Atlantic Puffin in Iceland

Exploring Iceland and Faroe Islands Tour

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Vagar, Gjogv, Sorvagsvatn, Gasadalur...

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Suggested Duration

8 Days

The wind and sea accentuate the drama of the northern Atlantic landscapes and turn spectacle into beauty during your customizable Iceland and Faroe Islands itinerary. Idyllic waterfalls tumble over seaside cliffs as glaciers spill down volcanic foothills while puffins soar through the sky in search of fresh fish. Ancient warriors demand attention through the artifacts they’ve left behind, and geysers command respect through their boiling temperatures and powerful eruptions. You will discover pristine...

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Trip Highlights

  • Feel the ice beneath your feet and enjoy the stunning scenery along the pristine surface of the Eyjafjallajokull Glacier on a private walking tour
  • Witness the stunning whitewater of Bossdalsfossur Waterfall tumble over a seaside cliff after being fed by Lake Sorvagsvatn on the Faroe Islands
  • View the marvelous power and shimmering hues of Gullfoss Waterfall before seeing the dramatic spout of Strokkur Geyser
  • Find puffins soaring over the rugged cliffs at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean at the Vestmanna Bird Cliffs
  • Enjoy the freedom of your car that will allow you to linger in the colorful villages of the Faroe Islands or continue to discover the dramatic landscape at your leisure
  • Delight in an in-depth tour of Reykjavik that will offer a detailed history of Viking settlements through uncovered artifacts, including a 10th-century longhouse
  • Visit the meeting place of the world’s first documented parliament located inside Thingvellir National Park
  • Explore Kirkjuboreyn, the medieval religious center of island life, and home to a farmstead passed down over more than 17 generations 

Detailed Description

Bask in the air of discovery during your 8-day tour to Iceland and the Faroe Islands to find a frontier-like atmosphere along the rolling hills, staggering cliffs, and historical farmsteads. Your adventure will begin with your arrival at Vagar Airport on one of the 18 islands that make the Faroe Archipelago. You will pick up your car rental and travel to the village of Sorvagsvatn with the remainder of the day at your leisure to indulge in the quiet ambiance and enchanting landscape. Wake the next day to travel at your preferred pace en route to Gjogv. Cruise along the waters or around the edges of Lake Sorvagsvatn to view the waterfall and enjoy the panoramic view of Mykines Island from the shores at Gsadalur.

Venture the next morning to the headlands of Vidareidi to find dramatic mountains, splashing waves, and the stunning cliffs of Cape Enniberg. Continue to the town of Klaksvik, home to one of the largest ports of the islands. The next day, you will visit the villages around the islands and enjoy a lesson in cultural history in the hamlet of Kirkjuboreyn. Reach the capital city of Torshavn to wander the streets of Old Town before returning to Klaksvik in the evening. The next day, you will make your way to Vagar Airport to return the car and fly to Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, and meet your private transfer upon arrival. Settle into the comforts of your luxury hotel at the heart of the city, and then your guide will collect you in the lobby and take you on an in-depth tour of Reykjavik to explore both the history of the past as well as contemporary culture.

The following day, you will travel to Thingvellir National Park with a stop to see the Gullfoss Waterfall and the geyser region en route. Once you reach the national park, you will discover historical landmarks and captivating landscapes shaped by continental tectonic plates. Travel the next day to reach the foothills of Eyjafjallajokull Volcano. Wander with your guide along the rides and slippery surface of the glacier, and then plunge into a cave to view the architecture crafted by lava tubes. Before returning to Reykjavik, you can stop to enjoy the incredible waterfalls of Skoga and Seljalands. Conclude as your private transfer will greet you at your hotel after breakfast and escort you to Keflavik Airport for your flight home via the Blue Lagoon, one of the iconic Iceland experiences.  Learn more about what to expect with these travel reviews.

Starting Price

$3,635 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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