From $1,775 per person

Includes: Non-stop flights on Icelandair, six nights hotel, Flybus airport transfers, car rental, itinerary, map, daily breakfast except arrival
Areas visited: South and West Iceland

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From:  September 15 - October 31, 2016

Much of Iceland’s strength comes from volcanoes and glaciers! With this seven night driving vacation (including six nights in Iceland), you will explore the winding roads of western and southern Iceland. Maybe you'll even rent a 4WD vehicle and discover the hidden beauties of the highland interior! Check the Itinerary tab for further details.            

Gateway Information                  

  • Chicago (ORD) flights begin April 27, 2016
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) flights begin April 27, 2016
  • Vancouver (YVR) flights begin May 4, 2016
  • Portland (PDX) flights begin May 11, 2016
  • Anchorage (ANC) flights begin May 16, 2016
  • Montreal (YUL) flights begin May 19, 2016
  • Halifax (YHZ) flights begin May 26, 2016

Booking Directions

  • Click on the gold "Book Now" button above. You can also use the package drop down menu on the right side of the page by selecting your departure details
  • Once booked, you will receive two emails. One containing your electronic air ticket, and the other your vacation booking confirmation, accommodation list and general information. Approximately three weeks later you will receive additional information containing specific details about your travel arrangements from the Icelandair IHUSA Confirmation email box

Image Guide

1 Hraunfoss, the Lava Falls 2 Skogafoss falls in South Iceland 3 Arnarstapi on Snaefellsnes Peninsula
4 The glacial beauty of Skaftafell in Vatnajokull National Park

All starting prices listed below are per person and based on availability from Toronto (YYZ), Montreal (YUL), and Halifax (YHZ). All car types shown below are recommended. Please be aware a four-wheel drive vehicle (4WD) is required for mountain road driving.

Season Guide                                                                    Room Guide

Spring/Fall | April 1 - 30 and October 1 - 31, 2016              1 passenger | single room
Shoulder 1 | May 1 - 31 and September 1 - 30, 2016          2 passengers | double room
Shoulder 2 | June 1 - 15 and August 25 - 31, 2016             3 passengers | double & single room
Summer     | June 16 - August 24, 2016                              4 passengers | two double rooms




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Car type 1:  Economy 2WD Manual, such as Toyota Yaris 5 doors or similar

1 $2,839 $3,025 $3,405 $3,559 $340 $369 $435
2 $1,975 $2,095 $2,319 $2,475 $196 $215 $249
3 $1,939 $2,065 $2,275 $2,465 $190 $205 $239
4 $1,775 $1,885 $2,065 $2,255 $161 $175 $205

Car type 3.1: Intermediate Automatic 2WD (Toyota Avensis Sedan Automatic or similar) 

1 $3,109 $3,305 $3,735 $3,889 $385 $409 $485
2 $2,105 $2,235 $2,479 $2,635 $217 $235 $275
3 $2,029 $2,165 $2,389 $2,579 $205 $219 $259
4 $1,839 $1,965 $2,155 $2,345 $173 $185 $219

Car type 5 : Medium 4 WD Manual (Toyota Rav 4WD or similar)

1 $3,439 $3,649 $4,149 $4,305 $440 $469 $549
2 $2,265 $2,409 $2,685 $2,839 $244 $255 $305
3 $2,145 $2,289 $2,535 $2,725 $224 $239 $285
4 $1,929 $2,049 $2,265 $2,455 $188 $199 $235
  • Edmonton (YEG) departures from additional $12 per person round-trip based on May/September departure date. June - August departures from additional $182 per person round-trip based on departure date
  • Vancouver (YVR) departures require an additional night to match flight schedule. Rates from additional $175 per person round-trip based on May/September departure date. June - August departures from additional $286 per person round-trip based on departure date
  • Boston (BOS), New York (JFK), Newark (EWR) and Washington-Dulles International Airport (IAD) from additional $130 per person round-trip based on May/September departure date. June - August departures from additional $179 per person round-trip
  • Chicago (ORD), Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) from additional $118 per person round-trip based on May/September departure date. June - August departures from additional $378 per person round-trip
  • Denver International Airport (DEN) and Seattle (SEA) from additional $178 per person round-trip based on May/September departure date. June - August departures from additional $813 per person round-trip
  • Extra nights rates are at the Reykjavik Lights Hotel or similar and include car rental
  • Rates also available online for 5 passengers (2 double rooms and 1 single room) for Car Types 3.1 and 5
  • Rates also available for passengers traveling with children 11 years and younger (1 child traveling with 2 adults)


Day 1 - Departure Day
Evening departure from North America. 

Day 2 - Arrival Day
Early morning arrival in Iceland. Use the Flybus airport transfer voucher from your Booking Confirmation to transfer to your hotel in Reykjavik. A welcome pack with information concerning your journey will be provided for you at the hotel at the time of check-in. Please note that breakfast is not included on your arrival day, and early check-in is not guaranteed. If your room is not ready, you can store your luggage at the hotel.

Day 3 - Waterfalls, Geysers, Cliffs, Stone Arches, Black Sand Beaches of the South Shore
After an early morning car rental pickup at Hertz Car Rental, start the day with a remarkable visit to Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir hot spring area. Continue to highlights of the South Coast such as Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls, the infamous Eyjafjallajokull glacier and surrounding area (location of the 2010 eruption) and Dyrholaey, a rocky headland where thousands of sea birds and puffins nest during the summer. Please note that Dyrholaey is usually closed during nesting season in the spring, from middle of May through June 23rd. Total distance covered approximately 200 miles (330 km).

Day 4 - Europe's Largest National Park, Glacial Lagoon with Icebergs, Europe's Largest Glacier 
Visit the amazing Skaftafell National Park nestled between glaciers offering many hiking possibilities. Continue to the shimmering icebergs of Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon before your night in the region of Vik, Kirkjubæjarklaustur or Skaftafell. Total distance covered approximately 240 miles (385 km).

Day 5 - National Park of Geological Wonders (UNESCO), Europe's Most Powerful Hot Spring 
Drive to Thingvellir National Park, a jewel of nature that includes the original site of the oldest parliamentary institution in the world, Althing. The park, a stunning volcanic landscape of mountains and lava flows, is situated on the border of Iceland's largest lake. Continue to Borgarfjordur fjord and visit the historic site of Reykholt, the remarkably beautiful Hraunfoss and Barnafoss waterfalls and Deildartunguhver, the most powerful hot spring in Europe. Total distance covered approximately 250 miles (400 km).

Day 6 - Sea Cliffs with Birdlife, Rock Formations, Quaint Fishing Villages
Explore the countless natural wonders of the Snaefellsnes peninsula. Visit Arnarstapi sea cliffs with its varied birdlife and the rocky beach of Djupalonssandur before driving along the north coast through lively fishing villages. Total distance covered approximately 200 miles (330 km).

Day 7 - Volcanic Landscapes, Bubbling Mud Pools, Quaint Fishing Village, Geothermal Spa
Drive to Reykjanes peninsula and visit the moon-like surrounding of Lake Kleifarvatn and Krysuvik geothermal area with bubbling mud pools. Visit Grindavik fishing village and the famous Blue Lagoon for a relaxing dip in the pleasantly warm geothermal waters which are known to be rich in silica and minerals that are great for the skin. Drop off your car in the afternoon at Hertz Car Rental before enjoying your last night in Reykjavik. Total distance covered approximately 100 miles (170 km).

Day 8 - Departure Day
Start the morning with a Scandinavian buffet breakfast, included as part of your hotel stay. The remainder of your morning is open for own activities. Use the Flybus airport transfer voucher from your Booking Confirmation to transfer to Keflavik airport for your late afternoon departure to North America. 


A list of your accommodations (which range from country hotels, guesthouses, summer hotels to farm holiday guesthouses) will be sent with your trip confirmation up to a few weeks after you have booked. Properties used, ranging from independently owned properties to chains such as FossHotel and Hotel Edda, may vary based on departure date, but will be of a similar standard, and include private bathrooms. Please note that your room may not be ready for immediate check-in, as guaranteed early check-in is not included in packages. The first and last night of your vacation are in the capital Reykjavik, with all other nights spent along your driving route.

  • Round-trip Economy Class air transportation from Toronto (YYZ), Montreal (YUL), Halifax (YHZ), Edmonton (YEG), Vancouver (YVR), New York (JFK), Newark (EWR), Boston (BOS), Seattle (SEA), Chicago (ORD), Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), and Denver International Airport (DEN)
  • Round-trip Flybus airport transfers between Keflavik International Airport and your hotel in Reykjavik
  • Accommodations based on double and single occupancy. Three passenger bookings have one double and one single room
  • Collision and damages waiver
  • Daily Scandinavian buffet breakfast (breakfast on arrival day is not included)
  • Detailed road map and Iceland Travel Guide upon arrival at hotel
  • GPS system with car rental
  • One pre-paid SIM card
  • 24-hour emergency assistance phone line
  • One additional driver fee
  • Hertz Rental car with unlimited mileage and value-added tax (VAT) for days 3 -7 of itinerary


  • All activities and admissions
  • Parking fees at Thingvellir National Park. Fees start at 500ISK (approx $6)
  • Meals and services not mentioned in itinerary
  • Gasoline


  • CHANGES / CANCELLATIONS: Once confirmed, vacation packages cannot be altered, including travel dates, hotels, etc. For amendments to your travel plans you may cancel your booking, up to 30 days prior to departure, for a fee of $400 per person. Bookings cannot be cancelled 29 days or less prior to departure. Cancellations made within 24 hours of booking are fully refundable. Individual passengers in a multi-passenger booking who wish to cancel are not eligible for a refund
  • Any and all additional nights must be booked at the same hotel at the time of initial booking
  • All inquiries on change or cancellation requests must be sent to
  • Minimum stay seven nights, maximum stay eight nights
  • Vacations require that each night of your trip must be in accommodations booked through Icelandair prior to departure
  • Hotel check-in starts at 2pm. Early check-in is not guaranteed 
  • Extra hotel nights include car rental
  • No refund for unused portion of package or service once travel has commenced
  • Credit card imprint required for security deposit upon pick-up of your car rental. Your original credit card will be needed for the imprint
  • Lower prices in May and/or September may indicate that some tourist services are not available
  • Itinerary may be altered by tour operator
  • Luggage porterage not available at countryside hotels
  • Full Icelandair package terms and conditions can be found here

Note: We strongly advise to not book tour add-ons during days 3-7. You will be staying overnight in the countryside on these days, and add-ons are based on pick-ups and drop-offs in Reykjavik. You will receive information from us with suggestions of activities to do on your arrival and departures dates, including contact information for booking them in Iceland. We recommend arranging such activities once you have arrived in Iceland.