Travel challenge: An active break in Iceland

Explore waterfalls, geysers and nature at its wildest this spring

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Each week, we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. Today: an active break in Iceland. Prices are per person, based on two people travelling together. Each package includes five nights' accommodation and flights from the UK on 14 May.

£750 - Regent Holidays

Includes Wow Air flights from Gatwick, transfers and B&B at the Best Western Hotel in Reykjavik, with a full-day Golden Circle tour, a whale-watching boat trip, a full-day excursion to the south coast and entrance to the Blue Lagoon. "Combine a city break in the capital with day trips to waterfalls, geysers and black-sand beaches," says Jamie Nugent (020 7666 1290;

£810 - Escape2 Scandinavia

Includes Wow Air flights from Gatwick, transfers and B&B at the Hotel Hilda in Reykjavik, with two packed lunches, a hike on the Solheimajokull glacier, an excursion to the Skogafoss Waterfall, white-water rafting, a visit to the Golden Circle, whale-watching and entry to the Blue Lagoon. "This break is packed with experiences to help you get the most from your Icelandic adventure," says Patrick Coyle (0845 330 8189;

£969 - Discover the World

Includes Icelandair flights from Heathrow, car rental and a self-drive "Volcanic Explorer" tour, with B&B hotels and an hour-long snowmobiling excursion on the Myrdalsjokull glacier. "This trip allows you to experience the sites of the Golden Circle from three different bases. You will also enjoy the benefits of iDiscover, our new iPad touring service," says Lizzie Bourke (01737 214291;