Explore the sights of south and west Iceland on this self-drive road trip into the world of geysers, black beaches and the legendary Borgarfjord with its “lava waterfalls.” Overnights are spent in typical country inns as well as farms and guesthouses.
From USD 640 per person.
Day 1 | Arrive Reykjavik aboard OCEAN DIAMOND
After disembarkation fetch your vehicle from the harbor car rental offi ce. Leave the capital behind as you drive towards the south coast. First two nights in a typical Icelandic country inn.
Day 2 | South Coast: Waterfalls and Black Beaches
Highlights today include the spectacular Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls. With the frozen slopes of Myrdalsjokull glacier as a backdrop, admire the black beaches of Vik and dramatic cliffs of Cape Dyrholaey. En route visit the “Iceland Erupts” volcano exhibit at Thorvaldseyri Visitor Center.
Day 3 | Geysers, Gullfoss and Norse Heritage
Get an early start for the Haukadalur geothermal fi eld and the world famous Strokkur geyser and Gullfoss waterfall. Then make your way to historic Thingvellir National Park, where Iceland’s ancient parliament (the Althing) met between 930 and 1799 AD. The day ends near Borgarfjord on the west coast with an overnight in another typical Icelandic country inn.
Day 4 | West Coast: Borgarfjord to Reykjavik
Borgarfjord is home to Hraunfossar waterfall as well as the earth’s largest hot springs – Deildartunguhver. Driving via the Hvalfjordur, you should reach Reykjavik around noon. Spend a couple of hours exploring the Icelandic capital with its Nordic charm before dropping off your rental car and overnighting in Reykjavik.
Day 5 | Return Journey
Note: Your rental car tour is also bookable from/to Kefl avik Airport.
Rental Car Tour South and West Iceland
Included in the price: 4-day car rental in corresponding category including unlimited mileage, CDW insurance and 24% Icelandic VAT, 4 overnights including breakfast in double room with private bath in typical Icelandic accommodation, detailed itinerary and street mapNote: Program and itinerary are subject to modifications. Prices are subject to change due to currency fluctuations.