On arrival at Reykjavik Airport in Iceland, you will be met by our local representative in Ireland for a brief meet and greet. You will then proceed to a hotel & check in.
After some rest, we will visit The Aurora Borealis, commonly known as Northern Lights in the evening. Iceland is one of the best places in the world to experience the Northern Lights. The Aurora Borealis, is a natural phenomenon created when solar wind particles interact with the Earth’s magnetic field.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Reykjavik.
After breakfast, we will proceed to visit the Golden Circle in Southern Iceland.
The Golden Circle is one of the most famous of all scenic routes in Iceland and combines stunning landmarks and historically significant places in a circular sightseeing tour.
The three primary stops on the route are the Thingvellir National Park, the Gullfoss waterfall, and the geothermal area in Haukadalur, which contains the geysers Geysir and Strokkur. Though Geysir has been mostly dormant for many years, Strokkur continues to erupt every 5–10 minutes. Other stops include the Kerid volcanic crater, the town of Hveragerdi, Skálholt cathedral, and the Nesjavellir and Hellisheidarvirkjun geothermal power plants.
Overnight stay at hotel in Reykjavik.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will visit the popular Lava tunnel of Iceland. As one strolls through the trail of lava that flowed 5,200 years ago, the Lava Tunnel offers a fantastic opportunity to observe the inner workings of a volcanic eruption. On our tour, you will get the opportunity to explore the tunnel in a simple and fun way.
Our trip to The Lava Tunnel from Reykjavik is a singular experience that combines incredibly distinctive and well-liked local attractions for a day full of surprise and awe. You’ll learn more about the geology and animals of this distinctive area with a knowledgeable guide, and you’ll understand why this nation is frequently cited as one of the most beautiful in the world.
Overnight Stay at the hotel in Reykjavik.
After breakfast at hotel, check out and transfer to Akureyri by road.
Akureyri is largely a commercial and distribution hub, but it’s also a fishing port, a market for produce, and a place where fish and dairy products are made. Significant industries include shipbuilding, woodworking, and ironworking. The community is home to a university, a graduate programme in renewable energy science, a centre for marine biological research, an airport, beautiful gardens, and a number of museums.
This day is free for you to explore Akureyri on your own. You can also opt for SEGV Recommended tours to enjoy a wonderful day in Akureyri.
Overnight stay at hotel in Akureyri.
SEGV’S RECOMEDATIONS – You can visit Vök Baths in the evening. It is the largest spa in east Iceland, sitting on the edge of Lake Trout; what makes the destination particularly unique is that the facilities are incorporated into this feature. It has two pools that are on the same level as the lake, hot pools that look out over it, and a cold tunnel that enters the lake. The spas also have a sauna on site, a bar in one of the pools, and a tea bar that makes tisane tea using spring water and Icelandic herbs. Private showers are available in the indoor changing rooms, and towels and swimwear can be rented at the front desk.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will proceed to a whale watching cruise. You will experience a wonderful view seeing whales and dolphins fronm the cruise ship.
We will then go to Godafoss waterfall. One of Iceland’s most beautiful waterfalls. Godafoss, or the “Waterfall of the Gods,” is situated in North Iceland between Akureyri and Lake Myvatn. A graceful semi-circular arc is traversed by ice-blue glacial water. Along with the nearby lava, it causes swirling blue-green patterns in the sea below.
The legend holds that Chieftain Thorgeir Thorkelsson, the law-speaker of the Althing in the year 1,000, returned from Thingvellir with the determination that Iceland would become a Christian country. He ritualistically threw Norse pagan artifacts into the falls.
Overnight stay at hotel in Akureyri.
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed to Vik by road. Enroute we will visit the Crashed Plane DC-3 and Black Sand Beach.
Decades ago, an American DC-3 plane wrecked on a beach in Southern Iceland. Everyone survived the crash, but the plane was left to ruin on the beach. Today, this wreck is one of the most famous sites in the country, and tons of visitors come to take photos and see what’s left of the airplane.
Once down at the DC-3 Plane, you will have time to explore the wreck. Additionally, you can take a lot of pictures of this famous location.
After that, you can enjoy some time on the Black Sand Beach before returning to the meeting place.
After the tour of DC-3 Plane, we proceed to Vik and check-in at hotel.
Vik is Iceland’s southern coast. It is a small town with a population of about 680 people. Iceland’s Vik is a charming town that is unquestionably worthwhile exploring. Although the town is very small, the surroundings are absolutely breathtaking.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Vik.
After breakfast at the hotel in Vik, we will drive to Katla ice cave. The Katla Ice cave has its home beneath the very famous Mýrdalsjökull glacier.
We will put on our boots and helmets when we get to the glacier’s base and then do a short hike to the ice cave’s entrance. To get to the cave entrance, we might have to ascend some ladder steps.
Katla Ice Cave is a beautiful and unearthly place. It’s fascinating and once in a lifetime experience to explore this cave. You’ll learn some fascinating details about the ice cave’s past from our guide as well as some interesting information about the nearby glacier.
Overnight stay at hotel in Vik.
We will proceed to Reykjavik by road after having breakfast at the hotel and experience the beauty of Iceland.
After the city tour, you will transfer to the international airport to board a flight to India.
Arrive home with pleasant memories of your Iceland tour organised by State Express Global Voyages, which we are sure you will treasure for a lifetime.