Iceland 8 days

Trip Overview

Estimates say there may be as many as 10,000 waterfalls in Iceland. Astonishing, isn’t it? So, are you ready to explore Iceland one waterfall at a time? Iceland, a Nordic island nation is popularly known as the Land of Fire and Ice because it is defined by its dramatic landscape with volcanoes, geysers, glaciers, hot springs and lava fields. It is also known for its rich cultural history, Norse mythology, folklore, and having no official family names! Iceland is not a destination; it is a land of adventures. It has been topping the charts of many traveller’s bucket list since it burst onto the scene as Lonely Planet’s Top Country to visit in 2012. For many, it is still a dream destination, but we are here to make this dream come true! Boasting spectacular landscapes, geothermal hot springs, cascading waterfalls, dancing northern lights and glacier lagoons, an Iceland trip offers all that you need to experience the wonders of nature.

About the trip

Duration

7 Nights / 8 Days

Trip Cost

INR 450000 5% GST Per Person (EMI Option Available)

Trip style

Solo / Family / Couple / Friends

Landscapes

Mountains, Snow

Activities

Helicopter Ride, Northern Lights, Road Trip, Snowmobiling, Star Gazing, UNESCO Sites, Waterfalls, Whale Watching

Upcoming Dates

11th March 2023 – 18th March 2023

Route Map

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Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Reykjavik

Iceland has been blessed with the ability to turn the commonplace into the exceptional. Your arrival at this magnificent destination that has been topping wish list of spirited travellers for years now and is marked by the infectious sparkle of its capital. Get ready to groove to the tune of electrifying Reykjavik.

Day 2

Reykjavik - Husafell

After breakfast we arrange a transfer from your centrally located hotel to vehicle pickup location located in the outskirts of Reykjavík. After a quick briefing you will know the basics of the car and will be able to tackle the diverse conditions you will face over the next two days. With the power of the Land Rover Defender 4x4 in your hands we depart from Reykjavík, heading out of the city to explore the Borgarfjörður area. Lunch in Húsafell before we continue to explore Langjökull glacier including a trip to the magnificent man-made ice tunnel. The glacier is a great area to test our 4x4 vehicle and your skills of driving on ice! Evening arrival at our hotel where we enjoy dinner.

Day 3

Golden Circle (Thingvellir, Geysir, Gulfoss)

After breakfast, we enjoy a snowmobiling tour on Langjökull glacier before we depart on the 4x4 Land Rover Defender towards the historic Thingvellir National Park, home of ancient Icelandic Viking parliament that is registered in UNESCO world heritage site. An indescribable nature with the biggest lake in Iceland. Next, we will visit interesting sights of the Golden circle; Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir geothermal area where Strokkur hot spring spouts water many meters up in the air. We head into the highlands to test the 4x4 vehicles in the Hagavatn area before heading to our accommodation in the evening in time for dinner.

Day 4

Landmannalaugar

We drive through Hrauneyjar and all the way down to Þjórsárdalur valley. We make some photo stops on the way, first at Háifoss the second highest waterfall of the island that drops here from a height of 122 m. Then we drive to the gorgeous canyon called Gjáin and the Hjálparfoss waterfall. Overnight stay at Hotel in Hella

Day 5

Hella - Eyjafjallajokull - South Coast Diamond Beach

After breakfast checkout and drive towards Eyjafjallajökull, a well-known ice cap. Ice covers the caldera formed by a volcano. The summit elevation stands at 1,651 metres (5,417 ft). Highlight of the day is the driving on the highlands and then drive towards the south coast to visit the world-famous Diamond Beach, which has diamond like clear ice on the beach giving it the name. Overnight stay at hotel in glacier lagoon.

Day 6

Glacier Lagoon - Vik Black Sand Beach - Reykjavik

Post Breakfast we drive along the South coast passing small Icelandic farms exploring the highlights of the area, such as Vík village, Reynisfjara black sand beach, Dyrhólaey peninsula, Skógafoss waterfall and Seljalandsfoss waterfall. Arrival back in Reykjavik in the evening.

Day 7

Reykjavik - Blue Lagoon - Reykjavik

Morning transfer to the Blue Lagoon where you will enjoy bathing in the famous milky blue waters. Afternoon at leisure in Reykjavik to explore the city or do some shopping etc. Return and overnight stay at Reykjavik.

Day 8

Departure

Post breakfast transfer to the airport for flight back home.

EUROPE

Testimonials

A collection of stories and experiences of the Adventures Overland travellers from around the world which portray the exact moments we strive to live for.

Rina Bhansali

Product Director - OTO CBD, London

Iceland 2016 | Alaska 2016 | RTL 2017 | Russia 2017 | Jordon 2017 | Spiti 2018 | South America 2018 | Africa 2019 | Uttarakhand Drive 2020 | Ladakh Sep 2021

Every expedition is loaded with the most memorable sensory experiences.

Dr Abhijit Deo

Orthopaedic, practises in Nagpur

RTL 2017 | Spiti Valley | Iceland | Alaska 2016 | Jordon 2017 | South America 2018 | Russia 2020

Someone in convoy rightly said that the road to heaven is bound to be tough. Phenomenal.

Dilpreet Singh Bindra

Director Operations at JW Marriott

Bangkok | Spiti 2016 | RTL 2017 | Russia 2018 | Jordon 2018 | Africa 2019

My journey continues with AO to fulfil my quest to explore the world.

Nishita Shalin Sarvaiya

Director, Adam Exports

Russia 2018 | Spiti 2018 | Jordon 2018 | Iceland 2019 | Uttarakhand Drive 2020

Fantastic experience and Adventures Overland team made sure everyone had a great time.

Nainesh Nandu

Director, Krome Realtors LLP

Russia 2018 | Jordan 2018 | Spiti 2019 Iceland 2019

I have travelled thrice now - Russia 2018, Jordan 2018 and Lahaul & Spiti 2019 with them. It’s not the destinations but the journeys that matter.

Useful information

Trip Inclusions

Accommodation on Twin Sharing Basis with breakfast Chauffeur driven vehicle Airport Transfers Entrance To Ice Cave Blue Lagoon Tickets Sightseeing As Per The Itinerary Visa Assistance

Trip Exclusions

Any flight tickets Fuel and parking fees Alcoholic beverages Lunch & Dinner Personal Expenditure Visa Fee Tips Travel Insurance Any Cost Arising Out of Unforeseen Circumstances Like Ill Health, Vehicle Breakdown, Land Blocks, Bad Weather Etc. Anything which is not mentioned in the inclusion section 5% GST 5% TCS

Cancellation Policy

  • 10% of the trip cost will be charged as cancellation fee if the trip is cancelled before 60 days of the departure date
  • 25% of the trip cost will be charged as cancellation fee if the trip is cancelled within 60 – 45 days of the departure date
  • 50% of the trip cost will be charged as cancellation fee if the trip is cancelled within 45 – 30 days of the departure date
  • 100% of the trip cost will be charged as cancellation fee if the trip is cancelled within 30 days of departure date

Refund Policy

  • In case of cancellation, the refund will be made in 15 working days as per the cancellation policy and subtracting 5% GST on the deposited amount.
  • The refund will be made to the same account/mode through which transfers have been received

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