With super jeeps, that are so characteristic for Iceland, we
will get to places that is not reachable with the normal bus
Come along on a tour that is something extraordinary! Our
driver and guide will take us to the south with it's dramatically black beaches.
Also the waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skógarfoss with
water from the glaciers Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull.
We go deeper in to the highland through the valley Thjórsándalur,
we will visit the water filled crater Ljótipollur and the
hot springs at Landmannalaugar. We take course towards Mount
Hekla, the queen among the Icelandic volcanoes. If the
weather permits we will drive 950 meters up on the side of
the volcano and we will get a fantastic view over the
landscape. We will off course also visit the classic sights
in the "Golden circle"; Geysir, the waterfall Gullfoss and
Thingvellir national park.
• Transfer to/from accommodation in Reykjavik
• Super jeep with driver for three days
• Accommodation at 2-3* hotel two nights
• Two breakfasts
Price do not
• Travel or cancellation insurance.
Program Day 1 - The South Coast and Mýrdalsjökull
glacier Black Beaches - Waterfalls - Gleaming Glaciers
This tour takes us via the greenhouse town of Hveragerði to
the Atlantic Ocean and vast panoramic views of the
ever-changing glacier flood plains which merge with the
dramatic black beaches of Iceland´s south coast.
We then drive inland to two waterfalls, the graceful
Seljalandsfoss, where the sure-footed can walk behind the
cascade, and impressive Skógarfoss. Skógarfoss carries water
from two powerful glaciers, Eyjafjallajökull and
Mýrdalsjökull which dominate the slopes of the active
volcano Mount Katla. If Weather and volcanic conditions
permitting, you will have the opportunity to experience
snowmobiling, dog-sledding, a guided glacial hike or riding
Icelandic horses. These activities are not included in the
tour price. We arrive at your hotel in time for dinner.
Day 2 - Landmannalaugar and Mount Hekla The highlands - Hot Springs – Waterfalls - Volcanic
Hrauneyjar lies at the the centre of the forbidding
highlands and our route takes us first through the
Thjórsádalur Valley stopping at Hjálparfoss, one of
Iceland’s loveliest waterfalls, before continuing into the
extraordinary mountainscape to the water-filled Ljótipollur
crater and the hot springs of the Landmannalaugar oasis.
This is your opportunity to bathe in the natural hot waters
or join a short guided hike before heading for active Mount
Hekla, the queen of Icelandic volcanoes.
Weather and geological conditions allowing we will drive to
a height of 950 meters up the side of the volcano to capture
the astounding views. We arrive at your hotel in time for
Day 3 - The Golden Circle and Langjökull glacier Gullfoss – Langjokull – Geysir - Þingvellir
This classic tour begins from the South towards the
thundering rainbow-ringed Gullfoss, the golden waterfall.
From Gullfoss we drive to the mighty Langjökull glacier and
also have the option of a snowmobiling, river-rafting or
quad-biking. These activities are not included in the tour
We drive into the thermal landscape around iconic Geysir
with the erupting hot springs. Onwards to serene Lake
Laugarvatn and to Thingvellir, our National Park and site of
the World’s oldest parliament.
Thingvellir National park is also on the UNESCO World
Heritage List. The entrance to Thingvellir is a walk through
the Almannagjá gorge, visible evidence of plate tectonic
activity on the European-American fault-line which still
today is pushing the two continents apart and creating
Iceland, geology’s youngest country.
Return to Reykjavík in time for dinner. Depending on the
season and weather there is every chance you will see the
Midnight Sun or the Northern Lights.