Iceland – The Land of Fire & Ice

8 Days
Reykjavik to Reykjavik
From (AUD)
$ 8,495
Dates & Pricing

2021 Reykjavik > Reykjavik

Remarkable landscapes

Bursting with creative energy and boasting a vibrant culture, Iceland’s capital Reykjavík is the perfect addition to your journey. Discover its captivating art, gourmet delights, and attractive cafes and bars on your sojourn through this land of fire and ice.
Visit the northernmost capital of the world and bask in its remarkable remoteness. Home to nearly two-third of Iceland’s population, Reykjavík’s magnetic charm attracts locals and tourists alike. The cityscape of Reykjavík speaks of the ingenuity of its people – from the multi-coloured houses in Þingholt to the Harpa Concert Hall, whose design was inspired by the basalt landscapes of Iceland. With popular musical exports such as Björk and Sigur Rós, Icelanders’ intrinsic creativity was never in question. Soak in the dramatic landscapes and soul-soothing tranquillity of this glorious nation as you travel to quaint towns and villages that are home to some of nature’s greatest wonders, including the Deildartunguhver Hot Spring, the Gullfoss Waterfall, the Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon, and the wonderfully relaxing Blue Lagoon.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
ONIR
Duration:
8 days
Departure City:
Reykjavik
Return City:
Reykjavik

Selected Itinerary

8 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Welcome to Reykjavík

    Welcome to Reykjavík, the capital of Iceland. Your wondrous journey begins with a two night stay.

  2. Day 2 - Reykjavík

    Reykjavík, the world’s most northerly capital, has something for everyone – numerous enlightening museums, gourmet restaurants, creative architecture, and a vibrant nightlife, all wonderfully set within the spellbinding landscape of snow-capped mountains and cerulean seas. On an informative walking tour, you will explore all the hidden jewels the city has to offer. Visit the Hallgrímskirkja Church, the colourful houses of Þingholt, the 930 AD structure of Alþingi Parliament, the Old Harbor, Harpa Concert Hall and the Sólarið Sculpture, all while being entertained by your guide’s creative storytelling.

    Enrich

    Visit a variety of Reykjavík eateries on a culinary exploration, from restaurants to food trucks, and sample a selection of traditional dishes and street food including Icelandic cheese, lamb, homemade ice cream, and the famous Icelandic hot dogs.

    This evening, join your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a welcome dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Reykjavík > Borgarnes

    After you bid goodbye to the vibrant capital city, make your way to the peaceful farming district and valley of Borgarfjörður, a wonder set amidst mountains and glaciers. Head to Deildartunguhver, one of the world’s largest hot springs. See the twin waterfalls Hraunfossar and Barnafoss, then experience an ‘Into the Glacier’ adventure. Continue on to Borgarnes  for your one night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  4. Day 4 - Borgarnes > Golden Circle

    Your grand adventure along Iceland’s famous Golden Circle begins here. Enjoy local experiences along the way with visits to authentic family run farms. Explore the untouched beauty of Thingvellir National Park, and its history as the original, outdoor site of Iceland’s first parliamentary assembly in 930 AD. View the extraordinary Thingvellir rift, the split that defines
    the borders of North America and Eurasia. At the Gullfoss Waterfall, marvel at the double-tiered falls and maybe even catch sight of its famous rainbows in the mist. Next, visit the incredible geothermal region of Geysir, known for its hot springs and geysers. Take in the bubbling pools and steam vents, and see Strokkur, a waterspout that shoots to around 98 feet (30 metres) in the air. Enjoy a two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Golden Circle

    Enjoy your second day exploring Iceland’s Golden Circle.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  6. Day 6 - Golden Circle > Kirkjubæjarklaustur

    Head south to the village of Kirkjubæjarklaustur, home to some of the world’s most impressive geological formations which were created during a volcanic eruption that occurred between 1783 and 1784 – the largest eruption since the settlement of Iceland.The walking path along the eastern edge of the Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon offers stunning views over the plains and glacial brooks below.Eldhraun is a wide lava field that has thick green moss enveloping the jagged and hard edges. The colours are striking with the bright greens of the moss against the smoky hues of lava and the blue skies. Later, check into your hotel, your small and intimate Special Stay hotel for one night, located in one of the most beautiful regions in Southern Iceland.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Kirkjubæjarklaustur > Blue Lagoon

    Cross the sandy desert of the south coast to the coastal town of Vík, and stroll along the black sand beach and admire the Reynisdrangar, high basalt columns in the sea. Continue to your hotel, your Special Stay for the night.

    Enrich

    Explore the volcanic phenomena at Blue Lagoon’s doorstep. A UNESCO Global Geopark, the region ripe for discovery. Premium access to the Blue Lagoon is built into your stay at The Retreat and the hotel’s private lagoon is a mineral-rich waterscape that unlocks the same relaxing, rejuvenating pleasures.

    Join your Tour Director for a farewell dinner this evening and pay homage to Iceland’s traditions in an unforgettable Icelandic culinary experience at Moss.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Blue Lagoon > Reykjavík

    Farewell Iceland as you transfer to Reyjavik airport taking many wonderful memories with you.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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