Included
Departure
April 1 - September 30
Accommodations
Budget / Comfort / Quality for 3 nights with Continental breakfast
Emergency
24 hour emergency service
Tax & Fee
Taxes and service fee
Special offer
Free entrance to 360° Reykjavik Observation Deck at Perlan
Airport Transfers
Airport transfers to and from hotel in Reykjavík
Tour ID
CB05
South Shore Adventure tour
South Shore Adventure guided bus tour
Golden Circle Tour
Golden Circle guided bus tour
Not included
Travel
Flights to Iceland
Meals & Drinks
at restaurants (unless otherwise stated)
Insurance
Personal travel insurance
Museums & Activities
Entrance to museums and optional activities
Transport
Duration
4 days / 3 nights

Tour Map and Itinerary

Day 1 - Welcome to Iceland!

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Transfer from Keflavík Airport to your hotel in Reykjavík (included).

Reykjavík offers a wide range of sights to visit and lots of activities to enjoy. After your arrival, you can spend the rest of the day at your leisure exploring the capital of Iceland. Walk around to immerse yourself in the culture, visit one of the numerous museums, go shopping, or have a taste of the local cuisine at one of the many delicious restaurants and cafés

Reykjavík

Day 2 - The Golden Circle and Friðheimar

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The Golden Circle needs little introduction: it is home to some of the most stunning and famous sights in Iceland. You will see the hot spring Strokkur shoot a column of water up to 30 meters (98 feet) into the air every 4-8 minutes. It is a thrilling experience that never gets old. You will stop to admire the magnificent Gullfoss (Golden Falls) waterfall, created where the river Hvítá tumbles and plunges into a crevice some 32 meters (105 feet) deep. This tour also includes the historical and geological wonder, Þingvellir National Park, where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates are pulling apart at a rate of a few centimeters per year.

Included experience

Included with your package is a visit to the idyllic Friðheimar greenhouse cultivation center. Here you and your group will learn about the magic behind growing delicious, pesticide-free tomatoes and cucumbers with the aid of the geothermal heat that Iceland has in abundance.

Tour: Golden Circle & Friðheimar (included)
Duration: 8 hours
Departure: 09:00 Complimentary pick-up: 08:30
Guidance available all year in: English every day
Included: Guided Golden Circle bus tour, admission to Friðheimar greenhouse
Not included: Meals and refreshments

Please ask your hotel to confirm the pick-up time.
This tour is operated by a partner of Iceland Tours.

Upgrade options

Alternatively, you can upgrade to a different adventure on this day. All experiences include a Golden Circle tour, so you won’t miss out on this classic touring route.

Option 1: Golden Circle & Fontana Wellness
After your Golden Circle trip, relax in the warming waters of the Fontana Wellness spa and enjoy views of the pristine Laugarvatn lake. Also included is a chance to sample local rye bread baked in the ground using geothermal energy.

Tour: Golden Circle & Fontana Wellness
Duration: 9 hours
Departure: 09:00 Complimentary pick-up: 08:30
Included: Guided Golden Circle bus tour, admission to Fontana Wellness, taste of rye bread
Not included: Meals and refreshments

Please ask your hotel to confirm the pick-up time.
This tour is operated by a partner of Iceland Tours.

Option 2: Golden Circle & Lava Tunnel
Once you’ve seen Iceland’s geothermal wonders above ground, explore a lava tunnel below ground on this guided excursion. You’ll visit the Raufarhólshellir cave, one of the largest lava tubes in Iceland, with its multi-colored rock walls featured in Hollywood films.

Tour: Golden Circle & Lava Tunnel
Duration: 9 hours
Departure: 09:00 Complimentary pick-up: 08:30
Included: Guided Golden Circle bus tour, 1 hour guided cave tour, flashlight, protective equipment
Not included: Meals and refreshments
Minimum age: 3 years

Please ask your hotel to confirm the pick-up time.
This tour is operated by a partner of Iceland Tours.

Option 3: Golden Circle & Snowmobiling
Feel like getting active after your Golden Circle tour? Visit the south highlands, home to Langjökull, Iceland’s 2nd largest glacier. Here you’ll drive on the glacier surface by snowmobile for a whole hour, taking in the incredible icy views around you.

Tour: Golden Circle & Snowmobiling
Duration: 9 hours
Departure: 09:00 Complimentary pick-up: 08:30
Included: Guided Golden Circle bus tour, 1 hour snowmobile tour, safety gear
Not included: Meals and refreshments
Minimum age: 6 years

Please ask your hotel to confirm the pick-up time.
This tour is operated by a partner of Iceland Tours.

Reykjavík

Day 3 - The South Shore Adventure

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The South Shore Adventure Tour is ideal for nature lovers. You will have an opportunity to stand behind the plummeting Seljalandsfoss waterfall, walk up to the Skógafoss waterfall, and gaze at the majestic rock formations.

You will then travel along the South Coast of Iceland as far as Vík í Mýrdal, a charming small village surrounded by beautiful high bird cliffs. The highlights of the day are the stunning views of glaciers, black lava sand coastlines, and impressive rock formations

 

Tour: South Shore Adventure (included)
Duration: 10 hours and 30 minutes
Departure: 09:00 Complimentary pick-up: 08:30
Included: Bus with guidance in English
Not Included: Meals and refreshments.

Please ask the Hotel to confirm the pick up time.
This tour is operated by a partner of Iceland Tours.

Reykjavík

Day 4 - Departure

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Transfer to Keflavík Airport with the Flybus for your return flight (included).

Depending on your departure time, you could add a transfer to the airport via the Blue Lagoon. What could be nicer than spending a few hours in this relaxing geothermal spa before your flight back home? This tour starts in Reykjavík, where you will be picked up from your hotel and driven to the Blue Lagoon (40 minutes drive). After having enjoyed all that the Blue Lagoon has to offer, you will catch a transfer to Keflavík Airport. You can safely store your luggage at the Blue Lagoon while bathing for an additional fee.
Please note that most airlines require that you arrive at the airport at least 2 hours before your flight departs, so please choose your departure from the Blue Lagoon with that in mind. Driving time to the airport is about 20 minutes.

Please note: Pre-booking is required for this non-guided transfer service and Blue Lagoon admission.

Please ask the hotel to confirm the pick-up time.
The tour is operated by a partner of Iceland Tours.

Accommodation on this tour

When we design our tours we book the best accommodation available, in order to make the trip as comfortable and enjoyable for you as possible.
We offer a great selection of hotels, farmhouses and guesthouses for our clients. You can be assured of a warm welcome and an enjoyable stay at all the options offered by us.
Below you’ll find examples of the type of accommodation you could be staying in.

Please note

The accommodation options are shown as examples of the types of accommodation we book. Due to high demand during the summer time and limited accommodation capacity in some regions we cannot always guarantee availability. In these circumstances, we will supply an accommodation of an equal standard in the same region before your travel dates. We highly recommend you book as well in advance as possible.

Quality accommodation:

Rooms with private shower (or private bath) and WC. Quality accommodation may be in country hotels (3- or 4-star) or the best accommodation available in each area at the time of booking. Breakfast is included.

Comfort accommodation:

Rooms with private shower (or private bath) and WC. Comfort accommodation may be in country hotels (mostly 3-star range) , farmhouses or guesthouses. Breakfast is included.

Budget accommodation:

Rooms without private facilities. Budget accommodation may be in country hotels, farmhouses and/ or guesthouses. All rooms have made-up beds; some of these rooms have washbasins with hot and cold water. Showers and WC in shared facilities. Breakfast is included.
Svartifoss waterfall in Skaftafell National Park, Iceland

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