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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9day private tour of ICELAND - full Iceland circle

DAY1Meet our guide at Keflavík Airport who will drive you to Reykjavík. Free time for exploring of the city. Night in ReykjavíkDAY 2Today, we will head to Iceland's "Golden Circle", the first stop at the Þórufoss waterfall, than the UNESCO National Park THINGVELLIR and where the first democratic parliament of the world was founded in 930. You will also see Iceland's most beautiful waterfall - GULLFOSS, the famous GEYSIR , who gave his name to all the geysers, his younger brother STROKKUR and later we also visit the volcanic crater Kerid, which is flooded with a small lake where the concert of the famous Icelandic singer Bjork was held in 2011.DAY 3We will head to the southern coast of Iceland to see the world-famous HEKLA volcano and look at fantastic SELJALANDSFOSS waterfall at which you can walk around. We will take a swim in the hot springs directly beneath the well-known Eyjafjallajokull volcano, which exploded in 2010, visit the village of VIK, end the journey in the most southern part of Iceland DYRHOLAEY surrounded by beautiful black beaches and cliffs with a breathtaking view of the Atlantic. DAY 4On this day we will drive through the national park at Skaftafell and stop at Lake Jökulsárlón, where some of the most spectacular scenes of the James Bond movie Die Another Day were filmed. Watch how the largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull, flows into the lake, forming icebergs. You will get the opportunity to see the famous Diamond beach and take the exciting optional boat trip through the icebergs on the lagoon in one of boats. On the way back we will stop at the Glacier - SOLHEIMAJOKUL, which we will be able to touch with your hands.  DAY 5South-eastern coast with fjord scenery around - Egilstasstaðir & Lagarfljót - Lake Mývatn   DAY 6We will explore the North Iceland as you wish. Ásbyrgi - Dettifoss - Hljóðaklettar - Húsavík - Jökulsárgljúfur National Park DAY 7Lunar landscapes & the charming north: Akureyri - Dimmuborgir - Goðafoss - Krafla & Leirhnjúkur - Lake Mývatn - Námaskarð - Skútustaðagígar Pseudo-Craters DAY 8Moving west on the SNAEFELLSNES peninsula, where we will be able to see the most beautiful waterfall of Iceland Kirkjufell, drive along the famous SNAEFELLSJOKULL iceberg, cross the magical black beach and see the bird's eye ARNARSTAPI, visit the forgotten town STYKKISHOLMUR and see the picturesque wooden church BUDIR , spend the night in Reykjavik.DAY 9free time,  private transfer back to Keflavik International Airport for your flight back home.

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