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The Journey to Iceland

01. The Brief

Tour Information

Duration: 5 Days
Language: Icelandic
Time Zone: GMT+0
Currency:
Icelandic Krona (ISK)

Black Travel Movement is heading to Iceland

March 21-25, 2019

 

The wonders of nature and the beauty of winter intersect in a Nordic paradise called Iceland. There is more to see and do than you could ever imagine. Iceland is like no place you’ve ever been. Waterfalls, volcanic springs, the Northern Lights and so much more awaits your arrival. Journey with us and experience the wonders of Iceland.

Widely known as The Land of Fire and Ice, Iceland is home to some of the largest glaciers in Europe, and some of the world’s most active volcanoes.  a mere twenty minute drive from Reykjavik center takes you out of the hubbub of city life and into the seclusion of Iceland’s spectacular landscapes, which inspire adventures from its shores to its mountain tops.  But the landscape is not just for gaping at; Iceland’s rivers are perfect for rafting, fishing, diving and snorkeling; its mountains, volcanoes and glaciers are good for hiking, climbing, dog-sledding, and snowmobiling; its snowy hills for skiing and snowboarding; and its caves for exploring.

02. The Itinerary

The Reykjavik Nordica Hilton
The Reykjavik Nordica Hilton

Day 1

  • Arrival in Reykjavik
  • Airport Transfer (air package only)
  • BTM welcome dinner

Upon arrival at Keflavik Airport (KEF) we will be transferred by luxury motor coach to The Reykjavik Nordica Hilton hotel for check-in. After settling in we will take an afternoon tour of the city of Reykjavik, Iceland.

In the evening, BTM will host a welcome dinner at Grillmarkadurin. After dinner, we will explore the nightlife in Reykjavik.

Day 2

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Golden Circle Tour
  • Northern Lights Tour

           

After breakfast at the hotel, we will embark on a journey to Iceland’s Golden Circle. Located in the Þingvellir National Park, the Golden Circle tour features a stop at the Gullfoss waterfall, and the geysers Geysir and Strokkur. We will also stop at the Kerið volcanic crater, and visit the Hveragerði, Skálholt cathedral.

As day turns to dusk, the real show will begin. The Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights fill the nighttime Iceland skies. It is truly a sight to behold. We think of it as Mother Nature just showing off.

Day 3

  • Morning: Breakfast
  • Free Time – Explore Iceland on your own

There are a vast array of tours and experiences at your disposal. It will undoubtedly be an EPIC day. Here are a few ideas for things to do in Iceland on your own:

  • Go Snowmobiling
  • Take a Game of Thrones Tour
  • Visit the Lava Caves
  • Go Horseback Riding
  • Visit the Ice Caves
  • Visit the Hot Springs

Day 4

  • Morning: Breakfast
  • Blue Lagoon Tour

The final stop on our journey through Iceland is a stop at the Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa. Named one of National Geographic’s 25 Wonders of the Word, the Blue Lagoon is a mineral-rich hot spring that will soothe your soul and carry away the cares of life, if only for a few hours.

Day 5

Day 5 – Monday, March 25th

  • Morning: Breakfast
  • Late Morning: Free Time
  • Afternoon: Airport Transfers (air package only)
  • Early Evening: Return Flights

After breakfast at the hotel, you will have a few hours to shop for few gifts or do some last minute sightseeing around downtown Reykjavik before we head to the airport for an early evening departure.

Thank you for joining Black Travel Movement on this epic journey through the Nordic paradise that is Iceland.

03. The BTM
Experience

Black Travel Movement makes travelers at every level feel at ease.  On the BTM Journey to Iceland, you’ll be treated like a VIP whether you have a passport full of stamps or you are stepping outside of your comfort zone for the very first time. Upon arrival in Iceland, an experienced group leader will greet you at the airport. English-speaking local experts will introduce you to Icelandic history and help you navigate regional customs. Professional drivers will transport you between destinations in private air-conditioned vehicles (BTM loves Sprinters!).

When you travel with BTM you’ll stay in four-star hotels and dine on authentic culinary delights.

  • Professional group escort from arrival to departure
  • Private airport to hotel transfers with a professional chauffeur
  • Comfortable & centrally located accommodations
  • Experienced & knowledgeable local guides
  • Private & customized excursions
  • A group of like-minded travel companions who will become life-long friends

04. The Details

Hotel: The Reykjavik Nordic Hilton Hotel

Set in central Reykjavik, the stylish Hilton Reykjavik Nordica hotel is one of the city’s most popular destinations for tourists, business travelers and locals alike. Enjoy Hilton style, service and quality, with the comfort and amenities you expect, and the extras you deserve.

  • Twin Beds (Double Occupancy)
  • Queen Bed (Single Occupancy)
  • Breakfast Daily
  • WiFi Available

Flight Details

All flights in the air-inclusive package originate from JFK Airport.*

  • Departure – Wednesday, March 20, 2019
    Iceland Air Flight FI630 departs JFK at 8:00 PM Arrives KEF at 6:05 AM
  • Return – Monday, March 25, 2019
    Iceland Air Flight FI631 departs KEF at 5:15 PM Arrives in JFK at 6:10 PM

If booking your own flight to Iceland, please plan to arrive the morning of Thursday, March 21.

*Travelers choosing the air-inclusive package are responsible for their own transportation to  and from JFK Airport.

Whats’s On Us…

  • Flight to Iceland (with the air-inclusive package only)
  • All hotel fees and taxes
  • Breakfast daily
  • 1 Dinner
  • All tours listed in the itinerary
  • Airport transfers (air packages)
  • Tour transportation

What’s Not…

  • International airfare (if choosing the land only package)
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Anything not listed as included

You Need to Know…

  • All deposits and payments are non-refundable 10 days after the deposit date
  • If paying in installments, monthly deposits are due by the 15th of each month.
  • The Full amount must be paid no later than February 15, 2019
  • We HIGHLY recommend that you purchase trip cancellation insurance as well as a medical travel policy
  • Please exercise discretion with regards to your physical limitations and abilities when deciding on your level of participation

Double Occupancy

Includes round-trip flight from JFK Airport

$ 2075


Installment Option Available

$415 Deposit and 4 monthly payments of $415

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Single Occupancy

Includes round-trip flight from JFK Airport

$ 2675


Installment Option Available

$535 deposit and 4 monthly payments of $535.

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Double Occupancy

Double Room with two twin beds

$ 1575


Installment Option Available

$315 Deposit and 4 monthly payments of $315

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Single Occupancy

Single room with a Queen bed

$ 2175


Installment Option Available

$435 deposit and 4 monthly payments of $435.

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