If you're looking for a fast but full visit around Iceland, this seven-day trip fits the bill perfectly. It’s got tons of hidden gems that you won’t find anywhere else in the world combined with free time to experience plenty of the highlights, like erupting geysers, visiting glacier lagoons, and exploring breathtaking waterfalls and black sand beaches. Be sure to pack your sense of adventure and get ready to feel Iceland under your feet.
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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.
Drive to Akureyri, stopping for lunch at a local cantina. Explore the town and opt to go on a whale-watching tour in the evening.
Eyjafjörður is a scenic spot to enjoy the local wildlife and small villages in the area.
Stop at Goðafoss Waterfall en route to Mývatn Lake. Explore lava formations of Dimmuborgir and the geothermal area of Námaskarð. Visit Dettifoss Waterfall before arriving in Borgarfjörður for a night in a local guesthouse.
Head to Mývatn Lake, stopping en route at Goðafoss Waterfall. In Mývatn, explore lava formations of Dimmuborgir and the geothermal area of Námaskarð.
Visit Dettifoss Waterfall, one of the most powerful waterfalls in Europe.
Reach Borgarfjörður in the East Fjords region for a night in a local guesthouse.
Leave beautiful Borgarfjörður behind and travel down the coast driving through the beautiful and majestic eastern fjords. En route to Hofn, catch a glimpse of Vatnajokull glacier, the largest ice cap in Europe.
Höfn is known as the lobster capital of Iceland, so include a sample of this delicacy in your plans.
Visit the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, with a chance to see seals sun bathing on the bright blue ice. Opt to check out the lagoon by boat. Continue to Skaftafell National Park and opt to take a glacier hike. Continue to Vík.
Marvel at the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, with a chance to see seals sun bathing on the bright blue ice. The massive icebergs floating towards shore tower over visitors. Opt to check out the lagoon by boat.
Continue on to Skaftafell National Park with time to explore before continuing on in the evening to the small town of Vík.
Visit Reynisfjara Beach. Continue along the Golden Circle to Drumbo. Stop at the waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. Explore the Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir Hot Springs and Þingvellir National Park. Arrive to Reykjavík in the early evening.
Just outside of Vík, visit Reynisfjara Beach. Its black sand and ominous rock formations offshore make for stunning photos.
Continue to travel along the Golden Circle to Drumbo. Stop at Seljalandsfoss Waterfall for the opportunity to walk behind the large falls.
Stop at Skógafoss Waterfall. Explore the majestic Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir Hot Springs and Þingvellir National Park.
Arrive to Reykjavík in the early evening for a final night in the bustling capital.
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Trip Name: Best of Iceland
Duration: 7 Days
From Price: $2,209
Supplier Tour ID: ELBI/145006
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