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Small groups – great experience

GUIDED scheduled tours IN ICELAND WINTER & SUMMER 2013 – 2014

PHOTO TOURS HALF DAY TOURS IN ISAK Exceptional Meeting Break

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PHOTO TOurS ADVANCED PHOTO TOUR FACTS

Advanced Photo Tour

Tour dates: 20.-26. Aug 2014 Length: 7 days/6 nights Group size: 2-8 people Included: Transportation in a 4x4 Supervan, photo guide, accommodation for 6 nights, full board.

Combine some of Iceland’s most famous and photogenic sights, such as Landmannalaugar and the Glacier Lagoon, with hidden spots that our expert photo-guide Haukur Snorrason will take you to. Use Haukur’s experience and local knowledge to get all the tips you need to create a perfect Iceland portfolio.

Double-private facilities: EUR 2.695 p.p. Single-private facilities: EUR 2.950 p.p. Double-shared facilities: EUR 2.595 p.p. Single-shared facilities: EUR 2.750 p.p.

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Guided photo tour of the southern highlands

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7

Reykjavík – Fljótshlíð Valley – Fjallabak South Eldgjá fissure – Langisjór lake Mælifellssandur black sands – Hrafntinnusker geothermal area Skaftafell National Park – Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon Landmannalaugar geothermal area – Fjallabak North Open day to revisit some places or discover new Vík village – Reynisdrangar cliffs – Skógafoss & Seljalandsfoss waterfalls – Reykjavík

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PHOTO TOurS CAPTURE THE WEST PHOTO TOUR Guided photo tour of the West & northern lights

The Hraunfossar lava waterfalls, the pebble beach of Djúpalónssandur and the rugged coastline between Arnarstapi and Hellnar – these are but a few of the many picturesque locations of West Iceland. This 2-day winter photo tour is ideal for any keen photographer, and a great follow up for those who have been on our photo tours in South Iceland. Day 1 Reykjavík – Hraunfossar lava waterfalls – Snæfellsnes peninsula – Northern lights Day 2 Snæfellsnes peninsula – Northern Lights – Reykjavík

CAPTURE THE WEST PHOTO TOUR – FACTS Tour dates: 18.-19. Oct 2013, 13.-14. Nov 2013, 02.-03. Jan 2014, 21.-22. Feb 2014, 19.-20. Mar 2014, 22.-23. Apr 2014 Length: 2 days/1 night Group size: 2-10 people Included: Transportation in a 4x4 vehicle, photo guide, accommodation for 1 night, full board. Double-private facilities: EUR 965 p.p. Single-private facilities: EUR 995 p.p.

WINTER PHOTO TOUR FACTS

WINTER PHOTO TOUR Inspiring photo tour in Nordic winter surroundings

The days are short during winter in Iceland, but these few hours can create some of the most amazing light conditions a photographer can dream of. You will immortalise snow covered landscape, the surf pounding on the black basaltic coast, and go glacier hiking to look for ice caves. After dinner it will be dark enough to go hunting for Northern Lights – conditions allowing. Day 1 Reykjavík – Þingvellir Unesco site – Gullfoss waterfall – Geysir Hot Spring Day 2 Skógafoss & Seljalandsfoss waterfalls – Black beaches – Reynisdrangar cliffs – Vík village Day 3 Skaftafell National Park – Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon – Evening at the Lagoon Day 4 Skaftafell National Park – Glacier Walk – Ice Cave Day 5 South Coast – Reykjavík ISAFOLD TRAVEL | Tel. +354 544 8866 | Fax +354 544 8869 | info@isafoldtravel.is | www.isafoldtravel.is

Tour dates: 08.-12. Nov 2013, 21.-25. Mar 2014 Length: 5 days/4 nights Group size: 2-8 people Included: Transportation in a 4x4 Supervan, photo guide, accommodation for 4 nights, full board and glacier walk.

Double-private facilities: EUR 2.150 p.p. Single-private facilities: EUR 2.230 p.p. Double-shared facilities: EUR 2.090 p.p. Single-shared facilities: EUR 2.170 p.p.

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CULINARY TOURS COOL NORTH – FACTS Tour dates: 26.-29. Sept 2013, 31. Oct-03. Nov 2013, 05.-08. Dec 2013, 20.-23. Feb 2014, 06.-09.Mar 2014, 03.-06. Apr 2014, 08.-11. May 2014, 05.-08. June 2014, 03.06. July 2014, 14.-17. August 2014 Length: 4 days/ 4 nights Group size: 4-10 people Included: Transportation, driver guide, accommodation for 4 nights, full board, fly bus to airport, Blue Lagoon, fish factory visit, boat tour, dairy farm visit, greenhouse visit and a horseshow.

COOL NORTH

Culinary treat all year round Sample the best Nordic Cuisine in Iceland has to offer – just a stone’s throw from Reykjavík. The perfect short break, all year round, the Cool North gourmet tour combines a focus on the fresh ingredients which the New Icelandic Kitchen is based on, with unique and personal encounters with some of Iceland’s top chefs. Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4

Afternoon start from Reykjavík or Keflavík – Blue Lagoon Reykjanes peninsula – Fjord Hvalfjörður Snæfellsnes peninsula – Stykkishólmur village – Borgarfjörður area Þingvellir Unesco site – Gullfoss waterfall – Geysir hot spring – Reykjavík

Double-private facilities: EUR 1.890 p.p. Single-private facilities: EUR 2.070 p.p. Price supplement of EUR 200 p.p. applies for summer departures.

TASTE OF ICELAND – FACTS Tour dates: 18. - 25. Sept 2014 Length: 8 days/ 7 nights Group size: 4-18 people Included: Transportation, driver guide, accommodation for 7 nights, full board, sea angling, Fontana spa, horseshow, boat tour and visits to various farms, greenhouses and food lovers. Double-private facilities: EUR 2.890 p.p. Single-private facilities: EUR 3.170 p.p.

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TASTE OF ICELAND

The diversity of the Nordic cuisine This round trip of Iceland introduces you the delicatessen from different parts of Iceland. You will travel to the highlands, where Icelandic sheep roam during summer; go to East Iceland, home to Iceland’s only big wild game, the reindeer; taste fresh fruits and vegetables from geothermal greenhouses; and try the freshest of fish and seafood. Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8

Reykjavík – Hveragerði hot spring town - South coast – Hrífunes Skaftafell National Park – Glacier Lagoon – Höfn langoustine town East Coast – Hallormsstaður forest Seyðisfjörður fjord – Skálanes nature & heritage centre Highlands north of Vatnajökull glacier – Möðrudalur farm – Lake Mývatn Sprengisandur track – Þjórsárdalur valley – Lake Laugarvatn Geysir hot spring – Gullfoss waterfall – Kaldidalur track – Borgarfjörður Stykkishólmur fishing town – Bjarnarhöfn shark farm - Reykjavík ISAFOLD TRAVEL | Tel. +354 544 8866 | Fax +354 544 8869 | info@isafoldtravel.is | www.isafoldtravel.is


FAMILY TOURS WINTER FAIRYTALE Family friendly winter adventure

We believe firmly that the best thing for family bonding is a vacation together. Theme parks and such are fun for the kids, but we find it is more important to spend quality time together, doing activities that everyone enjoys. How about: Northern Lights hunt, hiking, snow ball fights, and discover the vastness of nature? Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7

Reykjavík – Þingvellir Unesco site – Laugarvatn lake – Geysir hot spring – Gullfoss waterfall Farm visit – Horse riding – Hiking & nature bathing Saga sites – Seljalandsfoss waterfall – Þórsmörk glacier & volcano valley – Stay in a remote hut Day in Þórsmörk – Hiking – Stay in a remote hut South Coast – Skógafoss waterfall – Dyrhólaey & Reynisdrangar cliffs – Vík village Skaftafell National Park – Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon – Glacier walk South Coast – Caving – Geothermal plant – Reykjavík city tour

SUMMER FAIRYTALE Family friendly summer adventure

During summer we propose to you a vacation filled with activities that everyone in the family will enjoy. Sightseeing is just a small part of this Fairytale holiday, where after a cave visit you would hike into the mountains to bathe in natural hot springs. Children, and parents alike, will rest well after each exhausting day – bringing the family closer together. Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8

Reykjavík – Þingvellir Unesco site – Laugarvatn lake – Geysir hot spring – Gullfoss waterfall Horse riding – Kayaking – Swimming Caving – Geothermal plant - Hiking – Nature bath Volcano Museum – Seljalandsfoss waterfall – Þórsmörk valley Day in Þórsmörk – Hiking – Stay in a remote hut Skógafoss waterfall – Dyrhólaey & Reynisdrangar cliffs – Vík village Skaftafell National Park – Glacier lagoon – Boat ride & glacier walk Fjallabak North – Landmannalaugar – Hekla volcano -Reykjavík

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WINTER FAIRYTALE – FACTS Tour dates: 19.-25. Oct 2013, 23. Feb-01. Mar 2014, 13. - 19. Apr 2014 Length: 7 days/6 nights Group size: 4-12 people Included: Transportation in a 4x4 Supervan, driver guide, accommodation for 6 nights, sleeping bag, full board, horse riding, saga museum, caving, plant visit and glacier walk. Note: 2 nights in remote hut are in dormitory rooms and sleeping bag. Double-shared facilities: EUR 1.790 p.p. Single-shared facilities: EUR 1.910 p.p.

SUMMER FAIRYTALE – FACTS Tour dates: 26. Jul – 02. Aug 2014 09.-16. Aug 2014 Length: 8 days/7 nights Group size: 4-12 people Included: Transportation in a 4x4 Supervan, driver guide, accommodation for 7 nights, sleeping bag, full board, horse riding, kayaking, volcano museum, caving, plant visit, boat tour and glacier walk. Note: 2 nights in remote hut are in dormitory rooms and sleeping bag. Double-shared facilities: EUR 2.090 p.p. Single-shared facilities: EUR 2.150 p.p.

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authentic iceland ICELAND BREAK WEST – FACTS Tour dates: 19.-22. Sep 2013, 10.-13. Oct 2013, 21.-24. Nov 2013 26.-29. Dec 2013, 30. Jan-02. Feb 2014, 27. Feb-02. Mar 2014, 10.-13. APR 2014, 29. May-01. Jun 2014 Length: 4 days/3 nights Group size: 2-10 people Included: Transportation, driver guide, accommodation for 3 nights, full board, Blue Lagoon, shark farm, goatfarm and agricultural museum. Double-private facilities: EUR 1.390 p.p.

ICELAND BREAK WEST Authentic winter break in the west

The purpose of Isafold Travel’s Iceland Breaks is twofold. First of all to show you some of region’s most beautiful spots, as in West Iceland we will explore Hvalfjörður and the Snæfellsnes peninsula. But most importantly, we will give you a glimpse of “authentic” Iceland, as you will spend a day with local farmers and learn about their everyday life. Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4

Afternoon start from Reykjavík or Keflavík – Blue Lagoon – Borgarfjörður Snæfellsnes peninsula – Northern lights Borgarfjörður highlights – Hvanneyri village Hvalfjörður fjord – Þingvellir Unesco site – Gullfoss waterfall – Geysir hot spring – Northern lights – Reykjavík

Single-private facilities: EUR 1.450 p.p.

ICELAND BREAK south FACTS Tour dates: 24.-27. OcT 2013 28. Nov-01. Dec 2013, 23.-26. Jan 2014, 06.-09. Feb 2014, 27.-30. Mar 2014, 24.-27. Apr 2014 Length: 4 days/ 3 nights Group size: 2-10 people Included: Transportation, driver guide, accommodation for 3 nights, full board and Blue Lagoon. Optional: Glacier walk. Double-private facilities: EUR 1.430 p.p. Single-private facilities: EUR 1.490 p.p. Double-shared facilities: EUR 1.390 p.p. Single-shared facilities: EUR 1.450 p.p.

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ICELAND BREAK SOUTH Authentic winter break in the south

In the Iceland Break South tour photo-guide Haukur Snorrason will take you around South Iceland, an area he knows like his back yard. Probably because it IS his back yard! He will take you around the Golden Circle, and many other picturesque spots, and at night you will enjoy delicious home-made meals, prepared by his wife Hadda in their cottage, where you will stay. Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4

Afternoon start from Reykjavík or Keflavík – Blue Lagoon – Convivial dinner – Hveragerði village Þingvellir Unesco site – Gullfoss waterfall – Geysir hot spring – South Coast - Northern lights Skaftafell National Park – Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon – Glacier Walk Vík village – Reynisdrangar & Dyrhólaey cliffs – Skógafoss & Seljalandsfoss waterfalls – Reykjavík ISAFOLD TRAVEL | Tel. +354 544 8866 | Fax +354 544 8869 | info@isafoldtravel.is | www.isafoldtravel.is


authentic iceland ICELAND 360° – ON THE ROCKS

Guided round tour with highland touch The Iceland 360° tour is intended to cover as much of Iceland as possible, with special emphasis on some of the island’s hidden gems. You will travel in a modified 4x4 Supervan, as a lot of the time you will be on the rough tracks of the highlands. As one of the clients from July 2013 put it: it is all about the “experience of being in one of the most different places on the planet”. Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8

Reykjavík - Skógafoss & Seljalandsfoss waterfalls – Vík village – Reynisdrangar & Dyrhólaey cliffs Fjallabak North highland road – Landmannalaugar geothermal area Skaftafell National Park – Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon – Glacier valk – Vatnajökull glacier East Fjords Highland north of Vatnajökull glacier – Askja crater – Mývatn lake Dettifoss waterfall – Highlights of the Mývatn area Tröllaskagi peninsula – Akureyri – Siglufjörður – Skagafjörður Kjölur highland road – Hveravellir geothermal area – Gullfoss waterfall – Geysir hot spring – Þingvellir Unesco site – Reykjavík

ADVENTURE UP WEST Remote West fjords and slow travel

This is a tour for those that want to absorb the atmosphere of the places they visit, rather than tick off boxes of places they have seen. You will travel around magnificent sites around West Iceland in a small group, and as we stay in private cottages and enjoy meals prepared co-operatively, travel companions have often turned into good friends. Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7

Reykjavík - Beauties of Borgarfjörður – South Snæfellsnes peninsula Mystic Snæfellsnes peninsula – Ferry ride across Breiðafjörður Bay Látrabjarg bird cliffs Hiking – Dynjandi waterfall – Arnarfjörður & Dýrafjörður fjords – Ísafjörður village The beautiful fjords of Ísafjarðardjúp - Heydalur Remote lagoon Kaldón – Hike to Drangajökull glacier Back south – Reykjavík

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ICELAND 360° ON THE ROCKS FACTS Tour dates: 11.-18. Jul 2014, 01.-08. Aug 2014, 08.-15. Aug 2014 Length: 8 days/7 nights Group size: 2-10 people Included: Transportation in a 4x4 supervan, driver guide, accommodation for 7 nights, full board, boat tour, glacier walk, nature bath and visit to a geothermal plant, a volcano museum and a herring museum. Double-private facilities: EUR 3.340 p.p. Single-private facilities: EUR 3.540 p.p. Double-shared facilities: EUR 3.090 p.p. Single-shared facilities: EUR 3.290 p.p.

ADVENTURE UP WEST – FACTS Tour dates: 19.-25. Jun 2014, 24.-30. Jul 2014, 07.-13. Aug 2014 Length: 7 days/6 nights Group size: 2-8 people Included: Transportation, driver guide, accommodation for 6 nights, full board, Ósvör & Eiríksstaðir museum and ferry. Note: Some meals require cooperative cooking. Double-shared facilities: EUR 2.490 p.p. Single-shared facilities: EUR 2.600 p.p.

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authentic iceland SAGA TRAIL – FACTS Tour dates: 24.-25. May 2014 (2 days), 26.-28. May 2014 (3 days), 06.-07. Sep 2014 (2 days), 08.-10. Sep 2014 (3 days) Length: 2 days/1 night & 3 days/2 nights. Can be combined to 5 days. Group size: 2-15 people Included in 2 days: Transportation, driver guide, accommodation, full board, visit to Saga Centre,Snorrastofa and the Manuscripts museum. Included in 3 days: Transportation, driver guide, accommodation, full board, visit to Eiríksstaðir, Sorcery & withcraft museum, Grettislaug bathing, Manuscripts museum. Double-private facilities: EUR 770 p.p. for 2 days Single-private facilities: EUR 820 p.p. for 2 days

SAGA TRAIL Drama and Fatality

Family feuds and Warrior-Poets Visit the stage of the family drama, Njal’s Saga, and discover the connection between Snorri Sturluson and Egil the warrior-poet. Day 1 Day 2

Reykjavík – The Saga of Njáll in Fljótshlíð valley – Skálholt Church – Þingvellir Old parlament Borgarfjörður area – Hraunfossar waterfalls – Reykholt church & Snorrastofa medieval centre – Deildartunguhver hot spring – Old Icelandic manuscripts - Reykjavík

Fate and Sorcery Viking sorcerers are intertwined with the Fatalism featured in many of the Saga - see how this kept influencing life in Iceland well into the Age of Enlightenment. Day 1 Day 2 Day 3

Reykjavík – The valleys of Laxdæla – Eirik the Red farm – Hólmavík – Laugarhóll Skagafjörður – Grettis Saga – Grettislaug bathing – Vatnsdæla Saga Borgarfjörður area – Egils Saga – Old Icelandic manuscripts - Reykjavík

Double-private facilities: EUR 1.160 p.p. for 3 days Single-private facilities: EUR 1.210 p.p. for 3 days

hike and sheep – FACTS Tour dates: 10.-14. Sept 2014 (to be confirmed) Length: 5 days/4 nights Group size: 2-10 people Included: Transportation in a 4x4 supervan, driver guide, accommodation for 4 nights, full board. Double-shared facilities: EUR 1.740 p.p. Single-shared facilities: EUR 1.800 p.p.

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HIKE AND SHEEP

Guided hiking and sheep gathering tour Join local sheep farmers for the annual autumn sheep gathering in the highlands. Plenty of hiking is involved, and the recompense for all this hard work will be an old fashioned country round-up dance – It just can’t get any more Icelandic than this! Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5

Reykjavík – Þórsmörk volcano & glacier valley – Hike to Fimmvörðuháls volcanic ridge Fjallabak South highland road – Hike to Strútur nature bath Sheep gathering in the highlands with locals (includes hiking) Sheep round-up & round-up ball South Coast – Reykjavík ISAFOLD TRAVEL | Tel. +354 544 8866 | Fax +354 544 8869 | info@isafoldtravel.is | www.isafoldtravel.is


4x4 guided self drive tours VATNAJÖKULL GLACIER TROPHY

Conquer Europe´s largest glacier The Vatnajökull Glacier Trophy is the new flagship of our 4x4 Self-Drive tours. In fact it is more an Expedition than a normal tour, as you will cross Europe’s largest glacier behind the steering wheel of an ISAK Super Defender. Only experienced 4x4 drivers need apply, as anything can happen on this extreme tour, where an expert glacier driving guide will steer you around the cracks that can form on top of the ever changing glacier surface. At night you will stay in a hut upon the glacier itself, which prides itself of a SAUNA right there on the ice cap, thanks to the volcanic activity underneath the glacier. This is the ultimate adventure tour, and all participants will get a certificate at the Farewell dinner. Day 0 Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5

Icebreaker & technical meeting, evening program in Reykjavík Reykjavík – Reach the west edge of Vatnajökull glacier Ascending the glacier – Grímsvötn Volcanic area Day on the glacier – Kverkfjöll geothermal area Descending the glacier – Skálafellsjökull outlet glacier – South of Vatnajökull glacier South Coast – Goodbye dinner - Reykjavík

VATNAJÖKULL GLACIER TROPHY – FACTS Tour dates: 05.-09. May 2014 Length: 5 days/4 nights Group size: 4-10 people Vehicle: Only 2 people share each self-drive vehicle Included: Glacier guide & assistant person in a guiding vehicle, accommodation for 4 nights, full board, ISAK 4x4 modified Landrover Defender with all necessary equipment for glacier travel. Note: 3 nights in remote hut are in dormitory rooms and sleeping bag. Participants are asked to take part in cooperative cooking during the tour. Dormitory-shared facilities: EUR 3.950 p.p.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Insurances: Included in the tour is CDW insurance on the 4x4 vehicle, with self-risk of EUR 2.500 per vehicle. Super-CDW can be bought prior to the tour for EUR 40 per day, this lowers the self-risk down to EUR 800 per vehicle. Buffer dates: We ask participants to book their stay in Iceland 3.-11. May 2014, tour is planned 05-09. May. Reason being that the final tour dates will depend on weather conditions. We might have to start the tour 1 day earlier or 1 day later, on 4th or 6th May. We will always have the icebreaker on the evening before tour start. Special hotel arrangement in Reykjavík: Hotel Holt will provide us with an open voucher for 4 nights and it will depend on the starting date which nights will be selected. This should make things easier with the hotel arrangements before and after the tour as we only know with short notice when the actual starting date and ending date will be. ISAFOLD TRAVEL | Tel. +354 544 8866 | Fax +354 544 8869 | info@isafoldtravel.is | www.isafoldtravel.is

Price for 4 nights at Hotel Holt in Reykjavík: SGL room voucher with breakfast for 4 nights: EUR 420,- total/per room DBL room voucher with breakfast for 4 nights: EUR 560,- total/per room

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4x4 guided self drive tours GLACIER AND VOLCANO CHALLENGE – FACTS Tour dates: 15.-16. Feb 2014, 08.-09. Mar 2014, 22.-23. Mar 2014 05.-06. Apr 2014, 19.-20. Apr 2014 26.-27. Apr 2014 Length: 2 days/1 night Group size: 2-14 people Vehicle: Up to 4 people share each self-drive vehicle. Private vehicle available for extra cost. Included: Glacier guide in a guiding vehicle, accommodation, full board, volcano museum, ISAK 4x4 modified Landrover Defender, all necessary equipment for glacier travel and CDW insurance with self-risk of EUR 2.500 per vehicle.

GLACIER AND VOLCANO CHALLENGE A challenge of Fire and Ice

If you can’t pronounce it, why not drive on it? Please don’t apply this principle to Thai temples or Finnish architects, but we guarantee you will enjoy it as you go up Fimmvörðuháls and attempt to drive on the Eyjafjallajökull, the glacier covering the infamous volcano. Day 1 Reykjavík – Fimmvörðuháls volcanic ridge Day 2 Eyjafjallajökull glacier and volcano – Reykjavík

Double-private facilities: EUR 1.190 p.p. Single-private facilities: EUR 1.230 p.p.

WINTER AND SUMMER ADVENTURE – FACTS Tour dates: Every Friday Length: 2 days/1 night Group size: 2-16 people Vehicle: Up to 4 people share each self-drive vehicle. Private vehicle available for extra cost. Included: Guide, accommodation, full board, ISAK 4x4 modified Landrover Defender, all necessary equipment and CDW insurance with self-risk of EUR 2.500 per vehicle. Dormitory-shared facilities: EUR 1.040 p.p.

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WINTER AND SUMMER ADVENTURE 4x4 mini-breaks - all year round

These two-day tours have been designed to whet your appetite for 4x4 self-drive tours in Iceland, and are perfect for a short break, or as an exciting part of a longer journey. Experience the authentic highlands! Day 1 Reykjavík – 1000 Water Way – Nature Bath – Thorsmörk Valley Day 2 Black beaches – Geysir hot spring – Gullfoss waterfall – Þingvellir Unesco site – Reykjavík ISAFOLD TRAVEL | Tel. +354 544 8866 | Fax +354 544 8869 | info@isafoldtravel.is | www.isafoldtravel.is


4x4 guided self drive tours REAL ICELANDIC WINTER SAFARI

Continue, where others would stop The Icelandic highlands are absolutely stunning in winter, but the mountain tracks to get there are closed 7 to 8 months during the year. Icelanders started specially modifying 4x4 vehicles to gain access to these hard to reach spots, and now you can do the same on ISAK Super Defenders. Day 1 Day 2 Day 3

Reykjavík – Þingvellir Unesco site – Highland tracks to Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir hot spring Fjallabak North – Hekla volcano – Landmannalaugar geothermal area Fjallabak area – Black beach – Reykjavík

Note: The accommodation is in dormitory rooms and in a sleeping bag. Participants are asked to take part in cooperative cooking during the tour.

REAL ICELANDIC WINTER SAFARI – FACTS Tour dates: Every Sunday, Sep-Apr Length: 3 days/2 nights Group size: 2-16 people Vehicle: Up to 4 people share each self-drive vehicle. Private vehicle available for extra cost. Included: Guide in a guiding vehicle, accommodation in remote huts for 2 nights, full board, ISAK 4x4 modified Landrover Defender with all necessary equipment and CDW insurance with self-risk of EUR 2.500 per vehicle. Dormitory-shared facilities: EUR 1.490 p.p.

REAL ICELANDIC SUMMER SAFARI

An Introduction to the Icelandic highlands At the southern edge of the Iceland highlands lies the area of Fjallabak (literally: behind the mountains), which is extremely rich in amazing scenery. This 4x4 self-drive tour offers the perfect mix between challenging driving and sightseeing at stunning locations. Day 1 Day 2 Day 3

Reykjavík – Landmannalaugar geothermal area – Fjallabak North road – Langisjór Fjallabak South road – Mælifellssandur black sands – Hrafntinnusker geothermal area Hekla volcanic surroundings – Fjallabak South road – Fljótshlíð – Reykjavík

Note: The accommodation is in dormitory rooms and in a sleeping bag. Participants are asked to take part in cooperative cooking during the tour. ISAFOLD TRAVEL | Tel. +354 544 8866 | Fax +354 544 8869 | info@isafoldtravel.is | www.isafoldtravel.is

REAL ICELANDIC SUMMER SAFARI – FACTS Tour dates: Every Sunday, Jul-Aug Length: 3 days/2 nights Group size: 2-16 people Vehicle: Up to 4 people share each self-drive vehicle. Private vehicle available for extra cost. Included: Guide, accommodation in remote huts for 2 nights, full board, ISAK 4x4 modified Landrover Defender with all necessary equipment and CDW insurance with self-risk of EUR 2.500 per vehicle. Dormitory-shared facilities: EUR 1.490 p.p.

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4x4 guided self drive tours WINTER TROPHY – FACTS Tour dates: 14. - 18. Mar 2014 Length: 5 days/4 nights Group size: 2-16 people Vehicle: Up to 4 people share each self-drive vehicle. Private vehicle available for extra cost. Included: Guide in a guiding vehicle, accommodation for 4 nights, full board, ISAK 4x4 modified Landrover Defender with all necessary equipment and CDW insurance with self-risk of EUR 2.500 per vehicle.

WINTER TROPHY

Tough 4x4 self-drive in the snowy highlands A classic amongst 4x4 self-drive tours, the Isafold Travel Winter Trophy challenges your driving skills as you tackle tough winter conditions under the expert guidance of a 4x4 specialist. After 5 arduous days of glaciers, volcanoes, highland tracks and sandy beaches, the group gets together for farewell dinner and trophy ceremony.

Double-shared facilities: EUR 2.730 p.p.

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Single-shared facilities: EUR 2.750 p.p.

Note: 3 nights are in dormitory rooms in huts and in a sleeping bag. Participants are asked to take part in cooperative cooking during the tour.

SUMMER TROPHY – FACTS Tour dates: 26.-31. Jul 2014 16.-21. Aug 2013 Length: 6 days/5 nights Group size: 2-16 people Vehicle: Up to 4 people share each self-drive vehicle. Private vehicle available for extra cost. Included: Guide, accommodation for 5 nights, full board, ISAK 4x4 modified Landrover Defender with all necessary equipment and CDW insurance with self-risk of EUR 2.500 per vehicle. Dormitory-shared facilities: EUR 2.990 p.p.

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Icebreaker & technical meeting, evening program in Reykjavík Reykjavík – Mýrdalsjökull glacier – Fimmvörðuháls volcanic ridge – Þórsmörk valley Black beaches – Þjórsárdalur valley – Hekla area Geysir hot spring – Gullfoss waterfall – Kjölur track – Kerlingarfjöll mountains Day in the highlands – Hveravellir geothermal area Back on Kjölur track – Þingvellir Unesco site – Trophy dinner – Reykjavík

SUMMER TROPHY

Adventurous self-drive in the remote highlands The Summer Trophy delves deep into the Icelandic highlands, as you cross the entire interior of Iceland on this challenging 6 day tour. 4x4 self-drive is the main feature of this tour, but you will also see a number of Iceland’s outstanding natural attractions, and get to bathe in secluded natural hot springs. Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6

Reykjavík – Þingvellir Unesco site – Geysir hot spring – Gullfoss waterfall – Kjölur track – Hveravellir geothermal area Crossing Blanda glacier river – North of Hofsjökull – Laugafell oasis Sprengisandur north track – Mývatn Area - Möðrudalur Kárahnjúkar – Kverkfjöll geothermal area on Vatnajökull glacier Askja crater – Stunning Gæsavatnaleið track – Nýjidalur Sprengisandur south track – Þjórsárdalur valley – Trophy dinner – Reykjavík

Note: all nights are in dormitory rooms in huts and in a sleeping bag. Participants are asked to take part in cooperative cooking during the tour. ISAFOLD TRAVEL | Tel. +354 544 8866 | Fax +354 544 8869 | info@isafoldtravel.is | www.isafoldtravel.is


4x4 guided self drive tours HIGHLAND CHALLENGE AND COMFORT 4x4 self-drive with style and comfort

This is a tour for those who want the best of both worlds – during the day you’ll have the challenge of navigating your ISAK Super Defender through snowy mountain track, and then at night you will enjoy a nice dinner at a hotel on the edge of the highlands and relax in the comfort of their hot tubs, hopefully with some Northern Light providing the entertainment. Day 1 Reykjavík – Golden Circle on highland tracks – Þjórsárdalur Day 2 The trail to Vatnajökull glacier Day 3 Landmannalaugar Day 4 Hekla volcanic area – Farewell dinner - Reykjavík

4X4 EXPEDITION IN ICELAND

Tour the highlands with a local guide in the comfort of your own 4x4 You want to bring your own 4x4 vehicle to Iceland, but at the same time you want to benefit from knowledge of expert local guide. With the 4x4 Expedition, you can do both! Join our convoy directly as you get off the ferry, for a 7 day tour across the interior of the island, getting to know the country before exploring it on your own. Day 1 Start from Seyðisfjörður village – Egilsstaðir town – North of Vatnajökull glacier Day 2 Kverkfjöll geothermal area on Vatnajökull glacier Day 3 Herðubreiðalindir oasis - Askja crater Day 4 Askja – Stunning Gæsavatnaleið track – Þjórsárdalur valley Day 5 Fjallabak North track – Landmannalaugar geothermal area – Álftavatnakrókur track Day 6 Langisjór lake – Skælingar track – Eldgjá fissure – Öldufellsleið track to Fjallabak South Day 7 Mælifellssandur desert – Fjallabak South track – Hekla volcanic area – Fljótshlíð valley – Hvolsvöllur town ISAFOLD TRAVEL | Tel. +354 544 8866 | Fax +354 544 8869 | info@isafoldtravel.is | www.isafoldtravel.is

HIGHLAND CHALLENGE AND COMFORT – FACTS Tour dates: 22.-25. Sep 2013, 13.-16. Oct 2013, 24.-27. Nov 2013, 15.-18. Dec 2013, 05.-08. Jan 2014, 19.-22. Feb 2014, 30. Mar-02. Apr 2014 13.-16. Apr 2014 Length: 4 days/3 nights Group size: 4-16 people Vehicle: Up to 4 people share a vehicle. Private vehicle available for extra cost. Included: Guide in a guiding vehicle, hotel accommodation, full board, ISAK 4x4 modified Landrover Defender, all necessary equipment and CDW insurance with self-risk of EUR 2.500 per vehicle. Double-private facilities: EUR 1.590 p.p. Single-private facilities: EUR 1.650 p.p.

4X4 EXPEDITION IN ICELAND – FACTS Tour dates: 07.-13. Aug 2014 26. Aug-01. Sep 2014 Length: 7 days/6 nights Group size: 8-24 people Vehicle: Up to 6 vehicles on the tour Included: Guide in a guiding vehicle, camping fees for 6 nights, full board, kitchen tent and cooking equipment. Note: Participants are asked to take part in cooperative cooking. EUR 1.390 p.p.

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U-drive car rental packages FACTS ON SUMMER & WINTER PROGRAMS

U-DRIVE SUMMER PROGRAMS

Vehicle: ISAK 4x4 modified Landrover Defender with 38-inch tires, air compressor, VHF long range radio, snorkel and all the extras to venture deep into the Icelandic highlands. CDW insurance with self-risk of EUR 2.500 per vehicle. Fits 1-7 persons. Accommodation: On the overnight package we include sleeping bag accommodation in mountain huts/hostels with shared facilities. It is optional to have a package with a mixture of sleeping bag accommodation and guesthouses with made up beds. Pick up & drop off: At our headquarters in Reykjavík. Other options available for a price supplement. 3 days+ & 7 days+: These packages can be extended by some days.

Isafold Travel’s U-drive packages allow you to explore Iceland on your own, by following GPS itineraries of handpicked scenic routes. The packages include rental of powerful Land Rover Defenders from our daughter company ISAK 4x4 Rental, so that the rough mountain tracks will not serve as an obstacle, and the multi-day packages include accommodation in huts and/or guesthouses.

1 day price from: EUR 380 per vehicle 3 days+ price from: EUR 380 p.p. (when 4 persons share an ISAK) 5 days price from: EUR 695 p.p. (when 4 persons share an ISAK) 7 days+ price from: EUR 965 p.p. (when 4 persons share an ISAK)

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1 day packages – Travel period approx. 20. Jun – 15. Oct Option 1 Reykjanes peninsula Option 2 Landamannalaugar highland paradise Option 3 Golden Circle with Hagavatn Option 4 Golden Circle with Kerlingarfjöll Option 5 Þórsmörk & south coast

3 days+ package – Travel period approx. 01. Jul – 15. Sep Day 1 Landmannalaugar - Fjallabak north track Day 2 Fjallabak south track Day 3 Fjallabak area - Hekla volcano – Fljótshlíð valley

5 day package – Travel period approx. 20. Jul – 15. Sep Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5

Þjórsárdalur valley – Sprengisandur highland road Gæsavatnaleið track – Askja crater – Kverkfjöll geothermal glacial area Herðubreiðalindir oasis – Dettifoss waterfall – Lake Mývatn area Mývatn area – Akureyri town – Kjölur highland road – Hveravellir & Kerlingarfjöll geothermal areas Kjölur highland road – Gullfoss waterfall – Geysir hot spring – Þingvellir Unesco site

7 days+ package – Travel period approx. 20. Jul – 15. Sep Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7

Fljótshlíð valley – Fjallabak south & north Sprengisandur highland road – Gæsavatnaleið track – Askja crater Kverkfjöll geothermal glacial area Herðubreiðalindir oasis – Dettifoss waterfall – Lake Mývatn area Mývatn area – Sprengisandur highland road – Laugafell oasis – Skagafjörður Kjölur Highland road – Hveravellir & Kerlingarfjöll geothermal areas Kjölur highland road – Gullfoss waterfall – Geysir hot spring – Þingvellir Unesco site ISAFOLD TRAVEL | Tel. +354 544 8866 | Fax +354 544 8869 | info@isafoldtravel.is | www.isafoldtravel.is


U-drive car rental packages U-DRIVE WINTER PROGRAMS During winter in Iceland, even on the main roads, you sometimes have the asphalt various inches underneath ice and snow, but that will not stop you from travelling around in a sturdy 4x4 from ISAK 4x4 Rental, discovering Iceland in its winter clothes.

1 & 2 day packages – Travel period approx. Sep – May Options Various and exciting tour options in the South & West of Iceland.

Other U-drive packages Option 1 Around the West Fjords in 5+ days Option 2 South Coast & Glacier Lagoon in 3+ days Option 3 Winter paradise in the North in 5+ days Option 4 Around Iceland in 7+ days

Price from: EUR 340 per vehicle, 1 day Price from: EUR 220 p.p. (when 4 persons share an ISAK) Price from: EUR 340 p.p. (when 4 persons share an ISAK) for 3 days Price from: EUR 625 p.p. (when 4 persons share an ISAK) for 5 days Price from: EUR 870 p.p. (when 4 persons share an ISAK) for 7 days

ABOUT ISAFOLD TRAVEL

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In 2013 Isafold Travel celebrated 16th year of operations, and throughout this time our objective has always remained the same: to provide our customers with a close and personal encounter with Iceland – its nature, its culture and its people – thus discovering what we refer to as Authentic Iceland. We specialise in tailor-made tours. All the tours in this brochure can be arranged for private departures for other dates, so feel free to browse through them and let them serve as inspiration for a custom made tour. Just contact us, and we will happily set everything up for you.

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