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Explore Iceland Small Group Tour Round Trip from Reykjavik

Explore Iceland and witness the natural wonders of this stunning country on an 8-night guided tour. Starting in the bustling capital city of Reykjavik, this tour will take you on a scenic adventure through the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, showcasing its dramatic cliffs and rugged coastline. You'll also get to visit Seljalandsfoss waterfall, one of Iceland's most spectacular natural wonders.

Explore Iceland Small Group Tour Round Trip from Reykjavik

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DEPARTURE DATE: August 3, 2024
Countries Visited: Iceland

OVERVIEW

At the point where two continental plates brush up against each other lies incredible Iceland, the land of fire and ice. Experience the natural highlights of this staggeringly beautiful country, strolling along striking black sand beaches and hiking to enchanting, rainbow-dappled waterfalls. Watch the Earth in action at some of the island’s volcanoes, gain insights into the life and culture of the Icelandic people, and explore the otherworldly landscapes that have inspired fantasy writers for centuries, from Jules Verne to J.R.R. Tolkein and George R. R. Martin.

TRAVEL STYLE: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC JOURNEYS
Greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.

SERVICE LEVEL: UPGRADED
Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.

PHYSICAL RATING: 3 - AVERAGE
Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

TRIP TYPE: SMALL GROUP
Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 12.

AGE REQUIREMENT: 12+
All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Travel Dates & Pricing

TRAVEL DATEPRICETYPE
August 3, 2024from $5,032 CAD - (compared to $5,919 CAD)Per Person
August 3, 2024from $5,032 CAD - (single share program)Single Traveler
August 3, 2024from $7,051 CAD - own roomSingle Traveler
August 31, 2024from $5,032 CAD - (compared to $5,919 CAD)Per Person
August 31, 2024from $5,032 CAD - (single share program)Per Person
August 31, 2024from $7,051 CAD - own roomSingle Traveler

What's Included

  • 8 night small group escorted coach tour round trip from Reykjavik
  • 8 night hotel
  • 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinners
  • Visit the LAVA Centre.
  • Hveragerði geothermal garden.
  • Visit Jökulsárlón Lagoon.
  • Take an ice walk on a glacier in Skaftafell National Park.
  • Visit black sand beaches.
  • Explore Vatnajökull National Park.
  • Golden Circle tour including Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir Hot Springs.
  • Explore Snæfellsnes Peninsula including Snaefellsjokull National Park, Sagaland and Deildartunguhver Hot Spring.
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • Taxes

Itinerary

DAYDATEPLACE
1Sat Aug 3REYKJAVIK
2Sun Aug 4REYKJAVIK/SKAFTAFELL
3Mon Aug 5SKAFTAFELL
4Tue Aug 6SKAFTAFELL/VIK
5Wed Aug 7VIK/GOLDEN CIRCLE/SELFOSS
6Thu Aug 8SELFOSS/SNÆFELLSNES
7Fri Aug 9SNÆFELLSNES REGION
8Sat Aug 10SNÆFELLSNES/REYKJAVIK
9Sun Aug 11REYKJAVIK

DAY 1 – REYKJAVIK

Arrive at any time.

DAY 2 – REYKJAVIK/SKAFTAFELL

Discover the beauty of Iceland’s southern coast as we drive towards Skaftafell.Take in views of the infamous Eyjafjallajökull volcano, whose 2010 eruption sent massive clouds of ash into the atmosphere of the North Atlantic. See the stunning Seljalandsfoss waterfall, and follow a hidden path through a canyon to the secluded falls of Gljúfrabúi. Stop in Hveragerði, nicknamed the “hot spring village,” where you will have the opportunity to taste bread baked in a hot spring. Then visit the Lava Center in Hvolsvöllur for a look at how volcanoes and earthquakes have shaped the island.

Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 3 – SKAFTAFELL

Continue exploring the southern shore, driving through sandy plains and moss-covered lava fields and stopping along the way at historical and geological sites. Visit Diamond Beach, scattered with icebergs that wash up on the black sands, and see iridescent ice formations in the Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon. Consider enhancing your experience by opting for the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Boat Ride, or take take some time on your own to soak in the stunning scenery. Hike in Vatnajökull National Park to Svartifoss waterfall, framed by basaltic lava columns, and pause at a historic farmstead in Öræfi, home to one of Iceland’s best preserved turf churches.

Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 4 – SKAFTAFELL/VIK

Embark on a guided walk atop a glacier in Skaftafell National Park, which was incorporated into Vatnajökull National Park in 2008. Strap on a pair of crampons and get close-up views of intriguing ice formations, deep sinkholes, and rugged crevasses. Later, stroll along the black sands of Reynisfjara beach, capturing images of the towering Reynisdrangar sea stacks.

Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 5 – VIK/GOLDEN CIRCLE/SELFOSS

This morning, learn about Icelandic cultural heritage at the Skógar Folk Museum and visit the awe-inspiring Skógafoss waterfall, opting to climb 400-odd steps to the viewing platform for spectacular vistas. Then set out on a tour of the celebrated Golden Circle. Stand in awe before the steaming Geysir, from which the English word “geyser” derives, and visit the mighty Gullfoss waterfall.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

DAY 6 – SELFOSS TO SNÆFELLSNES REGION

Begin the day with a walk in Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where we’ll see the meeting point of the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. Continue to a traditional Icelandic farm—located in the narrow fjord of Hvalfjörður—to learn about rural Icelandic life and enjoy a farm-to-table lunch. We’ll then make our way to the stunning Snæfellsnes Peninsula in western Iceland.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

DAY 7 – SNÆFELLSNES REGION

Spend the day exploring the peninsula, including Snæfellsjökull National Park and its mystical glacier-topped volcano, which Jules Verne wrote about in his novel Journey to the Center of the Earth. See Búðir church, a tiny black church perched in the middle of a lava field; the Lóndrangar sea stacks; the iconic peak of Kirkjufell, featured in Game of Thrones; and the black pebble beach at Djúpalónssandur.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

DAY 8 – SNÆFELLSNES/REYKJAVIK

Venture to Borgarfjörður, a picturesque fjord that has provided the setting for many of Iceland’s sagas. See the Hraunfossar and Barnafoss waterfalls; and step into Reykholt, the homestead of the 12th-century writer Snorri Sturluson. We’ll also visit Deildartunguhver, Europe’s most powerful hot spring, whose water heats most buildings in western Iceland. In the afternoon we’ll take some much-needed time to relax at Krauma Spa and Geothermal Baths before continuing on to Reykjavík for our final evening.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your Wellness Moment Krauma Spa and Geothermal Baths

Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 9 – REYKJAVIK

Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast

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