Iceland Hopper
8 Days, 7-Nights
from $2,649 per person

Small Group Tour

Join this Iceland Hopper- perfect for the independent traveler who doesn’t want to join a large tour group with a rigid itinerary, but also doesn’t want to drive themselves. This tour provides you with one-way transportation between towns, domestic flights, accommodations, a flexible itinerary and optional day tours & attractions.

 

Hopper Itinerary

Sunday – Hopper Day 1: Tour begins in Reykjavik

Monday – Hopper Day 2: Fly to Akureyri

Tuesday – Hopper Day 3: Akureyri

Wednesday – Hopper Day 4: Akureyri

Thursday – Hopper Day 5: Fly to Reykjavik

Friday – Hopper Day 6: Reykjavik

Saturday – Hopper Day 7: Reykjavik

Sunday – Hopper Day 8: Tour ends in Reykjavik

 

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Tour Details

INCLUSIONS:

  • 7 nights ensuite accommodations
    • Pre/post nights available
    • Superior Hotel upgrades available
  • Roundtrip airport transfers (private upgrades available)
  • Hopper Meet and Greet: Reykjavik Beer Tour
  • Breakfast daily
  • Roundtrip Domestic flights
  • Tours and Attractions:
    • Reykjavik – Hop on Hop off Bus, Aurora Lights Center
    • Akureyri – Northern Lights Exploration Tour (September through March), Lake Myvatn Day Tour including entrance to Myvatn steam baths
    • Reykjavik – Golden Circle Day Tour, Blue Lagoon Standard Entrance
  • All hotel taxes/fees
  • Tenon Tours Traveler Hotline available 24/7
  • E-Documents
  • 50% off Mifi personal Wi-Fi hotspot rental rebate.

 


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TERMS: Flight not included. Tour requires an arrival into Keflavik International Airport (KEF) and departure from Keflavik International Airport (KEF). Airport transfers are included.


The Northern Lights, or the Aurora Borealis, are a natural phenomenon visible in the Northern Hemisphere. A unique display of light caused by a particle collision in the magnetic field of the polar caps. They are visible in Iceland from September through April but visibility is subject to Northern Lights activity and cloud coverage.

Please note, we cannot guarantee sightings even if the northern lights tour is operated. We can only hope for the best that you get to experience this natural wonder!

To attempt to witness the Northern Lights you will need four things to be in order. You need to be relatively close to the North Pole, you will need a dark night and you will need relatively clear skies, however clouds don’t necessarily mean no sightings. Finally you will need some sort of solar activity and solar winds as the Lights are caused by a collision of particles from the sun with gaseous particles from the earth.

It is recommended to stay in Iceland at least 7-nights to get the best chance at witnessing the Northern Lights. Some hotels will even make courtesy calls to your room if you would like to be notified when the lights are out!

HOTELS:

Be at the center of it all…

With a commitment to immersing travelers in the culture of each city and town, Tenon selects accommodations that enhance a traveler’s experience. Hotel locations provide easy accessibly to popular attractions, shopping, restaurants, pubs and public transportation.

Our standard package includes Premiere Properties (3* hotels and guesthouses with private facilities). You can choose to change your accommodations to Budget (hostels and guesthouses with shared bathroom facilities) or Superior (4-star hotels and luxury guesthouses with private facilities).

 

TRANSFERS:

  • Domestic Roundtrip flights between Reykjavik and Akureyri
  • City center airport shuttles or upgrade to a private driver to pick you up
  • Guaranteed small group travel with maximum of 16 people

 

(Please note transfers to and from Reykjavik Domestic airport are not included. Taxi’s are readily available for about $15 each way)

 


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TERMS: Flight not included. Tour requires an arrival into Keflavik International Airport (KEF) and departure from Keflavik International Airport (KEF). Airport transfers are included.

ICELAND HOPPER (sun-sun)

Double Room

Single Room

May 21, 2017 $2,999 $3,799
June 4, 2017 $2,999 $3,799
July 2, 2017 Singles Week $2,999 $3,799
July 23, 2017 $2,999 $3,799
September 3, 2017 NORTHERN LIGHTS $2,699 $3,499
September 24, 2017 NORTHERN LIGHTS $2,699 $3,499
October 8, 2017 NORTHERN LIGHTS $2,649 $3,399
October 22, 2017 Singles Week NORTHERN LIGHTS $2,649 $3,399
November 19, 2017 NORTHERN LIGHTS $2,649 $3,399
December 3, 2017 NORTHERN LIGHTS $2,649 $3,399

 


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Custom Options: Would you like to experience this itinerary on a week other than what is listed above? Like the idea of a Hopper, but want to customize it to be your own? Our travel specialists would be happy to price this tour or put a custom Ireland hopper tour together for you! Make sure to ask about our available upgrades as well.

 


TERMS: Pricing is per person based on land-only, double occupancy and can change at any times. Triple Rooms are not as widely accepted or available in Iceland. If you prefer triple accommodations, it is on a request basis. Rates are not locked in until per person deposit is received. Not valid for weeks or transfers with three or fewer travelers, alternate transfers or pricing will be available. Guaranteed transfers do not include door-to-door transfers to/from the Reykjavik Domestic airport. Please ask your travel specialist for upgrade options. Prices do not include airfare or optional travel insurance. Superior Accommodations & child pricing available upon request. Balance due 90 days prior to departure.

When should I arrive at the airport?

Play it safe and plan to arrive 2.5 to 3 hours prior to your scheduled departure time to allow for any unexpected delays in traffic, check-in, security, or long lines at the newsstand!

When will I get my travel documents?

Your travel documents will be issued via EMAIL 7 to 10 days prior to departure. Documents will include your assigned hotel accommodations, transfer details and times, vendor contact information, emergency numbers and more. All you need to do is print out all of these documents and take them with you. You may forward them to friends & family to share your trip details and contact information.

Escorted Tours: Travel documents for escorted tours are mailed and will be  delivered via USPS (sent from our office in Massachusetts) and should arrive approximately 7-10 days prior to departure. 

What is the difference between a Hopper Tour and an Escorted Tour?

We’ve compiled a list below to help chart out the differences between these types of tours:


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What type of transportation will we use while traveling on a Hopper?

Hopper tours, depending on your country and itinerary, utilize a combination of transfer types including door-to-door transfers with a driver, trains and/or scheduled bus.

For scheduled Hopper tours with guaranteed door-to-door transfers between towns, vehicle types will vary depending on group size. While we don’t retain a single vehicle for the duration of your trip, we do work with several local transportation and tour suppliers to ensure comfortable, hassle-free transfers and sightseeing excursions. The type of transfer may vary and is subject to change based on the total number of travelers traveling to/from the same destination on any particular date.

Airport transfers to/from the airport are provided via scheduled service shuttle buses to the city-center. Upgrades are available for door-to-door transfers with a driver.

If customizing your own Hopper we can help you set up various types of transportation between towns including a private driver, train and/or scheduled coach bus transfer. When utilizing scheduled transportation the proximity from pick-up and drop-off points to your assigned hotel may require up to a few block walk or hiring a taxi at your own expense. Maps of locations will be provided. Upgraded pricing available for all private transfers, please contact your travel specialist.

What type of accommodations do you use for a Hopper tour?

With a commitment to immersing travelers in the culture of each city, Tenon selects accommodations that enhance a traveler’s experience. Accommodations are carefully chosen based on location and quality in an effort to meet our travelers’ expectations and ensure satisfaction. Hotel locations provide easy accessibly to attractions, restaurants, pubs and public transportation. Whether it’s a boutique hotel or a large chain property, our hotels will always have a quality rating of three or four stars and a TripAdvisor rating of three or higher. Tenon offers a wide variety of hotels in each of the cities on our Hopper Tours. Hotels are subject to availability and the discretion of Tenon Tours. Hotels of the same class not listed below may also be substituted. Travelers’ exact hotel assignments will be issued with travel documents 7 to 10 days prior to departure.

Massachusetts
301 North Ave, Floor 2 Wakefield, MA 01880
Delaware
1632 Savannah Rd, Suite 10 Lewes, DE 19958
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