Designed for the traveler who wants to experience as much of Iceland as possible in a week and a half, this adventurous 10-day journey is an expedition into a country that can make you forget about your life back home.Snowmobile across glaciers, discover colorful gems beneath the surface, and indulge in a whale-watching expedition. Iceland’s landscapes are stark and miraculous. Uncover the splendor of Iceland by booking your trip today.
Reykjavik – The Oldest Brewery in Iceland
After landing in Reykjavik, you will be greeted by the land of fire and ice. When your baggage arrives, your private transfer will escort you to Sandvik beach. This beach possesses black sand, which is very unusual in most parts of the world. From here, your guide will lead you to the Viking World Museum, which houses a ship that sailed from Iceland to New York. It celebrates Iceland’s central role in discovering North America over 1,000 years ago. When you have had your fill of history, your guide will lead you to the oldest beer-producing factory in Iceland, which was established in 1913.
Reykjavik – The Black Sand Beach
Isafjordur – The Cliffs of Latrabjarg
Akureyri – Follow Age-Old Footsteps
Akureyri – Bask in Hot Springs
Kopasker – The Ancient Power of the Arctic Henge
Egilsstadir – The Rhyolite Mountains
Vik – A Beach of Diamonds
Reykjavik – Venture to Hidden Waterfalls
Reykjavik – Departure
- Revel in the history of the Vikings like when they set sail for North America over 1,000 years ago
- Snowmobile through the remarkable sights of the Golden Circle and feel the shifting tectonic plates in the Silfra Fissure
- Unearth the unexplored areas of the Westfjords before traversing across the jewel of a waterfall in the region
- Recline in a high-speed vessel as you indulge in a whale-watching expedition
- Stroll across the rootless craters that resemble the Athabascan Valles of another planet
- Journey on horseback through moss-covered lava fields before chasing the northern lights
- Indulge in a hike to the top of Ljosatungur mountain in the breathtaking Borgarfjordur
- Marvel at Iceland’s most elegant waterfall: Svartifoss
- Descend into the 1,000 and 2,000-year-old colorful lava tubes that formed from eruptions
- Witness the tallest church in the entire country that was inspired by the waterfall Svartifoss
Iceland is a country that possesses majestic waterfalls, massive glaciers, mystical canyons that appear as if out of nowhere, and many other natural wonders that are waiting for you to explore. During your stay, you will be impressed by the country’s charm while discovering unique landscapes, such as lava caves that conceal remarkable hot springs. From the oldest beer company in Iceland to walking on black sand beaches, you will experience many of the highlights that Iceland has to offer during this luxurious, 10-day adventure.
The Westfjords are a wonder to behold, but many visitors tend to miss them on their vacation to Iceland. The westernmost point holds a cluster of vibrant birdlife, and nearby, lies the magical, bridal veil waterfall of Dynjandi. The following day, you will indulge in a whale-watching expedition in Akureyri before learning about the Skutustadir pseudocraters that resemble Mars. You will enter a crack in the ground to access the Grjotagja lava cave, which holds a geothermal secret. Here, you will be enchanted by the folklore that surrounds this mystical cave. Afterward, you will venture toward the Arctic Henge, where you will ride sturdy, Icelandic steeds across lava fields before flying high above the Asbyrgi Canyon.
The following day, you will be amazed at the volcanic rock as you hike to the top of Ljosatungur mountain near Borgarfjordur. Then, you will traipse across a glittering Beach that will make you feel like you are walking on diamonds. You will then make your way across the gigantic Langjokull glacier, and as you drive back toward Reykjavik, you will traverse the popular Seljalandsfoss to locate a hidden gem of Gljufrabui. You will also be provided with the opportunity to submerge yourself in the healing depths of the Blue Lagoon, which has the ability to refresh your soul. The exciting and elemental nature of Iceland will empower you with its fierce charm one last time as your private transfer escorts you to Keflavik Airport for your flight home.
$2,925 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.
The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.
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