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3-Day Iceland Self-Drive Tour | Flex Tour

Duration: 3 Days

All Year

Flexible

Long Weekend

Do you have a long weekend and want to get out of the daily grind? Is Iceland on your bucket list? If the answer is yes, then this 3-Day Roadtrip is made for you!

 

In 3 days, you can explore the exciting capital Reykjavík as well as another destination of your choice. The Southwest offers the opportunity to discover the Golden Circle and, of course, the volcanic peninsula Reykjanes, with the volcano Fagradalsfjall. The South awaits you with black coastlines and glaciers, and the serene West has picturesque fjords and rich history.

 

We will take care of everything so that all you have to do is get off the plane and enjoy. On this flexible Roadtrip, your rental car and the hotel in Reykjavík are pre-booked by our local experts. Sightseeing is not enough? No problem, you can easily add other adventures when booking.

 

We’ll also equip you with a comprehensive travel plan, that ensures you won’t miss any highlights along the route. As an additional extra, we give special tips for every day and tell you, for example, our personal favorite spots and where you can get the best lunch.

 

Ready for an adventure? Dive into the itinerary below!

 

3D

Included:

  • Rental car for 3 days (different categories available, more info below)
  • Accommodation for 2 nights (private rooms with bathroom, breakfast is included)
  • SCDW insurance and Gravel Protection for the rental car
  • Detailed travel information (Roadbook)
  • Personal travel advisor
  • Icelandic taxes

Itinerary

Day 1

Highlights:

Capital Reykjavík
Reykjanes Peninsula & Volcano Fagradalsfjall (optional)

Summary:

Accommodation: Reykjavík

Driving Distance: approx. 50 km

Optional Activities: Blue Lagoon

woman enjoys bathing in blue lagoon iceland

The first day of this trip is planned around your arrival at Keflavík International Airport. No matter when you land – your rental car is already waiting for you. The drive to the capital is easy and takes less than an hour.

 

If you arrive early and your feet are already itching for an adventure, you can already visit the Fagradalsfjall volcano, or just relax in the Blue Lagoon. Otherwise, Iceland's capital is at your disposal and the possibilities are endless.

Day 2

Highlights:

Reykjanes Peninsula with Volcano Fagradalsfjall /
Golden Circle with Geysir & Gullfoss Waterfall /
South Coast with Waterfalls & Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach /
West Iceland with Lava Waterfalls Hraunfossar & Barnafoss

Summary:

Accommodation: Reykjavík

Driving Distance: depending on the chosen route, approx. 145 - 375 km

Optional Activities: Snorkeling, Snowmobiling, Glacier Hiking, Horseback Riding, Into the Glacier

Fagradalsfjall valley

Wakey-wakey! Today, wherever you choose to go is completely up to you. If the recently erupted volcano at Geldingadalur valley is one of the reasons for your journey, then today could be your chance for an exciting tour around the volcanic peninsula of Reykjanes.

 

Amongst the locations to visit is the Bridge Between Continents, where you can walk from Europe to North America. Also, the geothermal field of Krýsuvík awaits you with bubbling mud springs, hissing and steaming fumaroles, and a myriad of colored rocks. Sharp lava landscapes and picturesque coastal sections define this ruggedly beautiful peninsula.

 

Alternatively, on this day you can explore the famous Golden Circle with the Þingvellir National Park, the Great Geyser, and the Gullfoss Waterfall. The beautiful South Coast awaits you with the waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss, the black sandy beach Reynisfjara and the pretty coastal town of Vík. The idyllic Borgarfjörður in the west of the island is somewhat less visited, and yet still has many wonderful attractions, such as the lava waterfall Hraunfossar.

 

Whatever you decide to do, we will provide you with all the information you need.

Day 3

Highlights:

Capital Reykjavík
Reykjanes Peninsula & Volcano Fagradalsfjall (optional)

Summary:

Driving Distance: approx. 50 km

Optional Activities: Blue Lagoon

reynisfjara black sand beach

Whatever your flight time, there is no stress. No matter if the flight departs very early in the morning or even late at night: The rental car can be dropped off at the airport at any time.

 

If you have more time, the daily schedule is entirely up to you. Explore the hidden corners of Reykjavík, enjoy a brunch or even get active on that volcano hike! No matter what you do, you are guaranteed to embark on your return flight with memories to last a lifetime.

Hotel selection in the comfort category

 


In our comfort category, we book rooms with private bathroom in hotels and boutique guesthouses. Breakfast is included.


The hotels are of a good standard and offer towels, hairdryers, and free WiFi. Examples include Storm Hotel, Stracta Hotel, and Hali Country Hotel.

If you book with an odd number of travelers, we provide an extra room. E.g. 3 travelers get 2 rooms.

Hotel selection in the comfort category

Comfort (Private Bathroom)

In our comfort category, we book rooms with private bathroom in hotels and boutique guesthouses. Breakfast is included.

The hotels are of a good standard and offer towels, hairdryers, and free WiFi. Examples include Storm Hotel, Stracta Hotel, and Hali Country Hotel.

If you book with an odd number of travelers, we provide an extra room. E.g. 3 travelers get 2 rooms.

Toyota Aygo rental car in Iceland
Toyota Yaris (automatic) or similar, SCDW insurance and gravel protection are included.

Recommended for up to 3 adult travelers.

Dacia Duster rental car in Iceland

Dacia Duster (manual) or similar, SCDW insurance and gravel protection are included.

 

Recommended for up to 4 adult travelers.

 

Toyota RAV4 rental car in Iceland

Toyota RAV4 (automatic) or similar, SCDW insurance and gravel protection are included.

 

Recommended for up to 4 adult travelers.

 

Toyota Aygo rental car in Iceland

Economy 2WD

Toyota Yaris (automatic) or similar, SCDW insurance and gravel protection are included.


Recommended for up to 3 adult travelers.

Dacia Duster rental car in Iceland

Standard 4WD

Dacia Duster (manual) or similar, SCDW insurance and gravel protection are included.

 

Recommended for up to 4 adult travelers.

Toyota RAV4 rental car in Iceland

Comfort 4WD

Toyota RAV4 (automatic) or similar, SCDW insurance and gravel protection are included.

 

Recommended for up to 4 adult travelers.

Got a question? Ask away!

Have a question about this product? Feel free to drop us a line. We are always ready to assist!

 

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