Overnight flight with ICELANDAIR to Reykjavik which is capital city of Iceland.. During the overnight flight you will served complimentary meals and drinks.
Welcome to the Iceland !.. Arrive Reykjavik, Iceland take flight connecting flight to Fareo Island. Upon arrival Fareao Island , Vagar Airport meet with your local tour guide and transfer to your Hotel which locates the city of Torshavn, an hour's drive away. After settling in at your cosy hotel, you might like to take an evening stroll in the city centre. Tranquil Torshavn, one of the smallest capital cities in the world, is named after Thor, the god of thunder and lightning in Norse mythology. Overnight in Fareo Island.
Breakfast at your hotel.Today, we will visit some of the pearls of the Faroe Islands amid stunning scenery. The tour leaves Torshavn and passes Funning, where the first Vikings are said to have settled, before arriving in the tranquil village of Gjógv, named after a 200-metre long sea-filled gorge that runs north from the village to the sea. Visit the gorge and the charming old shop in the village where you can buy local refreshments and souvenirs. We then move on past the rock formations of Risin and Kellingin off the northern tip of Eysturoy. On our return, we pass the village of Eidi before stopping in a tiny, picturesque village named Saksun, located among high mountains in the bottom of what used to be a sea-filled inlet. This is the site of Dúvugardar, a 17th century farm which is now a national heritage museum. In the evening, you might like to dine at one of the splendid restaurants in Torshavn, after which you can enjoy the lively nightlife. Overnight in Fareo Island. Dinner and accommodation.
Today we will observe eclipse at our special eclipse viewing site reserved only for our Eclipse Travelers. Overnight in Fareo Island. Dinner and accommodation.
The total solar eclipse will take place on 20 March 2015 bewteen roughly 9.41 am and 9.43 am depending on the observation location.The longest duration of totality will be 2 minutes and 47 seconds off the coast of the Faroe Islands.These are the data for Tórshavn, the capital city of the Faroe Islands:
|Start of Partial Eclipse||08:38:49|
|Start of Total Solar Eclipse||09:40:51|
|End of Total Eclipse||09:42:51|
|End of Partial Eclipse||10:47:38|
After the eclipse, we will return to the hotel in the early afternoon.You will be free to relax and explore the Faroes for the rest of the day. Tonight we will gather for a special " Eclipse Party" featuring traditional dishes and entertainment.
After breakfast commence an optional full day tour in Fareo Island. You may explore the old part of Tinganes, the old centre of Torshavn. You might wish to visit the National Museum, The Nordic House or take a ferry over to the island of Nólsoy across the bay. In the afternoon, you could try your luck on a fishing trip to the world-class fishing grounds.
Alternatively, you might like to take a full-day optional excursion to the beautiful island of Sandoy, on the trail of the Vikings among the puffin colonies on the soaring cliffs that are home to vast colonies of sea birds. Overnight in Fareo Island. Dinner and accommodation.
Free day at leisure.
Morning breakfast and transfer to the Vagar Airport for your flight to Reykjavik then connecting flight back to home.