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Andrea Andrade

New York, NY
Exquisite Escapes: Luxury Travel Expert

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Iceland Expert

The Golden Circle is magical!
The Golden Circle is magical!

Hello, I'm Andrea Andrade, your trusted Iceland expert. With a deep passion for this land of fire and ice, I'm here to help you unlock the secrets of one of the world's most captivating destinations.

As an Iceland enthusiast, I've dedicated years to exploring every corner of this enchanting island. From its rugged landscapes and pristine glaciers to its vibrant cultural heritage, my mission is to share the wonders of Iceland with you.

Why Choose Me?

?? Extensive Experience: Over the years, I've traversed Iceland's diverse terrain, from the bustling streets of Reykjavik to the remote fjords of the East Coast. I've trekked the highlands, soaked in geothermal pools, and witnessed the awe-inspiring Northern Lights countless times.

?? In-Depth Knowledge: My expertise extends beyond the tourist hot spots. I've delved into Iceland's history, folklore, and geology, providing you with rich, authentic insights into this magical land.

?? Personalized Itineraries: Whether you're an adventure seeker, a culture enthusiast, or a nature lover, I can tailor-make an itinerary that suits your interests and ensures you experience Iceland at its best.

Geological Insights: Iceland's unique geological features, from volcanoes to geysers, are my specialty. I'll help you understand the forces that have shaped this extraordinary landscape.

Local Connections: Through my extensive network of local contacts, you'll have access to insider tips, hidden gems, and authentic experiences that most tourists miss.

**Places not to miss:**

1. **Reykjavik**: Start your journey in the capital city, Reykjavik, where you can explore its vibrant culture, visit museums, and enjoy the lively atmosphere.

2. **Golden Circle**: This iconic route includes three must-visit attractions: Thingvellir National Park, where you can walk between two tectonic plates, Geysir geothermal area with its erupting hot springs, and Gullfoss waterfall, one of Iceland's most famous waterfalls.

3. **Blue Lagoon**: Relax in the geothermal waters of the Blue Lagoon, a luxurious spa surrounded by lava fields. It's a truly unique experience.

4. **Vatnajokull National Park**: This is Europe's largest national park and offers a diverse range of landscapes, including glaciers, ice caves, waterfalls, and lush green valleys.

5. **Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon**: Witness the surreal beauty of this glacier lagoon filled with floating icebergs. You can take boat tours to get up close to the ice formations.

6. **The Diamond Beach**: Adjacent to Jokulsarlon, this black sand beach is famous for its glistening ice chunks that wash up on the shore, resembling diamonds.

7. **Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss**: These two majestic waterfalls along the South Coast are easily accessible and provide fantastic photo opportunities.

8. **The Westfjords**: Explore Iceland's remote and rugged western region, known for its dramatic fjords, bird cliffs, and untouched wilderness.

9. **Akureyri**: Often referred to as the "Capital of the North," Akureyri is a charming town with botanical gardens, a geothermal pool, and access to great skiing in the winter.

10. **Landmannalaugar**: This otherworldly area in the Highlands is famous for its colorful rhyolite mountains, hot springs, and incredible hiking trails. It looks like you are on Mars with the craters.

11. **Myvatn**: Discover the geothermal wonders of Lake Myvatn, including bubbling mud pools, pseudocraters, and the otherworldly Dimmuborgir lava formations.

12. **Snaefellsnes Peninsula**: Often called "Iceland in Miniature" due to its diverse landscapes, this peninsula features a glacier-capped volcano, picturesque fishing villages, and black sand beaches.

13. **East Fjords**: Enjoy peaceful, scenic drives along the winding roads of the East Fjords, dotted with charming fishing villages and breathtaking views.

14. **Husavik**: Known as the whale-watching capital of Europe, Husavik offers fantastic opportunities to see humpback whales and other marine life.

15. **Thorsmork**: Accessible by 4x4 vehicles or hiking, Thorsmork is a valley surrounded by glaciers and rivers, providing excellent trekking routes.Remember that Iceland's weather can be unpredictable, so it's essential to plan your trip carefully, especially if you intend to explore some of the more remote areas. Additionally, respecting the natural environment and local customs is crucial when visiting this beautiful country.

Don't miss out on the chance to experience Iceland through the eyes of a seasoned expert. Contact me today to start your Icelandic exploration!

My Reviews

7 of 7 people found this review helpful
Makes each trip worry free
We have booked several cruises with Andrea as well as some complex flight itineraries... Andrea is always up to date on the nuances and the details to make each trip a success.
By  The journey is the Adventure  from  Prescott, Arizona
Traveled to  Mediterranean ~ At Sea ~ At Sea
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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7 of 8 people found this review helpful
Great Adventure
Andrea is a true professional. She knows the industry and always ahas great insight on destinations. She works a lot of options in on our vacation planning_
By  Ralph  from  Prescott, AZ
Traveled to  Alaska ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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5 of 5 people found this review helpful
NYC trip Dec 2022
Always available, always has a resolution when in a bind. And enjoyed a trip she made for me last year. Air, hotel, car - all went smoothly
By  Rodney  from  Laguna Niguel CA
Traveled to  New York (Kennedy) ~ New York ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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5 of 6 people found this review helpful
Terrific service!
she is on top of everything! So quick to help and respond!
By  Dianne TR Prescott  from  Prescott AZ
Traveled to  Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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4 of 5 people found this review helpful
Family Vacation
Andrea was very helpful and knowledgeable.
By  MARGIN5  from  CHINO, CA
Traveled to  Dominican Republic ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Destination Expert:

  • Iceland

Travel Specialist:

  • Animals & Wildlife
  • Adventure
  • European Culture
  • Nature
  • Private Travel

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  • Kensington Tours
  • Hurtigruten
  • Luxury Gold
  • Ponant
  • SITA World Tours


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