Farm Holiday Around Iceland in 11 days | Winter

Farm Holiday Around Iceland in 11 days | Winter

Explore Iceland on a unique road trip that takes you to the country’s most popular attractions and lesser-known gems along the ring road. Discover the real Iceland by staying in lovely farms or farm-themed accommodations, connect with locals, and take part in activities, hosted by farmers, around the island. Get a deeper insight into the country's culture and heritage while exploring Iceland on an epic road trip at your own leisure. Available 1 October 1 to 30 April

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  • Accommodation for 10 nights, budget or comfort rooms with breakfast, in farm or farm-themed lodgings, depending on availability.
  • Rental car for 11 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
  • Free Wi-Fi Hotspot through tablet
  • 24/7 emergency phone line service
  • Taxes and service fee


  • Explore the beautiful and mystical Snæfellsnes Peninsula
  • Walk along the black sands of Djúpalónssandur Beach
  • Spot seals basking on the beach at Vatnsnes Peninsula
  • Visit Akureyri town, the capital of the north!
  • Drive through spectacular scenery and volcanic sites by Lake Mývatn
  • Marvel at the floating icebergs on Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
  • View the tall mountains and friendly fishing villages of the Eastfjords
  • Taste delicious lobster at Höfn
  • Discover the sights of the south shore of the country
  • And if you are lucky, view the northern lights lit up in the sky
  • Staff recommendations for excellent activities

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The Hey Guide Tablet

Hey 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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Arrival day | Reykjavík

Reykjavík is a safe, clean, and vibrant city that has great museums, historic attractions, galleries, shops, open-air geothermal swimming pools and much more – so there is something for all to enjoy! While exploring the city, a taste of delicious Icelandic cuisine can be found in a variety of exciting restaurants located all over the city. The Airport Direct shuttle will transfer you to your accommodation in Reykjavík from Keflavik 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 Reykjavík Capital Area (optional not included in the price).


  • Soak in the Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa (please make sure you reserve the admission to the lagoon in advance).

Day 1 | Borgarfjörður Area

Leave Reykjavík by driving the beautiful Hvalfjörður fjord and tour Borgarfjörður area, the site of one of the most popular Icelandic sagas, Egil's Saga. Explore Hraunfossar and Barnafossar Waterfalls, the powerful Deildartunguhver Hot Spring and Reykholt, an important historical site and the former home of Snorri Sturluson - one of Iceland's most famous poets and writers from the middle ages.

Accommodation is in the Snæfellsnes area for 2 nights.

Day 2 | Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Sparkling fjords, dramatic volcanic peaks, sheer sea cliffs, sweeping golden beaches and crunchy lava flows make up the diverse and fascinating area of the 90km long Snæfellsnes Peninsula. Take time to explore Eldborg Crater, Búðir Church, Arnarstapi village, Djúpalónssandur pebbled beach and admire the mystical Snæfellsjökull Glacier. Make sure to visit Grundarfjörður village with its stunning view of Kirkjufell mountain and the pretty village of Stykkishólmur with its old timber houses.

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Day 3 | North Iceland

Explore the majestic Hvítserkur Cliff off Vatnsnes Peninsula - seals can often be seen basking around on the beach. Visit Glaumbær and Víðimýri Folk Museums to learn about Icelandic history before continuing onward touring the coast of Skagafjörður on your way to Tröllaskagi, a peninsula known for spectacular natural beauty. Stop to explore Siglufjörður and Dalvík villages before ending the day in charming Akureyri town – often nicknamed the 'Capital of the North'.

Accommodation is in Akureyri area.

Day 4 | Mývatn Lake area

Head towards the beautiful Goðafoss Waterfall ('Waterfall of the Gods') before continuing to Mývatn Lake area where you will experience a unique scenery with contrasting landscapes. Explore the many incredible sights including Dimmuborgir Lava Fields, Námaskarð and the geothermal area at Námafjall, also known as Hverir. The terrain and the scenery are surreal with the cracked ground boasting shades of red, green, yellow and white. End the day relaxing in the warm waters of the Mývatn Nature Baths and enjoy the impressive view over the rugged surrounding landscape.

Accommodation is in Lake Mývatn area for 2 nights.

Day 5 | Húsavík – Vatnajökull National Park

Enjoy the beautiful scenery on your way to Húsavík, the whale-watching capital of Iceland. Go whale watching and see whales in their natural habitat before driving onwards to see the spectacular attractions of the northern part of Vatnajökull National Park called Jökulsárgljúfur. In the park is the extraordinary Ásbyrgi Canyon, Hljóðakletar ('Echo Cliffs') and the Europe's most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss often nicknamed 'The Beast'.

Day 6 | East Iceland

Head East towards Egilsstaðir with a detour to Borgarfjörður Eystri, if road and weather conditions permit. The region is known for its spectacular natural beauty, and the area has plenty to offer! Including one of the most populated elfin settlements in Iceland as well as a variety of hiking trails. Continue to Egilsstaðir town located near Lagarfljót River one of the region’s most renowned features and according to legend the home to a famous lake monster, Lagarfljót Wyrm!

Accommodation is in Egilsstaðir area for 2 nights.

Day 7 | Fljótsdalur Valley

Explore Iceland’s largest woodland, Hallormsstaðaskógur, a national forest that offers great hiking trails from Vallanes, a farm and vicarage in the woodland. Further in the valley is a popular hiking trail that leads to two beautiful waterfalls, Hengifoss and Litlanesfoss. The backdrop of both waterfalls is picturesque and the scenery stunning, so make sure you stop to enjoy and snap some amazing photos!

Day 8 | The Eastfjords

Drive along the Eastfjords with their dramatic mountain scenery and quaint fishing villages. Head to Seyðisfjörður town, known for varied birdlife, and take time to visit Skaftfell Visual Art Center for contemporary art, and Tvísöngur, concrete domes installed on a bluff above the town. Drive to Reyðarfjörður and Fáskrúðsfjörður, two small and beautiful villages where you can enjoy the scenery of Skrúður Island before continuing to Höfn town, famous for its delicious lobster.

Accommodation is in Höfn area. 

Day 9 | Vatnajökull National Park

Admire the vast Vatnajökull Glacier as you drive along the Southeast coast, stop to enjoy Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, one of the country’s most popular attractions and take in its immense beauty. A boat tour between the towering icebergs at the lagoon is recommended as well as exploring the nearby Breiðamerkusandur Beach, often called 'the Diamond Beach' because huge icebergs from the lagoon wash up on the beach where they sit and sparkle like diamonds. Head to Kirkjubæjarklaustur and explore the beautiful attractions on the way.

Accommodation is in Kirkjubæjarklaustur or Vík area.

Day 10 | South Iceland

Vík is a picturesque village from where you can see Reynisdrangar Cliffs, the area’s most iconic cluster of sea stacks that rise majestically out of the Atlantic Ocean. In the area, you will also find the Dyrhólaey rock arch and Reynisfjara Beach with its black sand and columnar basalt cliffs. Head to the magnificent Skógafoss waterfall, visit Skógar Folk Museum and continue onwards to Seljalandsfoss Waterfall – don't forget to walk behind it. Continue to Flúðir and end the day with a dip in the Secret Lagoon Hot Spring.

Accommodation is in Gullfoss/Geysir area.

Day 11 | The Golden Circle

The Golden Circle area is rich in history and culture with stunning attractions such as the spectacular Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir Hot Spring area and Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of great historical and geological importance. Þingvellir is the national shrine of Iceland and a key location in the country’s history - the Icelandic Parliament, Alþingi, was established there in 930.

Accommodation is in Reykjavík (optional and not included in the price).


TripAdvisor reviews

Good Service and great itinerary for Ring Road self- drive Would highly recommend. They were responsive even when I had a question during the tour. The guest houses in the country side and the guest house in Reykjavik were superior and there were no issues with finding our way using the tablet provided. A plus was getting a great car (maybe this was just luck?) a Suzuki 4WD All Grip which did great on the roads. I have never used an agency before, but would do it again without hesitation. Thank you, Hey Iceland!
David W, Washington DC

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