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Iceland: South & North Discovery

Private tour
2
9 days
3 cities
5nights

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. ...
  • Day By Day

    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 Tour
    Following breakfast you join a group for a memorable 10-hour journey to the South Coast of Iceland.

    The very impressive Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls are your first stop. Seljalandsfoss cascades down the mountainside of West Eyjafjoll and is narrow and very high. There is even a path at the bottom of the cliff providing a safe and easy opportunity to walk behind the waterfall.

    You then see Skogafoss - an impressive 60 m high waterfall located in Skogar. You also get to see the Solheimajökull glacier and Reynisfjara shore and black sand beach.

    You then proceed to Vik village the charming southernmost village in Iceland famous for breathtaking mountainous vistas, rich vegetation and bird life. Make sure to take a picture of the three rockstacks called Skessudrangar, Landdrangar and Langhamrar. Rising for up to 66 m from the sea, they are referred to in local folklore as trolls that turn to stone at sunrise.

    After the tour you return to your Reykjavik hotel for overnight.

    Day 5: Trip to the Snaefellsnes Peninsula 

    Following breakfast you join a group for an exciting 11-hour journey to the Snæfellsnes National Park.

    Today you get to see the Snaefellsnes Peninsula - a very beautiful area on the west side of Iceland with plenty of recreational activities to choose from. From glaciers to lava and rock formations to small fishing villages and great mountains - no wonder Snaefellsnes is often referred to as "Iceland in miniature".

    Nature lovers will particularly enjoy the spectacular landscapes and unusual surroundings. You can also explore the abundant birdlife and marine species that inhabit this area.

    Among the sights you see today are the Kirkjufell church-shaped mountain, Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall, Gerðuberg basalt columns, bird cliffs at Arnarstapi and as a highlight of the day you enjoy the view of the Snæfellsjökull volcano glacier. After the tour you return to your Reykjavik hotel.

    Day 6: Flight to Akureyri
    After breakfast and check-out your private driver transfers you to the airport for a short direct flight to Akureyri.

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  • Included in your trip
    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
    1 room / 5 nights
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    • Half Day Private City Tour by Car
    • Blue Lagoon Visit with Private Transfers
    • Full Day Small Group Golden Circle Tour
      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.
    • Full Day Small Group South Coast Tour
    • Full Day Small Group Snaefellsnes Peninsula Tour
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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Connection | Reykjavik - Akureyri
Economy Class Flight (Checked Baggage Included)
Reykjavik, Iceland
45 min
Akureyri, Iceland
2nights

Akureyri, Iceland

Called as the Capital of North Iceland, Akureyri is a port city and charming itself. No matter what season of the year you come, there is plenty of activities to do. On the top of the must-visit list is the Dettifoss Waterfall, and Goðafoss Waterfall, these two landmarks provides an absolutely inspiring scenery. Also, the vacation won’t be complete without horseback riding, whale watching in summertime or skiing and enjoying a unique beer bath in wintertime....
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    Day 6: Arrival
    Welcome to Northern Iceland - Akureyri city! Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver, who transfers you to the hotel for check-in.

    The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the city on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

    Day 7:  Full Day Diamond Circle Group Tour
    During this full-day group, tour enjoy the best of Iceland has to offer! From the early morning, your local guide takes you on an unforgettable journey through Iceland’s most diverse area, rich in volcanic and geothermal features, glaciers and rock and canyon formations, waterfalls and fishing villages. Highlights of this tour are: Godafoss Waterfall, Lake Myvatn area (Short Photo Stops), Vatnajokull National Park, Dettifoss Waterfall, Hljodaklettar Echo Cliffs, Asbyrgi Canyon Tjornes Cliffs, Jokulsargljufur Canyon, Puffins (from May to early August), Husavik Village, GeoSea Geothermal Sea Baths. 

    In the evening you return back to Akureyri. 

    Please note: Entry fee to Geothermal Sea Baths is NOT included, but can be added upon booking the tour or paid on site. Those who don´t want to try the baths can spend time in the lovely town, visit the Whale Museum or just enjoy one of the nice cafes in town.

    Please note: During winter season, this tour will be replaced with its winter edition - Small Group Lake Myvatn Snowmobile Experience

    Day 8: Whale Watching Group Tour & Flight to Reykjavik
    Meet your group in the morning to experience an unbelievable trip to see the incredible Eyjafjord Humpbacks in their natural habitat. Your professional guide is an expert at spotting them and telling you all about their behavior.

    During the tour, you sail onboard the only high speed, specially modified, whale watching ship in Iceland. Capable of carrying 200 persons with spectacular views from our “cinema styled” viewing platforms. After the tour you return back to Akureyri. 

    Late in the evening, your private driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back to Reykjavik. 

    Please note: alternatively, you may extend your stay and explore East of Iceland. Please, contact your Destination Specialist for the details

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  • Included in your trip
    Hotel Kea by Keahotels
    4-star hotel
    IS, Hafnarstræti 89, Akureyri
    Hotel Kea by Keahotels
    Superior Double Room Breakfast Included
    Set in the beautiful center of Akureyri and less than 5 minutes walk from the famous church of the city, the 4-star Hotel Kea by Keahotels provides spacious guestrooms. Also, hotel guests are welcome to taste delicious Islandic dishes at the cozy restaurant.... show more
    1 room / 2 nights
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    • Full Day Diamond Circle Group Tour
    • Whale Watching Group Tour
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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Connection | Akureyri - Reykjavik
Economy Class Flight (Checked Baggage Included)
Akureyri Airport
Akureyri, Iceland
45 min
Reykjavik Airport
Reykjavik, Iceland
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 8: Arrival in Reykjavik
    Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver, who transfers you to the hotel for check-in. Today you may continue exploring Reykjavik on your own or alternatively book any of our optional tours.  

    Day 9: Departure
    After breakfast and check-out your private driver transfers you to the airport or your next destination.

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  • Included in your trip
    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
    1 room / 1 night
    Included Experiences
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable downtown hotels;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Private tour with English-specking guide of Reykjavik;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing group tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Economy-class flight from Reykjavik to Akureyri;
  • Economy-class flight from Akureyri to Reykjavik;
  • 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.

Stress-free Booking Book your journey without stress and at convenient pace. You can pay a deposit of 20% to book any tour in any major currency; the final balance will be due 90 days before start date. In event if you decide to change or postpone your trip, you can transfer your deposit to any other packages we offer. Cruise bookings and special offers may be subject to different booking terms.

Trip Assurance If you need our assistance during your trip, you can call our support line available from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. (CET) on weekdays and weekends.

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