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Lesbian and Gay Travel to Iceland

Gay Iceland Tour

Travel Style: Active

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CAD $0 USD $3349.00

$750.00 deposit required.
Remaining balance collected 60 days prior to departure.


8 days

Aug 03, 2014 Aug 02, 2015

Float between icebergs of Jokulsarlon Lagoon • Swim between the tectonic continental plates • Snorkel in a glacier river then trek across the glacier that fed it • Start Pride with a dip in the Blue Lagoon • Celebrate with the locals •
 

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From the cosmopolitan & friendly capital of Reykjavik to the remote countryside, you'll surely enjoy your time in Iceland. We've tailored this trip so you can enjoy the stunning South Shore as well as the excitement of Pride in one of the most welcoming countries on Earth.


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Is this trip right for you?

• Gay group leader
• Breakfast daily
• 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
• Arrival airport transfer to joining point hotel
• Departure transfer
• Snorkeling & Caving
• River Rafting
• Glacier Hike
• Boat tour on the Glacial Lagoon
• Blue Lagoon entrance/towel/robe
• Golden Circle join-in tour
• Pink City history walk
• Entrance to Phallological museum
• Pride Champagne brunch
• Travel insurance package covering medical, trip interruption & baggage loss. Click here for more info

*for a more detailed itinerary, view our trip notes
 

• International Airfare
• Meals and activities not outlined in itinerary
 

3 & 4 Star Hotels (7 nights)

We have carefully chosen these gay-welcoming properties with you in mind. They have the right balance of comfort while still being locally owned.


 

Be prepared for some physical activity. Although you aren't required to be in great shape, the more fit you are, the more you will enjoy your holiday.
 

Maximum of 16 travellers per group. Departure is guaranteed, subject to 4 people travelling.
 

Allow $800 USD for meals not included.
 

Our first day begins with our group meeting followed by an optional group dinner. Following dinner we head to a popular lounge for a welcome reception with locals.
 

Today we head to Silfra where we swim and snorkel between the continents where the tectonic plates meet, with the opportunity to actually see the crack in the surface under water. Later in the day we continue our adventure with a cave hike through a lava tube that was created thousands of years ago by a river of red glowing lava.
 

This morning we hit the water for an exciting and beautiful river rafting experience where you'll see great mix of serene canyons and adrenaline pumping waves and rapids. In the afternoon our drive takes us along the South coast of Iceland to iconic Seljalandsfoss and Skógarfoss waterfalls as well as the captivating rock formations of Reynisfjara and Reynisdrangar.
 

Are you ready to trek on a glacier? Great! After a lesson in ice walking we head onto the Mýrdalsjökull Glacier to experience one of the most popular activities in Iceland; Ice Trekking. After you've conquered the glacier, we head to Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon where we have a relaxing boat ride amidst freshly calved icebergs.
 

Your adventure becomes even more exciting when we head to the Blue Lagoon where we join other gay and lesbian travellers for a dip in the geothermal pool. Enjoy a drink and get to know some of the new guests before we head to our design hotel in Reykjavik which will serve as our base for the next few nights. This evening we attend the Reykjavik Pride opening ceremony where tourists and locals enjoy local and international entertainment.
 

Today we will join a larger gay and lesbian group to experience Gullfoss waterfall, the world-famous Geysir & Þingvellir national park where you can see the Great Atlantic Rift. Following this we head to the Fontana Steam Baths where you will have a chance to enjoy three geothermally heated baths, a sauna, a warm sand beach and access to the pristine waters of Lake Laugarvatn. If you have energy after today we have an optional dinner followed by options for the Pride Concert, Queer Cruise and the other official Pride events.
 

What better way to start the day than with a champagne brunch? Following brunch we watch the Reykjavik Gay Pride Parade and enjoy a short outdoor concert. Tonight is the official Pride dance which has become the main event for the festival. Day 8 is departure day with no activities included. You are free to depart at your leisure using your complimentary transfer.
 

Departure Date Spaces available  
Aug 03, 2014 bookings closed
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Itinerary

Day 1 Reykjavik
Day 2 Silfra Snorkelling/Gjábakkahellir Cave
Day 3 Hvíta River Rafting
Day 4 Mýrdalsjökull Glacier Trek & Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon
Day 5 Blue Lagoon & Pride Opening Ceremonies
Day 6 Golden Circle & Fontana Steam Baths
Day 7-8 Reykjavik Pride

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