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Winter Gems

4 days
3 nights

Rates

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Rates:

Per Person in USD:
$ 780.00 (1 adult in car (Cat.1)
$ 455.00 (2 adults in car (Cat.1)
$ 455.00 (3 adults in car (Cat.1)
$ 375.00 (4 adults in car (Cat.1)
$ 390.00 (5 adults in car (Cat.1)
$ 845.00 (1 adults in car (Cat.2)
$ 490.00 (2 adults in car (Cat.2)
$ 480.00 (3 adults in car (Cat.2)
$ 390.00 (4 adults in car (Cat.2)
$ 405.00 (5 adults in car (Cat.2)
$ 860.00 (1 adults in car (Cat.3)
$ 495.00 (2 adults in car (Cat.3)
$ 485.00 (3 adults in car (Cat.3)
$ 390.00 (4 adults in car (Cat.3)
$ 405.00 (5 adults in car (Cat.3)
$ 940.00 (1 adults in car (Cat.4)
$ 540.00 (2 adults in car (Cat.4)
$ 515.00 (3 adults in car (Cat.4)
$ 415.00 (4 adults in car (Cat.4)
$ 425.00 (5 adults in car (Cat.4)
$ 965.00 (1 adults in car (Cat.5)
$ 550.00 (2 adults in car (Cat.5)
$ 520.00 (3 adults in car (Cat.5)
$ 420.00 (4 adults in car (Cat.5)
$ 425.00 (5 adults in car (Cat.5)
$ 1,070.00 (1 adults in car (Cat.6)
$ 600.00 (2 adults in car (Cat.6)
$ 555.00 (3 adults in car (Cat.6)
$ 445.00 (4 adults in car (Cat.6)
$ 450.00 (5 adults in car (Cat.6)

Cat 1: Suzuki Swift 4wd or similar
Cat 2: Skoda Octavia 4wd Station or similar
Cat 3: Toyota RAV4 4wd, Suzuki Grand Vitara 4wd or similar
Cat 4: Toyota RAV4 4wd Automatic, Suzuki Grand Vitara 4wd Automatic, Hyundai ix35 4wd Automatic or similar
Cat 5: Toyota Land Cruiser GX 4wd Automatic or similar
Cat 6: Skoda Octavia Intermediate 4wd Station Automatic

Dates:

Daily during the following periods:
Oct 01 - Apr 30 

Hotels:

Throughout the tour you'll stay in quality hotels and guesthouses where all rooms have private facilities. Your final night will be in a 4 star hotel in Reykjavik.

Our economy self-drive is $50 per person lower, staying in accommodation with private facilities without stretching your budget. Throughout your stay you'll be residing in a combination of standard hotels, farmhouses and guesthouses. Your final night will be in a 3 star hotel in Reykjavik.

Upgrade your comfort car rental holiday to the best possible accommodation with premium amenities, either for the full duration of your stay or only selected nights. The upgrade can either be to a superior room in a comfort hotel, or a standard room in an upscale hotel. The cost for a superior upgrade is $105 per room per night (on prices in comfort category). This upgrade is only available upon request. Let us know during the booking process just how superior you want your holiday to be, and we'll customize your trip!

Included:

• 2 nights accommodation at hotel in Reykjavik including breakfast
• 1 night accommodation at a country hotel in the Vik area, including breakfast
• Rental car for 3 days with unlimited mileage, CDW, theft protection and VAT * GPS system with car and additional authorized driver
• GPS system with car and additional authorized driver.
• Car pick up/drop off at Keflavík international airport
• Airport Service Charge
• Detailed road map
• Detailed road book in selected languages
• Emergency phone line open 24 hours
• Detailed road map
• SIM card worth ISK 2000: 50 minutes of local calls + 300 MB of data. Standard, Micro and Nano cards available. Please check with your service provider to make sure that your phone is unlocked before arrival in Iceland.

Highlights & Experience:

Even with a short stopover in Iceland, you can experience some unforgettable natural wonders on this winter self-drive tour.

Soak in the soothing waters of the Blue Lagoon amidst snow-capped black lava. Then tour the sites of the famous Golden Circle — the UNESCO-listed Thingvellir National Park, two-tiered waterfall Gullfoss (Golden Falls) and the awe-inspiring eruptions of Strokkur in a field of geysers and hot springs.  Explore the volcanic landscape of Iceland‘s south shore.

Of course, the northern lights may also make an appearance. 

What's in it for you?

  • Worry-free travelling
  • Electronic version of the Iceland Travel Guide. Prior to your arrival we will send you an electronic version of our Iceland Travel Guide booklet. You can start preparing yourself for your upcoming Iceland trip and be prepared for your Iceland adventure!
  • Safety first! Free SIM card worth 2000 ISK to phone us in case of a travel hiccup or an emergency. It also gives you the opportunity to phone your friends and family at home and share your Iceland experience through social media.
  • Flexibility. With comprehensive maps and your own vehicle, drive at your own pace. Choose your preferred stops during the day and hunt for northern lights in the evening.

Highlights

  • The gems of the country’s famous Golden Circle: waterfallsgeysers, and more.
  • Black sand beaches of Iceland’s south shore.
  •  Reykjavik´s colourful buildings and wild nightlife.

 

If you like the day-to-day itinerary for our Winter Adventure self-drive tour but are looking for a more inclusive option we recommend that you take a look at our Glacial Adventure self-drive.

Itinerary:

Day 1  : Arrival day

Approximate distance: ca 50 km / 31 miles
Collect your rental car at Keflavik Airport. Your day is free to spend at your leisure. We recommend a visit to the world-renowned Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa, located just 15 minutes from Keflavik International Airport.
Overnight in Reykjavik.

Day 2  : South Shore Adventure and a Geothermal pool

Approximate distance: ca 190 km / 118 miles
Skogafoss waterfall – Seljalandsfoss waterfall - Seljavallalaug geothermal pool
The journey along the south shore follows fertile countryside, where the ominous Hekla volcano can be seen on a clear day and where majestic mountains meet wide plains. The landscape is adorned with spectacular waterfalls, including Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfall, where you can enjoy a unique viewpoint by walking behind the curtain of thundering water.
In the evening, enjoy a relaxing soak in one of Iceland’s best-kept secrets, the Seljavallalaug Geothermal Pool, hidden in a narrow valley at the foot of a mountain. This 25-metre outdoor pool was built in 1923 and has one wall that is actually a mountainside where naturally heated water trickles in. This hidden gem is the perfect place to catch a glimpse of the elusive northern lights, with the surrounding mountains your only companions.
Overnight in Vik area.

Day 3  : Gullfoss, Geysir and Thingvellir / Golden Circle

Approximate distance: ca 364 km / 226 miles
Thundering Waterfalls - Exploding Geysers - National Park with Geological Wonders (UNESCO)
Enjoy a day visiting the natural gems of the Icelandic countryside. Head for the geothermal fields of Geysir, with bubbling mud pools and the regularly erupting Strokkur geyser. Then visit the dramatic, two-tiered Gullfoss waterfall, a spectacular sight in winter when frozen mid-cascade. Finally, stop at UNESCO-listed Thingvellir National Park, where the world's oldest parliament met for centuries on the shores of Iceland's largest lake. 
Overnight in Reykjavik.

Day 4  : Departure day

Airport transfer available upon request.
Depart with plenty of memories and an adventure that will certainly impress and entertain your friends and family for years to come!
Optional: For passengers departing on afternoon flights we recommend a visit to the world renowned Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa, located just 15 minutes from Keflavík International Airport.

Notes:

Children rate

Valid when one child shares a double room with 2 adults:

  • Children 2-11 years old: EUR 54/ GBP 41/ USD 62/ CAD 83 per night. Add the total to the rate for 2 adults in car.
  • Children 12 years and older pay full price as adults.
  • Children's accommodation consists of an extra bed/mattress on the floor.

 

Child Seat 0-13 kg approx. EUR 27 / GBP 22 / USD 33 / CAD 41 per rental. Child Booster 9-25 kg approx. EUR 11 / GBP 9 / USD 14 / CAD 17 per rental. Payable on spot.