National Park, Lava tunnel, Blue Lagoon & Glacier Hike - 6 days / 5 nights

City Break Package

National Park, Lava tunnel, Blue Lagoon & Glacier Hike - 6 days / 5 nights

City Break Package


This package is a excellent option for those who want combination of beautiful nature and some activity. The package includes visit to two National Parks, the fascinating Snæfellsnes National Park and one of Icelands most significant and beautiful places, Þingvellir National Park. Þingvellir National Park is a part of the so called Golden Circle where you will also visit the famous Geysir hot spring area and the beautiful waterfall Gullfoss. This package includes as well the stunning South Shore, Glacier Hike, Lava Tunnel and the relaxing Blue Lagoon.
In winter time you can add a Northern Lights tour to the package.

DP02 Map

DP02 Map

AVAILABLE:
All year

DURATION:
6 days / 5 nights

DEPARTURES:
Daily

TOUR ID:
DP02

Included

    A return transfer between Keflavik international airport and your hotel / nearest Bus Stop in Reykjavik
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    Accommodation for 5 nights in Reykjavik including breakfast. Check in time at most hotels is early to mid afternoon. If you arrive early morning, you may not be able to check in immediately on arrival.
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    Snæfellsnes bus tour
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    Standard Lava Tunnel tour
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    Blue Lagoon non-guided transfer w/ Comfort admission to the Blue Lagoon
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    South Coast tour by bus
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    Glacier Hike
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    Golden Circle Bus Tour
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    Taxes and service fee
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Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival


Please note that Extra nights can be added to the package upon request.

Upon arrival at Keflavik airport a Flybus transfer is included to your chosen accommodation in Reykjavik. You will be free for the rest of the day to explore Reykjavik, visit museums, landmarks etc. Downtown Reykjavík offers excellent restaurants, cafés, bars and clubs.

Day 2. Snæfellsnes National Park


Snæfellsnes is a beautiful peninsula that divides the west coast of Iceland into two large bays, namely Faxaflói and Breiðafjörður. Snæfellsnes offers a choice of recreational activities. A guided bus tour to the famous and magnificent Snæfellsjökull glacier at the tip of the peninsula. Nature lovers will enjoy the spectacular landscapes of the peninsula and rich bird life during summer.

This tour takes you west from Reykjavik on a scenic route to Borgarfjörður and the village of Borgarnes where a short stop will be made for refreshments.

Shortly after entering Snæfellsnes peninsula, by Ytri-Tunga Farm you will get a chance to spot local wildlife at the beach which is home to a seal colony and variety of sea birds.

Next up is a visit to the idyllic Arnarstapi village where you will take a walk to view the extraordinary landscape along the precipitous shoreline and where a break will be made for lunch.

After lunch the tour continues to Djúpalónssandur, a tranquil, black-pebbled beach that offers beautiful views out to the sea and fascinating history that lies in the Snæfellsjökull National Park, close to where Jules Verne located his entrance for the Journey to the Centre of the Earth.

Leaving Djúpalónssandur you will travel past striking landscapes to the north coast of Snæfellsnes peninsula to Grundarfjordur fishing village. Surrounded by exceptionally beautiful mountains Grundarfjörður is home to one of the peninsulas most iconic and photographed landmarks, the symmetrical mountain Kirkjufell that towers 1500 ft. up from the shoreline.

Out of Grundarfjörður the route lies across Berserkjahraun lava fields that according to Viking legends was where two Swedish Berserks forged Icelands first road and over to the south side of the peninsula through Vatnaleið pass.

Day 3. The Lava Tunnel & The Blue Lagoon


In the morning you will be picked up for a 3 hours tour to the Lave Tunnel.

Iceland is known for its volcanic activity across the country. This is your chance to explore the fascinating subterranean landscape of one of Iceland’s many lava fields.

Raufarhólshellir is one of the longest and best-known lava tubes in Iceland. This is a great opportunity to see the path of an ancient volcanic eruption. The Leitahraun eruption carved out the landscape around 5200 years ago. Every winter, wondrous icicles appear at the mouth of the cave.

The tunnel stretches about 4500 ft (1360 m), 30 m wide with headroom up to 10 m high. less multitude of colors and jagged rock formations, this lava caving tour is sure to give you a unique and captivating experience. This is a perfect opportunity to step outside your comfort zone and discover something completely new. In the winter time, you are sure to see some amazing icicles hanging from the cave roof on your underworld adventure. Prepare to get down on all fours on this great half day tour. You will spend about 55 – 60 minutes inside the cave. After that the bus will take you back to Reykjavík.

Remember to bring:
Warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket and pants, headwear and gloves. Good hiking shoes are highly recommended.

After the break, - board the Blue Lagoon transfer bus, which leaves Reykjavík at 14:00, and takes you to the Blue Lagoon. The Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa situated in a lava field south of Reykjavík capital area. Once there you have many recreational options such as walking in the Blue Lagoon’s spectacular surroundings, bathing in the milky blue-green water or enjoying a massage under the open sky. Return transfers to Reykjavík are available at 16:15, 17:15, 18:15, 19:15, 20:15 and 22:15.

Day 4. South Iceland & Glacier Hike


This tour takes you to south Iceland travelling through lush farmlands with views of powerful volcanoes, glaciers and thundering waterfalls.

First in a series of natural landmarks is Skógafoss waterfall, arguably the country‘s most iconic waterfall and one of south Iceland‘s star attraction. Viking legends tell of a treasure buried in a cave behind the waterfall.

From Skógafoss you travel east to Sólheimajökull glacier for a 1 hour walk in a spellbinding glacier landscape. Combination of expansive views, jagged peaks, cool blue glaciers and wide-open sky provide a steady stream of amazing photographic opportunities.

Heading back to Reykjavik from Sólheimajökull your last but by no means the last is the iconic Seljalandsfoss waterfall where you can literally walk behind a curtain of water which is certainly a moment you’ll want to capture on camera.

On a clear day you may have a good view of famous volcanoes, Hekla and Eyjafjallajökull. When we drive under the foothills of Eyjafjallajökull you can get a glimpse of the Westman Islands, rising steeply from the ocean just a few kilometers of the coast.

This is a great value, easy, sightseeing tour with an adventurous twist. The sights on this tour are certainly breathtaking.

We reserve the right to alter the itinerary if weather conditions change and the Glacier Walk has to be cancelled due to weather. If a cancellation occurs, a visit to the Skógar Museum and Vík village is offered instead.

Please note:
Bring warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket and pants, head wear and gloves, and preferably proper hiking boots.

Minimum age for glacier hiking is 10 years

Day 5. Golden Circle Classic


The Golden Circle Classic Tour (duration 6-7 hours) takes you on a wondrous circular journey through the heart of Iceland’s Southern Region, stopping at some of Iceland’s most iconic sites.

Þingvellir National Park is an attraction of great historical, geological and cultural significance. Located in a rift valley where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates meet, the UNESCO designated world heritage site is also the birthplace of the Althing—Iceland’s parliament founded in 930 AD—where the nation’s most powerful leaders would meet to decide on legislation and carry out brutal Viking-age justice.

From Þingvellir, the tour continues across an area of picturesque scenery to the mighty Gullfoss waterfall. Once there, you can take several paths around the two tiers of cascading water to explore several vantage points. Extra time is allotted at this location for a lunch break at Gullfoss Café.

Home of “The Great Geysir” hot spring, which all geysers are named after, this area is an impressive collage of bubbling mud pools, hissing steam vents, and colourful algae deposits. Strokkur geyser puts on quite the show every few minutes blasting boiling water high up into the air.

While any one of these stops makes incredible fodder for your Instagram feed, they also all have rich histories and fascinating tales, each told with their own nuances by our knowledgeable guides. It’s not just facts and figures that bring these places to life, but the compelling stories our guides have collected over time.

Day 6. Departure


A Fly Bus transfer from your hotel or a nearby Bus Stop to Keflavík airport in time for your departure flight.

ACCOMMODATION

Cat 1

Cat 1

Rooms in guesthouses with shared facilities but sometimes with washbasins in the rooms. Breakfast is included.

Cat 2

Cat 2

Rooms in guesthouses or hotels with private shower or bath and WC. Breakfast is included.

Cat 3

Cat 3

Rooms in the highest quality accommodation available with private shower or bath and WC. Breakfast is included.

Useful Information: Here you will find other information for this tour.


Minimum age: 10 years.

Early morning arrival: Check in time at hotels is usually between 14:00 - 16:00. If you arrive early morning, you may not be able to check in immediately on arrival.

We are able to customize a City Break package for you if you want another combination of Day Tours

Day(s) can be added before and / or after if your arrival and departure does not fit the itinerary of this tour. Additional day tours can be added for the additional day/s. If you have any questions please don´t hesitate to contact us by email to tour@tour.is and we will be more than happy to advice.

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