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10 days,Reykjavik to Reykjavik
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Watch the living earth in action at lava fields and volcanoes, get up close and personal with fire and ice, relax in natural hot springs and rivers, take an ice trek on an active glacier, spot whales and unique northern wildlife

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When it comes to environmental wonders, there’s simply nowhere in the world like the top of the world. This trip brings you right up close to lava tube caves, volcanos and glaciers, set against the magnificent backdrop of Iceland’s natural beauty. Even with all this fire and ice, you’ll still stay comfortable with private transport and unique local hotels. Elemental elegance and epic memories guaranteed.

What's Included

  • Golden Circle tour with a walk in Thingvellir National Park
  • Visit Gulfoss Waterfall and Geysir Hot Springs
  • Walk behind Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
  • Visit black sand beaches
  • Take an ice walk on Falljokull Glacier
  • Visit Jökulsárlón Lagoon
  • Explore Myvatn's geothermal Lake, Dimmuborgir Lava Fields and geothermal area
  • Whale-watching excursion
  • Visit Godafoss Waterfalls
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 9 breakfasts, 1 dinner. (Allow EUR400-500 for meals not included.)
  • Private minivan/bus, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 12.
  • Comfort hotels (9 nts).

Day 1Reykjavík

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Reykjavík/Hveragerði(1B)

Explore the geological wonders that have shaped Iceland on the Golden Circle tour, including a walk in Thingvellir National Park and visits to the Gullfoss Waterfall and Geysir Hot Springs.

Day 3Hveragerði/Núpar(1B, 1D)

Visit the island’s south shore beginning with a walk behind Seljalandsfoss Waterfall. Stop at the black sand beaches then continue to Solheimajokull Glacier and view the infamous Eyjafjallajokull Volcano. Option to visit the Iceland Erupts exhibition.

Day 4Núpar/Fáskrúðsfjörður(1B)

Take an ice walk on Falljokull Glacier, then visit the scenic Jökulsárlón Glacier lagoon with the option to take a ride on a 'wheeled boat' for a closer look at the icebergs. Continue to the east shore for the evening.

Day 5Fáskrúðsfjörður/Skútustaðahreppur(1B)

Scenic drive around Iceland’s East Coast before heading inland to the northern lakeside village of Skútustaðahreppur in the Myvatn area. Visit the geothermal lake, Dimmuborgir Lava Fields and Krafla geothermal area. Option to visit the local geothermal pools.

Day 6Skútustaðahreppur(1B)

Visit to the mighty Dettifoss Waterfall and Ásbyrgi Canyon. Embark on a Whale Watching excursion in Húsavík - Iceland's whale watching capital.

Day 7Skútustaðahreppur/Akureyri(1B)

Visit the stunning Godafoss 'horseshoe' waterfalls before arriving in the town of Akureyri, Capital of the North.

Day 8Akureyri(1B)

Free day to explore or choose from the many optional activities in the area.

Day 9Akureyri/Reykjavík(1B)

Depart early, returning to Reykjavik. Option to take a culture and history tour of Reykjavik or visit the Blue Lagoon this afternoon.

Day 10Reykjavík(1B)

Depart at any time.

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