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Prepare yourself to see Iceland the way it was meant to be seen, via the famous Ring Road. Over the course of 10 nights, you will make your way around the Island, stopping at well-known landmarks and dining on authentic Icelandic dishes. 

Start your adventure with a 3-night stay in Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital, where you will have the opportunity to visit the city’s top sights on a guided walking tour. During your stay in Reykjavik, you will also have time to visit the nearby world-famous Blue Lagoon, a relaxing and enchanting experience.

Your final day in the capital features a day tour of The Golden Circle - complete with visits to Þingvellir, the powerful Gullfoss Waterfall, and numerous local eateries. After exploring the Reykjavik area, you will head north and begin your loop along the Ring Road. The tour includes stays in Hellnar, Blönduós, Mývatn, Faskrúðsfjörður, and Hof and features a cave exploration tour of Lofthellir and a once-in-a-lifetime glacier hike. 

Explore powerful waterfalls, mouth-watering Icelandic cuisine, giant glaciers, stunning black beaches, and other-worldly landscapes as you make your way around this enchanting island.

PLAN AND BOOK

Included Unique Activities

Golden Circle and Secret Lagoon Hot Springs Tour

Golden Circle and Secret Lagoon Hot Springs Tour

Comfort Blue Lagoon Coach & Experience

Comfort Blue Lagoon Coach & Experience

Amphibian Boat Iceberg Tour

Amphibian Boat Iceberg Tour

Walk with a Viking

Walk with a Viking

Fridheimar Farm Greenhouse Visit

Fridheimar Farm Greenhouse Visit

Husavik Whale Watching

Husavik Whale Watching

Myvatn Nature Baths

Myvatn Nature Baths

Accommodations

3 Nights

Central Waterfront Hotel

1 Night

Back of Beyond Luxury

1 Night

Peaceful New Hotel

2 Nights

4-Star Lakeside Iceland Hotel

1 Night

Historic Coastal Hotel

1 Night

Paradise Found Hotel

1 Night

Extravagant Iceland Comfort

Transportation and Guides

  • Rental Car with Automatic Transmission

Meals Included

  • Icelandic Breakfast Served Daily

Points of Interest

Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik, Capital Region

Reykjavik Old Harbour, Capital Region

Reykjavik City Hall, Reykjavik, Capital Region

National Museum of Iceland, Reykjavik, Capital Region

UNESCO World Heritage sites

Thingvellir National Park, Selfoss

Thingvellir National Park, Selfoss

Skaftafell National Park

Skaftafell National Park

Included Unique Experiences

  • Flybus Airport Transfer
  • Reykjavik Viking Walking Tour
  • Blue Lagoon Comfort Bus
  • Small Group Golden Circle Tour
  • Visit the Secret Lagoon
  • Cave Exploration
  • Glacier Experience

Tour highlights

  • Reykjavik City 
  • Gullfoss  - Marvel At the Breathtaking Waterfall
  • Djupalonssandur & Dritvik - Explore the Beautiful Pebbled Beaches
  • Krafla Lava Fields - Experience the Unique Active Volcanic Region 
  • Blue Lagoon - Visit the Country's Most Famous Geothermal Spa
  • Thingvellir - Walk Through the Rift Valley Between Two Continents
  • Kerid Crader - Visit the Striking Volcanic Crater Lake
  • Godafoss - See the “Waterfall Of the Gods”
  • Textile Museum Blonduos - Discover Homemade Icelandic Wool And Textile Creations
  • Lake MýVatn - Marvel at This Beautiful Lake
  • Dettifoss - Admire the Most Powerful Waterfall In Europe
  • Krysukvik Geothermal Area - Observe Active Hot Springs and Bubbling Mud Cauldrons
  • Dimmuborgir - Visit the Otherworldly Lava Fields & Formations
  • Diamond Beach - See Blue Ice Bergs Contrasting Sensationally Against the Volcanic Black Sand Beach

2024 LOW SEASON

Available Dates

May

From $5,178 per person

2024 MID SEASON

Available Dates

Sep, Oct

From $5,258 per person

2024 HIGH SEASON

Available Dates

Jun, Jul, Aug

From $5,448 per person

2025 LOW SEASON

Available Dates

Apr, May

From $5,437 per person

2025 MID SEASON

Available Dates

Sep, Oct

From $5,521 per person

2025 HIGH SEASON

Available Dates

Jun, Jul, Aug

From $5,720 per person

Your Price Includes

ACCOMMODATION

  • 10 Nights in Superior Icelandic Hotels

DINING OPTIONS INCLUDED

  • Icelandic Breakfast Served Daily

TRANSPORTATION

  • Rental Car with Automatic Transmission

INCLUDED UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

  • Flybus Airport Transfer
  • Reykjavik Viking Walking Tour
  • Blue Lagoon Comfort Bus
  • Small Group Golden Circle Tour
  • Visit the Secret Lagoon
  • Glacier Experience

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Reykjavik City 
  • Gullfoss  - Marvel At the Breathtaking Waterfall
  • Djupalonssandur & Dritvik - Explore the Beautiful Pebbled Beaches
  • Krafla Lava Fields - Experience the Unique Active Volcanic Region 
  • Blue Lagoon - Visit the Country's Most Famous Geothermal Spa
  • Thingvellir - Walk Through the Rift Valley Between Two Continents
  • Kerid Crader - Visit the Striking Volcanic Crater Lake
  • Godafoss - See the “Waterfall Of the Gods”
  • Textile Museum Blonduos - Discover Homemade Icelandic Wool And Textile Creations
  • Lake MýVatn - Marvel at This Beautiful Lake
  • Dettifoss - Admire the Most Powerful Waterfall In Europe
  • Krysukvik Geothermal Area - Observe Active Hot Springs and Bubbling Mud Cauldrons
  • Dimmuborgir - Visit the Otherworldly Lava Fields & Formations
  • Diamond Beach - See Blue Ice Bergs Contrasting Sensationally Against the Volcanic Black Sand Beach
Prices Based On
  • All Taxes & Fees Included
  • Prices are Per Person based on 2 people traveling together and sharing a room.
  • Traveling Alone? No Problem. Just Ask Us for a Single Supplement Price.

"Amazing Ireland Guided Vacation"

Lindsay S.

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Jorie, I can't thank you enough for all your help, answering all my 50 million questions and also reassuring me that Ireland would be amazing. When switching my group from Egypt to a different destination, I was so flustered and not confident in where to go, but it was so easy to sell into the group. I have to say, Ireland was not necessarily at the top of my list, but oh my gosh, it is now! You and Authentic do an AMAZING job when it comes to Ireland!

My group literally cannot stop talking about our trip and they ALL loved it. The hotels were amazing. Aghadoe and Glenlo literally took the spotlight. Our guide Seamus was phenomenal and our driver Ian was so funny. We all had such a good time! Even with the other 2 couples that were on the trip. I really can't think of one flaw or hiccup.. everything was so seamless and perfect. I think it was some long days driving for some, but ultimately I think everyone knew that it was inevitable to see all of the beauty of Ireland. The bus was so nice and it was nice that it was roomy enough for us all to spread out. Again, I can't really think of one thing that I was 'ehh..'. It was all so amazing!

Again, I can't thank you enough.

"This Guided Vacation far exceeded my wildest dreams"

Lorraine M.

Dear Jen, thank you for all your assistance and patience with our Ireland vacation. This is my lifetime dream. Elegant and fabulous tour. The best guide and bus driver. Small, lovely. This trip far exceeds my wildest dreams. Seamus is witty, well informed and an excellent guide.

"Trip to London and Scotland"

Kathie S.

Agency

My clients LOVED their trip to London and Scotland. They really enjoyed the hotels that Authentic Vacations recommended, especially the Rembrandt. Thank you!

"The entire Ireland trip was a dream"

Jennifer B.

Jackson, NJ

Ellie booked our dream vacation for a total of 15 days to Ireland. We did a self-driving tour with a car rental starting and ending in Dublin. We traveled the entire coastline staying 1 or 2 nights at each hotel. The places arranged for us got better and better each night, ending with our last night in a castle built in 1101. The entire trip was a dream. All the recommendations made to us by Ellie were spot on! I can not wait to work with her again. We plan on returning in a couple years with our adult children. I would definitely use Authentic Vacations again for any trip I plan on taking overseas.

"Great trip in Ireland & Scotland"

Tena

Ireland/Scotland trip was a great trip planned with our group and Jorie. We thoroughly enjoyed each city we visited in both countries. All our hotels were very nice but as older adults, I would advise to pack light which is hard to do if your visit is extended but we had to climb stairs in several places. My favorite thing in both countries are the people. Everyone was so friendly and inviting at hotels, restaurants and local sites. We felt completely safe and comfortable. I would agree with other travelers that driving is stressful for both driver and passengers especially in Ireland where the roads are extremely narrow with rock walls on each side. Next trip will include staying in certain cities with tours out. JerPoint Park in Ireland was a favorite of our group of 4. Authentic Vacations plans, reservations and communications were first rate.

"Wonderful Scottish and Irish adventure"

James

South Carolina

Lauren, thank you for putting together a wonderful Scottish and Irish adventure. In many unexpected ways it indeed was an adventure that we will remember forever. So sincere thanks. Despite a glitch in St Andrews your team's recovery actually made St Andrews the highpoint of our trip. Staying at Rusacks overlooking the first tee and eighteenth green of the old course was awesome. All the Hotels were first rate. Experiences - awesome The Clontarf Castle is an awesome way to the trip. Well done y'all.  Big city stays - We all felt like we could have used an extra day in the larger cities. They all had a story to tell, and we just had enough time to scratch the surface. Self-drive - while less expensive alternative, the person doing the driving misses out on a lot in transit, while the passenger's white knuckle thru the driver's learning process. Also, the roads in Scotland and Ireland are no joke.  Would recommend it is worth it to hire a private chauffer driver or go Small Guided for sure.

"Scotland Birthday Trip"

Michelle

Agency

Adina, I'm following up on my client's train/whiskey tour/ birthday trip to Scotland in October. They had a wonderful time! The whiskey tour day was their favorite, made extra special by their driver Alec who was a superstar. My client's boyfriend is a real train enthusiast. They enjoyed all the train trips, and Nick was like a child on the Jacobite train. Thanks so much for your help with this trip. You clearly know Scotland and planned a very nice route with some unique requirements. I greatly appreciate your expertise and attentive service. I look forward to working with you again in the future. An early Happy Holidays!

"Memorable Trip in Italy"

Loryl

Fort Thomas, KY

Amber, I received this email from my client Mrs. R this morning - I love being able to share these with you all :).

"Loryl, WOW! What a wonderful trip we had in Italy! Thank you for helping make this trip so memorable. We have so many wonderful memories that we will cherish forever. It was a trip of a lifetime. Thank You!  I guess we need to start thinking about our next trip. "

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