Iceland Family Getaway

7 days from $2,799 pp*
  • Ride over lava fields on horseback before swimming in the Blue Lagoon.
  • Sail to Puffin Island to see the colony of colorful birds up close.
  • Snowmobile and super truck tour of renowned Golden Circle sites.
  • Private guided city tour of Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik.
  • Featuring family-friendly hotels.
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Step into an ancient fairy tale world with your family as you discover Iceland's vast lava fields, incredible hot springs, majestic glaciers and more on this kid-friendly private tour.

Discover the beauty of Iceland’s Reykjavik where you and your kids will stroll the 10th-century streets; visit the National Museum for a hands-on learning experience that includes dressing like a Viking; and stroll the banks of the pristine salmon river that runs through the heart of the city. The adventure really begins on a super truck tour of the geothermal geysers and the ‘Golden Waterfall’ in Pingvellir National Park, and continues as you snowmobile across Iceland’s second largest glacier. Explore the lava caves, hot springs and bubbling mud pools of the Blue Mountains; and ride a majestic Icelandic horse to the fabled mineral-rich Blue Lagoon.

This extensive trip will please both child and parent. This tour is recommended for children aged 8 and older. Your experienced team of English-speaking guides and drivers will ensure the comfort of your family throughout, as well a modern, family-friendly hotel. ... Show More »

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Reykjavik
    Reykjavik
    • Transfer - Private - Airport with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    • Iceland - Welcome Package(2)
    • Reykjavik Restaurant Recommendations
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Reykjavik
    Reykjavik
    • Tour - Private - City Tour with Árbær Open Air Museum (2 hrs) - Vehicle//Driver-Guide(4)
    • Kids Corner at the Museum
    Breakfast
  • Day 3 Reykjavik
    Reykjavik
    • Tour - Shared - Golden Circle by Super Truck with Snowmobiling (9.5 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide (2/snowmobile)
    Breakfast
  • Day 4 Reykjavik
    Reykjavik
    • Tour - Shared - Hot Springs & Lava Caves (7 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 5 Reykjavik
    Reykjavik
    • Tour - Shared - 1/2 Day Whale Watching (2.5-3.5 hrs) - Boat
    Breakfast
  • Day 6 Reykjavik
    Reykjavik
    • Tour - Shared - 1/2 Day Blue Lagoon - Vehicle/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 7 Reykjavik
    Reykjavik
    • Transfer - Private - Airport (International) - Vehicle/Driver(7)
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 at your hotel. Your representative will help you to check in to your accommodation, and guide you through your welcome package.

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.

Reykjavik is renowned for its world class cuisine. Ask your sales consultant for a list of our top dining suggestions in and around Reykjavik, for a truly authentic Icelandic meal.

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

Árbær was an established farm well into the 20th century, and the museum opened there in 1957. Árbær is now an open air museum with more than 20 buildings which form a town square, a village and a farm. Most of the buildings have been relocated from central Reykjavik. Árbær Open Air Museum tries to give a sense of the architecture and way of life and lifestyles of the past in Reykjavik and during summer visitors can see domestic animals. There are many exhibitions and events held at the Museum which highlight specific periods in Reykjavik's history. These include craft days, vintage car displays, Christmas exhibitions and much more. There is something for everyone at Árbær Open Air Museum. A private driver-guide will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to the museum for a private guided tour (40-60 minutes). Following your tour you will be taken back to your hotel. Entrance fee to the museum included.

While at the National Museum, head on over to the kids corner where kids can try on a Viking Costume.

On the exhibition’s second floor there are two rooms dedicated to hands-on learning and fun, in which visitors to the National Museum have the opportunity to try out various puzzles and games.The purpose is to engage visitors by allowing visitors to try things out, to touch things and see the museum’s collection in a new light.

Accommodation: Frón (3*)
Árbær Open Air Museum
Árbær Open Air Museum

Day 3: Reykjavik

Spend the day today on a shared tour as you access some of Iceland’s most famous and exciting natural wonders by Super Truck. Visit Pingvellir National Park, the world famous Geyser geothermal area and Gullfoss “the Golden Waterfall”. Next kick the action into higher gear to get even closer to Iceland’s nature and go for a snowmobiling tour on Langjoekull, Iceland’s second largest glacier. Super truck tour with a driver-guide, snowmobile tour, overall, glove and helmet rental.

Accommodation: Frón (3*)
Gullfoss Waterfall
Gullfoss Waterfall

Day 4: Reykjavik

The journey begins by exploring one of the many lava caves in the Blafjoll mountain range, just east of Reykjavik. You will find out how lava caves are formed and discover the beauty of stalagmites and stalactites. Having enjoyed the hidden beauties of the underground, we head out to the Hengill geothermal area where an easy hike in magnificently ethereal surroundings, dotted with hot springs and bubbling mud pools, await you. The hike continues down through Reykjadalur, the “Smokey” Valley, where it is possible to enjoy a natural bath in a warm stream. This is a short tour, but one to remember! This tour is for the sport-minded outdoor lover, with excellent physical condition. Transportation, Guiding services, helmets, headlights are included in the tour. Note*Warm & waterproof clothing, good hiking shoes, bathing suit and towel are required locally and are not included.

Accommodation: Frón (3*)
Geothermal Active Fields
Geothermal Active Fields

Day 5: Reykjavik

Take part in an adventure at sea with an unforgettable trip into the world of whales and sea birds. Minke whales, white-beaked dolphins, harbor porpoises, and the popular humpback whales are all commonly sighted whales on this tour.

Accommodation: Frón (3*)
Whale Watching
Whale Watching

Day 6: Reykjavik

After being picked up from your hotel, enjoy a half day shared tour of Blue Lagoon. Spend some peaceful time at the Blue Lagoon, an incredible geothermal spa, set in an otherworldly area where lava and thermal water meet and complement each other. Visit the Blue Lagoon, a unique natural pool of mineral rich geothermal water located in the middle of a lava field in the pure, beautiful Icelandic wilderness. After the tour ends, you will be taken back to your hotel. Entrance fee to Blue Lagoon and & towel rental included.

Accommodation: Frón (3*)
Blue Lagoon
Blue Lagoon

Day 7: Reykjavik

Relax on your airport transfer in Reykjavik with a private vehicle and driver. 

Accommodation:
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.
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  • 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 excellent experience with Kensington Tours started with Michelle Callaghan, a consultant for Ireland and UK, followed by a very friendly and knowledgeable person in KT Air, ending with our guide Paul Wilson who my whole family loved. I am lucky enough to have traveled internationally for both business and pleasure for decades, therefore I have to compare. The entire experience with Kensington, from start to finish, was a 10.

  • Elizabeth M. — August 10, 2016 — Europe

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  • Margarette H. — August 10, 2016 — Europe

    We enjoyed the trip immensely! All our tour guides did a good job. I'd like to especially call out Alexandra from Lisbon and Javier from Toledo as outstanding. Our primary drivers Jose in Lisbon and Muhammad in Morocco were also outstanding! Special appreciation for our Riad accommodations in Marrakech which was magical!

  • Noor K. — August 10, 2016 — Europe

    Very well organized tour . I will recommend it to every one who wants to travel. Excellent tour.

  • Rebecca K. — August 10, 2016 — Europe

    Jaclyn was the best!!! I have already referred her to a friend! She was quick responding and really listened to what we like! Definitely will use her again!

  • Razieh M. — August 10, 2016 — Europe

    Absolutely outstanding service. We loved it. Very professional staff and timely with schedules. It saved us a lot of time and we got to see a lot more than we would have done had we done this all by ourselves.

  • Ann P. — August 10, 2016 — Europe

    Great vacation. People in Iceland are wonderful, cordial, friendly.

  • Santanu D. — August 10, 2016 — Europe

    Your tours are not inexpensive but worth every penny of the extra cost. You do your homework and the guides are superb. Your service during the trip is personal and responsive. I have seen this in three continents.

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.

* USD per person, double occupancy. Custom designed personal tour. Prices subject to change.

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