5-Day Golden Circle and Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon Self-Drive South Coast Tour from Reykjavik

  • Tour code: 800-5715
  • Available: Daily (Oct - Apr)
  • Depart from: Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Duration: 5 Days 4 Nights
From USD$994.81

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Visit Golden Circle, ICELAND (Geysir, ICELAND, Gullfoss, ICELAND, Strokkur, ICELAND), Jokulsarlon, ICELAND, Thingvellir National Park, ICELAND, Vatnajokull National Park, ICELAND (Skaftafell, ICELAND, Svartifoss, ICELAND), Vik, ICELAND (Reynisfjara, ICELAND).

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Single: $1707.17
Double (/Person): $994.81
Third Person Adult: $650.40
Child : $650.40
Fourth Person Adult: $650.40
Child : $650.40

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  • Child Rate: Child rates apply to those who are 2-12 years. Child under 2 are not allowed to take the tour.
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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Reykjavik
  • Day 2 Reykjavik - Golden Circle - Hvolsvollur(372 km)
  • Day 3 Hvolsvollur - Vik - Vatnajokull National Park - Jokulsarlon(230 km)
  • Day 4 Jokulsarlon - Reykjavik(276 km)
  • Day 5 Reykjavik
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Day 1 Reykjavik

These self-driving tours begin either in Reykjavik or the Keflavik International Airport. After guests arrive at the airport, they will pick up their car and drive to the hotel. Then, they will have the rest of the day free at their own leisure to explore Reykjavik. Those who arrive early can pay a visit to the world-famous Blue Lagoon.
Standard Hotel: 3 stars hotel in Reykjavik

Day 2 Reykjavik - Golden Circle - Hvolsvollur(372 km)

Today, we can journey around the Golden Circle, Iceland's most famous tourist route. We will begin by driving to Thingvellir National Park to see the Almannagja Gorge. In Silfra, we can choose to go on an exhilarating snorkeling adventure! Then, we will continue to Geysir and Strokkur. Afterwards, we will visit Gulfoss waterfall. We can go snowboarding or horseback riding on the Langjokull glacier. We will spend the night near the small town of Hvolsvollur.

Iceland's Golden Circle is the country's most popular tourist route, featuring several of the top geological formations in the country, such as the geysers of Strokkur and Geysir, as well as the Gullfoss waterfall.

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    Considered the first geyser discovered by modern Europeans, the eruptions of Geysir can send boiling water up to 70 meters in the air. Only 50 meters away is Strokkur, another famous Icelandic geyser.
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    Merely a stone's throw from it's sibling, Geysir, Strokkur is a fountain geyser near the Hvita River. It erupts every 8-10 minues, averaging about 15-20 meters high each time.
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    This waterfall in southwest Iceland is one of the country's most popular tourist destinations. It is a multi-tiered waterfall, which all empties into a crevice 32 meters deep.

Thingvellir National Park is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most popular tourist destination in Iceland. Thingvellir has unusual tectonic and volcanic geological features and visitors can enjoy a wide array of activities including camping, hiking, and scuba diving.

Standard Hotel: 3 stars hotel in or near Hvolsvollur

Day 3 Hvolsvollur - Vik - Vatnajokull National Park - Jokulsarlon(230 km)

Today, we will journey eastwards, passing over the black sands of the Solheimajokull glacier, where we can go hiking or snowmobiling. Then, we will arrive in the fishing village of Vik, where we can take an optional excursion to the Myrdalsjokull glacier and visit its stunning ice caves. Near Vik, we will also see the awe-inspiring black sand beach of Reynisfjara. Next, we will continue to the Skaftafell Nature Reserve, part of Vatnajokull National Park. We will walk on the Svartifoss waterfall, hidden in a canyon above the visitor center. After that, we will continue to the Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon and Diamond Beach.

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    The southern coast of Iceland contains a unique surprise for visitors: black sand beaches, formed due to the region's volcanic activity. Reynisfjara in particular has been called the coolest beach in the country.

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    A preservation area in southeast Iceland. It used to be a manor farm and a national park, but has been a part of Vatnajökull National Park since its establishment in 2008.
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    Known as the black falls, this waterfall is one of the most popular sights in Vatnajokull National Park. The waterfall is surrounded by dark lava columns, which have provided inspiration for Iceland's architects.

A large glacial lake in southeast Iceland, on the edge of Vatnajokull National Park. Situated at the head of the Breioamerkurjokull glacier, it developed into a lake after the glacier started receding from the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.

Standard Hotel: Jökulsárlón and Höfn 3 stars hotels

Day 4 Jokulsarlon - Reykjavik(276 km)

We will begin the day by exploring Jokulsarlon further. The lagoon and nearby Diamond Beach are amazing for their natural beauty. In the summertime, we can take a boat ride out on the lagoon. In winter, we can explore some of the area?s ice caves. In Skaftafell, we will go hiking on the glacier. We will visit Fjaorargljufur Canyon, near the village of Klaustur, and Dyrholaey, a mountain with a large puffin population. We will also make a stop at Seljavallalaug, a pool hidden in a mountain crevasse. When we are back in the city of Reykjavik, we can visit the Harpa Concert Hall, visit some of the museums that are open late, see 3D map of Iceland at City Hall, cool off at one of the local jazz clubs or find a hot tub to relax in.
Standard Hotel: Reykjavík 3-star hotel

Day 5 Reykjavik

Today, guests will drive to the airport to drop their cars off and board their departure flights. If their flight is in the late afternoon or evening, they can exploer for a little while before heading to the airport. They can see Hallskrimskirkja, Ellidarardalur Park, Grotta Lighthouse, the Blue Lagoon and more.

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