Iceland Signature

7 days from $7,154 per person*
  • Private guided tour of the Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir hot springs.
  • Enjoy an independent hike between Helnar and Arnastapi.
  • See the amazing landscapes of the Landmannalaugar Highlands.
  • Private transfers throughout.
  • Featuring expertly selected hotels.
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From glaciers to geysers, highlands to hot springs, you'll discover exciting vistas at every turn on this private guided tour. Soak in the Blue Lagoon, explore enchanting Reykjavik & much more.

Discover the land of fire and ice on this scenic circuit trip. Dramatic landscapes, otherworldly illuminations and geothermal spas are just a few of the natural wonders that Iceland has to offer. Explore the wine bars, museums and quaint architecture in Reykjavik with your expert private guide and driver. Hike to Arnastapi, a beautiful coastal town at the foot of a large peak, then explore geysers, and Gullfloss the "Golden Waterfall." Embark on a scenic journey through steaming hot springs and surreal highlands, past stunning glaciers, and just about any majestic scenery you can imagine. Conclude your incredible journey with a soothing dip in the renowned Blue Lagoon.

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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 - City Tour (3 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide(4)
  • Day 2 Reykjavik to Budir
    Reykjavik to Budir
    • Reykjavik - Budir [2.5 hrs] - Vehicle/Driver(8)
    Breakfast
  • Day 3 Budir
    Budir
    • Private - Hiking Helnar to Arnastapi (2-3 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver(4)
    Breakfast
  • Day 4 Budir to Ranga
    Budir to Ranga
    • Budir - Ranga [Golden Circle] - Vehicle/Driver-Guide(4)
    Breakfast
  • Day 5 Ranga
    Ranga
    • Private - Landmannalaugar Highland (9 hrs) - Jeep/Guide(5)
    • Packed Lunch (included)
    Breakfast
  • Day 6 Ranga
    Ranga
    • Tour - Private - Thorsmork Valley (7-8 hrs) - Jeep/Guide(3)
    • Packed Lunch (included)
    Breakfast
  • Day 7 Ranga
    Ranga
    • Ranga - Keflavík [via Blue Lagoon (bathing fee included)] - 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.

Reykjavík is the world's most northerly capital, with more than one third of Iceland's population. Today Reykjavík is a modern city with a variety of restaurants, museums, galleries, and theaters. On this tour you will visit the most important sights of the city,such as the old town, the city cathedral, Hallgrimskirkja church and the “Pearl” with your private licensed driver guide. Return to your hotel.

Accommodation: Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina (4*)

Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina, steps from downtown Reykjavik, is situated in a completely renovated four-story building that has become a landmark among local residents. It is located next to the historical, and still fully functioning, dry-dock called Slippur. This Reykjavik hotel offers colorful and quirky design both inside and out. Guestrooms are comfortable and spacious, with décor that is maritime and Icelandic inspired, with a chic twist. Experience Reykjavik like a local, and dine at Slippbarinn. Tasty snacks and an impressive drink menu are featured at this cozy and quirky sit-down café. Visit the Boiler Room, the hotel’s gym facility that is encompassed by glass walls so people can train and simultaneously experience the hotel atmosphere.

Reykjavik
Reykjavik
Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina
Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina

Day 2: Reykjavik - Budir

Meet your driver for a private transfer to Budir.

Accommodation: Hotel Budir (3*)

Hotel Budir is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful countryside hotels in Iceland, just a short drive from Iceland’s capital city, Reykjavik. The hotel sits in a lava field on the westernmost tip of the Snaefellsnes peninsula, in the western region of Iceland. Due to the hotel’s location, guests have an impressive view of the breathtaking Snaefellsjokull glacier and the Budir-estuary which meanders into the vast Faxafloi-Bay where a number of seals reside. Guestrooms are comfortable, and feature all the amenities needed for a pleasant stay. Dine at the hotel restaurant, renowned for its unique fresh and local gourmet fish and lamb dishes, original starters and heavenly desserts.

Budir
Budir
Hotel Budir
Hotel Budir

Day 3: Budir

Today your private driver will drive you approximately 20 minutes along the coast to the village of Hellnar to begin an independent hike to the village of Arnastapi. The coastal hike is absolutely stunning and no guide is required. You will definitely want to stop and take pictures along the way. At the end of the hike your driver will pick you up and take you back to the hotel. The entire tour should take no longer than 3 hours.

Accommodation: Hotel Budir (3*)
Arnastapi
Arnastapi

Day 4: Budir - Ranga

Your private driver-guide will meet you at your hotel and accompany you on a private tour of the Golden Circle. Your first stop will be Thingvellir National Park, a remarkable geological site and the most historic site in all of Iceland. Next, visit Gullfoss, or Golden Waterfall, one of the most impressive waterfalls in Europe. Finally make a stop at Geyser hot spring area. The famous “Great Geyser” here, has given name to hot springs all over the world. You will see Strokkur, one of the most active geysers in the area, spouting up to 30 meters in the air. At days end you will be brought to your accommodation in Ranga.

Accommodation: Hotel Ranga (4*)

Hotel Ranga is a luxury countryside hotel and the only 4 star resort in South Iceland. It offers all the facilities and services of a modern resort. Located about an hour from Reykjavík between the towns of Hella and Hvolsvöllur, it lies just off the main road right in middle of South Iceland’s panoramic scene. Hotel rooms are cozy and luxurious, and provide guests with a comfortable stay. It also features an acclaimed riverside restaurant, a lounge and bar, a game room, massage facilities and three much beloved outdoor hot tubs heated with geothermal water - where there is an excellent chance to view the fantastic northern lights during September through April.

Mt. Hekla
Mt. Hekla
Hotel Ranga
Hotel Ranga

Day 5: Ranga

Meet your private guide at the Hotel Ranga, who will take you on a private tour drive through some very rugged terrain in the southern highlands. The photographer´s finger will be itching when taking in unforgettable landscape with surreal beauty, steaming hot springs, explosive craters and an amazing range of colors on some of Iceland’s most spectacular jeep tracks. To top off the day, you visit Landmannalaugar, where it is possible to have a warm bath in a natural pool. Afterwards you will be transferred back to Ion Hotel.

A packed lunch is included this day for your convenience.

Accommodation: Hotel Ranga (4*)
Landmannalaugar Highland
Landmannalaugar Highland

Day 6: Ranga

Today, enjoy a tour of Thórsmörk Valley with your private driver guide by Super Jeep. Thórsmörk Valley will provide you with an experience of a lifetime, surrounded by volcanic glaciers, rough terrain, unbridged glacial rivers and mind-blowing wilderness, located in between three glaciers, including the famous Eyjafjallajökull, which erupted in 2010. The sight of what the unbridled power of a spouting volcano can do in a short time to its surroundings is breathtaking and leaves visitors awestricken.  Among other sights and stops along the way, you will visit Gígjökull glacier from where the powerful glacial floods escaped during the eruption in Eyjafjallajökull explosively. Afterwards you will be transferred to your hotel.

A packed lunch is included this day for your convenience.

Accommodation: Hotel Ranga (4*)
Thorsmork Valley
Thorsmork Valley

Day 7: Ranga

Meet your driver for a private transfer to Keflavik via Blue Lagoon. There is a secure location to store your luggage while at the Lagoon.  Also, lockers are available in the change rooms. Included: bathing fee at the Blue Lagoon and towel. 

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.

Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina (4*): Reykjavik

Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina, steps from downtown Reykjavik, is situated in a completely renovated four-story building that has become a landmark among local residents. It is located next to the historical, and still fully functioning, dry-dock called Slippur. This Reykjavik hotel offers colorful and quirky design both inside and out. Guestrooms are comfortable and spacious, with décor that is maritime and Icelandic inspired, with a chic twist. Experience Reykjavik like a local, and dine at Slippbarinn. Tasty snacks and an impressive drink menu are featured at this cozy and quirky sit-down café. Visit the Boiler Room, the hotel’s gym facility that is encompassed by glass walls so people can train and simultaneously experience the hotel atmosphere.

Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina
Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina
Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina
Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina

Hotel Budir (3*): Budir

Hotel Budir is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful countryside hotels in Iceland, just a short drive from Iceland’s capital city, Reykjavik. The hotel sits in a lava field on the westernmost tip of the Snaefellsnes peninsula, in the western region of Iceland. Due to the hotel’s location, guests have an impressive view of the breathtaking Snaefellsjokull glacier and the Budir-estuary which meanders into the vast Faxafloi-Bay where a number of seals reside. Guestrooms are comfortable, and feature all the amenities needed for a pleasant stay. Dine at the hotel restaurant, renowned for its unique fresh and local gourmet fish and lamb dishes, original starters and heavenly desserts.

Hotel Budir
Hotel Budir

Hotel Ranga (4*): Ranga

Hotel Ranga is a luxury countryside hotel and the only 4 star resort in South Iceland. It offers all the facilities and services of a modern resort. Located about an hour from Reykjavík between the towns of Hella and Hvolsvöllur, it lies just off the main road right in middle of South Iceland’s panoramic scene. Hotel rooms are cozy and luxurious, and provide guests with a comfortable stay. It also features an acclaimed riverside restaurant, a lounge and bar, a game room, massage facilities and three much beloved outdoor hot tubs heated with geothermal water - where there is an excellent chance to view the fantastic northern lights during September through April.

Hotel Ranga
Hotel Ranga
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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  • 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

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    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.

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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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