Flavours of the South



Flavours of the South

Enjoy Icelandic cuisine and be amazed by natural wonders on this self-drive tour of Iceland's South Coast. Explore an incredibly varied landscape of black sands, waterfalls, glaciers and volcanoes - perhaps under the northern lights if you are lucky! Ideal for gourmands, this tour includes four delicious dinners at any of our cosy country hotels in the South. Available from 1 May to 30 September. 

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Included

  • Accommodation for 1 night in comfort room with breakfast in a hotel in Reykjavik
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in comfort room with breakfast in the countryside
  • Rental car for 5 days, with unlimited mileage and CDW insurance
  • Pick up/Drop off fee for the rental car at Keflavík International Airport
  • 4 home-made dinners made from local ingredients
  • A tablet travel guide mapping your journey and highlights of surrounding area
  • Suggested itinerary in English
  • 24/7 emergency phone line service
  • Taxes and service fee

Highlights

  • Explore Iceland's most popular tourist attractions on the 'Golden Circle'
  • Visit the charming seaside villages of Eyrarbakki and Stokkseyri
  • Savour delicious home-made food made from fresh ingredients such as organic lamb, seafood and vegetables grown with geothermal energy (4 dinners included in tour price)
  • Be inspired by Reykjavík‘s impressive restaurant scene

Optional

  • Try riding the Icelandic horse
  • Marvel at the icebergs on Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
  • Go on a glacier walk/hike in Vatnajökull National Park
  • Take a boat trip to the fascinating Westman Islands
  • Enjoy a relaxing soak in the Blue Lagoon

Itinerary

Day 1 | South Iceland and the Golden Circle

Visit the charming villages of Eyrarbakki and Stokkseyri where you can walk along the beach, admire the old timber houses and perhaps enjoy a lobster meal. Visit horse rental Sólhestar or Eldhestar near Hveragerði town for a short riding tour on the unique Icelandic horse. Continue to Þingvellir National Park, a place of historical and geological interest, followed by a visit to the Geysir hot spring area and beautiful Gullfoss Waterfall. 

Dinner and accommodation in the Gullfoss/Geysir area.

Day 2 | The South Coast

Travel along Iceland's South Coast viewing the magnificent waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss along the way. Visit the interesting folk museum at Skógar. Walk along the stunning black volcanic beach by Cape Dyrhólaey.

Dinner and accommodation in the Kirkjubæjarklaustur area.

Day 3 | Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Enter the vast Vatnajökull National Park, home to the largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull. Visit Skaftafell nature resort, a beautiful area with many opportunities for scenic walks and hikes. Marvel at the floating icebergs at Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon (boat trips available April-October).

Dinner and accommodation in the Höfn area.

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Day 4 | Glacier walk / Westman Islands

Experience being on a glacier! Go for an easy 2-hour walk on crampons on Svínafellsjökull glacial tongue in Skaftafell, Vatnajökull National Park (booked in advance, available March-October). Alternatively, take the ferry from Landeyjahöfn harbour and go on a day tour to the beautiful and historic Westman Islands (Vestmannaeyjar).

Dinner and accommodation in the Skógar area.

Day 5 | The Blue Lagoon and Reykjavík

Soak in the healing waters of the spectacular Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa. Enjoy the cultural attractions and lively café and restaurant scene in Iceland's friendly capital city, Reykjavík.

Accommodation in Reykjavík.

 

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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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