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Iceland Explorer Self Drive

Discover the essence of Iceland as you drive down the Ring Road Route and pass by glistening geysers, steaming hot springs, molten lava fields, gorgeous glaciers, and roaring waterfalls!

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Price From
$1999
Price Per Day
$200
Duration
10 Days
Ratings
5/5
Comfort Level
Easy Easy Tours are accessible for all travelers. There will be limited periods of standing or walking during sightseeing excursions as pre-booked transportation will take passengers between destinations.

ABOUT THIS TRIP

Get ready for an adventure of fun, freedom, and excitement as you take control of the wheel and set out to explore the Land of Fire and Ice with this 10-day self-drive tour of Iceland! Travel to the most remote parts of Iceland and discover many well-known highlights that will sweep you off your feet. Your journey will begin in Reykjavik, the northernmost capital of the world, known for its rich Viking history, lively festivals, traditional Icelandic cuisine, and thriving nightlife scene. Grab your rental car and set out to explore the Reykjanes Peninsula, known for its exotic volcanoes, heightened geothermal activity, and jaw-dropping lava fields. Visit Vik, an enchanting village home to a world-famous black sand beach, and set out to explore Hofn, a coastal town with incredible coastal views and seaside cuisine. Next, you will travel to Egilsstadir located near Iceland’s largest forest, known for its steep mountain hills and breathtaking waterfalls, and see the pseudocraters of Skutustadir and the Laxa River in Myvatn. Your next stop will be in Akureyri, Iceland’s second-largest city before you learn about Icelandic culture and history in Borgarnes. Visit Thingvellir National Park, a must-see stop on the Golden Circle before you make your way back to Reykjavik where your self-drive tour of Iceland will come to an end!

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09 NIGHTS
Standard Accommodation
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08 MEALS
Daily Breakfast
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TRANSPORT
Self Drive for 10 Days
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FLIGHT
International flights Included

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STYLE

Independent Tour / Self Drive

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Drive through the Golden Circle as you come face to face with the most incredible natural wonders in Iceland
  • Discover the otherworldly views of the Vatnajokull Glacier, where you see waterfalls, volcanoes, and more
  • Visit Dettifoss, the largest and most powerful waterfall in Europe, during your trip to Vatnajokull National Park
  • Bask in the beauty of the “Waterfalls of the Gods” as you visit the Godafoss Waterfall in Northern Iceland
  • Explore Borgarnes, the original Viking settlement in Western Iceland, and a beautiful town with a rich history
  • Travel to Thingvellir National Park, one of the most beautiful and legendary national parks in all of Iceland
INCLUSIONS
  • Accommodation in Standard hotels on twin sharing basis as listed or similar
  • 8 Icelandic style breakfasts
  • 8 Days car rental, Car type: Toyota Auris (Compact 2-wheel drive with manual transmission) or similar - Begins at the time of car rental pick up:
    • CDW
    • Unlimited mileage
    • GPS system
    • Theft protection
    • no charges for an additional driver
  • Two authorized drivers per car (must be at least 23 years of age)
  • Car pick-up and drop-off at Keflavik International Airport
  • The Iceland Travel Companion App. This mobile-based app provides:
    • Approximately 1500-star points all over Iceland, plus 35 points of interest with an audio guide
    • The star points include a selection of tours and activities in their area.
    • List of nature sites, historic places, and roadside services
    • Safety guidelines
    • A map view of the Iceland road trip 
    • Detailed pdf travel roadbook about Iceland in English
  • 24-hour Iceland Travel emergency line assistance while you are in Iceland
  • International return flight from various gateways
  • Air taxes and fuel surcharges
  • All currently applicable local taxes
EXCLUSIONS
  • Items of personal nature, tips & gratuities
  • Airport transfers
  • Baggage fees may apply and vary by Carrier
  • Visa fees, if applicable
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Travel insurance
  • Entrance fees
  • Fuel and car deposits (to be paid locally)
  • Items mentioned as being included

    *You must be 21 years old to rent a car, and 23 years old to rent a car cat. 5.0 or higher. 
    **Please refer to the Car Rental information at the end of this itinerary for more details

Iceland Explorer Self Drive

Prices for this tour are per person, based on a twin / double room sharing basis. 

Single supplement is available for USD 799  per person.

 BUNDLE OPTIONAL TOURS:

 

1). The Viking – USD 120 per person

  • Entrance to the Settlement Center in Borgarnes - Entrance fee for 2 exhibitions
  • Entrance and tasting at Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum - Entrance fee and sample of cured shark meat
  • Viking Sushi Adventure - Bird & nature watching boat tour with fresh scallop tasting. Duration 1hr 20 min

Infants 0-1 year are free of charge. Children 2-15 years will receive 40% discount from the listed price

 

2). The Adventurer – USD 370 per person

  • Glacier Wonders walk in Skaftafell - Guided tour, glacier gear and safety equipment. 3,5 hours
  • Snowmobiling on Mýrdalsjökull Glacier – 1 hr snowmobile tour 2 pers. per snowmobile, all safety equipment necessary, return truck transfer from base

Minimum age 10 years. Children 11-15 years will receive 30% discount from the listed price.

 

3). The Discoverer – USD 120 per person

  • The Secret Lagoon in Flúðir - Bathing fee and rent of towel
  • LAVA Centre in Hvolsvöllur - Entrance fee to the Lava Centre and volcano film
  • Wonders of Iceland exhibit at Perlan Museum - Entrance fee

Infants 0-5 years are free of charge. Children 6-18 years will receive 50% discount from the listed price.

 

4). The Navigator – USD 180 per person

  • Sailing on Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon - 40 min Amphibian boat tour on Glacial Lagoon
  • Fontana Geothermal Steam Baths - Bathing fee and rent of towel
  • Whale watching from Husavik - Whale Watching Boat tour 3 hrs

Infants 0-6 years are free of charge. Children 7-15 years will receive 50% discount from the listed price.

 

5). The Anthropologist – USD 55 per person

  • Entrance and tasting at Bjarnarhöfn Shark Museum - Entrance fee and sample of cured shark meat
  • Wilderness Center – Exhibition - Entrance fee
  • Entrance to Laugarvatnshellir Cave - The Cave People exhibit

Infants 0-5 years are free of charge. Children 6-16 years will receive 50% discount from the listed price

 

6). The Hot Spring Specialist – USD 150 per person

  • Krauma Natural Geothermal Spa - Bathing fee and rent of towel
  • Fontana Geothermal Steam Baths - Bathing fee and rent of towel

The Secret Lagoon in Flúðir - Bathing fee and rent of towel

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*Please note Standard accommodation in Iceland: Are Cozy, local-style hotels, guesthouses or farms with shared bathroom facilities in some cases!

*Please note Standard accommodation in Iceland: Are Cozy, local-style hotels, guesthouses or farms with shared bathroom facilities in some cases!

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