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For a small country, Iceland boasts more excursions than most. Seasonally, nature lovers and the outdoorsy descend to take in the country from ski-doo, Icelandic horse or super jeep to name a few.Contact Molly
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Bucket List Experiences
Bucket List Experiences
Northern Lights, glacier hikes, snorkelling along tectonic plates or with puffins diving for their tea are only a snapshot of the things you can do in Iceland. The country is a winter playground – surfing in the Arctic circle anyone?
From the moment you land in Iceland, the landscape is like no other. The short drive from the airport to the countries capital takes you across a lava field – an experience in itself. Right to roam and modified super jeeps mean our guides can whisk you away from the crowds to see corners of Iceland the vast majority of people do not.
With the sun struggling to set in the summer by winter it struggles to rise. Icelandics, undeterred by this, have mastered activities in the dark – unless of course the Northern Lights light up the sky.
Lovely (and mad) Locals
They believe in elves and it is not unusual to find a baby outside having a nap. They are some of the most charming people in Europe and their anecdotes live up to the countries scenery.
Whatever experience you are looking for, our experts are ready to help…
HOW TO EXPLORE ICELAND
These itineraries cover routes and places that are particularly popular with our guests and are designed to inspire. Every single trip we create is tailor-made and highly personalised to meet your specific requirements.
- Walk through National Parks, drive across glaciers (by super jeep or snowmobile) and hop on a boat for a spot of whale spotting.
- From £2,200 per person, based on two sharing and a private experience a day
- Reykjavik, South Coast and the Westman Islands
Summer on the South Coast
- Famous for National Parks and glacier activities year round, the South is a pocket of Iceland that excellently demonstrates why Iceland is extraordinary.
- From £3,250 per person, based on two sharing and a private experience a day
- Reykjanes and Southern Coast
Ring Road to Deplar
- Dunk and drive your way around Iceland’s infamous outdoor geothermal swimming pools – no the Blue Lagoon does not count, to Deplar Farm!
- From £6,790 per person, based on two people sharing and a private experience a day
- North, South and East Coast, West Fjords and Reykjanes
- With a short window of daylight Winter sees the incoming of the completely unpredictable but potentially spectacular aurora borealis.
- From £3,050 per person, based on two people sharing and a private experience a day
- Reykjavik, Southern Coast
- Escape the main ring road and explore the countries glaciers and national parks by foot, snowmobile and glacier pick.
- From £3,200 per person, based on two people sharing and a private experience a day
- South Coast, Westman Islands and Snaefellsnes Peninsula
Extreme North and South
- One of the most spectacular set ups for heli-skiing in the world from the smartest lodge in the country – Deplar Farm.
- From £8,240 per person, based on two people sharing and a private experience a day
- Reykjavik and Northern Iceland
A short drive from the countries capital and you will immediately feel off the beaten track. Black sand beaches, glacier lagoons geothermal baths and ice caves are all things you can experience in this corner of the country. Trundle along with a guide or get lost in your own hire car as you pass meadows of Icelandic horses. A short ferry away from Landeyjahofn lies the Westman Islands, arguably the countries wildest pocket. The South Coast is perfect for a taste of Iceland over a long weekend.
The Icelandic capital feels more like a large fishing town rather than a bustling city, even though 60% of the country live here. The city is comfortably walkable and worth exploring if only to mix with the charming locals in our suggested local favourites. Reykjavik also acts as the perfect platform from where you can see the countries highlights – not least the Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon.
Locals view the West as a land of folklore, knitting (eyes peeled for a sheep round up) and small fishing towns that litter the coastline. Hop on a boat and see if you can spot a whale or a colony of puffins. Weak sea legs? Horse riding through lava fields and past some of Icelands most spectacular waterfalls are all feasible in this wooly (!) corner.
Wild and wooly Northern Iceland is a part of the country most people do not get the opportunity to see. However, we think making the journey here is well worth the expedition, stopping at some outdoor swimming pools along your way. Little light pollution means this corner of Iceland is where you are most likely to see the Northern Lights. During the day there is plenty to see and do including surfing in the Arctic, snorkelling with puffins, snowmobiling and horse riding to name a little. Not yet sold? It is also home to our favourite Icelandic property Deplar Farm.