Iceland Fire and Ice South Coast

Iceland Fire and Ice South Coast

See all the elements of Fire and Ice in Iceland; geysers, volcanoes and waterfalls on the Golden Circle and beyond. This is a 6 day total trip, and you can travel any time of the year. We will help you explore Iceland’s spectacular countryside. Prices include car hire, accommodation, Road Atlas and Map, and a detailed itinerary. You can also contact us if you want a shorter version of this tour.

Duration: 5 nights, All Year

Price: From $1,096 per person based on 2 people sharing

Highlights

  • Iceland’s spectacular countryside
  • Magnificent views to the volcanoes and glaciers of the south
  • Tour the iconic Golden Circle, optional snowmobile ride on a glacier
  • Enjoy the amazing landscapes of the South
  • The world-famous Geysir area
  • Explore idyllic Reykjavík

Included:
  - Rental Car for 5 days, pick up on arrival at Keflavik International Airport*
  - 1 Night accommodation in the Reykjavik area
  - 4 Nights in the countryside
  - Detailed itinerary which we will help put together with you
  - Our expert assistance in planning the vacation, and during your trip.
  - Rental car airport fee
  - Unlimited mileage
  - Collision Damage Waiver Insurance
  - 2 authorized drivers for the whole period
  - GPS is Free of Charge
  - Car return at the airport on the day of departure
  - 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 the US to Iceland
  - Travel insurance
  - Optional Tours
  - Car rental for an extra day, if necessary
  - Any service not specifically listed under ‘Included’

*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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Day 1: Arrival

Arrive at Keflavik Airport.  Pick up the car at the Airport.
Drive to the hotel in the Golden circle area.  Explore the capital on your way there or stop to have lunch before continuing to your hotel in the Golden circle area.

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Day 2: The Golden Circle

The Golden Circle is a fascinating experience. Visit Thingvellir National Park; the original site of the oldest existing parliament in the world. You can explore the world-famous Geysir area, where hot springs are in abundance, geysers erupt and pools of mud bubble.).

You can also stop by the magnificent Gullfoss waterfalls. You may want to take an optional snowmobile ride from the Langjokull Glacier, or go river rafting or take a river jet ride along the Hvítá River.).

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Day 3: The South Coast Glaciers and Volcanoes

Drive through a landscape formed by glaciers and the many eruptions from Mt. Hekla, an active volcano, which you will drive past.  You might visit the Eyjafjallajokull Visitors Center where you will learn how it was for the inhabitants in the area when the Volcano was erupting in 2010.  There are many hiking opportunities in the area, as well as glacier walks and snowmobile rides. 

Drive along the south coast and walk behind the waterfall Seljalandsfoss.  The folk museum at Skogar and the nearby waterfall Skogarfoss make a fascinating rest stop.  Visit the puffins at Cape Dyrholaey and stroll along the endless beach of black sand in Reynishverfi.

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Day 4: The Glacier Lagoon Skaftafell and Jökulsárlón

As the days are long and hopefully the sun will be out until late evening, enjoy driving to Skaftafell National Park and the Glacier Lagoon in the South East.

The Glacier Lagoon is a very special phenomena, a lagoon formed by icebergs that fall off Europes largest glacier and drift into the ocean.  often seals can be seen playing along the coastline or swimming in the lagoon.

You can also do an optional guided glacier walk in the National Park.

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Day 5: To Reykjavik

Drive back towards Reykjavik.

Enjoy the rest of your Day/Night in the Reykjavik

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 and restaurants.

Ask us about optional City tours or places to see or enjoy simply relax explore Downtown Reykjavik.

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Day 6: Departure

Breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy your drive to the airport. We advise departing your hotel no later than three hours before your international flight and to return car at Keflavik International airport.

STAY LONGER AND EXPLORE ICELAND

The package is for 6 days and 5ights. If you want to stay longer we can arrange additional nights accommodation at little extra cost. Please contact us and we will do our best to adapt this basic package so you get the holiday you want. 

SUGGESTION -  If you did not visit the Blue Lagoon on your arrival day, you might use the opportunity to stop there now on your way to the airport if time allows. Reservation required / not included

 

 

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. 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.  Possibility to upgrade to superior or deluxe rooms, when available.

 

Price for the period from June 1 to September 30:

 

Comfort Value Package: 5 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
Toyota Corolla Wagon Hybrid Automatic or similar $ 1,425 $ 1,231 $ 1,265 $ 1,181
Skoda Octavia Station Wagon 4WD Automatic or similar $ 1,543 $ 1,310 $ 1,324 $ 1,228
Toyota RAV4 4WD Automatic or similar $ 1,695 $ 1,412 $ 1,400 $ 1,289
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater or similar $ 1,722 $ 1,430 $ 1,414 $ 1,300
Tesla 3 Electric Auto 4x4 or similar $ 1,739 $ 1,441 $ 1,422 $ 1,307
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 5 Seater or similar $ 1,983 $ 1,603 $ 1,544 $ 1,404
Mercedes Benz GLE - Plugin Hybrid Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,092 $ 1,677 $ 1,599 $ 1,448
Land Rover Discovery 5 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,227 $ 1,767 $ 1,666 $ 1,502
Mercedes Benz GLS 7 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,664 $ 2,058 $ 1,885 $ 1,677

 

Quality Value Package: 5 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
Toyota Corolla Wagon Hybrid Automatic or similar $ 1,692 $ 1,423 $ 1,532 $ 1,403
Skoda Octavia Station Wagon 4WD Automatic or similar $ 1,810 $ 1,502 $ 1,591 $ 1,450
Toyota RAV4 4WD Automatic or similar $ 1,963 $ 1,603 $ 1,668 $ 1,511
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater or similar $ 1,990 $ 1,622 $ 1,681 $ 1,522
Tesla 3 Electric Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,006 $ 1,633 $ 1,689 $ 1,529
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 5 Seater or similar $ 2,250 $ 1,795 $ 1,811 $ 1,626
Mercedes Benz GLE - Plugin Hybrid Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,360 $ 1,868 $ 1,866 $ 1,670
Land Rover Discovery 5 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,495 $ 1,958 $ 1,934 $ 1,724
Mercedes Benz GLS 7 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 2,932 $ 2,250 $ 2,152 $ 1,899

 

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

 

Comfort Value Package: 5 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 $ 1,148 $ 1,020 $ 1,030 $ 977
Toyota RAV4 4WD Automatic or similar $ 1,270 $ 1,102 $ 1,091 $ 1,026
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater or similar $ 1,303 $ 1,124 $ 1,108 $ 1,039
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 5 Seater or similar $ 1,370 $ 1,168 $ 1,141 $ 1,066
Mercedes Benz GLE - Plugin Hybrid Auto 4x4 or similar $ 1,424 $ 1,205 $ 1,168 $ 1,088
Land Rover Discovery 5 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 1,492 $ 1,250 $ 1,202 $ 1,115
Mercedes Benz GLS 7 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 1,710 $ 1,395 $ 1,311 $ 1,202

 

Quality Value Package: 5 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 $ 1,318 $ 1,133 $ 1,200 $ 1,113
Toyota RAV4 4WD Automatic or similar $ 1,440 $ 1,215 $ 1,261 $ 1,162
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater or similar $ 1,473 $ 1,237 $ 1,278 $ 1,175
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 5 Seater or similar $ 1,540 $ 1,282 $ 1,311 $ 1,202
Mercedes Benz GLE - Plugin Hybrid Auto 4x4 or similar $ 1,594 $ 1,318 $ 1,338 $ 1,224
Land Rover Discovery 5 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 1,662 $ 1,363 $ 1,372 $ 1,251
Mercedes Benz GLS 7 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 1,880 $ 1,509 $ 1,481 $ 1,338

 

Price for the periods May 1 to 30, October 1 to 31 and Dec 23 to Jan 2:

 

Comfort Value Package: 5 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 $ 1,245 $ 1,067 $ 1,128 $ 1,044
Toyota RAV4 4WD Automatic or similar $ 1,368 $ 1,148 $ 1,189 $ 1,093
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater or similar $ 1,401 $ 1,171 $ 1,205 $ 1,106
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 5 Seater or similar $ 1,468 $ 1,215 $ 1,239 $ 1,133
Mercedes Benz GLE - Plugin Hybrid Auto 4x4 or similar $ 1,522 $ 1,251 $ 1,266 $ 1,155
Land Rover Discovery 5 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 1,589 $ 1,296 $ 1,300 $ 1,182
Mercedes Benz GLS 7 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 1,808 $ 1,442 $ 1,409 $ 1,269

 

Quality Value Package: 5 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 $ 1,403 $ 1,248 $ 1,285 $ 1,216
Toyota RAV4 4WD Automatic or similar $ 1,525 $ 1,330 $ 1,346 $ 1,265
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater or similar $ 1,558 $ 1,352 $ 1,363 $ 1,278
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 5 Seater or similar $ 1,625 $ 1,397 $ 1,396 $ 1,305
Mercedes Benz GLE - Plugin Hybrid Auto 4x4 or similar $ 1,679 $ 1,433 $ 1,423 $ 1,327
Land Rover Discovery 5 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 1,747 $ 1,478 $ 1,457 $ 1,354
Mercedes Benz GLS 7 seater Auto 4x4 or similar $ 1,965 $ 1,624 $ 1,566 $ 1,441

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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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 Fire and Ice South Coast

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  • Jokulsarlon colors AG.JPG
  • Jokulsarlon perspective AG.JPG
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  • Strokkur  Geysir.jpg
  • strokkur-in-april.jpg
  • the-gullfoss-waterfalls-in-april.jpg
  • the-gullfoss-waterfalls-in-summer.jpg
  • Flosagja1.jpg
  • Thingvellir1.jpg

Highlights

  • Iceland’s spectacular countryside
  • Magnificent views to the volcanoes and glaciers of the south
  • Tour the iconic Golden Circle, optional snowmobile ride on a glacier
  • Enjoy the amazing landscapes of the South
  • The world-famous Geysir area
  • Explore idyllic Reykjavík

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