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What’s What: The land of fire and ice. You know you’ve always wanted to visit Iceland. Whether you yearn to see the northern lights, geothermal baths, whales, mountains, glaciers, volcanoes, black beaches, icelandic horses or other unique natural features, there’s a lot to cover. Why would you leave planning for a trip of a lifetime to chance when you could leave it to the professionals at Collette? They know the place, the people and all the best purveyors of lodging, food and adventure. Family run since 1918, Collette has earned its reputation for offering unique travel experiences and remarkable attention to guest service. If you’re ready to check Iceland off your bucket list, check out Collette’s offerings (and read about exclusive Amava offers below).

Amava Take: Iceland is a center of scenic wonder. Lava fields and hot pools, glaciers, waterfalls and fjords. As an Amava Member, you have exclusive access to 10% off across all dates in 2020 for two phenomenal trips: Iceland: Land of Fire and Ice and Icelandic Adventure.  

Iceland: Land of Fire and Ice takes you through the south and west of astonishingly beautiful Iceland. The activity level is moderate, so you’ll have plenty of time to relax and reflect as you stay overnight in a local fishing village, enjoy a picturesque cruise, soak in the Blue Lagoon, whale watch and hike or stroll in lava fields. 

If you want an even more active experience in a smaller group, Collette’s Icelandic Adventure delivers with a walking tour of Reykjavik, a trip to Thingvellir National Park, the unbelievable Gullfoss Waterfall and the Friðheimar greenhouse cultivation center. Also included are a countryside farmhouse stay, whale watching in Skjalfandi Bay, travel to the Diamond Circle and the vast Asbyrgi Canyon. Want more? Climb aboard a mountain truck to explore the Snæfellsjökull glacier immortalized in Jules Verne’s Journey to the Center of the Earth and choose between an expertly guided mountain or glacier hike. 

Whichever style you choose, the spectacular landscapes and incredible culture of Iceland await and Collette will take care of all the details. 

From the Front Lines:

Who are typical Collette travelers?

People who want to focus on the adventures and the learning and leave the details to the experts. Collette handles everything so travelers can focus on why they came.

Any tips for first-timers to make it a productive and fulfilling experience?

When you get back to the bus, you’ll have summaries of what you saw and heard waiting for you. It makes travel journaling so much easier!

What’s a typical daily schedule like? 

Iceland: Land of Fire and Ice moves at a moderate pace. You’ll see unforgettable things every day, but have time for relaxation and reflection. If you want to get out there and move in a smaller group, Icelandic Adventures might be a better fit for you. Call the number below to get more information about the itineraries of these two spectacular trips.

From the Trenches:  

What made you want to travel with Collette to Iceland?

I am excited to travel with a company that’s been in business for over 100 years. Guided tours are all about the quality of the itinerary and the professionalism of the people guiding you and Collette really delivers on both. Iceland is a one-in-a-lifetime destination for me, so I want to go with the best. 

Any ways to save some money?

Yes! Save 10%* on any 2020 date for Iceland: Land of Fire and Ice or Icelandic Adventures when booked before September 30, 2019. For reservations or more information, call Collette toll-free at (833) 627-3612. Use offer code: AMAVASAVE.

What’s the site in Iceland you are most excited to see?

The Blue Lagoon!

Special Requirements: To take advantage of this exclusive offer for Amava Members, you must book between September 1st and September 30th, 2019.

Setting it Up:  For reservations or more information, call Collette toll-free at (833) 627-3612 by September 30th, 2019. Use offer code: AMAVASAVE.

 

*SAVE 10% off the land portion of your booking on Icelandic Adventure or Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice. Offers are not valid on group or existing bookings, and not combinable with any other seasonal or hot offers. Other restrictions may apply. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. Call or go online for further details.