Step into a world of romance and fantasy during your enchanting tour of Iceland. Steam sweeps across the hot springs and lingers on the foothills for an otherworldly ambiance. Lava rocks rise above thin trails like castle turrets as icebergs drift through glacial lakes to create a forest of ice that glints in the sunlight. Your custom tailored tour embodies romance and emanates passion and brings you along the illustrious Ring Road. Absorb the culture and experience Iceland’s beauty that will...
Varmahlid – Arrive in Iceland and Enjoy a Scenic Drive to Skagafjordur Bay
You will likely hold your partner’s hand as your plane descends into Keflavik International Airport. In the summer and spring, the lush grass spreads to the shoreline whereas in the autumn, the trees turn shades of auburn and gold. In the winter, a thin blanket of snow spreads to the hills. Whatever your first image, the countryside adds the brilliant sheen of the plains and the shimmering cobalt waters of the Atlantic. You will land at the airport and your private transfer will greet you at baggage claim. You leave the airport and pass through Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, as you drive on Highway No. 1, which is known as the Ring Road. Around the town of Stadarskali, small farmhouses begin to rise along the pastoral landscape as white church spires stand above the rolling hills.
Near the town of Hvammstangi, the turquoise water from the fjord laps against the emerald grass shoreline as white houses with red roofs contrast with the green and blue hues of the natural landscape. The geothermal activity allows locals to cultivate tropical and sub-tropical fruits and vegetables in the abundant greenhouses around the region. You can stop at Hraunfossar Waterfalls, also referred to as the Lava Waterfalls where rivulets emerge from beneath the mossy lava field and cover a distance of more than 2,950 feet. The lava originally flowed from an erupting volcano located beneath the Langjokull Glacier and the water streams over the boulders and rocks that feed into the Hvita River.
You can stand and watch as the water turns an icy blue as if filters into the river. The combination of rugged lava rocks, soft moss, and streaming water creates an unparalleled romantic atmosphere. If the two of you prefer adventure, you can make your way to the Surtshellir in the same lava field. The cave is famous for its length, making it the longest ice cave in Iceland at more than two miles deep. In the colder months, ice crystals form like thin, long candles along the deeper recesses of the cave. Even on your first day in Iceland, you will have already shared adventure, seclusion, and beauty which will set the tone for your entire tour.
Akureyri – Ride Horseback and Visit a Folk Museum en route to Akureyri
Myvatn – Relish a Tour of the Unique Landscape around Lake Myvatn
Egilsstadir – Travel the Tjornes Peninsula to View Dettifoss Waterfall
Skaftafell – Venture to Hofn and Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon near Skaftafell
Reykjavik – Discover the Beauty of the South Coast en route to Reykjavik
Reykjavik – Depart for Home
- Enjoy a romantic and adventurous horseback ride through the rugged and expansive landscape in the Skagafjordur region
- Skim the frigid waters of Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon to get close to a glacial tongue and taste ancient ice
- Witness a stunning collection of waterfalls as they trick out from beneath the lava fields and thunder down the canyon walls
- Visit traditional Icelandic architecture that provides insight into the culture and heritage of the region
- Trek along the trails of Dimmuborgir to discover the fantasy landscape that is home to legends of trolls and elves
- Spend a romantic and private moment in the Secret Hot Springs and relish the natural steam that emanates from the geothermal heat
- Relish a magnificent whale watching tour in Iceland’s whale watching capital
A romantic getaway to Iceland is always a good idea. Your 7-day tour will have you following the Ring Road to highlight the remarkable culture and inspiring landscape found across the country. Whether newlyweds or celebrating an anniversary, first-time travelers as a couple or seasoned adventurers, your time in Iceland will fascinate your senses and bring you a great time together. You will arrive at Keflavik International Airport where your private transfer will meet you at baggage claim. You will immediately notice the beauty of the scenery and how spread out all of the inhabitants feel, from homes to roads. The sensational landscape is at the heart of the country as you travel along Highway No. 1 through the Borgarfjordur District.
The scenic drive will have you passing waterfalls and farmland. You will stop at Hraunfossar Waterfalls for a beautiful view before reaching Hvammstangi, and then continuing on to Skagafjordur. The next day, you will travel northeast towards Akureyri, the capital of the north. Spend time horseback riding in the morning for an understanding of the region’s historical connection to horses and the surrounding scenery and then visit the Glaumbaer Folk Museum before settling in Akureyri for the night. Venture next to Godafoss Waterfall for a stunning view of the powerful falls en route to Myvatn, as this region has unforgettable volcanic formations ranging from craters to basalt pillars. You can walk along the trails at Dimmuborgir lava fields and feel like the only two people in the world.
Spend time to enjoy the charms of Husavik village in the morning, and if weather allows, venture out onto the water with a whale watching tour for a marvelous time spent searching for marine life. Make your way to Dettifoss Falls and settle into the town of Egilsstadir in the southeast. Spend the next day watching the landscape change from highlands to glaciers as you reach the town of Hofn. Cruise Jokulsarlon Glacial Lake on a private zodiac tour before crisscrossing the trails of Skaftafell National Park, located at the foot of the highest peak in the country.
The next day will bring you along the lava fields and to a consecrated church that was saved from an 18th-century volcanic eruption. Pass through the village of Vik and soak in the secluded waters of Secret Lagoon before reaching Reykjavik by evening to enjoy a romantic dinner out in the capital city. Conclude as your private transfer will meet you in your hotel lobby. Before reaching Keflavik International Airport, you could have one last excursion in Iceland, this time taking you to the famous Blue Lagoon Spa en route to departing for home.
$3,915 per person (excluding international flights)
- 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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