From  £1285
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Drive through Snaefellsnes Peninsula
  • Visit small fishing villages
  • Hear roaring waterfalls
  • Explore the Golden Circle
  • Walk along Reynisfjara black beach
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Iceland South & West Fly-Drive

8 Day Tour, from £1285 per person
Itinerary Dates
2018
01 Apr  -  31 Oct

SPECIAL OFFER: Save 100pp on departures from 26th Apr to 14th Jun 2018* 

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.

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

*Offer valid for bookings made before 16th Jan 2018

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO REYKJAVIK
FLY TO REYKJAVIK

Arrive at Keflavik International airport. Pick up your car and drive to Reykjavik, the world’s northernmost capital. Reykjavik 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 Reykjavik. (50Km)
 

DAY 2
REYKJAVIK TO SKAFTAFELL NATIONAL PARK
REYKJAVIK TO SKAFTAFELL NATIONAL PARK

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. Overnight in Skaftafell area. (B) (320Km)
 

DAY 3
SKAFTAFELL NATIONAL PARK
SKAFTAFELL NATIONAL PARK

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
SKAFTAFELL NATIONAL PARK TO SELFOSS

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 Eyjafjallajokull. A few kilometres further lies the notorious volcano Eyjafjallajokull. Driving further west reach the iconic waterfall Seljalandsfoss. Overnight in Selfoss area. (B) (280Km)
 

DAY 5
GOLDEN CIRCLE TO SNAEFELLSNES PENINSULA
GOLDEN CIRCLE TO SNAEFELLSNES PENINSULA

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 Thingvellir 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 Borgarfjordur area. (B) (350Km)
 

DAY 6
SNAEFELLSNES PENINSULA
SNAEFELLSNES PENINSULA

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 Borgarfjordur area. (B) (330Km)
 

 

 

DAY 7
SNAEFELLSNES TO REYKJANES PENINSULA
SNAEFELLSNES TO REYKJANES PENINSULA

Explore the Borgarfjordur region, famous for Deildartunguhver hot spring, Hraunfossar waterfalls and Reykholt medieval center. Embark on an optional tour on Langjokull 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. (B) (200Km)

DAY 8
FLY TO THE UK
Return the car at the airport and fly back to the UK. (B) (50km)

Pricing Information

8 day tour, from £1285 per person

Price Includes

  • Return flights in economy class with Icelandair from London Heathrow
  • Airport taxes
  • Accommodation in various hotels and farmhouses
  • Meals as specified (B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner)
  • 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

Price Excludes

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

Price Notes

Upgrade to M class Skoda Octavia Station (automatic) from £130pp                                                                    Upgrade to P-group Suzuki Vitara 4WD (manual) from £165pp



*Please contact us for full details and conditions of car hire



Prices:



  • 01 Oct 2017 - 25 Apr 2018: from £1285pp
  • 26 Apr - 14 May 2018: from £1620pp
  • 15 May - 14 Jun 2018: from £1865pp
  • 15 Jun - 22 Aug 2018: from £2020pp
  • 23 Aug - 30 Sep 2018: from £1690pp
  • 1 - 31 Oct 2018: from £1505pp
Itinerary Dates  
01 Apr 2018
-
31 Oct 2018

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, Blue Lagoon

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