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All Iceland has organised this 10 night self-drive package to take in as much as possible of Iceland’s varied countryside and spectacular sights. You will drive along rugged coastlines and glacial valleys; visit some of Europe’s biggest waterfalls and cross volcanic landscapes.
Explore all the best of Icelands spectacular nature
Geysir, Waterfalls, Volcanos, glaciers, hot springs, historic sites, National parks, The Blue Lagoon, Reykjavik and many more fascinating places to see
Classical circle route of Iceland
Day 1 : Arrival in Iceland
Arrive at Keflavik International Airport. Pick up the rental car at the airport. Depending on your arrival time, drive to the Blue Lagoon Spa and enjoy the lagoon. Continue to Reykjavík and check in at your hotel. Enjoy exploring Reykjavík at leisure.
Day 2 : Whale Fjord and Saga Valley Borgarfjörður
Explore the Saga Valley Borgarfjörður with its waterfalls, hot springs and historic sites. You will have the option to see the Hraunfossar and Barnafossar waterfalls. Visit Europes most powerful hot spring Deildartunguhver.
Day 3 : Snæfellsnes Peninsula
Explore the Snæfellsnes Peninsula with its snow-capped volcano, stunning coastline, lava fields and bird colonies. Visit the cosy town of Stykkishólmur where you can catch a boat tour around the Breiðafjörður Bay.
Day 4 : Head to North
Drive to Skagafjörður, the valley of the horses and home of Glaumbær turf farm. Stop at the former volcano Grábrók, where you can hike up to the top and enjoy a magnificent view over the area.
Day 5 : Explore the North
Explore Akureyri, the capital of North Iceland, and Goðafoss, the waterfall of the gods. Explore the sights of Lake Mývatn.
Optional Excursion: Whale watching cruise from Húsavík (June-August).
Day 6 : Head to East and See Dettifoss Waterfall
Drive around Tjörnes Peninsula and visit Europe’s most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss (mid June to August). As you proceed further east, you should pass through a large wasteland area.
Day 7 : Scenic Fjords of East 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.
Day 8 : Waterfalls and Glaciers
Drive along the south coast and witness many natural wonders such as black lava beaches, waterfalls and glaciers. The folk museum at Skógar is worth a visit which is close to the impressive Skógarfoss waterfall.
Day 9 : Explore the Famous Golden Circle
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 apart drifting tectonic plates. Keep on driving to Haukadalur hot spring area where you will see several hot springs, the most active being the geysir 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 at your trip will you visit the church and historical site of Skálholt before heading on to the volcanic crater Kerið.
Day 10 : Explore Reykjanes Peninsula and Reykjavik
If you´re keen on further exploration before heading home, the Reykjanes Peninsula has plenty to see, such as the Blue Lagoon, Gunnuhver hot spring area in Krýsuvík and Keilir Mountain. The picturesque surroundings around Lake Kleifarvatn are not to be missed. You don´t want to miss the chance to cross between the two continents of Europe and North America on the bridge between continents. If you have not been to the Blue Lagoon you have time to stop today.
Day 11 : Departure Day
Depending on your departure flight, explore Reykjavík, visit museums, shops and various attractions the city has to offer. Depart for home, we recommend to be at the airport about 2 hours before departure. Return your rental car at Keflavík International Airport.
NOTE: This is an itinerary suggestion, sometimes it may be necessary to alter the route to fit in with hotel availability. All Iceland reserves the right to confirm a reversed itinerary and the right to change accommodation at short notice, depending on availability as per our terms and conditions.
Kilometers total: 2.329
Kilometers per day: 212
Miles total: 1.447
Miles per day: 132
Payment Terms & Methods :
* Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount
* Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.
Cancellation & Refund Policy :
* Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
* Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.
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