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Iceland's Great Outdoors


Lace up your hiking boots and join us for an action-packed adventure around Iceland! With less time spent on the road each day, this exciting guided tour gives you more time to stretch your legs in the great outdoors and experience the power of the Icelandic nature. Since the landscapes and natural phenomena change dramatically from day to day, this is a great option for any group with an interest in nature, trekking, adventurous outdoor activities, and much more.

  • Product: ISIGSI-06
  • Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights
  • Season: 1 June - 15 September
  • Price from: Contact us

Included:

  • Meet & greet at Keflavík International
    Airport at arrival
  • All transportation according to itinerary
  • Professional local guide according to itinerary
  • 8 dinners (2- or 3-course or buffet dinner)
  • Guided hike on Snæfellsjökull glacier; all additional safety gear included
  • Guide river rafting excursion in
    Skagafjörður; all additional safety gear included
  • Entrance to Blue lagoon; towel rental included
  • Taxes and service fee

Highlights

  • Reykjavik
  • Búðir
  • Snæfellsjökull glacier
  • Skagafjörður
  • Akureyri
         
  • Lake Mývatn
  • Gullfoss
  • Geysir
  • Eyjafjallajökull
  • Þingvellir

Day 1

After a “meet and greet” at Keflavik Airport, the group is transferred to Reykjavík, where we will have a short guided city tour before settling in to our hotel in the city centre. After a brief orientation meeting with guide in the afternoon, the rest of the day is free to explore Reykjavik at your leisure!

Highlights

  • Reykjavík

Day 2

The first leg of our journey takes us to the scenic Hvalfjörður fjord just north of Reykjavík. Enjoying the ever-changing landscape, we continue on to Snæfellsnes peninsula where we will spend the rest of the day exploring the fascinating sights, including Skarðsvík, Búðir, Hellnar, Arnarstapi and Dritvík cove. Spend the next two nights in the Snæfellsnes peninsula area. Optional: Add a 2-hour kayaking tour on the Hvalfjörður fjord.

Highlights

  • Búðir
  • Arnarstapi
  • Dritvík Cove

Day 3

It’s time to lace up our hiking boots for a day of amazing trekking! Today we hike the mystical Snæfellsjökull Glacier—commonly believed to have mystical or energizing powers. The dazzling beauty of this massive snow cap is indescribable, which is why you need to experience it for yourself! Spend another night at our accommodation in Snæfellsnes peninsula. Snæfellsjökull Hike: difficulty: 3+ out of 5 / duration: 5-7 hours / elevation: 1100 metres.

Highlights

  • Snæfellsjökull Glacier
  • Snæfellsjökull Hike

Day 4

We start the morning by taking in more magical sights of Snæfellsnes peninsula before heading to Varmahlíð in Skagafjörður, an area of North Iceland known as the “Mecca of the Icelandic Horse”. Besides the numerous horse farms, this area also offers incredible scenery and landscapes, history, museums, thermal pools, and plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities. Spend the night in the Varmahlíð area. Optional: Add a horse riding tour in Varmahlíð.

Highlights

  • Skagafjörður

Day 5

It’s time for an adrenaline kick! Today we head down to Jökulsá Vestari (West Glacial River canyon) to tame the rapids with a thrilling river rafting trip. After our wet-and-wild adventure, we continue on to Akureyri, “the Capital of the North”, where we have the afternoon free to stroll around the charming town centre. Spend the next two nights in Akureyri. Rafting: difficulty: 2+ out of 5 / duration: 3-4 hours. Optional: For even more extreme fun, the river rafting can be upgraded to difficulty level 4.

Highlights

  • River Rafting Trip
  • Akureyri

Day 6

Prepare to be amazed by the unique natural beauty of the Lake Mývatn area! Take in the lunar landscapes as visit the Námaskarð Pass, the Skútustaðagígar pseudo craters, and the Dimmuborgir lava formations. We also make a stop to Mt. Krafla, one of Iceland’s most interesting volcanoes. Optional: Whale-watching tour from Húsavík.

Highlights

  • Lake Mývatn
  • Námaskarð Pass
  • Dimmuborgir lava formations
  • Skútustaðagígar pseudo craters

Day 7

Today we make our way back to the south via the rocky mountain pass of Kjölur. Driving through the rugged interior, we pass by unearthly landscapes and take a break at Hveravellir where we have the option of taking dip in a hot spring. We then continue along the route known as the Golden Circle, including stops at the majestic Gullfoss waterfall and the Haukadalur geothermal area, home of the great Geysir. Spend the next two nights in this area of south-western Iceland.

Highlights

  • Hveravellir
  • Gullfoss
  • Geysir

Day 8

Our destination today is Iceland’s beautiful south coast, an area rich in natural diversity. At Seljalandsfoss waterfall, we can even walk behind the cascade and feel the light drizzle! As we continue to the picture-perfect Skógafoss waterfall, our route takes us past erupted Eyjafjallajökull volcano. Then we drive to Vík, a village set near a gorgeous black volcanic beach. This is an ideal location for viewing the prominent rock formations of Dyrhólaey and Reynisdrangar. We return to our accommodation in the afternoon. Optional: Add an Ice-climbing tour at Sólheimajökull glacier.

Highlights

  • Seljalandsfoss
  • Skógafoss
  • Eyjafjallajökull volcano
  • Dyrhólaey
  • Reynisdrangar

Day 9

Start the day with a visit to Þingvellir National Park, site of the world’s oldest Parliament and the rift valley where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates are slowly drifting apart. Later, we head to the famous Blue Lagoon spa to relax our tired muscles after so many adventures! After a soothing soak, we return to Reykjavik where we will spend the next two nights.

Highlights

  • Þingvellir National Park
  • Reykjavik

Day 10

This is your day to explore the city of Reykjavík at your leisure! If you are still up for more adventures there are plenty of options in the greater Capital Area, including hiking, diving, ATV quad biking, horse riding, whale watching and much more. Or if you prefer to relax and stay closer to downtown, you will find a wide range of cosy cafes, shops, museums, and landmarks to suit any interests. Spend another night at our accommodation in central Reykjavik.

Highlights

  • Reykjavík

Day 11

After all of our great outdoors adventures have come to an end, it’s time to return home to share our exciting stories with friends and family. Our guide will pick up the group at the hotel in time for departure check-in at Keflavik Airport.

Highlights

  • Reykjavík

Accommodation for groups

Thanks to our extensive network of trusted suppliers in Iceland, we can arrange accommodation for groups of all sizes according to location, interests, budget and special needs. 

Our hand-picked selection of accommodations includes everything from cozy guesthouses to well-appointed business hotels. We aim to provide the best value option of accommodation at each location.

For more specific examples of what we can offer your own group, please contact us with your group's details and requirements.

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TEL: +354 512 2050
  Iceland Guest
Bríetartún 13
105 Reykjavik
Iceland