11 Day Kaleidoscope of Iceland

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2 Reykjavik, 1 Snaefellsnes Peninsula, 2 Akureyri, 1 Egilsstaðir, 2 Höfn, 1 Hella
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Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Moderate
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

    • Embark on a morning city tour of Reykjavik Enjoy the warm soothing waters of the world-famous geothermal Blue Lagoon Visit Snæfellsjökull National Park with its striking Snæfellsjökull Glacier Tour Akureyri, nestled at the head of Iceland’s greatest fjord Visit the historic town of Siglufjörður, the closest town to the Arctic Circle in Iceland View Lake Mývatn with its crystal-blue waters Visit Goðafoss, the "Waterfall of the Gods" See small fishing villages and rugged coastline of the remote Eastfjords region Visit Vatnajökull Glacier, the largest glacier in Europe Explore Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon with its immense floating icebergs Visit Skaftafell National Park, a beautiful mountainous region on the edge of the Vatnajökull Glacier Visit Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss, two awe-inspiring waterfalls on Iceland's South Coast Visit Strokkur Geyser and the geothermal Geysir area Tour Þingvellir National Park, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site †Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

What's this trip about?

    2 Reykjavik, 1 Snaefellsnes Peninsula, 2 Akureyri, 1 Egilsstaðir, 2 Höfn, 1 Hella

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Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeSmall Group - 24 max
Age range18 years and up
Flights and transportN/A
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End CityOperator does not provide

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural

Destinations

  • Europe

Attractions

  • Akureyri
  • Reykjavík

Trip includes

    • Round trip flights New York-Reykjavik, Reykjavik-New York Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices Airline taxes & fuel surcharges 9 nights accommodations
    • 2 nights Reykjavik 1 night Snæfellsnes Peninsula 2 nights Akureyri 1 night Egilsstaðir 2 nights Höfn 1 night Hella Hotel taxes, fees & service charges All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates† 19 meals: 10 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 6 dinners with wine Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout Entrance fees per itinerary

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Itinerary

DAY 1, Monday - Depart for Iceland
Depart for Iceland

DAY 2, Tuesday - Arrive in Keflavik, The Blue Lagoon, City Sightseeing
Early morning arrival in Iceland, "Land of Ice and Fire". Transfer from Keflavik airport to Viking World Museum where you will enjoy breakfast with your fellow travelers*. Afterwards, visit the famous Blue Lagoon, a unique natural pool of mineral-rich geothermal water lo...
DAY 3, Wednesday - Snæfellsnes Peninsula
Today, embark on a full day excursion to the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, a Green Globe benchmark region, making it a model for sustainable tourism. Snæfellsnes is a unique area with a variety of geological features such as lava fields, volcanoes, glaciers, mineral springs, be...
DAY 4, Thursday - Akureyri, Botanical Gardens
Today, an early departure to Akureyri, cultural capital of the North, nestled at the head of Iceland's greatest fjord, with stunning views of snow-capped peaks. An orientation tour familiarizes you with the town's history as a trading center established in 1602. You can ...
DAY 5, Friday - Héðinsfjörður Tunnel, Siglufjörður in North Iceland
Travel through the Héðinsfjörður Tunnel to the historic herring-fishing town of Siglufjörður, the closest town to the Arctic Circle, clinging to a dramatic fjord on the very edge of Iceland's steep northernmost mountains. On the tour of the award-winning Herring Era Muse...
DAY 6, Saturday - Lake Mývatn, Goðafoss Waterfall
Today head to lovely Lake Mývatn, with its crystal-blue waters, in one of Iceland's prettiest areas, known for its geothermal activity. Stop at the majestic Goðafoss Waterfall, named the "Waterfall of the Gods" according to Icelandic sagas. In this paradise for nature en...
DAY 7, Sunday - Iceland's Eastfjords, Icelandic War Museum
Today, explore Iceland's remote Eastfjords region, defined by breathtaking fjords and mountains, as well as charming fishing villages that dot the coastline. Look out for wild reindeer herds as you travel south through this colorful landscape. Visit the Icelandic War Mus...
DAY 8, Monday - Vatnajökull Glacier, Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon, Skaftafell National Park
Discover the might of the Vatnajökull Glacier today, formed thousands of years ago, the largest glacier in all of Europe with several still-active volcanoes situated underneath the ice cap. Explore some of the glacier's many outlets including Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon. ...
DAY 9, Tuesday - South Coast and Waterfalls
Depart from Höfn this morning and watch the dramatic scenery of outwash plains and lava fields go by as you make your way to Dyrhólaey*, a solitary cliff teeming with bird life for expansive views of the black sand coastline. Then visit Skógafoss to see the thundering fa...
DAY 10, Wednesday - Friðheimar Tomato and Horse Farm, Gullfoss Waterfall, Strokkur Geysir, Þingvellir, Reykjavík
This morning marvel at Gullfoss waterfall where the mighty Hvítá river appears to simply vanish into the earth, but a closer look reveals gorgeous staggered falls plunging into a crevice over 200 feet deep. Then, stand upon one of the world's most geologically significan...
DAY 11, Thursday - Depart Iceland
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Last Updated: 2/23/2024

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