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Travel Deal: Best of Iceland

YVR has partnered with Claire Newell, President and Founder of Travel Best Bets, to help travellers find some great travel packages.

Glaciers in Iceland at dusk 

Experience plenty of the highlights, like erupting geysers, visiting glacier lagoons, and exploring breathtaking waterfalls and black sand beaches. Be sure to pack your sense of adventure and get ready to feel Iceland under your feet.

Travel Best Bets Package Includes:

  • Round trip airfare to Reykjavik aboard Icelandair
  • 6 night guided adventure
    Highlights: Sleep in a local guesthouse in the eastern fjords region, marvel at the largest ice cap in Europe, gape at the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon with seals floating on icebergs, photograph black-sand beaches and gushing waterfalls around this island nation
  • 6 nights accommodation (5 standard hotel, 1 night guesthouse)
  • 6 breakfasts (allow USD350-455 for meals not included)
  • Transportation in private minivan/bus, walking.
  • Max 16, avg 12

Travel Best Bets Exclusive: Book by Nov 26!

May 24-June 12
Vancouver: $2799-$2899 + $304 tax

Per person based on shared accommodation
For your own personal room, add $1539

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive Reykjavik
Today explore the city of Reykjavik on your own.

Day 2: Reykjavik – Akureyri (B)
After breakfast, drive to Akureyri, stopping for lunch at a local cantina (pay locally). Explore the town and opt to go on a whale-watching tour in the evening.

Day 3: Akureyri – Bakkagerdi (B)
Stop at Goðafoss Waterfall en route to Mývatn Lake. Explore lava formations of Dimmuborgir and the geothermal area of Námaskarð. Visit Dettifoss Waterfall before arriving in Borgarfjörður for a night in a local guesthouse.

Day 4: Bakkagerdi – Hofn (B)
Leave beautiful Borgarfjörður behind and travel down the coast driving through the beautiful and majestic eastern fjords. En route to Hofn, catch a glimpse of Vatnajokull glacier, the largest ice cap in Europe.

Day 5: Hofn – Vik (B)
Visit the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, with a chance to see seals sun bathing on the bright blue ice. Opt to check out the lagoon by boat. Continue to Skaftafell National Park and opt to take a glacier hike. Continue to Vík.

Day 6: Vik – Reykjavík (B)
Visit Reynisfjara Beach. Continue along the Golden Circle to Drumbo. Stop at the waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. Explore the Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir Hot Springs and Þingvellir National Park. Arrive to Reykjavík in the early evening.

Day 7: Reykjavík (B)
Board your flight back home

For more details and to book, contact Travel Best Bets by phone 1-877-523-7823 or email info@travelbestbets.com.

About Claire Newell

Claire Newell is a travel expert, author and a recognized authority on the international travel industry. She is the founder and owner of Travel Best Bets, one of the largest agencies in Canada and the best-selling author of Travel Best Bets – An Insider’s Guide to Taking Your Best Trips, Ever. She has appeared in top broadcast and print media throughout U.S. and Canada over the last 22 years, including Canada’s Global TV network, NBC’s Today Show, Fox & Friends, CNN, and others. Claire also writes regularly for print and online publications including Readers’ Digest, Today’s Parent and more.

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes $30 per adult Booking Management Fee.  Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions there will be some product we cannot match or beat. BPCPA #3287