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 Amazing South self-drive tour is available in: 
English  French  Spanish

 

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

Explore Iceland’s famous circle of wonders “The Golden Circle”,
i.e. Þingvellir National Park, Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir hot spring area.
Your accommodation for the first night will be in the area.
 

Day 2 |
  Kjölur

Today you will cross the highland in the north direction on the route Kjölur. 
You will drive a plateau between two large glaciers, Langjökull and Hofsjökull.
Stop by the geothermal area Hveravellir. 
The accommodation will be in Skagafjörður area.
 

Days 3 and 4 |
 The North

Head for Lake Mývatn and explore the many wonders of the area. 
On the second day, you could go on a day tour to Askja.
Drive through the vast lava terrains via Herðubreiðalindir. 
A dip in the geothermal pool at the crater Víti is a treat.
Accommodation for two nights in Mývatn area.
 

Day 5 |
 Sprengisandur

Drive the black sands of Sprengisandur back South,
with rough tracks as well as crossing unbridged and unpredictable rivers.
In Nýjadal, it is ideal to have a lunch break and walk in the green valley. 
Accommodation for this night is simple and on the outskirts of the desert.
 

Days 6 and 7 |
 Landmannalaugar

Drive to Landmannalaugar. After lunch you will drive Fjallabaksleið
towards Eldgjá to Kirkjubæjarklaustur, where you will stay for the next two nights. For the second day the schedule is to go on a day trip to Lakagígar.
It is a 25 km row of volcanic fissure that erupted in 1783.

  
 
 
 

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