From  £945
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Drive through Snaefellsnes Peninsula
  • Explore the Golden Circle & hear roaring waterfalls
  • Visit small fishing villages
  • Walk along Reynisfjara black beach
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Iceland South & West Fly Drive

8 Day Tour, from £945 per person

Experience the stunning and diverse landscapes of Snaefellsnes Peninsula in the west and explore the must-see attractions of the south on this popular fly-drive adventure.

Discover mountains, waterfalls, glaciers and hot springs and uncover the rich history and scenic beauty of some of Iceland’s most famous national parks before completing the journey in the country’s quirky, colourful capital Reykjavík.

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

 

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO REYKJAVIK
Reykjavik - Iceland

Arrive at Keflavik International airport. Pick up your car and drive to Reykjavík, the world’s northernmost capital. Reykjavík offers a thriving cultural scene with an abundance of first-class restaurants, stylish galleries and historic landmarks. Surrounded by the pounding Atlantic Ocean, exceptional fresh fish dishes abound in Reykjavík’s top restaurants and hotels. Situated in the fashionable 101 area, Restaurant Fish Market is a Regent favourite. Overnight in Reykjavík. (50Km)

DAY 2
REYKJAVIK TO SKAFTAFELL NATIONAL PARK
Skaftafell National Park - Iceland

Drive to Skaftafell National Park. Stop along the way at Reynisfjara Black beach and Cape Dyrhólaey for a great view. Continue to Kirkjubaejarklaustur and, en route, visit Fjadrárgljúfur, an otherworldly shaped canyon. Once arrived in Kirkjubæjarklaustur see the small waterfall Systrafoss and Kirkjugolfid, the so-called “church floor”, a flat columnar basalt surface. Today you might even opt for a visit to the new 'Beluga Whale Sanctuary'* located in a large, natural bay in the Westman Islands. Overnight in Skaftafell area. (B) (320Km)

 


*Please note that the 'Beluga Whale Sanctuary' is open from April to October only.

DAY 3
SKAFTAFELL NATIONAL PARK
Jokulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Enjoy the day in Skaftafell National Park. Embark upon an optional glacier walk or spend the day hiking. Discover the Svartifoss waterfall with its high black basalt column, or walk all the way up to the ice at the Svinafellsjokul glacier tongue. In the afternoon, drive eastward along the edge of the Vatnajökull glacier. Reach the smaller glacial lagoon Fjallsárlón and, a little bit further, the more famous and bigger Jokulsárlón. Overnight in Skaftafell area. (B) (120Km)

DAY 4
SKAFTAFELL NATIONAL PARK TO SELFOSS
Seljalandsfoss waterfall - Iceland

Head back towards the Golden Circle area. En route, pass through Skógar and discover its waterfall Skógafoss and the local folk and transport museum. It is possible to hike along the river Skógá for a while and see a few more waterfalls as well as get a closer view over the Eyjafjallajökull. A few kilometres further lies the notorious volcano Eyjafjallajökull. Driving further west reach the iconic waterfall Seljalandsfoss. Overnight in Selfoss area. (B) (280Km)

DAY 5
GOLDEN CIRCLE TO SNAEFELLSNES PENINSULA
Gullfoss waterfall - Iceland

Today unearth the Golden Circle and visit some of Iceland‘s best known natural attractions. Discover the magnificent Gullfoss waterfall and explore the Geysir geothermal area, home to the famous spouting Strokkur geyser. Visit Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, not only remarkable for its geology but also an important location in Iceland’s history, as it was here the Vikings established their parliament in 930AD. In the afternoon, travel over to the west side of the island and stay 2 nights in Borgarfjörður area. (B) (350Km)

DAY 6
SNAEFELLSNES PENINSULA
Village of Arnarstapi - Iceland

Journey through the countryside to Snaefellsnes Peninsula and spend the day exploring this area. Discover the small fishing village of Arnarstapi, Hellnar creek, Budir black church and lava field. Admire Mt. Kirkjufell and the surrounding coastline, mountains and waterfalls. Enjoy the spectacular sea shore at Breidafjordur bay and visit Bjarnarhofn - the region’s leading producer of 'hakarl' (shark meat). Overnight in Borgarfjörður area. (B) (330Km)

DAY 7
SNAEFELLSNES TO REYKJANES PENINSULA
Blue Lagoon - Iceland

Explore the Borgarfjordur region, famous for Deildartunguhver hot spring, Hraunfossar waterfalls and Reykholt medieval centre. Embark on an optional tour on Langjökull glacier, the second largest ice cap in Iceland, after Vatnajökull. In the afternoon, reach Reykjanes peninsula, a UNESCO Global Geopark. The peninsula, with its diversity of volcanic and geothermal activity, is well suited to be a Geopark as it is the only place in the world where the Mid-Atlantic Ridge is visible above sea level. Perhaps, stop by the Blue Lagoon known for its special mineral rich water for a relaxing bath. Overnight in Reykjavík. (B) (200Km)

DAY 8
FLY TO THE UK
Skógafoss waterfall - Iceland

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

Pricing Information

8 day tour, from £945 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 2022 in Standard accommodation and there may be supplements for travel in peak season. Speak to your Regent Specialist for details.
  • 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, Reynisfjara
  3. Iceland, Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon
  4. Iceland, Skogafoss waterfall
  5. Iceland, Selfoss
  6. Iceland, Gullfoss
  7. Iceland, Snaefellsnes Peninsula
  8. Iceland, Borgarnes
  9. Iceland, Snaefellsnes Peninsula
  10. Iceland, West Iceland
  11. Iceland, Blue Lagoon

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