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11-Day Grand Iceland Tour From Reykjavik
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Trekking, Glacier

  • Duration

    11 Days

  • Activity Level


  • Language

    English, Russian, Ukrainian


Embark on a long, wholesome journey in Northern Iceland, where you get to soak in the beauty of its breathtaking waterfalls (Gulfoss, Hjaulparfoss and Skogafoss), walk on its magnificent Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon, and capture the oldest and largest glacier in Europe- the Vatnajokull glacier. On this 11-day tour, you will delve into the beautiful experience of whale watching, fishing, checking out hot springs and thermal pools and exploring the Skaftafell National Park and the Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

  • Marvel at the breathtaking beauty of Gulfoss, Hjaulparfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls
  • Enjoy walking on the Vatnajokull glacier, the oldest and largest glacier in Europe
  • Check out the concert hall and Hallgrímskirkja Church in Reykjavik
  • Trek to see the Secret Lagoon, the country's oldest thermal pool
  • Capture the beauty of the black sand beaches at Reynisfjara
  • Explore flora and fauna of the Skaftafell National Park
  • Take a boat tour to Eyjafjordur for whale watching
  • Day 1: Arrive in Reykjavik expand_more
    • Meet the tour guide who will be waiting at your hotel in Reykjavik. Before you arrive in Reykjavik, the guide will give you all the necessary information about the transfer to the hotel. 
    • Spend the rest of the day walking along the ancient streets of the capital, where every corner is full of art. The city is full of creative people, and you can easily find things that you like. Punk museum or art gallery? Hot dogs or local fish? We will show you the fascinating side of Reykjavik.
  • Day 2: Explore Reykjavik expand_more
    • Continue to get acquainted with the group and the city. Today we have a sightseeing tour of the Icelandic capital. On the program are:
      • Hallgrímskirkja Church, known from numerous photographs, is the tallest building in Reykjavik; 
      • Concert hall, "Kharpa", in the evenings twinkling with northern lights; 
      • And, of course, the embankment, where, breathing in the sea air, we will find the Sun Wanderer - a modern monument to the Vikings. 
    • Say goodbye to Reykjavik and leave to the south, where cosy cottages with a grill bar and a jacuzzi from thermal springs await us. To have lunch, we will stop at a place we love, the Fridheimar tomato farm, based on which enterprising Icelanders opened a restaurant. Everything, including soup, ravioli, and even ice cream, is made from tomatoes! We promise it will be tasty and also useful. 
    • Get acquainted with the unusual guests of this island - bumblebees, which are specially brought here from Holland to pollinate plants.
  • Day 3: Golden Circle Tour expand_more
    • Visit the first point for today, the Thingvellir National Park. A UNESCO Heritage, it is a symbol of unification - after all, it is here that two continents converge - Eurasia and America. In addition to beautiful views, the park is known as a place of power. Hundreds of years ago, the first general meeting of the Vikings took place here. From that moment, another chapter began in the history of Europe - in which the Vikings united the world and gave rise to a great nation.
    • Encounter several unforgettable natural treasures along the way. We will see the most beautiful geyser in Iceland, rising 30 meters every few minutes, the spectacular Gulfoss Waterfall, as well as the pretty Lake Kerid, located in the crater of a sleeping volcano.
  • Day 4: Following the Footsteps of the Vikings expand_more
    • Continue the journey, following the footsteps of the first frontiersman. Let's start with the lava field and the unusual double waterfall Hjaulparfoss. According to legend, nomadic Vikings settled here in ancient times. Proof of this is an old 10th-century farm located nearby. Here some scenes from Game of Thrones were filmed.
    • Move to the next point, the Hauifoss Waterfall, which falls from a height of 122 meters! To get acquainted with the waterfall, we will make a short track, looking at the waterfall from a bird's eye view. 
    • After lunch, we will have time to visit a real Icelandic attraction - the Secret Lagoon, the country's oldest thermal pool. The place is for everyone who loves a quiet holiday surrounded by pristine nature. Yes, Iceland will surprise us more than once!
  • Day 5: Discovering the Secrets of the South Coast expand_more
    • Get ready to enjoy one of the most exciting days of the tour, not only for travellers but also for our guides. The fact is that the south of the island is the most beautiful and picturesque part of Iceland. We are waiting for the legendary Skogafoss Waterfall, where, according to legend, the giant hid his treasures. They say that even in winter you can see a rainbow in it! If the weather is on our side, we can go on a 3.5-kilometre track to an American plane that has made an emergency landing on a black beach near the town of Vic. For 40 years now, the Icelanders have refused to do anything with this aircraft, so it was "stuck" in the black sands, gradually being destroyed by waves and wind.
    • Having gained some impressions, we will reach Reynisfjara, the coast of the Atlantic, where we will have plenty of walks by the ocean. Iceland's black beaches are considered the most beautiful in the world! Here we will have another track – to the most beautiful lighthouse in Iceland, standing on Cape Dyrholaey - from where we will see incredible panoramas of the black-and-white coast.
  • Day 6: Skaftafell National Park and Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon expand_more
    • Dress warmly, friends! Today we are going to freeze a little. Our plans include the Skaftafell National Park, known for its steep cliffs and mountain streams. However, its main treasure is the Vatnajokull glacier, which is translated from Icelandic as "giving water". Vatnajokull is the oldest and largest glacier in Europe, and we will feel this especially keenly when we walk right on it. A local guide will be waiting at the foot of the mountain, who, having armed the group with crampons and ice axes, will lead us to the land of ice. You will definitely never forget this walk!
    • See also the Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon, which is next on our list. The sight is amazing: white and blue ice floes are drifting measuredly along the ice massif and sailing straight into the Atlantic.
  • Day 7: Lunar Landscapes of Lake Myvatn expand_more
    • And so we got to the North of Iceland. The path here is not so frequented by tourists because it is less accessible. So we can feel alone.
    • Have breakfast; we will go on a trip to Lake Myvatn. This is one of the largest and most mysterious lakes in Iceland. Because of the unusual landscape, many craters, and the blue tint of the water, it is called Lunar Lake. However, that's not all. Not far from here is another mysterious area - Dimmuborgir, which translates from Icelandic as "dark city". Everything we witness here was created thanks to a volcanic eruption that turned lava into basalt rocks. It will be a little creepy. 
    • Move to the Hverir Geothermal field, known for its "Martian" landscape. Why Martian? You will see dozens of its geysers scattered over the red-red land; you will understand what we are talking about.
    • At the end of the day, we will have a relaxing bath in thermal springs overlooking the beautiful landscapes of Lake Mývatn, and a little bit later, cosy cottages where we can barbecue and relax after a busy day.
  • Day 8: Whale Safari and Off-Sea Fishing expand_more
    • Start this day with a visit to the magical waterfall of the gods - Godafoss, where pagan idols were worshipped in ancient times. Furthermore, interesting! 
    • Head on to arrive at the fishing village of Hauganes, from where we will go on a boat tour of Eyjafjordur, the longest fjord in Iceland. This place is considered one of the best for whale watching! Whales can be seen at any time of the year, but the peak season is between June and August. In addition to whales, killer whales, porpoises, dolphins, and many other underwater inhabitants are also found here. So open your eyes wider - they are all hiding somewhere nearby! Here, on the boat, we will be
    • Go fishing in the waters of the fjord on our way back if you want to. And you may take with you everything you will catch. We will end the day in small cottages with a grill bar, where we can have a barbecue from the fish we caught or share photos from the walk.
  • Day 9: Mysteries of the Black Peninsula expand_more
    • Spend the day unravelling the story of the very "center of the Earth" that Jules Verne so masterfully described. What inspired the writer so much? We think the drawings of the Londrangar basalt cliff that rises from the Atlantic Ocean, like a dark castle. Few people know, but these rocks are the remains of a real crater, which has been destroyed by waves for centuries. 
    • Move to Mount Kirkjafell - both famous and mysterious. This place is shrouded in legends. Rumour has it that once a giant man lived here, who fled from Norway and settled underground in a lava cave. The locals still believe that the giant protects them from the forces of nature that live on Kirche Gora. Who knows, maybe we will be able to make friends with them? Further, according to the plan - we will go for a beautiful track for two kilometres between the two fishing villages of Heldnar and Arnastapi, as well as Dritvik beach with the wreckage of a sunken ship. 
  • Day 10: Hveragerdi Hot Springs expand_more
    • Move towards Reykjavik, but on the way, we will stop at another memorable place in Iceland – the Hveravellir valley. This place is considered secret because it is located in the vicinity of an extinct volcano. 
    • Do small trekking (total 5 ml or 8 km both ways) through the picturesque mountains, the endpoint of which will be hot rivers and delicious sweets and hot tea/coffee. 
    • Stay here until the evening, and then we will return to the capital to celebrate our trip with dinner in one of the restaurants.
  • Day 11: Last Day expand_more
    • Say a traditional goodbye to Iceland in the Blue Lagoon. A visit is optional, but all travellers are strongly advised not to miss the chance to soak in its healing waters. The visiting card of the country, the 25th wonder of the world - the lagoon will be remembered for a long time by its magical atmosphere. We wish you "vertu sæll!" that is "be happy!". 
What's Included
  • Accommodation in hotels 3*, guesthouses (in regions with no options) and cottages with Jacuzzi and/or BBQ facilities (total 10 nights)
  • Transport – the newest Hyundai Staria with a capacity of up to 7 people
  • Tour leader during all expedition
  • All entrance fees, parking lots and toll roads
  • Ticket to the Myvatn nature bath
  • Whale watching and fishing tour
  • All activities and places according to the program
What's Excluded
  • International flight to and from Reykjavik
  • Transfer from and to the airport 
  • Food (except breakfast in hotels where it is included)
  • Personal insurance
What to bring
  • Good trekking shoes (waterproof)
  • Jacket with long sleeves
  • Fleece jacket
  • Warm fleece jacket 
  • Warm pants
  • Warm socks 
  • Thermal underwear 
  • Warm hat and buff 
  • Fleece gloves
  • Bathing suit, towel and flip flops
Know before you go
  • Hi travellers! We are pleased to present to you our most intense itinerary in Iceland, which covers the entire northern island! During 11 days, you will get not only the standard set of Icelandic tourist experiences but also something completely incredible, like a track on the largest glacier in Europe or a walk deep into a volcano. We will also relax: each location, including overnight stops, was selected with inspiration. They say Icelandic sunsets are especially beautiful from thermal springs. Never checked? We'll fix it. Over the years of friendship with Iceland, we began to understand it as locals. And we will teach you, we promise!
Meeting Point

Reykjavík, Исландия

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 50% of the tour price.
Price Details
1 To 2 USD 3950 Per Person
3 To 6 USD 3650 Per Person
1 To 6 USD 3550 Per Person

This is a group tour

Private Tour Price USD 21900
Maximum no. of people 6
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