South Iceland Exclusive - 5 days


The South Coast offers many scenic sights, such as stunning waterfalls, black volcanic beaches, glaciers and charming towns. This 5 day private guided south coast tour is for those who do not have much time and would like to leave the driving part to the professionals. Book this tour for stress free holidays in Iceland with a private driver guide and comfortable vehicle.
Please contact us for availability before making a booking.

Overview

Map for South Iceland Exclusive - 5 days tour
  • Duration:5 days / 4 nights
  • By Car km/mi:630
  • Season:All year
  • Operates:Daily
  • Price From:327366 ISK/Per Person
  • Tour ID:PT03

Not Included

  • Optional Activities
  • Blue Lagoon admission fee

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival - Reykjavík City



Following your arrival, our driver will meet you at the airport and drive you to your accommodation in Reykjavík. Reykjavík offers great variety of things to do and experience: consult your driver and enjoy the rest of your day in the city.

Highlights:
Reykjavik city


Day 2. Stunning Waterfalls - Black Beaches - Glaciers and Volcanoes


Your guide will pick you up in the morning and the adventure of the South Coast will begin. The first stop will be Hveragerđi, a small town with steaming vents everywhere and where hot spring water is used for heating greenhouses. The next stops will be two magnificent waterfalls – Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. Seljalandsfoss is unique waterfall, as you can take a walk behind it to see the water crash over the cliff’s edge above. Skógafoss is an impressive waterfall with two majestic glaciers towering above. You will continue your journey to the Dyrhólaey Headland, a natural reserve where many seabirds nest in the summer and also visit the spectacular black beach of Reynisdrangar where huge basalt columns seem to rise from the ocean to meet the sky. You will stop at Vík, which is charming and southernmost town in Iceland, before heading back to Selfoss area for overnight stay.

Highlights:
Hveragerđi Town
title="Selfoss Town">Selfoss Town
Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
Skógafoss Waterfall
Eyjafjallajökull Glacier
Vík Town

Optional Extra:
Glacier Walk


Day 3. Volcanic Crater - Sprouting Geysers - The Golden Waterfall - Ţingvellir National Park



Today you will head inland and stop at the impressive Keriđ Volcanic Crater and further inland to the Faxi Waterfall. You will continue to the famous Great Geysir and Strokkur Geysir, an active geyser that spouts boiling hot water 15 to 20 meters in the air every few minutes. Only short distance from Geyser geothermal area you will find the majestic Gullfoss waterfall, also called The Golden waterfall, which is one of the largest and most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland. Next you will head to Ţingvellir National Park. The Mid-Atlantic ridge runs right through Ţingvellir forming an impressive rift valley where Iceland is drifting apart at the rate of 2 cm per year. Ţingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is where the Icelandic Parliament was established in 930. From the National Park you guide will drive you across Mosfellsheiđi Heath back to Reykjavík.

Highlights:
Keriđ Crater
Faxi Waterfall
Geysir Geothermal Area
Gullfoss Waterfall
Ţingvellir National Park


Day 4. Reykjanes Peninsula - Lunar Landscapes - The Blue Lagoon



Once again your guide will pick you up and this time you will head to the volcanic lava fiels in Reykjanes Peninsula. The first stop is the world-famous Blue Lagoon, a geothermal seawater spa, set in a magical black lava field. It is rich in silica and blue-green algae, which gives the lagoon its reputed healing powers. Relaxing in-water massages are available, but you can also unwind in the saunas and steam baths or get a natural massage under the Blue Lagoon Waterfall. After the relaxation you will contine along the South Coast of Reykjanes Peninsula back to Reykjavík. On the way you will visit such nature wonders as Krýsuvík Geothermal Area and the stunning Lake Kleifarvatn.

Highlights:
Lake Kleifarvatn
Krýsuvík Geothermal Area
Grindavík Town
The Blue Lagoon

Optional Extra:
The Blue Lagoon Spa


Day 5. Departure


If you have scheduled an afternoon or evening flight, you will have time to catch any of the Reykjavík sites you might have missed. our driver will drive you from Reykjavík to the airport.



Accommodation

Comfort Accommodation
Comfort Accommodation


Private rooms with private WC facilities and shower/bath in hotels or well appointed guesthouses.
Breakfast is included.
Double rooms at most Icelandic hotels are twin rooms with two single beds. In most cases the two single beds can be put together to make a double bed. However this varies from one hotel / guesthouse to another.
Triple rooms are in most cases double rooms with an extra bed and therefore floor space may be limited when an extra bed has been added.

Economy Accommodation
Economy Accommodation


Private rooms with shared WC facilities and shower in guesthouses.
Breakfast is included.
Double rooms at most Icelandic hotels are twin rooms with two single beds. In most cases the two single beds can be put together to make a double bed. However this varies from one hotel / guesthouse to another.
Triple rooms are in most cases double rooms with an extra bed and therefore floor space may be limited when an extra bed has been added.

Quality Accommodation
Quality Accommodation


Rooms in the highest quality accommodation available with private shower or bath and WC.
Breakfast is included.
Double rooms at most Icelandic hotels are twin rooms with two single beds.In most cases the two single beds can be put together to make a double bed. However this varies from one hotel / guesthouse to another.
Triple rooms are in most cases double rooms with an extra bed and therefore floor space may be limited when an extra bed has been added.

Other Information


The prices are based on max 4 persons. For groups larger than 4 persons, please contact us via email.

This tour can be customized to your specifications and needs, so if you have any special requests, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We will be more than happy to help you arrange the perfect Icelandic vacation.

This tour is also available as a self drive tour: RT06 - South Iceland - 5 day

*FAQ*

Where to eat during the tour?
In the small towns around Iceland you will find restaurants, bakeries and cafes where you can get something to eat. If you are going to the highlands we recommend purchasing something to take with you as there are very limited options for meals in the remote highland areas. Discuss with your guide about the places to stop for lunch or dinner.

Are there any hidden charges?
There are no hidden charges or fees you should be aware of. Note that meals other than breakfast are not included.

Do hotels and guesthouses offer Wi-Fi internet connection?
Most hotels and guesthouses in Iceland do provide free access to Wi-Fi internet. Some hotels and guesthouses do charge a small fee for access to the internet.

How do I book and what is the process?
There are several factors that determine the tour price:
• Time of the year you plan on visiting
• Number of people traveling together
• Accommodation type (we offer 2 categories of accommodation)
• Optional Activities (Various optional activities are available with each trip)

There is a special Price Calculator button with every private guided tour where you can enter your choice of type of accommodation, number of people and your arrival date. The Price Calculator will calculate and display the price according to your specifications. This way you can see how different choices in accommodation types and optional activities affect the price of the package. Once you are confident about your trip selection proceed to press the book now tab. Here you will fill in the required information and proceed through the booking process.We require a 15% deposit at the time of booking. Full payment is due 4 weeks prior to arrival.Once a booking is made an automatic e-mail is sent informing you that the order has been replaced and is currently being processed by the IcelandRoadtrip.com team. When the processing of you booking is finalized and travel documents are ready you will be contacted by one of our teammates with further details.

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