From  £1710
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 £1710 per person
Itinerary Dates
2019
01 Sep  -  06 Sep
08 Sep  -  13 Sep
15 Sep  -  20 Sep

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 at Keflavík airport and transfer to your hotel in Reykjavík. Wander around Iceland’s cultural capital which boasts dozens of fine restaurants, bars, museums and galleries.

DAY 2
REYKJAVIK TO WESTMAN ISLANDS
REYKJAVIK TO WESTMAN ISLANDS

Depart Reykjavik and travel along the south coast to Landeyjarhöfn harbour and then on to the pier at Bakkafjara. En route stop at Seljalandsfoss waterfall. Board the ferry to Vestmannaeyjar (the Westman Islands), one of Iceland’s most distinctive locations and home to an abundance of wildlife, particularly birds. Explore the extraordinary volcanic landscape of Heimaey, the largest island in the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago and the most populated island off the Icelandic coast. Visit the puffins in windy Stórhöfði and enjoy fantastic views from the top of the ridge. Walk up to the crater of a recently erupted volcano, explore the flora of a new lava field and visit Eldheimar museum.  In the afternoon, 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 before reaching the spectacular Skógafoss waterfall. Continue to the black sands of Reynisfjara beach and be amazed by the  powerful waves and amazing basalt column features carved by the powerful ocean. Overnight in Vik area. (B,D)

 

 

DAY 4
VATNAJOKULL NATIONAL PARK
VATNAJOKULL NATIONAL PARK

Visit Vatnajökull National Park, one of Iceland’s most outstanding areas of natural beauty. The area is dominated by incredible views of mighty Vatnajökull, Europe’s largest glacier. Cross Eldhraun lava fields before reaching the small town Kirkjubaejarklaustur, the former site of a 12th-century Catholic convent. Continue to Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, where huge icebergs float and grind together in the deep waters, and embark on a boat tour. Return to Vík for a stroll along the black sandy beach.  Overnight in Vik area. (B,D)
 

DAY 5
VIK TO REYKJAVIK
VIK TO REYKJAVIK

Today visit the Lava Centre - an interactive, high-tech educational exhibition depicting volcanic activity, earthquakes and the creation of Iceland over millions of years. Afterwards, head for the Geysir geothermal fields and view steaming hot springs, bubbling mud pools and the famous Strokkur geyser, a hot spring that spouts every few minutes. Continue to one of Iceland’s most impressive waterfalls, Gullfoss, before reaching the popular Þingvellir National Park, where the ancient parliament met for centuries on the shores of Iceland’s largest natural lake, Þingvallavatn. Late afternoon head back to Reykjavik for overnight stay. (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 £1710 per person
(Single person supplement + £365)

Price Includes

  • Return flights in economy class with Icelandair from London Heathrow
  • Airport taxes
  • Accommodation in three-star/four-star hotels
  • Meals as specified (B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner)
  • All transfers and transportation*
  • Ferry tickets to Westman Islands
  • Iceberg Lagoon Boat Tour
  • Entrance fees on sightseeing tours as specified
  • Sightseeing with English-speaking guide

*Return airport transfers by Flybus plus shuttle



 


Price Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Price Notes

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.



 



From prices per person:



  • May 2019: £1710
  • Jun-Aug 2019: £1885
  • Sep 2019: £1830
Itinerary Dates  
01 Sep 2019
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06 Sep 2019
08 Sep 2019
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13 Sep 2019
15 Sep 2019
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20 Sep 2019

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
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