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Iceland (Start Reykjavik, end Reykjavik) tour
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Iceland (Start Reykjavik, end Reykjavik)

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4.6 . Excellent
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Travel Style: N/A
Physical Level: Full day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness. Strenuous
Lodging Level: You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping. Basic - 2 star
4 days
From: $ 925 $ 231 / day
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Short Description

Experience this incredible country in this 4 day adventure. There's so much to see in such a short space of time with Iceland's unique landscape. Bathe in the Blue Lagoon and explore Reykjavik before heading out with a local guide to search for the Northern Lights.

Groups are between 25-60 people, typically ~30-40. Usually there will be many opportunities to split off and enjoy meals and excursions in smaller groups. This is the most economical way to travel, saving up to 40% versus booking the same itinerary yourself.
Trip Type Group Tour
Spend most of the time outdoors. Common trip themes and activities include cycling, hiking, kayaking, whitewater rafting.
Itinerary Focus Active
You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.
Lodging Level Basic - 2 star
Flights & Transport N/A
Start City Reykjavik
End City Reykjavik

Travel Theme

Skiing / Snowboarding

Destinations

Iceland

Cities & Attractions

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Day 1: Reykjavik

Welcome to Iceland, home to the Northern Lights, Bjork and active volcanoes! Check-in to the hotel and head straight out into Reykjavik to get a feel for the city. Packed with culture, art & activities this small capital city has a lot to offer. The mixture of stunning natural wonders, crisp clean air & quirky locals will ensure you'll be inspired & ready to discover more. Later, meet up with the other Contiki travellers and your Trip Manager over dinner & get ready for your adventure to begin.Tonight have your fingers crossed for a clear sky & have your camera at the ready for the spectacular Northern Lights on our locally guided trip, no doubt a bucket-list worthy experience.

Day 2: Reykjavik

Today we're off to the Blue Lagoon, one of the 25 wonders of the world. Get ready to enjoy the warm soothing waters, perfect for a relaxing & re-energising soak, as well as take some fomo inducing Instagrams, of course. The geothermal water has many benefits & the stunning blue-look lagoon is truly a unique experience. Once you're relaxed, it's time to head back into town to enjoy a free afternoon exploring the city.

Day 3: Reykjavik

Spouting geysers, tumbling waterfalls and ancient volcanoes await the nature curious on the Golden Circle tour today. What else has this pocket of the world got on offer? The oldest parliament in the world (founded in, wait for it: 930 A.D.!) and the geothermal area of Lake Thingvallavatn which thankfully are also on our to-do list. Reykjavik's famous party scene will round off our last night as posse together in this incredible country.

Day 4: Reykjavik

Say farewell to your new travel buddies, as this short and sharp trip of the country's highlights ends after breakfast.

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71 Contiki Travel Reviews & Ratings

92%
4.6 out of 5 (100+ reviews)
Excellent 57
Great 7
Average 1
Disappointing 2
Terrible 4
Value
4.5
Guide
4.6
Activities
4.5
Lodging
4.5
Transportation
4.6
Meals
4.5

Iceland (Start Reykjavik, end Reykjavik)

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Fantastic organisation, got to see the world with no stress and with awe

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Sophie was amazing and did her best to give my group all the information she had and made sure everyone had options and ideas of what was happening throughout the whole trip. Making sure everyone felt included and safe. Would definitely recommend this trip for travellers who want a slow pace trip but still with all the contiki fun.
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EXCELLENT SERVICE

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This trip is amazing if you want to get a taste for everything NZ has to offer! Perfect for adrenaline junkies. Even on days with poor weather our Tour Manager Bryce and Driver Louis made sure we still had amazing activities planned, our trip never skipped a beat thanks to these two!
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An awesome trip

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Its an awesome trip with awe inspiring sights, amazing cities and crazy fun adventures all round. And The activities are well worth doing as they provide an experience you won’t ever forget.
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European whirl was incredible and the activities were the best.

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European whirl was incredible and the activities were the best. The bus driver was great and helped keep the bus in great condition. The trip manager was definitely a highlight. He knew somthing about everywhere we went including little things such as where to find ATM's or great places to eat. He also came out at night to make sure we all made it back to our accommodation.
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The trip was amazing

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The trip was amazing. Ish is the best manager, such a nice guy, and always helped out where he could. The activities were great, including the optional add on ones. The only downside was the hotel In cancun which was a bit average, but that didn’t stop us doing anything or enjoying ourselves!
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A heartless tour company!!

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Let me start by saying that I did not even get the chance to go on this trip. A week prior to my trip to Spain, an immediate family member of mine become ill with imminent death. I was unable under the circumstances to travel and wanted to cancel my trip and was willing to reschedule for a later date or get a credit. This was a very expensive trip for both my sister and I, taking us years to save up for it. The response we received from our agent is that Contiki is not willing to postpone the travel, even after we were willing to pay an extra fee. This tells me that this company is GREEDY and HEARTLESS. My family member has since passed away, 3 days before my departure date which was supposed to be on July 2nd. I even went to check the Contiki website and was shocked to see that my trip which was previously full, has now opened up spots to fill our place. Now, not only are they keeping the money of 2 young hardworking people, but also making money off filling our spots!! I've never experienced such injustice and mistreatment from a company in my entire life! This company has no sympathy and ZERO understanding for a situation as devastating as death. My sister and I were so excited to go on this trip and were very upset by the timing of our situation... but how can you control when a loved one will pass??????? SHAME ON YOU CONTIKI. If nothing is done to resolve this unfair policy, I will make sure not to recommend your tours to anyone.
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  • An experienced & professional Trip Manager & Team
  • Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations
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    Meals Included:

    • 3 breakfasts
    • 1 regional buffet dinner
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