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Spewing volcanoes and cascading waterfalls are just two of the wonders that make Iceland an adventurer’s playground, something that you will discover during your 7 days in Iceland. The comfortably sized capital of Reykjavik does have an impressive number of attractions, but they pale in comparison to vistas scattered around the country. Add a dash of adventure to your 1 week in Iceland with a Northern Lights hunting trip, or hike through the famous Laugavegur trail. With our 6 to 8-day Iceland tours below, you will not run out of inspiration while planning your dream vacation.
|Day 1||Take your first steps in Reykjavik|
|Day 2||Explore Golden Circle, visit Þingvellir|
|Day 3||Take in Iceland’s south coast, including Jokulsarlon|
|Day 4||Visit Skaftafell, admire Vik’s black-sand beaches|
|Day 5||Go on a walking tour of Reykjavik|
|Day 6||Say farewell to Iceland|
What could be better than a week-long Iceland itinerary that combines a walking tour of its capital with a multitude of other fantastic destinations? That is exactly what is on offer during this tour. Starting and ending in Reykjavik, this trip gives you the opportunity to discover the magical Golden Circle then continues to travel through the south coast to Skaftafell National Park and the otherworldly black-sand beaches of Vik. See tour.
|Day 1||Arrive in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik|
|Day 2||Enjoy a day-long walk in Landmannalaugar Mountains|
|Day 3||Trek across the steaming landscapes of Torfajokull|
|Day 4||Journey across volcanic plains to Alftavatn Lake|
|Day 5||Explore the depths of Markarfljotsglufur Canyon|
|Day 6||Enter into ‘Thor's woodland’ in Thorsmork|
|Day7||Head for craters formed by 2010 eruption, transfer to Reykjavik|
There is perhaps a no better way of exploring Iceland than on foot, at the pace of birds and butterflies. This seven-day tour in Iceland lets you do just that, with a series of hikes that allow you to take in some of the best destinations in the south of the island. Hiking through the most popular trails in the country, you have the opportunity to explore lava fields, glaciers, waterfalls, and woodland. Well-organized and planned to ensure that the hiking never becomes overly strenuous, this tour provides a unique insight into Iceland’s famed landscapes at a relaxed pace. See tour.
|Day 1||Take your first steps in Iceland|
|Day 2||See the highlights of Golden Circle|
|Day 3||Cover Jokulsarlon and Skaftafell|
|Day 4||Follow the rugged terrain of the East Fjords|
|Day 5||Drive through Modrudalsoraefi highlands, see Dettifoss|
|Day 6||Explore Lake Myvatn and marvel at Godafoss|
|Day 7||Drive through Skagafjordur en route to Reykjavik|
|Day 8||Bid farewell to Iceland|
We do not think you could ever want more from a one-week stay in Iceland than what this tour delivers. Take in the highlights of the island’s Golden Circle and travel through its ring road. An essential lifeline for remote villages formerly reached only by sea, the ring road also links together Iceland’s most-loved sites. Explore Vatnajokull National Park and Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon, then it is the fjords and the highlands that will capture your attention, alongside some of Europe’s most impressive glaciers and waterfalls. See tour.
7 days in Iceland allows you to explore the best of Iceland. We hope the itineraries above have inspired you for a trip to Iceland. If you would like to explore other durations, check out our guide on how many days to spend in Iceland. Alternatively, you can also customize your own trip with our travel experts in Iceland.
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