Season:
All Year
Price from:
£ 2,209.- Per person
Duration:
8 days / 7 nights
Departure:
According to schedule

8 days / 7 nights escorted bustrip

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These weekly guided coach tours of the "ring-road" are now available all year round!

Explore scenic Iceland, travelling with an international group and a local expert guide. See the the unspoiled and sometimes lunar landscapes that will leave you feeling a world away from reality. This guided tour takes you to the hot-spots and the lesser-known areas. Several soft adventures and cultural visits are included. Some outdoor activities might differ between seasons depending on weather and road conditions. 

8 days / 7 nights escorted bustrip

Itinerary

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ARRIVAL

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Arrival in Keflavik international airport. Individual transfer by coach to your accommodation in Reykjavik.

Depending on flight times you can visit the Blue Lagoon Spa on your way to the city.

Volcano Crater - Fjords - Mountains

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You will meet your tour guide at 09:00 am and start your journey. We start by heading west passing the town of Borgarnes, those who like can have a short hike up the volcano crater Grábrók. We will make a stop in the village of Hvammstangi. There you can visit a natural history & seal museum and enjoy the view from the local harbour. You get to see some traditional Icelandic architecture, the turf church of Víðimýri is one of few well preserved turf structures left in Iceland. We continue the journey through northern landscapes all the way to Akureyri, the capital of the North. Overnight in Akureyri.

 

Akureyri - Lake Myvatn

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Start the day by exploring Akureyri. With a population of about 18.000, this lively and energetic town is the largest one outside the greater Reykjavik area. After enjoying a bit of Akureyri. we visit one of Iceland's most spectacular jewels, Goðafoss, "Waterfall of the Gods". Next stop is lake Mývatn, known for active bird life, and for it's weird and inspiring volcanic features. More extraordinary lava formations await us at Kálfaströnd beach. We'll have a walk in the area and end the day with a relaxing soak at Mývatn Nature Baths, surrounded with beautiful nature. Overnight location in Lake Myvatn area.

Lava Labyrinth - Hot Spings - East Iceland

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We start the day with a hike in Dimmuborgir "Dark Forts" lava fields. The name of the area will make sense once you see it. The dramatic lava structures have triggered peoples imagination throughout the centuries. Dimmuborgir is home to many stories of mythical creatures, trolls and other folklore. Next stop is the geothermal wonder of Námaskarð, with it's hot sulfuric mud springs and steam springs (solfataras and fumaroles). We head through the uninhabited highlands to East Iceland. From June to August the tour includes a detour to Dettifoss. Dettifoss is reputed to be the most powerful waterfall in Europe. Overnight in Egilsstadir area.

Fjords - Glacier

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Today you get to experience the dramatic views, and the charming fishing villages of the East Fjords.

We make a stop at Petra's Stone Collection, a unique stone and mineral collection. After this we continue to Vatnajökull – the largest and most voluminous ice cap in Europe. Driving past the town of Höfn the next stop is Jökulsárlón the Glacial Lagoon, this place is a spectacular sight. The Lagoon is filled with floating blue the icebergs, as we explore this incredible area, you might see seals swimming in the icy water. Optional boat trips are available in May-September. Have a walk on the black sandy beach below the lagoon. The large icebergs get stranded there and people call it the "diamond beach".

Overnight location is in Kirkjubæjarklaustur area.

South Coast

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After breakfast we head across the serene Eldhraun lava field. Eldhraun, created in one of the greatest volcano eruptions in recorded history. We cross the sandy desert going past volcanoes and cliffs. We stroll along the black lava beach of Reynisfjara near Vík. In the village of Skógar you will see Skógafoss waterfall, one of Iceland's most beautiful waterfalls. We then stop at Eyjafjallajökull Information Centre and have a look at what it’s like to have a volcano at your back door. Close by is another stunning waterfall, the high but narrow Seljalandsfoss. There's a trail that goes behind the fall. Overnight location in the Flúðir area.
 

Icelandic Horses - Golden Circle

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The famous Golden Circle awaits you, we start by visiting Friðheimar farm. In the farm we get to enjoy a horse show, learn about geothermal horticulture and have a delicious meal.

After this we head to the Geysir geothermal fields, some of the best natural attractions in Iceland. Strokkur (the churn) spouts water 30 metres into the air every few minutes. The magnificent Gullfoss (Golden falls) is Iceland's most famous waterfall and a major attraction. We visit the UNESCO World Heritage site Þingvellir National Park. This is a location of historical significance and geological wonder. As you arrive back in Reykjavik, there will be a short city tour to show highlights city. Overnight in Reykjavik.

DEPARTURE DAY

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Transfer from your hotel in Reykjavik to Keflavík airport. Depending on flight time you can visit the Blue Lagoon on the way to the airport.
 

 

Package Price Per Person £

Room type High Season Low Season
Single room £ 3,499.- £ 2,709.-
Double room £ 2,669.- £ 2,209.-

High Season: 01.05. - 31.10.

Low Season: 01.11. - 30.04.


You can request the holiday you would like to book, and we will check the availability and contact you via e-mail within 48 hours to confirm the availability.


Prices may change according to availability.

 

Tour code: 0316

Price includes

  • Return flights from the UK to Iceland inc. tax
  • Return airport transfer to/from Reykjavik
  • Fully escorted 6 day coach tour with English speaking guide
  • 7 nights accommodation including breakfast
  • Visit to natural history & seal museum in Hvammstangi
  • Visit to Viðimýri turf church
  • Visit to Icelandic horse stables & geothermal greenhouse
  • Entrance with towel at Mývatn Nature Baths
  • Lava centre exhibition
  • Entrance with towel at Myvatn Nature Baths
  • Use of snow & ice gripper spikes and a flash light for winter departures

Price excludes

  • Travel insurance
  • Meals other than specified