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Classic South Coast


This self-drive tour in South Iceland takes you to some of the most remarkable natural wonders of the area, including grand waterfalls stemming from the glaciers, puffin colonies on the volcanic Westman Islands, the black beaches of Vík and much more. You can also enjoy the healing comforts of mineral-rich geothermal waters at one of the area’s thermal baths and spas.

Beginning and ending in the capital city of Reykjavík, the package includes accommodation in Selfoss to keep the daily driving distances reasonable.

This package includes accommodation in the Selfoss area and Reykjavik.



  • Product: ISIGCR-02
  • Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights
  • Season: 1 May - 30 September
  • Price from: € 637
  • Departure: Daily

Included

  • 5 nights' accommodation (simple/standard), breakfast included
  • Rental car of your choice with unlimited mileage, CDW and VAT for 4 days
  • FREE use of GPS and two authorized drivers
  • Flybus transfers to/from Keflavík Airport
  • Detailed road map (1:600.000)
  • Information booklet about driving in Iceland
  • Detailed itinerary sent by PDF
  • 24-hour emergency service
  • Taxes and service fee

Highlights

  • Reykjavik
  • Þingvellir
  • Geysir
  • Gullfoss
  • Eyjafjallajökull
         
  • Skógafoss
  • Westmann Islands
  • Eyrarbakki
  • Kleifarvatn
  • Blue Lagoon


Day 1: Arrival & Reykjavik

Arrive at Keflavík International Airport in Iceland and transfer to central Reykjavík via Flybus. After storing your luggage at your accommodation, we suggest a stroll around the colorful historic center of the city, with visits to some of the many museums, shops and cafes. You’ll also find a great assortment of restaurants to tempt your taste buds. To celebrate your first night in Iceland, why not check out the city’s vibrant nightlife or live music scene?

Spend the night in central Reykjavík.

Highlights

  • Reykjavik

Day 2: The Golden Circle & Thermal Baths

Experience some of Iceland’s best-known natural phenomena with a drive along the “Golden Circle” route. Start at Þingvellir, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and site of the rift between the American and European continents. Then head to Laugarvatn, where we highly recommend a stop at the Fontana thermal baths. Next, visit the Geysir geothermal area with its spouting hot springs. Further along, you’ll come to the breathtaking Gullfoss waterfall as well as the historic site of Skálholt and the now dormant Kerið caldera on your way south to Selfoss. Driving distance approx. 200 km / 124 miles.

Spend the night in Selfoss.

Highlights

  • Þingvellir
  • Gullfoss
  • Geysir
  • Skálholt

Optional

  • Fontana Thermal Baths

Day 3: Waterfalls & Black Sand Beaches

Today, your journey takes you to the picturesque waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss, with views of the infamous yet captivating Eyjafjallajökull glacier on the way. Near Skógar, you can get some fresh air with a short walk up to the edge of the Sólheimajökull glacier where it descends from the highlands. Continue on to Vík, a charming village famous for the nearby black sand beaches of Reynisfjara and the dramatic rock formations of Dyrhólaey and Reynisdrangar off the coast. Driving distance: 260 km / 161 miles.

Spend the night in Selfoss.

Highlights

  • Seljalandsfoss
  • Skógafoss
  • Eyjafjallajökull
  • Vík

Optional

  • Glacier hike
  • Boat tour at Dyrhólaey

Day 4: Day in the South

Today you can explore the south at your leisure. You can enjoy some of the exciting optional activities in the area such as horse-riding, a super-jeep tour to Þórsmörk or adventerous trip to volcano Eyjafjallajökull. If you have a 4x4 vehicle you can explore the amazing Landmannalaugar in the highland interior. Another option is to take a 30 minutes ferry from Landeyjar to explore Westman Islands, aptly called the Pompeii of the North.

Spend another night in Selfoss or the nearby area.

Highlights

  • Þórsmörk
  • Landmannalaugar
  • Westman Islands

Day 5: Reykjanes Peninsula & Blue Lagoon

Drive from Selfoss to the idyllic seaside villages of Eyrarbakki and Stokkseyri, home to the Ghost Center and what is widely hailed as the best lobster soup in Iceland. From there, follow the coast eastwards towards the Reykjanes peninsula and onwards to the geothermal area of Krýsuvík and Lake Kleifarvatn. Nearby lies the coastal town of Grindavík, where you can pay a visit to the stockfish museum before stopping at the Blue Lagoon for a therapeutic soak in the soothing mineral waters. End the day in Reykjavik. Driving distance: 180 km / 112 miles. 

Spend the night in central Reykjavík.

Highlights

  • Eyrarbakki
  • Stokkseyri
  • Kleifarvatn
  • Blue Lagoon

Optional

  • Entrance to the Blue Lagoon

Day 6: Departure

It’s time to head home today after your amazing journey around Iceland. Transportation to Keflavík Airport is provided via Flybus. If your flight is in the afternoon, you can spend the morning at one of the many museum, art galleries or shops. You also have the option of a short whale watching tour from Reykjavik’s old harbor or a tour of the city’s brand new Harpa concert hall.

Note: Additional nights can be added in Reykjavík or Selfoss on request.

Highlights

  • Reykjavík
Thanks to our extensive network of trusted suppliers, we can accommodate travelers of all needs and interests according to location, group size and budget.

Our hand-picked selection of accommodations in Iceland includes hotels, guesthouses, hostels, farmhouse B&B, cottages and more. For our car rental packages, we‘ve selected what we consider the best value option of accommodation at each location.

Includes basic guesthouses, farmhouses and good quality hostels with shared showers/WC facilities. Some rooms may have washbasins. Breakfast is provided and included in the price. In the more remote areas, most properties offer
optional evening meals.

KEX Hostel

Reykjavik

Housed in an old biscuit factory in downtown Reykjavik, KEX provides accommodation in a variety...

Hótel Fosstún

Selfoss

Hótel Fosstún offers 32 comfortable apartment-style rooms, each with en suite bathroom...


Includes comfortable tourist-class (mostly 3-star range) hotels, farmhouses and well-appointed guesthouses. Rooms have private showers/WC. Breakfast is provided and included in the price. Most properties in this category have an on-site restaurant or dining facilities.

Fosshótel Barón

Reykjavik

This modern 3-star hotel in downtown Reykjavik is just steps from the city’s lively hub of shopping...

Hótel Selfoss

Selfoss

Hotel Selfoss is a quality four star hotel overlooking the Ölfus River, offering tranquility...

Availability of accommodation

Please note that although we have included specific accommodations within our holiday packages, these may be subject to change.

Due to high demand in the busy summer months (June-August), the selection of accommodations may be limited in some of Iceland‘s more remote rural areas. Therefore, we reserve the right to substitute a named property in the same locality for one of a similar standard.

A. Ford Fiesta or similar
Passengers: 4
Suit Cases: 2
Doors: 5
Operation: Manual
B. Ford Focus or similar
Passengers: 5
Suit Cases: 3
Doors: 5
Operation: Manual
C. Ford Focus Wagon or similar
Passengers: 5
Suit Cases: 4
Doors: 5
Operation: Manual
D. Ford Mondeo or similar
Passengers: 5
Suit Cases: 3
Doors: 4
Operation: Automatic
E. Ford Kuga or similar
Passengers: 5
Suit Cases: 4-5
Doors: 5
Operation: Automatic 4x4
F. Nissan Pathfinder or similar
Passengers: 5/7
Suit Cases: 4/2
Doors: 5
Operation: Automatic 4x4

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A GPS navigation system comes free of charge with all of our car rental packages. 

Our rental car selection

We‘ve partnered with one of Iceland’s most reliable and efficient car rental agencies to offer top-notch service and a great selection of high-quality, dependable vehicles.

Automatic cars are available on request for an extra fee in types A, B and C. Please contact us for prices.

All rentals include a standard insurance policy with Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), unlimited mileage, GPS, two drivers and Icelandic VAT @ 25.5%. Fuel or oil is not included. Optional insurance upgrades, additional drivers and child seats are available and payable locally at the car rental office.

Collecting Your Vehicle

On Day 2 of your holiday, you will be picked up by your car rental agent between 09:00 and 10:00 from your accommodation in Reykjavik and taken to the car rental depot. There, you will complete all paperwork and choose among optional services or upgrades before collecting your vehicle.

 A valid credit card is required by the car rental agency, and a credit card imprint will be taken at the time of vehicle collection for security reasons. Your voucher covers the cost of the rental, but the imprint may be used to deduct any extra charges due to use or damage of the vehicle.

PRICES & BOOKING INFORMATION

All prices listed are per person and in Euros (EUR).
 
To check availability and prices of room combinations other than what is listed below, click book now. If you do not find prices for your ideal room combination then please contact us with your requirements and full details of your party.

PRICES: From 1 June to 31 August
Simple accommodation
Car-type 1 Adult 2 Adults 3 Adults 4 Adults
A € 1198 € 637 € 541 € 513
B € 1280 € 678 € 568 € 534
C € 1420 € 748 € 615 € 569
D € 1437 € 757 € 620 € 573
E € 1662 € 869 € 695 € 629
F € 1796 € 936 € 740 € 663

Standard accommodation
Car-type 1 Adult 2 Adults 3 Adults 4 Adults
A € 1299 € 756 € 611 € 632
B € 1382 € 797 € 639 € 653
C € 1522 € 867 € 686 € 688
D € 1539 € 876 € 691 € 692
E € 1763 € 988 € 766 € 748
F € 1898 € 1055 € 811 € 782

Included

  • 5 nights' accommodation (simple/standard), breakfast included
  • Rental car of your choice with unlimited mileage, CDW and VAT for 4 days
  • FREE use of GPS and two authorized drivers
  • Flybus transfers to/from Keflavík Airport
  • Detailed road map (1:600.000)
  • Information booklet about driving in Iceland
  • Detailed itinerary sent by PDF
  • 24-hour emergency service
  • Taxes and service fee

Not included

  • Flight to/from Iceland
  • Meals and drinks at restaurants (unless otherwise stated)
  • Personal travel insurance

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Simple accommodation
Car-type 1 Adult 2 Adults 3 Adults 4 Adults
A € 958 € 510 € 432 € 411
B € 1024 € 543 € 454 € 427
C € 1136 € 599 € 492 € 455
D € 1150 € 605 € 496 € 458
E € 1329 € 695 € 556 € 503
F € 1437 € 749 € 592 € 530

Standard accommodation
Car-type 1 Adult 2 Adults 3 Adults 4 Adults
A € 1039 € 605 € 489 € 506
B € 1105 € 638 € 511 € 522
C € 1217 € 694 € 548 € 550
D € 1231 € 701 € 553 € 554
E € 1411 € 791 € 613 € 599
F € 1518 € 844 € 649 € 625


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Children

  • Children age 0 – 2: Free of charge
  • Children age 3-11: Simple: EUR 130 per child sharing room with adult Standard: EUR 175 per child sharing room with adult
  • Children age 12+: Full price

Rooms

  • 1 Person = Single room
  • 2 Sharing = One twin/double room
  • 3 Sharing = Triple room
  • 4 Sharing = Two twin/double rooms

Booking

After booking a holiday package with Icelandguest.com, you will be contacted by email within two working days by your designated travel consultant, who will assist with your booking and serve as your point of contact for any travel needs during your stay. The email will include the full name and direct contact information for your travel consultant along with information about your booking, payment and what to expect during your holiday.

We recommend booking at least three weeks in advance.

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Travel Documents

For all car rental packages, we provide the following travel documents:
  • Pro-forma and confirmation invoices
  • Booking overview with information about all your services in Iceland
  • Electronic vouchers for each of your services
  • Full itinerary
  • Map of Iceland with your route, accommodations and interesting highlights marked
  • Information booklet about driving in Iceland
  • More detailed itinerary including a list of optional activities and attractions in Iceland as well as general information about travelling around Iceland

Delivery of travel documents

Travel documents will be delivered as follows:
  • At time of deposit payment: You will receive the pro-forma invoice by email.
  • Within 30 days of deposit payment: You will receive the full itinerary by email.
  • At time of full payment: You will receive the confirmation invoice and all vouchers by email.
  • Within 14 days of full payment: Road map and information booklet about driving in Iceland will be sent by post

Please note that we must use the billing address of the credit card holder as the shipping address for the road map and information booklet. If the package is booked less than one month in advance of departure, you will instead receive these items at your first accommodation in Reykjavík.
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