Day 1: The Borgarfjörður Region, Viking Settlement and Waterfalls.
Arrive early morning and pick up the car at the airport and drive to the Borgarfjörður Region. Spend the day in the Borgarfjörður valley, famous for its sagas of the Viking era. Here you find Deildartunguhver, Europe's most powerful hot spring. Continue to Hraunfossar and Barnafoss waterfalls. There are several museums in the area such as the Icelandic settlement museum in Borgarnes, Snorrastofa culture and history exhibition in Reykholt, the home of Snorri Sturluson, Iceland´s most famous Saga writers, and Hvanneyri Farm Machinery Museum.
You can also take a guided tour to the Víðgelmir Cave in the nearby Hallmundarhraun Lava Field. The mighty Víðgelmir lava tube has a new access walkway and state of the art feature lighting system. This is a trip that the whole family can enjoy. The stunning beauty of Víðgelmir lava cave lies in the amazing colors and rock formations.
Optional Tour: Cave Explorer, price $72 per person.
Interesting Sights in the Area