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8-Day Iceland Ring Road Tour: Reykjavik, Akureyri, Golden Circle & South Coast provided by Arctic Adventures

8-Day Iceland Ring Road Tour: Reykjavik, Akureyri, Golden Circle & South Coast

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Recommended by 93% of travellers
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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Updated 20-07-06 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-07-06 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Full Map
27 stops
Day 1
Day 2
Golden Circle and South Coast
Day 3
Vík - Skaftafell - Glacier...
Day 4
East Fjords - Djúpivogur -...
Day 5
Dettifoss - Mývatn - Godafoss -...
Day 6
Whale watching in Dalvík -...
Day 7
Borgarfjörður - Reykholt -...
Day 8
Important Information
Departure Point
Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Capital Region
8 days
  • Hotel room with bathroom & breakfast for 7 nights
  • Guided minibus tour
  • Small group guarantee
  • Glacier hike on Vatnajokull Glacier
  • Hengifoss Waterfall Hike
  • Whale watching in Dalvík
  • Free wi-fi on board
  • Breakfast
  • Entry/Admission - Skogafoss
  • Entry/Admission - Vatnajokull Glacier
  • Entry/Admission - Arctic Sea Tours Whale Watching
  • Entrance fee to Mývatn Nature Baths (Optional extra)
  • Whale Watching Rhib Boat upgrade (Optional extra)
  • Food & drinks (Except breakfast at the hotels)
  • Single room fee (Optional)
  • Entry/Admission - Myvatn Nature Baths (Jardbodin vid Myvatn)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age: 8
  • From late summer to April there can be a chance to see the Northern Lights painting the sky with vivid swirls of colour.
  • In winter we can include an ice cave visit as well as a glacier hike.
  • What to bring: Warm outdoor clothing, a waterproof jacket and pants, headwear and gloves. Good hiking shoes are recommended.
  • This tour includes a shared room. If you are a solo traveler and do not wish to share a room with another participant of the same gender then you can upgrade to a single room for 29990 ISK by contacting the operator directly after booking.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
Venkat Srinivasan wrote a review Sep. 5
1 contribution3 helpful votes
My wife and myself had booked for the 8 day tour of Iceland, supposed to be from 8th August 2020. We had paid £ 2727.81 for both of us. Due to the Corona virus pandemic, we could not go on the tour and we cancelled the trip 1 month before the scheduled date. We were promised
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Date of experience: August 2020
3 Helpful votes
Blueb009 wrote a review Nov. 2019
27 contributions1 helpful vote
I really enjoyed seeing all of the highlights of Iceland on this tour. Everything from booking the trip, pick up, and the tour was very organized. Most importantly, our tour guide Huffy was the best! He was very kind and always looked out for our group. I also appreciated him
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from Barte S, Customer Care at 8-Day Iceland Ring Road Tour: Reykjavik, Akureyri, Golden Circle & South Coast
Responded Nov. 24, 2019
Dear Blueb009, hank you for booking your adventure with us, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed it! We are happy to hear our guide enhanced your experience, they truly love their job. We hope you will be coming back to Iceland in the future. :) Best regards, Barte Arctic Adventures
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oberstca wrote a review Nov. 2019
chicago, il3 contributions1 helpful vote
Extreme Iceland gets an A++++ for this tour. Every night I went to sleep thinking that we couldn't possible see something as great as we saw today - and the next day was something every much, if not more, beautiful and fascinating as the day before. The bus was clean and
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Date of experience: November 2019
Sahil Gupta wrote a review Nov. 2019
Seville, Spain10 contributions
Saying that Arctic Adventures makes great tour would be an understatement. Me and my wife just took the 8 days around Reykjavik tour managed by Arctic Adventures and we surely were mind blown. The itinerary prepared by them was just perfect and covered mostly all the important
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Lauren wrote a review Oct. 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
When I've booked tours, I've found myself anticipating what to expect. I knew that I wanted to see Iceland for it's magnificent waterfalls, moody volcanic ranges and contrasting landscapes. This tour surpassed my every dream and desire! It not only fulfilled many sights I
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Erika A, Marketing assistant at 8-Day Iceland Ring Road Tour: Reykjavik, Akureyri, Golden Circle & South Coast
Responded Oct. 28, 2019
Hello lauriequesera, We really appreciate you for taking the time out and leaving us a review. It's so good to know that the tour met all your expectations and even more! We are looking forward to your next visit. Best regards, Erika
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Arctic Adventures
we lost our money
we had booked one day tour which had been canceled last moment. we ask for refund but they offer a voucher for nex
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very bad
We made a reservation to watch the whales from Dalvik. Their rules said that it could be canceled 24 hours in advan
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I booked a holiday to Iceland and Norway which had to be cancelled due to COVID issues. Despite giving over 60 days
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They don't live up to their cancellation policy - bad communication - hoped for a solution
Due to COVID-19 my flight got cancelled and I had to reschedule the whole trip to August. I also had to shorten my
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Dishonest handling of a refund claim
My experience with this company was worse than terrible. I booked a tour for July 2020 and paid in full (about US$
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Went of the 6 day Laugavegur& Fimmvorduhals hike (huts) - was an absolutely fantastic experience seeing all terrain
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Great first time on a glacier
It was a really nice experience we were lucky to have a small group and the guide was perfect. She gave enough info
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Great views and unique experience with great guide (Olli)
The hike was great. Our tour guide, Olli, was very experienced and took care of us. We always felt very safe. Olli
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Siu C
I cancelled my trip on 2 April with Artic Adventures and STILL NO REFUND. All other companies I booked through for
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Frank M
Laugavegur Trek 5 stars; organization rather less
The Laugavegur Trek is highly recommended. Fascinating landscapes and fantastic outdoor experiences. We did the 4 d
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KATLA ICE CAVE - stunning, a must ser
We did the katla ice cave tour from Vik. It probably was the most wonderful experience we have ever had. A 40 minut
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No refund for covid -19 6 months later..
I bought about 600$ worth of tours with this company. It's been since March since I had to cancel my trip due to co
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Nasia C
Rent a car better!
I wasn't sure whether to put 2 stars or 3,but due to the current situation which I understand I gave 3.I will start
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What an experience!
We had an amazing experience. We are a family with 4 kids (10-15) and we all loved it. Oli was a great guide, very
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Great drysuit course and fantastic Silfra dives
We (my wife and I plus two others) did a 2-day drysuit course/2 Silfra dives with Arctic Adventures in august 2020.
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Key Details
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  • Duration: 8 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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