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6-Day Small-Group Adventure Tour Around Iceland from Reykjavik

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  • Excellent value for money
  • Breakfast included
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6-Day Small-Group Adventure Tour Around Iceland from Reykjavik
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6-Day Small-Group Adventure Tour Around Iceland from Reykjavik
USD 1,745.34
Overview
Take the full circle road around Iceland to see its top attractions on this 6-day tour from Reykjavik. Check out the Golden Circle, view the south coast’s black sands and basalt cliffs; explore the eastern fjords, Akureyri, and Lake Myvatn; and enjoy adventures including a glacier walk at Skaftafell, hiking, and a whale watching cruise. Limited to a maximum of 15 people, the tour includes five nights’ accommodation, daily breakfast, air-conditioned transport, and more.
What to Expect

Day 1: Reykjavik - Golden Circle - South Coast
After a morning Reykjavik pickup, explore the famous Golden Circle, including the historical UNESCO-listed site of Thingvellir National Park, where Iceland’s first parliament was founded in 930 AD.

Next, visit Geysir hot springs and magnificent Gullfoss waterfall, and continue to the beautiful south coast. Stop at the scenic Seljalandsfoss and Skogarfoss waterfalls, and finally, the unique black sand beach of  Reynisfjara with Reynisdrangar peaks and basalt column cave.

Afterwards, make your way to a your accommodation for the night, a country hotel in Vik area.

Day 2: Vik - Skaftafell - Glacier Lagoon - Hofn
Travel along the south coast towards Skaftafell and Vatnajokull National Park. In Skaftafell, take a short glacier hike on one of the Vatnajokull outlet glaciers led by a skilled glacier guide. Then, drive to Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon, home to floating icebergs and occasional seals. Nearby is a black sand crystal beach usually filled with clear icebergs.

Spend the evening and overnight in the town of Hofn.

Day 3: Höfn - Egilsstadir - Hengifoss area
Start with a scenic drive along the coastline of the eastern fjords to Egilsstadir. Here, enjoy a short hike to the 419-feet (128-meter) Hengifoss waterfall, which gushes into a beautiful gorge.

Afterward, check in at a cozy country hotel for the night.

Day 4: Hengifoss area - Lake Myvatn - Akureyri
Stop at the stunning Dettifoss waterfall and then head to the Lake Myvatn area. Explore the volcanic Namaskard geothermal area to see its mud pools and visit Myvatn Nature Baths, where you have the opportunity to bathe in the hot spring pools or stroll around the area. The entrance fee to the baths is not included but can be added as an extra.

Call at Hverfjall and Dimmuborgir to explore on foot, and drive toward Akureyri with a stop on route at Godafoss waterfall. Tonight, stay in a country hotel nearby Akureyri.

Day 5: Akureyri - Eyjafjordur - West Iceland area (B)
Explore the town of Akureyri and then take a 3-hour whale watching cruise in Eyjafjordur, looking for humpback whales and white-beaked dolphins, and trying some optional sea angling.

Then, travel along the Trollaskagi peninsula and visit the quaint village of Siglufjorður before continuing to west Iceland for overnight.

Day 6: West Iceland area - Deildartunguhver - Reykholt - Reykjavik
Today, explore west Iceland, voted one of the best destinations for 2016 by Lonely Planet. Stop at Deildartunguhver and the Barnafoss waterfall and pause to see Hraunfossar, where the falls flow from beneath the lava field.

Your final stop is at the historic site of Reykholt before you return to Reykjavik, where your tour concludes.

Reviews (46)
1 - 5 of 39 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
Overall a great experience...

We took the Ring Road Around Iceland - Minibus Tour and overall it was a great experience. As expected the schedule was pretty tight and I'll definitely need to visit Iceland again in the future and spend more time at some attractions. But if you...More

Thank srif365
Reviewed 6 days ago
All the way from Australia for this - WORTH IT!

We planned this holiday 10 months in advance and selected Arctic Adventures after a lot of research. My family of four (Mum, Dad, Son 14yo, Son 12yo) were looking forward to this trip and we were not let down in any way. From touchdown in...More

Thank BossWombat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BEST WAY TO SEE ICELAND!

This tour was by far the best effecient and economical way to see the country of Iceland. My tour guide Linas was amazing - he knew his history, lore, myths and made our entire trip very enjoyable. We were never made to feel like we...More

Thank Arnaz23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Fantastic tour of a stunning country!

This tour was 6 days full of absolutely amazing sights throughout Iceland. The scenery is breathtaking, and the tour followed a great itinerary including (many) waterfalls, black sand beaches, lava fields, hot springs and whale watching. The glacier hike and glacier lagoon were definite highlights...More

2  Thank Jessica_Ando
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ask for Johann!

This tour is hands down the best way to see an absolutely amazing country! Background: I holiday abroad about 3 times a year but this was my first trip to Iceland. I do solo trips, self-guided, and tour group trips depending on my mood, and...More

4  Thank amyseery
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