14 days Iceland Self Drive Tour

Self Drive Tour- Signature Tour - 14 days
Self Drive Tour- Signature Tour - 14 days
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  • Duration14 days
  • Group SizeUp to 3 people
  • Meeting LocationAirport pick up

Tour description

Signature Tour Self Drive Tour Vacation Package

This vacation package is designed for those who want to travel independently and/or with more privacy—the perfect match for first-time travellers in Iceland or those who prefer to explore Iceland with friends or family.

Discover the most famous Signature Tour and geothermal areas and enjoy the breathtaking landscapes on your way to activities! Your camper, daily itinerary, and activities – are all carefully selected by our CampEasy team. In 14 days, you will encounter 3273 km and 122 stops.

Meet your road trip’s companion – the Easy Clever 4X4 X!

Our high-quality CampEasy camper vans are comfortable and safe and specially made for travelling around Iceland. When in our office, our agents will guide you through every detail regarding utilising the equipment and camper’s features so you can operate it with ease.

This vacation package includes the best fitting camper – our signature Easy Clever 4X4 X automatic, the “eXperienced” version of our 3-person, Easy Clever campervan. It is fully fitted and comes with all the bells and whistles but has some mileage and minor wear and tear. The Easy Clever X takes you so much further with the larger tires, raised chassis, and a 4X4 drive. It also comes equipped with a mounted spare tire on the back for easy access. If a camper was ever made for hunting Northern Lights in Iceland, it is the Easy Clever.

Like with all our campers, the Easy Clever X comes outfitted with all the equipment you need for an extended road trip around or into the highlands of Iceland. This campervan ensures that you will be able to reach and see all that you desire on your adventure. The Easy Clever X is insulated with our signature Full Insulation approach, making camping comfortable throughout seasons and temperatures.

In this campervan, you will find inclusions like thick duvets, cook/kitchenware, compressor fridge, quality stove, charging station, running water, inverter, BBQ + gas, table + two chairs, parking sensors, post-collision braking, park distance control, mobile phone interface and much, much more!

Day 1 : Reykjanesbær and Geldingardalur Volcano

CampEasy – Reykjanes Peninsula – Borgarnes

Distance: 316 km 14 stops

Welcome to Iceland! Our included shuttle service picks you up from the airport or your hotel accommodation in Keflavik and brings you to our CampEasy office, located in Selvík 5 Reykjanesbær.

Start your first day in Iceland by exploring the Reykjanes Peninsula. Our Easy Guide navigational tablet shows you the way to the best locations! Depending on your arrival´s flight time, you might be able to visit Geldingardalur Volcano, the Blue Lagoon (admission fee not included in the general price), Gunnuhver Hot Spring and the Bridge Between Continents. You might also like to hike to the Glymur waterfall in Hvalfjordur (2-3 hours).

Night in Borgarnes.

Day 2 : Borgarfjordur fjord and its waterfalls

Borgarnes – Hraunfossar – Stykkishólmur

Distance: 447 km 17 stops

You visit Borgarfjordur and start with Reykhólt, one of many historical places in Iceland and home to Icelandic Sagas. The next stops are two picturesque waterfalls – Barnafoss and Hraunfossar. Before driving to Snæfellsnes Peninsula, you visit places such as Búdir church, Vatnshellir cave, the famous Kirkjufell mountain, and Sugandisey Cliff.

Night in Stykkishólmur Campsite.

Day 3: The Battle of Iceland

Stykkishómur – Hvammstangi – Hófsos

Distance: 385 km 8 stops

We recommend visiting Glaumbær Farm & Museum, where you learn about how Icelanders lived in the 18th- &19th-centuries and see real-sized turf houses. If you are travelling with children, you might enjoy a visit Icelandic Seal Center, where you can track seals live by GPS.  The attraction of the day is 1238 The Battle of Iceland, a museum where you experience exhibitions through augmented reality!

(Admission fees for Glaumbær and Icelandic Seal Center are not included in the general price)

Night in Hófsos Campsite.

Day 4: Akureyri and The Beer Spa

Hófsos – Siglufjordur – Dalvík – Akureyri

Distance: 175 km 9 stops

You might like to take a short ferry trip to Hrísey Island (admission fee not included in the general price). The island is one of the best bird-watching spots in the country and is home to forty bird species. You then visit Bjórbodin, a Spa & Restaurant where you immerse yourself in a beer bath which has the properties to make the skin tighten and soften. The last stop of the day is Akureyri, the second largest town in Iceland.

Night in Hamrar Campsite. 

Day 5 : Lake Mývatn

Akureyri – Mývatn – Húsavík

Distance: 180 km 8 stops

Today, you continue exploring Akureyri before driving to Lake Mývatn. On the way, you visit Godafoss waterfall, “Waterfall of the Gods”, one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland. The next stops are Skútustaðagígar pseudo craters and Dimmuborgir, lava fields created by an eruption around 2,300 years ago. Finally, you end your day with a long and relaxing bath at Mývatn Nature Baths.

Night in Húsavík Campsite.

Day 6 : Húsavik & Diamond Circle

Húsavík – Ásbýrgir – Dettifoss – Mývatn

Distance: 212 km 6 stops

Get ready for a unique adventure! You go for a Whale Watching tour from Húsavík, during which you have the opportunity to see whales and dolphins in their natural habitat. Next, you visit Ásbýrgir; a horseshoe-shaped canyon formed 8 to 10,000 years ago. Another stop in the Diamond Circle is the impressive Dettifoss waterfall, the biggest waterfall in Iceland and the second most powerful in Europe. The waterfall is 100 meters wide and 44 meters high.

Night in Hlíd Hostel Campsite.

Day 7 : Vök Baths and Egilsstadir

Mývatn – Egilsstadir

Distance: 194 km 8 stops

Today´s itinerary takes to you Egilsstadir. You might like to visit many sites on the way, like Krafla Viti, a crater filled with blue-coloured water. On your way to the final stop of the day, Egilsstadir, you will see the Rjúkandi waterfall. The day ends at Vök Baths, where you enjoy its warm geothermal waters and open lake view.

Night in Egilsstadir Campsite.

Day 8: East Coast and Seydisfjordur Fjord

Borgarfjordur Eystri – Seydisfjordur- Night Egilsstadir

Distance: 319 km, eight stops

We recommend starting with a visit to Borgarfjardarhofn, an excellent place for photography and bird watching. The next stop is Studlagil Canyon, with stunning basalt rock columns and turquoise-coloured water in its river. On the way to Seydisfjordur, you might like to hike to Fardagafoss or Gufufoss waterfall, located 5 minutes from the car park.

Night in Egilsstadir Campsite.

Day 9: East Coast

Hallormsstadur – Historical museum – Hengifoss – Hofn

Distance: 399 km 10 stops

In the morning you might like to go for a walk in Iceland’s most significant forest, Hallormsstadur.  While following one of its many paths, you may encounter wild reindeers roaming around freely. You next visit Hengifoss, a waterfall against a basalt wall background which is among the must-see in Iceland! Before leaving the area, we recommend visiting the swimming pool in Eskifjordur, which offers picturesque views of the mountains. On the way to the campsite, you stop in Djúpavogur to admire the Sigurdur Gudmundsson´s artwork: 34 granite Eggs sculptures that outline the harbour for over a 200 meters distance.

Night in Hofn Campsite.

Day 10: Diamond Beach and Vatnajokull Glacier Hike

Hofn- Skaftafell

Distance: 139 km, six stops

Get ready for an adventurous day! Start your day by visiting the stunning Diamond Beach! A black beach where thousands of ice blocks lie, which glitter in the sunlight. Experience a boat tour sailing between spectacular huge icebergs of Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. Next, you go for a memorable glacier hike on the Vatnajokull glacier and finish the day visiting Skaftafell National Park. You might like to follow one of its many paths, which leads to Svartifoss waterfall, a well-known chute framed by dark-coloured basalt column formation.

Night in Skaftafell Campsite.

Day 11: South Coast and Black Beach

Skaftafell – Skógar Campsite

Distance: 239 km 11 stops

Your itinerary takes you to the famous Reynisfjara black sand beach and stunning Dyrhólaey, cliffs, and rock formations. Next, experience the Icelandic Lava Show and see real running hot lava from a safe and controlled environment with your own eyes. You might also like to see the wrecked DC-3 Plane (40 minutes to 1-hour walk one way) and learn more about Iceland by visiting Skógar Museum. The latter has an impressive collection of 15.000 artefacts exhibited in 3 museums and six buildings (admission fee not included in the general price).

Night in Skógar Campsite.

Day 12: Horse riding and Reykjadalur Hot River

Skógar – Hveragerdi Campsite

Distance: 122 km 6 stops

Start the day by visiting three amazing waterfalls: Skógafoss, Seljalandsfoss, and Gljúfrabúi. At 2 PM, meet Icelandic horses and go for a fantastic horse-riding tour before ending the day at Reykjadalur, a geothermal river flowing through the back valleys of Hveragerdi. Take your swimming wear with you!

Night in Hveragerdi Campsite.

Day 13: Golden Circle and Secret Lagoon

Hveragerdi – Golden Circle – Reykjavik

Distance: 281 km 8 stops

Now comes the time for one of Iceland’s most popular sites, the Golden Circle. The latter is a tourist route with a few must-see stops such as Þingvellir National Park, Oxará and Gullfoss waterfalls, and Geysir and Kerid, a volcanic crater. Next, you take a long and relaxing soak in the geothermal waters of the Secret Lagoon, which was built in 1891, before heading to the capital.

Night in Reykjavík Campsite.

Day 14: Departure

Reykjavik campsite – Reykjavik Downtown – CampEasy

Distance: 63 km 6 stops

Discover Reykjavik and its landmarks, such as the famous rainbow street in town and Hallgrímskirkja Church, from which you have a 360° panoramic view of the whole city. Should you have time on your departure day, we recommend visiting the Perlan Museum, where you learn interesting facts about Icelandic glaciers, birds, and nature. Perlan features a Northern Lights Planetarium show and a 100 meters Ice Cave (admission not included in the general price).

Once in CampEasy offices, you warm up with hot drinks, check out the souvenirs or share your trip memories with us! We would love to hear from you! Our shuttle service can take you to the Keflavik International airport or your hotel accommodation in Keflavik town.

What's Included

  • Fully equipped 4x4 campervan
  • Zero-risk insurance
  • Activities
  • Overnight camping
  • The Easy Guide
  • Cancellation protection
  • Free shuttle

Not Included

  • Skógar Museum
  • Perlan Museum
  • Icelandic Seal Centre
  • Glaumbær farm and museum
  • Hrísey Island (ferry tickets)
  • Fjallakaffi, Ishusid Pizzeria Restaurant, Siglunes Restaurant Siglufjörður, Friðheimar, (food&beverages)
  • Blue Lagoon
  • Eskifjörður Swimming Pool
  • Hofsós Swimming Pool

Why Your Friend in Reykjavik Recommends This Tour

The best thing about travelling in a campervan is that you don’t have to worry about check-in and check-out times at all! You are your own boss! Exploring Iceland with this freedom is an experience no one will forget

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