Land of Fire & Ice

With its rugged, volcanically active terrain, few countries showcase the activity of Mother Nature better than Iceland. Its landscapes are jaw-dropping, with dramatic fjords, mountains, volcanoes, geysers and waterfalls aplenty.

Journey Overview

With its rugged, volcanically active terrain, few countries showcase the activity of Mother Nature better than Iceland. Its landscapes are jaw-dropping, with dramatic fjords, mountains, volcanoes, geysers and waterfalls aplenty. Stay in intimate boutique properties that range from log cabin-style lodges to sophisticated Art Deco city hotels and enjoy fine, seasonal Icelandic cuisine.

Journey Highlights

  • Admire breathtaking landscapes under the glow of the Midnight sun
  • Sink into the mineral-rich waters of the Blue Lagoon
  • Watch rainbows dance above the majestic two-tiered Gullfoss waterfall
  • Explore the Thórsmörk valley by super jeep
  • Hear the legend of the Reynisdrangar basalt sea stacks
  • Savour seasonal Icelandic cuisine
Itinerary

Journey Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Reykjavik.

Arrive into the Icelandic capital where you are met and transferred to the hotel.
Hotel Borg (Standard Room)

Day 2: Reykjavik.

Compact and stylish, Reykjavik is easy to navigate. A private city walking tour includes the 19th century Parliament House, Reykjavik Cathedral, the impressive steel and glass-framed Harpa concert hall, and the whimsical Hallgrímskirkja church, which towers over the city. This afternoon, head to the mineral-rich geothermal Blue Lagoon, where the waters are said to have wonderful healing qualities. Be sure to take a relaxing and rejuvenating dip in the warm milky-white waters before returning to the city.
Hotel Borg (Standard Room) | Meals: BL

Day 3: Reykjavik - Golden Circle - Hella.

Today is a tour of the Golden Circle, Iceland’s foremost attraction, with its stunning landscapes, powerful geysers and extraordinary waterfalls, including Gullfoss, Iceland’s most famous, which plummets 32-metres down to the canyon below. Visit Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the only place in the world you can view both the North American and European tectonic plates.
Hotel Ranga (Deluxe Room) | Meals: BL

Day 4: Hella - South Shore - Hella.

Head out this morning to explore some of the most beautiful spots on Iceland’s South Shore: jaw-dropping waterfalls, black sandy beaches, the basalt sea stacks of Reynisdrangar, the 60-metre high Seljalandsfoss waterfall which flows from the famous Eyjafjallajökull glacier, and Skógafoss waterfall, widely considered Iceland’s most beautiful. At the end of the day, return to Reykjavik.
Hotel Ranga ( Deluxe Room) | Meals: BL

Day 5: Hella – Landmannalaugar – Hella.

Another super-jeep trip today across lava fields, black ash and scoria deserts to Landmannalaugar, passing Hekla volcano en route. This region is breathtaking, with black ridges and contrasting mountains of green, red, yellow and orange. Highlights include the Ljótipollur crater lake and an opportunity to take a dip in the Landmannalaugar natural pools.
Hotel Ranga (Deluxe Room) | Meals: BL

Day 6: Hella – Thórsmörk – Reykjavik.

A dramatic adventure today, travelling into the rugged Thórsmörk valley by super-jeep. Surrounded by high mountains, majestic glaciers and birch woods, it is a truly breathtaking part of the world. On several short hikes, you’ll explore Thórsmörk’s chief attractions, including the crater glacier, Gígjökull, the narrow canyon of Stakkholtsgjá with its beautiful waterfall, and the Seljalandsfoss and Gljúfrabúi waterfalls.
Hotel Borg (Standard Room) | Meals: BL

Day 7: Depart Reykjavik.

Transfer to the airport for departure flight. 
Meals: B

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Accommodation/Partners

Accommodation/Partners

Hotel Borg, Reykjavik

Land of Fire & Ice

Hotel Borg is a 4* boutique hotel in the heart of Reykjavík. It overlooks the central square of Austurvollur, with a variety of cafes, ... Read more

Hotel Ranga, Hella

Land of Fire & Ice

Hotel Ranga is a luxury countryside hotel and the only four star hotel in South Iceland. Offering all the facilities and services of a mo ... Read more

Journey Dates & Prices

As this Private Journey can be personalised to your specific requirements, it is not available for online booking.

Depending on your preferred dates and arrangements, final pricing will vary from low season to peak season travel.

Please call A&K on 1300 851 800 or send us a booking enquiry to book this journey

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