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Close encounter with wildlife
Excellent value for money
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Day 1: Reykjavik - Golden Circle - South Coast After a morning Reykjavik pickup, explore the famous Golden Circle, including the historical UNESCO-listed site of Thingvellir National Park, where Iceland’s first parliament was founded in 930 AD. Next, visit Geysir hot springs and magnificent Gullfoss waterfall, and continue to the beautiful south coast. Stop at the scenic Seljalandsfoss and Skogarfoss waterfalls, and finally, the unique black sand beach of Reynisfjara with Reynisdrangar peaks and basalt column cave. Afterwards, make your way to a your accommodation for the night, a country hotel in Vik area. Day 2: Vik - Skaftafell - Glacier Lagoon - Hofn Travel along the south coast towards Skaftafell and Vatnajokull National Park. In Skaftafell, take a short glacier hike on one of the Vatnajokull outlet glaciers led by a skilled glacier guide. Then, drive to Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon, home to floating icebergs and occasional seals. Nearby is a black sand crystal beach usually filled with clear icebergs. Spend the evening and overnight in the town of Hofn. Day 3: Höfn - Egilsstadir - Hengifoss area Start with a scenic drive along the coastline of the eastern fjords to Egilsstadir. Here, enjoy a short hike to the 419-feet (128-meter) Hengifoss waterfall, which gushes into a beautiful gorge. Afterward, check in at a cozy country hotel for the night. Day 4: Hengifoss area - Lake Myvatn - Akureyri Stop at the stunning Dettifoss waterfall and then head to the Lake Myvatn area. Explore the volcanic Namaskard geothermal area to see its mud pools and visit Myvatn Nature Baths, where you have the opportunity to bathe in the hot spring pools or stroll around the area. The entrance fee to the baths is not included but can be added as an extra. Call at Hverfjall and Dimmuborgir to explore on foot, and drive toward Akureyri with a stop on route at Godafoss waterfall. Tonight, stay in a country hotel nearby Akureyri. Day 5: Akureyri - Eyjafjordur - West Iceland area (B) Explore the town of Akureyri and then take a 3-hour whale watching cruise in Eyjafjordur, looking for humpback whales and white-beaked dolphins, and trying some optional sea angling. Then, travel along the Trollaskagi peninsula and visit the quaint village of Siglufjorður before continuing to west Iceland for overnight. Day 6: West Iceland area - Deildartunguhver - Reykholt - Reykjavik Today, explore west Iceland, voted one of the best destinations for 2016 by Lonely Planet. Stop at Deildartunguhver and the Barnafoss waterfall and pause to see Hraunfossar, where the falls flow from beneath the lava field. Your final stop is at the historic site of Reykholt before you return to Reykjavik, where your tour concludes.
Accommodation for 5 nights with breakfast
National Park fees
Live commentary on board
Guided tour in a minibus
Reykjavik pick-up and drop-off
Whale Watching in Dalvik
Glacier Hiking adventure
Stop at Myvatn Nature Baths
Free wi-fi on board
Food and drinks
Single room supplement
Entrance fee to the nature baths (optional at an extra charge)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Minimum age: 8 years old
Please note that if you are a solo traveler you will be paired in a twin room with another participant of the same gender
If you are a solo traveler and wish to have your own room then you can opt for a single room upgrade directly with the operator at an extra charge
The operator reserves the right to alter the itinerary due to weather and/or other conditions outside its control.
Pick up is offered from authorized pick up points in Reykjavik. Contact the operator for further details.
What to bring: Warm outdoor clothing, waterproof clothing, headgear, gloves and hiking boots.
Waterproof clothing and hiking boots can also be rented from the operator for a small fee if you let them know in an advance.