The name Iceland is a misnomer: while glaciers cover 10% of the land, climate is mild, and volcanic activity keeps the country warm. Settled during the Viking Age, Iceland has the world's oldest surviving parliament, the Alþingi. It is known as the Land of Fire and Ice. Hitting headlines, topping bucket lists, wooing nature lovers and dazzling increasing numbers of visitors – there seems no end to the talents of this breathtaking northern destination. To know more about this cool destination browse on the varied itinerary options as suggested by us. Book your Iceland tour package with Journey Cart Holidays expert.
On arrival at Reykjavik airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free to start exploring the world’s northernmost capital city. Overnight in Reykjavik.
Today, proceed to Grundarfjordur. While doing some en route sightseeing and halts at the beautiful coastal road to the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. You will be able to catch a glimpse of the SNÆFELLSJÖKULL VOLCANO which can be easily spotted from Reykjavik onclear days Stay in the quaint GRUNDARFJÖRÐUR where Mount Kirkjufell stands with its picturesque landscapes. Overnight in Grundarfjordur
The true diversity of Iceland can be seen while passing from this part. en route visit a colourful town of Stykkishólm,an US Marine landing site in the new Rising. Iceland’s beauty gets clearer as you drive through green pastures and meandering lava flows that have helped form over the centuries , while passing thru the town of Stykkisholmu. Overnight in Akureyri, the “Capital of North Iceland.” Overnight in Akureyri.
Today after breakfast, make an halt at GOÐAFOSS, the “Waterfall of the Gods.” Then, follow the shores of Mývatn Lake for vistas of the splendid volcano, peaceful wetlands, and abundant wildlife. Relax in the mineral-rich waters at the MÝVATN NATURE BATHS before returning to Akureyri for another overnight. Overnight in Akureyri.
After breakfast, today features an introduction to the spectacular geothermal hot springs at DEILDARTUNGUHVER.One will see clusters of emerald-green deer ferns. Aside is the tiny hamlet of Reykhol, ftormer home of medieval Icelandic poet, historian, and politician Snorri Sturluson. Overnight in Reykholt.
Today proceed to Pingvellir National Park, which is part of the Rift Valley bordering North American and Eurasian plates.The geysers erupt from earth’s vents and later, see the popular GULLFOSS waterfall before driving back to Reykjavík. Overnight in Reykjavík.
Marvel at the awe-inspiring SELJALANDSFOSS and SKÓGAFOSS waterfalls and dont forget to get the pictures taken. Galore at the diverse landscapes as you proceed to Eyrarbakki. En route, pass thru Solheimajokull glacier and other natural wonders. Overnight in Reykjavík.
Today you will be met and transferred to the airport for your return flight back home.