You will be amazed by all of the beauty that Iceland has to offer. On this tour you will visit some of Iceland's best glaciers, hot springs, waterfalls, fjords, and small fishing villages, experiencing Iceland's most beautiful sites while staying at charming inns and guesthouses.
We start off with a visit to the Golden Circle, visiting three of Iceland's must-see attractions: Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir, and Þingvellir National Park. These spectacular sights will leave you wanting to see more, and luckily the tour is just beginning! We then head to the coast, to the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, which is dominated by the large volcano that Jules Verne wrote about in Journey to the Center of the Earth. This area was recently selected by Lonely Planet as one of the top 10 regions of the world to visit in 2016! After exploring this beautiful peninsula, we head north to the Westfjords, one of the most remote areas of Iceland. Here we will go kayaking, horseback riding, and hiking while enjoying some of the best natural hot springs in the world.
TRIP DIFFICULTY: Easy
This trip is designed for those who want to experience the beauty of Iceland in comfort. The activities included are not too physically strenuous- horseback riding, kayaking, and hiking. You can easily opt out of some these if you would like, and there are opportunities to do additional activities such as glacier hiking or snowmobiling. You will get to spend plenty of time outside enjoying the awe-inspiring sights of Iceland, and will also be able to relax in hot springs and hut tubs at comfortable inns and guesthouses.
If you want to see some of Iceland's amazing wildlife as well as their domesticated animals, then this is the trip for you! We will go kayaking to see seals in their natural habitat and hiking where you might get a sight of an arctic fox or even whales swimming off the coast. While horseback riding, you can experience the unique gait called "tölt" that the horses are known for (Icelandic horses are descended from the Viking horses, and horses are not allowed to be brought into the country in order to keep the breed pure). While staying at the guesthouses, you can get up close and personal with Icelandic sheepdogs, horses, and sheep, or just relax and admire them from afar!