Day 1 Arrival and city tour in Reykjavik: Viking World Museum, old town center, Althing, Cathedral, Hallgrimskirkja Church, Sun Voyager sculpture, City Hall, Hoefthi House, Oeskjuhlith Hill, Perlan viewpoint and the harbor. Blue Lagoon on Reykjanes Peninsula. Fosshotel or other accommodation.
Day 2 Snaefellsnes Peninsula: lava fields, volcanoes, Snaefellsjokull Glacier, yellow and black sand beaches, mineral springs, Gertuberg basalt columns, Arnarstapi Harbor and seal colony. Fosshotel in Stykkisholmur or other accommodation.
Day 3 View of fjords and snow-capped peaks on the way to Akureyri. Botanical Gardens and city center with fine timber buildings and various shops in Akureyri. 2 nights in the Icelandair Hotel or similar accommodation in Akureyri.
Day 4 Day trip to historic herring-fishing town of Siglufjorthur past the Hethinsfjorthur Tunnel. Herring Era Museum and art galleries in Siglufjorthur. Return to to Akureyri via the villages of Olafsfjorthur and Dalvik.
Day 5 On the way to Egilsstathir: Lake Myvatn, Gothafoss Waterfall, pseudo craters at Skutustathir and lava formations at Dimmuborgir. Icealndair Herard or similar hotel in Egilsstathir.
Day 6 Drive through the remote Eastfjords Region, view of fjords and mountains, wild reindeer herds and the Icelandic War Museum in Reytharfjorthur. 4 nights in Hofn Hotel or similar accommodation in Hofn.
Day 7 Trekking at Vatnajokull Glacier.
Day 8 Boat ride at Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon and trekking in Skaftafell National Park.
Day 9 Day trip to Skaftafell National Park at Vatnajokull Glacier. Boat ride at Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon.
Day 10 On the way to Egilsstathir: outwash plains, lava fields, Dyrholaey Cliff, Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls. Icealndair Herard or similar hotel in Fluthir.
Day 11 On the way to Reykjavik: Hvita River, Gullfoss Waterfall, Strokkur Geyser, Frithheimar Tomato and Horse Farm, Thingvellir National Park - a UNESCO world heritage site. Fosshotel or other accommodation in Reykjavik.
Day 12 Departure from Reykjavik.
Accommodation in hotels
5 lunches and 8 dinners
Boat ride at Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon
3 NM points: all regions of Iceland
1 MTP point: Iceland
1 TCC point: Iceland
UNESCO: 1 world heritage site and 1 tentative world heritage site
Dates: July 5, 2023; June 29, 2024 Price: $6,700, single supplement $1,750