Waterfalls, Geysers and Glacier Lagoon | Winter



Waterfalls, Geysers and Glacier Lagoon | Winter

Discover the fascinating landscapes of West and South Iceland, while staying in quiet rural locations. This tour takes you on the famous 'Golden Circle' route and along the south coast where you will experience stunning waterfalls, volcanoes and glaciers along the way. You will also visit Snæfellsnes peninsula for a picture perfect moment at Kirkjufell mountain and a visit into a deep and magnificent lava cave. Available from 1 October to 30 April.

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Included

  • Accommodation for 5 nights in the countryside, including breakfast
  • Rental car for 5 days, with unlimited mileage and CDW insurance
  • Pick up/Drop off fee for the rental car at Keflavík International Airport
  • Use of GPS satellite navigation
  • Free Wi-Fi in car during your trip
  • Two authorized drivers
  • Admission to the Vatnshellir cave (45 minutes guided tour)
  • Admission to the Lava centre (brings volcanoes and earthquakes to life)
  • Good road map and suggested itinerary in English
  • Iceland Guide Book
  • 24/7 emergency phone line service
  • Taxes and service fee

Highlights

  • See waterfalls, charming villages and vast black sands along the beautiful South Coast
  • Admire Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
  • Take your own photo of Kirkjufell mountain
  • The largest volcano and earthquake exhibition in Iceland
  • A visit to an 8000-year-old lava cave
  • View the magical northern lights in winter if you are lucky

Optional

  • Take a refreshing dip in the Blue Lagoon
  • Ride the unique Icelandic horse
  • Experience a thrilling snowmobile trip on Mýrdalsajökull Glacier

Itinerary

Day 1 | South Iceland

Visit the spectacular Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa on the way from Keflavík International Airport (depending on your arrival time). Head along the South Shore road and stop by the pretty coastal villages of Stokkseyri and Eyrarbakki. Continue towards Hveragerði town where nearby Eldhestar and Sólhestar offer horseback riding tours in a landscape of lava fields, natural hot springs, volcanoes and mountains.

Accommodation in the Hveragerði/Selfoss area.

Day 2 | The South Coast

Visit the famous 'Golden Circle' sights; Þingvellir National Park, Geysir Hot Spring area and Gullfoss Waterfall. Further along the coast you will see the picturesque waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss and visit the largest volcano and earthquake exhibition in Iceland. Head for the village of Vík, enjoy walking on black sand beach and admire the majestic bird cliff Dyrhólaey.

Accommodation in the Vík area.

Day 3 | Vatnajökull National Park

Continue to Skaftafell which part of Vatnajökull national park, with its beautiful contrasting landscapes of glaciers, black sands and lush green valleys. View the spectacular Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. You can also opt to take an adventurous snowmobile tour on Mýrdalsjökull Glacier.

Accommodation in the Skógarfoss/Vík area.

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Day 4 | Borgarfjörður / Snæfellsnes

In Borgarfjörður district visit Hraunfossar waterfall where water streams out from the edges of the lava field and see the Iceland‘s most powerful hot spring, Deildartunguhver.

Accommodation in the Borgarnes area.

Day 5 | Snæfellsnes

A morning visit to the Vatnshellir lava cave is a unique experience. Stop for a photo moment at the famous Kirkjufell mountain. The beautiful sights of Snæfellsnes such as Djúpalónssandur black pebble beach, Lóndrangar cliffs, and Arnarstapi with its stunning sea cliffs.

Accommodation in the Borgarnes area.

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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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