Iceland Backroads from $2395

Reykjavik – Thingvellir National Park – Fludir – Skogafoss – Reynisfjara – Vik – Reykjadalur

6 days – 4 nights

US departure date: July 1, 2022
Reykjavik land tour start date: July 2
Return date: July 6

Check Availability or call 919.515.0508

What's Included?

The 6-day land package includes:

Transportation and Lodging

  • 4 nights in superior tourist class hotels with private bath/shower, 2-share rooms
  • Ground transportation by air-conditioned motor coach as per itinerary
  • Airport transfers included with purchased international AESU group airfare

Meals

  • 4 breakfasts
  • 1 lunch pack
  • 3 specialty dinners including:
    • Welcome Food Tour
    • Locally grown organic dinner
    • Farewell fish and chips dinner

Activities, Admissions & Sights

  • Reykjavik town exploration, guided by a local expert
  • Thingvellir National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Gullfoss Waterfall
  • Geyser geothermal Brennivín schnapps tasting
  • See Eyjafjallajökull and Hekla volcanoes
  • Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss Waterfalls
  • Black sand beach of Reynisfjara
  • Glacier hike
  • Reykjadalur, Valley of Steam hike and picnic
  • Secret lagoon visit and much more…!

Plus:

  • A private tour director for the entire duration of the land tour
  • All service charges and local taxes

Discover the realm of the Icelandic Vikings and explore Iceland's most famous natural treasures and hidden gems. Iceland is truly otherworldly.

Free Airport Transfers & Discount Airfare

When you book your airfare through AESU, you get these great benefits:

  • Free airport transfers overseas on tour start and return dates
  • Hassle free—we take care of all the details
  • Free quotes & competitive rates
  • Fly with fellow travelers
  • Flexible payment schedule
  • AESU can help with special flight requests too
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Optional Blue Lagoon Excursion
$165

Get the most out of your stay in the spectacular Blue Lagoon. Included in the premium package is entrance to the Blue Lagoon, silica mud mask, use of a bathrobe and a towel PLUS 1 drink of your choice. Duration: approx. 2-3 hours.

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What to do during your free time? For more details or current local events talk to your tour director or your local city guide. They are always the best source for free-time activities and offer great tips on restaurants or local hang-outs.

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Meals

Traveling on this trip will introduce you to some native cuisine, including local specialties.

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Hotels

We stay in superior tourist class hotels, all with private bath/shower in 2-share rooms. Our hotels have been specially selected for their atmosphere, friendly hospitality, and cleanliness. Our hotels are centrally located or within a short walk of public transportation to take you to the landmark of your choice in the city you are visiting. (Why stay in remote cabins, hostels, or share your room with up to 6 people, when you can stay in a centrally located hotel?)

You'll be given a complete hotel address list with your final documents. Properties are subject to change and any substitutions would be the equivalent of those listed. All land package rates are based on two people sharing a room. If traveling solo and not wanting to pay the single supplement, AESU will attempt to arrange a share with a same-gender travelers. If a share cannot be arranged a single supplement will apply.

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Fosshotel Reykjavik, Reykjavik

Located in the heart of the city only minutes from Reykjavik's main shopping area, the Fosshotel offers comfortable accommodations plus exciting features such as a delicious restaurant and an exciting beer garden that serves up local Icelandic brews. Rooms include satellite TV, hair dryers, coffee/tea makers, a small fridge, safety box, free wifi and more.

Icelandair Hotel Fludir, Fludir

Located in the heart of The Golden Circle, Icelandair Hotel Fludir is an ideal stop-off point in South Iceland for hiking and exploring. The hotel features fine dining using only locally sourced, organic produce and meats, a relaxing bar, and a hot tub in the hotel garden that offers spectacular views of the Northern lights on the right evening. Rooms include high ceilings, free wifi, a work desk, hairdryers, toiletries and private access to the hotel garden.

Hótel Kría, Vík

Hotel Kria is located in a prime location on the South Coast of Iceland in the town of Vik. Enjoy the hotel's restaurant serving up traditional Icelandic cuisine with a modern twist, or check out Happy Hour for daily deals on wine and beer at the cocktail bar. Rooms feature a modern interior design and are equipped with free wifi, satellite TV, hairdryers, a work desk, a tea/coffee maker and more.

Iceland Backroads$2395.00
Click on a date below to get a quote or book online
Start In ReykjavikEnd In ReykjavikLand Only
2022
Jul 2  Jul 6$2395

Or call 800-638-7640 to speak with a travel expert

If you purchase your own airfare, book your overnight flight from the USA one day earlier than the tour start date listed above.

*Price per person based on a twin share room. If you are a solo traveler, upon request AESU can attempt to arrange for you to share a twin with a same-gender traveler. If you prefer a single room, or if AESU cannot arrange a shared room a single supplement of $525 will be applied to your reservation.

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AIRFARE

Gateway Cities

Fly into Reykjavik, return from Reykjavik.

Airfare is not included in land price. If you choose to book air with AESU, after receipt of your land booking, AESU will email you a quote with your tour confirmation invoice. You will have 72 hours to accept or decline airfare. (Or call AESU at 800-638-7640 for a quote prior to booking).

Book Airfare with AESU - FREE Airport Transfers

Purchase your airfare from AESU and receive free arrival/departure transfers between the airport and your hotels. We also try to book you on the same flights as others traveling on your tour. Land only participants BOOKING OWN FLIGHT OVERSEAS, DO NOT receive airport arrival/departure transfers. If you book land only with us, book your flights from the USA one day earlier than the tour start date. If you are not booking flights through AESU, we recommend not booking airfare until your tour is guaranteed (This will be noted on website with “guaranteed departure” next to tour start date).

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How to Book

Click on a date above to get a quote or book online. You can make your $500 deposit ONLINE to confirm your space on the land tour. Full payment isn't due until 120 days before departure, and you or friends and family can make partial payments after you've booked (See NOTE below if within 120 days). Or you can scan/email or fax a booking form.

If you just want a quote and don’t want to secure a spot on the land program, select date above and click “Get a Quote” button on next page.

NOTE: Reservations to be paid in full 120 days prior to departure. Reservations received after this date are subject to availability and any airfare quote can only be held for 72 hours. Payment in full, for late bookings, will be due upon receipt of invoice from AESU. A late booking fee of $150 per person will apply.

All prices reflect a cash discount (For full payment by credit card, there is a 4% processing fee.)

To download a copy of the Terms and Conditions Click here.

Payment Plan

After paying a deposit of $500 online to reserve your spot, you can pay your balance in as many installments as you like, with a minimum of $100 for each transaction and no service fee. Please indicate booking number on your check payment. If you prefer to pay installments by credit card, please call us at 800-638-7640 for details. (All prices reflect a cash discount. There is a 4% processing fee for any payments made by credit card after initial deposit.) The total tour cost (land, and air if applicable) must be paid in full at least 120 days before departure.

INSURANCE: We highly recommend travel insurance. (Check if trip insurance is offered directly by your Alumni Assoc.) If not, you can get a quote and purchase online through Trip Assure. See the insurance link on AESU's website under Travel Tools or copy this link into your browser: https://www.tripassure.com/main/?welcome=AESU3922MD

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“This was the most exciting trip! Thank you AESU for everything!”
-Past traveler

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NC State Alumni Association

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and WolfTreks Travel
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email: k_hart@ncsu.edu
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