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20 holidays found

West Fjords kayaking holiday in Iceland

Embark on a rare and exclusive adventure with us. We will bring you to one of the wildest region of Iceland, more easily accessible by sea than by the land! There are no paths to get to the North West Fjords, those remote places are only accessible by sea kayaks, following the highest cliffs of North Atlantic... Here, in this unspoiled and remotely land, many bird species spend the summer. In the sea, there is a great chance to spot whales and porpoises. This trip is intended for people with some kayaking experience who are in general good physical condition to be able to enjoy the trip at the fullest. Nights will be spent in good and comfortable tents. Read more >
From £2,460 excluding flights

West Iceland self drive holiday

Iceland, land of fire and ice – and volcanic island – boasts some of the most beautiful landscapes and lights of our planet, as well as a unique fauna often easy to approach. Photo and birding tour: camera lovers will be ecstatic, especially when it will come to take pictures of sea birds. There are not so many places in Europe allowing getting so close to the bird colonies without disturbing them. Puffins are without a doubt the stars of the Icelandic cliffs. We also have elaborated this trip in order to let you discover a part of Iceland less known but still amazing. The further you'll get, the more you'll fall in love with the wilderness, the endless roads that go along the fjords, ... Read more >
From €1,500 excluding flights

Myvatn Marathon running holiday, Iceland

Touching the genesis of earth, a tour made to discover Iceland and to take part in the most memorable, closest to the north pole and most unique marathon in the world! The trip The circumference of Lake Myvatn is 42km, therefore the road following it is the ideal spot for a marathon in Iceland. More over, the location of this marathon, allows it to be the closest one to the arctic circle! Kilometre after kilometre, runners will discover breath-taking and diverse landscapes under an ideal temperature varying between 10°C and 20°C (50°F and 68°F). Finally, close by the summer solstice of June, the region is never dark, offering a unique marathon under the midnight sun. This marathon in ... Read more >
From £1,200 including domestic flights only

Iceland holiday, Summer Solstice

An amazing tour of 9 days in the north of Iceland, close to the arctic circle, offering contemplative walks, solstice and midnight sun or northern lights and equinox, whales and fauna observation, hot baths. Maximum of 12 pers. Accompanied by a French-English speaking guide. Highlights: - Summer Solstice and Midnight Sun: In Iceland, June is the ideal time of the year to enjoy the midnight sun, especially with the longest day in the year on the 21st: the summer solstice. This natural phenomenon is truly magical with a sun almost disappearing, floating on the horizon, offering hours of sunset. All the accommodations we offer in this midnight sun tour are selected and picked for their ... Read more >
From £2,520 excluding flights

Iceland hiking holiday, Fjallabak

9 days of trekking in the region of Fjallabak, in a small group, with transfer of your gear from a hut to the next one in a 4WD. Difficulty level from moderate to challenging (rivers crossing). Icelandic highlands and the region of Fjallabak are famous for trekking, and a victim of their own success with the crowded Laugavegur trek from Landmannalaugar and Thorsmork. We offer you, with this trek, a completely different route, away from the highly frequented paths of Laugavegur and boasting unique landscapes and quietness. We will travel across black deserts, recent lava flows, numerous rivers (sometimes warm), solfataras fields, mud fields and multi-coloured mountains or rhyolite. We ... Read more >
From £2,420 excluding flights

Highlands of Iceland small group holiday

This trip is for those who want to discover the heart of Iceland, its uninhabited landscapes, unaccessible 9 months out of 12, without doing trekking or intense hiking. On the contrary, we privilege multiple smooth and short walks and enjoy looking at the nature surrounding us. This trip will let you discover the Highlands of Iceland, along the rift emerging in Iceland where the thoughtful, the walker, the photographer will be fulfilled away from mass tourism. You'll visit the volcanic area of Kerlingarfjoll, literally the witch's mountains, the geothermic area of Hveravellir with mud pools and hot springs. You'll cross the endless desert of Kjolur and Sprengisandur where Harpa, your ... Read more >
From £2,390 including domestic flights only

Adventure holiday in Iceland, Snaefellsnes

You’re dreaming of some breathtaking holidays but you have only a week left ? Why not flying to Iceland and taking the amazing self drive tour in the South and West region. A trip where you can pamper yourself, bath in hot spring water, in winter gazing the dancing northern lights above your head, taste local gastronomy, walk inside magnificent landscape, discover volcanoes, glaciers, impressive waterfalls and have this unique feeling to be alone in this world ! Read more >
From £1,100 excluding flights

Honeymoon in Iceland

Are you planning your honeymoon and are you searching for some romantic destination? Why not to pick Iceland and let you pamper in the land of Ice and Fire where you’ll be connected to Nature and Elements with your other half? This honeymoon is not an overland tour but, you’ll be staying at the same place and will have a chance to relax and visit some beautiful places ending every evening in the warm and relaxing hot water of Myvatn pool and, depending of the time of the year you’re travelling, admire Northern lights dancing over your head with this amazing feeling to be just the two of you. All year round, tailor-made tour. Highlights: - Romance and charm. Iceland is a romantic ... Read more >
From £1,500 including domestic flights only

Wellbeing holiday in North Iceland

To invigorate yourself in Iceland, this land out of the ordinary, at any season – bathing in geothermal pools, contemplation, hiking and nature discovery, massage, birds, whale watching, and a lot of peace of mind and quietness. A stay at Lake Mývatn is an immersion in this very powerful primeval natural environment, where you’ll be surrounded by lava flows, craters, panoramic views, amazing bird life and where man has learnt to develop and maintain traditions such as baking bread on the hot ground, fishing below the ice, etc. The Mývatn region offers incredible diversity within a small area : northern lights, natural pools, whale spotting, bird watching, hiking and discovering volcanoes, ... Read more >
From £1,100 including domestic flights only

Iceland walking holiday, West Fjords

6 amazing hiking days in the Hornstrandir nature reserve. A unique chance to discover this remote area of Iceland well preserved and wild. Along the coast, the power of the ocean has created those steep cliffs where thousands of seabirds come every year to nest. Moderate to challenging level. The Hornstrandir natural reserve is a superb natural site located in a remote and wild part of Iceland. The steep mountains in basalt stretch from the ocean to the sky, they are separated by deep fjords and isolated valleys. The fjords are home to numerous seals and seabirds. In the inland, glaciers from the last ice age have smoothed the mountains and formes lakes. Here the arctic fox is in his ... Read more >
From £2,200 excluding flights

Iceland Highlands self drive holiday

Do you want to discover unspoiled Iceland, far from the crowds, driving along the Highway 1? We have created this off the beaten path itinerary only accessible by 4wd vehicle. We will provide you some camping gear and all the equipment for you to have the freedom to stay in more remote area of Iceland. This trip allows the discovery of more discreet areas, great for amateurs of solitude and authenticity... Because the highlands of Iceland are an uninhabited area, the journey there is a more adventurous trip than driving along the paved ring road. In the highlands, there are only gravel roads that can't be driven with a classic rental car. Driving through the highlands means a unique drive ... Read more >
From £1,700 excluding flights

Iceland adventure holiday, self drive

We have created this unique overland tour with a great sense of adventure inside. This exciting trip will bring you to some of the most exciting and wonderful natural sites in Iceland. Added to this tailor-made tour, you’ll have a chance to pick in between some of the most breath-taking activities you can find out there. Created for 2 to 8 people, come along and bring some friends with you. What is unique with this tour is you don’t need to do everything together, everyone is free to decide either or not he wants to do something while the other will have the time to do something else. A real tailor-made trip with some adrenaline on top of it! Highlights : - Flexibility: this tour ... Read more >
From £1,100 including domestic flights only

Iceland photography holiday and Northern Lights

« LJOSMYNDARI »: The photographer in Icelandic, literally “the one taking a painting of light”. Both photography enthusiasts and professionals are always on the hunt for specific lights, especially dawn and dusk. This photo tour in Iceland at this time of the year offers you the unique possibility to enjoy hours of grazing light as well as northern lights. We will have many opportunities to meet the light and create with it. Highlights: - Northern lights: Iceland is one of the most beautiful countries to admire northern lights, we will adapt our days to enjoy this superb natural phenomenon in the best conditions. During Viking times, northern lights were associated to the souls of the ... Read more >
From £2,360 excluding flights

Iceland northern lights and snowshoeing holiday

Back to the genesis of the Earth. Rejuvenate at the heart of Iceland. A snowshoeing tour boasting hot springs, contemplation, meeting with Icelanders and their traditions, snowshoeing hikes in pristine locations with waterfalls, volcanoes, lava formations… Snowshoeing tour of 8 days – Accommodation on lake Myvatn’s shores in a charming guesthouse and on the fjord Eyjafordur’s coastline – Daily hikes, medium level – Maximum of 12 pers. Locations to discover: The fjord of Eyjafjordur is the longest fjord in Iceland. Its name means fjord of the island, because of the island of Hrisey (“the north pearl”) located right in its middle. This large fjord surrounded by mountains and hills is the ... Read more >
From £2,290 including domestic flights only

Iceland holiday, Valentine's Day special

Surprise your partner with this romantic trip in the northernmost capital and enjoy some adventure, sightseeing, northern lights, hot springs and romance. Read more >
From £1,100 excluding flights

Iceland self drive holiday, whales watching & riding

The Icelandic horse is on its own one of the icons of Iceland. It is a sturdy and tempered kind of horse, whose morphology has adapted to the harsh climate and the rugged ground of Iceland. Discovering Iceland on horse is a must for any horse rider. Discovering Iceland on horse allows to get to locations no cars can reach and sometimes too complex to get to hiking. It allows also to discover new points of view and to immerse in a pristine nature offering at best 3 people per square km. The rest of this horseback riding and discovering tour in Iceland will bring you to the north of the country, between the peninsula of Trollskagi and the volcanic region of Myvatn, before moving back to ... Read more >
From £1,500 excluding flights

Iceland walking holiday, Laugavegur

Walk the most famous hiking trail of Iceland in 6 days with a professional guide. The Laugavegur hiking trail is the most popular route through the wild Icelandic Highlands, one of the last untouched wilderness areas in Europe. The hikes starts from Landmannalaugar Hot Springs on the way to Þórsmörk glacier valley and ends in Fimmvörðuháls. This hiking trail in South Iceland is one of the world’s Top 20 hikes, according to National Geographic. You will enjoy a unique scenery through a very diverse landscape. There are very few places in the world that offer such diverse landscapes and scenic views. National Geographic reviewer Jennifer Pharr Davis describes the trail as “stunning in every ... Read more >
From £1,500 excluding flights

Iceland walking holiday, East fjords

6 complete days of trekking in the East fjords, deep into the Elvish realm according to Icelandic tradition. Trek in a small group with gear transfer by a 4WD from a mountain hut to another. A breath-taking hike between sea and mountains, from Seydisfjördur to Borgarfjördur Eystri. A little known part of Iceland that remains truly pristine. Moderate level. Highlights: - This trek is often guided by the founders of Alkemia, Harpa and Jean-Marc, which allows to enjoy Harpa’s talents for music, singing and story telling of folklore and stories of old. - Beauty of a pristine nature: The “Elvish Realm” offers a large diversity of landscapes: desert beaches, dramatic fjords, lost dales and ... Read more >
From £1,750 including domestic flights only

Highlights of Iceland self drive holiday

There are two “circles” in Iceland which conveniently contain the island’s most stunning natural sites, and this Iceland self drive holiday takes you on a journey to explore both of them, at your own pace. The Diamond Circle in northern Iceland is fantastic for whale watching in Mývatn-Húsavík – this is Iceland’s best spot for sightings, with humpback, blue and minke whales amongst the 23 species that have been recorded here. You can also explore the canyons of Jökulsárgljúfur and Europe’s most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss. Southern Iceland’s Golden Circle is the island’s most famous circuit, including the incredible geological formations of Thingvellir National Park, Geysir and the ... Read more >
From £1,300 excluding flights

Iceland adventure holiday in Autumn

Back to the genesis of the Earth. Rejuvenate at the heart of Iceland. An ecotourism travel boasting hot springs, contemplation, meeting with Icelanders and their traditions, hikes in pristine locations with waterfalls, volcanoes, northern lights and whale observation… Ecotourism travel of 8 days – Accommodation on a lake’s and coastline’s shores – Daily hikes – Maximum of 12 pers. Place to visit: Trollaskagi is a formation of mountains in the north of Iceland, along the fjord Eyjafjördur. Here, nature has been forged by the meeting of glaciers. The trip is focusing on the little known paths of this peninsula remote from route 1. Lake Myvatn, along the 66th parallel north, is located on ... Read more >
From £2,650 including domestic flights only
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