Dramatic waterfalls, mighty volcanoes, bubbling geysers and the Northern Lights await you on our full guided tours of Iceland.

Known as the Land of Fire and Ice, Iceland is a country of contrasts and natural wonder. To the north is the famed Golden Circle, made up of Gulfoss, 'the Golden Falls', Geysir Hot Spring Area and Thingvellir National Park - a wonderland of geothermal and hydro activity. To the south lies quiet fishing villages, black lava beaches, glaciers and the volcano Eyjafjallajokull. Whether you're looking to visit Iceland for a long weekend or a week-long escape, we've got a great selection of group tours to choose from departing in 2019. Go in search of the Northern Lights, explore the snow-covered wilderness and visit glacier fields on one of our winter trips or consider visiting Iceland during the summer months for rainbow-speckled waterfalls and long, sunny days.

Upcoming Iceland Trips in 2019

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Iceland Circle - 8 Days Reykjavik, Iceland 02 Apr 2019 USD $2,376 was $2,795 15% off Iceland Circle - 8 Days Map
Southern Iceland Explorer - 8 Days Reykjavik, Iceland 12 May 2019 USD $2,546 was $2,995 15% off Southern Iceland Explorer - 8 Days Map
Northern Lights Exploration - 8 days Reykjavik, Iceland 13 Sep 2019 USD $2,716 was $3,195 15% off Northern Lights Exploration - 8 days Map
Northern Lights & Glacier Lagoons - 5 days Reykjavik, Iceland 29 Sep 2019 USD $1,526 was $1,795 15% off Northern Lights & Glacier Lagoons - 5 days Map
Northern Lights Discovery - 6 days Reykjavik, Iceland 03 Mar 2019 USD $1,196 was $1,495 20% off Northern Lights Discovery - 6 days Map

Iceland Group Tours

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6 days | FROM USD $1,445

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5 days | FROM USD $1,095

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Northern Lights & Glacier Lagoons

5 days | FROM USD $1,795

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Essential Iceland Aurora

5 days | FROM USD $1,555

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Northern Lights in Style

6 Days | FROM USD $5,395

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Iceland Circle

8 Days | FROM USD $2,595

Year round tour: Take a circle tour of Iceland that departs throughout...

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Southern Iceland Explorer

8 Days | FROM USD $2,995

Summer tour: Explore the best of South Iceland on this 8 day that...

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Northern Lights in Style & More

8 days | FROM USD $6,895

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Northern Lights Exploration

8 days | FROM USD $3,195

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Iceland Country Life

9 Days | FROM USD $4,945

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Iceland Day Tours and Excursions

Whale watching, cave exploration, the Northern Lights, Glacier Walks, scenic flights, ancient river beds, spectacular waterfalls and lots more await on our wide range of day trips in and around Akureyri, Reykjavik and Skaftafell.

Golden Circle and Thingvellir Full-Day Tour from Reykjavik

8 hours
FROM USD $59.54

Take a tour around Iceland's most popular route - the Golden Circle, and visit the impressive...

Gulfoss and Geysir Express Trip from Reykjavik

6 hours
FROM USD $57.10

On this half-day tour from the capital, explore the most popular sites in Iceland's Golden Ring...

Northern Lights 5-Hour Night Tour from Reykjavik

5 hours
FROM USD $49.81

Head out and away from the city for the chance to witness Iceland's most impressive natural...

Iceland South Coast Day Trip from Reykjavik

14 hours
FROM USD $194.40

Explore the dramatic south coast of Iceland for the impressive Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon, the...

Diamond Circle 4x4 Tour

11 hours
FROM USD $301.31

Take a 4x4 adventure around north Iceland's 'Diamond Circle' and stop off at Godafoss & Dettifoss...

Whale Watching from Downtown Akureyri

3 hours
FROM USD $107.10

Go on a whale watching excursion in Eyjafjord, Iceland's longest fjord, to see the majestic...

Diamond Circle Day Trip from Akureyri

10 hours
FROM USD $174.95

Take in the many natural attractions of Iceland's Diamond Circle on this full day tour that includes...

Akureyri to Lofthellir Cave Guided Exploration Full-Day Trip

8 hours
FROM USD $218.69

Head underground to explore the 3,500 year old lava cave of Lofthellir with visits to Lake Myvatn,...

Iceland tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.82 out of 5 based on 79 recent reviews — See All Iceland Reviews

Our tour guide was VERY knowledgeable and passionate about Iceland, her history, culture, geology and geography. A font of information. He’s s very pleasant and enjoyable man who kept our tour group organised and on time. One of the most enjoyable tour guides we’ve had.”  

Maria Philipson • Submitted 17 Jan 2019

I can't remember Eric's last name but he was amazing! I called him Count Eric because he was always making sure everyone was on the bus. I can now count at least to 12 in Icelandic.

He knew so much about the history, geology etc and I think he really enjoyed telling us about Iceland.. He was pleasant and knowledgeable. Once we upgraded to a superior room all was great at the Hotel Cabin. I think that should be highlighted more as an option. The staff were extremely helpful and patient with all our "tourist" inquiries

The food at Arhus was actually very good and the young lady that served us was very efficient. The lodging was spartan as we knew it would be but looked at it like an adventure. The only real complaint would be that our cold water didn't work in our shower making it impossible to take a shower because of the heat of the geothermal hot water.”  

Paula Nowak • Submitted 17 Jan 2019

I enjoyed Iceland I would have preferred a little more time on the city tour of Reykjavik. The rest of the tour was great. Our guide very knowledgeable and passionate about the country and highlighted a lot of information. The shout of ‘aurora’ from our guide just was the icing on the cake! I didn’t think I would love Iceland this much but I want to explore more and become an aurora hunter now. ”  

Melanie Desbruslais • Submitted 10 Jan 2019

Frequently asked questions about our touring holidays in Iceland

Will I see the Northern Lights on your Iceland tours?

If you're travelling between September and March then it's likely you will catch a glimpse of these celestial light displays. We offer a number of tours specially designed around this bucket list wish, spending a night in a remote location away from city lights to increase our chances of seeing them. It's not something we can ever guarantee due to local weather conditions but there's a good chance you will see them over the course of your winter tour. Read our page on spotting the Northern Lights for more information.

Do your Iceland holidays include a visit to the Blue Lagoon?

Yes. A number of our tours, including our most popular 5 day Land of the Northern Lights itinerary, include a visit to the Blue Lagoon where you can relax in the natural geothermal spa surrounded by a dramatic-looking lava field. If you've got your heart set on a tour that doesn't already include the Blue Lagoon then don't worry - we offer a Blue Lagoon tour bolt-on that can be added to any trip in our range.

Can I go whale watching in Iceland?

Yes you can. We have a half-day whale watching bolt-on that can be booked in conjunction with any Iceland group tour. From Reykjavik's Old Harbour you'll join a whale watching boat excursion, spending roughly three hours out on the water in search of humpback, minke and other species of whale. This tour option is available year-round though the summer months (mid-June to August) are the best time to go whale watching in Iceland. You can also go out on a puffin watching trip too.

What is the Golden Circle and do you include it on your tours?

The Golden Circle is a popular touring route that covers some of Iceland's best known natural attractions. It's a circular loop that starts in Reykjavik and includes Thingvellir National Park, Haukadalur geyser and Gullfoss waterfall. You'll get to see all three of these sites on all our Iceland tours. Check out our dedicated guide to the Golden Circle if you would like to know more about these impressive sites.

How big are your tour groups and what is the age of your travellers?

The average group size on our Iceland tours is 20 travellers. You'll be travelling with people from English-speaking countries around the world so you can expect an eclectic mix of personalities and ages, ranging from those in their 20s to those over 60. Children over the age of 12 years are welcome on our Iceland tours so the group may include a few teenagers.

What is the standard of hotels on your trips?

In Iceland we use simple yet comfortable hotels that offer great value for money. Rooms are cosy with all the essentials you need. On tours where we stay in the rural town of Hella you'll stay in homely cottages, a great base for Northern Lights hunting in the dark evenings. If you prefer a higher standard of accommodation then our 'in style' tours are just the ticket with 3-4 star hotels.

What sort of transport do you use?

To get from A to B you'll be travelling on heated coaches that provide free WiFi for you to plaster your photos of Iceland's incredible landscapes straight onto social media. The large windows on our coaches makes this even easier while those not so attached to their phones can simply enjoy the changing scenery. For smaller group sizes we will use mini buses instead, offering a similar level of comfort.

When is the best time to visit Iceland?

If you want to see the Northern Lights then the very best time to visit Iceland is between November and February. This coincides with the darkest months of winter so there will be better opportunities to see the lights during the long nights. However, there is more to Iceland than just the Northern Lights and if you'd prefer longer days of sunlight to explore the many natural wonders then visit between June and August when the weather is at its most pleasant. For more details head to our best time to visit Iceland page.

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Comprising of the UNESCO-listed Thingvellir National Park, the geyser-filled area of Haukadalur and the impressive Gullfoss waterfall, the Golden Circle is one of Iceland's most popular touring routes. Within striking distance of Reykjavik, the three key sites of the Golden Circle feature on all of our Iceland tour itineraries so you can enjoy incredible scenery and landmarks alongside the Northern Lights and more.

Highlights of our Iceland tours

As a land created by the sheer power of nature, Iceland has more natural marvels than countries twice its size. From dramatic waterfalls to expansive glaciers, you'll find all the top spots on our range of group tours.

Reykjavik

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Start your Iceland adventure in the capital of Reykjavik for a guided tour of the city's highlights including the Harpa building with its geometric glass facade and the iconic Hallgrimskirkja Church.

Seljalandsfoss

Seljalandsfoss is one of the best places to visit in Iceland

Walk behind the curtain of falling glacial water that forms Seljalandsfoss, easily one of Iceland's most popular waterfalls and made all the more beautiful by rainbows in the spray on a sunny day.

The Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon | Iceland

Soak your bones in the therapeutic waters of Iceland's Blue Lagoon, located within easy reach of Reykjavik and offering amenities including changing rooms, a spa and bar.

Skaftafell

The dramatic glacier of Skaftafell in the south of Iceland

Explore the wilderness area of Skaftafell in the Vatnajökull National Park where you can see the breathtaking Skaftafellsjökull glacier and dramatic mountain peaks, including the towering Hvannadalshnjúkur.

Hella

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Spend a night in an alpine-style cottage in the rural town of Hella, surrounded by pretty countryside and the ideal place to head out in the evenings for a glimpse of the Northern Lights.

Akureyri

Explore the charming town of Akureyri, Iceland's northern capital situated beside the Eyjafjördur fjord, which is the longest fjord in the country and impressive no matter the season.