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3 Day Family Travel Package

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time-raw3 days
Very Easy
Starting point
Your hotel in Reykjavik
Pickup Option
Free Pickup

Iceland’s landscapes are world-renowned, but experiencing them all in limited time can be tricky. Benefit from expert knowledge with a three-day small-group tour of the biggest attractions from Reykjavik, with entrance to all sites included.

What to expect?

Day 1: Golden Circle and Secret Lagoon

Our first stop on the famous Golden Circle is the geothermal area, Geysir, home of the original erupting "geyser" and his little brother Strokkur. Catch the sight of superheated water bursting from the ground up to 25 meters high.

Next, we stroll down to Gullfoss, the undisputed queen of Icelandic waterfalls. Gullfoss, "the Golden Waterfall", is an amazing sight. The water flows 32 meters down three steps of lava rocks with breathtaking power and grandeur.

Our last stop of the day is Þingvellir National Park, where you'll find the biggest natural lake in Iceland. Þingvellir is a UNESCO world heritage site and the birthplace of Alþingi, the oldest existing parliament in the world founded by the Vikings more than a thousand years ago. Þingvellir is also a place of many geological wonders as it lies in the tectonic rift valley between America and Europe. It is completely surrounded by beautiful volcanoes created from the ongoing tectonic drift.

After the Golden Circle, we'll find the Secret Lagoon. The locals call this the “Secret lagoon” because it was known only to them for a long time. Now you have a chance to bathe in this outstanding pool in magical surroundings.

After a nice hot bath, we head back to Reykjavik over the Hellisheiði pass. You can expect to be at your accommodation place at 7 PM.

Day 2: South Coast

We pick you up in the morning in Reykjavik and head towards the east, through the southern lowland to Sólheimajökull, an outlet glacier of Mýrdalsjökull, Iceland’s 4th largest glacier. From there we move towards Iceland‘s most famous black sand beach, Reynisfjara, where the roaring Atlantic ocean fiercely hits the shore. Just off the beach, Reynisdrangar basalt stacks majestically rise from the sea.

Our next stop is Vík, the most southern town in Iceland here we’ll stop at the local church. After we have explored Vik, we turn around and start making our way back to the city. On the way back we will stop at Skógafoss, the roughly 65m high cascade, and the picturesque Seljalandsfoss, where you’ll have a chance to walk behind the waterfall during the summer.

Day 3: Whale Watching

The animals most frequently seen on tours are the Minke whales, humpback whales, dolphins, and porpoises. Our qualified guides do an excellent job providing you with information and giving you the best opportunities to see and learn all about the wildlife. Learn all about sea life while coasting through Faxaflói bay. Please understand that weather and sea conditions play have a big role in how much you'll actually see.

We rarely have to go further than 15 km from the harbor. For your comfort and warmth, we offer special suits on board. We do advise that you wear your warmest clothes - hats, scarves, gloves etc – as it can get very cold (even on the warmest days) when the boat is in motion. We also offer hot drinks and soup in our onboard café. Our boats are built so that you have the option to watch the whales from inside as well. With the large windows and inside warmth, you can enjoy the animals of the North Atlantic from a very comfortable view.

What is included?

  • All transfers with pick-up from Reykjavík
  • Activities and entrance fees for all attractions
  • Transportation to all activities
  • English-speaking guides

Is this experience for me?

  • Individuals must be 6 years of age or older to participate
  • Moderate physical fitness is recommended, as this tour requires plenty of hiking & walking

What do I need to bring?

  • Sturdy footwear, preferably boots good for hiking
  • Layered clothing, preferably waterproof items
  • Winter items such as gloves and hats
  • Spending money
  • Camera

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: Fee of 100% if canceled 1 week before event or less.
  • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high-quality service.

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