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Until Dec 17 From Jan 18

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.

  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • For lovers of: Local Culture & Cuisine, Sightseeing, Walking Tour
  • Physical rating: Average
  • Accommodation standard:   Budget%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: ELBR.A/201637
  • Starts: Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Finishes: Reykjavik, Iceland
You will Visit
  • Reykjavík
  • Akureyri
  • Borgarfjörður
  • Höfn
  • Vík í Mýrdal

Itinerary

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Day 1: Reykjavík

Arrive at any time.
There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

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Day 2: Reykjavík/Akureyri

Drive to Akureyri, stopping for lunch at a local cantina. Explore the town before an included whale-watching tour in the evening.
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.

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Day 3: Akureyri/Bakkagerdi

Stop at Goðafoss Waterfall en route to Mývatn Lake. Explore lava formations of Dimmuborgir and the geothermal area of Námaskarð. Visit Dettifoss Waterfall before arriving in Borgarfjörður for a night in a local guesthouse.
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.

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Day 4: Bakkagerdi/Hofn

Leave beautiful Borgarfjörður behind and travel down the coast driving through the beautiful and majestic eastern fjords. En route to Hofn, catch a glimpse of Vatnajokull glacier, the largest ice cap in Europe.
Höfn is known as the lobster capital of Iceland, so include a sample of this delicacy in your plans.

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Day 5: Hofn/Vik

Visit the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, with a chance to see seals sun bathing on the bright blue ice. Opt to check out the lagoon by boat. Continue to Skaftafell National Park for an included glacier hike. Continue to Vík.
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.

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Day 6: Vik/Reykjavík

Visit Reynisfjara Beach. Continue along the Golden Circle to Drumbo. Stop at the waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. Explore the Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir Hot Springs and Þingvellir National Park. Arrive to Reykjavík in the early evening.
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.

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Day 7: Reykjavík

Free day to explore the city and surrounding area. Opt to explore this quaint town, or get your adrenaline pumping on one of the many activities available around Reykjavík.
Need help booking extra excursions while in Reykjavik? Speak to your sales agent about pre-booking activities for this day.

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Day 8: Reykjavík

Free day to explore the city and surrounding area. Opt to explore this quaint town, or get your adrenaline pumping on one of the many activities available around Reykjavík.
Need help booking extra excursions while in Reykjavik? Speak to your sales agent about pre-booking activities for this day.

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Day 9: Reykjavík

Free day to explore the city and surrounding area. Opt to explore this quaint town, or get your adrenaline pumping on one of the many activities available around Reykjavík.
Need help booking extra excursions while in Reykjavik? Speak to your sales agent about pre-booking activities for this day.

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Day 10: Reykjavík

Depart at any time.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Whale-watching in Akureyri
    • Goðafoss Waterfall visit
    • Mývatn Lake visit
    • Dimmuborgir, and Námaskarð stops
    • Dettifoss Waterfall visit
    • Vatnajökull Glacier visit
    • Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon visit
    • Glacier hike in Skaftafell National Park
    • Reynisfjara Beach
    • Stops including: Dyrhólaey Cape, Skógafoss Waterfall, and Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
    • The Golden Circle: Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir Hot Springs, and Þingvellir National Park
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Simple hotels (9 nts)
    • 5 breakfasts
    Transport
    • Private minivan/bus, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) for 7 days. Unescorted while in Reykjavik. Local guides throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Enjoy a whale-watching tour
  • Visit Dettifoss Waterfall
  • Look for sun bathing seals at the Jkulsrln Glacier Lagoon
  • Explore the Geysir Hot Springs
  • Go glacier hiking