Discover the land of fire and ice. Dive into one of the world’s wildest and most wonderful places on this Iceland tour, which covers the volcanoes, glaciers, hot springs and waterfalls that wow every traveler.
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Day 1: Reykjavik Panoramic Tour | Perlan Observation Deck
Your tour starts in your hotel at 2:00 PM. Discover the capital city Reykjavik on a panoramic tour, experiencing its charming architecture and beautiful, brightly colored rooftops. Visit the Perlan Observation Deck, to see magnificent 360° views of the city and its surroundings of mountain, glacier, and volcano vistas on the horizon. Return to your hotel and enjoy a welcome drink and canapes with your group, followed by free time for dining independently.
Day 2: Golden Circle | Fridheimar Tomato Farm
Head out on the famed Golden Circle, starting with the spectacular Thingvellir National Park, a meeting place of old Icelandic clans. It is also where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates meet above ground. Journey to the Secret Lagoon: smaller and more intimate than the Blue Lagoon, it’s where savvy travelers go to enjoy the Icelandic spa experience. Don’t forget your swimsuit! Savor lunch in the greenhouse of Fridheimar Tomato Farm. Then it’s on to the Strokkur Geyser, which erupts every 10 minutes. Stop at Gullfoss Waterfall, one of Iceland’s most popular sights; with two separate drops, it is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world. Move on to your simple but beautifully-situated rural hotel below the Hekla volcano where you will have dinner. (B, L, D)
Day 3: LAVA Centre | Skogar Museum | Skogafoss Waterfall | Black Sand Beach
Visit the LAVA Center to learn about Iceland’s volcanoes, and how their eruptions and lava flows have shaped the country over time. Visit the Skogar Folk Museum to explore Iceland’s cultural heritage and learn about the lives of Iceland’s early settlers through an array of tools, books, and handicrafts. Visit the nearby Skogafoss Waterfall, where on sunny days a double rainbow is often visible. Discover Reynisfjara’s black sand beach and rock formations along with the legends of its history. Dine at your hotel tonight. (B, D)
Day 4: Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon | Diamond Beach | Skaftafell Wilderness Area
Travel to Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, a glacial lake dotted with blue and white icebergs. Marvel as you witness small icebergs flowing into the Atlantic or breaking up along the black sands of Diamond Beach. Enjoy lunch with a view of the surrounding countryside. Spend the afternoon in Skaftafell Wilderness Area to view its enormous glaciers. Filled with natural wonders, Skaftafell also boasts a snow-capped volcano and nearby lava fields. Return to your hotel, where you will dine independently this evening. (B, L)
Day 5: Seljalandsfoss Waterfall | Reykjavik| The Blue Lagoon
Journey to the beautiful Seljalandsfoss Waterfall where, weather permitting, the sure-footed can walk the trail that takes you behind the 60-meter falls. Travel back to Reykjavik, possibly visiting any itinerary sights you might have missed due to weather. Spend the rest of the afternoon independently exploring the city. In the evening visit the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spa in a man-made lake surrounded by a lava field; share in a farewell dinner and enjoy a soak in the mineral-rich waters (B, D)
Your tour ends after breakfast. (B)