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Quick Around Iceland

8 days / 7 nights
Accommodation | Breakfast

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.

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€ 976

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

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Overview

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.

   

 

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

 

  • 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 shouls 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 Hekla or 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 apartdrifting 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, 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 relaxtion.

Tour rates for 7 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 941 EUR 1288 EUR 1600 EUR
Double Room 1076 EUR 1468 EUR 1825 EUR
Triple Room 1436 EUR 1873 EUR 2275 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 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.