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Luxury Country House Self-Drive Tour of Iceland Iceland in style - luxurious Country House vacations an self-drive

Travel the ring road, stay at a first class Hotel in Reykjavik and Country Hotels in the countryside plus 10 things you must do while in Iceland.

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Day 1: Reykjavík

Upon arrival in Reykjavik you are met by a representative and taken to the car rental office in the city where you will pick up the car. Access to Laugar Spa is included in the package. Indulge in geothermal brine baths, steam baths and a cozy relaxation area with fireplace. Then party in Reykjavik. Your party could be a visit to one of the many dance clubs or bars or you could explore the charming old town of Reykjavik and try out one of the great gourmet restaurants.
Accommodation in Reykjavík.

Gulfoss, Geysir and Thingvellir, Iceland

Day 2: The South – Gullfoss, Geysir, þingvellir

Places of interest: þingvellir National Park, Visit Geysir hot spring area with its fabulous Strokkur. Gullfoss waterfall. Seljalandsfoss waterfall. The magnificent waterfall and the folk museum at Skógar. Dyrhólaey. Reynisfjörur..
Driving Distance: approx. 250km
Accommodation: in Vik area.

Day 3: The Southeast – Skaftafell, Vatnajökull, Höfn

Places of interest: Skaftafell National Park. Boat trip on the glacial lagoon Jökulsárlón. The Vatnajökull glacier – various tours on the glacier are available if booked in advance. Fishing village Höfn.
Driving Distance: approx. 270km
Accommodation: in Höfn area.

Day 4: The East Coast –

Places of interest: Great scenery of tall and uniquely formed mountains en route towards the Eastern fjords with their dramatic mountain surroundings and quaint fishing villages. Try the excellent Icelandic cuisine in any of our Country Hotels.
Driving Distance: approx. 250km
Accommodation: in Egilsstaðir area.

Day 5: Mývatn area.

Krafla lava field and geothermal area, Iceland

Places of interest: Lake Mývatn. Höfði Whale watching from Húsavík town. Dimmuborgir. Hike across lava fields to see boiling mud pots in Krafla area. Goðafoss waterfall( Waterfall of the Gods).
Driving Distance: approx. 240km
Accommodation: in Mývatn area.

Day 6: Akureyri

Places of interest: Akureyri town – the capital of the North. Skagafjörður district. The farmhouse museum in Glaumbćr. The old turf church at Víðimýri. Vatnsdalshólar. Go horse riding in Skagafjörður, a famous area for horse breeding.
Driving Distance: approx. 210km
Accommodation: in Hrútafjörður/Skagafjörður area.

Borgarnes, Iceland

Day 7: The North and Southwest

Places of interest: The lovely Borgarfjörður district. Climbing the old crater Grábrók. Borgarnes – the site of one of the most popular Icelandic sagas, Egla. Dine in one of the Gourmet restaurants in Reykjavík praised by international media.
Driving Distance: approx. 200km
Accommodation: in Reykjavík

Day 8: Reykjavik, Blue Lagoon

Places of interest: Visit one of the many outdoor swimming pools heated by natural hot water in Reykjavík. Buy a famous Lopi sweater and visit the Blue Lagoon.
Driving Distance: approx. 100km
Accommodation: in Reykjavík

Rates on request
This itinerary includes accommodations with private facilities, 8 nights, car for 9 days

Departures: Any day from June 01 - September 15. * whale watching is available between May to September (not incl. in the package price).

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Accommodation Categories:

The rooms in Farmhouses, Farm Guesthouses and Country Hotels can be of four different cagetories:

I These rooms are simple, comfortable and adequate. The beds are made up and rooms cleaned daily. Clean towels are supplied. Guests have access to communal sitting room. Breakfast included.
II In addition to category I, all rooms have hand basins and are generally of a higher standard and better equipped. Breakfast included.
III In addition to categories I and II, rooms have private bathroom. These rooms can be in farmhouses, guesthouses and cottages. Breakfast included.
IV Rooms with private facilities in country hotels. Better equipped with TV, radio and sometimes coffee making facilities. Breakfast included.

All but the Country Hotels may have shared or private facilities. Country Hotels always offer the highest standard and have private facilities.


Car Categories:

Car grp A, VW Polo / Toyota Yaris / Skoda Fabia
Car grp B, VW Golf / Honda Jazz / Toyota Auris
Car grp N, Skoda Oktavia (STW) / VW Golf (STW )
Car grp S, Skoda Oktavia (AUTO) or similar
Car grp G, Suzuki Grand Vitara (4WD)
Car grp. I, Mitshubishi Pajero 3,2 (4WD)

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