Leisure around Iceland
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Leisure around Iceland

9 days / 8 nights
Accommodation | Breakfast

Expect a rich variety of adventures because you are in control of your experience! This tour gives you the opportunity to explore the delights of Iceland at your own pace in only 9 days.

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€ 1.114

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

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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 tour is composed to let travellers experience the scenic nature spots Iceland has to offer. Explore dramatic landscapes and some of the world’s finest waterfalls like Gullfoss and Goðafoss. Visit erupting geysers in the great Geysir hot spring area, Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site. Enjoy Vatnajökull glacier, Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon and many other unique places.

   

 

 

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 in Haukdalur and Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site
  • The largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull, Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon and Skaftafell National Park
  • 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: WHALE FJORD AND SAGA VALLEY
    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: SKAGAFJÖRÐUR AND GLAUBÆR TURF FARM
    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 two nights in our hotels in North Iceland.

  • Day 4: AKUREYRI AND MÝVATN AREA
    Explore Akureyri, the capital of north Iceland, and Goðafoss, the waterfall of the gods. Explore the sights at lake Mývatn. An optional evening whale watching tour is available from Húsavík (June-August).

  • Day 5: DETTIFOSS WATERFALL
    Drive around Tjörnes peninsula and visit Europe’s most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss (mid June to August) and proceed further to the east.
    Overnight in Fosshotel Eastfjords.

  • Day 6: EAST FJORDS OF ICELAND
    Spend the morning travelling along the coastline of Lagarfljót river. Stop in Hallormsstaður, where Iceland’s largest forest is located. Proceed further south whilst enjoying your ride along the scenic East fjords. Stop in Höfn before proceeding further along Vatnajökull glacier. Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon is there to impress you.
    Overnight in one of our hotels in Vatnajökull region.

  • Day 7: WONDERS OF SOUTH ICELAND
    Drive along the south coast and witness many natural wonders such a black lava beaches, waterfalls and glaciers.
    Stay in Fosshotel Hekla or similar.

  • Day 8: GULLFOSS WATERFALL AND GEYSIR HOT SPRING AREA
    Visit Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir hot spring area in Haukadalur and Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site.
    Overnight in Reykjavík in one of our 3-star hotels.

  • Day 9: 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 8 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 1066 EUR 1456 EUR 1814 EUR
Double Room 1216 EUR 1656 EUR 2064 EUR
Triple Room 1616 EUR 2106 EUR 2564 EUR

Reykjavík

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 Hellnar

The mother of country hotels, under the mysterious Snæfellsjökull Glacier, one of earth´s seven energy centers and the gateway to the center of the earth.

Fosshotel Reykholt

Romantic country hotel in the legendary settings of Reykholt in Borgarfjörður

Fosshotel Stykkishólmur

A lovely hotel with stylish rooms on the mystical Snæfellsnes peninsula

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

East Iceland

Fosshotel Eastfjords

Fosshotel Eastfjords, set in the small village of Fáskrúðsfjörður, is an area on the Iceland's east coast, renowned for magnificent nature and landscape.

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

South Iceland

Fosshotel Hekla

Fosshotel Hekla, situated close to Mount Hekla in South Iceland, is surrounded by some of the country's most stunning sights including volcanoes Eyjafjallajökull and Fimmvörðuháls

Fosshotel Núpar

Comfortable and perfectly located hotel in one of Iceland's most glorious landscapes

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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.