From  £795
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Relax in the famous Blue Lagoon
  • See the natural wonders of the Golden Circle
  • Discover the Secret Lagoon
  • Bathe in the Husafell Canyon Baths
  • Drive through South Iceland
  • Stay at the Minniborgir Cottages
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Iceland Family Adventure Fly-Drive

8 Day Tour, from £795 per person

Perfect for those with children, this family fly-drive based in the Golden Circle area of southern Iceland offers the chance to see the  natural wonders of this incredible country at your own pace. Taking the time to enjoy optional activities or excursions along the way, driving time is kept to a minimum with maximum time spent out of the car enjoying numerous attractions. Discover the natural wonders of the Golden Circle, delve into Reykjanes Peninsula and perhaps opt for a visit to the famous Blue Lagoon for a therapeutic dip in the geothermal waters. There are stunning waterfalls, relaxing geothermal pools, bird cliffs and easy walking trails. A fly-drive holiday gives you the chance to do your own thing and relax at leisure.

Accommodation at Minniborgir Cottages (self-catering).
Please contact us to pre-book your Blue Lagoon excursion as pre-booking is mandatory.


 

 

 

 

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO REYKJAVIK
FLY TO REYKJAVIK

Arrive at Keflavik International airport, collect your car and drive to Minniborgir Cottages near the town of Selfoss on the edge of the famous Golden Circle area. (115Km)
 

Accommodation
Minniborgir Cottages
DAY 2
GOLDEN CIRCLE
GOLDEN CIRCLE

Tick off the natural geological wonders of Iceland’s famous Golden Circle route. Visit the immense and thundering Gullfoss waterfall and set off to explore the steaming Geysir hot spring area, where the famous Strokkur geysir erupts around every 10-15 minutes. In the afternoon, visit Þingvellir National Park; listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this incredible region is known for its remarkable geology as two tectonic plates pull apart to create a craggy rift through the park. It was also here that the Vikings established their parliament in 930 AD. Drive back to your accommodation. (165Km)
 

Accommodation
Minniborgir Cottages
DAY 3
RELAX AT LEISURE
RELAX AT LEISURE

Today simply relax at your cottage enjoying the landscapes of this truly unique country. You may also opt to bathe in the geothermal waters of the Secret Lagoon, located near the village of Fludir (43Km one-way, entrance not included), or to visit the Lava Centre (71Km one-way, entrance not included), an interactive high-tech educational exhibition depicting volcanic activity, earthquakes and the creation of Iceland over millions of years. 
 

Accommodation
Minniborgir Cottages
DAY 4
SOUTH COAST
SOUTH COAST

Drive along the beautiful south coast of Iceland, perhaps choosing to stop at the iconic waterfalls of Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss, the bird cliffs at Dyrholaey and continuing to Iceland’s southernmost village Vik. (350Km)
 

Accommodation
Minniborgir Cottages
DAY 5
REYKJAVIK
REYKJAVIK

Spend the day exploring the Icelandic capital Reykjavik and discover the highlights of its history and culture. Perhaps visit the famous Hallgrímskirkja Church, whose design was inspired by basalt lava columns - a common volcanic rock formation in Icelandic nature - pass by the old Höfði house, where the summit between the presidents Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev took place in 1986, and continue to the Harpa concert hall and conference centre. 

 

During the day  embark on optional excursions such as Reykjavik’s newest attraction FlyOver Iceland, or an adventurous whale watching tour. The FlyOver Iceland experience utilises state-of-the-art technology to give you the feeling of flight as you virtually soar over sweeping glaciers, stunning fjords and the most iconic Icelandic landscapes. You will hang suspended, feet dangling, before a 20-metre spherical screen while the film whisks you away on an exhilarating journey across Iceland. Special effects, including wind, mist and scents, combine with the ride’s motion to create an unforgettable 9 minute experience. (154Km)
 

Accommodation
Minniborgir Cottages
DAY 6
HUSAFELL
HUSAFELL

Today opt to drive from your accommodation to the Husafell Canyon Baths (entrance not included) from where you can enjoy a 2-hour relaxed walk among waterfalls and stunning scenery followed by an unwinding soak in a geothermal pool. Here you can choose from three geothermal pools of varying temperatures: 30°C, 41°C plus a cold-water spring at 10°C, each with a spectacular view of the surrounding canyon, mountains and glaciers. (292Km)
 

Accommodation
Minniborgir Cottages
DAY 7
REYKJANES PENINSULA & BLUE LAGOON
REYKJANES PENINSULA & BLUE LAGOON

Continue along the south coast of Reykjanes peninsula and reach the famous Blue Lagoon (optional entrance), known for its special mineral-rich waters. The bright-blue glow of the water comes from a type of blue-green algae unique to hot springs and its milky-white appearance comes from the silica. (226 Km)
 

Accommodation
Minniborgir Cottages
DAY 8
FLY TO THE UK
FLY TO THE UK

Return your car  to Keflavik airport and fly back to the UK. (115Km)
 

Pricing Information

8 day tour, from £795 per person

Price Includes

  • Return International Flights from the UK to Iceland 
  • Airport taxes
  • Accommodation in a two-bedroom cottage at Minniborgir cottages (self-catering)
  • Meals as specified (B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner)
  • Car Hire in M-class (Skoda Octavia Station or similar), pick up/and drop off at Keflavik Airport, unlimited mileage, airport service charge and 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

* 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

The from price is based on travel in April and October and there may be supplements for travel in peak season and for upgraded vehicles - please ask your Regent Specialist for details. 



Prices for accommodation at Minniborgir cottages:



  • 1-30 Apr 2021: from £795pp
  • 1-22 May 2021: from £835pp
  • 23 May - 20 Jun 2021: from £970pp
  • 21 Jun - 23 Aug 2021: from £1090pp
  • 23 Aug - 30 Sep 2021: from £895pp
  • 1-31 Oct 2021: from £795pp

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  1. Iceland, Reykjavik
  2. Iceland, Golden Circle

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