Itinerary + Map

DAY 1 Reykjavik
Welcome to Iceland! Please make your own way to the hotel and after check in, get out and explore Iceland’s capital Reykjavik.
Reykjavik Natura (4 star) or similar

DAY 2 Reykjavik – Thingvellir – Geysir - Gullfoss - Hella Area
Meet your guide this morning and begin your journey around the famous Golden Circle. The first stop is at Thingvellir National Park, the ancient site of the world's first parliament. Continue to Geysir for a walk through this active geothermal area. Then take part in Iceland Travel’s Reforestation program, located in Haukadalur valley. Plant a total of five trees, which not only allows you to leave your mark in Iceland but also for your tour group to reduce your carbon footprint! The last visit for the day is to the iconic Golden Falls of Gullfoss, Iceland's most popular waterfall. BD
Land Hotel (4 star) or similar

DAY 3 Hella Area - Hvollsvollur - Dyrholaey – Vik - Kirkjubaejarklaustur
The day begins with a visit to the impressive waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss before heading to Dyrholaey for a chance to spot the adorable puffin (May to mid-Aug). Afterward, travel to the quaint village of Vik and the vast Eldhraun lava field, created by one of the largest volcanic eruptions in history. BD
Gierland (3 star) or similar

DAY 4 Kirkjubaejarklaustur / Jokulsarlon – Skaftafell
A magical day ahead as you explore Vatnajokull National Park, the largest national park in Western Europe and a beautiful glacial area. You will get to view the coutry's highest peak, Hvannadalshnjukur and the sparkles along Diamond Beach, created by the ice shards that rest there. See the stunning Jokulsarlon and Fjallsarlon Glacial Lagoon up close on your Zodiac boat tour which takes you amongst the floating icebergs. This afternoon’s adventure will provide magnificent views of Skaftafell, a glacier-crowned wonderland within the park. BD
Gierland (3 star) or similar

DAY 5 Kirkjubaejarklaustur – Landmannalaugar
It’s now time to leave the asphalt behind and meander along the scenic Fjallabaksleid interior track to Landmannalaugar. The surreal beauty of the uninhabited interior reveals deep valleys and sculptured mountains, many formed by volcanic eruption during the Ice Age. This afternoon, why not try a relaxing bath in a warm brook created by the convergence of hot and cold springs - it’s an authentic Iceland experience! BD
Hrauneyjar Highland Hotel (3 star) or similar

DAY 6 Landmannalaugar – Sprengisandur - Myvaten Area
Head north through the very heart of Iceland’s uninhabited interior along the Sprengisandur highland route, a vast, barren, black desert connecting Iceland’s north and south. Your specially built vehicle will navigate rough tracks and un-bridged glacial rivers for a true taste of Iceland’s wild side. BD
Please note: If Sprengisandur Trail is closed due to road conditions, your group will take the Kjolur highland route instead.
Country Hotel Narfastadir (3 star) or similar

DAY 7 Lake Myvatn – Dettifoss - Asbyrgi - Tjornes - Myvatn Area
Travel to the Lake Myvatn area, a microcosm of all of Iceland’s natural wonders: from bubbling mud pools and geothermal caves, powerful waterfalls, craters and a diverse birdlife. This location has some of the most visually
bizarre attractions in the region. The journey continues to Dettifoss, Europe’s most powerful waterfall in the awe inspiring Jokulsargljufur canyon, to the horseshoe shaped canyon of Asbyrgi and the Tjornes peninsula. In the afternoon stop in Husavik where you will have the option for a hot spring bath at GeoSea. BD
Country Hotel Narfastadir (3 star) or similar

DAY 8 Myvatn Area – Godafoss – Akureyri – Skagafjordur - Laugarbakki area
Start the adventure today with a visit to Godafoss, one of the most impressive waterfalls in the country. Continue to Akureyri, the vibrant “Capital of the North”. Enjoy some free time to explore this colourful and charming town. Leaving Akureyri, drive via the majestic mountains and narrow passes to Skagafjordur, renowned for many historical sites from the classic Viking-age Sagas and traditional horse breeding area of Iceland. BD
Laugarbakki Hotel (3 star) or similar

DAY 9 Laugarbakki area - Hvammstangi – Eiriksstadir – Vatnsnes Peninsula- Snaefellsnes
Your journey continues around Vatnsnes Peninsula and the newly designated Arctic Coast Way, which focuses on the wild wonders that border the Arctic Circle. There is magnificent scenery to be seen as sky meets sea and possibly spot seals resting near the beach. Afterwards, visit a Viking Age house at the Eric the Red Museum. This was the original homestead of Eric the Red, as well as the birthplace of his son, Leifur Eiriksson. These men are two of the most legendary Vikings in the world. Today, you will meet modern day Vikings who will show you the lifestyle from 1.000 years ago. BD
Vogur Lodge (3 star) or similar

DAY 10 Snaefellsnes – Snaefellsjokull – Reykjavik
Spend the day in the stunning surrounds of Snaefellsjokull National Park, home to the Snaefellsjokull glacier, which has been written about as the entrance to the centre of the Earth. In addition, you’ll also see Kirkjufell, one of the most photographed mountains in Iceland and walk along the uniquely pebbled seascape of Djupalonssandur beach. This afternoon visit the picturesque harbour village of Arnarstapi. You can take a walk along the unique hiking trail here linking the historical settlements of Arnarstapi and Hellnar. Later in the afternoon, head back to Reykjavik where you will farewell your guide. The evening is free to spend some time in the capital. B
Center Hotel Grandi (4 star) or similar

DAY 11 Reykjavik
This morning have breakfast and check out. We hope you have enjoyed your adventure Across the Wilderness of Iceland. B



  • Escorted by a professional English-speaking Tour Manager
  • 3 and 4 star hotel accommodation
  • Transportation by specially modified 4 x 4 mountain coach
  • 10 breakfasts
  • 8 dinners

Sightseeing

  • Zodiac boat tour on Fjallsárlón Iceberg Lagoon
  • Entrance to Erik the Red Museum

Visit

  • Reykjavik
  • Golden Circle region
  • East Fjord Region
  • Vatnajokull National Park
  • Landmannalaugar
  • Dettifoss
  • Lake Myvatn
  • Akureyri
  • Godafoss
  • Snaefellsnes Peninsula
  • Snaefellsjokull

 

 

Pricing

 
 
23 Jun 2022
30 Jun 2022
07 Jul 2022
14 Jul 2022
21 Jul 2022
04 Aug 2022
11 Aug 2022
25 Aug 2022
Across the Wilderness 11 Days Escorted Tour
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