Complete Iceland

Main destination Iceland, Iceland · About Adventure

9 Days | Complete Iceland

Main destination Iceland, Iceland · About Adventure
It’s a pretty big boast to claim a nine-day tour as being “complete,” but just wait until you see what we’ve stuffed into this one. Blending lots of free time to explore the quirky Icelandic capital of Reykjavík with the very best of the country’s fascinating natural sights — the lava formations of Dimmuborgir, the stunning fjords and glaciers near Höfn, and the hot springs and waterfalls of the Golden Circle, and access to the infamous Blue Lagoon, just to name a few — you’ll be stunned at just how much amazingness fits into such a short stretch of time. 

Tour date – June 25-July 3, 2020



Included in this package
  • Roundtrip Airfare from Calgary
  • Hotel accommodations (8 nights).
  • 8 breakfasts (Allow USD445-580 for meals not included)
  • Private minivan/bus
 
$5695 pp based on double occupancy
 
Deposit is $500pp

Final payment is April 15, 2020

Please check the tour tab for our terms and conditions

Itinerary

Day 1: Reykjavík

Arrive at any time.

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 2: Reykjavík/Akureyri

Reykjavík/Akureyri
Drive to Akureyri, stopping for lunch at a local cantina. Explore the town.

Today, opt to go on a whale-watching excursion. On the checkout page, you can pre-book a single-day activity (choose 'Whale Watching from Dalvik') or make the most of your trip by pre-booking an activity bundle (select 'Whales and Glaciers Bundle') on the checkout page.

Eyjafjörður is a scenic spot to enjoy the local wildlife and small villages in the area.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3: Akureyri/Borgarfjörður

Akureyri/Borgarfjörður
Stop at Goðafoss Waterfall en route to Mývatn Lake. Explore lava formations of Dimmuborgir and the geothermal area of Námaskarð. Visit Dettifoss Waterfall before arriving in Borgarfjörður for a night in a local guesthouse.

Head to Mývatn Lake, stopping en route at Goðafoss Waterfall. In Mývatn, explore lava formations of Dimmuborgir and the geothermal area of Námaskarð.

Visit Dettifoss Waterfall, one of the most powerful waterfalls in Europe.

Reach Borgarfjörður in the East Fjords region for a night in a local guesthouse.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 4: Borgarfjörður/Hofn

Leave beautiful Borgarfjörður behind and travel down the coast driving through the beautiful and majestic eastern fjords. En route to Hofn, catch a glimpse of Vatnajokull glacier, the largest ice cap in Europe.


Höfn is known as the lobster capital of Iceland, so include a sample of this delicacy in your plans.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 5: Hofn/Vik

Hofn/Vik
Marvel at the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, with a chance to see seals sunbathing on the bright blue ice. The massive icebergs floating towards shore tower over visitors. Opt to check out the lagoon by boat.

Continue on to Skaftafell National Park with time to explore before continuing on in the evening to the small town of Vík.


Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6: Vik/Reykjavík

Visit Reynisfjara Beach. Continue along the Golden Circle to Drumbo. Stop at the waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Gullfoss. Explore the Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir Hot Springs and Þingvellir National Park. Visit a G Adventures-supported sustainable community dedicated to helping people with disabilities. Arrive to Reykjavík in the early evening.


Meals included: Breakfast

Day 7: Reykjavík

Free day to explore the city and surrounding area. Opt to explore this quaint town, or get your adrenaline pumping on one of the many activities available around Reykjavík.


Meals included: Breakfast

Day 8: Reykjavík

Free day to explore the city and surrounding area. Opt to explore this quaint town, or get your adrenaline pumping on one of the many activities available around Reykjavík.

There's plenty to see and do in Reykjavík, and we wanted to make sure that you had some time to take it all in. Feel free to relax or try optional activities like hiking over glaciers, whale-watching off the coast, and snorkelling between two continents.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 9: Reykjavík

Reykjavík
Visit the famous Blue Lagoon en route to Keflavik airport.

You will arrive at the Blue Lagoon by 10:00am. After having enjoyed all that the Blue Lagoon has to offer, you can either return to Reykjavík or be dropped off at Keflavík International Airport (KEF) on the included shuttles. Timetables will be available on site.

Meals included: Breakfast
Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.

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