Included
Departure
November 1 - March 31
Accommodations
Budget / Comfort / Quality for 4 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
CB03
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
5 days / 4 nights

Tour Map and Itinerary

Day - 01 - 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 - 02 - 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 in the price)
Duration: 8 hours.
Departure: 09:00 Complimentary pick-up: 08:30

Guidance available all year in:
English every day.
German on Mondays, Tuesdays,Thursdays and Saturdays.
French on Sundays.
Scandinavian languages on Fridays.
Included: Guided Bus Tour, admission to the Geysir multimedia show and admission to Friðheimar cultivation center.
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

 

IN THE EVENING

Spend the night hunting for the spectacular Northern Lights, also known as Aurora Borealis.
In Iceland, any time from the onset of autumn darkness until the light nights of spring, you could witness one of nature’s most spectacular displays, the phenomenon called the Northern Lights.
With this tour, you‘ll join a local guide and head out of town and away from the glow of the city. In the darkness, we hunt for the elusive Aurora Borealis.
On a clear night, you may be lucky enough to see the Northern Lights swirling in a wild and carefree dance across the sky in dramatic shapes, colors, patterns and sizes

Tour: Northern Lights guided bus tour (included in the price)
Duration: Approx. 3 hours and 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
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.

Please note that the Northern Lights are a unique and spectacular natural phenomena, and therefore we cannot guarantee sightings even if the tour is operated. We reserve the right to cancel departure, with full refund, if weather conditions are not favorable

Reykjavík

Day - 03 - 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.

We will 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 stunning views of glaciers, black lava sand coastlines, and impressive rock formations

 

 

Tour: South Shore Adventure (included in the price)
Duration: Approx. 10 hours.
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.

 

Reykjavik

Day - 04 - Free Day in Reykjavík or Optional Day tour

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Use this day to explore the capital of Iceland in more depth. It has a number of interesting sights and museums, good shopping opportunities, and delicious restaurants and cafés to try the local cuisine. The city also has many heated public pools and spas where you could go relax.

If you haven’t visited the Blue Lagoon yet, today will be the perfect day.
In the afternoon, go relax in the warm, geothermal waters of one of Iceland’s most popular sights.
The Blue Lagoon is a unique sight where guests enjoy relaxing in an outdoor, geothermal pool surrounded by magical black lava fields. The Blue Lagoon’s warm water and natural active ingredients, mineral salts, silica and blue-green algae, help you relax and escape the stress and strain of daily life. Bathing in this surreal environment is a unique experience no one should miss.

Bus transfer from Reykjavík to the Blue Lagoon takes around 40 minutes. Please note that this is a non-guided excursion.

Please note: Pre-booking is required
Duration: Flexible
Departure: Flexible

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 Lave 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 the 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.

 

Wonders of Snæfellsnes National Park

It is said that you can experience Iceland in one day in the Snæfellsnes peninsula. This is because in this small region you can find it all, rugged mountains, waterfalls and black beaches with the magnificent Snæfellsjökull glacier rising above them. Stroll on top of the cliffs of Arnarstapi and pebbled beach of Djúpalónssandur, and marvel at the world-famous Kirkjufell mountain.

Tour: Wonders of Snæfellsnes National Park
Duration: Approx. 12 hours
Departure: 08:00 Complimentary pick-up: 07:30
Included: Bus with guidance in English (Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun) and German (Sat).
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 - 05 - 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 if you haven‘t visited it yet. 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 can 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.