Electric South Iceland | Eco-friendly Road Trip



Electric South Iceland | Eco-friendly Road Trip

Explore South Iceland in an electric car and minimise your impact on the environment during your Iceland trip. This eco-friendly self-drive tour offers you a relaxing stay in the peaceful countryside and a stay in the chic mini-metropolitan Reykjavík city. Enjoy daily excursions to Iceland's most spectacular natural phenomena. Tour the famous 'Golden Circle' and experience how the forces of nature have shaped the country as you visit geysers, waterfalls, volcanoes and glaciers. This is the perfect slow travel experience, but you can also add activities such as a snowmobile trip, horse-riding, or a gastronomic extravaganza. Available from 1 May to 30 September

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Included

  • Accommodation for 3 nights in the countryside, comfort rooms with breakfast
  • Accommodation for 1 night in an eco-certified hotel in Reykjavik
  • Electric rental car for 4 days, with unlimited mileage and CDW insurance
  • Free electric charging for the car 
  • 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, 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

Highlights

  • Tour the impressive 'Golden Circle' attractions
  • See waterfalls, pretty villages and vast black sands along the beautiful South Coast
  • Admire the fascinating geology of Reykjanes Peninsula
  • Exploring Iceland's most popular attractions in an electric car

Optional

Included

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

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. 

Accommodation in Reykjavík (optional and not included in tour price).

Day 1 | The Golden Circle

Pick up your rental car in Reykjavík. Drive the famous Golden Circle full of natural phenomena and historical importance. Spend the day exploring the Golden Circle area which comprises of the beautiful Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir hot spring area and Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take time to visit Skálholt one of the most important places in Iceland throughout the Middle Ages and Kerið, a volcanic crater lake.

Accommodation in the Geysir/Gullfoss area.

Day 2 | The South Inland

Explore the luscious farmlands of the south, take a short hike, eat at a greenhouse restaurant and visit stunning natural attractions. Vier Kerið, a 3,000-year-old volcanic crater lake and walk along the hot spring areas around Laugarvatn and Flúðir. Learn everything there is to know about Iceland's volcanic powers at the LAVA Center. 

Accommodation in the Fljótshlíð area. 

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Day 3 | The South Coast

Drive further along the South Coast where you will see picturesque waterfalls, volcanic black sand beaches, and majestic glaciers. Walk the footpath behind the stunning Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, marvel at the powerful Skógafoss Waterfall, and visit the folk museum at Skógar. Head to the charming village of Vík, enjoy walking on the black Reynisfjara beach and admire the majestic Dyrhólaey Cliff. 

Accommodation in the Fljótshlíð area.

Day 4 | Reykjavík

Drive back to Reykjavík and spend the day in Iceland's colourful capital. Take a leisurely stroll around this small but lively city, visit one of many interesting and fun museums, take a dip in one of the local swimming pools, and enjoy the delicious food. Experience the vibrant nightlife of this quirky little city.

Alternatively, you can take a longer route back to the city by exploring the Reykjanes Peninsula along the way. Reykjanes Peninsula is a UNESCO Global Geopark which boasts of a diversity of volcanic and geothermal activity, and it is the only place in the world where the Mid-Atlantic Ridge is visible above sea level.

Accommodation in Reykjavík. 

 

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