Globus 6-Day Iceland Escorted Tour

Inclusive Guided Land Tour in Iceland with Whale Watching!

Iceland is a country known for its natural wonders: glaciers, active volcanoes, black-sand beaches, geothermal areas, roaring rivers, majestic waterfalls, and beautiful lakes. On this guided tour of Iceland, you will start and end in Reykjavik, and you'll witness these natural wonders while enjoying fun and unique experiences.

Our experts have handpicked this Globus Gems of Iceland Journey with whale watching May 26-31, 2019. (Arrival from U.S. May 25 - airfare not included).
Starting From
$ 2,903
per person

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Save $600 per couple on 2019 Iceland Tours! Book by Feb. 28, 2019

Save $600 per couple on a Gems of Iceland tour for travel from Jan. 1 – Dec. 31, 2019 when you book it by February 28, 2019!

Globus has also included some out-of-the-ordinary experiences to make your Iceland vacation special. In Thingvellir, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and European tectonic plates. In Geysir, meet the chef of the restaurant in the geothermal areas, and taste freshly baked bread cooked using the heat from the hot springs. You’ll wash it down with a glass of Geysir schnapps. Another unique and unforgettable experience Globus offers is a boat cruise to see whales in their natural habitat. 

Marvel at the Gullfoss waterfall; drive through the national park at Skaftafell; stop at Lake Jökulsárlón, where some of the most spectacular scenes of the James Bond movie Die Another Day were filmed; and much more!

These are just some of the many highlights of this Iceland tour. Be sure to bring your camera so you can capture the stunning scenery and fun experiences on this wonderful vacation. 

DAY 1 ARRIVE IN REYKJAVIK, ICELAND

Welcome to Reykjavik! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.

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DAY 2 REYKJAVIK

This morning’s optional excursion to the Blue Lagoon needs to be pre-purchased via our website and is not available locally. April 14-September 22 include an afternoon excursion by boat to watch whales in their natural habitat.

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DAY 3 REYKJAVIK–THINGVELLIR–GEYSIR–GULLFOSS–KIRKJUBÆJARKLAUSTUR

After a drive through cosmopolitan Reykjavik, continue to Thingvellir, a geological paradise. Here, walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and European tectonic plates. Next, stop at the hot springs at Geysir for a real treat: meet the chef of the Geysir restaurant in the geothermal areas.  Taste freshly baked bread, which is cooked using the heat from the hot springs, with Icelandic butter, boiled eggs and herring, and a glass of geysir schnapps, served at freezing point. Marvel at the mighty Gullfoss waterfall.

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DAY 4 KIRKJUBÆJARKLAUSTUR. EXCURSION TO SKAFTAFELL NATIONAL PARK & LAKE JÖKULSÁRLÓN

Drive through the national park at Skaftafell and stop at Lake Jökulsárlón, where some of the most spectacular scenes of the James Bond movie Die Another Day were filmed. Watch how the largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull, flows into the lake, forming icebergs. An exciting optional boat trip through the icebergs is available, weather permitting, before returning to your hotel.

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DAY 5 KIRKJUBÆJARKLAUSTUR–SKOGAFOSS–SELJALANDSFOSS–HELLISHEIÐARVIRKJUN–REYKJAVIK

Enjoy a spectacular drive along Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls and see the Eyjafjallajökull volcano, well known for the eruption that generated the massive ash cloud in 2010. Arrive in Hellisheiðarvirkjun, where you will visit the geothermal heat and electric POWER STATION. Return to Reykjavik and tonight, a farewell dinner has been prepared at one of the city’s fine restaurants to celebrate the success of your Icelandic journey.

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DAY 6 REYKJAVIK

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

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Transportation:
Motorcoach; boat cruise. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies
Food:
Full buffet breakfast daily; 5 three-course dinners, including a dinner at a local restaurant in Reykjavik
Destinations:
REYKJAVIK
Welcome dinner; orientation; farewell dinner at a local restaurant
THINGVELLIR
Walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and the European tectonic plates
GEYSIR
Admire the hot springs; taste local specialties and drink a glass of schnapps
GULLFOSS
Marvel at the waterfall
SKAFTAFELL
Drive through the national park
LAKE JÖKULSÁRLÓN
See the setting of James Bond’s Die Another Day and see the largest glacier in Europe
SKOGAFOSS & SELJALANDSFOSS
Admire the Waterfalls
HELLISHEIÐARVIRKJUN
Visit the geothermal heat and electric power station
*Book a 2019 Globus Gems of Iceland with Whale Watching (ZRS) or with Northern Lights (ZRW) vacation to receive a $300 per person discount off the land price. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between December 5, 2018 and February 28, 2019 for travel in 2019. Offer combinable with all applicable promotions. Not applicable to custom tours. Not applicable on TBA space. Applies to new 2019 bookings only. Offer reliant on space availability. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. Offer available from participating GFOB offices only. PRMM0332