Excursions

Golden Circle Tour – April 15 2012

On the Golden Circle tour you can walk around the world-famous Geysir geothermal area, a geothermal field where hot springs are in abundance, geysers explode and pools of mud bubble. One of the Golden Circle’s many highlights is the Gullfoss waterfall, the queen of Iceland’s waterfalls. Finally, but no less spectacular is a visit to the Thingvellir National Park. This is the original site of the oldest existing parliament in the world. The Great Atlantic rift is clearly visible, a rift that is slowly pulling Iceland apart along tectonic plates. Lunch and refreshments not included.

 

Duration: 8 hours
Departure: 09:00. NOTE pick up at hotels and guesthouses 30 min. prior to departure
Included: Bus fare, guidance
Price: EUR 62


Whale Watching

Join us in an adventure at sea with an unforgettable trip into the world of whales and sea birds. The various types of whales commonly sighted include minke whales, white-beaked dolphins, harbor porpoises, the popular humpback whales and killer whales (orcas). The majestic Fin  and Sei whales are also occasional companions to our boats. We will be accompanied by sea birds such as gannets, puffins, guillemots, cormorants, gulls, kittiwakes, arctic terns, and many more. Our trips take us past several islands inhabited by colonies of puffin.

Departure at: 13:00. NOTE pick up from hotels at 12:30

Duration: around 4 hours
Price: EUR 56

The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon Express is not to be missed while you are in Iceland. The Blue Lagoon’s warm water and natural active ingredients; mineral salts, silica and blue green algae help you relax and unwind while the Blue Lagoon white silica mud gently cleanses and exfoliates the skin. The mineral salts balance and relax body and soul. This tour departs at 14:00 and you can return at one of our flexible return times.

The Blue Lagoon Express offers the ideal way to visit the Blue Lagoon. Other available departures at 08:30, 10:00, 11:00, 14:00, 16:00 and 18:00. Return times are always flexible.

Departure at: 14:00 (pick up at hotels and guesthouses 30 minutes before departure)
Included: Bath fee to the Blue Lagoon, pick up at hotels and guesthouses 30 minutes before departure.
Price: EUR 46

Horse riding April 16 (Special tour for NHPC guests)

Enjoy a horseback riding experience with the Icelandic Horse – horse rental in Reykjavík – while staying in Iceland. The tour begins with a pick up at 8:30 and then there is a drop off about 12 o’clock at the hotel – The

Icelandic Horse is only 15 minutes drive from the hotel. The riding tour goes through lava fields in an open landscape with mountain scenery. The duration of the riding tour is about 1 – 1,5 hours. The Icelandic Horse provides overalls, gloves and rain gear if necessary. With The Icelandic Horse you can experience the unique gait, the “tölt”.

Price: EUR 60

Pleace visit The Icelandic Horse’s website for more info about the riding tours in general, www.theicelandichorse.is