iceland

July 12-16, 2020

 
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5 days, 4 nights in the land of fire, ice & northern lights

 

important info

Tour dates: July 12-16, 2020

Current price: $2,549

Bookings close March 12, 2020

+ TOUR OVERVIEW

Iceland is an incredibly unique country and in 2018 alone, had over 2.5 million tourists visit the island. As a Nordic island with a population of only 348,000 and roughly 40,000 sq. miles, it is the most sparsely population country in Europe, leaving a lot of room for adventure.

On this tour, you will spend an incredible 5-days, 4 nights exploring Iceland's Southern Coast, ice climbing glaciers, snowmobiling over tundra's, ATV'ing over mountains, hiking through lava caves and enjoying unlimited drop-ins at CrossFit Reykjavik. Two meals, a walking tour and multiple VRX tour guides, as well as a trip photographer are included.

You will be staying in a hotel centrally, and conveniently located in-between the downtown area and CrossFit Reykjavik with breakfast included.

Pick and transfer from the airport to the hotel is included as well. Last but not least, enjoy a free day on day three and a pit stop to the Blue Lagoon before heading back out for your flight.

+ WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Led and guided by multiple VRX staff
  • Pick up and drop off at at Keflavik International at the beginning and end of the trip
  • All ground transportation and accommodations
  • All breakfasts and two group dinners
  • Weeklong passes to CrossFit Reykjavik
  • Golden Circle and Snowmobiling Tour
  • Half Day Hiking Tour
  • South Shore and Glacier Walk and Ice Climbing Excursion
  • Professional walking tour of Reykjavik
  • Entrance to Blue Lagoon
  • A professional photographer, plus access to all photos after the tour at no extra cost

+ NOT INCLUDED

  • Flight to and from Keflavik Airport (KEF). Once you book, we will work with you on getting the best deals (If you would prefer, we can book flights for you. This will be an additional fee).
  • Lunches and some dinners
  • Drinks on the nights out
  • Any optional activities not included on the days above (tours, museums, etc.), all of which can be booked right from the hotel desk
  • Travelers Insurance

+ ACCOMMODATIONS

  • All accommodations are three-star hotels or above and booked as double occupancy rooms. If you are a solo traveler booking, you will be placed in a room with someone of the same gender and similar age range.
  • If you are a couple or booking as friends, you will automatically be placed in the same room together for the duration of the trip.
  • If you would like PRIVATE ACCOMMODATIONS please select that option during checkout and $150 extra per night will be added to your invoice. Please note, private accommodations may not be available during the entire duration of this tour.
  • If you are a group, please specify under the 'notes' section of your booking who you would like to room with who.
  • Hotel names cannot be given out until after you have signed up for this tour. All hotels are centrally located to the activities and excursions on this trip.

+ FLIGHTS

Flights for this trip are not included and are an added expense for the customer.

  • You will want to fly IN to Keflavik (KEF) anytime on July 12, 2020
  • You will want to fly OUT of Keflavik (KEF) anytime on July 16, 2020

You may choose to arrive early or stay late, if you wish. Please note that you will be responsible for booking your own transportation, activities, and meals if you are arriving early or staying late. You have the option of having VRX book you a hotel room and adding the cost to your invoice for a small fee.

+ FITNESS & ACTIVITIES

Daily hikes, workouts and CrossFit box drop-ins are part of this tour and included in the price. You do NOT need to be a CrossFit athlete in order to sign-up, although daily workouts and fitness options are available for you to participate in. We welcome all ages, abilities, fitness levels and only require you to be willing to step outside your comfort zone and try new things while on this tour. The most strenuous activity on this tour is the ice climbing excursion, which is scalable and at your discretion! You may just watch if you wish :)

+ MORE INFO & CUSTOM TOURS

This trip requires a minimum of 10 people to sign-up in order for it to be led as a 'group tour' on behalf of VoyEdge RX. If we do not reach the minimum number of participants at least 150 days out from the tour, you will have the option of either getting a full refund, the ability to transfer to another tour at no charge or having us book this tour as a private tour for you. Meaning, you can still do this tour as a solo participant while VRX books everything for you and 'digitally' guides you through these destinations with a custom, made-for-you itinerary with a PDF and daily check-ins with our team.

Love this tour, but the dates do not work for you? Go on it anytime of year with you and your loved ones by creating a custom tour with VoyEdge RX. We plan it all out, book everything, and you go on the adventure of a lifetime. For more information, please reach out to us at: staff@voyedgerx.com

+ PRICING OPTIONS & DISCOUNTS

VoyEdge RX offers two pricing methods: Early Bird Rate and Regular Rate. Early bird rates are first come, first serve and are usually limited to the first five spots of any tour. Regular bookings are at the regular rate price of the trip. If you have a promo code, you may use it at any time. Discounts may not be combined.

Group leaders, please email us at: staff@voyedgerx.com before booking.

Group discounts are as follows

  • Group of 5-9 = 4% off per person
  • Group of 10+ = 7% off per person
  • Military, First Responders, & Veterans = 4% off your invoice
  • Repeat customer = 3% off your invoice
  • Refer a friend = $35 off your invoice per person after you sign up.

Group leaders must contact usfirst to receive the percentage discount

+ WHAT HAPPENS AFTER I SIGN UP?

In order to sign up, you must put down a $300 deposit (that goes towards the overall price of your trip). From there, VoyEdge RX will send you an invoice for the remaining balance for you to make payments as you wish. All invoices must be paid off at least 90 days before the trip kicks off, otherwise a 10% fee is applied.

After you sign up, you will also enjoy monthly trip updates about the tour from our team, help with flights, and other insider travel tips from our community and fellow travelers.

Please see the bottom of this page for information on group discounts, referral rates, and other information.

Any questions? Email us at: staff@voyedgerx.com Or call to book: 617.866.9573

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welcome to iceland

july 12, 2020

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DAY 1 - july 12, 2020

Welcome to Reykjavik, Iceland! Home to some of the world's greatest natural wonders, and the start of our weeklong journey here. Shoot for a late morning arrival at Keflavik airport, and we will be there to greet you before heading back to the hotel for check in. We will give you a few hours to freshen up before we head into town for walking tour and learn more about Reykjavik. From there, we will have an included group dinner to get to know your family for the week!

Avg. temp in Reykjavik in July  =  59 F / 15 C

the golden circle and gullfoss waterfall

july 13, 2020

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DAY 2 - july 13, 2020

Day 2 is a jam-packed, awesome day. After an included breakfast, the group will depart for one of Iceland's most famous tours, 'The Golden Circle.' First, you will see Thingvellir National Park, an ancient site where Iceland's tribes once gathered and forged the first parliament. This is also where historic battles have been fought, won, and decided the fates of many natives to this magical country. You will see the continental divide, and learn about the history of this magical place before departing to the Strokkur Geysir, and of course, the Gullfoss Waterfall. This awe-inspiring water feature is now the main source of hydroelectric power for the entire country of Iceland. Finally, you will end the day by doing a 1-2 hour snowmobile tour on one of Iceland's largest glaciers - Langjökull!

As a group, you will be offered either a morning or late afternoon workout at CrossFit Reykjavik.

Avg. temp in Reykjavik in July =  50 F / 10 C

half day hike and explore

july 14, 2019

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DAY 3 - july 14, 2020

Today is your chance to relax between a couple of adrenaline-packed days. Our half day hiking adventure will take us about 40 minutes away to Reykjadalur (also known as Steam Valley). Steam Valley is a geothermal area surrounded by gorgeous mountains. We will hike through Steam Valley, and be able to take a dip in the warm river, taking in the beauty around all of us.

We will be back in Reykjavik early enough for you to explore on your own a bit for the night! You will have the option of either a morning or afternoon workout at CrossFit Reykjavik, too.

Avg. temp in Iceland in July =  58 F / 14 C

the SOUTHERN COAST, waterfalls and climbing an ice glacier

july 15, 2019

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DAY 4 - july 15, 2020

After breakfast, we will have an AM departure to Iceland's famous Southern Coast. In this epic excursion, we will stop at the legendary waterfalls of Skogafoss, Seljalandsfoss, as well as walk the black sand beaches of Vik. After our lunch stop at Vik, we will head to a nearby glacier that retreats in the summer to reveal an epic opportunity. With help from our mountaineering guides, we will strap on two ice axes, and learn to climb the glacier while attached to a rope.

The group will then hike up into the glacier for some spectacular scenery, all while learning about Iceland's amazing ecosystem. Shortly after, we will return to Reykjavik to conclude an epic day! Afterwards, we head back to Reykjavik for our last group dinner before the Blue Lagoon tomorrow.

An optional morning workout will be offered at CrossFit Reykjavik.

Avg. temp in Langökull in July =  45 F / 7 C

soak in the blue lagoon & head home

july 16, 2019

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DAY 5 - july 16, 2020

Today is our last morning together before departure later on! Be sure to get some breakfast at the hotel before we get whisked away to the Blue Lagoon, one of Iceland's most famous attractions. Lay back in the blue waters and reflect on the epic adventures we have had. We will recount some of the memories from the trip and just R-E-L-A-X before hopping on our flights home. One last optional morning workout will be offered at CrossFit Reykjavik, too.

On behalf of the entire VRX crew, we hope you had an AMAZING time in Iceland and be sure to follow us on social for the upcoming pictures and videos! Stay tuned on our Instagram @voyedgerx and thank you for joining us on this incredible adventure!

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