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Volcanoes, Glaciers and Northern Lights

5 days
4 nights

Rates

Dates

Rates:

PER PERSON IN USD:
$ 750.00 (2 adults in a car (cat 1)
$ 790.00 (2 adults in a car (cat 2)
$ 850.00 (2 adults in a car (cat 3)
$ 875.00 (2 adults in a car (cat 4)
$ 900.00 (2 adults in a car (cat 5)

Cat 1: Skoda Octavia Station Wagon Automatic 4WD or similar
Cat 2: Suzuki Jimmy 4WD or similar
Cat 3: Suzuki Grand Vitara 4WD or similar
Cat 4: Hyundai iX35 4WD Automatic or similar
Cat 5: Toyota Landcruiser 4WD Automatic or similar

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 at Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura or similar, including breakfast.
  • 1 night at Icelandair Hotel Fludir or similar, including breakfast.
  • 1 night at Icelandair Hotel Vik or similar, including breakfast
  • Rental car for 4 days, unlimited mileage, CDW, VAT and airport service fee.
  • Car pick-up and drop-off at Keflavik airport.*
  • GPS system with car and additional authorized driver
  • An emergency phone line available all day and every day of the year
  • SIM card worth ISK 2000: unlimited minutes of local calls + 1GB of data. StandardMicro and Nano cards available. Please check with your service provider to make sure that your phone is unlocked before arrival in Iceland.
  • Tablet with a new travel app called Iceland Travel Companion
  • Northern Lights Boat Tour on Day 1 

    The app includes:
    • Thousands of points of nature sites, historic places, and road side services
    • Safety guidelines and the apps of the Icelandic Meteorological Office and The Icelandic Road Administration
    • Detailed description of the customer´s journey, including hotel itinerary and GPS road guide to each hotel
    • A map view of the Iceland road trip 
    • Detailed pdf travel book about Iceland in English, Spanish, Italian, Dutch and French

*In case of no availability at Icelandair Hotel Natura, Icelandair Hotel Vik, or Icelandair Hotel Fludir we reserve the right to book a equivalent hotel.

**Please note that the package price is based on 4 x 24-hour rental days starting at the time of rental. If your flight arrives early on day 1 and departs late on day 5 an additional supplement will be necessary unless you choose to return the car in Reykjavik when the 4 day rental is up and use Flybus transfer

Highlights & Experience:

What's in it for you?

  • Detailed itinerary created specially for your travel route where you'll find information on must-visit sights along the way, interesting detours, and other important tidbits that will help to make your travels easier and more enjoyable.
  • Even though the tour is relatively short, you have the opportunity to explore all of Iceland's main attractions in Golden Circle area as well as along and around the South Shore, and with a bit of luck to enjoy the stunning view of the gliding Aurora Borealis.
  • Electronic version of Iceland Travel Booklet. Prior to your arrival we will send you an electronic version of our Iceland Travel Booklet. You can start preparing yourself for your upcoming Iceland trip and be all ready for you Iceland adventure!

Highlights

  • You will participate in a Northern Lights Boat tour with an expert guide (on your arrival evening), where you will gain some tips on how to see the northern lights. You can use that information during the next evening where you will be hunting for the northern lights on your own.
  • Possibility of visiting the famous Blue Lagoon.
  • Safety first! Free sim card worth ISK 2000 to phone us in case of any hiccups and in case of emergency. It also gives you the opportunity to phone your friends and family at home and share your Iceland experience through social media. 

If you like the day-to-day itinerary for our Volcanoes, Glaciers, and Northern Lights self-drive tour but are looking for a more budget friendly option we recommend that you take a look at our Volcanic View and Northern Lights self-drive.

Itinerary:

This short winter self-drive tour focuses on the highlights of South Iceland, Volcanoes, Glaciers and Northern Lights. Explore amazing Icelandic  landscape with its volcanic lava fields, powerful waterfalls, spouting hot springs, and black-sand beaches. In the evening search the dark Iceland skies looking for the magnificient Northern Lights.

Day 1  : Arrival (62 mi)

Approximate distance: ca 100 km / 62 miles
Pick-up your rental car at Keflavik International Airport. Drive to your hotel in Reykjavik. Spend the afternoon exploring the city center of Reykjavik, perhaps visiting a few museums or just enjoy a drink with the locals in one of the many pubs in the down town area. Overnight in Icelandair Hotel Natura.

Included:
Northern Lights Boat Tour

Options: Airport Transfers
Day 2  : Thingvellir - Gullfoss - Geysir (118 mi)

National Park with Geological Wonders (UNESCO) - Spouting Geysers

Approximate distance: ca 190 km / 118 miles
Visit the must-see sites in Iceland! Start with Thingvellir National Park, famous for its history and geological wonders. Continue to Geysir hot spring area with its bubbling pools and spouting geyser. Onwards to the majestic Gullfoss waterfall. Overnight in Fludir Icelandair Hotel.

Options: Geysir Geo Center, afternoon/evening visit to Fontana Baths at Laugarvatn.
Day 3  : Eyjafjallajokull & surroundings (180 mi)

Black Sand Beaches - Thundering Waterfalls - Sea Cliffs & Stone Arches

Approximate distance: ca 290 km / 180 miles
Drive along the scenic south shore and across the area around the infamous Eyjafjallajokull stratovolcano. Onwards viewing the beautiful Skogarfoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls and the black sand beaches around Vik and Myrdalsjokull glacier. Stop in the charming village of Vik and an overnight stay. Overnight in Icelandair Hotel Vik.

Options: Blue Ice - Glacier Walk and Ice Climbing on Solheimajokull
Day 4  : The Blue Lagoon - Reykjavik (162 mi)

Approximate distance: ca 260 km / 162 miles
There is an option having a riding tour in Hveragerdi. Drive to Reykjanes peninsula and the famous Blue Lagoon for a relaxing dip in the pleasantly warm geothermal waters, rich in silica and minerals that are great for the skin. Explore Reykjanes Peninsula or simply head to your hotel, relax at the spa or explore Reykjavik, the northernmost capital in the world. Overnight in Icelandair Hotel Natura.

Options: Blue Lagoon
Day 5  : Departure

Drive back to Keflavik International Airport and even stop at Blue Lagoon if you liked it the day before, as it is on your way to the airport.

Drop off your rental car.*

*Please note that the package price is based on 4 x 24-hour rental days starting at the time of rental. If your flight arrives early on day 1 and departs late on day 5 an additional supplement will be necessary unless you choose to return the car in Reykjavik when the 4 day rental is up and use our flybus departure transfer.

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.

Important:

Must be 21 years of age to rent a car, 23 years of age to rent car cat. 5.0 or higher.