Fossavatnsgangan

TRAVEL PACKAGES TAILORED TO RACE PARTICIPANTS
Including a full travel solution within Iceland and hotel accommodation in the Isafjordur area & Reykjavik!
We offer both a standard package as well as customised trips.

Make the most of your Iceland visit and book your Fossavatn travel adventure with us! We are the official travel agency of Fossavatnsgangan and have spent years finetuning the perfect travel plans for so-far hundreds of happy ski-racers, whether they are on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Iceland or repeat visitors.

Standard Package (8 days, 7 nights or more) - The perfect mix of convenience, efficiency and select sightseeing tours to make the most of your Fossavatnsgangan experience. During the ski marathon week, stay 4 nights in a 3 star hotel in downtown Ísafjörður - the best possible location for race participants.
The package can be extended for as many extra nights in Ísafjörður and/or Reykjavík as you like - as part of the package we offer a special 5% discount on any add-on tours of your interest from either Ísafjörður or Reykjavík!

Select the Itinerary and Inclusions tabs above for full details of our 2021 standard package. To book the standard package, use the booking engine here on the right - and by all means send us an e-mail if any further assistance or explanations are required.

Customised Package (Flexible duration)
Contact us by e-mail to arrange a customised package.

Standard Package 2020 (8 days, 7 nights) - possible to extend & customise

12th April - Arrival in Iceland (Keflavik international airport). Stay two nights in Reykjavik.
13th April - Guided sightseeing tour of the Golden Circle: Thingvellir national park, Geysir & Strokkur geysers and Gullfoss waterfall.
14th April - Domestic flight from Reykjavík to Isafjordur. Stay four nights in Isafjordur, at Hotel Horn.
Included on one of the next two days (15th or 16th) is a guided sightseeing tour of Dynjandi waterfall and the nearby fjords. (Please let us know if you have a preference between these two dates)
17th April - Fossavatnsgangan main race.
18th April - Guided one-way large bus tour from Isafjordur to Reykjavík. We take about 9 hours for this beautiful 450 km route and enjoy the snowcapped fjord landscape of Isafjardardjup bay, stopping along the way at Hvitanes seal colony, at Litli Bær farmhouse where we have tea & waffles in a traditional Icelandic setting, and for a dip in a warm geothermal pool. Stay one night in Reykjavík.
19th April - Departure from Iceland (Keflavik international airport).



Private & Customised Travel

We plan flexible itineraries depending on the preferences of participants - contact us for options for a customised travel package or private group arrangements. We can arrange trips and make travel arrangements to anywhere in Iceland.

Standard Package

Before the event:
- Transfer from KEF airport to Reykjavik hotel on arrival in Iceland
- Two nights stay at Skuggi Hotel in Reykjavik with private bath and breakfast
- Sightseeing day tour of the Golden Circle from Reykjavík (7-8 hours)
- Transfer from Reykjavik hotel to domestic airport
- One way domestic flight from Reykjavík to Isafjordur, ski luggage add-on included

In Isafjordur:
- Transfer from airport to hotel on arrival in Isafjordur
- Four nights stay at Hotel Horn in Isafjordur with private bath and breakfast
- Sightseeing day tour to Dynjandi waterfall from Isafjordur (5 hours)

After the event:
- One way guided sightseeing tour from Isafjordur to Reykjavik, with local tea & waffles and geothermal swimming pool entrance included (9 hours)
- One night stay at Skuggi Hotel in Reykjavik with private bath and breakfast
- Transfer from Reykjavik hotel to KEF airport for departure from Iceland

Fossavatnsgangan was first held in 1935 and is the oldest and biggest cross-country skiing tournament in Iceland. It takes place every year in the picturesque mountains surrounding the town of Isafjordur in the Westfjords. More information on the event can be found on the official website.

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