Road trip: 7 or 8-night tour of South Iceland and Snæfellsnes Peninsula - Iceland - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Wandering through the lush green grass of enchanting Thjorsardalur to the sound of its spectacular waterfalls.
  • Admiring the breathtaking Snæfellsnes peninsula with its impressively varied landscape from a volcano and glacier to lava fields, waterfalls and black beaches.
  • Heading out into Reykjavik where you will find traces of the Vikings alongside lively bars and a renowed flea market.

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Your itinerary in brief

Embark on an unforgettable Icelandic adventure that takes you through the dramatic volcanic landscapes from the impressive Snæfellsnes peninsula to the famous hot springs as well as Iceland's bustling capital, Reykjavik.

 

Choose the length of your stay:


7-night tour:

Day 1: Arrival in Reykjavik and Reykjanes peninsula

Day 2: The South Coast

Day 3: Skaftafell & Glacier Lagoon

Day 4: Thjorsardalur Valley, Gullfoss and Geysir

Day 5: Thingvellir, Borgarjförður and Hvammsvik Hot Springs

Day 6: Snæfellsnes peninsula

Day 7: Reykjavik and Aurora Reykjavik Northern Lights Centre

Day 8: Departure

 

8-night tour:

Day 1 - 7: similar to the 7-night tour

Day 8: Reykjavik

Day 9: Departure

Your itinerary in detail

Day 1 & 2

Collect your hire car and drive 15 minutes to the famous Blue Lagoon - a gorgeous spa with a large pool and an average water temperature of 39°C. If you have time, why not explore the Reykjanes peninsula? Amire the hot springs at Gunnuhver, lava rock pool Brimketill and Krýsuvík's colourful hot spring area.

  • 1 night in Reykjavik
  • Board as per the itinerary

 

Day 2: South Coast

Start your morning off on the stunning South Coast around Vik and head to the spectacular waterfall at Seljalandsfoss. Just 18 miles away you will also find one of Iceland's largest and most beautiful waterfalls, Skógafoss, which has a staggering width of 25 metres and drop of 60 metres. Climb the steep staircase to the viewing platform for mesmerising panoramas before wending your way to Dyrholaey where you can enjoy the breathtaking vistas of Reynisfjara's black beach from one of the two observation points.

  • 1 night in Kirkjubæjarklaustur
  • Board as per the itinerary

Day 3 & 4

Day 3: Skaftafell & Glacier Lagoon

Cross the black sands of Skeidararsandur to reach Skaftafell National Park where a short hike will take you to the picturesque Svartifoss waterfall. Then head to the south side of Europe's largest glacier, Vatnajokull and marvel at Iceland's highest peak, Hvannadalshnjukur (around 2,110 m). End your day at the popular glacial lagoon of Joklulsarlon, home to Diamond Beach, where floating icebergs give it a unique appearance.

 

  • Board as per the itinerary
  • 1 night in Kirkjubaejarklaustur


Day 4: Thjorsardalur Valley, Gullfoss and Geysir

Take a detour on your way to Flúdir to see the lush Thjorsardalur Valley, and visit the Viking farm of Stöng and the fairytale-like Gjáin Gorge. Enjoy a dip in Iceland's oldest thermal pool - Secret Lagoon - when you arrive in the charming village of Flúdir then continue your journey to the majestic Gullfoss waterfall, stopping to see Geysir's hot springs area where Strokkur erupts every 10 minutes.

 

  • Board as per the itinerary 
  • 1 night in Hveragerdi

Day 5 & 6

Day 5: Thingvellir National Park, Borgarjförður and Hvammsvik Hot Springs 

Thingvellir National Park is Iceland's most sacred historical site and the seat of the Viking parliament. See the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates in this fascinating region before continuing on to the Hvalfjörður tunnel. Once in the Borgarfjörður region, why not relax in the recently opened Krauma baths, or take a monster truck ride from Húsafell Into the Glacier, a 600 m man-made tunnel in the Langjökull glacier? 

 

  • Board as per the itinerary
  • 1 night in Reykholt

 

Day 6: Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Spend the whole day touring the Snaefellsnes Peninsula where colourful mountains, lava fields, fishing villages, wild beaches, a national park and an active volcano topped by a glacier paint the landscape. Make sure to visit Vatnshellir Cave, formed during an eruption 8,000 years ago, as well as Bjarnarhofn shark farm or go whale-watching from Olafsvik or Grundarfjordur.

 

  • Board as per the itinerary 
  • 1 night in Reykholt

Free day in Reykjavik

With a vibrant arts and music scene to a multitude of world-renowned cultural and historical attractions, Iceland's capital is a fascinating place to explore. Take the opportunity to discover Harpa concert hall's unique architecture, go on a shopping spree or sample authentic Icelandic cuisine in a traditional restaurant.

 

  • 1 night in Reykjavik
  • Free day in Reykjavik
  • Board as per the itinerary



Day 8 or 9 (depending on the length of stay chosen): Departure


Tuck into a final breakfast then head to the airport, return your hire car and board your return flight home after an unforgettable road trip.

  • Breakfast included

Important information about your tour and visits: 

  

The hotels, which comply with local standards, are indicative and may be changed locally for hotels of a similar category. The itinerary is subject to changes due to compelling reasons such as delayed flights, weather conditions or other cases of force majeure.  The order of visits is also subject to change without affecting the overall experience of the itinerary. 

 

Your hotels

Hand-picked just for you

Maximum room capacity

So that you can enjoy a well-deserved night's rest, we have selected comfortable hotels in ideal locations along your route.

 

For the winter season 03/01/24 - 30/04/24:

Day 1: Hotel Klettur - Superior Room

Day 2: Hotel Klaustur - Standard Room

Day 3: Hotel Klaustur - Standard Room

Day 4: Hotel Örk - Superior Room

Day 5:  Reykholt Fosshotel -Superior Room

Day 6: Reykholt Fosshotel - Superior Room

Day 7: Hotel Klettur -Superior Room

Day 8: Hotel Klettur -Superior Room (only 9-day programme)

 

 

For the summer season 01/05/24 - 30/09/24:

 

Day 1: Hotel Reykjavik Natura - Standard Room

Day 2: Hotel Skaftafell - Standard Room

Day 3: Hotel Stkaftafell - Standard Room

Day 4: South Coast Hotel - Standard Room

Day 5: Reykholt Fosshotel -Standard Room

Day 6: Reykholt Fosshotel - Standard Room

Day 7: Hotel Reykjavik Natura - Standard Room

Day 8: Hotel Reykjavik Natura (only 9 days programme)

 

 

* Hotels indicated in the programme; if not available, accommodation in hotels of similar category.

Your dining choices

Throughout your tour, you will enjoy a bed and breakfast stay.

Optional excursions

Day 3 - Skaftafell Blue Ice Experience

Optional excursions

During this easy Glacier Walk, you will take a short exploration of an impressive outlet glacier in Skaftafell.

This frozen giant is an impressive outlet glacier that extends from the mighty Vatnajökull, Europe's largest glacier. Your adventure begins with a meeting at Skaftafell with your certified and experienced glacier guide.

Your guide will show you how to use the basic and necessary glacier equipment we provide, such as crampons and ice axes. Once you enter the ice field, you will feel as if you have been transported to a strange, icy planet.

As you walk through a wonderland of glacial ice sculptures, ice ridges and deep glacier crevasses, you will witness breathtaking scenery as far as the eye can see. Don't miss your chance to see this glacial wonderland in person.

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Day 6 - Vatnshellir Cave Tour

Optional excursions

Explore the Vatnshellir Cave, this 8,000-year-old lava tube formed from a volcanic eruption near the Purkhólar crater family. As lava flowed downhill, it cooled at the surface, forming a crust atop the river.

Day 5 – Hvammsvik Hot Springs

Optional excursions

Immerse yourself in eight natural hot springs cascading into the ocean, all set amidst awe-inspiring mountains and black sand beaches.

Day 8 - Sky Lagoon Pure Pass for 8-night offers (12+ only)

Optional excursions

Immerse yourself in the warmth of this geothermal lagoon by the ocean.

The spectacular North Atlantic Ocean stretches out before you. Above, glittering sunsets and stormy skies dazzle, and sometimes the dancing northern lights offer a breathtaking all-natural spectacle. Sky Lagoon is that Icelandic feeling of warmth and wonder. Join us for rejuvenation and inspiration at the edge of the world.

 

Please note:

This option is available for stays of 8 nights only

Age requirement: from 12 years old

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Day 8 – Reykjavik Whale-watching & Whales of Iceland Exhibition (8-night offers only)

Optional excursions

On the Whale Watching tour, we sail into Faxaflói Bay, where we look for the most common whales in the area, such as humpback whales, minke whales, white-beaked dolphins and harbour porpoises. We get an idea of their behaviour in the wild.


At Whales of Iceland, Europe's largest whale museum, the 23 species that can be found in Iceland's surrounding waters are displayed life-size, and you learn many interesting facts about whales and their history.

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Your journey to Iceland

Flights:

You will be able to choose your airline and flight times when you make your booking. This flight may include one or more stopovers. The stopover may be technical (without a change of aircraft) or transit (with a change of aircraft).

Luggage information

Luggage, meals and other services on board may be subject to an additional fee on certain airlines. It is possible to view details of luggage allowances when you choose your flights at the next stage of the booking process. If luggage is not included with your flight, please go to the airline's website before your departure to purchase your luggage for an additional fee.

For domestic flights, airlines do not always offer the option of reserving luggage. In this case, you will need to pay for it at the airport counter.

You will receive all the information you need to check in for your flights after you have made your reservation.

Your destination

Iceland

Live an experience rich in emotions, where the coat of winter gathers behind its enchanting and mysterious landscapes. With its stories and legends, between trolls of the mountains and Vikings of the plains, Iceland is a very special country.

 

With your hat on and your eyes wide open, set out to discover the wonderful treasures it has to offer. Snowmobile ride to meet the glaciers, hunting for the Northern Lights during the long winter nights, husky safari through the pristine landscapes, welcome swim at blue lagoon...

 

Let yourself be charmed by the thousand possibilities of this land of fire and iceReykjavik, the capital, will be the ideal starting point to go and meet this concentration of nature, by the famous Golden Circle road

In more detail

Please find practical information about your trip:
This tour is not accessible to people with reduced mobility.

Pets are not permitted.
Your stay may be subject to an additional city or tourist tax payable directly to the hotel, which is not included in our nightly rate. Please check with hotel directly for further information.

Rates and times are indicative and are subject to change. Some facilities/services are subject to a surcharge, payable locally. 

General terms and conditions of sale apply. 

This price includes:

 

7-night tour:

  • Accommodation in select hotels according to program (see description)
  • Breakfast
  • Included travel book
  • Included admission to Hvammsvik Hot Springs
  • Included entry to the Aurora Reykjavik Northern Lights Centre
  • 24-hour English-speaking assistance at the destination
  • Included car rental Dacia Duster 4WD (from 03/01-30/04) or Hyundai i30 wagon (from 01/05-30/09) with standard insurance, unlimited mileage, and 2 drivers included


1-night extension

  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Board as per the itinerary


This price does not include:

  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Activities not mentioned in the programme
  • Optional insurance
  • Anything not mentioned in "the price includes"

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy and configuration are not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up-to-date information, we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

 

Travel with peace of mind

 

To ensure a peaceful holiday, our partners are committed to respecting the local health and sanitary measures in force to protect your safety and well-being.

 

Please note: health and sanitary measures may be subject to change in line with government recommendations. Consequently, they may affect access to certain amenities and leisure facilities.

Car hire:

Car hire - Hyundai i30 wagon or similar (from 01/05 to 30/09)

Important information about non-flight offers:

To ensure that your rental car is available upon arrival, please let us know your flight time within 48 hours of booking by completing the specific form in your member account. Without this information, your car may not be available on time.  

 

Please note: Car rental only applies to Keflavik airport.

 

Car rental conditions:

 

- Minimum driver age: 23 years for 4x4 cars, vans, and minivans (20 years for other categories).
- Driver's license: 1 year old
- Pick-up and drop-off location: Keflavik Airport, during the opening hours of the rental desk.
Credit cards accepted for deposit, in the name of the main driver: Amex, Mastercard, and Visa.


Included in the rental price: Third-party insurance, unlimited mileage, second driver.

Car hire - Dacia Duster 4WD or similar (from 01/04 to 30/04)

Important information about non-flight offers:

To ensure that your rental car is available upon arrival, please let us know your flight time within 48 hours of booking by completing the specific form in your member account. Without this information, your car may not be available on time.

 

Please note: Car hire only applies to Keflavik airport.

 

Car rental conditions:

 

- Minimum age of the driver: 23 years for 4x4 cars, vans, and minivans (20 years for other categories).
- Driver's license: 1 year old
- Pick-up and drop-off location: Keflavik Airport, during the opening hours of the rental desk.
- Credit cards accepted for deposit, in the name of the main driver: Amex, Mastercard, and Visa.


- Included in the rental price: Third-party insurance, unlimited mileage, second driver.

Your contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday. 

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