Iceland is covered by ice, glaciers and geysers and has more than 20 active volcanoes. The capital of Iceland is Reykjavik, which means “Smoky Bay”, with 184,000 inhabitants. When in Iceland, experience to take a bath at the Blue Lagoon it is reputed to help some people suffering from skin diseases. Enjoy our affordable Iceland Tour from Manila Philippines. A great experience not to be missed!
JAN 19 DEPARTURE MANILA
Depart Manila. Enjoy your in-flight amenities & entertainment.
JAN 20 ARRIVE REYKJAVIK, ICELAND – NORTHERN LIGHTS MYSTERY
Arrive Reykjavik, meet and transfer to your hotel. Come with us on this spectacular tour to search for the Northern Lights. Join us for a mysterious trip, on a dark winter night. Any time from the onset of autumn darkness until the light nights of spring we can witness one of nature’s most spectacular displays; the phenomenon which we call the Northern Lights. Far from the glow of the city lights, we hunt for exclusive Aurora Borealis, known as the Northern lights. Together we will search for these magnificent auroras. On a clear night, we may be lucky enough to see the Northern Lights swirling in a wild and carefree dance across the sky in dramatic shapes, colors, patterns and sizes. The Northern Lights are visible from September through April but can only be seen on a clear night. Therefore, we reserve the right to cancel this tour if the evening sky is heavily clouded or weather conditions are not favourable.
JAN 21 THE GOLDEN CIRCLE CLASSIC
Breakfast at hotel. This popular excursion introduces you to same of the best-known natural phenomena in Iceland. You will visit Nesjavellir power plant, a high temperature geothermal area situated in the picturesque landscape of Lake ingvallavatn. You will enter ingvellir, where the Icelandic parliament Aldingi was founded in 930, which makes it the oldest known functioning parliament in the world. The tour continues to the beautiful waterfall Gullfoss and from there towards the geothermal area around the incredible spouting hot springs of Greysir and Strokkur. We proceed to Skalholt church, the ancient seat of the Icelandic bishops. On the way back, a photo stop by the colourful volcanic crater Kerio is included. From there the route continues through fertile agricultural areas to Hverageroi, a small and charming horticultural village.
JAN 22 REYKJAVIK CITY TOUR
Breakfast at hotel. This tour offers a simple way to aquaint yourself with the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik and its surroundings. This tour includes all of the most significant sights in the capital and its surrounding towns such as the Presidential Residence at Bessastadir, the Restaurant Perlan and Hofoi House. You will be also visiting the town of Hafnarfjordur, home of elves and humans alike, a fishing harbour, fish market (when it’s open), the towering Hallgrim’s church, the University district, the old town centre with the Parliament Building and the New City Hall by the pond with it’s many birds.
JAN 23 GAME OF THRONES REVISITED
Breakfast at hotel. Walk in beautiful Icelandic nature and in the footsteps of your favourite “Game of Thrones” characters. If you are a lover of rich, family sagas Iceland is the country for you and if you like your drama as deep and dark as some of Iceland’s glacial lakes you will enjoy this tour. Filmed in Iceland, the TV series “Game of Thrones” has showed cased some of the country’s most breathtaking cenery and we have crafted a special tour that takes you to the these sites. Walk in the footstep of your favourite characters and get up close and explore the locations used in this gripping drama. We’ve prepared this tour under careful guidance from an Icelandic actor on the program, who unsurprisingly died a violent death at the hands of the Wildlings. We journey to the dramatic gorge at Thingveillir, the stomping ground of the White walkers and the trail of the Wildlings from “north of the wall.” You will be able to soak up the raw and dramatic atmosphere provided by the magnificent nature at Thingveillir and get to know the symbolic significance of the setting in context to the plot. We also explore Thjorsardalur and the “Settlement Era Viking Lodge”, the location of the greatest massacre and most elaborate scene of the series so far. Indulge your imagination and your senses and soak up some Icelandic natural beauty in this new tour. As an extra bonus, you can also see locations used in other films “The Secret Life of Water Mitty”
JAN 24 SOUTH COAST AND WATERFALLS
Breakfast at hotel. Travel through the ever-changing landscape of south Iceland and discover some of country’s biggest volcanoes, glaciers and most iconic waterfalls. Travel through the south Iceland farming lands to the black sand beaches, thundering waterfalls, powerful volcanoes and majestic glaciers on the south coast. The first stop is at Skogarfoss. A picturesque waterfall thundering down the slopes of Eyjafjallajokull volcano. A waterfall frequently used in movies and commercials. Then onwards for a leisurely stroll along the black sand beach of Reynisfjara. The beach features stacks of basalt columns that wall off surrounding cliffs scattered with caves. Offshore you will see Reynisdrangar pillars, basalt rock stacks that rise from the sea. Icelandic legend says they were trolls turned into rock by the rising sun when they came home late after a fishing trip. We round off this great sightseeing tour with a stop at Seljalandsfoss waterfall where we can walk behind this magnificent wall of water, right in the slopes of Eyjafjallajokull volcano. On a clear day you will have a fantastic view of famous volcanoes, Hekla and Eyjafjallajokull. You will also see the Westman Islands, rising steeply from the ocean just a few kilometres of the coast. This tour is a great value and easy with an adventurous twist. Sights are breathtaking and one really is confronted by the landscape that has been formed by the interaction of volcanos and glaciers.
JAN 25 REYKJAVIK-AMSTERDAM
After early breakfast, early transfer to the airport for your flight back to Manila.
JAN 26 ARRIVE MANILA
*END OF TOUR*
Minimum of 25-29 passengers: USD$ 3,620.00
Minimum of 20-24 passengers: USD$ 3,688.00
Minimum of 15-19 passengers: USD$ 3,788.00
Minimum of 10-14 passengers: USD$ 3,888.00
Single Supplement: US$ 800.00
TOUR COST INCLUDES:
- Roundtrip Airfare economy class
- 5 nights Hotel accommodations at Grand Hotel or similar
- Daily Hotel Breakfast except on June 25
- Round trip airport and Hotel transfers
- Tour as specified in itinerary
- Service of an english speaking tour guide
- Entrance fees to most sights
DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Europe taxes US$ 188.00
- Airport terminal fee US $ 11.00
- Travel tax US$ 32.00
- Visa Fee & Processing fee P 8,500.00
- Tips to Guides & Drivers US$ 60.00
- Travel Insurance US$ 65.00
- Porterage at aiport & hotels
- Optional tours, activities, museums, etc.
- Beverages, snack, lunches, dinner
PIRKKO & TROYTOURS, INC., has arranged for the various tour services to be performed under the responsibility of various contractors. Pirkko & Troytours, Inc., its employees, or its sub-agents therefore only act as agents for the contractors providing the various services described in the tour and accept no responsibility or liability in connection with losses or accidental expenses due to delays of schedule, overbooking, defaults or “force majeure”. All tours and arrangements are subject to the general conditions specified by each contractor. Tour itineraries and prices are subject to change without prior notice. When making a tour booking, the passenger acknowledges and accepts the foregoing conditions.
For reservations or more information about this tour, please contact us on any of the following:
(02) 989 3861 * 899 1362 * 667 3445 * 687 5206
0918 921-8850 (Smart) * 0917 871 3861 (Globe)
0922 833-4405 / 0922 833-4404 (Sun Cellular)