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Iceland Circle and the Snæfellsnes Peninsula

On this tour you will drive around the island; Borgarfjörður area, Snæfellsnes peninsula, the Lake Mývatn, Jökulsárlón Glacier lagoon, the Golden Circle, as well as many other magnificent places in Iceland. All accommodation are in 3 star hotels, countryside guesthouses or cottages including private bathroom and breakfast, and a suitable car is provided.

Duration: 10 Days and 9 Nights, All Year

Price: From $1,998 per person based on 2 people sharing

Highlights

  • The Mystical Snæfellsnes Peninsula
  • Natural Wonders of Iceland
  • Lake Mývatn and the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

INCLUDED:
  - Rental car for 9 days, pick up on arrival at Keflavik International Airport*
  - 8 nights’ accommodation in the countryside in a “3 star like hotels” including breakfast and a private bathroom.
  - 1 night accommodation in Reykjavik.
  - Detailed itinerary which we will help put together with you
  - Nordika Travel contact number to help you to book accommodation and excursions should you decide to change your plans whilst on holiday
  - Rental car airport fee
  - Unlimited mileage
  - Collision Damage Waiver Insurance
  - GPS is Free of Charge
  - 2 authorized drivers for the whole period
  - All taxes, VAT and service fees
  - Information about driving in Iceland
  - The detailed Itinerary will be sent to you at least 6 weeks in advance, so you can study it and prepare your trip before your departure. You can also download it to
    your iPhone/smart phone or tablet to have with you on your trip.


NOT INCLUDED:
  - Flights to and from Iceland
  - Travel Insurance
  - Car rental for an extra day, if necessary
  - Optional excursions


This offer cannot be guaranteed until booking is made and confirmed by Nordika Travel. Price is subject to availability depending on the time of travel.

*Please note that the package price is based on 24 hour rental days starting at the time of rental. If your flight arrives early on day 1 and departs late on departure day, an extra rental day is available. You can also choose to return the car in Reykjavik when the car rental ends and use Flybus Plus or private departure transfer.

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Arrival and the Borgarfjörður Region

Arrival at Keflavik airport. Pick up the car and drive to Borgarfjörður area and stay there the first night. This is around 2 hours drive from the airport.

You can visit the Settlement Centre in Borgarnes and learn about the life of the Vikings and drive to the Hraunfossar and Barnafossar waterfalls; very special waterfalls that flow out from the lava on banks of the river Hvitá. You can also take a short hiking tour on the Grábrók mountain.
Overnight stay in the area.

Interesting Sights in the Area
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The Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Drive from Borgarfjörður to the Snæfellsnes peninsula.
This is sometimes called mini Iceland and is a great inspiration for writers and photographers. The Snæfellsnes glacier is the setting for Jules Vernes “Journey to the Center of the Earth”.
Stay in the picturesque north of Snæfellsnes for one day before heading to the north of Iceland.  If you want to explore the region, you can stay one more night and and extend the total length of the tour.

Interesting Sights in the Area
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Akureyri, the capital of the North and Lake Mývatn

Drive to the North Country through the Skagafjörður region to Akureyri. From Akureyri continue to Mývatn.  You might want to stay 2 nights in the North East.

Interesting Sights in the Area
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Along the east fjords to the south country

Drive east to the town of Egilsstaðir, and to the rugged coastline of the east fjords, with their towering mountains and small charming villages. Overnight stay in the east fjords region, either near the town of Egilsstaðir, or in one of the small coastal villages of the East Fjords.

Interesting Sights in the Area
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Vatnajökull glacier and the south

Drive south of the Vatnajökull Glacier, visiting the Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon and the Skaftafell National Park area. A boat tour on the Glacier Lagoon is a must (summer).  Zodiac boat tours need to be booked. Often seals are playing on the beach or swimming in the lake.

There are some very good hiking trails in the Skaftafell National Park.
Close by is Skaftafell National Park, renowned for hiking paths, glacier walks and snowmobile tours.

Interesting Sights in the Area
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The South Coast, Glaciers and Waterfalls

Drive along the south coast, enjoy the view to the many glaciers, including the famous Eyjafjallajökull, and stop at the Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls.

An option is to take a Super Jeep tour to the Eyjafjallajökull area, which erupted 3 years ago. The Lava is still hot and you will see the aftemath of the eruption the 2 new mountains Magni and Móði. This tour has been much praised by all our clients.

Interesting Sights in the Area
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The Golden Circle

Drive to Gullfoss waterfalls and on to the Geysir geo-thermal area. You might want to take an optional snowmobile tour on the Langjökull Glacier.
Accommodation in the Golden Circle area, or the central south.

Drive to Reykjavik and stay there for one night.

Interesting Sights in the Area
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Reykjavík

If you leave in the afternoon you can spend the morning in Reykjavik or leave early and stop by the Blue lagoon on your way to the airport.

REYKJAVÍK is the northern most capital city in the world. Lined with colorful, corrugated steel buildings, the streets in the downtown area are very pedestrian-friendly and full of fascinating museums, quaint shops, and cozy cafes.  Spend the morning exploring the city at your leisure and then head back to Keflavík airport.

You can also stop by Bláa Lónið, the Blue Lagoon, for a refreshing swim before your flight.

Interesting Sights in the Area

Daily Departures.

Standard value packages:  An accommodation in hotels, guesthouses and farmhouses around Iceland. The standard accommodation room is ideal for a brief stay of up to a few days. Double rooms contain two twin beds, or one queen size bed. There is a fully equipped en suite bathroom. All hotels are equipped with central heating and television. Normally no room service is provided. Wi-Fi is available in most standard accommodations.
Quality value packages: An accommodation in 3 or 4 star like hotels or special guesthouses. The Beds can be two twin beds or one Queen or King. Ensuite full bathrooms normally contain hairdryers, toiletries and towels. Bathrooms are fully equipped, either with a shower or a bathtub. Wi-Fi internet is available in all hotels free of charge. Quality accommodation offers restaurant on site.  Possibility to upgrade to superior or deluxe rooms, when available.

 

Price for the period from May 15 to September 30:

 

Standard Value Package: 9 nights
Price per person
Car Type (or similar cars)
2 pers. Double Room 3 pers. Triple Room 4 pers.
2 Double Rooms
5 pers. Double and Triple
Toyota Yaris Automatic $ 2,310 $ 1,893 $ 1,916 $ 1,683
Toyota Corolla Automatic $ 2,384 $ 1,943 $ 1,954 $ 1,713
Toyota C-HR 4WD Automatic $ 2,454 $ 1,989 $ 1,988 $ 1,741
Toyota RAV4 4WD Automatic $ 2,621 $ 2,100 $ 2,072 $ 1,808
Skoda Octavia Station Wagon 4WD Automatic $ 2,630 $ 2,106 $ 2,076 $ 1,811
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 5 Seater $ 2,871 $ 2,267 $ 2,197 $ 1,932
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater $ 2,936 $ 2,310 $ 2,240 $ 1,967
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 7 Seater $ 2,968 $ 2,332 $ 2,262 $ 1,984
VW Caravelle 9 seater 4WD Automatic $ 3,673 $ 2,740 $ 2,618 $ 2,269
Benz GLE, Audi Q7, Landrover Discovery or similar Luxury Car $ 3,823 $ 2,840 $ 2,693 $ 2,329

 

Quality Value Package: 9 nights
Price per person
Car Type (or similar cars)
2 pers. Double Room 3 pers. Triple Room 4 pers.
2 Double Rooms
5 pers. Double and Triple
Toyota Yaris Automatic $ 2,820 $ 2,264 $ 2,505 $ 2,204
Toyota Corolla Automatic $ 2,894 $ 2,313 $ 2,555 $ 2,244
Toyota C-HR 4WD Automatic $ 2,964 $ 2,360 $ 2,602 $ 2,282
Toyota RAV4 4WD Automatic $ 3,179 $ 2,471 $ 2,715 $ 2,372
Skoda Octavia Station Wagon 4WD Automatic $ 3,192 $ 2,477 $ 2,721 $ 2,377
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 5 Seater $ 3,517 $ 2,678 $ 2,883 $ 2,507
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater $ 3,604 $ 2,736 $ 2,927 $ 2,542
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 7 Seater $ 3,648 $ 2,765 $ 2,949 $ 2,559
VW Caravelle 9 seater 4WD Automatic $ 4,361 $ 3,240 $ 3,305 $ 2,844
Benz GLE, Audi Q7, Landrover Discovery or similar Luxury Car $ 4,511 $ 3,340 $ 3,380 $ 2,904

 

Price for the periods Jan 6 to Apr 30 and Nov 1 to Dec 20:

 

Standard Value Package: 9 nights
Price per person
Car Type (or similar cars)
2 pers. Double Room 3 pers. Triple Room 4 pers.
2 Double Rooms
5 pers. Double and Triple
Toyota Corolla Automatic $ 1,856 $ 1,544 $ 1,504 $ 1,326
Toyota C-HR 4WD Automatic $ 1,902 $ 1,575 $ 1,527 $ 1,344
Skoda Octavia Station Wagon 4WD Automatic $ 1,986 $ 1,630 $ 1,569 $ 1,378
Toyota RAV4 4WD Automatic $ 2,009 $ 1,646 $ 1,580 $ 1,387
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 5 Seater $ 2,190 $ 1,766 $ 1,671 $ 1,459
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater $ 2,190 $ 1,766 $ 1,671 $ 1,459
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 7 Seater $ 2,264 $ 1,816 $ 1,708 $ 1,489
Benz GLE, Audi Q7, Landrover Discovery or similar Luxury Car $ 2,486 $ 1,964 $ 1,819 $ 1,578
VW Caravelle 9 seater 4WD Automatic $ 2,533 $ 1,995 $ 1,842 $ 1,596

 

Quality Value Package: 9 nights
Price per person
Car Type (or similar cars)
2 pers. Double Room 3 pers. Triple Room 4 pers.
2 Double Rooms
5 pers. Double and Triple
Toyota Corolla Automatic $ 2,180 $ 1,757 $ 1,828 $ 1,583
Toyota C-HR 4WD Automatic $ 2,227 $ 1,788 $ 1,852 $ 1,602
Skoda Octavia Station Wagon 4WD Automatic $ 2,310 $ 1,844 $ 1,893 $ 1,635
Toyota RAV4 4WD Automatic $ 2,333 $ 1,859 $ 1,905 $ 1,644
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 5 Seater $ 2,514 $ 1,980 $ 1,995 $ 1,717
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater $ 2,514 $ 1,980 $ 1,995 $ 1,717
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 7 Seater $ 2,588 $ 2,029 $ 2,032 $ 1,746
Benz GLE, Audi Q7, Landrover Discovery or similar Luxury Car $ 2,811 $ 2,177 $ 2,144 $ 1,835
VW Caravelle 9 seater 4WD Automatic $ 2,857 $ 2,208 $ 2,167 $ 1,859

 

Price for the periods May 1 to 15, October 1 to 31 and Dec 20 to Jan 5:

 

Standard Value Package: 9 nights
Price per person
Car Type (or similar cars)
2 pers. Double Room 3 pers. Triple Room 4 pers.
2 Double Rooms
5 pers. Double and Triple
Toyota Yaris Automatic $ 1,981 $ 1,593 $ 1,659 $ 1,429
Toyota Corolla Automatic $ 2,041 $ 1,634 $ 1,689 $ 1,454
Toyota C-HR 4WD Automatic $ 2,088 $ 1,664 $ 1,713 $ 1,472
Skoda Octavia Station Wagon 4WD Automatic $ 2,171 $ 1,720 $ 1,754 $ 1,505
Toyota RAV4 4WD Automatic $ 2,194 $ 1,736 $ 1,766 $ 1,515
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 5 Seater $ 2,375 $ 1,856 $ 1,856 $ 1,587
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater $ 2,375 $ 1,856 $ 1,856 $ 1,587
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 7 Seater $ 2,449 $ 1,906 $ 1,893 $ 1,617
Benz GLE, Audi Q7, Landrover Discovery or similar Luxury Car $ 2,672 $ 2,054 $ 2,005 $ 1,706

 

Quality Value Package: 9 nights
Price per person
Car Type (or similar cars)
2 pers. Double Room 3 pers. Triple Room 4 pers.
2 Double Rooms
5 pers. Double and Triple
Toyota Yaris Automatic $ 2,282 $ 1,936 $ 1,960 $ 1,756
Toyota Corolla Automatic $ 2,342 $ 1,977 $ 1,991 $ 1,780
Toyota C-HR 4WD Automatic $ 2,389 $ 2,007 $ 2,014 $ 1,798
Skoda Octavia Station Wagon 4WD Automatic $ 2,472 $ 2,063 $ 2,055 $ 1,832
Toyota RAV4 4WD Automatic $ 2,495 $ 2,079 $ 2,067 $ 1,842
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 5 Seater $ 2,676 $ 2,199 $ 2,157 $ 1,939
Toyota Proace Automatic 9 seater $ 2,676 $ 2,199 $ 2,157 $ 1,939
Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD Automatic 7 Seater $ 2,750 $ 2,248 $ 2,195 $ 1,979
Benz GLE, Audi Q7, Landrover Discovery or similar Luxury Car $ 2,973 $ 2,397 $ 2,343 $ 2,099

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Views from Iceland Circle and the Snæfellsnes Peninsula

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  • Dettifoss waterfall.jpg
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  • Gullfoss rainbow.jpg
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  • Myvatn.jpg
  • Skaftafell.jpg
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  • hraunfossar.jpg
  • OxaraRiver.jpg
  • Reykjavik overview pond.jpg
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Highlights

  • The Mystical Snæfellsnes Peninsula
  • Natural Wonders of Iceland
  • Lake Mývatn and the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

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