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6-Day Small-Group Adventure Tour Around Iceland from Reykjavik

Take the full circle road around Iceland to see its top attractions on this 6-day tour from Reykjavik. Check out the Golden Circle, view the south coast’s black sands and basalt cliffs; explore the eastern fjords, Akureyri, and Lake Myvatn; and enjoy adventures including a glacier walk at Skaftafell, hiking, and a whale watching cruise. Limited to a maximum of 15 people, the tour includes five nights’ accommodation, daily breakfast, air-conditioned transport, and more.
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Duration: 6 days
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Golden Circle Tour from Reykjavik Including Gullfoss and Geysir

See the natural wonders of Icelandic scenery in a short space of time. This express afternoon tour visits waterfalls, geysers and must-see Icelandic sights in just half a day. Walk with a guide around UNESCO-listed Thingvellir, pose for photos by Gullfoss waterfall, visit the Geysir hot spring area. Reykjavik hotel pickup and drop-off is also included.
  • Duration: 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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SuperSaver: Small Group Silfra Snorkeling and Lava Caving Adventure from Reykjavik

Visit Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, for a day of spelunking and snorkeling during this full-day, Eco-adventure from Reykjavik. Accompanied by your certified guide, visit the hidden underworld of a typical Icelandic lava tube for some caving exploration. You'll also see the impressive Silfra fissure, where you will get the chance to snorkel between the tectonic plates of America and Eurasia. Round-trip transportation from pick up points in the downtown Reykjavik area, and all necessary gear are included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$193.66
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Snowmobiling Experience on Mýrdalsjökull Glacier

Experience the best of Iceland’s snowy wilderness with a 2-hour snowmobile safari on the Mýrdalsjökull glacier. Pull on your insulated layers, and hit the gas to zoom along winding glacier trails with a guide. Along the way, stop and take in sweeping views over the rugged mountain scenery. This tour is suited to first-time riders and individuals looking for a fun and scenic snowmobile adventure.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$238.09
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Glacier Hiking and Ice Climbing Small-Group Adventure from Reykjavik

Explore the surreal landscape of Iceland's Solheimajökull Glacier during this day trip from Reykjavik. Join your guide for ice hiking and climbing on top of this ancient ice formation, enjoying spectacular views of its constantly changing blend of colors and shapes. Then make a stop at the thundering Skogafoss waterfall, one of the country’s largest waterfalls. Your glacier adventure includes an expert glacier guide, introduction to ice climbing, round-trip transport from Reykjavik as well as all necessary safety gear needed.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Snowmobiling on Langjökull Glacier with Pickup from Gullfoss Waterfall

Experience the exhilaration of riding a snowmobile over the frozen landscapes of the Langjökull glacier, one of Europe’s largest, on this tour from Gullfoss Waterfall. Following a brief introduction to driving a snowmobile, you’ll glide over the surface of the Langjökull glacier and absorb views of volcanic craters and dramatic mountain ranges. Receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to six participants. All drivers must hold a valid driving license. 
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Golden Circle Tour Iceland

Many of Iceland’s most impressive natural attractions lie on the famous Golden Circle route, and it’s the perfect way to admire the country’s rugged beauty. On this private tour, spin along the Golden Circle route in comfort from your Reykjavik accommodation with your guide. Hit top attractions like Gullfoss waterfall, UNESCO–listed Thingvellir National Park, and the Haukadalur geothermal area, and personalize your route to hit the sites of most interest.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Glacier Snowmobiling and Ice Cave Tour from Reykjavik

Zip across Iceland’s second-biggest ice cap by snowmobile and visit an ice cave on an 8-hour Langjökull glacier trip from Reykjavik. Ride a snowmobile over the ice toward a glacier cave, admiring the views over snow fields and peaks. Then, descend into the cave on foot to view the blue ice inside the glacier before snowmobiling back. Return transportation, with central Rekyjavik hotel pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Reykjavik Shore Excursion: Golden Circle Express Tour

Ideal for those with a short amount of time, this express tour stops at some of Iceland’s most popular natural wonders and historical sites. With a guide, drive down the Golden Circle, and make a stop at Thingvellir National Park, the location where Iceland’s parliament was founded. Then, explore Iceland’s nature at the Gullfoss waterfall, and the erupting Geysir.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Thorsmork Volcano Hiking Adventure From Reykjavik

Get an up-close look at Iceland’s incredible volcanic landscape on this hiking day trip, which includes round-trip 4x4 jeep transport from Reykjavik and a visit to Seljalandsfoss Waterfall. Hike around craters and cooling lava on a guided 16 km hike from Basar to Fimmvorduhals Volcano in Thorsmork Valley. Along the way, learn about the country’s high concentration of volcanoes and enjoy regular stops to rest and take photos.
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Lake and River Fishing Tour from Reykjavik

Delve into the unique tranquillity of Iceland on an 8-hour private angling tour from Reykjavik. With an experienced guide, travel to a secluded lake or river to fish for fish species such as brown trout and Arctic char. Enrich your fishing knowledge with tips from your expert guide, and opt to fish with fly, spinner or bait during your experience. Revitalize throughout the day with complimentary snacks and choose to purchase professional pictures to help remember your special day.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small Group Glacier Experience from Solheimajokull Glacier

Take an unforgettable walk on pure ice on this 1.5-hour guided glacier hike experience on Sólheimajökull in south Iceland. Accompanied by a professional guide, set off from the foot of Sólheimajökull, a frozen tongue of solid ice, and thrill at the experience of walking across the frozen valley. Put on your crampons and discover natural ice formations, crevasses, shafts and ridges as you learn about the formation and history of this frozen wonderland.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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South Coast Iceland: Spectacular Private Tour from Reykjavik

Discover the waterfalls, glaciers, and black sand beaches of Iceland’s South Coast on this unforgettable full-day tour. Enjoy a personalized itinerary and the undivided attention of a private guide as you traverse the wild landscapes of the Eyjafjallajökull glacier and explore Vík, Iceland’s southernmost village. That’s not all: learn about Icelandic volcanoes at the LAVA Center, then admire the Seljalandsfoss and Skógarfoss waterfalls, stroll the black sands of Reynisfjara, and get a glimpse of traditional Icelandic life at the Skógar Folk Museum.
  • Duration: 9 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Solheimajokull Glacier Hike | 3-Hour Walk - Small Group

Spend a half day hiking around southern Iceland's Sólheimajökull glacier with a small group on this tour. Follow your hiking guide over the rugged terrain and learn about the glacial formation as you walk. All necessary equipment included.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Golden Circle Evening Trip from Reykjavik

Explore Iceland’s famous natural landscapes as the sun sets on this 6-hour Golden Circle evening trip from Reykjavik. Travel into the Icelandic countryside as a guide sheds light on Iceland’s fascinating geography. Delve into UNESCO World Heritage–listed Thingvellir National Park — where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet — and discover top attractions such as the old Icelandic parliament. Watch as the mighty Gullfoss Waterfall gushes and cascades over the rocks, then explore Haukadalur — where geothermal mud pools and geysers animate the landscape.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Quad Bike Tour on Black Lava Sands from Mýrdalur

Power through one of the world’s most beautiful black-lava-sand beaches on an ATV with this quad bike tour. Start near the base of the Mýrdalsjökull glacier, zoom over a few small rivers, and then make it to the black-sand beach where you can look back up for stunning views of the glacier. On your journey, travel along the coast, and see a 40-year-old abandoned aircraft wreckage.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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South Coast with Glacier Walk - Minibus from Reykjavik

Get to know Iceland's southern coast and embark on a glacier hike during this full-day tour. With your small group of fellow travelers (less than 20 for any tour), visit the Reynisfjara black sand beach, Seljalandsfoss waterfall, and Sólheimajökull Glacier. Round-trip hotel transportation via minibus and all safety gear (harness, ice axe, carabiners, and crampons) included.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Golden Circle and River Rafting Adventure from Reykjavik

Tour Iceland‘s popular Glolden Circle and enjoy an exciting river rafting adventure on Hvita River on this day trip available directly from Reykjavik. Accompanied by a professional rafting instructor, ride a raft along Hvita River located in Gullfoss Canyon. Paddle along calm stretches and foaming rapits before following the famous Golden Circle sightseeing route which includes three of Iceland‘s most-loved spots. Behhold the magnificent Gullfoss Waterfall, marvel at the gurgling geysers at Geysir hot spring area and see the tectonic rift at Thingvellir Natioanl Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site where the American and Eurasian tectonic plates are drifting apart.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Glacier Discovery

While many tours in Iceland make pit stops at glaciers—the country is, after all, full of them—fewer take you over them and close enough to discover their interesting features. With this tour, take an easy glacier hike to see ice formations, crevasses, and water cauldrons that you’d miss just stopping for a look. Your climbing crampons are provided, and the guided hike is offered 2-3 times a day so it’s easier to fit into your schedule.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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1-Hour Small-Group South Iceland Dog Sled-Ride

Iceland’s south coast offers open expanses of rugged wilderness, wild plains, and spectacular views. With this family-friendly tour, delve deep into the countryside and see a side of Iceland many visitors miss. Travel by cart or sled—depending on weather conditions and season—and feel the power of your energetic huskies charging ahead. Later take a break for photos with the dogs. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour.
  • Duration: 45 to 90 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 45 to 90 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day South Iceland Glacier Hiking Tour from Reykjavik

See the wild landscape of Southern Iceland up close during this glacier-hiking tour from Reykjavik. Unlike snowmobile or bus tours, you’ll actually get to hike through some of the area’s most popular glaciers, and you’ll also fit in visits to both Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls. Plus, all equipment is provided for you, and a guide leads the way, keeping you on track during your journey through Iceland.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Glacier Exploration

Iceland is home to some of the world’s most easily accessible glaciers but you don’t need to be an experienced hiker to try glacier trekking. This 3.5-hour guided glacier hike explores the wild landscapes of the Sólheimajökull glacier, passing spectacular ice tunnels, crevasses, and natural ice sculptures. No experience is necessary.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small-Group Half-Day Snowmobiling and Ice Cave from Gullfoss

Combine two thrilling adventures on a single tour from Gullfoss. In a small group of no more than 12 people, board a super truck and head for Iceland's second largest glacier, Langjokull. With two people to each snowmobile, rev up your engine and embark upon a ride across the glacier. Afterward, you have the opportunity to explore a natural ice cave before returning.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Kayaking by the Glacier

Secure your spot in advance, and see the Sólheimajökull Glacier from a different perspective on this guided kayak tour. After dressing in the included dry suit, learn the basics of kayaking before paddling out behind your guide into the lagoon. Observe the glacier landscape as you glide around the icebergs anchored in the lagoon.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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