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    5 days - Independent stopover tour of Iceland in the glory of summer.

    Join us for a summer escape to the land of ice and fire in the middle of the North Atlantic. We will take you out to see the most famous sights around the Golden Circle and the South Coast of Iceland. To get you into the holiday mood, stop at the Blue Lagoon for a soak in the warm healing waters on the way into Reykjavik.

    We can adapt this itinerary around the length of your Iceland stopover.

    Day 1
    Arrive Reykjavik and visit Blue Lagoon
    Day 2
    Round trip day tour visiting the Geysir Hot Spring, Strokkur Hot Spring, Gullfoss Waterfall, Þingvellir National Park and Iceland’s settlement history
    Day 3
    Round Trip day tour to see Skógafoss Waterfall, Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, Eyjafjallajökull Glacier View, Reynisfjara Black Beach, Sólheimajökull Glacier View and Vik
    Day 4
    Reykjavik - optional activities such as 'Inside the Volcano' tour or a visit to the Secret Lagoon
    Day 5
    Depart Reykjavik
    Start/End Place
    Reykjavik, Iceland tours
    Country Visited
    Iceland tours
    Duration
    5 Days
    Suitability
    Easy independent holiday suitable for singles & couples
    Code
    FIB003

    Details

    Transportation

    Day tours in minivan, shuttle from city to airport via Blue Lagoon

    Included
    • 4 nights at centrally located 3.5 star hotel in Reykjavik
    • Meet & Greet service at hotel
    • Daily breakfast
    • Golden Circle day tour, max. 16 people
    • South Coast day tour, max. 16 people
    • Entrance to Blue Lagoon
    • Transfers to the Blue Lagoon
    • 24-hour emergency service
    • Taxes and service fees
    Not Included
    • Meals not specified in the itinerary
    • Transfers from hotel to airport on final day. We can arrange a private transfer if you wish.
    • Gratitudes and items of personal nature
    • Travel insurance
    • International or domestic flights

    Itinerary

    Day 1 - Arrive Reykjavik and visit Blue Lagoon

    Arrive into Reykjavik and take the shuttle to the Blue Lagoon. Your flights generally arrives early in the morning so this is a nice way to refresh and relax before your check in time in Reykjavik. Your luggage will be stored for you when you are within the Blue Lagoon complex.

    Afterwards, continue into Reykjavik. The afternoon and evening is yours to explore this compact city. Be sure to check out the new Harp Opera house on the harbour. Approximately 1 hour from the airport.

    Visit the new Aurora Reykjavik Museum in the heart of downtown - it opened May 2013. It is Iceland's first educational and recreational Northern Lights Center where multimedia is used to explain when, why and how the Northern Lights work, with the highlights being large HD projection of the Aurora's.

    Accommodation
    Alda Hotel or similar
    Restaurants
    Matarkjallarinn Food Cellar and Cocktails
    Optional Add Ons
    Puffin Watching from Reykjavik

    Day 2 - Round trip day tour visiting the Geysir Hot Spring, Strokkur Hot Spring, Gullfoss Waterfall, Þingvellir National Park and Iceland’s settlement history

    Day tour to the Golden Circle and Southern Iceland region. You will be picked up by small bus from your hotel - Þingvellir National Park, home of Iceland’s ancient Viking parliament and listed as a UNESCO’s World Heritage site will be our first stop. There you will take a walk to experience firsthand the geological phenomenon that is the Mid-Atlantic ridge.

    From Þingvellir you will head east over Lyngdalsheiði following a mountain road with great views of the rugged lava fields, passing Laugarvatn lake. You arrive at Haukadalur, home of the great Geysir and the reliable Strokkur geyser that erupts with 3 to 7 minutes intervals. Next the magnificent Gullfoss awaits us as it comes cascading down the white colored Hvítá river.

    Meals
    1 Breakfast
    Transportation
    8 - 9 hour duration with food & comfort stops. Maximum number on your day tour: 16 people
    Accommodation
    Alda Hotel or similar

    Day 3 - Round Trip day tour to see Skógafoss Waterfall, Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, Eyjafjallajökull Glacier View, Reynisfjara Black Beach, Sólheimajökull Glacier View and Vik

    An early start to travel to the south coast of Iceland with its black beaches, picturesque waterfalls and magnificent glaciers. On our way you will witness the many sides of Icelandic nature and culture. Skógafoss Waterfall, Reynisfjara Beach, Sólaheimasandur Glacier view and Vík Village are among highlights. Farms, small villages, horses grazing amidst Glaciers, active geothermal areas, black sand deserts and terrific cliffs will capture your eye and provide endless photo opportunities. You will arrive back in Reykjavík early in the evening, giving you plenty of time to explore the downtown area, with its museums, cafés and shops, before dinner.

    Be sure to carry warm clothing, rain gear, good shoes, bathing suit and towel. During the tour we break for refreshments at a local restaurant or café. Maximum number on your day tour: 16 people

    Meals
    1 Breakfast
    Accommodation
    Alda Hotel or similar

    Day 4 - Reykjavik - optional activities such as 'Inside the Volcano' tour or a visit to the Secret Lagoon

    Today is a free day in Reykjavik, an easy city to explore on foot or bike. Feel the fresh air on your face with a visit the harbour and perhaps enjoy a food tour of this small capital. If you're interested in experiencing the city's thriving coffee culture, head to the main street, Laugavegur, to enjoy its various shops and cosy cafes.

    Optional day tours include the 'Inside the Volcano' or the 'Inside the Glacier' tour which we would recommend booking before you travel.

    Meals
    1 Breakfast
    Accommodation
    Alda Hotel or similar
    Optional Add Ons
    Whale Watching from Reykjavik

    Day 5 - Depart Reykjavik

    Our services end after breakfast.

    Meals
    1 Breakfast
    Dates & Prices

    All prices listed are per person. Superior: Private transfers and upgraded hotel in Reykjavik.

    For the ultimate upgrade, consider a stay at the new Retreat at Blue Lagoon.

    Dates
    Valid From
    Valid To
    From Price
    Status
    Accommodation
    1 Jun 2022
    30 Sep 2022
    1 Jun 2022
    30 Sep 2022
    EUR 1,673
    Available
    Standard
    1 Jun 2022
    30 Sep 2022
    1 Jun 2022
    30 Sep 2022
    EUR 963
    Available
    Extra for Single
    1 Jun 2022
    30 Sep 2022
    1 Jun 2022
    30 Sep 2022
    EUR 2,115
    Available
    Superior

    Important Information

    This itinerary can be shortened according to your stopover plans. Your flight is likely to arrive in the early morning - we can pick you up at the airport, whisk you to the Blue Lagoon for an early dip and store your luggage before travelling into Reykjavik (60 mins drive away). Ask us about private transfers.

    Please note that the authorities of Reykjavik City has announced changes to the current arrangement for tour bus traffic in Reykjavik City Centre, effective from 15th of July, 2017. The area where buses are not allowed to drive has been increased in size, and locations, numbers and names of the designated bus stops have been changed.

    This may affect the pick-up and drop-off locations for your activities and transfers. If you have airport transfers with shuttle, you will need to carry your luggage (200 metres to 300 metres) to / from the bus stop to your hotel.

    Lunch can be purchased along the way during the day trips or bring your own. Boots can also be hired if necessary.

    The program is flexible and can be tailored to your preferences.

    SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL:

    Your accommodation in Iceland is part of small group of Icelandic hotels which we have selected due to their standout environmental credentials. They achieved international environmental certification ISO 14001 in 2015 and are the only hotels in Iceland to achieve this certification, which provides complete transparency to customers on their environmental standards. They have been awarded numerous awards for their efforts in sustainability over the years, including 'Environmental Company of the Year' 2017. They pledge to; reduce waste and increase recycling, choose nature-friendly products and services, emphasize using local products and Icelandic ingredients, to follow the current environmental legislation and aim to exceed it, inform guests about their environmental policy and how they can participate and help educate employees and service providers about environmental issues.

    Your boutique stay near the Blue Lagoon uses geothermal heating and electricity throughout the hotel, has replaced all light sources with LED bulbs, providing recycling facilities in all rooms and offers electric cars for rent for guests.

    The Blue Lagoon, as well as being one of Iceland’s most iconic tourist attractions, has equally impressive credentials, and are winners of the 2021 'Environmental Company of the Year'. Their renewable electrical and thermal energy is provided by a nearby geothermal power plant and other recent projects include the installation of electric charging stations, education for employees about the effects of climate change, raised awareness regarding food waste in the staff canteens, a general overall reduction of other forms of waste and an increase in recycling, and offsetting all of their emissions.

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