South Iceland in 9 days
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South Iceland in 9 days

9 days / 8 nights
Accommodation | Breakfast

This tour will take you through spectacular landscapes, amazing waterfalls, glaciers and lava fields, the largest lava field from a single volcanic eruption, the biggest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull and many spectacular waterfalls. Take your time to explore the highlands with a stop at the Laki volcano or at Landmannalaugar.

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€ 1.158

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

Travelling along the South Coast of Iceland is amazing and the exotic landscapes will leave you with unforgettable memories. The charm lies in its large and impressive waterfalls and glaciers, unique geology and fascinating medieval history.

   

 

 

Highlights

  • The famous 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
  • Visit the cosy fishing town of Höfn
  • Reykjanes peninsula and the famous Blue Lagoon

Íslandshótel reserves the right to confirm a reversed itinerary and the right to change accommodation at short notice, depending on availability.

  • 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
    Drive via the golden circle to the south. Stop at the golden waterfall, Gullfoss, the Geysir hot springs and Þingvellir National Park, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    Stay for two nights in Fosshotel Hekla or similar.

  • Day 3REYKJANES PENINSULA AND BLUE LAGOON
    Take a ride over the Reykjanes peninsula to Reykjavík. On this peninsula you will see the powerful hot spring area in Krysuvík, and Gunnuhver. Stop at the Blue Lagoon, where you can stop for a relaxing bath in the natural hot seawater.

  • Day 4: ICELANDS SOUTH COAST
    Travel along the southern coast of Icleand on Road #1. 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 black sand beach. While driving get impressed with the view to the mighty Vatnajökull glacier.
    Overnight for four nights in one of our hotels in Vatnajökull region.

  • Day 5HÖFN 
    Spend the day in the cozy town of Höfn. You can take an ATV Tour on the beach or relax in the Cities swimming pool.

  • Day 6: GLACIER LAGOON AND PUFFINS
    Take a trip on the cape Ingólfshöfði and watch the puffins. Drive to the glacier lagoon Jökulsárlón and take a boat trip in the lagoon. Stop at the farm Brunnhóll for the famous glacier ice cream, which is considered to be one of the best tasting in Iceland.

  • Day 7VATNAJÖKULL GLACIER
    Use the whole day to enjoy the Vatnajökull area with the national park Skaftafell. Here you find nice well marked paths for a hike. Book an optional guided glacier hike trip. Or go ice climbing with one of the guides from Skaftafell National Park.

  • Day 8: SKOGARFOSS AND FOLK MUSEUM
    Drive along the scenic south coast back to Reykjavík, where you will spend your last nights. On your way stop in Skógar and visit the popular folk museum.
    Another option is to drive through the highland via the pearl of the Icelandic highland, Landmannalaugar. Please note that this road is 4x4 only and only opens in the summertime.
    Overnight in Reykjavík in one of our 3-star-hotels.

  • Day 9DEPART FOR HOME
    If the times allows go downtown Reykjavík to shop for the last souveniers and enjoy a coffee/tea in one of the cities restaurants.

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 1110 EUR 1488 EUR 1834 EUR
Double Room 1320 EUR 1768 EUR 2184 EUR
Triple Room 1880 EUR 2398 EUR 2884 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.

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

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

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Information

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.