The Mystical Magic of Iceland - Ice Caves, Glaciers, Steaming Hot Springs, Uniquely Beautiful - Beatrice Bradley

The Mystical Magic of Iceland

Ice Caves, Glaciers, Steaming Hot Springs, Uniquely Beautiful

ICELAND ADVENTURE

SEPTEMBER 10 – 17, 2023

Iceland is full of exciting adventures, activities, and breathtaking landscapes. You will see geothermal geysers, waterfalls, glaciers, volcanoes, wide valleys, and endless stretches of black sandy beaches. For activities, we will go hiking, exploring, kayaking, walking in Ice Caves, floating on a lagoon filled with icebergs, boating out to see the whales, and just soak up the warmth of a natural hot spring. Our trip to Iceland is filled with a spectacular plan to see as much as we can, meet our new friends and explore a country that has a very special “Nordic Vibe”.

magic iceland adventure 2023

Book Solo and Enjoy Double Occupancy
No need to find a roommate, we will pair you with one of our other fabulous travelers!

Trip Status: Sold Out
Single Occupancy $7,350
Double Occupancy $6,650

Dates:
September 10 – 17, 2023

8 Days / 7 Nights

Location: Laugavegur 66-68, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland

Airport: Keflavik Airport (KEF)

Accommodations: Alda Hotel Reykjavik

Meet your Hostesses

Debra Shutt

Debra

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Let our team know that you are interested in joining us on this tour. Our team will reach out via email and will be available to chat about this trip.

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Trip Overview

Day 1 – Your host, Debra Shutt, will meet you at the airport and help you get a ride to your hotel in Reykjavik. . After a short time to get settled, we will be off for a jet-lag reducing soak in the Blue Lagoon. One of the most famous and iconic places in Iceland. Be sure to bring your swimsuit, these hot springs are worth the trip!! We stay in the Alda Hotel Reykjavik in the center of Iceland’s largest town.

Today’s Highlights:  

  • Arrive and settle into our Reykjavik hotel
  • Drive to the Blue Lagoon
  • Spend a few hours relaxing our muscles and rejuvenating after a long flight in this famous geothermal hot spring. Iceland is full of exciting activities and breathtaking landscapes. You can witness geysers, waterfalls, glaciers, volcanoes, valleys and endless stretches of black sandy beaches. For activities, you can go hiking, biking, snowmobiling, kayaking or just soak up the warmth of a natural hot springs.
Iceland trip day 1
Iceland trip day 1
Iceland trip day 1

Day 2 – After breakfast we will embark upon a journey into the land of Glaciers. This is a once in a lifetime trip into a glacier’s icy underworld, the Lagjokull Glacier. We start by traveling past lava fields, glacier landscapes, and amazing waterfalls. Then to get to the famous man-made ice caves and tunnels, we will ride a specially adapted truck to take us high up in a remote area of the glacier. You will find yourself standing at the top of a huge ice cap ready to descend into the glacier and exploring the icy netherworld. A fabulous, guided tour through the stunning blue hued world of ice. We then have lunch in Husafell before we continue to Borgarfjorour valley. We return to Reyjavik for a great dinner and time to share pictures with each other.

Today’s Highlights:

  • Head out to the land of the Glaciers seeing lava fields, waterfalls and the natural beauty of Iceland.
  • We ride the special truck up to the top of the ice cap and then descend into the Glacier through ice caves and tunnels. A once in a lifetime experience.
  • We have lunch in Husafell and visit a very special lava waterfall, almost one mile long.
  • Return to Reyjavik for dinner and overnight.
Iceland trip day 2
Iceland trip day 2
Iceland trip day 2

Day 3 – After breakfast we will head to Reyjavik’s Old Harbor for a thrilling Rib Boat safari. We take a small RIB boat out into the Faxafloi Bay where we will see Minke whales, White-beaked Dolphins, Harbour Porpoises, and the wildly popular Humpback Whales. We will return to Reyjavik for a late lunch and then have time to explore the city. We meet for dinner and a walking tour to sample some Icelandic nghtlife. Back to the hotel to pack up, tomorrow we are on the move.

Today’s Highlights:

  • A thrilling Rib Boat ride out in Faxafloi Bay to see the Whales and Dolphins
  • Lunch and then free time to explore the wonder of Reyjavik- we suggest places to visit
  • Dinner together and then a walk to explore some Icelandic nightlife
Iceland trip day 3
Iceland trip day 3
Iceland trip day 3

Day 4 – After breakfast we are leaving the city to head out to the fabulous Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls. There are walking paths taking you to and behind the waterfalls, we will take lots of pictures! Then we head over to the Reynisfjara black sand beach to walk and marvel at the finite lava particle beach. Next, we stop at the Solheimajokull glacier tongue, where we will take a path which takes you within arm’s reach of the glacier. Lastly, we head to VIK, the charming southernmost village in Iceland, where we will enjoy the mountain vistas, the dense vegetation, and the lovely variety of birds. We stay overnight in Vik.
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Today’s Highlights:

  • Visit the famous Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls.
  • Walk on Reynisfjara black sand beach
  • Visit Solheimajokull glacier tongue
  • We will walk and enjoy the small town of VIK, have dinner here and stay overnight
Iceland trip day 4
Iceland trip day 4
Iceland trip day 4

Day 5 – Today after breakfast we are headed to the magnificent Glacier Lagoon Jokulsarlon. Here we will observe and photograph the lagoon with floating icebergs and walk along Diamond beach. We will offer a boat ride or give you a kayak to paddle amongst the floating icebergs, a truly extraordinary experience. We will visit the turf church in HOF afterwards and depending on time, the Saftafell National Park and Seljalandsfoss, a most famous waterfall. We return to Vik for overnight.

Today’s Highlights:

  • We visit the Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon and enjoy a boat ride or kayak between the floating icebergs.
  • Walk on Diamond beach
  • Visit the Turf church and the village of HOF
  • Return to Vik for the overnight.
Iceland trip day 5
Iceland trip day 5
Iceland trip day 5

Day 6 – In the morning we have a leisurely breakfast and then make our way back to Reyjavik while seeing some interesting Icelandic landscapes along our way. We will visit the Svatifoss, the Black waterfall. Upon our arrival in Reyjavik, we will check into our hotel and then go for a special show called “ The Wonders of Iceland +Aurora show”. We catch some dinner and then early to bed.

Today’s Highlights:

  • Drive the Icelandic landscape
  • Visit the Svatifoss Black Waterfall
  • Check back into Reyjavik hotel and then out to the Wonders of Iceland show
Iceland trip day 6
Iceland trip day 6
Iceland trip day 6

Day 7 – After breakfast we set off for a fascinating 8-hour tour of the Famed Golden Circle of Iceland. Our first stop is the Unesco World Heritage Site- Thirgvellir National Park. This is a site of National pride because of its historical significance. This is the place where the oldest existing parliament in the world first assembled in 930 AD. Also this area is part of a fissure zone running through Iceland. Thingvellir is a great lava arena in a rift valley between the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates. The largest lake in Iceland is found here. Then we head out to the Geysir area, including Strokkur, the world’s most active Geysir. We then return to our hotel in Reyjavik for a last dinner together.

Today’s Highlights:

  • The big tour of Iceland’s famous Golden Circle
  • Visit to Thirgevellir National Park
  • Visit Strokkur, the world’s
Iceland trip day 7
Iceland trip day 7
Iceland trip day 7

Pricing and Payment Information

Single Occupancy 

$7,350

Double Occupancy
You can come solo but book double occupancy!
We will pair you with one of our other fabulous traveling members. 

$6,650

 

Trip Status

Open

Secure your spot HERE with a $250 deposit 

 

Payment Plan available for this Trip

If booked 90 days before trip

  • Beatrice Bradley Payment Terms:
  • First Installment due: 90 days prior to event
  • Second Installment due: 2 weeks after first installment
  • Third Installment due: 4 weeks after first installment
  • Fourth Installment due: 6 weeks after first installmentt.

Secure your spot HERE with a $250 deposit 

Payment Options

  • Payment plan (if the trip is more than 90 days out)
  • Pay via ACH to avoid 3% credit card convenience fee
  • Pay via credit card – please note a 3% convenience fee will be charged on to the total balance

Included in Price

  • All meals noted in itinerary
  • All accommodations
  • All ground transportation

Not Included in Price

  • Airfare to Iceland
  • Specialty Liquors
  • Gratuity for Hostess

Secure your spot HERE with a $250 deposit 

Payment Terms

  • Full Trip Balance is due if the Trip is passed the payment plan window of 90 days
  • Cancellations made less than 30 days prior to arrival forfeits entire payment.
  • Cancellations made less than 60 days prior to arrival a 50% fee charged and balance is held on credit for future travel.
  • Cancellations made 90 days prior to the event full refund is given and Deposit is transferred to a new trip of choosing.

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Flight Details

Airfare is not included in any of our Beatrice Bradley Adventures

Airport Pick Up is included when arriving at the designated airport within the specified pick-up window.

Arrival Airport: Keflavik Airport (KEF)
Arrival Date: September 10, 2023. Most flight arrives in the morning. Pick up times/window will be communicated 2 weeks prior to arrival.

Departure Airport: Keflavik Airport (KEF)
Departure Date: September 17, 2023. After 10 am.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I can not find a arrival flight before designated arrival window?

Call your host, Debra Shutt, for help with arrival times and how to plan. Her # 860-305-5597

  • You will be responsible for your own transportation and hotel arrangements during that time
  • Please let our team know if you would like to stay at the same hotel and we can help arrange it

What if I can not find a departure flight before designated departure window?

Call your host, Debra Shutt, for help with arrival times and how to plan. Her # 860-305-5597

Please call 763-784-8291 with any questions or concerns

Other Information

Activity Level

Standing, Ability to walk up to 2 miles. Uneven ground and ice may be encountered.

 Transportation

All ground transportation is included

Covid Policy

We do not require you to be vaccinated nor tested to book a trip with Beatrice Bradley. We do not require you to wear a mask. However, we can not control the state, local and federal restrictions. Please make sure to check airline and travel restrictions when booking your ticket.

Tipping 

You should plan to tip our Driver/Guide – Debra will give you an idea about this.