South Iceland in 8 days
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South Iceland in 8 days

8 days / 7 nights
Accommodation | Breakfast

The Mystical South Iceland tour is set up with a couple of nights in each hotel, so driving and moving between hotels is kept to a minimum in order to give you time to discover the surroundings of the hotel.

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€ 1.012

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 tour will provide you with suitable time at Iceland´s major nature spots. Explore dramatic landscape and some of the world’s finest waterfalls like Gullfoss, Skogarfoss and Seljalandsfoss. Visit erupting geysers in the great Geysir hot spring area and pay a visit to Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site. Enjoy Vatnajökull glacier, Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon and many other unique places.

   

 

Highlights

  • Geysir hot spring area in Haukadalur, Gullfoss waterfall and Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site
  • South coast of Iceland with its natural wonders; black lava beaches, waterfalls and glaciers
  • Largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull, Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon and Skaftafell National Park
  • Reykjanes peninsula and the famous Blue Lagoon
  • Day 1: ARRIVAL IN ICELAND
    Arrival in Iceland. If the times allows go for a walk to explore Reykjavík.
    Overnight in Reykjavík in one of our 3-star-hotels.

  • Day 2: GEYSIR HOT SPRING AREA AND GULLFOSS WATERFALL 
    Take the so-'called golden circle route southwards. The route will lead you through Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site, the golden waterfall, Gullfoss and the Geysir hot spring area in Haukadalur.
    Spend two nights in Fosshotel Hekla or similar.

  • Day 3ÞJÓRSÁRDALUR
    Explore Þjórsárdalur valley and its stunning waterfall Hjalpafoss as well as the viking ruins of Stöng. Enjoy the oasis Gjáin with its green surroundings and the exhilarant waterfalls.

  • Day 4: ICELANDS SOUTH COAST
    Travel along the southern coast of Iceland on the main road. Stop at the waterfall Seljalandsfoss at the edge of the worlds famous Eyjafjallajökull glacier. It is possible to walk behind the waterfall. Stop further in Vík to take a walk on the endless black sand beach. While driving get impressed with the view to the mighty Vatnajökull glacier.
    Overnight for three nights in one of our hotels in Vatnajökull region.

  • Day 5: VATNAJÖKULL GLACIER
    Spend the entire day enjoying Vatnajökull glacier and the national park of Skaftafell where you can find marked paths suitable for hiking. You can also book an optional guided glacier hike tour.

  • Day 6: THE JÖKULSÁRLÓN GLACIER LAGOON AND THE PUFFIN
    Take the day and go to Ingólfshöfði cape where you miggt catch a glimpse of the infamous puffin. Afterwards, head to Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon and book a guided boat trip on the lagoon. Heading back, stop at Brunnhóll and try some of that famous glacier ice cream.

  • Day 7: SKOGARFOSS AND THE FOLK MUSEUM
    Drive along the scenic south coast back to Reykjavík, where you will spend your last night. On your way stop at Skógar and visit the popular folk museum and see the majestic Skógarfoss waterfall.
    Another option is to drive through the highlands of Iceland and experience solitude like you´ve never experienced it before. Make your way to Landmannalaugar where you can bathe in the natural geothermal waters. Please note that this road is 4x4 available only and only open during the summer.
    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 977 EUR 1316 EUR 1627 EUR
Double Room 1157 EUR 1556 EUR 1927 EUR
Triple Room 1637 EUR 2096 EUR 2527 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.

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.