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Iceland Circle and the Snæfellsnes Peninsula

On this tour you will drive around the island; Borgarfjörður area, Snæfellsnes peninsula, the Lake Mývatn, Jökulsárlón Glacier lagoon, the Golden Circle, as well as many other magnificent places in Iceland. All accommodation are in 3 star hotels, countryside guesthouses or cottages including private bathroom and breakfast, and a suitable car is provided.

Duration: 10 Days and 9 Nights, All Year

Price: From $1,998 per person based on 2 people sharing

Highlights

  • The Mystical Snæfellsnes Peninsula
  • Natural Wonders of Iceland
  • Lake Mývatn and the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

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INCLUDED:
  - Rental car for 9 days, pick up on arrival at Keflavík International Airport*
  - 8 nights’ accommodation in the countryside in a “3 star like hotels” including breakfast and a private bathroom.
  - 1 night accommodation in Reykjavik.
  - Iceland Road Atlas and Map
  - Detailed itinerary which we will help put together with you
  - Nordika Travel contact number to help you to book accommodation and excursions should you decide to change your plans whilst on holiday
  - Rental car airport fee
  - Unlimited mileage
  - Collision Damage Waiver Insurance
  - GPS is Free of Charge
  - 2 authorized drivers for the whole period
  - All taxes, VAT and service fees
  - Information about driving in Iceland
  - The detailed Itinerary will be sent to you at least 6 weeks in advance, so you can study it and prepare your trip before your departure. You can also download it to
    your iPhone/smart phone or tablet to have with you on your trip.


NOT INCLUDED:
  - Flights to and from Iceland
  - Travel Insurance
  - Car rental for an extra day, if necessary
  - Optional excursions


This offer cannot be guaranteed until booking is made and confirmed by Nordika Travel. Price is subject to availability depending on the time of travel.

*Please note that the package price is based on 24 hour rental days starting at the time of rental. If your flight arrives early on day 1 and departs late on departure day, an extra rental day is available. You can also choose to return the car in Reykjavik when the car rental ends and use Flybus Plus or private departure transfer.

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Arrival and the Borgarfjörður Region

Arrival at Keflavik airport. Pick up the car and drive to Borgarfjörður area and stay there the first night. This is around 2 hours drive from the airport.

You can visit the Settlement Centre in Borgarnes and learn about the life of the Vikings and drive to the Hraunfossar and Barnafossar waterfalls; very special waterfalls that flow out from the lava on banks of the river Hvitá. You can also take a short hiking tour on the Grábrók mountain.
Overnight stay in the area.

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The Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Drive from Borgarfjörður to the Snæfellsnes peninsula.
This is sometimes called mini Iceland and is a great inspiration for writers and photographers. The Snæfellsnes glacier is the setting for Jules Vernes “Journey to the Center of the Earth”.
Stay in the picturesque north of Snæfellsnes for one day before heading to the north of Iceland.  If you want to explore the region, you can stay one more night and and extend the total length of the tour.

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Akureyri, the capital of the North and Lake Mývatn

Drive to the North Country through the Skagafjörður region to Akureyri. From Akureyri continue to Mývatn.  You might want to stay 2 nights in the North East.

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Along the east fjords to the south country

Drive east to the town of Egilsstaðir, and to the rugged coastline of the east fjords, with their towering mountains and small charming villages. Overnight stay in the east fjords region, either near the town of Egilsstaðir, or in one of the small coastal villages of the East Fjords.

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Vatnajökull glacier and the south

Drive south of the Vatnajökull Glacier, visiting the Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon and the Skaftafell National Park area. A boat tour on the Glacier Lagoon is a must (summer).  Zodiac boat tours need to be booked. Often seals are playing on the beach or swimming in the lake.

There are some very good hiking trails in the Skaftafell National Park.
Close by is Skaftafell National Park, renowned for hiking paths, glacier walks and snowmobile tours.

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The South Coast, Glaciers and Waterfalls

Drive along the south coast, enjoy the view to the many glaciers, including the famous Eyjafjallajökull, and stop at the Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls.

An option is to take a Super Jeep tour to the Eyjafjallajökull area, which erupted 3 years ago. The Lava is still hot and you will see the aftemath of the eruption the 2 new mountains Magni and Móði. This tour has been much praised by all our clients.

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The Golden Circle

Drive to Gullfoss waterfalls and on to the Geysir geo-thermal area. You might want to take an optional snowmobile tour on the Langjökull Glacier.
Accommodation in the Golden Circle area, or the central south.

Drive to Reykjavik and stay there for one night.

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Reykjavík

If you leave in the afternoon you can spend the morning in Reykjavik or leave early and stop by the Blue lagoon on your way to the airport.

REYKJAVÍK is the northern most capital city in the world. Lined with colorful, corrugated steel buildings, the streets in the downtown area are very pedestrian-friendly and full of fascinating museums, quaint shops, and cozy cafes.  Spend the morning exploring the city at your leisure and then head back to Keflavík airport.

You can also stop by Bláa Lónið, the Blue Lagoon, for a refreshing swim before your flight.

Daily Departures.

Standard value packages:  An accommodation in hotels, guesthouses and farmhouses around Iceland. The standard accommodation room is ideal for a brief stay of up to a few days. Double rooms contain two twin beds, or one queen size bed. There is a fully equipped en suite bathroom. All hotels are equipped with central heating and television. Normally no room service is provided. Wi-Fi is available in most standard accommodations.
Quality value packages: An accommodation in 3 or 4 star like hotels or special guesthouses. The Beds can be two twin beds or one Queen or King. Ensuite full bathrooms normally contain hairdryers, toiletries and towels. Bathrooms are fully equipped, either with a shower or a bathtub. Wi-Fi internet is available in all hotels free of charge. Quality accommodation offers restaurant on site.  Possibility to upgrade to superior or deluxe rooms, when available.

 

Price for the period June 1 to September 14, 2017:

 

Standard Value Package: 9 nights
Price per person
Car Type (or similar cars)
2 pers. Double Room 3 pers. Triple Room 4 pers.
2 Double Rooms
5 pers. Double and Triple
01 - Toyota Yaris Auto $ 2,519 $ 2,002 $ 2,155 $ 1,881
02 - Toyota Auris Automatic or similar $ 2,625 $ 2,072 $ 2,228 $ 1,940
03 - Skoda Octavia Station Wagon 4WD Automatic $ 2,737 $ 2,136 $ 2,295 $ 1,994
04 - Toyota Rav4 4WD Automatic $ 3,098 $ 2,328 $ 2,475 $ 2,138
05 - Toyota Land Cruiser GX 4WD Automatic 5 seater $ 3,489 $ 2,589 $ 2,671 $ 2,294
07 - VW Caravelle 9 seater 4x4 $ 3,621 $ 2,677 $ 2,737 $ 2,347

 

Quality Value Package: 9 nights
Price per person
Car Type (or similar cars)
2 pers. Double Room 3 pers. Triple Room 4 pers.
2 Double Rooms
5 pers. Double and Triple
01 - Toyota Yaris Auto $ 2,805 $ 2,207 $ 2,502 $ 2,192
02 - Toyota Auris Automatic or similar $ 2,952 $ 2,284 $ 2,576 $ 2,251
03 - Skoda Octavia Station Wagon 4WD Automatic $ 3,085 $ 2,373 $ 2,642 $ 2,304
04 - Toyota Rav4 4WD Automatic $ 3,446 $ 2,614 $ 2,823 $ 2,448
05 - Toyota Land Cruiser GX 4WD Automatic 5 seater $ 3,836 $ 2,874 $ 3,018 $ 2,604
07 - VW Caravelle 9 seater 4x4 $ 3,969 $ 2,962 $ 3,085 $ 2,658

 

Price for the periods May 1 to 31, 2017, September 15 to October 31 2017 and December 21, 2017 to January 5, 2018:

 

Standard Value Package: 9 nights
Price per person
Car Type (or similar cars)
2 pers. Double Room 3 pers. Triple Room 4 pers.
2 Double Rooms
5 pers. Double and Triple
01 - Toyota Yaris Auto $ 2,111 $ 1,694 $ 1,769 $ 1,527
02 - Toyota Auris Automatic or similar $ 2,179 $ 1,740 $ 1,803 $ 1,555
03 - Skoda Octavia Station Wagon 4WD Automatic $ 2,238 $ 1,779 $ 1,833 $ 1,578
04 - Toyota Rav4 4WD Automatic $ 2,413 $ 1,896 $ 1,920 $ 1,649
05 - Toyota Land Cruiser GX 4WD Automatic 5 seater $ 2,593 $ 2,016 $ 2,026 $ 1,749
07 - VW Caravelle 9 seater 4x4 $ 2,652 $ 2,055 $ 2,066 $ 1,781

 

Quality Value Package: 9 nights
Price per person
Car Type (or similar cars)
2 pers. Double Room 3 pers. Triple Room 4 pers.
2 Double Rooms
5 pers. Double and Triple
01 - Toyota Yaris Auto $ 2,313 $ 1,925 $ 1,971 $ 1,786
02 - Toyota Auris Automatic or similar $ 2,382 $ 1,971 $ 2,019 $ 1,824
03 - Skoda Octavia Station Wagon 4WD Automatic $ 2,440 $ 2,010 $ 2,060 $ 1,856
04 - Toyota Rav4 4WD Automatic $ 2,615 $ 2,127 $ 2,181 $ 1,954
05 - Toyota Land Cruiser GX 4WD Automatic 5 seater $ 2,841 $ 2,247 $ 2,307 $ 2,054
07 - VW Caravelle 9 seater 4x4 $ 2,922 $ 2,296 $ 2,347 $ 2,086

 

Price for the periods November 1 to December 20, 2017 and January 6 to April 30 2018:

 

Standard Value Package: 9 nights
Price per person
Car Type (or similar cars)
2 pers. Double Room 3 pers. Triple Room 4 pers.
2 Double Rooms
5 pers. Double and Triple
03 - Skoda Octavia Station Wagon 4WD Automatic $ 1,998 $ 1,600 $ 1,640 $ 1,413
04 - Toyota Rav4 4WD Automatic $ 2,131 $ 1,688 $ 1,707 $ 1,466
05 - Toyota Land Cruiser GX 4WD Automatic 5 seater $ 2,269 $ 1,780 $ 1,776 $ 1,521
07 - VW Caravelle 9 seater 4x4 $ 2,322 $ 1,815 $ 1,802 $ 1,543

 

Quality Value Package: 9 nights
Price per person
Car Type (or similar cars)
2 pers. Double Room 3 pers. Triple Room 4 pers.
2 Double Rooms
5 pers. Double and Triple
03 - Skoda Octavia Station Wagon 4WD Automatic $ 2,147 $ 1,728 $ 1,790 $ 1,550
04 - Toyota Rav4 4WD Automatic $ 2,280 $ 1,816 $ 1,856 $ 1,603
05 - Toyota Land Cruiser GX 4WD Automatic 5 seater $ 2,418 $ 1,908 $ 1,925 $ 1,662
07 - VW Caravelle 9 seater 4x4 $ 2,471 $ 1,944 $ 1,951 $ 1,692

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Views from Iceland Circle and the Snæfellsnes Peninsula

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  • Gullfoss rainbow.jpg
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  • Myvatn.jpg
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  • Reykjavik overview pond.jpg
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Highlights

  • The Mystical Snæfellsnes Peninsula
  • Natural Wonders of Iceland
  • Lake Mývatn and the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

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