Full Itinerary

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An Adventure of a Lifetime
The Land of Fire and Ice
6 days 5 nights

Viking World Museum

Day 1 Welcome to Iceland

Your Iceland adventure begins with an early arrival at KEF airport, where your knowledgeable Driver and Guide will greet you. Start your day with a thrilling journey through time at the Viking World Museum and Village. You’ll enjoy a sumptuous breakfast that will include traditional Viking fare such as smoked salmon, hearty porridge, berries, and freshly baked bread. After breakfast, explore the museum and village to experience the rich culture and history of the Vikings in an immersive and interactive way.

Then head to the world-famous Blue Lagoon for another unforgettable experience. Soak in the warm, milky blue waters surrounded by stunning volcanic landscapes. This geothermal spa offers a unique opportunity to relax and rejuvenate.

Next, an opportunity to discover the intriguing world of Phallology at the Phallus Museum. Explore this a one-of-a-kind educational, an attraction that stands out even in a land known for its natural wonders and quirky culture. With a collection boasting over 300 phallic specimens from a myriad of species, this museum offers unparalleled insight into the science of phallology. The Phallus Museum promises a memorable and enlightening visit that will spark conversations and provide a deeper understanding of nature’s diversity.

Soar on an Aerial Adventure with ‘Flight Over Iceland’: Prepare for an exhilarating experience with the ‘Flight Over Iceland’ exhibit, an attraction that takes virtual reality to new heights. This state-of-the-art simulation offers a breathtakingly realistic flight over Iceland’s spectacular landscapes, making it a must-visit to experience the country’s natural beauty without leaving the city. Feel the rush of wind, the mist of waterfalls, and the thrill of soaring over volcanoes, glaciers, and fjords.

This immersive journey is more than just a visual treat; it’s an educational voyage that highlights Iceland’s geological marvels and the raw power of nature. Perfect for adventure-seekers and nature lovers, ‘Flight Over Iceland’ is an unforgettable experience that encapsulates the spirit of exploration and wonder that Iceland embodies.

After an action-packed afternoon, check into your hotel in Reykjavik for one night and enjoy a delicious dinner at a local restaurant. Take a leisurely walk to the restaurant and end your day on a high note.

Day 2 Lecture at University & Power Plant & Lava Tunnel

Morning Kickoff with Breakfast and Enlightening Lecture at Reykjavik University.

Start your second day in Iceland with breakfast at your hotel, where you can fuel up for an exciting day ahead.

After breakfast, head to the prestigious University of Reykjavik. Here, you’ll attend a lecture by an esteemed professor who is a leading expert in the field of geothermal energy, climate change, and carbon sequestering. Iceland, at the forefront of these environmental initiatives, offers unique insights into how these technologies and strategies are being implemented effectively.

This lecture will deepen your understanding of these critical global issues and provide a firsthand look at how Iceland is pioneering in sustainable energy and environmental conservation. . It’s an invaluable opportunity to engage with cutting-edge science and see how Iceland contributes to a greener future..

Explore the of Hellisheidi Geothermal Power Plant:

Your journey continues with a visit to the Hellisheidi Geothermal Power Plant, one of the largest of its kind in the world. Located in a stunning setting near Reykjavik, this plant is a testament to Iceland’s leadership in renewable energy. You’ll get an up-close look at the cutting-edge technology and processes used to harness the power of the earth’s heat. The tour offers an informative glimpse into how geothermal energy is generated, from the deep drilling of wells to the production of electricity and hot water for community use. This excursion highlights the importance of sustainable energy practices and Iceland’s role in the global movement towards renewable energy sources.

Lava Tunnel Raufarhólshellir:

Next, you’ll journey to Raufarhólshellir a unique experience and a great opportunity to witness the inner workings of a volcanic eruption as one walks in the path of lava that flowed during the Leitahraun eruption, which occurred east of the Bláfjöll mountains about 5200 years ago. Every winter spectacular ice sculptures are formed inside the cave entrance, making the experience of visiting the lava tunnel even more breathtaking.

After a day brimming with adventure, learning, and fun, your evening will transition into a more relaxed and indulgent pace. You’ll conclude your day with a delightful dinner at one of Reykjavik’s renowned local restaurants.

Day 3 The South Coast

On Day 3 of your Icelandic adventure you’ll set out to explore the captivating South Coast, where you’ll discover some of Iceland’s most iconic natural wonders. As you travel through the ever-changing landscape, you’ll be awestruck by the stunning waterfalls, black sand beaches and glaciers that make this region truly unique.

Start the day with a stop in Selfoss town. Then it’s off to the Skógafoss waterfall, where you’ll have the opportunity to get close to the cascading water and walk the countless steps to the brim of the waterfall for an unforgettable view.

Visit the Skogar Museum, where you will be transported back in time as you explore the rich cultural heritage of the Icelandic people.

Next, is a thrilling adventure that takes you on a journey through one of Iceland’s most spectacular natural wonders. The glacier hike takes you through a labyrinth of ice formations, where you can witness the glacier’s unique texture and stunning blue ice caves. Your experienced guide will share their knowledge about the glacier’s history, geology, and ecology, making the experience both informative and exciting. Hiking on the Solheimajokull glacier is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you will never forget, and it is a must-do activity for anyone visiting the south of Iceland.

Skogar Museum
Skogar Museum
Glacier Hike

End this exciting day at Vik village to admire its most famous church located on a hill with a beautiful view of the black beach. Dinner at a local restaurant and you’ll spend the night in Vik area, location away from the agglomeration, which significantly increases the possibility of seeing the Northern Lights.

Day 4 Ice Caves, Glaciers, Waterfalls, and Lava Centre Hvolsvöllur

Today you’ll visit Yoda Cave, whose shape resembles the character from the famous movie Star Wars.

Then, it’s time to jump in a Super Jeep, strap on your crampons, and step into the mighty glaciers and ice caves of South Iceland. Prepare for movie-like landscapes and jaw-dropping sights like nothing you’ve ever seen before. We’ll hike across the Myrdalsjokull glacier, then visit the amazing blue and black ice cave of the Kötlujökull glacier on Mt. Katla.

The day continues with the unique opportunity to walk behind the picturesque Seljalandfoss Waterfall and visit Gljúfrabúi Waterfall, the “gorge dweller.” Walk along the rock cliff to this little gem if you dare and explore the gorge for a closer look. Waterproof shoes are highly recommended!

This exploration continues as you step back in time and discover the geological wonders of Iceland at the Lava Centre Hvolsvöllur. As you enter the Lava Centre, you will be greeted by a replica of a volcanic eruption, complete with sound and light effects, transporting you back in time to the moment of an eruption. As you explore the center, you will learn about Iceland’s unique geology and how it has shaped the island’s landscapes and culture.

Discover the impact of volcanic eruptions on Iceland’s environment and society. Learn about the latest research and technology used to study and predict volcanic activity.

As you leave the Lava Centre, you will have a deeper understanding of Iceland’s volcanic history and a greater appreciation for the powerful forces that shape our planet. This visit is a must for anyone interested in geology, natural science, and Iceland’s unique culture.

Lava Centre

Finally, you’ll return to Reykjavik for a delicious dinner and share your experiences with your travel companions. Time to unwind after a busy few days, as there is more to come!

Day 5 Golden Circle:

Today, embark on a journey to discover some of Iceland’s most iconic landscapes and natural wonders. The Golden Circle tour is often referred to as “Iceland in a nutshell,” and it’s easy to see why.

Start by visiting the must-see sights of natural beauty and historical importance, such as the stunning Gullfoss Waterfall, where you can feel the mist of glacial water as it cascades down one of Iceland’s most famous waterfalls. Next, experience the unique geological wonders of Geysir, where you can hear the bubbling of the mud pots, smell the sulfur in the air, and watch in awe as the geyser Strokkur blasts boiling water into the air.

Continue to Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you can walk among the geological wonders of the fissure zone and in the footsteps of the early Viking settlers. This is where the Althingi Parliament was founded and is a place of great historical significance.

Gullfoss Waterfall
Gullfoss Waterfall
Geyser Strokkur
Geyser Strokkur

Lunch is at the Friðheimar Greenhouse where you’ll gain a unique insight into the processes of greenhouse horticulture and the use of geothermal heating in Icelandic horticulture. Enjoy the special experience of entering a greenhouse with its fragrant tomato plants – and then sitting down to a feast of the famous and delicious Friðheimar tomato soup with freshly baked bread – with tomato plants all around. You might even like to raise a glass of tomato schnapps!

Dinner is at a local restaurant. As your journey in Iceland draws to a close get ready to immerse yourself in Iceland’s vibrant nightlife:

Reykjavik, the heart of Iceland’s cultural and social scene, transforms at night into a playground for the young and young-at-heart.

Begin your evening exploring Laugavegur, the main street known for its bustling energy and a plethora of bars, clubs, and lounges. Each venue offers a unique experience – from the electric atmosphere of B5, known for its stylish decor and lively dance floor, to the laid-back vibes of Kaffibarinn, a local favorite for its eclectic music and cozy setting.

Don’t miss out on experiencing the legendary Icelandic nightlife at clubs like Austur, where the beats of top DJs will have you dancing till the early hours. For a more relaxed experience, delve into the jazz and live music scene at places like Húrra or Gaukurinn, where the sounds of local and international artists fill the air. This final night is not just a celebration of your time in Iceland but an opportunity to connect with the spirit of Reykjavik, creating memories that will linger long after your journey ends.

Day 6: Departure

As your journey in Iceland comes to a close, take advantage of your last day to enjoy a few hours of free time in Reykjavik. Explore the charming streets, visit local shops and restaurants, and soak in the unique culture of this beautiful city.

The Quaint Shops of Reykjavik

The Quaint Shops of Reykjavik
The Quaint Shops of Reykjavik

As afternoon approaches, it’s time to say goodbye to Iceland and head to the airport for your departure flight. While leaving Iceland may be bittersweet, the memories of the breathtaking landscapes, rich culture, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences will stay with you forever.