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Iceland Adventure Travel

Land of Fire & Ice

Welcome to a land of untamed natural beauty and wild abandon. Our five-day winter adventure includes two nights in Reykjavik and two nights in the countryside where conditions for viewing the Aurora are optimal. The best time to see the northern lights in Iceland is from September through March. They can be seen anywhere in Iceland and are most like to appear on cold, calm and clear evenings. Travelling in the comfort of our own 4X4 with a personal guide, we set off for a real winter wonderland adventure!

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Trip Details



We use premium hotels that are unique expressions of the region. Often they’ve had a previous life as a monastery or a castle, but in every case they offer an exceptionally comfortable stay.


These are stylish 4-star properties that offer a casual and comfortable stay. Often without a 24-hour concierge or room service, they tend to be smaller family-run hotels that are perfect for the region.



“I can’t say I really ‘work out,’ but I’m in good shape and am relatively active.”


“I enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move.”


“I get moving at least once a week, and don’t mind a little sweat.”


“I get moving a few times per week and enjoy some exertion.”


“I want to feel invigorated each day and going hard is how I like to do that.”

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The right number of like-minded travellers to make new friends.


Your dates. Your group. Our expertly-designed itinerary.


Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.

Daytime Guided


Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.

Daytime Guided

Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.

24/7 Guided

Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.

Reykjavik to Reykjavik
5 Days / 4 Nights

Best Time to Visit

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Hotel Borg, Reykjavik

Hotel Borg combines old time elegance with modern style and overlooks the beautiful square of Austurvöllur across from the Icelandic parliament and the cathedral. All 56 rooms have custom-made furniture with modern amenities and Art Deco style throughout. The Borg, which has become one of Reykjavik’s landmarks, also features the Silfur restaurant, offering exquisite Icelandic cuisine served in beautiful surroundings. View hotel website »

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Hotel Ranga, Hella

With a noticeable lack of timber in the country, Rangá was entirely constructed from imported Canadian lumber, from the walls to the furniture to the remarkable bar stools (watch out for them). With just 38 rooms, it is intimate and comfortable. The location sits at the mouth of the highlands with spectacular access to Hekla, one of the country’s most impressive volcanoes. View hotel website »

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Activity Level


The terrain we cover is incredibly varied. We’ll enjoy some gentle hikes and additional activities may include ice climbing, glacier hiking and caving. Please be aware that hikes and/or activities may have to be changed last-minute due to climate conditions, which are highly unpredictable in Iceland. Please also note that drives can be long; this enables us to take in a huge variety of scenery and experience a multitude of landscapes.


Walking Sticks &
Hip Holsters

Included with all walking trips are Leki telescoping walking sticks and custom-made padded hip holsters, which comfortably carry one full half-litre water bottle. And while the walking sticks get “recycled” for use by another B&R traveller, the holsters are yours to keep at trip’s end.

What's Included

      • 4 nights accommodation with breakfast
      • Guaranteed early check-in and breakfast on arrival
      • Expert, English-speaking guide and private vehicle from Days 2-4
      • Lunch on Days 2, 3, 4 and 5 with snacks en route
      • All entrance tickets as outlined in the itinerary
      • Snowmobile tour on Day 2
      • Glacier walk on Day 3
      • Blue Lagoon admission on Day 5
      • All baggage transportation & porterage

At Your Service

We take pride in choosing guides who are not only exceptional travelling companions, but who’ll go far beyond the call of duty to ensure an unforgettable experience.

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“Iceland really is an amazing place. In certain ways, more incredible in the winter even than in the summer. Our favorite day was probably the day of our EPIC, mind-blowing day-long ATV trip to the top of the glacier-covered Eyjafjallajokull Volcano, on a perfect blue-sky day, but every day was tremendous. After our summer trip we had high expectations for this trip; I was actually a little worried they might not be met. In fact, they were totally blown away.”

— Ken Finkelstein, Iceland Winter Walking Private

Iceland Winter Walking Private


Notes from the Road

Vestmannaeyjar: Iceland’s Westman Islands

With a heritage that dates back more than 1,000 years, the Vestmannaeyjar (or the "Westman Islands") are as rich in natural beauty as they are in history and lore.
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In Pictures: A Perfect Icelandic Itinerary

"The bottom line – we absolutely had a truly exceptional trip in Iceland!" Kind words like that are what make our jobs so amazing. Of course, there's an old saying about how much a picture is worth compared to words, so check out the slideshow below for a little further evidence of how much fun Ken and his family had on trip.
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Top New Tours for Family Travel

"There are so many new and creative options that are available to families these days that take traditional trips and turn them into once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for multi-generational groups. From brand-new options on Europe's rivers to custom, private adventures for the whole clan, the opportunities are seemingly endless."
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