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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 on this 8 day tour!

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On this 8 day journey, explore the essence of Iceland while visiting all the must-see attractions in South and West Iceland.  Experience all the wonders of South and West Iceland, including geysers and hot spring areas, majestic glaciers and powerful waterfalls. Then continue along the South shore and reach the popular and breathtaking Glacial Lagoon, where smaller and bigger icebergs are constantly floating and drifting. The self-drive gives you the flexibility to decide how short/long your travel days will be.

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Daily Breakfast
6-Day Car Rental
International flights Included

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Independent Tour / Self Drive

  • Visit the world-famous Golden Circle natural wonders
  • View Kirkjufell, the most photographed mountain in Iceland
  • Explore Reykjanes Peninsula, a designated UNESCO Geopark
  • Discover Snaefellsnes, with its ever-changing coastal scenery
  • See the majestic Hraunfoss and Barnafoss waterfalls
  • Soak in the beauty of Vatnajokull National Park 
  • 06 Nights accommodation on a twin sharing basis at listed hotels or similar
  • 06 Icelandic style breakfasts
  • Car rental in Toyota Yaris or similar, Automatic  - Begins at the time of car rental pick up:
    • 6 days (144 hours) of car rental
    • CDW
    • Unlimited mileage
    • GPS system
    • Theft protection
    • No charges for an additional driver
  • Car pick-up and drop-off at Keflavik International Airport
  • Tablet with a travel app called Iceland Travel Companion which includes:
    • List of nature sites, historic places, and roadside services
    • Safety guidelines
    • Icelandic Meteorological Office app
    • The Icelandic Road Administration app
    • Customer´s journey, including hotel itinerary and GPS road guide to each hotel
    • A map view of the Iceland road trip 
    • Detailed pdf travel book 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
  • Items of  a personal nature, tips & gratuities
  • 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 not mentioned as being included

*You must be 21 years of age to rent a car, 23 years of age to rent 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 $849


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

Scenic Iceland Self Drive

Scenic Iceland Self Drive

*Budget Hotel: Cozy, local-style guesthouses or farms with shared bathroom facilities

Scenic Iceland Self Drive

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