Iceland summer travel opens up a world of adventure for the intrepid traveler. Travel there with Ker & Downey for ultimate VIP experiences and luxury in the “Land of Fire and Ice.”
Your Iceland summer travel adventure begins the moment you step off the plane. A private car and driver meet you and whisk you away to the Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa where you’ll have the ultimate VIP experience in the exclusive lounge. Lava and thermal water meet at this incredible geothermal spa. The Blue Lagoon’s warm water and natural active ingredients of mineral salts, silica and blue green algae help you relax and unwind while the Blue Lagoon white silica mud gently cleanses and exfoliates the skin.
A summer journey to Iceland gives you the opportunity to experience many outdoor activities. You’ll spend a day exploring the dormant Thrihnukagigur volcano, hiking around and descending into it, visiting the Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, and quad biking through the volcanic landscapes of southern Iceland.
Set out on a traditional Icelandic schooner in search of Minke and humpback whales from Húsavík’s Skjálfandi Bay. It’s Iceland’s whale watching mecca. where nearly 20 species of whales venture to the shores to feast on algae alongside resident puffins. In the early summer months, you may also have a chance to see blue whales before they make their way further north.
Your Iceland summer travel isn’t complete without a river rafting tour through the amazing landscape and geology of West Glacial canyon in Skagafjörður. Adrenaline junkies also have an opportunity for cliff jumping.
Conclude your journey with a day spent exploring the famed Golden Circle – three of Iceland’s must see natural highlights: the Golden Circle of Gullfoss, Geysir, and Thingvellir (Þingvellir).
The breathtaking Gullfoss, or Golden Waterfalls, is a colossal site where millions of gallons of glacial water crash into a vanishing crevice, while the Geysir geothermal area, with its explosive hot spots and bubbling mud pools, proves why its name has been passed on to all other geysers worldwide. Closing out the Golden Circle is Thingvellir (Þingvellir) National Park, Iceland’s only accessible UNESCO World Heritage Site and the location of the first Icelandic parliament, now deemed the oldest functioning parliament in the world. This valley marks the ever-widening boundary of the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, and—besides the Great Rift Valley of Eastern Africa—remains the only place on Earth where the effects of two major plates drifting apart can be observed on the surface.