ICELAND

highlights

  • One of the best travel agency in India serving Pure Vegetarian Food “GEM TOURS AND TRAVELS” 
  • Gem Tours & Travels is a 34 year’s old trusted Luxury travel company. 
  • Guaranteed Departures. 
  • Covering Most Beautiful Country: Iceland 
  • Reykjavik: 2+2 Nights Stay covers Day trip to Gull Foss , Pingvellir National Park & Geyser Hot Spring , Blue Lagoon & other water falls
  • Akuryeri: 1 Night cover Dettifoss waterfall
  • East Fjords: 1 Night stay covers beautiful east Iceland 
  • Vatnajokull area: 1 Night stay covers Glacier Lagoon  
  • Hella area: 1 Night stay covers Black sand Beach in Vik area  

Itinerary

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KEFLAVÍK– REYKJAVÍK( DAY 1)
Arrive at Keflavik airport and after clearing customs and immigration we precede towards Reykjavik. Proceed for check in at Hotel. Reykjavik, on the coast of Iceland, is the country's capital and largest city. Overnight at Reykjavik (Meals: Dinner)
THE GOLDEN CIRCLE DAY TOUR (Approx. 300 kms)( DAY 2)
After breakfast proceed to Thingvellir National Park. Then proceed to visit Geysir. It was the first geyser described in a printed source and the first known to modern Europeans. Later visit Gullfoss Waterfall. At the end of the day come back to Reykjavik. Overnight at Reykjavik (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
REYKJAVÍK – BORGARFJÖRÐUR – AKUREYRI (Approx.460 kms)( DAY 3)
After breakfast proceed to watch beautiful HraunfossarWaterfalls & & Barnafoss. Further experience Deildartunguhver hot spring. It is characterized by a very high flow rate for a hot spring and water emerges at 97 °C. It is the highestflow hot spring in Europe. Later Proceed to Akureyri, Overnight at Akureyri(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
AKUREYRI - DETTIFOSS – EAST FJORDS (Approx.350 kms)( DAY 4)
After Breakfast visit Dettifoss Waterfall. The water comes from the nearby Vatnajökull glacier, whose sediment-rich runoff colorsthe water a greyish white. Overnight at East Fjords (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
EAST FJORDS – JÖKULSÁRLÓN – VATNAJÖKULLAREA (Approx.310 Kms)( DAY 5)
After breakfast we visit Vatnajökull glacier, It is known as the Water Glacier in English, is the largest and most voluminous ice cap in Iceland, and one of the largest in area in Europe. Visit Glacier lagoon, Enjoy Amphibian Boat ride A glacier is a persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight; it forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation over many years, often centuries. Overnight at Vatnajökull area (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
VATNAJÖKULLAREA – SKAFTAFELL – VÍK – HVOLSVÖLLUR/HELLAAREA (Approx.260 Kms)( DAY 6)
After breakfast visit Skaftafell national park, Skaftafell is a wilderness area in Iceland's VatnajökullNational Park. Its huge glaciers include Skaftafellsjökull and Svínafellsjökull. Later visit Vik, a village in Iceland. Further proceed to Hella Area for stay. (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
HVOLSVÖLLUR/HELLA AREA – REYKJAVÍKCITY TOUR (Approx.120 Kms)( DAY 7)
After breakfast we proceed for Reykjavik Orientation City tour. You visit Hveragerði, Reykjavík City; Hallgrímskirkja church, Perlan, Höfði house, the old town center & harbor, Harpa Music Hall. Overnight at Reykjavik (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) 
THE BLUELAGOON(Approx.70 kms)( DAY 8)
Visit Blue Lagoon after check out from the hotel. The Blue Lagoon geothermalspa is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. The spa is located in a lava field in Grindavík on the Reykjanes Peninsula; southwestern Iceland in a location favourable full day is for free for shopping and leisure activities (on your own). (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
REYKJAVIK - HOME DESTINATION( DAY 9)
After breakfast we procced to Airport to board the flight, The tour end with lot of beautiful memories. 

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passport & visa information

Useful information:
Visa requirement:

  • 4 recent photographs ( 35mm*45 mm white background matt finishing; 80% face focus)
  • Original passport with minimum validity of six months. ( please provide all old passports if any) (Validity of Passport should be 10 year from the date of issue
  • Last three years income tax – Saral form (photocopies) Company & Personal. 
  • Recent 6 months personal bank statements of all the passengers travelling. (photocopies) Company & Personal.
  • 3 Letterheads individual / company.
  • Pan card copy
  • Insurance copy
  • Student id proof
  • Business Proof (Partnership Deed / MOU of Proprietor / MOU of shop & establishment)
  • If salaried person, we need leave letter on company’s letter head and 3 months’ salary slip

FAQ's and other information

FAQS: About the Country
1. What is the best time to visit? The best time to visit Iceland are summer months July and August. The climate is likely to be warmer than other seasons. February, March, September and October are typically the best time to visit Iceland for the Northern Lights. 2. How long is daylight received in Iceland?
There is 21 hours daylight in Iceland from mid-May to mid-August and the sun only sets for around 3 hours per day. In midwinter, there are around 4 - 5 hours of effective daylight. These long and short periods of daylight add drama to the atmosphere with lingering twilight.
3. What currency is used in Iceland?
The króna is the currency of Iceland. Iceland is the smallest country to have its own currency and monetary policy.Visa and MasterCard are accepted almost universally, and ATMs are generally not hard to find. Most people in Iceland pay for everything, even small items like chewing gum, with credit card. 
4. Which languages are spoken in Iceland? The country's written and spoken language is Icelandic. However, most Icelanders speak English.
5. Some items you should pack regardless of the time you are travelling?
Here’s a list of some items you need to carry to Iceland regardless of the time you are travelling:
  • Fleece jacket/lightweight wool sweater
  • Rainproof/windproof jacket
  • Rain pants
  • Sturdy walking shoes with a good tread/grip
  • Gloves
  • Scarves
  • Hat (toque/beanie)
  • Swimsuit
  • Thermal underwear (specifically for highland travel/activities)
  • Waterproof hiking boots (specifically for highland travel/activities)
  • Warm socks (specifically for winter and highland travel/activities)
  • Quick-dry towel (for visiting pools and hot springs; towels are availablefor rent at swimming facilities)
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
6. What to wear on a trip to Iceland? Base layer – Jeans and long sleeve t-shirts. Warm sweater and water proof jackets. Sturdy hiking boots – water resistant boots with ankle support. 
7. Do I need insurance? Yes, you need insurance while travelling to Iceland.
8. Is tipping essential in Iceland? Tipping isn’t essential in Iceland as the restaurants include service charges. 9. What is the legal age for drinking in Iceland? The legal age for drinking in Iceland is 20 years.
10. What activities are done in Iceland? Some activities done in Iceland are glacier hiking, caving tours, snow mobile tours, snorkelling, river rafting, kayaking tours, whale watching and helicopter tours.

Sockets & plugs

Iceland uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

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