Explore the south west of the country and the wide range of panoramas and experiences the region has to offer. This 10-day trip takes you to the country’s most famous areas: Geysir, the Blue Lagoon, the Golden Circle, the Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon, the black sand beach, the diamond beach and the Mýrdalsjökull and Eyjafjallajökull glaciers. Discover the wild coastlines, the waterfalls, the majestic glaciers and the lunar landscapes formed by numerous volcanic eruptions. Relax in the natural hot pools and their welcoming silky waters.
Arrival at Keflavík international airport. One of our transferists drives you to your accommodation in Reykjavik and you have the rest of the day to discover the city.
Night in Reykjavík – breakfast included
It’s time to say goodbye to the capital city and pick up your car rental to head along the Hvalfjorður, « Whale Fjord ». After settling into your hotel, explore the wild coast between the tiny harbors of Arnastapi and Hellnar where the coves and cliffs are home to the Black-legged Kittiwake gulls and arctic terns. A paradise for the bird lovers! If you’re more on the adventurous side, discover the edges of the center of the world: Snæfellsjökull glacier.
Night in Stykkishólmur area – breakfast included
Today spend a second day following the traces of Jules Verne and his novel « A Journey to the Centre of the Earth » in the area of the glacier of Snæfellsjökull. One of other highlights of the National park is the Budahraun lava field which circles the glacier. Then, head to the beaches of Djúpalónssandur and Skarðsvík which have fascinating geology and beautiful seascapes.
Night in the Stykkishólmur area– breakfast included
Head to the region of Borgarnes. From there go to the Valley of Húsafell and Reykholt, home of the fastest flowing hot springs in the world : the Deildartunguhver. With water at 100°C, gushing strongly there is no question of having a bath ! If you really need to relax, you can have a dip in Krauma spa or close to the Hraunfossar and Barnafoss falls where there is also a swimming pool.
Night in the Borgarnes area– breakfast included
Today discover one of Iceland’s most famous areas : the Golden Circle. Start with Þingvellir and its national park and discover the effects of the ocean rift and the site of the oldest parliament in the world. Next drive to Geysir where you will find the popular hot springs and geysers including the powerful Strokkur, the country’s most famous geyser, shooting vast jets of boiling water up to 40 meters high. Finish your day at the waterfall of Gullfoss, one of Iceland’s most iconic and beloved waterfalls.
Night in the Fludir area– breakfast included
Take the South Coast road and observe the Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull glaciers as you drive through lands. Stop at the black sand beaches and observe the bird cliffs on the ocean-side of the road.
Night in the Kirkjubæjarklaustur area– breakfast included
Take a hike around the area of Skaftafell and discover the spectacular trails of the Vatnajökull National Park. Then, drive east to the Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon and be amazed by the icebergs that are cast off from Europe’s largest glacier. It almost seems like you are in Greenland for a minute or two.
Night in the Jökulsárlón area– breakfast included
After discovering Europe’s largest glacier: Vatnajökull, move to the verdant region of Kirkjubæjarklaustur: ancient lava flows covered by a thick layer of moss and waterfalls. End your day by crossing the verdant region of Kirkjubæjarklaustur and the long of the black desert of Myrdalssandur back to Vík.
Night in the Vík area– breakfast included
Drive along the southern coast of the Reykjanes peninsula heading to Keflavík. Observe the savage coasts and lunar landscapes formed by numerous volcanic eruptions mixed with the turquoise waters of the Blue Lagoon.
Night in the Blue Lagoon area– breakfast included
Sadly, it’s time to drop your rental car off at Keflavík International airport for your flight home. If you have a late flight, why not take a little moment to relax with a pre-flight soak at the Blue Lagoon.
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Sleep in an ice cave
Do you long to experience the deep cold? Well put on your crampons and helmet, grab your ice pick and traverse a glacier to explore an ice cave that will also be your accommodation for the night.
The exact location is confidential, but we can tell you that it is located 25 km from the Skaftafell region.
Once you have arrived at the Vatnajökull glacier, it’s time to meet your equipment! Helmets, crampons and ice picks will make sure you are properly prepared! Enter the ice cave and be amazed by the many focal points as you discover the various shades of blue created by the varied density of the ice.
After a local Icelandic diner, set out your sleeping bag and enjoy your night under the glacier. What an adventure!
This activity is available from mid-December to mid-March.
Note: This activity is not recommended for families and seniors.
This unique experience is an Iceland Like A Local finding
Sleeping in a yurt in Iceland
Thinking of sleeping in a yurt in Iceland? Well, it may seem unbelievable, but yes it is possible!
Make your trip to Iceland unforgettable spending a night in a yurt!
Embark on a zodiac tour to be able to reach a small isolated island in the middle of a glacier river (south Iceland).
You will find several yurts there. It’s time to reconnect with the nature and enjoy every second of this experience : it all starts off by turning your phone off, taking the fishing nets out of the water and season the fresh salmon for tonight’s bbq.
After stargazing and perhaps get the chance to see northern lights, slip under your sheepskin cover in your yurt for a lovely night..
This unique experience is an Iceland Like A Local finding