Stopover in Reykjavik, Iceland

Experience some of Iceland's highlights during this short break in the capital city Reykjavik, a good starting point for exciting activities and excursions into the country. The stopover includes arrival airport transfer via the Blue Lagoon, two overnights at a central hotel, a Golden Circle tour and departure transfer.

Duration

3 days

Transportation

Bus

Season

All Year

Tour Type

Self-guided

Itinerary - Day by day

  • Arrival in Reykjavik according to your own itinerary
  • Arrival transfer via the Blue Lagooon including comfort entrance package (incl towel, facial mask and beverage)
  • Accommodation in Reykjavik

Arrival at Keflavik Airport according to your own itinerary. Non-guided transfer from the airport directly to the Blue Lagoon, a unique geothermal spa situated in the youngest lava field in west Iceland. The milky blue waters are rich with special silica algae which gives it its healing powers. Enjoy some hours in the Lagoon and relax after your flight before heading towards Reykjavik. The transfer takes about 45 minutes. Accommodation in Reykjavik.

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Morning at leisure
  • Recommended attractions:
    • Walk around the city center and the Reykjavik pond
    • Visit Hallgrímskirkja church
    • Visit one of Reykjavik's museums in the city center
  • Recommended optional activities:
    • Whale watching
  • Golden Circle Afternoon Tour including stops at:
    • Thingvellir National Park
    • Gullfoss waterfall
    • Geysir hot spring area
    • This excursion requires some walking on gravel paths. In winter, they might be slippery/icy due to the moist.
  • Accommodation in Reykjavik.

Breakfast at the hotel. The morning is at your own leisure to discover Reykjavik, a lively city with lots of shops, cafes and interesting museums all in walking distance. Make sure to walk past the Hallgrimskirkja Church and stroll through the old town centre where you will find the Parliament and the Cathedral. You might want to book one of the optional excursions in the morning like Whale Watching; please see further details under add-ons.
At 12:30 hrs, you will be picked up at your hotel / a nearby bus stop for the Golden Circle Afternoon tour. This 6-hour guided coach tour includes the ‘Big Three’ – Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir hot springs and Þingvellir National Park. The tour starts with a drive inland to Þingvellir National Park where you will experience one of the most outstanding landscapes in the country, inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List since 2004. Þingvellir is also where the world’s oldest parliament was founded in the year 930. From the national park the journey continues to Gullfoss, the ‘Golden Waterfall’, which is the most famous of the country’s many waterfalls, and to Geysir geothermal area, with many bubbling hot springs and spouting geysers. Return to Reykjavik in the evening. Accommodation in Reykjavik.

Add extra nights in Reykjavik - From EUR 89 per person per night

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Airport transfer by coach corresponding with your flight departure.
  • Departure from Reykjavik according to your own itinerary.

Breakfast at the hotel. You will be picked up by coach for your airport transfer, corresponding with your departure flight. Departure from Reykjavik according to your own itinerary. We recommend combining this tour with one of our Scandinavian tours, e.g. Nordic Capitals and Fjords.

Tour category

Center Hotel Plaza

Silver

Accommodation at good tourist class hotels equal to 3 to 3+ stars according to Scandinavian standard.

Inside cabin included during overnight cruises.

See Silver accommodation

Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina

Gold

Accommodation at 4 star hotels or at unique properties, like historic hotels or manor houses, selected for their atmosphere.

Outside (seaside) cabin included during overnight cruises.

See Gold accommodation

Services included: 

  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in a standard room with private shower/WC, including breakfast.
  • Arrival airport transfer via Blue Lagoon including comfort entrance package (incl facial mask, towel and beverage)
  • Departure airport transfer
  • 6 hour Golden Circle Afternoon Tour including pick up / drop off at your hotel
  • Electronic travel documentation, including a detailed travel itinerary and travel vouchers.
  • Additional services included for Tour Category GOLD only:
  • Category GOLD hotels (accommodation in standard rooms)

Please note: It is possible to exchange the included activities to others that we offer as add-ons. A supplement in price might occur, please ask us for an offer.

Entrance Blue Lagoon: We have included the comfort entrance package in our tour. Upgrades to other packages can be arranged on site for an additional cost.