Explore the south coast of Iceland, a beautiful destination that sets the stage for an unforgettable trip. Discover Iceland's most iconic sights, where majestic glaciers, scenic rivers and volcanic black beaches meet. Get ready for a trip full of adrenaline, taking part in thrilling activities such as riding a snowmobile, hiking along glaciers, rafting on wild rivers and exploring the beautiful surroundings on horseback. During this round trip, you will stay in lovely boutique hotels as you are used to with Caractère.
Day 1: Arrival in Iceland - Hveragerdi
After arriving at Keflavik airport, you will pick up your rental car and continue to your hotel. If you arrive early, you can already get acquainted with Iceland by taking a hike. You can hike to a nearby hot spring where you can enjoy a wonderful bath.
Day 2: Hveragerdi - Skogafoss - Seljalandsfoss - Reynisfjara Beach - Vik
Follow the ring road and admire waterfalls, volcanoes and glaciers along the way. Make sure to stop along the way to admire the famous waterfalls Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss. If you are lucky, you will also see the volcanoes Hekla and Eyjafjallajokull. Today you can choose from a variety of activities. From horseback riding to an ATV quad ride or a glacier hike, nature lends itself to adventurous exploration.
Day 3: Vik - Kirkjubaejarklaustur- Vatnajokull National Park - Hofn
Through the huge lava fields you will drive to Vatnajokull National Park, named after the largest glacier in Europe. The Skaftafell area in the park is a green oasis surrounded by glaciers. Follow a hiking trail to Svartifoss, the black waterfalls. For a memorable experience, take an amphibious boat ride among the floating waterfalls. Or opt for a puffin safari to view the adorable animals in their natural habitat. Continue to the nearby black-sand Diamond Beach before ending the day in the village of Hofn.
Day 4: Hofn - Vik - Hvolsvollur
Enjoy the magnificent views as you drive back along the ring road. You will have the opportunity to kayak at a glacier along the way or hike through a canyon with beautiful views. Afterwards, take the zipline back down.
Day 5: Hvolsvollur - Golden Circle - Reykjavik
Today you will explore the wonders of the Golden Circle, such as the Gullfoss waterfall and the Geysir hot spring area. You can participate in Gullfoss Canyon Rafting, paddling through a beautiful gorge. You will continue to Thingvellir National Park, the site of Iceland's ancient Viking parliament. Here you can snorkel in the Silfra Gorge that floats between two continents. You will then head to the capital city of Reykjavik.
Day 6: Going home
If you still have time left, you can visit the Blue Lagoon on this day. Afterwards, you will drive towards the airport for your return flight.
Price starts at 4,960 euros. This is a price indication for two people based on a standard room including breakfast, flights and rental car in high season. The actual price of your round trip depends on a number of factors such as the period in which you travel, the date you book your trip, the choice of your hotels, the duration of your trip ... This indication gives you an idea of the budget for this trip.
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