Reykjavik 7-Day Tour with Golden Circle, South Coast, Akureyri

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Experience all that Iceland has to offer in just 7 days. Travel the Icelandic ring road to visit the island's most stunning attractions, everything from the phenomenal Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon with its floating ice bergs to an erupting geyser at Geysir hot spring area.
ItineraryDay 1: Golden Circle & South Coast Pass By: Reykjavík City HallYour tour starts with a morning Reykjavik pick up. Stop At: Golden Circle Route, South RegionFrom the city you will travel the popular Golden Circle route.Duration: 5 hoursStop At: Thingvellir National Park, Thingvellir, South RegionFirst up is Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO Wold Heritage Site. Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Geysir Hot Springs, Geysir, South RegionAfter Thingvellir you make your way to Geysir. See Strokkur geyser spout water up from the ground before continuing your journey. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Gullfoss, Blaskogabyggd, South RegionNext up is Gullfoss waterfall, the last attraction of the Golden Circle. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Seljalandsfoss, South RegionMaking your way to the south coast, you will see the magical Seljalandsfoss waterfall that you can walk behind. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Skogafoss, Skogar, South RegionAfter Seljalandsfoss you will stop by the mighty Skogafoss waterfall. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Reynisfjara Beach, Vik, South RegionLast up is Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach. This unique beach is one of Iceland's top attractions. See the unique Reynisdrangar peaks peak up from the Atlantic Sea and enjoy strolling around the black sand beach. Duration: 40 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Vík - Skaftafell - Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon - HöfnStop At: Vatnajokull Glacier, Vatnajokull National Park, East RegionYour first stop will be at Skaftafell National Park where you will join a certified glacier guide for a short glacier hike on one of Vatnajokull outlet glaciers. After your hike you will continue towards the Glacier Lagoon and the Diamond beach. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Glacier Lagoon, Jokulsarlon, East RegionSee the lagoon's floating ice bergs in a magical natural setting at Jokulsarlon LagoonDuration: 40 minutesStop At: Diamond Beach, Jokulsarlon, East RegionThe crystal bergs at the black sand Diamond beach are simply stunning. Duration: 20 minutesPass By: Höfn Inn GuesthouseYour day ends at your accommodation in Hofn area, the lobster capital of Iceland. No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 3: East Fjords - Djúpivogur - EgilsstaðirPass By: Camp Egilsstadir and Egilsstadastofa Visitor CenterThis day is all about the East Fjords of Iceland. After breakfast you will follow the twisting roads of the coast of the East Fjords to Egilsstadir. Stop At: Port of DjúpivogurOn the way you will stop at Djupivogur fishing village Duration: 30 minutesStop At: HengifossEnjoy a 3 hour easy hike to one of the highest waterfalls in Iceland. Duration: 3 hoursPass By: Camp Egilsstadir, Egilsstadir, East RegionYour day ends at your accommodation in the Egilsstadir area. No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 4: Dettifoss - Lake Mývatn, Goðafoss - AkureyriStop At: Dettifoss Waterfall, Lake Myvatn, Northeast RegionOn this day you will make your way to the North of Iceland were the magnificent Dettifoss Waterfall can be foundDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Namaskard, hot springsVisit Namaskard hot springs. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Myvatn Nature Baths (Jardbodin vid Myvatn), Lake Myvatn, Northeast RegionAt Myvatn you will have the option of bathing in the hot spring pool of Myvatn Nature Baths for a small fee or explore the surrounding area. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Dimmuborgir Lava Formations, Lake Myvatn, Northeast RegionRefreshed from the baths you will continue to Dimmuborgir lava formations. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Hverfjall, Lake Myvatn, Northeast RegionAmong today's highlights is the Hverfjall Volcano Crater.Duration: 20 minutesPass By: Akureyri AirportYour day ends at your accommodation in Akureyri area. No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 5: Whale watching from Dalvík - Siglufjörður -Tröllaskagi - BifröstPass By: Akureyri AirportYour day starts with a drive through Akureyri, the capital of the North Stop At: Arctic Sea Tours Whale WatchingEnjoy a whale watching tour from Dalvik and see the gentle giants of the sea. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: SiglufjörðurExplore the charming Siglufjordur town. Duration: 30 minutesPass By: TrollaskagiTravel through farmlands before reaching your accommodation for the night. Pass By: Hótel BifröstYour day ends at your accommodation in the area of Bifrost. No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 6: Borgarfjörður - Reykholt - Hraunfossar - BorgarnesPass By: Borgarfjörður ChurchExplore all that Borgarfjordur has to offer. Stop At: Grabrok Crater, Bifrost, West RegionStop by Grabrok Volcano craterDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Deildartunguhver Thermal Spring, Reykholt, South RegionVisit Deildartunguhver Duration: 20 minutesStop At: HraunfossarStop by Hraunfossar waterfalls Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Barnafoss, Reykholt, West RegionNeighboring Barnafoss waterfall is among today's highlights Duration: 20 minutesPass By: Borgarnes Regional Information Centre, Borgarnes, West RegionYour day ends at your accommodation in the Borgarnes area. No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 7: Borgarnes - Snaefellsnes Peninsula - Reykjavík Pass By: Snæfellsnes information centerYour last day will be spent exploring Borgarnes and Saefellsnes. Stop At: Arnarstapi CottagesSee the village of Arnarstapi Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Cave Vatnshellir, Snaefellsbaer, West RegionTake an optional lava cave experience at Vatnshellir lava cave for a small fee. You can also accompany your guide and explore the surrounding area. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Kirkjufell Mountain, Grundarfjorour, West RegionSee the stunning Mount Kirkjufell before returning back to Reykjavik. Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Reykjavík City HallYour tour ends in Reykjavik. No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • The Ring Road
  • The Golden Circle
  • South Coast
  • Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon
  • The Diamond Beach
  • Lake Myvatn
  • Dettisfoss & Godafoss Waterfalls
  • Snaefellsnes Peninsula
  • Accommodation during the tour
  • Free wi-fi on board
  • Small group experience
  • Breakfast
  • Entry/Admission - Skogafoss
  • Entry/Admission - Vatnajokull Glacier
  • Entry/Admission - Hengifoss
  • Entry/Admission - Arctic Sea Tours Whale Watching

What’s not included

  • Food & drinks (except breakfast at the hotels)
  • Admission to Myvatn Nature Baths
  • Lava caving experience at Vatnshellir Cave
  • Single room supplement
  • Entry/Admission - Myvatn Nature Baths (Jardbodin vid Myvatn)
  • Entry/Admission - Cave Vatnshellir

Itinerary

Day 1: Golden Circle & South Coast Pass By: Reykjavík City Hall Your tour starts with a morning Reykjavik pick up. Stop At: Golden Circle Route, South Region From the city you will travel the popular Golden Circle route. Duration: 5 hours Stop At: Thingvellir National Park, Thingvellir, South Region First up is Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO Wold Heritage Site. Duration: 40 minutes Stop At: Geysir Hot Springs, Geysir, South Region After Thingvellir you make your way to Geysir. See Strokkur geyser spout water up from the ground before continuing your journey. Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Gullfoss, Blaskogabyggd, South Region Next up is Gullfoss waterfall, the last attraction of the Golden Circle. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Seljalandsfoss, South Region Making your way to the south coast, you will see the magical Seljalandsfoss waterfall that you can walk behind. Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Skogafoss, Skogar, South Region After Seljalandsfoss you will stop by the mighty Skogafoss waterfall. Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Reynisfjara Beach, Vik, South Region Last up is Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach. This unique beach is one of Iceland's top attractions. See the unique Reynisdrangar peaks peak up from the Atlantic Sea and enjoy strolling around the black sand beach. Duration: 40 minutes No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 2: Vík - Skaftafell - Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon - Höfn Stop At: Vatnajokull Glacier, Vatnajokull National Park, East Region Your first stop will be at Skaftafell National Park where you will join a certified glacier guide for a short glacier hike on one of Vatnajokull outlet glaciers. After your hike you will continue towards the Glacier Lagoon and the Diamond beach. Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Glacier Lagoon, Jokulsarlon, East Region See the lagoon's floating ice bergs in a magical natural setting at Jokulsarlon Lagoon Duration: 40 minutes Stop At: Diamond Beach, Jokulsarlon, East Region The crystal bergs at the black sand Diamond beach are simply stunning. Duration: 20 minutes Pass By: Höfn Inn Guesthouse Your day ends at your accommodation in Hofn area, the lobster capital of Iceland. No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 3: East Fjords - Djúpivogur - Egilsstaðir Pass By: Camp Egilsstadir and Egilsstadastofa Visitor Center This day is all about the East Fjords of Iceland. After breakfast you will follow the twisting roads of the coast of the East Fjords to Egilsstadir. Stop At: Port of Djúpivogur On the way you will stop at Djupivogur fishing village Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Hengifoss Enjoy a 3 hour easy hike to one of the highest waterfalls in Iceland. Duration: 3 hours Pass By: Camp Egilsstadir, Egilsstadir, East Region Your day ends at your accommodation in the Egilsstadir area. No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 4: Dettifoss - Lake Mývatn, Goðafoss - Akureyri Stop At: Dettifoss Waterfall, Lake Myvatn, Northeast Region On this day you will make your way to the North of Iceland were the magnificent Dettifoss Waterfall can be found Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Namaskard, hot springs Visit Namaskard hot springs. Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Myvatn Nature Baths (Jardbodin vid Myvatn), Lake Myvatn, Northeast Region At Myvatn you will have the option of bathing in the hot spring pool of Myvatn Nature Baths for a small fee or explore the surrounding area. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Dimmuborgir Lava Formations, Lake Myvatn, Northeast Region Refreshed from the baths you will continue to Dimmuborgir lava formations. Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Hverfjall, Lake Myvatn, Northeast Region Among today's highlights is the Hverfjall Volcano Crater. Duration: 20 minutes Pass By: Akureyri Airport Your day ends at your accommodation in Akureyri area. No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 5: Whale watching from Dalvík - Siglufjörður -Tröllaskagi - Bifröst Pass By: Akureyri Airport Your day starts with a drive through Akureyri, the capital of the North Stop At: Arctic Sea Tours Whale Watching Enjoy a whale watching tour from Dalvik and see the gentle giants of the sea. Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Siglufjörður Explore the charming Siglufjordur town. Duration: 30 minutes Pass By: Trollaskagi Travel through farmlands before reaching your accommodation for the night. Pass By: Hótel Bifröst Your day ends at your accommodation in the area of Bifrost. No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 6: Borgarfjörður - Reykholt - Hraunfossar - Borgarnes Pass By: Borgarfjörður Church Explore all that Borgarfjordur has to offer. Stop At: Grabrok Crater, Bifrost, West Region Stop by Grabrok Volcano crater Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Deildartunguhver Thermal Spring, Reykholt, South Region Visit Deildartunguhver Duration: 20 minutes Stop At: Hraunfossar Stop by Hraunfossar waterfalls Duration: 20 minutes Stop At: Barnafoss, Reykholt, West Region Neighboring Barnafoss waterfall is among today's highlights Duration: 20 minutes Pass By: Borgarnes Regional Information Centre, Borgarnes, West Region Your day ends at your accommodation in the Borgarnes area. No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 7: Borgarnes - Snaefellsnes Peninsula - Reykjavík Pass By: Snæfellsnes information center Your last day will be spent exploring Borgarnes and Saefellsnes. Stop At: Arnarstapi Cottages See the village of Arnarstapi Duration: 20 minutes Stop At: Cave Vatnshellir, Snaefellsbaer, West Region Take an optional lava cave experience at Vatnshellir lava cave for a small fee. You can also accompany your guide and explore the surrounding area. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Kirkjufell Mountain, Grundarfjorour, West Region See the stunning Mount Kirkjufell before returning back to Reykjavik. Duration: 30 minutes Pass By: Reykjavík City Hall Your tour ends in Reykjavik. No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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