Have less than a week in Iceland and a lot on your bucket list? This itinerary will help you see lots of amazing sights in 5 days. You’ll start off with a spectacular local flight over the heart of Iceland followed by three days of scenic driving along the coast.
Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Boat Tour, South Coast
Having a chance to be so close to the glacier and the icebergs was truly incredible - it gives a new perspective. The colors and magnificence... Read more
This was possibly the biggest highlight of the trip. The lagoon was gorgeous and we were *this close* to the most adorable seals in the wild!
Our boat captain, Adam, was fantastic. He clearly loves his job and his country. This was my favorite experience of the whole trip.
We accidentally missed our Zodiac boat tour, but we managed to get on to one of the duck boat tours as an alternative. In hindsight, we... Read more
Fun to be on the lagoon! We saw a couple seals too.
Enjoy an exciting and picturesque boat trip on the lagoon, sailing among huge, electric-blue icebergs and reveling in the striking scenery of Jökulsárlón. You may even spot some local wildlife, including Arctic Terns, Skuas, and the hundreds of seals that feed on the lagoon's fish population. You'll also learn a bit about the lagoon's history, as it formed in the 20th century due to rising temperatures. Scientists believe Jökulsárlón will eventually expand into a larger, deeper fjord.
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Itineraries with Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Boat Tour
Pack your short trip to Iceland with adventures away from the crowds while still experiencing the most popular sights. This itinerary is perfect for travelers who have lots of energy and want to make the most of a short visit to Iceland.
If you want to see Iceland's top natural highlights, a self-drive tour is by far the most popular option. Travel at your own pace with plenty of changes to head off the main road in search of your own adventures. This tour also includes the Snaefellsnes peninsula which many call "mini-Iceland" as almost every natural phenomenon in Iceland can be found there, albeit on a smaller scale than elsewhere.