Self-Drive Tour - Westfjords & the West Coast in 7 Days - 4x4 Campervan

Embark on an epic self-drive journey in Iceland's Westfjords and West Coast. Explore the ancient mountains and untouched nature of this unique region, kayaking in picturesque Isafjordur Bay and discovering an 8000-year-old lava tube.

At a glance
From
ISK
495346
Per Group
Tour Starts:
Keflavik Airport
Where
Reykjavik
Max Guests
2
Duration:
7 Days

Discover the magic of Iceland's hidden gem, the Westfjords. With its fjords stretching towards the Greenlandic coastline, this place is a true spectacle of nature's raw beauty. Indulge in the thrill of kayaking in the picturesque Isafjordur Bay, guided by locals who are brimming with knowledge about the area. Explore the mysteries of an 8000-year-old lava tube, hidden 32 meters beneath the ground. Recharge your batteries and soak in the rejuvenating geothermal baths and natural hot springs. Be awed by the power of the famous Snæfellsjökull, believed to be the entrance to the center of the earth.

This self-drive tour package is tailored to offer you the ultimate campervan experience in Iceland. With a pre-planned itinerary, carefully selected attractions, and campsite overnight fees, you'll have everything you need to explore the western part of Iceland in style. You'll also receive a comprehensive tablet guide, packed with valuable information and features to help you navigate your journey with ease.

Your road trip companion awaits.

Our top-of-the-line camper vans are designed to make your road trip in Iceland comfortable, safe, and unforgettable. Equipped with larger tires, a raised chassis, and a 4X4 drive, these campervans will take you to the farthest corners of Iceland with ease. You'll also have peace of mind knowing that a spare tire is mounted at the back for quick access in case of an emergency.

The campervans are fully insulated, with a full wool insulation approach and a Webasto heater, making it comfortable to camp in any season and temperature. Inside, you'll find all the comforts of home, including thick duvets, cook/kitchenware, 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. With so many features and amenities included, you'll have everything you need for an unforgettable adventure!

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Glymur and Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Step out of the airport and into a world of wonder as our expert transport picks you up and escorts you to the starting point of your adventure.

As you embark on the first leg of your journey, you will be whisked away to the enchanting Glymur waterfall, surrounded by stunning vistas of rugged wilderness. Your trusty navigational tablet will guide you to the best hiking trails, allowing you to immerse yourself in the heart of the wilderness.

After a satisfying hike, it's time to hit the road once again and continue your adventure. Get ready for a journey through the stunning landscapes of Snæfellsnes, where you will come across hidden treasures such as Ytri Tunga, a secluded yellow sand beach that is known to be a favorite haunt of seals. Keep your eyes peeled as you might just be lucky enough to spot a few of these adorable creatures!

End your first day with a peaceful night's rest at the Arnastapi Campsite. Get ready for a brand new day of exploration and discovery!

Day 2: Discover Snæfellsnes Wonders and Explore a Volcanic Cavern


Day two of your Icelandic adventure starts with a journey underground. If you're seeking a unique and unforgettable experience, consider joining the Vatnshellir Cave Tour. Descend into a 8000-year-old lava tube, 32 meters below the surface, and marvel at the spiral stairs that lead to an incredible chamber of rugged lava formations.

Then, hit the road to explore the wonders of Snæfellsnes. With your trusty Easy Guide tablet leading the way, visit the breathtaking Djúpalónssandur, gaze in awe at the towering Saxhóll Crater, stroll along the serene Skardsvík Beach, and marvel at the iconic Kirkjufell (Church Mountain). If you're interested in the local cuisine, consider a stop at the Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum to learn about the traditional food and even taste some shark meat (admission fee not included).

Conclude your day at Búðardalur Campsite, where you can rest and recharge for the next day's adventures.


Day 3 : Journey to the Westfjords

Today, we embark on a journey to the breathtaking Westfjords. Surrounded by rugged and raw landscapes, you'll find a haven of beauty and adventure. From the serene seclusion of a natural geothermal pool to the explosive energy of red sandy beaches and towering cliffs, this region is an experience like no other.

For bird enthusiasts, the Látrabjarg cliff is a must-visit destination. It's the westernmost point in Iceland and the ideal place to spot some of the country's most fascinating avian species. Get ready to marvel at northern gannets, guillemots, and razorbills soaring through the sky.

After a day of exploration and excitement, spend the night at the cozy Breidavík Campsite, nestled in the heart of the Westfjords.

Day 4 : Dynjandi Waterfall


Embark on an awe-inspiring journey today and marvel at the stunning landscapes of the fjords! Your first stop will take you to a hidden geothermal oasis nestled in the Reykjarfjordur fjord, where you can soak in the warm waters and relax after a long day of travel.

Next, make your way to the magnificent Dynjandi waterfall, a towering cascade of water that tumbles 100 meters to the ground. As you approach, you'll be amazed by the sheer scale of this natural wonder, and you'll have plenty of opportunities to take in the breathtaking views from different angles.

On the way to Dynjandi, be sure to stop at a few of the smaller waterfalls for a closer look. And later in the day, pay a visit to the charming town of Ísafjordur, where you can explore the local shops, cafes, and museums.

End the day with a peaceful stay at Bólungavík Campsite, where you can enjoy a good night's sleep surrounded by Iceland's magnificent natural beauty.

Day 5: Seals at Litlibær

Today, embrace adventure with both hands! Immerse yourself in the stunning beauty of Ísafjörður Bay and take a calm water kayaking tour (optional activity) at 9:30 AM. Afterwards, your journey takes you to Litlibær, a historical turf farmstead museum, and café where you can learn about Iceland's rich cultural heritage and indulge in delicious refreshments. If you're a fan of the mystical, why not visit the Museum of Icelandic Witchcraft and Sorcery in Hólmavík (admission not included). Marvel at spellbooks, enchanting artifacts, and even Necropants, which according to legend, provide an endless supply of wealth.

Relax for the night at Hólmavík Campsite.

Day 6: Exploring the Marvels of Thingvellir National Park

Begin your day by marveling at the beauty of three breathtaking waterfalls - Glanni, Barnafoss, and Hraunfossar. If you're in the mood for some relaxation, consider adding on a visit to the rejuvenating Krauma geothermal baths at 11:00 AM. After soaking in the warm waters, set off on the renowned Golden Circle route and delve into the wonders of Thingvellir National Park and Oxarárfoss.

Stay the night at the Thingvellir Campsite.

Day 7 : Gullfoss and Geysir

The final day of your journey is full of breathtaking stops, starting with the famous geysers at Geysir and the stunning Gullfoss waterfall. Don't miss out on the opportunity to take a dip in the historic Secret Lagoon (optional, please select in advance), a geothermal hot spring that has been around since 1891. As you complete the Golden Circle route, you'll visit the Kerð volcanic crater, a magnificent testament to Iceland's geological history.

Your adventure ends back in Reykjanesbær, where you'll return your camper vehicle. To celebrate your journey and the memories you've made, you're invited to join us for a warm drink and share your experiences. If needed, our shuttle service will take you to Keflavik International Airport or your hotel in Keflavik

Frequently Asked Question

What is included in the tour package?

Ans: The tour package includes a pre-planned itinerary, selected attractions, and campsite overnight fees. The tour also includes the use of a 4x4 campervan equipped with a navigational device, called the Easy Guide tablet. This tablet contains information about the itinerary, activities, the camper, and other valuable features.

What type of accommodation is provided during the tour?

Ans: The tour includes camping at designated campsites overnight. The campervan is equipped with all necessary camping equipment, including a kitchenette, sleeping quarters, and bathroom facilities.

Can I request additional amenities for the campervan?

Ans: Yes, you can request additional amenities for the campervan, such as bedding, kitchenware, or additional camping equipment. You can specify these requests during the booking process.

How does the navigation device work?

Ans: The Easy Guide tablet is a navigational device that comes pre-loaded with the tour itinerary and activities. It also includes information about the campervan and other valuable features. The tablet can be used as a GPS device to help guide you through the tour.

What if I have trouble with the campervan or navigational device during the tour?

Ans: In the case of any problems with the campervan or the Easy Guide tablet, you can contact the tour operator for assistance. They have a 24/7 support line available to assist with any issues that may arise during the tour..

Can I make changes to the itinerary?

Ans: The tour itinerary is pre-planned, but you may request changes or modifications to the itinerary. However, these changes may affect the cost of the tour and should be discussed with the tour operator prior to making any modifications.

Is a driver's license required to participate in the tour?

Ans: Yes, a valid driver's license is required to participate in the tour and operate the campervan. The license must be presented at the time of pickup, and the driver must meet the minimum age requirement as specified by the tour operator.

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