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The Around Iceland tour is our Self Drive bestseller. The tour enables you to discover all the magical natural wonders of Iceland, the majestic landscapes and the unique character of the country. And the best thing is that you can do the tour in your own pace.

Around Iceland Tour.

Day 1 Iceland Fly & Drive Tour.
Arrival in Reykjavik (transfer from international airport not included). Overnight in Reykjavik. 

 

Day 2 Iceland Fly & Drive Tour.

Today's highlights include Þingvellir National Park a place of great geological and historical interest, the spectacular Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir hot-spring area.  Drive along the south shore, viewing Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls, the black beaches around Vík and Mýrdalsjökull glacier. Overnight in Vík area, in south Iceland. Optional: Snow scooter tour on Mýrdalsjökull glacier.



Day 3 Iceland Fly & Drive Tour.
Drive through the village of Kirkjubæjarklaustur, explore Skaftafell National Park, a green oasis nestling below the great Vatnajökull glacier surrounded by black desert sands. Continue to Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon and onwards to the harbor town Höfn in Hornafjörður. Overnight in Höfn area, in southeast Iceland. Optional: Boat tour on Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon, glacier hike in Skaftafell area.

 

Day 4 Iceland Fly & Drive Tour.

Drive along the rugged coastline of the East Fjords with their towering mountains and charming fishing villages.  On the way you have the option of taking a boat tour to Papey Island where thousands of puffins nest in the summer or visit the famous stone collection of Petra at Stöðvarfjörður. Overnight in Egilsstadir area, in east Iceland. Optional: Boat tour to Papey Island, Petra’s stone collection.

 

Day 5 Iceland Fly & Drive Tour.
Travel across Möðrudalsöræfi highlands renowned for their stark beauty towards Dettifoss, Europe’s mightiest waterfall.  Visit the magnificent horseshoe-shaped canyon Ás¬byrgi.  Drive onwards to Tjörnes peninsula and Húsavík fishing port. Overnight in Myvatn area, in north Iceland. Optional: Whale watching from Húsavík.

 

Day 6 Iceland Fly & Drive Tour.
Explore highlights of the Lake Mývatn area, including the mystical volcanic formations at Dimmuborgir, the pseudo craters at Skútustaðir, the colourful sulfurous slopes of Námaskarð and Krafla volcanic area.  Drive to Goðafoss waterfall, the capital of the north Akureyri or Skagafjörður area. Overnight in Akureyr area, in north Iceland.

 

Day 7 Iceland Fly & Drive Tour.
Drive through the historical region of Skagafjörður renowned for horse breeding. You have an option of visiting the old farmstead at Glaumbær a great example of old Icelandic architecture.  Continue to the bay of Húnaflói and across Holtavörðuheiði plateau, returning to Reykjavík in the late afternoon. Optional: River rafting in Skagafjörður, horse riding in Skagafjörður. Overnight in Reykjavik. Another option is to travel across the barren Kjölur highland road (4WD needed, track open from mid-June), to the geothermal oasis at Hveravellir before driving to Reykjavík.

 

Day 8 Iceland Fly & Drive Tour.
Departure (transfer not included).

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8 days, 7 nights.

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