- Tour Highlights
- Price & Dates
Now till September 30, 2023
- ~ Round-trip transfers between airports and hotels
- ~ 2 nights accommodation in Reykjavík w/breakfast and private facilities.
- ~ Guided Coach Tour from day 2 to day 9
- ~ Expert professional English-speaking local guide from day 2 to day 9
- ~ Free Wi-Fi on board motor coach
- ~ 6 two-course local-cuisine dinners in the countryside or buffet dinners, including coffee/tea
- ~ Visit to the excavated Stong Viking-age longhouse
- ~ Horse Show in Skagafjordur
- ~ International flights
- ~ 7 nights accommodation in the countryside w/breakfast and private facilities
- ~ Free Wi-Fi on board motor coach
- ~ Visit to Fridheimar Geothermal Greenhouse
- ~ Microbrewery visit and beer tasting in Breiddalsvik
- ~ Personal travel insurance (highly recommended)
- ~ Any service not specifically listed under “Included”
- ~ Baggage porterage at airport/hotel
- ~ Beverages, snacks, lunches, dinners unless otherwise noted in itinerary
- ~ Breakfast on arrival day
If you want to see the best of Iceland and enjoy great value, this is your trip! You’ll have a complete overview of “must-see“ Ring Road attractions such as the Golden Circle, the Glacier Lagoon, Lake Myvatn and Dettifoss. Be amazed by the diversity of Iceland’s landscapes from volcanoes to glaciers to fjords to thundering waterfalls.
- Day 1
- Day 2
- Day 3
- Day 4
- Day 5
- Day 6
- Day 7
- Day 8
- Day 9
- Day 10
- Day 11
- Day 12
DEPART KUALA LUMPUR
Check-in individually at KLIA , and board the flight to Reykjavik.
Arrival Keflavik airport - Reykjavik
Arrival at the Keflavik airport , transfer to your accommodation. Check in and spend the rest of the day at own leisure. Meet your guide and travel companions in late evening and learn more about the tour. Dinner this evening is at your leisure.
Thingvellir National Park – Geysir – Gullfoss
Breakfast at your hotel. Then meet your guide and start your Iceland adventure. After a quick introduction to city of Reykjavik, head to Lake Thingvallavatn, Iceland’s largest lake and Thingvellir National Park. This UNESCO heritage site is where the world’s oldest continuing parliamentary government was founded in the 10th century.You will have the unusual experience of walking between two continents.
Next on your journey is Gullfoss, the “Golden Waterfall”, where various walking paths give you photo-worthy views of the beautiful double-ledged cascade. You’ll also visit the nearby Geysir hot spring area to see the famous Geysir and Strokkur, as well as numerous other hot springs and boiling mud pools.
During the day you’ll get a glimpse into Icelandic local life. Visit an Icelandic family farm where tomatoes are grown using organic geothermal energy. Tour the greenhouse and sample some of the farm’s sweet Icelandic tomatoes.
The day ends in Hveragerdi, a pretty town located in an active geothermal area. The locals have made clever use of underground hot springs to provide heat for homes, as well as greenhouses that grow flowers, fruits and vegetables.
Dinner and overnight in the Hveragerdi area.
Thjorsardalur Valley – Skogar – Dyrholaey – Vik
Breakfast at your hotel, then explore enchanting Thjorsardalur valley and its ever-changing landscapes of birch woods, sandy lava fields, rivers, and waterfalls. If the skies are clear, you’ll also see the impressive and beautiful Mt. Hekla volcano towering over the region. Visit Stong, where you can view a replica of a Viking-age longhouse that was buried by a volcanic eruption of Hekla. The area was a filming location for Game of Thrones Season 4.
Drive along the scenic farmlands of Iceland’s South Shore. Stop to admire the scenic waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss. Each waterfall has its own charm. Continue to Dyrholaey* and the thundering waves of the Reynisfjara black sand beaches. End the day in Vik, Iceland’s southernmost town.
Dinner and overnight in the Vik area.
*Please note that Dyrholaey is closed for the bird nesting season between mid-May and the 25th of June.
Vatnajokull National Park – Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon – Hofn
After breakfast , today you will be in a world of glaciers. Visit the southern area of Vatnajokull National Park, named after Europe’s largest glacier. Drive through vast sand plains created by glacial outwashes as you head east. Visit the national park’s famous Skaftafell area, a site of outstanding natural beauty. Enjoy the views of rich green landscapes and black sands dominated by several magnificent glaciers. You’ll also see Svinafellsjokull, one of the most beautiful glacial “tongues” that are slowly creeping down from Vatnajokull.
Visit Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon where you’ll enjoy the breath-taking sight of icebergs floating in the fantastic 180m deep glacial lagoon. You also have the option of enjoying a boat tour amid the ice bergs (Optional tour must be booked in advance). Nearby is the dramatic beauty of the Diamond Beach, named for the shrinking icebergs that settle on the black sands before drifting out to sea.
Your overnight is in Hofn, a fishing port in the shadow of Vatnajokull glacier. Dinner is on your own , as Hofn has a nice selection of restaurants and cafes. The local specialty is langoustines (Norway lobsters).
Overnight in Hofn.
Hofn – East Fjords – Egilsstadir
After hotel breakfast , drive from Hofn through Almannaskard pass, stopping to admire the majestic coastline. Continue to the towering mountains plunging vertically into the sea that form the magnificent East Fjords. You will also pass villages, each with its own special history and charm. One of these is the tiny village of Breiddalsvik. Visit the Beljandi Microbrewery and sample some of the wonderful beer , the local community came together in 2017 to transform a rustic warehouse into a charmingly quirky brewery. You’ll meet one of the townsfolk and get a feel for life in a small Icelandic town, as well as see how great beer is made.
The road brings you to Egilsstadir town, located near Iceland’s largest forest and a lake said to be home to a legendary (friendly) monster.
Dinner and overnight stay in the Egilsstadir area.
Lake Myvatn Area
After hotel breakfast , explore the empty vastness of the highland desert plateau Modrudalsoraefi, desolate and yet hauntingly beautiful, as you head towards the Lake Myvatn area. Your route takes you by a historical Modrusalsoraefi; it is located at the highest altitude of any working farm in Iceland.
Stop at Dettifoss, Europe’s largest and most powerful waterfall. Continue onwards to the Namaskard pass with its boiling mud pools and vibrant colors. We often feel like we are visiting another planet when we come here, and you may the same way. It’s such a surreal experience!
Walk along the pseudo craters at Skutustadir and peek into Grjotagja, a cave with underground hot springs. Explore the peculiar lava formations at Dimmuborgir. They look as if they were built by fantasy creatures. Legend has it that elves live here, so be respectful during your visit.
You’ll definitely see why the surreal Myvatn area has become so popular as a movie location.
Dinner and overnight stay in the Myvatn area
Lake Myvatn Area – Akureyri – Siglufjordur – Skagafjordur
Breakfast at your hotel. Start your day’s adventure with a visit to magnificent Godafoss waterfall, one of North Iceland’s most important symbols. Afterwards, you’ll see Akureyri, the colorful northern “capital“ of Iceland. The town has charming buildings and a beautiful view of the Eyjafjordur fjord. After spending some free time in Akureyri, you’ll continue along the coastal roads of Eyjafjordur and the Troll Peninsula. You’ll surely be amazed at the steep mountains with amazing views over the Arctic Sea and its black sand coastline.
Stop in Siglufjordur, a town with some of the country’s most beautiful timber buildings. Visit the town’s award-winning Herring-Era Maritime Museum. The museum recreates the atmosphere of the early 20th century, when Siglufjordur was transformed into a frontier-like boom town, thanks to a large migration of herring. The museum will transport you back to that exciting time.
Head along majestic mountains and narrow passes to your overnight in Skagafjordur, a scenic region full of historical sites and folk tales.
Dinner and overnight in Northwest Iceland.
Skagafjordur – Borgarnes
After breakfast , enjoy an introduction to the unique Icelandic horse breed with its special fifth gait – the tolt. This horse breed has remained unchanged since Viking times. Icelanders consider the Skagafjordur area to be one of the country’s finest places for horse breeding.
Cross the Holtavorduheidi plateau taking you into West Iceland. Drive through Borgarfjordur, a region that has been getting international recognition for its lovely volcanic and wooded scenery and for its Viking history. Walk up to the top of Grabrok crater for an amazing view. Listen to the powerful rushing waters of Deildartunguhver, Europe’s mightiest hot spring area. Stop to admire the beautiful Hraunfossar waterfalls, where brightly blue water rushes through black lava formations. Nearby is Barnafoss, a waterfall with even more brilliantly blue colors. There is an interesting and poignant legend associated with this waterfall.
Dinner and overnight stay in the Borgarfjordur area.
Borgarfjordur – Snaefellsjokull National Park – Reykjavik
After breakfast , explore the amazing variety of natural landscapes in Snaefellsjokull National Park. The park’s crown jewel is Snaefellsjokull glacier itself, which covers a dormant volcano that last erupted in 250 AD. In addition, you’ll also see Kirkjufell, one of the most photographed mountains in Iceland. Walk along the uniquely pebbled seascape of Djupalonssandur beach. At the picturesque harbor village of Arnarstapi, you can observe magnificent basalt rocks in stacked formations.
One Icelandic Saga mentions that Snaefellsnes and its people are protected by a benevolent half troll who lives high on the glacier. You might even find a sense of magic and healing energy in this beautiful peninsula.
At the end of the afternoon, your journey leads back to Reykjavik. Your guide will bid you farewell at your hotel.
Overnight stay in Reykjavik. Dinner is on your own.
Reykjavik - Depart Keflavik airport
Breakfast at your hotel, please note that this might be a light breakfast if you are taking an early morning flight. Transfer to the international airport for your departure flight.
ARRIVAL KUALA LUMPUR
-Explore overview of Iceland and its unique wonders.
-View first-hand many of the classic natural wonders.
-Enjoy a glimpse into Icelandic life
|Travel Period||Category||Twin / Triple||Child ( 2-11 years)||Single Supplement|
|09 , 23 May||CLASSIC MOTORCOACH (36 Max)||RM 24,630 / RM 24,415||RM 20,930||RM 3,655|
|27 JUN | 04, 18 JUL | 01 AUG||CLASSIC MOTORCOACH (36 Max)||RM 27,630 / RM 26,765||RM 23,180||RM 5,640|
|29 AUG | 19 SEP||CLASSIC MOTORCOACH (36 Max)||RM 27,195 / RM 26,285||RM 23,180||RM 5,830|
|11 , 25 JUL | 08 AUG||SMALL GROUP (16 Max)||RM 30,740 / RM 29,880||RM25,510||RM25,510|
|12 SEP||SMALL GROUP (16 Max)||RM 30,155 / RM 29,325||RM 25,070||RM 5,540|
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