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2-Day South Coast and Ice Cave Tour with Accommodation

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Key Highlights

  • A brilliant 2-day tour that combines all the major Iceland attractions
  • Take in spectacular views of the Eyjafjallajökull glacier
  • Walk alongside the Seljalandsfoss waterfalls and revel in the beauty of Skógafoss Falls
  • Stroll along a volcanic, black sand beach at Reynisfjara
  • Hike across a glacier with a certified glacier guide and visit an ice cave
  • You will revel in the opportunity to see the Northern Lights from your accommodation
  • The tour includes hotel transfers and travel from one attraction to another
  • Overview

    This fabulous tour from Reykjavik combines all the major Iceland attractions. Enjoy this two-day excursion that includes visits to the Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, the Reynisfjara black sand beach, Eyjafjallajökull volcano of the South Coast, and an epic glacier hiking experience taking you to an amazing crystal ice cave.

    With choice in single or shared accommodation, transfers and a guide included in the package, the tour is ideal for those who are short on time and are seeking a memorable and adventurous Iceland experience!

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    01 Nov - 31 Mar: Daily

    Duration

    2 days

    Start time

    Pick up from Reykjavik between 8am and 8:45am

    Meeting Point

    Pick up from your accommodation Reykjavik
    (Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

    Pickup points will change from 15th July onwards. For the updated list of pickup points Click here

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point

    Itinerary

    Day 1

    You will be picked up from your Reykjavik accommodation and driven down Ring Road No 1 to the Eyjafjallajökull volcano that erupted in 2010 and disrupted all European air travel. See the beautiful Icelandic countryside, full of farmlands and small villages as you head towards the Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, one of Iceland’s most popular attractions.

    The picture-perfect Seljalandsfoss Waterfall gives you the opportunity to go behind its gushing water and witness the speed of the water as it cascades down a marshy hill. If you are lucky, you might even spot rainbows on a sunny day!

    Next, you will visit the spectacular Skógafoss waterfall, where you may climb the 527 step up the hill to enjoy brilliant, panoramic views of the cascading water and rainbows.

    Moving forward, you will reach the quaint village of Vik and see the splendid black beach of Reynisfjara, known for its famous basalt columns and caverns. Be amazed by the extraordinary landscape of the surroundings and the basalt formation in the sea which, according to Icelandic legends, are believed to be mischievous trolls that were turned to stone by the rising sun.

    In the evening, you will head to your accommodation in the countryside, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, which is perfect for spotting the famous Northern Lights.

    Day 2

    Refuel yourself with a hearty breakfast as you get set for a day full of adventure in the glacier. Drive down to the famous Jökulsárlón Ice Lagoon, home of the massive floating icebergs.

    At the lagoon, meet a certified glacier guide who will help you gear up for the glacier hiking and ice cave adventure. Once ready, you will be driven to the edge of the Vatnajökull glacier, close to the ice cave.

    Inside the crystal cave, you will get ample time to explore the beauty of these naturally occurring ice caves. See the unique spectacle of blue light seeping through the dense walls of the cave that gives it a turquoise look and breathe in the fresh air.

    After visiting the ice cave, make your way back to Reykjavik with a stop at the Skaftafell Nature Reserve. Take in the beauty of this serene park surrounded by jagged mountains and glacier-topped peaks.

    On the drive back, after the night falls, we will make sure to look for the Northern Lights.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Hotel transfers
    • Transportation in a minibus
    • Professional tour guide
    • A glacier walk with a certified glacier guide
    • Single OR Shared Hotel room with bathroom, and breakfast (as per option chosen)

    Exclusions

    • Meals except breakfast
    • Gratuities
  • Please note

    Pickup points will change from 15th July onwards. For the updated list of pickup points Click here

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

    Pick-up from hotels and guesthouses starts 30 minutes before the tour departure time stated on your voucher.

    Please note that food is NOT included on this tour, except breakfast on day two.

    Please note that if you do not choose the single supplement you will be paired in a twin room with another participant of the same gender.

    Good hiking shoes are recommended and can be rented if you do not have them.

    Views of Eyjafjallajökull glacier, Hekla Volcano and entrance to the crystal cave are subjected to weather conditions.

    All our tours are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. We do not assume any responsibility for accidents that are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own actions. Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherent risk.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Minimum age of travel for this tour is 10 years.