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Iceland Tours: Self-drive Vacation Package to Iceland. Enjoy the Flexibility of Intimate Travel and Pre-arranged Accommodations - Iceland Tour Package Deals to Iceland
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Exploring the most amazing sights of this volcanic Island. This Self Drive tour to Iceland offers an amazing variety of places to visit (Icelandic glaciers, waterfalls and hot springs) with views of volcanos including the famous Eyjafjallajökull. Iceland is a wonderfully romantic Island with stunning scenary.
Go hiking in Landmannlaugar, explore the south Coast, Skaftafell National Park and the spectacular Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon.
Arrival at Keflavik Airport. Pick-up of rented vehicle and drive to Reykjavik for your first night’s stay in Iceland. Depending on your arrival time, we recommend that you make a stop at the famous Blue Lagoon on the way and have a swim in the geothermal warm water.
Today you will see some of the most famous sights in Iceland. You will start by exploring Borgarnes region. You can make a stop at Deildartunguhver hot spring (the biggest in Iceland in terms of water production per second), Reykholt where the famous medieval writer Snorri Sturluson lived and the Hraunfossar waterfalls where the water flows out from beneath a lava field into the river below. The Barnafoss waterfall is just a short walk away from Hraunfossar.
From there you continue your journey along the Kaldidalur highland road until you reach Thingvellir (Þingvellir) National Park, consider a geological wonder of the world. This is a highly interesting area both from the geological and the historical point of view. At Thingvellir you can see the effects of the tectonic plate movements which have opened various cracks and fissures in the earth’s crust, and it was here that the Icelandic Parliament was founded in the 10th century. You continue to the famous Geysir area where the Strokkur hot spring ejects its water column high into the air every 5 – 10 minutes and where numerous small springs boil and bubble. Afterwards you only have a short drive to reach Gullfoss, surely one of the country’s most beautiful waterfalls.
Overnight stay in a campsite in Geysir area.
Driving distance approx. 280 km
Day 3: The unique Landmannalaugar
Hot spring bath
From Geysir you drive to Landmannalaugar, a highlight of every trip to Iceland an unforgettable journey over lava fields and moon- like landscape. To reach this colourful rhyolite mountains of Landmannlaugar you will be crossing rivers and passing over mountain passes.
Here you can walk between colourful mountains, black obsidian lava and hot springs. Get comprehensive information about all hiking tracks in the mountain hut. Some of the hot springs are located at the bottom of a river, creating a wonderful temperature for a relaxing bath! Afterwards you continue your journey over lava fields and a moon-like landscape along the highland road "behind the mountains" to the South Coast.
Overnight stay in a campsite in Vík/Klaustur area.
Driving distance approx. 250 - 280 km
Day 4: Skaftafell National Park and Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
Today you will visit one of the most popular and beautiful sights of Iceland. Drive in the morning to Skaftafell National Park, another area worthy of your attention. This oasis surrounded by glaciers and black sand plains has many hiking possibilities. For example, you can walk through the birch forest up to the Svartifoss waterfall or approach the Skaftafell glacial tongue. Continue 70 km to the east in order to reach the Glacial Lagoon Jokulsarlon, one of the most spectacular sights in Iceland. Enormous icebergs constantly break off the glacier into the lagoon, melting slowly as they drift towards the sea nearby. You can take a 30-40 min. boat trip and walk around the lagoon to enjoy this amazing landscape.
Overnight stay in a campsite in Vík/Klaustur area.
Driving distance approx. 260 - 330 km
Day 5: The South Coast, waterfalls and black sands
Today you will spend the day along the south coast of Iceland. Drive through the black sands of Mýrdalur before arriving to the village of Vik. A walk is recommended on the huge black sand beach and discover the great puffin colony by Reynisfjall mount. A stop can be made as well at Dyrhólaey*, then drive along the Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull glaciers to Skógar, known for its waterfall and folk museum. A visit to the museum recommended. Continue to Seljalandsfoss waterfall a stop you must not miss.
*Please note that the Dyrhólaey cliff is closed during the breeding season (until late June) and that the puffins leave the land around mid August!
Overnight stay in a campsite in Reykjavik.
Driving distance approx. 270 km
Day 6: Departure
Drive back to Keflavik airport for your flight back home. Or book an extra night in Reykjavik, the vibrant capital of Iceland!
Driving distance approx. 50 km
Rental car of your choice with unlimited mileage, GPS unit, CDW and VAT for 5 days
Free, in-car, unlimited Wi-Fi
Two authorized drivers
Accommodation (budget) for 1 nights with Continental breakfast
Basic camping fee (in official campsites) for 4 nights without breakfast