Rental Car Tour

The Northwest of Iceland (9 days)

You will see the most fascinating miracles of nature which the northwest of Iceland has to offer. You will visit the „Golden Circle” which includes the old parliament Þingvellir, Geysir and the golden waterfall Gullfoss. In the west of Iceland, you will go on a round trip within the breathtaking National park of Snæfellsnes with its glacier, lava fields, white beaches and cliffs. You will then take a ferry from Stykkishólmur to the Westford’s. The Westford’s are well known because of their lonesome wildness, breathtaking fjord landscape and hospitable people. Highlights in the Westford’s are for example the bird cliffs of Látrabjarg, the Rauðisandur (red beach) and the waterfall of Dynjandi. In almost every village you have the possibility for a hot bath. At the end of the trip you will also have the possibility for a wellness stay in the blue milky water of the Blue Lagoon. Last but not least Reykjavik will inspire you with countless small design stores, small restaurants and Nordic flair.

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  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8
  • Day 9

Price per Person:

Accommodation & Rental Car VW Polo o.s.
Number of persons
per car
Main season:
15.05. - 30.09.
Peak season:
01.10. - 14.05.
2 pers. / car$ 2.300,- p.p.$ 2.300,- p.p.
3 pers. / car$ 2.000,- p.p. *$ 2.000,- p.p. *
4 pers. / car$ 1.840,- p.p.$ 1.840,- p.p.
 
Accommodation & Rental Car VW Golf o.s.
Number of persons
per car
Main season:
15.05. - 30.09.
Peak season:
01.10. - 14.05.
2 pers. / car$ 2.410,- p.p.$ 2.410,- p.p.
3 pers. / car$ 2.090,- p.p. *$ 2.090,- p.p. *
4 pers. / car$ 1.890,- p.p.$ 1.890,- p.p.
 
Accommodation & Rental Car Ducia Duster 4x4 o.s.
Number of persons
per car
Main season:
15.05. - 30.09.
Peak season:
01.10. - 14.05.
2 pers. / car$ 2.620,- p.p.$ 2.620,- p.p.
3 pers. / car$ 2.240,- p.p. *$ 2.240,- p.p. *
4 pers. / car$ 2.090,- p.p.$ 2.090,- p.p.
 
Price per child (0-12 years)$ 940,-
* Single room supplement$ 940,-

What´s included

  • 5 x nights accommodation in rural Iceland including breakfast.
  • 3 x nights accommodation in Reykjavik including breakfast
  • Rental car of your chosen category for 7 days incl. unlimited kilometres and CDW (Vehicle Damage Cover)
  • Airport shuttle service to/from accommodation in Reykjavik
  • Second Driver Insurance
  • GPS Navigation System
  • Mobile WIFI
  • Individual travel itinerary

Tour Descriptionmore

Day 1

Arrival

After your arrival to Keflavik airport in Iceland, an airport shuttle will take you to your accommodation. Depending on your time of arrival, a visit to the famous SPA Blue Lagoon is recommended. A bath in milky blue hot geothermal water within a black lava landscape is probably one of the most unique in the whole world.

Day 2

Golden Circle, Geysir & Gullfoss

Today you will visit the highlights of the „Golden Circle“. The oldest parliament of Europe “Þingvellir” is located at the drift of tectonic plates between Europe and America. You will also visit the amazing “Geysir” and the golden waterfall “Gullfoss”. Don’t miss the opportunity for a hot bath in the “Laugarvatn Fontana”. The accommodation is located in the south of the Golden Circle.

Day 3

The Peninsula Snæfellsnes

Today you will drive to the south of the peninsula Snæfellsnes. The route in the south of the peninsula leads you to lava fields, to the cave Vatnshellir or to a natural hot spring. If you want you can ride with Icelandic horses on a white beach.

Day 4

Snæfellsnes National Park

Today you will visit the farm Bjarnahöfn, which produces the traditional Icelandic food known as „rotten shark”. The trip through the northwest of the Snæfellsnes National park is one of the highlights of the tour. You will see the glacier Snæfellsnes, the cliffs of Lóndranger or make an amazing hike either through lava fields or along the coast line.

Day 5

Westfjords

You will drive along a big fjords towards the Westfjords. On typical Icelandic gravel roads you will visit the amazing highlights Rauðisandur (red beach) and the 14 km long bird-cliff Látrabjarg. Most likely you will see some Puffins.

Day 6

Westfjords

Today you will travel within the majestic landscape of the Westfjords. Lonesome valleys and pure wildness make this part of Iceland unique. One of the most beautiful tours will lead you to the coastline with its lonesome beaches, waterfalls and a deserted artist village. Your accommodation will be close to Ísafjörður.

Day 7

Djúpavík - the end of the world

You will drive along the coastline of numerous amazing fjords towards the southeast of the Westfjords. The finishing point on this day tour will be Djúpavík. Djúpavík only can be reached by driving on an adventurous gravel road running alongside the coastline. This deserted village was once very wealthy because of its fish industry. Today this silent place is made for total relaxation. Further north you have the possibility to relax in a natural hot pot.

Day 8

Reykjavík

Today the tour will be about 300 km ending in Reykjavík. Depending on your time of arrival you will have time to enjoy the amazing milky blue water of the famous Blue Lagoon. The pulsating town of Reykjavík will be waiting for you with its small restaurants, blooming design scenery and friendly people.

Day 9

Return Trip

Depending on your departure time you have time for a city visit of Reykjavik or visit the amazing Blue Lagoon with its milky blue geothermal SPA (if not visited the day before)

Notesmore

Flight

IcelandTour.info currently does not book flights. However, we will be happy to provide advice on this topic and adapt our holidays to the flight options available.

Additional Rental Car Insurance

CDW (Vehicle Damage Cover) insurance is included in the travel package. The excess is is 300,000 ISK (depending on the exchange rate approx. $2,500). Not included in CDW is for instance: intentional damage, damage to wheels, damage caused by crossing rivers, damage by stones on the windshield, damage to the underneath of the car, damage from ash, etc. The excess can be reduced for an extra fee of 120,000 ISK. Extra insurance can be taken out to cover against damage from falling stones and ash. We will be happy to provide advice on this topic.

  • Child seats can be hired for €50.
  • Drivers must be at least 20 years old (25 years for SUVs).
  • An international credit card is required when picking up the rental vehicle.

Travel Insurance

IcelandTour.info recommends comprehensive travel insurance. We will be happy to provide advice on this topic.

Increase of Icelandic VAT

The Icelandic government is planning an increase of VAT for hotels from 7,5% to 25%. The date and actual percentage is currently not yet known. This increase could lead to a price increase for existing bookings of up to 7 %

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