Iceland can be a difficult place for travellers working with a tight budget, but we didn’t think it was right to deny thrifty folks the chance to experience this Nordic treasure. This quick-and-inexpensive tour bundles together the best bits of the island nation’s northern section while keeping a keen eye on the bottom line by forgoing hotel stays for camping whenever possible. Check out the massive waterfalls, lava formations and volcanic wonders for yourself. We’ll put Iceland within your reach. All you have to do is reach back.
Day 1 ReykjavÍk
Arrive at any time into Reykjavik.
Day 2 ReykjavÍk/Akureyri
Explore the West coast of Iceland en route to Akureyri. Stop and visit GrÁbrÓk Crater and Glanni Waterfall before continuing north to HvÍtserkur Cliff and KolugljÚfur Canyon. Arrive in Akureyri in the evening and settle in to your campsite.
Day 3 Akureyri
Enjoy a free day in Akureyri. Opt to visit MÝvatn nearby and explore lava formations of Dimmuborgir and the geothermal area of NÁmaskarÐ, or go rafting.
Day 4 Akureyri/ReykjavÍk
Spend the morning in Akureyri to explore this small town. Take in the sights of the surrounding mountain range, or enjoy a coffee with the locals at a street side cafe. Opt to take a whale watching tour. Return to Reykjavik in the late afternoon.
Day 5 ReykjavÍk
Depart at any time.
This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website
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