Walk Iceland – The Golden Circle and the Best of the South

Walk Iceland – The Golden Circle and the Best of the South

£ 950

Reykjavíkurflugvöllur, Iceland

Beginner & Intermediate
Multi-Day, Guides & Tours
Reykjavíkurflugvöllur, Iceland
Cancellation: Moderate
Duration: 6 days
£ 950

Activity Highlights:

Embark on a magical journey to Iceland with our Golden Circle and the Best of the South tour. Tailored to accommodate those in education during half term, this is an adventure you won’t want to miss! Whether you’re joining us from Cardiff, Heathrow, or directly in Iceland, we’ve got you covered.

Key Details

  • Dates: 23rd-29th October 2023
  • Meeting Points: Cardiff, Heathrow, or Keflavik International Airport
  • Accommodation: Varied (3 different beds over 6 days)


Day One

Begin your journey at the airport before setting off on a nighttime drive, pausing at a few scenic spots for short rests. We’ll check into our lodgings early for some afternoon shut-eye, followed by an evening excursion to the Seljalandsfoss waterfall. A visit to Seljavallalaug hot pool and a DC-3 plane wreck are also on the agenda.

Day Two

Explore the icy wonders of Skaftafell glacier and Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon. The day will include a visit to a captivating black sand beach.

Day Three

We depart from our accommodation and make our way to Vik, known for its breathtaking black sand beach. Next stops include Fjadrargljufur gorge, Solheimajokull glacier, and Skogafoss waterfalls. Our accommodation for the next two nights will be in Fludir.

Day Four

The day is dedicated to the iconic Golden Circle, featuring stops at Kerid Crater, Geysir, Gulfoss, Faxafoss, and the Secret Lagoon.

Day Five

An early rise for a visit to Thingvellir, the site of the world’s oldest known parliament, followed by a day in Reykjavik. We’ll explore the city’s charming coffee shops and coastline before staying overnight at a guest house near the Keflavik airport.

Day Six

We’ll make our way back to the UK, aiming to arrive home by approximately 2 p.m.

Each day features breathtaking natural wonders, from glaciers and waterfalls to black sand beaches and hot springs. With a mix of walks, explorations, and guided tours, the possibilities are endless.


The tour begins and ends at Keflavik International Airport, with travel along Iceland’s captivating South Coast and the renowned Golden Circle.


This is a budget-friendly, all-inclusive tour. Please be aware of your own fitness level as the tour involves a good amount of walking and exploration. A spirit for adventure is a must!

Why Choose Us?

With us, you’re not just a client; you’re part of a community. Whether you’re a once-in-a-lifetime visitor or a regular, we aim to make your experience extraordinary. We’re educators, communicators, entertainers, and yes, we’re mostly all-round good eggs!

Book now to secure your spot on this once-in-a-lifetime Icelandic adventure! 

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What's Included:

  • Accommodations (3 different accommodations over 6 nights)
  • Knowledgeable Mountain Leader Guide
  • First Aid Kit
  • Transport in Iceland
  • One municipal pool visit
  • Entrance to the Kerid Crater and the world's oldest parliament

What's Not Included:

  • Flights
  • Food and Drinks

Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve decided to offer up a tour to Iceland during half term so as to accommodate those in education. By booking our accommodation and vehicle hire early we’ve kept costs down.

Flights from London Heathrow to Keflavik International Airport are at the time of writing this £166pp. However, we strongly recommend that you check the current tariff before booking onto this walking tour to ensure that they are at a price you are happy to pay. 

In terms of meeting point, there are three options:

  • Meet in Cardiff – You can join Andy for a lift as he drives from Cardiff to Heathrow with pick ups along the way. If you would like to choose this option, please mention it when you book so that your spot can be confirmed on the drive.
  • Meet at Heathrow Airport – In this case, please book your departing flight on 23rd October and return flight on 29th October.
  • Meet at Keflavik International Airport – This is in case you are flying from an alternative airport or arriving early. Andy will send you the meeting time when you book if you choose to meet the group in Iceland.


The tour offers a captivating journey along Iceland’s South Coast, with stops at waterfalls, glaciers, and black sand beaches. We will also spend a couple of nights in the Golden Circle region. Expect visits to hot springs, municipal pools, mountains, waterfalls, glaciers, and even volcanoes!

Yes, all walks and excursions are included in the price. These usually consist of driving to a location, exploring for an hour or two, and then moving on to the next amazing site.

The accommodation is varied as we move from place to place. Over the course of the week, you can expect to stay in three different locations. We booked early to ensure good prices. Please expect modest but comfortable accommodation after long days on your feet!

Yes, most accommodations come with kitchens. This enables us to self-cater, especially in remote areas, helping us save on food expenses.

As we’ll be staying in different places, it’s advisable to travel light. Just carry a small bag that can easily be taken to and from the car. Towels and bed linen are provided at all accommodations.

The tour is planned for the Autumn season in South Iceland. You’ll enjoy good daylight hours and may even get a chance to spot the Northern Lights. The average temperature will be around 6 degrees Celsius.

Yes, this is designed as a budget tour. It includes good accommodation, transport, one municipal pool visit, and entry to specific attractions like Kerid Crater and the world’s oldest parliament.

No, flights and food are not included in the package. You’ll need to arrange your flights and plan your meals. This is to enable flexibility as well as for variations in personal budgets.

While we have a planned itinerary, please note that it may be subject to changes due to unforeseen circumstances and prevailing weather conditions. In this unlikely event, please rest assured we will keep your days packed with fun and lots of walking!

How it works: 

  1. Make a booking.
  2. The centre will accept your booking, usually within an hour or two.
  3. Pay for the booking to confirm it.

If you have specific questions, please put them in the comments section, and the centre will answer before you pay.

If something isn't right or if there are no dates available, then send us a message in the live chat.

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Cancellation Policy


  • You can cancel until 48 hours before your booking for a full refund
  • If you cancel after that, you’ll pay 50% up to 24 hours beforehand and the full amount after 24 hours 


  • You can cancel until 5 days before yoru booking for a full refund
  • If you cancel after that, you’ll pay 50% up to 48 hours beforehand and the full amount after 48 hours 


  • To receive a full refund, you must cancel at least 14 days before their booking
  • If you cancel between 7 and 14 days before your booking, you’ll pay 50% of the cost
  • If you cancel less than 7 days before the booking starts, you’ll pay the full amount


  • To receive a full refund, you must cancel at least 30 days before your booking
  • If you cancel between 7 and 30 days before your booking, you’ll pay 50% of the cost
  • If you cancel less than 7 days before the booking starts, you’ll pay the full amount
  • You can also receive a full refund if you cancel within 48 hours of paying, if the cancellation occurs at least 14 days before the booking starts