August 29-September 8, 2019
Discover Iceland’s remarkable natural history and rich cultural heritage on this 11-day small group tour that traverses an astonishing land.
Begin your journey in Borgarbyggo’s scenic environs, touring the beautiful Snaefellsnes Peninsula with its lava field, fishing villages, bizarre rock formations, and nesting cliff birds. Enjoy three nights in the region’s charming capital, Akureyri.
View one of the world’s natural wonders, Lake Myvatn, and its bubbling mud flats, lava fields, and lunar-like volcanic craters; and stop at Godafoss, “waterfall of the gods.” Encounter Dettifoss, Iceland’s “Niagara Falls.” Embark on a bird-watching cruise to Puffin Island where you may see thousands of seabirds.
Visit fascinating Thingvellir National Park; Seljalandfoss, Iceland’s most visited waterfall and the Skogar Folk Museum.
Conclude your journey with two nights in Iceland’s sophisticated capital, Reykjavik.
Trip Type: Land