Reykjavik Explorer

from £435
excluding flights *
4 nights Year round


Get a taste of Iceland with the freedom to explore at your own pace on this city based 4-night break. With the help of our exclusive iDiscover digital guide, this independent self drive holiday is aimed at those who want to explore Iceland’s capital and the wealth of natural wonders on its doorstep, without the need to join group excursions or to change accommodation. Great value for families too!


  • Experience Iceland’s unique culture from your city base
  • Explore the famous Golden Circle, including the continental rift at Thingvellir and geothermal Geysir
  • Relax in the world-famous Blue Lagoon
  • Marvel at the thundering waterfalls, Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss
  • Enjoy one of the world's best hotdogs at Reykjavik harbour's hotdog stand

What's Included

  • Accommodation in rooms with private facilities
  • Daily breakfast
  • Car rental throughout
  • Exclusive use of iDiscover

Full description

Just a three hour flight from the UK and a short transfer to this small city, Reykjavik is a place with much to offer. With its charming architecture, buzzing cultural scene, world class restaurants, as assortment of museums and galleries, complemented by a number of iconic tourist sites, it has something for everyone. A fantastic short break any time of year, it can easily be explored on foot although the flexibility of having a car on this 4-night holiday allows you to explore just that little bit further.

Iceland is well known for its dramatic scenery and plethora of natural wonders that simply fill the countryside, mile upon mile. Just a short hop from Reykjavik can be found some of its iconic sites, including the famed Golden Circle, comprising of Gullfoss, Geysir and Thingvellir National Park. Also within easy reach are the spectacular waterfalls, Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss.

The itinerary we set out is for guidance only, to highlight just some of the places of interest you can fit into this trip. Talk to our team of dedicated Iceland Travel Specialists about your specific interests and, if necessary, they can adapt your itinerary to suit.

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Prices & Dates *

Airfares start from around £70 per person and are quoted separately to the holiday price. When enquiring, our Travel Specialists will provide the best fare possible from your preferred airline / airport.

Departure Duration Car Category Twin Price (pp)
May 2018 4 nights B - VW Golf £607
May 2018 4 nights D - Skoda Octavia (4WD) £651
May 2018 4 nights F - Suzuki Vitara £670
Jun 2018 - Aug 2018 4 nights B - VW Golf £661
Jun 2018 - Aug 2018 4 nights D - Skoda Octavia (4WD) £721
Jun 2018 - Aug 2018 4 nights F - Suzuki Vitara £791
Sep 2018 4 nights B - VW Golf £607
Sep 2018 4 nights D - Skoda Octavia (4WD) £651
Sep 2018 4 nights F - Suzuki Vitara £670
Oct 2018 4 nights B - VW Golf £519
Oct 2018 4 nights D - Skoda Octavia (4WD) £573
Oct 2018 4 nights F - Suzuki Vitara £629
Nov 2018 - Mar 2019 4 nights B - VW Golf £435
Nov 2018 - Mar 2019 4 nights D - Skoda Octavia (4WD) £489
Nov 2018 - Mar 2019 4 nights F - Suzuki Vitara £545
Apr 2019 4 nights B - VW Golf £519
Apr 2019 4 nights D - Skoda Octavia (4WD) £573
Apr 2019 4 nights F - Suzuki Vitara £629

What's Included

  • Accommodation in rooms with private facilities
  • Daily breakfast
  • Car rental throughout
  • Unlimited mileage
  • No charge for additional driver
  • Exclusive use of iDiscover

What's Not Included

  • Flights
  • Fuel
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance

Itinerary & Accommodation

Itinerary & Accommodation

Day 1: Reykjavik

Fly to Keflavik, collect rental vehicle and drive to Reykjavik. Check into Hotel Cabin for 4 nights. For those on morning or afternoon flights, perhaps make a detour to the amazing Blue Lagoon (pre booking essential) before you reach Reykjavik. Otherwise, we recommend you visit this 'must-see' attraction at some point during your holiday.

Day 2: Golden Circle

A day to explore the famed Golden Circle route, comprising of the thundering falls at Gullfoss, the geothermal Geysir area and Thingvellir National Park.

Day 3: explore the countryside

Head south and east along the coast and see two beautiful waterfalls, Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss, the Skogar Folk Museum, and possibly even Vik and the rugged coastline at Dyrholaey. Perhaps take an optional snowmobiling excursion on Myrdalsjokull Glacier (at additional cost).

Day 4: Reykjavik or explore further

A chance to explore Reykjavik or if you prefer, drive north to the picturesque Hvalfjordur, continuing to Hraunfossar falls and Iceland's largest hot springs area, Deildartunguhver. Visit the historic centre of Reykholt.

Day 5: depart Keflavik

Check out, drive to Keflavik, drop off vehicle and fly back to your destination.

Fosshotel Reykjavik


Grade: Superior

Type: Hotel

Fosshotel Reykjavik is a modern and stylish hotel in Reykjavik’s business district, only a short…

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Other Information

Choice of Vehicles

We offer a wide range of rental vehicles for this holiday provided by the local Europcar franchise. Our long-standing relationship with them means that our clients enjoy many exclusive benefits including priority on the newest and best appointed vehicles available on the day.

Alternatively, consider renting a motorhome and use this itinerary as a route outline. You'll have complete flexibility on where you overnight.

iDiscover Digital App

Our next generation iDiscover app is here! Free to download for all Iceland holiday bookings before you travel, iDiscover is our innovative and exclusive digital travel guide that has been designed by us to enhance your holiday experience and to allow you to use your own smart device whilst on holiday. Personalised with your full itinerary, this easy-to-use app is packed with useful features such as a guide of must-see sites, local hikes and places to eat that you can add to you daily itinerary.

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