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From cascading waterfalls and black sand beaches to majestic glaciers and vibrant city life, the Ring Road Highlights

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Tour Highlights

Golden Circle

Waterfalls

Geysir

Blue Lagoon

natural wonders

raw beauty

about this tour

Embark on an unforgettable adventure through Iceland's stunning landscapes with the Ring Road 14 Days Highlights Tour. Over two weeks, immerse yourself in the raw beauty of this Nordic gem, from cascading waterfalls to bubbling hot springs. Begin your journey in Reykjavik, where the vibrant city life meets the tranquil shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Traverse the iconic Ring Road, weaving through dramatic fjords, black sand beaches, and towering glaciers. Marvel at the otherworldly sights of the Golden Circle, including the majestic Gullfoss waterfall and the bubbling geothermal fields of Geysir. Explore the South Coast's rugged coastline, adorned with picturesque villages and mystical sea caves. Venture into the Highlands, where colorful rhyolite mountains paint the landscape, and soak in the soothing waters of the Blue Lagoon. Encounter Iceland's diverse wildlife, from puffins nesting on cliffs to playful seals basking on icebergs. With knowledgeable guides leading the way, uncover the secrets of Iceland's natural wonders on this epic 14-day journey of discovery.
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    Icelandic bathing culture

    Experience the essence of Icelandic bathing culture at the newly established oceanside geothermal oasis, Sky Lagoon. Located just outside Reykjavík with breathtaking views of the ocean, this meticulously designed lagoon offers a magical haven for relaxation and rejuvenation. The Sky package provides the ultimate experience, allowing you to indulge in the Seven-Step Ritual, enhancing your well-being amidst the soothing geothermal waters. As you submerge yourself in this tranquil retreat, the premium package also grants access to private changing facilities, ensuring a seamless and luxurious journey. After your enchanting soak, venture into Reykjavík, a vibrant city where modernity meets Icelandic charm. Explore its lively streets, immerse yourself in the local culture, and discover the unique fusion of tradition and contemporary life that defines this captivating capital.

    Experience the essence of Icelandic bathing culture at the newly established oceanside geothermal oasis, Sky Lagoon. Located just outside Reykjavík with breathtaking views of the ocean, this meticulously designed lagoon…
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    Day of activities

    Embark on the iconic Golden Circle Tour, a captivating journey through Iceland's rich history and breathtaking landscapes. Explore the historic Þingvellir National Park, where the ancient Alþingi assembly met in 940 AD amidst the dramatic backdrop of tectonic plate rifts. Delve deeper into local life with a visit to a traditional cave house, learning about Icelanders' historic living arrangements and enjoying a private host's insights. Venture off the beaten path to discover hidden gems within the park, including a serene cathedral where live music may grace your visit. Indulge your senses at Friðheimar Tomato Farm, where you'll dine amidst thriving tomato vines in a unique greenhouse setting. Savor delicious tomato soup and freshly baked bread, surrounded by the vibrant colors and aromas of the farm. Join us for a day of cultural immersion and culinary delights on this unforgettable Golden Circle adventure.

    Embark on the iconic Golden Circle Tour, a captivating journey through Iceland's rich history and breathtaking landscapes. Explore the historic Þingvellir National Park, where the ancient Alþingi assembly met in…
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    Admire the Waterfalls
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    Admire the Waterfalls

    Experience the enchanting allure of Brúarfoss, affectionately known as "Iceland's Bluest Waterfall." Accessed via a scenic hike or a quick walk from the newly opened parking lot, this gem promises a captivating sight in just 30 minutes or a leisurely 7-kilometer trail boasting multiple smaller waterfalls. Explore Faxi Waterfall nestled in the heart of South Iceland, often overlooked amidst the renowned Golden Circle attractions. Witness the majestic cascade of Gullfoss nearby, where Hvítá River plunges into a mesmerizing canyon, and marvel at the geothermal wonders of Geysir, home to the famed Strokkur geyser's dramatic eruptions. Embrace Icelandic hospitality with a cozy "Kaffitími" invitation, a cherished tradition of coffee and camaraderie. Join our friendly hosts for a warm cup of coffee, delightful conversation, and a taste of authentic Icelandic culture, making cherished memories in the land of fire and ice.

    Experience the enchanting allure of Brúarfoss, affectionately known as "Iceland's Bluest Waterfall." Accessed via a scenic hike or a quick walk from the newly opened parking lot, this gem promises…
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    Famous South Coast

    Welcome to the enchanting South Coast of Iceland, where every twist and turn of the road unveils awe-inspiring natural wonders and thrilling adventures. Join us on a journey filled with breathtaking sights, from the thundering cascades of Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls to the dramatic black sand beaches of Reynisfjara. Experience the charm of the quaint town of Vík nestled amidst stunning glacier and mountain vistas, while spotting adorable sheep, horses, and cows along the way. Our expert guides lead you off the beaten path to hidden gems, ensuring unforgettable encounters with Iceland's pristine landscapes. Gear up with warm layers, sturdy boots, and waterproof clothing for a glacier hike led by local experts, promising exhilarating moments amidst icy wonders. With included equipment and knowledgeable guidance, embark on an adventure of a lifetime, immersing yourself in the wild beauty of Iceland's South Coast.

    Welcome to the enchanting South Coast of Iceland, where every twist and turn of the road unveils awe-inspiring natural wonders and thrilling adventures. Join us on a journey filled with…
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    Ice Cave Experience

    Nestled along Iceland's picturesque southern coast lies the charming village of Vík, a gateway to the enchanting Myrdal region. Here, visitors are greeted by miles of stunning black sand beaches, hugged by rugged basalt formations, creating a scene straight out of a fairytale. The village itself, with its colorful houses dotting the landscape, exudes a welcoming charm amidst nature's grandeur. Venturing further into Myrdal unveils a realm of wonders, from the iconic Reynisfjara beach adorned with mesmerizing basalt columns to the haunting Reynisdrangar sea stacks and the majestic Dyrhólaey promontory. Amidst these natural marvels, Vik in Myrdal invites exploration and storytelling, weaving tales of Iceland's rich folklore and untamed spirit. Embark on an adventure with expert guides from Vík, journeying aboard specially modified super jeeps toward Kötlujökull glacier. Experience the thrill of exploring an ice cave, revealing stunning blue hues beneath the glacier's surface, and soak in the breathtaking scenery along the way. With a private glacier guide and exhilarating super jeep ride included, prepare for an unforgettable Icelandic escapade.

    Nestled along Iceland's picturesque southern coast lies the charming village of Vík, a gateway to the enchanting Myrdal region. Here, visitors are greeted by miles of stunning black sand beaches,…
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    South East Coast with Glacier Lagoon

    Embark on an unforgettable journey from Kirkjubæjarklaustur to Jökulsárlón, Glacier Lagoon, nestled in the heart of Southeast Iceland. Departing from the quaint village, you'll be captivated by a scenic drive unveiling a landscape of unparalleled natural beauty. Wind through a surreal realm of stark black sand beaches, dramatic basalt columns, and moss-draped lava fields as you journey eastward. Explore the mesmerizing depths of Fjaðrárgljúfur canyon, carved over millennia by a serpentine river. Venture into Vatnajökull National Park, home to Europe's largest glacier, and marvel at the ethereal beauty of Svartifoss waterfall, framed by dark hexagonal basalt columns. Arriving at Jökulsárlón, be spellbound by the Glacier Lagoon's breathtaking vista—where colossal icebergs glide gracefully on azure waters, creating an ever-changing glacial spectacle. Don't miss the enchanting Diamond Beach, where ice jewels sparkle against ebony sands—a fitting finale to this extraordinary journey. South East Iceland's untouched beauty promises an unforgettable adventure, leaving a lasting impression on every traveler's soul.

    Embark on an unforgettable journey from Kirkjubæjarklaustur to Jökulsárlón, Glacier Lagoon, nestled in the heart of Southeast Iceland. Departing from the quaint village, you'll be captivated by a scenic drive…
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    Múlagljúfur Canyon

    Discover the hidden gem of Múlagljúfur Canyon, along with the majestic Hangandifoss and Múlafoss waterfalls, nestled in the breathtaking landscapes of Iceland's south. Though lacking in complete information and access, this enchanting destination is a must-visit for adventurers seeking unparalleled natural beauty. Traverse narrow paths and overgrown bushes to uncover the stunning beauty of Múlagljúfur Canyon, perfect for summer hikes amidst towering cliffs and cascading waterfalls. While autumn and spring may present muddy trails, winter offers a magical but icy terrain best explored with proper gear. Embark on the Mulagljufur hiking path for panoramic views of the canyon and surrounding wonders, including the towering Hangandifoss waterfall and the picturesque Múlafoss. Though navigating through unmarked trails may pose a challenge, the awe-inspiring vistas and serene ambiance make every effort worthwhile. Continue your Icelandic adventure to Vestrahorn, a mountain of dramatic peaks and black sand beaches, and Djúpivogur, a tranquil district boasting stunning fjords and mystical mountains. Immerse yourself in Iceland's natural wonders and serene way of life for an unforgettable journey.

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    Discover the hidden gem of Múlagljúfur Canyon, along with the majestic Hangandifoss and Múlafoss waterfalls, nestled in the breathtaking landscapes of Iceland's south. Though lacking in complete information and access,…
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    East of Iceland

    Embark on an unforgettable journey through East Iceland, a region teeming with natural wonders and rich cultural heritage. Begin your adventure in Djúpivogur, a charming coastal village adorned with colorful houses and a serene harbor. Explore the unique "Eggin í Gleðivík" outdoor art installation, featuring 34 stone eggs representing local bird species. Continue your exploration to Stöðvarfjörður, where the fascinating Petra Stone Collection awaits. Marvel at Petra's lifelong collection of minerals and stones, showcasing the region's geological diversity. Delve into Fáskrúðsfjörður's cultural heritage, with its well-preserved historical buildings and the captivating French Museum, offering insights into the area's French trading history. Conclude your journey in Neskaupstaður, East Iceland's largest town, surrounded by majestic fjords and mountains. Immerse yourself in outdoor activities and breathtaking landscapes, immersing yourself in the untamed beauty of this captivating region. East Iceland promises an adventure like no other, blending natural splendor with cultural treasures for an unforgettable experience.

    Embark on an unforgettable journey through East Iceland, a region teeming with natural wonders and rich cultural heritage. Begin your adventure in Djúpivogur, a charming coastal village adorned with colorful…
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    Lake Myvatn

    Embark on a journey through East Iceland, where natural wonders and cultural treasures await. Begin in Egilsstaðir, a charming town nestled amidst rugged mountains and home to the legendary Lagarfljót Lake, shrouded in mystery by the presence of the Lagarfljót Worm. Continue eastward to Seyðisfjörður, a picturesque village embraced by winding fjords. Known for its vibrant arts scene and breathtaking scenery, Seyðisfjörður captivates visitors with its colorful houses and serene ambiance. Venture north to Mývatn Lake, where the landscape transforms into a geothermal wonderland. Explore bubbling mud pots, steaming fumaroles, and the majestic Húsavíkurfjall mountain. Mývatn's surreal atmosphere and abundant birdlife create an unforgettable experience for nature lovers. From Egilsstaðir's tranquility to Seyðisfjörður's artistic charm and Mývatn's geothermal wonders, East Iceland offers a diverse array of experiences, promising an immersive adventure in this remote corner of the country.

    Embark on a journey through East Iceland, where natural wonders and cultural treasures await. Begin in Egilsstaðir, a charming town nestled amidst rugged mountains and home to the legendary Lagarfljót…
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    Lake Mývatn Area

    Experience the captivating wonders of Lake Mývatn in Iceland's enchanting North Country. This stunning region boasts a tapestry of natural marvels, from the serene beauty of the lake itself to the eerie lava formations of Dimmuborgir, famously known as "The Dark Castles." Discover the geothermal spectacle of Hverir, where boiling mud pots and hissing fumaroles paint a surreal picture of an alien landscape. Explore the fascinating Skútustaðagígar pseudo-craters, surrounded by lush greenery and offering panoramic views of the lake. Uncover the hidden gem of Grjótagjá lava cave, once a popular bathing spot and featured in Game of Thrones. After a day of adventure, unwind at the Mývatn Nature Baths, dubbed the "Blue Lagoon of the North," and rejuvenate in the mineral-rich, milky blue waters. Lake Mývatn is a testament to Iceland's untamed beauty, where every corner reveals a new marvel waiting to be explored.

    Experience the captivating wonders of Lake Mývatn in Iceland's enchanting North Country. This stunning region boasts a tapestry of natural marvels, from the serene beauty of the lake itself to…
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    The Whale Capital of Iceland

    Discover the enchanting charm of Húsavík, nestled along the serene shores of Skjálfandi Bay in northern Iceland. Renowned as "The Whale Capital of Iceland," this picturesque town offers unrivaled whale-watching experiences amidst breathtaking natural beauty. Feel the excitement in the air as you embark on thrilling whale-watching expeditions from the quaint harbor, where nutrient-rich waters attract majestic marine giants such as humpback whales and blue whales. Delight in the whimsical ambiance of the "Jaja Ding Dong" bar, a must-visit spot paying homage to Icelandic cultural quirks and the Eurovision sensation. Uncover the hidden gem of the Moon Museum, showcasing art pieces sent to the moon aboard Apollo 12 and highlighting Húsavík's cosmic connection. With its captivating scenery and unique cultural attractions, Húsavík promises an unforgettable adventure in the heart of Iceland's whale-watching capital.

    Discover the enchanting charm of Húsavík, nestled along the serene shores of Skjálfandi Bay in northern Iceland. Renowned as "The Whale Capital of Iceland," this picturesque town offers unrivaled whale-watching…
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    North to West

    Embark on a scenic journey from the tranquil shores of Lake Myvatn through Iceland's captivating landscapes. Marvel at the breathtaking beauty of Goðafoss, the 'Waterfall of the Gods,' nestled amidst lush greenery and majestic rock formations near Akureyri, the vibrant 'Capital of the North.' Explore Akureyri's bustling streets, rich art scene, and botanical gardens against a backdrop of snow-capped peaks. Continue your adventure westward to Borgarnes, with a delightful stop in Blönduós to admire its coastal charm and iconic church. Arrive in Borgarnes, situated on the cusp of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, where history comes alive at the Settlement Center. Don't miss the enchanting Glanni Waterfall, tucked away in the nearby woodlands, offering a serene escape into nature's embrace. Experience the best of Iceland's diverse landscapes and cultural treasures on this unforgettable journey.

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    Embark on a scenic journey from the tranquil shores of Lake Myvatn through Iceland's captivating landscapes. Marvel at the breathtaking beauty of Goðafoss, the 'Waterfall of the Gods,' nestled amidst…
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    Hot Spring

    Embark on an unforgettable journey starting with the mesmerizing Hraunfossar and Barnafossar waterfalls, where clear streams cascade from beneath ancient lava fields, creating a captivating natural spectacle. Continue to the serene oasis of Húsafell, nestled amidst lush forests and bubbling hot springs. Explore scenic trails, discover hidden lava caves, or indulge in a soothing soak in the geothermal pools. Experience the raw power of nature at Deildartunguhver, Europe's mightiest hot spring, as scalding water bursts forth from the Earth, leaving you in awe of its sheer force. Conclude your day of adventure at Krauma, a tranquil geothermal spa offering rejuvenating mineral baths set against stunning landscapes. After unwinding in the soothing waters, head back to Reykjavik for a peaceful night's rest, filled with memories of Iceland's breathtaking natural wonders.

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    Embark on an unforgettable journey starting with the mesmerizing Hraunfossar and Barnafossar waterfalls, where clear streams cascade from beneath ancient lava fields, creating a captivating natural spectacle. Continue to the…

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