Fly to Reykjavik and pick up 4WD hire car. Recommended to stop at Blue Lagoon en-route to riverside hotel, Hotel Grimsborgir.
Start the day with a hearty breakfast before hitting the Golden Circle at your own pace. The hotel is in a perfect location to explore. A suggested itinary can include geysers, waterfalls, the Thingvellier National Park, lagoons and hot springs.
After breakfast, we recommend you head towards the Icelandic capital. Explore the old town and the modern contrasts. Head to the harbour, spot the sealife on a cruise and dine on local delicacies in some fantastic restaurants.
Head to the southern coast to visit Seljalandsfoss, a waterfall you can walk behind and climb its summit. Visit the Lava and Earthquake Centre and see some viking artefacts. Walk to the summertime puffins, try your hand at a glacier walk or snowmobiling. The adventures and activities are endless. Whatever your family wants to try, we can arrange it.
You could extend your stay if there are more things you want to experience on this island otherwise, head back to the airport, and if you have time, stop again at Blue Lagoon for a quick dip!