From  £1195
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Relax in the famous Blue Lagoon
  • Search for whales in Húsavík & explore Lake Mývatn
  • Travel to Þingvellir National Park
  • Discover Skaftafell National Park & visit Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon
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Iceland Express Fly-Drive

8 Day Tour, from £1195 per person

Travel the full circuit in Iceland and discover a wealth of natural wonders on this exciting fly-drive holiday. From the capital, head north through farmlands and stunning countryside to Iceland’s second capital Akureyri. Drive the intricately carved coastline in the east before venturing south to uncover mountains, glaciers and the spectacular sights of Iceland’s famous Golden Circle.

Please contact us to pre-book your Blue Lagoon excursion as pre-booking is mandatory.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO REYKJAVIK
Blue lagoon - Iceland

Arrive at Keflavik airport and collect the hire car. Drive to the famous Blue Lagoon geothermal spa (optional) and relax in the mineral-rich waters before continuing to the Icelandic capital. Spend the evening exploring Reykjavík, perhaps take a drive to Perlan (The Pearl) and dine at the restaurant in this remarkable landmark building located on Öskjuhlíð hill which offers panoramic views of the city and its surroundings. (80km)

DAY 2
REYKJAVIK TO SKAGAFJORDUR
Skagafjörður  - Iceland

Drive through the farmlands of Borgarfjörður and north to Skagafjörður, one of Iceland’s most prosperous agricultural regions and an area famed for its horse breeding and a perfect area to go riding. The area is also deeply connected to Iceland’s Viking time history, you can find a special map showing you locations of importance from the Viking time. Stay one night in the farmland area. (B) (290km)

DAY 3
SKAGAFJORDUR TO AKUREYRI
Goðafoss waterfall - Iceland

Before leaving Skagafjörður, why not stop at the swimming pool in Hofsós which offers a beautiful view to the island Drangey. Travel to Akureyri, Iceland’s second largest city known to many as ‘the capital of the north’. Discover museums, cafés and restaurants and visit Brynja – a parlour known across Iceland for serving the best ice cream in the country. Continue to Goðafoss waterfall and onwards to Húsavík - known as the capital of whale watching. If time allows, enjoy a whale watching excursion and visit the whale museum at the harbour before travelling to the Mývatn area for an overnight stay. (B) (265km)

DAY 4
LAKE MYVATN
Lake Mývatn - Iceland

Spend the day exploring the area around beautiful Lake Mývatn, home to many species of rare duck. Discover the volcanic rock formations at Dimmuborgir and Skútustaðir, hike to Leirhujukur crater and visit Hverarond geothermal area. Relax in the natural geothermal waters at the Mývatn Nature Batths and in the afternoon cross the highland path, stopping at the mountain cafe Fjalladyrd for homemade waffles. Continue to Egilsstaðir making time along the way to visit Europe’s most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss. (B) (165km)

DAY 5
EGILSSTADIR TO SKAFTAFELL
Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon - Iceland

Drive along the East Fjords through the fishing town of Höfn and onwards to the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, a must see attraction where visitors can sometimes witness large blocks of ice break off the glacier and float in the surrounding waters. (B) (385km)

DAY 6
SKAFTAFELL TO VIK
Skaftafell National Park - Iceland

Explore the rugged landscape, mountains and glaciers at Skaftafell National Park, a perfect base for those who wish to climb Iceland’s highest peak, Hvannadalshnjúkur. Discover a network of hiking trails, including the route to Svartifoss waterfall and to Skaftafellsjökull glacier before continuing along the south coast to Vik. (B) (140km)

DAY 7
VIK TO REYKJAVIK
Þingvellir National Park - Iceland

Today discover some of the famous sights in the south west. Admire the incredible Gullfoss waterfall and explore the Geysir hot spring area home to Strokkur, Iceland’s most energetic hot spring, which spouts every few minutes. Continue to Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site situated on the tectonic plate boundaries of the mid Atlantic Ridge. The park is an important and remarkable site both historically and geologically. (B) (290km)

DAY 8
FLY TO THE UK
Gullfoss waterfall - Iceland

Return the car at the airport and fly back to the UK. (B) (50km)

Pricing Information

8 day tour, from £1195 per person

Price Includes

  • Return international flights from the UK to Iceland
  • All airport taxes and security charges
  • 7 nights accommodation in various hotels and farmhouses
  • Car Hire in N-class (VW Polo or similar), including pick-up/drop-off at Keflavik International airport, unlimited mileage, airport service charge, CDW/TP insurance and tax*
  • Personalised travel documents including suggested activities, natural wonders and places to eat complete with GPS coordinates
  • 24 hour emergency support number
  • Meals as specified by BLD (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)

* Please call us on 020 7666 1290 for full details and conditions of car hire


Price Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any excursions/entrance fees 

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Price Notes

  • Price per adult is based on two people sharing on stays in April and October 2022 in Standard accommodation and there may be supplements for travel in peak season. Speak to your Regent Specialist for details or to upgrade your car to P-class Suzuki Vitara or similar from £130 per person. 
  • Please note that distances in Km displayed on the itinerary are purely indicative and may vary.
  • International flights from the UK are based out of London in economy class.
  • Icelandair offers flights to Iceland from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Aberdeen and Glasgow, so please contact us for further information.

Tour Route Map


  1. Iceland, Reykjavik
  2. Iceland, Skagafjordur
  3. Iceland, Akureyri
  4. Iceland, North Iceland
  5. Iceland, Lake Myvatn
  6. Iceland, Egilstadir
  7. Iceland, East Iceland
  8. Iceland, Skaftafell
  9. Iceland, Vik
  10. Iceland, Reykjavik

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