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Iceland Complete Coach Tour: Reykjavik to Reykjavik

Duration
9 Days
Prices From:
US$ 2,610

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of this scenic country. This in-depth tour travels through majestic scenery with enchanting stopovers en route.


This 9-day Locally Escorted Group Tour includes specially selected accommodations, quality transportation, sightseeing, special culinary experiences and a knowledgeable Tour Escort.  The tour of this fairytale land is filled with exquisite natural scenery. You will spend the first night in the capital, Reykjavik. The following morning, you will commence your tour through Iceland’s wonders. 

During your week in Iceland you will see geothermal regions with geysers, hot springs, waterfalls, glaciers, coastal fjords, volcanic formations and exotic National Parks. You will have the opportunity to visit the Geysir hot springs and the waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss. You will see the largest mass of lava on earth at Eldhraun, and visit the Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon, the birthplace of icebergs.

Other highlights include Dettifoss, home to Iceland’s most powerful waterfall and the peculiar lava formations at Dimmborgir. Akureyri holds some of the finest examples of timber buildings in the country, while Hrutey Island nurtures a protected nature reserve where salmon swim freely. You will see Iceland's largest lake, Lake Thingvallavatn and in Thingvellir National Park, visit the ancient site of the world’s first outdoor parliament.


 

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Duration
9 Days
Prices From:
US$ 2,610

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Day 1

Arrival in Reykjavik

Overnight stay in Reykjavik (airport transfer not included).

Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Icelandairhotel Reykjavik Natura

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    Icelandairhotel Reykjavik Natura


    Located in one of the greenest areas of Reykjavik, this first class hotel enjoys easy access to expansive stretches of biking, running and walking trails and pathways. The hotel is home to the Icelandic Modern Art Exhibition. It is also close to the city centre, ...

    Located in one of the greenest areas of Reykjavik, this first class hotel enjoys easy access to expansive stretches of biking, running and walking trails and pathways. The hotel is home to the Icelandic Modern Art Exhibition. It is also close to the city centre, Oskjuhlid Hill's quiet woods and the Nautholsvik geothermal beach.

    The 220 guest rooms and 2 suites feature Iceland-inspired themes.

    Facilities

    • Air Conditioning
    • Hairdryers
    • Internet Access - Wireless
    • Reception
    • Spa
    • TV

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Day 2

Reykjavik to Vik

Start the day with a short city sightseeing of Reykjavik. From Reykjavik, head through the village of Hverageroi to explore Gullfoss, the "Golden Waterfall", and the nearby Geysir hot spring area to see the famous Geysir and Strokkur, and numerous other hot springs and boiling mud pools. Continue along the south shore and stop to admire the waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss before continuing to Dyrholaey nature reserve. Continue to the village of Vik.

Dinner and overnight stay in the Vik area.

Please note: Dyrholaey is closed during nesting season in spring, mid May until June 23rd.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Dinner
Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Hotel Edda Vik

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    Hotel Edda Vik


    This hotel is found in Viki Myrdal, only 5 minutes' walk from Vik's black sand beach. The region of Vik in Myrdal is a haven of rugged beauty, with the unique Dyrholaey sea arch setting this stretch of Iceland's southern coast apart from the rest. ...

    This hotel is found in Viki Myrdal, only 5 minutes' walk from Vik's black sand beach. The region of Vik in Myrdal is a haven of rugged beauty, with the unique Dyrholaey sea arch setting this stretch of Iceland's southern coast apart from the rest. The majestic, mighty Myrdalsjokull glacier towers over the town.

    The 62 guest rooms offer views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Vik Mountains. Strondin, the hotel's restaurant, is just across the street. It offers a varied a la carte dinner menu and ocean views.

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Day 3

Vik - Hofn

Cross Eldhraun, the largest mass of lava ever to flow on the face of the earth, before reaching the small town Kirkjubajarklaustur, a former site of a 12th-century Catholic convent. The tour continues over Skeioararsandur sands to Skaftafell National Park. Continue to the stunning Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon to see the birthplace of icebergs. Throughout the day we are afforded magnificent views of the mighty Vatnajokull Glacier.

Dinner and overnight stay in the Hofn area.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Dinner
Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Hotel Hofn

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    Hotel Hofn


    Situated in south-eastern Iceland, in the coastal town of Hofn. The hotel is within 10 minutes' walk of Hofn Harbour and Silfurnes Golf Club, while the Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon is less than 1 hours' drive away. This hotel offers local cuisine and modern en-suite rooms ...

    Situated in south-eastern Iceland, in the coastal town of Hofn. The hotel is within 10 minutes' walk of Hofn Harbour and Silfurnes Golf Club, while the Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon is less than 1 hours' drive away. This hotel offers local cuisine and modern en-suite rooms with a flat-screen TVs.

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Day 4

Hofn - Egilsstaoir

Drive from Hofn through Almannaskaro pass, stop and admire the majestic coastline. Continue to the towering mountains plunging vertically into the sea that form the magnificent East Fjords. Explore Petra's renowned collection of local stones and minerals.

Dinner and overnight stay in the Egilsstaoir area.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Dinner
Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Icelandair Hotel Herad

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    Icelandair Hotel Herad


    Icelandair Hotel Herad is located in the thriving centre of Egilsstadir and is an exciting option to visit all year-round. Icelandair Hotel Herad is the perfect place to enjoy East Iceland and explore some of the region's natural, awe-inspiring sights. The rooms at Icelandair Hotel ...

    Icelandair Hotel Herad is located in the thriving centre of Egilsstadir and is an exciting option to visit all year-round. Icelandair Hotel Herad is the perfect place to enjoy East Iceland and explore some of the region's natural, awe-inspiring sights.

    The rooms at Icelandair Hotel Herad are stylish and well equipped. There is a choice of 60 beautifully designed rooms equipped with modern amenities.

    Icelandair Hotel Herad boasts a superb restaurant serving specialties such as succulent fish, Icelandic lamb and reindeer steaks. This restaurant features a relaxed atmosphere and offers top quality food.

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Day 5

Lake Myvatn Area

Explore the empty vastness of the highland desert plateau Moorudalsorafi, heading to the Lake Myvatn area. On the way, a stop at Dettifoss, Europe's most powerful waterfall. Onwards to Namaskaro pass with its boiling mud pools and vibrant colors. Explore the natural beauty of the Lake Myvatn area, including the peculiar lava formations at Dimmuborgir, the pseudo craters at Skutustaoir and Laxa salmonriver. One of Myvatn area's claims to fame is that it is home to more species of ducks than any other place on Earth, with very diverse birdlife in general.

Dinner and overnight stay in the Myvatn area.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Dinner
Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Selhotel Myvatn

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    Selhotel Myvatn



    Situated by Lake Myvatn, Selhotel Myvatn is the ideal base for experiencing the wonders of Myvatn and its surroundings. The Skutustaoagigar pseudo-craters are just a couple minutes' walk away and they can be seen from the restaurant. The views both to north and south are ...

    Situated by Lake Myvatn, Selhotel Myvatn is the ideal base for experiencing the wonders of Myvatn and its surroundings. The Skutustaoagigar pseudo-craters are just a couple minutes' walk away and they can be seen from the restaurant. The views both to north and south are magnificent.

    The hotel has 35 rooms which all are beautifully furnished with solid mahogany with the aim to create a friendly atmosphere for guests.

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Day 6

Lake Myvatn Area - Akureyri - Siglufjordur

Breakfast at your hotel. Start the day by exploring the peculiar lava formations at Dimmuborgir. Visit the magnificent Godafoss waterfall and the old turf farm Laufas. Afterwards, visit Akureyri, the colourful northern "capital" of Iceland. The town has charming buildings and beautiful view of the Eyjafjordur Fjord. After spending some time in Akureyri, continue along the coastal roads of Eyjafjordur and the Troll Peninsula. This is a beautiful drive along steep mountains with amazing views over the Arctic Sea and black sand coastline. The destination is Siglufjordur, set in a beautiful fjord of the same name. This town has some of the finest timber buildings in the country, beautifully restored to their original glory. The evening and dinner is on your own at one of the town's restaurants. Siglufjordur is a very enjoyable and friendly town for an evening stroll.

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Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Siglo Hotel

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    Siglo Hotel



    Siglo Hotel strive to offer their guests a relaxing environment with a classic and romantic design. Hotel rooms have views over the beautiful surrounding mountains and marina and from the cosy window seat you can watch life go by in this quiet little haven in ...

    Siglo Hotel strive to offer their guests a relaxing environment with a classic and romantic design. Hotel rooms have views over the beautiful surrounding mountains and marina and from the cosy window seat you can watch life go by in this quiet little haven in north Iceland. The rooms are spacious and decorated with pictures from Siglufjords Photo Museum spanning its history and culture. Guests have access to hotel's outdoor spas and sauna (opening late August).

    Facilities

    • Event Space
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Restaurant

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Day 7

Skagafjordur - Borgarnes

Majestic mountains and narrow passes lead to Skagafjordur for an introduction of the unique Icelandic horse that has a special fifth gait - the tolt. Towards the village of Blonduos built on both sides of the river Blanda with Hrutey Island a protected nature reserve located in this popular salmon river. Cross the Holtavorduheidi plateau through Borgarfjordur to the beautiful town of Borgarnes.

Dinner and overnight stay in Borgarnes area.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Dinner
Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Icelandair Hotel Hamar

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    Icelandair Hotel Hamar


    The hotel restaurant serves traditional Icelandic food and international dishes made from fresh, locally produced ingredients. Guests can also enjoy views of the Borgarfjordur Fjord or have a drink on the patio. Icelandair Hamar is found 3 kilometres north of Borgarnes, just off Iceland's main ...

    The hotel restaurant serves traditional Icelandic food and international dishes made from fresh, locally produced ingredients. Guests can also enjoy views of the Borgarfjordur Fjord or have a drink on the patio.

    Icelandair Hamar is found 3 kilometres north of Borgarnes, just off Iceland's main road, Route 1, also known as the Ring Road.

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Day 8

Borgarfjordur - Reykjavik

Drive to Deildartunguhver, the most powerful hot spring in the world. A stop will be made to admire the beautiful Hraunfossar waterfalls, before continuing via Hvalfjorour fjord to Lake Thingvallavatn, Iceland's largest lake, and Thingvellir National Park, the ancient site of the world's first parliament held outdoors.

Overnight stay in Reykjavik.

Meal Plan Breakfast
Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Icelandairhotel Reykjavik Natura

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    Icelandairhotel Reykjavik Natura


    Located in one of the greenest areas of Reykjavik, this first class hotel enjoys easy access to expansive stretches of biking, running and walking trails and pathways. The hotel is home to the Icelandic Modern Art Exhibition. It is also close to the city centre, ...

    Located in one of the greenest areas of Reykjavik, this first class hotel enjoys easy access to expansive stretches of biking, running and walking trails and pathways. The hotel is home to the Icelandic Modern Art Exhibition. It is also close to the city centre, Oskjuhlid Hill's quiet woods and the Nautholsvik geothermal beach.

    The 220 guest rooms and 2 suites feature Iceland-inspired themes.

    Facilities

    • Air Conditioning
    • Hairdryers
    • Internet Access - Wireless
    • Reception
    • Spa
    • TV

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Day 9

Departure

Today, make your way to the airport (not included) to continue your onward journey.

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DEPARTURES:

2017: Sep 6, 13, 15, 20, 27 Sold Out; Oct 4, 11, 18; Nov 1, 12, 24
2018: Feb 14; Mar 21, 28; Apr 11

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 7 day guided coach tour from/to Reykjavik
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in Reykjavik
  • 6 nights’ accommodation in the countryside
  • Breakfast daily except on day of arrival
  • 5 dinners (Summer Departures) in the countryside (dinner in Siglufjordur not included)
  • 6 dinners (Winter Departures) in the countryside (dinner in Siglufjordur not included)
  • Entrance to Petra’s Stone collection
  • Entrance to Laufas Folk Museum incl. refreshments
  • Herring Museum entrance
  • Horse Show in Skagafjordur

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not specifically indicated
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please enquire.

OPTIONAL TOURS (Summer Departures):

  • Boat tour on the Glacial Lagoon
  • Super jeep tour on Vatnajökull Glacier
  • Mývatn, Nature Baths
  • Horse riding (ca 1 hour)
  • Whale watching tour with Sea Angling
  • Non guided tour to the Blue Lagoon on arrival/departure

OPTIONAL TOURS (Winter Departures):

  • Boat tour on the Glacial Lagoon
  • Super jeep tour on Vatnajökull Glacier
  • Mývatn, Nature Baths
  • Horse riding (ca 1 hour)
  • Northern Lights boat trip of Sea Angling or Whale Watching (based on season) in North Iceland
  • Non guided tour to the Blue Lagoon on arrival/departure

Children 6-11 years old travelling with 2 adults and sharing 1 DBL room: 50% discount (valid only per 1 child); Children 12 years and older pay full price as adults. It is not recommended that children 0-5 years old travel on scheduled tours.

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