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Best of Iceland - G Adventures
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7 days

Best of Iceland

From Reykjavik to Reykjavik
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US $2,294
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  • 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


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 includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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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)
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

5 nights
1 night

Customer Reviews

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  • TB
    · October 03, 2019
    Great tour with our excellent CEO from G Adventures. Saw a lot of various sights in Iceland and were even fortunate to see the Northern Lights 4 nights.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Amazing! Thanks Tammy.
    Trip date: September 2019
  • Best of Iceland reviewer 2
    · September 21, 2019
    Very good tour overall. It's probabily better consider 2 weeks for the tour.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the review Daniele.
    Trip date: September 2019
  • NP
    · August 17, 2019
    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... Show 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.
    Trip date: July 2019
  • FD
    · July 19, 2019
    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.
    Trip date: July 2019
  • BM
    · June 07, 2019
    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!
    Trip date: May 2019
  • R
    · April 28, 2019
    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... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks Rose - we have the Puffins well trained :)
    Trip date: April 2019
  • B
    · April 24, 2019
    it was a great tour i strongly recommend g adventure
    G Adventures commented on this review
    YES! Thanks Bryson.
    Trip date: March 2019
  • Best of Iceland reviewer 8
    · September 15, 2018
    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... Show 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.
    Trip date: August 2018
  • Best of Iceland reviewer 9
    · September 15, 2018
    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.
    Trip date: September 2018
  • K
    · July 24, 2018
    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!
    Trip date: July 2018

Dates & Availability

7 days
Best of Iceland
From Reykjavik to Reykjavik
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    • 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.

    • Is there a hotel list available?

      All accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date, and your specific accommodation details will be listed in your final tour documents. Below is a list of accommodations that the operator will typically use on this tour:

      KEA Skuggi Hotel
      Country Hotel Sveinbjarnargerdi
      Alfheimar Guesthouse
      Hoffell Glacier World Guesthouse
      Hotel Dyrholaey

      Hopefully, this list will give you a better idea of what kind of accommodation you can expect while on tour.

    • Can you confirm what type of transport is used and the likely number of participants on this tour?

      We can tell you that there will be a maximum of 16 people on this trip and that you will be in a private minivan for this trip.

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