Self-Drive: Geysers, Glaciers and Waterfalls (6 days)

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Savour a 6-day self-drive adventure along the south of Iceland, visiting geysers, glaciers and waterfalls.

Highlights

  • Walk behind the Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
  • Panoramic views of the ocean and coastline along the south coast of Iceland
  • Drive along the Golden Circle, visiting Geysir, Gullfoss and Þingvellir
  • Soak in the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa
  • Explore Jökulsárlón, a glacier lagoon filled with floating icebergs.

Description

Go on a 6-day self-drive adventure through Iceland, starting in Reykjavík. Explore the iconic Golden Circle, including Þingvellir National Park, Geysir geothermal area, and Gullfoss waterfall. Journey through South Iceland, discovering waterfalls, black sand beaches, and lava fields. Explore Vatnajökull National Park, marvelling at glaciers and the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. Relax at the Blue Lagoon before concluding your journey back in Reykjavík. Day 1: Arrival Upon landing in Iceland, collect your rental car at the airport. Your first night will be spent in Reykjavík, the country's vibrant capital. Day 2: Golden Circle Driving from Reykjavík around the iconic Golden Circle is an unforgettable journey through some of Iceland's most stunning natural landscapes. Visit Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, Geysir geothermal area, Gullfoss waterfall, Flúðir, a serene spot known for its hot springs and greenhouses. The day comes full circle with a drive to Selfoss, where an overnight stay caps off a day rich in the splendour of Iceland's most revered natural wonders. Day 3: Explore South Iceland The drive to Kirkjubæjarklaustur will take you through some of Iceland's most breathtaking landscapes, introducing you to the country's diverse natural wonders. This route promises an unforgettable exploration of Iceland's southern coast, marked by waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanic terrain. Visit Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss, Vík í Mýrdal, Iceland's southernmost village, Reynisfjara, and the basalt sea stacks of Reynisdrangar. Also stop by Eldhraun lava field, Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon ancient canyon, carved by glacial meltwater, and end the day at Kirkjubæjarklaustur, a small village with a big history. Day 4: Skaftafell & Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon This day promises an exploration of glaciers, lagoons, and black sand beaches, encapsulating the dramatic beauty of the Icelandic landscape. Your first destination is Skaftafell in Vatnajökull National Park, a paradise for nature lovers. Further east lies Jökulsárlón, a breathtaking glacier lagoon filled with floating icebergs. After Jökulsárlón its time to head back to your accommodation in Kirkjubæjarklaustur area. Day 5: Back to Reykjavík and the Blue Lagoon From Kirkjubæjarklaustur drive back towards Reykjavík. Along the way, revisit or discover new wonders like the vast Eldhraun lava field, the black sands of Reynisfjara near Vík, and the towering waterfalls of Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss. Once in Reykjavík we recommend an afternoon visit to the Blue Lagoon, located on the Reykjanes Peninsula. Day 6: Departure Depart from your lodging in Reykjavík and make your way to Keflavík International Airport. Accommodation Categories: Standard: Guesthouses and 3-star equivalent hotels. Comfort: 4-star hotels in Reykjavík, best hotels available in countryside. All rooms are standard.

Includes

Accommodation with private facilities and breakfast Rental car including unlimited mileage, VAT, Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), Super Collision Damage Waiver (SCDW), Gravel Protection (GP), Theft Protection (TP). Pickup and drop off of rental car at the airport. Detailed suggested itinerary for each day. Available in English, Spanish, French, Italian, and German. Emergency telephone service

Important Information

  • Economy Accommodation: Guesthouses and 3-star equivalent hotels. Comfort Accommodation: 4-star hotels in Reykjavík, best hotels available in countryside. All rooms are standard.

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