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Copenhagen
Gullfoss Waterfall
Reykjavik
Seljalandsfoss
Skogafoss Waterfall
Snaefellsnes Peninsula
Thingvellir National Park
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Travel from cosmopolitan Reykjavik to the lava fields of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. Explore the Golden Circle of Thingvellir National ParkGeysir Geothermal Area and Gullfoss Waterfall, spot icebergs at Jokulsárlón Glacier Lagoon and admire the mighty cascades of Skógarfoss and Seljalandsfoss, before heading to Denmark to spend 3-nights in charming Copenhagen, filled with fairytale architecture!

12 days trip including flights*

11 days and 10 nights in destination

1

NYC - KEF

2

NYC - KEF

Reykjavik

3

Snæfellsne

4

Snæfellsne

5

Skogafoss

6

Skogafoss

7

Reykjavik

8

KEF-CPH

Reykjavik

9

Copenhage

10

Copenhage

11

Copenhage

12

CPH - NYC

* It may change depending of your departure city, departure date and arrival date.

The calendar does not display internal flights, trains or other transportation included in the itinerary.

1st Day: US - Night on board

Ready to discover the spectacular cities and landscapes of Iceland? Arrive at your departure airport, ready to catch a flight to Reykjavik.* Night on board.

* If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

2nd Day: Reykjavik

Touch down in Reykjavik, the capital and largest city in Iceland. Self-transfer to the hotel* and get settled in before enjoying the remainder of the day exploring at your leisure. If time allows, get out and explore the cosmopolitan atmosphere and unique Icelandic cuisine of the capital or visit Reykjavik's fantastic museums on Viking heritage. Overnight stay in Reykjavik.*

Optional private or shuttle bus transfers can be added as a supplement in the next step of the booking process.

3rd Day: Reykjavik - Snaefellsnes

Breakfast at the hotel. Start the day with a morning city tour of Reykjavik. See the highlights of the city such as the charming Old Harbour, the Harpa Concert Hall and the striking Hallgrímskirkja Church, a symbol of Iceland. Spend some free time exploring at your leisure before departing to the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, a region in the west of the country known for its dramatic landscapes of volcanoes, cliffs and snow-capped mountains. Take in the captivating views before arriving at the hotel. Keep your eyes peeled for the Northern Lights, which are often sighted in the night's sky around the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. Overnight stay in Snaefellsnes. 

Included
City Tour of Reykjavik
4th Day: Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Breakfast at the hotel. Discover why Snaefellsnes is one of the most scenic destinations in Europe with a tour of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. Experience magical landscapes ranging from moss-cloaked lava fields, black-sand beaches, caves filled with lava tubes and roaring ocean waves. Enjoy stunning views in every direction as you explore this land of glaciers, waterfalls and mountain tops, and see the iconic Snæfellsjökull Volcano. Return to the hotel and enjoy another night under the star-studded skies of Iceland. Overnight stay in Snaefellsnes.

5th Day: Snaefellsnes - Golden Circle - Skógarfoss

Breakfast at the hotel. Today, set off on the world-famous Golden Circle Tour to discover three of Iceland's most iconic natural attractions. Explore the Thingvellir National Park, a historic site, known as the home of Alþing, the site of Iceland's parliament meetings from the 10th to 18th centuries. Furthermore, the park sits on the boundary between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, so it is also known for its unique geological activity. The Geysir Geothermal Area is another highlight of the Golden Circle Tour, where you can watch the erupting Great Geysir and Strokkur Geysers spray steam and water high into the air at regular intervals. In fact, all the geysers in the world were named after this 'Geysir'. Finally, visit the legendary Gullfoss Waterfall, one of the most beautiful and captivating sights in Iceland. After an action-packed day exploring the Golden Circle, continue towards Skógarfoss and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay in Skógarfoss.

 

Included
Golden Circle Tour
6th Day: Skógarfoss - Jokulsárlón Glacier Lagoon - Skógarfoss

Breakfast at the hotel. Your discovery of southern Iceland continues today, beginning with a stop at Reynisfjara Beach. Known for its dramatic landscape of enormous basalt rocks and the roaring waves of the Atlantic Ocean, Reynisfjara Beach is considered one of the most beautiful examples of Iceland's characteristic black sand beaches. Continue to the amazing Jokulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, one of the greatest wonders of nature in Iceland. The result of a warming climate, huge blocks of ice constantly break off of the Breiðamerkurjökull Glacier and float on the waters of this picturesque lagoon. The lagoon is up to 250 meters deep, making it the deepest lake in the country and is surrounded by immaculate landscapes of black sand beaches and rugged wilderness. After taking in the spectacular views of nature in its rawest, unkempt beauty, return to your hotel in Skógarfoss, passing through impressive lava fields along the way. Overnight stay in Skógarfoss.

Included
Jokulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
7th Day: Skógarfoss - Reykjavik

Breakfast at the hotel. See two spectacular waterfalls today, starting with the Skogafoss Waterfall, one of the largest waterfalls in Iceland, and undoubtedly one of the most spectacular. Measuring 25-metres wide and 60-metres tall, watch the wall of thundering water cast rainbow across the surrounding cliffs as the sunshine illuminates the waterfall. Afterwards, visit Seljalandsfoss, the same height as Skogafoss but unique because you can walk behind the wall of falling water. Depart for Reykjavik and check in at the hotel. Spend the evening exploring the sights of the capital at your leisure, getting to know Icelandic urban culture. Overnight stay in Reykjavik.

Included
Skogafoss Waterfall
8th Day: Reykjavik

Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day at your leisure, sightseeing in the city's museums or shopping for souvenirs. Why not enjoy a relaxing sauna in one of the city's many public sauna houses or take a stroll along the coast to see the famous Sun Voyager sculpture. Alternatively, why not take an optional day trip to the famous Blue Lagoon or embark on an exciting whale watching excursion!* Overnight stay in Reykjavik. 

* Optional visit to the Blue Lagoon: Transfer from Reykjavik to the world-famous Blue Lagoon, a natural seawater spa located just outside of Reyjavik. Enjoy entrance to the lagoon, towel hire and plenty of time to relax in the mineral-rich thermal waters. A silica mask and 1 drink of your choice from the in-water bar is also included.

* Optional Whale-Watching Excursion: Enjoy an exciting day at sea on a whale-watching excursion from Reykjavik. Set sail on one of the largest whale-watching boats in Iceland, complete with viewing decks and an onboard cafe to go in search of minke and humpback whales as well as dolphins and other marine animals. An unforgettable adventure!

Please note: you can only select one of the optional excursions on this day.

 

Optional
Visit to the Blue Lagoon
Optional
Whale-Watching Excursion
9th Day: Reykjavik - Copenhagen

Breakfast at the hotel. It's time to bid the 'Land of Ice & Fire' farewell, as you self-transfer to the airport to catch a flight to Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. Touch down in Copenhagen and self-transfer to your hotel in the city center.* Once settled, the remainder of the day is free for you to enjoy all this cosmopolitan capital has to offer! Famed for its charming canals, colorful architecture and beautiful Tivoli Gardens, why not explore the lively waterfront districts and sample Copenhagen's vibrant restaurant and bar scene? Overnight stay in Copenhagen.

Optional private or shuttle bus transfers can be added as a supplement in the next step of the booking process.

10th Day: Copenhagen

Breakfast at the hotel. Today, discover Copenhagen on a canal boat tour along its charming waterways! Set across the islands of Zealand and Amager, see Copenhagen's most important sights from a different perspective. Admire its old churches and palatial public buildings, alongside the colourful houses of Nyhavn and the historic facades of Ved Stranden. Disembark and spend the remainder of the day soaking up the friendly atmosphere at your own pace. Said to be the 'happiest city in the world', there are plenty of things to enjoy in Copenhagen. Why not pay a visit to the famous 'Little Mermaid' statue or admire the priceless masterpieces held within the National Gallery? Overnight stay in Copenhagen. 

Included
Copenhagen Canal Boat Tour
11th Day: Copenhagen

Breakfast at the hotel. A day at your leisure to explore Copenhagen at your own pace. Why not go shopping along trendy Jægersborggade, home to all manner of boutique shops and quirky eateries, or head back in time at the beautiful Rosenborg Castle. Alternatively, we recommend an optional Hop-on Hop-off tourist bus tour or a visit to the famous Tivoli Gardens amusement park.* Overnight stay in Copenhaguen.

* Optional Copenhagen Hop-on Hop-off Bus Ticket: Discover the highlights of the city with this Hop-on Hop-off bus ticket. With onboard audio commentary, learn about the city's top sights and hop on and off at your leisure. Ticket valid for 72-hours.

* Optional entrance to Tivoli Gardens Amusement Park: A little different from your usual theme park, this ticket grants you entrance to one of the oldest amusement parks and pleasure gardens in the world! Opened in 1834, it's said that Tivoli was the inspiration for Walt Disney's famous creations. Considered one of the must-see sights in the city, visit after dark to enjoy the beautiful illuminations!

Optional
Entrance to Tivoli Gardens Amusement Park
Optional
Copenhagen Hop-on Hop-off Bus Ticket
12th Day: Copenhagen - US

Breakfast at the hotel. Sadly, it's time to head home after an incredible journey through Iceland and Copenhagen. At the indicated time, self-transfer* to the airport for your return flight back to the US.* Arrive in the US and end your trip.

* Possibility to book private transfer in the next step of the booking.

Accommodation: 10 Nights

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Included activities

If you have reduced mobility you can request assistance for these activities by speaking to one of our experts
Included

Included activity for day 3

City Tour of Reykjavik

Start the day with a morning city tour of Reykjavik. See the highlights of the city such as the charming Old Harbour, the Harpa Concert Hall and the striking Hallgrímskirkja Church, a symbol of Iceland.

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Included

Included activity for day 5

Golden Circle Tour

Discover three of Iceland's most iconic natural attractions: historic Thingvellir National Park, the incredible Geysir Geothermal Area and the famous Gullfoss Waterfall, one of the most beautiful and captivating sights in Iceland.

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Included

Included activity for day 6

Jokulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Visit the amazing Jokulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, one of the greatest wonders of nature in Iceland. The result of a warming climate, huge blocks of ice constantly break off of the Breiðamerkurjökull Glacier and float on the waters of this picturesque lagoon.

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Included

Included activity for day 7

Skogafoss Waterfall

Visit Skogafoss Waterfall, one of the largest waterfalls in Iceland, and undoubtedly one of the most spectacular. Measuring 25-metres wide and 60-metres tall, watch the wall of thundering water cast rainbow across the surrounding cliffs in the sunlight.

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Available Activities

Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
If you have reduced mobility you can request assistance for these activities by speaking to one of our experts
Optional

Suggested activity for day 8

Visit to the Blue Lagoon

Transfer from Reykjavik to the world-famous Blue Lagoon, a natural seawater spa located just outside of Reyjavik. Enjoy entrance to the lagoon, towel hire and plenty of time to relax in the mineral-rich thermal waters. Silica mask and 1 drink included.

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Optional

Suggested activity for day 8

Whale-Watching Excursion

Enjoy an exciting day at sea on a whale-watching excursion from Reykjavik. Set sail on one of the largest whale-watching boats in Iceland, complete with viewing decks and an onboard cafe to go in search of minke and humpback whales as well as dolphins.

more information
Optional

Suggested activity for day 11

Entrance to Tivoli Gardens Amusement Park

This ticket grants you entrance to one of the oldest amusement parks and pleasure gardens in the world! Opened in 1834, it is said to have inspired Walt Disney's famous creations. A must-visit attraction in Copenhagen!

more information
Optional

Suggested activity for day 11

Copenhagen Hop-on Hop-off Bus Ticket

Discover the highlights of the city with this Hop-on Hop-off bus ticket. With onboard audio commentary, learn about the city's top sights and hop on and off at your leisure. Ticket valid for 72-hours.

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The price includes

  • Included in all our trips. more information
  • Departures from main US airports.
  • International flights: US - Reykjavik, Copenhagen - US.
  • International flight: Reykjavik - Copenhagen . *
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  • 10 nights accommodation in Charm category hotels.
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  • 10 breakfasts.
  • Airport-hotel-airport transfers not included.
  • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary with an English-speaking guide.
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  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • English-speaking guide during the whole trip.
*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

Please note: we do not offer optional excursions to see the Northern Lights in Iceland as the unpredictable weather conditions mean we cannot guarantee the excursions will go ahead. If you are interested in taking any such excursion our local provider will be able to advise you when you arrive at the destination.

* Documentation of the international flight (Reykjavik - Copenhagen) will either be available in the "My bookings" section in your "Customer Area" 14 days before your trip or delivered to you on arrival at your destination. It is essential to fill in the passport information correctly for each passenger in the given boxes at the end of the reservations process.

Please note: double beds in Iceland hotels are not always the standard American size and can sometimes be less wide.

  • Entry requirements
    Valid passport or identity card.
  • Visa
    No visa is required to enter the country.
  • Currency
    Icelandic Krona.
  • Language
    Icelandic.
  • Electricity
    220 V. No adapter required.
  • Health
    There are no mandatory vaccinations.
  • Time zone
    UTC.
  • Other useful information
    Tap water is drinkable and probably even more healthy than bottled water, as it is sourced in general from the nearest glacier.
  • Tourist Office website
    https://www.iceland.is/

Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

Children: 7 - 12 years.

 

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