Iceland Adventure

8 Day Guided Tour from Reykjavik to Reykjavik with Globus

Read 9 reviews and enjoy exclusive savings on Globus 8 Day Iceland Adventure. Iceland is a country known for its natural wonders: glaciers, active volcanoes, black-sand beaches, geothermal areas, roaring rivers, majestic waterfalls, and beautiful lakes. On this Iceland tour,...read more

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Guided Tour Starts In
Starts In
Reykjavik
Guided Tour Ends In
Ends In
Reykjavik
Accomodation
Accomodation
4 - 4.5 Star
44
Max Group Size
44
Guided Tour
Trip Style
Guided Tour
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
Iceland
Trip Operated By:
Globus
Globus
696 Reviews
Trip Reviews:
4.8 out of 5
9 Reviews
Trip Code:
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Itinerary

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1 Arrive In Reykjavik, Iceland
Welcome to Reykjavik! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)
2 Reykjavik - Hellisheidarvirkjun - Geysir - Gullfoss - Thingvellir - Borgarnes
After an orientation drive of cosmopolitan Reykjavik, enjoy an interesting visit to the geothermal heat and electric POWER STATION in HellisheiOarvirkjun. Next, see the hot springs at the Geysir geothermal area and look forward to meeting the chef of the Geysir restaurant. Taste freshly baked bread, which is cooked using the heat from the hot springs, and served with Icelandic butter, boiled eggs and herring, and a glass of Geysir schnapps, served at freezing point. Then, marvel at the mighty Gullfoss waterfall and stop in Thingvellir, a geological paradise. Here, you will walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and European tectonic plates. (B/D) Today's Distance: 31 mi / 50 km
3 Borgarnes - Hauganes - Akureyri
A real treat! At Hauganes, embark for an unforgettable experience: watch whales in their natural habitat! Continue to Akureyri for your overnight stay. (B/D) Today's Distance: 217 mi / 350 km
4 Akureyri - Godafoss - Lake Myvatn - Borgarfjordur Eystri
During your orientation of the capital of northern Iceland, hear about the city's history after it was established as a trading centre in 1602. Visit the BOTANICAL GARDEN, featuring specimens of almost all native Icelandic plants. Then, admire GoOafoss, known as the "Waterfall of the Gods." Enjoy a scenic drive to the lovely blue Lake Myvatn, teeming with bird life in one of Iceland's prettiest areas, and stop at the Myvatn Nature Baths, a set of geothermally heated pools and steam baths. Before arriving in BorgarfjorOur Eystri, take pictures of the most powerful waterfall in Europe, Dettifoss (road conditions permitting). You may even see puffins, known as the "clowns of the sea" (end of April to mid-August). (B/D) Today's Distance: 190 mi / 305 km
5 Borgarfjordur Eystri - Hofn
In the morning, enjoy a "Meet the Locals" walking tour and hear about life in the rural Icelandic countryside over the centuries. Follow the eastern coast, where the first Irish missionaries settled some 200 years ago, and arrive in Hofn. (B/D) Today's Distance: 159 mi / 256 km
6 Hofn - Lake Jokulsarlon - Skaftafell National Park - Vik Area
Highlight of the day is a stop at Lake Jokulsarlon, where some of the most spectacular scenes of the James Bond movie Die Another Day were filmed. Watch how the largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajokull, flows into the lake, forming icebergs. An exciting optional boat trip is available through the icebergs (mid-May to September, weather permitting). Drive through the national park at Skaftafell and arrive at your overnight hotel. (B/D) Today's Distance: 169 mi / 272 km
7 Vik Area - Seljalandsfoss - Reykjavik
Along the South shore enjoy views of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano, well known for the eruption that generated the massive ash cloud in 2010, then stop at spectacular Seljalandsfoss waterfall before returning to Reykjavik. This afternoon, join an optional excursion to the Blue Lagoon. Tonight, a farewell dinner awaits at one of Reykjavik's fine restaurants to celebrate your Icelandic Adventure. (B/D) Today's Distance: 118 mi / 190 km
8 Reykjavik
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

Globus Inclusions

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Trip Inclusions
  • REYKJAVIK: Welcome dinner; orientation; farewell dinner at a local restaurant
  • HELLISHEIDARVIRKJUN: Visit the geothermal heat and electric power station
  • GEYSIR: Admire the hot springs; taste local specialties and drink a glass of schnapps
  • GULLFOSS: Marvel at the waterfall
  • THINGVELLIR: Walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and the European tectonic plates
  • HAUGANES: Boat cruise, see whales in their natural habitat
  • AKUREYRI: Orientation, visit the Botanical Garden
  • GODAFOSS: See the "Waterfall of the Gods"
  • LAKE MYVATN: Stop at the Myvatn Nature Baths
  • DETTIFOSS: Admire the most powerful waterfall in Europe
  • BORGARFJORDUR EYSTRI: Walking tour
  • LAKE JOKULSARLON: See the setting of James Bond's Die Another Day and see the largest glacier in Europe
  • SKAFTAFELL: Drive through the national park
  • SELJALANDSFOSS: Admire the waterfall
  • MEALS: Full buffet breakfast (B) daily; 7 three-course dinners (D), including a dinner at a local restaurant in Reykjavik
  • TRANSPORTATION: Motorcoach; boat cruise
  • FREE WI-FI: available in most hotel lobbies
  • Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable
Included Meals
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • 7 Dinners
Accommodation
  • Hotel Classifications: First Class (F)
  • Reykjavik Hilton Reykjavik Nordica (F) or Fosshotel Reykjavik (F), Borgarnes Icelandair Hamar (F), Akureyri Kea (F), Borgarfjörður Eystri Alfheimar Country Hotel (F), Höfn Höfn (F), Vik Area Katla (F)
Trip Notes
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included
  • Hotels outside of Reykjavik may not always be of the standard usually expected
  • Certain features are subject to nature’s law
Sightseeing & VIP Access
Sightseeing & VIP Access
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Expert Local Guides
Expert Local Guides
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Culture Through Cuisine
Culture Through Cuisine
Globus has the recipe for a great holiday. Savour the flavours of Europe through its regional cuisine. Read more
Superior Hotels
Superior Hotels
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Travel in Style
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Local Favourites
Local Favourites
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Reviews (9)

8 Day Iceland Adventure reviews from past clients of Global Journeys.

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“Magic Iceland ”
- QLD, Australia Sep 2019 1 Helpful Vote

A breathtaking experience. Awesome scenery at every turn though the tour could have taken us to explore Black Beach further as a group. We had the opportunity to see the Northern Lights and taste Icelandic cuisine. I believe the tour should have included a walking tour of Reykjavík and the opportunity to visit the Sun Voyager, Harpa and Church which was omitted from the tour.

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“Iceland was amazing”
- VIC, Australia Aug 2018 3 Helpful Votes

We both loved Iceland. It had so much to offer and the accommodation was excellent. There is so much diversity in this small country and so much to see, certainly one to add to any bucket list.

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“Taste of Iceland”
- VIC, Australia Aug 2018

This was a convenient way to see many highlights of Iceland. Stress free with no driving to do and no worries about booking accommodation and tours. Some days were very long with too much time at rest stops and insufficient time before dinner but overall we enjoyed the tour and travelled through some stunning scenery.

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“Spectacular Iceland”
- QLD, Australia Aug 2017 3 Helpful Votes View Photo

This is a fantastic tour to an extraordinarily, magnificent part of the world. All aspects of the tour were well organised. The Tour leader was enthusiastic, organised and informative which made for a seamless experience for us. We would thoroughly recommend this tour. Put in on your bucket list, sooner rather than later!

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“Iceland - too much to see, too little time”
- NSW, Australia Jul 2017 6 Helpful Votes View Photo

Iceland was certainly more than I expected. The diversity of the terrain and sights - from lava fields, miles of moss covered rocks, green farmland, majestic waterfalls, ice flows, whales and hot springs - were fascinating. Holm, our tour guide, was exceptional, regaling us with Icelandic history and stories of vikings and trolls. We also had great weather with day time temperatures up to the low twenties (celcius) and lots of sunshine, amazing for the beginning of August....read more

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