For many travellers, Iceland can be difficult to reach not for its remoteness, but for its cost. We didnt think it was fair that people working with tight budgets had to miss out on one of the worlds most fascinating places. Hence this short-and-sweet five-day adventure that goes deep into the island nations southern half without doing a deep dive into your wallet. Youll hike across massive glaciers, wander volcanic black-sand beaches, discover hot springs and waterfalls, and explore the natural wonders of the fabled Golden Circle. And by forgoing hotels most nights in favour of camping, you get an appreciation for the stunning landscape while keeping your costs in check. See? Less really is more!
Duration: 5 Days
Accommodation: Not Rated%
Guide (Language): english
Start City: Reykjavik, Iceland
Guaranteed Departure: No
Physical Demand: 1 - Easy
Trip Rating: 0%
Trip ID: 166368
End City: Reykjavik, Iceland
|Duration: 5 Days||Guaranteed Departure: Yes|
|For lovers of:||Physical rating: 1 - Easy|
|Accommodation standard: Not Rated%||Traveller Tour Rating: 0%|
|Your Guide: English speaking||Tour code: 166368|
|Starts: Reykjavik, Iceland||Finishes: Reykjavik, Iceland|
Arrive in Reykjavik.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Drive to Thingvellir National Park and set up camp. Enjoy a Golden Circle tour including the ancient parliament side of Thingvellir, Gullfoss Waterfall and the erupting hot spring of Geysir. In the afternoon, opt for snowmobiling, snorkelling, or rafting in a geothermal bath near by.
Golden Circle Tour
Enjoy the short but scenic drive to Þingvellir National Park.
Private Van (35.00-50.00 hours, 40km)
Opt to hike the initial 2-5 km of the 25km long Fimmvörðuháls trail to see the cascading waterfalls above Skógafoss waterfall. On a clear day, end this hike by taking in the stunning the views of the whole coastline, surrounding mountains and glaciers.
Skógafoss Waterfall Visit
Private Van (2.00-2.50 hours, 146km)
Visit Reynisfjara Beach. Continue along to Drumbo. Stop at Seljalandsfoss Waterfall and see Dyrhólaey Cape. Arrive to Reykjavík in the early evening for a final night in the bustling capital.
Seljalandsfoss Waterfall Visit
Private Van (0.50 hour(s), 35km)
Private Van (0.75-1.00 hours, 61km)
Private Van (1.50-1.75 hours, 180km)
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Trip Name: South Iceland Camping on a Shoestring
Duration: 5 Days
From Price: 1199
Trip Code: 166368
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