Comprehensive active independent self drive adventure holiday
COMPLETE ICELAND ADVENTURE
14 Day tour from $5,783
ICELAND
14 DAYS 01 MAY - 30 SEPTEMBER 2019

This holidays to Iceland suits those who want to explore all of Iceland’s wonders and travel the whole round. Travel to Iceland and visit  the most remote parts of Iceland which are the beautiful West Fjords, Snaefellsnes, Myvatn, Egilsstadir, Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, Skaftafell, Thingvellir National Park and many more.

Tour Highlights
  • Rental car of your choice with unlimited mileage, GPS unit, CDW and VAT for 13 days
  • Free, in-car, unlimited Wi-Fi
  • Two authorized drivers
  • Accommodations (budget/comfort) for 13 nights with Continental breakfast
  • Tickets to the Baldur Ferry
  • Map of Iceland and detailed itinerary
  • 24-hour emergency service
  • Taxes and service fee

Tour Information
  • Where
    :

    ICELAND

  • When
    :

    01 MAY – 30 SEPTEMBER 2019

  • What
    :

    NATURE AND WILDLIFE, CULTURE AND HERITAGE, SELF DRIVE

Itinerary

Your memorable, Iceland adventure begins the very moment you arrive at Keflavik Airport. Once you pick up your rental vehicle, you’ll head directly for Reykjavik and your exciting, first night in Iceland.

If your flight arrives early enough, we have a great suggestion for starting your trip off the right way: Plan a visit to Iceland’s world-famous Blue Lagoon. Be sure to pack your swimsuit, so you can take a relaxing dip in the Lagoon’s soothing, geothermal waters, before heading to your hotel.Overnight stay in Reykjavik.

Driving Distance: Approximately 50 km (30 miles)

Today you will be discovering an interesting area, rich with cultural and historical heritage. As you head toward Borgarfjörður, we recommend stopping by the magnificent, Hraunfossar waterfalls, where the water seems to magically flows from the lava bed into the river below.
Heading to Snaefellsnes peninsula you should visit the beautiful places all around the peninsula; for example Búðir, Arnarstapi and Hellnar on the way to your accommodation in the Snaefellsnes area.
Overnight stay in Snaefellsnes area.

Driving Distance: Approximately 380 km (236 miles)

Your day will start with a boat ride on the Baldur ferry, taking you to the beautiful, West Fjords. You will depart in the morning from Stykkishólmur, heading to Patreksfjordur and sailing through Breiðafjörður Bay.
Overnight stay in Patreksfjörður area.

Driving Distance: Approximately 140 km (87 miles)

Today you continue up north along the West Fjords, one of the most remote regions of Iceland. The landscape is breathtaking as you cross mountains and heaths and drive along the dramatic fjords at the foot of steep cliffs.
Dynjandi is a beautiful waterfall that lies in the northern arm of the fjord Arnarfjörður. You continue toward the north until you reach the village Flateyri and from there you drive on to reach your accommodation near the Isafjordur town.Overnight stay in Ísafjörður area.

Driving Distance: Approximately 200 km (124 miles)

Today your journey through the most remote places in Iceland continues. Next up is Strandir, the eastern part of the West Fjords.
You’ll thrill to the spectacular landscape, while driving along the numerous small fjords of Ísafjarðardjúp and passing Vigur Island along the way.
Overnight stay in Hrútafjörður area.

Driving Distance: Approximately 350 km (217 miles)

Your next day’s journey continues toward the northern part of Iceland, ending in the north’s capital, Akureyri, passing through Skagafjörður, known for exceptional horse breeding; in fact, many stunning, Icelandic horses can be seen on your drive.
Overnight stay in or near the Akureyri area.

Driving Distance: Approximately 230 km (143 miles)

In the morning you can spend some time in Akureyri before heading to the Lake Myvatn area. It is undoubtedly one of Iceland’s most renowned areas, due to its volcanic activity and its amazing bird life.
On the way to Myvatn, plan to stop at the impressive, Godafoss waterfall, known as “the waterfall of the gods”.Overnight stay in Mývatn/Húsavík area.

Driving Distance: Approximately 120 km (75 miles)

Your whole day is dedicated to the marvels of the Lake Myvatn Nature Reserve, renowned as one of Iceland’s most inspiring, natural wonders.
Of particular interest are two steam baths built for superb relaxation that sit straight on top of a geothermal area; the sulphur-free steam rises up through holes in the floor. Typically the temperature is around 50°C and the humidity is close to 100%. Guests can take a few turns in the steam baths and cool down in the outdoor shower in between.Overnight stay in Mývatn/Húsavík area.

Driving Distance: Approximately 50 km (30 miles)

Your day starts in the charming fishing village of Husavik. After Husavik, you will drive the Tjornes Peninsula coastline, where you can make a quick stop on the way at the extremity of the peninsula to enjoy the view and spot some seabirds.
The journey then continues to the eastern part of Iceland, with a few stops on the way, for your next evening’s stay.
Overnight stay in Egilsstadir area.

Driving Distance: Approximately 340 km (211 miles)

Today is the day to discover the East Fjords. Starting toward the fjord Reydarfjörður, where a small-but-fascinating, World War II history museum is located, you continue along the fjords toward Southeast Iceland.
At times, the road hangs precariously high on the mountain slopes. Finally, you drive through the tunnel of Almannaskarð to arrive in the Höfn region, where you will spend that night.Overnight stay in Höfn area.

Driving Distance: Approximately 270 km (168 miles)

Your next stop is Iceland’s scenic southeast. After passing various, outlet glaciers belonging to Vatnajökull, Europe’s largest ice cap, you’ll arrive at the stunningly surreal beauty of Jokulsarlon, a glacial lagoon. This exceptional sight sits at the foot of Iceland’s highest mountain, Hvannadalshnúkur.
Skaftafell National Park is another area definitely worth a visit. This oasis, surrounded by glaciers and black sand plains, offers a broad range of options for great hiking.
Continue through Kirkjubaejarklaustur village, the Eldhraun lava field and the Mýrdalssandur plain, before you arrive in the Vík areaOvernight stay in Vík area.

Driving Distance: Approximately 280 (174 miles)

Today you can start by taking a look at the black sand Reynisfjara beach, famous for the Reynisdrangar rock stacks that rise from the sea and for its basalt columns.
Dyrhólaey cape is the southernmost point of Iceland. A small road takes you to the top of this 120 m high sea cliff where you often can see a large number of puffins. (Please note that Dyrhólaey is closed during nesting season from May 15 til June 23 and from mid- August the puffins will have gone to sea!).
Continuing westbound you arrive at Skógar and pass Skógarfoss waterfall, one of the highest in Iceland. As you continue towards Hella you pass Seljalandsfoss waterfall and you can actually walk behind it. Overnight stay in Hvolsvöllur/Hella area.

Driving Distance: Approximately 120 km (75 miles)

Continue westbound to the south coast of Iceland and explore the Golden Circle, which takes you to the most popular tourist attractions in Iceland: Gullfoss, Geysir and Thingvellir National Park.
On your way back to Reykjavik you will pass the magnificent waterfalls, Skógarfoss and Seljalandsfoss.
Your day will end in Reykjavík where you will spend your last night in IcelandOvernight stay in Reykjavik.

Driving Distance: Approximately 300 km (186 miles)

It seems as if your journey to fabulous Iceland only began a moment ago, but now it is time to head back home, driving back to Keflavík Airport for your flight.
Depending on your flight’s time, you may be able to squeeze in a last day in Reykjavík or an extra night in there to experience all the amazing things that the city has to offer.

Driving Distance: Approximately 50 km (30 miles)

Pricing and Inclusions
Pricing and inclusions
    FROMTWINSINGLE
    01 MAY – 30 SEPTEMBER 2019$5,783$8,957

     

    INCLUSIONS

    • Rental car of your choice with unlimited mileage, GPS unit, CDW and VAT for 13 days
    • Free, in-car, unlimited Wi-Fi
    • Two authorized drivers
    • Accommodations (budget/comfort) for 13 nights with
    • Continental breakfast
    • Tickets to the Baldur Ferry
    • Map of Iceland and detailed itinerary
    • 24-hour emergency service
    • Taxes and service fee

    NOT INCLUDED

    • Flights to Iceland
    • Meals and drinks at restaurants (unless otherwise stated)
    • Entrance to museums
    • Personal travel insurance
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