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This vacation package to Iceland takes you around Iceland in one week, camping style ! It offers an amazing variety of places to visit (Icelandic glaciers, waterfalls and hot springs) with views of volcanos including the famous Eyjafjallajökull. If you Travel to Iceland you will experience the unique landscapes of this mysterious island, from lava fields to woodland, from mountains and moors to bird-cliffs and tranquil bays. Visit unique places such as Lake Myvatn, Egilsstadir, Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, Skaftafell National Park, Geysir hot spring area, waterfall Gullfoss, Thingvellir National Park, The Blue Lagoon, and many more.
Your memorable, Iceland adventure begins the very moment you arrive at Keflavik Airport. Once you pick up your rental vehicle, you’ll head directly for Reykjavik and your exciting, first night in Iceland.
If your flight arrives early enough, we have a great suggestion for starting your trip off the right way: Plan a visit to Iceland’s world-famous Blue Lagoon. Be sure to pack your swimsuit, so you can take a relaxing dip in the Lagoon’s soothing, geothermal waters, before heading to your hotel.
Overnight stay in Reykjavik.
Driving Distance: Approximately 50 km (30 miles)
Day 2: Waterfalls and Akureyri the capital of the north
Your next day’s journey continues toward the northern part of Iceland, ending in the north’s capital, Akureyri. As you head toward Borgarfjörður, we recommend stopping by the magnificent, Hraunfossar waterfalls, where the water seems to magically flows from the lava bed into the river below. You’ll then continue your journey toward Akureyri, passing through Skagafjörður, known for exceptional horse breeding; in fact, many stunning, Icelandic horses can be seen on your drive.
Overnight in a campsite in Akureyri area. Driving Distance: Approximately 420 km (260 miles)
Your whole day is dedicated to the marvels of the Lake Myvatn Nature Reserve, renowned as one of Iceland’s most inspiring, natural wonders. Of particular interest are two steam baths built for superb relaxation that sit straight on top of a geothermal area; the sulphur-free steam rises up through holes in the floor. Typically the temperature is around 50°C and the humidity is close to 100%. Guests can take a few turns in the steam baths and cool down in the outdoor shower in between.
On the way to Myvatn, plan to stop at the impressive, Godafoss waterfall, known as “the waterfall of the gods”. At day’s end, you will return to Akureyri for a second, overnight stay.
Overnight in a campsite in Akureyri area.
Driving Distance: Approximately 250 km (155 miles)
Your day starts in the charming fishing village of Husavik. After Husavik, you will drive the Tjornes Peninsula coastline, where you can make a quick stop on the way at the extremity of the peninsula to enjoy the view and spot some seabirds. The journey then continues to the eastern part of Iceland, with a few stops on the way, for your next evening’s stay.
Overnight in a campsite in Egilsstaðir area.
Driving Distance: Approximately 340 km (211 miles)
Today is the day to discover the East Fjords. Starting toward the fjord Reydarfjörður, where a small-but-fascinating, World War II history museum is located, you continue along the fjords toward Southeast Iceland. At times, the road hangs precariously high on the mountain slopes. Finally, you drive through the tunnel of Almannaskarð to arrive in the Höfn region, where you will spend that night.
Overnight in a campsite in Höfn area.
Driving Distance: Approximately 270 km (168 miles)
Day 6: Skaftafell National Park , Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon and waterfalls
Your next stop is Iceland’s scenic southeast. After passing various, outlet glaciers belonging to Vatnajökull, Europe’s largest ice cap, you’ll arrive at the stunningly surreal beauty of Jokulsarlon, a glacial lagoon. This exceptional sight sits at the foot of Iceland’s highest mountain, Hvannadalshnúkur.
Skaftafell National Park is another area definitely worth a visit. This oasis, surrounded by glaciers and black sand plains, offers a broad range of options for great hiking. Continue through Kirkjubaejarklaustur village, the Eldhraun lava field and the Mýrdalssandur plain, before you arrive in the Vík area.
Overnight in a campsite in Vík/Hvolsvöllur area.
Driving Distance: Approximately 280 - 365 km (174 - 227 miles)
Continue westbound to the south coast of Iceland and explore the Golden Circle, which takes you to the most popular tourist attractions in Iceland: Gullfoss, Geysir and Thingvellir National Park. On your way back to Reykjavik you will pass the magnificent waterfalls, Skógarfoss and Seljalandsfoss.
Your day will end in Reykjavík where you will spend your last night in Iceland.
Overnight in a campsite in Reykjavik.
Driving Distance: Approximately 300 km (186 miles)
It seems as if your journey to fabulous Iceland only began a moment ago, but now it is time to head back home, driving back to Keflavík Airport for your flight. Depending on your flight’s time, you may be able to squeeze in a last day in Reykjavík or an extra night in there to experience all the amazing things that the city has to offer.
Driving Distance: Approximately 50 km (30 miles)
Rental car of your choice with unlimited mileage, GPS unit, CDW and VAT for 7 days
Free, in-car, unlimited Wi-Fi
Two authorized drivers
Accommodation (budget) for 1 night with Continental breakfast