Explore the vast geothermal landscapes of southern Iceland on this superb tailor made family holiday. Experience some of the country’s natural highlights, from imposing volcanoes to roaring waterfalls, and enjoy cycling and walking trails, plus a visit to the Blue Lagoon.
Relax in the Blue Lagoon
Hike in dramatic landscapes
Walk beneath a thundering waterfall
See rock formations on a volcanic beach
Discover Iceland’s Viking past in Thingvellir
Children will appreciate the many layers of the land while bathing in the Blue Lagoon, walking through the volcanic landscape and cycling around the vast open spaces. You’ll also have time to soak up the pleasant atmosphere of the colourful city of Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital. From here, you can explore the famous Golden Circle, home to some of Iceland’s most spectacular sights, and Strokkur, the original geyser.
Join a guided tour along the south coast, walk behind a spectacular waterfall, visit Vik’s black sandy beach with its basalt columns and walk to a small lake which has formed in front of a retreating glacier.
The adventure here is not limited only to time on land; your family can also head out on a majestic whale safari from Reykjavik (optional).
Day1: Fly to Keflavik, transfer to Hveragerdi
Arrive at Keflavik airport; private transfer along the coast to Hveragerdi, stopping en route to observe birds from the clifftops. This evening, dinner is included at the hotel.
Day2: At leisure in Hveragerdi
Today is kept free for you to enjoy some of the activities available locally, such as a visit to the nearby geothermal park, or go for a relaxed walk in the nature park near your accommodation.
Day3: South Coast adventure
Join a guided tour of the south coast, visiting spectacular waterfalls such as Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss. Next, visit the small fishing village of Vik, which has a spectacular black sand beach, and then a glacier at Solheimajokull. Today is a great opportunity to gain a full impression of Iceland's volcanic history as you pass by its many volcanoes and waterfalls.
Continue to Reykjavik, your base for the next three nights.
Day4: Golden Circle
Visit some of Iceland’s most famous sights, including Strokkur geyser and the impressive Gullfoss waterfall and its many viewpoints. You will also spend some time at Thingvellir National Park where the Viking Parliament was formed under the open sky 1,000 years ago. Children will also be able to see how tomatoes are produced with the aid of geothermal heat.
Day5: Free day in Reykjavik
Today is kept free for you to explore. You may like to join a whale watching tour or explore the city. We recommend a visit to one of the many museums telling the story of Iceland's Viking history.
Day6: Transfer to Keflavik Airport via the Blue Lagoon & fly back to the UK
Morning at leisure in the city, before transferring to Keflavik airport. If you have time en route, stop at the Blue Lagoon for a refreshing bathe before your flight back to the UK.
Prices from (exc. international flights):£1,599per adult,£799per child
Prices from (inc. flights from/to UK):£1,875per adult,£1,059per child
Child prices apply for ages 11 and under at the time of travel.