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IcelandIceland's winter wonderland

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This off-beat 7-day trip gives you several days in Reykjavik, combined with day-trips and excursions to nearby attractions. Visit the Golden Circle and see the Northern Lights. Take a rental car to the magical south coast of Iceland and explore the icy wonderland to your heart’s content.  
Trip highlights
  • City
  • Volcano
  • Nature escape
    Nature escape
  • Multi-activity
  • Lake

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Day 1: The Blue Lagoon & Reykjavik

Your island adventure begins here…

· Arrive at Reykjavik International Airport - Welcome to Day 1!

· Stop off at the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa. Treat yourself in the hot blue waters.

· Spend the afternoon in Reykjavik city. A vibrant city brimming with unique architecture, new age art scenes and delicious gastropubs.

Reykjavik and the south-west

Day 2: Whale Watching And The Northern lights

Experience the Aurora Borealis…

· Head offshore for a 3-hour whale watching trip. Keep your eyes peeled for these massive marine mammals.

· Explore the city in the day, checking out great restaurants recommend by your local agency.

· Marvel under the Northern Lights in the evening. A sight that will not just blow you away but possibly knock you off your feet!

Reykjavik and the south-west

Day 3: The Golden Circle

Experience of best of Iceland’s landscape in one day...

· Jump on board a coach for an epic trip around the Golden Circle. A mix bag of geothermal sites, natural elements and gorgeous scenery.

· Learn about Iceland's Parliament, established in 970 AD. 

· Visit geysers, waterfalls and tectonic rifts! 

Reykjavik and the south-west, Gullfoss

Day 4: The South Coast Of Iceland

Head off-piste in a rental car…

· Hire a rental car and drive to the pass of Hellisheiði. Enjoy the freedom of the open road, to travel at your own pace.

· Explore Seljalandsfoss and Skogarfoss waterfalls. Make sure the camera is fully charged!

· Sleep overnight in the charming village of Vik. 

Reykjavik and the south-west, SeljalandsfossVik

Day 5: Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon

Watch massive ice blocks floating on ice-blue water…

· Drive along the coast to Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon. A drive that itself is as gorgeous as the final destination.

· Weather permitting, hop on a boat tour of the lagoon. This will allow for a very unique perspective of the landscape.

· Stay overnight in the Kirkjubæjarklaustur region. 

Day 6: Back to Reykjavik

Back to the comforts of the city…

· Return to Reykjavik and enjoy the city. Take your time on your return journey - our local agent will be sure to recommend a few stops.

· Stroll down Laugavegur main street for shopping. Enjoy all the holidays lights and festivities.

· How about a dinner of fresh Icelandic fish at a harbor restaurant?

KirkjubaejarklausturReykjavik and the south-west

Day 7: Come back soon!

It’s time to head back home…

· Transfer to Keflavik Airport.

· Return your rental car and then it is onwards to your next destination!

Reykjavik and the south-westGullfossSeljalandsfossVikJökulsárlónKirkjubaejarklausturKeflavík International Airport

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

For 2 Adults
SeasonPrice Per Adult
Average trip price
From November to March $1,620
April $1,740

Included in the price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent

Not included in the price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
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International flights are not included in this trip. Thanks to our partnership with Option Way, you can take advantage of booking your flights directly with your local agent.
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  • Competitive rates
  • All-inclusive prices with no hidden fees
  • Your local agent Gunnar, in Iceland, will inform you of any changes to your flights
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