GJ_92 8D7N REYKJAVIK 01 SEP 2023 - 26 APR 2024

Tour available on selected Friday only.


See the best of Iceland in the shortest possible time on this guided circle tour around the island. Fortnightly departures on Fridays, all year-round!

Travel on Iceland’s ring road and discover stunning scenery and dramatic landscapes: volcanoes, lava fields, hot springs, mountains, fjords, glaciers, glacier lagoon and waterfalls. Enjoy a leisurely group tour on Iceland’s ring road, combining nature, soft adventure, and cultural experiences. During the tour, two evenings include Northern Lights Academy (from mid-September to mid-April). Join this amazing and complete circle tour of Iceland, a bestseller all year round!

Reykjavik (Arrival)

Welcome to Iceland! On arrival at the airport, individual transfer by Flybus shuttle from Keflavik airport to your accommodation in Reykjavik.

Upon check in hotel, at own leisure.

The name of Iceland's capital, Reykjavik, literally translates to 'Smoky Bay'. The origins can be traced to the first permanent settler in Iceland. Reykjavík is the natural starting point for any visit to Iceland, and not undeservedly so. The capital is world-renowned for its culture, history and natural beauty.

Transfer by Flybus Airport shuttle. Pick-up from designated pick-up zone and location to be advised once booking has been made.
Hotel Reykjavík Natura Berjaya Iceland Hotels or similar.
Reykjavik - Grabrok Valcano - Akureyri

At 09:00am meet our tour guide and depart from Icelandair Hotel Natura.
Travel west along the scenic Hvalfjörður fjord and the town of Borgarnes. Easy hike on Grábrók volcano crater in the middle of a greenish lava field.
In the afternoon visit a natural history & seal museum in the fishing village of Hvammstangi. Further north stop at the turf church of Víðimýri and then continue along scenic fjord landscape and over several mountain passes until we reach Akureyri, the capital of North Iceland.
The overnight location at Akureyri allows you to walk around the town.

Transfer by GJ Travel coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Akureyri Berjaya Iceland Hotels or similar
Akureyri - Lake Myvatn

In the morning explore the town of Akureyri, also called the capital of North Iceland, and admire the panoramic view over the Eyjafjörður fjord.

From April-October, there are optional whale watching tours available from 09:00-12:00 am; check with us for the option available.

In the afternoon, travel to Goðafoss, the waterfalls of the Gods. Then explore Lake Mývatn, known as a geological wonderland and for its abundant birdlife. See the strange lava formations at Kálfaströnd, the pseudo craters at Skútustaðir and the tephra cone Hverfjall. Finally, end the afternoon relaxing in the geothermal Mývatn Nature Baths with a fantastic view over the whole area.

There is a possibility of seeing the Northern Lights during the evening from mid-September to mid-April.

Overnight at Lake Myvatn or in Husavik

Transfer by GJ Travel coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Sel Hotel Mývatn or similar
Myvatn - Lava Labyrinth - Egilsstadir

In the morning we walk in the lava labyrinth at Dimmuborgir “the dark castles”, hoping to get a glimpse of the trolls who are said to live there.

In the afternoon, we visit the hot spring area of Námaskarð with bubbling mud pools and steaming solfataras. We head through the uninhabited highlands and moon-like surrounding to East Iceland.

From June to August, the tour includes a detour to the powerful waterfall Dettifoss.

Overnight in Egilsstabir or in Borgarfjorour-Eystri.

Transfer by GJ Travel coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Icelandair Hotel Hérað (Oct-Apr) or Álfheimar Guesthouse (May-Sept) or similar
Egilsstadir - East Fjords - Hofn

It’s a day to admire the dramatic fjord landscape and its tiny fishing villages at the end of twisty roads in the East Fjords and on route visit an interesting stone and mineral collection. In the afternoon see Vatnajökull – Europe’s biggest glacier that is visible all over Southeast Iceland.

There is a possibility of seeing the Northern Lights during the evening from September to mid-April.

NOTE: Please note that the itinerary on this specific day can change due to seasonal factors, such as daylight.

Transfer by GJ Travel coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon or similar
Hofn - Vatnajokull - Vik - Hvolsvollur

Start the day with a stop at Jökulsárlón, a glacial lagoon filled with floating icebergs, and explore the extraordinary site where you might see seals swimming in arctic waters. A boat tour between floating icebergs is included in the program from May through September. You can walk on the so-called Diamond Beach across the street, where large icebergs get stranded. Travel along the southern part of the glacier Vatnajökull and get a glimpse at Europe’s second-largest national park, which has Iceland’s highest mountains, an alpine environment, and Europe’s largest glacier.

In the afternoon, a beautiful drive with many natural wonders awaits us as we head across the Eldhraun lava field, cross the sandy desert of the south coast, overlooked by mountainous cliffs, glaciers and waterfalls. Stroll along the black lava beach of Reynisfjara near Vík. In the small village of Skógar, there is Skógafoss waterfall which is 60 meters high and is one of the most impressive waterfalls in the country. Iceland’s past comes alive at one of Iceland’s finest museums, the Skógar folk museum, with its turf houses assemblage of traditions of territorial relics on display. Continue to the high but narrow Seljalandsfoss waterfall, which plunges over the mountain. An exciting trail goes behind the fall – if you are prepared to get wet!

There is a possibility of seeing the Northern Lights during the evening from September to mid-April.

Overnight location is near Hvolsvollur, South Iceland.

NOTE: Please note that the itinerary on this specific day can change due to seasonal factors, such as daylight.

Transfer by GJ Travel coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Stracta Hotel Hella or similar
Hvolsvollur - Golden Circle - Reykjavik

We explore classics today as we travel the route of the Golden Circle sights.

We start the day at Friðheimar, where you learn about the Icelandic horse, its special qualities and history and visit a geothermal greenhouse. Later on we see steam from the Geysir geothermal fields as we arrive. There is a variety of hot springs and bubbling pools. The original geyser is now dormant but has been replaced by Strokkur “the Churn” which erupts at 5-10 minute intervals.

We continue to Gullfoss, “the golden falls“, which is a double waterfall that tumbles 34 meters into the Hvítá river and attracts travellers in summer and winter. We travel inland to Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. As we return to Reykjavík, we take you for a short city tour to show highlights of the world’s northernmost capital.

Overnight in Reykjavik

Northern Lights: From September to mid-April optional Northern Lights evening tours can be booked at the lobby of your hotel, should weather conditions be favourable.

Transfer by GJ Travel coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Reykjavík Natura Berjaya Iceland Hotel or similar
Reykjavik (Departure)

After breakfast, end of our services. Hotel check out time 1000am.

Your arrangements conclude today with a individual transfer by Flybus shuttle to Keflavik airport.

Transfer by Flybus Airport shuttle
Meals Breakfast
Print Trip Details
Trip Inclusive
  • 7 nights accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Icelandic horse stables & geothermal greenhouse
  • Entrance to Skogar Folk Museum
  • Amphibian boat tour on Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon (May-Sept depending on weather conditions)
  • 2x evenings with Northern Lights Program (from September to mid-April).
  • Mývatn Nature Baths including towel and Viðimýri turf church
  • 6 days escorted bus tour with English-speaking guide/driver-guide
  • Arrival & Departure airport transfer by Flybus shuttle (no guide)
  • Complementaries - Free Wi-Fi on the bus, Use of snow & ice grippers spike (for winter departures), Use of flashlight (for winter departures)
Trip Exclude
  • International and/or Domestic air ticket
  • Personal Expenses
  • Lunches, dinners, morning and afternoon tea, boat cruises unless specified
  • Travel Insurance
  • No Compulsary Tipping - If you feel your Guide/Driver Guide has delivered an outstanding level of service throughout your trip you may wish to tip them.
Optional Addon
Private airport transfer per way per car (1- 6 persons) 614.40 -
General Terms
  • Rates quoted based on dynamic pricing and are subject to change without prior notice and/or upon confirmation.
  • Package tour seat are subject to availability.
  • Itinerary may vary slightly depending on group size, group pace and other external factors beyond our control.
  • By booking with us, you are accepted GJ Travel’s booking term & conditions, https://www.gjtravel.is/terms-conditions/
  • Tours in general not recommended for children younger than 08 years.
  • Children 08-11 years of age must be accompanied by an adult, who will be responsible for their welfare and supervision.
  • Full payment is required in order for process booking if booking received less than 50 working days prior to departure. Seat subject to availability.
  • 12fly of Malaysian Harmony shall not be liable for any loses or expenses incurred due to delay, sickness, weather, strikes or any other causes beyond its control, such losses and expenses shall be borne by the clients.
  • Others 12fly terms & conditions applies.
Payment Terms
  • Deposit for this package is minimum MYR 2500.00 per person.
Package Remarks
  • General travel period: September 2023 until April 2024 (Travel must be completed by May 2024).
  • Triple Room share for 3 adult is not available on this trip
  • Guided Tours operated by GJ Travel on seat-in-coach basic. Please log in at www.gjtravel.is for up-to-date itineraries.
  • We guarantee trips will depart as soon as enough guests are booked. Please check with us for guaranteed departure dates and information.
  • Airport shuttle transfer are included if to add pre/post night.
  • Itineraries may be subject to change at short notice during severe weather conditions and certain outdoor activities/day trips may be cancelled during the winter season in Iceland. In these rare cases, where situations of force majeure apply, excursions/activities cannot be refunded but the local guides will try their best to find reasonable alternatives where and whenever possible.

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