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Iceland Adventure

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Key inclusions

  • Private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Europe

  • Steady pace

  • Globus escorted tours

Iceland is a country known for its natural wonders: glaciers, active volcanoes, black-sand beaches, geothermal areas, roaring rivers, majestic waterfalls, and beautiful lakes. On this Iceland tour, you will start and end in Reykjavik, and you'll witness these natural wonders while enjoying fun and unique experiences. 

Scenic highlights include mighty Gullfoss waterfall and Goðafoss, known as the "Waterfall of the Gods." Take pictures at Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe (road conditions permitting). Drive by Eyjafjallajökull volcano, well known for the eruption that generated the massive ash cloud in 2010, and through the national park at Skaftafell to the Vik area. Enjoy a scenic drive to the lovely blue Lake Mývatn. In one of Iceland's prettiest areas and with volcanic craters throughout the lake, it is teeming with bird life and is known for its geothermal activity. Also watch how Europe's largest glacier, Vatnajökull, flows into Lake Jökulsárlón, forming icebergs. 

Globus has also included some out-of-the-ordinary experiences to make your Iceland vacation special. In Thingvellir, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and European tectonic plates. In Geysir, meet the chef of the restaurant in the geothermal areas, where you'll taste freshly baked bread cooked using the heat from the hot springs. You'll wash it down with a glass of Geysir schnapps. Another unique and unforgettable experience Globus offers is a boat cruise to see whales in their natural habitat! 

These are just some of the many highlights of this Iceland guided tour. Be sure to bring your camera so you can capture the stunning scenery and fun experiences on this wonderful vacation. 

At a glance

Reykjavik Welcome dinner; orientation; farewell dinner at a local restaurant

Hellisheiðarvirkjun Visit the geothermal heat and electric power station

Geysir Admire the hot springs; taste local specialities and drink a glass of schnapps

Gullfoss Marvel at the waterfall

Thingvellir Walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and the European tectonic plates

Hauganes Boat cruise, see whales in their natural habitat

Akureyri Orientation, visit the Botanical Garden

Goðafoss See the “Waterfall of the Gods”

Lake Mývatn Stop at the Mývatn Nature Baths

Dettifoss Admire the most powerful waterfall in Europe

Borgarfjörður Eystri Walking tour

Lake Jökulsárlón See the setting of James Bond’s Die Another Day and see the largest glacier in Europe

Skaftafell Drive through the national park

Seljalandsfoss Admire the waterfall

What's included

  • Private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

Private home pick-up service

Our private home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Read more about our private home pick-up service.

Customer Reviews

Fantastic scenery and good tour guide and driver. Also the...

15th August 2018
Miss Glynis Reynolds

Fantastic scenery and good tour guide and driver. Also the coach party, apart from one couple got on exceedingly well, which made the tour all the more enjoyable. It would have been even better if we had received the booklet that EVERYONE else on the coach had. Married couples had received 2 packs each - one for each of the participants. Wht didn't we get one?

Going round island gave a good understanding of different regions....

6th August 2018
Mr Colin Laughlin

Going round island gave a good understanding of different regions. a disappointment was the lack of general wildlife with specific areas only such as whale watching and puffins being the wildlife we saw. Guide was good with sense of humour. Hotels very good except for Hotel Hofn. Food was good as we are vegetarian and we were catered for very well.

Overview

Iceland is a country known for its natural wonders: glaciers, active volcanoes, black-sand beaches, geothermal areas, roaring rivers, majestic waterfalls, and beautiful lakes. On this Iceland tour, you will start and end in Reykjavik, and you'll witness these natural wonders while enjoying fun and unique experiences. 

Scenic highlights include mighty Gullfoss waterfall and Goðafoss, known as the "Waterfall of the Gods." Take pictures at Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe (road conditions permitting). Drive by Eyjafjallajökull volcano, well known for the eruption that generated the massive ash cloud in 2010, and through the national park at Skaftafell to the Vik area. Enjoy a scenic drive to the lovely blue Lake Mývatn. In one of Iceland's prettiest areas and with volcanic craters throughout the lake, it is teeming with bird life and is known for its geothermal activity. Also watch how Europe's largest glacier, Vatnajökull, flows into Lake Jökulsárlón, forming icebergs. 

Globus has also included some out-of-the-ordinary experiences to make your Iceland vacation special. In Thingvellir, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and European tectonic plates. In Geysir, meet the chef of the restaurant in the geothermal areas, where you'll taste freshly baked bread cooked using the heat from the hot springs. You'll wash it down with a glass of Geysir schnapps. Another unique and unforgettable experience Globus offers is a boat cruise to see whales in their natural habitat! 

These are just some of the many highlights of this Iceland guided tour. Be sure to bring your camera so you can capture the stunning scenery and fun experiences on this wonderful vacation. 

Total meals included:

  • 7 breakfasts, 7 dinners

UK - Reykjavik, Iceland

Day
1

Fly to Reykjavik where you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Welcome to Reykjavik! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.

Meals included:

  • Dinner

Reykjavik - Hellisheidarvirkjun - Geysir - Gullfoss - Thingvellir - Borgarnes.

Day
2

After an orientation drive of pretty Reykjavik, enjoy an interesting visit to the geothermal heat and electric POWER STATION in Hellisheiðarvirkjun. Next, see the hot springs at the Geysir geothermal area and look forward to meeting the chef of the Geysir restaurant. Taste freshly baked bread, which is cooked using the heat from the hot springs, with Icelandic butter, boiled eggs and herring, and a glass of Geysir schnapps, served at freezing point. Then, marvel at the mighty Gullfoss waterfall and stop in Thingvellir, a geological paradise. Here, you will walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and European tectonic plates.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Borgarnes - Hauganes - Akureyri

Day
3

A real treat! At Hauganes, embark for an unforgettable experience: watch whales in their natural habitat! Continue to Akureyri for your overnight stay.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Akuretri - Goðafoss - Lake Myvatn - Borgarfjörður Eystri

Day
4

During your orientation of the capital of northern Iceland, hear about the city’s history after it was established as a trading center in 1602. Visit the BOTANICAL GARDEN, featuring specimens of almost all native Icelandic plants. Then, admire Goðafoss, known as the “Waterfall of the Gods.” Enjoy a scenic drive to the lovely blue Lake Mývatn, teeming with bird life in one of Iceland’s prettiest areas, and stop at the Mývatn Nature Baths, a set of geothermally heated pools and steem baths. Before arriving in Borgarfjörður Eystri, take pictures of the most powerful waterfall in Europe, Dettifoss (road conditions permitting). You may even see puffins, known as the “clown of the sea” (end April mid-August).

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Borgarfjörður Eystri - Höfn

Day
5

In the morning, enjoy a “Meet the Locals” walking tour and hear about life in the rural Icelandic countryside over the centuries. Follow the eastern coast, where the first Irish missionaries settled some 200 years ago, and arrive in Höfn.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Höfn - Lake Jökulsárlón - Skaftafell National Park - Skogafoss - Seljalandsfoss - Rangarping Eystra Area

Day
6

Prepare for the highlight of the day: stop at Lake Jökulsárlón, where some of the most spectacular scenes of the James Bond movie Die Another Day were filmed. Watch how the largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull, flows into the lake, forming icebergs. An exciting optional boat trip is available through the icebergs. Drive through the national park at Skaftafell and along spectacular Skogafoss Seljalandsfoss waterfalls with views of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano, well known for the eruption that generated the massive ash cloud in 2010.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Rangarping Eystra Area - Reykjavik

Day
7

Return to Reykjavik. This afternoon, join an optional excursion to the Blue Lagoon. Tonight, a farewell dinner awaits you at one of Reykjavik’s fine restaurants to celebrate the success of your Icelandic Adventure.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Reykjavik - UK

Day
8

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.

Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Things to note

This Platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.

Please note that hotels outside of Reykjavik may not always be of the standard usually expected.

Certain features are subject to nature’s law.

Hotels

It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.

Hilton Reykjavik Nordica

Set in central Reykjavik, the stylish Hilton Reykjavik Nordica hotel is one of the city’s most popular destinations for tourists. Nearby attractions include Icelandic Parliament, botanical gardens and Reykjavik Harbour.

  • Location

    Sudurlandsbraut 2, 108 Reykjavík, Iceland

  • Facilities

    • Bar Restaurant Free Wi-Fi

Icelandair Hamar

Hotel Icelandair Hamar offers relaxing outdoor hot tubs, an 18-hole golf course and activities such as whale watching and snowmobile safaris. Reykjavik and Snæfellsnes National Park are a 1-hour drive away.

  • Location

    Borganes, 310 Borgarnes, Iceland

  • Facilities

    • Bar Restaurant Free Wi-Fi

Hotel Kea

Hotel Kea is centrally located on Akureyri's pedestrian street, by the Eyjafjördur Fjord. Akureyri's Botanical Gardens and Akureyri Church are within a 5 minutes' walk.

  • Location

    Hafnarstraeti 87-89, 600 Akureyri, Iceland

  • Facilities

    • Bar Restaurant Free Wi-Fi

Borgarfjörður Eystri - Álfheimar Country Hotel

Álfheimar Hotel is situated on a farm in the fishing village of Borgarfjördur Eystri, 44.1 miles from Egilsstadir.

  • Location

    Brekkubær, 720 Borgarfjordur Eystri, Iceland

  • Facilities

    • Bar Restaurant Free Wi-Fi

Höfn Hotel

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

  • Location

    Vikurbraut 20, 780 Höfn, Iceland

  • Facilities

    • Bar Restaurant Free Wi-Fi

Hotel Katla

Situated 3.1 miles from Vík í Mýrdal, this countryside hotel offers spacious guest rooms and stunning views of the Mýrdalsjökull Glacier.

  • Location

    Hofdabrekka Road 1, Approx. 5 km East of Vik, 871 Vík, Iceland

  • Facilities

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi Restaurant Free Wi-Fi

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