Highlights of Iceland Farm Stay
Make the most of your time in Iceland on this classic 7 night road trip while staying in Farm and country hotels. Drive around the island enjoying majestic sights along the way including waterfalls, geysers, glaciers, lagoons, fjords, mountains and charming villages. This tour is perfect for first time visitors who want to experience the best of Iceland in a week staying in a mixture of smaller country hotels, farms and bed and breakfast accommodation. This package can be extended to 10 and 14 nights if you want to stay longer and see more of Iceland.
- Explore all the best of Icelands spectacular nature
- Geysir, Waterfalls, Volcanos, glaciers, hot springs, historic sites, National parks, The Blue Lagoon, Reykjavik and many more fascinating places to see
- Stay in a mixture of small country hotels and farms
ITINERARY SUGGESTION - 7 Nights
Day 1 - Arrival in Iceland
Pick up your rental car from Keflavík International Airport and drive to the capital. Enjoy the friendly atmosphere of the city, its museums, shops, restaurants and landmarks such as the Harpa Concert and Conference Centre by the harbour and Hallgrímskirkja church. Overnight in a 3 star hotel in central Reykjavík.
Day 2 - The South - inland and coast
Visit Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of great historical and geological importance, the Geysir hot spring area with its fabulous erupting Strokkur and the beautiful two-tiered Gullfoss Waterfall. Head to the South Coast travelling through the green farmland area known for one of Iceland's most popular Sagas, Njal's Saga. View Seljalandsfoss Waterfall which you can also walk behind if you wish! Continue to the magnificent waterfall and interesting folk museum at Skógar and the Eyjafjallajökull Visitor Centre, admiring the vast black sands and tall cliffs along the way.
Accommodation in the Vík area.
Day 3 – Vatnajökull National Park
Enjoy the wonderful glacier vistas and many walking and hiking options at Skaftafell. Marvel at the floating icebergs at the glacier lagoon Jökulsárlón. Various types of glacier tours on Vatnajökull Glacier can be booked in advance.
Accommodation in the Höfn area.
Day 4 - The Eastfjords
Relish the marvellous views of tall and often uniquely formed mountains en route to the Eastfjords. Visit the many quaint fishing villages such as Djúpivogur and Eskifjörður with their colourful old houses and harbours. Explore the area around Egilsstaðir including Lake Lagarfjót, home to alleged sea serpent 'Lagarfljótsormurinn' and Skriðuklaustur Centre of Culture and History.
Accommodation in the Egilsstaðir area.
Day 5 – Húsavík or Lake Mývatn
Choose between going on a whale watching tour from the charming harbour town of Húsavík (limited in winter) and exploring the canyons, rock formations and waterfalls within the northern part of Vatnajökull National Park. Or discover Lake Mývatn's beautiful scenery, varied bird - and plantlife, mystical lava formations, steaming geothermal sites and enjoy a relaxing dip in the Nature Baths.
Accommodation in the Lake Mývatn area.
Day 6 – Akureyri and the North
View the beautiful Goðafoss ('Waterfall of the Gods') en route to Akureyri town which has enjoyable goethermal swimming pools, parks and museums. Tour the Skagafjörður district known for its horse breeding. Visit the farmhouse museum at Glaumbær and the old turf church at Víðimýri. Explore the sites of the Húnaþing district including the Seal Centre at Hvammstangi, Vatnsdalshólar hills and Kolugljúfur Canyon.
Discover the lovely Borgarfjörður district. Climb the old crater Grábrók, view Hraunfossar and Barnafossar falls, the powerful Deildartunguhver hot spring, historic Reykholt and the Settlement Centre in Borgarnes before heading back to Reykjavík.
Day 8 - Departure
Depending on your flight time you may have time to explore ReykjavÍk of stop over at the famous Blue Lagoon on your way to the airport before carrying on to Keflavik international airport. Return your rental car and depart for home.
Price in £ per person, 2 persons sharing a room and rental car:
|Car Type (or similar)||A: Toyota Yaris||C: Toyota Avensis||F: Skoda Octavia station 4wd||I: Toyota Landcruiser, Automatic|
|June - August||£1150||£1195||£1,395||£1,595|
The price is from £1150* per adult based on 2 adult sharing a room and rental car.
*Price is subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed until the booking is made and confirmed by All Iceland ltd.
- 7 nights accommodation, 2 nights in Reykjavik and 5 in the countryside, mixture of smaller country hotels, farms and bed and breakfast accommodation with private facilities, including breakfast.
- Hertz rental car, picked up and dropped off at the airport. Including: Free extra driver, Unlimited Miles, Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), Theft Protection Waiver, Tax, Drop Charge
- A detailed itinerary we will put together for you
- A Road Atlas guidebook we will send you before your trip to help you plan better
- Our expertise in planning trips in Iceland for UK customers
- Booking fee £10 per person
- ATOL Protection fee £2.50 per person (only applicable if flights are booked through All Iceland)
- Debit/credit card fees
- Return flights
- Optional Excursions
- Travel Insurance
- Anything else not specifically listed under "this includes"
Each of our member properties is unique. Individual lodgings can range from a small farm with only four rooms to a country hotel that can accommodate up to 150 guests. Some have been skilfully converted from traditional farm buildings, former school buildings or community centres while others are more modern.
We have several accommodation categories to cater to different needs, ranging from simple yet comfortable rooms with private/en-suite bathrooms.
More facilities and services and more luxury in comfort. All rooms in cat. IV have private/en-suite bathrooms and are better equipped. On-site bars/restaurants offering buffets and/or á la carte menus.
Bed and breakfast
Bed and breakfasts generally have a more intimate atmosphere. Guests stay in the home of the hosts or in a separate building on the premises. Rooms range from the more simple to the more comfortable with private/en-suite bathrooms. Meals other than breakfast are sometimes available.
Why book with All Iceland?
All Iceland is a UK based travel company that specialises in Iceland
Book with the Icelandic experts!
Our office is staffed and run by Icelanders, we promise intimate local knowledge from where to stay to places to eat and the hidden gems that you will not find in tourist guides. We will help you get the holiday you want and we can adapt this package. Book through us and your holiday will also be fully ATOL and ABTA protected. Travel with confidence!
Contact us and we can help you:
- to stay longer and discover more, this package can be extended -
- to book additional excursions -
- if you have specific accommodation requirements -
- to book this package with or without flights -
Life's a journey!
All Iceland collaborates with Hertz, the world's leading vehicle renting organisation.
Iceland offers the traveller an adventure in a beautiful and rugged landscape. However, experience shows that the forces of Icelandic nature can be harsh and inhospitable, and travellers are well-advised to exercise caution and respect for the country's natural environment. Please note, driving age limit in Iceland is 20 years old for passenger car (23 years for 4wd and minibusses), you must have a valid drivers licence and credit card for authorisation in order to book this holiday. More information and full details.
Tailor made self drive packages: Should you be looking for something a little more special? We can provide a tailor made itinerary, with small boutique hotels and local Icelandic hosted country accommodation. These inviting and friendly off the beaten track places to stay can offer intimate local knowledge of the surrounding area. Take advantage of the friendly natives, who take great pleasure in sharing with you their passion for the Icelandic landscape. Truly the Icelandic touch! View an example of a Tailor made Self drive package.
All Iceland cooperates with all the airlines that fly to Iceland, Icelandair, Wow air, easyJet and British Airways. We can assist you to find the optimal flight package. The airlines fly to Keflavik International airport.
Icelandair operates flights from London Heathrow and London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Belfast City. Icelandair offers 3 classes, Economy, Economy Comfort and Saga Business Class.
WOW Air operates flights from London Gatwick, Edinburgh, Dublin and Bristol
EasyJet offers flights from London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted, Bristol, Manchester, Belfast and Edinburgh.
British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow
We can provide a package with or without flights. When enquiring about a specific holiday package, let us know what airport you prefer to fly from.
Air Iceland offers Domestic flights between Reykjavík Domestic Airport to Akureyri, Egilsstaðir, Ísafjörður, Vopnafjörður, Grímsey and Þórshöfn.
Fugfélagið Ernir offers Domestic flights to Vestmannaeyjar, Höfn, Húsavík, Bíldudalur and Gjögur.
All Iceland offers holiday packages to Greenland and Faroe Islands in addition to Iceland. We work with the following airlines that offer flights to these destinations.
Atlantic Airways offers flights from Edinburgh to Faroe Islands
Air Greenland offers flights from Copenhagen to Greenland
Air Iceland offers flights from Reykjavík Domestic Airport to Faroe Islands and Greenland
At All Iceland we tailor make holidays for our customers.
With this in mind you cannot book this holiday directly on the website but please send us an enquiry or give us a call and we will help you to create your once in a lifetime holiday. Contact our team of Icelandic Experts today and start planning with us!