From  £1460
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Discover the Skogafoss waterfall
  • See the Eyjafjallajokull volcano
  • Stop at the Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon
  • Take the ferry to the Westman Islands
  • Visit the puffins in Storhofdi
  • See the famous great Geysir
  • Explore Thingvellir National Park
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Volcanoes & Glaciers of Iceland Group Tour

6 Day Tour, from £1460 per person

Icebergs, glaciers, hot springs and volcanoes are plentiful in Iceland, being one of the most geologically young and active areas in the world. This tour offers the perfect opportunity to witness and experience the marvels of Mother Nature in its purest form, exploring the main attractions of South Iceland, including the Westman Islands. Discover wonders such as the Strokkur Geysir, Eyjafjallajokull volcano, the Gulfoss Waterfalls and Vatnajokull glacier, as well as the magnificent natural landscape that surrounds them.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO REYKJAVIK
FLY TO REYKJAVIK
Arrive Reykjavik. Transfer to the hotel and check in for an overnight stay.
DAY 2
WESTMAN ISLANDS
WESTMAN ISLANDS
Depart Reykjavik and travel along the south coast to Landeyjarhofn harbour. After arriving at the pier at Bakkafjara, take the ferry to the Westman Islands and explore the largest of the islands, Heimaey. Visit the puffins in Storhofdi, walk up to the crater of a recently erupted volcano, visit Eldheimar Museum and explore the flora of a new lava field. After lunch, enjoy some free time to explore the islands at your leisure. Overnight in the Westman Islands depending on weather conditions. (B)
DAY 3
WESTMAN ISLANDS TO VIK
WESTMAN ISLANDS TO VIK
Take the ferry back from the Westman Islands and travel further on through fertile farmland and glacial rivers on the way to the Skogar and Skogafoss waterfalls. Visit the farmers of Thorvaldseyri Farm and the visitor’s centre located at the foot of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano, which famously erupted in the spring of 2010. Stop at the Skogar Folk Musem before continuing on to Solheimajokull Glacier where an optional glacial walking tour is offered. Overnight in Vik area. (B,D)
DAY 4
VIK
VIK
Travel via the Catholic convent at Kirkjubaejarklaustur towards Skaftafell National Park, one of Iceland’s most outstanding areas of natural beauty. The area is dominated by magnificent views of the mighty Vatnajokull, Europe’s largest glacier. Continue to the Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon, where huge icebergs float and grind together in the still deep waters of the lagoon, and embark on a boat tour. Overnight in Vik area. (B,D)
DAY 5
VIK TO REYKJAVIK
VIK TO REYKJAVIK
Depart for the Geysir area to see the famous great Geysir and Strokkur, a hot spring that spouts every few minutes. On to Gullfoss, one of Iceland’s most impressive waterfalls. The next stop is Thingvellir National Park, where the ancient parliament met for centuries on the shores of Iceland’s largest lake, before heading back to Reykjavik. Overnight in Reykjavik. (B)
DAY 6
FLY TO THE UK
FLY TO THE UK
Enjoy a visit to Blue Lagoon for a unique bathing experience. Transfer to airport for the flight back to UK. (B)

Pricing Information

6 day tour, from £1460 per person

Price Includes

  • Return flights in economy class with Icelandair from London Heathrow
  • All airport taxes
  • Return airport transfers by bus
  • 2 nights accommodation in Reykjavik
  • 3 nights accommodation whilst on escorted coach tour
  • Meals as specified on itinerary (B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner)
  • Roundtrip ferry fare to Westman Islands
  • Sightseeing tours with English-speaking guide
  • Non-guided tour to the Blue Lagoon (Incl. admission)

Price Excludes

  • Optional activities

Price Notes

We reserve the right to alter routes without prior notice due to road conditions.
Icelandair offers flights to Iceland from Birmingham, London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Aberdeen and Glasgow so please contact us for further information.
Itinerary Dates  
07 May 2017
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12 May 2017
14 May 2017
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19 May 2017
21 May 2017
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26 May 2017
28 May 2017
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02 Jun 2017
04 Jun 2017
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09 Jun 2017
11 Jun 2017
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16 Jun 2017
02 Jul 2017
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07 Jul 2017
09 Jul 2017
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14 Jul 2017
23 Jul 2017
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28 Jul 2017
30 Jul 2017
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04 Aug 2017
20 Aug 2017
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25 Aug 2017
27 Aug 2017
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01 Sep 2017
03 Sep 2017
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08 Sep 2017
10 Sep 2017
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15 Sep 2017
17 Sep 2017
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22 Sep 2017
24 Sep 2017
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29 Sep 2017

Tour Route Map


  1. Iceland, Reykjavik
  2. Iceland, Westman Islands
  3. Iceland, Skogafoss waterfall
  4. Iceland, Vik
  5. Iceland, Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon
  6. Iceland, Vik
  7. Iceland, Reykjavik
  8. Iceland, Blue Lagoon

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Reviews

Shane was a marvellous help with booking – especially the Greenland extension. Everything went so smoothly.

I can highly recommend both parts Iceland and Greenland.

Many thanks Shane. 

Ms. Morley
June 7, 2013
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