Day 1:   Reykjavik

Arrival in Keflavik airport and transfer to hotel in Reykjavík. After arrival in Reykjavik, a 2 hours city tour.  Overnight in Reykjavík

Day 2:   South Coast of Iceland

Here the journey to the countryside starts.  Today we’ll enjoy the beautiful south coast of Iceland. We’ll see two waterfalls, Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss, the black sandy beach of Reynisfjara, stop at the village of Vik, and experience the moss in Eldhraun lava.  Overnight: Kirkjubæjarklaustur area.

Day 3:  Glacier Day

This is glacier day, with a drive east from Kirkjubæjarklaustur to Skaftafell and Jökulsárlón.  We may want to sail on a duck boat on the Glacier Lagoon, or explore the Diamond Beach, with icebergs on black sand. Overnight: Kirkjubæjarklaustur area.

Day 4:  The Golden Circle

Today we’ll head west and explore the sights of the famous Golden Circle.  We’ll see the big and beautiful Gullfoss (waterfalls) and visit the nearby Geysir geothermal area with the spouting hot spring Strokkur.  Further west we’ll visit Thingvellir, where Icelanders established their parliament in 930. The parliament is located in the Rift Valley, between North American and Euro-Asian tectonic places. Overnight: Borgarnes area

Day 5:  Snæfellsnes Peninsula

On our last day in the countryside we’ll drive to Snæfellsnes Peninsula, where we’ll see magnificent beaches, and possibly some seals at Ytri Tunga, lava formatted bird cliffs at Arnarstapi, and a black pebble beach at Djúpalónssandur. In the northern section of the Peninsula we’ll see Kirkjufell, the most photographed mountain in Iceland.  We’ll drive to Reykjavik in the afternoon. Overnight in Borgarnes area.

Day 6:  Borgarfjörður

In the morning we explore the exceptional lava waterfalls at Hraunfossar. On the way we are stopping in Reykholt where the famous 13 century writer, Snorri Sturluson lived.  In the afternoon we will dip into the nice hot baths at Krauma, located right next to Deildartunguhver, the most powerful hotstpring in Europe. Overnight in Reykjavik.

Day 7:  Depart

Departure from Reykjavik and Iceland.