6 Day Winter Circle of Iceland Tour | Small Group

Free pickup
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Duration
6 days
Difficulty
Medium
Languages
English, Icelandic
Free pickup
Reykjavík
8
Minimum age
8 years
Available
Sep. - Apr.

Hop on board this unique minibus journey around Iceland, exploring for six full days the country's most popular destinations. You will travel from the country's capital, Re...

Hop on board this unique minibus journey around Iceland, exploring for six full days the country's most popular destinations. You will travel from the country's capital, Reykjavík, and visit Iceland's most beautiful sites, including the ones on the Golden Circle and South Coast, as well as a few hidden gems.

This tour is the perfect option for those visitors looking to maximise their experience in Iceland without the hassle of driving the winter roads or organising their own accommodation.

For the truly adventurous, who want a comprehensive, all-encompassing experience of Iceland, the longer 8 Day Winter Excursion | Guided Circle of Iceland Minibus Tour is the perfect option which also takes you to the Snaefellsnes peninsula in the west.

On this 6-day tour, you'll visit the wo...

Included

6 day guided tour of the Ring Road of Iceland
5 night of accommodation in various country hotels with breakfast and a private bathroom
Northern Lights spotting
Taxes

Activities

Glacier Hiking
Horse Riding
Whale Watching
Sightseeing
Boat Trip
Northern lights hunting
Cultural Activity
Ice Caving

Attractions

Golden Circle
North Iceland
Reykjavík
Akureyri
Jökulsárlón
Vatnajökull
Mývatn
Dimmuborgir
Skógafoss
Seljalandsfoss

Daily itinerary

Day 1
Visitors across the world will testify to Gullfoss' power and simultaneous beauty.

The Golden Circle Route 

You will begin your journey in Reykjavík. After being picked up by bus, you will head out towards the world famous Golden Circle. If you wish to spice up your already exciting day, you can opt for a horse riding tour where you'll get to meet the gentle Icelandic horse and ride around the beautiful countryside.

The first stop is Þingvellir National Park which...

Day 2
Reynisfjara is known for its dangerous 'sleeper' waves.

South Coast, and Glacier Hiking

You will begin the second day of this tour travelling along the scenic South Coast towards Seljalandsfoss waterfall, one of the highest features in Iceland. With a drop of 65-metres,  the picturesque Seljalandsfoss makes for incredible photographic opportunities. 

Your next stop is another equally beautiful waterfall, Skógafoss, one of the largest falls in th...

Day 3
The South Coast of Iceland is brimming with amazing natural attractions.

Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon & Ice Caving

Today, you'll have the option of adding a visit to an ice cave to your journey. If you are travelling to the country between April and October, you'll start the day with a stop in a cave in Mýrdalsjökull glacier. If you are in the country outside of those months, you will visit a cave in the glacier Vatnajökull in the afternoon. 

These rare, naturally occurri...

Day 4
The East Fjords contains some of the most dramatic scenery available in Iceland.

The Eastfjords

You’ll spend your fourth day travelling the East Fjords, home to some of Iceland's greatest diversity of wildlife. It is, after all, the only place in the country where you can catch a glimpse of wild reindeer.

While traversing these mighty fjords, you’ll pass high mountain ridges with the great Vatnajökull glacier to the west. The many tranquil fishing villa...

Day 5
Lake Myvatn has a number of nearby geothermal areas.

Lake Myvatn, Dimmuborgir Fortress & Namaskard Pass

Day five will be spent exploring the staggeringly beautiful geothermal region around Lake Mývatn. This area has everything that makes Iceland so unique: gurgling mud pools, incredible lava formations and more geologically intriguing features.  

You will visit the Námaskarð pass, a high-temperature geothermal area where you can actually see the earth boiling a...

Day 6
Reykjavik has a number of cultural attractions to fill your last day in Iceland.

Exploring North Iceland

On your last day of this journey around Iceland, you will make your way from the capital in the North, Akureyri to the capital of the South, Reykjavik, but not without a stop along the way!

First, you'll head to the little village of Hauganes, located just a short drive from Akureyri. Although the settlement is small, there are plenty of adventures to be had...

Map

What to bring

Camera
Swimsuit and a towel
Warm clothes
Winter hiking shoes
Good waterproof outer layers

Good to know

Customers travelling on their own will receive a single room. Reservations for 2 people will be allocated a double room. For bookings of 3 or more, triple rooms will automatically be allocated. For example, a group of 8 will receive 2 triple rooms and 1 double. If these arrangements do not meet your requirements, please contact the provider.

The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon, and therefore cannot be guaranteed, but this itinerary is designed to maximise your chances to see them if weat...

Cancellation Insurance

This insurance guarantees that you can cancel the booking of this package and receive a full refund, minus the insurance cost of 5,000 ISK per person. The cancellation must be made within a minimum of 48-hours before the listed starting time. To cancel your booking and claim your refund, simply contact our service desk by writing to info@guidetoiceland.is no later than 48-hours before departure and declare the cancellation. Please note that this insurance only covers the full cancellation of this entire package. It does not cover cancellations of individual activities and services within the package. The cost of the Cancellation Insurance is neither refundable nor transferable.

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