South Explorer

South Explorer

Explore the fascinating natural and historic sights of South Iceland, such as the 'Golden Circle' attractions and Skaftafell with its magnificent glacier views. This relaxed self-drive tour allows you to combine an in-depth discovery of South Iceland with some time in Reykjavík too. Add a dip in the Blue Lagoon, a horse riding tour or snowmobiling ride for a truly memorable vacation! Available from 1 october - 30 April.

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  • Accommodation for 3 nights, budget room with breakfast
  • Accommodation for 1 night, comfort room with breakfast in a country hotel
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Reykjavík 
  • Rental car for 5 days with unlimited mileage and CDW insurance
  • Pick up fee for the rental car at Keflavík International Airport
  • Free Wi-Fi in car during your trip (travel period 1 Oct 2017 – 31 May 2018)
  • Use of GPS satellite navigation
  • Two authorized drivers (travel period 1 Oct 2017 – 31 May 2018)
  • Good road map and suggested itinerary in English
  • Electronic version of Iceland Guide Book (from 1 Oct 2017)
  • 24/7 emergency phone line service
  • Taxes and service fee


  • See the natural wonders of the 'Golden Circle'
  • Tour Iceland's beautiful South Coast with its vast ocean views and black beaches
  • Experience the contrasting landscapes of Skaftafell on foot
  • Enjoy city life in Iceland's charming capital Reykjavík
  • View the northern lights if you are lucky


  • Relax and unwind in the spectacular Blue Lagoon
  • Try riding the unique Icelandic horse
  • Feel the rush of riding across a glacier on a snowmobile


Day 1 | The South

Pick up your rental car upon arrival at Keflavík International Airport. Visit the Blue Lagoon for a relaxing soak on your way from the airport. Drive directly to the South inland through greenhouse village Hveragerði and Selfoss. Experience an exhilirating horse riding tour from horse rental Eldhestar or Sólhestar near Hveragerði.

Accommodation in the Gullfoss/Geysir area.

Day 2 | The 'Golden Circle'

Start the day by visiting the ancient Þingvellir National Park, where Iceland's general assembly (Alþingi) was established in 930 AD. Continue to the Geysir hot spring area to admire the spouting Strokkur and further along to the majestic Gullfoss Waterfall. Head to the South Coast and view Seljalandsfoss Waterfall and Skógafoss Waterfall along the way. The folk museum at Skogar is also well worth visiting.

Accommodation in the Vík area.

Day 3 | Vatnajökull National Park

Drive to the beautiful nature resort of Skaftafell in Vatnajökull National Park. Walk/hike up to Svartifoss Waterfall and enjoy the contrasting scenery of black plains and gleaming glaciers.

Accommodation in the Kirkjubæjarklaustur area.

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Day 4 | The South Coast

Head for Vik village and enjoy a leisurely walk along Reynisfjörur beach. See the natural rock arch Dyrhólaey. Go on a thrilling snowmobile excursion on Mýrdalsjökull Glacier.

Accommodation in the Selfoss area.

Day 5 | Reykjavík

Visit the coastal villages of Stokkseyri and Eyrarbakki with their charming old houses and vast ocean views on the way back to Reykjavík. Enjoy excellent restaurants, great shopping, interesting museums and exciting nightlife in the city. Return your rental car in Reykjavík.

Accommodation in a first class hotel in Reykjavík.


Tour duration is 5 nights / 5 days
Price overview
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10% Off - Book early and pay less!

Be an early bird and book your winter tour now to enjoy the best available prices.

Offer expires August 8th 2017.

Terms and conditions for the 10% Offer

  • Applies only to tour departing between October 1st 2017 and April 30th 2018
  • Applies to new tour bookings only
  • Does not apply to additional nights or other optional extras you want to add to your tour
  • 20% deposit will be requested at the time of booking
  • The 10% Off early bird discount will be deducted from the total price at the time of confirmation
  • Offer expires August 8th 2017

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