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Iceland Roadtrip

Volcanoes, hot springs, northern lights and snowy landscapes as far as the eye can see.

 

The largest volcanic Island in the world is located just below the Arctic Circle and offers with ist glaciated mountains, Fjords and Highlands a true natural paradise, which is just waiting to be discovered – of course best on skis.

For one week we Travel across the Island in camper Vans, experience impressie landscapes, marvel at the Aurora Borealis with a little luck, bathe in the snow in hot thermal springs after a long day and look for the best ski tours and descents on the Island.

The local mountain world offers a huge selection of tours for every level of difficulty. From steep gullies to softer slopes for wide turns, every ski tour enthusiast will get his money’s worth here. With fabulous views of the Fjords and the North Atlantic including…

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Experience / Emotion atemberaubend
Fitness / Struggle sportlich
Risk erzähl ruhig deinem Partner davon
Comfort einfach

Highlights:

  • the best skitours of the island
  • mountains and Fjords of Iceland
  • Marvel at the Aurora Borealis
  • relax in the numerous thermal springs of the volcanic Island
  • accompanied by our certified UIAGM mountain guides

 

 

Trip dates:

Booking code:-
Minimum members:-
Price per person: 0

Following itinerary is planned:

Day 1: Arrival in Reykjavik. Pick-up at the Airport and getting our motorhomes and supplies. Dinner in town.

Day 2 – 7: Skitouring! The exact sequence of the destinations will depend on the weather and snow conditions. As usual on a road trip, we will go where the conditions are good at the Moment. Our mobile homes give us the necessary flexibility. The exact runs are determined by the mountain guide. After skiing you have time to relax.

Day 8: Return flight from Reykjavik

check_circle_outline  Included Services:

  • 7 days 4×4 motorhome with 1 double bed, Arctic Heater and electricity Generator
  • up to 6 days guided ski tours at different spots, adapted to the abilities of the group
  • accompaniment by your Austrian UIAGM mountain guide
  • all transfers
  • guarantee by an Austrian tour operator

 

highlight_off  Not included services:

  • international flight to Reykjavik
  • personal insurances
  • meals
  • Fuel Costs for motorhomes
  • alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • tips
  • all services not mentioned under included services

 

info  General Information

Tour operator for this trip: Furtenbach Adventures.

Weather and conditions on the mountain can lead to program or route changes. Participation in Heliskiing / Ski Touring lies in your own individual responsibility. Furtenbach Adventures assumes no liability for accidents, damages or loss of materials.

If you are not sure whether taking part in a certain trip is the right thing for you, feel free to contact Lukas Furtenbach at Tel +43 512 204134 or per email [email protected] for an answer to this question during a personal interview!

This package in general is not suitable for persons with reduced mobility.

 

https  Insurance

We strongly recommend taking out a travel insurance (including trip cancellation, interruption, medical and luggage insurance) at “Europäische Reiseversicherung AG[European Travel insurance].

For this journey the insurance package “Annual-Complete+Cover” would be suitable. We’re happy to provide you with an individual offer after the booking of the trip or on request.

 

language  Entry Regulations

Passport and Visa Regulations

Swiss or EU citizens: When entering the country, you need a passport with a validity of at least 6 or more months.

Information on recommended vaccines and health regulations:
http://www.who.int/ith/en/

More detailed information regarding entry, visa and health requirements for this travel destination will be provided once you’ve communicated your nationality.

 

work  Equipment

you Need your personal Equipment.

 

perm_identity  physical Condition

A key success factor in expeditions is being in good shape. Train in the months before the expedition! Several hour climbs with a backpack and around 1000 meters per day should not be a problem for you. You have to carry your own personal equipment on the mountain.

 

local_hospital  Health

We recommend that each participant undergoes a medical examination prior to the expedition. Good health is a prerequisite for participation. Particularly important is a visit to the dentist because previously unnoticed dental problems can become quite acute due to the sudden change in pressure conditions in higher altitudes.

 

insert_chart_outlined  Difficulty / Technique

Ski Touring always lies in the participant‘s personal responsibility, while led by the mountain guide. Participants must be able to move safely and independently in different snow conditions and steep terrain. For Ski Touring members should be able to perform kick-turns. The guide is there to provide guidance for the whole group, the possibilities for him to respond to individual needs is limited. It is imperatve that participants adhere to the instructions and decisions made by the mountain guide. Regardless, each participant must know their own physical limits, and be able to make a timely decision to turn back.

 

 

payment  Payment

Deposit Payment is made less than eleven months prior to the end of the trip and is a maximum of 20% of the price. The balance must be paid no earlier than 20 days prior to departure. Please find more information regarding the payment in our GTC.

 

directions_run Right of withdrawal

The traveller has the right to withdraw from the travel contract at any time by paying the according cancellation fee stated in the General Terms of Conditions of Furtenbach Adventures GmbH (https://www.furtenbachadventures.com/en/service/gtc/, item II. 7.).
The following fees apply for cancellations on the part of the client prior to travel:

until 30 days prior to departure…………………………. 30%
29 – 20 days prior to departure…………………….. 40%
19 -10 days prior to departure…………………….. 70%
9 – 4 days prior to departure………………………… 80%
from the 3rd day prior to departure (72 hours)………100%
on the day of departure………………………………… 100% of the tour fee.

The tour operator will be released from the contract if the specified minimum number of participants is not achieved and if the customer has been notified about the cancellation in writing within the following periods: until 20 days prior to Departure.