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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)

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

Insider Norway
(9 Days)
Alesund, Norangsfjorden, Geirangerfjord, Atlantic Road, Oppdal, Trondheim

Alesund & Geirangerfjord
(4 Days)

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

Design, Architecture & Nature of Norway
(9 Days)
Oslo, Alesund & Atlantic Road, Norangsfjorden, Geirangerfjord, Storfjorden

Highlights of the Lofoten Islands
(4 Days)

Winter & Northern Lights Tour of Norway
(5 Days)
Bergen, Tromso

Journey Through Norway
(10 Days)
Oslo, Alesund & Geirangerfjord, Tromso, Lofoten Islands

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

 

Best of Iceland

(9 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Reykjavik & Langjokull Glacier, Golden Circle, South Iceland, Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

This unforgettable private Iceland tour features incredible experiences such as venturing inside a glacier, cruising on a glacial lagoon, walking on a glacier, soaking in hot springs, seeing waterfalls, geysers, volcanoes, as well as private touring of the top scenic and cultural highlights around Reykjavik, the Golden Circle and South Iceland.

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. 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 museums such as the National Museum of Iceland, Reykjavik Art Museum, Arbaer Open Air Museum, Viking Village or the Imagine Peace Tower. Also enjoy a lunch reservation at the restaurant inside the hilltop Perlan building, which has incredible views over the city.

One day, enjoy 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.

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. Another option is an excursion to Landmannalaugar, an area of geothermal hot springs and colorful rhyolite mountains in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve.

During the winter, this region is an ideal base for hunting the Northern Lights (aurora borealis).

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.

Upon request, Artisans of Leisure can arrange tickets to cultural performances and reservations at top restaurants. Artisans of Leisure can also incorporate additional activities such as snorkeling between tectonic plates in the spectacular Silfra fissure, whale watching or puffin excursions, riding Icelandic horses in the countryside, Icelandic cooking classes, meeting with Icelandic designers, mountain biking, an excursion into a volcano, ATV rides, and tours of noted art and architecture sites.

Throughout the tour, accommodation is at Iceland’s best hotels, and touring is with one of Iceland’s top driver-guides.

 

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Reykjavik

Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights, with VIP access at the Blue Lagoon en route

Day 2 Reykjavik

Private touring of city and environs

Day 3 Reykjavik & Langjokull Glacier

Full-day excursion including “Into the Glacier” tour and Hraunfossar Waterfall

Day 4 Reykjavik – Golden Circle – South Iceland

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

Day 5 South Iceland

Full-day private tour along the south coast

Day 6

South Iceland – Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

Private touring en route to hotel for 1 night. Afternoon visit to Glacier Lagoon and Black Sand Beach

Day 7 Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon – South Iceland

Morning glacier walk and zodiac ride (seasonal) and farm vsit. Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights

Day 8 South Iceland

Full-day private excursion to Thorsmork or other scenic locations

Day 9 South Iceland – Depart Reykjavik

Private airport transfer


Hotels
Reykjavik:

Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel, Canopy by Hilton or Hotel Borg

South Iceland:

Hotel Grimsborgir, Hotel Ranga and/or ION Adventure Hotel

Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon: Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon

Cost
$13,995 Per person (based on four travelers/two rooms)
$20,450 Per person (based on two travelers/double occupancy)