Best of Iceland

Company : G Adventures
Activity: Tours
Country: Iceland
Duration: 1 week to 1 week
Approx Costs: 1250 to 1500 £ Pound (UK)

If you're looking for a fast but full visit around Iceland, this seven-day trip fits the bill perfectly. 

It’s got tons of main highlights – whale-watching tours, visiting glacier lagoons, and taking glacier hikes – as well as plenty of hidden gems that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. Be sure to pack your sense of adventure and get ready to feel Iceland under your feet.

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 before an included whale-watching tour in the evening.

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/Höfn
Leave beautiful Borgarfjörður behind and travel down the coast driving through the beautiful and majestic eastern fjords. En route to Höfn, stop at Vatnajökull glacier, the largest ice cap in Europe.

Day 5 - Höfn/Vík í Mýrdal
Visit the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, with a chance to see seals sun bathing on the bright blue ice. Opt to check out the lagoon by boat. Continue to Skaftafell National Park for an included glacier hike. Continue to Vík.

Day 6 - Vík í Mýrdal/Reykjavík
Visit Reynisfjara Beach. Continue along the Golden Circle to Drumbo. Stop at the waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. Explore the Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir Hot Springs and Þingvellir National Park. Arrive to Reykjavík in the early evening for a final night in the bustling capital.

Day 7 - Reykjavík
Depart at any time.

 

What's Included

  • Akureyri whale watching tour
  • Goðafoss Waterfall visit
  • Mývatn Lake visit
  • Dimmuborgir, and Námaskarð stops
  • Dettifoss Waterfall visit
  • Local guesthouse stay (Borgarfjörður)
  • Vatnajökull Glacier visit
  • Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon visit
  • Glacier hike in Skaftafell National Park
  • Reynisfjara Beach
  • Stops including: Skógafoss Waterfall, and Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
  • The Golden Circle: Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir Hot Springs, and Þingvellir National Park
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Tour Price

£1499

Start Dates

April / May / June / July / August / September / October

Booking / Enquiry

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