From  £5595
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Discover desolate volcanic highlands and explore awe-inspiring coastal vistas
  • Admire majestic waterfalls, colourful boiling mud pits & hot springs
  • Travel to the Geysir hot spring area and journey to Þingvellir National Park
  • Relax in the famous Blue Lagoon
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Across The Wilderness Group Tour

12 Day Tour, from £5595 per person
Itinerary Dates
2024
27 Jun  -  08 Jul
04 Jul  -  15 Jul
11 Jul  -  22 Jul
01 Aug  -  12 Aug
22 Aug  -  02 Sep

Combine Iceland’s traditional scenic routes with the uninhabited volcanic highlands on this small group adventure tour.

From the lurching icebergs of Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon in the south, embark on a journey in specially modified vehicles through a dramatic wilderness where the deep valleys and sculpted mountains were formed in Ice Age eruptions.

Maximum group size on this highland adventure is 24 people.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO REYKJAVIK
Reykjavík - Iceland

Arrive Reykjavík. Transfer to the hotel and check in for an overnight stay.

 

 

DAY 2
GOLDEN CIRCLE
Strokkur geyser - Iceland

Visit Þingvellir National Park, the ancient site of the world's first outdoor parliament then travel to the geysir geothermal area to witness the famous Strokkur geyser as well as numerous other boiling mud pools and hot springs. Continue onwards to the spectacular Gullfoss, the 'Golden Falls', one of the most impressive waterfalls in Europe. Overnight in Hella area. (B,D*)

 

*Two-course or buffet dinner included

DAY 3
SOUTH ICELAND
Seljalandsfoss waterfall - Iceland

Visit the picturesque waterfalls of Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss, before reaching Dyrhólaey Nature Reserve**, a small headland where in the spring months puffins nest. Stop in Vik before crossing the Myrdalssandur volcanic ash outwash plains, then pass through Eldhraun, the largest mass of lava ever to flow on earth. Overnight in Kirkjubaejarklaustur area. (B,D*)

 

*Two-course or buffet dinner included

 

**Please note that Dyrholaey is closed during nesting season, approximately mid-May until June 25th.

 

 

 

 

DAY 4
SKAFTAFELL NATIONAL PARK
Skaftafell National Park - Iceland

Drive towards the Vatnajökull ice cap, by far the largest in Europe. Circumnavigate the Öræfajökull volcano featuring Iceland's highest point, Hvannadalshnjukur. Visit Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon, where huge icebergs loom and lurch on the water, and embark on a zodiac boat tour. Continue on your way, pass by several outlet glaciers and, en route, enjoy magnificent views of Skaftafell National Park. Overnight in Kirkjubaejarklaustur area. (B,D*)

 

*Two-course or buffet dinner included

 

 

DAY 5
LANDMANNALAUGAR
Landmannalaugar area - Iceland

Travel to Landmannalaugar, a magnificent area surrounded by colourful rhyolite mountains. This pearl of the interior consists of deep valleys and sculptured, often mossy mountains, many formed in volcanic eruptions under ice-age icecaps, forging a powerfully colourful experience. Overnight in Þjórsárdalur area. (B,D*)

 

*Two-course or buffet dinner included

DAY 6
LANDMANNALAUGAR TO LAKE MYVATN
Sprengisandur highland route - Iceland

Discover hidden parts of the Icelandic interior, exploring the vast and desolate wilderness of the Sprengisandur highland route. With no bridges over the rivers, several river crossings are made on this rough track. Overnight in Mývatn area . (B,L,D*)

 

*Two-course or buffet dinner included

 

Please note: in case Sprengisandur is closed, your group will take the Kjolur highland route instead

 

 

DAY 7
LAKE MYVATN
Lake Mývatn - Iceland

Today reach the nature reserve of Lake Mývatn - a paradise for nature enthusiasts and bird watchers - displaying some of the most visually bizarre attractions in the region as the colourful boiling mud pits of Hverarond and the still-warm lava fields of Krafla volcano. Continue to thundering Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe, and discover the serene horseshoe-shaped canyon of Asbyrgi National park that according to myth, is the hoof print left by Sleipnir, the magical eight-legged horse of the Norse god Odin. In the afternoon, visit the pretty fishing village of Husavik before returning to your accommodation. Overnight in Mývatn area. (B,D*)

 

*Two-course or buffet dinner included

 

 

 

 

DAY 8
ASKJA CALDERA
Lake Askja - Iceland

Today discover the Askja caldera - a sunken crater located in Vatnajökull National Park -, formed by a volcanic eruption during the last Ice Age. See the mountain-ringed Lake Askja and visit Drekagil, the Dragon Valley, famous for its strangely shaped lava formations. Overnight in Mývatn area . (B,L,D*)

 

*Two-course dinner included

DAY 9
LAKE MYVATN TO SKAGAFJORDUR
Goðafoss waterfall - Iceland

Visit Goðafoss waterfall before continuing to Akureyri, known as the Capital of the North. Free time in Akureyri to explore or relax at your leisure. Continue to the Skagafjörður area, renowned for horse breeding and home to many important sites from the classic Icelandic Sagas. Overnight in Laugarbakki area. (B,D*)

 

*Two-course or buffet dinner included

 

Optional tour: Visit to Forest Lagoon geothermal baths

 

 

DAY 10
SKAGAFJORDUR TO VATNSNES PENINSULA
Natural rock gate in Arnarstapi - Iceland

Continue around Vatnsnes Peninsula, which contains the extraordinary rock formation of Hvitserkur, a 15 metre (49 feet) tall cliff jutting out straight from the sea. Journey through rolling farmlands and across Laxardalsheidi heath to the Viking Age house at Eiriksstadir, the original home of Erik the Red and birthplace of his son Leifur Eiriksson. Overnight in Snaefellsnes area (B,D*)

 

*Two-course or buffet dinner included

 

 

DAY 11
SNAEFELLSJOKULL NATIONAL PARK
Arnarstapi - Iceland

A day in Snæfellsjökull National Park. Circle around the legendary Snæfellsjökull glacier, where, according to Jules Verne, lies the entrance to the centre of the Earth. Continue to the expansive black sea shore of Djúpalónssandur. Stop at the picturesque harbour village of Arnarstapi with its magnificent columnar basalt rock formations. Take a unique walk between the villages of Arnarstapi and Hellnar before driving back to Reykjavík. Overnight in Reykjavík. (B)

 

 

 
 
DAY 12
FLY TO THE UK
Blue lagoon - Iceland

Transfer to the Blue Lagoon for the chance to enjoy a unique bathing experience. Afterward, transfer to the airport for the flight back to UK. (B)

Pricing Information

12 day tour, from £5595 per person
(Single person supplement + £1085)

Price Includes

  • Return international flights from the UK to Iceland
  • All airport taxes and security charges
  • 11 nights accommodation in three-star/four-star hotels and guesthouses
  • All transfers and transportation*
  • Sightseeing with English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees on sightseeing tours as specified
  • Meals as specified by BLD (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)

*Return airport transfers by Flybus plus shuttle



 


Price Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional excursions
  • Any meals not specified in the itinerary

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Price Notes

  • Price per adult is based on two people sharing on stays from June to August 2024 and there may be supplements for travel in peak season or flight fare fluctuations. Speak to your Regent Specialist for details.
  • Please note that 27th June, 11th July and 1st & 22nd August departures may be guided in English & French .
  • International flights from the UK are based out of London in economy class.
  • We reserve the right to alter routes without prior notice due to road conditions.
  • Icelandair offers flights to Iceland from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Aberdeen and Glasgow, so please contact us for further information.
Itinerary Dates  
27 Jun 2024
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08 Jul 2024
04 Jul 2024
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15 Jul 2024
11 Jul 2024
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22 Jul 2024
01 Aug 2024
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12 Aug 2024
22 Aug 2024
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02 Sep 2024

Tour Route Map


  1. Iceland, Reykjavík
  2. Iceland, Hvolsvollur
  3. Iceland, Kirkjubaejarklaustur
  4. Iceland, Thjorsardalur
  5. Iceland, Lake Myvatn
  6. Iceland, North Iceland
  7. Iceland, Hvammstangi
  8. Iceland, Snaefellsnes Peninsula
  9. Iceland, Snaefellsjokull National Park
  10. Iceland, Reykjavík
  11. Iceland, Blue Lagoon

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Reviews

We enjoyed a wonderful holiday explore the Wilderness of Iceland. Our driver have us a great introduction to a country he clearly loves and cares about.

Each day for better than the one before. 

Ms Finlay & Mrs Hodgson

We had a wonderful Iceland trip. The itinerary was excellent and we were so fortunate to have an exceptional guide who enriched the whole experience. 

Mr & Mrs Ball

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