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Iceland Explorer: Drive & Hike

From $5,575.00
11 Days & 10 Nights
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Iceland Explorer: Drive & Hike

  • Explore the South Coast, East Fjords and Lake Myvatn by car and on foot
  • Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon, filled with huge icebergs of turquoise hues
  • The thundering waterfalls of Gulfoss, Skogafoss and Dettifoss
  • The colourful fishing villages of the East Fjords
  • Myvatn, scattered with bubbling mud-pots, lava formations and hot springs
Drive Iceland’s scenic Ring Road 1, starting from the capital of Reykjavik, exploring the picturesque south coast and through the east fjords to Lake Myvatn on the north coast. This drive and hike tour ticks off countless highlights; lava fields, volcanoes, glaciers, waterfalls, fjords, hot springs and geysirs. You’ll want to get out from behind the wheel and experience Iceland on foot; wander alongside an iceberg lagoon, look down on thundering waterfalls from above, and hike through great tears in the earth’s crust. This is Iceland at its best!


Day 1 Arrive Reykjavik Day 2 Golden Circle—Thingvellir, Gulfoss and Geysir Day 3 Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss Waterfalls Day 4 Skaftafell National Park Day 5 Skaftafell and Jokulsarlon Day 6 Drive to the East Fjords Day 7 Free Day in Seydisfjordur Day 8 Lake Myvatn & Asbyrgi Day 9 Myvatn Local Walks Day 10 Husavik, Drive to Akureyri, Fly to Reykjavik Day 11 Onward Travel

This trip has a carbon score of 12kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 12kg is equivalent to 5 small bouquets of flowers (grown in the Netherlands). Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information about how we've carbon counted our trips.


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Positive Impact

We use independent suppliers to support communities along our routes, as well as work with organizations to help maintain & restore paths.
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