Express Around Iceland
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Express Around Iceland

6 day / 5 nights
Accommodation | Breakfast

You will explore Iceland in the express way in six days. This tour is perfect for those who only have a few days to discover the beauties of Iceland. Most of the "must see" sights are located close to the main road.

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Package available from
€ 720

Including accommodation, breakfast, Wi-Fi and service charges and taxes.

Special Requests

If you would like to make some changes to the itinerary or wish to stay a longer or shorter period, feel free to contact us.

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OVERVIEW

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

   

 

 

Highlights

  • Akureyri, the capital of northern Iceland
  • The magical scenery at lake Mývatn
  • Scenic fjords of East Iceland
  • Geysir hot spring area in Haukadalur and Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site
  • Largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull and Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon
  • Day 1: ARRIVAL IN ICELAND
    Arrival in Iceland. If time allows, go for a exploration walk around Reykjavík.
    Overnight in Reykjavík in one of our 3-star hotels.

  • Day 2: BORGARFJÖRÐUR AND THE SAGAS
    Visit Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir hot spring area in Haukadalur and Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site. Drive further along and explore the valley of Borgarfjörður with its waterfalls, hot springs and historic sites.
    Spend the night in one of our hotels in West Iceland.

  • Day 3: SIGHTS OF NORTH WEST ICELAND
    Up north: Visit Akureyri, the capital of north Iceland, and Goðafoss, the waterfall of the gods. Explore the sights at lake Mývatn.
    Spend the night in one of our hotels in North Iceland.

  • Day 4: DETTIFOSS WATERFALL AND EGILSSTAÐIR
    Drive onto Tjörnes peninsula and visit Europe’s most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss (mid June to August).  Heading east, you should pass through a large wasteland area. Stop at Egilsstaðir for a while and keep driving along the scenic fjords of east Iceland to the town of Höfn.
    Overnight in Fosshotel Vatnajökull.

  • Day 5: GLACIAL LAKE AND NATURAL WONDERS
    Enjoy Vatnajökull glacier, Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon and Skaftafell National Park. Drive along the south coast and witness many natural wonders such as black lava beaches, waterfalls and glaciers.
    Overnight in Reykjavík in one of our 3-star hotels.

  • Day 6: DEPART FOR HOME
    If time allows: Enjoy Reykjavík or explore the Reykjanes Peninsula with a stop at the famous Blue Lagoon for relaxtion.

Tour rates for 5 nights Winter Season 01.10 - 30.04 Shoulder Season 01.05 - 04.06 01.09 - 30.09 Summer Season 05.06 - 31.08
Single Room 695 EUR 965 EUR 1205 EUR
Double Room 770 EUR 1065 EUR 1330 EUR
Triple Room 970 EUR 1290 EUR 1580 EUR

Reykjavik

Fosshotel Baron

Located in the heart of Reykjavík, near the seafront, just walking distance of shops and attractions

Fosshotel Lind

Centrally located in Reykjavík, near the city's main shopping area.

Fosshotel Rauðará

3-stars hotel in the center of Reykjavík, near Hlemmur Square and Klambratún city park. (Formerly Best Western Hotel Reykjavík)

Fosshotel Reykjavík

Fosshotel Reykjavík, the largest hotel in Iceland, is located within a short walking distance from downtown Reykjavík.

Grand Hótel Reykjavík

Grand Hotel Reykjavík is a four star superior hotel for business travelers, conference guests and tourists who demand excellent service and facilities.

Hotel Reykjavík Centrum

Hotel Reykjavík Centrum is a 4 star hotel, located on Aðalstræti, one of Reykjavík’s oldest streets, in a newly renovated building, the oldest part of which was built in 1764.

West Iceland

Fosshotel Reykholt

Romantic country hotel in the legendary settings of Reykholt in Borgarfjörður

North Iceland

Fosshotel Húsavík

A well-equipped hotel in the heart of Húsavík, within walking distance from the harbor.

Fosshotel Mývatn

The iconic natural beauty of Iceland’s Lake Mývatn is now the site of a new hotel, Fosshotel Mývatn, opened 1st July 2017

South East Iceland

Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon

In harmony with nature, located next to the largest glacier in europe

Fosshotel Vatnajökull

Attractive hotel in the southeast of Iceland with a spellbinding view of the magnificant glacier

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Information

For any itinerary changes, feel free to contact us at selfdrive@islandshotel.is to get an offer for your special tour. Íslandshótel reserves the right to confirm a reversed itinerary and the right to change accommodation at short notice, depending on availability. Please note that this tour does not include a rental car.