From  £1755
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 £1755 per person
Itinerary Dates
2018
06 May  -  11 May
13 May  -  18 May
20 May  -  25 May
27 May  -  01 Jun
03 Jun  -  08 Jun
14 Jun  -  19 Jun
24 Jun  -  29 Jun
08 Jul  -  13 Jul
12 Jul  -  17 Jul
22 Jul  -  27 Jul
29 Jul  -  03 Aug
09 Aug  -  14 Aug
12 Aug  -  17 Aug
19 Aug  -  24 Aug
26 Aug  -  31 Aug
02 Sep  -  07 Sep
09 Sep  -  14 Sep
16 Sep  -  21 Sep
23 Sep  -  28 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 Storhofdi 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)

 

Optional excursions: Rib Safari boat tour - Small Islands trip; Viking tours boat tour – Circle boat tour. 
 

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 Skogar and Skogafoss waterfalls. Visit the nearby Skogar Folk Museum to discover a fascinating collection of historical Icelandic treasures, and the new Lava Centre - an interactive, high-tech educational exhibition depicting volcanic activity, earthquakes and the creation of Iceland over millions of years. Continue to the black sands of Reynisfjara beach. 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 Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon, where huge icebergs float and grind together in the deep waters, and perhaps embark on an optional boat tour. Return to Vík for a stroll along the black sandy beach.  Overnight in Vik area. (B,D)

 

Optional excursions: Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon boat tour.
 

DAY 5
VIK TO REYKJAVIK
VIK TO REYKJAVIK

Depart 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 £1755 per person
(Single person supplement + £330)

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
  • Sightseeing with English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees on sightseeing tours as specified

Price Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional excursions

Price Notes

*Return Grayline Shuttle Bus airport transfers.



We reserve the right to alter routes without prior notice due to road conditions. Icelandair offers flights to Iceland from Birmingham, London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Aberdeen and Glasgow so please contact us for further information.



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  • May: from £1755pp
  • Jun-Aug: from £1980pp
  • Sep: from £1955pp
Itinerary Dates  
06 May 2018
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11 May 2018
13 May 2018
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18 May 2018
20 May 2018
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25 May 2018
27 May 2018
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01 Jun 2018
03 Jun 2018
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08 Jun 2018
14 Jun 2018
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19 Jun 2018
24 Jun 2018
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29 Jun 2018
08 Jul 2018
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13 Jul 2018
12 Jul 2018
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17 Jul 2018
22 Jul 2018
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27 Jul 2018
29 Jul 2018
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03 Aug 2018
09 Aug 2018
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14 Aug 2018
12 Aug 2018
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17 Aug 2018
19 Aug 2018
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24 Aug 2018
26 Aug 2018
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31 Aug 2018
02 Sep 2018
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07 Sep 2018
09 Sep 2018
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14 Sep 2018
16 Sep 2018
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21 Sep 2018
23 Sep 2018
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28 Sep 2018

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
June 7, 2013
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