Wonderful Discovery Of Iceland With Iceland Itinerary

Wonderful Discovery Of Iceland With Iceland Itinerary

Iceland is defined by its dramatic landscape with volcanoes, geysers, hot springs, massive glaciers, and lava fields. Iceland is, literally, a country in the making. Its active natural forces and splendors seem designed to remind visitors of their insignificance in the greater scheme of things. Follow this Iceland itinerary to explore the best spots in Iceland. Read More

Customize This Trip For Me

Iceland is defined by its dramatic landscape with volcanoes, geysers, hot springs, massive glaciers, and lava fields. Iceland is, literally, a country in the making. Its active natural forces and splendors seem designed to remind visitors of their insignificance in the greater scheme of things. Follow this Iceland itinerary to explore the best spots in Iceland.

Trip Highlights

  • Entertain you through this wonderful discovery of the southern wonders of the country.

  • Caramel colored peaks of Brennisteinsalda, steaming hot springs, rambling lava flows of Laugahraun, clear blue lakes, and the Vondugil and Granagil canyons

  • Amazing rock formations, caves, and beautiful waterfalls, completely untouched and preserved nature.

Trip At A Glance

Day 1: Arrival in Reykjavik

Day 2: Waterfalls & Glacier Hiking Adventure

Day 3: Day Glacier Hiking & Ice Climbing Adventure on Solheimajokull Glacier

Day 4: Iceland's Highest Waterfall, Glymur

Day 5: Landmannalaugar 4-Hour Hiking Experience

Day 6: Thorsmork Volcano Hiking Adventure from Reykjavik

Day 7: Golden Circle and Snaefellsnes Peninsula Tour

Day 8: Canyon Hiking Tour Egilsstadir

Day 9: Departure

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival in Reykjavik

The first-day trip would land you to the airport of Reykjavik. Once you have landed at the airport, call for the private transfer that will take you to your hotel. After settling in the hotel, leave for exploring the area with your camera. You can ask the locals for the nearest top attraction that can be covered in the rest of the day and come back to your hotel in the evening. After reaching your hotel, you can ask for the hotel staff to serve you dinner in your room.  

Day 2: Waterfalls & Glacier Hiking Adventure

The second day of your trip is reserved for discovering the southern shore of Iceland, which is a magnificent and impressive natural heaven that’ll blow your mind on this full-day trip from Reykjavik. Volcanoes, waterfalls, and glaciers with this minibus exploration you just can’t believe your eyes. You can see the magical waterfalls of Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss, and the black sand beach would be a wonderful experience.  The basalt cliffs of the popular Reynisfjara beach, the foothills of Eyjafjallajokull and Hekla volcanoes, the great Solheimajokull glacier most travelers, and especially nature lovers and adventurers, will love exploring this tongue of ice that dates back 700 years. Well, this amazing tour will entertain you through this wonderful discovery of the southern wonders of the country.

Day 3: Day Glacier Hiking & Ice Climbing Adventure on Solheimajokull Glacier

One top thing to do in Iceland surely is hiking and climbing! Made for outdoor and nature lovers, this day trip is a stunning exploration hike of Iceland’s surreal Solheimajökull glacier. Moreover, you won’t need to be a super experienced climber to enjoy the adventurous trip as you’ll be introduced to ice climbing, given all the necessary gear and guided by an expert all the way through the numerous crevasses, cracks, ridges, sinkholes, and ice walls until arriving at the summit. From the top of the ancient ice formation, you’ll be treated with spectacular views of its constantly changing blend of colors and shapes and the surrounding landscapes. A truly unforgettable experience!

Day 4: Iceland's Highest Waterfall, Glymur

In this full day trip to the Glymur Waterfall, you’ll ascend until the summit of Iceland’s highest waterfall. This 2.5-hour mid-level hike will simply blow your expectation as you’ll go further through the colorful fields and dramatic canyons until you reach the top from where you’ll gaze at mesmerizing views. But that isn’t all! Descending the waterfall, you’ll then visit the famous UNESCO-listed Thingvellir National Park and its insurmountable glaciers and rivers. A “must” for every traveler!

Day 5: Landmannalaugar 4-Hour Hiking Experience

Outdoor lovers will be glad to hear that this day tour will lead them to the Southern Highland of Fjallabak to explore the wonders of Iceland’s Landmannalaugar and Hekla Volcano area. You’ll barely believe this bubbling wonderland with its caramel-colored peaks of Brennisteinsalda, steaming hot springs, rambling lava flows of Laugahraun, clear blue lakes, and the Vondugil and Grænagil canyons surrounding you as you’ll discover the stunning area. Landmannalaugar, together with Hekla, is one of Iceland’s most unique destinations pleasing to all those who love to explore the beauty of nature. A highlight for hikers will be the climbing of Bláhnúkur, a 60,000-year-old volcano with panoramic views of the whole Landmannalaugar valley. This is another thing you’ll remember all of your life!

Day 6: Thorsmork Volcano Hiking Adventure from Reykjavik

On this incredible hiking day trip, you’ll have a close and powerful encounter with Iceland’s impressive volcanic landscape. Passing by the foothills of Eyjafjallajokull glacier, on this guided 16 kilometer (12 miles) hike around craters and cooling lava from Basar to Fimmvorduhals volcano in Thorsmork valley, you’ll learn about the country’s high concentration of volcanoes. Adventurers will be in love with the 6-8 hours active walk through this powerful nature, but even the beginners will be able to handle the experience, as your expert guide will lead you carefully up there after the essential safety briefing. This is a great experience worth enjoying while in Iceland!

Day 7: Golden Circle and Snaefellsnes Peninsula Tour

The legendary “Golden Circle” 5-day tour is the definite Icelandic experience! From whales to gazing at the world known Northern Lights, passing by the beaches of black volcanic sand … this tour will blast all of your expectations. For the first 2 days, Iceland’s south coast will entertain you with its stunning glaciers, lava fields, volcanoes, strong rivers, and powerful waterfalls. You’ll see a black sand beach scattered with icebergs next to Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, go inside a natural ice cave at Vatnajökull before heading to the 3rd day of exploration of the cascades of Gullfoss, the stunning landscape of Þingvellir National Park, and the large volcanic crater of Kerið. You’ll spend the last 2 days wandering through the fairy-tale-like Snæfellsnes Peninsula where all the wonders of Iceland are packed in a single area (sandy shores, jagged lava fields, waterfalls, imposing cliffs, and etc. Well, you won’t return the same from this tour of a lifetime.

Day 8: Canyon Hiking Tour Egilsstadir

The Egilsstadir canyon seems to come from another world and with this tour, you’ll feel like you are exploring a place nobody has ever seen before. Amazing rock formations, caves, and beautiful waterfalls, completely untouched and preserved nature is waiting for you. You’ll also see the Jokulsa river, the huge canyons of Hafrahvammagljufur and Dimmugljúfur along the 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) of this unreal natural wonder. The main canyon is about 5 kilometers (3 miles) long and the entire canyon from Desjara to Trollagil spans 10 kilometers (6.2 miles). From hiking to enjoy hot springs waterfalls … you’ll not return the same from this incredible tour.

Day 9: Departure

You have reached to the last day of the Iceland itinerary which calls for leaving the country. After having breakfast in the morning, call your private transfer that would drop you at the airport.

PRICE

The price is customized based on final accommodation choices, travel dates, and other customer preferences. So kindly inquire before making any booking.

Know your best price

MAKING AN INQUIRY

Most tours are customized for private travel according to your preferences and dates. Click below to tell us what you're looking for:

Customize This Trip For Me

How to Avail Our Services
Delve into our website and stay updated with latest travel trends

Delve into our website and stay updated with latest travel trends and ideas for your next trip

Email Support

Have suggestions for us? Do let us know by dropping an email at contact@leisure.com

Instant Holiday quote

Receive instant holiday quotes for hassle-free holiday bookings

Luxury Vacation, African Safari & Tours

Genuine Travel Reviews by Travelers

Sign Up For Our Newsletter