North & South

This tour lets you experience many of Iceland’s natural wonders and astonishing variety of landscapes, allowing you to explore top attractions along your route without having to change hotels every single night. Starting and ending in Reykjavik, you can expect new discoveries each day on your journey between the North of Iceland and the South Coast. 

The package includes accommodation in the cities of Reykjavik and Akureyri as well as in the countryside in the areas of Borgarnes, North-west, Borgarnes area, Hella area and Selfoss.

  • Product: ISIGCR-05
  • Duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights
  • Season: 1 May - 30 September
  • Departure: Daily
  • Price from: € 1177
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  • 9 nights' accommodation (simple/standard), breakfast included
  • Rental car of your choice with unlimited mileage, CDW and VAT for 8 days
  • Free in-car unlimited wi-fi, use of GPS & two authorized drivers for the duration of the vehicle rental period
  • Round-trip passage on Herjólfur ferry (Westman Islands day tour)
  • Bus transfers to/from Keflavík Airport
  • Detailed road map (1:600.000)
  • Information booklet about driving in Iceland
  • Detailed itinerary sent by PDF
  • 24-hour emergency service
  • Taxes and service fee

Not included

  • Flight to/from Iceland
  • Meals and drinks at restaurants (unless otherwise stated)
  • Personal travel insurance


  • Reykjavik
  • Þingvellir
  • Geysir
  • Gullfoss
  • Eyjafjallajökull
  • Skógafoss
  • Siglufjörður
  • Mývatn
  • Dettifoss
  • Akureyri

Day 1: Arrival & Reykjavík

Arrive at Keflavík International Airport in Iceland and transfer to central Reykjavík via airport shuttle. After storing your luggage at your accommodation, we suggest a stroll around the colorful historic center of the city, with visits to some of the many museums, shops and cafes. You’ll also find a great assortment of restaurants to tempt your taste buds. To celebrate your first night in Iceland, why not check out the city’s vibrant nightlife or live music scene?

Spend the night in Reykjavík.


  • Reykjavik

Day 2: Borgarnes & Northwest Iceland

Collect your rental car in the morning in Reykjavík and start your journey towards the charming town of Borgarnes. Just a short drive from Borgarnes will bring you to Europe’s most voluminous hot spring, Deildartunguhver, and the picturesque Hraunfossar waterfalls. Continue on towards the Northwest Iceland, where you will rest for the night. Driving distance: 250 km / 155 miles.

Spend the night in the  Northwest Iceland.


  • Borgarnes
  • Deildartunguhver
  • Reykholt
  • Hraunfossar

Day 3: Discoveries in North Iceland

Drive towards Skagafjörður fjord, an area known as the “mecca of the Icelandic horse”, where horses are said to outnumber people. In the Skagafjörður area, stop at Hofsós, where we recommend a dip in the geothermal water of the town’s swimming pool . Continue on towards beautiful Siglufjörður, which was the historic centre of Iceland’s herring fleet and complete your circle with a stop at Dalvík before heading toward Akureyri, your destination for the evening. Driving distance: 245 km / 152 miles.

Spend the night in Akureyri.


  • Skagafjörður
  • Hofsós
  • Siglufjörður
  • Dalvík


  • Hofsós swimming pool
  • Whale watching at Dalvík

Day 4: Surreal Sights of Lake Mývatn

Drive towards Mývatn, an area known for its otherworldly surroundings and unique eco-system, including a thriving birdlife. Here you’ll also find the eerie lava formations of Dimmuborgir, which according to legend are said to house hidden people and other supernatural beings. Further along, you’ll come across the Hverarönd geothermal area with its gurgling mud pools and sizzling geysers. For a rewarding detour, drive to the Dettifoss waterfall, surrounded by the steep walls of the Jökulsárgljúfur canyon. Then return to Akureyri, where we recommend an evening dinner at one of the city’s cozy restaurants. Driving distance: 260 km / 161 miles.

Spend anothe night in the Akureyri.


  • Lake Mývatn
  • Dimmuborgir
  • Hverarönd
  • Dettifoss


  • Mývatn Nature Baths

Day 5: Capital of the North

Use this day for enjoying the many sights and activities in Akureyri and its surrounding areas. This small and charming city, overlooking the Eyjafjörður fjord, is often called the “Capital of the North”. Continue the journey towards Borgarnes area.  
If you have a 4x4 vehicle, we recommend to take the Kjölur interior road, and continue south between two glaciers, Langjökull and Hofsjökull and spend the night in the area of the Golden Circle.  Driving distance: 318 km / 198 miles. 

Spend the night in Borgarnes area

Note: The interior road Kjölur is closed until the first week of June approx. and the road is accessible for 4x4 vehicles only  during summer.


  • Akureyri

Day 6: The Golden Circle

Today, we suggest a drive into the deep fjord  Hvalfjörður and stop at the old whaling station. From Hvalfjörður head on to the unique Þingvellir National Park, listed on UNESCO´s World Heritage List.  Visit the one and only Geysir in Haukadalur and the famous waterfall Gullfoss.  You might wish to end the day by enjoying a dip in the Secret Lagoon natural hot spring at Flúðir. Driving distance: 250 km / 155 miles.

Spend the night in Selfoss area.


  • Hvalfjörður
  • Þingvellir
  • Gullfoss
  • Geysir
  • Kerið


  • Fontana Spa in Laugarvatn
  • Secret Lagoon in Flúðir

Day 7: Waterfalls & Black Sand Beaches

Today, your journey takes you to the picturesque waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss, with views of the infamous yet captivating Eyjafjallajökull glacier on the way. You might wish to take on optional glacier hike or a thrilling snowmobile-ride on glacier Sólheimajökull.  Continue on to Vík, a charming village famous for the nearby black sand beaches of Reynisfjara and the dramatic rock formations of Dyrhólaey and Reynisdrangar off the coast. Driving distance: 310 km / 192 miles.

Spend the night in the Hvolsvöllur area.


  • Seljalandsfoss
  • Skógafoss
  • Eyjafjallajökull
  • Vík


  • Guided Glacier hike/climbing 
  • Snowmobiling tour on Sólheimajökull glacier
  • Entrance to Eyjafjallajökull Erupts Visitor Centre
  • Horse riding

Day 8: Volcanic Islands

Start the day with a trip to the charming Westman Islands, rising from the sea off Iceland’s South Coast. From the harbor by Landeyjar, a 30 minute ferry takes you to Heimaey, the largest of the islands, aptly nicknamed “Pompeii of the North”. During the 1973 volcanic eruption of Mt. Eldfell, all residents of Heimaey were safely evacuated, and many returned to take part in the excavation of their village as the eruption subsided.  We recommend a visit to Eldheimar museum and a boat-tour or Rib-safari tour to view the islands´ amazing bird-cliffs and even spot puffins when in season.  Then you can walk to the crater of volcano Eldfell and enjoy dining at one of the village restaurants.   Driving distance: 66km 

Spend another night in the Hvolsvöllur area. 

Ferry to Heimaey at 10:00.
Ferry from Heimaey at 17:30.


  • Heimaey
  • Eldfell Volcano


  • Car Ferry Transfer - can be added on request
  • Entrance to Eldheimar Museum
  • Guided bus tour around Heimaey
  • Boat tour around Heimaey
  • Rib-safari

Day 9: Reykjanes Peninsula & Blue Lagoon

Continue via the southern coast eastwards towards the other-wordly Reykjanes peninsula where you can explore hot springs at Seltún, the bridge between continents and mysterious Lake Kleifarvatn.  
We recommend a stop at the Blue Lagoon for a therapeutic soak in the soothing mineral waters. End the day in Reykjavik. Driving distance:  195 km /121  miles.

Spend the night in Reykjavík.


  • Eyrarbakki
  • Stokkseyri
  • Kleifarvatn
  • Seltún 
  • Bridge between continents


  • Entrance to the Blue Lagoon
  • ATV 4x4 tour on Reykjanes Peninsula

Day 10: Departure

After your amazing holiday in Iceland, it’s time to head home today. Transportation to Keflavík Airport is provided via airport shuttle. If your flight is in the afternoon, you can spend the morning at one of the many museum, art galleries or shops. You also have the option of a short whale watching tour from Reykjavik’s old harbor or a tour of the city’s brand new Harpa concert hall. 

Note: Additional nights and activities can be added on request.

Note: Additional nights can be added in Reykjavík, Akureyri or Selfoss on request.


  • Reykjavík
Thanks to our extensive network of trusted suppliers, we can accommodate travelers of all needs and interests according to location, group size and budget.

Our hand-picked selection of accommodations in Iceland includes hotels, guesthouses, hostels, farmhouse B&B, cottages and more. For our car rental packages, we‘ve selected what we consider the best value option of accommodation at each location.

Includes basic guesthouses, farmhouses and good quality hostels with shared showers/WC facilities. Some rooms may have washbasins. Breakfast is provided and included in the price. In the more remote areas, most properties offer
optional evening meals.

Includes comfortable tourist-class (mostly 3-star range) hotels, farmhouses and well-appointed guesthouses. Rooms have private showers/WC. Breakfast is provided and included in the price. Most properties in this category have an on-site restaurant or dining facilities.

A. Hyundai I20 or similar
Passengers: 5
Suit Cases: 2
Doors: 5
Operation: Manual
B. VW Golf or similar
Passengers: 5
Suit Cases: 2
Doors: 5
Operation: Manual
C. Toyota Corolla or similar
Passengers: 5
Suit Cases: 2
Doors: 5
Operation: Manual
D. Skoda Octavia Station or similar
Passengers: 5
Suit Cases: 4
Doors: 5
Operation: Automatic
E. Hyundai Tucson or similar
Passengers: 5
Suit Cases: 4
Doors: 5
Operation: Automatic AWD
F. Land Rover Discovery Sport or similar
Passengers: 5
Suit Cases: 4
Doors: 5
Operation: Automatic AWD


A GPS navigation system comes free of charge with all of our car rental packages. 

Our rental car selection

We‘ve partnered with one of Iceland’s most reliable and efficient car rental agencies to offer top-notch service and a great selection of high-quality, dependable vehicles.

Automatic cars are available on request for an extra fee in types A, B and C. Please contact us for prices.

All rentals include a standard insurance policy with Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), unlimited mileage, GPS, free in-car unlimited wi-fi, two drivers and Icelandic VAT @ 25.5%. Fuel or oil is not included. Optional insurance upgrades, additional drivers and child seats are available and payable locally at the car rental office.

collecting your vehicle

On Day 2 of your holiday, you will be picked up by your car rental agent between 09:00 and 10:00 at your accommodation in Reykjavik and taken to the car rental depot. There, you will complete all paperwork and choose among optional services or upgrades before collecting your vehicle.

 A valid credit card is required by the car rental agency, and a credit card imprint will be taken at the time of vehicle collection for security reasons. Your voucher covers the cost of the rental, but the imprint may be used to deduct any extra charges due to use or damage of the vehicle.


To find the exact prices and to book this tour click book now and please fill out the following form.

If you do not find prices for your ideal room combination then please contact us with your requirements and full details of your party.


  • Children age 0 – 2: Free of charge
  • Children age 3-11: Simple: EUR 458 per child sharing room with adult. Standard: EUR 610 per child sharing room with adult.
  • Children age 12+: Full price


  • 1 Person = Single room
  • 2 Sharing = One twin/double room
  • 3 Sharing = Triple room
  • 4 Sharing = Two twin/double rooms


After booking a holiday package with, you will be contacted by email within two working days by your designated travel consultant, who will assist with your booking and serve as your point of contact for any travel needs during your stay. The email will include the full name and direct contact information for your travel consultant along with information about your booking, payment and what to expect during your holiday.

We recommend booking at least three weeks in advance.

Travel Documents

For all car rental packages, we provide the following travel documents:
  • Pro-forma and confirmation invoices
  • Booking overview with information about all your services in Iceland
  • Electronic vouchers for each of your services
  • Full itinerary
  • Map of Iceland with your route, accommodations and interesting highlights marked
  • Information booklet about driving in Iceland
  • More detailed itinerary including a list of optional activities and attractions in Iceland as well as general information about travelling around Iceland

Delivery of travel documents

Travel documents will be delivered as follows:

  • At time of deposit payment: You will receive the pro-forma invoice by email.
  • Within 30 days of deposit payment: You will receive the full itinerary by email.
  • At time of full payment: You will receive the confirmation invoice and all vouchers by email.
  • Before your arrival*: Road map and information booklet about driving in Iceland will be sent by post

Please note that we must use the billing address of the credit card holder as the shipping address for the road map and information booklet. *If the package is booked less than one month in advance of departure, you will instead receive these items at your first accommodation in Reykjavík.

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TEL: +354 512 2050
  Iceland Guest
Bíldshöfði 20
110 Reykjavik
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