8 Days Iceland Full Circle Guided Tour
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8 Days Iceland Full Circle Guided Tour

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4 days or more

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Departures from August 2020 through April 2021 get HKD1000 extra discount per person if the booking on or before 31 July 2020

 

Why we love this tour


  • Fully escorted tour around Iceland’s Ring Road
  • Explore two national parks
  • The Golden circle including Þingvellir,Geysir & Gullfoss
  • Mývatn Nature Baths, including towel
  • Visits to small local museums, cultural experiences and soft adventures
  • Visit to Icelandic horse stables & geothermal greenhouse
  • 2x evenings with Northern Lights Academy (from mid-September to mid-April)

Detailed description

Travel on Iceland’s ring road and discover stunning scenery and dramatic landscapes: volcanoes, lava fields, hot springs, mountains, fjords, glaciers, glacier lagoon and waterfalls. Enjoy a leisurely group tour on Iceland’s ring road, combining nature, soft adventure, and cultural experiences. Chances to see the Northern Lights during departures from mid-September to mid-April. Join this amazing and complete circle tour of Iceland, a bestseller all year round! Hunt the Midnight Sun in the Summer and the Northern Lights in the Winter.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 – Welcome to Iceland 

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Individual transfer by Flybus shuttle bus from Keflavik airport to your accommodation in Reykjavik.

Overnight at Icelandair Hotel Natura in Reykjavik or similar Hotel

 

Day 2 – Volcano Crater, Seals, Fjords & Mountains 

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At 09:00 meet our tour guide and depart from the Hotel. Travel west along the scenic Hvalfjörður fjord and the town of Borgarnes. Easy hike on Grábrók volcano crater in the middle of a greenish lava field. In the afternoon visit a natural history & seal museum in the fishing village of Hvammstangi. Further north stop at the turf church of Víðimýri and then continue along scenic fjord landscape and over several mountain passes until we reach Akureyri, the capital of North Iceland.

Overnight at Icelandair Hotel Akureyri in Akureyri or similar

 

Day 3 –The Capital of North Iceland, Lake Mývatn & Geothermal baths

Goðafoss — Josh Ellis Photography

In the morning explore the town of Akureyri, also called the capital of North Iceland: visit the botanical garden, walk the streets, and admire the panoramic view over the Eyjafjörður fjord. In the afternoon travel to Goðafoss – the waterfalls of the Gods. Then explore Lake Mývatn, known as a geological wonderland, and for its abundant birdlife. See the strange lava formations at Kálfaströnd, the pseudo craters at Skútustaðir and the tephra cone Hverfjall. End the afternoon relaxing in the geothermal Mývatn Nature Baths with a fantastic view over the whole area.

There is a possibility of seeing the Northern Lights during the evening from mid-September to mid-April.

Overnight at Sel-Hotel Mývatn in Mývatn or similar 

 

Day 4 – Lava Labyrinth, Námaskarð with bubbling mud pools & Travel East

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In the morning walk in the lava labyrinth at Dimmuborgir “the dark castles”, hoping to get a glimpse of the trolls who are said to live there. In the afternoon, visit the hot spring area of Námaskarð with bubbling mud pools and steaming solfataras. Head through the uninhabited highlands and moon-like surroundings to East Iceland. From June to August the tour includes a detour to the powerful waterfall Dettifoss.

Overnight at Icelandair Hotel Hérað, Egilsstaðir (Oct-Apr) or Álfheimar Guesthouse (May-Sept) or similar

 

Day 5 –East Fjords 

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It’s a day to admire the dramatic fjord landscape and its tiny fishing villages at the end of twisty roads in the East Fjords and on route visit an interesting stone and mineral collection. In the afternoon see Vatnajökull – Europe’s biggest glacier that is visible all over Southeast Iceland.

There is a possibility of seeing the Northern Lights during the evening from mid-September to mid-April.

Please note that itinerary on this specific day can change due to seasonal factors, such as daylight.

Overnight at Hotel Hofn in Hofn or similar

 

Day 6 –Vatnajökull National Park, Glacier Lagoon, Diamond Beach & South Coast 

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Start the day with a stop at Jökulsárlón, a glacial lagoon filled with floating icebergs, and explore the extraordinary site where you might see seals swimming in arctic waters. Depending on the season optional boat trips are available. You can walk on the so-called Diamond Beach, where large icebergs get stranded. Travel along the southern part of the glacier Vatnajökull and spend time at Europe’s largest national park, which has Iceland’s highest mountains, an alpine environment, and Europe’s largest glacier.
In the afternoon, a beautiful drive with many natural wonders awaits us as we head across the Eldhraun lava field, cross the sandy desert of the south coast, overlooked by mountainous cliffs, glaciers and waterfalls. Stroll along the black lava beach of Reynisfjara near Vík. In the small village of Skógar, there is Skógafoss waterfall which is 60 meters high and is one of the most impressive waterfalls in the country. Continue to the high but narrow Seljalandsfoss waterfall which plunges over the mountain. There is an interesting trail that goes behind the fall – if you are prepared to get wet! Further west stops at the Lava Centre and learn about Iceland’s volcanic activity.

There is a possibility of seeing the Northern Lights during the evening from mid-September to mid-April.

Please note that itinerary on this specific day can change due to seasonal factors, such as daylight.

Overnight at Hotel Eyjafjallajökull in Hvolsvöllur

 

Day 7 –Icelandic Horses & Golden Circle

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Explore classics today as we travel the route of the Golden Circle sights. Start the day at Friðheimar, where you learn about the Icelandic horse, its special qualities and history, and visit a geothermal greenhouse. Later on, see steam from the Geysir geothermal fields as we arrive. There is a variety of hot springs and bubbling pools. The original geyser is now dormant but has been replaced by Strokkur “the Churn” which erupts at 5-10 minute intervals. Continue to Gullfoss, “the golden falls“, which is a double waterfall that tumbles 34 meters into the Hvítá river and attracts travelers in summer and winter. Travel inland to Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. As we return to Reykjavík, we take you for a short city tour to show highlights of the world’s northernmost capital.

Northern Lights: From mid-September to mid-April optional Northern Lights evening tours can be booked at the lobby of your hotel, should weather conditions be favorable.

Overnight at Icelandair Hotel in Reykjavík or similar

 

Day 8-Departure Home 

Individual transfer by Flybus airport shuttle to Keflavík Airport.

Included

  • Arrival & departure airport transfer by Flybus shuttle (no guide)
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • 7 nights accommodation in rooms with shower/WC
  • 6 days escorted bus tour with English-speaking guide/driver-guide
  • 7x breakfast
  • 2x evenings with Northern Lights Academy (from mid-September to mid-April)
  • Natural history & Seal museum in Hvammstangi
  • Viðimýri turf church
  • Mývatn Nature Baths including towel
  • Visit to a stone collection
  • Exhibition and 4K movie at Lava Centre in Hvolsvöllur
  • Icelandic horse stables & geothermal greenhouse
  • Complementaries entrance fees, Free wi-fi on the bus , use of snow & ice grippers spike , flashlight for winter departure 

Excluded

  • Any private expenses
  • Any additional services
  • All meals not listed under “included”
  • Single supplement (mandatory when in single room)

Price

Departure MonthsDeparture Days Half Room Sharing Rate Child(8-11 Years) with bedSingle Room Rate
Jul,20203,17,31HKD 17890HKD 14315HKD 23480
Aug,202021HKD 17890HKD 14315HKD 23480
Sep,20204,11,18,25HKD 17890HKD 14315HKD 23480
Oct,20202,9,16,23,30HKD 14535HKD 11485HKD 18665
Nov,20206,13,20,27HKD 13675HKD 10940HKD 18320
Dec,20204,11HKD 13675HKD 10940HKD 18320
Jan,20218,15,22,29HKD 13245HKD 10560HKD 17630
Feb,20215,12,19,26HKD 13245HKD 10560HKD 17630
Mar,20215,12,19,26HKD 13245HKD 10560HKD 17630
Apr,20212,9,16,23,30HKD 13245HKD 10560HKD 17630

Note regarding pricing:

  • Most double rooms in Iceland are actually twin-bedded rooms. When traveling with a child, there is a possibility to add a little bed in the double room.
  • Triple rooms not available for this tour
  • Minimum age: 8 years old
  • Accommodations are subject to change
  • Child with bed rate are base on child will be sharing room with parents)
  • Rates are in Hong Kong Currency & All rates are subject to change.

Group size: Maximum group size: 30 persons

Cancellation Policy

  • All cancellations must be emailed to hello@icelandeasy.com. Cancellation by Whatsapp, Facebook, or other channels will not be accepted. A cancellation fee charge as follow:
Days Cancellations charge
29 working days or above notice20%
8-28 working days notice 50%
Within 8 working days notice 100%

**Working days notice (excluding Saturday, Sunday & Public holiday in Hong Kong)

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Please email to hello@icelandeasy.com if you wish to book this tour.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

  • Itineraries may be subject to change at short notice during severe weather conditions and certain outdoor activities/day trips may be canceled during the winter season in Iceland. In these rare cases, where situations of force majeure apply, excursions/activities cannot be refunded but the local guides will try their best to find reasonable alternatives where and whenever possible.