Just a touch of Iceland - Self Drive Exploration
From $703 Per Person (optional upgrades to comfort category also available)
Independent, 4 Days/3 nights
October 1, 2017 - March 31, 2018
This short break self-drive trip takes you along the beautiful South Coast. Explore some of Iceland's most precious natural attractions, the Golden Circle: Thingvellir National Park, the spouting Geysir and the powerful Gullfoss waterfall. Experience the perfect mix of a hip city experience in Reykjavik and a relaxing stay in the countryside as a short break or a stopover coming or going from the rest of Europe!
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Date: October 1, 2017 -November 30, 2017 (from $703 per person double)
December 1, 2017- March 31, 2018 (from $817 per person double)
Day 1, Arrive Iceland
Pick up your rental car at Keflavík airport upon arrival.
Enjoy life in Iceland's capital city, where you can find excellent restaurants, design boutiques, a vibrant cultural scene and exciting nightlife.
Accommodation in Reykjavik.
Day 2, The Golden Circle Route
Head east to Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of great historic and geological importance. Continue to the Geysir hot spring area to view the erupting Strokkur and nearby Gullfoss Waterfall. Ideas for your trip today (booked on own) - Take a one hour tour on the Icelandic horse. Both for absolute beginners and more experienced suitable for anyone who wants a taste of how it is to ride the Icelandic horse. Take a dip in the Secret Lagoon, the oldest outdoor pool in Iceland which has been renovated it is in the geothermal area near Fluðir.
Accommodation in South Iceland.
Day 3, South Coast Exploration
Continue through the farmlands of South Iceland, visit the amazing Lava center (optional) to the beautiful Seljalandsfoss waterfall. Visit Skogar with its magnificent waterfall and interesting folk museum, see the Dyrholaey stone arch and the black sand beach near Vik. A 4 – 5 hour glacial walk to Solheimajokull glacier or a snow mobile tour to Myrdalsjokull glacier would be a excellent idea (optional). In the evening, try to find a spot where the sky is clear, if you are lucky you might spot the northern lights!
Accommodation in South Iceland.
Day 4 Reykjanes - Depart Iceland
Head back towards Keflavik International Airport (early morning flights from Keflavik may need an additional night hotel near the airport. If interested please inquire). If you have time, you should stop by the charming coastal villages Eyrarbakki and Stokkseyri. There you will find interesting museums and restaurants well worth visiting.
Or, extend your trip! Please inquire.
Your Trip Includes the Following:
- Accommodation for 1 night with breakfast in a hotel in Reykjavik (shared facilities. Upgrade to private facilities/comfort accommodations available)
- Accommodation for 2 nights with breakfast in the countryside (shared facilities. Upgrade to private facilities/comfort accommodations available).
- Rental car for 4 days, with unlimited mileage and CDW insurance
- Pick up/Drop off fee for the rental car at Keflavík International Airport
- Free Wi-Fi in car during your trip
- Use of GPS satellite navigation
- Two authorised drivers
- Good road map and suggested itinerary in English
- 24/7 emergency phone line service
- Taxes and service fee
Single Supplement from: $187
This package is priced LAND ONLY. If you need assistance with booking your airfare, let us know and we will be happy to help you.