Iceland Self-Drive Ring Road Adventure 7D/6N
Take a once-in-a-lifetime road trip around Iceland’s entire Ring Road highway, passing through unforgettable and otherworldly landscapes and natural wonders.
- Road trip around the entire beautiful country of Iceland
- Drive your own car, stopping whenever you want
- See landscapes and landmarks that will take your breath away
Max group size:
- 6N in hostel or 3-star hotel
- Detailed day wise sightseeing itinerary tailored to your interests and preferences.
- This is a self-guided tour
- Driving plan and contact person
Day 1: Borgarfjordur - Borgarnes, Iceland
Arrive and pick up your rental car. Explore some of the interesting sights in West Iceland such as the spectacular lava fields and mountains of Borgarfjordur.
Day 2: Borgarnes - Akureyri, Iceland
Drive through the pleasant mountain landscapes of the North West and visit Akureyri downtown, Akureyrarkirkja and the botanical gardens.
Day 3: Akureyri - Egilsstadir, Iceland
Discover the fascinating sights around the Lake Myvatn – volcanic craters, bubbling geothermal activity, rock formations and more! We’ll visit the Godafoss waterfall and the Hverir geothermal area, Dettifoss waterfall, the Jokulsargljufur glacial canyon, the lava rock formations of Dimmuborgir, the Skutustadagigar pseudocraters and the Grjotagja cave.
Day 4: Egilsstadir - Hofn, Iceland
Follow the coastal route through the peaceful Eastfjords with options for detours to some of the more charming fishing villages, scenic fjords or a drive around the mystical Lake Lagarfljot.
Day 5: Hofn - Vik or Hvolsvollur, Iceland
Explore the South Coast, home to many of Iceland’s most famous attractions and some offbeat ones. Visit beautiful glaciers lagoons, waterfalls, black sand beaches and dramatic cliffs with views of world-famous glacier-volcanoes along the way.
Day 6: Vik or Hvolsvollur - Reykjavik, Iceland
Drive to the Golden Circle, and see the three famous sights – Gullfoss, Geysir and Thingvellir. There are also several options for activities and lesser-visited gems in this area.
Day 7: Reykjavik, Iceland
Today is a flexible day to spend time getting to know the capital of Reykjavik or the wonders of the Reykjanes peninsula before your departure.