ICELAND - Best of Iceland - premium tailor-made self-drive tour (11 Nights)

50 Degrees North - Norway, Finland and Iceland

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Valid for Travel Now Through 15 Oct 2021

Reykjavík, Iceland

Iceland is where glaciers reach for the skies, deep blue mountain lakes fill steep valleys with sharp green peaks on all sides. Come with us to explore these iconic sights of Iceland. This self-drive journey allows you to explore the sights at your own pace and includes countryside boutique accommodation that let you fully recharge for each day’s adventures.

Let hot springs relax and calm you as you take in the spectacular views. This Iceland itinerary can be tailor made to suit your plans.

Day 1: Arrive Reykjavik and transfer to your hotel

Day 2: Reykjavik - optional activities such as 'Inside the Volcano' tour or a visit to the Secret Lagoon

Day 3: Explore the Golden Circle & Southern Iceland

Day 4 & 5: Glaciers & Lagoons of South East Iceland

Day 6: Journey further east to the small village of Fáskrúðsfjörður

Day 7 & 8: Lake Mývatn - endless possibilities; Viti, cave formations, Game of Thrones sites...

Day 9: Spend time in a small Icelandic fisherman village

Day 10 : Snæfellsjökull National Park

Day 11: Soak your cares away at the Blue Lagoon

Day 12: Departure day

The accommodation in this itinerary comprises Iceland’s best countryside boutique properties, which are in short supply during the peak summer season Jun-Aug. Booking early is essential. Should our selected properties not be available for your specific dates, we will look for alternatives, which in most cases will mean a downgraded standard.

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Reykjavík, Iceland
Nearest Airport:
REYKJAVIK DOMESTIC Airport (REK)
1 mi / 1 km

Description

Iceland is where glaciers reach for the skies, deep blue mountain lakes fill steep valleys with sharp green peaks on all sides. Come with us to explore these iconic sights of Iceland. This self-drive journey allows you to explore the sights at your own pace and includes countryside boutique accommodation that let you fully recharge for each day’s adventures.

Let hot springs relax and calm you as you take in the spectacular views. This Iceland itinerary can be tailor made to suit your plans.

Day 1: Arrive Reykjavik and transfer to your hotel

Day 2: Reykjavik - optional activities such as 'Inside the Volcano' tour or a visit to the Secret Lagoon

Day 3: Explore the Golden Circle & Southern Iceland

Day 4 & 5: Glaciers & Lagoons of South East Iceland

Day 6: Journey further east to the small village of Fáskrúðsfjörður

Day 7 & 8: Lake Mývatn - endless possibilities; Viti, cave formations, Game of Thrones sites...

Day 9: Spend time in a small Icelandic fisherman village

Day 10 : Snæfellsjökull National Park

Day 11: Soak your cares away at the Blue Lagoon

Day 12: Departure day

The accommodation in this itinerary comprises Iceland’s best countryside boutique properties, which are in short supply during the peak summer season Jun-Aug. Booking early is essential. Should our selected properties not be available for your specific dates, we will look for alternatives, which in most cases will mean a downgraded standard.

What's Included

Included

  • Private transfer from the airport

  • Hire car delivery to your hotel

  • Rental car for 11 days Car type S (Car Skoda Octavia or similar Automatic), with unlimited mileage and CDW insurance

  • Superior accommodation outside of Reykjavik in our recommended country hotels with private facilities and breakfast included

  • 1 night at the Silica Hotel @ the Blue Lagoon, breakfast included

  • 24-hour emergency service

Not Included

  • GPS needs to be arranged when you arrive

  • Extra car insurance, such as S-CDW and gravel protection.

  • Flight tickets to/from start and end points, any airport taxes, travel insurance, visas, gratitudes and any items of personal nature.

About Us

About Us

50 Degrees North is a family owned, boutique destination specialist tour operator for the Nordic region and the Scandinavian Arctic. The company’s entirely Nordic sales staff offers in-depth knowledge of all its destinations. Luxury for us means experiencing something extraordinary beyond your everyday life; immersing yourself into the local culture, nature and people and, when possible, venturing away from the well-trodden paths and into the ‘un-known’. We do things the simple and beautiful Scandinavian way. With offices in Norway, Canada and Australia, 50 Degrees North is able to provide our clients with support 24/7.

Insider Tip

50 Degrees North is an authentic and affordable option for the Nordics. We are NOT your luxury white glove operator. More details at https://www.fiftydegreesnorth.com/info-centre/virtuoso-agents

Health & Safety

For the most part, the Nordic region (especially Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Finland, and the Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) has handled the coronavirus pandemic in praiseworthy ways and will be one of the forerunners of safer travel. This area is not only sparsely populated by most standards, but also has many other benefits, such as:

• Option to travel to more remote destinations (avoiding crowds)• Clean air and water• Spectacular nature and lots of space• Wide range of outdoor activities• Safe and small accommodation options• Easy to travel by road, rail, sea if wanting to avoid unnecessary flying• Sustainable destinations• Hygiene and other safety measures

Here is a link to our resources to aid you in planning and preparing for travel to the Nordic region in these unusual times.

Sustainability

Sustainable tourism and responsible travel are at the forefront of the 50 Degrees North philosophy. We aim to create and maintain sustainable business practices that not only provide economic benefits for the local populations in our destinations, but also respect and protect nature, cultural heritage, and local values, with the aim of preserving all of these for future generations.

Terms & Conditions

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