Iceland May 2019 | Craig Travel

Iceland May 2019

Iceland
Land of Ice and Fire
May 31, 2019 to June 10, 2019
11 Days
Meals:
20
Escorted By:
CT Rating 3.5 Challenging

3.5 Challenging

Waitlisted! Email Sharon Bahadur to join our waitlist or pre-register for our next journey

Iceland, the land of ice and fire, is the subject of this very special itinerary. Warmed by the Gulf currents and thermal forces rising through the earth’s surface, this island is blessed with a truly amazing geography, featuring lunar landscapes, hot springs and geysers, grand vistas and warm friendly people. This is a land blessed with pristine natural wonders; over 10,000 waterfalls, 15 active volcanoes, numerous glaciers and Europe’s largest icecap. Its rugged coastline is teaming with wildlife, including whales and birds of every description and size. In addition to our Canadian group escort, we will have a professional local guide and the group size will be strictly limited. Members should be aware that porterage is not available in Iceland and they will be responsible for handling their own luggage. Join us as we explore this land, discovering its magnificent scenery and friendly people whose Nordic and Celtic ancestors have called this rugged island home for over 1,100 years. Our past departures of this exceptional itinerary filled very quickly. We urge you to enroll as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

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We want to thank Gary Smith, a frequent Craig Traveller, for this exceptional video which covers many of the areas that we will visit on our upcoming journey. Gary has a longer (60 min.) version of this video which is available for purchase. For additional information please contact Gary directly - gjdsmith21@rogers.com

Alternate Departures

Friday, May 29, 2020 to Monday, June 8, 2020
Monday, September 16, 2019 to Thursday, September 26, 2019
Friday, August 30, 2019 to Monday, September 9, 2019
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CT Rating 3.5 Challenging

3.5 Challenging

This is a coach tour with relatively long travel days and a busy itinerary. Several of the visited sites involve a good deal of walking, much of it over rough, uneven surfaces. Members should be good walkers to fully enjoy this journey. Hotels in the countryside are clean and comfortable with relatively compact rooms. They reflect the island’s simple lifestyle. Most are low rise (2 stories) and do not have elevators (as porters are not available, members must be prepared to handle their own luggage). Iceland is an expensive country to visit and while we provide exceptional value, members need to allow for the high cost of additional meals and services.

Highlights Inclusive Features
  • Explore Snaefellsnes Peninsula’s towering mountain vistas
  • Cruise beautiful Breioafjorour fjord with its rich and diverse wildlife
  • Enjoy the magnificent waterfalls of Iceland, including Hraunfossar, Dettifoss, Skógafoss and Gullfoss
  • Experience whale watching up close in Húsavík
  • Dormant and not so dormant volcanoes, geysers and hot springs
  • Breathtaking volcanic landscapes, shaped by nature over thousands of centuries
  • Europe’s largest ice field, Vatnajökull
  • Cruise among the icebergs at Jökulsárlón
  • Swim in the thermal waters of the famous Blue Lagoon
  • Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital and largest city
  • Farewell dinner at The Harpa
  • Return economy group airfare from Canada to Reykjavik with Icelandair
  • Accommodation in comfortable hotels as indicated or similar
  • 20 meals included as noted (B - 10 breakfasts, L - 1 lunch, D - 9 dinners)
  • All gratuities, surcharges, taxes and fees for included services
  • Services of our tour escort plus our professional guide in Iceland
  • Airport transfers in Canada or equivalent value with purchase of group airfare

Pricing

Tour Cost in Canadian dollars, per person
Departure LocationDeparture Price
Land Only (Join / Leave Reykjavik)
$6,125
Toronto
$6,925
Montreal / Ottawa*
$7,045
Halifax / Winnipeg*
$7,245
St. John’s*
$7,295
Edmonton
$7,265
Calgary*
$7,265
Saskatoon / Regina*
$7,345
Vancouver*
$7,265
Victoria*
$7,365
Single Supplement
$1,495

Pricing Details

Tour price is based on using the direct Icelandair flight from Toronto plus domestic flights from other cities in Canada to those gateways. *Please discuss your domestic flights at time of booking. Prices are based on sharing a twin-bedded room at hotels, on a minimum 20 members and on rates, taxes and fees effective July 2017. Prices are subject to change due to factors beyond our control. Refer to enrollment form for general information and conditions. Group to be escorted with a minimum of 20 group members.

Prices DO NOT INCLUDE the cost of insurance which is available and is highly recommended.  Premiums vary with the cost, length of the trip, and the traveller’s age.  For passengers up to and including 74 years on departure date, premiums will range from $314 to $417 pp plus applicable taxes.  Cost supplements for travellers aged 75-85 will range from $191 to $385 pp plus applicable taxes.  This insurance is effective from the date of purchase and carries limitations on pre-existing medical conditions. Clients 86 years and older and/or clients residing outside Ontario - please contact our staff for procedures. Please discuss your insurance coverage prior to booking. Refer to terms and conditions for more details.  

Deposit Amount:
$600
Final Payment Date:
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

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