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Interior Adventure Traverse Iceland

The fly drive of your life

What's included: 10 nights hotel, 10 days car hire and return flights

This superb 10 night fly drive includes 10 days car rental, 10 nights in hotels around Iceland, and the opportunity to see all the highlights of Iceland.

What's included:

  • Return flights from UK airport to Iceland
  • 10 nights hotel including breakfast at different locations. (Hotels will be confirmed on booking)
  • 11 days car hire with pick up and drop off at the airport

Flight depart times:

For schedules see our main web site using a desktop device. (Subject to change and availability)

What you'll do

Day 1:

Fly in from your chosen UK airport and land safely at Keflavik.

Pick up your car hire from the airport and drive to your Reykjavik hotel

Take the afternoon to explore the capital and enjoy some tasty Icelandic food for dinner

Stay overnight at your Reykjavik hotel

Day 2:

Spend another day in Reykjavik. You can choose whether to explore at your own pace or you can book one of our Reykjavik sightseeing tours at an extra cost.  You will learn about the rich history and culture that shaped Iceland by visiting the prime landmarks and attractions in and around the capital city. Sit back and enjoy educational commentary, interesting facts, and stories that relate to the most important locations in and around Reykjavik.

Stay overnight at your Reykjavik hotel

Day 3:

Drive towards the Golden Circle and explore the area. Combining history, culture and extraordinary nature, you can see Thingvellir National Park and walk among the geological wonders of the fissure zone and in the footsteps of the early Viking settlers where the Althingi parliament was founded. You can then see the Gullfoss and feel the mist of glacial water as it cascades down one of Iceland’s most famous waterfalls.  Finally, you can witness the Geysir and hear the bubbling of the mud pots, smell the sulphur in the air and watch in awe as the geyser Strokkur blasts boiling water into the air.

Then drive further onto Hveragerdi and check into your hotel there.

Day 4:

Drive along the coast road in a westerly direction passing under the Hvalfjordur and then onto the Snaefelsness Peninsula via Borgarnes where you will be staying for 1 night.

In Snaefelsness you will find a wonderland of great geothermal activity with the most photographed mountain in Iceland, charming little fishing villages and extraordinary sights. The peninsula is often nicknamed “Iceland in a nutshell” due to its vast variety in and contrast!

Stay overnight in your Snaefelsness hotel

Day 5:

Continue on to Husavik. The town of Húsavík sits on the eastern shore of Shaky Bay, known around the world as Whale Capital of Iceland.

In the past years whales have been spotted in 98% of all whale watching trips. It is also the site of the first house built in Iceland, in the year 860, by Swedish viking Garðar Svavarsson. Húsavík is conveniently located for day trips to most of the major attractions in Iceland, part of the Arctic Coast Way and the starting point of the Diamond Circle.

Stay overnight in Husavik

Day 6:

Drive onwards north to Akureyri where you will stay for two nights

No matter what time of year you visit Akureyri, there's always something fun to do.  It is the gateway to the spectacular beauty of the north, most notably the  Mývatn region, Dettifoss waterfall, Goðafoss waterfall and Ásbyrgi canyon. If you are going to Akureyri, you should spend at least a day in the town itself but then venture out and explore the nearby breathtaking locations.

Stay overnight in Akureyri

Day 7:

Spend another day exploring the areas surrouding Akureyri

Stay overnight in Akureyri

Day 8

Drive across the interior of Iceland via highway 35 stopping to bathe in the hot springs at Hveravellir.

The route passe sbetween the 2 glaciers of Langjokull and Hofsjokull and continues to Gulfoss and Geysir.

Combining history, culture and extraordinary nature, you can see Thingvellir National Park and walk among the geological wonders of the fissure zone and in the footsteps of the early Viking settlers where the Althingi parliament was founded. You can then see the Gullfoss and feel the mist of glacial water as it cascades down one of Iceland’s most famous waterfalls.  Finally, you can witness the Geysir and hear the bubbling of the mud pots, smell the sulphur in the air and watch in awe as the geyser Strokkur blasts boiling water into the air.

Stay overnight near the Golden Circle

Day 9:

Spend another day exploring the areas surrouding the Golden Circle

Stay overnight near the Golden Circle

Day 10:

Drive back towards Reykjavik for your last full day in Iceland

Stay overnight in your Reykjavik hotel

Day 11:

Drive to the airport and drop the car hire off

Fly back to the UK

It is possible to add a Blue Lagoon tour to the morning of Day 11 at an extra cost.

  • Adults in Double or Twin Rooms

    10 Nights
    Prices from£1999.00each
  • Adults in Single Occupancy Rooms

    10 Nights
    Prices from£2499.00each
  • Children Sharing with Parents

    10 Nights
    Prices from£999.00each
  • Infants Sharing with Parents

    10 Nights
    Prices from£40.00each

Booking

For departure dates within the next two weeks please contact us to verify availability.

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