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  • REYKJAVIK: Welcome dinner; orientation; farewell dinner at a local restaurant
  • HELLISHEIDAVIRKJUN: Visit the geothermal heat and electric power station
  • GEYSIR: Admire the hot springs; Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite taste local specialties and drink a glass of schnapps
  • GULLFOSS: Marvel at the waterfall
  • THINGVELLIR: Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and the European tectonic plates
  • HAUGANES: Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Boat cruise, see whales in their natural habitat
  • AKUREYRI: Orientation, visit the Botanical Garden
  • GOÐAFOSS: See the “Waterfall of the Gods”
  • LAKE MÝVATN: Marvel at this beautiful lake
  • DETTIFOSS: Admire the most powerful waterfall in Europe
  • EGILSSTAÐIR: Orientation
  • LAKE JÖKULSÁRLÓN: Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite See the setting of James Bond’s Die Another Day and see the largest glacier in Europe
  • SKAFTAFELL: Drive through the national park
  • EYJAFJALLAJÖKULL: Drive by the volcano

Iceland is a country known for its natural wonders: glaciers, active volcanoes, black-sand beaches, geothermal areas, roaring rivers, majestic waterfalls, and beautiful lakes. On this Iceland tour, you will start and end in Reykjavík, and you'll witness these natural wonders while enjoying fun and unique experiences.

Trip Description

Scenic highlights include mighty Gullfoss waterfall and Goðafoss, known as the "Waterfall of the Gods." Take pictures at Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe (road conditions permitting). Drive by Eyjafjallajökull volcano, well known for the eruption that generated the massive ash cloud in 2010, and through the national park at Skaftafell to Vik. Enjoy a scenic drive to the lovely blue Lake Mývatn. In one of Iceland's prettiest areas and with volcanic craters throughout the lake, it is teeming with bird life and is known for its geothermal activity. Also watch how Europe's largest glacier, Vatnajökull, flows into Lake Jökulsárlón, forming icebergs.

Globus has also included some out-of-the-ordinary experiences to make your Iceland vacation special. In Thingvellir, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and European tectonic plates. In Geysir, walk with the chef of the Geysir restaurant through the geothermal areas, where you'll taste freshly baked bread cooked using the heat from the hot springs. You'll wash it down with a glass of geysir schnapps. Another unique and unforgettable experience Globus offers is a boat cruise to see whales in their natural habitat!

These are just some of the many highlights of this Iceland tour. Be sure to bring your camera so you can to capture the stunning scenery and fun experiences on this wonderful vacation.

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Globus Travel Reviews & Ratings
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4.8 Guide
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Took the Globus "Bonnie Scotland" tour last May. November 2017

  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
The tour bus was very comfortable, the driver was excellent and the Globus guide was very personable and knowledgeable. The accommodations were very good in the larger cities (Glasgow and Edinburgh) and good in the smaller ones. The tours of Stirling Castle, Scone Castle Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Yacht Britannia and the whiskey distillery were very informative. The sheepdog demonstration was great fun to watch. We enjoyed the tour.
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Awesome tour January 2017

  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
I took the Continental Introduction tour with Globus Journeys. This was a guided tour that visited 6 countries in 2 weeks. The tour started in Paris with 2 nights there. While in Paris we had a cruise down the Seine River and a wonderful group dinner on the banks of the Seine. We visited the Eiffel Tower where we could go to the top if we wished. The next destination was Lucerne, Switzerland with one night there. While in Lucerne we went to the top of Mt. Pilatus by way of gondola going up and the world's steepest cogwheel train coming down. There were some in our group who had never seen snow, so it was nice that there was plenty of snow. After Lucerne, we went to Lugano, Switzerland. This was a very lovely lake town and we took a boat cruise on the lake and had a nice dinner at a wonderful restaurant. The boat then took us back to Lugano for the night. The next day we traveled to Florence, Italy for 1 night with a stop in Pisa. We toured the Academy and saw Michael Angelo's David statue. After Florence we traveled to Rome for 2 nights. We toured Rome, the Vatican, the Form, the Coliseum, the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, etc. We had the most wonderful dinner in Rome! After Rome we were in Venice for 2 nights. While in Venice we visited the Murano Glass Factory. We saw a glass blower demonstration. We also toured the Doges Palace and had gondola rides. After Venice we headed to Munich, Germany with a stop in Innsbruck, Austria. Beautiful travel through the Tyrolean Alps. We were in Munich for 1 night then headed to Bingen am Rhine. Beautiful area and our hotel was right on the banks of the Rhine River. We took a cruise down the Rhine for several hours and saw many beautiful villages and castles. After Bingen we headed to Amsterdam for the last 2 nights of our journey. While in Amsterdam we did a canal cruise, traveled to Vollendam with a stop at a working windmill, a cheese factory, and a clog makers shop. We had a very special dinner in Vollendam the last night of our trip. Our tour director was wonderful. She saw that everyone was where they needed to be and made sure that everything ran very smoothly. In each city we had local guides who helped us experience each city in a very unique way. Our bus driver was wonderful as well. He was very helpful and fun and was excellent in navigating the streets and highways to see that we arrived at each destination safely and on time. This trip was very fast paced and is to give you an overview of a large area. Since this was my first trip to Europe this was a perfect way to experience many countries in two weeks. All of our hotels were highly rated and were perfect.I highly recommend Globus. Every aspect of our trip was top notch all the way. I will definitely do another Globus tour in the future!
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great company to travel with June 2016

  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
So far we have taken only 2 guided tours, both with Globus. We are impressed with the organization, competence, friendliness, and knowledge of the staff. For our next destination we will definitely look at Globus first.
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Great Britain June 2016

  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
The Globus tour guide was well informed about little bits of British history and had great stories to tell while we traveled from London to Land's End to Wales, Glasgow, The Isle of Skye, Inverness, Edinburgh, York and back to London. Each day had at least three stops to see villages and historic sites. And the bathroom stops were well planned! The hotels were comfortable and well placed within the cities. To be honest, I wish I had more time to explore all the sights!
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Hawaii 2015 June 2016

  • Value 4.0
  • Guide 4.0
  • Activities 4.0
  • Lodging 4.0
  • Transportation 4.0
  • Meals 4.0
Really had a great time overall...Hotels were in beautiful locations and very comfortable. The meals provided were very good with the exception of the farewell dinner which was served cold and just not up to par. The excursions were great and very well planned by our tour guide, Randy. I do have to say that the optional tour to the Polynesian Center was not timed well and we were not able to see much since we opted not to pay extra for a guide. The luau, however was outstanding as was the show.
We have already booked another Globus tour so it is obvious that we are satisfied with the Group.
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Day 1: Arrive in Reykjavik, Iceland

Meals: Dinner

Welcome to Reykjavik! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.

Day 2: Reykjavik–Hellisheiðavirkjun–Geysir–Gullfoss–Thingvellir–Borgarnes

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

After an orientation drive of pretty Reykjavik, enjoy an interesting visit to the geothermal heat and electric POWER STATION in Hellisheiðavirkjun. Next, stop at the hot springs at Geysir for a real treat: meet the chef of the Geysir restaurant and walk with him to the geothermal areas. Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Taste freshly baked bread, which is cooked using the heat from the hot-springs, with Icelandic butter, boiled eggs and herring, and a glass of geysir schnapps, served at freezing point. Marvel at the mighty Gullfoss waterfall and stop in Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Thingvellir, a geological paradise. Here, you will walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and European tectonic plates. Continue to your hotel in Borgarnes.

Day 3: Borgarnes–Hauganes–Akureyri

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

A real treat! At Hauganes, embark for an unforgettable experience: Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite watch whales in their natural habitat! Continue to Akureyri for your overnight stay.

Day 4: Akureyri–Goðafoss–Lake Mývatn–Dettifoss–Egilsstaðir

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

During your orientation of the capital of northern Iceland, hear about the city’s history after it was established as a trading center in 1602. Visit the BOTANICAL GARDEN, featuring specimens of almost all native Icelandic plants. Then, admire Goðafoss, known as the “Waterfall of the Gods.” Enjoy a scenic drive to the lovely blue Lake Mývatn, teeming with bird life in one of Iceland’s prettiest areas, and known for geothermal activity and producing colored deposits. Before arriving in Egilsstaðir, take pictures of the most powerful waterfall in Europe, Dettifoss (road conditions permitting).

Day 5: Egilsstaðir–Höfn

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Follow the eastern coast, where the first Irish missionaries settled some 200 years ago, and arrive in Höfn.

Day 6: Höfn–Lake Jökulsárlón–Skaftafell–Vik

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Prepare for the highlight of the day: Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite stop at Lake Jökulsárlón, where some of the most spectacular scenes of the James Bond movie Die Another Day were filmed. Watch how the largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull, flows into the lake, forming icebergs. An exciting optional boat trip through the icebergs is available. Then, drive through the national park at Skaftafell to Vik, the southernmost village in Iceland.

Day 7: Vik–Eyjafjallajökull–Reykjavik

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Drive by the Eyjafjallajökull volcano, well known for the eruption that generated the massive ash cloud in 2010, on your way back to Reykjavik. This afternoon you may wish to join an optional excursion to the Blue Lagoon, and tonight, a special farewell dinner awaits you at one of Reykjavik’s fine restaurants to celebrate the success of your Icelandic Adventure.

Day 8: Reykjavik

Meals: Breakfast

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Dates & Pricing

Price From

$ 3,134

Price Per Day:

$ 392 per person
  • Single Supplement (Single Occupancy): $ 691

Prices based on double room occupancy.

Single room supplement:

$691 (June 5-August 21), $591

Triple room reduction per person:

$205 (June 5-August 21), $125

Extra nights per person in Reykjavik:

in single room $267-$332, in twin $173-$206, in triple $147-$169

Prices may vary due to local taxes and trip seasonality. Click "Request Info" to inquire directly with the tour operator for the final trip price.
Trip Includes
  • Transportation: Motorcoach; boat cruise. Free Wi-Fi available in most hotel lobbies.
  • Meals: Full buffet breakfast daily; 7 three-course dinners with wine, including a welcome dinner in Reykjavik and a special farewell dinner in Reykjavik
  • Accommodation
Trip Excludes
  • International transportation
  • Passport and visa charges
  • Any kind of insurance
  • Personal expenses
Optional Activities

The following list of optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These optional excursions might or might not be offered. Whether it's a special dinner, a local show or a special behind-the-scenes glimpse into an historical site, optional excursions are a wonderful way to enrich your vacation even further. Plus, they give you flexibility. We include the must-see sites and experiences, and we also understand that people take interest in different activities and may want to craft a more personal vacation by hand-picking optional excursions that appeal to them.

Reykjavik: Excursion to The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon is one of Iceland's most popular attractions, a natural geothermal pool in the middle of a large and dramatic lava field and an oasis that owes its existence to a nearby geothermal power plant, looming large over the aqua tinted waters. We stop for a refreshing bathe or a swim in the inviting, rejuvenating and pleasantly warm mineral-rich water (37°C-39°C/98-102°F), reputed for its healing properties. An indoor pool and geothermal sauna are also on the site. Bathing in this surreal environment is a unique experience no one should miss. The Blue Lagoon's warm water and natural active ingredients like mineral salts, silica and blue green algae help you relax and escape the stress and strain of daily life.

Approximate value: 10600 ISK per person

Meals Included:

7 Breakfasts and 7 Dinners

Flights & Transport
Only ground transport

Reykjavik: Hilton Reykjavik Nordica


Contemporary concrete & glass hotel in the heart of business district, near shopping, sports facilities & exhibition hall.

Borgarnes: Icehotel Hamar

Moderate First-Class

At Icelandair Hotel Hamar you can relax and rejuvenate in peace and tranquility, with every comfort available. Enjoy magnificent views of the Borgarfjordur fjord while you indulge in the personal service and delicious, locally-sourced meals.

Akureyri: Kea

Moderate First-Class

Kea has been welcoming guests since 1944 with the same high standards of elegance, quality, service and comfort which would be expected of one of Iceland's well-established hotels.

Egilsstadir: Hallormsstadur

Moderate First-Class

Hotel Hallormsstadur, a 63 room hotel that has been renewed and is now the most outstanding hotel in east Iceland known for great quality in service & extraordinary culinary.

Hofn: Hofn


Modern Hotel in the district of Hornafjordur on the east coast.

Vik: Icelandair Hotel Vik


A charming contemporary hotel located in Iceland's southern-most village surrounded by natural wonders. The restaurant serves local Icelandic dishes and the lobby bar is the perfect place to unwind with a drink by the cozy fireplace.

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