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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.

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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.

  • Half day private tour of Reykjavík

    Half day private tour of Reykjavík


    Half day private tour of Reykjavík

    Explore Reykjavík’s landmark sights with a local guide. Visit the Hallgrímskirkja and Harpa concert hall, hear about elves and peace treaties, or see lava fields and historical houses as you learn about the city’s history, architecture and culture.

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  • Privately guided northern lights tour
    Northern lights

    Privately guided northern lights tour


    Privately guided northern lights tour

    Take an evening trip outside Reykjavík with a private guide to observe the northern lights beyond the city glow. Get tips on taking photographs, find out more about how the phenomenon is caused and watch as the night sky is lit up.

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  • Icelandic cooking class
    Icelandic cooking class

    Icelandic cooking class


    Icelandic cooking class

    Enjoy a morning in the company of an Icelandic chef and folklorist, sampling traditional ingredients, hearing about local food culture past and present, and learning to cook a traditional three-course meal, which you can then enjoy with a glass of wine.

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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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Travel advice

Practical tips for traveling to Iceland, from social protocols to guidance on money matters, with a link to the latest US State Department travel advice.

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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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