Included
Departure
November 1 - March 31
Accommodations
Budget / Comfort / Quality for 3 nights with Continental breakfast
Emergency
24 hour emergency service
Tax & Fee
Taxes and service fee
Northern Lights Tour
Northern Lights Guided Bus Tour
Special offer
Free entrance to 360° Reykjavik Observation Deck at Perlan
Airport Transfers
Airport transfers to and from hotel in Reykjavík
Tour ID
CB02
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 Reykjavík with the Flybus (included). Depending on your arrival time you have the possibility to add a transfer “Arrival via the Blue Lagoon” and start your Iceland holiday with a relaxing visit to this popular geothermal spa.

Reykjavík

Day 2 - The Golden Circle

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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.

Additionally you will visit the idyllic Friðheimar greenhouse cultivation center. Here the 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 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.

 

In the evening

Spend the night on a magical Northern Lights hunt! Your guide will take you away from the urban glow of Reykjavík into the Icelandic countryside.
The extra darkness boosts your chances of spotting this amazing natural wonder. So if the skies are clear, you might just be lucky enough to see these colorful ribbons dance above you.

Good to know: The Northern Lights (also called the Aurora Borealis) are a natural phenomenon and sightings cannot be guaranteed, even with clear skies. The tour may be canceled if weather conditions are unfavorable, but you’ll receive a full refund.

Tour: Northern Lights guided bus tour (included)
Duration: Approx. 3 hours 30 minutes
Departure:
22:00 (25 August – 30 September & 15 March – 15 April)
21:00 (1 October – 14 March)
20:00 (15 October – 28 February)
Included: Bus with guidance in English, free Wi-Fi
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.

Reykjavík

Day 3 - Free day in Reykjavík or optional day tour

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Today you have the choice of your own adventure. You could spend the day visiting the capital. Reykjavík offers a wide range of sights to visit and lots of activities to enjoy. 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.

Or you have the possibility to choose between one of our best-selling optional day tours. Please note there is time for only one tour per day.

 

The South Shore Adventure

Perfect for nature lovers, this tour packs in some of the pearls of Iceland’s South Coast. Walk behind the plume of the Seljalandfoss waterfall, before stopping to see its bigger brother Skógafoss. Next you’ll stop at the Reynisfjara black sand beach, famous for the Reynisdrangar sea stacks. The tour will then take you to the village of Vík, before returning you to Reykjavík.

Tour: South Shore Adventure
Duration: Approx. 10 hours.
Departure: 09:00 Complimentary pick-up: 08:30
Included: Bus with guidance in English, free Wi-Fi
Not Included: Meals and refreshments

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

Lava Tunnel Tour

During this tour you will have opportunity to walk in a colorful tunnel in which molten lava used to flow as well as admire the colorful world beneath the surface. This particular lava tunnel is one of the biggest in Iceland. In places it’s even 30 meters wide and 10 meters high!

Tour: The Lava Tunnel
Duration: Approx. 3 hours
Departure: 09:00 Complimentary pick-up: 08:30
Included: Bus with guidance in English (1 hour in cave), equipment (flashlight, protective helmet, spikes if needed)
Not included: Meals and refreshments

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

 

Into the Glacier

A specially modified glacier vehicle will drive you up the second largest glacier in Iceland and take you all the way into the exciting world of man-made ice tunnels. Your guide will introduce you to the secrets of glaciers while you enjoy your time in the mystical blue-colored tunnels. On the way to the excursion, you will also stop by  the geothermal area of Deildatunguhver, Europe’s most powerful hot spring, and enchanting waterfalls of Hraunfossar and Barnafoss.

Tour: Langjökull Ice Cave Experience
Duration: Approx. 10 hours
Departure: 09:00 Complimentary pick-up: 08:30
Included: Bus with guidance in English and guided tour of 2-2,5 hours to the ice caves (glacier transfer included)
Not included: Meals and refreshments

Please ask the Hotel to confirm the pick-up time.
The 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 might be able to fit in a stop at the Blue Lagoon on your way to the airport. That way, you’ll be relaxed and rejuvenated before your flight. If you add this stop, you’ll be picked up at your hotel and dropped off at the Blue Lagoon, where there are luggage storage facilities for a fee.

Good to know: Most airlines require you to arrive at the airport at least 2 hours before your departure, so bear this in mind when booking. The drive to the airport takes around 20 minutes. Pre-booking is required for the Blue Lagoon stop.

Please ask your 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. Most of the facilities booked by Iceland Tours offer dinner during the summer time. 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. Most of the facilities booked by Iceland Tours offer dinner during the summer time. Breakfast is included.
Svartifoss waterfall in Skaftafell National Park, Iceland

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