Day 1: Arrival to Reykjavík & free time At Keflavík Airport you will be met by a driver who will drive you to Reykjavík. Spend the rest of the day exploring the city centre on your own.
Spend the night in Reykjavík
Day 2: Meet your guide & explore the Golden Circle Your driver-guide will pick you up in the morning and begin your private tour with the “Golden Circle”, an attraction-filled route that makes a wonderful first impression of Icelandic nature.
HIGHLIGHTS: Geysir - Gullfoss - Kerið - Þingvellir
Spend the night in the Hvolsvöllur area
Day 3: South Coast Waterfalls & Volcanic beaches The south coast is known for its lush, Tolkienesque landscapes, in particular the plentiful waterfalls that seem to pop up around every corner.
HIGHLIGHTS: Dyrhólaey - Fjaðrárgljúfur - Reynisfjara & Reynisdrangar - Seljalandsfoss - Skógafoss - Vík í Mýrdal
Spend the night in the Kirkjubæjarklaustur area
Day 4: Vatnajökull glacier & floating icebergs Today you’ll experience some of the icy wonders that truly give Iceland its name. Start the day by exploring the beautiful Skaftafell area of Vatnajökull National Park.
HIGHLIGHTS: Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon - Skaftafell - Svartifoss - Vatnajökull National Park
Spend the night in the Höfn or Glacier Lagoon area.
Day 5: East fjords & geothermal baths Today the barren black sand plains of the south-eastern coast give way to rugged fjord scenery around every twist and turn in the road.
HIGHLIGHTS: Egilsstaðir & Lagarfljót - Lake Mývatn
Spend the night in the Lake Mývatn area.
Day 6: Whales & national park exploration This is a whole day to explore North Iceland as you wish.
HIGHLIGHTS: Ásbyrgi - Dettifoss - Hljóðaklettar - Húsavík - Jökulsárgljúfur National Park
Spend another night in the Lake Mývatn area.
Day 7: Lunar landscapes & the charming north Take in more of the lunar atmospheres around Lake Mývatn in the early part of the day.
HIGHLIGHTS: Akureyri - Dimmuborgir - Goðafoss - Krafla & Leirhnjúkur - Lake Mývatn - Námaskarð - Skútustaðagígar Pseudo-Craters
Spend the night on Snæfellsnes Peninsula.
Day 8: Snæfellsjökull glacier & national park Snæfellsnes is a bit like “Iceland in Miniature”.
HIGHLIGHTS: Arnarstapi - Djúpalónssandur - Lóndrangar - Reykjavík - Snæfellsjökull National Park
Reykjavik in the afternoon, and spend the night in the city.
Day 9: Departure Enjoy a comfortable, private transfer back to Keflavik International Airport for your flight back home.