From  £1825
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Travel Iceland by coach
  • Explore Akureyri
  • Relax at the Myvatn Nature Baths
  • Walk through bizarre lava formations
  • See gigantic Icebergs floating in the blue waters
  • Stroll along black lava beaches
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Classic Iceland Circle Group Tour

8 Day Tour, from £1825 per person
Itinerary Dates
20192020
15 Nov  -  22 Nov
19 Nov  -  26 Nov
22 Nov  -  29 Nov
26 Nov  -  03 Dec
29 Nov  -  06 Dec
03 Dec  -  10 Dec
06 Dec  -  13 Dec
10 Dec  -  17 Dec
13 Dec  -  20 Dec
03 Jan  -  10 Jan
10 Jan  -  17 Jan
17 Jan  -  24 Jan
24 Jan  -  31 Jan
31 Jan  -  07 Feb
07 Feb  -  14 Feb
14 Feb  -  21 Feb
21 Feb  -  28 Feb
28 Feb  -  06 Mar
06 Mar  -  13 Mar
13 Mar  -  20 Mar
20 Mar  -  27 Mar
27 Mar  -  03 Apr
03 Apr  -  10 Apr
10 Apr  -  17 Apr
17 Apr  -  24 Apr
24 Apr  -  01 May
01 May  -  08 May
08 May  -  15 May
15 May  -  22 May
22 May  -  29 May
29 May  -  05 Jun
05 Jun  -  12 Jun
12 Jun  -  19 Jun
19 Jun  -  26 Jun
26 Jun  -  03 Jul
03 Jul  -  10 Jul
10 Jul  -  17 Jul
17 Jul  -  24 Jul
24 Jul  -  31 Jul
31 Jul  -  07 Aug
07 Aug  -  14 Aug
14 Aug  -  21 Aug
21 Aug  -  28 Aug
28 Aug  -  04 Sep
04 Sep  -  11 Sep
11 Sep  -  18 Sep
18 Sep  -  25 Sep
25 Sep  -  02 Oct

Unearth the island of Fire and Ice on this escorted tour around Iceland featuring weekly departures. From the quirky Icelandic capital Reykjavik travel by coach along the Iceland's ring road across the unspoiled Icelandic countryside. Visit Iceland's northernmost town Akureyri, wander through fascinating lava pillars at lake Myvatn, see floating icebergs at Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon, stroll along black sandy beaches and uncover the natural beauties of the famous Golden Circle.

Please note: Itineraries 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.

 

 

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO REYKJAVIK
FLY TO REYKJAVIK

Fly to Reykjavik, transfer by Flybus shuttle to the Icelandair Hotel Natura and check-in for one night.

DAY 2
REYKJAVIK TO AKUREYRI
REYKJAVIK TO AKUREYRI

In the morning, depart the Icelandic capital Reykjavik by coach and head north-west passing the town of Borgarnes and the Grabrok volcano crater. In the afternoon, reach a small fishing village, visit its natural history & seal museum and stroll around the local harbour. En route to Akureyri, stop at a the characteristic turf church of Vidimyri - considered one of the most beautiful examples of traditional Icelandic architecture. In the evening, reach Akureyri and check-in at the Icelandair Hotel Akureyri or similar. (B)

DAY 3
LAKE MYVATN
LAKE MYVATN

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

DAY 4
DIMMUBORGIR 'THE DARK CASTLES'
DIMMUBORGIR 'THE DARK CASTLES'

Today continue unearthing North Iceland. Travel to Dimmuborgir 'dark castles', and wander through fascinating lava labyrinth of basaltic pillars and lava sculptures. See bubbling mud pools and steaming solfataras at the hot spring area of Namaskard, before heading Eastwards through inhabited highlands and moon-like surroundings. In the evening, check-in at the Icelandair Hotel Herad or similar for an overnight stay.* (B)

 

 
*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

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 Vatnajokull glacier - Europe's biggest glacier - reaching Vatnajokull National Park. Overnight at the Hotel Hofn or similar. (B)   

 

 

DAY 6
JOKULSARLON GLACIAL LAGOON
JOKULSARLON GLACIAL LAGOON

Enjoy a full-day coach tour to South Iceland, a lowland region of lush farmland, striking waterfalls, sandy coastlines and quaint villages. Travel towards Jokulsarlon 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 an optional boat trip through the lagoon. Stroll along the black lava beach of Reynisfjara, near the town of Vik, see the 60-metres-high waterfall Skogafoss - one of the most impressive waterfalls in the country - and discover the high but narrow Seljalandsfoss waterfall. Continue driving westwards to stop at the Lava Center in Hvolsvöllur. Overnight at the Hotel Eyjafjallajökull or similar. (B)  

 

 

DAY 7
GOLDEN CIRCLE
GOLDEN CIRCLE

Today start visiting Fridheimar - 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 Thingvellir National Park, an area of exceptional beauty and the original site of the oldest existing parliament in the world. In the late afternoon, arrive Reykjavik and take a short city tour of the world's northernmost capital. Overnight at the Icelandair Hotel Natura. (B)

DAY 8
FLY TO THE UK
FLY TO THE UK

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

Pricing Information

8 day tour, from £1825 per person
(Single person supplement + £465)

Price Includes

  • Return International Flights from the UK to Iceland
  • Airport taxes
  • Accommodation in three-star/four-star hotels
  • Meals as specified (B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner)
  • All transfers and transportation*
  • Sightseeing with English-speaking guide

Price Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Price Notes

*Arrival and departure transfer by Flybus Plus shuttle



From prices per person:



  • Sep 2019: £2560pp
  • Oct 2019: £2235pp
  • Nov to Dec 2019: £1965pp
  • Jan-Apr 2020: £1825pp
  • May 2020: £1895pp
  • Jun - Sep 2020: £2275pp
Itinerary Dates  
15 Nov 2019
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22 Nov 2019
19 Nov 2019
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26 Nov 2019
22 Nov 2019
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29 Nov 2019
26 Nov 2019
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03 Dec 2019
29 Nov 2019
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06 Dec 2019
03 Dec 2019
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10 Dec 2019
06 Dec 2019
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13 Dec 2019
10 Dec 2019
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17 Dec 2019
13 Dec 2019
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20 Dec 2019
03 Jan 2020
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10 Jan 2020
10 Jan 2020
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17 Jan 2020
17 Jan 2020
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24 Jan 2020
24 Jan 2020
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31 Jan 2020
31 Jan 2020
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07 Feb 2020
07 Feb 2020
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14 Feb 2020
14 Feb 2020
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21 Feb 2020
21 Feb 2020
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28 Feb 2020
28 Feb 2020
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06 Mar 2020
06 Mar 2020
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13 Mar 2020
13 Mar 2020
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20 Mar 2020
20 Mar 2020
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27 Mar 2020
27 Mar 2020
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03 Apr 2020
03 Apr 2020
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10 Apr 2020
10 Apr 2020
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17 Apr 2020
17 Apr 2020
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24 Apr 2020
24 Apr 2020
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01 May 2020
01 May 2020
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08 May 2020
08 May 2020
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15 May 2020
15 May 2020
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22 May 2020
22 May 2020
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29 May 2020
29 May 2020
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05 Jun 2020
05 Jun 2020
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12 Jun 2020
12 Jun 2020
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19 Jun 2020
19 Jun 2020
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26 Jun 2020
26 Jun 2020
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03 Jul 2020
03 Jul 2020
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10 Jul 2020
10 Jul 2020
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17 Jul 2020
17 Jul 2020
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24 Jul 2020
24 Jul 2020
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31 Jul 2020
31 Jul 2020
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07 Aug 2020
07 Aug 2020
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14 Aug 2020
14 Aug 2020
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21 Aug 2020
21 Aug 2020
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28 Aug 2020
28 Aug 2020
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04 Sep 2020
04 Sep 2020
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11 Sep 2020
11 Sep 2020
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18 Sep 2020
18 Sep 2020
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25 Sep 2020
25 Sep 2020
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02 Oct 2020

Tour Route Map


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

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