Highlights of Iceland - Roundtrip in 8 Days

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5.0 Based on 4 Reviews
  • City sightseeing
  • National parks
  • Glaciers
  • Waterfalls
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  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • guiding method Informational booklets
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  • Starts Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Ends Reykjavik, Iceland
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Þingvellir National Park, Geysir, Gullfoss waterfall
  • Skaftafell National Park
  • Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon
  • Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe
This self-drive road trip is for travellers with little time, yet who want to experience the most interesting landscapes in Iceland. With a shorter time frame in mind, the stops on the way are planned to maximize your experience of Iceland´s magnificent natural wonders.

See mighty waterfalls, a glacier lagoon, steep fjords, volcano craters, glaciers and more. We will secure your accommodation and rental car for a hassle-free, enjoyable vacation. Depending on your arrival, you will have time to explore on your first day the Reykjanes peninsula with hot springs, lava fields and the Blue Lagoon.

You will receive a detailed route description and further information upon booking.

The price of this tour will vary depending on the vehicle you choose as well.
The package price is based on booking a car which is suitable for the number of travellers. As the tour goes around the island on mostly concrete roads and no highland parts, a 4x4 vehicle is not needed. But if you like that better then please send us an enquiry via the 'Make an Enquiry' button and we will get back to you with a quote.

1 passenger: Cat A - VW Polo or similar
2 passengers: Cat B - VW Golf or similar
3 passengers: Cat C- Toyota Corolla
4 passengers: Cat N - Skoda Octavia station or similar

Note: If you are a party of more than 4 people then please send us an enquiry via the 'Make an Enquiry' button and we will get back to you with a quote.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 4 reviews
Excellent
5 - Excellent
  • Alice Williams-Root
  • From USA
  • On Mar 01 2021
“Excellent”
Wonderful tour of Iceland
5 - Excellent
  • Alice Root
  • From USA
  • On Nov 14 2018
“I just wanted to let you know how happy we were with the travel package you and co-workers put together. We had no problems at all with the accommodations, and everything went quite smoothly with the vouchers. The inns were comfortable, and the car arrangements also went well. The extra time near Lake Myvatn allowed me to have a wonderful horseback ride and practice the "tolt" at Hestasport. Thankfully the storms didn't interfere with travel too much.

It was a bit of a challenge communicating back and forth for the planning aspect, with the time and date differences, but we had a great trip and enjoyed Island a lot, amazing place! Thanks for your help.”
Happy Iceland trip with Erlingsson Nature Travel
5 - Excellent
  • Christian, Jennifer, Hannah, Linda And Jakob
  • From USA
  • On Dec 07 2017
“In the meantime, we have returned well and healthy from our trip to Iceland and we are deeply impressed by the nature experiences and various impressions of the journey.

Everything went well, car, nights, whale watching; Only a little more time would have been there and there. But that was also clear given the tight time budget. A nice first impression, we'll be back for sure. Thanks again for the successful compilation of the tour and greetings”
Stress free
5 - Excellent
  • Roswitha
  • From Germany
  • On Aug 01 2017
“We are back home and had a wonderful trip through Iceland. It was stress free, everything worked and we had nice weather. The landscapes through which we drove can not be described in words !!! Thanks to your help I was able to plan our tour really well and we could do everything we wanted to do...”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Arrival
  • Day 2: Þingvellir National Park, Geysir, Gullfoss waterfall
  • Day 3: Hiking in National Park Skaftafell and Glacier Lagoon
  • Day 4: The Fjords of the East
  • Day 5: Waterfall Dettifoss and the Echo Cliffs of Hlóðaklettar
  • Day 6: Nature Paradise Mývatn Lake & Akureyri
  • Day 7: Reykjavík, the Colourful Capital
  • Day 8: Departure
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 7 nights in three-star hotels or guesthouses, including breakfast
  • 7 days rental car including unlimited mileage, CDW, Icelandic VAT and pick up/drop off at the airport in Keflavík
  • GPS system
  • Detailed itinerary for each day
  • Location description of your accommodation
  • Road map 1:500 000
  • Iceland Road and Travel Guide
  • VAT and accommodation tax
  • Insolvency Insurance
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Fuel
  • Meals other than breakfast
  • Admissions
  • Tunnel toll (Hvalfjörður)
  • Extra driver fee 30 €
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GOOD TO KNOW
CANCELLATION

20% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure, but the 20% deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 20% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

Travel Insurance

We advise to take out Travel Insurance to cover for any unforeseen circumstances. Bookmundi recommends World Nomads' travel insurance.

Other Practical InformationTRAVEL SEASON Those who mainly want to experience the vibrant Icelandic bird life and endless summer nights should plan their trip in the early summer (mid-May to end of July). The puffins, popular with many tourists, leave Iceland in August. If you're mainly interested in the aurora borealis, you should choose a later date. You have a good chance of seeing these bizarre light formations from the end of August. The highland routes are normally open from mid-June until the end of September. For further information see the homepage of the Icelandic Road Administration. CLIMATE Thanks to the Gulf Stream, Iceland has a relatively mild climate, though summers can be cooler than you are used to. The weather is very changeable in Iceland, so you should be prepared for everything. Further information, including weather forecasts for the whole country, can be accessed on the homepage of the Icelandic Meteorological Office. CLOTHES AND EQUIPMENT Due to changing weather conditions, we recommend layering, so it's best to come equipped with t-shirts, jumpers, warm trousers and a light, wind- and a waterproof raincoat. Strong and waterproof hiking boots with grip soles are essential. Please note that it is best to break in new shoes well before arrival to avoid blisters. We also recommend packing binoculars, bathing suits and sunglasses. For security reasons, we strongly recommend you take a mobile phone with you when travelling to Iceland. In order to avoid high costs, you can purchase a prepaid card with an Icelandic phone number in any duty-free shop or gas station. FOOD The Icelandic cuisine offers a variety of delicious specialities, e.g. fresh fish, lamb and typical Icelandic products such as skyr (a dairy product). Iceland also suits vegetarians.
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