10 Days/9 Nights
Travel Type
Escorted Tour

If you want to see the best of Iceland and enjoy great value, this is your trip! You’ll have a complete overview of “must-see” Ring Road attractions such as the Golden Circle, the Glacier Lagoon, Lake Myvatn, Dettifoss and Snaefellsnes Peninsula. You’ll see the amazing diversity of Iceland’s landscapes from volcanoes and glaciers to fjords and thundering waterfalls. Some great experiences are included to show Iceland’s unique culture and geology.


9 nights’ accommodation in a standard room with private facilities in Reykjavik and the countryside
15 meals – 9 Icelandic breakfast buffets; 6 two-course or buffet-style dinners in the countryside
Guided Coach Tour from Day 2 to Day 9
Round trip airport transfers
Expert professional English-speaking local guide from Day 2 to Day 9
Free Wi-Fi on board tour vehicle
Tour pick-up from Reykjavik hotel on Day 2 & drop-off at Reykjavik hotel on Day 9
Welcome meeting with guide at hotel on evening of Day 1
Visit to Fridheimar Geothermal Greenhouse
Visit to the excavated Stong Viking-age longhouse
Microbrewery visit and beer tasting in Breiddalsvik
Entrance to the Herring-era Maritime Museum
Horse show in Skagafjordur
Free Wi-Fi on board the motor coach


International flights – Beverages, snacks, lunches, dinners unless otherwise noted in itinerary – Baggage porterage at airport/hotel – Travel insurance – Personal expenses – Any item/service not specified in the inclusions.



Please note: if you have added extra nights in Reykjavik before your tour, the guide will meet your group for the start of the tour on the evening of Day 1 according to the standard “Iceland Complete” itinerary. Please check the Services section in your travel documents to see how to meet your guide at the start of the tour.

Arrival at Keflavik airport. Take your transfer towards your hotel. If you are arriving earlier in the day, you might consider adding a day tour (+$). One of our favorite activities after a long flight is to visit one of the neighborhood geothermal pools. It is so refreshing to relax in the warm water, breathing in the fresh Icelandic air. It’s a great way to get to see Icelandic daily life and maybe meet a few locals. It’s also nice to take a stroll in the old city center, perhaps visiting one of the museums or relaxing with a cup of coffee in a cozy café. Dinner this evening is at your leisure. Reykjavik offers a multitude of restaurants and/or coffee-houses, making dinner a great way to get between acquainted with Iceland’s capital.

Please note that hotels in Iceland start check-in around 14:00 (2:00pm), and early check-in is not guaranteed. Most hotels will be happy to store your luggage if you are not able to check in early.

Accommodation : Reykjavik for 1 night



Breakfast at your hotel. Meet your guide and start your Iceland adventure! After a quick introductory of our home city of Reykjavik, head to Lake Thingvallavatn, Iceland’s largest lake and Thingvellir National Park. This UNESCO heritage site is where the world’s oldest continuing parliamentary government was founded in the 10th century. It is also the place where the North American and European tectonic plates meet. You will have the unusual experience of walking between two continents! Next on your journey is Gullfoss, the “Golden Waterfall”, where various walking paths give you photo-worthy views of the beautiful double-ledged cascade. You’ll also visit the nearby Geysir hot spring area to see the famous Geysir and Strokkur, as well as numerous other hot springs and boiling mud pools. During the day you’ll get a glimpse into Icelandic local life. Visit an Icelandic family farm where tomatoes are grown using organic geothermal energy. Tour the greenhouse and sample some of the farm’s sweet Icelandic tomatoes. The day ends in Hveragerdi, a pretty town located in an active geothermal area. The locals have made clever use of underground hot springs to provide heat for homes, as well as greenhouses that grow flowers, fruits, and vegetables. Dinner and overnight in the Hveragerdi area.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation : Hveragerdi Region for 1 night



Volcanic Valley – Waterfall Duo – Black Sand Beaches of the South Shore

Breakfast at your hotel. Explore enchanting Thjorsardalur valley and its everchanging landscapes of birch woods, sandy lava fields, rivers, and waterfalls. If the skies are clear, you’ll also see the impressive and beautiful Mt. Hekla volcano towering over the region. Visit Stong, where you can view a replica of a Viking-age longhouse that was buried by a volcanic eruption of Hekla. The area was a filming location for Game of Thrones Season 4. Drive along the scenic farmlands of Iceland’s South Shore. Stop to admire the scenic waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss. Each waterfall has its own charm. Continue to Dyrholaey* and the thundering waves of Reynisfjara black sand beaches. End the day in Vik, Iceland’s southernmost town. Dinner and overnight in the Vik area.

*Please note that Dyrholaey is closed for the bird nesting season between mid-May and the 25th of June.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation : Vik area for 1 night



Lava Fields – Glacial Lagoon with Icebergs – Europe’s Largest Glacier

Breakfast at your hotel. Today you will be in a world of glaciers! You’ll be visiting the southern area of Vatnajokull National Park, named after Europe’s largest glacier. The total park area covers almost 14% of Iceland, making it the largest national park in Western Europe. Drive through vast sand plains created by glacial outwashes as you head east. Visit the national park’s famous Skaftafell area, a site of outstanding natural beauty. Enjoy the views of rich green landscapes and black sands dominated by several magnificent glaciers. You’ll also see Svinafellsjokull, one of the most beautiful glacial “tongues” that are slowly creeping down from Vatnajokull. Visit Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon where you’ll enjoy the breath-taking sight of icebergs floating in the fantastic 180m (591 ft.) deep glacial lagoon. You also have the option of enjoying a boat tour amid the ice bergs (must be booked in advance). Nearby is the dramatic beauty of the Diamond Beach, named for the shrinking icebergs that settle on the black sands before drifting out to sea. Your overnight is in Hofn, a fishing port in the shadow of Vatnajokull glacier. Dinner is on your own. Hofn has a nice selection of restaurants and cafes. The local specialty is langoustines (Norway lobsters). Overnight in Hofn.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : Hofn area for 1 night



Narrow Fjords – Steep Mountains – Picturesque Coastline – Local Microbrewery

Breakfast at your hotel. Drive from Hofn through Almannaskard pass, stopping to admire the majestic coastline. Continue to the towering mountains plunging vertically into the sea that form the magnificent East Fjords. We’re sure you’ll love the amazing views, so keep your camera ready. You will also pass villages, each with its own special history and charm. One of these is the tiny village of Breiddalsvik. Your group will visit the Beljandi Microbrewery and sample some of the wonderful beer. The local community came together in 2017 to transform a rustic warehouse into a charmingly quirky brewery. You’ll meet one of the townsfolk and get a feel for life in a small Icelandic town, as well as see how great beer is made. The road brings you to Egilsstadir town, located near Iceland’s largest forest and a lake said to be home to a legendary (friendly) monster. Dinner and overnight stay in the Egilsstadir area.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation : Egilsstadir Valley Area for 1 night



Highland Desert – Bizarre Lava Formations – Geothermal & Volcanic Wonderland

Breakfast at your hotel. Explore the empty vastness of the highland desert plateau Modrudalsoraefi, desolate and yet hauntingly beautiful, as you head towards the Lake Myvatn area. Your route takes you by a historical Modrusalsoraefi; it is located at the highest altitude of any working farm in Iceland. Stop at Dettifoss, Europe’s largest and most powerful waterfall. Continue onwards to the Namaskard pass with its boiling mud pools and vibrant colors. We often feel like we are visiting another planet when we come here, and you may the same way. It’s such a surreal experience! Walk along the pseudo craters at Skutustadir and peek into Grjotagja, a cave with underground hot springs. Explore the peculiar lava formations at Dimmuborgir. They look as if they were built by fantasy creatures. Legend has it that elves live here, so be respectful during your visit. You’ll definitely see why the surreal Myvatn area has become so popular as a movie location. Dinner and overnight stay in the Myvatn area.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation : Lake Myvatn area for 1 night



“Waterfall of the Gods” – The Beautiful Troll Peninsula – Historical Museum

Breakfast at your hotel. Start your day’s adventure with a visit to magnificent Godafoss waterfall, one of North Iceland’s most important symbols. Afterwards, you’ll see Akureyri, the colorful northern “capital“ of Iceland. The town has charming buildings and a beautiful view of the Eyjafjordur fjord. After spending some free time in Akureyri, you’ll continue along the coastal roads of Eyjafjordur and the Troll Peninsula. You’ll surely be amazed at the steep mountains with amazing views over the Arctic Sea and its black sand coastline. Stop in Siglufjordur, a town with some of the country’s most beautiful timber buildings. Visit the town’s award-winning Herring-Era Maritime Museum. The museum recreates the atmosphere of the early 20th century, when Siglufjordur was transformed into a frontier-like boom town, thanks to a large migration of herring. The museum will transport you back to that exciting time. Head along majestic mountains and narrow passes to your overnight in Skagafjordur, a scenic region full of historical sites and folk tales. Dinner and overnight in Northwest Iceland.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation : Northwest Iceland for 1 night



Viking Horse Demonstration – Europe’s Largest Hot Spring – Picturesque Waterfalls

Breakfast at your hotel. Icelanders consider the Skagafjordur area to be one of the country’s finest places for horse breeding. Enjoy an introduction to the unique Icelandic horse breed with its special fifth gait – the tolt. This horse breed has remained unchanged since Viking times. Cross the Holtavorduheidi plateau taking you into West Iceland. Drive through Borgarfjordur, a region that has been getting international recognition for its lovely volcanic and wooded scenery and for its Viking history. Walk up to the top of Grabrok crater for an amazing view. Listen to the powerful rushing waters of Deildartunguhver, Europe’s mightiest hot spring area. Stop to admire the beautiful Hraunfossar waterfalls, where brightly blue water rushes through black lava formations. Nearby is Barnafoss, a waterfall with even more brilliantly blue colors. There is an interesting and poignant legend associated with this waterfall. Dinner and overnight stay in the Borgarfjordur area.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation : Borgarfjordur Area for 1 night



Snaefellsjokull – Pebble Beaches – Sea Cliffs with Birdlife – Quaint Fishing Villages

Breakfast at your hotel. Today you will explore the amazing variety of natural landscapes in Snaefellsjokull National Park. The park’s crown jewel is Snaefellsjokull glacier itself, which covers a dormant volcano that last erupted in 250 AD. In addition, you’ll also see Kirkjufell, one of the most photographed mountains in Iceland. Walk along the uniquely pebbled seascape of Djupalonssandur beach. At the picturesque harbor village of Arnarstapi, you can observe magnificent basalt rocks in stacked formations. One Icelandic Saga mentions that Snaefellsnes and its people are protected by a benevolent half troll who lives high on the glacier. You might even find a sense of magic and healing energy in this beautiful peninsula. At the end of the afternoon, your journey leads back to Reykjavik. Your guide will bid you farewell at your hotel. Overnight stay in Reykjavik. Dinner is on your own.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : Reykjavik area for 1 night



Breakfast at your hotel. Please note that this might be a light breakfast if you are taking an early morning flight. Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. It is recommended you depart your hotel no later than three hours before your departure flight.

Meals : Breakfast

Rates per person, in $CA, starting from

Land Portion
Departures dates 2023 Double Occ. Single Occ. Triple Occ.

36 participants:

May 9, 23 

4295 5485 4300

36 participants:

June 13, 17

July 4, 18

August 1, 15

5059 7009 5019

36 participants:

August 29

September 19

5150 6930 4875

16 participants:

May 2

5449 6775 5419

16 participants:

June 6, 20

July 11, 25

August 8

6235 7959 5970

16 participants:

September 12, 26

6055 7745 5800


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