Exciting 2-Week Guided Tour Package in Iceland

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Starts from
Keflavík Airport (KEF), 235 KEFLAVÍKURFLUGVÖLLUR, Reykjanesbær,
Ends in
Keflavík Airport (KEF), 235 KEFLAVÍKURFLUGVÖLLUR, Reykjanesbær,
Duration
14 days & 13 nights
Difficulty
Easy
Available
Mar. - Aug.
Minimum age
8 years old
Accommodation
13 nights included

Description

Explore Iceland's Ring Road in summer and see incredible sights by booking this unforgettable two-week guided excursion. Those eager to see every region of Iceland and embark on a range of adventures should book this tour now.

You'll travel around Iceland with expert local guides on this two-week summer family itinerary. They'll be on hand to tell you more about Iceland and keep you safe.

On this trip, you'll explore the best attractions around Iceland's Ring Road and make some fantastic memories. 

This package is perfect for families keen on exploring the best parts of Iceland without having to manage all the transport, accommodation, tours, and excursions. 

You don't have to spend weeks planning the perfect itinerary for your trip to Iceland. That's all been done for you, and this package is available at a great price.

You also don't need to worry about driving in Iceland, which can be tricky with the changeable weather conditions. You'll be picked up from the airport and driven to each attraction.

On this trip, you'll visit some of Iceland's best spots. 

These will include the world-famous Golden Circle sightseeing route, the wondrous South Coast, the untouched Eastfjords, volcanic North Iceland, the folklore-rich West Coast, the incredibly diverse Snaefellsnes peninsula, and the tranquil azure waters of the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa.

What makes this trip extra special is that you'll be traveling under the long daylight hours of the midnight sun, giving you the most time to witness Iceland's beautiful nature. This summer vacation package is a much-loved tour that is highly rated.

By choosing this family-friendly package, all you have to do is complete your booking with all your preferred optional activities. All your accommodation, transportation, tours, and activities will be arranged for you so you can focus on enjoying your experiences.

Aside from exploring Iceland's better-known and lesser-known attractions, during the booking process, you can add some incredible extra activities that will help make your trip extra special. 

These include horse riding, lava caving, and ice caving, amongst many fantastic options. Glacier hiking and whale-watching tours are included in the price. 

Once you book, you'll get a detailed itinerary with all of your plans on it. You'll also have a personal travel agent you can contact 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If your plans change and you need to cancel, you can do so free of charge up to 24 hours before departure.

Take advantage of this immersive two-week experience encircling the Ring Road of Iceland and setting out on some thrilling tours. Check availability now by choosing a date.

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Included

Airport transfer on arrival/departure
13 nights of accommodation (details below)
8-day small group guided tour around Iceland
Blue Lagoon geothermal spa comfort entrance (upgrade to premium level available)
Skaftafell glacier hike
Detailed itinerary
Personal travel agent
Taxes
Whale watching tour

Destinations

Reykjavik is the northernmost capital city in the world.Reykjavík / 6 nights
An abandoned house on the Reykjanes Peninsula presents a striking contrast against a lush green landscape.Southwest Iceland / 1 night
Dyrhólaey peninsula from east to westSouth Coast / 1 night
The Vatnajokull glacier in Southeast Iceland.Southeast Iceland / 1 night
East Iceland is a spectacular region.Eastfjords / 1 night
Akureyri is the second largest city in IcelandAkureyri / 1 night
West Iceland home to many magical features, such as Hraunfossar waterfalls.West Iceland / 2 nights
Deildartunguhver geothermal hot spring in West IcelandDeildartunguhver
Reykholt was home to Snorri Sturluson, a medieval writer.Reykholt

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Attractions

Þingvellir National Park is Iceland's only UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the major stops along the world famous Golden Circle sightseeing route.Thingvellir
Geysir is a dormant hot spring in the geothermal area, Haukadalur Valley, found in South Iceland.Geysir
Long-exposure photo of Gullfoss waterfall on a cloudy dayGullfoss
Seljalandsfoss on the South Coast of Iceland bathed in the otherworldly light of the midnight sun.Seljalandsfoss
The mighty Skógafoss waterfallSkógafoss
Reynisfjara beach and Reynisdrangar cliffs in winterReynisfjara Black Sand Beach
Arial view of Reynisdrangar and Mt. ReynisfjallReynisdrangar
Skaftafell Nature Preserve can be found in Öræfasveit, the western region of Austur-Skaftafellssýsla in Iceland.Skaftafell
Jökulsárlón is one of Iceland's most popular and unique attractionsJökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
The icy diamonds of Diamond BeachDiamond Beach
Vestrahorn is a spectacular mountain, especially under the Northern Lights.Vestrahorn
Lagarfljot, in east Iceland, has a terrible monster in its depths, according to legend.Lagarfljót
Hallormstadaskogar surrounds lake Lagarfjlot.Hallormsstaðaskógur
Dettifoss waterfall in IcelandDettifoss
Asbyrgi Canyon in north Iceland is a centre of folklore and beauty.Ásbyrgi
Lake Myvatn is surrounded by stunning natural beautyMývatn
Godafoss is a beautiful waterfall with ties to Iceland's religious history.Godafoss Waterfall
Puffins are residents of Eyjafjordur from May to September.Eyjafjörður
Hvítserkur, aka; “The Troll of North-West Iceland”, is a 15-metre (49ft) high basalt rock stack protruding from Húnaflói Bay.Hvítserkur
Mount Kirkjufell on Snaefellsnes peninsula is one of the most iconic mountains in IcelandKirkjufell
Djupalonssandur has beautiful natural featuresDjupalonssandur
Snæfellsjökull glacier above the black church at Búðir village.Snæfellsjökull
Hraunfossar is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in West Iceland.Hraunfossar

Activities

Glacier Hiking
Caving
Hiking
Snowmobile
Sightseeing
Boat Trip
Hot Spring Bathing
Cultural Activity

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Day 1

Day 1 – Reykjavík

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You will arrive in the country on the first day of your two-week vacation in Iceland. Depending on your arrival time, you may have time to visit the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa or explore Reykjavik.

As soon as you land at Keflavik Airport and collect your bags, your pre-arranged airport transfer will be waiting for you just outside the terminal to take you straight to your accommodation in the capital city of Reykjavik.

On your way to Iceland’s capital city, Reykjavik, you could stop at the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa. This world-renowned spa is known for its healing waters, vivid azure colors, and luxurious treatments. 

It is in the middle of a moss-covered lava field, giving it an otherworldly atmosphere. Adding the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa to your itinerary today will be arranged according to your flights. 

If there is no time to visit the spa today, it can be added to another day. Your travel consultant will be able to arrange this for you.

Alternatively, you can head straight for the city and check out some sights before an evening meal. 
You should start by exploring the sights of the downtown region, especially Hallgrimskirkja church, Iceland’s tallest church. Head to the top of Hallgrimskirkja church, where there is a viewing platform where you can get stunning views over the rooftops of Reykjavik.

Other essential stops in the city include the Harpa Concert Hall and the Reykjavik Old Harbor. Be sure to explore the exciting Laugavegur shopping street and its series of delightful boutique shops, cafes, and restaurants.

You can have dinner at one of Reykjavik’s many excellent restaurants or enjoy a drink at a bar. If you want, you can experience some of the exciting nightlife that Reykjavik is home to.

You will stay in comfortable accommodation in Reykjavik tonight.
 

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Day 2

Day 2 – Reykjavík

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The second day of your vacation package in Iceland is your first full day in Reykjavik. It’s time to explore the city and experience your first taste of Iceland’s quirky culture.

Before you embark on your adventures today, you have an incredible opportunity to take a once-in-a-lifetime tour. You can go on a one-hour helicopter tour over the Geldinadalur volcanic eruption. 

You’ll depart from Reykjavik Domestic Airport and, after admiring the colorful capital and barren Reykjanes peninsula from above, make your way to the Geldinadalur volcano. 

Few adventures can compare to witnessing fire and lava rupture from the earth from such an all-encompassing perspective. The tour even includes a short landing by the site.

If you don’t want to take the helicopter tour, enjoy a relaxing breakfast before heading into the city center. 
If you didn’t explore the city yesterday, there are many central landmarks to visit. Don’t miss the Perlan observation deck, where you can get great panoramic views of the whole city.

Another option is to spend time in one of the city’s many outdoor swimming pools. These locations are suitable for children and adults alike, and you’ll often find Icelanders relaxing in hot tubs as a place to discuss the day’s affairs.

Another fantastic option is to walk along the coast in the Vesturbaer region, where you can catch great views of the adjacent Reykjanes peninsula.

Or you could check out the peaceful area of Seltjarnarnes and take a walk to the picturesque Grotta lighthouse on the end of the peninsula, framed by the mountains of the Snaefellsnes peninsula on a clear day.

Instead, You could join a horse-riding tour where your driver will take you outside Reykjavik to a local stable. Here, you can ride through the rugged Icelandic countryside on the back of a charming Icelandic horse.

Please note that the minimum age requirement is 12 years old for the horse-riding tour. You’ll retire for the night in your Reykjavik accommodation.
 

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Day 3

Day 3 – Southwest Iceland

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  • Thingvellir National Park
  • Geysir geothermal area
  • Gullfoss waterfall
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On the third day of your summer vacation in Iceland, you’ll leave the city lights of Reykjavik behind and head out to explore the famous traveler’s trail of the Golden Circle.

On this day of adventure, your first stop is visiting Iceland’s UNESCO World Heritage site, Thingvellir National Park. 

Standing between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, beautiful canyons, springs, ravines, waterfalls, and forestry surround this geological wonder.

It is also an important site in Iceland’s history. Thingvellir National Park also hosts the site of the world’s first established parliament, Althingi, in 930 AD and has had a lasting impact on the development of democracy.

You’ll also be able to walk across the Bridge Between Continents here. Although the bridge doesn’t actually cross between the two continents, it symbolizes the rift between the tectonic plates, and waking up on it is a great experience.

Next, you’ll visit the mesmerizing hot springs at the Geysir geothermal area. The area has bubbling mud pots, steaming vents, and a spouting geyser.

You’ll find most visitors surrounding the hot spring named Strokkur, which erupts boiling water up to heights nearing 66 feet (20 meters) every 5-10 minutes, giving you plenty of time to get your perfect photograph.

The final stop on this tour will take you to the mighty Gullfoss waterfall. Fed by the meltwater of the nearby glacier Langjokull along the Hvita River, the waterfall cascades down around 105 feet (32 meters) over two steps. The first is a shorter drop measuring 36 feet (11 meters) tall, while the second cascade is about 69 feet (21 meters) tall.

You can walk much closer to the falls in the summer months and feel the misty waters on your face while watching the waters thunder down into the cavern below.

After spending time at these sights, you will retire to your comfortable accommodation in the Golden Circle area for the night.

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Day 4

Day 4 – South Coast

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  • Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
  • Skogafoss waterfall
  • Reynisfjara black sand beach
  • Reynisdrangar Sea Stacks
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On the fourth day of your tour of Iceland's Ring Road, you'll check out the best sights along Iceland's wondrous South Coast, including waterfalls, black sand beaches, and rock formations. You can also visit an ice cave if you wish.

After you leave the Golden Circle sightseeing route, you'll join the famous Ring Road, the main road that travels around Iceland. 

You'll head straight to your first stops at Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls, both standing at 197 feet (60 meters). 

At Seljalandsfoss waterfall, you can walk behind the curtain of water as it has a cavern behind it. Once you enter the cavern, you can view the waterfall from a unique perspective.

Skogafoss waterfall is a much more powerful waterfall you can walk very close to if you don't mind the powerful mist. It features a fantastic width of 82 feet (25 meters), and the falls plummet dramatically over a cliff, creating a breathtaking curtain of mist and rainbows on sunny days.

Nearby, a staircase leads to a stunning viewpoint, offering panoramic vistas of the cascading water and picturesque landscapes.

Continuing your journey, your driver will take you to the famous Reynisfjara black sand beach. It is known as one of the most beautiful non-tropical beaches in the world. 

This picturesque volcanic setting is further enhanced by the eerie atmosphere from the basalt sea stacks of Reynidrangar and the Dyrholaey arch in the distance. Be careful not to tread too close to the unpredictable waters.

If you're feeling extra adventurous today, you can take a tour to visit an ice cave within the Myrdalsjokull glacier above the most powerful volcano in Iceland, the Katla volcano.

Once within these beautiful natural caverns, you'll see an otherworldly paradise of shimmering colors and ice formations.

You will then rest up for the evening at your accommodation in South Iceland.

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Day 5

Day 5 – Southeast Iceland

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  • Skaftafell Nature Reserve
  • Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon
  • Diamond Beach
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The fifth day of your summer vacation in Iceland will take you across the black sand desert of Solheimasandur, through lava fields, and past the beautiful hiking region of the Skaftafell Nature Reserve to the southern part of the massive Vatnajokull National Park.

At Skaftafell Nature Reserve, you will join a hiking tour. The hike will take you close to some of the magnificent glacier tongues of Europe's largest glacier, Vatnajokull.

Vatnajokull is Europe's largest glacier, covering an area of around 4,908 square miles (7,900 square kilometers) in Southeast Iceland. This massive ice cap holds several active volcanoes beneath its surface, resulting in spectacular ice caves and crevasses.

You will then stop at what is referred to as "the crown jewel of Iceland," the Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon. The Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon is full of drifting enormous icebergs that break off from the outlet glacier of Breidamerkurjokull and float on its surface.

It is Iceland's deepest lagoon, and it continues to grow as ice blocks break off from the shrinking Breidamerkurjokull glacier above it. The receding glacier shows the effects of global warming.

You'll also visit Diamond Beach on the southern shore. Here, many icebergs wash up on the beach from the same currents that pull the icebergs out to sea. 

This bizarrely beautiful environment allows you to walk among these stunning ice formations as they slowly glitter and melt in the sunlight. The icebergs resemble precious stones, which is how the beach gets its name.

While traveling during the summer, you can take a boat tour in the Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon. The amphibian boat will slowly take you through the calm waters and close to the moving icebergs.

You may even spot some of the area's indigenous seals who like to sun themselves on top of the icebergs.
You will then rest for the night at a comfortable accommodation in the Jokulsarlon area.

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Day 6

Day 6 – Eastfjords

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  • Vestrahorn
  • Lake Lagarfljot
  • Hallormsstadaskogur Forest
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Your sixth day will take you to explore the less-explored area of Iceland's breathtaking Eastfjords.

Though often the least visited part of the country due to its distance from the capital, the Eastfjords is full of gems, including incredible mountain peaks, deep fjords, quaint fishing towns, and intriguing folklore.

The first peaks you'll visit are the Vestrahorn and Eystrahorn mountains. Vestrahorn Mountain is a formidable sight at the end of a black sand beach. It is a favorite amongst photographers and is often pictured under the midnight sun. 

Eystrahorn Mountain is an incredible peak to photograph from the opposite angle.

Your guide will take you to all the best spots along the drive, including mountains, waterfalls, and craggy coastlines, but they will also take you to some of the lesser-known landmarks.

For instance, you'll visit Lake Lagarfljot, easily one of the most beautiful spots in the Eastfjords. According to legend, it is home to a sizeable worm-like creature thought to live in its depths - the Icelandic version of the Loch Ness Monster.

You'll also visit Audun's Rock Museum, which sits in the peaceful town of Djupivogur and hosts a fantastic collection of polished stones, making it an excellent place for anyone interested in geology.

Afterward, you'll take the time to explore Iceland's largest forest, Hallormsstadaskogur. If you have yet to notice, there is a lack of trees in Iceland, making this forest a unique sight.

The forest is near the largest town in the east, Egilsstadir, with a delightful array of hiking trails to explore.

You can always add adventure to your day by including a horse riding tour. Take another chance to ride a beautiful Icelandic horse through the wild terrain of Iceland's untouched nature.

At the end of your sixth day, you'll retire for the night in your accommodation in the Eastfjords.

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Day 7

Day 7 – Akureyri

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  • Dettifoss waterfall
  • Asbyrgi canyon
  • Lake Myvatn Area
  • Godafoss Waterfall
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On the seventh day of your summer vacation in Iceland, you'll explore Iceland's Diamond Circle trail, considered the Golden Circle's northeastern counterpart. Sights along this route include Lake Myvatn, Dettifoss Waterfall, and Asbyrgi Canyon.

You can start your day at the only geothermal spa in East Iceland, the Vok Baths, if you choose to do so while booking.

Your first stop of the day will take you to visit Europe's most powerful waterfall, the Dettifoss waterfall. With a height of 144 feet (44 meters), this thunderous waterfall is featured at the start of the hit sci-fi movie Prometheus. 

Often seen as the most ominous of waterfalls because of its darkened waters, you can also easily visit the smaller neighboring waterfall of Selfoss, roughly a 10-minute walk away upstream.

It's a short drive to your next stop, the horse-shoe-shaped canyon of Asbyrgi. Known in folklore as created by an imprint of Odin's eight-legged horse, Sleipnir, this beautiful area is rich in trees, cliffs, and abundant wildlife.

The third stop of the day will take you to the charming fishing town of Husavik. After this, you'll go to Lake Myvatn, a vast body of water formed following several volcanic eruptions over 2300 years ago. 

Covering an area of 14 square miles (37 square kilometers), in summer, it is abundant with birdlife and flora, making it a delight to visit.

Also in the region is the famous Namaskard Pass, a geothermal area like no other. Covered in steaming vents, this site showcases this region's volcanic nature and is also a fantastic picture spot.

On your way to your final destination in Akureyri, you'll stop at another charming waterfall, Godafoss Waterfall. Though renowned for its scale, shape, and beauty, it also has interesting historical folklore, which you can read more about on-site.

After a long day of sightseeing, you will retire for the night in North Iceland.

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Day 8

Day 8 – West Iceland

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  • Eyjafjordur fjord
  • Hvítserkur Rock Stack
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On the eighth day of your summer vacation in Iceland, you will travel to Southwest Iceland, stopping at some incredible sights along the way. You'll also join an exciting whale-watching tour included in your itinerary.

After bidding farewell to the northern town of Akureyri, you will head towards the quaint village of Hauganes in the stunning Eyjafjordur fjord.

Hauganes is a beautiful area, so take pictures of the adjacent fjords and enjoy the surroundings. Hauganes is renowned for its deep-rooted fishing traditions, with the residents mainly focusing on fishing and fish processing, offering an insight into Iceland's coastal way of life.

Moreover, the village has a sea-angling component that lets you fish for dinner between sightings of dolphins and puffins. As you wander through its narrow streets, you'll discover colorful houses, a quaint harbor dotted with fishing boats, and panoramic vistas that showcase the region's unspoiled beauty.

You will join a whale-watching tour from Hauganes Harbor and head out to sea searching for breaching whales.

Aboard a comfortable boat, the adventure begins as you venture into the crystal-clear waters of the Eyjafjordur fjord, home to a diverse array of majestic marine creatures.

Expert guides will share captivating insights into the lives of these gentle giants as you keep your eyes peeled for a glimpse of them. You may see humpback whales, orcas, dolphins, and seabirds on this unforgettable wildlife encounter.

On your way south, you'll also stop off on the Vatnsnes peninsula to visit the much-photographed rock formation of Hvitserkur, which sits just off the coast of the peninsula. This 49-foot (15-meter) high rock formation rises out from the sea.

There is much discussion over what the rock formation looks like, with some saying an elephant, drinking from the sea, and others saying a dragon.

You will then hit the road and go to your accommodation for the night in West Iceland.

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Day 9

Day 9 – West Iceland

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  • Kirkjufell Mountain
  • Djupalonssandur black pebble beach
  • Snaefellsjokull
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On the ninth day of your two-week tour of Iceland's Ring Road, you'll explore the richly diverse Snaefellsnes peninsula, a captivating area on Iceland's west coast.

This area is often called "Iceland in miniature," as it has all the scenery that Iceland is famous for, including various mountains, waterfalls, lava fields, craters, and a glacier.

The Snaefellsnes peninsula is known for a stratovolcano called Snaefellsjokull, which inspired Jules Verne's "Journey to the Center of the Earth." It stands mightily at 4,744 feet (1,446 meters) tall, with a twin-peaked glacier capping it. You'll also find charming fishing villages like Arnarstapi and Stykkisholmur here.

You'll first visit the most photographed mountain in Iceland, Kirkjufell Mountain. Though its name translates directly to "Church Mountain," due to its feature in the hit HBO show, Game of Thrones, it is now more commonly referred to as "the mountain shaped like an arrowhead."

Make sure you get a spot by the adjacent waterfall of Kirkjufellsfoss for the perfect photograph of the mountain in the surrounding nature.

Next, you'll go to another black sand beach named Djupalonssandur, found at the base of the mighty Snaefellsjokull glacier. Djupalonssandur Beach was once a popular fishing village and port.

Now, it sits deserted aside from a few lifting stones used throughout history as a strength test among local fishermen. For the mighty among you, this is an excellent opportunity to test your strength.

The Snaefellsnes peninsula is a sanctuary for wildlife, with seabird colonies and seals thriving in its pristine habitats. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for nesting puffins, sometimes seen here during summer.

After a great day exploring the beautiful Snaefellsnes peninsula, you will return to the same accommodation you spent the previous night. Here, you will rest up and get ready to explore more of West Iceland tomorrow.

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Day 10

Day 10 – Reykjavík

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  • Deildartunguhver hot spring
  • Hraunfossar & Barnafoss waterfalls
  • Reykholt historical site
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On the 10th day of your two-week summer vacation package in Iceland, you will explore the best attractions in West Iceland, including Deildartunguhver hot spring, Krauma geothermal spa, and the village of Reykholt.

Your first stop will take you to the most powerful European hot spring, Deildartunguhver. This visit is a great chance to explore another geothermal area. The hot spring has a rapid flow rate of 380 pints (180 liters) per second. Moreover, its temperature is a constant 97° Celsius (207° Fahrenheit), making it dangerous if you come too close.

Deildartunguhver hot spring is so powerful that its energy can power towns up to 31 miles (50 kilometers) away.

You will also visit the wonderfully relaxing Krauma spa in this region. Krauma Spa is a great place to relax and unwind and is by far the best spot for a geothermal bath in West Iceland while you take in the surrounding views.

You can enjoy the rejuvenating hot pools, saunas, and a relaxation area here.

After your dip, you’ll make your way toward the historically significant village of Reykholt, about 4.2 miles (6.8 kilometers) from the Deildartungahver hot spring. The town is known as the home of the poet, saga writer, and chieftain Snorri Sturluson. 

He lived here in the Middle Ages during the Icelandic civil war. Icelanders cherish his work as an invaluable Old Norse mythology and language record.

You will then head towards your final stop to visit the incredible neighboring waterfalls of Hraunfossar and Barnafoss. Although they are close in distance, they could not be more different.

Barnafoss waterfall is a gentle waterfall fed by the meltwater of the nearby glacier Langjokull, creating a beautiful array of colors as the water trickles through the rivulets caused by an ancient volcanic eruption. 

Hraunfossar waterfall is much more powerful and thunderous, pouring fast-flowing waters through a selection of sharp rock formations into the cavern below.

You will spend the night at your accommodation back in Reykjavik.

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Day 11

Day 11 – Reykjavík

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On the 11th day of your summer vacation in Iceland, you will take a once-in-a-lifetime tour of a dormant volcano's magma chamber.

No trip to Iceland is complete without a trip to a volcano, and this vacation package includes a unique tour.

Iceland is famous for its volcanoes due to its location on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, a tectonic boundary where the North American and Eurasian plates meet. 

This geological setting leads to frequent volcanic activity, with around 30 active volcanic systems and numerous eruptions. 

The country's diverse volcanic landscape, including volcanic mountains, lava fields, and geothermal areas, contributes to its reputation as a land of fire and ice. 

Additionally, some of its notable eruptions, such as the 2010 Eyjafjallajokull eruption, which disrupted air travel across Europe, have garnered global attention.

Today, you can take a once-in-a-lifetime tour deep into a now-dormant volcanic magma chamber. Your tour will take you along the Reykjanes peninsula to the Thrihnukagigur volcano, where you will descend into the mouth of the volcano on an old mineshaft.

Once you reach the bottom, you will feel the warmth radiating from this once lava-filled cavern and get the chance to explore the many caverns and rock formations and capture plenty of pictures of the colors left by the lava. 

Thrihnukagigur volcano's history dates back thousands of years. It last erupted over 4,000 years ago. The first known exploration of its inner depths occurred in 1974 when Icelandic cave researchers descended into the chamber. 

This tour is exceptional because dormant volcano magma chambers usually collapse in on themselves. In contrast, this one has stayed intact, making it an experience unlike any other. Please be aware, however, that there is a minimum age requirement of 12.

After this unique tour finishes, you'll return to your accommodation in Reykjavik, where you'll spend the evening.

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Day 12 – Reykjavík

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On the 12th day of your summer vacation in Iceland, you can explore the Langjokull glacier on an ice tunnel tour.

After you experienced the fire of Iceland on your volcanic day yesterday, today, you will experience the ice element. 

In the morning, your guide will collect you from Reykjavik and drive you onto the nearby Langjokull glacier in a modified monster truck to take you to an ice tunnel.

Langjokull Glacier is the second-largest glacier in Iceland, spanning approximately 361 square miles (935 square kilometers) and reaching elevations of over 4,757 feet (1,450 meters).

The glacier features ice tunnels and caves that attract adventurous tourists seeking a glimpse into the frozen heart of Iceland. It is a critical water source for nearby communities and has significant ecological importance. 

An ice tunnel is a captivating natural phenomenon formed within a glacier. Glaciers in Iceland have massive ice masses that flow over time, creating crevasses and moulins. 

Ice tunnels are large hollows or caves developed when meltwater carves through the glacier's ice, leaving magnificent icy passages behind. 

These tunnels can be several meters wide and long, showcasing mesmerizing blue ice formations and intricate patterns. 

Once there, you can explore the caverns of ice that create this spectacular marvel. Be sure to take plenty of pictures from outside the tunnel, as you'll get an amazing aerial view of Iceland from on top of the glacier.

Unfortunately, like many glaciers worldwide, Langjokull glacier is affected by climate change, experiencing melting and receding ice. This tour is an excellent opportunity to see the glacier while you can and learn more about climate change.

In addition, Langjokull has many neighboring glaciers, such as the  Eiriksjokull, Thorisjokull, and Hrutfellsjokull.

After your day exploring the ice of Langjokull glacier, you'll head back to your accommodation in Reykjavik, where you'll spend the evening.

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Day 13

Day 13 – Reykjavík

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On day 13 of your summer vacation in Iceland, you'll spend your last full day in Reykjavik. You'll have plenty of time to explore the city, check out some extra attractions, browse the shops, and pick up some last-minute souvenirs.

Some of the following options are great for families visiting the city.

The first option on your penultimate day in Iceland is to explore the Perlan museum, which hosts an incredible artificial ice cave exhibition. This state-of-the-art experience is fantastic for those who didn't opt to join an ice cave tour along the South Coast. 

You can also combine this with a visit to the Perlan observation deck, where you have panoramic views of the whole city. Interestingly, the viewing deck features a unique hemispherical rotating glass dome. 

The second option today is to take a few hours to learn more about Iceland's rich indigenous marine life at the Whale Museum. 

With a great selection of life-size whale replicas, this interactive and educational museum is the perfect stop for nature lovers, especially after having experienced a sighting of some of these creatures in North Iceland.

The third option is to take a quick visit to Iceland's ultimate 4D experience with a trip to Flyover Iceland, located near Reykjavik harbor. 

You'll be strapped into a seat and dangled in front of a 66-foot (20-meter) spherical screen that will take you through the most incredible scenes in Iceland. From mountain peaks to the depths of the most incredible fjords, Flyover Iceland covers it all. 

Flyover Iceland also offers complimentary pickup from your accommodation if you decide to visit. Please note there is a minimum age requirement of 5 years old.

At the end of another great day in Iceland, you'll return to your Reykjavik accommodation, where you'll spend your last night in Iceland before traveling home the next day.

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Day 14

Day 14 – Reykjavík

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The 14th day of your summer vacation in Iceland is your last day in the country. It’s time to head home. 

Enjoy breakfast at your accommodation before your transfer arrives if you have an early flight. Your transfer will take you straight from Reykjavik to Keflavik International Airport in ample time before your flight.

Once you arrive at the airport, drop off your bags and check in for your flight. You can enjoy a meal or drink in the terminal while waiting for your flight.

For those who have a later flight, you can visit the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa today. You will finish your stay in Iceland unwinding before heading to the airport. 

The Blue Lagoon geothermal spa is the perfect place to relax as you bathe in the warm, mineral-rich waters and reflect on the incredible adventure you have just taken in the land of fire and ice. 

There are also plenty of things to do in Reykjavik if you have a later flight. Begin by exploring the iconic Hallgrimskirkja Church, which provides breathtaking city views from its tower. 

Wander through the charming streets of the Old Town, indulging in local cuisine and browsing unique shops where you can pick up any last-minute souvenirs. Discover Icelandic history and culture at the National Museum and Harpa Concert Hall.  

As you head home, enjoy reminiscing about your family vacation in Iceland and plan your next trip.

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What to bring

Warm and waterproof outdoor clothing
Good hiking boots
Swimsuit and a towel
Camera
Reusable water bottle
Snacks

Good to know

Customers traveling on their own will be given a single room. Reservations for two people will be allocated a double room. For bookings of three or more, triple rooms will automatically be allocated. For example, a group of eight will receive two triple rooms and one double. If these arrangements do not meet your requirements, please contact the provider.

In the case of extreme weather activities may be canceled. If your chosen activity is canceled, we will assist you with rearranging or booking other activities when possible, and any potential price difference will be refunded to you.

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