Winter South Coast Luxury Tour – 5 Days / 4 Nights (0)

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Winter South Coast Luxury Tour – 5 Days / 4 Nights

We take care of all the planning for you, provide you with a car of your choice, a detailed travel plan and a good road map. We also book your accomodation for you during your tour. Airport pick-up for rental car is included, as well as the airport transfer to KEF for departure.



Itinerary details

Day 1 | Arrival in Keflavik airport

Pick up your rental car at the airport and head towards Reykjavik City. Day / evening at leisure in Reykjavik City.

Suggested activities:

  • Blue Lagoon on the way from Keflavik airport

Accommodation in Grand Hotel Reykjavik

 

Day 2 | Golden Circle – Þingvellir national park, Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir hot springs

After breakfast, head out from Reykjavik, towards Thingvellir National Park.  Thingvellir is historically and geologically important, being the location where the Icelandic Parliament was founded over 1000 years ago.  Here you can also see where the tectonic plates of Eurasia and North America are slowly tearing apart. Onwards to Gullfoss ‚ the Golden Waterfall , and Geysir hot springs. Continue along Road 1 towards the South Coast town of Hella. Your hotel for the next two nights is in an excellent location for viewing the Northern Lights, so if the weather conditions are right, you might be treated to an excellent show in the evenings.

Suggested activities:

  • Njall‘s Saga Centre in Hvolsvöllur
  • Laugarvatn Fontana Spa

Accommodation in Hotel Rangá

 

Day 3 | South Coast – Black Beaches, volcanoes and glaciers

Spend the day exploring the south coast area. You can visit the waterfalls of Skógarfoss and Seljalandsfoss, and you can easily see the volcano Eyjafjallajokull on the way. Continue to Reynishverfi, to see the famous black sand beach with odd rock formations, basalt columns and caves, before returning to the hotel.

Suggested activities:

  • Eyjafjallajökull visitor center
  • Glacier hike on Sólheimajökull glacier

Accommodation in Hotel Rangá

 

Day 4 | Return to Reykjavik city

After breakfast, head back towards Reykjavik along route 1 on the South Coast. You will pass by towns such as Selfoss around which you can find many of the best known breeders of the Icelandic horse, a unique breed of horses brought to Iceland by the early settlers, and Hveragerði where there is an abundance of hot springs used to heat greenhouses where fruit and vegetables can be cultivated year-round. Go back to Reykjavik via the Hellisheiði plateau, and return the rental car in the afternoon.

Suggested activities:

  • Fákasel Horse Park
  • Geothermal Exhibition in Hellisheiðarvirkjun powerplant

Accommodation in Grand Hotel Reykjavik

 

Day 5 | Departure

A shuttle will pick you up from your hotel for a coach transfer to Keflavik airport.

 

 

 

Prices are per person in a double room, when two people share a vehicle. Contact us for other rates. Prices are subject to availability.

 

October 2016, March & April 2017 – from 142.000 ISK per person

November 2016 – February 2017 – from 134.000 ISK per person

 

 

 

Optional

  • Extra nights in Reykjavik (please enquire about the price)
  • Extra nights at all locations available on request
  • Room upgrades available on request
  • Other packages and day tours available at grayline.is
  • This package can be combined with other Gray Line packages

 

Booking proceedure

  • Step 1: Select dates & passengers

Select your preferred date from the calendar, specify the number of people travelling and hit the „Enquire“ button which opens a „Tour Enquiry“ form.

  • Step 2: Fill out the „Tour Enquiry“ form

Enclose special preference, if any, and hit „Send Enquiry“ button.

  • Step 3: Reply to your request

Our tour expert will promptly reply to your enquiry with further information, itinerary and other necessary details.

 

Customising your tour

Whether you wish to modify this Self Drive Tour or have one tailor made to more specific travel interests, needs and schedule,- our experienced agents will go above and beyond in creating your perfect holiday. Just fill out the „Tour Enquiry“ form, relax and let our professional team take good care of you.

 

Highlights

  • Þingvellir National Park
  • Gullfoss waterfall
  • Geysir geothermal area
  • Hekla volcano
  • Eyjafjallajökull volcano
  • Seljalandsfoss waterfall
  • Skógafoss waterfall
  • Black sand beaches

 

Arriving in Iceland

International passengers arrive in Iceland at Keflavik International Airport (airport code: KEF) which is located about 50 kilometers or 30 miles from Reykjavik city. Depending on the details of your booking your transport from Keflavik airport is either the Airport Express coach that takes you to Reykjavik city or your rental car that you pick up at the airport. Your Travel documents (Travel Voucher & Itinerary Details) contain all necessary information regarding your journey and how to proceed from Keflavik.

If for any reason you can‘t access your travel documents or something is unsure, our sales office is located right in the arrival hall at Keflavik where our agents are ready to assist. You can also contact our Service Centre 24/7 every day of the year, tel: +354 540 1313 or e-mail: iceland@grayline.

Included

  •  Accommodation at 4* Grand Hotel Reykjavik in a superior room for 2 nights
  •  Accommodation at 4* Hotel Rangá standard room for 2 nights
  •  Rental car of group G (Toyota RAV 4wd or similar) for 4 days
  •  Breakfast every day (except arrival day)
  •  Airport pick-up for rental car on arrival day
  •  Airport Express transfer shuttle on departure day
  •  Detailed itinerary
  •  Detailed road map
  •  All taxes and service fees

Excluded

  •  International flights
  •  Gasoline
  •  Meals other than breakfast

Tour highlights:

  • Geysir
  • Gullfoss Waterfall
  • Þingvellir National Park
  • South Coast
  • Skógafoss
  • Seljalandsfoss

Comments

Bagrowski 5 stars

8/15/2016 12:52:06 PM

It was really great!!!

Sellars 5 stars

8/15/2016 12:52:31 PM

Everything happened just as it should have. The nice clean bus arrived early, the driver was friendly and very helpful with luggage. The drive to the airport was professional and felt very safe. then we arrived early. Perfect!


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