9 days / 8 nights

ICELAND ON A MOTORCYCLE – THE DREAM TOURING

from € 2260

CREA IL TUO VIAGGIO TROVA AGENZIA
https://www.gobiker.it/en?p=24512
per informazioni: Go Biker S.r.l.
via Buonarroti ang. via Canale, 22 - 60125 Ancona
Tel. 0712089301 -

Tour studied specifically by an expert geologist and motorcyclist since ever, with 24 years of experience in Iceland. The Dream Touring is a dream that everyone can fulfil with any type of motorcycle. The itinerary is designed to discover all the island’s natural wonders, including the fascinating Snaefellsnes peninsula and the majestic Westfjords. The road surface is excellent condition, perfectly asphalted and the areas in rammed earth are accessible by any type of motorcycle. We will proceed at a quiet pitch and the daily stop are designed to have the necessary time to take photos, go on an excursions and enjoy the views in complete tranquility. Geysers, waterfalls, glaciers, fjords, deserts, volcanoes, lakes, national parks, nature reserves and more…… whales, seals, horses, reindeers, birds. An island created by volcanoes and shaped by glaciers where the landscapes are extremely heterogeneous and where the Gulf Stream makes the climate much milder than imagined. You will discover a land forgotten by time where nature and man have lived in harmony for a thousand years. You will experience extraordinary emotions that will stay with you forever!

1° day

Saturday 8th August, ARRIVAL IN REYKJAVIK

Departure with scheduled flight provided by Icelandair (cost not included in the fee). Arrival at Keflavik international airport and transfer to hotel in Reykjavik with Flybus Plus. Motorcycles and luggage pickup.

2° day

Sunday 9th August, Thingvellir National Park - Geysir Nature Reserve - Gullfoss, Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss Waterfalls - Dyrholaey Nature Reserve - Vik

(280 km asphalt road)

We will leave for the Thingvellir National Park (assembly plain) where we will be able to take a delightful walk through the tectonic plates to the seat of the oldest parliament in the world; the Althing (930 AD). Here we will find the homonymous lake which makes the landscape sweet and relaxing. We will continue to the Geysir nature reserve where the Strokkur geyser (the churn) erupts a jet of water about 30 meters high at irregular intervals of 3/5 minutes. The Great Geyser (now inactive) lies in this area, from which the phenomenon takes its name. At 9km we can visit the Gullfoss waterfall (golden waterfall), then we will pass under the famous Eyjafjallajokull volcano, which erupted in 2010 and then visit the Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls. We will continue to the Dyrholaey nature reserve where many bird species nest, including the lovely Puffin.

3° day

Monday 10th August, Myrdalssandur and Skeidararsandur deserts - Vatnajokull glacier - Skaftafell National Park - Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon - Hofn

(270 km asphalt road)

Today we will cross the deserts of Myrdalssandur and Skeidararsandur, where in 1996 millions of cubic meters of water mixed with ice and volcanic ash (jokullhlaup), caused by the sub-glacial eruption of the Grimsvotn volcano, poured out. We will arrive at the largest glacier in Europe, the Vatnajokull (8,300 km2) and then enter the Skaftafell National Park, where we will be able to admire the glacier in all its power. Continuing along the coast to the spectacular Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon where we can navigate through the icebergs (optional). Possibility of seals sighting.
We will then go to the black beach where the icebergs that come out of the lagoon are beached by the tide, creating a unique charming scenario.

4° day

Tuesday 11th August, Eastern Fjords - Djupivogur - Oxi Pass - Egilsstadir - Odadahraun Desert - Namaskard Boiling Mud Pools - Myvatn Nature Bath - Myvatn Lake Nature Reserve

(310 km asphaltroad + 30 km dirt road)

We will travel along the east coast through the wonderful east fjords where reindeers live. We will then climb the terrible Almannaskard pass, where we can stop to admire the breathtaking view. After a coffee break at the characteristic fishermen's village of Djupivogur, we will climb the Oxi pass up to the town of Egilsstadir. From here, we will begin to climb the large internal plateau and then enter the Odadahraun desert where our gaze will get lost on the horizon, and the colors of the soils take on all shades of brown and gray. After a stop at the Modrudalur farm (by Elisabeth) we will arrive at the wonderful nature reserve of Lake Myvatn, where we can visit the boiling mud pools of Namaskard and the pseudo craters of Skutustadir. After crossing the Middle Atlantic ridge, passing from the European to the North American plate. Over 200 species of birds nest in this area, only fifteen of these are ducks. At the end of the day we will relax in the beneficial hot springs of the Myvatn Nature Bath spa.

5° day

Wednesday 12th August, Dettifoss Waterfall - Tjornes Peninsula - Husavik (Whale-watching excursion) - Myvatn Lake Nature Reserve

(200 km asphalt road + 50 km dirt road)

Today, we will follow the "Ring road" to the crossroad that will take us to the impressive Dettifoss waterfall (powerful waterfall) which, with a jump of 45m and an average flow rate of 500 m3 / s, is the most powerful in Europe. We will then continue along the dirt road 864 up to road 85 which runs along the coast of the Tjornes peninsula, only a few km away from the Arctic circle. We will arrive at the lovely fishermen's village of Husavik from here, we can decide to go to the optional 3 hours boat excursion that goes in search of whales.

6° day

Thursday 13th August, Godafoss Waterfall - Akureyri - Eyjafjordur and Skagafjordur Fjords - Glaumbaer Folklore Museum - Vatnsnes Peninsula - Laugarbakki

(370 km asphalt road + 70 km dirt road)

Today we will visit the Godafoss waterfall (waterfall of the Gods), characterized by an original horseshoe shape. After about 50 km, we will arrive at the city of Akureyri, located on the Eyjafjordur fjord. We will then cross the fjord through Dalvik, Olafsfjordur and Siglufjordur. We will then enter the Skagafjordur fjord and visit the Glaumbaer folklore museum (optional entrance) where we can find the typical Viking houses built with rocks and peat and where we will have a chance to taste excellent homemade cakes. Lastly, we will get through the city of Blonduos and travel along the beautiful peninsula of Vatnsnes, where we will find many colonies of seals.

7° day

Friday 14th August, SNAEFELLSNES PENINSULA - SNAEFELLSJOKULL NATIONAL PARK - STYKKISHOLMUR

(300 km asphalt road + 100 km dirt road)

Today we will ride back south, crossing the last fjords and then entering the wonderful Snaefellsnes peninsula. At the end of the peninsula lies the Snaefellsjokull volcano-glacier (1446 above sea level) renowned for being the entry point of the famous “Journey to the Center of the Earth” by Jules Verne. Snaefellsjokull is considered by esotericism lovers to be one of the seven "great energy centers of the world".

8° day

Saturday 15th August, SNAEFELLSNES PENINSULA - SNAEFELLSJOKULL NATIONAL PARK - BORGARNES - HVALFJORDUR FJORD - REYKJAVIK

(280 km asphalt road)

Today will be dedicated to the visit of the Snaefellsnes peninsula and the Snaefellsjokull National Park. The park was established by the Icelandic government on 28th June 2001 with the aim of preserving flora and fauna. The peninsula is characterized by bizarre rock formations due to the particular cooling of the lava. Wonderful beaches both black and golden, coasts overlooking the sea from which we will be able to admire seals, sea birds, and breathtaking views. We will then get down towards Borgarnes, crossing the Hvalfjordur fjord where the winding road will allow us to have fun in the fold between unique scenarios and, with such sorrow, eventually closing the “ring” arriving in Reykjavik in the afternoon.

9° day

Sunday 16th August, RETURN TO ITALY

Transfer to Kelfavik international airport with Flybus Plus and return to Italy with scheduled flight (cost not included in the fee).

Tariff per person, starting from:

DepartureDouble
From 8 August 2020 to 16 August 2020€ 2,260

Notes

Individual participation fees, starting from:

Minimum 10 participants, maximum 18 participants In double room
Hotel Category 3/4 * € 2,260
Promotional discount for bookings before 29/02/2020 € 320
Motorcycle transport from Italy – Price for motorcycles in association with the tour – Special 25th anniversary price € 1,500
Motorbike transport from Italy – Transport only € 1,900
Motorbike rental – quota per motorbike:

Medium class BMW GS 850

€ 1,575
Motorbike rental – quota per motorbike:

Executive class BMW R1200GS

€ 2,275
Quote Icelainder flight from € 440 + airport taxes
Subscription fee € 85

Motorbike rental includes

  • unlimited mileage
  • insurance for pilot and possible passenger
  • insurance for damages to third parties
  • full motorcycle insurance,
  • pollution tax (environmental fee), local taxes, service rates and suitcase triptych

The motorcycle and luggage transport service fee includes :

  • Cost of loading / unloading operations in Italy and Iceland
  • Cost of transportation in Europe and Iceland
  • Motorway tolls
  • Customs charges
  • Cost of production of transport documents by land and by sea
  • Cost of ferry to / from Iceland
  • Boarding and disembarkation fees
  • Port taxes
  • National and international taxes
  • Local taxes and service rates
  • Cost of Icelandic sticker
  • Motorcycle and luggage labels
  • Assistance 24/7

Mandatory additional costs for motorcycle transport :

  • Cost of customs documents production: EUR 90 per person
  • Cost of production document attesting the value of the bike: EUR 60 per bike
  • Temporary import document production cost: EUR 110 per motorbike

Insurance for motorcycle damage during transport: EUR 90 per motorcycle


The tariff includes

  • service transport through Airport-hotel-airport
  • Overnight stays in a good standard hotel
  • Accommodation in a double room with private bathroom
  • Bed and breakfast treatment. To give freedom of choice and expense, dinners will be paid in loco by the participant
  • Our professional guide
  • Mechanical assistance
  • Useful information (how to prepare motorcycoles and luggage)
  • Detailed road map on scale 1: 500,000 (the best existing)
  • Briefcases and labels for luggage and motorcycles
  • Sending of documents by e-mail
  • Gratuities, local taxes and percentages of service
  • Bag, document holder, luggage tags and various illustrative documentation
  • Insurance for medical assistance (up to € 10,000), medical repatriation and damage to baggage (up to € 1,000), with the possibility of integration.
  • The registration fee of 85 euros

The tariff does not include

  • International flights from / to Italy in economy class (ON REQUEST)
  • Flight fuel adjustment if the airline requests it before tickets are issued
  • Security deposit upon collection of the vehicle (credit card required)
  • Some meals, extra drinks, gratuities, personal extras, excess baggage
  • Optional cancellation insurance (see scheme at the end)

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Go Biker S.r.l.
via Buonarroti ang. via Canale, 22 - 60125 Ancona
P.IVA, CF 02768400422 R.E.A. AN 213634
Capitale Sociale € 10.000
Premio Turismo responsabile Italiano 2011