Treasures of Iceland
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Treasures of Iceland

12 days / 11 nights
Accommodation | Breakfast

During the Treasures of Iceland tour in 12 days you will see most of Iceland´s main attractions. You will drive through the magnificent East fjords with their stunning view and majestic mountains. You should still have time to take guided tours along the way he main roads to explore Iceland more closely.

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€ 1.467

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

Travel around Iceland by car you will experience the variation of the country in your own pace and visit places which could otherwise be difficult to reach, breathtaking viewpoints, small villages,  scenic fjords, magnificant glaciers, exciting geothermal hot springs, the midnight sun and the icelandic culture.

   

 

 

Highlights

  • Akureyri, the capital of northern Iceland
  • Europe’s most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss and other waterfalls like Goðafoss and Gullfoss
  • Snaefellsnes peninsula and Snæfellsnes glacier, lava fields and bird colonies
  • The magical scenery at lake Mývatn and the fossils of Tjörnes peninsula
  • Scenic fjords of East Iceland
  • Geysir hot spring area in Haukadalur 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 BORGARFJÖRÐUR
    Explore the scenic Whale fjord and the saga valley Borgarfjörður with its waterfalls, hot springs and historic sites. Visit Europes most powerful hot spring Deildartunguhver.
    Spend two nights in our hotels in West Iceland.

  • Day 3: ICELAND IN A NUTSHELL ON SNÆFELLSNES PENINSULA
    Explore the Snæfellsnes peninsula with its snow capped volcano, stunning coastline, lava fields and bird colonies. Take your time to explore the magnificent Snæfellsnes National Park and to visit the cozy town of Stykkishólmur from where you can go on boat tours around Breiðafjörður bay.

  • Day 4: GLAUMBÆR TURF FARM
    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.
    Overnight three nights in our hotels in North Iceland.

  • Day 5: HISTORICAL SITES OF TRÖLLASKAGI PENINUSLA
    Drive to Siglufjörður, the former herring-fishing capital of Iceland, and visit the historic sites of Hólar as well as the stunning sites of Tröllaskagi peninsula. Drive further on to Akureyri, the capital of the north, and the waterfall of the gods, Goðafoss.

  • Day 6: MÝVATN AREA
    Go for a hike in the Mývatn area and experience the unique landscape. You can also visit the large goethermal area Námaskrað.
    Optional whale watching cruise is available out of Húsavík in the evening (June - August).

  • Day 7: DETTIFOSS WATERFALL
    Drive around Tjörnes peninsula and visit Europe’s most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss (mid June to August). Heading east, you should pass through a large wasteland area.ast.
    Overnight in Fosshotel Eastfjords.

  • Day 8: EAST FJORDS OF ICELAND
    Proceed further south. Enjoy your ride along the scenic East fjords. Stop in Höfn to relax in the cities swimming pool. Overnight two nights in one of our hotels in Vatnajökull region.

  • Day 9: VATNAJÖKULL NATIONAL PARK
    Enjoy the Vatnajökull glacier, Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon and Skaftafell National Park. Take a trip to cape Ingólfshöfði to see the puffins. Stop in Brunnhóll for a delicous glacier ice cream.

  • Day 10: WONDERS ALONG THE SOUTH COAST
    Drive along the south coast and witness many natural wonders such as black lava beaches, waterfalls and glaciers. The folk museum in Skogar is worth a visit, close to the impressive Skogarfoss waterfall.
    Spend one night in Fosshotel Hekla or similar.

  • Day 11: GEYSIR HOT SPRING AREA
    Visit Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir hot spring area and Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site.
    Overnight in Reykjavík in one of our 3-star hotels.

  • Day 12: DEPART FOR HOME
    If time allows: Enjoy Reykjavík, or explore the Reykjanes Peninsula with a stop at the famous Blue Lagoon for relaxation.

Tour rates for 11 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 1412 EUR 1936 EUR 2405 EUR
Double Room 1622 EUR 2216 EUR 2755 EUR
Triple Room 2182 EUR 2846 EUR 3455 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.