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Quick Around Iceland 8D/7N

You will get to know the Icelandic Sagas, see many of Iceland´s largest waterfalls and ancient fossils. The largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull, the most beautiful glacial lagoon in the world, black lava beaches, green moss, and many more attractive stops on your way driving around Iceland.

NB: This is a self-drive package around Iceland and can be tailored to fit your clients specs.

This is the ultimate tour with suitable time spent at Iceland´s major nature spots. Explore dramatic landscape and some of the world’s finest waterfalls like Gullfoss, Goðafoss and Skógarfoss. Visit erupting geysers in the great Geysir hot spring area and Thingvellir, a UNESCO world heritage site.

Enjoy Vatnajökull glacier, the glacial lagoon Jökulsárlón and many other unique places. Overnight in our friendly hotels around the country.

Tour Highlights

  • Akureyri, the capital of Northern Iceland
  • Europe’s most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss and other waterfalls like Goðafoss and Gullfoss
  • The magical scenery at Lake Mývatn and the fossils of Tjörnes peninsula
  • Scenic fjords of East Iceland
  • Geysir hot spring area and Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site
  • Largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull, Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, and Skaftafell National Park
Price from

$2,425.00

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Tour Information

This is a summer only product and runs between April and October each year, for winter products please contact us.

Inclusions:

  • - Standard hire car with unlimited mileage (upgrades available)
  • - Detailed itinerary, GPS and maps
  • - 7 nights accommodation (3-4*) with breakfast
  • - Additional self-drive services
  • - Optional tour add-ons available.

Departures Daily: Independent Adventure

Itinerary

Day 1: ARRIVAL IN ICELAND

Arrival in Iceland.

If time allows, go for an exploration walk around Reykjavík.

Overnight in Reykjavík in one of our 3-star hotels.

Day 2: BORGARFJÖRÐUR AND THE SAGAS

Explore the valley of Borgarfjörður with its waterfalls, hot springs and historic sites.

Visit Europe´s most powerful hot spring Deildartunguhver.

Spend the night in one of our hotels in West Iceland.

Day 3: SIGHTS OF NORTH WEST ICELAND

On your way up north, stop at the historical site Glaumbær turf farm.

Upon arrival at Akureyri, explore the town which is called the capital of North Iceland.

Goðafoss, the waterfall of the gods is not far away.

Spend the night in one of our hotels in North Iceland.

Day 4: POWERFUL DETTIFOSS WATERFALL

Drive on Tjörnes peninsula and visit Europe’s most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss (mid June to August).

Take your time to discover the sights at lake Mývatn and the nearby hot spring areas.

Whilst proceeding to the east, you should pass a vast wasteland.

Overnight in Fosshotel Eastfjords.

Day 5: EAST FJORDS OF ICELAND

Drive along the scenic fjords of east Iceland and enjoy the small town of Höfn.

Explore the Vatnajökull glacier, Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon and Skaftafell National Park.

Overnight in one of our hotels in Vatnajökull region.

Day 6: NATURAL WONDERS

Drive along the south coast and witness many natural wonders such as black lava beaches, waterfalls and glaciers.

The folk museum at Skógar is well worth a visit, it is close to the impressive Skogarfoss waterfall.

Overnight in Fosshotel Heklaor similar.

Day 7: GULLFOSS WATERFALL AND GEYSIR HOT SPRING AREA

Your first stop should be at Þingvellir national park, a UNESCO world heritage site. The park rests in a valley created by the power of the drifting tectonic plates.

Keep on driving to Haukadalur hot spring area where you will see several hot springs, the most active being the geyser Strokkur, which erupts every 10 minutes. The next stop is the Gullfoss waterfall (golden waterfall). This waterfall falls in two cascades into a narrow and deep gorge.

Further on, you can visit the church and historical site of Skálholt before heading on to the volcanic crater Kerið.

Overnight in Reykjavík in one of our 3-star hotels.

Day 8: DEPART FOR HOME

If time allows: Enjoy Reykjavík, or explore the Reykjanes Peninsula with a stop at the famous Blue Lagoon for relaxation.