Reykjavik - Next door to Nature
Day tours from the Capital
Valid all year
This itinerary is a suggestion for private groups who want to stay in Reykjavík for the whole time but explore Iceland by daily excursions with a private driver guide out of Reykjavík.
In the capital area we have a number of excellent hotels that can accommodate small and larger groups who want to explore Iceland´s nature during the day but like to spend the evenings in the capital to try Reykjavík´s fine cuisine and cultural life.
Please note that this itinerary is just an example and days can be
exchanged, the program can be shortened or altered to your wishes!
Type: Multi - day bus tour with private guide
Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
Area: Reykjavik and surroundings
Accommodation: In Reykjavik - your´s group choice
Meals: Your choice
Language / Guide: Your choice
Please contact us for an individual offer for your family or group! This program can be run all through the year with a few limitations regarding some of the activities.
We are happy to make you an offer with accommodation ranging from simple guesthouses to Luxury Hotels!
Day 1 Arrival – Reykjanes - Blue Lagoon – Short City sightseeing for orientation – Free time
Meet and Greet with your private designated guide in the arrival hall at Keflavík Airport. We take a tour along the volcanic Reykjanes Peninsula with its fissures, craters and rough coastline, home to thousands of seabirds. We visit the Blue Lagoon for a refreshing bath after the flight before going either directly to your hotel in the capital area or take you for a short orientation city sightseeing tour where our guide will point out the places of interes such as best shopping areas, The Old Harbor area, various museums and exhibitions. Evening spend individually.
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Day 2 Golden Circle with waterfalls, hot spring, Greenhouse restaurant and some easy hikes
Today we leave after breakfast for an extended sightseeing tour along the Golden Circle route with your private knowledgeable professional guide. You will explore Thingvellir National Park which sits right upon the Mid Atlantic ridge where the continents drift apart. With your guide you will walk about the historical parliament grounds and learn about the fascinating Icelandic medieval history. We recommend to stop for lunch at a lovely Greenhouse restaurant Friðheimar where you can choose from a number of very tasty home made dishes. It is a wonderful place everybody loves! Of course we will also visit Geyser Hot spring and Gullfoss Waterfall and if you are interested in a small and easy hike we know of a lovely area close by that offers both beautiful nature, views and a highly interesting historical background.
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Day 3 Explore Reykjavík, the northernmost capital of the World!
We set a day aside for you to explore Reykjavík on your own - to find your way around Reykjavík is easy but we are also happy to arrange this day for your with your designated guide! Here are some ideas what there is to do!
Day 4 Exploring the Wonders of the South Shore with waterfalls, glaciers and black lava beaches
Today your group will spend the whole day exploring the magnificent South Coast to see the stunning waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. You can even walk behind Seljalandsfoss! We will drive to the glacier lagoon of Sólheimajökull and visit the Black Lava Beach Reynisfjara with its beautiful basalt columns.
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Day 5 Snæfellsnes Peninsula - West Iceland
Today we drive off to explore the natural wonders of West Iceland as we drive to the charming Snæfellsnes Peninsula – often called Iceland in a nutshell as all the Icelandic landscapes can be found here in one place: Glaciers and volcanoes, black and golden beaches, bird cliffs and seal colonies, high mountain peaks and rich green meadows.
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Day 6 Private transfer to airport and departure
Enjoy a private transfer to Keflavík International Airport.
Maps of the tour
Please don´t hesitate to ask for a quote for your private group of friends and family.
Our professional guides are fluent in English, German and many other languages.
We are also happy to work with travel agencies who want to set up their own designated Iceland itinerary.