Kayaking, Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, Iceland

Grandeurs of Iceland: A Family Tour for Families with Teenagers

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Reykjavik, Snaefellsnes National Park, Snaefellsnes Peninsula, Bredafjordur Bay...

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Suggested Duration

7 Days

Iceland will cast a captivating spell on your family and will drape your vacation in a veil of memories based on the unforgettable myths and legends of the landscape. Your custom tailored tour will provide a perfect getaway for the family to share the experience of towering mountaintops and glistening glaciers. Trek deep into the earth following a tunnel carved by ancient lava. Feel like Vikings as you cross a glacial lake and then travel between scattered icebergs. Geysers erupt like volcanoes...

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Trip Highlights

  • Step into an ancient cave carved by a historical lava flow for a subterranean adventure
  • Navigate a glacial lake between icebergs and taste the ancient ice taken straight from the iceberg’s outer layer
  • Soak in the healing mud and uniquely heated pool of the famous Blue Lagoon
  • Witness the crystal clear water that fills the Silfra fissure, a waterway filling the crack between the North American and Eurasian continents
  • Watch the geothermal activity create enough pressure to explode continuously at the Strokkur geyser
  • Explore the 218 square miles of Eldhraun lava fields, set up after the largest volcanic eruption in Iceland’s history
  • Marvel at the remnants of the oldest construction in Reykjavik, which dates back to the 9th-century AD

Detailed Description

The unique qualities of Iceland provide a perfect adventure for families big and small, adventurous and studious, as both kids and adults alike will be enraptured by the tales of Vikings and active volcanoes. Your 7-day tour will highlight the beauty of Iceland’s south and west, filled with waterfalls and fishing villages, glaciers, and basalt cliffs. Your family will arrive at Keflavik International Airport where your private transfer will meet you at baggage claim. You will make your way to the Blue Lagoon for an introduction into Icelandic culture and enjoy the legendary healing properties of the minerals from the geothermal activity. After your time in the lagoon, continue to Reykjavik and settle into your luxurious accommodation located in the heart of the city.

Wake up the next day to travel through the Borgarfjordur region en route to Snaefellsnes Peninsula. Witness the basalt pillars of Gerduberg and the lava field that borders the small wooden church at Budir. Walk along the black sand beach at Djupalonssandur and relax in the charming villages around Breidafjordur Bay. The next day is another full day of exploration that begins with Deildartunguhver Thermal Spring, the largest in Iceland. Pass picturesque waterfalls before you discover the unique mixture of history and natural wonder at Thingvellir National Park, where cracks and fissures open the earth’s crust.

Travel next to the Golden Circle for an unparalleled view of the Strokkur Geyser and Gullfoss Waterfall. Venture south past Seljalandsfoss and Skogarfoss Waterfalls en route to Dyrhólaey Cape. Traverse the black sand plain the followed day to the lava field at Eldhraun. The kids will remark on the glinting surface of Vatnajökull Glacier. Venture next through Skaftafell National Park before your adventurous cruise on Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon. Next day, begin the journey back to Reykjavik with a stop to enjoy the scenery along the way. Once in Reykjavik, your private guide will lead your family on a sensational tour of the history and culture of Iceland’s capital city. Finish as your private transfer will meet your family in the lobby of your hotel and escort you to Keflavik International Airport for your flight home.

Starting Price

$3,180 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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