PER PERSON IN USD:
based on 2 people sharing a car and a room
$ 2,420.00 (Cat.1.1 Economy 2wd Automatic)
$ 2,495.00 (Cat.2.6 Compact 2wd Automatic)
$ 2,560.00 (Cat.3.1 Intermediate 2wd Automatic)
$ 2,575.00 (Cat.4.0 Intermediate 4wd Station Automatic)
$ 2,835.00 (Cat.5.1 Medium 4wd Automatic)
$ 3,090.00 ( Cat.7.1 Large 4wd Automatic)
$ 3,190.00 (Cat.9.9 Full Size 4wd Passenger Van)
When booking a self-drive tour you can choose between different categories:
The main difference between each category is the standard of the hotels or rooms booked. Please note that accommodation is always subject to availability.
All categories use the same rental vehicles and all include breakfast.
Further information about what each category offers, and examples of accommodation can be found below. Please select first the area on the Iceland map below, and then you can browse through your preferred category.
What's in it for you?
Ring Road Highlights is one of our bestseller car rental packages, allowing you to visit all of Iceland's main attractions in 8 days/7nights. In the western part of the country, you also have the possibility to either continue along the Ring Road or to traverse the uninhabited interior of Iceland via the Kjolur highland track.(Kjolur highland track is generally open mid-June through August; 4 WD vehicle required.)
Geothermal Lagoon – Flower village – Geothermal Greenhouses
Pick up the car at the airport and start your Iceland experience.
From Keflavik International Airport we recommend driving the southern coast of the Reykjanes peninsula towards your first overnight stay in the charming village of Hveragerdi. The village is one of the few sites in the world located directly in the middle of a geothermal area and because of its many greenhouses, heated by hot water from nearby springs, it is often called the 'flower village'.
Depending on your arrival time in Iceland it is ideal to visit the renowned Blue Lagoon to relax in the geothermal water.
Overnight stay in Hveragerdi
National Park with Geological Wonders (UNESCO) - Exploding Geysers - Puffin Colony - Black Sand Beaches of the South Shore
Today's highlights include the geologically and historically significant Thingvellir National Park, the spectacular Gullfoss waterfall, and the quirky Geysir hot spring area. Drive along the south shore, viewing Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls, the black sand beaches around Vik, and Myrdalsjokull glacier.
Important: Please note that Dyrholaey is closed during nesting season, from about the middle of May until late June.
Overnight in the Vik area.
Lava Fields - Europe's Largest National Park - Glacial Lagoon with Icebergs - Europe's Largest Glacier
Drive through the village of Kirkjubaejarklaustur, site of a medieval convent. Explore Skaftafell, a green oasis nestled below the great Vatnajokull glacier. Skaftafell is part of Vatnajokull National Park, the largest of its type in Western Europe. Continue across black sand plains created by glacial activity. Stop at the amazing Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon, a filming location for many Hollywood blockbusters. Then head onwards to the charming harbor town Hofn, also known as the lobster capital of northern Europe.
Overnight in the Hornafjordur area.
Narrow Fjords - Steep Mountains - Picturesque Coastline – Intriguing Stone Collection
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 (May – early August), or visit Petra's famous collection of local stones and minerals at Stodvarfjordur.
Overnight in East Iceland
Highland Desert - Europe's Most Powerful Waterfall - Glacier Carved Gorge - Whale Watching
Travel across the Modrudalsoraefi highlands renowned for their stark, untouched beauty towards Dettifoss, Europe's mightiest waterfall. Visit the magnificent horseshoe-shaped canyon Asbyrgi. Drive onwards to Tjornes peninsula and the friendly Husavik fishing port.
Overnight in Northeast Iceland
Bizarre Lava Formations - Geothermal & Volcanic Activity - Rich Birdlife - Waterfall "Of the Gods"- The Capital of North Iceland
Explore the highlights of the Lake Myvatn area, including the mystical volcanic formations at Dimmuborgir, the pseudo craters at Skutustadir, the colorful sulfurous slopes of Namaskard, and the Krafla volcanic area. Drive to Godafoss waterfall en route to Akureyri, the charming „capital“ of North Iceland.
Overnight in Eyjafjordur or Skagafjordur area
Fertile Farmlands - Glacial Rivers - Folk Museum - Scenic Fjord
Drive through the historical region of Skagafjordur renowned for horse breeding. You have an option of visiting the old farmstead at Glaumbaer a great example of old Icelandic architecture. Continue to the bay of Hunafloi and across Holtavorduheidi plateau, enter Borgarfjordur area. Return to Reykjavik in the evening.
Another option is to travel across the barren Kjolur highland road (4WD needed, track open from mid-June through August), to the geothermal wilderness oasis at Hveravellir before driving to Reykjavik.
Drive back to Keflavik International Airport and even stop at Blue Lagoon as it is on your way to the airport, if you did not have time to do it on you arrival day.*
**Please note that the package price is based on 7 x 24-hour rental days starting at the time of rental. If your flight arrives early on day 1 and departs late on day 8 an additional supplement will be necessary unless you choose to return the car in Reykjavik when the 7 day rental is up and use our Fflybus Plus departure transfer.
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Cat.1.1 Economy 2wd Automatic:
Toyota Yaris Automatic or similar (4 pax, 2 bags)
Cat. 2.6 Compact 2wd Automatic:
Toyota Auris Automatic or similar (5 pax, 3 bags)
Cat.3.1 Intermediate 2wd Automatic:
Toyota Avensis Automatic or similar (5 pax, 3 bags)
Cat.4.0 Intermediate 4wd Station Automatic:
Skoda Octavia 4wd Station Automatic or similar (5 pax, 4 bags)
Cat.5.1 Medium 4wd Automatic:
Toyota RAV4 4wd Automatic or similar (5 pax, 3 bags)
Cat.7.1 Large 4wd Automatic:
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic or similar (5 pax, 5 bags)
Cat.9.9 Full Size 4wd Passenger Van:
VW Caravelle 4WD 9 seater or similar (9 pax, 9 bags)