North Iceland in 11 days
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North Iceland in 11 days

11 days / 10 nights
Accommodation | Breakfast

In this 10 day tour in North Iceland you will discover the historical Tröllaskagi peninsula. In addition you can set your foot on the arctic circle on the island Grímsey or you might spend the day hiking in the Mývatn area. You will also get a chance to explore the Askja volcano in a guided tour.

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€ 1.350

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

The North East has an abundance of places of interest and natural beauty with a large variety of activities.
The landscape is a fascinating collage of lakes, mountains, plains, rivers and lava deserts. The volcanic zone covers a large part of the area, offering spectacular sights such as volcanoes, craters and high temperature areas, as well as the vastest lava area in Iceland.

   

 

Highlights

  • Hraunfossar waterfalls and Europe's most powerful hot spring, Deildartunguhver
  • Skagafjordur with its horses and old turf farms
  • Explore the wonders of Tröllaskagi peninsula and the small island of Grímsey
  • The magical scenery at Lake Mývatn and Europe’s most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss with an optional guided day tour to the Askja volcano
  • 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
    Head west and explore the saga valley Borgarfjörður with its waterfalls, hot springs and historic sites.
    Spend 1 night in the Borgarfjörður area at Fosshotel Reykholt.

  • Day 3: SKAGAFJORÐUR AND GLAUMBÆR TURF FARM
    Travel north and make a stop at Skagafjörður, the valley of horses and home of Glaumbær turf farm. The innumerable hills at Vatnsdalshólar are not to be missed on your way north.
    Overnight for 6 nights in our hotels in North Iceland.

  • Day 4: TRÖLLASKAGI PENINSULA
    Visit the small villages Siglufjörður and Hofsós on Tröllaskagi peninsula and get ready to be impressed by the surrounding mountains and deep valleys.

  • Day 5: THE ARCTIC CIRCLE ON GRIMSEY
    Take a trip to the northernmost part of Iceland, the small island of Grímsey, which lies on the arctic circle.

  • Day 6: TJÖRNES PENINSULA WITH DETTIFOSS AND ÁSBYRGI
    Drive over the Tjörnes peninsula and stop at the canyon Ásbyrgi and the powerful waterfall Dettifoss. Take your time to discover the wonders of Jökulsárgljúfur National park.

  • Day 7: HIKING IN THE MÝVATN REGION
    The unique landscape surrounding the Mývatn area makes it a perfect spot for hiking. What better way to relax after the hike than to enjoy the Mývatn natural baths. Also worth a visit are the pseudocrates at Skútustaðir and the enormous hot spring area of Námaskarð.

  • Day 8: DAYBREAK AT HÚSAVÍK OR ASKJA VOLCANO
    Visit the small town of Husavík with its different museums and enjoy a whale watching tour originating from the harbour. Another option would be to join a guided daytour to the Askja volcano which will be an unforgettable adventure driving through the rough highland to this unique place.

  • Day 9: VISIT CENTRAL ICELAND
    In summertime (mid June to end August) you´ll have the option to drive via the highland road number 35, the so-called Kjölur route, which is well known for its rough unforgettable scenery. If you choose to drive road number 35, you will overnight in Fosshotel Hekla.
    If you drive via the main road, you can explore the Bifröst area and the former Grábrók volcano.
    Overnight in Fosshotel Reykholt.

  • Day 10: GEYSIR HOT SPRING AREA AND ÞINGVELLIR NATIONAL PARK
    Head back to Reykjavík and take the so-called golden circle route which will take you past the golden waterfall, Gullfoss, the well known Geysir hot spring area in Haukadalur and Thingvellir, a UNESCO world heritage site. 
    Overnight in Reykjavík in one of our 3-star-hotels. 

  • Day 11: 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 10 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 1300 EUR 1800 EUR 2250 EUR
Double Room 1450 EUR 2000 EUR 2500 EUR
Triple Room 1850 EUR 2450 EUR 3000 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

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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.