From  £1795
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 £1795 per person
Itinerary Dates
20202021
11 Dec  -  18 Dec
08 Jan  -  15 Jan
15 Jan  -  22 Jan
22 Jan  -  29 Jan
29 Jan  -  05 Feb
05 Feb  -  12 Feb
12 Feb  -  19 Feb
19 Feb  -  26 Feb
26 Feb  -  05 Mar
05 Mar  -  12 Mar
12 Mar  -  19 Mar
19 Mar  -  26 Mar
26 Mar  -  02 Apr
02 Apr  -  09 Apr
09 Apr  -  16 Apr
16 Apr  -  23 Apr
23 Apr  -  30 Apr
30 Apr  -  07 May
07 May  -  14 May
14 May  -  21 May
21 May  -  28 May
28 May  -  04 Jun
04 Jun  -  11 Jun
11 Jun  -  18 Jun
18 Jun  -  25 Jun
25 Jun  -  02 Jul
02 Jul  -  09 Jul
09 Jul  -  16 Jul
16 Jul  -  23 Jul
23 Jul  -  30 Jul
30 Jul  -  06 Aug
06 Aug  -  13 Aug
13 Aug  -  20 Aug
20 Aug  -  27 Aug
27 Aug  -  03 Sep
03 Sep  -  10 Sep
10 Sep  -  17 Sep
17 Sep  -  24 Sep
24 Sep  -  01 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 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 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 the 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 a 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 £1795 per person
(Single person supplement + £595)

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:



  • Nov-Dec 2020: £1830
  • Jan-Apr, May & Oct 2021: £1795
  • Jun-Sep 2021: £2085
Itinerary Dates  
11 Dec 2020
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18 Dec 2020
08 Jan 2021
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15 Jan 2021
15 Jan 2021
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22 Jan 2021
22 Jan 2021
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29 Jan 2021
29 Jan 2021
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05 Feb 2021
05 Feb 2021
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12 Feb 2021
12 Feb 2021
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19 Feb 2021
19 Feb 2021
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26 Feb 2021
26 Feb 2021
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05 Mar 2021
05 Mar 2021
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12 Mar 2021
12 Mar 2021
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19 Mar 2021
19 Mar 2021
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26 Mar 2021
26 Mar 2021
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02 Apr 2021
02 Apr 2021
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09 Apr 2021
09 Apr 2021
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16 Apr 2021
16 Apr 2021
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23 Apr 2021
23 Apr 2021
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30 Apr 2021
30 Apr 2021
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07 May 2021
07 May 2021
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14 May 2021
14 May 2021
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21 May 2021
21 May 2021
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28 May 2021
28 May 2021
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04 Jun 2021
04 Jun 2021
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11 Jun 2021
11 Jun 2021
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18 Jun 2021
18 Jun 2021
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25 Jun 2021
25 Jun 2021
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02 Jul 2021
02 Jul 2021
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09 Jul 2021
09 Jul 2021
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16 Jul 2021
16 Jul 2021
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23 Jul 2021
23 Jul 2021
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30 Jul 2021
30 Jul 2021
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06 Aug 2021
06 Aug 2021
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13 Aug 2021
13 Aug 2021
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20 Aug 2021
20 Aug 2021
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27 Aug 2021
27 Aug 2021
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03 Sep 2021
03 Sep 2021
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10 Sep 2021
10 Sep 2021
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17 Sep 2021
17 Sep 2021
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24 Sep 2021
24 Sep 2021
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01 Oct 2021

Tour Route Map


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

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