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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.

Tour Highlights

  • 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
Price from

$1,800.00

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Tour Information

Inclusions:

  • - 6 nights 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

Departures:

Every Monday

Itinerary

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.

Optional places to visit:

  • – The Settlement Centre at Borgarnes
  • – Hraunfossar and Barnafoss waterfalls
  • – The village of Reykholt
  • – Glymur waterfall hiking

Day 2: Borgarnes - Akureyri, Iceland

Drive through the pleasant mountain landscapes of the North West and visit Akureyri downtown, Akureyrarkirkja and the botanical gardens.

Optional places to visit:

  • – Whale watching tour
  • – Horse-riding tour
  • – River rafting
  • – Brewery tour

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.

Optional places to visit:

  • – Studlagil canyon
  • – Viti crater and Leirhnjukur geothermal area

Optional add-ons:

  • – Myvatn Nature Baths

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.

Optional places to visit:

  • – Seydisfjordur
  • – 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.

Optional places to visit:

  • – Glacier hike / Ice climbing
  • – Glacier lagoon boat tour
  • – Glacier lagoon kayaking
  • – Ice cave tour
  • – Black sand beach ATV safari

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.

Optional add-ons:

  • – Snorkelling between the tectonic plates in Silfra
  • – Snowmobiling on Langjokull
  • – Secret Lagoon geothermal baths

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.

Optional places to visit:

  • – The lava fields, geothermal areas, remote beaches, bird cliffs and colourful lakes of the Reykjanes peninsula
  • – The Bridge between the Continents

Optional add-ons:

  • – Reykjavik food walk
  • – Lava ATV safari