ICELAND: Complete Iceland 15 days

Iceland

15 days

Self drive in Iceland

Day 1 Arrival
Pick up of your rental car upon arrival in Keflavik airport.?Optinal to stop at the Blue Lagoon  for a relaxing bath on the way to your hotel in Reykjavik.

Accommodation in Reykjavík
Day 2. The South –Thingvellir – Gullfoss, Geysir
Ca. km 160

Places of interest: Þingvellir National Park, Kerið, a 3000 year explosion crater. Gullfoss waterfall. Geysir hot spring. Skálholt cathedral.

Accommodation Selfoss area

Day 3. The South – Vík, Kirkjubæjarklaustur.
Ca. 250 km

Places of interest: Seljalandsfoss waterfall. Skógar with its magnificent waterfall and interesting folk museum. Vík in Mýrdalur, Dyrhólaey, a 120 m high cape. Kirkjubæjarklaustur.

Accommodation in Kirkjubæjarklaustur area.

Day 4. The Southeast – Skaftafell, Vatnajökull, Höfn.
Ca. 300 km

Places of interest: Skaftafell National Park. Interesting tours to Cape Ingólfshöfði on hay wagon. The glacial lagoon Jökulsárlón. The Vatnajökull glacier, tours on the glacier on offer if booked in advance. Fishing village Höfn.

Accommodation in Höfn area.

Day 5. The East – Egilsstaðir, East fjords.
Ca. 250 km

Places of interest: Great scenery of tall and uniquely formed mountains en route towards the East. A unique stone collection in Stöðvarfjörður village. The Lagarfljót River where the sea serpent “Lagarfljótsormur”allegedly lives.

Accommodation in Egilsstaðir area.

Day 6. and 7. Mývatn area.
Ca. 210 km

Places of interest: The Jökulsárgljúfur National Park. Ásbyrgi. Hljóðaklettar (Echo rocks).Dettifoss waterfall. Whale watching from Húsavík town. The geothermal area at Námafjall. Dimmuborgir. Lake Mývatn is one of the pearls of Icelandic nature and rich in both bird and plant life. Goðafoss waterfall.?Myvatn Nature Bath

Accommodation in Mývatn/Húsavík area.

Day 8. Akureyri.
Ca. 100 km

Places of interest: Akureyri town – the capital of the North.

Accommodation in Akureyri area.

Day 9. Skagafjörður, The West.
Ca. km 350

Places of interest: Skagafjörður, a district renowned for its horse breeding, farmhouse museum at Glaumbær and old turf church at Víðimýri. Þingeyrar church, one of the most beautiful churches in Iceland. Accommodation in Hólmavík area.
Day 10. The West, Hólmavík Ísafjörður.
Ca. km 250 travelled. Places of interest: On the coast of North Atlantic you can see Seabirds and Seals abound. In Ísafjörður are some of the oldest buildings in Iceland.

Accommodation in Ísafjörður area.

Day 11. The West, Dynjandifoss-Barðaströnd.
Ca. 250 km

Places of interest: The Vestfjords are simply breathtaking. Látrabjarg cliff is the westernmost point in Europe where you can see hundreds of seabirds nest. Accommodation in Barðaströnd area.

Day 12 and 13. The Snæfellsnes peninsula, Breiðafjörður.
Ca. 390 km

Places of interest: The Breiðafjörður Bay, boat excursions amongst the many islands. The fishing villages on the northern coast of Snæfellsnes peninsula. Snæfellsjökull glacier. Arnarstapi. Fantastic bird life. The Eldborg crater.

Accommodation in Snæfellsnes area.

Day 14. Borgarfjörður, Reykholt.
Ca. km 200

Places of interest: Borgarfjörður district. Hraunfossar waterfalls. Reykholt. Borgarfjörður is the site of one of the most popular Icelandic sagas.

Accommodation in Reykjavík
Day 15. Departure
Drop off your rental car at Keflavik airport 2 hours before your flight.

Included:

  • 14 nights accommodation, rooms with private facilities
  • Breakfasts
  • Rental car for 14 days – unlimited mileage and CDW Pick up and drop off of the rental car at Keflavik airport
  • Good road map and suggested itinerary


Not Included:

  • Flights ( we can take care of the flights for you)
  • Lunches
  • Dinners
  • Optional excursions?Entrance fee into museum, swimming pools etc .
    Personal insurance

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