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: Tour of the North with a visit to Hvammstangi
In the morning after breakfast and check out from Reykjavik hotel you meet your driver-guide and start your further exploration of wonderful Iceland nature landmarks.
Day 4 - Tour of the North with a visit to Hvammstangi
This touring day starts with a scenic drive to the North of Iceland and a stop for coffee at a small town of Borgannes. Next stop will be at Hvammstangi where you see the country's largest seal colony and have a lunch break there as well. You also stop at Viðimýra Church which is an old turf church on the way to your final destination for today. Upon arrival in Siglufjörður you check-in to your hotel and relax after a busy sightseeing day.
Day 5 - Tour of Northeast Iceland
After delicious breakfast and check-out from your hotel, you continue your way to the East of the country.
Day 5 - Tour of Northeast Iceland
This day is dedicated to spectacular nature miracles of Iceland and what is often referred to as the Diamond Circle. Your first stop is beautiful Goðafoss, the waterfall of the gods. Then you continue to Mývatn, a beautiful lake surrounded by pseudocraters and mystical lava formations. We will visit Skútustaðir craters, the geothermal area with its hot springs and sulphuric hills, and the lava formations of Dimmuborgir, home to the Icelandic 13 Yule Lads.
You will have the option to bathe in the Mývatn Nature Baths, the Blue Lagoon of the North before we continue to Dettifoss, one of Europe’s most powerful waterfalls, and Húsavik, where you will have the option to bathe in the GeoSea Spa, a spectacular infinity pool on the ocean.
In the end of the day you are transferred to Akureyri, where you check in to a local hotel and spend rest of the day at leisure.
Day 6 - Flight to Reykjavik
After breakfast and check-out from your hotel, your driver takes you to the airport for a short domestic flight back to Reykjavik.
Day 6 - Arrival in Reykjavik
Upon arrival to Reykjavik Airport, your driver takes you to your centrally located hotel.
Rest of the day you spend at leisure.
Please note, you can alternatively book optional tours around Reykjavik for today.
Day 7 - Departure
This is the final day of your amazing Iceland tour. After breakfast you check out from your hotel and your private driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home.
We hope you've enjoyed scenic landscapes of Iceland and return home with lifelong memories and unforgettable impressions. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!
Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.
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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