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Iceland

Iceland 8 Day self Drive - South

From €1960pp
Depart From
Fly from Dublin
Departure Date
14 Sep 2021 - 22 Sep 2021
Alternative dates available on request
Duration
8 Days
Destination
Iceland
Price
From €1960pp
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Spend 8 days self driving around Iceland

Day 1: Arrival, Blue Lagoon and Reykjavík
Arrival at Keflavik International Airport.
Pick up your rental car at KEF airport and depart for Reykjavík. On route to Reykjavík stop at the Blue Lagoon.
The Blue lagoon is considered one of the New Wonders of the World. Enjoy the relaxation in the geothermal
waters. From Blue Lagoon drive to Reykjavik for a free day to explore the city.

  • Hotel: 3* or 4* in Reykjavik
  • Board basis: BB
  • Transfers: Keflavík – Blue Lagoon – Reykjavík
  • Distance and journey time: 70 km | 1 hour

Day 2: Golden Circle
The Golden Circle is one of Iceland’s top excursions, where you get to see 3 of Iceland’s most beautiful
natural wonders. Visit Thingvellir National Park, where the world’s first parliament, Althingi, was located. See
the majestic Gullfoss Waterfall, and the infamous Geysir hot spring, which no longer erupts but Geysir’s little
brother Strokkur erupts every 10-15 minutes.

  • Hotel: 3* or 5* hotel in the region
  • Board basis: BB
  • Transfers: Reykjavík – Golden Circle
  • Distance and journey time: Approx 250 km

Day 3: South Coast
Iceland’s South Coast is considered one of the most beautiful parts of the country. On your route to your next accommodation in Vík, enjoy the breath-taking scenery filled with waterfalls,glaciers, volcanoes and black sandy beaches.

  • Hotel: 3* or 4* hotel in Vík
  • Board basis: BB
  • Transfers: Golden Circle - Vík
  • Distance and journey time: Approx 100 - 140 km

Day 4: Glacier Lagoon
From Vík, continue your journey on Iceland’s route 1 and head to the magnificent Vatnajökull Glacier area.
Upon arriving at Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon enjoy the breathtaking sight of the floating icebergs. After, be
sure to visit Diamond Beach just across the road.

  • Hotel: 3* or 4* hotel in Vatnajökull area
  • Board basis: BB
  • Transfers: Vík – Glacier Lagoon
  • Distance and journey time: Approx 220 km

Day 5: Vatnajökull / Skaftafell National Parks
Enjoy today to explore more of the area. We can highly recommend to visit Skaftafell National park. At the
information center you can get assistance and guidance for the various hiking routes available in the area.
We highly recommend the easy hike to magnificent Svartifoss Waterfall.

  • Hotel: 3* or 4* hotel in Vatnajökull area
  • Board basis: BB
  • Transfers: Flexible day
  • Distance and journey time: N/A

Day 6: South Coast
Heading back in the direction to Reykjavik, you can visit parts of the South that you may have missed on day
3, including some of the many activities we have on offer.

  • Hotel: 3* or 5* hotel in the region
  • Board basis: BB
  • Transfers: Glacier Lagoon – Hella / Hvolsvollur
  • Distance and journey time: Approx 245 km

Day 7: Reykjavík
From Hella return to Reykjavik and enjoy the day free at your leisure exploring the city.

  • Hotel: 3* or 4* in Reykjavik
  • Board basis: BB
  • Transfers: Hella/Hvolsvollur - Reykjavík
  • Distance and journey time: Approx 140 km

Day 8: Departure
Sadly, it’s time to say goodbye to Iceland.Drive to Keflavík airport and return your car.

Price is based on 2 adults sharing and includes:

  • Return flights from Dublin
  • 8 days Car Rental, Toyota Corolla 2x4 or similar
  • Comfort Entrance to the Blue Lagoon
  • 2 nights standard room BB Storm Hotel 3* Reykjavik
  • 2 nights standard room BB Hotel Hvolsvollur 3*
  • 1 night standard room BB Hotel Katla 3*
  • 2 nights standard room BB Hotel Skaftafell 3*

Please ask us about adding great value:

  • Travel insurance
  • Extra nights
Subject to availability. Terms & conditions apply. 

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