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I am planning a holiday to Iceland (basing myself in Reykjavik) from 12th November to 21st 2012. I’m trying to plan an itinerary and would appreciate some advice on what I have come up with so far. I have a feeling I am trying to fit too much in!

I am looking at booking a lot of tours and would appreciate some tips on what tour companies to go with. I am on a budget but like going with smaller tour groups as they tend to be more personalised.
I also wonder whether it is easy to travel by bus around Iceland at this time of year to see these places without booking tours as it would save quite a lot of money.

Also, is it better to book all these tours in advance, or should I just go to tourist information/hostel on my first day sightseeing in Reykjavik and get my information from there?

I’m open to ANY suggestions, thanks so much!

Monday 12th November
Flybus + to Hostel as flight arrives at 22:30
Kex Hostel/ Reykjavik Backpackers

Tuesday 13th November
Look around Reykjavik, walking around get familiar with the city etc

Wednesday 14th November
Golden Circle Tour
**Suggestions on a tour group are welcomed.

Thursday 15th November

The Reykjanes Peninsula
Again thinking about doing this with a tour group – Suggestions for tour companies welcomed.
http://www.fabtravel.is/en/tours/index/day-tours-from-reykjavik/the-reykjanes-peninsula

Friday 16th November
Jökulsarlon: Is there any other tour companies that do this tour in November and is Extreme Iceland a good company to go with? I’ve read some average reviews saying they are associated with Gray Line.
http://www.extremeiceland.is/en/longer-tours/jokulsarlon-two-day-tour

Saturday 17th November
Reykjavik – Northern Lights tour

Sunday 18th November
Akureyri, Lake Myvatn – Considering doing this flight day trip:
http://www.airiceland.is/action-packed-daytours/lake-myvatn

**Would it be better/cheaper to stay overnight in Akureyri and book a tour guide to Lake Myvatn from there?

Monday 20th November
??

Tuesday 21st November
Blue Lagoon - Airport

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