Iceland

Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Highlights

Countryside hotels
Iconic Golden Circle
Spectacular waterfalls
Journey inside a glacier
Whale watching

Introduction

Synonyomous with Jules Verne's 'Journey to the Centre of the Earth' the Snæfellsnes Peninsula is a delight to discover with its astonishing variety of natural landscapes, abundant birdlife and the imposing Snæfellsjökull glacier, the suggested gateway to Verne's underground world.

Outline Itinerary

Day
1. Arrive Keflavik, collect hire car and drive to ION Hotel.
2. Explore the Golden Circle.
3. Drive to Husafell via the waterfalls.
4. Into the Glacier experience.
5. Drive to Snaefellsnes for afternoon whale watching excursion.
6. Explore Snaefellsnes Peninsula.
7. Return to Keflavik airport to depart Iceland.

This itinerary can be extended if you would also like to spend a few days in Reykjavik or elsewhere.

Cost

From £1940 per person

Departure Dates

Available Year Round

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Description

This 7-day self-drive follows an exciting route to this stunning region and along the way you will experience more of Iceland's diverse landscapes, incredible natural attractions and even make your own 'Journey to the centre of the Earth'.

From the airport, head straight out to the countryside and the luxurious ION Hotel. From here you are perfectly placed to explore the iconic Golden Circle which takes in three popular attractions, Thingvellir, Geysir and Gullfoss.

Spectacular waterfalls are next on the agenda as you make the drive a little further north to Hotel Husafell. It is from here that you will make your own journey into the underworld as you venture 'Into the Glacier' on a mesmerising tour inside Langjökull.

The final leg of your journey takes you to the long arm of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula where whale watching and wild west beaches await. Discover the fishing villages, marvel at the impressive towering sea cliffs with their flocks of nesting birds and witness the impressive Snæfellsjökull glacier, which can be explored by snowmobile during the winter months. Spend your evenings at the traditional Hotel Budir and dine on imaginative Icelandic cuisine in full view of the glacier itself.

Showcasing some of Iceland's best natural features this self-drive can be taken in both summer and winter, with each season offering the same unique experiences, authentic Icelandic hospitality and mouth-watering cuisine.

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This itinerary is just a suggestion and can be tailored to suit your requirements.
Price is based on 2 persons travelling and sharing a room and is dependent on travel dates and length of stay. Please contact us for more specific pricing.

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