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Skip the crowded bus tour; come have an adventure instead. Iceland Rovers invites you to explore & experience Iceland in one of our specially outfitted super-jeeps. Choose from a wide variety of Iceland tours and we'll do the rest, including pick-up and drop-off, a trained and experienced tour guide and the unspoiled beauty and majesty of Iceland.

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  1. 1. SUPER JEEP DAY TOURS From Reykjavík 2009 - 2010
  2. 2. ICELAND ROVERS SUPER JEEP TOURS Welcome Iceland Rovers invites you to explore and experience Iceland’s great natural beauty and diversity in a more personal way, in one of our specially outfitted super jeeps. No vacation in Iceland is complete without a taste of our country’s unique nature. On our exciting day tours you get a chance to discover a different side of Iceland’s unbelievably diverse landscape with powerful geysers, natural hot springs, glacier ice, active volcanoes, beautiful mountains and valleys along with miles and miles of stunning vistas as far as the eye can see. In the wintertime, you might see the Northern Lights and in summer you can enjoy the continuous daylight of the Midnight Sun and of course we offer exciting day tours enabling you to experience either one. We pride ourselves in having a highly qualified team of talented driver-guides; all are nature enthusiasts that will lead you in the discovery of a whole range of natural phenomena. On an Iceland Rovers jeep tour you will experience Iceland’s natural wonders first hand. Make every moment an experience! Some of our Professional Guides. Iceland Rovers is proud to have a highly qualified team of experienced guides and Super Jeep drivers. Most of our guides have been in the field of tourism for many years and in addition to being guides and super jeep drivers they are i.e. researchers and teachers. All of them are passionate about Icelandic nature and big travel enthusiasts. Arnar Már Tryggvi Már Mountain Leader, Level I - Hard Guide and Super Jeep driver. Ice Guide and Super Jeep driver. Kristján Pétur Ingibjörg Guide and Super Jeep driver. Mountain Leader and Super Jeep driver. Arnar Felix Laufey Level 2 Hard Ice Guide and Guide and Super Jeep driver. Super Jeep driver. 2
  3. 3. Practical Information Pre-booking is necessary to guarantee your place. Clothing: Bring warm clothing for all our tours. For example a thick sweater and a waterproof shell, and wear good hiking shoes. For those who need, we can provide raincoats and some extra clothing, just ask when you book the tour. All specific gear such as crampons and ice axes or other mountaineering equipment is always provided by Iceland Rovers. Departures: Departures dated in the brochure are guaranteed. All our tours can be ordered for minimum four persons on any other weekday, or as a private tour. Security: The Icelandic climate is rough and very variable, so is the terrain. We therefore reserve the right to alter and modify our program at any time during the trip to assure the safety of our clients and staff. Our well trained guides will do their very best to assure you a safe and pleasant journey. Languages: All Iceland Rovers day tours are conducted in English. Other languages are available upon request for private departures. Super jeeps: All the Super Jeeps we use for our adventures are specially outfitted Land Rover Defenders, Nissan Patrols or Toyota Land Cruisers that have been modified for expeditions in Iceland’s remote, rugged and scenic landscape. They are mounted on 38” or 44” tires, equipped with a GPS satellite navigation system and VHF-radios, to get you around safely and in comfort. We do our best to choose vehicles that have low emissions and favorable fuel consumption per passenger seat, to minimize the environmental impact of our super jeep tours. Difficulty levels 1 2 3 4 5 Easy Strenuous Contact us: Tel +354 587 9999 3
  4. 4. Essential Iceland ILR01 1 Level: Easy. Duration: 9 - 11 hours. 2 Parliament, Glacier, Lava Cave, Hot Springs 3 and Waterfalls. Enjoy an amazing tour through a landscape of extreme contrasts, full of 4 history and geology. We begin our day in Þingvellir National Park, the 5 site of the ancient Viking parliament dating back to the 10th century. From there we drive up through the barren mountain pass of Kaldidalur to the Langjökull for an unforgettable discovery of this enormous glacier. We continue to Hallmundarhraun to explore Surtshellir, one of Iceland’s biggest and most majestic lava caves. After caving, we visit the extraordinary, lush waterfalls, Hraunfossar and Barnafoss and have a look at one of the world’s largest hot springs, before returning to Reykjavík. Þingvellir National Park, Langjökull Gletscher, Lavahöhle, heisse Quellen und Wasserfälle. Besuch des Þingvellir Nationalparks, Stätte des Wikingerparlaments. Fahrt über den Wüstenpass Kaldidalur. Entdecken des Langjökull Gletschers. Erforschung einer Lavahöhle. Besuch von ungewöhnlichen Wasserfällen und wasserreichster heissen Quelle. Þingvellir, Glacier de Langjökull, un Tunnel de lave, des sources chaudes et des Cascades. Visite du parc national de Þingvellir, lieu du parlement Viking. Traversée du col désertique de Kaldidalur. Découverte du glacier Langjökull. Exploration d’un tunnel de lave. Visite des cascades les plus insolites et les plus puissantes sources chaudes. Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Guaranteed departures: All year: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Pick up: In Reykjavík from hotel or guesthouse at 08:30. Included: Driver-tour guide, helmets and headlamps (for caving). Note: Bring warm clothing, good shoes and lunch. Price: 30.900 ISK. 4
  5. 5. Volcano Jeep Tour and 1 Blue Lagoon ILR03B 2 Level: Easy. Duration: 6 hours 3 Reykjanes, Krýsuvík and Kleifarvatn. 4 On this Volcano Jeep tour, we head off on the rough tracks of the 5 Reykjanes peninsula, one of the most volcanically active areas in Iceland. Driving through this wonderland of craters and lava you will explore the beautiful volcanic landscape and take in some panoramic views. Stopping at the geothermal area of Krýsuvík and Lake Kleifarvatn with it’s moon-like surroundings, hot springs and solfataras never fails to leave a strong impression. The craters and lava of Vigdísarvellir and the rock formations of Selatangar are definite highlights. Before returning to Reykjavík we finish our day tour with a relaxing bath in the geothermal seawater of the Blue Lagoon. Reykjanes, Krýsuvík und Kleifarvatn. Die Reykjanes Halbinsel ist ein Wunderland vulkanischer Landschaft. Wir halten beim Geothermalgebiet von Krýsuvík und der mondähnlichen Landschaft des Sees Kleifarvatn. Wir geniessen ein entspannendes Bad im geothermalen Meerwasser der Blauen Lagune. Reykjanes, Krýsuvík et Kleifarvatn. Une excursion vers les rudes pistes de la péninsule de Reykjanes, l’une des régions volcaniques les plus actives d’Islande. Visite de Krýsuvík et des paysages lunaire près du lac Kleifarvatn. Avant le retour à Reykjavík, un bon bain relaxant dans le célèbre Blue Lagoon Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Guaranteed departures: Wednesdays and Saturdays. Pick up: In Reykjavík from Hotel or guesthouse at 9:30. Included: Driver-tour guide, entrance to the Blue Lagoon. Note: Bring warm clothing, rain gear, good shoes, bathing suit, towel and lunch. Price: 27.900 ISK. 5
  6. 6. Northern Lights and Lobster ILR06 1 Level: Easy. Duration: 5 hours. 2 Northern Lights, Black Sand Beaches 3 and Lobster. 4 You will be whisked out of Reykjavik in search of a night sky that 5 is free of city lights, in order to enhance the beauty of the Aurora Borealis, as this spectacular natural phenomenon is best enjoyed well away from any light source. After, we’ll head to the black sandy beaches of the south for some Icelandic delicacies, and then we continue our search for the wonders of the night sky. The road takes us to one of Iceland’s most renowned seafood restaurants for an unforgettable lobster feast. The search for those mysterious lights will then continue all the way back to Reykjavík. Nordlichter und Hummer. Suche von spektakulären Nordlichtern ausserhalb Reykjaviks beleuchteter Stadt. Isländische Delikatessen auf schwarzem Sandstrand. Abschluss mit Hummer Essen in gemütlichem Restaurant. Aurores boréales et homard. Excursion de nuit à la recherche des spectaculaires aurores boréales hors des lumières de la ville de Reykjavík. Dégustation de spécialités islandaises sur une plage de sable noir. Conclusion de l’excursion autour d’un repas de homard dans un confortable restaurant. Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Guaranteed departures: September 1st to April 15th: Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Pick-up: In Reykjavík form hotel or guesthouse at 18:30. Included: Driver-tour guide, lobster feast and Icelandic schnapps. Note: Drinks and dessert not included. *Please note that the Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon, therefore, sightings cannot be guaranteed. Price: 26.900 ISK. 6
  7. 7. South Coast, Glaciers and 1 Waterfalls ILR10 2 Level: Easy. Duration: 10 - 11 hours. 3 The South Coast, Black Beaches, Waterfalls 4 and Glacier Walk. For this exciting day tour, we along the main road eastwards from 5 Reykjavik to the foot of the Mt. Eyjafjallajökull glacier massif, driving through the Icelandic farmlands beneath the mountains. In only two hours we arrive at Mýrdalsjökull, where on the Sólheimajökull glacier tounge you will have the oportunity to go for a blue ice glacier walk (1h), exploring the wonderland of ice sculptures, ridges and deep crevasses in the glacier. On the way back we take a 4x4 drive down onto the black sandy beaches and admire the beauty and power of the North Atlantic Ocean. Last but not least, the picturesque waterfalls Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss are mandatory stops where the brave ones can venture behind the waterfall as it falls off its cliff! Die Südküste, schwarzer Sandstrand, Wasserfälle, Gletscherspaziergang. Fahrt entlang der Südküste zum Gletscher Mýrdalsjökull. Gletscherwanderung mit Steigeisen (1h30). Fahrt auf schwarzem Sandstrand. Besichtigung der Wasserfälle Skógafoss und Seljalandsfoss. La Côte Sud, La Plage Noir, Cascades, Marche sur un glacier. Route le long de la côte sud jusqu’au glacier Mýrdalsjökull. Randonnée en crampon sur glacier (1 h 30). Circulation sur une plage de sable noir. Visite des cascades de Skógafoss et Seljalandsfoss. Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Guaranteed departures: All year: Wednesdays and Sundays. Pick-up: In Reykjavík from hotel or guesthouse at 08:30. Included: Driver-tour guide and a glacier walk (1h30). Note: Bring warm clothing, rain gear, hiking shoes and lunch. Price: 34.900 ISK. 7
  8. 8. Þórsmörk Glacier Valley ILR12 1 Level: Easy. Duration: 9 - 11 hours. 2 Tuff landscape, Elf Church, Canyons and River 3 Crossings. 4 Your destination is Þórsmörk, a natural paradise, named after the 5 mighty pagan God Thor. To get to the hidden pearl between the glaciers we have to drive on a 4x4 track, over numerous unbridged glacial rivers, some of which can be quite deep and with strong currents. Once there, you will find yourself in a magnificent valley, full of geological wonders and unique vistas that Icelandic nature lovers have enjoyed for centuries. Hiking along the trails in Þórsmörk, into Stakkholts river canyon and other places is a magical experience. On the way back, the spectacular Seljalandsfoss waterfall awaits, cascading down from the cliff’s edge in its unique way. This is a tour into a Nature Reserve that boasts magnificence throughout. Tuff Landschaft, Elfenkirche, Schluchten und Flussdurchquerungen. Besuch des Naturschutzgebietes Thorsmörk. Beliebtes Wanderparadies zwischen Gletschern versteckt. Mit 4x4 Fahrzeug Duchquerung von mehreren Gletscherflüssen. Wanderung u.a. in der eindrücklichen Stakkholtsgjá Schlucht. Besichtigung des Wasserfalles Seljalandsfoss. Paysage de tuff, L’eglise des Elfes, Des Gorges, Passages des Rivieres. Visite de la réserve naturelle de Þórsmörk. Un paradis de la randonnée caché derrière les glaciers. En véhicule 4X4, traversée à gué de nombreux torrents glaciaires. Randonnées, notamment à l’étroite gorge de Stakkholtsgjá. Visite de la cascade de Seljalandsfoss. Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Guaranteed departures: All year: Thursdays. May 1st to September 31st: Tuesdays and Thursdays. Pick-up: In Reykjavík from hotel or guesthouse at 08:30. Included: Driver-guide and wading shoes for canyon walk. Note: Bring warm clothing, rain gear, good shoes and lunch. Price: 30.900 ISK. 8
  9. 9. The Classic Golden Circle Tour ILR13 1 Level: Easy. Duration: 8 - 9 hours. 2 Þingvellir, Gullfoss and Geysir in Super Jeep. 3 Þingvellir National Park, home of Iceland’s ancient Viking parliament and listed as a UNESCO’s World Heritage site will be your first 4 stop on this tour. There we take a walk to experience firsthand 5 the geological phenomenon that is the Mid-Atlantic ridge. From Þingvellir we head east over Lyngdalsheiði following a mountain- road with great views of the rugged lava fields, passing Laugarvatn lake and arriving to Haukadalur, home of the great Geyser and the reliable Strokkur geyser that erupts with 3 to 7 minutes intervals, then the magnificent Gullfoss as it comes cascading down the white colored Hvítá river. The way back is through the agricultural headland of the south and through smaller settlements of the countryside. Our last stop is at Kerið, a colorful explosive volcanic crater. Þingvellir, Gullfoss and Geysir in Super Jeep. Wanderung im Þingvellir Nationalpark, wo das isländische Wikingerparlament liegt. Besuch des grossen Geysirs und seines kleineren Bruders Strokkur. Ganz in der Nähe können wir den eindrücklichen Gullfoss Wasserfall bewundern. Auf der Rückfahrt stoppen wir beim farbigen Explosionskrater Kerið. Þingvellir, Gullfoss and Geysir in Super Jeep. Une première randonnée dans les curiosités géologiques du rift médio-océanique dans le parc national de Þingvellir (site de l’ancien parlement viking). Après, nous visitons Geysir et son célèbre geyser Strokkur, puis la magnifique cascade de Gullfoss. Lors du retour vers Reykjavík, dernier arrêt au cratère multicolore de Kerið. Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Guaranteed departures: All year: Thursdays and Saturdays. Included: Driver-tour guide. Pick-up: In Reykjavík from hotel or guesthouse at 08:30. Note: Bring warm clothing, rain gear, good shoes and lunch. Price: 28.900 ISK. 9
  10. 10. Mt. Hekla and 1 Landmannalaugar Tour ILR05 2 Level: Easy. Duration: 12 hours. 3 Mt. Hekla, Landmannalaugar, Craters and 4 Volcanic Landscape. This is a unique and unforgettable tour through some of the most 5 rugged terrain in the southern highlands of Iceland. We start by heading to the foot of Mt. Hekla where the landscape has been shaped by centuries of volcanic activity. In our jeep we climb as high as 1000 m (3280’) above sea level to enjoy fascinating views over the Torfajökull area and weather permitting, some of Iceland’s glaciers as well. Now we are in one of the largest geothermal areas in Iceland where fire and ice may create spectacular ice caves, as the hot springs are constantly working underneath the icecap. We then visit the Hrafntinnusker area and end in Landmannalaugar where a warm bath in a natural pool is optional before heading back to Reykjavik. This is a land of unreal beauty with steaming hot springs, glacier ice and explosive craters, and an amazing range of colors. Vulkan Hekla, die drittgrösste Geothermalzone, Krater und vulkanische Landschaften. Fahrt auf rauhen Strassen durch Vulkan- und Gletscherlandschaften. Erleben von Dampfquellen, Eis und Explosionskratern. Besuch von Landmannalaugar: warmes Bad in natürlicher heisser Quelle. Le volcan Hekla, 3eme zone geothermique du monde, des craters et paysage volcanique. Transfert par des pistes difficiles à travers des paysages volcaniques et glaciaires sauvages. Découverte de sources de vapeur, de glace et de cratère d’explosion. Visite de Landmannalaugar: bain dans les sources chaudes naturelles. Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Guaranteed departures: June 15th to October 31st: Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Pick up: In Reykjavík from hotel or guesthouse at 08:30. Included: Driver-tour guide and Landmannalaugar service fee. Note: Bring warm clothing, good shoes and lunch. Price: 34.900 ISK. 10
  11. 11. DAY TOURS From Reykjavík 2009 - 2010 Summer Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Essential Iceland ILR01 Volcano Jeep Tour & Blue Lagoon ILR03B South Coast, Glaciers and Waterfalls ILR10 Þórsmörk Glacier Valley ILR12 The Classic Golden Circle Tour ILR13 Mt. Hekla and Landmannalaugar Tour ILR05 Winter Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Essential Iceland ILR01 Volcano Jeep Tour & Blue Lagoon ILR03B Northern Lights and Lobster ILR06 South Coast, Glaciers and Waterfalls ILR10 Þórsmörk Glacier Valley ILR12 The Classic Golden Circle Tour ILR13 Tour operated Other departures: All tours can be operated for a minimum of 4 persons BOOK ALL YOUR ADVENTURES HERE Ç 11
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