Highlights of Iceland

Make the most of your time in Iceland on this classic 5-night/6-day road trip.

Drive around the island enjoying majestic sights along the way including waterfalls, geysers, glaciers, lagoons, fjords, mountains and charming villages.

This tour is perfect for first time visitors who want to experience the best of Iceland in under a week.

  • Arrival Day

    Enjoy the friendly atmosphere of the city, its museums, shops, restaurants and landmarks such as the Harpa Concert and Conference Centre by the harbour and Hallgrímskirkja church. The Flybus will transfer you to your accommodation in Reykjavík from Keflavik Airport. Optional, and not included in the price, is to pick up the rental car at the airport when you arrive.

    Accommodation in Reykjavík


  • The South inland and coast

    Visit Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of great historical and geological importance, the Geysir hot spring area with its fabulous erupting Strokkur and the beautiful two-tiered Gullfoss Waterfall. Head to the South Coast travelling through the green farmland area known for one of Iceland's most popular Sagas, Njal's Saga. Visit the LAVA Center volcano, a thrilling volcano exhibition. View Seljalandsfoss Waterfall which you can also walk behind if you wish! Continue to the magnificent waterfall and interesting folk museum at Skógar, admiring the vast black sands and tall cliffs along the way.

    Accommodation in the Vík area.


  • Vatnajökull National Park

    Enjoy the wonderful glacier vistas and many walking and hiking options at Skaftafell. Marvel at the floating icebergs at the glacier lagoon Jökulsárlón. Various types of glacier tours on Vatnajökull Glacier can be booked in advance.

    Accommodation in the Höfn area.


  • The Eastfjords

    Relish the marvellous views of tall and often uniquely formed mountains en route to the Eastfjords. Visit the many quaint fishing villages such as Djúpivogur and Eskifjörður with their colourful old houses and harbours. Explore the area around Egilsstaðir including Lake Lagarfjót, home to alleged sea serpent 'Lagarfljótsormurinn' and Skriðuklaustur Centre of Culture and History.

    Accommodation in the Egilsstaðir area


  • Húsavík or Lake Mývatn

    Choose between going on a whale watching tour from the charming harbour town of Húsavík (limited in winter) and exploring the canyons, rock formations and waterfalls within the northern part of Vatnajökull National Park. Or discover Lake Mývatn's beautiful scenery, varied bird - and plantlife, mystical lava formations, steaming geothermal sites and enjoy a relaxing dip in the Nature Baths.

    Accommodation in the Lake Mývatn area.


  • Akureyri and the North

    View the beautiful Goðafoss ('Waterfall of the Gods') en route to Akureyri town which has enjoyable goethermal swimming pools, parks and museums. Tour the Skagafjörður district known for its horse breeding. Visit the farmhouse museum at Glaumbær and the old turf church at Víðimýri. Explore the sites of the Húnaþing district including the Seal Centre at Hvammstangi, Vatnsdalshólar hills and Kolugljúfur Canyon.

    Accommodation in the Húnaflói/Skagafjörður area.


  • Reykjavik

    Discover the lovely Borgarfjörður district. Climb the old crater Grábrók, view Hraunfossar and Barnafossar falls, the powerful Deildartunguhver hot spring, historic Reykholt and the Settlement Centre in Borgarnes before heading back to Reykjavík.

    Back to the airport to fly home

    You are welcome to schedule your homeward flight for late afternoon

    If you decide to spend more time in Iceland, we can offer an extension in Reykjavik - do get in touch and we can make some suggestions


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    ROOMS FOR 2 AND 3 ALL EN-SUITE

    Accommodation for 5 nights in budget or comfort rooms with breakfast

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01/09/2019 30/09/2019 On request £809 REQUEST NOW
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  • Meet & greet


    Meet & greet No need to struggle with heavy luggage or equipment and no need to take a shuttle bus - Simply drive to the terminal forecourt where you will be met by a uniformed driver who will take all the stress away from you.

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Highlights

  • See the famous Golden Circle sights - Þingvellir, Geysir and Gullfoss
  • Travel along the South Coast with its beautiful ocean views 
  • View the stunning Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
  • Enjoy the mountain scenery and quaint fishing villages of the Eastfjords
  • Explore Lake Mývatn with its steaming geothermal sites
  • Visit the charming town of Akureyri
  • View the northern lights in winter if you are lucky

Holiday insurance

Holiday insurance is a requirement when booking our holidays

If you have a policy in place - that's great - if not the policy on our site is available from MPI  This covers all the key areas.

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