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GUIDED SCHEDULED TOURS IN ICELAND WINTER 2014-2015

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PHOTO TOUR

ICELAND WINTER PHOTO TOUR Tour dates 2014: 21.-25. Nov Tour dates 2015: 27. Feb-03.Mar Length: 5 days/ 4 nights Group size: 2-8 people Included: Transportation & photo guide, accommodation for 4 nights, full board, and ice cave tour.

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The days are short during winter in Iceland, but these few hours of light can create some of the most amazing light conditions a photographer can dream of. You will immortalise snow-covered landscapes, the surf pounding on the black basaltic coast, and visit some stunning ice caves. After dinner it will be dark enough to go hunting for Northern Lights – conditions allowing. Double-private facilities: EUR 2.880.- p.p. Single-private facilities: EUR 2.980.- p.p.

Day 1 Þingvellir – Gullfoss – Geysir – Eyjafjallajökull Day 2 South Coast – Hrífunes Day 3 Skaftafell National Park – Glacier Lagoon – Day & Evening Photography Day 4 Glacier landscapes & Ice cave Day 5 South Coast – Reykjavík Combine this tour with: West Iceland Photo Tour.

Double-shared facilites: EUR 2.790.- p.p. Single-shared facilities: EUR 2.890.- p.p.


PHOTO TOUR

WEST ICELAND PHOTO TOUR Tour dates 2014: 19.-20. Nov, 27.-28. Dec Tour dates 2015: 25.-26. Feb Length: 2 days/ 1 night Group size: 2-8 people Included: Transportation & photo guide, accommodation for 1 night, full board.

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This two day winter photo tour around West Iceland offers great opportunities for nature photography. Places like Hraunfossar lava waterfalls, the pebble beach of Djúpalónssandur and the rugged coastline between Arnarstapi and Hellnar, are just few of many picturesque locations you will visit.

Day 1 Reykjavík – Deildartunguhver – Hraunfossar – Stykkishólmur Day 2 Around the tip of the peninsula – South part of Snæfellsnes – Reykjavík Combine this tour with: Iceland Winter Photo Tour, Iceland Break – New Year´s or Winter Highland Safari.

Double-private facilities: EUR 1.050.- p.p. Single-private facilities: EUR 1.090.- p.p.


FAMILY TOUR

FAMILY FAIRYTALE – WINTER IN SOUTH ICELAND Tour dates 2014: 11.-17. Oct, 18.-24. Oct, 25.-31. Oct Tour dates 2015: 31. Jan -06. Feb, 07.-13. Feb, 14.-20. Feb, 02.-08. Apr Length: 7 days/ 6 nights Group size: 4-12 people Tour includes: Transportation & guide, accommodation for 6 nights, sleeping bag, and full board. Saga museum, caving, power plant visit & glacier walk. Note: 2 nights in remote hut, dormitory style & sleeping bag, cooperative cooking.

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We believe the best thing for family bonding is to spend quality time together on vacation. Do activities that everyone can enjoy, like Northern Lights hunt, hiking, snow ball fight, take a nature bath and enjoy the vastness of the nature.

Children 4-12 years old get 25% discount if sharing a room with parents. Children under 4 year get free.

Day 1 Þingvellir National Park – Laugarvatn – Geysir – Gullfoss Day 2 Horse riding – Hellisheiði Power Plant – Afternoon hike & Nature Bath Day 3 In the steps of the Vikings – Seljalandsfoss – Þórsmörk Day 4 Day in Þórsmörk Glacier and Volcano Valley Day 5 South Coast – Skógafoss – Dyrhólaey – Vík Village – Reynisdrangar Day 6 Skaftafell National Park – Glacier Lagoon – Glacier Walk Day 7 South Coast – Caving – City Tour

Double-shared facilites: EUR 2.050.- p.p. Single-shared facilities: EUR 2.110.- p.p.


AUTHENTIC ICELAND

ICELAND BREAK – WEST Tour dates 2014: 08.-10. Sept, 03.-05. Nov, 08.-10. Dec Tour dates 2015: 16-.18. Feb, 23.-25. Mar, 13.-15. Apr, 25.-27. May Length: 3 days/ 2 nights Group size: 2-10 people Includes: Transportation & guide, hotel accommodation for 2 nights, full board, caving, shark farm, boat tour.

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On this three day tour you will explore best of West Iceland, combining nature and historic Icelandic sites. You will visit the lava cave called Vatnshellir, quaint villages, a former shark hunter in Bjarnarhöfn, go on a boat tour around Breiðafjörður Bay, visit the reconstructed home of Eirikur the Red and much more.

Day 1 Reykjavík – Snæfellsnes Peninsula Highlights Day 2 Stykkishólmur – Viking Path – Remote Fellsströnd Day 3 Borgarfjörður area – Hvalfjörður – Reykjavík Combine this tour with: Iceland Break – South, Iceland Break – Solar Eclipse, South Iceland Adventure, Winter Highland Safari or Glacier & Volcano.

Double-private facilities: EUR 1.450.- p.p. Single-private facilities: EUR 1.490.- p.p.


AUTHENTIC ICELAND

ICELAND BREAK – SOUTH Tour dates 2014: 05.-07. Sept, 31. Oct-02. Nov, 05.-07. Dec Tour dates 2015: 13.-15. Feb, 10.-12. Apr, 22.-24. May Length: 3 days/ 2 nights Group size: 2-10 people Included: Transportation & guide, accommodation for 2 nights, full board. Optional: Glacier walk.

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Explore the highlights of South Iceland in three days visiting the most renowned sites, such as waterfall Gullfoss and the hot springs by Geysir; Skaftafell National Park; the Glacier Lagoon; Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls. You will stay at a lovely little guesthouse in the countryside, giving you a chance to view the Northern Lights, if the conditions are right.

Double-private facilities: EUR 1.510.- p.p. Single-private facilities: EUR 1.550.- p.p.

Day 1 Golden Circle Highlights – Greenhouse Visit Day 2 Skaftafell – Glacier Lagoon – Glacier Walk Day 3 South Coast Highlights – Northern Lights Combine this tour with: Iceland Break – West, Highland & Comfort South or West, Winter Trophy.

Double-shared facilites: EUR 1.450.- p.p. Single-shared facilities: EUR 1.490.- p.p.


AUTHENTIC ICELAND

ICELAND BREAK – SOLAR ECLIPSE Tour dates 2015: 20.-22. Mar Length: 3 days/ 2 nights Group size: 2-10 people Included: Transportation & guide, accommodation for 2 nights, full board. Optional: Glacier walk.

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The first morning will be spent enjoying the partial Solar Eclipse in middle of nature. The remainder of the tour will focus on visiting beautiful secret spots and famous places along the Golden Circle and the South Coast. A whole day of exploring the National Park Skaftafell, where the floating icebergs at the Glacier Lagoon play the main role. We recommend an easy glacier walk on one of the outlet glaciers of Vatnajökull, Europe´s largest glacier. Double-private facilities: EUR 1.510.- p.p. Single-private facilities: EUR 1.550.- p.p.

Day 1 Solar Eclipse – Golden Circle Highlights – Greenhouse Visit Day 2 Skaftafell – Glacier Lagoon – Glacier Walk Day 3 South Coast Highlights – Northern Lights Combine this tour with: Iceland Break – West or Highland & Comfort West

Double-shared facilites: EUR 1.450.- p.p. Single-shared facilities: EUR 1.490.- p.p.


AUTHENTIC ICELAND

ICELAND BREAK – NEW YEAR’S Tour dates 2014: 29.-31. Dec Length: 3 days/ 2 nights Group size: 2-10 people Included: Transportation & guide, accommodation for 2 nights, full board, gala dinner and New Year´s Eve program. Note: Accommodation on New Year´s Eve not included.

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Take a few days off in the countryside and experience the Icelandic winter before celebrating New Year´s Eve Icelandic style. You arrive back in Reykjavík on New Year´s Eve, after exploring South Iceland for 3 days. You go out for a gala dinner, visit a bonfire and end the night with fireworks. This will be the party of the year.

Day 1 Golden Circle – Northern Lights Day 2 Skaftafell – Glacier Lagoon – Glacier Walk Day 3 South Coast Highlights Combine this tour with: West Iceland Photo Tour, South Iceland Adventure, Winter Highlands Safari.

Double-private facilites: EUR 1.690.- p.p. Single-private facilities: EUR 1.750.- p.p.


AUTHENTIC ICELAND

ICELAND INSPIRATION – HANDCRAFT & FOOD Tour dates 2014: 07.-09. Nov, 14.-16. Nov, 21.-23. Nov, 28.-30. Nov Length: 3 days/ 2 nights Group size: 6-8 people Included: Transportation & guide, accommodation for 2 nights, full board, visit to Glaumbær museum and workshop with material for 1 item.

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The use of fish leather in fashion is ever growing and we like to intrigue you with a sewing workshop at Atlantic Leather, the market leader in producing quality fish leather. This tour is also a culinary feast, as you will enjoy local products and bring your taste buds on a surprising journey. Optional: Join a cooking class to learn the secrets of the New Nordic Kitchen, before or after the tour.

Day 1 Reykjavík – Glaumbær Old Turf Farm – Sauðárkrókur Village Day 2 Full day workshop at the local Tannery – Working with fish leather & lamb skin – Private & Remote Dinner with Nature Bath & Local Treats – Northern Light Hunt Day 3 Half day workshop at the local Tannery – Transfer to Reykjavík Combine this tour with: Highland & Comfort South and West Iceland Photo Tour.

Double-private facilities: EUR 1.150.- p.p. Single-private facilities: EUR 1.190.- p.p.


4x4 GUIDED SELF DRIVE TOUR

GLACIER & VOLCANO – 4x4 TOUR Tour dates 2015: 14.-15. Feb, 21.-22. Feb, 28. Feb–01. Mar, 07.-08. Mar, 14.-15. Mar, 21.-22. Mar, 28.-29. Mar, 04.-05. Apr, 11.-12. Apr, 18.-19. Apr, 25.-26. Apr. Length: 2 days/ 1 night Group size: 2-10 people Included: Guide, self-drive vehicle with CDW insurance with self-risk of EUR 2.500 per vehicle, hotel accommodation for 1 night, full board, Volcano museum.

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Get an insight into the devastating forces of nature of this small volcanic island in the North Atlantic Ocean. You will be in control on this powerful two day self-drive tour in modified 4x4’s under the guidance of a local guide, driving on top of Eyjafjallajökull glacier and up to the volcanic ridge Fimmvörðuháls.

Max 4 people in vehicle. Additional cost for a private vehicle is EUR 400.- for 2 days.

Day 1 Reykjavík – Fimmvörðuháls Volcanic Ridge Day 2 Eyjafjallajökull Glacier and Volcano – Reykjavík Combine this tour with: Highland & Comfort South or West, West Iceland Photo Tour, Iceland Break – West.

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


4x4 GUIDED SELF DRIVE TOUR

SOUTH ICELAND ADVENTURE – 4x4 TOUR Tour dates 2014: Every Saturday in Sept-Dec Tour dates 2015: Every Saturday in Jan-May Length: 2 days/ 1 night Group size: 2-16 people Included: Guide, self-drive vehicle with CDW insurance with self-risk of EUR 2.500 per vehicle, accommodation for 1 night and full board.

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Get a taste of the snow covered Icelandic Highlands, along with visiting the famous sights of the Golden Circle and Þorsmörk valley. Icelanders have a long tradition of travelling around the highlands in the winter time. Modified 4x4 vehicles enable us to access areas that would otherwise be out of reach during winter time.

Max 4 people in vehicle. Additional cost for a private vehicle is EUR 400.- for 2 days.

Day 1 Reykjavík – 1000 Water Way – Nature Bath – Þórsmörk Valley – Fljótshlíð Valley Day 2 Black Sandy Beach – Geysir – Gullfoss – Highland tracks – Þingvellir – Reykjavík Combine this tour with: Highland & Comfort South or West, West Iceland Photo Tour, Iceland Break – West or Iceland Break – New Year´s.

Double-shared facilites: EUR 1.150.- p.p. Single-shared facilities: EUR 1.180. p.p.


4x4 GUIDED SELF DRIVE TOUR

VATNAJÖKULL GLACIER TROPHY – 4x4 TOUR Tour dates 2015: 04.-08. May Length: 5 days/ 4 nights Group size: 3-16 people Included: Guide, self-drive vehicle with CDW insurance with self-risk of EUR 2.500 per vehicle, accommodation for 4 nights, full board. Note: 3 nights sleeping bag in remote hut and dormitory rooms, cooperative cooking.

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If you have good experience of 4x4 driving, and want something more challenging and adventurous, this tour is what you are looking for. Participants drive modified 4x4 vehicles on top of Vatnajökull glacier under the guidance of our expert staff. On this 5 day glacier tour participants will spend 3 whole days exploring Europe´s largest ice cap, which very few people in the world have done.

Max 2 people in vehicle. Additional cost for a private vehicle is EUR 1.000.- for 5 days.

Day 0 Welcome to Iceland Day 1 Reykjavík – West Edge of Vatnajökull Glacier Day 2 Ascending the glacier – Grímsvötn Volcano Area Day 3 Day on the glacier – Kverkfjöll geothermal area Day 4 Saying goodbye to the glacier Day 5 South Coast – Reykjavík – Goodbye dinner

Dormitory-shared facilities: EUR 3.490.- p.p.


4x4 GUIDED SELF DRIVE TOUR

HIGHLAND & COMFORT WEST – 4x4 TOUR Tour dates 2015: 03.-06. Feb, 10.-13. Feb, 24.-27. Feb, 03.-06. Mar, 10.-13. Mar, 17.-20. Mar, 24.-27. Mar, 07.-10. Apr, 14.-17. Apr, 21.-24. Apr, 28. Apr-01. May Length: 4 days/ 3 nights Group size: 2-16 people Included: Guide, self-drive vehicle with CDW insurance with self-risk of EUR 2.500 per vehicle, hotel accommodation for 3 nights, full board, visit fee, entrance to Fontana Spa.

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This guided self-drive tour, with our specially modified 4x4 Land Rover Defenders, combines real adventure and comfort. You will take on the Western highlands and visit famous sights like Þingvellir national park, Húsafell area, crossing Langjökull glacier, Hveravellir geothermal area, Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir geothermal area, and more. In the evening you will stay at a lovely hotel and relax in the outdoor Jacuzzi after dinner.

Max 4 people in vehicle. Additional cost for a private vehicle is EUR 800.- for 4 days.

Day 1 Þingvellir – Kaldidalur – Húsafell Day 2 Crossing Langjökull Glacier Day 3 Hveravellir/Kerlingarfjöll Geothermal Area Day 4 Highlands South of Langjökull – Laugarvatn – Reykjavík Combine this tour with: Glacier & Volcano, Iceland Break – South, Winter Highland Safari or Iceland Break – Solar Eclipse.

Double-private facilities: EUR 2.490.- p.p. Single-private facilities: EUR 2.590.- p.p.


4x4 GUIDED SELF DRIVE TOUR

HIGHLAND & COMFORT SOUTH – 4x4 TOUR Tour dates 2014: 08.-11. Sept, 20.-23. Oct, 10.-13. Nov, 01.-04. Dec Tour dates 2015: 26.-29. Jan, 09.-12. Feb, 02.-05. Mar, 30. Mar-02. Apr, 20.-23. Apr Length: 4 days/ 3 nights Group size: 2-16 people Included: Guide, self-drive vehicle with CDW insurance with self-risk of EUR 2.500 per vehicle, hotel accommodation for 3 nights, full board, visit fee.

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This tour is for those who want the best of both worlds. During the day you´ll have the challenge of navigating your modified 4x4 vehicle through mountain tracks. Then at night you´ll 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 Lights providing the entertainment.

Max 4 people in vehicle. Additional cost for a private vehicle is EUR 800.- for 4 days.

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4

Golden Circle on highland tracks The trail to Vatnajökull Glacier Landmannalaugar Volcano Hekla - Reykjavík

Combine this tour with: Glacier & Volcano or Iceland Break - South.

Double-private facilities: EUR 2.490.- p.p. Single-private facilities: EUR 2.590.- p.p.


4x4 GUIDED SELF DRIVE TOUR

WINTER HIGHLAND SAFARI – 4x4 TOUR Tour dates 2014: Every Friday in Sept - Dec Tour dates 2015: Every Friday in Jan - Apr Length: 3 days/ 2 nights Group size: 2-16 people Included: Guide, self-drive vehicle with CDW insurance with self-risk of EUR 2.500 per vehicle, full board, cooperative cooking and 2 nights in remote huts with sleeping bag and dormitory rooms.

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Take on the challenging highlands tracks on this guided winter self-drive tour. Visit areas that are impossible to enter during this time of the year unless you have the right vehicle. A great tour for those that enjoy driving modified 4x4s in challenging conditions, as well as those looking for breathtaking winter landscapes.

Max 4 people in vehicle. Additional cost for a private vehicle is EUR 600.- for 3 days.

Day 1 Reykjavík – Þingvellir – Crossing highland tracks to Gullfoss and Geysir - Hólaskógur Day 2 Fjallabak North – Landmannalaugar Day 3 Fjallabak Area – Reykjavík Combine this tour with: Iceland Break New Year´s, Iceland Break-West, West Iceland Photo Tour or Highland & Comfort West.

Dormitory-shared facilities: EUR 1.690.- p.p.


4x4 GUIDED SELF DRIVE TOUR

WINTER TROPHY – 4x4 TOUR Tour dates 2015: 16.-20. Feb, 30. Mar-03. Apr Length: 5 days/ 4 nights Group size: 2-16 people Included: Guide, self-drive vehicle with CDW insurance with self-risk of EUR 2.500 per vehicle, accommodation for 4 nights, full board. Note: 3 nights in remote huts with sleeping bag and dormitory rooms. Cooperative cooking.

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On this 5 day expedition you will get to see Iceland off the beaten track. The tour moves around uninhabited areas of Iceland far away from civilization. Tackling adventurous trails to glacier Mýrdalsjökull, volcanic ridge Fimmvörðuháls and crossing unbridged rivers in Þórsmörk Valley are just a few of many exciting things we will do with our modified 4x4 self-drive vehicle. Max 4 people in vehicle. Additional cost for a private vehicle is EUR 1.000.- for 5 days.

Day 1 Reykjavík – Mýrdalsjökull Glacier – Fimmvörðuháls Eruption Area – Þórsmörk Valley Day 2 Black Sandy Beach – Þjórsádalur Valley – Hekla Volcano Day 3 Geysir – Gullfoss – Kjölur Mountain Track – Kerlingafjöll Mountains Day 4 Day in the Highlands – Hveravellir Geothermal Area – Kerlingarfjöll Mountains Day 5 Kjölur Mountain Track – Þingvellir– Reykjavík – Goodbye Dinner

Double-shared facilites: EUR 2.990.- p.p. Single-shared facilities: EUR 3.040.- p.p.


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Isafold Travel Winter Tours 2014-2015