Self-drive tour around Iceland in 1 week

With a rental car around Iceland to national parks, glacier lagoon, Golden Circle, Lake Myvatn, Dettifoss and more

Highlights Around Iceland

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Norðurárdalur

Tour ID: ID72
Tour Duration
: 8 days / 7 nights
 
A glance around IcelandThis self-drive package will take you around Iceland by the ring road - no. 1. Many of the highlights of Iceland can be accessed from this route.  90% of the ring road has a tarmac surface and 4WD is not necessary for this option. The gravel sections of the ring road are well maintained.



Highlights:

  • The Geyser area
  • Waterfalls: Skógafoss, Seljalandsfoss, Gullfoss, Goðafoss and more
  • Skaftafell national park
  • Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon
  • Panoramic views of Vatnajökull glacier
  • Lake Mývatn
  • Akureyri and Eyjafjörður
  • Glaumbær museum
  • Deildartunguhver hot spring
  • Reykjavik city

Available all year 2018

Prices  include:
- 8 days car rental with unlimited mileage, CDW, "Theft Waiver" PAI and tax; pick up/drop off at Keflavík airport
- Road map
- 7 nights in double or twin rooms including breakfast
- Detailed itinerary
- Reference guide about Iceland
- Service and VAT

Following prices are to be used only as guideline - final price will be confirmed when reservations are made and will depend on availability of preferred type of accommodation.

A) With accommodation in rooms with private facilities:

Car type group Price p.p. from: ISK Price p.p. from: ISK Price p.p. from: ISK Price p.p. from: ISK
  with 2 pax with 4 pax with 6 pax with 8 pax
A - EDMN 193.000      
B - CDMN 207.300 161.500    
N - IWMQ 225.400 170.500    
M - FVMQ   207.200 176.700  
FG - DFNN 261.800 188.700    
G - DFAN 271.200 193.400    
I - FFBD 353.000 234.300    
J - SVNQ *   252.300 206.700 191.400 *

 

B) With accommodation in rooms without private facilities:

Car type group Price p.p. from: ISK Price p.p. from: ISK Price p.p. from: ISK Price p.p. from: ISK
  with 2 pax with 4 pax with 6 pax with 8 pax
A - EDMN 177.400      
B - CDMN 191.600 145.800    
N - IWMQ 209.700 154.900    
M - FVMQ   191.600 161.000  
FG - DFNN 246.200 173.100    
G - DFAN 255.500 177.800    
I - FFBD 337.300 218.700    
J - SVNQ *   236.600 191.100 175.700*


Car type groups

Not suitable for highland roads:
A /EDMN : VW POLO / TOYOTA YARIS / SUZUKI SWIFT 
B /CDMN : VW GOLF /  KIA CEED / TOYOTA AURIS 
N /IWMQ : SKODA OKTAVIA STW / KIA CEED STW 
M /FVMQ : CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTY (7-seater)   

Suitable for highland roads:
FG /DFNN : SUZUKI GRAND VITARA / DACIA DUSTER
G /DFAN : VW TIGUAN / KIA SPORTAGE / TOYOTA RAV
I / FFBD : MITSUBISHI PAJERO / TOYOTA LANDCRUISER
J /SVNQ : TOYOTA HIACE 9 SEATER 4WD BUS - (* when rented with 8 pax, the price includes trailer for luggage!)

Discounts may apply for self-drive packages before 15 June and after 20 August.

Ask for off-season price and itinerary.

The itinerary will include following sights of interests :

Day 1: (ca. 50 km)
Arrival in Iceland and pick up rental car at Keflavik airport. Drive to Reykjavík for the first night or stay in the area of Keflavik.
 
Day 2: (ca. 200 km)
"The Golden Circle": Þingvellir national park which is a great lava arena in a rift valley and the site of the oldest parliament, "the Althing" * Lake Þingvallavatn * views of surrounding mountains * Lake Laugarvatn * the Geysir geothermal area - have your camera ready for one of the geysers, Strokkur as it spouts a coloumn of hot water * Gullfoss waterfall (the Golden Waterfall)
 
Day 3: (ca. 290 km)
The south coast * views of Mt. Hekla * Seljalandsfoss waterfall * Skógafoss waterfall * Skógar museum * views of the Eyjafjallajökull glacier with the infamous volcano of the same name resting beneath it * Dyrhólaey promontory, a bird paradise and southernmost point of Iceland * the village of Vík with long black sand beach * the sands of glacial rivers and and lava fields * Skaftafell National Park with possibilities for shorter and longer hikes * Svartifoss waterfall
 
Day 4: (ca. 380 km) 
Views of Öræfajökull with the highest peak Hvannadalshnjúkur * Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon * chance for a boat tour amongst the icebergs calving off the glacier * drive at the foot of the largest European glacier - Vatnajökull * the East fjords with small fishing towns * Egilsstaðir
 
Day 5: (ca. 180 km)
Jökuldalur valley with numerous waterfalls dropping down from the hilltops above the road * the desert plateau of Möðrudalsöræfi * Mörðudalur - the most isolated farm at the edge of the highlands * Lake Mývatn with thousands of nesting birds * various volcanic  phenomena: lava fields, volcanic craters and mountains, pseudo craters, lava rock formations, solfatara field with boiling mud pits and roaring steam vents * the Nature Baths geothermal lagoon with a possibility for a relaxing bath in pleasantly warm water and great views over the area.
 
Day 6: (ca. 150-250 km)
Goðafoss waterfall (the Waterfall of Gods) * Eyjafjörður, the longest fjord in Iceland * the town of Akureyri often referred to as the capital of the north - the cultural, educational and administration centre. It is worth taking the time to explore this charming town with its old wooden houses, northernmost botanical garden, beautiful church and a number of interesting museums.
 
Day 7: (ca. 350 km)
Skagafjörður, area rich in history * Vatndalshólar * Borgarfjörður * Grábrók crater with possibility for a short hike to the top which rises above moss covered lava field and offers fantastic view in all directions * Deildartunguhver hot spring * the historic place of Reykholt, home of the 13th century historian and writer Snorri Sturluson * Hraunfossar waterfall * Borgarnes  * Reykjavík

Day 8: Reykjavík – Keflavík:
Drive to Keflavík airport, return the rental car and check-in for the flight back home. If your departure is in the afternoon then you have the possibilty for a drive to the Blue Lagoon and a chance for another relaxing bath in the geothermal water before leaving Iceland.

 

 

Note:
Itinerary can be also tailor-made according to your preferences and interests. Additional activities we can be added to the programme, e.g. horseback riding, sea-kayaking, river rafting, whale watching, glacial hike, caving, sightseeing flights, etc.

Upon booking and confirming the package detailed itinerary will be provided.

 

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