8 days Honeymoon in Iceland - West and Westfjords

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8 days Honeymoon in Iceland – West and Westfjords

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Spend an unforgettable honeymoon in Iceland and visit very special places on Snæfellsnes peninsula and the Westfjords. During this self-drive tour you have the chance to visit romantic beaches, meat the giants of the ocean on a whale watching tour, photograph the cute little puffins and enjoy the breath-taking nature of Iceland. Your honeymoon in Iceland will create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime and it is the best way to celebrate your love and life together.

 

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Day 1: Arrival in Iceland and Reykjavik

honeymoon icelandWelcome to your honeymoon in Iceland. Our private driver will meet you in the arrival hall of the airport and will transfer you to your hotel in the centre of Reykjavík. In the afternoon you have free time to explore Reykjavík and we recommend to enjoy the view over the city from the Hallgrímskirkja church tower. In the evening we recommend that you have dinner at one of Reykjavík’s gourmet restaurants and later the bars are open and you can drink a toast to an unforgettable honeymoon in Iceland.

Highlights: Reykjavik, Hallgrímskirkja church, Harpa Concert Hall, Laugavegur shopping street, Old harbour.

Day 2: Beautiful Snæfellsnes

Iceland honeymoonToday you receive your rental car and you will visit the beautiful peninsula Snæfellsnes. There are plenty of things to do and if you are interested in a nice hiking tour you should visit the volcanic crater Eldborg in the morning. We can also organise a horseback riding tour along the beautiful beach of Snæfellsnes for you. Must see is definitely the romantic old church in Buðir. From there you reach a beautiful golden sand beach in only 10 minutes. You can also visit the beach near the abandoned farm of Ytri Tunga which is well-known for its seal colony. You stay for the night in a romantic hotel in this area.

Highlights:  Eldborg volcano, Snæfellsnes, Old Church at Búðir, Beaches and more.

Day 3: Romantic Beaches and Whale Watching

whale watching icelandIn the morning you will visit the small romantic harbour of Hellnar. From there starts a nice coastal hike which you should follow for approximately 800 meters. At the shore are spectacular rock formations and you will see large colonies of birds. You should have a look at Valasnos a freestanding rock and Badstofa one of Iceland’s most peculiar caves which is known for its special light exposure and colourful interior. Next stop is a very special beach called Djúpalónssandur. The beach is covered by countless little round-shaped black stones which were perfectly formed by the ocean and the wind. In the afternoon you will join a whale watching tour from Ólafsvík. Snæfellsnes is one of the best places in Iceland to see the biggest whales on the planet – such as blue whales, fin whales and humpback whales. During the boat tour you can enjoy the magnificent landscape and the Snæfellsjökull glacier from a different perspective. You will stay the night in a wonderful hotel in the area of Stykkishólmur.

Highlights: Harbour of Hellnar, Djúpalónssandur, Whale Watching tour, Stykkishólmur, Snæfellsjökull National Park and more.

Day 4: Flatey Island and tour to the Westfjords

romantic iceland tourThe next highlight of your honeymoon in Iceland is the visit of a very charming island today. In the morning you take a ferry from Stykkishólmur to Brjánslækur in the Westfjords. On the way you will make a stopover on the small island Flatey where you spend the day. Cars are not allowed on this island so you will leave your rental car on the ferry and it will wait for you in Brjánslækur. On Flatey time literally stands still and it is like travelling back in time. Most of Flatey’s houses are from the 19th century and it is the ideal place for travellers who want to get a feeling of the old days. Approx. 19:00 p.m. you will arrive in the Westfjords and you drive to Patreksfjörður where you will stay for the night.

Highlights: Boat tour across Breiðafjörður bay, Flatey Island, Old Houses and historic church on Flatey and more.

Day 5: The amazing Látrabjarg Cliffs with Puffins

Honeymoon in IcelandToday you visit Látrabjarg the western most part of Iceland. Látrabjarg is Europe’s largest bird cliff and it is famous for how close you can get to watch puffins. It provides stunning photographic opportunities from close range since these little guys are completely unafraid of people. Later today you will visit a 10 km long red sand beach called Rauðisandur. Enjoy the breath-taking landscape and keep an eye out for seals that sometimes play with their young’s on the beach. You travel back in the direction of Reykjavík and you will stay for the night in the area of Borgarnes

Highlights: Látrabjarg cliff with thousands of puffins, Rauðasandur red beach, Deildartunguhver hot spring, Hraunfossar waterfall.

Day 6: The famous Golden Circle Tour

golden circle IcelandDuring your honeymoon in Iceland you cannot miss the famous golden circle and therefore you will visit today Þingvellir National Park, the Geyser area and the Gullfoss waterfall. First stop is at the National Park Þingvellir where you can literally walk between the American and European plates. The continental drift can be clearly seen in this area. Next stop is the geothermal active valley of Haukadalur which contains the geysirs ‘Geysir’ and ‘Strokkur’. While ‘Geysir’ has been inactive for a long time, ‘Strokkur’ erupts every 5 to 10 minutes and is a wonderful photo motif. In the afternoon you visit Gullfoss the golden waterfall. Drive back to Reykjavík where you drop off your rental car and stay the night in a quality hotel in the city centre.

Highlights: Þingvellir National Park, Geysir geothermal area with Geysir and Strokkur erupting hot springs, Gullfoss Waterfall and more.

Day 7: Super Jeep Tour to Landmannalaugar.

Landmannalaugar IcelandToday you will visit the remote highlands of Iceland and your guide will drive you in a super jeep to Landmannalaugar. During this tour you will visit the lovely waterfall Hjálparfoss, you will stop at a water filled crater and you have the opportunity to bath in a natural hot spring. Landmannalaugar is famous for its amazing colours and you will also do a short hike in this area. In the afternoon you drive back to Reykjavik where you stay for a second night.

Highlights: Super jeep tour, Waterfal Hjálparfoss, Landmannalaugar, Bath in natural hot spring.

Day 8: Blue Lagoon & Departure

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All good things  must come to an end and this is your last day in Iceland. Private transfer to the International Airport Keflavik. If your flight is in the afternoon you can make a stop at the Blue Lagoon where you can relax in the warm water (optional). We can also book an in-water massage for you which is the best way to relax before your flight home. We hope you enjoyed your honeymoon in Iceland and we wish you a safe journey.

Highlights: Reykjavík & the Blue Lagoon.

Detailed Information

Accommodation

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Rooms with private shower/bath and WC. These are the best available rooms in 4 star hotels or the best hotels in each region outside Reykjavík. Suites and Jr.Suites are available upon request. All the hotels have their own restaurant. They are simply perfect for your honeymoon in iceland.

  

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Comfort

In Comfort accommodation you will have access to private facilities (shower and WC). These are 3 star hotels and better guest houses, many of which have their own restaurant. All offer a good breakfast that is included in the price.

 

 

Car Rental

Rental cars available for this tour are:

E: Skoda Octavia Station – 4×4 (or similar) – Manual
G: Dacia Duster – 4×4 (or similar) – Manual
H: Skoda Yeti – 4×4 (or similar) – Automatic
I: Toyota RAV4 – 4×4 (or similar) – Manual
J: Kia Sportage – 4×4 (or similar) – Automatic
K: Toyota Land Cruiser – 4×4 (or similar) – Automatic
L: Land Rover Defender – 4×4 (or similar) – Manual

Other vehicles available upon request.

Season: 15 June – 30 August

Included:

  • 7 nights accommodation in quality or comfort category with breakfast
  • Rental car of your choice for 5 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
  • Optional private information meeting with our travel consultant in Reykjavik before your tour starts
  • Private meet and greet in Keflavik Airport followed by a transfer to your hotel in Reykjavik upon arrival
  • Private departure tour with drop off at Keflavik International.
  • Ferry from Stykkishólmur to Brjánslækur with stop on Flatey Island.
  • Super Jeep Tour to Landmannalaugar
  • Big, handwritten, detailed map with route, recommendations and accommodations highlighted
  • Written guides of the regions you will be visiting
  • 24-hour emergency service
  • Taxes & service fee

Not Included:

  • Flights to/from Iceland
  • Meals & drinks at restaurants apart from what’s stated in the itinerary
  • Personal travel insurance

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Please contact us and get a price quote for this honeymoon in Iceland tour. Note that this tour is fully customizable and days and activities can be added upon request.