Today, we will enjoy Iceland's beautiful, natural landscape by traveling along the Golden Circle. Along the way, we will see Thingvellir National Park, Geysir and the waterfall Gullfoss. Guests can choose to upgrade their day with an Icelandic horse ride. You will spend the evening in accommodation in the Golden Circle area..
Iceland's Golden Circle is the country's most popular tourist route, featuring several of the top geological formations in the country, such as the geysers of Strokkur and Geysir, as well as the Gullfoss waterfall.
Considered the first geyser discovered by modern Europeans, the eruptions of Geysir can send boiling water up to 70 meters in the air. Only 50 meters away is Strokkur, another famous Icelandic geyser.
This waterfall in southwest Iceland is one of the country's most popular tourist destinations. It is a multi-tiered waterfall, which all empties into a crevice 32 meters deep.
You will have the pleasure of meeting the friendly and intelligent Icelandic horse. Appropriate for novices and experienced riders alike, you will take in the gorgeous Icelandic countryside from the saddle.
Thingvellir National Park is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most popular tourist destination in Iceland. Thingvellir has unusual tectonic and volcanic geological features and visitors can enjoy a wide array of activities including camping, hiking, and scuba diving.
Standard Hotel: Fosshˇtel Hekla/Stracta Hotel Hella 3-star hotel
Day 2 Golden Circle - Selfoss - Vik(223 km)
Today we will head to the south shore of Iceland where we will take in views of the waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss. A bit further along, we will see the Solheimajokull glacier tongue towering over the black sands below. We can choose to go glacier hiking. Along the coast, we will see black sand beaches and sea stacks. Around dinner time, we will check into our accommodations in Vik.
Selfoss is the largest town in southern Iceland, the Icelandic Route 1 runs through the town on its way between Hverageroi and Hella.
This waterfall in Iceland is situated between the town of Selfoss and another waterfall, Skogafoss. At a height of 200 feet, it marks where the coastline of Iceland once was thousands of years ago.
Solheimajokull glacier is one of the stunning outlet glaciers originated from Myrdalsjokull ice cap. The glacier tongue extends in the length of eight kilometers with two kilometers in width.
There are many natural places of interest in the small beachside town of VÝk, including puffin and arctic tern breeding grounds, a spectacular set of rock columns known as Reynisdrangar, and Dyrhˇlaey. There are also hiking trails, bird-watching trips, and horseback riding on the black sands or snowmobile on Mřrdalsj÷kull.
This waterfall in Iceland lies along the Skoga River where it once drained into the sea. The cliff at the top of the waterfall marks where the old coastline of Iceland was.
Standard Hotel: Puffin Hˇtel VÝk/Hotel Katla
Day 3 Vik - Jokulsarlon(154 km)
Today, we will head to the Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon, where we can take an optional boat tour and visit Diamond Beach.
Boat tour have two options; cruise amid these impressive icebergs on an Amphibian boat tour which is ideal for families and larger groups, or you can dodge in-between ice floes on a speedy Zodiac journey which promises smaller group sizes
A large glacial lake in southeast Iceland, on the edge of Vatnajokull National Park. Situated at the head of the Breioamerkurjokull glacier, it developed into a lake after the glacier started receding from the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.
his is a photographerĺs paradise, with the blue ice washing up on the black sand shore creating a bewitching disparity in colour.
Standard Hotel: Fosshˇtel Vatnaj÷kull/Hˇtel H÷fn
Day 4 Jokulsarlon - East Fjords - Egilsstair - ReykjavÝk(537 km)
Today you will be exploring the beautiful and remote Eastfjords. Travelling through mountainous passes with the ocean to your left, your guide will make a number of stops along these meandering passages. As well as being known for its dramatic fjords, this area is characterised by its breathtaking beaches, littered with multi-coloured pebbles and rocks.
You will finally reach the largest town in the region, Egilsstaoir. Here, you will head to the domestic airport and be flown back to the city of ReykjavÝk, marking the end of four fantastic days. You can expect to arrive in ReykjavÝk in the afternoon/early evening. It is highly recommended that you do not book your flight home on the same evening as bad weather or delays might affect your journey.
Departure & Return
Departure Time: 08:00
Pick up locations: This tour offer free pick up from Reykjavik hotels/apartments. Click here to see available locations. Please inform at the time of booking your choice of location for pick up from the list.
Pick up might take 30 minutes. Read carefully on your voucher whether you will be picked up at your hotel or at the nearest designated area (Bus Stop). If you need assistance finding your nearest pickup point, please ask in your hotel lobby. For walking distance to bus stops, please check busstop.is.
Inclusions & Exclusions
4 day guided tour to the South Coast and East
3 nights of accommodation in various country hotels with breakfast and a private bathroom
Domestic flight from Egilsstair with 20kg of checked baggage and 6kg of hand luggage (additional luggage will incur additional costs)
Any other costs not specified in the "Price Includes"
Thing to bring: warm clothing, waterproof clothing, good hiking boots, swimsuit.
The Icelandic weather can be very unpredictable. Please bring appropriate clothing.
Please be aware that your itinerary may be rearranged to better fit with your arrival date and time.
It can happen, in the case of extreme weather, that an activity is cancelled. If your chosen activity is cancelled, we will assist you with rearranging or booking other activities when possible, and any potential price difference will be refunded to you.
Your ticket(s) will be confirmed at the time of booking. Please allow up to 8 hours to receive the confirmation. Your booking will be processed as soon as possible.
Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on your e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.
Terms & Condition
You can cancel your multi day tour up to 7 days before departure and receive an 85% refund. The 15% service fee is to cover our cost of planning and arrangement. You can not cancel any individual services within a package within 7 days before departure.
If we cancel your tour due to weather conditions or any other circumstances you will always receive a full refund. If a volcanic eruption stops you from getting to Iceland you will also receive a full refund on tours.