This wonderfully unique country truly has something for everyone. Its extreme beauty – complete with glaciers, black sandy beaches, volcanoes, northern lights, geothermal pools, glacier-capped mountains and dramatic fjords – has resulted in Iceland becoming a major film destination.
Day One - Depart on your overnight flight from the United States to Reykjavik (Keflavik International Airport)
Day Two- The day starts with an arrival breakfast in neighbouring coastal town of Keflavik, to regain some energy after travelling. After breakfast, visit to one of Iceland’s most famous natural wonders. Stop at the Blue Lagoon, and whatever the weather, bathing in the electric-blue geothermal waters, surrounded by lava fields, is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. After a couple of hours soaking and enjoying the silica face masks and saunas included in Entrance fee, have a short walk around the lagoon and to the viewpoint above the restaurant. Head to Reykjavik to enjoy your lunch.
After lunch your city tour will take in all the city‘s major attractions, including: the old town center, the Parliament, the cathedral, the harbour, the national museum, Laugadalur swimming pool, the Ásmundur Sveinsson Sculpture museum, the Pearl, Höfði house (site of the 1986 summit) and the city‘s main landmark, Hallgrímskirkja. There‘s no better way to get to grips with everything Reykjavík has to offer in just a few hours. Drive to the hotel for check-in. Meet for dinner.
Day Three - Golden Circle Tour. Combining natural and historical wonders, you‘ll experience Iceland‘s landmark attractions in one incredible day: the magnificent Gullfoss waterfall, the exploding hot springs of Geysir, and Þingvellir national park, site of the Viking parliament and over 1000 years of history
Hot Springs and Bread Tasting - Fontana - The Fontana steambaths in Laugarvatn village are known for their geothermal hot springs. They harness this power from the earth in different ways: for heating outside pools and steam baths, but also for „Volcanic Cooking“. Guests can experience the geothermal bakery first hand and see as we dig out bread only few centimeters out of the earth. After the walk, guests are offered to try the bread, served hot from the ground with some butter. This is something you don´t want to miss out on! Dinner on your own
Day Four - Free morning for you to explore independently. Walk around Reykjavik and visit all of the shops and museums or take an optional adventure tour such as snowmobiling or visiting the ice caves.
In the Evening- Experience the mysterious and beautiful Northern Lights on the Northern Lights Mystery Tour. Watch their swirling wild dance across the night sky in fantastic shapes and colors. This takes you out of Reykjavik city to the best places to see Northern Lights and witness one of nature’s most spectacular displays.
Day Five - Take a journey through the stunning landscape of Iceland‘s south coast. This is the land of Njál‘s Saga – a region of breathtaking scenery and legendary stories. During your guided tour you‘ll encounter the wonderful variety of the south: from the wide plains formed by glacial rivers, to the sheer sea cliffs of Dyrhólaey and the spectacular waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss.
Along the way, you‘ll experience unforgettable views of the Hekla and Eyjafjallajökull volcanoes and the beautiful village of Vík. Included in the tour is entry to Skógar Folk Museum where you can visit turf farmhouses and other reconstructed buildings as well as your lunch at Icelandair hotel Vík.
On the way back to Reykjavik, we will stop at Fákasel for a horse-show , followed by a 3-course dinner . Experience Iceland's only horse park where you can mingle with locals, dine on fresh Icelandic food and, most importantly, get to know our unique breed of horse. This is a fun, entertaining and educational place to visit.
Day Six - Enjoy today at a leisurely pace on your own. Optional Excursions Available.
Day Seven - Return home to the USA to share our incredible stories about Iceland.
Shantha Mony - Dream-Ality Travels, 805-236-4437