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Its a pretty big boast to claim a nine-day tour as being complete, but just wait until you see what weve stuffed into this one. Blending lots of time to explore the quirky Icelandic capital of Reykjavk with the very best of the countrys fascinating natural sights whale-watching in Akureyri, the lava formations of Dimmuborgir, the stunning fjords and glaciers near Hfn, and the hot springs and waterfalls of the Golden Circle, just to name a few youll be stunned at just how much amazingness fits into such a short stretch of time. The only thing missing? You.

  • Duration: 10 Days
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Tour code: 166365
  • Starts: Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Finishes: Reykjavik, Iceland
You will Visit
  • Reykjavík

Itinerary

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Day 1: Reykjavík

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

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Day 2: Reykjavík/Akureyri (1B)

Explore the town in the afternoon before an included whale watching tour in the evening. Eyjafjörður is a scenic spot to enjoy the local wildlife and small villages in the area.

Included Activities:
Whale Watching from Dalvik

Transport:
Private Vehicle

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Day 3: Akureyri/Borgarfjörður (1B)

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.

Included Activities:
Godafoss Waterfall Visit
Myvatn Geothermal Lake Visit
Dimmuborgir Lava Fields Visit
Námaskarð Visit
Dettifoss Waterfall Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle

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Day 4: Borgarfjörður/Höfn (1B)

Höfn is known as the lobster capital of Iceland, so include a sample of this delicacy in your plans.

Transport:
Private Vehicle

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Day 5: Höfn/Vík í Mýrdal (1B)

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 and enjoy an included glacier hike before continuing on in the evening to the small town of Vík.

Included Activities:
Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Visit
Skaftafell National Park Glacier Hike

Transport:
Private Vehicle

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Day 6: Vík í Mýrdal/Reykjavík (1B)

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.

Included Activities:
Reynisfjara Beach
Seljalandsfoss Waterfall Visit
Skógafoss Waterfall Visit
Gullfoss Waterfall Visit
Geysir Visit
Thingvellir National Park Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle

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Day 7: Reykjavík

Need help booking extra excursions while in Reykjavik? Speak to your sales agent about pre-booking activities for this day.

Additional Notes:
Days 7-10 of this itinerary are unescorted by a CEO, giving you the maximum time for activities and personal exploration.

Want to do more with your tour? Pre-book any of the following activities to experience during your free time in Reykjavík: Hot Spring Hiking Tour (full-day), Snorkelling in Þingvellir National Park (half-day), Lava Caving by the Blue Mountains (half-day). Please note that only ONE activity can be booked per day.

Any optional activities listed on this day can also be booked upon arrival in Reykjavík.

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Day 10: Reykjavík

Depart at any time.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Whale-watching in Akureyri
    • Goðafoss Waterfall visit
    • Mývatn Lake visit
    • Dimmuborgir, and Námaskarð stops
    • Dettifoss Waterfall visit
    • Local guesthouse stay (Borgarfjörður)
    • Vatnajökull Glacier visit
    • Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon visit
    • Glacier hike in Skaftafell National Park
    • Reynisfjara Beach
    • Stops including: Dyrhólaey Cape, Skógafoss Waterfall, and Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
    • The Golden Circle: Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir Hot Springs, and Þingvellir National Park
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Simple hotels (9 nts)
    • 5 breakfasts
    Transport
    • Private minivan/bus, walking
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Tour Highlights:
  • Enjoy a whale-watching tour
  • Visit Dettifoss Waterfall
  • Look for sun bathing seals at the Jkulsrln Glacier Lagoon
  • Explore the Geysir Hot Springs
  • Go glacier hiking