Itinerary



Itinerary

14.01.2010
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 Leisure self-drive tour is available in: 
English  French  Spanish

  

Arr
ival day
 
Guests are met upon arriva
l
at Keflavik International Airport and
driven to their hotel in Reykjavik.
Accommodation in Reykjavík
(optional and not included in the tour price).
 
 
Day 1 | The South West

Places of interest: Borgarfjörður district,
the site of one of the most
popular Icelandic sagas, Egils Saga. 
Hraunfossar and Barnafossar waterfalls. 
Deildartunguhver hot spring. Historic 
Reykholt.
Accommodation in Borgarfjörður area.
 
 
Day 2 | Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Places of interest: Eldborg Crater. 
Snæfellsjökull Glacier and National Park. Arnarstapi.
Hellnar. Colourful bird life.
Accommodation in Snæfellsnes area.
 
 
Day 3 | Snæfellsnes Peninsula and the West

Places of interest: Breiðafjörður Bay. Fishing villages on the northern
coast of Snæfellsnes Peninsula. Búðardalur village.
Accommodation in Hrútafjörður/Skagafjörður area.
 
 
Day 4 | Akureyri and the North West
 
Places of interest: Skagafjörður area. 
Farmhouse museum at Glaumbær. Old turf church at Víðimýri. 
Hvítserkur Cliff. Akureyri town – the capital of the North.
Accommodation in Akureyri area.
 
 
Day 5 | Lake Mývatn area

Places of interest: Goðafoss waterfall. 
Lake Mývatn – Höfði. Dimmuborgir lava fields.
Geothermal area at Námafjall.
Accommodation in Mývatn area.
 
 
Day 6 | Whale watching - The North East
 
Places of interest: Whale watching
from harbour village Húsavík.
Fossil collection at Tjörnes.
Öxarfjörður area.
Accommodation in Mývatn area.
 
 
Day 7 | The North East
 
Places of interest:
Jökulsárgljúfur National Park.
Ásbyrgi. Hljóðaklettar (Echo rocks).
The magnificent Dettifoss Waterfall.
Möðrudalsöræfi.
Accommodation in Egilsstaðir area.
 
 
Day 8 | The East
 
Places of interest: Lake Lagarfljót
where the sea serpent 'Lagarfljótsormur'
allegedly lives. Hallormsstaður forest. 
The East Fjords with their
dramatic mountains and quaint fishing villages
like Borgarfjörður Eystri and Seyðisfjörður.
Accommodation in Egilsstaðir area.
 
 
Day 9 | The East and the South East
 
Places of interest: Egilsstaðir village.
Unique stone collection in Stöðvarfjörður village.
Great scenery of tall and uniquely formed mountains
en route towards the South.
Accommodation in Höfn area.
 
 
Day 10 | The South East

Places of interest: Fishing village Höfn.
Vatnajökull Glacier and National Park. 
Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon - boat cruise amongst towering 
icebergs on offer. Interesting tours to Cape Ingólfshöfði 
on a hay wagon. Skaftafell.
Accommodation in Kirkjubæjarklaustur area.
 
 
Day  11 | The South Coast

Places of interest: Kirkjubæjarklaustur village.
Vík village in Mýrdalur. 
Dyrhólaey, a 120 m high cape and nature sanctuary
with perpendicular cliffs teeming with birds. Skógar with its
magnificent waterfall Skógarfoss and Skógar folk museum.
Seljalandsfoss waterfall.
Accommodation in Gullfoss, Geysir area.
 
 
Day  12 | The South – inland

Places of interest: Historic Skálholt cathedral.
Kerið, a 3,000 year old explosion crater.
The beautiful Gullfoss Waterfall.
Geysir hot spring area. Þingvellir National Park.
Accommodation in Reykjavík
(optional and not included in tour price).

 
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