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Iceland tours & travel inspiration

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!

ICELAND FAST FACTS

Iceland Currency

Currency

Name: Icelandic Króna
Code: ISK
Symbol: kr

Languages in Iceland

Languages Spoken

The official language is Icelandic, but other European languages such as Polish, English and German are widely spoken.

Iceland time zone

Time Zones

Greenwich Mean Time
UTC+00:00

Welcome to Iceland

There are plenty of reasons why you should visit Iceland and why it's becoming the ultimate go-to destination for many travellers. Not only does it have the magical Northern Lights, but it's the perfect destination for a road trip. Packed with plenty of mountains and scenic landscapes - not to mention epic volcanoes where you can literally venture inside as part of a guided tour, you'll feel like you really are making a journey to the center of the Earth!

ICELAND FAST FACTS

Beers

In Iceland, you can spend between 800-1,100kr on a domestic beer whereas a coffee could could between 450-600kr.

Meals

A meal in an inexpensive restaurant could range between 1,500-2,800kr or a meal at a fast food chain can cost between 1,300-1,800kr.

Taxi Ride

Catching a taxi on a basic tariff will cost around 3,299kr. Avoid expensive airport taxis!

Transport

Straetó buses operate in and around Reykjavik. There's also car rental options from around 490kr per week.

Hostels

A hostel bed in Iceland can cost beteween 8,000-14,000kr for a night's stay.

Hotels

The key to hotels in Iceland is booking early to avoid dissapointment! A night averages at 30,000kr or around 20,000 for a single bedroom.

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Things to do in Iceland

Secret Solstice Iceland
Icelandic Beats
Imagine not only visiting Iceland and experiencing the dramatic landscapes of desert, volcanoes and glaciers, but actually partying there for three straight days? That's exactly what you'd get to do at Secret Solstice - a festival with the likes of Radiohead and Jamie Jones, not to mention local talent. We've got a package that lets you see Reykjavik and attend the festival - a solid 8 days of unforgettable travel.
8 days | From $1,859
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Iceland Blue lagoon
Reykjavik Hostel Package Including Blue Lagoon | 3 Days
This package includes a two night stay at the Kex Hostel in a 4 bedded dorm with duvet and towel. It also includes Flybus+ return airport transfer tickets and tickets to the Blue Lagoon. Included in the tickets to the Blue Lagoon are return bus tickets and admission to the Blue Lagoon.
From $779

Flights included!

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Iceland Northern Lights
Iceland Northern Lights & Golden Circle | 5 Days
Most people that go to Iceland go in the summer, but there's a whole other side to this place in the winter months. (It is called "Iceland," after all.) Spend five days doing really cool things like hiking glaciers, snowshoeing through ingvellir National Park, reflecting on life under the Northern Lights, and warming up in Geysir Hot Springs, all the while staying in a character-filled renovated farmhouse. See another side of this amazing country.
From $1,999

Flights included!

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Iceland Camping on a Shoestring | 9 Days
Problem: You want to fully explore Iceland but dont have loads of cash at your disposal. Solution: Take this economical nine-day adventure and get the whole experience for significantly less. This tour was specifically built for travellers who dont want to cut corners on the experience but dont mind camping and travelling a little leaner. Youll get to witness the mind-blowing geysers, waterfalls, lava formations, and other natural delights
From $2,799

Flights included!

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Iceland Whale watching
Trekking in Iceland | 8 Days
Iceland is one of those rare places on Earth that feels more science-fiction than fact, even when youre actually there. Gushing geysers, bubbling hot springs, mammoth volcanoes, and acres of polar ice lend this laidback island nation a palpable otherworldly allure.
From $3,399

Includes flights!

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Golden Circle
Best of Iceland | 7 Days
If you're looking for a fast but full visit around Iceland, this seven-day trip fits the bill perfectly. Its got tons of main highlights whale-watching tours, visiting glacier lagoons, and taking glacier hikes as well as plenty of hidden gems that you wont find anywhere else in the world.
From $2,999

Flights included!

 

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Terms and Conditions

Package prices listed on this page are per person, based on hostel and/or twin share accommodation. A representative from each group traveling together should call an STA Travel Expert for prices. Package includes round-trip student/youth airfare from New York (EWR) to Reykjavik (KEF), plus accommodation and activities as shown. Prices were valid at time of publish, are based on availability and are subject to change without notice. Other services, including checked bag fees, meals and optional excursions may come at an additional cost. Package options from other departure cities and for those not eligible for student airfare are available; contact an STA Travel Expert for details and pricing. Other restrictions may apply.

 

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