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See the best of Iceland’s great outdoors on this 3-day winter adventure trip from Reykjavik! Explore the incredible Golden Circle, visit lava caves at Leidarendi, hike Sólheimjökull Glacier, try ice climbing and relax in the Blue Lagoon.

Day 1: Golden Circle and Leidarendi Lava Caves Set off early for your day of exploring the Golden Circle, the popular Icelandic tour route home to three natural sights that you’ll see with your guide: Þingvellir National Park, Gullfoss Waterfall and the Geysir hot springs. Enjoy a traditional Icelandic meat soup lunch at the locally loved Gulfoss Café, and then explore the lava caves at Leidarendi with their surreal heat formations and winding underground tunnel system. Back to Reykjavik.Day 2: Sólheimajökull Glacier and Skógafoss Waterfall Meet your guide at your hotel and depart by luxury coach to Iceland’s south coast. Hike up Sólheimjökull, on the southwestern tip of Mýrdalsjökull Mountain, and after approximately an hour, arrive at the glacier’s majestic ice walls. Under expert supervision, try your hand at ice climbing if you wish. On route back to Reykjavik, stop at the Skógafoss Waterfall to gaze in awe at the crashing cascades that allow Skógafoss to rival Gullfoss as the country’s best-known waterfall. Your day ends back at your Reykjavik hotel.Day 3: Blue Lagoon Head to the legendary Blue Lagoon geothermal spa to relax after your adventurous weekend. The spa’s warm and milky-blue waters are rich in minerals and great for your skin. Simply lay back and enjoy the hot soak or try rubbing some of the lagoon’s natural silica mud to your skin as an natural exfoliant. Before leaving, check out the observation decks on the second and third floors of the main building for fantastic views of the lagoon and the surrounding Icelandic scenery.

Itinerary

Day 1: Golden Circle and Leidarendi Lava Caves

Set off early for your day of exploring the Golden Circle, the popular Icelandic tour route home to three natural sights that you’ll see with your guide: Þingvellir National Park, Gullfoss Waterfall and the Geysir hot springs. Enjoy a traditional Icelandic meat soup lunch at the locally loved Gulfoss Café, and then explore the lava caves at Leidarendi with their surreal heat formations and winding underground tunnel system. Back to Reykjavik.

Day 2: Sólheimajökull Glacier and Skógafoss Waterfall

Meet your guide at your hotel and depart by luxury coach to Iceland’s south coast. Hike up Sólheimjökull, on the southwestern tip of Mýrdalsjökull Mountain, and after approximately an hour, arrive at the glacier’s majestic ice walls. Under expert supervision, try your hand at ice climbing if you wish. On route back to Reykjavik, stop at the Skógafoss Waterfall to gaze in awe at the crashing cascades that allow Skógafoss to rival Gullfoss as the country’s best-known waterfall. Your day ends back at your Reykjavik hotel.

Day 3: Blue Lagoon

Head to the legendary Blue Lagoon geothermal spa to relax after your adventurous weekend. The spa’s warm and milky-blue waters are rich in minerals and great for your skin. Simply lay back and enjoy the hot soak or try rubbing some of the lagoon’s natural silica mud to your skin as an natural exfoliant. Before leaving, check out the observation decks on the second and third floors of the main building for fantastic views of the lagoon and the surrounding Icelandic scenery.