Tour Overview

Explore spectacular landscapes and Icelandic lore with a visit to Reynisfjara’s black sand beach and basalt rock formations; legends say trolls created it centuries ago.

Places You'll See


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icon Day 1: Reykjavik Panoramic Tour | Perlan Observation Deck| Northern Lights Quest by Boat

Your tour starts in your hotel at 2:00 PM. Discover the capital city Reykjavik on a panoramic tour, experiencing its charming architecture and beautiful, brightly colored rooftops. Visit the Perlan Observation Deck to see magnificent 360 degree views of the city and its surroundings. Return to your hotel for a welcome drink and canapes with your group, followed by free time for dinner on your own. Then head to the harbor for your Northern Lights boat quest. Enjoy beautiful views of the city and surrounding mountains as you sail away, watching for aurora borealis.

icon Day 2: Golden Circle | Secret Lagoon | Fridheimar Tomato Farm

Head out on the famed Golden Circle, starting with the spectacular Thingvellir National Park, a meeting place of old Icelandic clans. It is also where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates meet above ground. Journey to the Secret Lagoon: small and intimate, it's where savvy travelers go to enjoy the Icelandic spa experience. Don't forget your swimsuit! Enjoy lunch in the greenhouse of Fridheimar Tomato Farm. Then it's on to the Strokkur Geyser, which erupts every 10 minutes. Stop at Gullfoss Waterfall, one of the most photographed spots in all of Iceland. Move on to your hotel below the Hekla volcano and enjoy dinner with your group. After dark, you might soak in the hotel's outdoor hot tub while watching for the Northern Lights. (B, L, D)

icon Day 3: LAVA Center| Skogar Folk Museum | Skogafoss Waterfall | Black Sand Beach

Visit the LAVA Center to learn about Iceland's volcanoes, and how their eruptions and lava flows have shaped the country over time. VIsit the Skogar Folk Museum to explore Iceland's cultural heritage and learn about the lives of Iceland's early settlers through an array of tools, books, and handicrafts. Visit the nearby Skogafoss Waterfall, where on sunny days a double rainbow is often visible. Dine tonight at your hotel which is perfectly situated for Northern Lights viewing; it offers wake-up service if the lights are visible after bedtime (B, D)

icon Day 4: Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon | Diamond Beach | Skaftafell Wilderness Area

Travel into Vatnajokull National Park to Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, dotted with crystal-blue icebergs. Marvel at small icebergs flowing into the Atlantic or breaking up along the black sand of Diamond Beach. Enjoy lunch with a view of the surrounding countryside. Visit Skaftafell Wilderness Area with its enormous glaciers, snow-capped volcano and nearby lava fields. Return to your hotel where you can dine independently. It may be another perfect night to step into the darkness and search for the elusive Northern Lights. (B, L)

icon Day 5: Seljalandsfoss | Reykjavik | The Blue Lagoon

Journey to the beautiful Seljalandsfoss Waterfall where, weather permitting, the sure-footed can walk the trail that takes you behind the 60-meter falls. Travel back to Reykjavik, possibly visiting any itinerary sights you might have missed due to weather. Spend the rest of the afternoon independently exploring the city. In the evening visit the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spa in a man-made lake surrounded by a lava field, share in a farewell dinner and lagoon entry with your group (B, D)

icon Day 6: Tour Ends in Reykjavik

Your tour ends after breakfast. (B) All visits are weather dependent. B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner >

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