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Luxury Iceland Tours

Best of Reykjavik & the Golden Circle
(4 Days)
Reykjavik & Golden Circle

Discover Iceland
(5 Days)
Reykjavik, Langjokull Glacier, Golden Circle, South Iceland

Introduction to Iceland
(5 Days)
Reykjavik, Golden Circle, South Iceland

Highlights of Iceland
(6 Days)
Reykjavik, Golden Circle, South Iceland

A Week in Iceland
(7 Days)
Reykjavik, Golden Circle, South Iceland & Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

Essence of Iceland
(5 Days)
Reykjavik, Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, South Iceland, Golden Circle

Best of Iceland
(9 Days)
Reykjavik & Langjokull Glacier, Golden Circle, South Iceland, Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

Reykjavik & the Snaefellsnes Peninsula
(5 Days)
Reykjavik, Langjokull Glacier, Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Highlights of North Iceland
(8 Days)
Snaefellsnes Peninsula, Langjokull Glacier, Deplar Farm or Akureyri, Lake Myvatn, Reykjavik or Blue Lagoon

Journey Through Iceland
(12 days)
Reykjavik & Blue Lagoon, Golden Circle, South Iceland, Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, Northern Iceland & Lake Myvatn, Langjokull Glacier

Luxury Denmark Tours

Best of Copenhagen
(5 Days)

Luxury Sweden Tours

Best of Stockholm
(5 Days)

Luxury Norway Tours

Oslo, Bergen & the Fjords
(5 Days)
Oslo, Bergen, Sognefjord (Aurlandsfjord & Naeroyfjord)

Bergen & the Fjords
(5 Days)
Bergen, Flam, Sognefjord (Aurlandsfjord and Naeroyfjord)

Highlights of Norway
(8 Days)
Bergen, Sognefjord (Aurlandsfjord and Naeroyfjord), Balestrand, Briksdal Glacier, Geiranger, Lom, Oslo

Journey Through Norway
(10 Days/9 Nights)
Oslo, Bergen, Sognefjord (Aurlandsfjord and Naeroyfjord), Flam, Loen, Briksdal Glacier, Geiranger, Alesund

Essence of Norway
(7 Days)
Oslo, Bergen, Sognefjord (Aurlandsfjord & Naeroyfjord), Geirangerfjord, Alesund

Fjords in Depth
(7 Days)
Oslo, Bergen, Sognefjord (Naeroyfjord), Solvorn, Norangsfjorden, Geirangerfjord, Alesund

Luxury Finland Tours

Best of Helsinki
(5 Days)

Helsinki & the Northern Lights
(7 Days)
Helsinki, Lapland

Luxury Baltic States Tours

Essence of Estonia
(6 Days)
Tallinn, Muhu Island

Best of the Baltics
(9 Days)
Vilnius, Riga, Muhu Island, Tallinn

Multi-country Tours

Highlights of Scandinavia
(11 Days)
Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo, Bergen & the Fjords

Introduction to Copenhagen & Stockholm
(7 Days)

Highlights of Copenhagen & Stockholm
(9 Days)

Copenhagen, Stockholm & Helsinki
(9 Days)

Best of Helsinki & Estonia
(8 Days)
Helsinki, Tallinn, Muhu Island

Highlights of the Baltic States & Finland
(11 Days)
Vilnius, Riga, Muhu Island, Tallinn, Helsinki

Journey Through Scandinavia & Russia
(16 Days)
Copenhagen, Stockholm, Helsinki, St. Petersburg, Moscow

Best of Iceland & Norway
(9 Days)
Reykjavik, Langjokull Glacier, Golden Circle, South Iceland, Oslo, Bergen, Sognefjord (Aurlandsfjord & Naeroyfjord)

Best of Scandinavia & Iceland
(14 Days)
Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo, Bergen, Sognefjord (Aurlandsfjord & Naeroyfjord), Reykjavik, Golden Circle

 

Journey Through Iceland

(12 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Reykjavik & Blue Lagoon, Golden Circle, South Iceland, Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, North Iceland & Lake Myvatn, Langjokull Glacier, Blue Lagoon

On this incredible private Iceland tour, circumnavigate the island on the Ring Road with your own expert driver-guide who will provide insider access and insight along the way. Experience the most spectacular places in Iceland, including venturing inside a glacier, seeing thundering waterfalls, watching geysers erupt, walking on black sand beaches, soaking in natural hot springs, and learning about Icelandic culture and history.

Upon arrival in Iceland, enjoy a VIP visit to the famed Blue Lagoon. Enjoy insider touring of the highlights of Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland. Tour cultural highlights such as the National Museum of Iceland or Reykjavik Art Museum to gain further insight into Iceland’s history and contemporary culture. See the iconic architecture of Hallgrimskirkja Church. Explore the colorful backstreets of the town, and walk along the harbor. Also visit Harpa, the concert hall designed in conjunction with renowned artist Olafur Eliasson. If desired, browse top boutiques for Icelandic crafts such as hand-knit sweaters and blankets. Other options include visiting the Arbaer Open Air Museum, Viking Village or the Imagine Peace Tower. Upon request, Artisans of Leisure can arrange tickets to performances and reservations at top restaurants, including the restaurant inside the hilltop Perlan building, which has incredible views over the city.

Next, enjoy private touring in the iconic Golden Circle. See Gullfoss, Iceland’s most famous waterfall, and watch Strokkur and other geysers erupt. Visit Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where the Althing (Icelandic assembly) met for over 850 years in a spectacular rift valley between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. Enjoy a private tour and local lunch at a geothermal greenhouse. Also visit other highlights of the area, such as Kerid crater lake. If desired, opt to take a dip in the Secret Lagoon, a unique natural hot spring. Alternatively, soak in the lakeside hot springs of Laugarvatn Fontana and sample bread and other baked goods from its geothermal bakery.

Continue along Iceland’s spectacular southern coast, a region that offers some of the country’s most impressive scenery. See Reynisfjara black sand beach and its basalt rock columns, and take in views of monumental sea stacks off the coast. Also see the amazing waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss, and tour cultural highlights such as the Skogar folk museum and the Lava Center, a fascinating interactive museum dedicated to Iceland's geological forces. One day, enjoy a private excursion customized to your interests. Options include a glacier walk on Solheimajokull Glacier, scenic hikes or a four-wheel drive excursion in Thorsmork, a beautiful region of rugged peaks and glacial river valleys. During the winter, this region is an ideal base for hunting the Northern Lights (aurora borealis).

Next, travel along Iceland’s spectacular southern coast, a region that offers some of the country’s most impressive scenery. See Reynisfjara black sand beach and its basalt rock columns , and take in views of monumental sea stacks off the coast. Also see the amazing waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss, and tour cultural highlights such as the Skogar folk museum and the Lava Center, a fascinating interactive museum dedicated to Iceland's geological forces. One day, enjoy a private excursion customized to your interests. Options include a glacier walk on Solheimajokull Glacier, scenic hikes or a four-wheel drive excursion in Thorsmork, a beautiful region of rugged peaks and glacial river valleys.

Next, transfer to stunning Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon. See icebergs floating in the lagoon, and visit nearby Diamond Beach, where chunks of ice create a glittery display on the black sand. Depending on the season, take a Zodiac cruise among the floating chunks of glacial ice or a super Jeep tour on Skaftafellsjokull glacier to see ice caves. Artisans of Leisure will arrange for you to have lunch at a local country farm. Accommodation will be at a luxury hotel with incredible views of the dramatic landscapes.

Continue on the Ring Road, passing among the mountains and fjords of East Iceland and on to remote North Iceland and Lake Myvatn. During private touring, explore the best of North Iceland’s incredible beauty. Visit the Jokulsargljufur section of Vatnajokull National Park, including dramatic Dettifoss waterfall and Asbyrgi canyon. Explore the beautiful and diverse landscapes of the Myvatn-Laxa Nature Conservation Area. See wetland areas popular with migratory birds and the twisted lava outcroppings of Dimmuborgir. Also relax at Myvatn Nature Baths, an open-air hot spring with views. Another option is visiting Askja, a large caldera that’s part of Vatnajokull National Park. Upon request, Artisans of Leisure can also arrange whale watching from the town of Husavik.

Next, visit Godafoss, a horseshoe waterfall, and then continue to either the port town of Akureyri or Deplar Farm, a country lodge on the remote Troll Peninsula.

Transfer to Langjokull Glacier with touring en route. Visit Holar Church, one of North Iceland's most important historical sites, and see the rocky Kolugljufur ravine and its waterfall .Continue to Husafell for the "Into the Glacier" tour of Langjokull Glacier, including driving across a glacier and venturing into a tunnel in the blue ice. During private touring, also see Hraunfossar Waterfall, which streams through a lava field. Also enjoy time to relax in open-air geothermal baths at your hotel.

Conclude with a final night in Reykjavik for last-minute shopping or dining at one of the city’s best restaurants.

Upon request, Artisans of Leisure can incorporate additional activities such as puffin excursions, horseback riding, Icelandic cooking classes, meeting with Icelandic designers, mountain biking, an excursion into a volcano, ATV rides, and tours of noted art and architecture sites.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Reykjavik

Private arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights, with VIP access at the Blue Lagoon en route

Day 2 Reykjavik

Private touring of city and environs

Day 3 Reykjavik – Golden Circle – South Iceland

Private touring of Thingvellir, local farm, Geysir and Gullfoss Waterfall en route to hotel for 2 nights

Day 4 South Iceland

Full-day private excursion to Thorsmork

Day 5 South Iceland – Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

Private touring of waterfalls, black sand beaches and Skaftafell en route to hotel for 2 nights

Day 6 Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

Morning glacier lagoon cruise. Private touring, including private glacier hike, ice caves, Diamond Beach

Day 7

Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon – Lake Myvatn

Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights with touring en route

Day 8 Lake Myvatn & environs

Private excursion to Jokulsargljufur and Myvatn Nature Baths

Day 9 Lake Myvatn – Deplar Farm or Akureyri

Private transfer to hotel for 1 night, with touring en route

Day 10 Deplar Farm or Akureyri – Langjokull Glacier

Morning glacier lagoon cruise. Private touring, including private glacier hike, ice cav

Day 11 Langjokull Glacier – Reykjavik

Private touring including "Into the Glacier" tour and Hraunfossar Waterfall en route to Reykjavik

Day 12 Depart Reykjavik

Private airport transfer


Hotels
Reykjavik:

Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel, Canopy by Hilton or Hotel Borg

South Iceland: Hotel Grimsborgir or Hotel Ranga
Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon: Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon
Lake Myvatn: Fosshotel Myvatn
Akureyri or Deplar Farm: Hotel Kea Akureyri or Deplar Farm
Langjokull Glacier: Hotel Husafell

Cost
$18,185 Per person (based on four travelers/two rooms)
$26,150 Per person (based on two travelers/double occupancy)