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Scenic Tour of East Iceland

Private tour
7 days
4 cities
3nights

Reykjavik, Iceland

Visiting Reykjavik? Spend at least 4 days in the picturesque capital of Iceland to truly see an extraordinary nature and other unique sights that Reykjavik is famous for. Start your exploration of the city by visiting the official residence of the President of Iceland - Bessastadir and then make your way to Huldufolk - a port town only 10 km outside of the capital. Look out for the “Hidden people” or elves who are believed to live there. Ensure to pay a visit to Hallgrimskirkja Church where you could see the panoramic views of the green capital. ...
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    Day 1: Arrival & Blue Lagoon Visit
    Welcome to Reykjavik - the picturesque capital of Iceland! Your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to the famous Blue Lagoon, where you start your Iceland adventure with a relaxing visit to one of the most visited attractions in Iceland.

    You have approximately 2 hours to soak up in the Northern sun while relaxing in warm geothermal seawater surrounded by a surreal lava field.

    After this relaxing experience your private driver transfers you to your hotel for check-in.

    Day 2: Reykjavik City Tour
    In the morning after breakfast you meet your private driver-guide at the hotel lobby and go on an amazing 3-hour city tour around the most significant places in Reykjavik and the nearby area. During the tour you stop by the official residence of the President of Iceland called Bessastadir.

    Your next stop is Hafnarfjörður - a port town and municipality located about 10 km from Reykjavik. This place is known as the home of the "Hidden people" Huldufolk from local folklore, meaning elves in Iclandic. Then you proceed to the futuristic Perlan dome from which you see spectacular views over Reykjavik and its surroundings.

    You make a stop at Hofdi, the building where the all-important summit between the former U.S. President Ronald Reagan and the former U.S.S.R. Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev took place in 1986. Then on to the Hallgrimskirkja Church that is the tallest building in Iceland where you have a chance to walk up the stairs to see the view of the city center (entrance tickets are not included).

    Another place you see today is the Althing building - a classical 19th-century building which is home to the Icelandic parliament's main debating chamber.

    After the tour you are transferred to your hotel.

    Day 3: Golden Circle Tour
    After breakfast you join a group for a fascinating 8-hour tour around the Golden Circle.

    The first highlight of your day trip is visiting the spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site - Thingvellir National Park. The national pride of the country, the Thingvellir National Park has a very important historical significance - it is the place where the oldest existing parliament in the world (first assembled in 930 AD) is set. The “Althing” was held here for almost 9 centuries, until 1800. However, it is not only history that attracts thousands of visitors to this unique land.

    Being part of a fissure zone running through Iceland, the Thingvellir area is a great lava arena in a rift valley formed between the Eurasian and the North American tectonic plates and serves a visual representation of continental drift. The area also features the largest natural lake in Iceland - Thingvallavatn, surrounded by lava flows and lush vegetation. You then discover the picturesque Gullfoss - one of the most beautiful and popular waterfalls in Iceland.

    Your next stop is the Geysir area scattered with hot springs, mud pools and geysers, including the famous geyser Strokkur - the world´s most active. After the tour you return to your Reykjavik hotel.

    Day 4: South Coast &  Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Tour

    This morning you check out from your Reykyavik hotel and start your trip to explore the east part of the country.

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    Alda Hotel, Reykjavik
    4-star hotel
    IS, Laugavegur 66-68, Reykjavík, 101
    Alda Hotel, Reykjavik
    Standard Double Breakfast Included
    Located on Laugavegur shopping street in the very heart of Reykjavik, the Alda Hotel offers an easy access to many famous city landmarks.... show more
    4 days / 3 nights
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Connection | Reykjavik - Hnappavellir, Glacier Lagoon
Private Transfer Minivan
On the way, you visit Seljalandsfoss, one of Iceland’s most famous waterfalls, and then the Skogarfoss waterfall. Next stop is Solheimajokull glacier tongue. A walk along the eastern path will take you very close to the glacier, a unique experience available only for guided tours. Along the way, you will be able to see the black Reynisfjara beach and have a stop at Vik, Iceland’s southernmost town, a fishing village where you have a break for lunch.
Reykjavik Hotel
Reykjavik, Iceland
12 h
Glacier Lagoon Hotel
Hnappavellir, Glacier Lagoon, Iceland
1night

Hnappavellir, Glacier Lagoon, Iceland

Discover a place of stunning landscapes and complete serenity. Enjoy hikes in nature and explore the breathtaking waterfall nearby....
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    Day 4: South Coast &  Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Tour

    Today you get to see Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, the beautiful Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach. After a lunch break in Vík í Mýrdal, a picturesque village sitting in the shadow of one of Iceland’s largest glaciers, you visit its famous black sand beaches and wooden church dating back to 1929.

    Then you continue to Fjaðrárgljúfur canyon, Skaftafell and Vatnajökull National Parks. And final destination for today is the spectacular Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon with its floating blue and white icebergs. 

    Take your time to walk around the Diamond Beach, where the icebergs washed up on the shore are shining like diamonds on black sand.

    In the end of the tour you check in to Foss Hotel Glacier Lagoon.  

    Day 5: Eastfjords Tour
    In the morning you check out from your hotel to continue discovering the hidden gems of Iceland. 

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    Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon
    5-star hotel
    IS, Hnappavellir, 785, Öræfi
    Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon
    Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
    Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon offers a perfect location for nature lovers, as it's set right between Skaftafell and Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, two of Iceland's most spectacular natural wonders.... show more
    2 days / 1 night
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Connection | Hnappavellir - Egilsstadir
Private Transfer Minivan
Hnappavellir Hotel
Hnappavellir, Glacier Lagoon, Iceland
10 h
Egilsstadir Hotel
Egilsstadir, Iceland
1night

Egilsstadir, Iceland

Located in Eastern Iceland on the Lagarfljot river, Egilsstadir is one of the youngest Islandic towns. Also, the land is known for the largest forest in Iceland, the Hallormsstadaskogur, and the Hengifoss waterfall....
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    Day 5: Eastfjords Tour 

    This day starts with a visit to a Viking Village Film Set near Höfn. After a lunch break in Djúpivogur, your guide drives you along some spectacular fjords, Stoðvarfjorður, Faskrudsfjorður and Reydarfjorður for some outstanding views and landscapes. There is a chance to spot some reindeer, which only live in this region of the country. 

    After the drive, you check in to your hotel to rest and have an evening free to explore on your own.

    Day 6: Northern Iceland Tour

    Today you start moving North of the country.  

    In the beginning of this touring day you visit Möðrudalur farm settlement before heading to Dettifoss, Europe’s most powerful waterfall, which is also featured in Game of Thrones. Then you visit the geothermal area in Mývatn and you can optionally take a bath in the Mývatn Nature Baths, the Blue Lagoon of the north. 

    There you also explore lake Mývatn with its interesting pseudocraters and Dimmuborgir lava formations, visit the spectacular waterfall Goðafoss. The tour ends today at Akureyri, from where you take a short direct flight to Reykjavik. 

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    Icelandair Hotel Herad
    3-star hotel
    IS, Miðvangur 1-7, Egilsstadir, 700
    Icelandair Hotel Herad
    Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
    Located in the Egilsstadir, the Icelandair Hotel Herad offers fully-equipped guestrooms. Also, there is a restaurant where guests are welcome to enjoy Icelandic food.... show more
    2 days / 1 night
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Connection | Egilsstadir - Reykjavik
Icelandair Hotel Herad
Egilsstadir
10
Stop in Akureyri
Keflavík International Airport
Reykjavik
Akureyri
Akureyri, Iceland
This day you travel through amazing sceneries and nature landscapes: lakes and waterfalls, geothermal areas and pseudo craters. Akureyri houses a small airport, from where you are able to take a short domestic flight back to Reykjavik.
1night

Reykjavik, Iceland

Visiting Reykjavik? Spend at least 4 days in the picturesque capital of Iceland to truly see an extraordinary nature and other unique sights that Reykjavik is famous for. Start your exploration of the city by visiting the official residence of the President of Iceland - Bessastadir and then make your way to Huldufolk - a port town only 10 km outside of the capital. Look out for the “Hidden people” or elves who are believed to live there. Ensure to pay a visit to Hallgrimskirkja Church where you could see the panoramic views of the green capital. ...
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    Day 6: Flight to Reykjavik

    Upon arrival in Reykjavik, your private driver transfers you to the hotel for check-in.

    Day 7: Departure
    After breakfast and check-out your private driver transfers you to the airport or your next destination. 

    Please note: alternatively, you may extend your stay in Reykjavik or book Westfjord tour of Iceland. Please, contact your Destination Specialist for the details.

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    Alda Hotel, Reykjavik
    4-star hotel
    IS, Laugavegur 66-68, Reykjavík, 101
    Alda Hotel, Reykjavik
    Standard Double Breakfast Included
    Located on Laugavegur shopping street in the very heart of Reykjavik, the Alda Hotel offers an easy access to many famous city landmarks.... show more
    2 days / 1 night
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guide-driver;
  • Economy Class flight from Akureyri to Reykjavik;
  • Free wifi in the jeep;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Note:

1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

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