Grand Tour Around Iceland 16 Days Luxury Self Drive
Grand Extraordinary 16 Days Luxury Self Drive. Drive around Iceland for 14 days and stay for 15 nights. Witness all of Iceland and relax on the way. Visit Akureyri, the second largest capital of Iceland and the towns along the east fjords of Iceland. Walk on the lava fields of Dimmuborgir and volcanic area of Námafjall and bath in Mývatn, an area of wildlife and birds. Come to the place where Jules Verne based his story in the “Journey to the Center of the Earth” and see spectacular views of icebergs floating before your eyes. This relaxing Grand Iceland Extraordinary Self Drive trip takes you to all corners and gives you the different colors and best sceneries of Iceland.
Grand Tour Around Iceland 16 Days Luxury Self Drive Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival to Iceland – Check in at Hotel in Reykjavik.
Day 2: Drive along the fjords of Hvalfjörður and Borgarfjörður. Visit the towns of Borgarnes and waterfalls of Hraunfoss and Barnafoss and the hot spring area of Deildartunguhver (approximately 330 km, 205 miles)
Day 3: Explore the beauty of Snæfellsnes Peninsula. Visit the fishing towns on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula and view the famous Kirkjufell Mountain. Visit caves and beaches along the Peninsula (approximately 440 km, 273 miles)
Day 4: Drive along Skagafjörður, the Valley of horses and visit Glaumbær, the famous Icelandic turf farm (approximately 141 km, 87 miles)
Day 5: Head for the famous town of Siglufjörður, also known as the herring-fishing capital of Iceland. Visit magnificent sites along the Tröllaskagi Peninsula also known as the Peninsula of the Icelandic Trolls (approximately 170 km, 105 miles)
Day 6: Visit Iceland´s second largest capital, Akureyri and visit this city´s highlights and restaurants. Also the sites around Eyjafjörður fjord and the farmers area (approximately 130 km, 80 miles)
Day 7: Visit Námafjall Hot Spring Area and Krafla Volcanoes. Take a bath in the hot spring water of Mývatn and enjoy sceneries of wild birds and flowers. Take a walk on the lava fields of Dimmuborgir. Head for one of Iceland´s most spectacular waterfalls Goðafoss also known as the waterfalls of the Norse Gods (approximately 190 km, 118 miles)
Day 8: Visit Dettifoss waterfalls and Húsavík the whale town of Iceland (approximately 384 km, 238 miles)
Day 9: Drive towards the east of Iceland head for Hallormsstaðir, famous for being Iceland´s biggest forest. View the magnificent Hengifoss waterfall. Visit the lovely small town Seyðisfjörður (approximately 250 km, 155 miles)
Day 10: Drive along the East fjords and visit the small fishing towns such as Neskaupsstaður and the Old French Seaman´s Town of Fáskrúðsfjörður (approximately 310 km, 192 miles)
Day 11: Visit Iceland´s biggest glacier Vatnajökull and the glacier lagoon Jökulsárlón. View the icebergs before your eyes and take a walk on the different hiking paths at Skaftafell National Park (approximately 285 km, 177 miles)
Day 12: Explore the south coast of Iceland and see the dramatic landscapes along the coast. Walk on the black lava beaches of Reynisfjara beaches,view volacanoes and glaciers and walk behind one of Iceland´s most magnificent waterfalls (approximately 240 km, 149 miles)
Day 13: Visit the Golden Circle of Iceland made up of Þingvellir National Park, the original Geysir and Gullfoss waterfall (approximately 170 km, 105 miles)
Day 14: Drive along the Reykjanes Peninsula, experience the hot mud pools of Gunnuhver and the bridge between American and Europe. Bath in the Blue Lagoon for a perfect relax in the spa (approximately 190 km, 118 miles)
Day 15: Spend a relaxing day in Reykjavik, visit museums or simply dine in one of the fine restaurants. You can also bath in the geothermal pools in Reykjavik.
Day 16: Departure
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Information about what is included and what is not included in our self drive tours in Iceland
Iceland General Information
Iceland is a volcano island and has rough climate. It has extraordinary nature. Every visitor should prepare themselves for various adventures with colorful climate. The nature in Iceland is both ice cold and hot like a fire. Iceland has ice and gravel roads in the highlands. The sun in the spring and summer is strong. When you go to our glaciers bring your sunglasses since the sunlight reflects from the snow and ice. Wear warm and good shoes and dress warmly. The weather can be both warm and cold the same day. Iceland is a country of extremes. You will enjoy it and love. Be prepared for an exciting trip. This is the land of ice and fire.