From  £1595
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Travel Iceland by coach on this group tour operating all year round
  • Uncover the charming town of Akureyri and relax at the Mývatn Nature Baths
  • Travel to the Geysir hot spring area and journey to Þingvellir National Park
  • See floating icebergs at Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon and stroll along black sandy beaches
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Classic Iceland Circle Group Tour

8 Day Tour, from £1595 per person
Itinerary Dates
20212022
29 Oct  -  05 Nov
12 Nov  -  19 Nov
26 Nov  -  03 Dec
07 Jan  -  14 Jan
04 Mar  -  11 Mar
18 Mar  -  25 Mar
01 Apr  -  08 Apr
15 Apr  -  22 Apr
29 Apr  -  06 May
13 May  -  22 May
27 May  -  03 Jun
10 Jun  -  17 Jun
24 Jun  -  01 Jul
08 Jul  -  15 Jul
22 Jul  -  29 Jul
05 Aug  -  12 Aug
19 Aug  -  26 Aug
02 Sep  -  09 Sep
16 Sep  -  23 Sep
30 Sep  -  07 Oct

Unearth the island of Fire and Ice on this escorted tour around Iceland featuring weekly departures all year round.

From the quirky Icelandic capital Reykjavík travel by coach along Iceland's ring road across the unspoiled Icelandic countryside. Visit Iceland's northernmost town Akureyri, wander through fascinating lava pillars at lake Mývatn, see floating icebergs at Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, stroll along black sandy beaches and uncover the natural beauties of the famous Golden Circle.

 

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO REYKJAVIK
Reykjavík - Iceland

Fly to Reykjavík, transfer by flybus shuttle to your hotel and check-in for one night.

DAY 2
REYKJAVIK TO AKUREYRI
Akureyri in Winter - Iceland

In the morning, depart the Icelandic capital Reykjavík by coach and head north-west passing the town of Borgarnes and the Grábrók volcano crater. En route to Akureyri, stop at the characteristic turf church of Víðimýri - considered one of the most beautiful examples of traditional Icelandic architecture. In the evening, reach Akureyri and check-in at your hotel. (B)

DAY 3
AKUREYRI TO LAKE MYVATN
Godafoss waterfall in Winter - Iceland

Awake in Akureyri and start uncovering this charming town of 1700 inhabitants. Visit its botanical garden and enjoy a stunning panoramic view over Eyjafjörður fjord. After lunch, continue across volcanic North Iceland stopping at Goðafoss - the waterfall of the Gods - and reach the lake Mývatn area. Walk through bizarre lava formations, around pseudo craters and relax in warm mineral-rich waters at the Mývatn Nature Baths. Overnight Mývatn area. (B)

DAY 4
DIMMUBORGIR 'THE DARK CASTLES'
 Lava formations at Dimmuborgir in Summer - Iceland

Today continue unearthing North Iceland. Travel to Dimmuborgir 'dark castles', and wander through a fascinating lava labyrinth of basaltic pillars and lava sculptures. See bubbling mud pools and steaming solfataras at the hot spring area of Námaskarð, before heading eastwards through inhabited highlands and moon-like surroundings. Overnight in Egilsstaðir area. (B)

 

 
Please note that from June to August the tour includes a detour to Dettifoss, Europe's most powerful waterfall in the northern part of Vatnajökull National Park

DAY 5
EAST FJORDS
East fjords - Iceland

Passing by dramatic East fjords and tiny fishing villages continue driving south by coach and, on your way, stop to visit an interesting stone and mineral collection. In the afternoon, travel along the southern part of Vatnajökull glacier - Europe's biggest glacier - reaching Vatnajökull National Park. Overnight in Höfn area. (B)   

 

 

DAY 6
JOKULSARLON GLACIAL LAGOON
Seljalandsfoss waterfall in Winter - Iceland

Enjoy a full-day coach tour to South Iceland, a lowland region of lush farmland, striking waterfalls, sandy coastlines and quaint villages. Travel towards Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon - a natural wonderland where chunks of glacial ice tumble into the lake creating a visual spectacle of gigantic icebergs floating in the blue waters. Walk on its black sandy beach where large icebergs get stranded and, depending on the season, embark on a boat trip through the lagoon*. Stroll along the black lava beach of Reynisfjara, near the town of Vik, see the 60-metres-high waterfall Skógafoss - one of the most impressive waterfalls in the country - and discover the high but narrow Seljalandsfoss waterfall. Overnight in Hella area. (B)  

 

*Please note that from May to September a boat tour between floating icebergs is included in the programme

DAY 7
GOLDEN CIRCLE
Gullfoss waterfall in Summer - Iceland

Today start visiting Friðheimar - a geothermal-powered greenhouse - and learn more about how lcelanders harvest their vegetables. Continue unearthing the classical sights of South West Iceland known as the the Golden Circle - a collection of Iceland's most popular natural wonders and geological phenomena. See Gullfoss waterfall, the queen of Iceland’s waterfalls that tumbles down a deep meandering gorge, and the nearby world-famous Geysir geothermal field, where hot springs are in abundance, geysers explode and pools of mud bubble. The most active geyser, Strokkur, spouts water high into the air every 15 minutes. Finally, but no less spectacular, is a visit to the Þingvellir National Park, an area of exceptional beauty and the original site of the oldest existing parliament in the world. In the late afternoon, arrive Reykjavík and take a short city tour of the world's northernmost capital. Overnight in Reykjavík. (B)

DAY 8
FLY TO THE UK
Thingvellir National Park in Summer - Iceland

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

8 day tour, from £1595 per person
(Single person supplement + £400)

Price Includes

  • Return international flights from the UK to Iceland
  • All airport taxes and security charges
  • 7 nights accommodation in three-star/four-star hotels
  • 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 November 2021 to April 2022 and there may be supplements for travel in peak season. Speak to your Regent Specialist for details.
  • Price per adult based on two people sharing on stays in May 2022 is £1,850. Speak to your Regent Specialist for 2022 Summer price details.
  • International flights from the UK are based out of London in economy class.
  • Icelandair offers flights to Iceland from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Aberdeen and Glasgow, so please contact us for further information.
  • Please note that the itinerary may be subject to change at short notice during severe weather conditions and certain outdoor activities and day trips may be cancelled 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.

 


Itinerary Dates  
29 Oct 2021
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05 Nov 2021
12 Nov 2021
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19 Nov 2021
26 Nov 2021
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03 Dec 2021
07 Jan 2022
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14 Jan 2022
04 Mar 2022
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11 Mar 2022
18 Mar 2022
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25 Mar 2022
01 Apr 2022
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08 Apr 2022
15 Apr 2022
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22 Apr 2022
29 Apr 2022
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06 May 2022
13 May 2022
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22 May 2022
27 May 2022
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03 Jun 2022
10 Jun 2022
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17 Jun 2022
24 Jun 2022
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01 Jul 2022
08 Jul 2022
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15 Jul 2022
22 Jul 2022
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29 Jul 2022
05 Aug 2022
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12 Aug 2022
19 Aug 2022
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26 Aug 2022
02 Sep 2022
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09 Sep 2022
16 Sep 2022
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23 Sep 2022
30 Sep 2022
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07 Oct 2022

Tour Route Map


  1. Iceland, Reykjavik
  2. Iceland, Akureyri
  3. Iceland, North Iceland
  4. Iceland, Lake Myvatn
  5. Iceland, Dettifoss
  6. Iceland, Egilstadir
  7. Iceland, Vatnajokull Glacier
  8. Iceland, Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon
  9. Iceland, Skogafoss waterfall
  10. Iceland, Strokkur
  11. Iceland, Gullfoss
  12. Iceland, Thingvellir National Park
  13. Iceland, Reykjavik

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