Budget Stays/ Holidays
Arrive Keflavik International airport. Your Self Drive holiday begins. After Customs & Immigrations drive towards Reykjavik & and Check in at Hotel (Check in time 15:00 hours). Evening visit Aurora Museum. The Museum possesses detailed information on Northern lights, science behind it, where all can it be seen, followed by a video of Northern lights shot in Iceland. Overnight in Reykjavik.
Today we proceed towards Golden Circle; Our first destination will be Þingvellir National Park. The park is a place of great beauty located on the biggest lake of Iceland (Thingvellir Lake) where the Tectonic Plates of North America and Euro Asia continent drifts apart each year. The park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later continue the journey towards Geysir - home to the Littli Geysir & the great Strokkur Geyser which erupts about every 8 minutes. It truly is a sight to behold. Followed by Geysir is the Gullfoss Waterfall, one of the most impressive waterfalls in Europe that falls in two folds. Overnight in Reykjavik
Today morning - we checkout from Rekjavik and proceed towards Vik. We begin our journey towards South Iceland. Our first stop will be at most picturesque waterfall “Seljalandsfoss & Skogafoss” followed by Black Sand Beach. We visit the very first location of Gerua fame waterfall – Seljalandsfoss, then we continue journey towards Skogafoss. During the journey we enjoy charming views and scenery. 2nd waterfall Skogafoss on a bright sunny day at least 2 rainbows are visible at a time. Later we visit BLACK SAND BEACH (one of its only kind in the world). Later Check in at Hotel. Overnight in Vik
Today we continue east and drive past Eldhrun lava fields, followed by Skaftafell National park beneath Vatnajokull Glacier. Our journey continues till we reach the glacier lagoon Jökulsárlón, one of the most spectacular sights in Iceland. Enormous icebergs constantly break off the glacier into the lagoon, melting slowly as they drift towards the sea nearby. Here we will take photo-stop and walk around the lagoon to enjoy this amazing landscape. (Amphibian boat ride operates from 01st May-15th Nov) Opposite to the lagoon is the Diamond Beach where you have the icebergs that are at the shore making it beautiful location to photograph at. Evening back to hotel. Overnight in Vik
Today morning - we begin our journey towards Langjökull (second largest glacier in Iceland). Our first stop will be at Deildartunguhver, hot spring in Reykholtsdalur, Iceland. It is characterized by a very high flow rate for a hot spring (180 liters/second) and water emerges at 97 °C. It is the highest-flow hot spring in Europe. Later on, we visit most picturesque waterfall “Hraunfossar & Barnafoss”. Here we have a 10 min walking trail. Later we continue to get Up close and personal on a glacier - the best way to experience Iceland! On this tour you will drive in Monster Truck on the Langjokull Glacier and take a guided tour in a man- made cave inside the Glacier to see what the world beneath the Glacier is like. The walking tour inside the Glacier is of an hour plus the to and fro journey in Super Jeep is of 45 mins each way. (Total duration of approx. 3-3.5 hours from Husafell which the start and end point of this tour is.) This is truly a once in a lifetime experience which you might not encounter anywhere else in your life. Over Night in Borgarnes.
This tour takes you to west from Reykjavik on a scenic route to Borgarfjörður and the village of Borgarnes. Shortly after entering Snæfellsnes peninsula, by Ytri-Tunga Farm you all get a chance to spot local wildlife at the beach which is home to a seal colony and variety of sea birds. Next is a visit to the idyllic Arnarstapi village where you ‘ll take a walk to view the extraordinary landscape along the precipitous shoreline. The area all around the glacier contains hundreds of lava tubes, which makes the area special for those interested in caves. We start our next adventure by visiting Vatnshellir Cave. Tour guides lead visitors down a subterranean, spiral staircase to explore this ancient lava tube. Exploring Vatnshellir cave is truly amazing and unforgettable experience. This 8000-year-old lava tube reaches over 200 meters and goes 35 meters below the surface. Later we visit Grundarfjörður is home to one of the peninsulas ‘s most iconic and photographed landmarks, the symmetrical mountain Kirkjufell that towers 1500 ft. up from the shoreline. Overnight in Borgarnes.
Today check out from Borgarnes & we will be proceeding towards Flyover Iceland rides commence approximately every 15 to 20 minutes during operating hours. The total experience will take approximately 35 minutes, including the 8.5 minutes you’ll spend on the Ultimate Flying Ride. Later we proceed towards Reykjavik orientation tour where we cover all sightseeing points such as Sun Voyager, Harpa concert house, City Hall, Parliament House, etc. The capital is trendy with friendly pubs, clubs and cozy restaurants in the downtown area. The area is rich in historical landmarks and museums. The most famous landmark of the city is the Hallgrimskirkja Church. Later afternoon we proceed towards the famous Blue Lagoon. The Blue Lagoon is a unique sight where guests enjoy relaxing in warm geothermal water surrounded by magical black lava fields. The Blue Lagoon’s warm water and natural active ingredients; mineral salts, silica and blue green algae, help you relax and escape the stress and strain of daily life (entrance fee, welcome drink, 1 face mask & towel rental included in our Comfort Package). Later Check in at Hotel Overnight in Keflavik.
Today we proceed towards Airport to catch return flight back home or onwards destination. Tour of Iceland ends with Sweet & ever lasting memories.