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Honeymoon in Iceland – Round Tour in 11 Days

Want to spend your honeymoon in Iceland? For those who want a different experience, we created this great romantic honeymoon Iceland self-drive tour to take you on a round trip of Iceland and to many of the island’s finest natural wonders. Places such as Þingvellir national park, Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, Vatnajökull glacier, Gullfoss waterfall, Goðafoss waterfall, Lake Mývatn and the amazing Snæfellsnes peninsula. You will visit the highlights that Iceland has to offer. We have selected the most romantic hotels in our comfort & quality hotel categories. Some of them offer geothermal jacuzzis and gourmet restaurants. So if you are looking for a romantic and different way to spend your honeymoon, we offer you Iceland in this customizable and flexible vacation package. Let yourself and your significant one enjoy the unique nature and unspoiled beauty of the arctic landscape.

If you are interested in receiving more information about this tour, please click on the “Request a quote” widget on the left side of the page. A quick form will open up where you will provide us with more information about your travel expectations. You will then be connected with your specialized travel agent who will assist you throughout the planning a provide a fully detailed quote.

Please note that this itinerary can be adjusted and customized to meet your travel needs and preferences. The package can also be offered as a privately guided tour if a self-drive option is not what you had in mind for your Iceland experience.

Tour Code

HR-02

Season

May - Sept

Travel Style

Self-Drive

Duration

11 Days / 10 Nights

Location

Around Iceland

Accessibility

Moderate

Included

  • 10 nights accommodation (comfort or quality) with breakfast
  • Rental car of your choice for 8 days with unlimited mileage, CDW & VAT
  • GPS unit for easier navigation
  • WiFi hotspot in your rental car for easy internet access
  • Unlimited drivers for the rental car
  • Transfer from Keflavík Airport to your accommodation in Reykjavik
  • Transfer to Keflavík Airport
  • Optional private information meeting with our travel consultant in Reykjavik before your tour starts
  • Entrance fee to the Blue Lagoon and towel
  • Entrance Fee to Mývatn Nature Baths
  • Big, handwritten, detailed map with route, recommendations and accommodations highlighted
  • Written guides of the regions you will be visiting
  • 24-hour emergency service
  • Taxes and service fee

Not Included

  • Flights to/from Iceland
  • Meals, drinks at restaurants and entrance fees (unless otherwise agreed upon)
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Gasoline
Day 1 | Arrival, Blue Lagoon and Reykjavik

Welcome to Iceland. We are happy that you choose to spend your Honeymoon in Iceland! Upon arrival, you will be transferred from Keflavik Airport to the amazing Blue Lagoon Spa. After soaking in the milky blue waters of the lagoon, continue to your hotel in Reykjavík. Enjoy the afternoon/evening exploring the city and dining at one of Reykjavik’s gourmet restaurants. Stay overnight in the heart of Reykjavík.

Day 2 | Snæfellsjökull Glacier

Today you‘ll receive your rental car and your honeymoon in Iceland begins! Travel to the powerful and mysterious Snæfellsnes Peninsula. There you will find Snæfellsjökull glacier, located in one of four national parks in Iceland. This is the perfect location for nature lovers. You’ll find yourself surrounded with amazing birdlife, lush green valleys and rugged lava fields. Available activities in Snæfellsnes are for example horseback riding tours, boat tours and walks along the beach, as well as bird watching and if you’re lucky, you might spot some seals by the coastline under Snæfelsjökull glacier. You can also bathe in a natural hot spring. Stay the night in the Snæfellsnes area.

Day starts in

Reykjavík

Day ends in

Snæfellsnes area

Driving distance

~ 248 km / 154 miles

Day 3 | Snæfellsness Peninsula to Skagajörður Fjord

Spend the first half of the day exploring Snæfelljsökull National Park and all it has to offer before heading towards the valley of Skagafjörður in North West Iceland. Skagafjörður is known as ‘The Mecca of the Icelandic Horse’ and is an ideal place to try riding the friendly local breed. You can take a dip in the hot pool Grettislaug at Reykjanesströnd beach where Grettir the Strong, one of Iceland’s most notorious outlaws, in the Saga Age bathed after swimming from Drangey shortly after 1000 AD. In the evening, we recommend watching the midnight sunset. Stay the night in the Skagafjörður area.

Day starts in

Snæfellsnes area

Day ends in

Skagafjörður area

Driving distance

~ 333 km / 207 miles

Day 4 | Akureyri, Lake Myvatn and Nature Bath

Drive to Akureyri, the friendly ‘capital of north Iceland’ situated in Eyjafjörður. Explore this charming town where you’ll find museums, cafés and a wonderful geothermal water park in the middle of town. Continue east but don’t forget to stop by Goðafoss (the waterfall of the Gods) on your way to the enchanting Lake Mývatn. The Lake is beautifully located in an area of surreal landscape, bubbling hot springs, moon- like pseudo craters and hot pools. Sights include the sizzling mud-pots at Námafjall, the pseudo craters at Skútustaðir, the lava maze Dimmuborgir and the Krafla volcanic area, to name a few. End the day by relaxing in the Mývatn Nature Baths and enjoy soaking in this wonderful pool of geothermal water, drawn from depths of up to 2,500 meters. Stay the night in the Lake Mývatn area

Day starts in

Skagafjörður area

Day ends in

Lake Mývatn area

Driving distance

~ 240 km / 150 miles

Day 5 | Lake Myvatn and Exotic Lava Fields

Explore the surroundings of Lake Mývatn. Mývatn offer excellent hiking opportunities as well as other optional activities. Visit Húsavík where in summer you can go on a unique boat tour on an old schooner combining whale watching, puffin watching and a great sailing adventure. Experience some of the natural phenomena of Jökulsárgljúfur, the canyon Ásbyrgi and the most powerful waterfall in Europe, the amazing Dettifoss that will make you speechless with it’s awesome power. Stay another night in the Lake Mývatn area.

Day starts in

Lake Mývatn area

Day ends in

Lake Mývatn area

Driving distance

~ 225 km / 140 miles

Day 6 | Tranquil Fjords

Your honeymoon Iceland adventure continues and today your travel from Mývatn to Egilsstaðir through the moonscape area of Möðrudalsöræfi.  Stop for lunch in the peaceful village of Egilsstaðir. You might want to visit Seyðisfjörður and visit the romantic blue church in the center of town. Drive through the magnificent eastern fjords towards Berufjörður. Each Fjord is unique, and you will find many small fishing villages with friendly people in picturesque settings; sights include Mt. Búlandstindur and the monster-habitat Lagarfljót River. Stay the night in the charming seaside- village of Djúpivogur.

Day starts in

Lake Mývatn area

Day ends in

Djúpivogur

Driving distance

~ 371 km / 231 miles

Day 7 | Glacial Lagoon and Skaftafell National Park

Head south to the picturesque Glacial Lagoon Jökulsárlón, where we highly recommend to join an amazing boat ride between the icebergs floating on the lake (only available from May-mid October). Continue to Skaftafell Park, a part of Vatnajökull National Park, the largest National Park in Europe. Spend the rest of the day exploring some of the wonders of Skaftafell situated by the roots of the Vatnajökull Glacier. There are many interesting hiking trails in Skaftafell, including one to the waterfall Svartifoss, which drops from the edge of a wide cliff of basalt columns. Visit Svínafellsjökull glacier fall where the opening scene of the Hollywood blockbuster movie, Batman Begins was filmed. Stay the night in Skaftafell/ Kirkjubæjarklaustur.

Day starts in

Djúpivogur

Day ends in

Skaftafell/ Kirkjubæjarklaustur

Driving distance

~ 300 km / 186 miles

Day 8 | Cliffs and Waterfalls

Drive via the beautiful south coast west towards Reykjavik. Take a look at the spectacular black sands of Reynisfjara beach and Reynisdrangar rock formations in the ocean close to the village of Vík. Close by is Mýrdalsjökull glacier that dominates the scenery. There you will have the opportunity to experience a guided glacial hike. You can also try your riding skills on the Icelandic horses from one of many horse rentals in the area. These activities are not included in the tour price but can be added on request. Visit the stunning and picture perfect Skógafoss waterfall and the graceful Seljalandsfoss waterfall where you can experience walking right behind the flowing water, feeling the light drizzle. Stay in a romantic hotel in the Hvolsvöllur area.

Day starts in

Skaftafell/ Kirkjubæjarklaustur

Day ends in

Hvolsvöllur area

Driving distance

~ 177 km / 110 miles

Day 9 | Geysir and Gullfoss waterfall

Travel to some of the best-known natural phenomena in Iceland, including the great Geysir area with its spouting geysers and colourful hot springs. Continue to the Gullfoss waterfall, “The Golden Waterfall” and the beautiful Þingvellir National Park. This romantic park, which has been accepted as a UNESCO world heritage site, is an ancient assembly site of the Vikings and is set in the picturesque area of vast lava fields, a tranquil lake and deep gorges. Head to Reykjavik where you will stay for the night.

Day starts in

Hvolsvöllur area

Day ends in

Reykjavik

Driving distance

~ 236 km / 147 miles

Day 10 | A full free day in Reykjavík

Relax after a wonderful Honeymoon Iceland Tour in the northernmost capital of the world. You can go shopping or sightseeing or mingle with the locals and the best place would be at one of many outdoor geothermal swimming pools that are to be found in the city. Walk along the coastline out to Grótta where you‘ll suddenly find yourself having „stepped“ out of the city and into a tranquil area. There you‘ll find a beautiful lighthouse, rich birdlife and amazing view. In the evening, enjoy a gourmet at a restaurant of your choice in the heart of Reykjavík. Stay the night in the center of town.

Day 11 | Departure Honeymoon Iceland

You will be transferred to Keflavík International Airport in time for your flight back. We hope you had an unforgettable honeymoon in Iceland and we wish you a safe and enjoyable flight home. If your flight is in the afternoon, it’s also possible to visit the Blue Lagoon on this day (instead of day 1) before being dropped off at Keflavik Airport.

Highlights:

  • The Blue Lagoon
  • Budget

    Budget accommodations include shared facilities in guest houses, country hotels, farmhouses, etc. In some cases, the rooms might be equipped with a TV and a washbasin. The in-room amenities are limited and basic but they all adhere to a high standard of cleanliness.
    Breakfast is included.

    Comfort

    Comfort accommodations offer access to private facilities (shower and toilet). This type of lodges belongs to the 3-star hotel category. Most of these properties have an in-house restaurant. This section offers an upgrade in comfort and service compared to the budget category. Breakfast is included.

    Quality

    Quality accommodations offer private rooms with en-suite shower/bath and toilet. These rooms are the best available accommodations in 4-star hotels or the highest quality lodges in each region. Luxury accommodations - the highest class of lodges, suites, and penthouses - are available upon request. Breakfast is included.

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    Passenger: 5
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    Doors: 5
    Transmission: Automatic
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    Type: Compact Economy
    Passenger: 5
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    Type: Intermediate Wagon
    Passenger: 5
    Luggage: 4
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    Passenger: 5
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