Problem: You want to fully explore Iceland but dont have loads of cash at your disposal. Solution: Take this economical nine-day adventure and get the whole experience for significantly less. This tour was specifically built for travellers who dont want to cut corners on the experience but dont mind camping and travelling a little leaner. Youll get to witness the mind-blowing geysers, waterfalls, lava formations, and other natural delights of this volcanic wonderland, plus the chance to hike glaciers, take to the sea in search of whales, and hang out in the unique city of Reykjavk, all at a reasonable cost. Suggestion: Should we rename it (Reasonable Pr)Iceland? (No. No we should not.)
Arrive at any time into Reykjavik.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Icelandic people share a very strong belief in Huldufólk - or, the "hidden people". Learn more about this mystical influence as you drive through some of the most magical natural landscapes in Europe.
Grábrók Crater Visit
Glanni Waterfall Visit
Hvítserkur Cliff Visit
Kolugljúfur Canyon Visit
Private Vehicle (4.50-6.50 hours, 380km)
With its laid back cafes, traditional Icelandic restaurants, and easy access to some of the most incredible sights in the world, this small town is the perfect place to spend some free time.
Spend the morning in Akureyri to explore this small town. Take in the sights of the surrounding mountain range, or enjoy a coffee with the locals at a street side cafe. Opt to take a whale watching tour. Return to Reykjavik in the late afternoon.
Make the scenic journey back to Reykjavík.
Private Vehicle (4.50 hour(s), 380km)
Need help booking extra excursions while in Reykjavik? Speak to your sales agent about pre-booking activities for this day.
Want to do more with your tour? Pre-book any of the following activities to experience during your free time in Reykjavík: Hot Spring Hiking Tour (full-day), Þórsmörk Volcano Hike and Super Jeep Tour (full-day), Lava Caving by the Blue Mountains (Half-day). Please note that only ONE activity can be booked for this day.
Any optional activities listed on this day can also be booked upon arrival in Reykjavík.
Drive to Thingvellir National Park and set up camp. Enjoy a Golden Circle tour including the ancient parliament side of Thingvellir, Gullfoss Waterfall and the erupting hot spring of Geysir. In the afternoon, opt for snorkelling, or rafting in a geothermal bath near by.
Golden Circle Tour
Enjoy the short but scenic drive to Þingvellir National Park.
Private Vehicle (35.00-50.00 hours, 40km)
Opt to hike the initial 2-5 km of the 25km long Fimmvörðuháls trail to see the cascading waterfalls above Skógafoss waterfall. On a clear day, end this hike by taking in the stunning the views of the whole coastline, surrounding mountains and glaciers. Or, try your hand (or foot) at hiking across the ice of the Sólheimajökull Glacier, through its bright blue caves and ridges.
Skógafoss Waterfall Visit
Private Vehicle (2.00-2.50 hours, 146km)
Visit Reynisfjara Beach. Stop at Seljalandsfoss Waterfall and see Dyrhólaey Cape. Arrive to Reykjavík in the early evening for a final night in the bustling capital.
Seljalandsfoss Waterfall Visit
Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s), 35km)
Private Vehicle (0.75-1.00 hours, 61km)
Private Vehicle (1.50-1.75 hours, 180km)
Your tour might be finished, but the adventure's far from over. Pre-book one of the following activities to experience after your tour ends: Glacier Hiking on Sólheimajökull, Hot Spring Hiking Tour, Snorkelling in Þhingvellir National Park, Snowmobiling Tour on Langjökull glacier, Whale Watching from Reykjavik Harbour. If you do, we recommend booking accommodation for an extra night in Reykjavík.
Please note that only 1 full day activity can be booked per day.
And don't worry if you can't decide now. These activities are available for pre-booking any time before your tour starts, or they can be booked upon arrival in Reykjavík.
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Trip Name: Iceland Camping on a Shoestring
Duration: 9 Days
From Price: 3159
Trip Code: 166367
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