I was apprehensive about the crampon-glacier experience, but keen to try it, so the most inspirational moment... Read more

  • Southern Iceland Winter Explorer reviewer 10
    Written on March 12, 2008
    5.0 - Excellent

    Don't think I've ever had so much fun. Loved every minute of itWhat was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Being roped up in a group on top of the glacier - a stunning experience.Snow shoeing up a mountain The optional trip to the Blue Lagoon was a... Read more

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Reykjavik.
  2. Day 2: Set off east, taking in Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls and the visitor centre at Thorvaldseyri farm, below Eyafjallajokull; on past Vik to the sea stacks at Reynisdrangar.
  3. Day 3: Visit Skaftafell and enjoy an easy glacier walk on Svinafellsjokull or Solheimajokull Glacier.
  4. Day 4: Drive to Jokulsarlon, the glacial lagoon filled with mesmerising icebergs; walk down to the coast to enjoy the beached icebergs and ice formations. Afternoon ice cave visit (conditions permitting).
  5. Day 5: We see Gullfoss Waterfall before travelling to Geysir and the rift valley at Thingvellir.
  6. Day 6: Tour of the Hellisheidarvirkjun geothermal heating plant nestled below the mountains; into the Blue Mountains for and easy walk past lava flows to a dormant crater.
  7. Day 7: Free day in Reykjavik for optional excursions such as snowmobiling or exploring the city.
  8. Day 8: Morning visit to Leidarendi lava tube cave; afternoon transfer to Keflavik; fly to London.

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Videos

  • Exodus People - Kristjan's Story
  • Iceland: The Ultimate Travel Guide
  • Western Europe Travel Guide
Exodus People - Kristjan's Story

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Location
Start and end in Keflavik.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 791 km.
  • Keflavik (Iceland)
  • 40 km
  • Reykjavik (Iceland)
  • 110 km
  • Seljalandsfoss (Iceland)
  • 26 km
  • Skogafoss (Iceland)
  • 26 km
  • Reynisfjara (Iceland)
  • 127 km
  • Skaftafell (Iceland)
  • 37 km
  • Jokulsarlon (Iceland)
  • 37 km
  • Skaftafell (Iceland)
  • 155 km
  • Gullfoss Waterfall (Iceland)
  • 13 km
  • Geysir (Iceland)
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