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IS03: 7 Days Reykjavik - Snaefellsnes - Borgarfjordur - Golden Circle - Seljalandsfoss - Skogafoss - Vatnajokull NP - Vik - Reykjanes - Blue Lagoon - Reykjavik

Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized
Guide & Driver: Experienced English-speaking driver guide & air-conditioned car
Accommodation: Well-selected hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Reykjavik arrival & check in at the hotel by yourself
Thanks for choosing our south Iceland tour. After arriving at Reykjavik, please travel to the hotel we booked for you and check in by yourself. Reykjavik is a small city. If it's early, you may stroll around on foot. The graffiti walls and dazzling stores will show you its unique charm. About 18:00 in the late afternoon, our driver guide will meet the whole group and share some details about the tour arrangements.

Accommodation: Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura

Day 2: The Snaefellsnes Peninsula in the postcard really appeared
Before leaving Reykjavik, we'll visit Aurora Reykjavik center to learn some knowledge about aurora and the techniques to shoot aurora shooting. The entrance fee needs to be paid by yourself on the spot. Then head to visit Snaefellsnes Mountain. With an altitude of 1,446 meters, it is a complex volcano in western Iceland and the peaks are covered with glaciers. French science fiction writer Jules Verne describes Sneiffel Volcano as the entrance to the earth's core in his book "Journey to the Center of the Earth".

Followed by is the famous attraction, Kirkjufell Mountain and then 8,000 year old lava cave, Vatnshellir. Then head to Borgarfjordur in western Iceland and stay overnight at Borgarnes. If the weather is good, the guide will accompany you to see aurora lights.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: B59 Hotel

Day 3: The world famous Golden Circle
After breakfast at the hotel, head to Golden Circle to visit three famous natural landscapes in Iceland. The first one is the Icelandic Rift Valley in Thingvellir National Park, which is the boundary between the Eurasian Plate and the American Plate. The park is also the most famous place for political events in Iceland's history and known as the "world's oldest democratic parliament site". Many historical events have occurred here such as the establishment of Icelandic Parliament, Iceland believing in Christianity in 1000 AD., and the founding of the Republic of Iceland in 1944. The other two are Gullfoss waterfall and the Geysir Hot Spring. Finally, taste hot spring bread at Laugarvatn village.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation: Landhotel

Day 4: Volcanic views & famous waterfalls
Driving along the south coast of Iceland to LAVA Centre, we will probably see cute Icelandic horses. If the weather is good, we may also see Mount Hekla from a distance. It is the most frequently erupted volcano in Iceland. Upon arrival, experience the real volcanic eruption scene and watch the 16-minute Icelandic volcanic eruption documentary in the theater to feel the power of nature. Then, appreciate mighty Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls. Finally we'll visit Eldhraun, the spectacular lava field in Iceland.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation: Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon

Day 5: Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon and the Diamond Beach
After breakfast, we will set out to Vatnajokull National Park. Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon is the highlight in Vatnajokull National Park. The lake and the glacier make up the stunning sight. The Diamond Beach here is covered by crystal ices which show blue, gold and transparent colors under sunlight. Three famous movies, “Batman Begins”, "Game of Thrones" and "Interstellar" were shoot here. Then drive to Vik, the southernmost town of Iceland where the Reynisfjara beach lies nearby. On arrival, visit Reynisfjara beach and stay overnight in Vik.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel Vik

Day 6: A relaxing day in the Blue Lagoon
Today we'll head to Reykjanes peninsula to visit the wooden church Strandarkirkja, and then stop to visit the third largest lake in Iceland, Lake Kleifarvatn which is surrounded by badlands. After, take a bath in Blue Lagoon, one of the most popular geothermal hot spring in Iceland with various shaped lava blocks. The Blue Lagoon hot spring is said to have natural healing effects. After the enjoyable bath, return to Reykjavik.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura

Day 7: Departure from Reykjavik
The south Iceland tour comes to an end today. Please transfer to the airport by yourself. We are glad to offer you the airport drop-off service if needed. Please let us know in advance.

Meals: Breakfast

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What's Included
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Service of English-speaking driver guides per itinerary.
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles per itinerary.
  • Entrance fees for mentioned sights visited.
  • Taxes and service fees.
What's Excluded
  • International airfares into and out of Iceland.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
  • Tips for driver guides.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Iceland visa fee.
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