8 days /7 nights to discover the wonders of Iceland

Summary of the trip

From your arrival in Reykjavik you will be immersed in the Nordic spirit. During this stay, you will explore this wild nature, these glaciers, these geysers, these lava fields, these waterfalls ...

Jour 1 - Arrivée en Islande et découverte de Reykjavik

Car rental

Pick up of your rental car from Keflavik Airport for the duration of your stay in Iceland.
8:00 - 10:00
Sandgerði, Iceland

Welcome to Iceland

Throughout this trip, you will be able to admire grandiose landscapes, composed of volcanoes, glaciers, black sand beaches and where life is pleasant, gentle and peaceful. But above all, remember that Iceland is located near the Arctic Circle, so take advantage of this trip to experience the midnight sun as well.
9:00 - 10:00

Reykjavik tour

Once settled at your hotel, set out to explore Reykjavik, stroll through the streets of this human-sized capital, and admire the Hallgrímskirkja Cathedral. Do not hesitate to do some shopping in the most commercial street of the city Laugavegur in order to equip yourself for the rest of your trip because remember this: "there is no bad weather, there is no there are only bad clothes! "
12:00 - 18:00
Grindavík, Iceland

Night at Reykjavík Centrum hotel

Location of the establishment: With a stay at Hotel Reykjavik Centrum, you'll be in downtown of Reykjavík just steps from Reykjavík City Hall and a 4-minute walk from Laugavegur. This 4-star hotel is 0.3 miles from Reykjavik Harbor and 0.5 miles from Harpa. Bedrooms : Make yourself at home in one of the 89 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Free Wi-Fi internet access keeps you in touch with the rest of the world and your entertainment is provided by satellite channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Facilities and services offered by the property include a safe and a coffee maker or kettle.
20:00
Reykjavik, Iceland

Jour 2 - Le cercle d'Or

Morning at National Pingvellir Park

UNESCO World Heritage Site, located on the Great Atlantic Rift, you can walk between the various faults, go to Almannagjá Church, walk along the Öxará river to reach Öxarárfoss waterfall or even dive on one of the 10 most beautiful places in the world, the Silfra fault
10:00 - 12:00

Lunch at Cozy Cafe in Galleri Laugarvatni

After visiting this national park, you can have lunch at Cozy Cafe, a welcoming and cozy cafe with a magnificent view of the surrounding mountain, the Laugarvatnsfjall.
13:00 - 14:00
Bláskógabyggð, Iceland

Take the direction of Gulfoss

You can hear Gulfoss vibrate long before you see it. The queen of the falls projects the waves of the river on 2 levels into the canyon 32 meters below. A rainbow casi permanently rewards visitors.
15:30 - 16:30

Night at Litli Geysir hotel

Location of the establishment: Enjoying a beautiful location in Bláskógabyggð, Litli Geysir is situated in a rural area, within a 5-minute drive of Strokkur and Geysir Hot Springs. This golf hotel is 5.5 miles from Gullfoss Waterfalls and 18 miles rom Skalholt Cathedral. Bedrooms: Choose one of the 22 rooms with LED TV. Free Wi-Fi internet access keeps you in touch with the rest of the world. A private bathroom with a shower is at your disposal. You will also find free toiletries and a hairdryer. Amenities and services offered by the property include blackout curtains and in-room massages.
20:00
Bláskógabyggð, Iceland

Jour 3 - Geysir

Walk to Geysir

Although he is now retired, Geysir is nevertheless the source of the word Geyser. But rest assured, its little brother Strokkur continues to delight visitors and its column of bubbling water still rises up to 30 meters in height every 10 minutes. You will therefore not be disappointed with the show.
9:00 - 11:00

lunch at fridheimar restaurant

For lunch and recover from your morning emotions, I offer you an original restaurant located in a tomato greenhouse. The atmosphere is very warm. It is also the place where local families love to meet. All the dishes served are of course tomato based and excellent.
13:00 - 14:00
Hrunamannahreppur, Iceland

Relaxing afternoon at the Secret Lagoon

Iceland's first hot tub when it was created, the Secret Lagoon is one of the Golden Circle's top attractions. Its main advantage is that it is not very touristy, which allows you to enjoy it more quietly!
14:00 - 17:00
Hrunamannahreppur, Iceland

Take the direction of Seljalandfoss

As in an adventure film, a path allows you to slip behind the thick curtain of water of this 65-meter-high waterfall. Do not hesitate to take the small path from Seljalandfoss to access another equally pretty waterfall, Gljufrabui
18:00 - 19:00

Diner at Smidjan Brugghus

After this busy day, you can diner in Vik's microbrewery, which offers homemade burgers with fresh and generous ingredients .. and to accompany your meal seven different beers brewed on site plus two or three more from different Icelandic breweries. .
19:00 - 21:00
Mýrdalshreppur, Iceland

Night at Vík Cottages

Location of the establishment: Vík Cottages will make you enjoy a beach holiday, just steps from Black Sand Beach. This guest house is 21 miles from Skogafoss (waterfall, in the forest) and 1.8 miles from Reynisdrangar (Three rocky peaks). Bedrooms : Choose one of the 10 rooms with a flat-screen TV. The rooms have a patio. Free Wi-Fi internet access keeps you in touch with the rest of the world. A private bathroom with a shower is at your disposal. You will also find free toiletries and a hairdryer.
20:00
Mýrdalshreppur, Iceland

Jour 4 - Le Sud de l'Islande

Stop at Dyrhólaley

This peninsula is surprising, because it is in fact an island attached to the mainland by successive lava flows. From the cliffs, you can admire endless black sand beaches embroidered with a lace of foam. Breathtaking scenery guaranteed.
9:00 - 11:00

Take the direction of Fjardrargljufur

Small hike accessible to everyone on a trail along a canyon 100 meters deep and 1.2 miles long.
11:30 - 12:30

Lunch at Skaftafell cafeteria

For lunch, you will find the Skaftafell cafeteria on your way. A busy cafe next to the visitor's center that sells coffee, grilled panini, cakes, waffles, as well as take-out hiker snacks (skyr, etc.). Hot dishes (soup, dish of the day) are served from noon, and there are vegetarian and vegan options. It's also one of the only places where you can have a hot meal for miles around.
13:00 - 14:00
Hornafjörður, Iceland

Afternoon at Svartifoss

With this 5 km round trip starting from the Skaftafell visitor center, you can admire the basalt columns aligned around a waterfall, reaching 20 meters in height and reminiscent of an organ.
15:30 - 16:30

Night at Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon (night 1 of 2)

Location of the establishment: Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon is located in a national park, 3 minutes by car from Vatnajökull and 11 minutes from Cap d'Ingólfshöfði. This 4-star hotel is 9.3 miles from Hvannadalshnukur and 12.4 miles from Fjallsárlón. Bedrooms : Make yourself at home in one of the 104 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Free Wi-Fi internet access keeps you in touch with the rest of the world and your entertainment is provided by cable channels. The private bathrooms include a shower and a hairdryer. The facilities and services offered by the establishment include a telephone, as well as a safe and a desk.
20:00
Hornafjörður, Iceland

Jour 5 - La lagune glaciaire de Jökulsarlon

Jökulsárlón Lagoon Iceberg Tour

Kayaking the Jökulsarlon Glacial Lagoon is a great way to experience the famous Vatnajökull National Park. This excursion will offer you a panoramic and unforgettable view of the magnificent landscape surrounding the lagoon.
10:00 - 13:00
Hornafjörður, Iceland

Afternoon at Diamond Beach

Walk on this beach where only a bridge separates Jokulsárlón from the ocean. The current therefore drives the shards detached from the icebergs before depositing them on the shore: diamond effect of ice on black sand.
15:00 - 17:00

Night at Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon (night 2 of 2)

Location of the establishment: Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon is located in a national park, 3 minutes by car from Vatnajökull and 11 minutes from Cap d'Ingólfshöfði. This 4-star hotel is 9.3 miles from Hvannadalshnukur and 12.4 miles from Fjallsárlón. Bedrooms : Make yourself at home in one of the 104 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Free Wi-Fi internet access keeps you in touch with the rest of the world and your entertainment is provided by cable channels. The private bathrooms include a shower and a hairdryer. The facilities and services offered by the establishment include a telephone, as well as a safe and a desk.
20:00
Hornafjörður, Iceland

Jour 6

Stop at Skógafoss

Admire this 60-meter fall, painted green by the vegetation and take a steep staircase that will take you to the top of the ridge from where you will overlook the waterfall and contemplate the black sand beach in the distance.
11:00 - 12:00

Reykjadalur geothermal walk

This3.7 miles round trip hike will allow you to taste the joys of swimming in the hot springs of Reykjadalsa in the heart of nature.
14:00 - 17:00

Night at CenterHotel Arnarhvoll (night 1 of 2)

Location of the establishment: Located in the heart of Reykjavík, a stone's throw from Laugavegur and Harpa. This 4-star hotel is 0.5 miles from Reykjavik Harbor and 0.5 miles from Reykjavik City Hall. Bedrooms: Make yourself at home in one of the 104 guestrooms featuring minibars and flat-screen TVs. Free Wi-Fi internet access keeps you in touch with the rest of the world and your entertainment is provided by cable channels. A private bathroom with a shower / tub combination is at your disposal. You will also find free toiletries and a hairdryer. Facilities and services offered by the property include a safe and a desk.
20:00
Reykjavik, Iceland

Jour 7 - Approcher un glacier d'Islande

Free day at Reykjavik

For this last day of travel, enjoy the Icelandic capital, these museums, parks and gardens. Stroll through the shopping street of Laugavegur in search of the perfect souvenir. But above all, enjoy this calm, relaxing and pleasant capital. When the moment of departure comes, don't forget the Icelandic philosophy: everything will work out well in the end, the famous "Þetta reddast"
8:00 - 12:00

Lunch at Cafe Loki

Ideal restaurant to taste traditional Icelandic dishes: platters of smoked meats and fish. Pheasant shark and rye bread ice cream for dessert.
12:00 - 14:00
Reykjavik, Iceland

Afternoon at Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon is one of Iceland's most desirable spots, and it's not hard to see why when you see the contrast between the milky, opaque blue of its waters against the surrounding black lava fields covered in moss dark green. The Blue Lagoon is a large lake ideal for swimming where the average water temperature is 102 ° F. It is located on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwest Iceland about a 30-minutes drive from Reykjavik. So this is a great way to end your stay in Iceland.
15:00 - 18:00
Grindavík, Iceland

Night at CenterHotel Arnarhvoll (night 2 of 2)

Location of the establishment: Located in the heart of Reykjavík, a stone's throw from Laugavegur and Harpa. This 4-star hotel is 0.5 miles from Reykjavik Harbor and 0.5 miles from Reykjavik City Hall. Bedrooms: Make yourself at home in one of the 104 guestrooms featuring minibars and flat-screen TVs. Free Wi-Fi internet access keeps you in touch with the rest of the world and your entertainment is provided by cable channels. A private bathroom with a shower / tub combination is at your disposal. You will also find free toiletries and a hairdryer. Facilities and services offered by the property include a safe and a desk.
20:00
Reykjavik, Iceland

Jour 8

Trip planning

At Vialala, we work closely with our customers to make their trip unique and personal. So do not hesitate to let me know your wishes and / or the modifications you wish to make and I will be happy to answer them. My job is the organization, yours is to discover new horizons in all serenity.
8:00 - 10:00

Return

You will return your rental car to the airport and head to the check-in desks to conclude this Icelandic parenthesis.
8:00 - 10:00

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Starting from 937€

Included in this trip:

1 Car/vehicle rental
1 Welcoming
13 Additional information or advice
5 Accommodation
5 Fooding
3 Activity
1 Trip planning service
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