Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice

An island of dramatic contrasts, uncover Iceland's natural beauty through a land forged by ice and fire. Travel the "Golden Circle" - an epicenter of natural scenic wonders. Explore SkOgar Museum and see traditional turf-built homes. Walk on a black volcanic sand beach. See JOkulsArlOn glacial lagoon filled with floating icebergs. Discover otherworldly wonders and captivating cultures on a fascinating Icelandic journey.

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Tour Operator
Collette
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2024
Duration
10 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1ReykjavikSet out on a journey full of dramatic contrasts. Come to know Iceland; a place where steaming lava fields reflect a volcanic nature and massive glaciers sculpt mountains and valleys, leaving behind thundering waterfalls and plunging fjords.
Day 2ReykjavikBegin in the capital city of ReykjavIk. Get to know your fellow travelers during an Icelandic lunch at a popular local restaurant before checking into your hotel later in the afternoon. Once you're settled, join a local expert for a walking tour of The Old City featuring the city hall, the harbor, the Parliament building, and the nearby cathedral dating form 1796.
Day 3ReykjavikTravel the Golden Circle and experience renowned natural wonders. Marvel at the double-cascade Gullfoss waterfall, the explosive Geysir thermal area, and the famous Thingvellir National Park where you'll stand upon the crest of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Along the way, stop at a family-run dairy farm to enjoy various cheeses and their famous ice cream during a light lunch. Your day ends with a visit to Frioheimar's stud farm and greenhouse cultivation center. Discover how pesticide-free produce is grown with the aid of geothermal energy. After, learn about the tradition of breeding Icelandic show horses before returning to ReykjavIk.
Day 4ReykjavikExplore the western side of Iceland's coastline and visit Akranes, an old fishing town at the base of Akrafjall Mountain. Don't forget to capture a photo of one of the most picturesque lighthouses* in the world. Perhaps, you'll climb up the stairs to take in its stunning views. Listen to mysterious stories about this area, or take a leisurely walk along the historical harbor if you choose. Continue to Deildartunguhver, the highest-flowing hot spring in Europe. Stroll along several wooden walkways and observation points to explore the hot springs safely. Listen to local stories and legends while visiting Barnafoss, which translates to "the Children's Falls." Your day comes to an end in Reykholt.
Day 5REYKHOLTBegin your day with stunning views on your way to StykkishOlmur, located in the northern part of the SnAEfellsnes Peninsula. Search for marine birds before joining a nature cruise of BreioafjOrdur Bay. As you drift across the water, sample fresh scallops and sea urchin roe straight from the ocean. You might spot puffins,** cormorants, and the white-tailed eagle soaring as you look out at the shoreline. After, enjoy lunch on your own in this picturesque fishing town dotted with traditional wooden houses before continuing your journey on to GrudarfjOrour. Take in views of Mount Kirkjufell with its iconic shape and freestanding form; this is one of the most photographed landscapes in Iceland. Witness Kirkjufellsfoss, a beautiful series of waterfalls, before returning to Reykholt for an evening at leisure.
Day 6REYKHOLTLearn about geothermal renewable energy on a visit to Hellisheioavirkjun, the largest power station in Iceland and the second largest geothermal power station in the world. Visit the Lava Exhibition Center and delve into Iceland's past and present volcanic eruptions. Afterward, witness Seljalandsfoss, a rushing waterfall where you may walk behind the water for unique views from the inside out. Arrive in VIk, Iceland's southernmost village, and one of the most remarkable spots in Iceland.
Day 7VikDrive along the scenic south shore to the SkOgar Museum. Discover its turf-built houses and its collection of farm and domestic artifacts. Nearby, find the impressive SkOgafoss waterfall, one of the tallest in Iceland. Behold Reynisfjara, a black volcanic sand beach scattered with caves and surrounded by basalt columns and cliffs. The beach is rich with bird life, such as the fulmar, black guillemot, razorbill, and gannet. You might also spot some nesting puffins** along the unique natural rock formations at DyrhOlaey, a volcanic peninsula towering over the ocean. Cap off your day with a visit to SOlheimajOkull Glacier, part of Iceland's fourth largest ice cap. Take in its dramatic, blue-white ice, rugged crevasses, and stunning views.
Day 8VikThis morning, travel through the area of VatnajOkull, Iceland's largest National Park. On your way to JOkulsArlOn Glacial Lagoon, marvel at the vistas and snowy mountain peaks as you board a cruise on an amphibian boat*** along the huge icebergs. Explore this extraordinary landscape as you search for seals swimming in cold waters.
Day 9VikToday, make your way back to Reykjavik while taking in stunning backdrops as you approach the Reykjanes Peninsula. Visit a local studio and learn about Icelandic traditions of wool dying using natural ingredients and traditional techniques. Later this day, visit the Blue Lagoon and soak in the warm, mineral-rich waters, located in the heart of a dramatic lava field. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner at a local restaurant and reflect on your adventures in the Land of Fire and Ice.
Day 10ReykjavikDepart for home with memories of your Icelandic adventure.
Dates/Pricing

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06/02/2025$4,899.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
06/09/2025$4,899.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
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04/30/2026$4,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
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05/28/2026$4,599.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
Centerhotel Plaza - Reykjavik, Iceland
Fosshotel - Reykholt, Iceland
Dyrholaey Hotel - Vik, Iceland
Centerhotel Plaza - Reykjavik, Iceland
Disclaimer
* NOTE: Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
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    An island of dramatic contrasts, uncover Iceland's natural beauty through a land forged by ice and fire. Travel the "Golden Circle" - an epicenter of natural scenic wonders. Explore SkOgar Museum and see traditional turf-built homes.

 
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