Drive Through Iceland in Your Own Private Car

   
 
 

Geysers, Glaciers & Waterfalls

Iceland Self Drive Tour

2017 Departures
DailyJuly 1st to August 31st
Prices From$1812 per Person Double
2017 Departures
DailyOctober 1st to October 30th
Prices From$1540 per Person Double
2017 Departures
DailyOctober 1st to October 31st
Prices From$1450 per Person Double

Explore the beautiful cities of Reykjavik and Hellinsandur before heading deep into the natural wonders of Iceland. See the famous Snafellsjokull glacier, breathtaking waterfalls, active geysers, thermal Lagoons, and much more on this unique nature power tour.

Grp 1.0 Economy 2wd Toyota Yaris or similar

Grp 1.1 Economy 2wd Automatic Toyota Yaris Automatic or similar

Grp 2.0 Compact 2wd Toyota Auris or similar

Grp 3.0 Intermediate 2wd Toyota Avensis Sedan or similar

Grp 3.1 Intermediate 2wd Automatic Toyota Avensis Sedan Automatic or similar

Grp 4.0 Intermediate 4wd Station Skoda Octavia 4wd Station or similar

Grp 4.1 Intermediate 4wd Station Automatic Skoda Octavia 4wd Station Automatic or similar

Grp 5.0 Medium 4wd Toyota RAV4 4wd or similar

Grp 5.1 Medium 4wd Automatic Toyota RAV4 4wd AUTOMATIC or similar

Grp 6.0 Medium Station Volkswagen Sharan 7 seater or similar

Grp 7.1 Large 4wd Automatic Toyota Land Cruiser GX 4WD Automatic or similar

Itinerary

 
Day 1     Keflavik - Hveragerdi
Accommodation: Ork Hotel

Geothermal Lagoon – Flower village – Geothermal Greenhouses

Approximate mileage: ca. 100 km / 62 miles

Pick up the car at the airport and start your Iceland experience.

From Keflavík International Airport we recommend driving the southern coast of the Reykjanes peninsula towards your first overnight stay in the charming village of Hveragerði. The village is one of the few sites in the world located directly on top of a geothermal area and because of its many greenhouses heated by hot water from nearby springs it is often called the flower village.

Depending on your arrival time in Iceland it is ideal to visit the renowned Blue Lagoon to relax in the geothermal water.

 
Day 2     Gullfoss Waterfall - Geysir
Meals: Breakfast

Thundering Waterfalls – Exploding Geysers – Cliffs & Stone Arches – Black Sand Beaches of the South Shore

Approximate mileage: ca. 330 km / 200 miles

Start the day with a remarkable visit to Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir hot spring area. Continue to highlights of the South Coast such as Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, the infamous Eyjafjallajökull glacier and surrounding area (where the volcanic eruption in 2010 took place) and Dyrhólaey*, a rocky headland where thousands of sea birds and puffins nest during the summer.

*Please note that Dyrhólaey is usually closed during nesting season in the spring, from ca. middle May until June 23rd.

 
Day 3     Skaftafell National Park - Jokulsarlon
Meals: Breakfast

Europe's Largest National Park – Glacial Lagoon with Icebergs – Europe's Largest Glacier

Approximate mileage: ca. 385 km / 240 miles

Visit the amazing Skaftafell National Park nestled between glaciers offering many hiking possibilities. Continue to the shimmering icebergs of Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon before returning to the charming village of Vík in the afternoon.

Optional: Boat tour on Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon

 
Day 4     Thingvellir - Borgarfjordur
Meals: Breakfast

National Park of Geological Wonders (UNESCO) – Europe's Most Powerful Hot Spring

Approximate mileage: ca. 400 km / 250 miles

Drive to Thingvellir National Park, site of the ancient Icelandic parliament and a jewel of nature. The park itself is situated in a stunning volcanic landscape of mountains and lava flows, on the border of Iceland's largest lake.

Continue to Borgarfjörður fjord and visit the historic site of Reykholt, the remarkably beautiful Hraunfossar and Barnafoss waterfalls and Deildartunguhver, the most powerful hot spring in Europe.

 
Day 5     Snaefellsnes Peninsula - Arnarstapi
Meals: Breakfast

Sea Cliffs with Birdlife – Rock Formations – Quaint Fishing Villages

Approximate mileage: ca. 330 km / 200 miles

Explore the countless natural wonders of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. Visit Arnarstapi sea cliffs with its varied birdlife and the rocky beach of Djúpalónssandur before driving along the north coast through lively fishing villages.

 
Day 6     Reykjanes Peninsula - Blue Lagoon - Grindavik - Reykjavik
Accommodation: Grand Hotel Reykjavik
Meals: Breakfast

Volcanic Landscapes – Bubbling Mud Pools – Quaint Fishing Village – Geothermal Spa

Approximate mileage: ca. 170 km / 100 miles

Drive to Reykjanes peninsula and visit the moon like surrounding of Lake Kleifarvatn and Krýsuvík geothermal area with bubbling mud pools. Visit Grindavík fishing village and the famous Blue Lagoon for a relaxing dip in the pleasantly warm geothermal waters, rich in silica and minerals that are great for the skin.

Optional: Bathing in the Blue Lagoon, in-water massage at the Blue Lagoon.

 
Day 7     Reykjavik
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel.

 

Notes

THESE PRICES VALID ONLY IF BOOKED AND CONFIRMED PRIOR TO/INCLUDING MARCH 31, 2017. Inquire for rates for booking confirmed after March 31st.

Price in USD per person in double room with private facilities with recommended Compact Car (cat 2): Inquire for rates on other car categories.

LATE ARRIVAL SUPPLEMENT FOR PASSENGERS ARRIVING LATE EVENING/NIGHT. YOU STAY THE FIRST NIGHT AT AIRPORT HOTEL SMARI AT KEFLAVIK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT INSTEAD OF HOTEL IN HVERAGERDI.

Please note that the package price is based on 6 x 24-hour rental days starting at the time of rental. If your flight arrives early on day 1 and departs late on day 5 an additional supplement will be necessary unless you choose to return the car in Reykjavik when the 4 day rental is up and use our flybus departure transfer.

Price Includes
Rental Car
Hotel Accommodation As I in Itinerary; Daily Breakfast
Detailed Itinerary, Road Atlas and Maps
Daily Breakfast
Gps
Price Does Not Include
 Optional Excursions
 Transatlantic Air
 Entrance to the Blue Lagoon
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