An island country in a remote corner of Europe with 100% green energy and 0% crime. Sounds like a fairytale? Well, it is, and even more than that. Iceland o!ers travelers everything beyond imagination, starting from spectacular landscapes and incredible adventures up to utmost luxury. “This country is surely addictive, and if God has a residence, it certainly must be in Iceland”.
With the AT38 modification the Hilux is ready to tackle most snow and ice conditions in Antarctica. AT38 was used to drive to the Magnetic North Pole with the British TV show Top Gear in 2007 where it carried the film crew 1400 kilometres, over sea ice, bolder fields and number of small islands. Jeremy Clarkson has o!cially said that this driving experience is one of his most favourite ever! The countryside is beautiful and quiet, geological lunacy from start to finish. You can drive these specially modified Arctic Trucks and basically enjoy the following experience of a Lifetime… Europe’s most northern capital is a friendly, vibrant city there’s no hustle and bustle, no noisy tra!c, the visitor to Reykjavik is simply spoiled when it comes to things to do, whether it‘s the revolutionized restaurant scene, masterpieces of architecture, museums, fashion or amusement.
Drive to the Blue Lagoon, located in extraordinary lava surroundings. Visit one of the most exquisite restaurants in Iceland with highly unusual architecture, resting on six huge storage tanks, each able to hold 4 million litres of geothermal hot water. This first class restaurant, very elegant and dressy, is on the top floor which slowly rotates, a”ording a magnificent panorama of Reykjavík and surroundings as you dine. Art exhibits are held on the ground floor and artificial geysers spray water 15 meters high.
Explore the legendary Reykjavik nightlife. Visit the hot muddy springs and get the feeling of the “fire” side of Iceland, admire waterfalls, walk on the glacier observing the spectacular surroundings and stop to have a taste of the “appetizing” Icelandic shark and the famous local drink Brennivin. See the Thingvellir national park, a remarkable geological site and the most historic place on the island. The beautiful canyon running through the park is actually the meeting point of two of the earth’s tectonic plates.
Discover the famous Geyser area, see one of the most impressive waterfalls in Europe majestically thundering thousands of tons of icy water down into a deep gorge. Stop at the rustic wooden shelter for BBQ Viking meal in Haukadalur Forrest. The shelter was designed by employees of the Iceland Forest Service and is made entirely out of Icelandic Spruce to show the utility of the Icelandic forests.
Bar crawl Explore the caves of Iceland. Quad biking – Take a rough ride in the wilderness of Iceland on Quad bikes just outside Reykjavik at moorland Hellisheidi. You will drive through rough roads and enjoy spectacular scenery of lava fields and mountains. Experience an Icelandic restaurant with Asian influences in taste and style. Condé Nast Traveller voted the restaurant as one of its Hot Table in 2008 and not without reason! Drawing on locally caught seafood and Icelandic traditions, the chef plays with Asian and American flavours and creative presentations. Salmon skin–wrapped railings, backlit bamboo walls, low banquettes, and sexy lighting make this Reykjavik’s chicest hangout. See Europe’s most powerful waterfall, Gullfoss.
Discover the second biggest glacier in Europe. After ice climbing, a real outdoor ice bu!et with Icelandic delicates and hot drinks. Its is not so hard to imagine this 900 year old glacier hosting fully serviced private parties! Discover the famous Geyser which has given name to hot springs all over the world. Get entertained by one of the most active geysers in the area, Strokkur. Every few minutes it spouts steaming hot water up to 30 meters high.
By now the entire world is acquainted with Icelandic ash. To immortalize the fact of an Icelandic volcano, JS Watch Co, the first and only watch manufacturer in Iceland, integrated the miniscule, light volcanic ash into their newest model. Made with genuine ash from the volcano Eyjafjallajökull. Explore the dormant Thrihnukagigur volcano and descend 120 meters to the bottom of the crater in an open cable lift. Get a unique opportunity to watch polar bears up close. Visit the custom made ice hotel and have a candle light dinner in a fully serviced volcanic lava cave, 60 metres down!