20 Day Greenland Expedition Cruise with Disko Bay & Iceland

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AUD$13149*

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Additional Information:
Land only prices does not include arrival/departure transfers.

Passport information must be submitted to Gate 1 Travel at least 60 days prior to departure.

The Blue Lagoon optional tour may not be available to book locally. In order to guarantee availability, you must pre-book this tour at least 8 days prior to your departure.

The route and program may vary according to weather conditions and safety issues.

While sailing with Hurtigruten, passengers are subject to the cruise line’s Terms & Conditions which can be viewed at: Hurtigruten Passage Contract


Accommodation Details:
Triples are not available.

Please note that specific cabins cannot be requested. Your cabin number will be assigned upon embarkation.


Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.



Is This Trip Right for You?

This is a moderately active trip. Expect to spend four to five hours on your feet during tours. Some of our tours will require walking over uneven surfaces or up and down steep slopes. Light hiking is required to access some sites. This tour is not recommended for people who have difficulty walking. Iceland and Greenland’s weather can be unpredictable even in the summer time. Be prepared for cold, wet and windy weather. Excursions during the Cruise portion require clothing for cold weather. The Greenland cruise route, sightseeing, and itinerary inclusions are subject to favorable weather conditions and safety issues. Weather and conditions in the Arctic region are often unpredictable and the ship Captain will make adjustments according to passenger comfort and safety. At final payment date, you will receive a medical form that must be completed by a physician and turned into reception upon embarkation. Meals not included in your package may be expensive as most of Iceland’s food is imported. Please be aware that Iceland is an expensive destination. This is a Partially Escorted program. For more information, click here.

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Flight Details


Accommodation Details


Part-Escorted Package Includes

  • Round trip flights Sydney-Reykjavik, Reykjavik-Sydney
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 18 nights accommodations
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel & cruise porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • 50 meals: 18 breakfasts, 15 lunches, 17 dinners with wine or beer
  • Onboard credit in the amount of $250 per person
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager in Iceland
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

This itinerary requires a high level of physical fitness. All passengers must be able to walk on uneven or slippery surfaces and to climb on and off the small boats used for landings. An expedition cruise is not recommended for people who have difficulty walking, have heart conditions or require frequent medical care.

Special Features

  • City tour of Reykjavik, including Perlan, Höfði House, and Hallgrímskirkja church
  • Visit Gullfoss Waterfall and the Geysir Geothermal Area, home of the Strokkur Geysir
  • At the remarkable historic site of Þingvellir, visit the site of the world's oldest parliament
  • Call at the town on Qaqortoq in southern Greenland, known for its colorful houses and stunning scenery
  • Cruise in the beautiful Kvanefjord area and scout for wildlife from the ship
  • Discover the village of Maniitsog, known as the “Venice of Greenland” for its natural canals
  • Visit the stunning Ilulissat UNESCO World Heritage Site at Disko Bay, famous for its icefjord and enormous icebergs
  • Enjoy scenic cruising in Evighed Fjord, surrounded by tall, ice capped mountains
  • Explore Nuuk, the vibrant capital city of Greenland
  • A chance to see wild musk oxen and an abandoned Viking settlement at Ivittuut
  • Your Greenlandic expedition explores the breathtaking Prins Christian Sund before sailing back to Iceland

 

Cruise Features & Amenities

  • Welcome dinner reception
  • $250 per person in Onboard Credit
  • Coffee & tea with all meals
  • House wine or beer with lunch and dinner
  • Panoramic lounge & bar
  • Spa & Fitness center
  • Observation deck
  • Non-smoking ship interior

†Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

Note: Gratuities for tour manager and coach driver are included.

Is This Trip Right for You?

This is a moderately active trip. Expect to spend four to five hours on your feet during tours. Some of our tours will require walking over uneven surfaces or up and down steep slopes. Light hiking is required to access some sites. This tour is not recommended for people who have difficulty walking. Iceland and Greenland’s weather can be unpredictable even in the summer time. Be prepared for cold, wet and windy weather. Excursions during the Cruise portion require clothing for cold weather. The Greenland cruise route, sightseeing, and itinerary inclusions are subject to favorable weather conditions and safety issues. Weather and conditions in the Arctic region are often unpredictable and the ship Captain will make adjustments according to passenger comfort and safety. At final payment date, you will receive a medical form that must be completed by a physician and turned into reception upon embarkation. Meals not included in your package may be expensive as most of Iceland’s food is imported. Please be aware that Iceland is an expensive destination. This is a Partially Escorted program. For more information, click here.


All sightseeing and itinerary inclusions are subject to favorable weather conditions and safety issues. Weather and conditions in the Arctic region are often unpredictable and the ship Captain will make adjustments according to passenger comfort and safety

DAY 1 - Depart for Iceland
Depart for Iceland

DAY 2 - Arrive in Reykjavik
Arrive in Iceland, "Land of Ice and Fire", and transfer to your hotel. Most flights arrive in the early morning and your room may not be ready for you. In this case, please leave your luggage with the concierge. The balance of the day is at leisure to explore Reykjavík, the world's most northerly capital, surrounded by incredible landscapes and countless natural wonders. Reykjavík is a small city and easy to navigate. Your tour begins at 6:00 PM when you join your Tour Manager for an orientation meeting and Welcome Drink with your fellow travelers, followed by a Welcome Dinner
Overnight: Reykjavik
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3 - Reykjavik City Tour
This morning, set out on a sightseeing tour of Reykjavík. The tour traverses the old town center to the Alþingi Parliament, the Dómkirkjan Cathedral, city hall and the harbor. Then, continue onward to Höfði House, the site of the 1986 Iceland Summit where Reagan and Gorbachev met. Make a stop at Perlan, located on the Öskjuhlíð hill, for spectacular views over the capital area, followed by a visit to Hallgrímskirkja church*, one of Reykjavík's landmarks, and the Sun Voyager sculpture (conditions permitting). Spend time at leisure in the afternoon, or join the optional tour to the famous Blue Lagoon, a unique natural pool of mineral-rich geothermal water located in the middle of a lava field. Relax in the pleasantly warm water reputed for its healing properties. Tonight, you are free to catch up on last-minute shopping, or perhaps enjoy a dinner out at one of Reykjavik's fine restaurants
*Visitors will not be permitted to enter the church if Mass is in session
Optional: Blue Lagoon Experience Comfort
Overnight: Reykjavik
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4 - Golden Circle Tour, Cruise Embarkation
Today, you will visit some of Iceland’s most renowned natural wonders. Begin at Gullfoss (The Golden Waterfall), one of the most impressive waterfalls in Europe with thousands of tons of icy water tumbling majestically into a deep gorge. Then, on to the Geysir area with its numerous hot springs, fumaroles and geysers, including the world-famous Strokkur Geysir – watch it erupt every few minutes spewing hot water high into the air. At the remarkable geological and historic area of Þingvellir, visit the site of the world's oldest parliament founded in 930 AD, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the stunning canyon that runs through the park, stand on the dividing fault line between two of the earth’s tectonic plates. Lunch follows at the family-run Friðheimar Greenhouse, a unique cultivation center. You’ll be astounded by the magic behind growing pesticide-free tomatoes and cucumbers with the aid of geothermal heat. A short and informative talk is followed by tomato tasting. Afterward, return to Reykjavik. In the afternoon, head to the port where you will embark on MS Fridtjof Nansen for your Greenland cruise
The itinerary and activities over the coming days are subject to weather and ice conditions with the route and shore landings communicated by regularly scheduled briefings
Overnight: Greenland Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5 - At Sea, Crossing the Denmark Strait
Leave Iceland behind and navigate across the Denmark Strait towards Greenland. Viking settlers traveling to Greenland used this route some 1,000 years ago. On board, the ship’s expedition team provides enriching lectures on various topics ranging from history to wildlife that will enhance your experience and prepare you for the extraordinary days that lie ahead
Overnight: Greenland Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6 - Cruising the Irminger Sea
Today, continue your voyage crossing the Irminger Sea, which was named after Carl Irminger—a Danish Vice admiral. Opportunity to join various lectures by the expedition team. Spend time on deck looking out for wildlife. Perhaps, relax and rejuvenate in the Explorer Lounge and Wellness Center
Overnight: Greenland Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7 - Explore Qaqortoq Town
When land is spotted for the first time, you’ll know you have reached the spectacular wilderness of Greenland, the world’s largest island and an autonomous Danish territory. Today’s excursion is to Qaqortoq, considered one of the most attractive towns in Greenland for its scenic setting and colorful houses. Stroll around the historical buildings of Qaqortoq, formerly known as Julianeha. Later, hike outside the town along the nearby mountain-rimmed Lake Tasersuaq, the town’s main water supply. The walk along its shoreline provides stunning views of the fjords and creates astonishment for nature’s majesty
Overnight: Greenland Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8 - Kvanefjord Region Discovery
Today, discover the beautiful region of Kvanefjord near Paamiut by sailing deep into the fjord. The experienced captain will take advantage of the conditions to identify landing sites for onshore hikes, locate places to launch the kayaks, scout ideal communities to visit, or find the best spots to scan for wildlife. Cap your exiting day of discovery with dinner tonight, and share today’s sightings with your travel companions
Overnight: Greenland Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9 - Village of Maniitsoq, the “Venice of Greenland”
Arrive in Maniitsoq, a town that was founded in 1755 by Danish colonists. Its name means `The uneven place´, referring to the rocky hills and mountains shaping the layout of the town. Maniitsoq, is known as the “Venice of Greenland” as it is situated in an archipelago, intersected by small natural canals. Visit the local museum that introduces the town´s rich history and culture. You might get lucky and see pods of visiting humpback whales breaching and tail lobbing. Return to the ship and continue sailing
Overnight: Greenland Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 10 - Sisimiut
This morning, drop anchor in Sisimiut, the second largest town in Greenland, where colorful houses cling to the uneven terrain. Sisimiut is located 25 miles north of the Arctic Circle and its name means “the people living in a place where there are fox dens”. Take a walking tour of the historic Colonial Quarter and visit the Sisimiut Museum, which features local history and exhibits from different periods of the city’s history and its surroundings. Attend a traditional kayaking demonstration and learn how the Inuit invented the ‘qajaq’ in Greenland. Afterward, experience the Greenlander kayak roll first-hand
Overnight: Greenland Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11 - Ilulissat Icefjord & Disko Bay
Cruise into beautiful Disko Bay en route to the town of Ilulissat, Greenland’s “Iceberg Capital”, set in the stunning Ilulissat Icefjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. At the mouth of the fjord, view massive icebergs floating in the water. The icebergs here account for more than 10% of all icebergs in Greenland. Spend free time to explore Ilulissat and its array of cultural attractions. Hike to the Ilulissat Icefjord for an up-close view of the beautiful icebergs. This ice-carved marvel is truly a sight to behold
Overnight: Greenland Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 12 - Camp Frieda Landing
Begin the day with a visit to Camp Frieda, which is located near Saqqaq and was without an official name until 2013. The place is of special significance to Friederike Bronny, a former Expedition team member, to whom we credit the site’s name. Land on the beach to explore this northernmost destination of the cruise, amidst breathtaking scenery and Arctic flora
Overnight: Greenland Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 13 - Evighed Fjord
Today´s exploration will take you to the spectacular Evighed Fjord. Sail through its winding passages and tall snow-capped mountains that rise up to 6,600 feet high to the Evighed Glacier for a close encounter with a calving glacier. The day’s weather and ice conditions will determine the final program and the range of activities offered
Overnight: Greenland Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 14 - Nuuk, Greenland’s Capital City
Go ashore to Nuuk, Greenland’s capital city, located at the mouth of a spectacular vast fjord. Fist settled by Paleo-Eskimo cultures as far as 2200 BC and later by Vikings led by Erik the Red in 985 AD, the area is rich in history. Visit the National Museum of Greenland which houses exhibits covering Greenland's history during the past 4,500 years. Learn about the first Arctic Stone Age cultures, the Norse settlements and the arrival of the Thule culture. View the world-famous Qilakitsoq mummies, dating back to 1475 AD. These eight mummies are the oldest and best preserved remains in Greenland
Overnight: Greenland Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 15 - Ivittuut
The abandoned mining town of Ivittuut, which means “Grassy Place” in the Kalaallisut language, is a stronghold for musk oxen. The settlement was built on top of the so-called Norse Middle settlement. More than 1,000 years ago, Vikings settled the area, but left no written records behind. It is the smallest and lesser-known of the Norse settlements on Greenland. Archaeologists believe this was the last Norse settlement in Greenland to be established, and the first to be abandoned. After exploring the area, return to the ship
Overnight: Greenland Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 16 - Prins Christian Sund
Prins Christian Sund is a stunning fjord located at the tip of Greenland. It separates mainland Greenland from Sammisoq and the Cape Farewell Archipelago. Sail through this narrow channel (weather permitting) and marvel at gorgeous glaciers, crystal-clear waterfalls and steep mountains. You might spot whales swimming along the iceberg-dotted shores and other wildlife. If the channel is blocked with ice, the ship will sail around Nunap Isua (Cape Farewell)
Overnight: Greenland Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 17 - At Sea
The exploration of exhilarating Greenland, the land of contrasts, is coming to an end as the ship sets course back towards Iceland. Spend the day at sea recapping your experiences, catching up on reading, having fun in the science center or relaxing on deck
Overnight: Greenland Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 18 - Crossing the Denmark Strait
Today, the ship crosses the Denmark Strait. During your time at sea, a variety of activities will be arranged on board. It’s the perfect time to share memories and photos with your fellow travelers. Savor your last day at sea by spending time on deck to look for seabirds and whales. At dinner toast to your discovery of Greenland
Overnight: Greenland Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 19 - Disembarkation in Reykjavik
Disembark this morning in Reykjavik, and spend the balance of the day at leisure. Perhaps, join the optional Full Day South Shore Adventure tour. As you travel along Iceland’s South Shore, admire the gorgeous mountain views including snow shrouded Hekla, the country’s most active volcano, as well as the famous Eyjafjallajökull Volcano. Continue through the region where one of the best known of the Icelandic classical sagas, Njál’s Saga, is set. Stop at the spectacular Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, tumbling over high rock escarpments. Passing through Vik, Iceland’s most southerly village, make a stop at Dyrhólaey, a magnificent rocky headland with dramatic sheer cliffs and views of south Iceland’s black sand coastline. Afterward, return back to Reykjavik. Tonight, share memories of your fabulous journey and bid goodbye to your Tour Manager and newfound friends at a Farewell Dinner
Optional: Full Day South Shore Adventure
Overnight: Reykjavik
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 20 - Depart Iceland
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

The Greenland cruise route and program may vary according to weather conditions, seasonal changes, safety issues and wildlife migration patterns

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Blue Lagoon Experience Comfort

The Blue Lagoon, Iceland’s unique natural pool of mineral-rich geothermal water, located in the middle of a lava field in the pure, beautiful Icelandic wilderness, is not to be missed. A combination of fresh and sea water of 100-110°F, surrounded by magnificent mountain ranges, is ideal for wading and soaking in the shallow 3-5 foot waters, (swimming not required), while the air temperature ranges from 25-55°F.

The facility is a modern building with clean changing rooms and showers, skin care facility, and gift shop. Included in your price are entrance to the Blue Lagoon, use of towel, silica mud mask and first drink of your choice. Food is available in snack bars and fine dining restaurants on site; plus a selection of smoothies, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages can be purchased in the Lagoon Bar, so there’s no need to leave the water!

Upgrades to the Premium Package can be booked upon check in at the Blue Lagoon. The Premium package includes all features of the Comfort Package with the addition of an algae mask and the use of a bathrobe and slippers.

Children under 2 are not permitted in the Blue Lagoon.

The Blue Lagoon optional tour may not be available to book locally. In order to guarantee availability, you must pre-book this tour at least 8 days prior to your departure.

Time will be advised when you receive your documents. Please be ready at your pick-up point 15 minutes prior to your tour’s departure time. Approximate tour duration is 5 hours. Drop off to be advised locally.

Day #3 01 Apr 2020 - 31 Oct 2020 AUD$197.00
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Full Day South Shore Adventure

The South Shore Adventure tour visits the amazing southern coast of Iceland, famous for its black sand coastline and stunning scenery. The first stop of the day is at the majestic and much-photographed Skógafoss waterfall. The thundering falls plummet nearly 200 feet over a cliff to the valley floor. Next, continue to the the charming village of Vik, with free time for lunch on your own. Continue to Dyrhólaey Nature Reserve where you get a beautiful view of the coastline. Finish your full day excursion at the gorgeous Seljalandsfoss waterfall which you can walk behind if conditions allow (Bring a raincoat!)

Approximate tour duration is 10 hours.

Day #19 01 Apr 2020 - 31 Oct 2020 AUD$166.00
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5 Day Iceland's Northern Lights Special, January 2020
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5 Day Iceland's Northern Lights Special, September 2019
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9 Day Classic Iceland, August 2019
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It was an amazing trip. The Icelanders have done a great job in preserving the natural beauty of its country. The major sites were accessible with trails and viewing decks… enjoyed the boat ride, came face to face with large icebergs, the waterfalls, geysers, hot springs, glaciers, Blue Lagoon bath... were all great! Our accommodations were all good specially Icelandic Hotel Notura with a free shuttle throughout the day to go downtown. That came in very handy since we did pre-accommodations. I can not ask for a better tour manager, Ingga, she was pleasant and knowledgeable. She was entertaining and had a good sense of humor. I really enjoyed it... I may go back!

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6 Day Affordable Iceland with Northern Lights Pursuit, March 2019
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6 Day Affordable Iceland with Northern Lights Pursuit, February 2019
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My trip to Iceland was awesome. We learned so much history and geology. Iceland is beautiful with its waterfalls, hot springs, geyers, horses and black beaches. The Blue Lagoon was a favorite. Our guide was helpful and informative ... And we did see the Northern Lights which was a thrill. The guide made every possible arrangement for us to see the lights. All is good.

Maureen S. Mount Laurel, NJ
6 Day Iceland's Northern Lights, February 2019
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7 Day Reykjavik Special, November 2018
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5 Day Iceland's Northern Lights, October 2018
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6 Day Affordable Iceland with Northern Lights Pursuit, October 2018
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6 Day Affordable Iceland with Northern Lights Pursuit, October 2018
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5 Day Iceland's Northern Lights Special - Centerhotel Plaza, October 2018
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9 Day Classic Iceland, August 2018
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9 Day Classic Iceland (Friday Departure), May 2018
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11 Day Kaleidoscope of Iceland, May 2018
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Iceland was amazing...stunningly beautiful outdoors...glaciers, mountains, waterfalls. Our tour guide, Amara, was the right mix of easy-going for group travel as well as informative about all things Icelandic.

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11 Day Kaleidoscope of Iceland, May 2018
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9 Day Classic Iceland, April 2018
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11 Day Kaleidoscope of Iceland, April 2018
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6 Day Affordable Iceland with Northern Lights Pursuit, April 2018
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Bob H. Lawrenceville, GA
6 Day Iceland's Northern Lights, March 2018
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It was wonderful.....great guides; nice people and a beautiful country.......so glad I went!!

Susan D. St Petersburg, FL
7 Day Reykjavik Special, March 2018
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Anne R. Greenwood, IN
5 Day Iceland's Northern Lights Special, March 2018
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Patricia T. N Brunswick, NJ
5 Day Iceland's Northern Lights, March 2018
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Karen M. Edgewater, FL
6 Day Iceland's Northern Lights, March 2018
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Trip was excellent, the tour guide was excellent, she left us in no doubt about what to expect, kept us up to date all the way through our trip. The coach driver was exceptional, he drove in some terrible conditions and got us to our destination safely, it was an experience. We have travelled a lot over the years, they were the best partnership I’ve ever encountered. I would travel with your company again, it was very well organised, we were kept up to date the whole way through.

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5 Day Iceland's Northern Lights Special, March 2018
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5 Day Iceland's Northern Lights, February 2018
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It was a great trip. Hanna, the local guide, was interesting and offered lots of interesting information. The airport transfers and optional tours were very nice. We enjoyed the time we had by ourselves to explore Reykjavik and dine at excellent restaurants.

Scot M. Abilene, TX
5 Day Iceland's Northern Lights Special, February 2018
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We had an amazing trip. Our tour guide Elin was wonderful. We would like to go back for a longer time. I would recommend Gate 1 in the future.

Oni M. New Haven, CT
6 Day Iceland's Northern Lights, February 2018
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The trip was fantastic. The guide and driver were excellent. We all enjoyed the hotel in terms of size, cleanliness, service, and overall look. Wish it was closer to city center. No complaints from our group

Catherine S. Yorkstown Hts, NY
7 Day Reykjavik Special, February 2018
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The trip was absolutely amazing! Best trip both my boyfriend and I have ever taken. The food was pretty expensive but oh so delicious! I'd recommend Iceland to anyone and Gate 1 really made it easy to explore the best that Iceland has to offer.

Lulu L. Cherry Hill, NJ
5 Day Iceland's Northern Lights, January 2018
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It was amazing! The guide Günna was wonderful, the itinerary was followed well, and we got lucky enough to see the Aurora Borealis! The hotel has a wonderful breakfast...Overall we all enjoyed the trip, it was conducted as promised, and we would travel with Gate1 again!

Carol A. Greensburg, PA
5 Day Iceland's Northern Lights Special, January 2018
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Our trip was excellent. This is my second trip with Gate 1 and I am very happy with it. Our hotel was in the Ideal location. We were right in the center of town and could walk everywhere. It was very clean and the breakfast and service was excellent. Our tour guide Guccu was also great. She was very nice, helpful, and very knowledgeable. Overall it was fantastic and I always rave about Gate 1 to everyone I talk to. I have another trip planned with Gate 1 in April and I’m very much looking forward to it.

Wioletta W. Ewing, NJ
5 Day Iceland's Northern Lights, January 2018
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Oh my goodness it was AMAZING! Our tour guide was so knowledgeable and helpful, the sights we saw were breathtaking... I cannot wait to book my next trip with Gate1! Thank you guys for being so awesome!

Loretta C. Astoria, NY
5 Day Iceland's Northern Lights Special, December 2017
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The trip was wonderful! We really enjoyed exploring Iceland and visiting the Blue Lagoon and Cave Tours, in particular. Thank you for the excellent itinerary!

Megan E. Chicago, IL
5 Day Iceland's Northern Lights Special, December 2017
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The trip was terrific. Thanks for asking. We are a family with a wide age span ( 70, 50, 45 and 12). Everyone of us loved the trip. The raw landscape was breathtaking. Our guides were knowledgeable and helpful. The Blue Lagoon, at the end of our trip, was incredible.

Carol D. Oceanport, NJ
7 Day Reykjavik Special, December 2017
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My trip was great! Our guide Luvisa was excellent. She was so helpful and informative. The town was very easy to visit and the bus system was so punctual. The water was so good and FREE! I would definitely recommend.

Barbara B. Jackson, NJ
5 Day Iceland's Northern Lights, November 2017
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The trip was excellent, I had limited concern as Iceland says they are a bit behind the curve in that the volume of tourists is increasing and their hotels etc are just now catching up , but I saw no lack of facilities. The hotel was good, the restaurants were great, the citizens of Iceland are very welcoming...Nothing could be improved upon , considering the geographies of the country, the trip, for me, was perfect. My tour director , Goodney and the driver, Augusto added very much to the enjoyment of this most pleasurable travel experience.

Suzanne P. Olympia, W
6 Day Affordable Iceland with Northern Lights Pursuit, November 2017
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We had a great trip with Gate 1 to Iceland. The itinerary was perfect. We had a wonderful time and a memorable vacation. The tour guide, Hanna, is the best tour guide we ever had. She is very professional, knowledgeable, and entertaining. We would like to go back to Iceland and would definitely consider booking with Gate 1 again for future trips.

Li L. Dearborn, MI
6 Day Affordable Iceland with Northern Lights Pursuit, November 2017
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Our Iceland trip was everything we have come to expect from Gate 1. A fun, organized, informative adventure. No other travel company provides a better value with such a high level of service. Our tour guide in Iceland, Hanna, was amazing. She gave us a better understanding of what it is like to be Icelandic with the perfect blend of history, culture, and personal stories. She made her country come alive for us. We would highly recommend this trip to anyone considering travel to Iceland!

Stacey S. Baltimore, MD
6 Day Iceland's Northern Lights with Akureyri, October 2017
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Had a great time. Accommodations were excellent - including wonderful breakfasts. Tour guides were friendly, funny and knowledgeable. Tours/sites were quite interesting and enjoyable.

Charles D. Selkirk, NY

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