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10 Day Iceland Highlights & Local Treasures

Full Circle with Surprises & Natural Wonders

We travel the island in a relaxed way taking in all the highlights you’ve heard of and the secret treasures you had no idea that even existed. Focal points depend on the seasons as we have the northern lights and glistening mountains during autumn, and the blossoming nature, awakening birdlife  during spring, under the confident guidance of your guide. Whatever the season, we deliver a holiday you will not forget, that is the promise we make, both to ourselves and our guests.

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10 Day Iceland Highlights & Local Treasures

Welcome to Iceland! Today you have a free day to settle in and explore the capital of Iceland. If you arrive early we can for example recommend Reykjavík city centre exploration, Hallgrímskirkja church and The National Museum of Iceland.

Overnight: Reykjavík city

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Today the journey around Iceland begins. We head out to Snæfellsnes peninsula, a truly amazing place where we will find many of Iceland’s unique features in a dramatic landscape. Among places we visit are Arnarstapi and Kirkjufell.

Overnight: Borgarnes

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We continue to north of Iceland to Skagafjörður fjord where history lays everywhere surrounded with beautiful nature. The area is famous for horse breeding. We use the opportunity to visit Glaumbær museum where we learn about how the Icelanders lived back in the old days. We stay for the night in this fjord where the sunsets are one of the most beautiful in Iceland.  

Overnight: Skagafjörður Fjord

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We travel by the coastline around Tröllaskagi Peninsula with a view over the Atlantic Ocean, passing small fishing villages. On the way we stop at the award winning Siglufjörður Herring Museum. We continue to Akureyri, the biggest city outside of the capital area and then further east to the beautiful Waterfall Godafoss.  

Overnight: Lake Mývatn area

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Lake Mývatn is an amazing area of extreme contrasts, bird life, flora, geothermal activity, geology and saga. It is by many considered the most beautiful and at the same time the most catastrophic place in Iceland. We spend the day exploring these wonders like Dimmuborgir Lava Fields, Hverir Geothermal area and Mývatn Nature Baths. In the afternoon we head over to the Eastfjords of Iceland.

Overnight: Seyðisfjörður Fjord

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On a scenic route we drive along the coastline of the Eastern Fjords through small charming villages. Among villages we visit is Fáskrúðsfjörður village is known for its French heritage and Höfn for delicious lobster.

Overnight: Höfn Village area

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Today we have the opportunity of taking in the amazing Glacier Lagoon, a very popular destination in Iceland. As we drive along the south coast with the huge glacier on one side and the black sand desert on the other we explore places such as Skaftafell National Park, an oasis in between Glaciers. We end the day by Vík Village with it’s black sand beaches and terrific cliffs.

Overnight: Vík area

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We continue along the popular South Coast exploring waterfalls such as Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss. The day ends in the capital of Iceland where you have the option of dining out at one of Reykjavík many diverse restaurants.

Overnight: Reykjavík

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Our first stop is at Þingvellir National Park where the Icelandic parliament Alþingi was established in the year 930 AD. It is part of the Golden Circle along with Geysir hot spring area and Gullfoss Waterfall. A must see on every trip to Iceland. The latter part of the day, and the evening is free for city exploring in downtown Reykjavík.

Overnight: Reykjavík

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We hope you have enjoyed your time here with us and that we see you again! You can book a an easy transport to KEF Airport here, or even add a stop to the famous Blue Lagoon, for a relaxing soak before departure.

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Tour type

Escorted Private Tours

Highlights

Northern Lights ● Snæfellsnes Peninsula ● Skagafjörður ● Lake Mývatn ● The Nature Baths ● The East Fjörds ● Small fishing villages ● Glacier Lagoon ● Skaftafell Oasis ● Reynisfjara Black Beach ● Skógafoss Waterfall ● Golden Circle ● Reykjavík

Available

All Year

Departure

Upon Request for Groups

Departure time

Upon Request

Duration

10 days / 9 nights

Included

 9x Nights in Comfort class Hotels and Countryside Guesthouses with private facilities

 9x Breakfast (D2-D10)

 English speaking guide

 All domestic transportation stated in the itinerary

 Entrance fee for all activity stated in the itinerary

icon x International flights to and from Iceland

icon x Personal travel insurances

Note

  • This tour is intended for a private departure for groups. Groups can be from 2 persons to 40 persons
  • Due to weather and/or road conditions we might have to alter the itinerary, have longer journey time or cancellation of the tour

We recommend you bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Good walking shoes
  • Bathing suit and towel
  • Camera

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