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5 days - Independent tour of Iceland in the glory of summer.

Join us for a summer escape to the land of ice and fire in the middle of the North Atlantic. We will take you out to see the most famous sights around the Golden Circle and the South Coast of Iceland. As a finale you will have a day and night at the Blue Lagoon for a soak in the warm healing waters.

Day 1
Arrive Reykjavik
Day 2
Day tour visiting the Golden Circle, highlights include the Geysir Hot Spring, Strokkur, Gullfoss Waterfall, and Þingvellir National Park
Day 3
Visit the South coast of Iceland including Skógafoss Waterfall, Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, Eyjafjallajökull Glacier View, Reynisfjara Black Beach, Sólheimajökull Glacier View and Vik
Day 4
Blue Lagoon afternoon of relaxing
Day 5
Depart Reykjavik, transfer from the Blue Lagoon
Start/End Place
Reykjavik, Iceland tours
Country Visited
Iceland tours
Duration
5 Days
Type
Touring
Suitability
Easy independent holiday suitable for singles & couples
Code
FIB002

Details

Transportation

Day tours in minivan.

Included
  • 3 nights at centrally located 3.5 star hotel in Reykjavik
  • Meet & Greet service at hotel
  • 1 night at local inn by the Blue Lagoon
  • Daily breakfast
  • Golden Circle day tour
  • South Coast day tour
  • Entrance to Blue Lagoon
  • Transfers to the Blue Lagoon
  • 24-hour emergency service
  • Taxes and service fees
Not Included
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Transfers from airport to hotel. We can arrange a private transfer if you wish.
  • Gratitudes and items of personal nature
  • Travel insurance
  • International or domestic flights

Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive Reykjavik

On arrival, make your own way to the hotel. The afternoon and evening is yours to explore this compact city. Be sure to check out the new Harp Opera house on the harbour. Approximately 1 hour from the airport.

Visit the Aurora Reykjavik Museum in the heart of downtown. It is Iceland's first educational and recreational Northern Lights Center where multimedia is used to explain when, why and how the Northern Lights work, with the highlights being large HD projection of the Auroras.

Accommodation
Hotel Alda
Kvosin Downtown Hotel
Restaurants
Fiskmarkaðurinn
Sægreifinn
Laekjarbreakkar
Matarkjallarinn Food Cellar and Cocktails
Optional Add Ons
Whale Watching from Reykjavik
Horse Riding in Iceland

Day 2 - Day tour visiting the Golden Circle, highlights include the Geysir Hot Spring, Strokkur, Gullfoss Waterfall, and Þingvellir National Park

After breakfast, you will join a day tour to the Golden Circle region of Iceland where you can see the famous sites of Þingvellir National Park, Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir hot spring area. During the day, you will have an opportunity to walk among the bubbling hot springs that surround the famous Geysir and watch the Strokkur geyser, which spouts water sometimes up to 30m high, every 10 minutes!

Visiting Þingvellir National Park, home of Iceland’s ancient Viking parliament and listed as a UNESCO’s World Heritage site, will be our first stop. There we take a walk to experience firsthand the geological phenomenon that is the Mid-Atlantic ridge.

From Þingvellir we head east over Lyngdalsheiði. Following a mountain road with great views of the rugged lava fields, passing Laugarvatn lake, we arrive at Haukadalur, home of the great Geysir and the reliable Strokkur geyser that erupts with 3 to 7 minutes intervals. Next, the magnificent Gullfoss awaits us as it comes cascading down the white colored Hvítá river.

Return late in the afternoon. Lunch will be a stop enroute at a local cafe.

Meals
1 Breakfast
Transportation
8 - 9 hours duration
Accommodation
Hotel Alda
Kvosin Downtown Hotel

Day 3 - Visit the South coast of Iceland including Skógafoss Waterfall, Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, Eyjafjallajökull Glacier View, Reynisfjara Black Beach, Sólheimajökull Glacier View and Vik

An early start to travel to the south coast of Iceland with its black beaches, picturesque waterfalls and magnificent glaciers. On our way we witness the many sides of Icelandic nature and culture. Skógafoss Waterfall, Reynisfjara Beach, Sólaheimasandur Glacier view and Vík Village are among highlights. Farms, small villages, horses grazing amidst Glaciers, active geothermal areas, black sand deserts and terrific cliffs will capture your eye and provide endless photo opportunities. We arrive back in Reykjavík early in the evening, giving you plenty of time to explore the downtown area, with its museums, cafés and shops, before dinner.

Be sure to carry warm clothing, rain gear, good shoes, bathing suit and towel. During the tour we break for refreshments at a local restaurant or café.

Meals
1 Breakfast
Accommodation
Hotel Alda
Restaurants
Laekjarbreakkar
Sægreifinn

Day 4 - Blue Lagoon afternoon of relaxing

After a relaxing morning in the Icelandic capital, transfer to the Blue Lagoon for a therapeutic afternoon and evening in the healing waters of the Blue Lagoon. Stay overnight at the Northern Light Inn, which is just a stone's throw from the international airport.

Meals
1 Breakfast
Accommodation
Northern Light Inn

Day 5 - Depart Reykjavik, transfer from the Blue Lagoon

Our services end after breakfast and a bus transfer to the international airport.

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Front Image credit: @amberfillerup

Meals
1 Breakfast
Dates & Prices

All prices listed are per person. Early indicative price for 2022. Prices in the early spring or late autumn are often slightly cheaper. Ask us for a private quote.

For a limited time, free upgrade to Deluxe rooms at the Alda in Reykjavik, reservations period from now until May 31st with staying period through September 2021.

Dates
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Valid To
From Price
Status
Accommodation
19 Mar 2021
30 Sep 2021
19 Mar 2021
30 Sep 2021
AUD 2,637
Available
Standard
19 Mar 2021
30 Sep 2021
19 Mar 2021
30 Sep 2021
AUD 1,211
Available
Extra for Single
19 Mar 2021
30 Sep 2021
19 Mar 2021
30 Sep 2021
AUD 3,206
Available
Superior
1 May 2022
30 Sep 2022
1 May 2022
30 Sep 2022
AUD 2,637
Available
Standard

Important Information

Please note that the authorities of Reykjavik City have announced changes to the current arrangement for tour bus traffic in Reykjavik City Centre, effective from 15th of July, 2017. The area where buses are not allowed to drive has been increased in size, and locations, numbers and names of the designated bus stops have been changed.

This may affect the pick-up and drop-off locations for your activities and transfers. If you have airport transfers with FlyBus, you will need to carry your luggage (200 metres to 300 metres) to / from the bus stop to your hotel.

Lunch can be purchased along the way during the day trips or bring your own. Boots can also be hired if necessary.

The program is flexible and can be tailored to your preferences. The hiking is easy on these tours.

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