Best of Iceland

Classic, Reykjavík to Reykjavík
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Tour description

If you're looking for a fast but full visit around Iceland, this seven-day trip fits the bill perfectly. It has tons of hidden gems that you won’t find anywhere else in the world, combined with free time to experience plenty of the highlights, like erupting geysers, visiting glacier lagoons, and exploring breathtaking waterfalls and black-sand beaches. Be sure to pack your sense of adventure and get ready to feel Iceland under your feet.

What's included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Local guesthouse stay (Borgarfjörður)
  • Goðafoss waterfall visit
  • Mývatn lake visit
  • Dimmuborgir, and Námaskarð stops
  • Dettifoss waterfall visit
  • Vatnajökull glacier visit
  • Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon visit
  • Reynisfjara beach
  • Seljalandsfoss waterfall
  • The Golden Circle: Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir Hot Springs, and Þingvellir National Park
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Sleep in a local guesthouse in the eastern fjords region
  • Marvel at the largest ice cap in europe
  • Gape at the jökulsárlón glacier lagoon with seals floating on icebergs
  • Photograph black-sand beaches and gushing waterfalls around this island nation

Itinerary

Day 1: Reykjavík Arrive at any time.

Day 2: Reykjavík/Akureyri Drive to Akureyri, stopping for lunch at a local cantina. Explore the town or opt to go on a whale-watching tour.

Day 3: Akureyri/Borgarfjörður Stop at Goðafoss waterfall en route to Mývatn lake. Explore lava formations of Dimmuborgir and the geothermal area of Námaskarð. Visit Dettifoss waterfall before arriving in Borgarfjörður for a night in a local guesthouse.

Day 4: Borgarfjörður/Hofn Leave beautiful Borgarfjörður behind and travel down the coast driving through the beautiful and majestic eastern fjords. En route to Hofn, catch a glimpse of Vatnajokull glacier, the largest ice cap in Europe.

Day 5: Hofn/Vik Visit the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon and nearby Diamond Beach, with a chance to see seals sunbathing on the bright blue ice. Opt to check out the lagoon by boat. Continue to Skaftafell National Park and opt to take a glacier hike. Continue to Vík.

Day 6: Vik/Reykjavík Visit Reynisfjara beach. Continue along the Golden Circle to Drumbo. Stop at the waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Gullfoss. Explore the Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir Hot Springs and Þingvellir National Park. Arrive to Reykjavík in the early evening.

Day 7: Reykjavík Depart at any time.