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On Tuesdays and Fridays we leave Reykjavik and head straight for the impressive Seljalandsfoss waterfalls, which you can walk right behind for the ultimate view, but the waterfalls do not stop there. Next is the powerful Skogafoss waterfall, which is a sight we are sure you will never forget. From here we drive on to Reynisfjara where we will look over the amazing black sand beach and basalt columns and stop for lunch at the Black Beach Restaurant. After lunch we continue east to explore Fjaðrárgljúfur, where you can see the impressive forces of nature that have eroded this spectacular gorge. Driving further east, we pass the mighty Vatnajökull icecap, where we will be dwarfed by Iceland’s highest mountains. We spend the night at the new and incredibly comfortable Lilja Guesthouse, resting up for another action packed day. All the rooms are recently finished with modern fittings and private bathrooms. Dinner from the kitchen at Lilja Guesthouse is always delicious, with the chefs taking advantage of the fresh, local Icelandic produce. With favourable conditions in winter, we will hunt for the magical northern lights.

Our second day starts with the delicious buffet breakfast (included) from Lilja Guesthouse. After breakfast we then go to one of our all time favourite locations in Iceland, the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon. We are always mesmerised by the giant icebergs floating around this incredible lagoon and by the washed up icebergs that glisten like crystals down at ‘Diamond Beach’. From here we head back to Skaftafell grabbing snacks to sustain us for the real action of the trip, a hike on one of our favourite outlet glaciers of the mighty Vatnajökull. You will get up close and personal to the the astonishingly beautiful blue ice formations during our hike on the Falljökull glacier. This is always a highlight of any trip to Iceland. We explore the glacier in detail on this hike, taking about fours hours to get some amazing views of the ice fall. This glacier hike is considered of moderate difficulty, with a moderate fitness required. You can expect to walk about six kilometres over uneven and ascending terrain. If the weather makes accessing Falljökull unsafe we have many other incredible outlet glaciers in the region to explore instead, we can usually find a sheltered glacier in one of the valleys.On our way back to Reykjavik we will stop to explore the moss covered lava fields from the devastating Laki eruption in 1782, where your guide will shed light on the history of Iceland’s explosive past. Further stops will be made for dinner, before arriving back in Reykjavik around 9pm.
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Rather than rushing between the highlights of Iceland's south coast, slow down and fully absorb the experience on this small-group overnight guided tour from Reykjavík. See the famed waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, as well as the black sand beach and basalt columns at Reynisfjara. Hike on the Falljökull Glacier and watch giant icebergs float around Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. Includes accommodation and breakfast.
  • Spend two days exploring sites that many tour groups rush through in one day
  • Small-group tour offers a more personal experience
  • Includes overnight accommodation at the foot of Vatnajökull National Park
  • Hassle-free round-trip transfers from your Reykjavik hotel
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Reviewed 4 days ago
Revealed Brilliance

I am so glad this is no longer hidden to me. To say I was in awe would be an understatement. I can see where the "Hidden" title comes from as our enthusiastic and charismatic guide, Ryan, was making it feel like we were on...More

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Hidden_Iceland, Owner at Hidden Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Owen C for taking the time to write us such a wonderful review! This sort of feedback is always helpful for such a young company like ours and we really appreciate hearing back from you about your experience. We truly believe that a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The best tour in Iceland

My two friends and I joined the Glacier Lagoon two day tour and it was by far the best experience we had in Iceland. We visited all the best south coast sights, as well as an extra stop or two added in that wasn't part...More

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Hidden_Iceland, Owner at Hidden Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write up this wonderful review! The 2 Day Glacier Lagoon tour is definitely on of our favourites. The sights we see over the two days are amazing, and the glacier hike on Falljökull never disappoints. It's...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018
2 day Glacier tour

Ryan led a small group (including me) on an unforgettable 2 day tour. But I nearly missed it...because I got in the wrong tour bus for a tour with a similar 2 day itinerary, and the driver didn't notice as we drove to the first...More

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Hidden_Iceland, Owner at Hidden Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you for booking with us and for taking the time to write us this wonderful review Alan! This kind of feedback about our tours and guides is always really appreciated. Sorry to hear about your troublesome start to the day, thankfully we were able...More

Reviewed 7 June 2018
An unforgettable trip!

First up was the Golden Circle tour. It was a perfect day for it and we were able to take in the all of the sites. The drive was comfortable and lunch at the tomato farm was delicious. Following the Golden Circle tour we went...More

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Hidden_Iceland, Owner at Hidden Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write us this amazing review! The weather is not always on our side but our guide Scott is really good at making itinerary alterations to make sure you get to see all the incredible sights. A glacier hike on...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile
Second time with Hidden Iceland

I went on a 2 days glacier tour last winter, it was an unforgettable trip! Hence, I’m back in Iceland again and had a fabulous week with Hidden Iceland. Well organized trip with professional, friendly and most importantly trust worthy tour guide. 這是我第二次參加Hidden Iceland的行程,自從上次參加了他們的glacier tour就愛上了冰島。我們的導遊Scott本身就是讀地理專業出身,所以對於冰島的行成及不同的自然生態都能做詳細的解說。因為我本身有點怕高,多虧導遊人好+很專業,所以成功爬上冰河看到超級美的風景。...More

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Hidden_Iceland, Owner at Hidden Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! It was wonderful having you back with us to explore the amazing sights Iceland has to offer even further. Thanks again!

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