Iceland Explorer

5 days from $2,155 per person*
  • Discover the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, and the renowned Blue Lagoon.
  • Explore the impressive Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir hot springs area.
  • Private guided city tour of Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik.
  • Walk on glaciers with experienced mountain guides.
  • Private transfers throughout.
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Let Iceland bring out your inner Viking on this adventurous guided tour of the land of the midnight sun.

Discover this northern hotspot’s legendary history, vibrant culture, diverse natural landscape and all its wonders. Explore a land of steaming hot springs, glaciers, waterfalls, active volcanoes, geysers and unique wildlife. Take a guided city tour of Reykjavík, the world’s most northern capital complete with world class galleries, superb shopping, gourmet cuisine, award winning music and lively nightlife. Unwind in the turquoise healing waters of the Blue Lagoon, one of the most awe-inspiring geothermal spas in the world. Travel to Gullfoss, the queen of Icelandic waterfalls and witness the Gullfoss Geyser send a jet of steaming water 200 feet skyward. Take a scenic cruise through Breiðafjörður Bay and trawl for shellfish. Visit the Bjarnarhöfn Shark Museum and discover the history of these magnificent predators within the region. Take a tour of the Icelandic Settlement Centre in Borgarnes and learn the various saga’s of legendary Viking warriors of old. For those on a quest for action, Iceland’s pristine nature offers great potential for outdoor activities such as snowmobiling, horseback riding, cave exploring, hiking, swimming, skiing, river rafting, kayaking, and legendary whale watching. ... Show More »

Make the most of your Icelandic experience on this guided tour. With countless photo opportunities, guided tours, private airport transfers and 24/7 Kensington support, this northern adventure is the ideal way to experience the mythical land of the midnight sun! Request a quote or call Kensington to speak to a Destination Expert to learn more about various extensions and all the different ways of customizing your tour. All of our tours are available at 3, 4 and 5 star levels according to your preference. « Show Less

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Reykjavik
    Reykjavik
    • Transfer - Private - Airport with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Driver/Assistant(3)
    • Iceland - Welcome Package(2)
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day City Tour with Sculpture Museum, Hallgrímskirkja Church and National Museum (2-3hrs) - Vehicle/Guide(4)
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Reykjavik
    Reykjavik
    • At Leisure
    • Tour - Shared - 1/2 Day Gulfoss & Geysir - Vehicle/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 3 Reykjavik
    Reykjavik
    • Tour - Shared - Wonders of Snaefellsnes (13 hrs) - Coach/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 4 Reykjavik
    Reykjavik
    • Tour - Shared - Walk on the Ice Side (10 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 5 Reykjavik
    Reykjavik
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - via Blue Lagoon (with entrance fee) - Vehicle/Driver(4)
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Reykjavik

For your added comfort, we will have an English speaking assistant waiting for you outside of customs with a sign with your name on it. Your representative will help you to co-ordinate meeting up with your private driver and accompany you to your accommodation. 

A welcome package with a city map, and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.

Enjoy a half day tour visiting the most important sights of the City. You will see the old town centre, the Parliament, the Cathedral, the harbour, the Pearl and Höfði house, the summit site of 1986. During the tour you will drive through Laugardalur sport and recreational area with its open air geothermal swimming pool. At Sigtun in Laugardalur you will find the Ásmundur Sveinsson Sculpture museum and park, dedicated to the work of the sculptor Ásmundur Sveinsson. The tour continues to the Pearl a glass dome constructed atop huge tanks in which natural hot water is stored for heating the city, The Pearl offers the visitor great views of the capital area and beyond. The next landmark is Hallgrimskirkja Church the largest in Iceland at 74, 5 meters high it’s one of the city’s best known landmarks In front of the church is a stature of Leif Eriksson which was a gift from the United States commemorating the 1000th anniversary of Iceland’s parliament at Thingvellir in 930 AD. From Hallgrimskirkja you continue on to the National museum. The museum displays objects that provide insight into Icelandic cultural history. The last hour of the tour you will spend in the old city center and at Reykjavik’s spectacular coastline and harbor area. This part of the tour will give you a chance to see the colorful old wooden houses and narrow streets as well as the contrast in the new Harpa Concert Hall and the Hofdi house - venue of THE landmark “end of the cold war” meeting in 1986 between President Reagan and General Secretary Gorbachev. Tour include: private driver-guide for the tour and entrance fees to the Sculpture Museum, Hallgrímskirkja Church and National Museum.

Accommodation: Frón (3*)

Hotel Frón is a modern and friendly hotel situated in the heart of Reykjavik on the main shopping street, Laugavegur. The hotel is simple in design yet elegant and structured to suit everyone's needs. Only a few steps away are the center’s bustling cafés, restaurants, shopping, galleries and theatres. The hotel encompasses beautifully designed guest rooms on four floors, offering a wide range of accommodation from single and double rooms to studio apartments as well as larger apartments. You are assured of a warm welcome at Hotel Frón in a friendly and a modern hotel right in the heart of Reykjavik’s city center. The hotel servers a hearty breakfast every morning and in the evening enjoy traditional Scandinavian dishes and drinks in the restaurant and bar.

Reykjavik
Reykjavik
Hotel Frón
Hotel Frón

Day 2: Reykjavik

Enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.

Spend the afternoon on a shared tour where, after being picked up from your hotel, you will encounter a cross-section of Iceland's most visited natural and geological phenomena. The world-famous Geysir geothermal field is highlighted on this tour as well as Gullfoss, the queen of Icelandic waterfalls. At the end of the tour you will make a quick stop at Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where two of the earth's tectonic plates meet.

Accommodation: Frón (3*)
Gullfoss Waterfall
Gullfoss Waterfall

Day 3: Reykjavik

The stunning landscapes of the peninsula have captured the imagination of people all over the world ever since Jules Verne wrote the famous science fiction novel “Journey to the Centre of the Earth” in which the amazing Snaefellsjokull glacier is where the journey begins. Snaefellsnes continues to inspire great works of art to this day, most recently when Ben Stiller filmed parts of his critically acclaimed blockbuster “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” here, notably in the charming village of Stykkisholmur, through which the tour will take you.

Accommodation: Frón (3*)
Snaefellsnes Peninsula
Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Day 4: Reykjavik

This shared coach tour will take you just a few hours from Reykjavik to Sólheimajökull glacier tongue extending down from its mother glacier, Mýrdalsjökull. Glacier walking is a great way to experience nature and easier than you would think. Your experienced mountain guides will teach you how to use the basic ice equipment before setting off on a safe and easy walk on crampons up on to the ice field where a wonderland of ice sculptures, ridges, and deep crevasses await your discovery. Enjoy the 3.5 hr glacier walk and on the way back, stop at the picturesque waterfalls of Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss. Includes( hotel pick up, guided bus tour, 3-3.5 hrs glacier walk, gear and safety equipment).

Accommodation: Frón (3*)
Sólheimajökull Glacier
Sólheimajökull Glacier

Day 5: Reykjavik

Enjoy a private transfer between Reykjavik International Airport and your hotel with private vehicle and English-speaking driver. Your driver will make a stop at the Blue Lagoon for you to enjoy the famous healing properties of the mineral waters (entrance fee and towel rent included).

Accommodation:
Blue Lagoon
Blue Lagoon
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Frón (3*): Reykjavik

Hotel Frón is a modern and friendly hotel situated in the heart of Reykjavik on the main shopping street, Laugavegur. The hotel is simple in design yet elegant and structured to suit everyone's needs. Only a few steps away are the center’s bustling cafés, restaurants, shopping, galleries and theatres. The hotel encompasses beautifully designed guest rooms on four floors, offering a wide range of accommodation from single and double rooms to studio apartments as well as larger apartments. You are assured of a warm welcome at Hotel Frón in a friendly and a modern hotel right in the heart of Reykjavik’s city center. The hotel servers a hearty breakfast every morning and in the evening enjoy traditional Scandinavian dishes and drinks in the restaurant and bar.

Hotel Frón
Hotel Frón
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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    My trip to Scotland was absolutely wonderful. All the hotels were perfectly located, clean, and had wonderful amenities. The guides were exceptional and really knew Scotland and so much of the history. My Kensington representative, Lynne, was very helpful, very responsive, and was tremendously patient while I made numerous changes to the itinerary. It was a superb experience and one that I will never forget.

  • Ronald D. — July 20, 2016 — Europe

    Christian was our driver/guide. He was knowledgeable, thorough, caring/considerate and gave of his time greatly.

  • Meghan B. — July 20, 2016 — Europe

    My husband and I had the time of our lives in the UK and Ireland! The tours that were set up for us were exactly what we hoped for and more. We learned so much and saw so much! Very impressed! I have already told others about Kensington tours. If you book, you won't be disappointed! Thank you, Kevin!

  • Diana G. — July 20, 2016 — Europe

    Our tour guide in Roma,Francesco, was the best guide we ever had on this and our last trip that was provided by Kensington. Our other guides were also very good, but Francesco was outstanding.

  • Darron J. — July 20, 2016 — Europe

    Our guides were excellent. Noel Clawson in Wales was friendly, knowledgeable, and just a pleasure to be around. Glen Jones for our day with him was also excellent and I would highly recommend a guided tour of London. Much more efficient than the hop on/hop off tour.

  • Edward G. — July 15, 2016 — Europe

    All of the guides were friendly, knowledgeable, and conducted themselves in a professional manner. Both Dino Quaas and Andreas Zurner were extremely helpful and added significantly to the tour.

  • Major J. — July 15, 2016 — Europe

    Our honeymoon that was setup and organized by Kensington Tours was absolutely amazing. All the details were taken care of and made our trip pleasant and stress free. Our accommodations were top notch with beautiful views located close to our destinations. Our guides and trip advisors were very knowledgeable. I would recommend Kensington tours to all my friends and family for future use as a travel agency as well as they will be our first choice in our future travel plans.

  • Sara G. — July 15, 2016 — Europe

    Chantal designed an amazing trip for my sister and I! She was so helpful from start to end! Always answered me so promptly and walked me thru everything when booking! I can't wait to plan my next trip with Chantal and Kensington Tours

  • Terry G. — July 15, 2016 — Europe

    Thanks to Kensington Tours, this trip could not have been better! The tour guides were the very best making our experience absolutely wonderful. Our accommodations were wonderful, and the logistics went like clockwork. Thank you for making our trip a once in a lifetime experience. I have already recommended Kensington to others.

  • Arthur F. — July 15, 2016 — Europe

    I loved the vacation.. Your guides were fabulous and you put me into Hotels that were exactly where we wanted to be. Will contact you for our next trip!

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

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