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$3,249.00 USD

GAY ICELAND TOUR

Reykjavik, Island

Seasonal - LGBT Adventure - Aug 3 2014

Seasonal - LGBT Adventure - Aug 3 2014

Experience more than just the highlights of Iceland on this jam-packed active tour. Float between icebergs of Jokulsarlon Lagoon, go caving in a thousand year-old lava tube, swim between the tectonic continental plates, swim in a glacier river then trek across the glacier that fed it. And that's just the beginning! Head back to Reykjavik just in time to meet others in town for pride at the Blue Lagoon. Then, off to the city to partake in the Gay Pride festivities.

From the cosmopolitan yet warm capital of Reykjavik to the remote countriside, you will surely enjoy your time in Iceland. Enjoy the adventurous and majestic countryside as well as the excitement of Pride in one of the most welcoming countries on Earth.

Included Activities:

  • Gay group leader 

  • Breakfast daily 

  • 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner 

  • Airport transfers 

  • Snorkeling & Caving 

  • River Rafting 

  • Glacier Hike 

  • Boat tour on the Glacial Lagoon 

  • Blue Lagoon entrance/towel/robe 

  • Golden Circle join-in tour 

  • Pink City history walk 

  • Entrance to Phallological museum 

  • Pride Champagne brunch 

  • Travel insurance package covering medical, trip interruption & baggage loss.

‚ÄčNot IncludedInternational Airfare, Meals and activities not outlined in itinerary

Accommodation3 & 4 Star Hotels (7 nights) 

Culture ShockThe trip includes comfortable accommodation and days of being on the move are well interspersed, communication with the outside world is ever-present and a wide variety of food is commonly available.

Group SizeMaximum of 16 travellers per group. Departure is guaranteed, subject to 4 people travelling.

BudgetAllow $800 USD for meals not included.

Itinerary

1

Gay Iceland Experience

Day 1 Reykjavik

Your first day begins with your group meeting followed by an optional group dinner. Following dinner, head to a popular lounge for a welcome reception with locals.

 

Day 2 Silfra Snorkelling/Gjábakkahellir Cave

Today you head to Silfra where you swim and snorkel between the continents where the tectonic plates meet, with the opportunity to actually see the crack in the surface under water. Later in the day, continue your adventure with a cave hike through a lava tube that was created thousands of years ago by a river of red glowing lava.

 

Day 3 Hvíta River Rafting

This morning, hit the water for an exciting and beautiful river rafting experience where you'll see great mix of serene canyons and adrenaline pumping waves and rapids. In the afternoon your drive takes you along the South coast of Iceland to iconic Seljalandsfoss and Skógarfoss waterfalls as well as the captivating rock formations of Reynisfjara and Reynisdrangar.

 

Day 4 Mýrdalsjökull Glacier Trek & Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon

Are you ready to trek on a glacier? Great! After a lesson in ice walking, head onto the Mýrdalsjökull Glacier to experience one of the most popular activities in Iceland; Ice Trekking. After you've conquered the glacier, head to Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon where you have a relaxing boat ride amidst freshly calved icebergs.

 

Day 5 Blue Lagoon & Pride Opening Ceremonies

Your adventure becomes even more exciting when you head to the Blue Lagoon where you join other gay and lesbian travellers for a dip in the geothermal pool. Enjoy a drink and get to know some of the new guests before you head to your design hotel in Reykjavik which will serve as our base for the next few nights. This evening, attend the Reykjavik Pride opening ceremony where tourists and locals enjoy local and international entertainment.

 

Day 6 Golden Circle & Fontana Steam Baths 

Today you will join a larger gay and lesbian group to experience Gullfoss waterfall, the world-famous Geysir & Þingvellir national park where you can see the Great Atlantic Rift. Following this, head to the Fontana Steam Baths where you will have a chance to enjoy three geothermally heated baths, a sauna, a warm sand beach and access to the pristine waters of Lake Laugarvatn. If you have energy after today you have an optional dinner followed by VIP access to the Pride Concert, Queer Cruise and the official Pride events.

 

Day 7 - 8 Reykjavik Pride

What better way to start the day than with a champagne brunch? Following brunch, watch the Reykjavik Gay Pride Parade and enjoy a short outdoor concert. Tonight is the official Pride dance which has become the main event for the festival. Day 8 is departure day with no activities included. You are free to depart at your leisure using your complimentary transfer.

Reykjavik, Island

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Aditional pricing info

Departures: Aug 03, 2014