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From Reykjavik: 6-Day Icelandic Ring Road Tour

From Reykjavik: 6-Day Icelandic Ring Road Tour

Day 1: Golden Circle and South Coast The adventure begins with a pickup in Reykjavik then visit the popular Golden Circle attractions of Thingvellir, Geysir, and Gullfoss. Then make your way to the impressive South Coast where you will be greeted by the magnificent waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. Explore Reynisfjara black sand beach with the glorious Reynisdrangar peaks and visit the basalt column cave before reaching your accommodation for the night. Day 2: Vik, Skaftafell, and Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon After breakfast at your hotel, journey further south towards the charming village of Vik. Make a stop at the unique and photogenic black sand beach of Reynisfjara. After visiting Vik, make your way to the famous Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon with its floating icebergs. The nearby Diamond beach is also on today's agenda. See icebergs that have washed ashore glistening like diamonds on the black sand beach, leaving you feeling like you just stepped into a movie scene. Your accommodation for the night will be in the South East area. Day 3: East Fjords Today is all about exploring the East Fjords of Iceland. We'll be stopping at Djupivogur fishing village. Afterwards we'll be spending the day in an authentic live history in the Wilderness Center that offers various activities, such as hiking, biking, horse riding as well as provides accommodation, restaurant and spa services. We'll be finishing the day soaking in a hot spring spa in the authentic bathhouse made from stones. Day 4: Studlagil Canyon, Myvatn, and Akureyri Drive through the wilderness of Modrudalur to make your way to the capital of the North, Akureyri. Today's highlights include a visit to Lake Myvatn, where you can enjoy a relaxing bath in the hot spring pools of Myvatn Nature Baths. Finally, see the dreamy Godafoss waterfall. Your accommodation for the night will be at a country hotel near Akureyri.  Day 5: Whale Watching, Siglufjordur, and Trollaskagi The day starts by driving towards Dalvik for a whale-watching adventure. After your adventure at sea, try out your sea angling skills then enjoy a team barbeque with your catch of the day. Make your way to your accommodation for the night in the Bifrost area. Drive through the fishing village of Siglufjordur, which is a charming village rich in history, and the Trollaskagi peninsula, with some of the best ocean scenery you will see.  Day 6: Visit the West Iceland region The day begins with a short hike up to Grábrók, a volcano crater. Stop at Deildartunguhver hot spring, the legendary waterfall, Barnafoss, (the Children´s Waterfall), and the Hraunfossar cascade. You'll also visit Reykholt, home to Snorri Sturluson, the Icelandic historian, lawyer, politician, poet, and the author of some Icelandic Sagas. On the way back to Reykjavik you'll drive around the scenic fjord, Hvalfjörður (Whale Fjord).

From Reykjavík: 6-Day Around Iceland Ring Road Tour

From Reykjavík: 6-Day Around Iceland Ring Road Tour

Day 1 Begin with a Reykjavík pickup before heading to UNESCO site Þingvellir NP, which features a dramatic rift valley and rich Icelandic history. Continue to the Geysir geothermal area, where powerful geysers amaze with eruptions, including the scalding Strokkur geyser. Marvel at the iconic Gullfoss waterfall before a picturesque lunch. Proceed to the enchanting Seljalandsfoss and the towering Skógafoss waterfalls. Explore Reynisfjara's black sand beach with its basalt columns before ending the day at your South Coast hotel. Day 2 After breakfast, embark on another day of adventure. Explore the coastal village of Vík, famous for its black sand shores and dramatic landscapes. The day's highlight is the mystical Katla Ice Cave (incl. in Deluxe Tour). hidden beneath the Mýrdalsjökull glacier, with stunning frozen formations. Following the ice cave, have lunch in Vík before heading to the magnificent Fjaðrárgljúfur canyon, known for its geological wonder. Continue eastward to Jökulsárlón, a glacial lagoon with colossal icebergs, and the nearby Diamond Beach, where ice fragments juxtapose the ebony sands magically. Finally, you will reach Höfn, where you will check in to your hotel. Day 3 Begin the day with breakfast. Explore the charming fishing village of Djúpivogur, known for its picturesque harbor. Next, have lunch in Egilsstaðir. In summer, your journey then takes you to Borgarfjörður Eystri, renowned for its puffin colonies. Witness these endearing seabirds in their natural habitat. In the winter, you'll explore fishing villages in East Iceland. In the afternoon, soak in Vök Geothermal Baths (incl. in Deluxe Tour). Finally, check in to a hotel in Egilsstaðir. Day 4 After breakfast, continue your journey. Begin the day at Stuðlagil Canyon, famous for its stunning basalt columns and the blue glacial river. Next, reach Europe's mightiest waterfall, Dettifoss, and experience its thunderous power as water plunges into the canyon. Explore the surreal Námaskarð geothermal area with its bubbling mud pots. Visit Dimmuborgir, a mystical lava field, explore Skútustaðagígar, and don't miss Goðafoss Waterfall, In the afternoon check in at a hotel in Akureyri. Day 5 Start your day with breakfast, and then join a whale watching tour (incl. in Deluxe Tour). Enjoy a lunch in the city. Continue to Borgarvirki, an ancient volcanic plug once used as a fortress during Iceland's Viking Age. Next, head to Hvítserkur, a rock formation emerging from the sea. Proceed to Kolugljúfur, a canyon named after the giantess Kola. Finally, check-in to your hotel in Laugarbakki. Day 6 After breakfast, drive to Grábrók, a famous volcanic and take a hike to the top. Continue to Hraunfossar waterfalls, cascading through lava fields. Visit a traditional Icelandic horse farm to experience the charm and cultural significance of Icelandic horses. Stop at Deildartunguhver, Europe's mightiest hot spring. Lastly, drive back to Reykjavik, marking the end of the tour.

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