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City Sights and Nature's Delights

(6 days / 5 nights)

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Town and country, perfectly hand in hand

Mother Nature meets modern civilisation in this city break to Europe’s northernmost capital! Reykjavik has all the cosmopolitan elements of a big city, including great restaurants, shops, museums, and nightlife. But that doesn’t mean you have to travel far to enjoy nature! This tour brings you face-to-face with geysers, waterfalls, volcanic landscapes, wildlife, and more—all within a short drive from the capital city.

6 days / 5 nights

Price p.p. from

Approx 158400 ISK

The amount will be charged in ISK

Type

Partially Guided

Interest

Best Seller, City Break, Classic

Season

1 Apr - 31 Oct

Departure

Daily

Itinerary

A day-by-day plan to guide your journey.

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  • Day 1: Welcome to Reykjavík!

    Upon arrival to Keflavik Airport, you are greeted by a driver who will take you to your accommodation in Reykjavík. After settling in, spend the rest of the day exploring the capital area’s attractions, including museums, naturally-heated pools and spas, Icelandic design boutiques, scenic surroundings, and much more. You also have your pick of superb restaurants and cafés in downtown Reykjavik along with a variety of bars and nightclubs if you wish to take part in the legendary Reykjavík nightlife. Spend the next five nights at a comfortable hotel or guesthouse in the heart of the city.

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  • Day 2: Capital Area Highlights

    Enjoy a guided small group walking tour in the heart of Reykjavik with a friendly local. Over the course of the 2-hour walk, your knowledgeable guide will introduce you to the landmarks and highlights of the downtown area while pointing out great restaurants, charming cafés and interesting activities available in Iceland’s charismatic capital city. 

    Spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

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  • Day 3: The Golden Circle

    A Golden Circle tour is a must for any traveller to Iceland as it introduces you to the natural sights of the south that the island is best known for. Stops along the tour include Gullfoss, an impressive glacial waterfall along the Hvitá river, followed by a visit to the Geysir geothermal region. While Geysir lies dormant, its neighbour Strokkur erupts every few minutes, gushing steam and water from the bowels of the earth. The Golden Circle also includes a visit to Þingvellir National Park, which is the site of the country’s first parliament along the edge of the great rift created by the drifting of the Eurasian and American tectonic plates.

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  • Day 4: Geothermal indulgence at the Blue Lagoon

    Enjoy a trip to the Blue Lagoon, one of Iceland’s top attractions, where you can relax in warm geothermal seawater surrounded by unearthly lava formations. Let your cares slip away as you unwind in the saunas and steam baths or soak in the radiant white-blue waters with a silica mud mask on your cheeks. Renowned for the healing powers of its mineral-rich waters, this spa also offers optional skin treatments or in-water massages.* Bathing in this surreal environment is a unique experience that no one should miss!

    *We recommend booking optional treatments well in advance.

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  • Day 5: The majestic waterfalls & black sand beaches of the South Coast

    Enjoy a tour along the striking south coast of Iceland. The tour starts with the picturesque Seljalandsfoss waterfall, which is 40-metres high and its main attraction, besides the scenery, is the pathway leading behind the waterfall, giving visitors a chance to view the falls from within. Next up is a view of the vast glacier Sólheimajökull before continuing to Reynisfjara, the black sand beach. The last stop before heading back to Reykjavik is the graceful, 60-metre high Skógafoss waterfall to enjoy the surrounding and pose for the ideal photo op.

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  • Day 6: Departure

    Transfer to Keflavik Airport via airport shuttle. If your flight is in the afternoon, you will have time to visit some of Reykjavik´s boutiques or museums. You may also opt to take a short tour of the Reykjanes peninsula (not included).

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Map

Here’s a map of Iceland, to help put things in perspective.

Reviews

We don’t like to brag, so we’ll let our happy customers do it for us.

Experience was exemplary

I have travelled extensively both on my own and through organized, scheduled tours. My experience with Nordic Visitor was exemplary. Every tour was on time. We were picked up right in front of our hotel each day for our tours. The descriptions and time allowances for each tour were spot on. Nothing ever ran past the time it was supposed to end so we could schedule other things for the remainder of the day without fearing we might not be back in time. I can't say enough good things about Nordic Visitor Tours and the people who work there.

Couldn't imagine a better trip

Couldn't imagine a better trip. So glad we found your company.

Everything provided was perfect!

Thordis: Excellent, excellent, excellent! Everything provided and planned for was fabulous and amazing! Everything provided was perfect!!! My favorite place was the Blue Lagoon. I went there, twice, The massages were awesome!!!

Everything was excellent

Everything was excellent.  Guides on our tours were informative, interesting, and very easy to talk to with good senses of humor. Pick up times were prompt. The hotel was great and accomidating.
The trip and services were outstanding.  We loved Iceland and found the Icelanders to be extremely friendly people.
 

Accommodation

Sleep soundly, in the accommodation type of your choice, and wake up ready to enjoy another day of exploration.

Budget

Rooms with shared WC and shower (or bath) in farmhouses, guesthouses or well-appointed hostels. All provide breakfast (included in..

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Comfort

Rooms with private WC and shower (or bath) in a three-star hotel or well-appointed guesthouse. All provide breakfast (included in ..

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Price per person from

Approx 158400 ISK

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Everything about this tour

  • Extra nights can be added by request; contact us for details.
  • This package can be customized, and scheduled activities can be modified to meet your needs or interests; contact us for details.
  • Please note: since hotels fill quickly during the high season, earlier bookings allow us to reserve better accommodations for you. 
Other 
Some of the activities are dependent on weather conditions. In the unlikely event that an activity is cancelled due to weather, an alternative will be offered. 
 
Note
All accommodations and planned activities (as specified in the itinerary) will be pre-booked by Nordic Visitor.
This is a self-guided tour, with no dedicated tour guide for the duration of your stay.
For each planned activity, you can expect a different tour operator and guide, and you will have free time between activities.
If you wish to join a small group escorted holiday, with the same guide leading each day’s activities, see our selection here.
 
For the Blue Lagoon:
The minimum age requirement for children at the Blue Lagoon is 2-years-old. It is mandatory for children ages 2- to 8-years-old to wear inflatable armbands in the lagoon. These are provided free of charge. Please note that only two (2) children under the age of 10 can be admitted into the lagoon per guardian. 
 
Currency rate
All bookings are charged in Icelandic Króna (ISK), the official currency of Iceland. Prices displayed in other currencies are indicative only and based on the daily exchange rate as issued by the Central bank of Iceland. Therefore, conversions from ISK to other currencies will fluctuate from day to day.
 
After booking with Nordic Visitor
After booking your package with Nordic Visitor, you will be contacted within two working days by one of our travel consultants, who will serve as your dedicated contact person for all of your travel needs before, during and even after your holiday. Your travel consultant will provide you with details about your booking and your remaining payment (if not paid in full). You will also receive more information about what to expect during your holiday.

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