Scenic Iceland with Golden Circle

TIS106: 10 Days Small Group Tour of Reykjavik - Golden Circle - South Coast - East Fjords - North Iceland - West Coast - Reykjavik
Tour Type: Small Group of no more than 16 travelers, guaranteed departures
Guide: English-speaking driver guide, experienced and knowledgeable
Vehicle: Air-conditioned coach, spacious and comfortable
Accommodation: 9 nights at good hotels or guesthouses
Meals: 9 continental buffet breakfasts, 6 dinners
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Day 1 Reykjavik Arrival
When your plane arrives at Keflavik International Airport, our driver will wait for you in the arrival hall of the Airport and send you to your hotel. After checking in, you can hang out and try the local flavors on Laugavegur Street, which has a variety of stores, restaurants, and coffee shops.

Accommodation: Center Hotels Laugavegur or Similar
Day 2 Golden Circle
We will start today's golden circle tour of Iceland after having breakfast in the hotel. Our driver guide will pick you up on time for today's first highlight: UNESCO World Heritage Site-Thingvellir National Park. You can not only see the amazing geological wonders, but also listen to the guide telling you some popular legends and stories related to it. Next we will go to Geysir Hot Spring, a geyser that erupts hot water every a few minutes, sometimes as high as 40 meters. Then we will head to Gullfoss, one of the ten largest waterfalls in the world. Finally we will drive to Fridheimar Farm to taste tomatoes in the greenhouse, and then return to the hotel for dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel Selfoss or Similar
Day 3 Splendid Waterfalls
Lava Center, Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, Skogafoss Waterfall, Black Volcanic Beach, Skogar Open Air Museum. (B+D)
Today you will have the opportunity to learn about Iceland's unique geology at the Lava Center. Interactive exhibits show the unique geological features of Iceland caused by earthquakes and volcanic eruptions over millions of years. Next we will drive along the South Coast all the way to appreciate Seljalandsfoss Waterfall and Skogafoss Waterfall, and head to Black Volcanic Beach to the south of Vik Town after a short stay at the Skogar Open Air Museum. Tonight we will stay in a hotel in Kirkjub jarklaustur area.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Magma Hotel or Similar
Day 4 Skaftafell & Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon
Skaftafell Nature Reserve, take an amphibian boat to travel among the icebergs in Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, Diamond Beach. Taste local ice cream. (B+D)
In the morning we'll drive to the Skaftafell Nature Reserve, which is part of Vatnajokull National Park and offers spectacular views of glaciers, snow-capped mountains and waterfalls. Then we will take an amphibian boat to travel among the icebergs in Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon and stop at the famous Diamond Beach near the Jokulsarlon. After, drive along the magnificent East Fjords to the hotel for dinner after a taste of the famous local ice cream.

Please note that if you are visiting in April, we are sorry to replace the Boat Tour with lunch.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel Blafell or Similar
Day 5 East Fjords - North Fjords
Pass through the tranquil fishing villages and fiord of East Fjords, visit Dettifoss, Lake Myvatn Area, Dimmuborgir, and Skutustadir pseudo Craters. Stay overnight at Husavik. (B+D)
Today we will pass through the tranquil fishing villages and fiord of East Fjords, to reach the Dettifoss in the north, which is considered to be the highest and most turbulent waterfall in Europe. Next, we will go to visit Lake Myvatn Area, Namaskard Pass looking like the surface of the moon, Dimmuborgir known as Dark Castle, and Skutustadir pseudo Craters. The final stop will be Husavik, hailed as Europe's whale-watching capital and check in the hotel upon arrival.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Fosshotel Husavik or Similar
Day 6 Husavik - Asbyrgi Canyon
Asbyrgi Canyon, take a short hike to the Echo Rock Hljoðaklettar. Free afternoon at Husavik. (B)
Today we will first visit the Asbyrgi Canyon and the Echo Rock Hljoðaklettar in Jokulsargljufur National Park. The rock columns here are strewn at random, creating a curious echo effect. We will explore this area on a short hike. After returning to Husavik in the afternoon, you will be free to wander around in the rest of the day. If you are interested, you can join the optional whale watching tour.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Fosshotel Husavik or Similar
Day 7 Akureyri - Skagafjordur
The waterfalls of the Gods - Godafoss, take a stroll through the center of Akureyri. Next drive through the beautiful mountains and cliffs to Troll Peninsula, stop at Siglufjordur to visit Herring-Era Maritime Museum. (B+D)
After having breakfast, we will go to Godafoss, the waterfalls of the Gods. Then take a stroll through the center of Akureyri to explore the fascinating cityscape of northern Iceland. Next we will drive through the beautiful mountains and cliffs until we reach the Troll Peninsula, with a stop at Siglufjordur on the way for the visit of Herring-Era Maritime Museum, and finally we will arrive at Skagafjordur. In the evening you will have dinner at the guesthouse.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Hofsstadir Guesthouse or Similar
Day 8 West Coast
Drive through the Skagafjordur Gorge, Island of Breidafjordur and arrive at Stykkisholmur, free afternoon at northern part of Snaefellsnes. (B+D)
In the morning we will drive through the Skagafjordur Gorge, which offers stunning views and is famous for its amazing number of Icelandic horses. After visiting the Island of Breidafjordur we will arrive at Stykkisholmur, which is located in the northern part of Snaefellsnes. In the rest of the day you are free to explore and wander around. Our guide will make an appointment for dinner with you.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Fosshotel Hellnar or Similar
Day 9 Snaefellsjokull Peninsula
Kirkjufell, walk along Djupssandur Beach to see unique cobblestones. Nearby fishing villages of Hellnar and Arnarstapi. Drive back to Reykjavik. (B)
After breakfast we will visit the popular tourist attraction Kirkjufell, a straw-hat-shaped mountain also known as Church Mountain. Then walking along Djupssandur Beach, you can see the unique cobblestones that appear everywhere. Next, move on to the nearby fishing villages of Hellnar and Arnarstapi, where there are many unique rock formations for tourists to view and take beautiful pictures. Finally we will go back to Reykjavik and you need to have dinner at your own expense.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Center Hotels Laugavegur or Similar
Day 10 Reykjavik Departure
See you off at the airport. (B)
Our golden circle tour of Iceland will come to an end here. We will send you to the airport in advance according to your flight time. If your flight is in the afternoon and you're interested, you can join our optional tour to Blue Lagoon storm spa in the morning.

Meals: Breakfast
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
Earlier Booking, Bigger Savings
10% off - book 60 days before, 5% off - book 30 days before
Arrival DateDeparture DateDouble Occupancy
May 06, 2021May 15, 2021$4539 $4085
May 20, 2021May 29, 2021$4539 $4085
May 27, 2021Jun 05, 2021$4449 $4004
Jun 03, 2021Jun 12, 2021$4199 $3779
Jun 10, 2021Jun 19, 2021$4449 $4004
Jun 24, 2021Jul 03, 2021$4939 $4445
Jul 08, 2021Jul 17, 2021$4199 $3779
Jul 15, 2021Jul 24, 2021$4449 $4004
Jul 22, 2021Jul 31, 2021$4939 $4445
Jul 29, 2021Aug 07, 2021$4449 $4004
Aug 05, 2021Aug 14, 2021$4199 $3779
Aug 12, 2021Aug 21, 2021$4939 $4445
Aug 19, 2021Aug 28, 2021$4449 $4004
Aug 26, 2021Sep 04, 2021$4449 $4004
Sep 09, 2021Sep 18, 2021$4279 $3851
Sep 16, 2021Sep 25, 2021$4749 $4274
May 19, 2022May 28, 2022$4539 $4085
May 26, 2022Jun 04, 2022$4939 $4445
Jun 02, 2022Jun 11, 2022$4939 $4445
Jun 09, 2022Jun 18, 2022$4939 $4445
Jun 16, 2022Jun 25, 2022$4939 $4445
Jun 23, 2022Jul 02, 2022$4939 $4445
Jun 30, 2022Jul 09, 2022$4939 $4445
Jul 07, 2022Jul 16, 2022$4939 $4445
Jul 14, 2022Jul 23, 2022$4939 $4445
Jul 21, 2022Jul 30, 2022$4939 $4445
Jul 28, 2022Aug 06, 2022$4939 $4445
Aug 04, 2022Aug 13, 2022$4939 $4445
Aug 11, 2022Aug 20, 2022$4939 $4445
Aug 18, 2022Aug 27, 2022$4939 $4445
Aug 25, 2022Sep 03, 2022$4939 $4445
Sep 01, 2022Sep 10, 2022$4749 $4274
Sep 08, 2022Sep 17, 2022$4749 $4274
Sep 15, 2022Sep 24, 2022$4749 $4274
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 10% discount.
Price Includes
  • Hotel accommodation with daily breakfasts
  • Dinners as mentioned in the itinerary
  • English speaking driver guide as itinerary specifices
  • Transportation in a premium mini-coach as itinerary specifices
  • Private transfer from Keflavik Airport to Reykjavik
  • Semi-private transfer from Reykjavik to Keflavik Airport
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
  • Boat trip to Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon
  • All government applicable taxes and service charges
Price Excludes
  • International flight into and out of Iceland
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses (travel insurance, drinks, camera fee etc.)
  • Iceland visa fee
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