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The West, Caves and Glaciers

The West, Caves and Glaciers

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Price
From £579

Duration
4 Nights

Departures
All year

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. The West Iceland region is off the beaten track and home to some of the newest attractions in Iceland including "Into the Glacier" Ice Caves and Tunnels, you will also stay 2 nights in the brand new Hótel Húsafell.

Highlights

  • 4 Nights Self Drive Package
  • Includes: rental car, accommodation, maps and itinerary
  • Travel any time of the year
  • Visit the best of West of Iceland

ITINERARY SUGGESTION

Reykjavík and West Iceland - 4 nights

Day 1 – Arrival
Arrive at Keflavík 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 Reykjavík, it is ideally located on route.

Reykjavik is modern city and so much to do and see. We‘ll provide some ideas to help you explore Iceland's capital on your own. Depending on the time of your arrival, you may also have time for an optional excursion.

Overnight stay in Reykjavík, 3 star hotel including breakfast.

Day 2 – Explore West Iceland
Explore the natural wonders of Borgarfjörður such as waterfalls like Hraunfossar and Barnafossar, see Lava Caves such as Víðgelmir one of the largest lava cave in the world. Hótel Húsafell is also ideally located for optional excursions such as hiking, short guided tours or something more adventurous like visiting the Ice Cave.

Optional Excursion: Into the Glacier Classic Tour

This three in one tour will enable you to explore around, on and within, the giant glacier (953sq/km) taking ice cap glacier exploration to a whole new level. This isn’t your average Iceland tour, it is an once in a lifetime adventure, to Iceland’s most significant, new attraction; the man-made Ice Cap Glacier, located high on Europe’s second largest glacier, Langjökull.

Stay 2 nights in Húsafell.

Day 3 - Snæfellsnes
Today you can go exploring the Snæfellsnes peninsula. For nature lovers this is an "absolute must" area to explore in Iceland. The Snæfellsnes peninsula in Iceland´s West is almost like a miniature of the whole country. There are white and black beaches, bird cliffs, spectacular mountains and volcanic craters, incredibly rich trout lakes and salmon rivers lush valleys, unique harbours in charming fishing villages and a world renowned glacier.

Optional Excursion: Vatnshellir

Visiting this beautiful cave offers a unique experience. In the total darkness of the lava cave most sense shut down and the sense of smell becomes dominant, deep underground there is absolutely no sound.

Inside the lava tube there are two main sections. The upper section has great features and unique formations of lava statues curved on the sides of the lava tube. The lower part of the lava cave which can be reached by a long and narrow staircase takes us deep down underground to a place which was hidden from the outside world for thousands of years. Vatnshellir was created in an volcanic eruption some 7,000 years ago.

Drive back to Húsafell and enjoy the night before you drive back to Reykjavík tomorrow.

Day 4 - Explore Reykjavik
Drive back to Reykjavik. The day is yours to explore Reykjavik and the surrounding countryside. Relax in one of the many spas and swimming pools or book one of our fantastic day tours such as whale watching or Reykjavík City Tours.

Enjoy your last night in Reykjavík.

Day 5 - Departure
Depending on your flight time, you may want to explore Reykjavík in the morning or take an optional tour to the world famous Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa on your way to the airport.

Optional Excursion: Visit to the Blue Lagoon

Optional trip to the Blue Lagoon on your way to the airport. Enjoy the Blue Lagoon for 2-3 hours. You can book a treatment if you like, have a lunch at the Blue Lagoon or just relax in this wonderful spa. If you have a morning flight back to the UK you can visit the Blue Lagoon on arrival if flight time allows.

Departure to the UK from Keflavík International Airport.

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, 2017-18

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.

This includes:
- 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
- 2 night accommodation in Reykjavik in 3 star hotel with private facilities and breakfast
- 2 nights accommodation at Hótel Húsafell, 3 star hotel in standard double/twin room with private facilities and including 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

Additional Fees:
- 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

Not included:
- 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 -


ACCOMMODATION DETAILS


FLIGHT OPTIONS

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.

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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

Icelandair, British Airways, Wow Air, EasyJet

Bespoke Holidays

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!

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