Unlocking The Natural Grandeur of Iceland's Hot Springs With Iceland Itinerary
Iceland is a country teeming with natural splendors characterized by breathtaking landscapes and the soothing waters of its hot springs. An outdoor soak in these natural hot springs is an essential bucket-list activity when planning a trip to Iceland. The charm of Iceland is revealed in the beauty of its changing seasons, with each one bringing its own burst of color and wonder. This Icelandic tradition of bathing in volcanically heated pools dates back to the Viking era. Here is the best 9-day luxury tour of Iceland to unlock the natural grandeur of Iceland's attractions.
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Meet your private guide at Reykjavik airport, who will transfer you to your hotel. Set off with your guide on an introductory tour of the city. Stroll around the city's lanes and soak in the city's brilliant vibe, culture, and architecture. Relax and enjoy some coffee at one of the various bistros that line the city. Following that, enjoy a lavish dinner at a premium restaurant before retiring to your resort for the night.
Day 2: Exploring The Blue Lagoon
Let the soothing waters of Blue Lagoon calm your senses when you go on this fun tour. It's easy to see why this natural attraction is one of the most popular sites visited by tourists and locals. The opaque milk-blue waters are contrasted by the black lava field surrounding the lagoon. The large lake has the perfect temperature for endless hours of bathing, and it offers rich skin nourishment properties.
Day 3: Venturing to Myvatn Nature Bath
Bask in the beauty of Myvatn Nature Bath, which is a stunning man-made construction. This natural bath is unique in that it contains many minerals which prevent undesired bacteria and vegetation from thriving in the lagoon, making it the perfect spot to unwind and relax. Cover more ground and explore the area's natural beauty by going on this bike tour which starts at Myvatn. The bike tour takes you to the underground bakery. It will continue past the first steam generator in Iceland before heading to the old bathing caves of Grjtagj. End the day relaxing in the natural steam baths of Mivan Nature Baths before heading back to Myvatn.
Day 4: Discovering the Secret Lagoon
Located in the small village of Fludir, in the Golden Circle area, come across the idyllic natural hot springs of Secret Lagoon. The hot springs capture the true Icelandic feeling characterized by the pools' natural surroundings and the magic of the steam rising in the air. The water stays at a constant temperature all year round, and little Geysers erupt every five minutes. Spend long hours relaxing in this place's calm waters and serene environment.
Day 5: Strolling near Seljavallalaug Geothermal Pools
Venture out to the stunning oasis of Seljavallalaug, one of the oldest swimming pools in Iceland and nestled in scenic, lush hills. Getting to this pool is quite an adventure as it requires you to trek through the valley on a 20-minute hike through the fields of lava ash, little streams, and craggy hills. A guided tour will introduce you to the splendors of Iceland's south coast, hiking through glaciers, visiting wreck sites, and bathing in Seljavallalaug geothermal pool.
Day 6: Heading to Krossneslaug Hot Springs
Enjoy the best of Iceland by incorporating the natural beauties and the hot springs it's famous for. Take a scenic drive through majestic fjords, stunning coasts, and towering mountains to come across the tranquil hot springs of Krossneslaug. The journey is scenic, and the destination is spectacular. The pool is relaxing, and travelers feel their stress drift away as they soak up the warm water of the springs.
Day 7: Enjoying Landmannalaugar Hot Springs
Unlock the thermal wonderland of Landmannalaugar. The area is characterized by extremely beautiful multi-colored landscapes and a hiker's paradise. Surrounded by picturesque mountains, the hot springs stay at a constant temperature all year round. They are a highland oasis ideal for bathing.
Delve into Iceland's geothermal wilderness by going on this hiking tour to discover the region's beauty. The tour will take you through the rugged terrain of Fjallabak Nature Reserve, boasting panoramic views of lava fields, glacial lakes, and towering peaks. End the tour with a dip in the soothing hot springs while admiring the unspoiled beauty surrounding you.
Day 8: Natural Reykjadalur Hot Springs
Unravel the volcanic beauty of the Reykjadalur Valley by taking this action-packed tour. The hot springs are reached after a short 45-minute drive and a short hike up to the warm waters that flow from the Reykjadalur Valley.
This tour, led by an expert guide, takes you past otherworldly sceneries of gushing rivers, beautiful waterfalls, and bubbling pools. Unlock the stories of Iceland's history along the way and stop at the naturally heated hot springs, where you can relax in the soothing waters.
Day 9: Departure
Today, your private guide will transfer you to the airport for your international departure.