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Begin by walking with a Viking on this exceptional Icelandic summer vacation. Because there is plenty of sunlight, you’ll be able to circle the entire country. You’ll stay oceanside, in the country, and in fabulous Reykjavik. After you tour the capital, prepare to be amazed by the natural wonder of the Blue Lagoon, the Golden Circle, and the Gullfoss Waterfall and geyser. Heading to the Western Region, your lodging is remote and it is luxurious. Explore waterfalls, rapids, and hot springs. Heaven.

From your lakeside hotel in Iceland’s northeast, discover a volcanic crater and geothermal baths before you board the ship for whale watching. Arctic terns and puffins search for food, while dolphins dive and spin. Skjálfandi Bay is a dramatic thrill. Heading southeast, view Skaftafell National Park, a spectacular wilderness area, and black-sand Diamond Beach, sparkling with crystals.

The finale, in southern Iceland, is an amphibian boat trip. Sail among icebergs and taste 1,000 year-old ice! (Watch for playful seals on your excursion.) Learn the geology of this remarkable area from an experienced, local guide. Sea cliffs ring the road to Vik, and toward Hella you’ll view arches cut from stone, a nature preserve, powerful Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, and back to Reykjavik. This vacation is Iceland at its glorious best.


Included Unique Activities

  • Reykjavik Viking Walking Tour
  • Blue Lagoon Experience
  • Golden Circle & Friedheimar Greenhouse Visit
  • Visit the Secret Lagoon
  • Whale Watching Tour
  • Amphibian Boat Tour at Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon
  • Myvatn Nature Baths
  • Visit Gullfoss Waterfall
  • Deildartunguhver Hot Spring
  • Blue Lagoon Spa 
  • Pebbled Beaches of Djupalonssandur & Dritvik 
  • Active Volcanic Region of Krafla Lava Fields
  • Glaumbær - Iceland's Historic Turf House 
  • Visit Hallormsstadur Forest - Iceland's Largest Forest 
  • Walk Through the Rift Valley Between Two Continents at Thingvellir
  • Godafoss Waterfall - Iceland's 'Waterfall of the Gods' 
  • Diamond Beach
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


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

Meals Included

  • Breakfast Served Daily
  • 7 Dinners
  • 5 Lunches

Transportation & Guides

  • Luxury Coach Touring
  • Private Airport Transfers
  • Professional & Knowlegeable Guide & Driver Throughout The Tour

All Our Small Guided Vacations Include:

  • Maximum 18 Passengers
  • Private Local Guide & Driver
  • Luxury Accommodations
  • Distinctive Experiences
  • Luxury Touring
  • Private Airport Transfers
  • Porterage Throughout
  • Guaranteed Departures

Available Dates

26 May - 05 June 2024

From $3,901 per person
Single Supplement $802

16 - 26 June 2024

From $3,901 per person
Single Supplement $802

30 June - 10 July 2024

From $4,291 per person
Single Supplement $882

21 - 31 July 2024

From $4,291 per person
Single Supplement $882

11 - 21 August 2024

From $4,291 per person
Single Supplement $882

25 August - 04 September 2024

From $4,291 per person
Single Supplement $882

15 - 25 September 2024

From $3,901 per person
Single Supplement $802

Prices are per person based on 2 people traveling together and sharing a room. For solo travelers, a Single Supplement will be added to the price per person.

"Family Vacation"


North Carolina

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.

"Scottish & Irish Adventure"


New York

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 Vacation"



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 super star. 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 Italy"



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. 

"Scotland Vacation"

Jackson and Kristina


Mandie, thank you for your all your work on our vacation to Scotland!  We are back to our normal lives and routines but I’m still floating on the high of that amazing experience and I thank you for your expertise and accommodating us in the narrow window of time you were provided!  We greatly enjoyed this trip and wouldn’t hesitate to book through you again, you did wonderful! 

"Ireland by Chauffer"


South Carolina

Jennifer, I want to thank you for planning and arranging our wonderful vacation in Ireland. Everything was easy Peezy as my granddaughter would say.   The hotels were all beautiful, each one was uniquely different and beautiful. We enjoyed each and the food was enjoyable.  We enjoyed all the extra goodies. We were not able to take either sea cruise as the weather canceled the trips.  The best decision we made was to have a guide /driver.  Martin was an absolute wonder. I wanted to bring him home with us. He saw to every detail and was extremely entertaining to boot. His recommendations were spot on to our interests. I think he knows everyone in Ireland. The car was super too. The back seats were massage chairs. How cool can you get?  As a great extra the Owner of Screebe House bought two of my paintings and commissioned two more.    Again, many thanks for the trip of a lifetime

"Ireland Vacation"


Charlotte, NC

Our vacation was wonderful we had a great time on our two-week trip to Ireland and Scotland. Jorie helped us plan our trip, she worked hard to include all the places we wanted to see and selected some great adventures for us to enjoy along the way. We truly loved Ireland, the countryside the beautiful sights and the flowers blooming everywhere made our visit one to remember for sure. 

"Ireland Anniversary Vacation"



Hi Jorie, Rose and I had a wonderful time in Ireland! We couldn’t believe how well everything worked out and the locations selected for our stays were excellent. We really loved the Country House and Abbyglen Castle.  The staff at Abbbyglen Castle were so nice and made our anniversary evening wonderful! We had no idea there was so much aviation and radio history in Clifden! As for the other locations they were all first rate as well.  We went to the “Man O’ War” Pub for dinner our last night in Ireland. It was a great recommendation. The atmosphere, hospitality, and food were awesome.  Again, thank you for helping to set up a wonderful trip which we will never forget. 

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