Iceland Complete 2021


The ultimate Icelandic touring holiday – see it all in 9 days. A guided tour of Iceland via the Route 1 ring-road, circling the entire country. On this Icelandic tour holiday you will see the Icelandic landscape in all its incredible variety – from magnificent mountains to black beaches, from glaciers to waterfalls, from volcanoes to icebergs. A guided round trip that will show you the very best of Icelandic nature – north, south, east and west. Get the most out of your holiday in Iceland!

Highlights:
• View first-hand many of the classic natural wonders, including the Golden Circle area, the Glacier Lagoon and Myvatn Nature Reserve
• Connect with local culture and history with unique museum visits and a special horse show
• Relax each evening in specially-selected, quality hotels with private facilities
• Discover and learn about Iceland from our hand-picked local guides, who are passionate and knowledgeable about Iceland

Overview

Map for Iceland Complete 2021 tour
  • Duration:9 days, 8 nights
  • Season:April 21 to September 29
  • Tour ID:LB08

Included

  • Guided Coach Tour from day 2 to day 8
  • Expert professional English-speaking guide from day 2 to day 8
  • Accommodation 2 nights in a standard room with facilities in Reykjavik
  • Accommodation 6 nights in a standard room with facilities in the countryside
  • Icelandic breakfast (except arrival day)
  • Information meeting with your guide at the hotel on day 1
  • 4 two-course local-cuisine dinners in the countryside (main course and dessert) with coffee/tea (Days 2,4, -7)
  • 1 Icelandic dinner buffet (Day 5)
  • Microbrewery visit and beer tasting in Breiddalsvik (Day 4)
  • Entrance to Laufas Folk Museum incl. Icelandic-style refreshments
  • Horse show in Skagafjörður
  • Herring Museum Entrance
  • Great photo stops
  • Seat rotation during the tour
  • Free Wi-Fi on board motor coach
  • Customer care service during office hours
  • 24-hour emergency line assistance while you are in Iceland

Not Included

  • Breakfast on arrival day
  • International airfare
  • Baggage porterage at airport/hotel
  • Personal travel insurance (highly recommended)
  • Round-trip transfers between Keflavik airport and hotels
  • Beverages, snacks, lunches, dinners unless otherwise noted in itinerary
  • Guaranteed early check-in (check-in time for most hotels in Iceland starts between 14:00 and 16:00 (2:00pm and 4:00pm)
  • Guaranteed late check-out
  • Any service not specifically listed under “included”

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival


An optional transfer from airport to your Reykjavík accommodation in a Wi-Fi connected bus. Spend rest of your day exploring capital of Iceland on your own.
Tonight, there will be an information meeting at your hotel. You‘ll meet your guide and travel companions and learn more about the tour.

Dinner is on your own. Reykjavik offers a multitude of restaurants and/or coffee-houses, making dinner a great way to get better acquainted with Iceland's capital.

Please note guaranteed early check-in is not included in the price. Most hotels begin check-in around 14:00 (2:00pm).

Overnight in Reykjavík.


Day 2. The Golden Circle - Skógar - Dyrhólaey Nature Reserve - Vík Village



Your guided tour starts in the capital, before heading for some of Iceland's most famous attractions. This action-packed day includes:

Gullfoss – the magnificent waterfall that is a must-see for any visitor
Geysir – home of hot springs, bubbling pools and geysers, including Strokkur which explodes into the air every few minutes
Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss – two classic waterfalls
Dyrhólaey nature reserve. *Please note that Dyrholaey is closed during nesting season in spring, middle May until June 25th.
Vík – a peaceful seaside village set in beautiful surroundings

• Dinner and an overnight stay in the Vík areaarea.


Day 3. Vatnajökull National Park - Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon - Höfn Town



Your guided tour of Iceland continues with a journey through the attractions of South Iceland. As you drive through the breath-taking landscape the magnificent Vatnajökull glacier will provide incredible views. The day's many highlights include:

Vatnajokull National Park – named after Europe’s largest glacier
Skaftafell National Park – an area of great beauty and variety
Svinafellsjokull – one of the most beautiful glacial “tongues” that are slowly creeping down from Vatnajokull
Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon – one of Iceland's most famous treasures, where giant icebergs float in the freezing blue waters
Diamond Beach, named for the shrinking icebergs that settle on the black sands before drifting out to sea.

• Dinner is on your own this evening. Höfn is famous for its excellent langoustines (Norway lobsters), and several restaurants in the town offer this specialty.
• Overnight stay in the Höfn area.


Day 4.Höfn - East Fjords - Egilsstaðir Town



A day that takes you into East Iceland, through an ever changing landscape – including:

The Almannaskarð pass – leading you from Höfn past incredible coastline views
The East Fjords – watch the landscape change with dramatic slopes and cliffs
• A visit the Beljandi Microbrewery and sample some of the wonderful beer

• Dinner and an overnight stay in the Egilsstaðir area.


Day 5. Lake Mývatn Area



The Lake Mývatn area is rich in natural beauty and birdlife – there is so much to explore here, as your Icelandic adventure continues. Along the way you will experience:

Möðrudalsöræfi – a highland desert plateau
Dettifoss – famous as the most powerful waterfall in Europe
Námaskarð pass – a memorable sight with its colourful scenery and bubbling mud pools
the Lake Mývatn area – one of Iceland's best loved natural attractions, the Skútustaðir pseudo craters and a rich and diverse birdlife

• Dinner and an overnight stay in the Mývatn area.


Day 6. Lake Mývatn Area - Akureyri Town - Siglufjordur



On this stage of your Icelandic guided holiday, you head across the North, to Iceland's second biggest city. The day includes:

Dimmuborgir lava formations
• a visit to the lovely Goðafoss waterfall
• a stop at Laufás – an old turf farm, to give you a taste of Iceland's past
Akureyri – known as 'the capital of the North', the town is rich in cultural and social life, including many shops, restaurants and museums
Siglufjordur – an enjoyable and friendly town for an evening stroll. The town has some of the finest timber buildings in the country that have been beautifully restored.

• Dinner and an overnight stay in Siglufjordur.


Day 7. Skagafjörður Fjord - Borgarnes Town



You continue your journey across the North of Iceland, with lots to see and do. In addition to dramatic mountain scenery, you'll experience:

Herring-Era Museum in Siglufjordur
Skagafjorður – where you can learn about the special characteristics of the Icelandic horse
Blönduós – a village by the salmon river Blanda, which is home to the Hrutey Island nature reserve
Höltavorðuheiði – the plateau that leads you across Borgarfjörður
Borgarnes - a picturesque coastal town

• Dinner and an overnight stay in the Borgarnes area.


Day 8. Borgarfjörður Fjord - Þingvellir National Park - Reykjavík



The last day of your guided tour around Iceland includes hot springs, waterfalls, stunning fjords, and one of Iceland's most iconic areas of interest: Þingvellir National park. The day includes:

Deildartunguhver – a hot spring known as the most powerful in the world.
Hraunfossar waterfalls and Barnafoss waterfall
• A drive through Hvalfjörður fjord
Þingvellir National Park – a site of incredible geological and cultural interest, as the home of the world's first parliament and one of Iceland's biggest lakes, Lake Þingvallavatn

• Overnight stay in Reykjavík. Dinner is on your own.


Day 9. Departure


Breakfast at your hotel. Please note that this might be a light breakfast if you are taking an early morning flight.
Transfer on your own to the international airport for your departure flight.


Tour Dates

April 21, 2021 English Small Group
May 05, 2021 English Small Group
May 12, 2021 English Standard Group
May 26, 2021 English Standard Group
June 09, 2021 English Small Group
June 16, 2021 English Standard Group
June 30, 2021 English Standard Group
July 07, 2021 English Standard Group
July 14, 2021 English Small Group
July 19, 2021 English Standard Group
August 04, 2021 English Standard Group
August 09, 2021 English Small Group
August 18, 2021 English Standard Group
September 01, 2021 English Standard Group
September 15, 2021 English Small Group
September 22, 2021 English Standard Group
September 29, 2021 English Standard Group

Price Information

April 01, 2021 - May 31, 2021:
Price per person in a double/twin room - Standard group max 36 people 298986 ISK (1904 EUR)
Price per person in a single room - Standard group max 36 people 393462 ISK (2506 EUR)
Price per person in a double/twin room - Small group max 16 people 367155 ISK (2339 EUR)
Price per person in a single room - Small group max 16 people 461791 ISK (2941 EUR)
June 01, 2021 - August 30, 2021:
Price per person in a double/twin room - Standard group max 36 people 368760 ISK (2349 EUR)
Price per person in a single room - Standard group max 36 people 508307 ISK (3238 EUR)
Price per person in a double/twin room - Small group max 16 people 441741 ISK (2814 EUR)
Price per person in a single room - Small group max 16 people 581932 ISK (3707 EUR)
September 01, 2021 - September 18, 2021:
Price per person in a double/twin room - Standard group max 36 people 341492 ISK (2175 EUR)
Price per person in a single room - Standard group max 36 people 466443 ISK (2971 EUR)
Price per person in a double/twin room - Small group max 16 people 417681 ISK (2660 EUR)
Price per person in a single room - Small group max 16 people 544236 ISK (3466 EUR)

Payments & Terms

  • 20% Deposit
  • Cancellation Policy
  • Time of cancellation for individual traveller(s):
  • More than 3 weeks (22+ days) prior to arrival: deposit (20%) charged
  • 3 weeks (21 days) and more than 1 week (8 days): 50% charged
  • 1 week (7 days) and more than 72 hours: 75% charged
  • 72 hours' notice and less: 100% charged
  • Insurance:
  • To avoid dispute in case of cancellation, we strongly recommend that our clients purchase a comprehensive travel insurance in their home country, that covers your cost should you have to cancel your tour. This kind of travel insurance is usually not expensive and it frequently covers other risks too.
  • Children 6-11 years old travelling with 2 adults and sharing 1 DBL room: 25% discount (valid only per 1 child)
  • Children 12 years and older pay full price as adults.
  • It is not recommended that children 0-5 years old travel on scheduled tours.
  • Prices may change without prior notice. If an incorrect price has been listed, we reserve the right to refuse, cancel or limit any order placed at the incorrect price.

Other Information


Maximum group size - Classic motor coach version: 36 persons.

Maximum group size - Small group: 16 persons.


Day 1 of the itinerary is the arrival date.


All departures are guaranteed with minimum of 2 participants.


Activity/Difficulty Level: 1 out of 5 (Very Easy)

New for Summer 2021:
• As part of our pledge to preserve Iceland’s fragile nature, all our escorted tours include carbon offsetting through Kolviður, the Iceland Carbon Fund (ICF)
• Even more flexibility – we offer a version of this tour without pre/post nights in Reykjavik. Contact us for details and prices
• Even more seat space – you have the option during your tour to purchase the seat next to you as an open seat
• New experiences for you, including a visit to a microbrewery

Accommodation
This tour stays in hotels with private bathrooms, generally a mix of four and three star hotels. Most of the groups stay at the following hotels. Please note this is an advised hotel list and subject to change.

Day 1 – Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura
Day 2- Hotel Vik or Hotel Kría
Day 3- Hotel Hofn
Day 4- Icelandair Hotel Herad
Day 5 – Sel-Hotel Myvatn
Day 6- Hotel Siglo
Day 7 – Icelandair Hotel Hamar
Day 8- Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura

Optional Tours:
You can book and pay for these tours in advance for your convenience and to ensure a spot for you on the tour. Let us know during the booking process.

Day 1, Day 8: Whale Watching from Reykjavik Harbor – Look for whales, dolphins and sea birds on a guided boat tour | Duration: 3 – 3.5 hours | Includes: Guided boat tour, warm overalls during tour

Day 1, Day 8, Day 9: Blue Lagoon Comfort Experience Enjoy a relaxing visit to the Blue Lagoon | Duration: flexible | Includes: Bathing fee, towel rental, silica mud mask, first drink of your choice Not Included: Swimsuit rental

You must also book an unguided Blue Lagoon shuttle between Reykjavik and the Blue Lagoon.

Day 3: Amphibian Boat tour on the Glacier Lagoon – Sail among the drifting icebergs to see them from a different angle | Duration: 30 mins | Includes: Guided tour on amphibian boat

Day 3: Evening SuperJeep or Snowmobiling tour on Vatnajokull Glacier – Get up on a glacier and see an amazing world of ice | Duration: 3,5 hours | Includes: 1 hour guided SuperJeep or 1 hour guided snowmobile tour on glacier (price based on 2 people per snowmobile). For snowmobiling: also includes boots, overalls, helmets, gloves

Day 4: Vok Baths – Discover these unique, relaxing floating pools in East Iceland’s tranquil nature | Duration: Flexible time | Includes: Standard option – Bathing fee and tisane brewed with local herbs and spring water. Comfort option – Bathing fee, tisane brewed with local herbs and spring water and Vok bistro food sampler | Not Included: Swimsuit and towel rental

Day 5: Myvatn Nature Baths – Relax in an azure geothermal lagoon in a peaceful wilderness setting | Duration: Flexible time | Includes: Bathing fee and towel rental. | Not Included: Swimsuit rental

Day 5: Horse riding in – Discover Myvatn’s nature close up and get to know Iceland’s friendly horse breed | Duration: 1,5 hours | Includes: 1- hour guided riding tour, safety helmet

Important - Safe travel
Iceland is a clean, safe country with plenty of space to stretch out and enjoy our incredible natural landscapes.

We take our responsibility as proud local hosts very seriously, and that includes making sure your trip is safe and relaxing. We are implementing the advice of international and Icelandic health authorities as a part of our tour operations.

You’re in good hands with our guides/drivers
• We’ve given our hand-picked guides and drivers thorough health and safety instructions and procedures for your tour.
• Your tour vehicle will have hand sanitizer dispensers on board that your driver will make sure are filled regularly.
• At the end of each day your driver will wipe down the tour vehicle’s seats and interior with sanitizers.
Most importantly, we want you to have a fantastic Icelandic experience! Relax, breathe the clean Icelandic air, and enjoy the insights and commentary of your licensed guide as you travel through Iceland’s beautiful landscapes. Come join us in Iceland!

Additional Important Information:
We reserve the right to alter routes without prior notice, due to road conditions
Please check the “Program Details“ section in your travel documents to see which your tour’s hotel list and how to meet your guide at the start of the tour
Please advise us at booking time if you have food allergies or dietary preferences
Little walking is required on this tour other than walking on mostly flat and paved or smooth paths

Travel Tips:
We suggest bringing a mosquito/fly head net for use on Day 5, as there can be harmless midges around Lake Myvatn. It‘s not required, but some visitors have found it more comfortable.

Special Offers:
Participants on this tour are able to get a 20% discount on each of the following amazing experiences in Iceland:
Perlan’s renowned Wonders of Iceland exhibit: Perlan is an amazing experience. You can walk through a real ice cave, feel the power of volcanoes and earthquakes, view a realistically constructed bird cliff and ocean wonders and learn about northern lights at a planetarium show.
FlyOver Iceland experience: Enjoy an amazing simulated flight experience over Iceland’s natural wonders.

Payment:
A non refundable deposit of 20%, of the total package price should reach Iceland Road Trip within 3 days of confirmation of booking and full payment not later than 6 weeks prior to tour departure. In case of delay on payments, Iceland Road Trip will reserve the right to treat this as a cancellation and withdraw its confirmation of the services.

Every detail regarding the booking must be included, in order for Iceland Road Trip to ensure efficiency, including the passengers´ name, flight information, all accommodation, tours and other services.

Children rate:

Children 6-11 years old travelling with 2 adults and sharing 1 DBL room: 25% discount (valid only per 1 child)
Children 12 years and older pay full price as adults.
It is not recommended that children 0-5 years old travel on scheduled tours.

Travel Insurance:
To avoid dispute in case of cancellation, we strongly recommend that our clients purchase a comprehensive travel insurance in their home country, that covers your cost should you have to cancel your tour. This kind of travel insurance is usually not expensive and it frequently covers other risks too.

Highlights of the tour:

Gullfoss Waterfall
Geysir Geothermal Area
Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
Skógafoss Waterfall
Dyrhólaey Nature Reserve
Vík Town
Kirkjubæjarklaustur Town
Skaftafell
Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
Höfn Town
Egilsstaðir Town
Dettifoss Waterfall
Lake Mývatn
Dimmuborgir
Námaskarð Pass
Goðafoss Waterfall
Akureyri Town
Borgarnes-Town
Hraunfossar Waterfalls
Hvalfjörður Fjord
Þingvellir National Park

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