Day tours in Iceland: journeys of discovery
Day tours are a convenient and fun way of see the best that Iceland has to offer from your accommodation base.
Various companies offer day tours for visitors to Iceland and locals, many offering a mixture of organised and customisable experiences.
See: Iceland Monitor’s directory of day-tour operators
Cool Travel Iceland is one such Icelandic day tour company operating out of the capital Reykjavik. They offer a comprehensive range of summer, winter and year-round tours.
Cool Travel styles itself as ‘Your Travel Agent in Iceland’ and its website offers information on tours, a news page and a Q&A section on travelling to and in Iceland. “Our main goal is to make the best of your time in Iceland,” the site reads.
The company’s tours cover everything from angling to quad-biking, snorkelling to chasing the Northern Lights. The full range of Cool Travel Iceland tours – with something there for all interests and all seasons – can be found here .
As an example, Cool Travel Iceland’s day tour of the iconic ‘Golden Circle’ costs ISK 10,900 (approx. €84) for adults (children 12-15 half price, and children under 12 go free). Day tours are available with guidance in several languages.
As winter approaches, you might be interesting in one of Cool Travel Iceland’s dedicated Northern Lights packages – multi-day deals including accommodation, pampering at the Blue Lagoon and, of course, lots of Northern Lights action!