Pearls of the south of Iceland

An independent trip to the southern part of Iceland, where the main attractions of this amazing country are concentrated - glaciers, geysers, waterfalls and the Landmannalaugar valley
  • Self drive
  • mid june - september
  • 6 days / 5 nights
  • from 3 685 EUR
  • 1 250 km
    Route distance
  • Medium
    Difficulty level

Program of tour
1 day. Arrival to Iceland (~ 60 km)
Arrival at the airport. Meeting with a guide at the airport, who will issue a route map, a telephone SIM card, help with car rental, if desired - accompany you to the hotel and help with accommodation.
Overnight in Reykjavik.

2 day. West Iceland - Golden Circle (~350 km)
Main attractions: Deildartunguhver hot spring - Hraunfossar lava waterfalls - Barnafoss waterfall - Thingvellir National Park - Geysir hot springs area - Gullfoss waterfall.

Today you will visit the largest hot spring in Europe, Deildartunguhver; the city of Reykholt, where the most famous scientist, writer and politician of the Icelandic Middle Ages, Snorri Sturtluson, the author of many Icelandic sagas, lived; the Hraunfossar lava waterfalls, where many streams of water flowing from under the lava form an innumerable number of small waterfalls, and you will also see the Barnafoss waterfall. Drive over the Kaldidalur Pass to Thingvellir National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was here that all the most important historical events in the life of the country took place, from 930 to the present day. Here you can also see a giant fault at the border of two tectonic plates - North American and Eurasian. Then continue on to the famous Geysir hot springs area and the mighty Gullfoss waterfall. Overnight in the South.
3 day. Landmannalaugar valley (~250 km)
Main attractions: Landmannalaugar valley - Seljalandsfoss waterfall i - Skogafoss waterfall - Vik/

This is an exciting trip to the highlands of Iceland - a place where wildlife has been preserved. Here you will meet with unearthly landscapes: lava fields; blue water lakes hidden in old volcanic craters; black hills topped with green moss; rhyolite mountains, like an artist's palette of green, red, yellow, orange and brown; a huge number of waterfalls; clean mountain air; hot springs and a small thermal lake located in the mountains, where you can swim. In the valley is one of the most unpredictable and magical volcanoes in Iceland - Hekla. Then drive along the scenic south coast and see sights along the way such as the Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls. Night in Vik.

For additional payment:
an open-air ethnographic museum in the village of Skógar; Lava center.
4 day. South coast - Jokulsaarloun Glacier Lagoon (~390 km)
Main attractions: Dyrholaey Cape- Reynisdrangar basalt rocks - Skaftafell National Park - Svartifoss waterfall - Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon.

​Today you will continue to explore the south coast - Dyrholaey* Cape, nesting seabirds, black sand beaches and Reynisdrangar basalt rocks. These bizarre rocks, carved by the harsh sea, according to legend, were once trolls, petrified by the sun. Moving east, you will find yourself in the Vatnajokull National Park area, named after the largest glacier in Europe. Visit the Skaftafell National Park, nestled between glaciers and offering plenty of hiking opportunities. Take a 2 hour hike to the Svartifoss waterfall and then continue on to the shimmering icebergs of the Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon. Night in Vik.

For additional payment:
Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon cruise

*Important! Please note that Dyrholaey is closed during nesting, from about mid May until the end of June.
5 day. Reykjanes Peninsula and Blue Lagoon (~240 km)
Main attractions: geothermal areas Krysuvik - Lake Kleifarvatn - Blue Lagoon.
The Reykjanes peninsula is a geothermal area where thin ribbons of steam rise from the surface, which gave the peninsula its name - "smoking point". You will pass geothermal areas such as Krysuvik and Gunnuhver, the "bridge between continents" where you can literally walk from Europe to North America, Lake Kleifarvatn, and visit the most important site - the Blue Lagoon . Overnight on the Reykjanes peninsula.

For additional payment:
entrance ticket to the Blue Lagoon.

6 day. Departure.
Сar return at the airport and departure.

  • The tour price includes:
    • Meeting at the airport, assistance in registration of the car;
    • Car rental with GPS navigator, insurance, extra driver
    • Road map 1:600,000;
    • Detailed description of the route;
    • Accommodation in 3* hotels;
    • Breakfasts;
    • Phone SIM-card with internet traffic 20 GB
  • Not included:
    • air travel;
    • insurance;
    • visa
    • entry tickets.
Thermal underwear, T-shirts, fleece or wool jacket, warm waterproof jacket with a hood, waterproof trousers, hat, gloves, woolen socks.
A pair of comfortable warm and waterproof boots or sneakers (better for trekking).
Passport, credit card, phone, medical insurance, international driver's license.
Do not forget photo and video equipment with sufficient memory. Iceland is a photographer's paradise.
For the lagoon
Swimsuit / swimming trunks. You will be given a towel in the reception of the Blue Lagoon.
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