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Around Iceland: Drive & Hike

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15 Days & 14 Nights
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Around Iceland: Drive & Hike

  • A 360 degree journey around Iceland, travelling by car on Ring Road 1
  • Thingvellir National Park, Gulfoss Waterfall and Geysir - Iceland's Golden Circle!
  • The Snaefellsnes Peninsula on the west coast - "Iceland in miniature"
  • Myvatn, scattered with bubbling mud-pots, lava formations and hot springs
  • The colourful fishing villages of the East Fjords
Travel 360° around the ‘land of fire and ice’ by car and on foot, ticking off this amazing country’s must-see highlights! Powerful waterfalls, other-worldly landscapes, lava fields, volcanoes, glaciers, fjords, hot springs, wildlife and some of the friendliest people you will ever meet all await! Starting in Reykjavik, this tour takes you on a full loop of the island. Walk through great tears in the earth’s crust, at the top of thundering waterfalls, alongside magnificent glaciers, and amongst bubbling geysirs and hot springs. This Icelandic adventure is one you are sure to remember for a long time to come!

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Reykjavik Day 2 Pick up Car, Thingvellir National Park, Whale Fjord and the Reykholt Valley Day 3 South Coast of Snaefellsnes Peninsula Day 4 North Coast of Snaefellsnes Peninsula Day 5 Skagafjordur and Vatnsnes Peninsula Day 6 The Trollaskagi Peninsula Day 7 Godafoss Waterfall and Lake Myvatn Day 8 East Fjords via Dettifoss Day 9 Free Day East Fjords Day 10 Litlanesfoss & Hengifoss Day 11 Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon Day 12 Skaftafell National Park Day 13 Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss Day 14 Gulfoss and Geysir, Drive to Reykjavik Day 15 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

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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Why Macs

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Self-guided hiking & biking is all we do - we have over 500 tried & tested trips.
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Around Since 2003

We’re still founder led & the world’s number one self-guided operator with mountains of experience.
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Positive Impact

Positive Impact

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

At Macs, we don’t do tour buses, groups, or guides. Instead, we give you the freedom and confidence to have your own self-guided hiking or biking adventure.

This is active travel led by you.

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You choose your departure date and who you travel with, we do the rest.

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We sort accommodation and luggage transfers and provide your route in an easy-to-use app.

Here When You Need Us

We give you everything you need to travel independently but we're here 24/7 if you need us.

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Getting from A to B under your own steam is intensely rewarding. With Macs, you'll see the world, and yourself, differently.

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