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6-Day Jokulsarlon, Ice Cave and Diamond Beach Winter Self-Drive Tour from Reykjavik

Tour Code: 100-5716
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Reykjavik, Iceland
6 Days 5 Nights

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Highlights: Visit Golden Circle (Geysir, Gullfoss, Strokkur), Jokulsarlon, Ring Road, Selfoss (Seljalandsfoss), Thingvellir National Park, Vatnajokull National Park (Skaftafell, Svartifoss), Vik (Reynisfjara, Skogafoss).

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Activity Option 1Surcharge Date / Date Range AdultChild
Snorkeling in Silfra - 16 years old and above - Surcharge Year round $135.44$135.44
Snowmobiling on Langjokull - Surcharge Year round $211.67$211.67
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Activity Option 2Surcharge Date / Date Range AdultChild
Glacier Hiking and Ice Climbing on Solheimajokull - Surcharge Year round $83.85$83.85
Snowmobiling on Myrdalsjokull - Surcharge Year round $210.90$210.90
6 Activity Option 3:

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Activity Option 3Surcharge Date / Date Range AdultChild
Ice Cave Tour available from Nov to Mar - Surcharge Year round $168.55$168.55
Glacier Hiking in Skaftafell - Surcharge Year round $83.85$83.85
Activity Option 3 Date Limit Date / Date Range
Ice Cave Tour available from Nov to Mar - Surcharge2018-11-01~2019-03-31
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Add-on OptionSurcharge Date / Date Range AdultChild
Blue Lagoon Comfort Entrance Year round $18.63$18.63
Blue Lagoon Premium Entrance Year round $37.27$37.27
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    Add-on OptionSurcharge Date / Date Range AdultChild
    Blue Lagoon Comfort Entrance Year round $18.63$18.63
    Blue Lagoon Premium Entrance Year round $37.27$37.27
    Activity OptionsSurcharge Date / Date Range AdultChild
    Snorkeling in Silfra - 16 years old and above - Surcharge Year round $135.44$135.44
    Snowmobiling on Langjokull - Surcharge Year round $211.67$211.67
    Glacier Hiking and Ice Climbing on Solheimajokull - Surcharge Year round $83.85$83.85
    Snowmobiling on Myrdalsjokull - Surcharge Year round $210.90$210.90
    Ice Cave Tour available from Nov to Mar - Surcharge Year round $168.55$168.55
    Glacier Hiking in Skaftafell - Surcharge Year round $83.85$83.85
    Activity Options Date Limit Date / Date Range
    Ice Cave Tour available from Nov to Mar - Surcharge2018-11-01~2019-03-31
    • price is shown as per person if 4 travelers
    • Child under 6 free of charge.
    Day 1


    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 will travel along the Golden Circle, beginning with Thingvellir National Park, where we can see the Almannagja gorge and go snorkeling in the Silfra fissure. Next, we will see the spouting Geysir and Strokkur. After that, we will reach Gullfoss waterfall and go snowmobiling on the Langjokull glacier. We will also be able to stop at the Kerith crater before heading to the quiet town of Hvolsvollur for the evening.
    • Golden Circle, ICELAND

      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.


      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.


      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.


      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, ICELAND

      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: Hvolsvöllur 3-star hotel
    Day 3

    Hvolsvollur - Selfoss - Vik - Kirkjubćjarklaustur (219 km)

    As we continue our journey today, we will drive towards Eyjafjallajokull volcano before visiting the waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss. After that, we will stop by the Skogar Folk Museum. We will continue driving towards the Solheimajokull glacier before taking a detour to see the black sands of Reynisfjara beach. Then, we will stop briefly in the village of Vik before continuing to Kirkjubaejarklaustur, where we will spend the night.
    • Selfoss, ICELAND


      This waterfall in Iceland is situated between the town of Selfoss and another waterfall, Skogafoss. At a height of 200 feet, it marks where the coastline of Iceland once was thousands of years ago.
    • Vik, ICELAND


      This waterfall in Iceland lies along the Skoga River where it once drained into the sea. The cliff at the top of the waterfall marks where the old coastline of Iceland was.


      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.
    Standard Hotel: Kirkjubćjarklaustur 3-star hotel
    Day 4

    Kirkjubaejarklaustur - Vatnajokull National Park - Jokulsarlon - Kirkjubaejarklaustur (192 km)

    Today, we will pass Foss a Síđu, a picturesque waterfall, as well as the Dverghamrar basalt columns. Then, we will drive over the vast glacial sands of Skeiđarársandur. Further along, we will explore the Skaftafell Nature Reserve. We will be able to take a short hike to Svartifoss or go on a guided glacier hike. About 40 minutes east, we will reach the Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon and Diamond Beach. We will also be able to explore an ice cave in this area. We will spend the night in Kirkjubćjarklaustur, keeping an eye out for the Northern Lights in the evening.
    • Vatnajokull National Park, ICELAND


      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.


      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.
    • Jokulsarlon, ICELAND

      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: Kirkjubćjarklaustur 3-star hotel
    Day 5

    Kirkjubaejarklaustur - Ring Road - Reykjavik (255 km)

    Setting out in the morning, we will drive along the Ring Road, an incredible scenic route that will bring us back to Reykjavik. When we are back in the capital, we will be able to visit local museums, galleries and cultural sites. This is also a good time to visit the Reykjanes peninsula and see its sights.
    • Ring Road, ICELAND

      The Ring Road or Route 1 is a national road in Iceland that runs around the island and connects most of the inhabited parts of the country. The total length of the road is 1,332 kilometres. Popular tourist attractions such as the Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, Dyrhólaey and the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon are by the Ring Road.
    Standard Hotel: Reykjavík 3-star hotel
    Day 6


    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.
    • Departure & Return

    • Self-drive tours begin either in Reykjavík City or at Keflavik International Airport.
    • Departure time is flexible.
    • Price Includes

    • 5 nights hotel accommodation with private baths and breakfasts
    • Vehicle (VW Polo or similar)
    • CDW, SCDW and gravel protection insurance for vehicle
    • Hands-on travel agent to oversee your itinerary
    • GPS system
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    • Fuel
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    • Additional Note

    • Thing to bring: warm clothes, good hiking boots, valid driver's license along with a one-year long on-road experience.
    • The Icelandic weather can be very unpredictable. Please bring appropriate clothing.
    • Please be aware that your itinerary may be rearranged to better fit with your arrival date and time.
    • Transportation Option:
      Budget: A small 2WD vehicle fit for basic travelling in everyday conditions, such as VW Polo, Toyota Yaris or similar. This vehicle does not have highland capabilities.
      Comfort: A medium sized jeep or SUV with 4WD (4x4) fit for most travel, and good for snow and off-asphalt travel, such as Toyota Rav4 or similar. This vehicle has basic highland capabilities.
      Luxury: A large sized jeep with 4WD (4x4) such as Toyota Land Cruiser or similar, fit for nearly all traveling. This vehicle has full highland capabilities to drive on accessible mountain roads.
    • It can happen, in the case of extreme weather, that an activity is cancelled. If your chosen activity is cancelled, we will assist you with rearranging or booking other activities when possible, and any potential price difference will be refunded to you.
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    Cancellation Policy:
    • You can cancel your multi day tour up to 7 days before departure and receive an 85% refund. The 15% service fee is to cover our cost of planning and arrangement. You can not cancel any individual services within a package within 7 days before departure.
    • You can cancel your car rental reservation up to 24 hours before departure and receive a full refund.
    • If we cancel your tour due to weather conditions or any other circumstances you will always receive a full refund. If a volcanic eruption stops you from getting to Iceland you will also receive a full refund on tours.

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