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15 Days

Arctic Odyssey:

Iceland & Greenland Expedition

 

Reykjavik, Ilulissat, Thingvillr, Golden Circle, Vik, South Coast Iceland

 

 

Country

Iceland and Greenland

Travel Period

22nd August 2024- 05th September 2024

Starts

Reykjavik, Iceland

Ends

Reykjavik, Iceland

Price From

$15,490.00

Overview

Embark on a transformative journey with our Women’s Group Tour to Iceland and Greenland. Immerse yourself in the otherworldly landscapes of Iceland, from volcanoes to waterfalls, and explore the raw beauty of Greenland’s ice-covered wonders. Join a community of adventurous women as we discover enchanting folklore, witness the Northern Lights, and forge connections in breathtaking geothermal pools. Experience the Arctic’s pristine beauty and Nordic culture on this empowering expedition tailored to create unforgettable memories and lasting bonds.

Start date
Tour starts in Reykjavik on the 22nd of August 2024
End Date
Tour ends in Reykjavik on 5th Sep 2024
International Flight quotes / booking
Assistance, quotes and booking of international flights from anywhere worldwide
internal Flights Included
Flights from Reykjavik to Ilulissat, Greenland return.
Visa
Assistance with Visa arrangements if required
Luxury 4 Star Accomodation
6 Nights Reykjavik- 5 Nights Ilulissat- 3 Nights Vik-
Full Tour Support
An Experienced LWT hostess will be with the group for the full duration of the tour to support guests.
Locations
Reykjavik, Ilulissat, Vik,South Coast, Thorsmork Valley, Golden Circle, Thingvellir
Tour Transport Included
Airport meet & greet Luxury Transport Through-out internal flights, transfers
Meals
Breakfast daily 6 x Lunch 2 x Dinner
Activities and inclusions
All tours and activities as per itinerary
Fitness level
Medium – high- Some Hiking required inc Glacier hiking, must be of reasonable fitness and able to walk on uneven ground for at least 5 km.

Pricing and Payments:

All prices are displayed in AUD

Dates: 22nd Aug – 05th Sep 2024


Single Room: $19,990.00* AUD Per Person

Twin share: $15,990.00 AUD Per Person

(twin share is available for friends or family members sharing or upon request as a willing to share option with another guest- subject to availability)

Add Return Flights from AUS or NZ From: $2,300.00 AUD

Deposit of $2990.00 AUD, Due at time of Booking.

3x Equal payments thereafter

Full comprehensive travel insurance is required to attend.

Book Online Now! We accept Credit card or Bank transfer

Highlights

  • Travel with a group of like-minded women
  • Tour is fully hosted by an experienced LWT hostess
  • Lava Tube Adventure, Iceland: Delve into the depths of an amazing lava tube, witnessing the forces that shaped Iceland’s dramatic landscapes.
  • Culinary Discovery, Reykjavik: Embark on a food tour in Reykjavik, savoring traditional Icelandic delicacies and hidden culinary gems.
  • Sky Lagoon, Iceland: Surrender to relaxation in the ethereal waters, gazing upon stunning ocean vistas.
  • Ilulissat Town Walk, Greenland: Step back in time as you wander the quaint town of Ilulissat, a Polar Circle gem.
  • Boat Tour Among Icebergs & Whales, Greenland: Thrilling adventure amidst towering icebergs, seeking graceful marine giants.
  • Sermermiut Settlement, Greenland: Unearth 4000 years of Inuit culture in the ancient Sermermiut settlement.
  • Oqaatsut Village, Greenland: Embrace village life in Oqaatsut, a realm of quiet charm where fishing boats reign.
  • Ilulissat Icefjord Center, Greenland: Delve into icy landscapes at the Icefjord Center, revealing glacier secrets.
  • Ilulissat’s Giant Icebergs, Greenland: Gaze at monumental icebergs, nature’s sculpted wonders in full glory.
  • Greenlandic Cuisine: Indulge in local flavors, savoring Greenlandic culinary delights and traditions.
  • Thorsmörk Valley, Iceland: Traverse diverse trails through enchanting mountain landscapes in Thorsmörk.
  • Sólheimajökull Glacier Hike, Iceland: Conquer frozen wilderness atop Sólheimajökull, marveling at ice formations.
  • Black Sand Beach & Plane Wreck ATV Ride, Iceland: Roar across Iceland’s terrain on an exhilarating ATV, ending at the captivating Black Sand Beach.
  • Gullfoss Waterfall, Iceland: Stand in awe before Gullfoss’ double fall, nature’s grandeur on full display.
  • Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland: Encounter raw Earth’s power in Reykjanes, where geothermal wonders meet breathtaking views.
  • Bridge Between Continents, Iceland: Walk between tectonic plates at this geological wonder, showcasing Earth’s dynamism.
  • Golden Circle, Iceland: Traverse Iceland’s heart, with iconic Geysir and majestic Gullfoss as its jewels.
  • South Coast’s Waterfalls, Iceland: Stand before Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss, nature’s power etched in cascades.
  • Enjoy a night at the luxury Silica hotel
  • Reykjavik’s Vibrant Culture: Explore Reykjavik’s essence, from Harpa to Perlan, immersing in Icelandic culture.
  • Blue Lagoon, Iceland: Luxuriate in mineral-rich waters of the Blue Lagoon, nature and luxury intertwined.

Whats Included:

Inclusions


  • Assistance, quotes and booking of international flights from anywhere worldwide
  • Visa assistance if required
  • Airport meet-and-greet with private transfer to our accommodation
  • All transfers, internal flights and transport as per itinerary.
  • Experienced English speaking local tour guides and drivers through-out
  • Fully escorted and managed by LWT hostess
  • Daily Breakfasts
  • 3 x Lunch
  • 2x Dinners
  • 14 Nights luxury accommodation through-out
  • Return flight from Reykjavik – Ilulissat
  • 24/7 support on tour
  • Tips for drivers and guide
  • All Tours. activities and entrance fees as per itinerary

Exclusion


  • Travel and medical insurance (required)
  • Alcohol (unless listed)
  • Additional snacks and meals
  • Souvenirs
  • International airfare cost

Itinerary

Itinerary Inclusions Accommodation Booking Conditions
Day 1: Thursday 22nd August 2024: Reykjavik arrivals (D)

 

Arrival & Culinary Introduction: Upon your flight’s arrival, your personal driver will warmly greet you at the airport and whisk you away to our Reykjavik hotel.

Relax and settle in before our welcome dinner later.

Overnight: Radisson Blu

DAY 2- Friday Aug 23rd 2024 – Sky Lagoon (B)

 

  • Morning Relaxation: Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your hotel, allowing you to fully embrace the Icelandic experience. Take the morning to indulge in a well-deserved lie-in and adjust to the captivating surroundings.
  • Afternoon Escape: As the afternoon sun graces the sky, your private driver will be at your service to transport you to the enchanting Sky Lagoon. Nestled on the coastline, this geothermal oasis beckons you to immerse yourself in its soothing warm waters. Savor the pleasure of relaxation while sipping on a refreshing drink, all the while taking in the breathtaking panoramic views. The Sky Lagoon embodies the essence of Icelandic culture, history, and heritage, offering an invigorating encounter at the edge of the world.

Overnight: Radisson Blu

DAY 3- Saturday 24th Aug 2024 – Golden Circle tour (B,L)

 

Golden Circle Odyssey: Exploring Iceland’s Treasures

Today, your journey continues under the guidance of your private driver-guide, as you embark on a captivating exploration of the renowned Golden Circle route. This adventure will unveil some of Iceland’s most iconic and breathtaking attractions.

Begin your day by venturing into the picturesque countryside, leading you to Thingvellir – a historical and geological wonder. This site is home to the original Althing, the world’s oldest democratic parliament, and is renowned for its stunning lava formations. The remarkable feature of witnessing tectonic plates drifting apart is unique to this area. Today, Thingvellir stands as a remarkable national park, a jewel in the crown of Iceland’s historical heritage. It’s a treasure cherished by the Icelandic nation, holding a profound place in the nation’s identity.

During your Golden Circle journey, you’ll indulge in an exceptional lunch experience that’s unlike any other. Embark on a unique culinary adventure at Friðheimar. Begin with an insightful greenhouse tour, discovering the secrets of sustainable tomato cultivation powered by geothermal energy. Following the tour, indulge in a delicious lunch at the on-site restaurant, where every dish features the farm’s freshly harvested tomatoes. From savory soups to flavorful sauces and sweet desserts, experience the best of farm-to-table dining surrounded by the vibrant greenhouse ambiance. Friðheimar promises a short but unforgettable journey into the heart of Icelandic sustainable agriculture and exquisite cuisine.

Following this unforgettable lunch, you’ll proceed to Haukadalur valley to witness the famous Geysir, which gave its name to all erupting hot springs. While the original Geysir has been less active lately, its neighbor Strokkur is a reliable performer, shooting water up to 90 feet high approximately every five minutes. Around 30 smaller geysers and hot pools dot the area, creating a hub of geothermal activity that’s both thrilling and captivating.

The journey then takes you to witness one of Europe’s most impressive waterfalls, Gullfoss (Golden Waterfall). This majestic cascade hurls thousands of tons of icy water into a deep gorge from the glacier Langjökull. The sheer scale and the thunderous roar of Gullfoss must be experienced firsthand to be fully appreciated. You’ll have the unique privilege of approaching the very brink of the waterfall, feeling the glacial water spray upon you as you witness its awe-inspiring power.

As the day comes to an end, you’ll return to Reykjavik, having absorbed the wonders of the Golden Circle. Enjoy a satisfying dinner experience (to be paid locally) and retreat to the comfort of Hotel Sand for a peaceful overnight stay. Reflect on the day’s extraordinary discoveries and anticipate the continued adventures that await you on your Icelandic journey.

Overnight Radisson Blu

DAY 4 – Sunday 25th Aug 2024 – Day at Leisure and evening food tour- Reykjavik (B, D)

 

Start your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel. The day ahead is yours to enjoy at your leisure, allowing you to unwind and discover the vibrant city of Reykjavik at your own pace. Take this opportunity to explore the charming streets, visit local attractions, and perhaps indulge in some shopping or cultural experiences.

In the evening, you’ll rendezvous with your food tour guide for a delectable exploration of Reykjavik’s culinary scene. This food walk serves as the ideal icebreaker, creating a fun and laid-back atmosphere for you to connect with your fellow travelers. Accompanied by your knowledgeable guide, you’ll embark on a journey that takes you from renowned “must visit” eateries to charming family-owned establishments and hidden local treasures. Delve into the essence of Icelandic pride in local cuisine, focusing on the absolute best of traditional flavors. Over the course of approximately 3.5 hours, you’ll leisurely meander through the city’s streets, engaging in conversation and uncovering the rich culinary heritage of Reykjavik.

Your cozy overnight stay awaits, signaling the start of an exciting adventure ahead.

Overnight Radisson Blu

DAY 5 – Monday 26th Aug 2024 – Travel to Greenland & Town Walk (B)

 

After indulging in a satisfying breakfast at the hotel, it’s time to check-out and prepare for the next leg of your adventure. Meet your driver in the lobby, where you’ll be smoothly transferred to Keflavik Airport for your flight to the captivating town of Ilulissat in Greenland. This transition marks the exciting shift to a new destination, where the icy landscapes and unique culture of Greenland await your exploration.

Upon arrival in Ilulissat, settle into the enchanting Hotel Icefiord, your base for the Greenland leg of the journey. As the day unfolds, take a leisurely town walk to immerse yourself in the charm of Ilulissat. Stroll through the colorful streets, marvel at the stunning Arctic scenery, and engage with the local culture. Discover the town’s unique blend of tradition and modernity, with opportunities to visit local shops and cafes. The town walk promises a delightful introduction to Ilulissat’s distinctive character before you retire for the night at the cozy Hotel Icefiord.

DAY 6 – Tuesday 27th Aug 2024 – Whales & Icefjords (B)

 

“Whales & Icefjords” Expedition Itinerary

Morning Awakening at the Hotel
Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at the hotel as we prepare to embark on an extraordinary journey. Join us for a captivating 3-hour whale safari tour around the stunning Ilulissat region. Our mission is to encounter the ocean’s gentle giants, and the summer season offers excellent opportunities, particularly with sightings of the majestic humpback whale. Our voyage will take us through the enchanting expanse of icebergs as we seek out these magnificent creatures, hoping for a memorable encounter before we return to Ilulissat. Please note that while we cannot guarantee whale sightings, we assure you an incredible Arctic expedition surrounded by the splendor of icebergs.

Following the exhilarating whale safari, you’ll have the opportunity to unwind and explore the area at your own pace. Delight in a satisfying dinner experience (to be paid locally) and enjoy an overnight stay at the welcoming Best Western accommodations.

Overnight Hotel Icefiord

DAY 7- Wednesday 28th Aug 2024 – Sermermiut (B,L)

 

Sermermiut Exploration: Unveiling History and Natural Wonders

Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of the past as we embark on an enlightening journey through Sermermiut, an ancient settlement steeped in 4000 years of history and diverse Inuit cultures. This exceptional tour offers a deep dive into the traditions and stories that have shaped this remarkable place.

Our adventure commences at the venerable old cemetery, where echoes of history still linger through the resting souls of today. Following the trail, we traverse towards Sermermiut and Nakkaavik – known as “the place to fall,” or Old Ladies Gorge. But the journey doesn’t end there. Instead, we continue our path to Seqinniarfik, aptly named “Where we welcome the sun” or Holms Hill. It’s here that the people of Ilulissat gather every 13th of January, celebrating the return of the sun after the extended winter darkness.

Guided by a knowledgeable expert, this expedition unveils hidden historical sites, including the elusive old Inuit graves that lie slightly off the beaten path. These graves, marked by visible signs and skeletal remains, offer a glimpse into a bygone era. The stunning backdrop of icebergs sets the stage for Sermermiut’s ancient settlement, just one and a half kilometers south of Ilulissat. Throughout the ages, various Inuit cultures have called this place home, and their legacies are still palpable in the remnants that dot the landscape. A visit to Sermermiut is an essential part of your Ilulissat experience, where the guide’s narratives bring to life the tales of Inuit life and customs before the European presence. Touch the permafrost with your own hands and explore the ruins of turf huts, all while gaining insight into the enduring connection between humanity and this pristine environment.

Continuing our expedition, we make our way to the Ilulissat Icefjord Center, a marvel of architectural ingenuity that seamlessly harmonizes with its surroundings. Inspired by the snowy owl’s majestic wingspan in flight, the Icefjord Centre stands as both an attraction and a testament to its purpose. Its design thoughtfully integrates into the UNESCO World Heritage Site, offering panoramic views of the landscape from its rooftop walkway. Dorte Mandrup Architects’ vision ensures minimal impact on the environment while fostering a transparent dialogue between the exhibition and the natural world.

After a day filled with exploration, the evening invites you to savor a delightful dinner experience (to be paid locally) and a comfortable overnight stay at the esteemed Hotel Icefiord.

Overnight Hotel Icefiord
DAY 8- Thursday 29th August 2024 – Settlers (B)

 

Escape to Tranquility: Discover Oqaatsut’s Hidden Gem

Join us for an unforgettable day trip to the serene and untouched settlement of Oqaatsut, a mere 20 kilometers north of Ilulissat. Prepare to be captivated by the beauty of this quiet haven, undisturbed by the hustle and bustle of modern life.

Our expedition sets sail on a 30-minute boat journey from Ilulissat to Oqaatsut, cruising amidst the colossal icebergs that grace the Ilulissat Icefjord. Arriving in Oqaatsut, our expert guide will lead you through a mesmerizing tour of the settlement. Among the notable sights are the school, church, and fish factory, each offering a glimpse into the daily life and rich history of Oqaatsut’s close-knit community.

Following the settlement tour, we conclude our journey at Restaurant H8 Explorer, where a delectable lunch crafted from local ingredients awaits. With appetites satisfied, you’ll have the freedom to explore the area at your own pace. Whether it’s hiking amidst breathtaking landscapes or indulging in tranquil moments with a cup of coffee, the choice is yours to make. As the day winds down, our boat will carry us back to Ilulissat, allowing you to savor the memories of the day.

Village life in Oqaatsut revolves around nurturing a small, sea-loving community. The scatter of houses across rocky terrain is always in close proximity to the harbor. In this carless village, fishing boats reign supreme, prized possessions that come to life each summer morning. The fishermen are fueled by the perpetual sun of the Arctic night and the promise of a fruitful catch of halibut and sharks.

Even in winter, Oqaatsut thrives, swapping boats for eager sled dogs and replacing the sunlight with the warm glow of candlelight. Gatherings around dinner tables with cherished friends light up the polar darkness. The people of Oqaatsut embrace village life not only because it’s ingrained in their Inuit heritage but because it’s a deliberate choice. Oqaatsut isn’t just a settlement; it’s home.

As the day draws to a close, relish in a delectable dinner experience (to be paid locally) and retire for the night at the comfortable Hotel Icefiord.

Overnight Hotel Icefiord.
DAY 9- Friday 30th August 2024 – Glacier Eqi boat tour (B,D)

 

Embrace the breathtaking beauty of Eqi Glacier, an unparalleled gem in Greenland’s natural wonders, on this unforgettable day of your journey. After a hearty breakfast at Hotel Icefiord, embark on a captivating boat tour to explore the majesty of Eqi Glacier, situated 80 kilometers north of Ilulissat.

Navigate through the pristine fjord, approaching the very edge of the glacier front. Witness the awe-inspiring spectacle of ice calving into the fjord, each resounding crash a testament to the glacier’s dynamic presence. Lunch is served against the stunning backdrop of the calving glacier, offering a unique dining experience with unparalleled views.

This day promises not only a visual feast of natural wonders but also an immersive encounter with the powerful forces shaping Greenland’s landscapes. As the sun sets over the Arctic horizon, savor the day’s memories and the beauty of Eqi Glacier, a testament to the raw, untouched allure of Greenland’s icy wilderness.

Dinner will be a delightful continuation of your culinary journey, ensuring a perfect end to an extraordinary day.

Overnight Hotel Icefiord

DAY 10- Saturday 31st August 2024 – Travel to Iceland (B)

 

Today marks the day of your departure from Greenland as we arrange a transfer to the airport, preparing you for your flight back to Iceland . Once you touch down in Iceland, your driver will be ready to welcome you and escort you to your Reykjavik hotel.

With the remainder of the day at your disposal, take the opportunity to explore the captivating city of Reykjavik at your own pace. Wander through the charming streets, discover iconic sites such as the mesmerizing Harpa concert hall and the fascinating Perlan Museum. Embrace the local culture by indulging in a coffee at one of the many inviting cafes scattered around the city.

As the day winds down, delight in a delightful dinner experience (to be paid locally) and settle in for a restful night at the Radisson Blu. Reflect on the memories created during your Greenland adventure and anticipate the continued exploration that Iceland has in store for you.

Overnight Radisson Blu

DAY 11 – Sunday 01st September 2024 – Superjeep Tour to Thorsmörk (B,L)

 

Adventure into the Heart of Thorsmörk: Super Jeep Expedition

Today, you’re in for an extraordinary journey as your private super jeep driver guides you through the captivating Thorsmörk Valley, with a captivating stop at Seljalandsfoss Waterfall along the way.

Thorsmork is a realm of diverse and versatile trails, ranging from short and scenic routes to more challenging and intricate paths. Here, a convergence of breathtaking natural wonders creates unparalleled vistas of the landscape. The valley is a symphony of mountains, volcanoes, glaciers, and expansive valleys, each contributing to the tapestry of this remarkable area.

Gaze upon the scenery from the summits surrounding Thorsmork, and you’ll be greeted by a landscape adorned with an awe-inspiring palette of textures. Deep ridges, rugged peaks, and the delicate tracery of meandering streams create a mesmerizing tableau. The essence of the natural world here evokes historical echoes and folktales that reverberate throughout Iceland’s core. Breathe in the crisp, invigorating air, feel the gentle breeze, and let your gaze roam across a seemingly endless expanse of stunning sights.

A packed lunch in the embrace of nature adds a delightful touch to your day.

As the day progresses, savor a satisfying dinner experience (to be paid locally) and retire to the comforts of Hotel Kria for an overnight stay. Reflect on the day’s incredible journey and anticipate the wonders that still await you in the captivating embrace of Iceland’s landscapes.

Overnight Hotel Vik Mydral

DAY 12 -Monday 02nd Sep 2024 – South Coast and Glacier Hike(B)

 

Discover the Enchanting South Coast of Iceland

Begin your day by meeting your dedicated private driver-guide in the hotel lobby, ready to guide you through the unparalleled beauty of Iceland’s South Coast. This stunning stretch of land extends from the west, near Reykjavik, to the iconic Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon in the east. The south coast is a testament to Iceland’s geological vitality, with landscapes shaped by the last Ice Age. Today’s full-day journey will unveil the most breathtaking facets of Icelandic nature.

Along the way, you’ll have the opportunity to pause at the renowned Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, each one showcasing its own unique cascade of beauty.

Your day commences with an exhilarating glacier walking experience on the magnificent Sólheimajökull glacier. This adventure takes you to the top of Sólheimajökull, a glacier outlet situated on the south coast. Glacier hiking is a rare and exhilarating endeavor found only in a few parts of the world, and Iceland’s extensive glaciers provide an exceptional opportunity. You’ll embark on an unforgettable journey across the glacier, surrounded by awe-inspiring panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. Traverse rugged and majestic ice falls, immersing yourself in the incredible landscape formed by the forces of nature.

Explore the glacier’s labyrinthine ice ridges and v-shaped crevasses, gaining insight into the primal elements that shape its breathtaking form. Witness the formation of moulins, sinkholes that sometimes reach down to the black sands below, creating crystalline waterfalls within the ice. Traverse this frozen wonderland, marveling at its stunning blue hues and dramatic terrain—a journey through the heart of Iceland’s glacial wilderness.

For a delightful lunch experience (to be paid locally), we recommend Smiðjan Brugghús. Established in 2018, Smiðjan Brugghús has swiftly become a focal point in Iceland’s craft beer scene. Drawing inspiration from the pristine Icelandic environment, the brewery produces an extensive range of exceptional beers that encompass a variety of styles. Savor the flavors of these handcrafted brews alongside delectable food pairings in the welcoming taproom and restaurant.

Following your brewery visit, immerse yourself in the captivating sights of the South Coast. As the day draws to a close, enjoy a satisfying dinner (to be paid locally) and indulge in a peaceful overnight stay at Hotel Vik. Reflect on the day’s adventures and anticipate the South Coast’s further wonders that await you.

Overnight: Hotel Vik Mydral

DAY 13 – Tuesday 03rd September 2024 – Lava Tunnel, ATV adventure and more of Iceland South Coast (B,L)

 

Embark on an extraordinary journey through Iceland’s mesmerizing South Coast on this action-packed day. Your expert driver-guide awaits to guide you through a series of natural marvels, beginning with a visit to Raufarhólshellir, an extraordinary lava tunnel that unveils the geological wonders of Iceland.

Step into the depths of Raufarhólshellir, one of Iceland’s longest and most renowned lava tubes. Illuminated by award-winning lighting, the tunnel showcases unique geological formations, offering a rare insight into volcanic eruptions from over 5,200 years ago. Whether adorned with winter’s ice sculptures or revealing raw beauty in summer, each twist and turn of the tunnel captivates with Iceland’s natural splendor.

The adventure reaches new heights with an exhilarating ATV expedition through the diverse landscapes of Iceland. The two-seater ATVs offer a thrilling perspective of the vast and mountainous terrain, allowing you to navigate through grassy hills, dirt tracks, and riverbeds. Test your driving skills and immerse yourself in pulse-quickening adventures, returning to your hotel after exploring other captivating areas of the South Coast.

As the day concludes, enjoy a satisfying dinner (to be paid locally) and unwind at Hotel Vik. Reflect on the day’s daring escapades, surrounded by the serene beauty of the South Coast, and anticipate the discoveries awaiting you in the days ahead.

Overnight: Hotel Vik Mydral

DAY 14 – Wednesday 04th September 2024 – Reykjanes & Blue Lagoon (B,D)

 

Exploration of Reykjanes Peninsula and Tranquil Bliss at the Blue Lagoon

Today’s adventure takes you to the captivating Reykjanes Peninsula, a geological wonderland situated along the drifting zone between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates.

This unique region boasts the presence of the Mid Atlantic Ridge, rising from the ocean and creating a singular natural phenomenon visible above sea level. Here, you’ll encounter a diverse landscape that encompasses over 100 craters, lava fields, caves, towering cliffs, black sand beaches, and intense geothermal activity. One of the notable highlights is The Bridge Between Continents, a man-made bridge connecting the North American and European plates, allowing you to straddle two continents at once. The Reykjanes Peninsula offers a tapestry of breathtaking mountains, the remnants of ancient settlements, a subglacial volcano eroded by time, and steaming mud pools. This area truly showcases some of the most remarkable elements of Icelandic scenery.

In the afternoon, indulge in relaxation at the renowned Blue Lagoon. Rising steam and the stunning surroundings of rugged lava fields and majestic mountain peaks greet you at this iconic geothermal lake. The lagoon’s milky aquamarine waters are rich with minerals and silica mud, creating a natural spa experience unlike any other. This world-famous attraction effortlessly blends natural wonders with a luxurious spa environment. Pamper yourself with a white algae mask, leaving your skin velvety soft. Consider booking a floating mattress where a spa therapist will whisk away your cares, enveloping you in pure relaxation (advance booking for treatments is recommended). Alternatively, glide to the swim-up bar for cocktails, wine, beer, or refreshing smoothies.

As the day transitions into evening, you’ll come together for a farewell dinner at Lava, Blue Lagoon, a fitting conclusion to your Icelandic adventure. Relish in the camaraderie and reflections on the incredible journey you’ve experienced together, savoring the moments that have made this trip unforgettable.

Retire at the luxury Silica hotel, with its own lagoon and close proximity to the airport.

Overnight Silica Hotel

DAY 15 – 05th September 2024 – Departures (B)

 

Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel to fuel up for the day’s journey and take one last dip in the Silica lagoon before your departure.

Your driver will be ready to accompany you to Keflavík International Airport for your departure flight. As you bid farewell to the enchanting landscapes and experiences of Iceland, take a moment to reflect on the memories you’ve created during your stay.

Safe travels on your departure journey, and may the enchantment of Iceland stay with you as you venture back home.

Luxury Inclusions
      • Assistance, quotes and booking of international flights from anywhere worldwide
      • Visa assistance if required
      • Airport meet-and-greet with private transfer to our accommodation
      • All transfers, internal flights and transport as per itinerary.
      • Experienced English speaking local tour guides and drivers through-out
      • Fully escorted and managed by LWT hostess
      • Daily Breakfasts
      • 3 x Lunch
      • 4x Dinners
      • 14 Nights luxury accommodation through-out
      • Return flight from Reykjavik – Ilulissat
      • Tips for drivers and guide
      • All Tours. activities and entrance fees as per itinerary
Exclusions
  • Meals other than as specified in our package
  • Drinks and alcohol
  • Travel Insurance or expenses of a personal nature (mini-bar, phone call, laundry, etc.)
  • Or any other travel expense that has not been included in our tour inclusions
  • International airfare cost
14 Nights Luxury  Accommodation
  • Radisson Blul Reykjavik – 5 Nights
  • Hotel Icefiord – Ilulissat – 5 NIghts
  • Hotel Vik Mydryal- Vik – 3 Nights
  • Silica Hotel – Reykjavik – 1 Night
Terms and Conditions of booking

Please take the time to read and understand the booking terms and conditions prior to booking a trip with us.

DEPOSITS AND PAYMENT SCHEDULE

For all advertised LWT itineraries and dates, a trip-specific deposit amount per person required to confirm and secure your booking.

Final balance payment is due 90 days before the trip start date.

If your booking is made within 90 days of the trip start date then the full amount is payable at the time of booking.

Full Refund if you cancel more than 90 days prior to the trip start date.

Deposits become credits if you cancel your spot (in writing) between 90-60 days before the trip start date. All other payments will be refunded.

Cancellations 59 days or less before commencement: All payments will convert to a credit, including deposit: credit must be used with 24 months

Less than 30 days: No refunds or credits

PRICING

Trip prices include all applicable taxes.

Trip prices are based on shared occupancy. Single travelers will be assigned a roommate by LWT for no extra single supplement fee.

LWT is not responsible for any fees incurred due to currency exchange or fees charged by your credit card/bank for processing funds in any currency.

CANCELLATION OF A TOUR BY THE CLIENT

Any cancellation by a Client must be made in writing to

jamie@luxurywomenstours.com.au

After written confirmation of the cancellation by LWT, your spot on the trip will be released immediately and is not guaranteed to be available for rebooking.

Refund terms if cancelled by the client:

Over 90 days before commencement: Full Refund
• 90 days to 60 days before commencement: Deposit will turn into a credit and all other payments refunded*
• 59 days to 30 days before commencement: All payments will convert to a credit, including deposit: credit must be used with 24 months
• Less than 30 days: No refunds or credits

CREDITS

Credits are valid to use to rebook for the year of the original trip or the next calendar year Valid for 24 months from issue

Credit may be transferred to another woman. You may find another woman to take your spot. She pays you directly for the deposit and assumes responsibility for any outstanding balance payments. The replacement participant must meet trip registration requirements and be approved to join the trip by LWT.

Credits may be used towards the final balance of another trip, applied at 90 days in advance of the trip start date. Credit may be transferred to any other trip, and you may cancel and reapply your credit as many times as you like, before 90 days in advance of the trip date, within the original credit expiry date.

Credits will be in AUD

CANCELLATION OF A TOUR BY LUXURY WOMEN’S TOURS

Our trips are confirmed to depart when they have a minimum group size booked. LWT reserves the right to cancel any trip for any reason, but will rarely cancel a tour less than 60 days before departure except for Force Majeure, unusual or unforeseen circumstances outside LWTs control.

When a tour is cancelled by LWT before the agreed date of departure for any reason other than Force Majeure or the fault of the Client, the Client can either:

  • Take a substitute tour of equivalent or higher price if LWT  is able and willing to offer such a substitute and pay any difference in price between the price of the tour originally purchased and that of the superior substitute tour; or
  • Take a substitute tour of lower price if LWT  is able and willing to offer one and to recover from LWT  the difference in price between the tour originally purchased and that of the substitute tour; or
  • Receive a full refund of all monies paid under the contract as soon as possible.

LWT is not responsible for any incidental expenses or consequential losses that the Client may have incurred as a result of the booking such as visas, vaccinations, non-refundable flights or rail, non-refundable car parking or other fees, loss of earnings, or loss of enjoyment, etc.

If the Client is offered a refund but requests an alternative tour of a higher value than that originally booked, then the Client must pay the difference in price.

Where, after departure, a significant element of the trip contracted for cannot be provided, LWT  will make suitable alternative arrangements for the continuation of the trip.

Questions? Contact us – Jamie@luxurywomenstours.com.au or 0401293235

Accommodation

Reykjavik

Radisson Blu Hotel

5 Night

Ilulissat

Hotel Icefiord

5 Nights

Vik

Hotel Kira

3 Night

Reykjavik

Silica Hotel

1 night

What to expect on your travels