Golden Circle and the City



Golden Circle and the City

This short break self-drive tour takes you along the beautiful South Coast. Explore some of Iceland's most precious natural attractions, the Golden Circle: Þingvellir National Park, the spouting Geysir and the powerful Gullfoss waterfall.  Experience the perfect mix of a hip city experience in Reykjavik and a relaxing stay in the countryside. Available 1 October - 30 April.

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Included

  • Accommodation for 1 night with breakfast in a hotel in Reykjavik
  • Accommodation for 2 nights with breakfast in the countryside
  • Rental car for 4 days, with unlimited mileage and CDW insurance (pick up & drop off in Reykjavik)
  • Two authorized drivers
  • Pick up/Drop off fee for the rental car at Keflavík International Airport
  • E-Itinerary with the tour map, location points, and pictures for you to view before you arrive.
  • Driver Guide tablet mapping and navigating your personalized journey and highlights of surrounding areas. Including a GPS Navigation system, recommendations along the way, Wi-Fi, helpful information, a messenger system to stay in touch with us, our Driver Guide will instantly become your best travel mate
  • 24/7 emergency phone line service
  • Taxes and service fee

Highlights

  • View the famous 'Golden Circle' attractions
  • Travel along Iceland's South Coast with its black sand beaches
  • Enjoy city life in Reykjavik

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The Driver Guide Tablet

Driver Guide was designed to assist you on your journey to Iceland, guiding you through your personalized day-to-day itinerary. The tablet also gives you recommendations along the way, and helpful information regarding driving conditions, weather forecast, and more. How does it all work?

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  • Personal Wifi hotspot

  • Safe Travel Information

  • Digital Vouchers

Itinerary

Day 1 | Reykjavik City Break

Pick up your rental car at Keflavík airport upon arrival.
Enjoy life in Iceland's capital city, where you can find excellent restaurants, design boutiques, a vibrant cultural scene and exciting nightlife.
 
Accommodation in Reykjavik.

Day 2 | The Famous Golden Circle

Head east to Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of great historic and geological importance. Continue to the Geysir hot spring area to view the erupting Strokkur and nearby Gullfoss Waterfall. Take a one hour tour on the Icelandic horse. Both for absolute beginners and more experienced suitable for anyone who wants a taste of how it is to ride the Icelandic horse. Take a dip in the Secret Lagoon, the oldest outdoor pool in Iceland which has been renovated in the geothermal area near Fluðir.
 
Accommodation in South Iceland.

Day 3 | The Magnificent South Coast

Continue through the farmlands of South Iceland to the beautiful Seljalandsfoss waterfall and visit the amazing Lava center in Hvolsvöllur (optional). Visit Skógar with its magnificent waterfall and interesting folk museum, see the Dyrhólaey stone arch and the black sand beach near Vík. A glacial walk on Sólheimajökull glacier or a snow mobile tour on Mýrdalsjökull glacier would be an excellent idea. In the evening, try to find a spot where the sky is clear, if you are lucky you might spot the northern lights!
 
Accommodation in South Iceland.

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Day 4 | Reykjanes and the the Blue Lagoon

Head back towards Keflavik International Airport. If you have time, you should stop by the charming coastal villages Eyrarbakki and Stokkseyri. There you will find interesting museums and restaurants well worth visiting. Don’t miss the amazing Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa for a relaxing soak on your way to the airport. Please make sure you reserve the admission to the Blue Lagoon in advance though.

 

TripAdvisor reviews

Best introduction to Iceland! I booked this on a whim and it could not have been more perfect. The car was ideal for us to set our own itenary with the comfort of knowing where we were going to sleep each night. Each stay provided a great nights rest and breakfast. I highly recommend and will use them again!
ehdevries87, Florida

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