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Multi-Day Tours in Iceland - Complete Guide

If you’re looking for an unforgettable travel experience, don't wait to plan your trip to Iceland! The panoramic views are legendary, regardless of the season. No wonder Iceland is one of the world’s most popular travel destinations today.

With a wide range of attractions, this unique island nation is absolutely worth a visit. Unmatched nature, inspiring adventures, rich culture and a charming atmosphere await you. You’ll find incredible landscapes, active volcanoes, blue glaciers, stunning waterfalls and much more!

gullfoss and geysir in golden circle

Explore the fabled South Coast, where you’ll find Iceland’s most famous waterfalls and black sand beaches. Tour the famous Golden Circle route, where you can experience the pure power of the Earth. See geysers erupting, walk between the continents, and visit Iceland’s most breathtaking waterfalls.

Get the most out of your vacation in Iceland. Adventures.com offers travel packages of all kinds. Here you can find some general information useful for planning a trip to Iceland. Don't hesitate to contact our travel specialists if you have any questions.

Booking Organized Tours in Iceland

Adventures.com offers a great selection of travel options. From the adventurous action packages to specialized honeymoon and anniversary tours. We offer budget-friendly self-drive trips, brief stopover packages and so much more. Our tour packages have varying durations.

breidamerkurjokull glacier view in jokulsarlon

We recommend that you book your flight at least one day before the travel package begins. Then, depart the day after that the earliest time possible. So, if a travel package has a duration of four days, you would spend at least six nights in Iceland.

If you have any extra time, we recommend exploring Reykjavik city. There are many beautiful places and hidden gems in Reykjavik. Visit the modern and distinctive colored glass building of Harpa Concert Hall. Climb up to the tower of Iceland’s biggest church, the captivating Hallgrimskirkja Church. Admire the incredible view of the colorful, charming houses of Reykjavík.

reykjavik city view from hallgrimskirkja church with rainbow

Take a dip in a hot tub and relax like a local in one of the numerous geothermal swimming pools. Walk along the famous Laugavegur shopping street and taste the local street food. Visit the Botanical Gardens have a good soup in the greenhouse bistro. Meet the arctic foxes, reindeer, seals and Icelandic domestic animals in the city’s “family park.” Reykjavík is small but there is so much to do!

Self-Drive vs. Small Group Tours in Iceland

Adventures.com offers packages both for independent travelers and for those who prefer the organized small group tours. If you have difficulties with deciding which travel style to choose for your Iceland holiday, consider the following points.

Safety

Safety comes first! Weather and driving conditions are special in Iceland. They can easily surprise you if you are not used to the climate. The weather is notoriously changeable. Fog, vertical rain, blowing wind and storms can - and probably will - occur any time. Storms can turn into sparkling sunshine in minutes. The winters are long, dark and stormy with frequently challenging road conditions.

danger sign at jokulsarlon glacier lagoon

If you aren’t an experienced driver, avoid renting a car and self-driving through your Iceland tour. If you have never driven on snowy and icy roads, you should not risk it. Our expert driving guides are skilled and specifically trained to drive in the difficult Icelandic conditions. We at Adventures.com offer great experiences in all kinds of weather. We know when the forecast is too risky to head out. You can trust our knowledge of the island.

On an organized group tour, we take care of everything. You won’t have to bother with energy-sapping navigating in unfamiliar places and circumstances. You won’t get lost.  You don't risk danger if you get distracted by the beautiful landscapes or the Northern Lights, because you are not the driver. Your focus can be on the beauty all around you rather than driving.

Travel Companion

Are you traveling by yourself and interested in meeting like-minded travelers? Then the group tour is surely for you! People on coach tours are more interesting than you might imagine!

You’ll meet other open-minded solo travellers who appreciate the security offered by an organized tour. From retirees with decades of amazing travel experiences to young backpackers who love going on independent holidays, you’ll travel with a diverse and fascinating group of fellow tourists.

group of friends jumping in a field in iceland

You may also meet small group of friends or couples who want to spend quality time together and are open to making new friendships. Or lively families who want to spend their time with the kids instead of driving all day long. Or maybe even parents enjoying a kids-free holiday. Many of our guests have made friends for life travelling with us!

Budget

Iceland is an expensive country so the term “low-budget” has a different meaning than in South-East Asia, for instance. The most cost-effective way of traveling in Iceland is by booking everything far in advance.

icelandic krona money notes ISK

If you have a fixed budget, you can avoid the sometimes nasty surprises of touring by booking a group tour. Cost overrun is a possible risk of individual travels. Especially when it comes to fuel, which exceeds $2 a liter in Iceland, and can quickly add to your mounting holiday bill. Booking one of our self-drive packages comes with the advantage of organized accommodations, often with breakfast included.

Time and Planning

When it comes to time, you can save a lot if you leave the organization to someone else. Regardless of whether you choose a group tour or a self-driven tour, our Iceland experts will put together your itinerary.

We consider value and timing. We’ve honed our expertise and skills over years of practical experience and decades of local knowledge. Putting together a similar itinerary yourself can take hours of research. Finding the best car rental companies, hotels, restaurants and places to stay takes time. So, whatever you choose, if you go with Adventures.com tours, you can relax. We will take care of everything.

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Flexibility

If you prefer flexibility and spontaneity, our self-driven tours are for you. With your own rental car, you have perfect freedom. You can spend as much time at locations as you want. You can skip those that you are less interested in and make extra stops whenever you feel like it. You can head out in the middle of the night for a Northern Light hunt or to take a walk in the midnight sun.

We will take care of your car rental, the accommodations and the self-drive tour itinerary. Book and receive your detailed travel guide, based on our extensive local knowledge. It will lead you to the most beautiful places on the island, and even some lesser-known treasures.

woman looking at a map near vik town in iceland

Your Iceland self-drive tour package includes a rental car and accommodations. And you can choose from a list of extra activities in the areas. The itinerary has been carefully selected by our team of professional travel experts. It includes all of the best attractions, directions and activities along the way... leave it to the experts and enjoy your tour!

WHAT IS A MULTI-DAY TOUR?

A multi-day tour is any tour that lasts more than a single day. They generally include lots of different attractions and activities and are perfect for anyone who seeks to explore Iceland in depth. You can combine different activities and various sites to make your time in Iceland something to remember for a lifetime!

Why choose a multi-day tour?

Multi-Day tours allow you to really get to know Iceland. We offer a host of different guided tours, ranging from short 2-day tours where you explore a specific area, to 6 day Iceland tours, where you explore the whole country! Our tours come in all shapes and sizes and cater to all tastes – offering the chance to sightsee, enjoy fun activities, explore nature and much, much more.

krysuvik seltun geothermal area in reykjanes

Guided tours are a hassle-free way of exploring Iceland – we sort out all the logistics like the itinerary, accommodation, and transport, allowing you to relax and enjoy your holiday. All of our tours are small group experiences, ensuring that you can make the most out of your expert guide's knowledge. If you want to really understand the land of elves, trolls, and other mythical creatures, then our vacation packages are the perfect way to do it!

What's included in a multi day tour?

Our multi-day travel packages generally include accommodation, that we carefully hand pick for every tour, comfortable transport, and entrances to specified attractions along the way. Breakfast will usually be included, although you may have to arrange other meals yourself. There may also be optional attractions included that you can pay extra for. Everything is listed on the individual tour pages, so it is best to check them.

woman with two ice axes

Where do your multi-day tours depart from?

Most of our multi-day tours depart from the capital city Reykjavik, although some may meet at a specific location and others may offer pick-up from different points. Check the individual tour page, for an exact time of departure.

What to bring on Multi-Day tour?

What you should bring on a tour depends on where the tour is going. It’s best to check the specific tour page for an exact list (we'll also send a full equipment list after you have booked).

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However, warm and waterproof clothing is always essential, as are sturdy hiking shoes and personal items. You can rent some items from us during the booking process. We also recommend that you pack as lightly as possible – if you want to bring extra items, then you can leave them at our offices in Reykjavik for the duration of the tour.

Traveling to Iceland

Before booking your tour to Iceland, there are many things to think about. To start with, think about the most important things you want to experience.

Would you like to step out of your comfort zone and go on adventures? Would you like to hike in the wilderness or up a glacier? Are you interested in wildlife, seeing whales, seals, arctic foxes, and puffins? Or are you more eager to see the Northern Lights? Would you go on a snowmobile adventure in wintry landscapes and visit some ice caves? Each season has its own charm, their pros and their cons, and their own little magic!

exploring crystal ice cave near jokulsarlon

The Best Time to Visit Iceland? Summer!

Summer (June-August) is the most popular travel season in Iceland. During this season, it is bright all day and beautiful sunset and sunrise colors paint the skies all night long. Plenty of amazing festivals and outdoor activities await you. This is the best time for road trips, camping and hiking Iceland’s epic trails. Some of Iceland’s most beautiful areas are only accessible in summer. For example, the roads that lead to the Highlands open in June and are accessible only until September.

base camp in landmannnalaugar in iceland

Summer is also the season of cuteness and adorable animals: baby horses, sheep and puffins are everywhere! The chance of seeing a whale on a whale-watching tour is nearly 100 percent in summer, although it is also very high in winter at about 90 percent.

Naturally, every season has its pros and cons. You can't see, for example, the Northern Lights over Iceland in the summer. The nights are too bright and make it impossible to see any lights in the sky, although they are there.

northern lights at kirkjufell mountain in snaefellsnes

Hotels, guided tours, accommodations and rental cars are often fully booked in summer. The solution to that problem is to book everything far in advance! Secure your reservations right away to make sure you get to do everything your way on your Iceland vacation.

The Most Affordable Time to Visit Iceland? The Off-Season

If you are looking for the best time with regard to price-to-value ratio, consider coming during the off-season. In the low season, with less competition for cheaper rooms, you’ll have a wider selection of affordable accommodation options.

The off-season lasts from early autumn to late spring (September - May). These are the cheapest months to fly, rent a car and find accommodations in Iceland.

woman hitchhiking backpacking in iceland

Flights

Plenty of airline companies operate regular airfares to Iceland. Some offer annual services while others limit flights to the summer season. Located halfway between North America and Europe, Iceland is a perfect place for a brief stopover on a transatlantic journey. Some airline companies offer free stopovers in Iceland or affordable round trips to Iceland. This is a great opportunity to explore the land of fire and ice.

Accommodation

You can find all kinds of lovely accommodations in Iceland, including cheap hostels, budget Bed & Breakfast accommodations, rustic family-fun guesthouses, boutique and countryside hotels and even luxurious apartments.

However, Iceland is a small country with a low population. This is why the selection of accommodation is limited. We highly recommend that you book your accommodations well in advance to get the best price and best selection

hotel skaftafell near svinafellsjokull glacier in south iceland

If you book a package tour with Adventures.com, we arrange accommodations for your whole tour. Our overnight- and multi-day tours always include accommodations, usually with breakfast. Most tours and packages offer pickup and drop-off at your accommodations in Reykjavik.

Campsites

Many visitors come to Iceland to experience pure, unspoiled wilderness. Travelers are required to behave responsibly in the Icelandic nature by minimizing their impact on the area in which they camp.

skaftafell national park camping area vatnajokull

Camping is super easy in Iceland. It is not necessary to book your place at a campsite in advance... you just show up. There are around 170 registered campsites around the country. There is a hardly a village where you won’t find at least one campsite. They are usually open from the beginning of June until late August or mid-September. Some campsites offer services during the winters for campervans and recreational vehicles.

Which multi-day tour is right for me?

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT MULTI-DAY TOUR

We offer a multitude of different vacation packages and you need to make sure that you choose the right one if you're going to make the most out of your time visiting Iceland.

The first question that you should ask yourself is – what time of year would you like to visit? If you visit in winter, you'll encounter a world of glaciers, snow-capped mountains, and frozen waterfalls. Some of the most popular winter activities include – snowmobiling, ice climbing, ice cave tours, and glacier hiking. The winter nights are longer – meaning that you might see the Northern Lights flickering in the heavens.

Iceland’s summers are no less impressive – the mountains transform into emerald pyramids; the seas are frequented by whales and there are a host of exciting outdoor adventures just waiting to be had. Some of the most popular outdoor activities are horse riding, hiking, kayaking and whale watching. The summer days are longer, allowing us to cram even more into our summer vacation adventures.

ALL YEAR ROUND MULTI-DAY TOURS

Many of our travel packages run throughout the year, offering the chance to see Iceland's most famous attractions whenever you visit. You’ll find some of our most popular all-year-around tours listed below.

6 Days Around Iceland Adventure – This small group tour multi-day tour is available throughout the year and crams a host of amazing attractions into 6 action-packed days. The tour includes the Golden Circle, Jökulsárlón, Mývatn, among other well-known attractions. Rated as the European tour of the year in 2017 it's the ultimate multi-day tour in Iceland!

2 Day South Coast – Ice Cave, Skaftafell & Jokulsarlon Ice Lagoon – A fabulous tour that explores Iceland's South Coast. You'll see Vatnajökull, Jökulsárlón, the Diamond Beach and much, much more. If you're only in the country for a short time, then this is the multi-day tour for you!

3 Day – Golden Circle Afternoon, South Coast & Blue Lagoon – This wonderful package combines Iceland's most famous attractions into one awesome tour. Travel the famous Golden Circle route, take a relaxing dip in the Blue Lagoon and see the highlights of Iceland's South Coast. If you want to see Iceland's most famous sights, then this multi-day tour is ideal for you!

WINTER MULTI-DAY TOURS

Iceland offers some of the best winter multiple day tours in the world, encompassing gorgeous glacial landscapes, untouched natural wildernesses and a host of exciting activities. Explore Vatnajökull Glacier, see the heavenly colors of the Northern Lights, snowmobile on a glacier and travel back to a time when ice still ruled. If you want to see the Icelandic winter in all of its glory, then check out some of our most popular winter vacation packages!

5 Day Snæfellsnes Peninsula, South Iceland, And Northern Lights Tour – Explore Iceland’s legendary Snæfellsnes Peninsula, see the wonders of the South Coast and look out for the ethereal dancing colors of the Northern Lights on this amazing 5-day tour.

FAQ

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Our multi-day tours last from two to ten days, depending on the specific tour and its itinerary. For more detailed information, check the specific tour page.

Most of our tours depart from Reykjavik. However, specific trips may offer different pick-up points or meet on location options. Please check the individual tour page for more detailed information.

Breakfast is included in most of our vacation packages and other meals may be included on specific tours, such as hiking ones. However, on most of our multi-day tours, lunch and dinner are not included.

Many of our tours run throughout the year. However, some may be specific to winter or summer – there would be no point in running a Northern Lights tour in the summer because you wouldn't be able to see them! Check individual tour pages for precise details on when the tour that you are interested in is available.

Many of our multi-day tours are family-friendly, some are not, due to the activities that we will be doing. Check the individual tour page for specific information on the minimum age.

Your trip to Iceland depends a lot on what you want to do! If you're in the country for a layover, then spend your 24-48 hours exploring Reykjavik, the Blue Lagoon and the Golden Circle. If you're in our country for a bit longer, we recommend taking ad

Iceland can be one of the more expensive countries to visit on a vacation, but there are ways to plan a budget-friendly trip. Bring your own water bottle, skip the alcohol (prices can be hefty!), avoid taxis, take advantage of some of the free swimming holes and hot springs in the city. 

That's a great question. Plan ahead, shop for affordable tours, and book your hotel well in advance. We fully recommend booking a guide who will prepare your transportation, hotel and breakfast in one convenient package.

Definitely! Iceland is one of the safest countries in the world, with little crime even in the cities. The biggest concern is the weather, as the roads can get tricky in the winter. Many trails are closed off in the winter due to the snow. Keep in touch with the weather report to keep track of patterns in temperature and the Northern Lights. 

It can be a bit expensive in terms of food and drink! Lunch in a restaurant may cost you upwards of $20. Book a vacation package and our guides will arrange your breakfasts for you.