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Iceland vacations 2024 & 2025

Raw, rugged and extreme, the sheer force of nature is the dominant feature on the Icelandic landscape. This is a country shaped by volcanic activity, carved by glaciers and left almost entirely untamed. Our specialists know Iceland well and can build a trip that takes you to all its highlights or help you explore its geology, wildlife or backcountry wilderness in more detail.

We’ll suggest destinations and activities based on your interests and offer options to walk on age-old glaciers, snorkel between diverging tectonic plates, hike into ice caves or learn how to cook on a local farm. Along the way, you can lounge in a natural hot pool, chase the northern lights or marvel at the thundering cascades of water, bubbling mud pools, steaming fumaroles and glittering icebergs that make up Iceland’s otherworldly landscape. Everywhere you go, the drama and extremes of this beguiling destination unfold around you, and we will help create your perfect tailor-made holiday to Iceland to take in all of the sights, and we will help create your perfect tailor-made vacation to Iceland to take in all of the sights.

Creating tailor-made tours for over 25 years

Suggested tours for Iceland

Sample cuisine drawn from the sagas in Reykjavík, walk between the diverging tectonic plates in Þingvellir National Park, and look for humpback whales in a traditional Icelandic fishing boat. Our suggested itineraries are a great starting point as you begin to plan your trip to Iceland.

Suggested activities for Iceland

Tour a glacial lagoon in a Zodiac, explore Þórsmörk (Valley of Thor) in a superjeep, and venture inside remote ice caves with a guide. Whatever your interests, our specialists will suggest experiences designed to enhance your trip to Iceland.

  • Full day privately guided Golden Circle tour
    Strokkur geyser, Golden Circle

    Full day privately guided Golden Circle tour

    Golden Circle

    Full day privately guided Golden Circle tour

    Discover some of Iceland’s most renowned geological sites on a full-day tour of the Golden Circle with a private guide. Take in the continental rift and original parliament site at Þingvellir, the hot-water blowholes at Haukadalur geothermal valley and thundering Gullfoss waterfall.

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  • Icelandic lamb cooking class
    Bjarteyjarsandur Farm cooking class

    Icelandic lamb cooking class

    West Iceland

    Icelandic lamb cooking class

    Get an insight into local life in rural Iceland with a visit to a traditional sheep farm outside Reykjavík. Here, you’ll meet three generations of the family, tour the farm, learn about life on the land and help prepare roast lamb for lunch.

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  • Small group ice cave tour
    Small group ice cave tour

    Small group ice cave tour

    South Iceland

    Small group ice cave tour

    Sitting below Kötlujökull, the Katla ice cave is 800 years old and sculpted into enthralling contours by dripping glacial water. Explore the cave with a local guide to see its peculiar ice formations and learn about how it was formed.

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Why travel with Audley?

  • 100% tailor-made tours
  • Fully protected travel
  • Established for over 25 years
  • 98% of our clients would recommend us

Best time to visit

Our specialists advise on the best months to visit Iceland, including information about climate, events and festivals.

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Useful information for planning your vacation in Iceland

Iceland by region

If you’re planning to focus your time in Iceland around a particular area, you can jump into the region you're most interested in to find detailed itinerary ideas together with accommodation choices and a taster of the experiences we can offer.

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