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                                         ICELAND SELF DRIVE TOUR 8 Days/7 Nights
                                        Season: 01 April - 31 October  Departure: All days

                                                     
                     Call:+91-9891805701  Email: info@nordicdivas.com, info.nordicdivas@gmail.com
              This best seller classic circle tour offers the option to travel along the Ring Road of Iceland


Day 1: Arrival
Approximate distance: ca100km / 62miles

Geothermal Lagoon – Flower village – Geothermal Greenhouses

Pick up the car at the airport and start your Iceland experience.

From Keflavik International Airport we recommend driving the southern coast of the Reykjanes peninsula towards your first overnight stay

in the charming village of Hveragerdi. The village is one of the few sites in the world located directly on top of a geothermal area and

because of its many greenhouses, heated by hot water from nearby springs, it is often called the flower village.

Depending on your arrival time in Iceland it is ideal to visit the renowned Blue Lagoon to relax in the geothermal water.

Overnight stay in Hveragerdi

Optional: Blue Lagoon Entrance and Extras


Day 2: Thingvellir - Gullfoss - Geysir - South Shore
Approximate distance: ca310km / 193miles

National Park with Geological Wonders (UNESCO) - Exploding Geysers - Puffin Colony - Black Sand Beaches of the South Shore

Today's highlights include Thingvellir National Park a place of great geological and historical interest, the spectacular Gullfoss waterfall

and Geysir hot spring area. Drive along the south shore, viewing Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls, the black sand beaches around

Vik, and Myrdalsjokull glacier.


Optional: Snowmobiling on Myrdalsjokull Glacier  |Laugarvatn Fontana Geothermal Baths


Day 3: Kirkjubaejarklaustur - Skaftafell - Jokulsarlon - Hofn
Approximate distance: ca270km / 168miles

Lava Fields - Europe's Largest National Park - Glacial Lagoon with Icebergs - Europe's Largest Glacier

Drive through the village of Kirkjubaejarklaustur, explore Skaftafell National Park, a green oasis nestling below the great Vatnajokull glacier

surrounded by black desert sands. Continue to Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon and onwards to the charming harbour town Hofn, known as the

lobster capital of northern Europe.


Optional: Glacier Wonders  |Amphibian Boat Tour on Glacial Lagoon


Day 4: Hofn - Djupivogur - Reydarfjordur - Egilsstadir
Approximate distance: ca300km / 186miles

Narrow Fjords - Steep Mountains - Picturesque Coastline - Mineral Collection

Drive along the rugged coastline of the East Fjords with their towering mountains and charming fishing villages. On the way you have the

option of taking a boat tour to Papey Island where thousands of puffins nest in the summer or visit Petra's famous collection of local stones

and minerals at Stodvarfjordur.


Day 5: Egilsstadir - Dettifoss - Husavik - Myvatn
Approximate distance: ca310km / 193miles

Highland Desert - Europe's Most Powerful Waterfall - Glacier Carved Gorge - Whale Watching

Travel across Modrudalsoraefi highlands renowned for their stark, untouched beauty towards Dettifoss, Europe's mightiest waterfall. Visit

the magnificent horseshoe-shaped canyon Asbyrgi. Drive onwards to Tjornes peninsula and the friendly Husavik fishing port.


Optional: Whale Watching in traditional oak boat - From Husavik


Day 6: Myvatn - Akureyri/Skagafjordur
Approximate distance: ca130km / 81miles

Bizarre Lava Formations - Geothermal & Volcanic Activity - Rich Birdlife - Waterfall "Of the Gods"- Iceland's Second Largest City

Explore highlights of the Lake Myvatn area, including the mystical volcanic formations at Dimmuborgir, the pseudo craters at Skutustadir,

the colorful sulfurous slopes of Namaskard and Krafla volcanic area. Drive to Godafoss waterfall, the capital of the north Akureyri or

Skagafjordur area.



Day 7: Varmahlid - Reykholt - Borgarnes - Hvalfjordur - Reykjavik
Approximate distance: ca490km / 305miles

Fertile Farmlands - Glacial Rivers - Folk Museum - Scenic Fjord


Drive through the historical region of Skagafjordur renowned for horse breeding. You have an option of visiting the old farmstead at

Glaumbaer a great example of old Icelandic architecture. Continue to the bay of Hunafloi and across Holtavorduheidi plateau, enter 

Borgarfjordur area. Return to Reykjavik in the evening.
Another option is to travel across the barren Kjolur highland road (4WD needed, track open from mid-June), to the geothermal oasis at

Hveravellir before driving to Reykjavik.


Day 8: Departure

Drive back to Keflavik International Airport and even stop at Blue Lagoon as it is on your way to the airport.*

*Please note that the package price is based on 7 x 24-hour rental days starting at the time of rental. If your flight arrives early on day 1 and

departs late on day 8 an additional supplement will be necessary unless you choose to return the car in Reykjavik when the 7 day rental is up

and use our fly-bus departure transfer.


Optional: Blue Lagoon Entrance and Extras


What's in it for you?

Worry free travelling.
Electronic version of Nordic Divas Booklet. Prior your arrival we will send you an electronic version of our Nordic divas Booklet. You can start preparing yourself for your upcoming Iceland trip and be all ready for you Iceland adventure!
Although you will by doing on a fast speed, you will see and explore all major attractions around Iceland's main ring road. This includes the mighty Geysir and the spouting Strokkur hot springs. Waterfalls, National Parks, and other nature wonders are also a part of the program.
With an easy upgrade of your rental car to a 4wd, you can travel through the highland track of Kjolur, a mountain pass between two of Icelands large glaciers.

Important:

Must be 21 years of age to rent a car, 23 years of age to rent car cat. 5.0 or higher. 

Included:

  • Rental car for 7 days with CDW, unlimited mileage, VAT, GPS system, theft protection, and two authorized drivers. Types of Car recommended: 2.0 or higher.
  • Car pick-up and drop-off at Keflavik Airport
  • Accommodation for 7 nights including breakfast
  • Iceland Travel Booklet
  • Iceland Travel Booklet - electronic version
  • Detailed road map (1:500 000)
  • Emergency phone line available 24/7
  • Service fee and taxes
  • One SIM card worth ISK 2000: 50 minutes of local calls + 300 MB of data. Standard, Micro and Nano cards available. Please check with your service provider to make sure that your phone is unlocked before arrival in Iceland


Excluded:


  • Airfare, visa & Insurance
  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Entrance tickets
  • Optional Tours

 

**Please note that the package price is based on 7 x 24-hour rental days starting at the time of rental. If your flight arrives early on day 1 and departs late on day 8 an additional supplement will be necessary unless you choose to return the car in Reykjavik when the 7 day rental is up and use our flybus departure transfer.


Car category                Indicative type of car 
     1.0                          Toyota Yaris, VW Polo 5 doors or similar 
     1.1                          Toyota Yaris Automatic or similar 
     2.0                          Toyota Auris, VW Golf 5 doors or similar 
     2.6                          Toyota Auris Automatic or similar 
     3.0                          Toyota Avensis Sedan or similar 
     3.1                          Toyota Avensis Sedan Automatic or similar 
    4.0                           Skoda Octavia 4wd Station or similar 
    4.1                           Skoda Octavia 4wd Station Automatic or similar 
    5.0                          Toyota RAV4 4wd, Suzuki Grand Vitara 4wd or similar 
    5.1                          Toyota RAV4 4wd Automatic, Suzuki Grand Vitara 4wd Automatic or similar
    7.1                           Toyota Land Cruiser GX 4wd Automatic or similar
    9.9                           VW Caravelle 4XD 9 seater or similar 

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