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Scenic Iceland Self Drive

This unforgettable road trip will take you to the main attractions in South and West Iceland and will allow you to discover the majestic geysers, glaciers, and waterfalls!

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Price From
$1849
Price Per Day
$232
Duration
8 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

Feast your eyes on some of the most magnificent glaciers, powerful waterfalls, and exotic hot springs on the planet with this 8-day self-drive tour through Iceland! Your journey will begin in Reykjavik, the Icelandic capital, home to steaming hot springs, spectacular waterfalls, and astonishing views of the Northern Lights (seen during certain months of the year). From there you will drive along the Reykjanes Peninsula to Hveragerdi, a charming village in the southwest which translates to the "Town of Hot Springs". Bask in the beauty of the Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss Waterfalls and see the Eyjafjallajokull Glacier, a subglacial volcano that erupted in 2010. From there you will travel to Vik and visit Skaftafell National Park, one of the largest national parks in Europe, home to gorgeous glaciers and breathtaking hiking trails. See the magnificent glaciers surrounding the Vik Area before you drive to Thingvellir National Park, a World Heritage Site and one of the most iconic sites in Iceland. See the Hraunfossar and Barnafoss Waterfalls and visit Deildartunguhver, the most powerful hot spring in Europe. Your next destination will be in the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, known for its gorgeous sea cliffs, rocky beaches, lovely fishing villages, and local marine life. Drive to the Reykjanes Peninsula and visit the Blue Lagoon, where you may dip in the relaxing geothermal waters before you travel back to Reykjavik where your tour of Iceland will come to an end!

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06 NIGHTS
Budget or Standard Accommodation
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06 MEALS
Daily Breakfast
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Self-Drive
6-Day Car Rental
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FLIGHTS
International flights Included

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STYLE

Independent Tour / Self Drive

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Visit Reykjavik, and witness the incredible views of the Northern Lights
  • Drive through the Golden Circle and admire the most breathtaking natural wonders of Iceland
  • Bask in the beauty of the magnificent Hraunfossar and Barnafoss Waterfalls
  • See the coastal landscapes, rocky beaches, and local villages with a trip to Snaefellsnes Peninsula
  • Take a dip in the Blue Lagoon, an iconic attraction in Iceland known for its healing properties
INCLUSIONS
  • 06 nights’ accommodation on a twin sharing basis at listed hotels or similar
  • Daily breakfasts
  • 06 Days’ car rental: Compact 2-wheel drive with manual transmission (Toyota Auris or similar) including:
    • CDW
    • Unlimited mileage
    • GPS system
    • Free in-car unlimited Wi-Fi
    • Theft protection
    • No charges for an additional driver
  • 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 roundtrip flights from various gateways
  • All air taxes and fuel surcharges
  • All currently applicable local taxes
EXCLUSIONS
  • Items of personal nature, tips & gratuities
  • Baggage fees may apply and vary by Carrier
  • Visa fees, if applicable
  • Travel insurance
  • Entrance fees
  • Fuel and car deposits (to be paid locally)
  • Items not 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 detailed information

Scenic Iceland Self Drive

Prices for this tour are per person, based on a twin / double room sharing basis. 
Single supplement is available starting at USD 649

BUNDLE OPTIONAL TOURS:

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

*Tours descriptions on the daily itinerary

The Viking

  • 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

 

The Adventurer

  • 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

 

The Discoverer 

  • 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

 

 

The Hot Spring Specialist

  • 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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