Discover Iceland's Majestic South & West in a 7-Day Northern Lights Adventure with a 4x4 Campervan - Drive Yourself to the Limit

Embark on a self-driven Northern Lights adventure in Iceland with a fully equipped camper van and an organized itinerary. Experience breathtaking landscapes, famous hot springs, and geothermal areas, and hunt for the Northern Lights with 64 stops and 1755 km of travel over 7 days.

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Tour Starts:
Keflavik Airport
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7 Days

Take the Wheel on a 7-Day Journey to Iceland in Search of the Northern Lights

Discover the wild beauty of Iceland on your own terms with our fully planned road trip package. Say goodbye to the hassle of trip planning, and let us take care of everything from start to finish. Our itinerary includes pre-arranged activities, campsites, and a well-planned route that takes you to the most famous hot springs and geothermal areas while showcasing Iceland's stunning landscapes.

Our top priority is to bring you to locations with minimal light pollution so that you have the best chance of seeing the magnificent Northern Lights. Our 7-day itinerary spans 1755 km and features 64 stops, making it an unforgettable adventure. Whether you're a first-time traveler or a seasoned adventurer traveling with friends or family, this tour is designed for those who seek independence and privacy on their travels.

Your road trip companion awaits.

Our specially designed campervans are built with comfort and safety in mind and feature larger tires, raised chassis, and 4X4 drive capabilities for a more adventurous experience. With a mounted spare tire on the back, you'll never be left stranded. The campervans are also equipped with our signature full wool insulation and a Webasto heater, ensuring a cozy and comfortable camping experience in all seasons and temperatures.

Inside the campervans, you'll find a host of amenities and convenient features such as thick duvets, cookware and kitchen supplies, a compressor fridge, a quality stove, a charging station, running water, an inverter, a BBQ and gas, a table and two chairs, parking sensors, post-collision braking, park distance control, and a mobile phone interface. All of these features are included to make your road trip as enjoyable and stress-free as possible.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Discover the Charm of Reykjavik

Journey Distance: 109 km, 7 Stops

Begin your Icelandic adventure with a warm welcome! Our included transportation service will greet you at either the airport or your stay in Keflavik and take you to our office in Selvík 5 Reykjanesbær. Here, we'll personalize your itinerary, give you a tour of the camper, and provide you with all the necessary information and tools to help make your journey as seamless as possible. And while you wait, we have hot coffee drinks on hand to start your day off right!

On day one, immerse yourself in the captivating capital of Iceland – Reykjavik. You'll visit landmarks like Harpa the Music & Conference Hall, Hallgrímskirkja Church, and the Sun Voyager, and if time allows, don't miss the chance to soar above Iceland with FlyOver Iceland (admission not included in the general price).

Cap off your day by camping overnight in Akranes.

Day 2: Discover the Magic of Snæfellsnes & Kirkjufell

Journey Distance: 297 km, 14 stops

Get ready to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula peninsula on your second day! Your journey begins with a visit to Gerðuberg cliff, known for its towering basalt columns that soar 14 meters high. From there, you'll encounter some of Iceland's most iconic sites, including the Snæfellsnesjökull glacier that inspired French novelist Jules Verne and the photogenic Kirkjufell mountain, recognizable from Game of Thrones.

Next, take a stroll to the stunning Arnarstapi area, with its breathtaking beach and unique arch carved into the stone by erosion. If you choose to add the 2 pm Vatnshellir Cave tour to your itinerary, you'll be amazed by its natural beauty. After visiting Djúpalónssandur, a black pebble beach with a fascinating history, you'll continue on to Saxhóll Crater, a 100-meter-deep volcanic crater that can be accessed by leisurely walking along wooden steps.

Your journey concludes with a visit to three incredible waterfalls: Kirkjufellsfoss, Grundarforss, and Kvernafoss as the day comes to a close, head to Stykkishólmur, where you can take in the magical Northern Lights before retiring for the night.

Stay at Stykkishólmur Campsite.

Day 3: Discover the Majestic Waterfalls and Rich History of Borgarfjordur

Journey Distance: 302 km, 8 stops

Embark on a scenic drive through Borgarfjordur, where history and nature collide. This day takes you to some of Iceland's most famous waterfalls, including the stunning Hraunfoss and Barnafoss, and Europe's highest hot spring flow rate at Deildartunguhvern. Relax and rejuvenate in the natural geothermal spa, Krauma (optional). As the night falls, set off on a quest to witness the Northern Lights in the Golden Circle area.

Enjoy a Comfortable Night at Þingvellir Campsite.

Day 4: Discover the Marvels of the Golden Circle

Journey Distance: 253 km, 10stops

Embark on an exciting journey to discover the famous Golden Circle and its breathtaking attractions. Marvel at the stunning views at the Thingvellir National Park, feel the roar of Oxará waterfall, witness the incredible power of the geyser Geysir, and stand in awe of the magnificent Gullfoss waterfall. Take a detour to the peaceful Laugarvatn Fontana hot baths for a relaxing soak, surrounded by stunning views of the lake (admission can be added to your tour if desired). Indulge in a taste sensation at Fridheimar Restaurant & Farm, where you can savor the flavor of fresh Icelandic tomatoes in their famous tomato soup.

End the day with a stay at the Skógar Campsite.

Day 5: Discover the Spectacular South Coast: Ice Cave Adventure and Glistening Diamond Beach

Journey Distance: 362 km, 7 stops

Embark on a journey of discovery and adventure as you travel through some of the most stunning landscapes on Iceland's South Coast. With 362 km to cover and 7 stops along the way, you'll be treated to an array of natural wonders, including Reynisfjara's cliffside basalt formations, the stunning Svartifoss waterfall in the Skaftafell National Park, the breathtaking Fjadrárgljúfur Canyon, and the iconic Diamond Beach.

For those seeking an extra thrill, consider joining the optional Ice Cave Tour in Vatnajökull. End your day with a peaceful night at the Kirkjubæjarklaustur campsite, but be sure to call ahead of your arrival.

Day 6: Visit Reynisfjara & Dyrhólaey

Journey Distance: 258 km, 6 stops

Today, embark on a 258 km journey with 6 stops as you make your way to Selfoss. Get ready to be wowed by the beauty of the Reynisfjara black sand beach, and don't miss out on a visit to the iconic Dyrhólaey. For those seeking a unique experience, consider visiting the Icelandic Lava Center and experiencing the optional Icelandic Lava Show. Take a break from the natural wonders and head to the Skógar Museum (not included in the tour) to learn more about Iceland's rich history and culture.

End the day by taking a dip in the warm waters of Seljavallalaug, an open-air hot spring swimming pool nestled in the mountains. Spend the night at the Selfoss Campsite and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.

Day 7: Your Final Day in Iceland

Journey Distance: 171 km, 12 stops

As you embark on the final leg of your journey, make the most of your time in Iceland by visiting Reykjanes Peninsula and its landmarks such as Gigvatnsvatn, Gunnuhver Hot Spring, and the Bridge Between Continents. If you have some time before your departure flight, consider visiting the famous Blue Lagoon for a relaxing soak (admission is not included in the tour).

Frequently Asked Questions:

Is insurance included in the tour?

A: Yes, Zero-Risk Insurance is included in the tour. You will be covered in case of theft, gravel damage, CDW (Collision Damage Waiver), wheel/tire damage, burn-out engine, etc.

What is the Easy Guide?

A: The Easy Guide is the signature trip planner interface that comes with the tour. It includes the trip itinerary and allows you to adjust the itinerary, add detours, remove stops, or book more activities.

Is there a cancelation policy for the tour?

A: Yes, there is a cancelation policy for the tour. There is no charge if you cancel your reservation within 24 hours before pickup. If you do not cancel within 24 hours before pickup and do not show up, 30% of the total amount will be charged to your credit card.

What is not included in the tour?

A: The tour does not include personal accident insurance unless driving or passenger, traffic violation fines, parking fees, electricity and other services at the campsites, flights, activities not selectable in the tour itinerary, any extra activities, food and beverages, and fuel.

Can I make changes to the itinerary of the tour?

A: Yes, you can make changes to the itinerary of the tour using our signature trip planner interface. You can add detours, remove stops, or even book more activities.

What should I bring with me on tour?

A: Adventure must-haves include a winter jacket with removable layers, a fleece layer, warm merino shirts/thermals, waterproof hiking pants, thick wool socks, hiking boots, a swimsuit, sunglasses, a hat, camera gear, warm polar fleeces, and more.

Can I extend the tour if I want to stay longer?

A: Yes, you can extend the tour if you want to stay longer. Please contact us for more information and to make arrangements.

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