Day 1, Monday, September 7, 2020

Tour begins with overnight flight from Houston to Reykjavik, Iceland. You will set out on a journey fill of dramatic contrasts. Discover Iceland, a land forged by fire and ice. Steaming lava fields reflect volcanic nature. Massive glaciers sculpt mountains and valleys, leaving thundering waterfalls and plunging fjords.

Day 2, Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Arrive in Iceland, Reykjavik City Tour, Northern Lights Evening Tour

Arrive in Iceland and transfer to your hotel (Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura). We arrive in the morning hours and will go to hotel and drop off our luggage and begin with a City Tour. The afternoon is recommended for you rest as the Northern Lights search can last late into the evening. We will join our Tour Manager for an Orientation Meeting then its off to search the skies for the Northern Lights, (Aurora Borealis) among the most spectacular phenomena on earth. The Northern Lights originate from the sun, where large explosiions and electronic storms throw charged solar particles deep into space. This solar wind is caught by the Earth’s magnetic field on the south and north poles. The solar particles collide with atmospheric gases and create this wonderful light effect. This evening, hope to see these lights swirling and dancing across the sky, endlessly changing color, shape and size. **Northern Lights tour is subject to correct weather conditions and sightings cannot be guaranteed. If the tour is cancelled locally, another Northern Lights tour will be offered on an alternate evening. The tour may not return until after midnight.

Day 3, Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Morning City Sightseeing, Blue Lagoon Tour

After breakfast, drive through the capital for a morning sightseeing tour of Reykjavik. The tour traverses the old town center to the Alpingi Parliament, the Domkirkjan Cathedral, city hall, the harbor, and the National Museum. Then onward to Hofoi House, the site of the 1986 Iceland Summit where Reagan and Gorbachev met. Enjoy a stop at Perlan, located on the Oskjuhlio hill, for spectacular views over the capital area, followed by a visit to Hallgrimskirkja church, one of Reykjavik’s landmarks, and the Sun Voyager sculpture. In the afternoon, visit the famous Blue Lagoon, a unique natural pool of mineral-rich geothermal water located in the middle of a lava field. Enjoy a refreshing bath in the pleasantly warm water reputed for its healing properties.

Day 4, Thursday, September 10, 2020
Geothermal Power Plant, South Coast Waterfalls, Lava Center

Depart from Reykjavik to Hellisheioi for a tour of the Hellisheioi Geothermal power plant, where geothermal energy has been extensively harnessed for the region’s vibrant greenhouse industry. Journey through the rich farmlands and onward to majestic moutains, where the impressive volcano Hekla can be seen on a clear day. Travel to Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss, two of the numerous awe-inspiring waterfalls set along the coast. Visit the informative Lava Center with its interactive exhibition about geology and the volcanic systems in Iceland. Free time for lunch on your own. Pass by the Solheimajokull glacier and learn about the impact that global warming has had on Icelandic glaciers. Continue to Dyrholaey Nature Reserve or Reynisfjara beach where you get a beautiful view of the coastline. Then, round the tip of Iceland and head east to the Kirkjubaejarklaustur area for dinner and overnight at Hotel Klaustur.

Day 5, Friday, September 11, 2020
Skaftafell National Park, Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon

Today drive over the Skeioararsandur outwash plains to Skaftafell National Park, one of Iceland’s most amazing examples of sheer natural splendor, dominated by Vatnajokull Glacier, Europe’s largest ice cap. Take a short hike to see the stunning contrast between the lush vegetation and barren slopes, culminating with views of the highest peaks in Skaftafell. Then continue to Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon with its immense floating icebergs. The astonishing blue ice makes this one of Iceland’s most iconic destinations. Take a boat excursion that brings you face to face with these breathtaking natural wonders. Overnight at Hotel Klaustur.

Day 6, Saturday, September 12, 2020
Gullfoss, Geysir, Pingvellir National Park, Borgarfjorour

Today, your first stop will be at Gullfoss waterfall where the mighty Hvita river appears to simply vanish into the earth, but a closer look reveals gorgeous staggered falls plunging into a crevice over 100 feet deep. From Gullfoss continue to Geysir geothermal area, where the famous Strokkur hot spring spouts every few minutes. Afterward, stop at the delightful Frioheimar Tomato Farm, where you will learn about the process of greenhouse horticulture in Iceland. Enjoy lunch of homemade tomato soup and fresh baked bread, followed by a horse show. See first hand the unique characteristics of the famed Icelandic horse. Then continue to Pingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site Situated on the plate boundaries of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, this is an ideal place to see evidence of the rifting of the Earth’s crust. Pingvellir, literally “Parliament Plains”, is also the site of the world’s oldest existing Parliament, which first met here in 930 AD. In the afternoon drive to your hotel in Borgafjorour for dinner and overnight.

Day 7, Sunday, September 13, 2020
Borgarfjorour Valley, Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Today, embark on a full day excursion to the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, a Green Globe benchmark region, making it a model for sustainable tourism. Snaefellsnes is a unique area with a variety of fascinating geological features such as lava fields, volcanoes, glaciers, mineral springs, beautifully formed rocks, yellow and black sand beaches, caves and captivating bird colonies. On a clear day, enjoy views of Snaefellsjokull Glacier atop a beautifully shaped stratovolcano. The glacier and the unspoiled natural wonders surrounding it are the setting of Jules Verne’s classic novel Journey to the Center of the Earth and is rumored to be one of the seven most magical sites on Earth. This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner at your hotel.

Day 8, Monday, September 14, 2020
Snaefellsnes, Stykkisholmur, Reykjavik

The day begins with a drive to Bjarnarhofn Farm which is the region’s leading producer of a traditional Icelandic dish known as “hakarl” (cured shark meat). The farm offers a unique history of the locality and you can learn about the Greenland shark, its habits, biology, and much more. Later this morning upon reaching the village of Stykkisholmur, join the boat tour on Breidafjordur Fjord. This natur and bird-watching tour will give you a unique perspective on Iceland, plus enjoy a special treat of fresh-caugh shellfish at the end. Sail Breidafjordur Bay, navigating powerful tidal currents to discover strangely shaped yet undeniably beautiful seascapes of the countless scenic isles. You will also have a chance to see some of Iceland’s native birds, possibly including puffins, eider ducks, shags, and with some luch, even the majestic white-tailed eagle. Enroute to Reykjavik, stop to visit the Settlement Center in Borgarnes which offers a unique opportunity to learn about the mystical Viking era. Learn how the Vikings sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in the year 800 AD and how they discovered Iceland. Arrive in Reykjavik in the afternoon and enjoy a farewell reception upon check-in at your hotel.

Day 9, Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Transfer to Airport for return flight back to Texas.

This Classic Iceland Tour Package Includes:

  • 7 Nights Accomodations
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Roundtrip Airfare from Houston
  • Airport Shuttle Transfer To and From Houston Airport
  • Admission to all attractions and events
  • 14 Meals (7 Breakfasts, 2 lunches, 5 dinners with wine
  • Sightseeing via modern air-conditioned motorcoach
  • Services of English-speaking Tour Manager throughout
  • Gratuities to Bus Driver and Tour Guides
  • Travel Insurance


Search the skies for the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis)
City Tour of Reykjavik, including Perlan, Hofoi House, Hallgrimskirkja church and the Sun Voyager Sculpture
Enjoy the warm soothing waters of the world-famous geothermal Blue Lagoon
View the incredible Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls on a tour of Iceland’s South Coast
Visit Skaftafell National Park, a beautiful mountainous region on the edge of the Vatnajokull Glacier
See the astonishing blue icebergs floating in Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon
Visit the Geysir Geothermal Area, home of the Strokkur Geyser Only 9 Spots Remaining For This Tour
Enjoy a full day excursion to Snaefellsnes peninsula Updated 9/20/19


  • $5099

    Double 2 persons sharing room

  • $5955


  • DEPOSIT — $700 per person when booking tour. Final Payment due July 1, 2020

There are 4 Spots remaining. Updated 12/27/19