Essential Iceland

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Run by: Discover The World

Reference number: ICELAND-ESSICE7NT

From: £790.00

First-time visitors to Iceland are always keen to see the Golden Circle region which encompasses three of the island’s best-known natural features – Thingvellir, Gullfoss and Geysir. However, on this week-long, year round self-drive itinerary you’ll also get to see two more of the breathtaking waterfalls for which this country is famed – Seljalandsfoss and the mighty Skogafoss.

Travel further east for a visit to Skaftafell, now part of Vatnajokull National Park, the largest national park in Europe. A short hike to Svartifoss, the ‘other-worldly’ waterfall backed by basalt columns, is recommended, as is a visit to the spectacular glacial lagoon at Jokulsarlon. Here you can sail to the edge of the glacier front in an iceberg studded lake. At Vik take a walk along the black sand beach and view the distinctive and much-photographed coastline.


  • See the natural treasures of Iceland’s iconic Golden Circle route
  • Experience the ice wonders of Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon and Myrdalsjokull icecap
  • Stroll along black-sand beaches at Vik and spot trolls in the sea stacks at Dyrholaey
  • Try exciting optional excursions, from snowmobiling to superjeep safaris
  • Enjoy long summer days or visit in winter to search for the northern lights
  • Take a dip in the Blue Lagoon or Secret Lagoon
  • Walk behind Seljalandsfoss waterfall and enjoy the views from the top of 60m-tall Skogafoss
  • See more with our exclusive digital travel guide, iDiscover
  • Accommodation in rooms with private facilities

Available year round. Airfares between the UK and Iceland are quoted separately to ensure you receive the best price and are not included in the price. Please contact us for a flight quotation.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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