NEW AUTHENTIC GUIDED VACATIONS

This is a suggested itinerary for a private group with a minimum of 12 people traveling together. Some of these experiences are seasonal and may not be available. In those instances, we will source alternatives for your group.

Explore Iceland’s stunning landscapes on this 6-Night Private Small Group tour. With overnight stays in Reykjavik and Selfoss - each featuring a boutique accommodation - this vacation is the perfect way to experience massive glaciers and Icelandic cuisine.

Your tour begins in Reykjavik - Iceland’s colorful capital - where you will meet your tour guide and be treated to a tour of the city. Leave the city behind as your group heads into the untouched landscapes surrounding Langjökull - Iceland’s second largest glacier. Here, you will have the unique opportunity to explore the man-made ice tunnels that wind through the glacier, before continuing on to Grimsborgir - your unique accommodation in Selfoss.

Your days in the Selfoss area are filled with adventure, including the incredible Golden Circle Tour, complete with visits to the iconic Gullfoss Waterfall and the UNESCO Þingvellir National Park; a visit to Fontana Spa for a baking demonstration and rye bread tasting; and a trip to the world-famous Black Sand Beach. Your last full day in Iceland features a scenic drive along the south coast, a relaxing soak in the thermal waters of Blue Lagoon, and a farewell dinner at the incomparable Viking Village - known for its Icelandic delicacies such as dried fish and lamb shank.

With once-in-a-lifetime activities, breathtaking scenery, and hand-picked accommodations, this tour is sure to leave you feeling awestruck. 

Included Unique Activities

  • Guided city tour of Reykjavik
  • Into the Glacier Tour
  • Golden Circle tour
  • South Shore tour
  • Blue Lagoon Comfort Package
Into The Glacier

Into The Glacier

Accommodation

3 Nights

Classic 5-Star Luxury

1 Night

Luxurious City Hotel

Transportation

  • Experienced Driver and Tour Leader
  • Premium Mini-Coach Transportation
  • Tour Escort Services Throughout
  • Airport Transfers

Dining Options Included

  • Full Breakfast Daily 
  • 4x Evening Meals

Points of Interest

  • Reykjavik
  • Langjokull - Iceland's Second Largest Glacier
  • Geysir Geothermal Area
  • Strokkur
  • Gulfoss Waterfall
  • UNESCO Þingvellir National Park
  • Seljandsfoss
  • Skogafoss
  • Solheimajokull Glacier
  • Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach
  • Strandakirkja Church
  • Reykjanesfolkvangur Nature Resure
  • The Blue Lagoon
  • Viking Village

Kaldidalur, Western Region

Harpa, Reykjavik, Capital Region

National Museum of Iceland, Reykjavik, Capital Region

Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik, Capital Region

Perlan Museum, Reykijavik, Capital Region

Hverfisgata, Reykjavik, Capital Region

Ingolfstorg Square, Reykjavik, Capital Region

Reykjavik Old Harbour, Capital Region

2023

Available Tour Dates

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

From $5,297 per person

2024

Available Tour Dates

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

From $5,468 per person

Your Price Includes

ACCOMMODATION

  • 6 nights Superior Accommodations

TRANSPORTATION

  • Experienced Driver and Tour Leader
  • Premium Mini-Coach Transportation
  • Tour Escort Services Throughout
  • Airport Transfers

DINING OPTIONS INCLUDED

  • Full Breakfast Daily 
  • 4x Evening Meals

INCLUDED UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

  • Guided city tour of Reykjavik
  • Into the Glacier Tour
  • Golden Circle tour
  • South Shore tour
  • Blue Lagoon Comfort Package

POINTS OF INTEREST

  • Reykjavik
  • Langjokull - Iceland's Second Largest Glacier
  • Geysir Geothermal Area
  • Strokkur
  • Gulfoss Waterfall
  • UNESCO Þingvellir National Park
  • Seljandsfoss
  • Skogafoss
  • Solheimajokull Glacier
  • Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach
  • Strandakirkja Church
  • Reykjanesfolkvangur Nature Resure
  • The Blue Lagoon
  • Viking Village
Prices Based On
  • All Taxes & Fees Included
  • Prices are Per Person based on a group of 12 people traveling together.

"Italy Bucket List"

Dale

Wisconsin

We recently completed our trip to Italy after walking the Camiño de Santiago. The trip included Tuscany, Sicily, and Rome with a cruise to the Holy Land between Sicily and Rome. We worked with Naomi on the original planning and Joleen on the execution. Both were exceptional to work with and both are true professionals. Every facet of the trip, from transportation to billeting to excursions, was flawlessly planned and executed. We worked with Authentic Vacations for three trips this summer, Ireland, Scotland, and Italy we could not be more pleased with the service they provided us. Thank you!

"Girl's Dream Trip Of a Lifetime"

Elizabeth

California

We three Girls wanted a Dream trip of a Lifetime. We stayed for 12 Days and had our own Driver/Tour guide, who will forever be "Family" to us now. We stayed in three Castle Hotels and three other beautiful hotels. All accommodations were so different and unique in their own way. We ate our way through the Beautiful Irish countryside in mostly Pubs, suggested by our driver, Seamus. We were Never disappointed! We had the most wonderful stay we could have imagined, from larger cities to quaint towns we were treated so kindly and had a Blast! We shopped til we dropped, saw more than we could have ever guessed possible, and will have this vacation to remember and Cherish for the rest of our lives.  Thank you, Joleen, Thank you Authentic Vacations!

"Wales Vacation"

Carl

Massachusetts

We couldn’t have asked for a better trip! Our small group had a small luxury coach, and excellent accommodations, and Ian was an outstanding guide in every way! Graham was a wonderful driver who navigated the narrow country roads with great skill! Authentic Vacations gets our 5-star rating! Brian & Esther, MA.  Thank you, Jennifer, my agency will be using Authentic Vacations, again!

"Dream Trip to Emerald Isle"

Judy

CA

Michaela and Authentic Vacations, sharing a very positive review from my clients.   Thanks for always making me look so good. - Judy your travel advisor partner.


Hi Judy,


I think I speak for all of us when I say THANK YOU for the most wonderful Ireland trip we could have ever imagined! Each hotel and activity that Authentic Vacations selected for our stay was perfect and beyond our expectations. Our accommodations were well located, extremely comfortable, and even had great food in their restaurants! The breakfasts included were much larger than we remember typical Continental European breakfasts being. The Hawk Walk was a highlight of ours!  Our only added wish is that we would have had a full 2 weeks to fully enjoy what Ireland had to offer, and we were blown away by how nice and helpful ALL the Irish people we met were. Thank you again!!

"Anniversary Trip in Ireland"

Janet

Illinois

Because of the pandemic, we waited 2 1/2 years to finally begin our dream vacation. During that time Michaela reassured me over and over again and kept me up to date on all the Covid regulations. Our trip turned out to be a once-in-a-lifetime trip thanks to Michaela's attention to detail. I can't compliment her enough. I highly recommend this agency...Thank you so much!

"Renewal of Vows in Scotland"

Monique

Alberta Canada

Our trip was amazing. It was more than I hoped for!!!! We booked our Scotland trip pre-pandemic and were so excited to finally go in September 2022. Lonna made sure everything was perfect! From booking the cutest bed and breakfasts in Stonehaven, Skye, Fort William, and Inverness, to a castle stay in Airth. The experiences included in the trip were amazing.

She answered my numerous questions with patience, suggestions, and guidance. Thank you Lonna!!! I would absolutely book through Authentic Vacations again!

"Scotland Family Vacation"

Jill

California

Wow does not even begin to describe our trip to Scotland! Josi was the best planner and walked us through every little bit. When the queen died and it looks like we might miss one of our tours, she was on top of it and was able to reschedule it. Her extra suggestions were what made our trip over the top! With her expertise, we were able to see everything we asked for and then some. I will certainly use her and Authentic Vacations again. We are already thinking of where our next trip will be!

"Cousins Getaway to Ireland & Scotland"

Toni

Oregon

What a wonderful trip! We started planning our trip in 2019 for June 2020, but something happened to shut down the world!😅. Our original travel planner left the company, but Adina stepped in and took over and did a fantastic job. We experienced everything from quaint B &B’s to 5-star Castle hotels, the country, the city, and everything in between. It was well planned and our 15 days in Ireland and Scotland went without a hitch! Thank you, Adina, and Authentic Vacations. We will definitely use your company again when we go back!

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