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ROAD • ICELAND 16 ACCOMMODATION 8 days inc. flights from £2149 Thingvallavatn Lake Iceland 1 2 3 4 5 Activity Level MODERATE/CHALLENGING Trip Code MSI At a Glance Itinerary - Day by Day 1 Fly London to Keflavik; transfer to Reykjavik. 2 Drive from Reykjavik to Krisuvik Hot Springs; ride the south coast of the Reykjanes Peninsula to Selfoss. 3 Transfer to Seljalandsfoss Waterfall in the foothills of the Eyjafjallajokull Volcano; ride to Skogafoss Waterfall and on to Solheimajokull Glacier. 4 Ride along the south coast to Vik past sandy plains of glacial silt to the Skafta glacial river; transfer to Fjallabak area for overnight. 5 Transfer to Eldgja through the spectacular Fjallabak region; ride down the Thjorsardalur Valley, stopping en route at a traditional 'sod' farmhouse. 6 Ride through farmland up to Gullfoss Waterfall and on to Geysir and Laugarvatn. 7 Drive to Thingvellir N.P.; ride the western side of Thingvallavatn Lake, across Mt Hengill and down to Reykjavik. 8 Transfer to Keflavik; fly to London. Call Cycle Southern Iceland Dramatic volcanic landscapes l Stunning coastal rides l Soak in thermal baths • 6 days cycling with 100% vehicle support • 90% tarmac, 10% easy gravel roads • Group normally 7 to 16 plus leader. Min age 16 yrs • 7 nights hotel, guesthouses and mountain refuge • All breakfasts, 6 lunches and 5 dinners included Iceland is one of the most geologically active countries on earth. The landscape is defined by vast lava fields, towering glaciers, thundering waterfalls and erupting geysers. The network of country roads provides an excellent framework for our two-wheeled journey, giving us access to some of the most impressive places in the south of the island including the infamous Eyjafjallajokull Volcano, the colourful mountains of Landmannalaugar and the thundering Skogafoss Waterfall. There are also a few welcome stops in thermal baths, a key part of Icelandic tradition. Discovering Iceland by bike is an excellent way to experience a country like no other. Dates & Price Guide START END FLIGHT LAND START END FLIGHT LAND INC ONLY INC ONLY 2016 ICELAND Reykjavik Selfoss Eldgja Vik Seljalandsfoss Gullfoss Krisuvik Reykjanes Peninsula cycling transfer Thingvellir Skogafoss 18 Jun 25 Jun 2149 1899 02 Jul 09 Jul 2149 1899 06 Aug 13 Aug 2249 1999 20 Aug 27 Aug 2249 1999 2017 17 Jun 24 Jun 2249 1999 01 Jul 08 Jul 2249 1999 05 Aug 12 Aug 2349 2099 19 Aug 26 Aug 2349 2099 Dates and prices correct at time of publication (see page 13). Prices are £ Sterling per person. • Optional single supplement £250 • Land only start Reykjavik day 1, end Reykjavik day 8 • 24 hour daylight • Insurance: please see page 106 Bike details: • Trek DS touring bikes, included in the trip price • Discount for bringing your own bike £90 Hotels and Guesthouses This trip uses a mixture of hotels, guesthouses and a mountain refuge. For the two nights in Reykjavik the group usually stays in the Hotel Klettur or Cabin offering comfortable rooms with en suite facilities. The other hotels and guesthouses offer good value and great locations. The accommodation in Skogar and Langholt on days 3 and 5 offer shared facilities, with a washbasin in each room. Accommodation at Selfoss and Laugarvatn have twin rooms with en suite facilities. 0845 863 9626 or visit www.exodus.co.uk and enter the three letter trip code 2 60 3 70 4 70 5 40 6 75 7 60 Daily Distance (km) BIKE HIRE NOW INCLUDED SEE PAGE 10 ALSO AVAILABLE AS A PRIVATE ADVENTURE SEE PAGE 4


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