6-Day Iceland Group Tour | South Coast & West Iceland

Duration: 6 Days

Summer (May - Sept.)

Expert Guide

Reykjavík Base

This 6-day summer group experience is packed full of incredible sights in the never-ending Arctic sun. Four full days to see some of the very best that Iceland has to offer, combining incredible day trips in South and West Iceland with hazy, summer evenings in the city.

 

This is the ultimate summer getaway for groups of 20 or more people and promises the best that South and West Iceland has to offer.

 

All bookings and arrangements will be handled by the Nordical team. This includes hotels, transport, and expert guides, and you can easily include additional activities to your trip.

 

Longing for a summer group vacation, but not quite sure who can make it happen for you? Let us take care of it!

 

6-Day Iceland Group Tour | South Coast & West Iceland - nordical travel

Included:

  • Airport transfer on arrival and departure day
  • Accommodation for 5 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

Welcome to Iceland! After landing at Keflavík International Airport and receiving a friendly greeting from your guide, you will head for the city of Reykjavík.

 

After checking in at your hotel, you will then be taken on an easy 2-hour walking tour of the city, learning about the history and culture of Iceland and its capital. You will then have the evening to do as you please. The city has plenty to offer, from museums, shops, restaurants, and bars, you can’t get bored.

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

After a buffet breakfast, it is time to hit the road on your first adventure. Today, you will be taken on the famous Golden Circle route. This is the most popular day tour in Iceland for reasons which will become obvious. Your first stop is the national park of Þingvellir, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and where you can see the tectonic plates of North America and Europe being slowly pulled apart. Then it is time to stop for a delicious lunch in a local greenhouse.

 

From here, you will head to one of the most famous geothermal hot spots in Iceland – Geysir. Erupting every 5-8 minutes, Strokkur is a geyser that draws the crowds all year round. Geysers get their name from this very spot. Finally, you will visit Gullfoss. This stunning waterfall is possibly the most famous waterfall in Iceland. Then it is time to head back to the city to do as you please in the evening. 

Day 3

Highlights:

Seljalandsfoss & Skógafoss Waterfalls
Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach
Vík Village

Summary:

Accommodation: Reykjavík (e.g. Skuggi Hotel)

Optional Activities: Glacier Hiking

reynisfjara black sand beach and basalt columns

Your second adventure will be along Iceland’s famous South Coast. Stunning and dramatic locations await you today, such as the waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. Two of Iceland’s most well-known waterfalls (as well as two of Iceland’s most beautiful) and the incredible black, volcanic beaches that stretch for miles.

 

You will visit Reynisfjara beach, where the Atlantic Ocean meets basalt pillars that stack in hexagonal shapes on the beach itself. You will also catch a glimpse of the glacier of Sólheimajökull and the volcano of Eyjafjallajökull.

Day 4

Highlights:

Stykkishólmur Village
Kirkjufell Mountain
Lóndrangar Sea Stacks
Djúpalónssandur Black Beach

Summary:

Accommodation: Reykjavík (e.g. Skuggi Hotel)

Optional Activities: Vatnshellir Caving

kirkjufell the arrowhead mountain game of thrones

The Snæfellsnes peninsula is somewhat of a less frequently visited location but is one of the most incredible areas in the country. It has been referred to as “Iceland in Miniature” because it features almost all of the things that make Iceland so special in one location.

 

The road will take you around the volcano of Snæfellsjökull, visiting the cliffs of Arnarstapi, the black beach of Djúpalónssandur, the mountain of Kirkjufell, and the beautiful Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall.

Day 5

Highlights:

Deildartunguhver Hot Spring
Reykholt Village
Snorralaug Historic Hot Pot
Hraunfossar & Barnafoss Waterfalls

Summary:

Accommodation: Reykjavík (e.g. Skuggi Hotel)

Optional Activities: Krauma Baths

vegetation in iceland

Today, you will journey back to the west, but to the Borgarförður region. This area is steeped in history, as many of the Icelandic sagas take place in this area. It is also rich in natural beauty, from the waterfalls of Barnafoss and Hraunfossar, where the porous lava churns the river into an electric blue, to the majestic glacier Langjökull on the horizon.

 

You will also visit the historical site of Reykholt, and the final resting place of Snorri Sturluson, one of Iceland’s most famous writers and historians. Then, we will return to the city for one last summer evening spent strolling the streets or taking in the summer nightlife.

Day 6

Highlights:

Capital Reykjavík

Summary:

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

milky blue water in blue lagoon iceland

It is time to head home. However, depending on your flight time, you might be able to pay one last visit to the shops, grab a coffee, or take a final stroll. You might even be able to use this day to visit the Blue Lagoon right before you leave. Either way, whilst we are sure you will be sad to leave, you will be dreaming of returning.