6-Day Reykjavik City Break with Optional Activities Starting at Keflavik Airport

Reykjavik is a breathtaking capital city in winter.
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Tour starts
Keflavík Airport (KEF), Iceland
Starting time
6 days
Ending place
Keflavík Airport (KEF), Iceland
All year
Minimum age


Embark on a six-day city break in Iceland, a vacation package designed for those who crave a personalized adventure. This unique journey provides unparalleled flexibility, allowing you to shape your experience around your interests and desires.

At the heart of our offering is the freedom to choose. Unlike traditional tours that dictate your daily activities, we offer a range of possibilities, giving you control over your experience.

From the moment you land at Keflavik Airport, you’ll be transferred to Reykjavik, Iceland's capital. Before heading to your Reykjavik accommodation, you can indulge in the iconic Blue Lagoon, a symbol of Iceland's geothermal wonders. This renowned geothermal spa offers a rejuvenating experience amidst its mineral-rich, milky-blue waters, allowing you to unwind and soak in the natural beauty of Iceland.

Reykjavik, your base for the next five nights, serves as a launchpad for exploration. The city, with its vibrant energy, awaits your discovery. Dive into its rich culture, explore local markets, and marvel at architectural gems.

Your days are not bound by a fixed itinerary. Instead, they are an open invitation to embrace the experiences that appeal to you.

For those seeking classic Icelandic wonders, the Golden Circle beckons. This legendary route encompasses the Geysir geothermal area, Gullfoss waterfall, and Thingvellir National Park. 

The South Coast introduces you to natural wonders like the Seljalandsfoss waterfall and the black sand beaches of Reynisfjara. Optional activities, such as whale-watching tours and helicopter adventures, complement the main attractions, allowing you to tailor your day to your preferences.

Venture to the enchanting Snaefellsnes Peninsula, where dramatic landscapes and charming fishing villages await. Like all others, this day is yours to mold, with optional activities catering to diverse interests.

Of course, you don't have to pick any of these activities and can make your own plans or book tours in the city. These tours include whale-watching, a helicopter ride, and, in winter, northern lights tours. There are also museum tickets, hop-on hop-off buses, and city walking tours.

A detailed itinerary accompanies your booking, providing a roadmap you can follow or deviate from at your discretion. You'll also have travel agents to help you should you need it 24 hours a day.

This six-day city break in Iceland is not just a tour. It's an opportunity to curate an adventure uniquely yours. The attractions, from the iconic to the hidden gems, are there for you to explore if you wish. 

So, whether you seek relaxation or adrenaline-pumping experiences, this Reykjavik city break invites you to craft a narrative that aligns with your desires. Check availability now by choosing your preferred date. 

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Airport transfer on arrival/departure
5 nights of accommodation in Reykjavik
Detailed Itinerary
Personal travel agent
Choice of activities upon booking (price varies)


Northern lights hunting
Hot Spring Bathing
Cultural Activity

Daily itinerary

Day 1
The Blue Lagoon has plenty of amazing attractions.

Day 1 - Arrival & Blue Lagoon

Your tailor-made six-day Icelandic adventure kicks off with a seamless transfer from Keflavik Airport, welcoming you to the captivating world of Iceland.

The first optional stop on your journey is the renowned Blue Lagoon, a soothing natural wonder that beckons with mineral-rich, azure waters. Here, you can immerse yourself in the rejuvenating geothermal pools, surrounded by the lava landscapes that define Iceland. The warm embrace of the waters provides a perfect remedy for jetlag, offering a one-of-a-kind experience.

Following your optional visit to the Blue Lagoon, you'll be transported to your comfortable Reykjavik hotel, your home for the next five nights.

Reykjavik, Iceland's vibrant capital, invites your exploration. Once settled into your cozy accommodations, the city is yours to discover, with its lively culture and iconic attractions awaiting your exploration.

Check out the city's major landmarks, such as Hallgrimskirkja church, the Sun Voyager statue, the Althingi parliament house, and the Harpa Concert Hall. 

As the day winds down, the choice is yours for a delightful dinner at a restaurant of your choosing, delving into the culinary delights of Iceland. Whether opting for traditional Icelandic or international cuisine, Reykjavik's diverse dining options cater to every palate.

After dinner, the evening unfolds with options: continue your Reykjavik exploration or return to your hotel to rest and prepare for the days ahead. Whether immersing yourself in the city's nightlife, visiting local landmarks, interacting with the locals, or simply unwinding in the comfort of your hotel, the evening is yours to enjoy.

As night falls over Reykjavik, you'll retire to your hotel room. Your comfortable accommodations provide the perfect haven for a restful night's sleep, setting the stage for the exciting experiences ahead on your personalized Icelandic journey.

Remember, every step of this adventure is tailored to your preferences, and the choices are entirely yours to make.

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Day 2
Thingvellir has a hidden waterfall on the North American side.

Day 2 - Optional Golden Circle and More Adventures

As your Icelandic adventure enters its second day, several exciting activities await, offering you the freedom to shape your experience according to your preferences.

You can kickstart your day with the renowned Golden Circle day tour—an exploration of some of Iceland's most iconic natural wonders. This comprehensive journey begins with a hassle-free hotel pickup, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable day of discovery.

The Golden Circle tour unfolds with a visit to the Geysir geothermal area, where the impressive Strokkur geyser puts on a regular show, shooting hot water and steam into the air. It's a captivating display of nature's power and a testament to Iceland's geological marvels.

Gullfoss waterfall is the next highlight, showcasing the sheer force of nature as water cascades into a deep canyon. The grandeur and beauty of Gullfoss make it a cherished Icelandic landmark.

Completing the Golden Circle is Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Stand at the convergence of tectonic plates, witnessing the slow drift between the Eurasian and North American plates. The park's historical significance and unique geological features make it a must-visit destination.

However, the Golden Circle is just one option. You can also choose to relax at the luxurious Sky Lagoon, enjoying geothermal waters with breathtaking views. Alternatively, explore Reykjavik at your pace with a hop-on, hop-off bus tour, or a 24-hour city card.

For food enthusiasts, a culinary adventure awaits with a food walk, allowing you to savor Icelandic flavors and immerse yourself in local food culture. Wildlife enthusiasts can opt for an exhilarating whale-watching tour, encountering these majestic creatures in their natural habitat.

If it's winter, the northern lights experience is on the table, with various modes of exploration such as bus tours, boat excursions, super jeep adventures, or ATV excursions, depending on availability and weather conditions.

Immersive helicopter tours over Iceland's landscapes or a visit to the serene Hvammsvik Nature Baths are also part of the day's offerings. These activities promise lasting memories and a connection to Iceland's natural wonders.

Choose the activities that resonate with you, creating a personalized and unforgettable journey through Iceland's unparalleled beauty.

As the day concludes, return to your Reykjavik hotel, ready to unwind and prepare for the adventures that lie ahead in the coming days.

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Day 3
Iceland's South Coast has amazing beaches.

Day 3 - Optional South Coast and More Adventures

As you enter the third day of your Icelandic journey, a diverse range of activities awaits, providing you the freedom to delve deeper into Iceland's landscapes and cultural offerings. 

The day begins with the option to embark on a South Coast day tour, commencing with a convenient hotel pickup. The South Coast tour promises an unforgettable exploration of some of Iceland's most renowned natural wonders. 

Your initial destination is the captivating Seljalandsfoss waterfall, where the cascading water descends from a towering cliff. What sets Seljalandsfoss apart is the chance to walk behind the waterfall, offering a unique perspective and, if conditions align, a glimpse of a rainbow in the mist.

Continuing your journey, the equally impressive Skogafoss waterfall awaits, boasting sheer grandeur and the resonating sound of water meeting the pool below. The panoramic view from the top, accessible via a staircase, provides a sweeping vista of the surrounding landscape.

A highlight of the South Coast tour is Reynisfjara, a world-famous black sand beach. Here, the contrast of dark sands against the mighty North Atlantic waves and the towering Reynisdrangar basalt columns create a captivating scene.

As the tour progresses, you'll reach the charming village of Vik, known for its red-roofed church and breathtaking coastal views. 

Throughout the South Coast tour, you'll immerse yourself in Iceland's diverse geological canvas, from rugged cliffs to expansive glaciers, showcasing the country's rich natural tapestry.

If the South Coast tour isn't your preference, the day is yours to shape as you see fit. 

Options include relaxation at the Sky Lagoon, exploring Reykjavik at your pace with a hop-on Hhp-off bus tour or a 24-hour city card, indulging in a food walk, embarking on a whale-watching tour, or even chasing the northern lights through various means—bus tour, boat excursion, super jeep adventure, or ATV excursion—depending on the season and availability.

For an exhilarating perspective, helicopter tours offer a breathtaking aerial view of Iceland's stunning landscapes. Alternatively, immerse yourself in the world of Icelandic craft beer with a beer walk, savoring the flavors of the local brewing scene.

After a day filled with exploration and wonder, the evening sees you returning to your Reykjavik hotel. How you spend the day depends entirely on your preference, ensuring a tailor-made experience that suits your desires.

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Day 4
Kirkjufell reflects beautifully in the seas around it.

Day 4 - Optional Snaefellsnes Peninsula and More Adventures

As you enter the fourth day of your Icelandic adventure, a world of captivating possibilities unfolds. The day offers you the option to embark on a remarkable tour of the enchanting Snaefellsnes Peninsula, commencing with a convenient hotel pickup that ensures a smooth start to your day of exploration.

The Snaefellsnes day tour guides you through a region of Iceland renowned for its dramatic landscapes, charming fishing villages, and the iconic Snaefellsjokull glacier, famously inspiring Jules Verne's novel "Journey to the Center of the Earth."

The Snaefellsnes Peninsula showcases diverse natural wonders, from rugged coastlines and towering cliffs to pristine beaches. Your journey may lead you to Kirkjufell, a distinctive cone-shaped mountain, one of Iceland's most photographed landmarks, offering mesmerizing views from its base.

Charming fishing villages scattered along the peninsula provide a glimpse into traditional Icelandic life and culture. Whether exploring villages like Arnarstapi or Hellnar, strolling along picturesque harbors, visiting local cafes, or embracing the tranquility of coastal living, the day tour allows you to shape your experience.

The grandeur of the Snaefellsjokull glacier, looming majestically over the peninsula, invites admiration. Its snow-capped peak and mystical aura have woven it into Icelandic folklore and literature. 

If you choose to forgo the Snaefellsnes Peninsula tour, the day provides a variety of alternatives for your Icelandic adventure. 

Again, you can go whale-watching or on a helicopter ride, or stay in the city and take a Reykjavik city walk, a food walk, a hop-on hop-off bus, or explore independently with a Reykjavik City Card.
Winter travelers can also book from a range of northern lights tours.

These are all suggestions, however. Ultimately, how you spend the day is entirely up to your preference, and you are welcome to relax or make your own plans.

As the day concludes, you'll return to your Reykjavik hotel in the evening. The comforts of your accommodations create the perfect space to reflect on the breathtaking landscapes and cultural experiences encountered throughout the day.

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Day 5
FlyOver Iceland offers an amazing interactive experience in Reykjavik.

Day 5 - More of Reykjavik

On the fifth day, the vibrant city of Reykjavik awaits your exploration.

For those seeking a unique perspective, an exhilarating helicopter tour provides a breathtaking aerial view of Iceland's diverse landscapes. Soar above glaciers, volcanoes, and fjords, gaining a rare vantage point of the country's natural beauty.

Alternatively, consider a memorable whale-watching tour, venturing into the surrounding waters in search of majestic marine life. The seas around Iceland are rich in biodiversity, offering a high chance of encountering whales, dolphins, and other aquatic species.

Craft beer enthusiasts can partake in a beer walk, exploring Reykjavik's craft beer scene. Visit local breweries, enjoy distinctive beer tastings, and delve into the culture of Icelandic craft brewing.

Food enthusiasts have the option of a food walk, a delightful journey sampling the rich flavors of Icelandic cuisine. Guided by a knowledgeable food expert, savor traditional dishes, fresh seafood, and locally sourced ingredients while meandering through Reykjavik's charming neighborhoods.

The 24-hour city card provides access to various museums, galleries, and cultural attractions to enhance your exploration of Reykjavik. This card offers a convenient and cost-effective means to delve into the city's heritage and artistic offerings.

For a more flexible and comprehensive experience, a hop-on, hop-off bus tour allows you to navigate Reykjavik at your own pace. Hop on and off at various stops, ensuring you get to all the iconic landmarks and hidden gems.

It's important to note that all attractions and activities on this day are optional, giving you the freedom to decide how you want to spend your time. Whether it's a day of cultural exploration, culinary delights, or simply relaxing, the choice is yours.

Additionally, feel free to consult with your travel agents to customize your itinerary, ensuring it aligns perfectly with your preferences.

After a day of discovery and indulgence in Reykjavik, you'll return to your comfortable hotel in the evening. As you retire for the night, carry with you the vibrant memories of Reykjavik and the anticipation of the adventures that await on the final day of your Icelandic city break.

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Day 6
Keflavik International Airport has plenty of sculptures decorating it.

Day 6 - Departure Day

On the sixth and final day, you can shape the last moments of your Icelandic journey according to your preferences. With various enriching activities to consider, you can craft a conclusion that suits your interests.

For those intrigued by marine life, the Whales of Iceland Museum in Reykjavik is an option worth exploring. This engaging museum showcases the diverse marine species found in Icelandic waters, offering insights into their behaviors and highlighting the importance of conservation efforts.

Alternatively, you might choose the "Fly Over Iceland" show—a mesmerizing, immersive experience that takes you on a virtual journey across the country's breathtaking landscapes. Soar over cascading waterfalls and glide through volcanic terrains, gaining a unique perspective of Iceland's natural beauty.

The "Wonders of Perlan" show, housed within the iconic Perlan building, is another option. Using cutting-edge technology and storytelling, this exhibition brings Iceland's geological wonders to life, featuring glaciers, volcanoes, and the northern lights.

For those seeking a final moment of relaxation and rejuvenation, admission to the Sky Lagoon provides an opportunity to unwind.

As the day unfolds, you can choose the activity that resonates most with you, ensuring that your last moments in Iceland are meaningful and memorable.

Therefore, you may prefer to relax in the city before departing. There are plenty of excellent sites and hidden gems you can seek independently. 

When it's time to bid farewell and head to the airport, consider arriving with ample time before your flight—typically at least three hours before departure—for a stress-free and timely departure.

As you journey back to the airport, reflect on your memories of Iceland—the awe-inspiring landscapes, rich culture, and warm hospitality that make this country remarkable. 

Your Icelandic adventure may be concluding, but the memories and the spirit of exploration will undoubtedly linger long after you depart from this captivating land.

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What to bring

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Swimsuit and towel

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This is a very special tour package that gives you a much wider selection of tours and day trips. The range of activities varies and can be customized to your preferences.

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