Classic Iceland

Classic Iceland

9 Days / 8 Nights

Price from$3,585

• Reykjavik • Golden Circle • Vik • Skaftafell National Park • Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon • East Fjords • Lake Myvatn • Akureyri • Troll Peninsula • Borgarnes

Visit all of Iceland's main attractions along the Ring Road escorted by a professional local guide. With so much to discover and explore in Iceland, this classic, best-selling tour highlights the natural wonders, majestic landscapes and the unique character of Iceland. Features of this popular tour include stops at the Glacier Lagoon, Lake Myvatn and all the famous sights of the Golden Circle such as Gullfoss, Geysir, and Thingvellir National Park.

Classic Iceland map

Day 1: Reykjavik Arrive into Reykjavik and make your own way to the hotel.

Day: 2 Reykjavik > Vik Take a short tour of Reykjavik before heading through the village of Hveragerdi to explore the 'Golden Waterfall' of Gullfoss and the geothermal area containing the Geysir and Strokkur geysers. Pass waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss before continuing to Dyrholaey and the village of Vik.

Day 3: Vik > Hofn Cross Eldhraun, the largest mass of lava ever to flow on Earth, and continue over the Skeidararsandur sands to Skaftafell National Park. See the birthplace of icebergs at the stunning Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon. Overnight in the Hofn area.

Day 4: Hofn > East Fjords > Egilsstadir Drive from Hofn through Almannaskard pass. Stop and admire the majestic coastline. Continue to the magnificent East Fjords and visit a local microbrewery.

Day 5: Egilsstadir > Lake Myvatn Area Head to the Lake Myvatn area with stops at Modrudalsoraefi, Dettifoss (Europe's most powerful waterfall), and the vibrant colours and boiling mud pools of Namaskard pass. Explore the natural beauty of the Lake Myvatn area.

Day 6: Lake Myvatn Area > Akureyri > Siglufjordur Explore the peculiar lava formations at Dimmuborgir, then continue to bustling Akureyri with a stop at the Godafoss waterfall and the old turf farm of Laufas. Continue along the coastal roads of Eyjafjordur and the Troll Peninsula to Siglufjordur, set in a beautiful fjord of the same name.

Day 7: Siglufjordur > Skagafjordur > Borgarnes Majestic mountains and narrow passes lead to Skagafjordur for an introduction to the unique Icelandic horses. Cross the Holtavorduheidi plateau through Borgarfjordur to the beautiful town of Borgarnes.

Day 8: Borgarnes > Thingvellir > Reykjavik Drive to Deildartunguhver, the most powerful hot spring in Europe. See the beautiful Hraunfossar waterfalls, Hvalfjordur fjord, Lake Thingvallavatn, and Thingvellir National Park.

Day 9: Reykjavik Make your own way to the airport for your onward flight.

• 9 day guided group tour • 8 nights' accommodation • Sightseeing and entrance fees as indicated • 8 breakfasts and 5 dinners

Pricing (per person) $NZD

Type TWIN SINGLE

2021

12, 26 May

16, 30 June & 7, 12, 19, 28 July & 4, 11, 18 Aug

1, 8, 22, 29 Sep

21 Apr & 5 May

9, 23 Jun, 14 Jul, 9 Aug

15 Sep

-

$3,585

$4,421

$4,094

$4,402

$5,296

$5,008

-

$4,717

$6,094

$5,592

$5,534

$6,977

$6,525

Departs

2021 Maximum 36 travellers 13, 27 May
17 Jun
1, 8,13,29 Jul
5, 12, 19 Aug
2, 9, 23, 30 Sep

Maximum 16 travellers 29 Apr
6 May
10, 24 Jun
15 Jul
10 Aug
16 Sep

Booking conditions

• Dyrholaey is closed during nesting season, mid-May to June 23rd • Transfers from/to the airport not included

Please refer to World Journeys terms & conditions.