Around Reykjavík in 5 days | Winter



Around Reykjavík in 5 days | Winter

Discover the city of Reykjavík, Iceland’s capital city, along with some of the country’s most fascinating landmarks on our short-break self-drive tour. Experience Reykjavík’s colourful streets sprinkled with snow, its finest restaurants, cosy cafés and live music at every corner that all make it a vibrant city. Immerse yourself into Icelandic Nature with the diverse and spectacular landscapes of Reykjanes, Snæfellsnes and the Golden Circle. A complete picture of Iceland for travelers seeking a stimulating holiday in a beautiful, quiet environment. Available from 1 October to 30 April.

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Included

  • Accommodation for 4 nights, budget or comfort rooms with breakfast
  • Rental car for 5 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 natural wonders
  • Recharge in beautiful surroundings
  • Explore the scenic and mystical Snæfellsnes Peninsula in its winter coat
  • Observe whales in their natural habitat
  • Take in the sights of the Golden Circle
  • Enjoy Reykjavík, Iceland's colourful capital city, at your leisure
  • Unwind in the warm waters of the Secret Lagoon

Optional

  • Visit the Lava center, the largest volcano and earthquake exhibition in Europe
  • Take an exhilarating ATV Tour along Reykjanes Peninsula
  • Soak in the Blue Lagoon blue waters

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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 | Reykjavík – Reykjanes Peninsula

Set foot on Iceland and get a first insight into Iceland’s history and cultural heritage at the Viking World Museum (entrance included), home to a remarkable replica of a Viking ship excavated in Norway in 1882. As you drive towards Reykjavík, explore the natural wonders of Reykjanes Peninsula, from Gunnuhver Geothermal Field and Reykjanestá Sea Stacks, to Brimketill Natural Pool and the Bridge Between Continents in Sandvík. Make a stop at Reykjanesviti lighthouse, glorious in its winter armour. The Airport Direct shuttle will transfer you to your accommodation in Reykjavík from Keflavík Airport upon arrival. Optional, and not included in the price, is to pick up the rental car at the airport when you arrive.

Accommodation is in the outskirts of Reykjavík for 4 nights.

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Day 2 | Discover Reykjavík

Visit the highlights of Reykjavík within the city and outskirts, where you can experience more authentic parts of Reykjavík offered to you. Enjoy free access to the city’s best museums, and swimming pools thanks to the Reykjavík Welcome Card. Now it’s off to have lunch in some of the city’s delicious restaurants and get a taste of Iceland’s food scene. Take an exciting ferry trip to Viðey Island, where rises one of the country’s symbol for peace, Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Tower, which remains lit from October 9th to December 8th. Clear skies? Hop on a boat for an unforgettable experience of the northern lights at sea.

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Day 3 | The Golden Circle and South Iceland

Follow the Golden Circle Route today, that will take you to Gullfoss Waterfall and its astounding surroundings, Geysir very active Geothermal Area, and Þingvellir, the only place in the world where the Mid-Atlantic Ridge is visible above sea level, and where Alþingi, the oldest parliament, was formed. We recommend a lunch in the unusual setting of Friðheimar tomato greenhouses, where you will get to see the bees at work pollinating. After conquering Kerið crater, soak in the relaxing waters of the Secret Lagoon. Spend the evening at Fjöruborðið restaurant in Stokkseyri, for some fresh lobster dinner.

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Day 4 | Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Drive along the magical Snæfellsnes Peninsula, rich in natural wonders and picturesque quaint fishing towns, starting with Hellnar and Arnarstapi. Búðir black church stands out in the white immensity, with Snaefellsjökull Glacier in the background. Take a walk on the black sand beaches of Djúpalónssandur and Dritvik and take some time to explore the Lóndrangar sea stacks. Continue your exploration of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, where along the way you can observe the local villages of Stykkishólmur and Grundarfjörður. Kirkjufell Mountain and its frozen waterfalls make for a winter wonderland, taking you through a fairytale journey.

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Day 5 | Reykjanes Peninsula – departure

Today is your chance to explore deeper the mystical Reykjanes Peninsula before your departure, including Hafnarberg cliffs and Stafnesviti lighthouse. After leisurely photo taking at the viewpoints, take a dip in the blue milky waters of the Blue Lagoon (entrance to the lagoon must be booked in advance).

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TripAdvisor reviews

Fabulous hey Iceland ! Wonderful services from booking to staying in Iceland. all of hosts are very kind and welcoming. We had an amazing road trip around the island without such comfortable and homie guesthouses from hey Iceland. I so love the little flag to lead us way to find the guesthouse. Absolutely recommended!
HAN w,Toronto, Canada

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