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Visit the country’s natural wonders: vast glaciers, thundering waterfalls, and healing hot springs, to name a few. Smouldering volcanoes, puffin-covered rocks and black sand plains await as you visit the country’s gems like Lake Myvatn, Skaftafell National Park, Geysir hot springs and the Gullfoss waterfall. You’ll feel like a hero in one of Iceland’s epic sagas as you cruise down the road through a country filled with magic and wonder.

Inclusions
  • Round trip airfare to Reykjavik (via Toronto or Montreal)
  • 7 nights 3-star accommodation in Reykjavik, Akureyri, Egilsstaðir, Höfn, Vík
  • Breakfast daily
  • Manual compact rental car (additional cost to upgrade to automatic)
  • Includes Careflex: Cancel up to 3 days prior

Book by Aug 31!

Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton
Aug 30-Sep 6, 2022 from $2349 + $606 tax
Sep 14-Oct 1, 2022 from $1799 + $606 tax
Upgrade to an Automatic car rental (additional upgrades available) from $50 more
Victoria, Kelowna, Winnipeg from $200 more

Please note:
– Car Rental automatically includes manual compact car rental. Additional cost to upgrade to automatic
– Hotel rooms allows for a maximum of 3 people
– Hotel check in is 3pm and check out is 12pm

Itinerary

Note: Day tours and visits not included, just where you stay each night is set but hotels are subject to change based on availability. Distances shown include visits as described, but you are able to adjust the itinerary to better suit what you want to see along the way.

Day 1: Depart Canada
Board your flight to  Reykjavik

Day 2: Welcome to  Reykjavik
Upon arrival, pick up your rental car at the airport and make your way to your selected accommodation (approx. 50 km).
Hotel (3-star): Fosshotel Baron or similar (1 night)

Day 3: Reykjavik – Akureyri (B)
Drive towards Borgarfjordur, pass splendid waterfalls and stop at Iceland’s largest hot springs. Drive north through Skagafjordur to admire the region’s famous Icelandic horses. YVisit the museum at Glaumbær ($) and finish your day in Akureyri. (approx. 420 km).
Hotel (3-star): Hotel Nordurland or similar (2 night)

Day 4: Akureyri – Lake Myvatn – Akureyri (B)
Today, explore the marvels of Lake Myvatn Nature Reserve. Where you can visit the mud pools and steam vents of Namaskard. Walk up to the top of Hverfjall crater, and take a dip in the geothermal waters east of the lake. Return to Akureyri for the night. (approx. 250 kms)

Day 5: Akureyri – Asbyrgi – Egilsstadir (B)
Head to the charming fishing village of Husavik, then drive along the coastline of the Tjornes peninsula and stop at Asbyrgi glacier canyon. Continue on to Egilsstadir passing through the Moorudalur highlands. Stay overnight in the Egilsstadir area. (approx. 340 km)
Hotel (3-star): Hotel Eyvindara or similar (1 night)

Day 6: Egilsstadir – The East Fjords – Hofn (B)
Discover Iceland’s East Fjords. Drive through the Almannaskard tunnel and arrive in the Hofn region for the night.(approx. 270 km)
Hotel (3-star): Hotel Jokull or similar (1 night)

Day 7: Hofn – Skaftafell National Park – Vik (B)
Today, head towards Iceland’s stunning Skaftafell National Park, then continue to the Vik area. (approx. 272 km)
Hotel (3-star): Volcano Hotel or similar (1 night)

Day 8: Vik – The Golden Circle – Reykjavik (B)
Travel The Golden Circle. Start your day with some stunning waterfalls, then head to the famous geothermal area of Geysir. Don’t miss Gullfoss, the most famous falls in the country. In Thingvellir, see the effects of the tectonic plates on the earth’s crust. Then on to Reykjavik. (approx. 300 km)
Hotel (3-star): Fosshotel Baron or similar (1 night)

Day 9: Reykjavik – Return to Canada (B)
Drop off your rental car at the airport and board your flight home.

 

  • Compact Manual Car 5-person CDMN (Toyota Auris or similar)
  • Compact Automatic Car 5-person CDAN (Toyota Auris or similar)
  • Intermediate Manual Car 5-person IDMR (Toyota Avensis Sedan or similar)
  • Intermediate Automatic Car 5-person IDAR (Toyota Avensis Sedan or similar)

If you are wanting an SUV they may be available upon request for an additional cost

Inclusions: Unlimited mileage, Icelandic VAT taxes, Collision Damage Waiver insurance, Third Party Liability Insurance, Wi-Fi.

Exclusions: Fuel, Personal Accident Insurance Plus (PAI Plus) & Personal Effects Protection (PEP), Theft Protection (TP), SCDW insurance, Airport service charge, other optional services such as Global Positioning System (GPS), refueling charges, applicable one-way service fees, extra additional driver’s fee, baby seats, etc., Anything not specifically noted above.

CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) CDW does not cover damage to the underside of the vehicle, damage due to driving through rivers or any kind of water, it does not cover damage due to driving through sandstorm or damage which is caused by loose rocks which get thrown at the car on gravel roads. It is a condition of all Icelandic car insurances that the driver is always responsible for such damage.

A credit card is always necessary for insurance purposes. Acceptable credit cards are: Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club.

Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method.Please note there maybe a tax increase when FREE connectors are added with Air Canada Vacations. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287