All Iceland Road Trip

Starting from: Reykjavik or Keflavik International Airport           
Season: All year
Duration: 12+ days                     Driving distance: 
Price from: 320,000 ISK per person

Highlights: Reykjavik - Arnarstapi - Kirkjufell - Latrabjarg - Dynjandi - Isafjordur - Akureyri - Lake Myvatn - Asbyrgi - Dettifoss - Eastfjords - Jokulsarlon - Skaftafell - Reynisfjara - Vik - Seljalandsfoss - Skogafoss - Golden Circle - Reykjanes

The Westfjords, the Snaefellsnes peninsula, and the Ring Road... this is Iceland's ultimate road trip! 

This holiday is ideal for travellers who wish to explore all of Iceland's regions in one trip at their own pace.
We help with all the arrangements - a suitable car rental, handpicked quality accommodation, fantastic tours and activities, a personalised itinerary, digital maps and local assistance during your trip; to make sure that this is the trip of a lifetime!

This trip is also possible as a private tour with a comfortable jeep / minibus and a local guide.

A road trip is a personal experience and our goal is to design an itinerary that matches your dream trip. Below is a 12 day / 11 night itinerary to give a general idea of our All Iceland Road Trip self-drive starting from Keflavik.

DAY 1 – ARRIVAL & BLUE LAGOON

Arrival at Keflavik International Airport. Pick up your rental car and drive to Reykjavik where you can spend the day exploring the city with our personalised recommendations for sights and restaurants.
Enroute to Reykjavik it is possible to visit the world-famous Blue Lagoon where you can spend a few hours relaxing in the milky geothermal waters.
Overnight in Reykjavik.

Optional add-ons:
Blue Lagoon admission

[mynd 1 h t]

DAY 2 – THE SNAEFELLSNES PENINSULA

Start your road trip around Iceland with the wonderful Snaefellsnes peninsula, where the Snaefellsjokull glacier-volcano dominates the landscape. Surrounding the glacier are some fascinating lava fields and rock formations; unique beaches including Arnarstapi and Hellnar; the Kirkjufell mountain and waterfall; and charming fishing villages.
Overnight in Southern Snaefellsnes.

Optional add-ons:
Lava caving tour
Whale watching tour

[mynd 2 h t]

DAY 3 - BREIDAFJORDUR BAY & THE SOUTHERN WESTFJORDS

Take a car ferry over the beautiful Breidafjordur bay, which is home to abundant birdlife and countless islands. In the southern Westfjords you can explore the dramatic Latrabjarg cliffs and many colourful beaches including the orange-hued Raudasandur.
Overnight in the Southern Westfjords.

Optional add-ons:
Seal watching tour
Under the Svalvogar Cliffs Super-Jeep tour 

[mynd 3 h t]

DAY 4 - THE WESTFJORDS & ISAFJORDUR

Enjoy your drive through some of Iceland's most stunning fjords - Arnarfjordur, Dyrafjordur and Onundarfjordur, with spectacular mountain views and a stop at the majestic Dynjandi waterfall.
Spend the afternoon in the charming downtown of Isafjordur or enjoy a detour to one of the surrounding towns.
Overnight in Isafjordur.

Optional add-ons:
Isafjordur Culture Walk
Isafjordur Mountain Hiking
Isafjordur Kayaking

[mynd 4 h t]

DAY 5 – ISAFJORDUR BAY & NORTH WEST ICELAND

A long day of dreamy landscapes as you drive through the winding fjords of the Isafjardardjup Bay, the Dalir valley region, the islands of Skagafjordur to colourful Siglufjordur on the isolated Trollaskagi peninsula.
Overnight in Siglufjordur.

Optional add-ons:
Kayaking
River-rafting

[mynd 5 h t]

DAY 6 – AKUREYRI, GODAFOSS & ASBYRGI

Stop in the beautiful town centre of Akureyri, the capital of North Iceland, and marvel at the Godafoss waterfall before continuing north to Husavik. Spend the afternoon exploring the many trails around the impressive Asbyrgi canyon.
Overnight in Husavik.

Optional add-ons:
Whale watching from Husavik
Horse riding at Asbyrgi

[mynd 6 h t]

DAY 7 – THE WONDERS OF LAKE MYVATN & DETTIFOSS

Drive to the popular Lake Myvatn area stopping at the many wonders including the Grotagja cave, Hverir geothermal area and Dimmuborgir.
Take a detour to visit Dettifoss, Europe's most powerful waterfall, before continuing to East Iceland.
Overnight in Egilsstadir.

Optional add-ons:
Myvatn Nature Baths

[mynd 7 h t]

DAY 8 – THE EASTFJORDS

Take the coastal route through the peaceful Eastfjords stopping to spend time in one or more of the charming villages or take a detour to visit some offbeat lesser-known sights.
Overnight in Hofn.

[mynd 8 h t]

DAY 9 – VATNAJOKULL & VIK

Discover the wonders of Vatnajokull - the surreal glacier lagoons with floating icebergs, the diamond beach, Skaftafell National Park and several other outlet glaciers. Continue through the vast black sand plains to Vik.
Overnight in Vik.

Optional add-ons:
Jokulsarlon boat tour
Glacier hike and / or Ice climbing
Glacier lagoon kayaking

[mynd 9 h t]

DAY 10 – REYNISFJARA, EYJAFJALLAJOKULL & THE SOUTH COAST WATERFALLS

The scenic south coast is home to many of Iceland's most famous attractions - the Reynisfjara black sand beach and basalt columns, Dyrholaey arch and the wonderful waterfall duo of Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss. You’ll also catch glimpses of the infamous Eyjafjallajokull volcano and famous glaciers.
Overnight in the Golden Circle area.

Optional add-ons:
Glacier hike
Ice climbing
ATV tour

[mynd 10 h t]

DAY 11 – THE GOLDEN CIRCLE & REYKJANES PENINSULA

Wrap up your Ring Road tour with the much-visited Golden Circle - the spectacular Gullfoss waterfall, the Strokkur geyser and the Thingvellir rift valley between the tectonic plates of Europe and America.
Afterwards drive towards KEF airport through the volcanic landscapes of Reykjanes.
Overnight near the airport.

Optional add-ons:
Snorkelling in Silfra or Kleifarvatn
Snowmobiling
Horse riding
River rafting

[mynd 11 h t]

DAY 12 – DEPARTURE

Drop off rental car and departure from Keflavik.

Optional add-ons:
Snorkelling in Kleifarvatn
ATV tour

[mynd 12 h t]  

Notes:
The locations specified above are indicative. Since your exact itinerary is customised for your arrival and departure times, activities and tours you choose, and the pace of your trip; these might change.
We can of course also accommodate any preferences you have.

Here are some of the ways in which we can customise this trip:
- Add extra days to slow down the pace or enrich your itinerary with more time for activities or de-tours; there is enough to do for 3-4 weeks
- Cut a day or two from the itinerary to allow for reduced time or budget
- Create a themed itinerary with an emphasis on your favourite activity or interest f.e. adventure, geology, hiking, geothermal pools, birds & wildlife, cuisine, history & culture etc.
- If you want to explore more sights off the beaten path then we have a ton of great ideas!

Price for self-drive: 320,000 ISK per person on a twin-sharing basis in summer

Inclusions:
- 11-day station car rental (including CDW insurance, GPS, airport pick up and drop off, unlimited kilometres and emergency service)
- Digital map for each day
- 11-night two-star hotel accommodation (double or twin room with private bath and breakfast)
- Detailed day wise sightseeing itinerary
- Contact person in Iceland

Price for private guided tour: from ISK per person for a group of 4
Contact us with details of group size, language and requirements.

Notes:
For self-drive, the car rental is as per your preference and the season; in the off-season, we only provide a 4X4.
For private tours, we offer a variety of comfortable vehicles for different group sizes with a local guide.

We offer a wide variety of accommodations from star category hotels to guesthouses and apartments, all well rated and located so as to balance your daily driving time.

Our detailed itinerary is completely tailored to your specific interests. It will include comprehensive information on the must-see attractions and offbeat sights you will visit, a day-wise outline and directions on Google map.

We can also include tours and activities of your choice, self-guided walks and hikes, restaurant recommendations and information on camping sites. Typically this requires adding extra time to the trip.

And of course, we are always available for questions or assistance during your trip.

Additional information for your Iceland trip will be sent to you along with the detailed itinerary. This will include details about driving in Iceland, weather and clothing, currencies and payments, electricity system, food and water, safety, contact information and other useful tips. And we are always available for questions before and during your trip, so feel free to ask.

The minimum driver age for is 20 years for smaller cars and 25 years for jeeps.
Drivers must bring an international driving licence or a local driving licence written in a Roman script.