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.
Upon arrival at Keflavik Airport you will pick up your rental car and drive to Blue Lagoon (22km, 20min), 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 (50km, 50min). 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(EF included).
Services included:Eletric rent-a-car for 5days, entrance fee at Blue Lagoonand Perlan. Overnight at 4* hotel in Reykjavik
Today we will visit the most beautiful part of Iceland. Travel through the South Coast, the first stop will be at the Lava Centre (50km, 40min) and learn about Iceland’s volcanic activity. Continue to the high but narrow Seljalandsfoss waterfall (22km, 20min) 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 (30km, 25min), 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 (25km, 35min). 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 the day with a stop at Jökulsárlón (205km, 2h35min), 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. Overnightaround Glacier Lagoon.
Explore the Land of Fire and Ice, it's volcanoes and glaciers on a 9 day ring tour around the island.