Romantic Iceland for 6 Days - Winter Cottage Tour

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Romantic Iceland for 6 Days – Winter Cottage Tour

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This romantic self-drive tour includes two nights in an apartment in Reykjavik and three nights in a cozy, self-catering cottage in the scenic countryside. Experience the beauty of Iceland in the winter colors and see the Northern Lights dance in the sky. You can also relax with your partner in warm, geothermal spas. Enjoy a romantic 6 days break full of natural wonders in Iceland. Have an unforgettable time in the country side of Iceland.

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Day 1: Romantic Iceland – Welcome to Reykjavik

honeymoon icelandWelcome to your romantic Iceland tour. After your arrival and a private transfer from the international airport to Reykjavik you have time to explore the capital of Iceland. Reykjavik is with 120,000 inhabitants a relatively small city and all highlights in the city center are within walking distance. We highly recommend to visit the Hallgrímskirkja church, the music hall Harpa and the old harbor in the city center. Reykjavik has also many interesting museums. We recommend to visit the Northern Lights Centre, the Saga Museum or the Marine Museum. In the evening we recommend to enjoy a delicious dinner at one of Reykjavík many gourmet restaurants. Spend your first night in Iceland in a comfortable apartment in the city center.

Highlights of the day: Reykjavík City, Halgrímskirkja church, Harpa, Northern Lights Center, Saga Museum, And more

Day 2: Walk between Continents & Golden Fall

iceland golden circleIn the morning you receive your rental car. You have a full day to explore the famous Golden Circle. First of all you will visit the National Park Þingvellir which is part of a fissure zone running through Iceland, being situated on the tectonic plate boundaries of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Here you can take a walk between continents and see the earliest assembly grounds of Iceland’s parliament. Furthermore you will visit the famous geyser “Strokkur” and the “golden waterfall” Gullfoss. For the next 3 nights you will stay in a romantic cottage in the Golden Circle area. The cottage is very cozy and ideal for a romantic holiday. Chances are high to see Northern Lights in the evening. Approximate driving distance on this day: 190 km/ 118 miles

Highlights of the day: Þingvellir National Park, Geysir spouting hot spring, Gullfoss waterfall, And more

Day 3: Relaxed Day in the Country Side

honeymoon in icelandToday you will have a relaxed day in the country side. Most noteworthy are the charming swimming pools in the area and we highly recommend to visit one of them. Option 1 is the Laugarvatn Fontana geothermal baths where you can relax in the warm geothermal pools and natural steam rooms. Another option is the Secret Lagoon in Fluðir. This is actually the oldest swimming pool in Iceland. And if you are looking for some more adventure we can also organize a snowmobiling tour for you on Langjökull glacier. From Gullfoss waterfall you will get a drive in a super truck to the camp on the glacier which is an experience you will never forget. On the second largest glacier of Europe you will have a fantastic snowmobiling adventure for 1 hour.

Highlights of the day: Fontana Spa (optional), Secret Lagoon (optional), And more
Optional Activities: Snowmobiling tour on Langjökull glacier

Day 4: Romantic Waterfalls & the Beautiful South Coast

Iceland HoneymoonToday you will explore the beautiful South coast of Iceland. Highlights of the day will be definitely the charming waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss. You will also visit Vík where we recommend a stop at the black beaches. There you can enjoy the fantastic views of the Dyrhólaey and Reynisdrangar rock formations. You also have the opportunity to join a guided glacier walk on Mýrdalsjökull (optional). In the afternoon you drive back to your cottage where you will stay for a third night. Enjoy your last evening in the cottage and do not forget to look for the magic Northern Lights. Approximate driving distance on this day: 290 km/ 180 miles

Highlights of the day: Seljalandsfoss, Skogafoss, black beaches of Vík, Dyrhólaey, Reynisdrangar And more

Day 5: Geothermal Wonders and Blue Lagoon

Iceland HoneymoonEnjoy your last full day in Iceland at the volcanic wonderland of Reykjanes Peninsula. Here you have the chance to visit the geothermal area in Krýsuvik with boiling mud pools and colorful mountains. A well-maintained path winds through the bubbling and hissing field and information boards explain the geology of the geothermal area. In the afternoon you will visit the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa. It is surrounded by surreal black lava formations. Relax in the warm milky-blue water and take advantage of the saunas, steam baths and the Blue Lagoon waterfall. Drive back to Reykjavik in the evening. You drop-off your rental car and stay the night in a comfortable apartment in the center. Approximate driving distance on this day: 185 km/ 115 miles

Highlights of the day: Reykjanes Peninsula, geothermal area in Krýsuvík, Blue Lagoon, And more

Day 6: Departure

honeymoon icelandIt is time to return home after some wonderful days in Iceland. Transfer by bus from your apartment in Reykjavik. If your flight is in the afternoon we recommend to have a relaxed breakfast in one of the cozy cafes in Reykjavik. You should also look for some nice souvenirs in the city center. Thanks for traveling with Iceland Unlimited.

 

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Detailed Information Romantic Iceland for 6 Days

Accommodation

During this romantic Iceland tour you will stay for 2 nights in a comfortable apartment in Reykjavik. Furthermore you spend three nights in a self-catering cottage in the Golden Circle area. Included in the package are bed linen and final cleaning. Breakfast is not available for this tour package.

 

Season: Mid of September until mid of April

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

Included:

  • 2 nights accommodation in an apartment in Reykjavik
  • 3 nights accommodation in a self-catering cottage in the Golden Circle area
  • Rental car of your choice for 4 days with unlimited mileage, CDW & VAT
  • GPS unit for easier navigation
  • WiFi hotspot in your rental car for easy internet access
  • Unlimited extra drivers for the rental car
  • Private pick up and transfer from Keflavik International Airport to your accommodation in Reykjavík
  • Optional private information meeting with our travel consultant in Reykjavik before your tour starts
  • Entrance to the Blue Lagoon
  • Shuttle bus transfer with pickup at your accommodation in Reykjavik upon departure
  • Use of an Icelandic mobile phone with 1,500 ISK worth of calls
  • 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

 

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

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