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Iceland Grand Circle Tour

8 days6 cities
Iceland1 country
Tour rating: 5 / 5, Based on 18 Reviews
Private tour to Iceland

Take advantage of a memorable 8-day tour of the famous Iceland Grand Circle. You're going to enjoy the wonderful country of glacier lakes, icebergs, and other natural wonders.

8 days6 cities
Iceland1 country
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$6,788
Reykjavik, Iceland
2
days
Iceland

Being the world's northernmost capital, unique Reykjavik is the largest and most-visited one of Iceland, serving as a gateway to the rugged adventure options beyond.

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1
day
Arrival

Welcome to Reykjavik - the picturesque capital of Iceland! Upon arrival, your private driver transfers you to the hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free to relax in your cozy room, dine in one of the nearby restaurants or start exploring the amazing city center on your own.

2
day
Premium Golden Circle Tour

In the morning after breakfast and check out, you meet your driver-guide at the hotel lobby and start your group trip to Selfoss with a Premium Golden Circle tour on the way. 

The first highlight of your trip is visiting the spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site - Thingvellir National Park. The national pride of the country, the Thingvellir National Park has a very important historical significance - it is the place where the oldest existing parliament in the world (first assembled in 930 AD) is set. The “Althing” was held here for almost 9 centuries, until 1800. However, it is not the only history that attracts thousands of visitors to this unique land.

Being part of a fissure zone running through Iceland, the Thingvellir area is a great lava arena in a rift valley formed between the Eurasian and the North American tectonic plates and serves as a visual representation of continental drift. The area also features the largest natural lake in Iceland - Thingvallavatn, surrounded by lava flows and lush vegetation. You then discover the Geysir area scattered with hot springs, mud pools and geysers, including the famous geyser Strokkur - the world´s most active.

The next stop is the picturesque Gullfoss - one of the most beautiful and popular waterfalls in Iceland. Finally, you will see the Fridheimar Tomato farm. 

Your choice of Hotels

We carefully select hotels to ensure amazing stay and experience for you.

Alda Hotel, Reykjavik

Offering great service and comfortable accommodations, the Alda Hotel is a great value option. All rooms are well-equipped and come with a flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, and a private bathroom with a hairdryer and free toiletries.

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Reykjavik
Selfoss
50 min

Explore the gems of southern Iceland while on a scenic journey from Reykjavik to Selfoss. As you sit comfortably in a private vehicle, the most authentic and picturesque locations of this region will be revealed before your eyes.

Selfoss waterfall views
1
day
Iceland

Selfoss is the largest residential town in South Iceland, home to more than seven thousand people. Surrounded by mountains on three sides with an amazing view of Selfoss Waterfall which you can see for miles. 

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3
day
South Coast Premium Tour

In the morning after breakfast and check out, you meet your driver-guide at the hotel lobby and start your group trip to Vik with a South Coast Premium scenic tour on the way. 

The very impressive Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls are your first stop. Seljalandsfoss cascades down the mountainside of West Eyjafjoll and is narrow and very high. There is even a path at the bottom of the cliff providing a safe and easy opportunity to walk behind the waterfall.

You then see Skogafoss - an impressive 60 m high waterfall located in Skogar. You also get to see the Solheimajökull glacier and Reynisfjara shore and black sand beach. You then proceed to Vik village the charming southernmost village in Iceland famous for breathtaking mountainous vistas, rich vegetation, and birdlife. 

Your choice of Hotels

We carefully select hotels to ensure amazing stay and experience for you.

Selfoss Hotel

Hotel Selfoss is one of the most modern and peaceful hotels in Iceland. 

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Selfoss
Vik
1h 45m

Follow the winding roads and explore a remote seaside village found South of the Katla volcano, in Mýrdalshreppur Municipality. You will be taken on a journey through the most picturesque locations of this region.

Vik views
1
day
Iceland

The vibrant and tiny Vik is a remote seaside village found South of the Katla volcano, in Mýrdalshreppur Municipality.

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4
day
South Glacier Premium Tour

In the morning after breakfast and check out, you meet your driver-guide at the hotel lobby and start your group trip to Glacier Lagoon with a South Glacier Premium scenic tour on the way. 

Your start with exploring the Myrdals and Skeidarar Sands. Then you proceed to Fjardarargljufur canyon where you can find a marvelous unnamed waterfall. Next, your stop is Skaftafell Nature Park - an oasis of diverse landscapes and features. Here you see Svinafells Jokull and a beautiful hotel Skaftafell. 

You continue to Glacier Lagoon and located nearby striking Diamond Beach - a black-sand beach famed for the huge, glistening iceberg fragments that drift ashore. 

Your choice of Hotels

We carefully select hotels to ensure amazing stay and experience for you.

Hótel Kría

Hótel Kría is a spectacular new hotel in Vík on the south coast of Iceland that will make you feel like royalty.

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Vik
Hnappavellir
2h 15m

Discover a land of unparalleled natural beauty and explore the country's most popular climbing area as well as its largest. You will be able to enjoy a private car ride and take in many of the most picturesque locations.

Hnappavellir, Iceland
1
day
Iceland

Hnappavellir is the second largest national park in Iceland, attracting huge numbers of nature lovers from all over the world by its proximity to the Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon.

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5
day
Eastfjords Tour

In the morning after breakfast and check out, you meet your driver-guide at the hotel lobby and start your group trip to Egilsstadir with an Eastfjords tour on the way.

This day is dedicated to a visit to spectacular fjords Djúpivogur, Stoðvarfjorður, Faskrudsfjorður, and Reydarfjorður for some outstanding views and landscapes. There is a chance to spot some reindeer, which only live in this region of the country.

Your choice of Hotels

We carefully select hotels to ensure amazing stay and experience for you.

Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon, Hnappavellir

Nestled right in the heart of scenic Hnappavellir, the Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon offers great amenities and a top-class service. All rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, free W-Fi, amazing views on the mountains/ocean and a private bathroom with a walk-in shower.

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Hnappavellir
Egilsstadir
10 hrs

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the breathtaking views of East Iceland's coastline as one of our professional drivers takes you to the beautiful town of Egilsstadir.

Hengifoss, Egilsstadir
1
day
Iceland

Egilsstadir, Iceland

Although the charming town of Egilsstadir is much younger than its older siblings Reykjavik and Hnappavellir, this amazing place offers just as much (if not more) wonderful things to explore.

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6
day
Northern Iceland Tour Myvatn

In the morning after breakfast and check out, you meet your driver-guide at the hotel lobby and start your group trip to Akureyri with a Northern Iceland tour on the way.

At the beginning of this touring day, you visit Modudalur and highland plateau, continuing to Modudalur farm settlement. Then you heading to Dettifoss, Europe’s most powerful waterfall, which is also featured in Game of Thrones. Then you visit the geothermal area in Mývatn and you can optionally take a bath in the Mývatn Nature Baths, the Blue Lagoon of the north (tickets are not included).

There you also explore lake Mývatn with its interesting pseudocraters and Dimmuborgir lava formations, visit the spectacular waterfall Goðafoss.

Your choice of Hotels

We carefully select hotels to ensure amazing stay and experience for you.

Icelandair Hotel Herad

Hotel Herad is situated in Egilsstadir, 5 km from Lagarfljot River.

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Egilsstadir
Akureyri
3h 30min

Discover the capital of North Iceland, which is one of the island's most populous urban centers. You will be able to enjoy a private car ride and take in many of the most picturesque locations.

Akureyri, Iceland
1
day
Iceland

Akureyri, Iceland

Offering plenty of activities to do all year round, the port city of Akureyri is one of the most charming destinations in Northern Ireland. During your trip, let yourself get enchanted by countless breathtaking sceneries and explore the hidden treasures of the region.

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7
day
South Premium Tour

In the morning after breakfast and check out, you meet your driver-guide at the hotel lobby and start your group trip back to Reykjavik with a South Premium scenic tour on the way.

On the way you pass Skagafjordur, an agricultural fjord with a rich history. Then you head to Blonduos Town which is located at the mouth of the glacial river Blanda.  After stopping at the nice Sadarskali Café, you are taken to admire a broad mountain ridge between valleys - Holtavordu Highland. Then on your way is a fjord in the west of Iceland near the town of Borgarnes - Borgarfjordur.

In this district, you see Hraunfossar and Barnafossar - series of beautiful waterfalls formed by rivulets streaming out of the Hallmundarhraun lava field. The last stops before returning to Reykjavik are Reykholt Church and the museum. 

Your choice of Hotels

We carefully select hotels to ensure amazing stay and experience for you.

Hotel Kea by Keahotels

Hótel Kea is a unique hotel in the heart of Akureyri, North Iceland. It is a great place to stay when visiting the city.

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Akureyri
Reykjavik
1 hr

The most time-saving and convenient option to travel between these two picturesque destinations is taking a plane. Sit back, relax, and enjoy excellent service and comfortable onboard facilities during the flight.

Reykjavik, Iceland
1
day
Iceland

Being the world's northernmost capital, unique Reykjavik is the largest and most-visited one of Iceland, serving as a gateway to the rugged adventure options beyond.

Day by day
Hotel
Day-by-day program
8
day
Departure

After breakfast and check-out, your private driver transfers you to the airport. 

We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

Your choice of Hotels

We carefully select hotels to ensure amazing stay and experience for you.

Alda Hotel, Reykjavik

Offering great service and comfortable accommodations, the Alda Hotel is a great value option. All rooms are well-equipped and come with a flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, and a private bathroom with a hairdryer and free toiletries.

What's included

  • Accommodation at remarkable downtown hotels;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: 1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

Note: 2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Premium Golden Circle Tour
  • South Coast Premium Tour
  • South Glacier Premium Tour
  • Eastfjords Tour
  • Northern Iceland Tour Myvatn
  • South Premium Tour

What To Know

  • Book your journey without stress and at a convenient pace. You can pay a deposit of 20% to book any tour in any major currency; the final balance will be due 90 days before the start date. In event, if you decide to change or postpone your trip, you can transfer your deposit to any other packages we offer. Cruise bookings and special offers may be subject to different booking terms.
  • If you need our assistance during your trip, you can call our support line available from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. (CET) on weekdays and weekends.