Best of Iceland: Golden Circle & Snæfellsnes Peninsula

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5 Based on 5 Reviews
  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 12-95 yrs
  • max group size 18
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-41354
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Ends Reykjavik, Iceland
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Sleep in a local guesthouse in the eastern fjords region.
  • Search for seals floating on icebergs in Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon.
  • Spend time soaking in the Sky Lagoon outside the city.
  • Enjoy an immersive day tour of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula.
The tour "Best Of Iceland: Golden Circle & Snæfellsnes Peninsula" starts from and ends in Reykjavik. This is an explorer trip that takes 9 days taking you through Reykjavik, Bakkagerdi, Akureyri, Hofn and 3 other destinations in Iceland and Nepal. This is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Looking for a fast, jam-packed, but immersive visit around Iceland? This nine-day trip checks all the boxes. Pack those senses of adventure and head out into Iceland’s varied landscapes. Visit erupting geysers, glacier lagoons, and breathtaking waterfalls. Photograph black-sand beaches, soak in geothermal hot springs, and be prepared to fall more in love with a country with land you can sense shifting under your feet.
  • Day 1: Reykjavik
  • Day 2: Reykjavik/Akureyri
  • Day 3: Akureyri to Bakagerdi (Borgarfjörður)
  • Day 4: Bakkagerdi/Hofn
  • Day 5: Hofn/Vik
  • Day 6: Vik/Reykjavik
  • Day 7: Reykjavik
  • Day 8: Snæfellsnes Peninsula
  • Day 9: Reykjavik
  • Standard hotel (6 nights), local guesthouse (2 nights).
  • 7 breakfasts
    Note: Allow USD455-595 for meals not included.
  • Private minivan/bus, walking.
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout.
Included activities
  • Your Welcome Moment: Welcome Moment - Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Local guesthouse stay (Borgarfjörður)
  • Mývatn lake visit
  • Vatnajökull glacier visit
  • Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon visit
  • Reynisfjara beach
  • Seljalandsfoss waterfall
  • The Golden Circle: Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir Hot Springs, and Þingvellir National Park
  • Enjoy a soak in Sky Lagoon just outside of the city
  • Day tour of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula
  • Any international flights to/from Reykjavik are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Best of Iceland: Golden Circle & Snæfellsnes Peninsula tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
5 - Excellent
Based on 5 reviews
  • Julie W.
  • On Aug 27 2023
5 - Excellent
It was great. We got to see and experience so much during a relatively short amount of time. I didn't feel rushed at the places we visited. the accommodations were nice as well, we felt very comfortable and the level of... Read more
  • Kaitlyn C.
  • On Aug 20 2023
5 - Excellent
Awesome trip! We saw so much of Iceland & had a wonderful guide, Gunn, who shared her knowledge of Icelandic culture, history, geography, & more. We had so much fun seeing the beautiful country, got some great pictures, & lots of... Read more
  • Kathleen C.
  • On Aug 20 2023
5 - Excellent
G Adventures was a fabulous tour company and I would highly recommend them to anyone traveling to Iceland! (Especially if you get Gunn as your CEO)
  • Michael Catapano
  • From USA
  • On Aug 15 2023
5 - Excellent
Trip of a lifetime
This was the best trip I’ve ever been on! Highly recommend this travel specialist. We fell in love with Iceland and cannot wait to go back, we will definitely be going with them again.
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Best of Iceland: Golden Circle & Snæfellsnes Peninsula tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 20 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 20 June 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Best of Iceland: Golden Circle & Snæfellsnes Peninsula tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Best of Iceland: Golden Circle & Snæfellsnes Peninsula tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on this tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : Classic All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • 2. Service Level : Standard Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
  • 3. Trip Type : Small Group Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
  • 4. Physical Grading : 3 - Average Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Elevated hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day or have a negative PCR test within 96 hours before your departure day.
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