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Best of Iceland

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starts on 20 Sep 2019
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Best of Iceland - G Adventures
Best of Iceland - G Adventures
RoseMarieCulp "Fifa made the tour GREAT. She was entertaining, flexible, helpful, positive, informative and kept a great pace. She added a few stops and made sure that everyone was able to experience the activity they were most looking forward to. Also, we were very lucky, for the most part the weather really cooperated and all the waterfalls, glaciers, mountains, beaches, and all of the other sights were mo..."
Excellent
16 reviews
Starts
Reykjavik
+7 Destinations
Iceland Ring Road
Ends
Reykjavik
Map

Highlights

  • Explore Iceland’s capital Reykjavik at your own leisure
  • Try lobster in Hofn, a fishing town surrounded by ocean
  • Spot seals as you float through the serene glacier lagoon
  • Tread black sand beaches and explore the Golden Circle
  • Marvel at the crashing Goðafoss and Dettifoss Waterfalls
Age range
12 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Private Vehicle
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure
Operator
G Adventures
Start and end in Reykjavik! With the in-depth cultural tour Best of Iceland, you have a 7 day tour package taking you through Reykjavik, Iceland and 7 other destinations in Iceland. Best of Iceland is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Reykjavík
  2. Day 2: Reykjavík/Akureyri (1B)
  3. Day 3: Akureyri/Borgarfjörður (1B)
  4. Day 4: Borgarfjörður/Hofn (1B)
  5. Day 5: Hofn/Vik (1B)
  6. Day 6: Vik/Reykjavík (1B)
  7. Day 7: Reykjavík (1B)

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

16 Reviews

Excellent
63%
Good
31%
Average
6%
Rather Poor
0%
Bad
0%
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  • Best of Iceland reviewer 1
    Written on August 22, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Deneme asgjopasjfh paosfhopas aposkdfjhopasg

    G Adventures commented on this review
    um - thanks!
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  • NP
    Written on August 17, 2019
    3.0 - Average

    Horrible itinerary. Whale watching that we prepaid got cancelled and heard from locals that g adventure pressurize to keep this in itinerary to attract most tourists,most of the time it gets cancelled. Need refund for that. Walk to glacier couldn’t do as it... Read more

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the honest review Neelima, and our apologies things didn't go according to your expectations here. I can see our Customer Solutions team have been in touch with you and we have refunded the 'Whales & Glaciers' bundle to you.
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  • Written on July 19, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    The trip was great but was not really as advertised. It worked out but could have gone badly because it was not well described in the trip description

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the review Frances - apologies things didn't seem to go according to plan here.
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  • Written on June 7, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    The scenery was fantastic! The weather was cold but ok......I come from Canada( Ottawa- the coldest capital city in the world).The level of activity was fine for me.Overall, I loved everything !!

    G Adventures commented on this review
    What a fun fact! Thanks Bonita!
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  • R
    Written on April 28, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Fifa made the tour GREAT. She was entertaining, flexible, helpful, positive, informative and kept a great pace. She added a few stops and made sure that everyone was able to experience the activity they were most looking forward to. Also, we were very... Read more

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks Rose - we have the Puffins well trained :)
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  • B
    Written on April 24, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    it was a great tour i strongly recommend g adventure

    G Adventures commented on this review
    YES! Thanks Bryson.
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  • Best of Iceland reviewer 7
    Written on September 15, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The Best of Iceland tour with G Adventures was outstanding! Oliver was an excellent guide: knowledgeable, friendly, helpful, kept us on time so that we could see everything and gave us lots of great tips from how to save money to how to set our cameras to... Read more

    G Adventures commented on this review
    YES! This is fabulous. Thanks for sharing your views, and thanks for choosing to travel with G Adventurws.
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  • Best of Iceland reviewer 8
    Written on September 15, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great tour! Iceland is a beautiful country.

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Yes, yes it is! So happy you had a great time. Thanks for sharing your experience.
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  • K
    Written on July 24, 2018
    3.5 - Good

    He was very attentive to the group and very informative...easy to talk to! He helped us out when luggage was missing.

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Oh no! Glad to hear the luggage was sorted out!
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  • Best of Iceland reviewer 10
    Written on April 13, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Excellent tour, a few mix-ups with hotels, but overall very enjoyable tour!

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • What is the age range?

      The group is a fun mix of people all ages ranging from 18 to 65. the minimum age for this tour is 12, however those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

    • Where and when does the tour start?

      Day 1 of the tour is an arrivals day, so you can arrive in Reykjavik at any time. This gives you the opportunity to explore your surroundings and get settled into your hotel. In the evening there will be a welcome meeting, where you will get to know the group you will be travelling with and review the tour details with your guide. Please be aware that the meeting point is subject to change until your final documents are released

    • Is insurance required for this trip?

      Travel insurance is compulsory in order to participate on any of G Adventures trips. When selecting a travel insurance policy we require that at a minimum you are covered for medical expenses including emergency evacuation and repatriation. A minimum coverage of USD200,000 is required.

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    Start and end in Reykjavik.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 970 km.
    • Reykjavik (Iceland)
    • 248 km
    • Akureyri (Iceland)
    • 26 km
    • Godafoss (Iceland)
    • 27 km
    • Lake Myvatn (Iceland)
    • 144 km
    • Seydisfjordur (Iceland)
    • 163 km
    • Vatnajokull National Park (Iceland)
    • 84 km
    • Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon (Iceland)
    • 39 km
    • Skaftafell (Iceland)
    • 239 km
    • Reykjavik (Iceland)

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