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Iceland Explorer Holiday

Iceland Explorer

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Explore the black sand beaches and glaciers of the South Coast

Reykjavik, South Coast - Hnappavellir, Reykjavik

Includes return Economy airfares

7 days adult price from £1,165pp including flights and hotels

You’re in for a treat with this icy Journey, taking you all the way out to South Iceland and ticking off this country’s very best sights. more »
As well as the incredible landscapes and cascading waterfalls, it’s all about the wildlife. And opportunities abound to spot whales, dolphins, porpoises and birds. Keep your fingers crossed and you may even spot the dancing Northern Lights.

What's included

  • Direct international flights
  • 5 nights in 4* hotels
  • The Golden Circle Classic tour
  • Northern Lights Mystery tour
  • Whale Watching classic tour
  • 2-day South Coast & Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon tour
  • Airport transfers
7 days from £1,165pp
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What to expect

  • Chase the dancing Northern Lights
  • Explore the black sand beaches and glaciers of the South Coast
  • Spot whales in the ocean

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Need to know

  • Arrives: Keflavík International Airport
  • Time difference: same as GMT
  • Visa requirements: British passport holders don’t need a visa to visit Iceland, but you should ensure that your passport is valid for the duration of your stay.
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Currency: Icelandic krona (ISK)
  • Flying time from UK: around 3 hours
  • Plug type: 2 round pins
  • Voltage: 240 volts

Your Example Itinerary

Day 1

Fly from the UK to Reykjavik

Days 1-2


Spend your first day exploring Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik. Home to the majority of the country’s population and yet little more than a town, Reykjavik is filled with art galleries, top restaurants, diverting museums and a quaint old quarter. Tonight, you’ll head out in search of the dancing Northern Lights with your expert guide. The following day, marvel at cascading waterfalls and geysir hot springs as you take in Iceland’s iconic Golden Circle.

Included Excursion:
Northern Lights Mystery tour & Golden Circle Classic tour
Included in this price:
Alda Hotel Reykjavik

Day 3

South Coast - Hnappavellir

Today you’ll set off on an overnight tour of South Iceland. Explore black sand beaches and picturesque waterfalls, including the iconic Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, before strolling alongside the jaw-dropping Jokulsarlon glacier. You might need a bit of luck to glimpse seals here, but you’re practically guaranteed to spot the white and blue icebergs on the glacier’s lagoon. Continue to Dyrholaey Island, which offers incredible panoramic views.

Included Excursion:
2 day South Coast & Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon tour
Included in this price:
Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon

Days 4-6


Return to Reykjavik and wander among the brightly coloured houses, admire the snowy mountain backdrop and perhaps take a stroll around the Tjörnin (‘the pond’). Later, head out on a whale watching tour and keep your eyes peeled for dolphins and porpoises too.

Included Excursion:
Whale Watching Classic tour
Included in this price:
Alda Hotel Reykjavik

Day 7

Fly home to the UK

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