7 Day Tour Around Iceland's Ring Road | Akureyri, Myvatn, Jokulsarlon & the South Coast

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Duration
7 days
Difficulty
Medium
Languages
English, Icelandic
Free pickup
Reykjavík
Available
All year

See the most popular Icelandic attractions as well as some hidden games on this private 7-day tour around the country. Travel the ring road and visit volcanoes, glaciers, waterfall...

See the most popular Icelandic attractions as well as some hidden games on this private 7-day tour around the country. Travel the ring road and visit volcanoes, glaciers, waterfalls and geysers. This tour is for anyone wanting to visit legendary locations with their favourite people and get a personalised and individual experience.

You will start your adventure in Reykjavík city, where you will be picked up by either a Luxury Van, a minibus or a 4x4 Jeep, according to your wishes and the needs of your group.

You will be picked up from your accommodation in Reykjavík and whisked away for a full seven days of adventure. To make the most of your time, it is recommended that you start the tour in the morning. However, since this is a private tour, an afternoon pick up can be arranged if you are...

Included

Reykjavík pickup
English speaking guide
6 nights of accommodation in various country hotels (breakfast included, private bathroom depending on availability)
Northern lights hunting in the winter
Photography guide

Activities

Glacier Hiking
Snowmobile
Horse Riding
Whale Watching
Sightseeing
Boat Trip
Northern lights hunting
Bird watching

Attractions

Golden Circle
North Iceland
West Iceland
Akureyri
Jökulsárlón
Mývatn
Dimmuborgir
Húsavík
Goðafoss
Dettifoss

Daily itinerary

Day 1
West and South Iceland have many incredible waterfalls to marvel over, including some that are lesser known than Gullfoss and Skógafoss.

Reykjavik, Borgarfjordur, Akureyri.

On your first day, you will head out from Reykjavik, driving along the picturesque Road nr 1 towards Borgarfjordur, passing coastal fishing villages and charming agricultural areas.

After enjoying the passing scenery, you will stop for a spot of lunch, then visit the distinctive, 15-metre high rock stack Hvítserkur, on the eastern shores of the Vatnsnes, as w...

Day 2
Akureyri is a charming town by the fjord of Eyjafjörður, called the Capital of the North.

Akureyri, Myvatn Husavik,

Your second day sees you enjoying the charms of the Diamond Circle sightseeing route, starting with Goðafoss waterfall, named as such because this is where the ancient Pagan settlers threw their golden idols upon adopting Christianity in 1000 AD.

Next, you will likely head to what is widely considered to be Iceland's whale watching capital, Husavik, for a cha...

Day 3
Goðafoss Waterfall is a historic feature in North Iceland on the Diamond Circle.

Dettifoss, Modrudalur, Egilsstedir,

You start the day by heading towards one of the most beautiful mountains in Iceland, Herðubreið has the title of Queen Queen. This mountain plateau is located north of Vatnajökull, in the desert of Ódáðahraun, the largest lava field in Iceland.

On this highlands, the largest untouched wilderness in Europe

From there you are moving to Dyngjufjalla, where you wi...

Day 4
The East Fjords of Iceland have many tiny but very picturesque villages and buildings.

Egilsstadir, Eastfjord, Hofn,

Today will start with a visit to the largest settlement in the Eastfjords; the town of Egilsstaðir which is located on the banks of the Lagarfljót river. According to legend, a serpent-like creature, not unlike the monster in Loch Ness, is said to live in the river and the nearby lake.

From there you’ll visit Skriðuklaustur, a Centre for Culture and History....

Day 5
An optional boat tour is a great way to explore the amazing ice within south-east Iceland's Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon.

Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon Vik,

Today you’ll make your way from the village of Djúpivogur to the town of Höfn in southeast Iceland. Looming over you in the West is the mighty Vatnajökull glacier which you will get to explore on this day.

Höfn is known for lobster fishing, and the town’s many restaurants offer a wide variety of lobster dishes you should not miss.

From Höfn you’ll move to the...

Day 6
Skógafoss in South Iceland is known for its size, power, and rainbows in summer.

The South Coast, Glacier - Volcano - Waterfalls - Black beach.

You’ll start your last day on the road by visiting the many coastal attractions near the village of Vík. The first of these sites is the black sand beach of Reynisfjara. The beach is considered to be one of Iceland’s most beautiful locations and is edged in by cliffs of dark basalt columns. Out in the ocean rise Reynisdrangar, a 66-metre high lava rock forma...

Day 7
7 Day Tour Around Iceland's Ring Road | Akureyri, Myvatn, Jokulsarlon & the South Coast - day 7

Day 7. Gullfoss Waterfall - Geysir Hots spring - Thingvellir National park - Reykjavik.

We end of this 7 day trip, we visit the and most popular places of Iceland, the Gullfoss waterfall, and Geysir is called hot springs. And finally, Þingvellir National Park, which is a great histori place. And Silfra dive, snorkling, place

You can add a number of activities on this day. You can get friendship and the gentle Icelandic horse riding the countrysi...

Map

What to bring

Warm and waterproof clothes
Good hiking shoes
Backpack

Good to know

The rooms are very good, clean beds and private rooms with bath for couples and families, while friends in a group sometimes share a room. Once you have booked, we will always find the best accommodation for you.

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