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14 days Iceland tour that offers you a complete Iceland experience, including the Westfjords with breathtaking steep mountains and narrow fjords, and the mystical Snæfellsnes Peninsula with the legendary Snæfellsnes glacier as the crowning jewel.

Deluxe Iceland Tour.

Day 1
Arrival and overnight in Reykjavik (transfer from international airport not included)

Day 2
Drive to Þingvellir National Park, site of the ancient Icelandic parliament. The park itself is situated in a stunning volcanic landscape of mountains and lava flows, on the border of Iceland’s largest lake. Continue to the famous Geysir hot spring area and the mighty waterfall Gullfoss.

Optional: Whitewater rafting in the Geysir area, ATV-quad biking in Haukadalur.

Day 3
Drive along the spectacular south coast, viewing highlights such as Skógafoss waterfall, Mýrdalsjökull glacier, Dyrhólaey* and the black sands of Vík. Continue across Eldhraun lava field to the village of Kirkjubæjarklaustur. Another option is to drive the beautiful mountain track Fjallabaksleið through Landmannalaugar nature reserve (4WD needed, track open from mid-June).

*Please note that Dyrholaey is closed during nesting season in spring, middle May til June 23rd

Day 4
Visit the amazing Skaftafell National Park nestling between glaciers offering many hiking possibilities. Continue to the shimmering icebergs of Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon and the harbour town Höfn in Hornafjörður.

Optional: Boat tour on Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon.

Day 5
Drive through the spectacular East Fjords with towering mountains and charming fishing villages to the fertile Egils¬staðir area. On the way it is possible to take a boat tour to Papey Island where thousands of puffins nest in the summer or visit the famous stone collection of Petra at Stöðvarfjörður.

Optional: Jeep tour to Vatna¬jökull glacier, boat tour to Papey Island, visit to Petra’s stone collection.

Day 6
Travel across Möðrudalsöræfi highlands renowned for their stark beauty to Dettifoss, the mightiest waterfall in Europe. Explore the many wonders of Jökulsárgljúfur National Park such as the strange formations of Hljóðaklettar (Echo Rocks) and the impressive horseshoe-shaped Ásbyrgi canyon. Continue along Tjörnes peninsula to the village of Húsavík.

Optional: Whale watching tour from Húsavík.

Day 7
Spend the day exploring the natural wonders of Lake Mývatn and the surrounding area. Visit highlights such as Dimmuborgir, the pseudo craters at Skútustaðir, the colourful sulfurous slopes of Námaskarð and Krafla volcano area. Drive to Akureyri, the capital of the North.

Day 8
Explore the fascinating town of Akureyri. Continue through the fertile valley of Skagafjörður fjord, renowned for horse breeding to Hrútafjörður area.

Optional: Whitewater rafting in Skagafjörður, horse riding in Skagafjörður, Glaumbær museum.

Day 9
Drive to Hólmavík, across Steingrímsfjarðarheiði to the spectacular region of the West Fjords, the oldest part of Iceland. Drive the numerous uninhabited fjords of Ísafjarðar-djúp with a beautiful coastline alive with seals and bird life. Continue to Ísafjörður, the largest town in the area.

Optional: Witchcraft museum at Hólmavík.

Day 10
Spend time in Ísafjörður and surrounding area including the neighboring towns of Bolungarvík and Suðureyri.

Optional: Boat tour to Vigur Island, Kayak tour in Ísafjörður, natural history museum of Bolungarvík.

Day 11
Drive from Ísafjörður through the beautiful West Fjords. A stop at Dynjandi waterfall is recommended as well as driving to Látrabjarg cliffs. In the summer the 444m sea cliffs are occupied with millions of puffins, gannets, guillemots and razorbills. Onwards to Flókalundur area.

Day 12
Sail with the ferry Baldur across Breiðafjörður bay with countless islands and rich bird life to the charming village of Stykkishólmur. Continue around the Snæfellsnes peninsula passing the small fishing villages Hellissandur and Grundarfjörður. Make a stop at the magnificent columnar basalt rock formations at Arnarstapi as well as the rocky beach of Djúpalónssandur.

Day 13
Explore Borgarfjörður area and visit the beautiful Hraunfossar and Barnafoss waterfalls, Reykholt and the hot spring Deildartunguhver. Continue via Hvalfjörður fjord to Reykjavík.

Day 14
Departure (transfer not included).

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