Iceland Ring Tour

TOUR TYPE: Self-drive with eletric car

STARTING: Reykjavik International Airport (KEF) – ENDING: Reykjavik International Airport (KEF)


Upon arrival to the airport, you will take over the electric car, which will be your e-mission free transportation for the following week. The car company representative will be waiting for you and explain all details regarding the car. You can download an app with all locations of charging stations, which are in every city. You will be provided with all necessary cards for these stations and will be charged accordingly to the usage upon returning the car. The car also includes plugs and cables for charging at stations or even at a regular electric socket.   

However, most of hotels included in the itinerary offer their own charging stations, so you will easily park and charge the car in front of your accommodation.  

The electrical charging is free or at least significantly cheaper than the price of regular fuel. Also, upon returning you don’t need to return full battery as with the standard cars. 



Day 1: Arrival in Reykjavik

Upon arrival at Keflavik Airport you will pick up your rental car and drive to Blue Lagoon, one of 25 wonders of the world. Have a free time enjoying the radiant powers of geothermal seawater.

In the afternoon, drive to Iceland capital, Reykjavik. During your free time we recommed to visit the National and Saga museums, and tracing Iceland’s Viking history. Also the striking concrete Hallgrimskirkja church and rotating Perlan glass dome will offer sweeping views of the sea and nearby hills.

Services included:Eletric rent-a-car for 8 days, entrance fee at Blue Lagoon and overnight at 4* hotel in Reykjavik


Day 2: Golden Circle

Explore classics today as you travel the route of the Golden Circle sights. Start the day visiting the Geysir geothermal fields. There is a variety of hot springs and bubbling pools. The original geyser is now dormant but has been replaced by Strokkur, “the Churn”, which erupts at 5-10 minute intervals. Continue to Gullfoss, “the goldenfalls”, which is a double waterfall that tumbles 34 meters into the Hvítá river and attracts travellers all year round. From here, we suggest to have an amazing experience of driving a snowmobile on the glacier. Venture inland to Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site, and an area of exceptional geological and historical interest. The Þingvellir area is part of a fissure zone running through Iceland, situated on the tectonic plate boundaries of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. The faults and fissures make evident the rifting of the earth’s crust.
Services included:
Overnight at 3* or 4* hotel in Selfoss or Hella
Adventurestour: includes Snowmobile at the glacier

Day 3: South Coast

Today we will visit the most beautiful part of Iceland. Travel through the South Coast, the first stop will be at the Lava Centre and learn about Iceland’s volcanic activity. Continue to the high but narrow Seljalandsfoss waterfall which plunges over the mountain. There is an interesting trail that goes behind the fall –if you are prepared to get wet! In the small village of Skógar, there is Skógafoss waterfall, which is 60 meters high and is one of the most impressive waterfalls in the country. In the afternoon, a beautiful drive with many natural wonders awaits us as we head across the Eldhraun lava field, cross the sandy desert of the south coast, overlooked by mountainous cliffs, glaciers and waterfalls. Stroll along the black lava beach of Reynisfjara near Vík. Enjoy the Icelandic Lava Show, the recreation of a volcano eruption, and the flowing lava. Travel along the southern part of the glacier Vatnajökull and spend time at Europe’s largest national park, which has Iceland’s highest mountains, an alpine environment, and Europe’s largest glacier. End theday with a stop at Jökulsárlón, a glacial lagoon filled with floating icebergs, and explore the amazing site where you might see seals swimming in arctic waters. During the summer period enjoy a boat ride around the glaciers. Also you can walk on the so-called Diamond Beach, where large icebergs get stranded.

Services included: Icelandic Lava Showand overnight at 3* or 4* hotel in Hofn
Adventurestour: includes Boat ride at Glacier Lagoon
Optional: From Vik you can visit the Ice Cave or enjoy a glacier hike.

Day 4: East Fjords

Driving through the East coast you will admire a unique landscape with fjords and small fishing villages around the twisty roads. On the route you can visit an impressive stone and mineral collection. Once arrival inEgilsstadir, enjoy the free time for a walk or hiking.
Services included: Overnight at 3* or 4* hotel in Egilsstadir

Day 5: The North

On the way to Mývatn, have a stop at Hverir and admire the wasteland in which pools of boiling mud, hot springs and hissing chimneys give life to a desolate Mars-like scenery. Explore Lake Mývatn, famous for its strange lava formations at Kálfaströnd, its pseudocraters at Skútustaðir and its tephra cone Hverfjall. Continue to Goðafoss –the waterfalls of theGods. Travel to Akureyri, the capital of North Iceland.
Services included: Overnight at 3* or 4* hotel in Akureyri
Optional:Relax in the geothermal Mývatn Nature Baths with a fantastic view over the whole area.

Day 6: Akureyri

In the morning, explore the town of Akureyri: visit the botanical garden, walk the streets and admire the panoramic view over the Eyjafjörður fjord. In the afternoon, travel to Husavik and here you will have the opportunity to enjoy a boat ride at the North Sea for the Whale Watch Tour. Husavik is the best place in Iceland for whale watching.
Services included: Overnight at 3* or 4* hotel in Akureyri
Adventurestour: includes Whale Watch tour

Day 7: Volcano Crater, Seals, Fjords and Mountains

Starttraveling along scenic fjord landscape and over several mountain passes until we reach the first stop, the turf church of Víðimýri. Next, visit a natural history & seal museum in the fishing village of Hvammstangi. Have an easy hike on Grábrók volcano crater in the middle of a greenish lava field and continue till the town of Borgarnes. Travel along the scenic Hvalfjörður fjord and arrive in Reykjavik.
Services included: Overnight at 4* hotel in Reykjavik.

Day 8: Reykjavik

Free day in Reykjavik. We recommend to visit the Whales of Iceland exhibition with life-sized models, or FlyOver Iceland, soar across Iceland’s most spectacular scenery and natural wonders with the latest in simulated fight ride technology.
Services included: Overnight at 4* hotel in Reykjavik.

Day 9: Departure

Drive to Reykjavik International airport where you will deliver the car and end the tour.