Arctic North Drive

Starting from: Reykjavík
Season: All year
Duration: 9+ days

Spend 4 nights in the Westfjords which offer some of the most spectacular and isolated landscapes of Iceland. The monumental cliffs of Latrabjarg abundant with bird life; the picturesque Dynjandi waterfall; an endless variety of deep blue fjords, silent white glaciers, unspoiled beaches and rejuvenating hot springs; await you, all glittering in the magical summer light.

The next 4 nights take you to North Iceland where you can explore the world famous Mývatn region with its picturesque natural surroundings, geothermal activity and unique birdlife; the lava formations and canyons of Dimmuborgir and Ásbyrgi; and the spectacular waterfalls of Dettifoss and Goðafoss. Apart from the diverse sub arctic landscape, you will have a chance to explore the charming town of Akureyri.

We pride ourselves on personal service and the experience of each customer is important to us. Sightseeing self-drive tours are flexible depending on your specific interests and preferences.

Instead of a general day-by-day itinerary, you will get a personalised itinerary, especially written for you, taking into account your duration, the optimal driving routes, the most exciting sights and experiences for you, and your accommodation preferences.

Our handpicked hotels and guesthouses are perfectly located to balance your driving time and truly experience the countryside.

Here are some of the popular highlights you will enjoy on Arctic North Drive:
The Westfjords (Látrabjarg, Western fjords, Dynjandi, Ísafjörður, Ísafjarðardjúp, Strandir)
North Iceland (North west, Siglufjörður, Akureyri, Goðafoss, Húsavík, Mývatn, Jökulsárgljúfur, Dettifoss)

Depending on your trip duration, you can also visit exciting extras and some of the more isolated fjords in the west, north and east.

Note: Dynjandi can only be visited from May-October.

- 9 days car rental (with CDW insurance, unlimited kms, airport pickup & dropoff fees, GPS & two insured drivers)
- 8 nights hotel accommodation (two star hotels with private bath & breakfast)
- Welcome pack on arrival with a road map, driving plan and sightseeing itinerary

- Any day tours of your choice which can be fitted into the schedule.

- We don't offer this tour on the dates 24th Dec-1st Jan
- We only offer a 4x4 jeep during the winter months (low season)

Price from 106000 ISK per person - contact us for an exact price for your tour & group size

Additional information for your Iceland trip will be sent to you along with the detailed itinerary. This will include details about driving in Iceland, weather and clothing, currencies and payments, electricity system, food and water, safety, contact info, and other useful tips.

The minimum driver age for is 20 years for smaller cars and 25 years for jeeps. Drivers must bring an international driving licence or a local driving licence written in a Roman script.