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Classic Circle Tour of Iceland

9 days
8 nights

Rates

Dates

Rates:

USD
EUR

PER PERSON :

May 2020
$ 2,220.00 (double / twin occupancy )
$ 2,920.00 (single occupancy )
$ 2,115.00 (triple occupancy )

Jun - Aug 2020
$ 2,740.00 (double / twin occupancy )
$ 3,775.00 (single occupancy )
$ 2,475.00 (triple occupancy )

September 2020
$ 2,535.00 (double / twin occupancy )
$ 3,465.00 (single occupancy )
$ 2,330.00 (triple occupancy )

Dates:

May 13, 2020 - May 21, 2020 
May 20, 2020 - May 28, 2020 
May 27, 2020 - Jun 04, 2020 
Jun 17, 2020 - Jun 25, 2020 
Jul 01, 2020 - Jul 09, 2020 
Jul 08, 2020 - Jul 16, 2020 
Jul 13, 2020 - Jul 21, 2020 
Jul 20, 2020 - Jul 28, 2020 
Jul 29, 2020 - Aug 06, 2020 
Aug 05, 2020 - Aug 13, 2020 
Aug 12, 2020 - Aug 20, 2020 
Aug 19, 2020 - Aug 27, 2020 
Sep 02, 2020 - Sep 10, 2020 
Sep 09, 2020 - Sep 17, 2020 
Sep 23, 2020 - Oct 01, 2020 
Sep 30, 2020 - Oct 08, 2020 

Hotels:

This tour stays in comfort hotels with private bathrooms, generally quality class hotels. Most of the groups stay at the following hotels. Please note this is an advised hotel list and subject to change.

Day 1 Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura

Day 2 Hotel Vik or Hotel Kria

Day 3 Hotel Hofn

Day 4 Icelandair Hotel Herad

Day 5 Sel-Hotel Myvatn

Day 6 Hotel Siglo

Day 7 Icelandair Hotel Hamar

Day 8 Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura

Day 9 Departure

Included:

  • Guided Coach Tour from day 2 to day 8
  • Expert local English-speaking guide from day 2 to day 8
  • Free Wi-Fi on board motor coach
  • Welcome Meeting on the first evening of the tour
  • Accommodation 2 nights in a standard room with facilities in Reykjavik
  • Accommodation 6 nights in a standard room with facilities in the countryside
  • Icelandic breakfast (except arrival day)
  • 5 two-course local-cuisine dinners in the countryside with coffee/tea
  • Guide service during dinners
  • Entrance to Laufas Folk Museum incl. Icelandic-style refreshments (day 6)
  • Horse Show in Skagafjordur (day 7)
  • Entrance to the Herring-Era Museum (day 7)
  • Great photo stops
  • Seat rotation during the tour
  • Customer care service during office hours
  • 24-hour travel emergency line assistance while you are in Iceland

 

Optional Services:

Day 1, Day 8 - Whale Watching from Reykjavik Harbor - Look for whales, dolphins and sea birds on a guided boat tour | Duration: 3 – 3.5 hours | Price: Adult: EUR81/USD92 Child 7-15 years: EUR41/USD46 | Includes: Guided boat tour, warm overalls during tour

Day 3: Amphibian Boat tour on the Glacier Lagoon – Sail among the drifting icebergs to see them from a different angle | Duration: 30 mins | Price: Adult: EUR43/USD49 Child 6-12 years: EUR15/USD17 | Includes: Guided tour on amphibian boat

Day 3: Evening SuperJeep or Snowmobiling tour on Vatnajokull Glacier – Get up on a glacier and see an amazing world of ice | Duration: 3,5 hours | Price: Adult: EUR190/USD217 Child 6-12 years: EUR95/USD109 | Includes: 1 hour guided SuperJeep or 1 hour guided snowmobile tour on glacier (price based on 2 people per snowmobile). For snow mobiling: also includes boots, overalls, helmets, gloves

Day 5: Myvatn Nature Baths – Relax in an azure geothermal lagoon in a peaceful wilderness setting | Duration: Flexible time | Price: Adult: EUR41 /USD46 Child 6-12 years: EUR19 /USD21 | Includes: Bathing fee and towel rental. Swimsuit not included

Day 5: Horse riding in Myvatn – Discover Myvatn’s nature close up and get to know Iceland’s friendly horse breed | Duration: 1,5 hours | Price: Adult: EUR55/USD63 Child 6-11 years: N/A | Includes: 1- hour guided riding tour, safety helmet

Day 1, Day 8, Day 9 - Blue Lagoon Comfort Experience

Itinerary:

This comprehensive tour of Iceland  highlights the natural wonders, majestic landscapes, and the unique character of this enchanting country. This is a classic circle tour that provides the perfect mix of culture and nature. The accent is on the nature and countrylife and all the wonders it has to offer: waterfalls, National Parks, glacial lagoons and rivers, hot springs and much more

 

Day 1  : Arrival

Your tour of Iceland starts today! Transfer from Keflavik to the hotel (optional). Tonight, there will be an information meeting at your hotel. You‘ll meet your guide and travel companions and learn more about the tour. Overnight in Reykjavik.

Day 2  : Geysir – Gullfoss – Skógar – Dyrhólaey - Vík (208 mi)

We start our day with breakfast at the hotel and a short city tour of Reykjavik. Our next destination is famous Golden Circle of Icelandic Natural Wonders. We will explore the "Golden Waterfall" Gullfoss and the nearby hot spring area with famous Geysir and Strokkur hot springs, and many other boiling mud pools and smaller hot springs. Continue our drive along the south shore and stop to admire the waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss, to Dyrholaey* nature reserve. Continue to the village of Vik. Dinner and overnight stay in the Vik area (B, D)

*Please note that Dyrholaey is closed during nesting season in spring, approximately mid-May until June 25th.

Day 3  : Vík - Skaftafell National Park - Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon - Höfn (190 mi)

Lava Fields  Europe’s Largest National Park  Glacial Lagoon with Icebergs – Europe’s Largest Glacier
Today you will cross the largest mass of lava ever to flow on the earth, Eldhraun, and reach the small town of Kirkjubæjarklaustur in the south of Iceland between Vík í Mýrdal and Höfn.  We will continue to Skaftafell National Park over Skeiðarársandur sands to the stunning Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon, the birthplace of icebergs. Throughout the day we are afforded magnificent views of the mighty Vatnajökull Glacier. Dinner and overnight in the Höfn area (B)

Day 4  : Höfn - East Fjords - Egilsstaðir (193 mi)

East Fjords and Mountains and Picturesque Coastline
In the morning we drive from through Almannaskarð pass, with stunning coastline views along the way. The towering mountains plunge vertically into the sea forming magnificent East Fjords. Dinner and overnight in the Egilsstaðir area (B)

Day 5  : Lake Mývatn Area (190 mi)

Modrudalsoraefi  Highland Desert  Bizarre Lava Formations  Dettifoss - Geothermal & Volcanic Activity at Námaskarð Pass  Rich Birdlife  Protected Salmon River

Our tour of Iceland continues to Lake Myvatn area through the empty vastness of the Modrudalsoraefi highland desert plateau.  We stop at  Europe's most powerful waterfall Dettifoss and continue to Námaskarð pass,  where we see otherworldly hot sulfuric mud springs and steam springs. Black rivers and bubbling pools of sulfuric mud cut through a steaming landscape rich with colorful minerals. Námaskarð is a magnificent example of how alien our planet’s natural landscapes can be. We finally reach Lake Myvatn area with the pseudo craters at Skutustadir and the Laxa River.  Lake Myvatn boast a very diverse birdlife and claims to be home to more species of ducks than any other place on Earth. Dinner and overnight stay in the Myvatn area (B, D)

Day 6  : Lake Mývatn Area - Akureyri - Siglufjordur (100 mi)

Waterfall “Of the Gods”  Folk Museum – The Beautiful Troll Peninsula

After breakfast our adventure continues, We start the day by exploring lava formations at Dimmuborgir. Visit the magnificent Godafoss waterfall and the old turf farm Laufas. Continue to the northern capital of Iceland - Akureyri, the town with charming architecture and the stunning views of the Eyjafjordur.  Spend some time to Akureyri,  and continue your trip along the coastal road to Eyjafjordur and the Troll Peninsula. Enjoy a pleasant drive along mountains with views of the Arctic Sea and black sand coastline.  Our next destination is Siglufjordur, a little town set in a beautiful fjord, known for beautifully restored old timber buildings. Spend the evening exploring Siglufjordur and having dinner on your own.  Overnight in Siglufjörður. Dinner is on your own (B)

Day 7  : Skagafjörður - Borgarnes (205 mi)

Fertile Farmlands  Glacial Rivers  Unique Viking Horse with Demonstration
Another majestic fjord is part of our tour of Iceland. We drive by the stunning mountains and narrow passages to Skagafjörður. We will pass the village of Blönduós spread on both sides of the Blanda river with Hrútey Island, a protected nature reserve. Afterward, we cross the Holtavörðuheiði plateau,  Borgarfjörður and end in the beautiful town of Borgarnes. Dinner and overnight in the Borgarnes area (B)

Day 8  : Borgarfjörður - Þingvellir - Reykjavík (143 mi)

Europe’s Largest Hot Spring  Picturesque Waterfalls – National Park with Geological Wonders (UNESCO)
Today we drive to the most powerful hot spring in the world Deildartunguhver. We will stop to admire Hraunfossar waterfalls and continue to the breathtaking Kaldidalur mountain pass. The journey continues to Lake Þingvallavatn, Iceland’s largest lake, and Þingvellir National Park, the ancient site of the world’s first parliament held outdoors. We spend the  last overnight n Reykjavik (B)

Day 9  : Departure

Our tour of Iceland ends today. We hope you've enjoyed your trip! Transfers are optional. (B)

Notes:

Max Group Size:
36 people

All Departures are Guaranteed!

Children rate: Children 6-11 years old travelling with 2 adults and sharing 1 DBL room: 25% discount (valid only per 1 child). Children 12 years and older pay full price as adults. It is not recommended that children 0-5 years old travel on scheduled tours.