Explore the highlights of Reykjavik with an expert guide and see the major sites of the compact Icelandic capital. Visit the remarkable Pearl on Oskjuhlid Hill, discover where Gorbachev and Reagan met to discuss the Cold War, and more.
What to Expect
This 3-hour guided tour of Reykjavik gives a perfect introduction to the highlights of Iceland's capital, as well as a good feel of the surrounding areas for you to explore further at your leisure.
Following a free hotel pick-up, visit the dramatic 20th-century Lutheran church of Hallgrímskirkja, designed to resemble the country’s basalt lava flows. Continue to The Pearl on Oskjuhlid Hill, where the unique storage tanks for natural hot water are topped by a stunning glass-domed, rotating restaurant.
Enjoy more fabulous vistas from the viewing deck of Reykjavík City Hall, with its striking raised-relief map of Iceland, and pass by Höfði House, where Reagan and Gorbachev met in 1986 to begin the process of ending the Cold War.
You will also drive through the harbor area, university of Iceland campus, and across the Elliðaár River through Laugardalur Valley. Your expert guide will be on hand at all times to provide essential information about Reykjavik’s rich culture, history, and natural environments, and to give you advice for the rest of your vacation.