All Iceland Explorer

Starting from: Reykjavík
Season: All year
Duration: 7+ days

A tour that takes you on the main highlights of the Ring Road, through the remote Westfjords and the beautiful Snaefellsnes peninsula.

During the tour, you will visit the Golden Circle area, the South with its glaciers, black sand beaches and waterfalls, the East and Westfjords, many geothermal areas, as well as the beautiful Snaefellsnes. An express tour of Iceland for those who want to experience as much as possible during a week's travel.

Day 1 - We depart from Reykjavik and start by exploring the Golden Circle with multiple stops including Thingvellir national park, Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir geyser area. Possibility of fitting a Blue Lagoon visit into the itinerary. We travel onwards to the south coast at the end of the day.

Day 2 - The scenic South Shore including these highlights: Seljalandsfoss & Skogafoss waterfalls, Dyrholaey island, Reynisfjara black sand beach and Reynisdrangar ocean columns, and glimpses of some of Iceland's most famous volcanoes including Hekla, Katla and Eyjafjallajokull. We finish the day in the southeast close to the great Vatnajokull glacier.

Day 3 - This day is extremely beautiful as we travel along the Vatnajokull glacier and visit the Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon, Skaftafell & enjoy the towering Eastfjords. Overnight in the Eastfjords.

Day 4 - Explore the diversity of Lake Myvatn in detail and the powerful waterfalls of Dettifoss & Godafoss. We enjoy a late afternoon and overnight stay in the cultural town of Akureyri, Iceland's largest settlement outside of the Reykjavik area.

Day 5 - Travel from Akureyri to the Westfjords, via the wonderful countryside of the Northwest and the winding fjords of Ísafjarðardjúp bay. Overnight in the picturesque town of Ísafjörður.

Day 6 - Today we explore the fantastic Westfjords, including the majestic Dynjandi waterfall, the towering Latrabjarg cliffs, and the serene Raudasandur beach. Early evening ferry over Breiðafjörður bay to the charming Stykkishólmur town where we stay overnight.

Day 7 - We wrap up our Iceland adventure on the volcanic Snæfellsnes peninsula, where we will enjoy the amazing Snæfellsjökull glacier and the various craters & impressive beaches scattered around the Snaefellsnes national park.

Note that the above itinerary can be tailor made as per preferences. This is an express itinerary and the same sightseeing can not be covered in less time than seven days, but we can add as many extra days as you like to slow down the pace of the trip and allow time for day tours & other local experiences along the way.

Included:

- A private guided sightseeing tour with English speaking driver guide and one of the following vehicles: super jeep, mini-bus or bus
- Optional extra hands-free guide (mandatory for groups with 16+ pax)
- Hotel accommodation with breakfast, class as per preference

To bring:

- Multi-layered clothing suitable for the weather in Iceland, including at least a thermal base layer, fleece and wind- and water-proof pants and jacket
- Hiking boots
- Cap and gloves
- Don't forget your camera!