Honeymoon Iceland - Round Trip in 11 Days

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Honeymoon Iceland – Round Trip in 11 Days

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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.

 

 

 

Day 1: Arrival, Blue Lagoon and Reykjavik

Romantic IcelandWelcome to Iceland. We are happy that you choose to spend your Honeymoon in Iceland! Upon arrival, your private chauffeur will transfer you from Keflavik Airport to the amazing Blue Lagoon Spa. After soaking in the milky blue waters of the lagoon, head to your hotel in Reykjavík. You will be greeted with Champagne and Icelandic chocolate. Enjoy the afternoon/evening exploring the city and dining at one of Reykjavik’s gourmet restaurants. Stay overnight in the heart of Reykjavík

Highlights: Blue Lagoon and Reykjavik City 

Day 2: Snæfellsjökull Glacier

stykkisholmurToday 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 totally natural hot spring. Stay the night in the Snæfellsnes area. Driving distance: Approx: 195 kilometers/121 miles.

Highlights: Búðir, Arnarstapi, Hellnar, Lóndrangar and Dritvík

Day 3: Snæfellsness Peninsula to Skagajörður Fjord

Iceland HorseSpend 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. Driving distance: Approx: 325 kilometers/202 miles.

Highlights: Eiríksstaðir, Borgarvirki, Hvítserkur, Skagafjörður, Sauðárkrókur and Grettislaug

Day 4: Akureyri, Lake Myvatn and Nature Bath

Honeymoon Iceland TourDrive 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. Driving distance: Approx: 240 kilometers/150 miles.

Highlights: Akureyri, Goðafoss, Lake Mývatn, Mývatn Nature Bath

Day 5: Lake Myvatn and Exotic Lava Fields

kraflaExplore 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. Driving distance: Approx: 225 kilometers/140 miles.

Highlights: Húsavík, whale watching, Jökulsárgljúfur, Ásbyrgi and Dettifoss

Day 6: Tranquil Fjords

puffinYour 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 try your kayaking skills in an optional kayaking tour. 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. Driving distance: Approx: 260 kilometers/162 miles.

Highlights: Möðrudalur, Sænautasel, Egilsstaðir, Petra’s Mineral Collection and Djúpivogur

Day 7: Glacial Lagoon and Skaftafell National Park

Honeymoon IcelandHead 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 in summer). 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 sequence of the Hollywood blockbuster movie, Batman Begins was filmed. Stay the night in Skaftafell/ Kirkjubæjarklaustur are. Driving distance: Approx: 300 kilometers/186 miles.

Highlights: Glacial Lagoon Jökulsárlón, Skaftafell, Skeiðarársandur.

Day 8: Cliffs and Waterfalls

Iceland HoneymoonDrive 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 and feeling the light drizzle. Stay in a romantic hotel in the Hvolsvöllur area. Driving distance: Approx: 205 kilometers/127 miles.

Highlights: Fjaðrárgljúfur, Vík, Dyrhólaey, Mýrdalsjökull, Skógafoss, Skógar Folk Museum and Seljalandsfoss

Day 9: Geysir and Gullfoss waterfall

Honeymoon in IcelandTravel to some of the best-known natural phenomena in Iceland, including the great Geysir area with its spouting geysers and colorful 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. Driving distance: Approx: 185 kilometers/115 miles.

Highlights: Kerið, Skálholt, Geysir area,Gullfoss and Þingvellir National Park

Day 10: A full free day in Reykjavík

Reykjavik PondRelax 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 geo thermal swimmingpools 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 dinner at DILL Restaurant or at another restaurant of your choice in the heart of Reykjavík. Stay the night in the center of town.

 

Day 11: Departure Honeymoon Iceland

honeymoon icelandYour private chauffeur will transport you 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.

 

 

 

 

Detailed Information

Accommodation

We have two different accommodation categories that you can choose between on this tour:

Comfort

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

 


Quality
Quality
Rooms with private shower/bath and WC. These are the best available rooms in 4 star hotels or the best hotels in each region. Suites and Jr. Suites are available upon request within the Quality category. Some of them have offer geothermal jacuzzis and therefore we recommend this hotel category for this Honeymoon Iceland Tour.

 

Car Rental

Rental cars available for this tour are:

A: Toyota Aygo (or similar) – Manual
B: Toyota Yaris (or similar) – Automatic
C: VW Golf (or similar) – Manual
D: VW Golf (or similar) – Automatic
E: Skoda Octavia Station – 4×4 (or similar) – Manual
F: Skoda Octavia Station (or similar) – Automatic
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.

Included:

      • 10 nights accommodation (comfort/ 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
      • Private pick-up at Keflavík Airport and transport to your hotel in Reykjavik
      • Private drop off at Keflavík Airport
      • Optional private information meeting with our travel consultant in Reykjavik before your tour starts
      • Entrance fee to the Blue Lagoon and towel
      • Champagne & chocolate upon arrival
      • 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
      • Use of an Icelandic mobile phone with 1,500 ISK worth of calls
      • 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
Note that we can customize this honeymoon iceland tour to fit your schedule and interests perfectly. Please contact us for details.