Around Reykjavík in 4 days | Winter



Around Reykjavík in 4 days | Winter

Make the most of your stay with this short-break self-drive tour, combining urban sightseeing with rural relaxation and natural wonders. Reykjavík is a city bustling with vibrancy and activity, that gets extra magical in winter season. You don’t have to drive a long distance from Reykjavík for diverse and spectacular landscapes, with Reykjanes Peninsula and the Golden Circle naturals wonders within easy reach. Waterfalls, geysers, hot springs, what’s your pick? A good balance of city and country for nature lovers who want a stimulating holiday in beautiful surroundings. Available from 1 October to 30 April.

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Included

  • Accommodation for 3 nights, budget or comfort rooms with breakfast
  • Rental car for 4 days, with unlimited mileage and CDW insurance (pick up & drop off in Reykjavik)
  • Two authorized drivers
  • Airport shuttle from airport to Reykjavík (one transfer per tour)
  • 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

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Highlights

  • Explore Reykjanes Peninsula diverse and spectacular scenery
  • Combine city break and nature getaway
  • Visit the iconic sites of the Golden Circle
  • Step on two continents at Þingvellir National Park
  • Experience the cosy wintry atmosphere of downtown Reykjavík
  • Relax in the warm waters of the Secret Lagoon

Optional

  • Visit the Lava Center, an interactive exhibition about volcanic activity
  • Take a dip in the geothermal waters of the Blue Lagoon

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Itinerary

Day 1 | Reykjavík – Reykjanes Peninsula

Welcome to Iceland! Pick up your rental car at Keflavík airport and explore the geological wonders of Reykjanes Peninsula on your way to Reykjavík. Get an insight into the country’s culture and heritage at the Viking World Museum (entrance included). Head towards Gunnuhver Geothermal Field, whose steam vents and fumaroles can be seen from kilometers away rising from white grounds. Meet Reykjanesviti lighthouse, the guardian of the peninsula, perched on its snowy hill. On the South shore of the peninsula, don’t miss the Reykjanestá sea stacks, Brimketill, a natural pool carved by marine erosion, and the Bridge Between Continents in Sandvík.

Accommodation is in the outskirts of Reykjavík for 3 nights.

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Day 2 | Discover Reykjavík

Spend a day visiting the colourful city of Reykjavík, from its lively streets and cosy cafés, to its most creative corners and rich music scene. Reykjavík is the ideal location to go on a northern lights adventure or explore Iceland’s thriving culinary scene, boasting a remarkable number of restaurants for a town of its size. Enjoy free access to the city’s museums, buses, and swimming pools in Reykjavík thanks to the Reykjavík Welcome Card. Also included is the ferry to Viðey, an island just beyond the city shore, where rises Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Tower, which remains lit from October 9th to December 8th.

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Day 3 | The Golden Circle and South Iceland

South Iceland is filled to the brim with natural wonders, three of which can be visited on the popular Golden Circle Route. In the span of one day, you will get to see Gullfoss Waterfall, nestled in an impressive canyon, Geysir Geothermal Area and its regularly erupting geyser Strokkur, and Þingvellir, the only place in the world where the Mid-Atlantic Ridge is visible above sea level, also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can’t pass up a visit to Friðheimar tomato greenhouses and a soak in the Secret Lagoon. Save your appetite for the delicious lobster at Fjöruborðið restaurant in Stokkseyri village.

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Day 4 | Reykjanes Peninsula – departure

In case you ran out of time on your arrival to explore the mystical Reykjanes Peninsula, here is your chance! Hafnarberg cliffs, Stafnesviti lighthouse, you could easily spend your whole vacation in Reykjanes. Slow down, unwind and refresh the soul in the milky waters of the Blue Lagoon (entrance to the lagoon must be booked in advance) before returning home… Until next time?

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Dream holiday maker - Responsive and helpful in catering to our desired type of accommodations, which allowed us to review and make changes before finalising, all done easily via Hey Island. Clear instructions on how to get there.
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