Welcome to Lagarfljót


Real or imagined, the poor beast must be pretty chilly – Lagarfljót starts its journey in the Vatnajökull ice cap and its glacial waters flow north to the Arctic Ocean, widening into a 38km-long, 50m-deep lake, often called Lögurinn, south of Egilsstaðir. Whether you see a monster or not, it's a lovely stretch of water to circumnavigate by car.


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Iceland Full Circle in 9 days and 8 nights Luxury Private Tour in Iceland

Day 1: Arrival to Reykjavík & free timeAt 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. HIGHLIGHTS: ReykjavíkSpend the night in ReykjavíkDay 2: Meet your guide & explore the Golden CircleYour 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 - ÞingvellirSpend the night in the Hvolsvöllur areaDay 3: South Coast Waterfalls & Volcanic beachesThe 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 MýrdalSpend the night in the Kirkjubæjarklaustur areaDay 4: Vatnajökull glacier & floating icebergsToday 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 ParkSpend the night in the Höfn or Glacier Lagoon area.Day 5: East fjords & geothermal bathsToday 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 MývatnSpend the night in the Lake Mývatn area. Day 6: Whales & national park explorationThis is a whole day to explore North Iceland as you wish.HIGHLIGHTS: Ásbyrgi - Dettifoss - Hljóðaklettar - Húsavík - Jökulsárgljúfur National ParkSpend another night in the Lake Mývatn area.Day 7: Lunar landscapes & the charming northTake 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-CratersSpend the night on Snæfellsnes Peninsula.Day 8: Snæfellsjökull glacier & national parkSnæfellsnes is a bit like “Iceland in Miniature”.HIGHLIGHTS: Arnarstapi - Djúpalónssandur - Lóndrangar - Reykjavík - Snæfellsjökull National ParkReykjavik in the afternoon, and spend the night in the city.Day 9: DepartureEnjoy a comfortable, private transfer back to Keflavik International Airport for your flight back home.

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