Self Drive: Hollywood Drive of Fame | Full-Circle & Snaefellsnes Peninsula | Summer

Why is Iceland so often chosen as a film location? The answer is easy, because of its diverse nature! Iceland attracts filmmakers from all over the world as they find here sites similar to the apocalyptic scenery and beautiful dramatic landscapes. Icelandic Hollywood drive of fame program takes you around Iceland in 10 days to the unique places and follows the steps of famous movies.
Available: June - Sept
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 10 days / 9 nights
Minimum Age: No minimum age
Pick Up: From KEF airport / Reykjavik Hotels
Price From: ISK 197.000

Tour Highlights

✅ Accommodation including breakfast for 9 nights
✅ Rental car of your choice during the whole tour
✅ Full round trip around Iceland including North Iceland and Snæfellsness Peninsula
✅ Explore the Golden Circle – Geysir, Gullfoss & Þingvellir
✅ Drive along the South Coast and walk on Black Sand Beach (Reynisfjara)
✅ Walk behind Seljalandsfoss waterfall
✅ Enjoy driving along the East Fjords and visit small fishing villages
✅ Discover Lake Mývatn, most powerful waterfall Dettifoss and the stunning North of Iceland
✅ Visit popular film locations
✅ See waterfalls, hot springs, lakes, glaciers and enjoy beautiful mountain sceneries

What´s Included

✅ Accommodation for 9 nights, including breakfast (2 x Reykjavík, 7x outside of Reykjavík)
✅ Rental car for 10 days
✅ CDW insurance
✅ Unlimited mileage
✅ GPS navigation
✅ Extra driver
✅ Fuel Discount card
✅ Pick up/Drop for the rental car at Keflavík International Airport
✅ A detailed itinerary with suggestions during your stay
✅ Personalized Icelandic roadmap
✅ 24/7 emergency phone line service
✅ Taxes and service fee
❌ Flight to and from Iceland
❌ Fuel expenses, parking fees, and additional insurance
❌ Personal travel insurance
❌ Optional activities (can be added)
❌ Any other services not mentioned in “Included” section

Please Note: prices are per person and based on two people traveling together, staying in affordable accommodation and car type is VW Polo (Manual) or similar

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Tour Description

Why is Iceland so often chosen as a film location? The answer is easy, because of its diverse nature! Iceland attracts filmmakers from all over the world as they find here sites similar to the apocalyptic scenery and beautiful dramatic landscapes. Icelandic Hollywood drive of fame program takes you around Iceland in 10 days to the unique places and follows the steps of famous movies.

Day 1: Welcome to Iceland, Reykjanes Peninsula, Blue Lagoon and Reykjavík

Visit the less known Reykjanes peninsula. You will feel the geothermal activity in this volcanic peninsula. Visit Gunnuhver, Iceland’s largest hot spring, the extraordinary bridge between two continents where you can be on two different continents at the same time!

Overnight Accommodation: Reykjavík area
Approximate driving distance: 160 km/ 100 miles
Highlights: Reykjanes Peninsula, UNESCO Global Geopark, Bridge Between two Continents, Gunnuhver Hot Spring, Reykjanesviti Lighthouse, Blue Lagoon

Day 2: South Iceland & Golden Circle

Drive to the well-known Golden Circle and South Coast of Iceland, with its black sand beach, amazing waterfalls and the Southernmost village in Iceland, Vík and much more!

Overnight accommodation: Vík area
Approximate driving distance: 415 km / 258 miles
Highlights: Þingvellir National Park UNESCO World Heritage Site, Geysir, Gullfoss Waterfall, Kerið, Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, Gljúfrabúi Waterfall, Skógafoss Waterfall, Sólheimajökull Glacier, Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach

Day 3: Glaciers and diamonds

A full day of stunning sight including Jökulsárlón, Iceland’s most famous and much photographed glacial lagoon, waterfalls, lava formation, and glaciers!

Overnight accommodation: Höfn area
Approximate driving distance: 300 km/186 miles
Highlights: Laufskálavarða and Eldhraun, Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon, Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Svínafellsjökull Glacier, Svartifoss Waterfall, Skaftafell National Park, Vatnajökull National Park, Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, Diamond beach

Day 4: The paradise of reindeers and fjords

Enjoy dramatic fjord landscape and its tiny fishing villages at the end of twisty roads in the East Fjords before arriving at tonight’s accommodation in Egilsstaðir area.

Overnight Accommodation: Egilsstaðir area
Approximate driving distance: 240 km/150 miles
Highlights: East Fjords, Seyðisfjörður and the Fjarðadalur Valley, Hallormstaður Forest, Lagarfjót, Egilstaðir

Day 5: Lava, hot springs, and celebrities

Explore the beautiful area of Mývatn and its surrounding before traveling further North. Visit the lava fields, geothermal fields and if you have some time to relax visit Mývant nature baths which are sometimes called the Blue Lagoon of the North.

Overnight accommodation: Mývatn area
Approximate driving distance: 200 km/ 125 miles
Highlights: Möðrudalur, Hrossaborg Crater, Dettifoss Waterfall, Hverarönd, Námaskarð, Dimmuborgir Lava Field, Lake Mývatn, Skútustaðagígar Craters

Day 6: Gods, Trolls, and Whales

Explore more of the North Iceland, the sights you might have missed the day before or did not have time for. Stop by and hike through astonishing nature traces of trolls and elves at beautiful Ásbyrgi Canyon. Relax in a small town of Húsavík which is told to be the best location in the world to watch whales.

Overnight accommodation: Húsavík area
Approximate driving distance: 170 km/ 105 miles
Highlights: Lake Mývatn, Hljóðaklettar Rock Formations, Ásbyrgi Canyon, Húsavík town

Day 7: The Best of North

Travel through the capital of the North, Akureyri, make sure to spend some time in Akureyri before rushing off to your overnight stay in Sauðárkrókur area

Approximate driving distance: 280 km/ 175 miles
Overnight accommodation: Sauðárkrókur area
Highlights: Húsavík, Goðafoss Waterfall, Akureyri Capital of the North, Botanical Garden in Akureyri, Christmas Garden, Siglufjörður, Hofsós

Day 8: Snæfellsness Peninsula and the Centre of the Earth

Discover beautiful Snæfellsnes peninsula today and explore the Center of the earth, Snæfellsjökull. Visit the most photographed mountain in Iceland, Kirkjufell and make sure you visit Arnarstapi, Hellnar and try out the shipman rocks in Djúpalónssandur.

Overnight accommodation: Snæfellsness /Borgarnes area
Approximate driving distance: 420  km/ 260 miles
Highlights: Snæfellsness National Park, Snæfellsjökull Glacier, Arnarstapi, Hellnar, Lóndrangar, Djúpalónssandur, Grundarfjörður, Mt. Kirkjufell, Stykkishólmur

Day 9: Icelandic Saga  and the Langjökull Glacier

Today is all about the Icelandic Sagas and beautiful nature. Start the day with some exercise on the Grábrók crater. Then continue west to Borgarfjörður and check out the most unique waterfalls in Iceland, Hraunfossar, Barnafoss and see the most powerful geothermal hot spring, Deildartunguhver.

Overnight accommodation: Reykjavík
Approximate driving distance: 370 km / 230 miles
Highlights: Langjökull Glacier, Barnafoss and Hraunfossar Waterfall, Reykholt, Deildartunguhver hot spring, Grábrók Crater

Day 10: The Capital of Iceland and departure

You should visit the main sights of Reykjavik including the old port, the central lake (Tjörnin), City Hall, Hallgrímskirkja Church and Harpa Concert Hall, Icelandic pride, and joy. Then it is, unfortunately, time to say goodbye after 9 days of Icelandic nature and culture intake! We hope that you enjoyed your stay in Iceland, and we hope to see you again soon!

Approximate driving distance: 150 km/ 93 miles
Highlights: Reykjavík City, The Old Town, Harbour, Harpa Concert Hall, Presidential Residence, Pearl Museum of Wonders, Laugavegur Shopping Street, Shopping Malls

 

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