Complete Iceland



Complete Iceland

Experience the best of Iceland and a great deal more! See the amazing sights along the ring road in addition to the remoter and stunningly beautiful Westfjords and Snæfellsnes Peninsula. Glaciers, volcanoes, hot springs, waterfalls, black sands, wildlife, history, towns and villages  - this is the ultimate Iceland vacation. Available from 1 May to 30 September.

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Included

  • 12 nights' accommodation, budget or comfort rooms with breakfast
  • Rental car for 13 days - unlimited mileage and CDW
  • GPS Navigation system
  • Door to door airport transfer to Reykjavík
  • Iceland Road Guide, a complete road and reference guide 
  • Suggested itinerary in English, also available in French and Spanish
  • 24/7 emergency service
  • Taxes and service fee

Highlights

  • Explore Iceland's famous 'Golden Circle' attractions and the beautiful South Coast
  • Discover the East- and Westfjord's stunning scenery and charming fishing villages
  • Tour the exceptional landscapes of several national parks including glaciers, glacier lagoons and volcanoes
  • See colourful seabirds at close range
  • Tour the mystical and beautiful Snæfellsnes Peninsula
  • Get to know Iceland's Viking past at historic sites all around the country

Optional

  • Take a unique hay wagon tour to Ingólfshöfði Cape
  • Experience a thrilling glacier tour
  • Admire whales in their natural environment on a whale watching tour from Húsavík
  • Enjoy refreshing activities in the Westfjords such as sea kayaking, horse riding or fishing
  • Sail across the beautiful Breiðafjörður Bay

Itinerary

Arrival day | Reykjavík

You are met upon arrival at Keflavik International Airport and transferred to your hotel in Reykjavik. Enjoy the city's cultural attractions, geothermal swimming pools, shops and boutiques, café and restaurant scene.

Accommodation in Reykjavík (optional and not included in the tour price).

Day 1 | The Golden Circle

See the famous 'Golden Circle' attractions of South Iceland: Þingvellir National Park, Gullfoss Waterfall and Geysir hot spring area. You can also stop by Kerið, a 3,000 year-old explosion crater, Skálholt cathedral and the sustainable community at Sólheimar.

Accommodation in the Gullfoss/Geysir area.

Day 2 | The South Coast

Tour Iceland's beautiful South Coast, stopping by Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, Skógar with its magnificent waterfall and interesting folk museum and the Eyjafjallajökull Visitor Centre. Explore Dyrhólaey, a 120 m high cape with impressive birdlife and vast ocean views. Continue through Vík village and cross the black sand plains to Kirkjubæjarklaustur.

Accommodation in the Kirkjubæjarklaustur area.

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Day 3 | Vatnajökull National Park

Go for a walk in Skaftafell, perhaps up to Svartifoss Waterfall or the glacier tongue. Take a fun hay wagon tour to Cape Ingólfshöfði. Admire the floating icebergs at Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, a popular filming location. Tours on Vatnajökull Glacier can be booked in advance. Continue to fishing village Höfn, known for its delicious lobster.

Accommodation in Höfn area.

Day 4 | The East

Admire the great scenery of tall and uniquely formed mountains en route towards the East. Visit the pretty towns of the Eastfjords such as Breiðdalsvík, Stöðvarfjörður where you can visit Petra's impressive stone collection and Fáskrúðsfjörður with its French heritage. Continue to Egilsstaðir town, located on the banks of the Lagarfljót River where the sea serpent 'Lagarfljótsormur' allegedly lives. Here you may also want to visit Skriðuklaustur Centre of Culture and History and Hallormsstaðarskógur forest.

Accommodation in the Egilsstaðir area.

Days 5 and 6 | Húsavík or Lake Mývatn area

Tour the northern part of Vatnajökull National Park: Ásbyrgi Canyon, Hljóðaklettar ('Echo rocks') and the powerful Dettifoss waterfall. Go on a whale watching excursion from Húsavík harbour. Explore the Lake Mývatn area, rich in both bird - and plant life. Marvel at the boiling mudpools and steaming fumaroles at the Námafjall geothermal area and walk amongst the mystical lava formations at Dimmuborgir.

Accommodation in Húsavík/Mývatn area.

Day 7 | Akureyri

Admire Goðafoss Waterfall ('Waterfall of the Gods') en route to Akureyri town – often nicknamed the 'Capital of the North' and beautifully located in a fjord setting. Akureyri has many interesting museums, art galleries, parks, cafés and a fantastic outdoor geothermal swimming pool.

Accommodation in the Akureyri area.

Day 8 | The Northwest

Tour Skagafjörður, a district renowned for its horse breeding. Visit the farmhouse museum at Glaumbær, the old turf church at Víðimýri and the stone church at Þingeyri, one of the most beautiful churches in Iceland. Explore Vatnsnes, home to one of the largest seal colonies in Iceland.

Accommodation in the Hólmavík area.

Day 9 | The Westfjords

Enjoy the dramatic scenery of the Westfjords, with its cragged fjords, fishing villages, natural hot spring pools, seals and seabirds. Visit Heydalur for some exciting activities such as sea kayaking or horse riding. Explore Ísafjörður town, where you can find some of the oldest buildings in Iceland.

Accommodation in the Ísafjörður area.

Day 10 | The Westfjords

Visit the museum at Hrafnseyri, the birthplace of Iceland's national hero Jón Sigurðsson. See the magnificent waterfall Dynjandi, considered by many to be the most beautiful in Iceland. You will encounter interesting fishing villages, natural hot spring pools you can take a dip into and vast fjord beaches on your way to Látrabjarg Cliff, the westernmost point in Europe where you can see hundreds of seabirds nest.

Accommodation in the Barðaströnd area.

Days 11 and 12 | Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Cross Breiðafjörður Bay by ferry (optional) or drive to Stykkishólmur from where you can go on a leisurely boat excursion and sail between the many islands of of the bay. Explore the fishing villages on the northern coast of Snæfellsnes Peninsula. See the many sights of Snæfellsnes National Park and beyond including Snæfellsjökull Glacier (believed by some to have mystical powers!), Arnarstapi harbour village, Djúpalónssandur beach, Búðir church and Eldborg crater.

Accommodation in the Snæfellsnes area.

Day 13 | West Iceland

Tour Borgarfjörður district, the site of one of the most popular Icelandic sagas, Egil's Saga. Visit Hraunfossar and Barnafossar falls, Deildartunguhver hot spring and historic Reykholt.

Accommodation in Reykjavík (optional and not included in the tour price).

Accommodation in Reykjavík

Optional and not included in the tour price.

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TripAdvisor reviews

Best introduction to Iceland! I booked this on a whim and it could not have been more perfect. The car was ideal for us to set our own itenary with the comfort of knowing where we were going to sleep each night. Each stay provided a great nights rest and breakfast. I highly recommend and will use them again!
ehdevries87, Florida

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