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 and accommodation, as well as detailed travel information, including an itinerary in a specially prepared smartphone App. You can also contact us if you want a shorter version of this tour.

Duration: 5 nights, All Year

Price: From $1,894 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
• Rental car airport fee
• Unlimited mileage
• Collision Damage Waiver Insurance
• 2 authorized drivers for the whole period
• Mobile WiFi is Free of Charge
• All taxes, VAT and service fees
• Information about driving in Iceland
• Detailed itinerary which we will help put together with you. You can also download a Nordika Travel App on an iPhone/Smart phone or tablet to have the Itinerary with you on your trip.
• Our expert assistance in planning the vacation and during 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.

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.

Superior value packages: 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.

 

Price for the period from June 1 to September 30:

 

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 Hybrid Automatic or similar $ 1,894 $ 1,565 $ 1,673 $ 1,526
Toyota RAV4 4WD Automatic or similar $ 2,284 $ 1,753 $ 1,813 $ 1,638
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater or similar $ 2,330 $ 1,775 $ 1,830 $ 1,652
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 5 Seater or similar $ 2,760 $ 2,036 $ 2,040 $ 1,775

 

Superior 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 Hybrid Automatic or similar $ 2,595 $ 1,880 $ 2,309 $ 1,937
Toyota RAV4 4WD Automatic or similar $ 2,985 $ 2,141 $ 2,504 $ 2,093
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater or similar $ 3,032 $ 2,172 $ 2,527 $ 2,112
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 5 Seater or similar $ 3,461 $ 2,458 $ 2,742 $ 2,284

 

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

 

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 Hybrid Automatic or similar $ 1,320 $ 1,143 $ 1,218 $ 1,132
Toyota RAV4 4WD Automatic or similar $ 1,487 $ 1,254 $ 1,302 $ 1,199
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater or similar $ 1,519 $ 1,275 $ 1,317 $ 1,212
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 5 Seater or similar $ 1,593 $ 1,325 $ 1,354 $ 1,241
Superior 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 Hybrid Automatic or similar $ 1,531 $ 1,294 $ 1,429 $ 1,307
Toyota RAV4 4WD Automatic or similar $ 1,698 $ 1,405 $ 1,513 $ 1,374
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater or similar $ 1,730 $ 1,427 $ 1,529 $ 1,387
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 5 Seater or similar $ 1,804 $ 1,476 $ 1,566 $ 1,416

 

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

 

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 Hybrid Automatic or similar $ 1,408 $ 1,261 $ 1,306 $ 1,238
Toyota RAV4 4WD Automatic or similar $ 1,575 $ 1,373 $ 1,389 $ 1,305
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater or similar $ 1,606 $ 1,394 $ 1,405 $ 1,318
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 5 Seater or similar $ 1,680 $ 1,443 $ 1,442 $ 1,347

 

Superior 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 Hybrid Automatic or similar $ 1,658 $ 1,497 $ 1,556 $ 1,480
Toyota RAV4 4WD Automatic or similar $ 1,825 $ 1,608 $ 1,639 $ 1,546
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater or similar $ 1,862 $ 1,629 $ 1,655 $ 1,559
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 5 Seater or similar $ 1,965 $ 1,679 $ 1,692 $ 1,589

Rental cars for your road trip

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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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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  • Strokkur  Geysir.jpg
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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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