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Guided Iceland Circle 2024

See everything Iceland has to offer

What's included: 7 nights, return flights and escorted tours

See the best of Iceland in the shortest possible time on this guided circle tour around the island. Fortnightly departures on Fridays, all year-round! 

Travel on Iceland’s ring road and discover stunning scenery and dramatic landscapes: volcanoes, lava fields, hot springs, mountains, fjords, glaciers, glacier lagoon and waterfalls. Enjoy a leisurely group tour on Iceland’s ring road, combining nature, soft adventure, and cultural experiences. Join this amazing and complete circle tour of Iceland, a bestseller all year round! Hunt the Midnight Sun in the Summer and the Northern Lights in the Winter.

What's included:

  • Fully escorted tour around Iceland's Ring Road
  • Tour includes flights & 7 nights stay. Option available to add an extra night.
  • Explore two national parks
  • The Golden circle including Þingvellir,Geysir & Gullfoss
  • Mývatn Nature Baths, including towel
  • Optional whale watching in Akureyri in the morning of day 3, April through October
  • Boat trip on Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon from May through September
  • 2x evenings with Northern Lights Program (from September to mid-April).
  • Visits to small local museums, cultural experiences and soft adventures
  • Visit to Icelandic horse stables & geothermal greenhouse
  • Experience the massive waterfalls of Iceland

Flight depart times:

As current schedules best available flight times on chosen dates.. (Subject to change and availability)

What you'll do

Day 1:

Fly to Keflavik airport

Individual transfer by Flybus shuttle bus from Keflavik airport to your accommodation in Reykjavik.

Overnight location:
Reykjavík Natura Berjaya Iceland Hotels or similar. Dinner is on your own. (50km / 31mi)

Day 2:

At 09:00, meet our tour guide and depart from Reykjavík Natura Berjaya Iceland Hotels. Travel west along the scenic Hvalfjörður fjord and the town of Borgarnes. Easy hike on Grábrók volcano crater in the middle of a greenish lava field. Further north visit Glaumbær, one of Iceland’s most beautiful turf house farms and folk museums. Continue along scenic fjord landscape and over several mountain passes until we reach Akureyri, the capital of North Iceland. The overnight location at allows you to walk around the beautiful town of Akureyri.

Overnight location:
Akureyri Berjaya Iceland Hotels or similar. Breakfast included. Lunch & dinner is on your own. (415km / 258mi)

Day 3:

In the morning, explore the town of Akureyri, also called the capital of North Iceland, and admire the panoramic view over the Eyjafjörður fjord. From April-October, there are optional whale watching tours available from 09:00-12:00 am; see https://www.whalewatchingakureyri.is
In the afternoon, travel to Goðafoss, the waterfalls of the Gods. Then explore Lake Mývatn, known as a geological wonderland and for its abundant birdlife. See the strange lava formations at Kálfaströnd, the pseudo craters at Skútustaðir and the tephra cone Hverfjall. Finally, end the afternoon relaxing in the geothermal Mývatn Nature Baths with a fantastic view over the whole area.

There is a possibility of seeing the Northern Lights during the evening from September to mid-April.

Overnight location:
Mývatn Berjaya Iceland Hotels. Breakfast included. Lunch & dinner is on your own. (120km / 75mi)

Day 4:

In the morning, walk in the lava labyrinth at Dimmuborgir, “the dark castles”, hoping to get a glimpse of the trolls who are said to live there. In the afternoon, visit the hot spring area of Námaskarð with bubbling mud pools and steaming solfataras. Head through the uninhabited highlands and moon-like surroundings to East Iceland. From June to August, the tour includes a detour to the powerful waterfall Dettifoss.

Overnight location:
Hérað Berjaya Iceland Hotels or similar. Breakfast included. Lunch & dinner is on your own. (250km / 155mi)

Day 5:

It’s a day to admire the dramatic fjord landscape and its tiny fishing villages at the end of twisty roads in the East Fjords and, on the route, visit an attractive stone and mineral collection. Then, in the afternoon, see Vatnajökull – Europe’s biggest glacier visible all over Southeast Iceland. We end the day with a stop at Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon filled with floating icebergs, exploring the extraordinary site and might see seals swimming in the arctic waters. A boat tour between floating icebergs is included in the program from May through September. You can walk on the black sandy beach (The Diamond Beach) where large icebergs get stranded.

There is a possibility of seeing the Northern Lights during the evening from September to mid-April.

Overnight location:
Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon or similar. Breakfast included. Lunch & dinner is on your own. (260km / 161mi)

Day 6:

Travel along the southern part of the glacier Vatnajökull and get a glimpse at Europe’s second-largest national park, which has Iceland’s highest mountains, an alpine environment, and Europe’s largest glacier.

In the afternoon, a beautiful drive with many natural wonders awaits us as we head across the Eldhraun lava field, cross the sandy desert of the south coast, overlooked by mountainous cliffs, glaciers and waterfalls. Experience the unique Icelandic Lava Show where you get to witness and feel the heat from molten lava! Stroll along the black lava beach of Reynisfjara near Vík. In the small village of Skógar, there is Skógafoss waterfall which is 60 meters high and is one of the most impressive waterfalls in the country. Continue to the high but narrow Seljalandsfoss waterfall, which plunges over the mountain. An exciting trail goes behind the fall – if you are prepared to get wet!

There is a possibility of seeing the Northern Lights during the evening from September to mid-April.

Please note that the itinerary on this specific day can change due to seasonal factors, such as daylight.

Overnight location:
Stracta Hotel Hella or similar. Breakfast included. Lunch & dinner is on your own. (380km / 235mi)

Day 7:

Explore classics today as we travel the route of the Golden Circle sights. Start the day at Friðheimar, where you learn about the Icelandic horse, its unique qualities and history and visit a geothermal greenhouse. Later on, see steam from the Geysir geothermal fields as we arrive. There is a variety of hot springs and bubbling pools. The original geyser is now dormant but has been replaced by Strokkur, “the Churn”, which erupts at 5-7 minute intervals. Continue to Gullfoss, “the golden falls “, a double waterfall that tumbles 32 meters into the Hvítá river and attracts travellers in summer and winter. Travel inland to Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. As we return to Reykjavík, we will take you for a short city tour to show highlights of the world’s northernmost capital.

Overnight location:
Reykjavík Natura Berjaya Iceland Hotels. Breakfast included. Lunch &dinner is on your own. (160km / 99mi)

Day 8:

Enjoy a day at leisure in Reykjavik.

Overnight location:
Reykjavík Natura Berjaya Iceland Hotels. Breakfast included. Lunch &dinner is on your own. (160km / 99mi)

Day 9:

Individual transfer by Flybus shuttle from your accommodation in Reykjavik to Keflavik airport.

Breakfast included. (50km / 31mls)

Fly back to UK

  • Adults in Double or Twin Rooms

    7 Nights
    Prices from£2399.00each
  • Adults in Single Occupancy Rooms

    7 Nights
    Prices from£3299.00each
  • Children Sharing with Parents

    7 Nights
    Prices from£2399.00each
  • Infants Sharing with Parents

    7 Nights
    Prices from£40.00each

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