Warm up to a holiday in Iceland!

We usually think of holidays in the sun taking in the sand and sea, but why not a holiday in the sunshine surrounded by beautiful views and hills or mountains covered in a blanket of snow and ice where you can even take a swim in a beautiful Blue Lagoon! Then why not sign up for one or more Icelandic Excursions offered by many Tour Operators!

There are many ways of visiting Iceland – taking Icelandic Excursions with an experienced operator who knows the ropes and who can give you the best experience on your holiday making sure you don’t miss any of the superb sights, birds and other animals and sealife native to Iceland. In June this year scenes for the series Game of Thrones were filmed at Vatnajokull – the wall of ice.

Tours can vary in length and are usually taken in luxury by coach or boat and are suitable for families. An English speaking guide will be with you every step of the way offering information and sharing his/her wealth of experience with you. There will be stops where you can enjoy lunch and a drink while you write your postcards home and maybe do some souvenir shopping.
What does Iceland have to offer?

Most of us will have heard of The Northern Lights – (The Aurora Borealis) but have you heard of the Golden Circle, Whale Watching, Geysers and The Blue Lagoon.

The Full Circle Tour is an ideal first time taster tour which will take in volcanic landscape, the national park area where you can see the Thingvallir Unesco world heritage site where Icelandic Parliament was formed; there will be waterfalls, and geysers to take in with a surprise stop along the way.
A Blue Lagoon full day tour will take you past volcanic landscape, the President’s residence whale watching, bird watching – including Puffins! Lake Kleifarvatn with its black sandy beach will also be taken in.

The Aurora Borealis is an evening tour where you will see the phenomenon of the Northern Lights.

A long night with a small group of people – you will need to wrap in warm clothing and be prepared to be amazed.

Whale Watching is another popular option offered – by boat, which offers seating inside and out with a cafe lounge. An experience guide with make sure you don’t miss the most important sights including puffin spotting on the island they inhabit, geysers a waterfall and much more.
There is a south coast tour which is very scenic where you will be able to see where the more recent eruption occurred in 2010 and can hear some first hand experiences from the people who were there. You will also be able to walk along to a glacier and touch the glacier ice.

These Icelandic Excursions are just the tip of the iceberg – there are many many more depending on the time you have to spend and the sights you want to see.

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