Its a pretty big boast to claim a nine-day tour as being complete, but just wait until you see what weve stuffed into this one. Blending lots of time to explore the quirky Icelandic capital of Reykjavk with the very best of the countrys fascinating natural sights whale-watching in Akureyri, the lava formations of Dimmuborgir, the stunning fjords and glaciers near Hfn, and the hot springs and waterfalls of the Golden Circle, just to name a few youll be stunned at just how much amazingness fits into such a short stretch of time. The only thing missing? You.
There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Explore the town in the afternoon before an included whale watching tour in the evening. Eyjafjörður is a scenic spot to enjoy the local wildlife and small villages in the area.
Whale Watching from Dalvik
Head to Mývatn Lake, stopping en route at Goðafoss Waterfall. In Mývatn, explore lava formations of Dimmuborgir and the geothermal area of Námaskarð.
Visit Dettifoss Waterfall, one of the most powerful waterfalls in Europe.
Reach Borgarfjörður in the East Fjords region for a night in a local guesthouse.
Godafoss Waterfall Visit
Myvatn Geothermal Lake Visit
Dimmuborgir Lava Fields Visit
Dettifoss Waterfall Visit
Höfn is known as the lobster capital of Iceland, so include a sample of this delicacy in your plans.
Marvel at the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, with a chance to see seals sun bathing on the bright blue ice. The massive icebergs floating towards shore tower over visitors. Opt to check out the lagoon by boat.
Continue on to Skaftafell National Park and enjoy an included glacier hike before continuing on in the evening to the small town of Vík.
Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Visit
Skaftafell National Park Glacier Hike
Just outside of Vík, visit Reynisfjara Beach. Its black sand and ominous rock formations offshore make for stunning photos.
Continue to travel along the Golden Circle to Drumbo. Stop at Seljalandsfoss Waterfall for the opportunity to walk behind the large falls.
Stop at Skógafoss Waterfall. Explore the majestic Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir Hot Springs and Þingvellir National Park.
Arrive to Reykjavík in the early evening for a final night in the bustling capital.
Seljalandsfoss Waterfall Visit
Skógafoss Waterfall Visit
Gullfoss Waterfall Visit
Thingvellir National Park Visit
Need help booking extra excursions while in Reykjavik? Speak to your sales agent about pre-booking activities for this day.
Days 7-10 of this itinerary are unescorted by a CEO, giving you the maximum time for activities and personal exploration.
Want to do more with your tour? Pre-book any of the following activities to experience during your free time in Reykjavík: Hot Spring Hiking Tour (full-day), Snorkelling in Þingvellir National Park (half-day), Lava Caving by the Blue Mountains (half-day). Please note that only ONE activity can be booked per day.
Any optional activities listed on this day can also be booked upon arrival in Reykjavík.
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Trip Name: Complete Iceland
Duration: 10 Days
From Price: 1878
Trip Code: 166365
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