This customizable 10-day adventure is designed for seniors who enjoy cultivated viewpoints of a country that is known for its elemental power and stark nature. Travers an incredible array of mountains, hike to powerful and mesmerizing waterfalls, and explore a canyon that is filled with folklore. With this tour, you can experience the country at your own pace while still indulging in adventures that create everlasting memories.
Reykjavik – A Cultural Welcome
When you land at Keflavik Airport, your private transfer will escort you to your luxurious accommodation before Harpa Concert Hall, which is the cultural center of Reykjavik that is now one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. After your brief tour, your guide will lead you to one of the most acclaimed restaurants in the country. Here, you will dine on exquisite seafood while the sun begins to set. Once you have had your fill of delicious seafood, you then journey to the Blue Lagoon, where you will sink deep beneath the water’s warm surface and feel all of your muscles relax from the long flight.
Reykjavik – Dog Sled the Golden Circle
Budardalur – Descend into a Lava Cave
Akureyri – Natural Treasures of Fjords
Raufarhofn – Personal Energy Renewal
Seydisfjordur – The Folklore of Asbyrgi Canyon
Hofn – Snowmobiling at a Heritage Site
Vik – Scenic Helicopter Flight
Hella – The Homes of Powerful Clans
Hella – Departure
- Observe Iceland’s landscape from an award-winning concert hall before delighting your taste buds at a Michelin-starred restaurant
- Encounter the shifting tectonic plates between two continents before gliding around the Golden Circle via dog sled
- Descend into the largest lava cave in Iceland and observe the magical waters of Hraunfossar
- Cruise on a boat to experience the snow-capped mountaintops and fjord’s in North Iceland
- Hike to the second most powerful waterfall in Iceland and harness the strength of the sun for a personal energy renewal at the Arctic Henge
- Admire the folklore of the Asbyrgi Canyon from a helicopter before discovering some hidden gems of Iceland
- Snowmobile across a UNESCO World Heritage Site before stepping onto a landscape where icebergs are washed ashore on black sand beaches
- Traverse through the turf houses of the most powerful Icelandic clans during the 12th and 13th century
- Delight your palate with fresh vegetables while enjoying the surrounding of luscious greenery and dramatic mountaintops
A country that is known as the land of fire and ice, Iceland is a place for seniors who are seeking adventure at a cultivated pace and who enjoy seeing Mother Nature in all her glory. During your stay, you will fly over mesmerizing mountains before descending into the depths of the Earth. Once you pass through security and customs, your private transfer will escort you to the only Michelin-starred restaurant in the country, where you will dine on the best seafood before submerging yourself in the healing depths of the Blue Lagoon. The following day, you will gasp at the natural wonders of the Reykjanes Peninsula before your experienced musher leads you on a dog sled adventure around the Golden Circle.
The following day, you will descend into the largest lava cave in Iceland to marvel at the amazing colors before you view Hraunfossar, which is a spectacular waterfall. Then, you will board a boat to witness marine life before exploring the second most powerful waterfall in the country. You will hear the roar of these thunderous falls from far away, and they may rejuvenate your soul. Your experienced guide will then lead you to the Arctic Henge, where you will experience a sense of personal energy renewal as you harness the power of the sun. The next day, you will helicopter over the horseshoe-shaped canyon, where it is rumored that Odin’s steed left its hoof print.
Your adventure will continue with a visit to another UNESCO World Heritage Site of Vatnajokull, where you will view the country’s heart in a waterfall. Then, you will board a ship to sail among icebergs for an up-close and personal experience. The following day, you will fly high above mountains in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve. Then, you will wander through turf houses that used to house the most powerful clans during the 12th and 13th century. Finally, you will enjoy a delectable meal among luscious greenery and a dramatic backdrop of snow-capped mountains before relaxing your muscles at a spa. As your private transfer drives you to Keflavik Airport, you will feel triumphant in exploring the rugged landscapes of Iceland in your own way, and you will be full of lifelong memories for your flight home.
$3,495 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.
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