5-Day Iceland Group Tour | South Coast & Snæfellsnes

Duration: 5 Days

Summer (May - Sept.)

Expert Guide

Reykjavík Base

This 5-day group tour is the ideal summer break and includes two of the most popular day routes in Iceland, as well as the stunning Snæfellsnes peninsula.

 

Three full days to witness some of the most incredible sights in Iceland, as well as plenty of time to soak up the summer atmosphere in the city of Reykjavík. This 5-day experience has it all and is ideal for groups of 20 people or more.

 

Everything will be taken care of by the Nordical team, from the accommodation, transport, and guiding as well as the convenience of being able to include additional activities to your booking at any time and general advice about what to see and do. We have you covered.

 

Are you looking for the ideal summer adventure in Iceland, but not quite sure who to turn to? Well, look no further!

 

 

5-Day Iceland Group Tour | South Coast & Snæfellsnes - nordical travel

Included:

  • Airport transfer on arrival and departure day
  • Accommodation for 4 nights (private bathroom, breakfast included – more info below)
  • Professional guide
  • Transfer in a comfortable bus
  • 2-hour guided walking tour of Reykjavík
  • Lunch at Friðheimar tomato farm
  • Detailed travel information
  • Icelandic taxes
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Itinerary

Day 1

Highlights:

Capital Reykjavík

Summary:

Accommodation: Reykjavík (e.g. Skuggi Hotel)

Optional Activities: Blue Lagoon, Sky Lagoon, Whale Watching, Puffin Watching, FlyOver Iceland

hallgrimskirkja church in iceland

You arrive at Keflavík International Airport and will be met by your local, professional guide. From the airport, it is a mere 40-minute journey to your hotel and, after check-in, an easy 2-hour walking tour of the city awaits you.

 

In the evening, the charming city of Reykjavík is yours to explore. Discover what is going on in its downtown streets, visit one of the city’s many bars, restaurants of cafés. The days are long in the summer, and the sun never sets!

Day 2

Highlights:

Þingvellir National Park
Geysir & Strokkur
Gullfoss Waterfall

Summary:

Accommodation: Reykjavík (e.g. Skuggi Hotel)

Optional Activities: Laugarvatn Fontana, Blue Lagoon, Sky Lagoon

geysir geyser in iceland

Today, the adventure begins. After a buffet breakfast, you will board the bus for your first day heading out to the Icelandic countryside. The Golden Circle is the most popular day tour in Iceland, and it isn’t difficult to see why. Your first stop is the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Þingvellir National Park, the best place to see the separation point between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. This will be followed by a tasty lunch at a local greenhouse.

 

You will then visit Geysir, the site of one of the most active geysers in the world – Strokkur. This erupts every 5-8 minutes or so. From here, it is just a short journey to the incredible waterfall of Gullfoss, arguable the most famous waterfalls in Iceland. Then, it is time to return to the city for more exploring. 

Day 3

Highlights:

Seljalandsfoss & Skógafoss Waterfalls
Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach
Vík Village

Summary:

Accommodation: Reykjavík (e.g. Skuggi Hotel)

Optional Activities: Glacier Hiking

seljalandsfoss waterfall in summer

Day 3 will take you along the South Coast of Iceland, another of the country’s most famous routes. Here, you will visit the waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss, the latter you might recognize as its impressive presence has been featured as a backdrop in movies and TV shows.  

 

With the glacier of Sólheimajökull and the volcano of Eyjafjallajökull to your left, you will see miles and miles of black, volcanic sand to your right. Your last visit for the day will be the stunning and dramatic beach of Reynisfjara, where you will feel the power of the Atlantic Ocean as it smashes the coastline. We then head back to Reykjavík, where you can explore the city once again.

Day 4

Highlights:

Stykkishólmur Village
Kirkjufell Mountain
Lóndrangar Sea Stacks
Djúpalónssandur Black Beach

Summary:

Accommodation: Reykjavík (e.g. Skuggi Hotel)

Optional Activities: Vatnshellir Caving

Gatklettur arch in snaefellsnes iceland

The wonderful West awaits today. The Snæfellsnes peninsula is a spectacular area, sometimes referred to as “Iceland in miniature” as it contains most of the things that make Iceland so special. From the rock formation of Arnarstapi, the black beach of Djúpalónssandur, and the volcano of Snæfellsjökull to the very famous mountain of Kirkjufell. This less-traveled route is full of treasures!

Day 5

Highlights:

Capital Reykjavík

Summary:

Optional Activities: Blue Lagoon, Sky Lagoon, Whale Watching, Puffin Watching, FlyOver Iceland

girl bathing in blue lagoon iceland

It is time to head to the airport for your flight home. Perhaps a last-minute opportunity to see more of the city, some last-minute shopping, or you can even use the time to pay a visit to the famous Blue Lagoon, an amazing way to cap everything off! Whatever you do, we are sure you will have had the time of your life.