Iceland is abundant of untouched natural beauty, it is not a destination it is an adventure. Enjoy your vacation in Iceland and experience stunning landscapes, blue lagoons, waterfalls, lush and green mountains. Still, Iceland is bit unknown to its visitors and takes a fair amount of planning, unlike visiting Paris or Rome. Discover Iceland with our exciting tour packages at affordable price.
Welcome to the Land of Fire and Ice! On your own, transfer to Reykjavik. We recommend the easy and convenient FlyBus Plus transfers, which can be booked through Iceland Travel. If your flight lands early in the day, a great suggestion is to explore Reykjavík, the largest municipality in Iceland. Ingolfur Arnarson, the first settler of Iceland, built his farm on the peninsula where Reykjavík stands today. The town got its name “Smoky Bay” after the columns of steam that rose from the hot springs in the area and made such a deep impression on the first settlers. Reykjavik offers a multitude of restaurants and/or coffee-houses, making dinner a great way to get better acquainted with Iceland’s capital. Overnight stay in Reykjavik.
Transfer from hotel in Reykjavik to hotel in Vik, en route enjoy a city tour of Reykjavik followed by a visit to Gullfoss, Seljalandsfoss, Skogafoss Strokkur and Dyrholaey.Today enjoy a short city tour of Reykjavik. From Reykjavik head through the greenhouse village of Hveragerdi. Visit the nearby Fakasel Icelandic Horse Park where you can get to know a little more about the unique Icelandic horse breed. Head to the Golden Circle natural wonders. Explore Gullfoss, the 'Golden Waterfall', and the nearby Geysir hot spring area to see the famous Geysir and Strokkur, as well as numerous other hot springs and boiling mud pools. Continue your journey along the south shore and stop to admire the waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss before continuing to Dyrholaey Nature Reserve. Continue to the village of Vik. Later, arrive at Vik and check in to your hotel.Please note: Dyrholaey is closed during nesting season in spring, approximately mid-May until June 25th.
Transfer from hotel in Vik to hotel in Hofn, en route visit Vatnajokull National Park and Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon. This morning, begin your journey on the Ring Road. You will cross Eldhraun, the largest lava flow recorded on the planet in historical times. Visit Kirkjubaejarklaustur town, the former site of a 12th-century Catholic convent. The tour continues over Skeidararsandur sands to Skaftafell, a beautiful glacial area within Vatnajokull National Park. Continue to the stunning Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon to see the birthplace of icebergs. As you head east, you will continue to enjoy magnificent views of mighty Vatnajokull, Europe's largest glacier. Your destination is Hofn, a seacoast village located near the glacier. Later arrive at Hofn and check in to your hotel.
The day is free at leisure to explore the nearby area. Overnight in Hofn.
Drive thru this scenic area and en route pass through a landscape and diverse region of the country. Overnight in Lake Myvatin Area.
Transfer from hotel in Lake Myvatn area to hotel in Siglufjordur, en route visit Godafoss waterfall and the turf farm Laufas (Seat in coach).Today start the day by exploring the peculiar lava formations at Dimmuborgir. Visit the magnificent Godafoss waterfall and the old turf farm Laufas. Afterwards, visit Akureyri, the colourful northern 'capital' of Iceland. The town has charming buildings and beautiful view of the Eyjafjordur Fjord. After spending some time in Akureyri, continue along the coastal roads of Eyjafjordur and the Troll Peninsula. This is a beautiful drive along steep mountains with amazing views over the Arctic Sea and black sand coastline. The destination is Siglufjordur, set in a beautiful fjord of the same name. This town has some of the finest timber buildings in the country, beautifully restored to their original glory. The evening is at leisure. Overnight in Siglufjordur.
Transfer from Siglufjordur to Borgarnes, en route visit Skagafjordur and the village of Blonduos .This morning visit Siglufjordur's award-winning Herring-Era Museum. The museum recreates the atmosphere of the early 20th century, when Siglufjordur was transformed into a herring boom town, thanks to a large migration of herring. Afterwards, head along the majestic mountains and narrow passes leading to Skagafjordur, considered to be one of the finest places in Iceland for horse breeding. Enjoy an introduction to the unique Icelandic horse breed with its special fifth gait - the tolt. Continue towards the village of Blonduos built on both sides of the river Blanda. Hrutey Island, a protected nature reserve, sits within the centre of this popular Salmon River. Cross the Holtavorduheidi plateau through Borgarfjordur to the beautiful town of Borgarnes. Arrive and check in to your hotel in Borgarnes.Overnight in Borgarnes...
Transfer from Borgarnes to Reykjavik, en route visit Deildartunguhver, Hraunfossar waterfalls and Thingvellir National Park .Enjoy a drive to Deildartunguhver, the most powerful hot spring in the world. A stop will be made to admire the beautiful Hraunfossar waterfalls, before continuing via Hvalfjordur fjord to Lake Thingvallavatn, Iceland's largest lake, and Thingvellir National Park. This UNESCO heritage site is where the world's oldest continuing parliamentary government was founded in the 10th century. It is also the place where the North American and European tectonic plates meet. Later, arrive and check in to your hotel in Reykjavik.Overnight in Reykjavik.
Today you will be met and transferred to the airport for your return flight back home.