From  £795
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Relax in the Blue Lagoon
  • Admire Seljalandsfoss waterfall
  • Explore Skaftafell National Park
  • Discover Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon
  • Visit Gullfoss waterfall
  • Search for the elusive Northern Lights
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South Iceland Winter Fly-Drive

5 Day Tour, from £795 per person

Discover the scenic highlights of South Iceland and search for the elusive Northern lights on this 5-day express fly-drive. Pick up your hire car at Keflavik airport and drive along Route 1, past gigantic Skógafoss waterfall, infamous Eyjafjallajökull volcano and on to Skaftafell National Park before returning to Reykjavik via 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.

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

Arrival in Keflavik International airport and collect your car. Drive south along Route 1 towards the town of  Hella, where you will spend your first night. Hella is a small town in South Iceland, around 94 kilometres from the capital Reykjavik. Located on the ring-road that encircles Iceland, it is the perfect location from which to explore the famous sites of this region. Overnight in Hella/Hvolsvollur area. (B) (150km)
 

DAY 2
SKAFTAFELL & GLACIER LAGOON
SKAFTAFELL & GLACIER LAGOON

Today explore Skaftafell National Park. En route, stop at Seljalandsfoss waterfall before heading to Skogarfoss waterfall. Cradled in the valleys of Vatnajokull, Skaftafell National Park is a natural wonderland of ice, mountains, sand and water. Glacier tongues flow from the tallest peaks all the way down to sea level, where huge deposits of glacial sediments have spread out into the flat-sand delta of Skeidararsandur. Drive on to Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon, where small and large icebergs float serenely in the water. Once darkness falls head outside in search of the Northern lights. Overnight in Hella/Hvolsvollur area. (B) (500km)

DAY 3
SOUTH COAST & GOLDEN CIRCLE
SOUTH COAST & GOLDEN CIRCLE

Visit the famous 'Golden Falls' - the Gullfoss waterfall. This stunning sight marks the limit of the highland shelf, where the Hvita river tumbles over the edge to the floor below. Explore the Geysir hot spring area, where Strokkur erupts every 10-15 minutes. In the afternoon, visit Thingvellir National Park. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this incredible site is remarkable for its geology. It was here the Vikings established their parliament in 930AD. End the day in the greenhouse town of Hveragerdi. Overnight in Hveragerði/Gullfoss area. (B) (200km)
 

DAY 4
REYKJANES & BLUE LAGOON
REYKJANES & BLUE LAGOON

Continue along the south coast of Reykjanes peninsula, stopping at the Seltun Krisuvik hot spring area. Drive to the famous Blue Lagoon (optional), 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. Overnight in Reykjavik. (B) (200km)
 

DAY 5
FLY TO THE UK
FLY TO THE UK

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

Pricing Information

5 day tour, from £795 per person

Price Includes

  • Return flights in economy class with Icelandair direct from London Heathrow
  • Airport taxes
  • Accommodation in various hotels and country guesthouses
  • Meals as specified (B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner)
  • Car Hire in N-class (VW Polo or similar), pick-up/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 contact us for terms and conditions of the car hire


Price Excludes

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

 

Price Includes

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Price Notes

Upgrade to P-group Suzuki Vitara 4WD (manual) or similar from £80pp



                                                                                                                                                      



 



 



 


Tour Route Map


  1. Iceland, Reykjavik
  2. Iceland, Eyjafjallajokull
  3. Iceland, Skaftafell
  4. Iceland, Thingvellir National Park
  5. Iceland, Reykjavik

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