ITB — Iceland Tourist Bureau

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Along the Ring Road

Iceland Quick around in 8 days/7 nights Drive & accommodation

Day 1 Arrival

You get your car at the airport and drive on to Reykjavik, there is enough time to explore the capital of Iceland.

Accommodation in Reykjavik.

Day 2 The West

Travel west and discover the valley of the sagas Borgarfjörður with its waterfalls, hot springs and historical sites. Here Snorri Sturluson, one of Iceland‘s most famous chieftains, lived during the 13th century, his private little hot pool is still there and the bottom stones are the original ones.

Accommodation in the Borgarfjörður area.

Day 3 North Iceland and Mývatn

Drive on direction north: visit Akureyri, the capital city of the north, and enjoy all the wonders at Lake Mývatn.
Accommodation at Húsavik or Laugar area.

Day 4 Ásbyrgi National Park – Shelter of the Gods

Today the journey goes on eastwards, around the Tjörnes-peninsula and Ásbyrgi, a valley almost the perfect shape of a horse-shoe, probably created in enormous floodings during the end of the ice-age.

Accommodation in the Eastfjord area.

Day 5 The spectacular Eastfjords and Vatnajökull Glacier

Today you follow the coast line along the amazing Eastfjords. Here are high mountains with steep slopes straight down to the sea. Europe‘s mightiest glacier Vatnajökull is passed for hours today, we recommend a stop at the Glacier Lagoon.

Accommodation in the southeast area.

Day 6 The South Coast – waterfalls, glaciers and black beaches

Travel along the south coast and on and enjoy the many nature wonders such as black lava beaches, waterfalls and several glaciers, among them the infamous Eyjafjallajökull that erupted in 2010.

Accommodation in southwest Iceland area.

Day 7 Gullfoss – Geysir and Þingvellir, the old parliament site

Visit Gullfoss – the Golden Waterfall, the hot springs in the Geysir area and Þingvellir National Park, listed as one of UNESCO‘s World Heritage Sites.

Accommodation in Reykjavik area.

Day 8 Return home.

The car is returned at the airport.

Included in package

  • All taxes and fees
  • Detailed Road map over Iceland (1:500 000)
  • 7 nights in shared dbl, 3-star hotels, breakfast incl.
  • Rental car, A-type, Toyota Yaris or similar, free km and CDW

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*no flights included
*all prices based on price per person in double/Twin room.
For single room supplement pls contact us.

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