Iceland – Journey Through the Land of Fire & Ice (2025)

Price
$4,775
Price
$4,775
June 17 - 26, 2025
Available: 10 seats
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75
10-days
United States
Iceland
Max People : 10
Cultural
Tour Details

Departure & Return Location

Any major United States Airport (contact info@stoneandcompass.com for quotes from smaller airports)

Ages

All ages

Questions

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Itinerary
Day 1
Departure

Depart United States for Iceland

Day 2
Reykjavik

Today we arrive in Reykjavik and will explore the city’s attractions, including Hallgrímskirkja Church, Harpa Concert Hall, and the Sun Voyager Sculpture.

We will then visit the Reykjavik Old Harbor area, where you we will enjoy a delicious lunch. After lunch, we will visit a local nonprofit fishery and educational center project to learn more about their work.

This evening we will take a foodie tour of Reykjavik.

Day 3
Golden Circle Day Trip

Today we set out for the Golden Circle and visit the Thingvellir National Park, the Geysir, and the Gullfoss Waterfall. Thingvellir National Park is one the most historic sites in Iceland, located in the middle of a lava field, where two tectonic plates meet, and you can snorkel or dive in between them.

The exhilarating Geysir Geothermal Area a steaming and bubbling center, is home to an active geothermal vent whose fountain erupts every 4-10 minutes. Lastly, in the Golden Circle, you will find the famous Gullfoss Waterfall. Dropping two stories down into a glacier-carved gully, the meltwater changes color often so the waterfall never completely looks the same.

Day 4
Vik – Waterfalls & Black Salt Beach

We will drive to Vik today, On the way, we will stop at Seljalandsfoss Waterfall and at Skogafoss Waterfall before heading into Vik. Once we arrive, we will visit the sleepy town of Vik, and explore the magnificent Reynisdrangar basalt sea stacks situated under Reynisfjall Mountain.

We will then head over to the black salt beach where we can feel the hustle and bustle of city life melt away. We will then have lunch in the village.

Afterward, we will visit the underground museum – The Settlement Exhibition, which houses the oldest remains of human habitation in Reykjavík, including a tenth-century Viking longhouse.

Day 5
Vatnajökull National Park and Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Today we drive to Vatnajökull National Park. Here we will explore the stunning Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, where we will take a boat tour among floating icebergs. Later, we will visit the nearby Diamond Beach, where icebergs wash up on the black sand shoreline.

Day 6
East Fjords

Today we will drive through the scenic East Fjords region, known for its dramatic landscapes and charming fishing villages.

We will explore the town of Seyðisfjörður, famous for its colorful houses and vibrant arts scene. If desired we can also take a hike in the beautiful Stórurð area.

Day 7
Akureyri and Húsavík

Today we visit Akureyri, the “Capital of the North.” Here we will explore the botanical gardens and enjoy panoramic views from the Akureyri Church.

Afterward, we will drive to Húsavík, the whale watching capital of Iceland, where we will take a whale watching tour and try to spot humpback and minke whales.

Day 8
Icelandic Ponies and Northern Lights

This morning we will visit a local horse farm and go horseback riding to experience the famous Icelandic ponies.

In the evening, we will embark on a Northern Lights Tour, seeking out the best spots to see this breathtaking natural phenomenon.

Day 9
Blue Lagoon and Reykjavík

We will spend part of today taking a relaxing dip in the famous Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spa renowned for its healing properties.

Tonight, we will share a lovely Farewell Dinner.

Day 10
Reykjavík and Departure

Today we can enjoy some last-minute shopping for Icelandic souvenirs strolling through the shopping streets of Laugavegur, Bankastræti, Austurstræti, Lækjargata, and Skólavörðustígur before boarding our return flight to the United States.

Includes/Excludes

Price Includes

  • All Inclusive
  • Rountrip AirfareFrom any major U.S Airport
  • Airport Fees/Taxes/Transfers
  • Hotels
  • Meals
  • Translator
  • Museum/Historical Site Admission Fees
  • Transportation
  • Tour Guide(s)

Price Excludes

  • Private ExpensesSnacks, gifts, shopping, etc.
  • Alcohol not included
Payments

Payment can be made in full or following the payment schedule below.

Total Price

$4,775

Deposit

$300

Due:  March 1, 2025

Final Payment

$4,475

Due:  June 1, 2025

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