Extension Tours from Reykjavik

Extend your stay with great extension tours from Reykjavik.
3 days
May - Sep
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Extend your stay in Iceland with one or more of these great extension tours from Reykjavik. Choose from the Westman Islands (Vestmannaeyjar), Hofn, Egilsstadir, Akureyri, Husavik or Isafjordur. All extension pacakges include return flights from Reykjavik and 2 nights accommodation with breakfast, and those to Akureyri and Husavik also include one guided day trip. See below for details.

For travel between 01 June and 07 September these tours are now sold out.

Departures for all extension tours daily May to September. Please enquire for pricing details.
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Westman Islands (Vestmannaeyjar). Discover the splendid beauty and historic landmarks of the Westman Islands (Vestmannaeyjar), situated just off Iceland's South Coast. The islands are best known as the home of one of the largest puffin colonies in the world, and as the site of the huge 1937 volcanic eruption, which let to the complete evacuation of the islands and the birth  of brand new islands.

Day 1: Reykjavik - Westman Islands
Today make your own way to Reykjavik Domestic Airport for the flight to Heimaey on the Westman Islands. Your exact departure time is dependent on the  flight schedule for your dates of travel. On arrival, make your own way to your hotel and check in. Time at leisure- take a walk in the town centre, visit the museums, take a dip in the local swimming pool, a Segway tour or go horse-riding.

Day 2: Day at leisure. 
Visit the Heimay Visitor's Centre for ideas on how best to spend your day. Perhaps learn about the island's history and culture, with visits to local workshops and a local home, or explore the Islands from the sea, on a guided RIB boat tour from Heimaey, where you'll witness towering birdcliffs famous for their puffin colonies, sail into sea caves and perhaps seals and whales.

Day 3: Return to Reykjavik
Today make your own way to the airport, for the short flight back to Reykjavik Domestic Airport. Your exact departure time is dependent on the  flight schedule for your dates of travel. On arrival, your extension tour arrangements end. You can add accommodation in Reykjavik tonight to the tour - please enquire.

Includes: return economy flight Reykjavik Domestic Airport- Westman Islands; 2 nights accommodation at Hotel Vestmannaeyjar including breakfast.

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Hofn. Nestling below the mighty glacier Vatnajokull, Europe’s largest glacier, is the charming fishing town of Hofn, an ideal base for exploring this incredible region. Here you can sample some of the fabulous fresh seafood including langoustine (lobster) caught from the surrounding North Atlantic Ocean, a speciality in all the local restaurants.

Day 1: Reykjavik - Hofn
Today make your own way to Reykjavik Domestic Airport for the flight to Hofn. Your exact departure time is dependent on the  flight schedule for your dates of travel. On arrival in Hofn, make your own way to your hotel and check in. Time at leisure- explore the town, and take a walk through the village and down to the harbour, where you may see the fishermen land their catch of the day. 

Day 2: Day at leisure. 
Visit the Hofn Visitor's Centre for ideas on how best to spend your day. Nearby are attractions as the huge Vatnajökull National Park and Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, with many opportunities for hiking and glacier walks in these spectacular surroundings.

Day 3: Return to Reykjavik
Today make your own way to Hofn Airport, for the short flight back to Reykjavik Domestic Airport. Your exact departure time is dependent on the  flight schedule for your dates of travel. On arrival, your extension tour arrangements end. You can add accommodation in Reykjavik tonight to the tour - please enquire.

Includes: return economy flight Reykjavik Domestic Airport-Hofn; 2 nights accommodation at Hotel Hofn including breakfast.

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Egilsstadir: Located in east Iceland on the banks of Lagarfljót river, Egilsstadir is known for its natural beauty and mild climate, and for the area's woodlands, something special for Iceland!  Nearby waterfalls, lakes and rivers make this a lovely place to spend a few quiet days. 

Day 1: Reykjavik - Egilsstadir
Today make your own way to Reykjavik Domestic Airport for the flight to Egilsstadir. Your exact departure time is dependent on the  flight schedule for your dates of travel. On arrival, make your own way to your hotel and check in. Time at leisure- take a walk in the town centre, visit the museums and enjoy the green surroundings.

Day 2: Day at leisure. 
Visit the Egilsstadir Visitor's Centre for ideas on how best to spend your day - perhaps visit the Wilderness Centre, hike to Hengifoss Waterfall, take an ATV tour into the East Highlands, go horse riding or take one of the many walks and hikes.

Day 3: Return to Reykjavik
Today make your own way to the airport, for the short flight back to Reykjavik Domestic Airport. Your exact departure time is dependent on the  flight schedule for your dates of travel. On arrival, your extension tour arrangements end. You can add accommodation in Reykjavik tonight to the tour - please enquire.

Includes: return economy flight Reykjavik Domestic Airport- Egilsstadir; 2 nights accommodation at Icelandair Hotel Herad or Hotel Valaskjar including breakfast.

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Akureyri: This charming town is Iceland's northern capital, and sits on the north coast under snowcapped peaks, at the head of Iceland’s longest fjord. The town is a great base for exploring the north's green pastures, fishing villages, mudpots, waterfalls, and whale-filled bays, whilst signs of the earth’s power – glaciers, volcanoes, lava fields and stacks of basalt – are everywhere.

Day 1: Reykjavik - Akureyri
Today make your own way to Reykjavik Domestic Airport for the flight to Akureyri. Your exact departure time is dependent on the  flight schedule for your dates of travel. On arrival, make your own way to your hotel and check in. Time at leisure- take a walk in the town centre, visit the museums, the Botanic Gardens, or one of the many galleries and shops.

Day 2: Guided Coach tour to Lake Myvatn
On this guided tour of the Lake Myvatn area today, visit the striking Godafoss waterfall,  marvel at views of pseudo-craters and the lava pillars at Dimmuborgir, experience the boiling mud pools, steaming fumaroles and sulphur pits at the geothermal area of Hverir, enjoy the natural hot springs of the Myvatn Nature Baths and much more. (The exact itinerary will depend on the weather)

Day 3: Return to Reykjavik
Today make your own way to the airport, for the short flight back to Reykjavik Domestic Airport. Your exact departure time is dependent on the flight schedule for your dates of travel. On arrival, your extension tour arrangements end. You can add accommodation in Reykjavik tonight to the tour - please enquire.

Includes: return economy flight Reykjavik Domestic Airport- Akureyri, 2 nights accommodation at Icelandair Hotel Akureyri, Hotel KEA or Hotel Nordurland with breakfast, guided coach tour to Lake Myvatn 8-9hrs.

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Husavik: North Iceland is a diverse landscape of dramatic waterfalls, secluded fjords, geothermal wonders and untamed wilderness.  Husavik, Europe's whale watching capital, is a charming fishing village surrounded by majestic snow-tipped mountains in a picturesque fjord, with an international repuation for excellent whale watching. Husavik is an ideal base to explore the natural wonders including Lake Myvatn, the thundering waterfalls of Dettifoss, and the horseshoe shaped Asbyrgi Canyon. 

Day 1: Reykjavik - Husavik
Today make your own way to Reykjavik Domestic Airport for the flight to Husavik. Your exact departure time is dependent on the flight schedule for your dates of travel. On arrival, make your own way to your hotel and check in. Time at leisure- take a walk in the town centre, visit the Whale Museum, or Puffin Island where thousands of these comical birds nest from May to late August,

Day 2: Whale Watching
From the harbour, board a traditionally designed oak boat and head out into the waters off Husavik. Your knowlegable skipper will tell you all about the wildlife you may see such as  Humpback, Minke and Blue whales, dolphins and birds. Includes hot drinks and snacks, duration 3 hours. Remainder of the day at leisure.

Day 3: Return to Reykjavik
Today make your own way to the airport, for the short flight back to Reykjavik Domestic Airport. Your exact departure time is dependent on the flight schedule for your dates of travel. On arrival, your extension tour arrangements end. You can add accommodation in Reykjavik tonight to the tour - please enquire.

Includes: return economy flight Reykjavik Domestic Airport- Husavik, 2 nights accommodation Fosshotel Husavik with breakfast, 3 hrs whale watching tour.

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Isafjordur: Isafjordur is the main town of the Westfjords peninsula, in the North-West corner of Iceland, and the town stands on a narrow spit in the fjord Skutulsfjordur, surrounded by mountains with endless opportunities to enjoy the natural beauty and wilderness of this remote area.

Day 1: Reykjavik - Isafjordur
Today make your own way to Reykjavik Domestic Airport for the flight to Isafjordur. Your exact departure time is dependent on the  flight schedule for your dates of travel. On arrival, make your own way to your hotel and check in. Time at leisure- visit the Westfjords Maritime Museum, the old town with its modest wooden 19th century houses, “The Old Hospital” , now a museum and cultural centre, or the Edinborg Cultural Centre, an historic building housing the town's exhbition space.

Day 2: Day at leisure. 
Visit the Isafjordur Visitor's Centre for ideas on how best to spend your day - perhaps hire a bike or take one of the many hikes or walks, or take a tour to enjoy the scenic views of Dynjandi waterfall.

Day 3: Return to Reykjavik
Today make your own way to the airport, for the short flight back to Reykjavik Domestic Airport. Your exact departure time is dependent on the  flight schedule for your dates of travel. On arrival, your extension tour arrangements end. You can add accommodation in Reykjavik tonight to the tour - please enquire.

Includes: return economy flight Reykjavik Domestic Airport- Isafjordur; 2 nights accommodation at Hotel Isafjordur or Hotel Horn including breakfast.

Departures for all extension tours daily May to September. Please enquire for pricing details.

 

Please enquire for pricing details.
 

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