Iceland A-Z – The Ring Road Trip

Incredible family-friendly Ring Road tour with a private driver guide

Family adventure

This incredible, family-friendly tour takes you around the sites and attractions along Iceland epic and world-famous Ring Road in 10 days with a private driver guide.

  • Private Arrival / departure transfer
  • Completely private tour around Iceland with your personal driver-guide
  • Visit to Viking World museum
  • Visit to local horse farm
  • Visit to the Lava Center
  • Whale watching tour
  • Private boat tour in glacial lagoon
  • 2-nights at a luxury hotel in Reykjavík City
  • 7-nights in countryside, hotels of superior category

Itinerary


You are met at Keflavík airport by a private driver. The route leads from Keflavík across the ancient lava fields of Reykjanes Peninsula.
A short sightseeing trip around the Reykjanes Peninsula with stops at Gunnuhver thermal spring, the bridge between two continents and the Reykjanes Lighthouse. Complete the Reykjanes tour with a visit to the Viking Worlds Museum featuring Islendingur a Viking replica ship and a Viking Millenium Exhibition.


Depart from Reykjavik with your private driver guide and proceed to the geopark of Borgarfjorður. Stop at a local horse farm , enjoy a soothing bath at Krauma, geothermal baths before proceeding to your hotel, witnessing some of Iceland´s most picturesque waterfalls, Hraunfossar.


Today, your guide will take you through Borgarfjörður, driving past Hraunfoss Lava Falls, Barnafoss falls and Europe’s most powerful hot spring, Deildatunguhver, where visitors can buy organic tomatoes grown using geothermal heat in the nearby greenhouses. Explore North Iceland with our local expert.

Proceed to Akureyri, the biggest town in north Iceland. Stop by the Christmas shop and the local swimming pool and enjoy dinner after.


Today you will travel to Lake Myvatn, a paradise for birdwatchers, geologists and other nature enthusiasts. The day’s discoveries include the pseudo-craters at Skutustadir, the curious lava formations at Dimmuborgir, the ring-wall crater of Hverfjall, Krafla Volcano, and the geothermal field at Namaskard with its bubbling mud pools and multi-coloured sulfatases.

Today, drive to the spectacular East Fjords with its towering mountains and charming fishing villages as you head to the fertile Egilsstadir area. 


Morning departure along the rugged and varied coastline of the East Fjords, some of which are now deserted. Each fjord contains its own world of geology and history.


Today you will be in the southern area of Vatnajokull National Park, named after magnificent Vatnajokull glacier, the largest in Europe. 

Morning drive across the enormous Eldhraun lava field and the black desert sands of Myrdalssandur before arriving in Vik, the southernmost village of Iceland. Visit the breath-taking black beach at Reynishverfi and Dyrholaey*cliff, a nature reserve and home to thousands of seabirds. Visit Skogafoss waterfall with Myrdalsjökull glacier towering above and ribbon-like Seljalandsfoss.

Start your day with a visit to the famous Gullfoss „the Golden Waterfall,” which is considered by many the greatest of Icelandic cascades. Close by is the active hot spring area of Geysir, here you can view Strokkur, a geyser that shoots water up to 30 meters (100 feet) every few minutes, as well as many other bubbling and boiling hot springs.. Head to Reykjavik in the afternoon via the Þingvellir National Park.

Private driver will drive you to Keflavik Airport. If you did not visit the Blue Lagoon on your arrival day, you might use the opportunity to stop there now on your way to the airport. Your driver will transfer you to Keflavík Airport afterwards in time for your flight. Depart for home with many incredible Icelandic memories.

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