8 days around Iceland with a mini bus - special spring trip
This 8-day tour will take you along the Golden Circle with all its amazing sights. You will see the great Gulfoss Waterfall, Geyser geothermal area and the UNESCO world heritage site, Þingvellir National Park. Then you will head to the popular South Coast, where you will explore the unique black sand beach Reynisfjara and the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, including the Diamond beach. After exploring the East Fjords, you will explore the lava pillars of Dimmuborgir, lake Mývatn with its unique surroundings, and then travel to the Northern capital Akureyri, and then west part of Iceland and thenback South to Reykjavik. Last day you will be driven back to airport.
You can book additional tours and activities to make your experience even more striking, such as Horse Riding, Hiking and Exploring the glacier.
Book your tour now to enjoy Iceland during spring. Check availability by selecting a date.
Day 1 – Pick up at airport and go tot he blue lagoon – start the trip by visiting this unique lagoon and have a great swim and relaxing time after a long flight. After that we will drive you to your hotel that you will chose your self and is not included.
As an option you can add on this day when booking: Entrance to the blue lagoon
Day 2 – Golden Circle
Your journey will start in the capital – Reykjavik, where you will be met by a bus and will go directly to the famous Golden circle. To make this day even more interesting, you can add a horse tour and get a unique opportunity-a horse ride on an Icelandic horse.
As an option you can add on this day when booking: Horse back riding
Day 3-South coast and glacier
On the third day of the tour you will drive the South coast, to the amazing waterfall Seljalandsfoss – 65 meters heigh. This stunning waterfall is one of the highest in Iceland and can be walked behind when weather conditions allow. Next you will see another waterfall – Skógafoss. The largest waterfall in Iceland. According to an ancient legend, the Vikings hid treasures in a cave hidden behind a waterfall.
The final stop of the day will be on the famous Black beach of Reynisfjara, a mysterious place with volcanic black sand and columnar basaltStuðlaberg. There you can see the Black Basalt Columns are called “Reynisdrangar”. They stand out of the ocean as Troll fingers created by a volcano eruption thousands of years ago. From Cape Dirholey you can enjoy beautiful views of the black sand beaches, the black basalt columns of Reynisdrangar and from the North – the mighty Katla volcano that sleeps under the glacier Mýrdalsjökull. On a clear day, almost the entire coastline from the village Selfoss can be seen. In the summer, thousands of puffins build their nests on the grassy slopes around.
Its possible if weather allows to go snowmobile driving on one of the Glacials on the south coast.
As an option you can add with us on this day: Snow mobile driving
Day 4 – Ice Cave and Glacier Lagoon Jökulsárlón
You dreamed to see a glacier with your own eyes – today this day has come! Both glacial walking and if weather conditions allow then to visit the blue glacial cave.
In addition to this part of the tour, you can go Glacier hiking/Ice Cave hiking on the Glacier with a trained and experienced guide.
As an extra option you can book with us on this day: Ice Cave Exploration or Glacial Walking
You will spend the fifth day in the Eastern fjords of Iceland, where you will see amazing and unique wildlife. This is the only place in Iceland where you have the change see Reindeers. Deep Fjords – high mountain ranges and the mighty Vatnajökull Glacier, rising in the West, the largest in Iceland. Going through and stopping when needed in the peaceful fishing villages on the coast line.
Day 6-lake Myvatn, Dimmuborgir fortress and Namaskarð pass (Dettifoss)
As an extra option you can book with us on this day: Mývatn Geothermal Spa
Akureyri is Your stop for the night. On the way you will see the amazing waterfall Godafoss – “waterfall of the gods”.
Day 7 -Northern Iceland
This day of the tour will take place on the way from the Northern capital of Iceland – Akureyri to West part of Iceland. Of course, with a couple of interesting stops along the way. The first of them is the village of Hauganes, located near Akureyri. Here you can choose a Whale Safari and see humpback whales and other inhabitants of the deep waters. Or you can choose Beer spa “Beer SPA”. Take a dip in warm beer and brewer’s yeast, which are good for your skin and hair. You can enjoy a cold beer while you bathe in the warmth. Add the entrance to the beer baths as an extra when booking.There is a lot to see in this small town. We recommend that you take a walk around this lovely town. It has a charming Harbour and a beautiful black sandy beach with views of the ocean and the enchanting high mountains. Add a Whale Safari tour as an extra when booking. (Note that you can’t choose both on this day).
After your visit to Hauganes, you will travel to the west part of Iceland.
Add when booking: whale watching or Beer bath
Day 8 – West Iceland and ending in Reykjavik.
On the last day of our round trip around Iceland we will explore the west part of Iceland with emphasis on Snæfellsnes peninsula. We will be driving the peninsula and exploring fantastic scenarios on the way.
The glacier Snæfellsjökull will be seen standing high on the end of the peninsula and the surroundings of the glacier has some good energy according to many who have visited.
We will explore Búðir church and Vatnshellir cave and explore the cave for those who are interested and after a stop there we will look at other beautiful scenarios. We will stop by Kirkjufell mountain that is famous for its picturesque features.
We will then drive back to Reykjavik to your hotel that you have booked or to the airport if you like as extra.
As an extra option you can book with us on this day: Cave exploring and drive to airport
Be ready to depart at 08:00.
Collecting you and your co-travellers from hotels can take 30 minutes. Please be ready at a chosen location at the specified time. Carefully read where you will be met – at Your hotel or at the designated place (bus stop). How to get to the bus stops you can see on the website www.busstop.is.
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