Itinerary



Itinerary

22.12.2009
Marteinn
Itinerary 
A suggested itinerary is included and delivered upon arrival. The itinerary suggests a route for each day and includes information on interesting places to visit. 
 The itinerary for the Self-drive and Hiking tour is available in: 
English  French  

  

Arrival day
 
Guests are met upon arrival and
taken to their hotel/guesthouse in Reykjavík.
Accommodation in Reykjavík
(optional and not included in tour price).
 
 
Day 1 |
 The South

Places of interest: Þingvellir National park.
4 – 5 hours hiking in Hengill and Nesjavellir geothermal area. 
Accommodation in Gullfoss Geysir area.
 
 
Day 2 |
 The South – inland to the South coast

Places of interest: Gullfoss waterfall and
Geysir hot spring area.
Skógarfoss a 60 m waterfall. Dyrhólaey. 
Accommodation in Skógar/Vík area.
 
 
Day 3 and 4 |
 The South to Southeast

Places of interest: Kirkjubæjarklaustur. 
Skaftafell National Park.
You can choose between hiking in Skaftafell,
short walk for 2 hours, walk Kristínartindar 6 hours
or Morsárdalur 8 – 10 hours. 
Accommodation for two nights in Skaftafell area.
 
 
Day 5 and 6 |
 The Southeast

Places of interest: The glacial lagoon Jökulsárlón,
Vatnajökull glacier. Hiking on the outskirt
of the glacier Vatnajökull, 6 – 8 hours hike. 
Accommodation in Höfn area for two nights.
 
 
Day 7 and 8 |
 The East

Places of interest: The magnificent fjords in the East.
A walk along the coast/beach of Djúpivogur
is a great experience.
Hiking in Borgarfjörður Eystri. 
4 – 6 hours walk in Stórurð.
Accommodation for two nights in Egilsstaðir area.
 
 
Day 9 |
 The North

Places of interest:  Fantastic lava field Dimmuborgir.
4 – 5 hours hiking in the Mývatn lake area is ideal.
Canyon National Park Ásbyrgi, one of Iceland’s
most beautiful natural wonders. Dettifoss waterfall.
Accommodation in Mývatn area.
 
 
Day 10 and 11 |
 The North

Places of interest: Akureyri.
Visit the Botanical garden and
the outdoor swimming pool.
Hiking to Súlur (1375 meters), 4 – 6 hours. 
From Súlur is absolutely stunning view. 
Accommodation in Akureyri area for two nights.
 
 
Day 12 |
 The North

Places of interest:  Skagafjörður, known for horsebreeding.
Turf farm Glaumbær. 
On your way back to Reykjavik the next morning
you should stop by and explore Borgarfjörður,
Barnafoss waterfall, Hraunfossar waterfall
and Reykholt for historic value.
Accommodation in Hvammstangi area. 

 
 
 

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