Duo yoga and ski touring/snowshoeing in the troll peninsula

Duration : 8 days

Iceland

Level : ski: 800m of positive elevation per climb (one or more every day), slopes <40°

from 2300 € / p. from 3 to 6 persons

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Description

Go for an exceptional ski touring week, facing the sea, on the Troll peninsula in Iceland!

THE STRONG POINTS :

  • Exceptional environment, ski touring facing the sea
  • Quality of accommodation
  • Several possible outings throughout the day (up to 3)
  • Daily thermal baths for the well being!
  • Quality and attention throughout the stay

A custom-made pratice of ski touring: 3 outings spread and the choice of participants throughout the day, to enjoy the magic of Iceland. All associated with the daily thermal baths in the pool of natural warm water of Dalvik (39°C): do not forget your swimsuit! All complemented by a quality accommodation near Dalvik, in a lodge where the restaurant has nothing to envy to France.

Program

D1: Domestic flight to Akureyri.
In Akureyri, rental of the 4WD vehicle that will be used every day to reach the departures of ski tours. Visit of the small town of Akureyri and drive to the accommodation site, Skidadakdur Valley. About 1 hour drive. Arrival and installation at the Husabakki lodge, evening meal on site.

D2 to D6: Skiing in the heart of the mountains or in the fjords
A balance between ski touring and time to relax. Ski touring outings routes around our base camp to keep flexibility and adaptability to each level. Depending on the conditions, you will ski either inland: Gimbrarhnjukur (1172 m), Hestur (1332m), Kistifjall (1080m), or at the edge of the fjords: Kerahnjukur (1097m), Holshyrna above Dalvik. The afternoons will be devoted to time for yourself and to take advantage of hot springs.
Each day, there are 3 successive outings that can be made: the first about 700m of positive elevation in the morning, with a return in the early afternoon. Then a similar second in the late afternoon, before the delicious dinner. Finally, thanks to the long days, a third outing will be possible for aficionados!
Picnics will be taken in the morning at the cottage. The trips will be made with the rental vehicle. The positive elevations are between 800m and 1500m.
Snowshoeing: one-day outings between mountains and fjords. Routes around our base camp to keep flexibility and adaptability to each level. Depending on the conditions and the group: Gasakaupstaoûr, Hrisey island tour, Hrutholl fjords, Fnjoska, Bengilföfoi summit and a day at Myvatn Lake if weather conditions allow it. The hikes will be made by day with a return in the middle of the afternoon to enjoy the hot springs and to relax in this magical land. Possible outings after dinner to enjoy the long Icelandic days for those who wish.

D7: Last day of ski touring and snowshoeing. Flight to Reykjavik from Akureyri airport. 45 minutes to get to the capital where we will take a vehicle to go directly to the center of Iceland: Blue Lagoon! 2 hours of relaxation and well being in the warm waters with the many virtues of this giant outdoor spa and. After thi, return to the port of Reykjavik to enjoy a traditional soup in Saegreifinn (typical restaurant located in the heart of the fishing port). Back in the late evening to Dra, our place for the night.

D8: Early departure for Keflavik International Airport where our international flight will be waiting for us. Separation at boarding.

The route given here is only indicative, it can be modified, because of:

  • local transportation problems
  • incidents, bad weather
  • weather and snow conditions

In any case, the French mountain guide is the only judge and can also modify the program for any security requirement.

The price includes

  • Paris-Reykjavik-Paris international flights
  • Reykjavik-Akureyri domestic flight
  • Airport taxes
  • Accommodation in lodge, double room basis to share according to program
  • Full board except lunch of D1 and D8
  • Transfers and trips by vehicle on site
  • Supervision by the French mountain guide and hiking guide

The price does not include

  • Drinks
  • Meals not included in "The price includes"
  • Excursions not mentioned (entrance to museums, ...)
  • Excess baggage charges for transporting personal ski equipment
  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance cancellations, assistance repatriation

Accommodation

Next departures :
  • To be confirmed
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