Explore the wonders of Iceland on an incredible 8-day guided summer adventure that takes you along the Ring Road and the scenic Snæfellsnes Peninsula. With a knowledgeable tour guide leading the way, you'll experience the very best of Iceland's natural attractions while staying in comfortable country hotels that provide a cozy retreat after days filled with adventure.
The journey begins with the popular Golden Circle route on Day 1, where you'll visit the must-see locations of Thingvellir National Park, Geysir geothermal area, and the majestic Gullfoss waterfall. Your hotel for the night is conveniently located in the Golden Circle area, allowing you to relax and prepare for the next day's adventures.
Day 2 takes you along the captivating South Coast, where you'll encounter the enchanting waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. The awe-inspiring Reynisfjara black sand beach, with its striking basalt columns and dramatic waves, is another highlight of the day. Prepare for an unforgettable experience as you explore the Katla Ice Cave, a fascinating icy wonderland. Additionally, enjoy a thrilling glacier hike on Solheimajokull, where you can witness the glacier's beauty up close. Spend the night in the South, surrounded by Iceland's natural splendor.
On Day 3, you'll venture to Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, a mesmerizing sight where icebergs float gracefully. Embark on a boat tour in the lagoon, allowing you to immerse yourself in this ethereal glacial environment. Adjacent to the lagoon is the famous Diamond Beach, where ice chunks sparkle like diamonds on the black sand shore. Your accommodation for the night is conveniently located in the South, allowing you to unwind and reflect on the day's adventures.
The next destination is the captivating Eastfjords on Day 4. As you journey through Iceland's largest forest, Hallormsstadaskógur, and witness the mysterious Lake Lagarfljót, known for its legendary water monster, you'll be enchanted by the region's natural beauty. Spend the night in Egilsstadir, a charming town in the Eastfjords. Optional extras for the day include a horseback riding tour and a visit to the soothing VÖK Baths, adding an extra layer of adventure and relaxation to your trip.
Day 5 brings you to the enchanting Lake Mývatn area in Northern Iceland. Discover the unique nature baths centered around a large lagoon, offering a rejuvenating experience amidst the surrounding natural beauty. Continue your journey to Stuðlagil Canyon viewpoint and witness the awe-inspiring power of Dettifoss, Europe's most powerful waterfall. Spend the night in Akureyri, the vibrant capital of the North, known for its charming atmosphere and cultural offerings.
As the adventure continues on Day 6, you'll have the opportunity to join a whale watching tour in Hauganes, a tiny village known for its rich marine life. Marvel at the magnificent Dimmuborgir lava formations and witness the breathtaking beauty of Goðafoss waterfall. Your night will be spent in Borgarnes, a town known for its scenic surroundings and historical significance.
Day 7 takes you to the magnificent Snæfellsnes Peninsula in West Iceland, renowned for its dramatic landscapes. Explore Ytri Tunga Beach, Djúpalónssandur black pebble beach, the iconic Budakirkja Black Church, and the picturesque mountain of Kirkjufell, which has become an iconic symbol of Icelandic nature. Immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere and natural wonders of the peninsula.
On the final day, you'll head to West Iceland, where you'll discover remarkable attractions such as Deildart
Customers travelling on their own will receive a single room. Reservations for 2 people will be allocated a double room. For bookings of 3 or more, triple rooms will automatically be allocated. For example, a group of 8 will receive 2 triple rooms and 1 double. If these arrangements do not meet your requirements, please contact the provider.
It can happen, in the case of extreme weather, that an activity is cancelled. If your chosen activity is cancelled, we will assist you with rearranging or booking other activities when possible, and any potential price difference will be refunded to you.
Please note that only pick up and drop-off from designated pick up locations in the greater capital area is available, not from Keflavík International Airport. Therefore, we do not recommend attempting to start this tour on your arrival day in Iceland. Arrival time back to Reykjavík at the end of your tour can vary depending on weather and traffic.
It is highly recommended that you do not book your flight home the same night as bad weather or delays could affect your journey. Please be sure to arrange accommodation for this evening and an airport transfer the next day to take you to Keflavík International Airport for your departure.