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Natural Wonders


This guided small group

tour takes you on a classic route around Iceland, emphasising Iceland’s unique natural wonders. A professional local guide will introduce you to some of Iceland’s most incredible sights and give you valuable insights into the nation’s history, culture and way of life. Highlights include spouting geysers, thunderous waterfalls, stunning glaciers and vast lava deserts—all on this one exotic tour.

The group sizes are kept small, driving distances per day are moderate and accommodations are in cozy guesthouses around Iceland.


  • Product: ISIGGG-01
  • Duration: 9 Days / 8 Nights
  • Season: 24 May - 14 September
  • Price from: € 1956
  • 2015 Departures:
    23.05 – 31.05 2015
    06.06 – 14.06 2015 - Guaranteed
    13.06 – 21.06.2015
    20.06 – 28.06 2015
    27.06 – 05.07 2015
    04.07 – 12.07 2015
    11.07 – 19.07 2015
    18.07 – 26.07 2015
    25.07 – 02.08 2015
    01.08 – 09.08 2015
    08.08 – 16.08 2015
    05.09 – 13.09 2015
    19.09 – 27.09 2015

Included

  • 8 nights’ accommodation in comfortable tourist-class hotels, breakfast included
  • Meet and greet plus transfer from Keflavík Airport on arrival
  • Half board (lunches or dinners) from Day 2 – Day 7
  • All transportation according to itinerary
  • English-speaking professional tour guide according to itinerary
  • Boat tour at Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon
  • Entrance to Skógar Folk Museum
  • Transfer to Keflavík Airport by Flybus on departure
  • Taxes and service fee

Highlights

  • Reykjavik
  • Þingvellir
  • Geysir
  • Gullfoss
  • Jökulsárlón
         
  • Skaftafell
  • Lake Mývatn
  • Ásbyrgi
  • Dettifoss
  • Akureyri

Day 1 - Welcome to Iceland

Arrive at Keflavík Airport with meet and greet followed by transportation to your accommodation in Reykjavík. After settling in, you will have free time to explore the city on your own. In the afternoon/evening there will be a short information meeting with your guide.

Spend the night in central Reykjavik. 

Highlights

  • Reykjavik

Day 2 - Golden Circle

The first leg of the journey takes you on the popular "Golden Circle" route. The drive includes stops at some of the best-known natural phenomena in Iceland including Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with the great Geysir hot springs area and Gullfoss, one of Iceland's most stunning waterfalls.

Spend the night in the Flúðir area.

Highlights

  • Gullfoss
  • Geysir
  • Þingvellir

Day 3 - Waterfalls & Volcanic Beaches

We start the day by seeing two beautiful waterfalls, Seljalandsfoss and Skogarfoss. After visiting the Skogar Museum we head to Vík and the volcanic beach just south of the village. From there you can view the rock formations of Dyrhólaey and Reynisdrangar. 

We then continue on to the Skaftafell area for an overnight stay. NOTE! Dyrholaey is closed from middle of May till June 23rd for Puffin nesting season.

Highlights

  • Seljalandsfoss
  • Skogarfoss
  • Vík
  • Dyrhólaey
  • Reynisdrangar

Day 4 - Glaciers & Icebergs

We spend the morning exploring the remarkable Skaftafell area with its many optional hiking routes. Afterwards, we'll get to experience the breathtaking Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon and its maze of icebergs.
 
Spend the night in the Djúpivogur area in South-east Iceland, nearby Vatnajökull, Europe’s largest glacier.

Highlights

  • Skaftafell
  • Jökulsárlón

Day 5 - Fjords to Moon-like Landscapes

Our drive takes us trough spectacular fjord scenery and charming fishing villages on our way to the capital of East Iceland, Egilsstaðir. Among the notable sites are the majestic Mt. Búlandstindur and the village of             Stöðvafjörður. Once we have traversed the fjords and moorlands, prepare to be amazed by the unique natural beauty of Lake Mývatn and its eerie surroundings. We will pass by the lunar landscapes of the Námaskarð pass and Skútustaðagígar pseudo craters.

Spend the night in the Mývatn area.
NOTE: this is a long travel day.

Highlights

  • Egilsstaðir
  • Lake Mývatn

Day 6 - Wilderness & Whales

Today's route includes the Ásbyrgi canyon and Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe, both located in the wondrous and varied wilderness of Jökulsárgljúfur National Park. We'll spend some time at these unique sights before heading to the idyllic coastal village of Húsavík, known for its excellent whale watching, where we can enjoy some free time in the afternoon.

Spend the night in the Húsavík area.

Highlights

  • Ásbyrgi
  • Dettifoss
  • Húsavík

Day 7 - Capital of the North

We leave the beautiful area of Myvatn and stop by the Goðafoss waterfall  on our way to Akureyri, the "Capital of the North". On arrival, we'll take a stroll through the town center, which is always full of life during summer.

From there, we head to the northwestern part of Iceland for an overnight stay.

Highlights

  • Goðafoss
  • Akureyri

Day 8 - Return to Reykjavík

Today, we'll finish our circle of Iceland by returning to Reykjavík. On the way, we'll visit Deildartunguhver, the most voluminous hot springs in Europe, along with the beautiful Hraunfossar waterfalls and the historical sites at Reykholt. Back in Reykjavik, enjoy the rest of the afternoon/evening as you wish.

Spend the night in central Reykjavík.

Highlights

  • Deildartunguhver
  • Hraunfossar
  • Reykholt

Day 9 - Departure

Transfer by Flybus to Keflavík Airport in time for your check-in and departure flight. If your flight is in the afternoon, you have the morning free to explore more of the capital city and its many cafes, museums, shops and other attractions.

Highlights

  • Reykjavík

Group Accommodation Details

The accommodation on this tour includes comfortable tourist-class (mostly 3-star range) hotels, farmhouses and well-appointed guesthouses. Rooms have private showers/WC. Breakfast is provided and included in the price. Most properties in this category have an on-site restaurant or dining facilities.

Includes comfortable tourist-class (mostly 3-star range) hotels, farmhouses and well-appointed guesthouses. Rooms have private showers/WC. Breakfast is provided and included in the price. Most properties in this category have an on-site restaurant or dining facilities.

Fosshótel Barón

Reykjavik

Housed in an old biscuit factory in downtown Reykjavik, KEX provides accommodation in a variety...

HÓTEL SELFOSS

SELFOSS

Hótel Selfoss is a quality four star hotel overlooking the Ölfus River, offering tranquility...

Hótel Laki

Kirkjubæjarklaustur

Hotel Laki, set in the beautiful countryside of South Iceland, offers guests the choice of 40 well-equipped rooms...

Hótel Bláfell

Breiðdalsvík

Hotel Bláfell is a small romantic country hotel in Breiðdalsvík...

Fosshótel Húsavík

Húsavík

Fosshótel Húsavík, located near the harbour in Húsavík—the “whale-watching capital of Europe”...

The Guesthouse Hofsstaðir

Skagafjörður

Hofsstaðir is a very unique spot in the north of Iceland, offering versatile comfort and relaxation....

Availability of accommodation

Please note that although we have included specific accommodations within our holiday packages, these may be subject to change.

Due to high demand in the busy summer months (June-August), the selection of accommodations may be limited in some of Iceland‘s more remote rural areas. Therefore, we reserve the right to substitute a named property in the same locality for one of a similar standard.

PRICES & BOOKING INFORMATION

All prices listed are per person and in Euros (EUR).
 
To check availability and prices of room combinations other than what is listed below, click book now. If you do not find prices for your ideal room combination then please contact us with your requirements and full details of your party.

PRICES: From 23 May - 19 Sep

1 Adult 2 Adults
Prices € 2458 € 1956

2015 Departures

  • 23.05 – 31.05 2015
  • 06.06 – 14.06 2015 - Guaranteed
  • 13.06 – 21.06.2015
  • 20.06 – 28.06 2015
  • 27.06 – 05.07 2015
  • 04.07 – 12.07 2015
  • 11.07 – 19.07 2015
  • 18.07 – 26.07 2015
  • 25.07 – 02.08 2015
  • 01.08 – 09.08 2015
  • 08.08 – 16.08 2015
  • 05.09 – 13.09 2015
  • 19.09 – 27.09 2015

Included

  • 8 nights’ accommodation in comfortable tourist-class hotels incl breakfast
  • Half board (lunches or dinners) from day 2 – day 7
  • Meet and greet transfer from Keflavík airport
  • All transportation according to itinerary
  • Professional guidance according to itinerary
  • Boat tour on Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon
  • Entrance to Skógar folk museum
  • Keflavík Airport transfer by Fly Bus
  • Taxes and service fee

Not included

  • Flight to/from Iceland
  • Drinks at restaurants and entrance fees (unless otherwise stated)
  • Optional activities
  • Personal travel insurance
Note: Triple rooms are not available in this tour, only single and double rooms. Please contact us for booking assistance if your travelling party contains three or more people.

Group size: This tour will only be operated with a minimum of 6 participants per departure; maximum group size is 16 participants.

Other
This tour is not recommended for families with young children.

Booking and confirmation

After booking a holiday package with Icelandguest.com, you will be contacted by email within two working days by your designated travel consultant, who will assist with your booking and serve as your point of contact for any travel needs during your stay. The email will include the full name and direct contact information for your travel consultant along with information about your booking, payment and what to expect during your holiday.

Booking of at least three weeks prior to departure is recommended.

Travel Documents

For all bookings, we provide the following travel documents:
  • Pro-forma and confirmation invoices
  • Booking overview with information about all your services in Iceland
  • Electronic vouchers for each of your services
  • Full itinerary

Delivery of travel documents

Travel documents will be delivered as follows:
  • At time of deposit payment: You will receive the pro-forma invoice by email
  • Within 30 days of deposit payment: You will receive the full itinerary by email
  • At time of full payment: You will receive the confirmation invoice and all vouchers by email
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TEL: +354 512 2050
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Bríetartún 13
105 Reykjavik
Iceland
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