South and Snæfellsnes Peninsula
This package is available all year round, designed to take in as much as possible of the spectacular sights of South and West regions and Reykjavik including Snæfellsnes Peninsula. Drive along rugged coastline and glacial valleys, visit beautiful waterfalls and cross volcanic landscape. If you are travelling in the summertime, view the midnight sun. In the winter, look out for the Northern Lights.
- 4 Nights Self Drive Package
- Includes: rental car, accommodation, maps and itinerary
- Travel any time of the year
- Visit the best of South and West of Iceland
Reykjavik, South and West Iceland - 4 nights
Day 1 – Arrival
Arrive at Keflavik International Airport. Pick up the rental car at the Airport.
You may want to visit the world famous Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa on your way to Reykjavik, it is ideally located on route. Relax for a few hours before heading to the countryside, a great start to your holiday!
Stay for 2 nights in the Golden Circle or South Shore area.
Day 2 – The Golden Circle Drive and South Shore
The Geysir Area “The Golden Circle” is a fascinating experience. Visit Þingvellir National Park; the original site of the oldest existing parliament in the world. You can explore the world-famous Geysir area, where hot springs are in abundance, geysers erupt and pools of mud bubble. You can also stop by the magnificent Gullfoss waterfalls. You may want to take an optional snowmobile ride from the Langjokull Glacier.
Drive along the South Shore, viewing Skogarfoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls. Drive past the Eyjafjallajökull volcano and the Myrdalsjokull Glacier covered by black ash. Continue to Vik and stop by the village of Kirkjubaejarklaustur, where you can view systrafossar (the sisters waterfall).
Day 3 - Borgarfjordur and Snæfellsnes
Explore the natural wonders of Borgarfjordur; an interesting option is a sightseeing tour where you can view the waterfalls Hraunfossar and Barnafossar. It is most interesting to drive all the way to the edge of the peninsula; it is just depend on how much you want to drive.
From Stykkisholmur continue west along road 54. You will drive through Berserkjahraun an area of impressive scoria lava around 4000 years old. Continue all the way to Snaefellsjokull.
Overnight stay in Borgarfjordur/Snaefellsnes.
Day 4 - Explore Reykjavik
Drive back to Reykjavik. Visit the geothermal area in Hveragerdi on your way. It is very interesting and overlooked by most.
Spend the morning in Reykjavik. Reykjavik is an exciting modern city with lots to see and do or if you want to relax visit one of the many spas and swimming pools. All swimming pools in Reykjavik are lovely – highly recommended for a visit. Look at the Reykjavik book to find pool near you. Laugardalslaug is the largest one.
Reykjavik is very modern city and there is so much to see and do. We will send you plenty of suggestions of the “must sees” in the city.
Day 5 - Departure
Depending on your time of departure you may want to enjoy the morning in Reykjavik or if you have not had the chance yet you may want to visit the Blue Lagoon on your way to the airport. Drive back to Keflavik International Airport and return the rental car. Check in opens approximately 2 hours before departure.
Price in £ per person, 2 persons sharing a room and rental car:
|Car Type (or similar)||A: Suzuki Swift 4wd (September to May) Toyota Yaris (June to August)||C: Toyota Avensis ||F: Skoda Octavia station 4wd ||O: Toyota Rav 4wd||I: Toyota Landcruiser, Automatic 4wd ||I6: Luxury, Benz 4wd and M: Audi Q7 4wd|
|October to April||579||595||599||669||699||769|
|May and September||730||755||765||840||889||969|
|June, July and August||925||955||969||1,065||1,130||1,235|
Departures: Daily all year round, 2016-17
The price is from £579* per person depending on the time of year you wish to travel, based on two people sharing a double/twin room and rental car (excluding flights)*
*Price is subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed until the booking is made and confirmed by All Iceland ltd.
- Hertz rental car (see options above) picked up and dropped off at Keflavík International Airport
- Free extra driver, Unlimited Miles, Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), Theft Protection Waiver, Tax and Drop Charge and Sat Nav for your convenience
- 1 night accommodation in Reykjavik in 3 star hotel with private facilities and breakfast
- 3 nights accommodation at hotel in the Golden Circle /South Shore area and Borgarfjordur/Snaefellsnes area in 3 star hotel with private facilities and breakfast
- All Iceland Road Atlas Guide Book and Maps
- Detailed day by day driving itinerary personalised for you
- Emergency 24 hour service numbers
- Our unique Icelandic expertise in planning trips in Iceland for our customers
- Dedicated All Iceland Travel Specialist to help with any questions you may have leading up to or during your holiday
- Service fee and taxes
- 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"
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 and Aberdeen. Icelandair offers 3 classes, Economy, Economy Comfort and Saga Business Class.
WOW Air operates flights from London Gatwick, 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
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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!