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Iceland travel guide

Trips to Iceland really are all about the clichés - jaw-dropping scenery, natural wonders and arctic wildlife. Get planning your Icelandic adventure with our handy travel inspiration, cheap flights to Iceland and amazing Iceland tours.
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Iceland tours & experiences

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Best of Iceland

Get to grips with Iceland's best bits on the week-long small group adventure. Travel from Reykjavik and do a loop of the stunning island. Take in the famous Golden Circle, witness a geyser explosion, marvel at beautiful waterfalls, see seals and whales and feast on fresh lobster.
7 days
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Northern Lights in Iceland

Iceland Northern Lights & Golden Circle

Do really cool things on this 5 days winter adventure like exploring Þingvellir National Park, visiting horse farms, reflecting on life under the Northern Lights, hiking glaciers, and warming up in hot springs.
5 days
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Iceland Winter

This seven-day adventure takes in all of Iceland's signature attractions from lagoons and waterfalls to geysers and volcanic craters. Hit up the Golden Circle, explore Leidarendi cave, hike glaciers and soak in the world-famous Blue Lagoon.
7 days
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Fire & Ice

Starting in the soulful city of Reykjavik, this trip will have you widening your eyes at the best of Iceland's unique natural beauty. Along the way you'll witness erupting geysers & cascading waterfalls, marvel at volcanoes & glaciers and soak in the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal mineral wonder surrounded by steam and stars. By the time it's over, you'll be floating home with a full camera reel and a lovestruck look plastered all over your face.
6 days
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Iceland day tours

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Whale watching

Get up, close and personal with the largest animals on earth on this unmissable Icelandic experience. With a success rate of 92%, chances are that you will be rewarded with excellent sightings of the minke whale. If you're lucky you may also see pods of orcas, dolphins and humpback whales.
Half day
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Golden Circle

Golden Circle

Pack a stash of 'oohs' and 'ahhs' and get ready to feel the full force of nature! From the gushing Strokkur geyser, which shoots steaming columns of water to the Thingvellir NP. Round off your tour of mother nature and visit the idyllic Frioheimar.
Full day
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Blue Lagoon

No visit to Iceland would be complete without a trip to the famous geothermal spa; the Blue Lagoon. Set in striking scenery in a lava field, melt away your stress in the blue waters or under a tumbling waterfall. 
Half day
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Iceland Northern Lights

Northern Lights Explorer

See the vivid, bright colours of the Northern Lights dance across the sub-Arctic sky on this three-hour tour. With cloudless skies, the swaying displays are usually a stunning emerald colour but can also be pink, red and white. 
Half day
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Cheap flights to Iceland

Find cheap flights to Iceland with STA Travel. Compare and book flights today to Reykjavik.
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Hotels in Iceland

Find your perfect hotel in the Land of the Northern Lights. From sleek and stylish hotels to simple hotels in the centre of Reykjavík. Book your hotel in Iceland online today.

Frequently asked questions about travelling to Iceland

When's the best time to visit Iceland?

It's no mystery that Iceland has become a hugely popular destination to visit, with many avid travellers wanting to catch that all-important glimpse of the Northern Lights. For those who are indeed looking to do that specifically, the best time to see the Northern Lights in Iceland is between September - March where the days are slightly longer. Temperatures are also icier between December - February so make sure to wear extra layers!

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