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South Coast Winter


Travelling through Iceland when nature is in the thralls of winter is an unforgettable experience. This short tour of the South Coast and Reykjavik takes you to some of the country’s best-known sights during the time of year when the northern lights shimmer overhead and the steam of the hot springs hovers over the frosty lava landscapes. In no time at all, you will be doing as the locals and lounging in the thermal pools, breathing in the crisp winter air, and relishing some of Iceland's fresh local cuisine at gourmet restaurants.

This package includes rental car of your choice (4x4 recommended for winter) and accommodation in the Selfoss area and Reykjavik.

Save 10% on this tour with arrival between October 1st 2014 and April 30th 2015.
Book by October 5th 2014. EXTENDED! Book by November 2nd 2014.



  • Product: ISIGCR-07
  • Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights
  • Season: 1 Oct - 30 Apr
  • Price from: € 249
  • Departure: Daily

Included

  • Accommodation for 3 nights with
    continental breakfast
  • Rental car of your choice with unlimited mileage, CDW and VAT for 3 days including pick-up and drop-off at Keflavik Intn Airport
  • FREE use of GPS and two authorized
    drivers
  • 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
  • Blue Lagoon

Day 1: Blue Lagoon & Tastes of the Sea

On arrival to Keflavík Airport in Iceland, collect your rental car and head to the first highlight of your tour: The Blue Lagoon, where you can soak in the soothing geothermal waters to unwind after your flight. From there, drive to Hveragerði, a year-round horticultural center that operates on geothermal energy, and onwards to Selfoss, where you will stay for the next two nights.

In the evening, we recommend a visit to the seaside town Stokkseyri for an exquisite lobster feast. If conditions are right, you may even see the the northern lights--the hotel staff can inform you about viewing conditions each night. Driving distance: 115 km / 71 miles.

Spend the night in Selfoss area.

Highlights

  • Blue Lagoon
  • Hveragerði
  • Eyrarbakki
  • Stokkseyri

Day 2: Icy Waterfalls & Volcanic Beaches

Drive to the Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, looking their best in their winter coats surrounded with snow and  icicles. On the way, you'll pass the infamous yet captivating Eyjafjallajökull glacier. Near Skógar, you can also follow a walking path up to the edge of Sólheimajökull glacier where it descends from the highlands.

Continue onwards to the charming village of Vík, famous for its black sand beaches of Reynisfjara and the rock formations of Dyrhólaey and Reynisdrangar off the coast. In the evening, we recommend a visit to the hotel's Riverside Spa or a dinner at the excellent hotel restaurant.
Driving distance: 260 km / 161 miles. 

Spend another night in Selfoss area.

Highlights

  • Seljalandsfoss
  • Skógafoss
  • Eyjafjallajökull
  • Vík

Optional

  • Glacier Hike

Day 3: Golden Circle & Thermal Baths

Begin your day with a short drive from Selfoss to the dormant caldera of Kerið and onwards to the majestic Gullfoss waterfall. Then visit the one-and-only Geysir at the Haukadalur geothermal area. The next stop is Laugarvatn, an unusual lake with subsurface hot springs.

We also recommend a stop at the Fontana thermal baths before heading to Þingvellir, where you can walk around the National Park's ancient assembly grounds and see the continental rift. After arriving in Reykjavik and settling in at your accommodation, take a walk around the historic city center and visit some of the city's attractions. In the evening, enjoy a hearty dinner at one of the excellent restaurants the city has to offer.
Driving distance: 190 km / 118 miles. 


Spend the night in Reykjavik.

Highlights

  • Gullfoss waterfall
  • Geysir
  • Þingvellir National Park
  • Reykjavik

Optional

  • Fontana Thermal Baths
  • ATV tours
  • Snowmobile tour

Day 4: Departure

Today, it’s time to head home after this wonderful break in  South Iceland. If your flight is in the afternoon, spend the morning exploring more of the city, perhaps with a visit to one of assorted museums, cafes and shops. Deliver your vehicle at Keflavik Airport in time for your departure-flight.

Note: Additional nights can be added in Reykjavík or the southern coast upon request. Contact us at info@icelandguest.com

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...

Guesthouse Nonni

Hellu

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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.

Hótel Frón

Reykjavik

Conveniently located on downtown Reykjavik’s main shopping street, Hótel Frón offers a warm welcome...

Frost & Fire 

Hveragerði

The Frost & Fire Guesthouse in the geothermal town of Hveragerði......

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

NEVER LOST IN ICELAND!

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 arrival to Keflavík Airport, a representative of the car rental agency will be waiting for you at the arrivals hall holding a sign with your name on it. You and all travellers in your party will then be shuttled to the car rental office, just a 1 minute ride from the airport. There, you will complete all paperwork and choose among optional services or upgrades before collecting your vehicle. On the day of departure, you will return the vehicle to the same car rental office at Keflavík Airport.

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.

Please note: if your departure flight is more than 2 hours later in the day than your arrival flight, your car rental period will exceed the number of days included in your holiday package. In such case, we would need to charge for an extra day with the rental car. Contact us for details.

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.

Simple accommodation
Car-type 1 Adult 2 Adults 3 Adults 4 Adults
A € 465 € 249 € 205 € 203
B € 488 € 261 € 212 € 208
C € 539 € 286 € 229 € 221
D € 539 € 286 € 229 € 221
E € 595 € 314 € 248 € 235
F € 653 € 343 € 267 € 250

Standard accommodation
Car-type 1 Adult 2 Adults 3 Adults 4 Adults
A € 526 € 320 € 271 € 274
B € 549 € 332 € 278 € 279
C € 600 € 357 € 295 € 292
D € 600 € 357 € 295 € 292
E € 656 € 385 € 314 € 306
F € 714 € 414 € 333 € 321

Included

  • Accommodation for 3 nights with
    continental breakfast
  • Rental car of your choice with unlimited mileage, CDW and VAT for 3 days,  including pick-up and drop-off at Keflavik Intn Airport
  • FREE use of GPS and two authorized
    drivers
  • 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

Children

  • Children age 0 – 2: Please contact travel agent for details.
  • Children age 3-11: Simple: EUR 60 per child sharing room with adult.
    Standard:  EUR 84 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.

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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