Idyllic Iceland

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Price per person
from £2,254

Price based on
London Heathrow
7th Oct 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers

Book any European holiday before 30 November and we will include free airport lounge passes for your party, so you can relax and start your holiday in style.

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  • 8 days

  • Iceland

  • Steady pace

  • Classic escorted tour

Explore the surreally beautiful Icelandic landscape of great geysers and barren lava fields on this life-affirming experience. Feel the force of the cascading Goðafoss, relax in Myvatn’s mineral salts, and visit the homestead of Viking, Erik the Red.

At a glance


  • Sanefellsnes Peninsula Drive through fishing villages, past black-sand beaches against a dramatic mountain backdrop.
  • Goðafoss One of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland.
  • Námaskarð A bizarre and compelling landscape of mud pools and steam baths.
  • Myvatn Nature Baths Take a relaxing soak in the unique mineral blend.
  • Deildartunguhver See Europe's most powerful hot spring.
  • Thingvellir National Park Iceland's most prized historical treasure of a rift valley with high cliffs.
  • Gullfoss Marvel at the power of the country's most famous waterfall.
Idyllic Iceland map

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Excursions
  • All airport taxes
  • Single share option
Single Share available

Our single share option will match you with a fellow solo traveller of the same gender in a twin room, so you don't have to pay a single supplement. If there's no one available to share with, you don't pay any additional single supplement. Please call us to book a single-share holiday.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Overview

Explore the surreally beautiful Icelandic landscape of great geysers and barren lava fields on this life-affirming experience. Feel the force of the cascading Goðafoss, relax in Myvatn’s mineral salts, and visit the homestead of Viking, Erik the Red.

Total meals included:

  • 7 breakfasts, 3 dinners

UK - Reykjavik

Day
1

Fly to Reykjavik where you will be transferred to your hotel for the evening.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Reykiavik - Snæfellsness - Grundarfjördur

Day
2

Start your day with a scenic drive through the Snæfellsness peninsula, made famous by Jules Verne in ‘Journey to the Centre of the Earth’. Stop first in the fishing village of Arnarstapi before continuing your journey to the beautiful volcanic shores of Djúpalónssandur beach. Later, travel west to Grundarfjörður.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Gundarfjördur - Eiriksstadir - Akureyri

Day
3

After breakfast take a drive through the Haukadalur valley, enjoying the views of steaming geysers along the way. Visit the homestead of notorious Viking, Erik the Red, before continuing your journey along the valley to Akureyri.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Akureyri - Godafoss - Myvatn - Dimmuborgir - Akureyri

Day
4

This morning depart Akureyi and head for one of Iceland’s most precious natural wonders, Goðafoss, the ‘Waterfall of the Gods’. After some time soaking up the sights, drive along the Mývatn River to Skútustaðir, enjoying glorious views of the volcano vistas along the way. Stop to see Iceland’s famous pseudocraters before heading to the spectacular Dimmuborgir lava fields. Later, continue your nature tour to Námaskarð, a barren terrain of mud pools and steam baths on the north side of the lake, before journeying to the active volcanic region of Kafla where steaming vents and craters await. Finish your day at a soothing nature bath in Mývatn.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Akureyri - Deildartunguhver - Reykholt

Day
5

Enjoy a full day of sightseeing, starting at Deildartunguhver the most powerful hot spring in Europe. Next, make a stop at Reykholt, a small outpost famous for being the home of one of Iceland’s best known authors, Snorri Sturluson. The Hraunfossar lava waterfalls are the next stop of the day. Enjoy some time to soak up this natural phenomenon before ending your tour at the nearby Barnafoss waterfalls.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Reykholt - Thingvellir - Geysir - Gullfoss - Reykjavik

Day
6

Situated on the northern shore of Lake Thingvellir, Thingvellir National Park is Iceland’s most prized historical treasure. Coined ‘Parliament Plains’, the area houses the oldest remaining parliament in the world, as well as a wealth of unique natural features. Spend this morning exploring the area before continuing on to to Geysir, the original hot water sprout. Later, visit the country’s most famous waterfall, Gullfoss, before returning to Reykjavik where you will spend the evening.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Reykjavik - South Shore - Reykyavik

Day
7

Explore the South Shore today including the graceful, ribbon-like waterfall of Seljalandsfoss and the awesome 60m cascade of Skógafoss waterfall. Visit the tiny settlement of Skogar, to admire turf-clad homesteads and perhaps view the delightful folk museum before continuing to the seaside village of Vik, where a lunar-like landscape of black sand beaches and surreal rock stacks is home to wildlife such as puffins, which are usually found in the summer, and seal colonies. Later, marvel at the beauty of the crisp ice of the Sólheimajökull glacier ice-wall and enjoy a visit to Eyrarbakki village before heading back to Reykjavik.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Reykjavik - UK

Day
8

After breakfast transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Things to note

Towels are included on your visit to the Myvatn Nature Baths

On Day 3 you will receive a transfer to Akureyri for dinner at leisure.

Tour hotels as stated or similar 

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


  • Reyjkavik: Fosshotel Lind
  • Stikkysholmur: Fosshotel Stikkisholmur
  • Akureyri: Norourland
  • Reykholt: Fosshotel Reykholt

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