- Soak in the famous Blue Lagoon
- Discover Iceland's dramatic landscapes with self-drives
- Enjoy a SuperJeep excursion to three epic glaciers
- Explore buzzing Reykjavik
- 1 Night Grindavik
- 2 Nights Hella
- 1 Night Reykjavík
Activity adventure | Lodges | Natural world | Self-drive | Short break | Spa
This five-day tailor-made self-drive tour highlights this very fact as you spend a day pampering yourself at the famous Blue Lagoon on the outskirts of Reykjavik before heading to Hotel Ranga on Iceland's incredible south coast. Here you'll experience the thrill of a super jeep tour through some of the country's most spectacular scenery before returning to Reykjavik via the Golden Circle, a landscape of geysers and waterfalls that make up some of the country's best-known sites.
Day by day itinerary
The Blue Lagoon
Arrive at Keflavik Airport on the outskirts of Iceland's capital Reykjavik. Pick up your hire car and drive for around 20 minutes to the Blue Lagoon at the famous Silica Hotel. Check into your room before spending the rest of the day relaxing and enjoying all the facilities the spa has to offer, all in truly amazing natural surroundings in the heart of a stunning lava landscape.
Stay: Silica Hotel (Superior)
After breakfast, enjoy a relaxing 30-minute massage before beginning a two-hour drive to Hella on Iceland's south coast. Check into the stunning Hotel Ranga where you'll spend the night. The rest of the days is yours to relax and enjoy the hotel's facilities. Perhaps enjoy a soak in one of the three outdoor hot tubs that face the river or indulge in a spa treatment before a meal in the gourmet restaurant overlooking one of Iceland’s finest salmon rivers.
Stay: Hotel Ranga, Hella (Superior)
Thorsmork by Super Jeep
Enjoy breakfast at Hotel Ranga before departing on a thrilling super-jeep excursion to Thor's Woodland. Thorsmork is a unique region set in between three glaciers - Mýrdalsjökull, Eyjafjallajökull and Tindfjallajökull. To get there you'll journey by powerful super jeep on dirt roads over un-bridged glacial rivers. Along the way you'll see the effect that the great eruption of Eyjafjallajökull had on the landscape. In the evening, return to Hotel Ranga for a well-earned rest and soak in one of the hotel's hot tubs.
Stay: Hotel Ranga, Hella (Superior)
Horse back riding and the Golden Circle
Check out of Hotel Ranga this morning and head to Hestheimar Horse Farm, just a 20-minute drive from the hotel. Here you'll have the chance to enjoy a two-hour horse-back-riding tour, getting acquainted with the unique breed of Icelandic horse that remains virtually unchanged since the Vikings first bought them to the country in the 9th century. Continue on to Reykjavik via the magnificent Golden Circle, home to some of Iceland's most important geological sights including Geysir and the spectacular Gullfoss waterfall. Spend the evening in Reykjavik, where you'll stay at the superb Hotel Borg and enjoy one of the city's finest restaurants such as Grillmarket just around the corner from the hotel – we highly recommend a reservation.
Stay: Hotel Borg, Reykjavik (Deluxe)
Drive to Keflavik Airport where you'll return your hire car and board your onward flight.
Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.
from £1,730 pp. incl. flights
from £2,085 pp. incl. flights
- Return flights from a choice of UK domestic airports
- Car hire for 4 days (economy)
- 1 night at the Silica Hotel in a deluxe double room on a B&B basis
- Premium Entry to the Blue Lagoon incl. use of towel, bathrobe and slippers, 1st drink of choice, 2 mud masks, reservation at LAVA reservation with sparkling wine
- 30 min Blue Lagoon relaxing massage inc. towel and bathrobe
- 2 nights at Hotel Ranga in a standard double room on a B&B basis
- Thorsmork excursion by superjeeps inc. lunch
- 2 hour horseback riding tour
- 1 night at Hotel Borg in standard double room on a B&B basis
Terms & Conditions
Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.
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