Iceland Circle and the Snæfellsnes Peninsula

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 $1,838 per person based on 2 people sharing

Highlights

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

INCLUDED:
  - Rental car for 9 days, pick up on arrival at Keflavik 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.
  - 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.

Package Map
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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.

Comfort value packages:  An accommodation in hotels, guesthouses and farmhouses around Iceland. The comfort 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. WiFi is available in most comfort 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. Ensuit full bathrooms normally contain hairdryers, toiletries and towels. Bathrooms are fully equipped, either with a shower or a bathtub. WiFi 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 from June 1 to September 30:

 

Comfort 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
Skoda Octavia Station Wagon 4WD Automatic or similar $ 2,581 $ 2,071 $ 2,034 $ 1,776
Mitsubishi Outlander 4WD Automatic Plugin/Hybrid or similar $ 2,757 $ 2,189 $ 2,122 $ 1,847
Kia Sportage 4WD Automatic or similar $ 2,850 $ 2,251 $ 2,169 $ 1,897
Tesla 3 Electric Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,947 $ 2,315 $ 2,220 $ 1,949
Mercedes Benz E-220 Auto or similar $ 3,315 $ 2,497 $ 2,385 $ 2,073
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 5 seater or similar $ 3,517 $ 2,632 $ 2,515 $ 2,184
Mercedes Benz GLE - Plugin Hybrid Auto 4x4 or similar $ 3,779 $ 2,807 $ 2,646 $ 2,289
Audi Q7 Auto 4x4 or similar $ 3,933 $ 2,897 $ 2,695 $ 2,321
Land Rover Discovery 7 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 4,084 $ 3,010 $ 2,798 $ 2,411
Mercedes Benz GLS 7 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 5,096 $ 3,685 $ 3,304 $ 2,816

 

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
Skoda Octavia Station Wagon 4WD Automatic or similar $ 3,104 $ 2,427 $ 2,643 $ 2,307
Mitsubishi Outlander 4WD Automatic Plugin/Hybrid or similar $ 3,342 $ 2,549 $ 2,762 $ 2,402
Kia Sportage 4WD Automatic or similar $ 3,467 $ 2,632 $ 2,824 $ 2,452
Tesla 3 Electric Auto 4x4 or similar $ 3,597 $ 2,718 $ 2,889 $ 2,504
Mercedes Benz E-220 Auto or similar $ 3,958 $ 2,947 $ 3,029 $ 2,608
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 5 seater or similar $ 4,186 $ 3,111 $ 3,183 $ 2,739
Mercedes Benz GLE - Plugin Hybrid Auto 4x4 or similar $ 4,448 $ 3,286 $ 3,315 $ 2,844
Audi Q7 Auto 4x4 or similar $ 4,577 $ 3,359 $ 3,338 $ 2,856
Land Rover Discovery 7 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 4,753 $ 3,489 $ 3,467 $ 2,966
Mercedes Benz GLS 7 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 5,765 $ 4,164 $ 3,973 $ 3,371

 

Price for the periods Jan 3 to Apr 30 and Nov 1 to Dec 22:

 

Comfort 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
Tesla 3 Electric Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,190 $ 1,761 $ 1,660 $ 1,447
Mercedes Benz E-220 Auto or similar $ 2,201 $ 1,759 $ 1,637 $ 1,423
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater or similar $ 2,202 $ 1,769 $ 1,666 $ 1,452
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 33" Mountain Safari or similar $ 2,292 $ 1,829 $ 1,711 $ 1,488
Mercedes Benz GLE - Plugin Hybrid Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,399 $ 1,900 $ 1,764 $ 1,530
Audi Q7 Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,439 $ 1,918 $ 1,757 $ 1,519
Land Rover Discovery 7 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,518 $ 1,979 $ 1,824 $ 1,578
Mercedes Benz GLS 7 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,893 $ 2,230 $ 2,012 $ 1,728

 

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
Mercedes Benz E-220 Auto or similar $ 2,493 $ 1,950 $ 1,930 $ 1,655
Tesla 3 Electric Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,505 $ 1,971 $ 1,975 $ 1,699
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater or similar $ 2,518 $ 1,979 $ 1,981 $ 1,704
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 33" Mountain Safari or similar $ 2,607 $ 2,039 $ 2,026 $ 1,740
Mercedes Benz GLE - Plugin Hybrid Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,714 $ 2,110 $ 2,080 $ 1,783
Audi Q7 Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,731 $ 2,109 $ 2,049 $ 1,751
Land Rover Discovery 7 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,833 $ 2,190 $ 2,139 $ 1,830
Mercedes Benz GLS 7 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 3,281 $ 2,440 $ 2,369 $ 2,027

 

Price for the periods May 1 to 31, October 1 to 31 and Dec 23 to Jan 2:

 

Comfort 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
Mercedes Benz E-220 Auto or similar $ 2,368 $ 1,839 $ 1,804 $ 1,538
Tesla 3 Electric Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,371 $ 1,847 $ 1,841 $ 1,571
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater or similar $ 2,383 $ 1,856 $ 1,847 $ 1,576
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 33" Mountain Safari or similar $ 2,473 $ 1,915 $ 1,892 $ 1,612
Mercedes Benz GLE - Plugin Hybrid Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,579 $ 1,986 $ 1,945 $ 1,655
Audi Q7 Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,606 $ 1,998 $ 1,924 $ 1,634
Land Rover Discovery 7 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,699 $ 2,066 $ 2,005 $ 1,702
Mercedes Benz GLS 7 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 3,100 $ 2,316 $ 2,193 $ 1,855

 

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
Mercedes Benz E-220 Auto or similar $ 2,641 $ 2,148 $ 2,078 $ 1,833
Tesla 3 Electric Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,663 $ 2,184 $ 2,133 $ 1,906
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater or similar $ 2,675 $ 2,193 $ 2,139 $ 1,912
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 33" Mountain Safari or similar $ 2,765 $ 2,253 $ 2,184 $ 1,961
Mercedes Benz GLE - Plugin Hybrid Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,872 $ 2,324 $ 2,248 $ 2,018
Audi Q7 Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,880 $ 2,307 $ 2,197 $ 1,958
Land Rover Discovery 7 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,991 $ 2,403 $ 2,328 $ 2,082
Mercedes Benz GLS 7 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 3,494 $ 2,696 $ 2,581 $ 2,285

Rental cars for your road trip

Toyota Corolla Wagon

The Corolla W/G (Wagon) is synonymous with reliability. It has good space and comfort, suitable for a 3/4 persons, with good room for luggage.

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Toyota RAV4 4WD Automatic

The RAV4 is a luxurious 4x4 which will take you further. But also available as 2wd. There is plenty of space and all passengers ride in comfort.  The RAV4 is ideal for Icelandic country roads, with the stability of the 4x4 drive.

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Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic

The Land Cruiser is the top of the line 4x4 Jeep/SUV. There is plenty of space, comfort and luxury and this car will take you almost anywhere in style.  This is a car that will take you to most of the places you want to visit in Iceland.

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Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Mountain Safari

This is a Landcruiser LX model that has been adapted to driving in rough terrain in the interior of Iceland. It has 33" tires and an air outlet on top of the car, making it suitable for passing rivers. The ground clearance is also higher than the normal Land Cruiser models.

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Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater

Launched in 1994, the Proace Verso is a light commercial van. The Proace Verso is the perfect 9 seater minivan for a group of travelers with plenty of luggage. Proace makes it possible for up to 9 persons to travel together in comfort.

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Tesla 3 Electric Auto 4x4

The Tesla is an electric car that has become quite popular in Iceland. It is a chick car, and you will need to be comfortable with the iPad looking high tech dashboard, where you have access to everything online.

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Mercedes Benz GLE - Plugin Hybrid Auto 4x4

This is a luxury SUV, spacious, agile and aerodynamic. It has an elegant cabin and a first-in-class tech in finely tailored style.

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Audi Q7 Auto 4x4

With standard quattro all-wheel-drive and seating for 5, the Audi Q7 sets the standard in the luxury SUV segment with impressive driving dynamics, benchmark connectivity, and advanced driver assistance technologies.

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Land Rover Discovery 5 seater Auto 4x4

With five-passenger seating options this versatile SUV utilizes the latest connectivity technologies, innovative storage solutions, and on-/off-road capability to shuttle drivers and their passengers to and from their commitments in the utmost comfort.

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Mercedes Benz GLS 7 seater Auto 4x4

This is a full-size luxury SUV produced by Mercedes-Benz since 2006. According to Mercedes-Benz, it is the SUV equivalent of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class

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Hotel types for your road trip

Comfort Hotels

This is an accommodation in hotels, guesthouses and farmhouses around Iceland. The comfort 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. WiFi is available in most comfort accommodations.

Quality Hotels

These are our best vacation deals. An accommodation in 3 or 4 star like hotels or special guesthouses. The Beds can be two twin beds or one Queen or King. En-suite full bathrooms normally contain hairdryers, toiletries and towels. Bathrooms are fully equipped, either with a shower or a bathtub. WiFi internet is available in all hotels free of charge. Quality accommodation offers restaurant on site.

Superior Hotels

These are 4 star hotels (or upgrade to superior rooms or suits in 3 star hotels where 4 star is not available. Our choice of superior hotels around the country include, small boutique hotels and hotels with special atmosphere. All superior hotels have good restaurants and bars. Many offer their own spa facilities. Our superior hotels in the countryside are small and include elevators, bar service and restaurants or a nearby restaurant.

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Views from Iceland Circle and the Snæfellsnes Peninsula

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  • Dettifoss waterfall.jpg
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  • Gullfoss rainbow.jpg
  • Godafoss.JPG
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  • Myvatn.jpg
  • Skaftafell.jpg
  • skógafoss 2.jpg
  • kirkjufellsfoss.jpg
  • hraunfossar.jpg
  • OxaraRiver.jpg
  • 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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