11 days / 10 nights
Accommodation | Breakfast
In this 11 day tour, you will experience the main attractions of Iceland such as hot spring areas, magnificent waterfalls, icebergs floating on a glacial lake and many other natural wonders. You will have time to explore sites in Iceland which lie in the vicinity of the main road and visit spectacular sites like Snæfellsnes or Tjörnes Peninsula.
In this around Iceland tour you will experience the main attractions of Iceland in 11 days. Beautiful glaciers, lava fields, bird colonies, powerful waterfalls, magical lakes and scenic fjords are just some of the sights you won´t want to miss.. Famous nature spots like Geysir hot spring area, Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site, and the wonderful Blue Lagoon.
Day 1: ARRIVAL IN ICELAND
Arrival in Iceland. If time allows, go for a exploration walk around Reykjavík.
Overnight in Reykjavík in one of our 3-star hotels.
Day 2: WHALE FJORD AND SAGA VALLEY
Explore the valley of Borgarfjörður bay with its waterfalls, hot springs and historic sites. Visit Europes most powerful hot spring Deildartunguhver.
Stay two nights in our hotels in West Iceland.
Day 3: SNAEFELLSNES PENINSULA
Explore Snæfellsnes peninsula with its snow capped volcano, stunning coastline, lava fields and bird colonies. Visit the cozy town of Stykkishólmur where you can catch a bout tour around the Breiðafjörður bay.
Day 4: SKAGAFJÖRÐUR AND GLAUBÆR TURF FARM
Drive to Skagafjörður, the valley of the horses and home of Glaumbær turf farm. Explore Akureyri, the capital of North Iceland, and Goðafoss, the waterfall of the gods. Overnight 2 nights in our hotels in North Iceland.
Day 5: AKUREYRI AND THE MÝVATN AREA
Explore Akureyri, the capital of north Iceland, and Goðafoss, the waterfall of the gods. Explore the sights of lake Mývatn and catch an optional evening whale watching tour from Húsavík (June-August).
Day 6: DETTIFOSS WATERFALL
Drive around Tjörnes peninsula and visit Europe’s most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss (mid June to August). As you proceed further east, you should pass through a large wasteland area.
Overnight in Fosshotel Eastfjords or similar.
Day 7: EAST FJORDS OF ICELAND
Drive along the scenic fjords of east Iceland and enjoy the small town of Höfn. Explore the Vatnajökull glacier, Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon and Skaftafell National Park.
Overnight in one of our hotels in Vatnajökull region.
Day 8: WATERFALLS AND GLACIERS
Drive along the south coast and witness many natural wonders such as black lava beaches, waterfalls and glaciers. The folk museum at Skogar is worth a visit which is close to the impressive Skogarfoss waterfall.
Spend one night in Fosshotel Hekla or similar.
Day 9: GULLFOSS WATERFALL AND GEYSIR HOT SPRING AREA
Your first stop should be at Þingvellir national park, a UNESCO world heritage site. The park rests in a valley created by the power of the apartdrifting tectonic plates. Keep on driving to Haukadalur hot spring area where you will see several hot springs, the most active being the geysir Strokkur, which erupts every 10 minutes. The next stop is the Gullfoss waterfall (golden waterfall). This waterfall falls in two cascades into a narrow and deep gorge. Further on at your trip will you visit the church and historical site of Skálholt before heading on to the volcanic crater Kerið.
Overnight in Reykjavík 2 nights in one of our 3-star hotels.
Day 10: REYKJANES PENINSULA AND REYKJAVÍK
If you´re keen on further exploration before heading home, the Reykjanes peninsula has plenty to see, such as the Blue Lagoon, Gunnuhver or Krýsuvík hot spring areas and Keilir mountain. The picturesque surroundings around lake Kleifarvatn are not to be missed. You don´t want to miss the chance to cross between the two continents of Europe and North America on the bridge between continents.
Day 11: DEPART FOR HOME
If time allows, head to central Reykjavík and shop for the last souveniers before heading home. Enjoy coffee/tea in one of the cities restaurants or cafés.
|Tour rates for 10 nights||Winter Season 01.10 - 30.04||Shoulder Season 01.05 - 04.06 01.09 - 30.09||Summer Season 05.06 - 31.08|
|Single Room||1300 EUR||1750 EUR||2180 EUR|
|Double Room||1480 EUR||1990 EUR||2480 EUR|
|Triple Room||1960 EUR||2530 EUR||3080 EUR|
For any itinerary changes, feel free to contact us at email@example.com to get an offer for your special tour. Íslandshótel reserves the right to confirm a reversed itinerary and the right to change accommodation at short notice, depending on availability. Please note that this tour does not include a rental car.