THE BEST OF ICELAND
See the best of Iceland in the shortest possible time on this guided circle tour around the island.
Travel on Iceland’s ring road and discover stunning scenery and dramatic landscapes: volcanoes, lava fields, hot springs, mountains, fjords, glaciers, glacier lagoon and waterfalls.
During the tour, Enjoy two evenings include Northern Lights Academy (from September to mid-April). Join this amazing and complete circle tour of Iceland, a bestseller all year round! Hunt the Midnight Sun in the Summer and the Northern Lights in the Winter.
Places of interest: Reykjavik, Golden Circle, Thingvellir National Park, Geysir hot springs, Gullfoss and Oxararfoss waterfalls, Fridheimar greenhouse, Secret Lagoon, Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls, Solheimajokull glacier, Reynisfjara black sand beach, Fjardargljufur, Dyrholaey, Vik village, Jokulsarlon and Fjallsarlon glacier lagoons, Diamond Beach, Skaftafell National Park, Vatnajokull, Reykjanes Peninsula, Kleifarvatn Lake, Seltun geothermal area, Bridge between continents, Reykjanesviti lighthouse, Blue Lagoon. Northern lights during winter, between August 25 and April 25.
Departures: All year.
Tour Duration: 6 days / 5 nights.
3 star hotel or guesthouse (private bathroom)
EUR 2229 per person in Double
4 star hotel, high end
EUR 2499 per person in double
Arrival, airport pickup and transfer to hotel. Reykjavík sightseeing in coach basis. (Northern lights tour in the winter) Spend the night in Reykjavík : – 3★ Hotel Skuggi or similar. – 4★ Hotel Holt or similar.
Breakfast at hotel. Enjoy the well known Golden Circle tour. Thingvellir is characterised by tectonic rift valley and marks the rifting of the Eurasian and North American plates from each other. In 930 the Icelandic Parliament, the first democracy in the world, was established at Thingvellir. Thingvellir became World Heritage Site in 2004. Strokkur and the Geyser area will be visited. Near Geysir is the beautiful Gullfoss Waterfall. Enjoy the view from above and walk down the path to get close to the powerful waterfall. End the day in the relaxing Blue Lagoon included. Spend the night in Reykjavík : – 3★ Hotel Skuggi or similar. – 4★ Hotel Holt or similar.
Breakfast at hotel. Today drive the south coast of Iceland. Seljalandsfoss is 60 m high and it is possible to walk behind it, and get a unique view from behind. Skógafoss is on of the most famous waterfalls in Iceland. Eyjafjallajökull is now famous for it’s 2010 volcanic eruption that disrupted air traffic in Europe. Reynisfjara black beach was, in 1991, ranked as one of the ten most beautiful nontropical beaches in the world. Sólheimajökull is an outlet glacier, flowing out of the ice cap Mýrdalsjökull. Glacier hike in the summer, Ice cave tour in the winter. Spend night close to Vík in cozy guest house in country side.
Breakfast at hotel. This day will be spent in the National Park of Vatnajökull, with Skaftafell and its famous glacier lagoons, Jökulsárlón and Fjallsárlón. Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon is a beautiful lagoon in front of a calving glacier. Enjoy amazing view of floating icebergs in the lagoon and walk between them at the black beach, which is sometime referred to the Diamond Beach. Enjoy the natural wonders of Skaftafell National Park and visit Fjarðárgljúfur canyon on this day. Spend the night in Reykjavík : – 3★ Hotel Skuggi or similar. – 4★ Hotel Holt or similar.
Breakfast at hotel. On this day venture into one of the most exciting and famous places in Iceland, Snæfellsnes Peninsula, where Julus Verne found inspiration for his book “Journey to the Center of the Earth”. Kirkjufell mountain, located on the northern site of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, is one of the most picturesque mountains in Iceland, and with the Kirkjufell waterfall in the vicinity makes a wonderful nature stop. Djúpalónssandur black beach is a bay at the tip of Snæfellsnes Peninsula. The black small pebbles on the beach have been smoothed by the ocean waves, and amongst them are scattered rusty parts of a wreckage of a ship that stranded in the area in 1948. Lóndrangar cliffs are volcanic plugs of basalt, of 61 and 75 metres of height, that have formed by erosion of the surrounding material. Hellnar and Arnarstapi are small and ancient fishing villages. Hellnar beach has amazing rock formation which will be visited. Spend the night in Reykjavík : – 3★ Hotel Skuggi or similar. – 4★ Hotel Holt or similar.
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning.
After you check out today – depending on your flight schedule you will be transferred from Reykjavik to Keflavik International Airport, to begin your journey back home.