One or two weeks in Iceland incl. accommodation

It is necessary to drive this program in a 4WD, and not the smallest types. This trip is only available during the summer season.

Driving through the Icelandic highlands is an adventure on nature’s own terms: wild, indomitable and unpredictable. Narrow gravel roads, no bridges, limited modern comforts. You will never find yourself lined up behind other cars, but you will have to ford the rivers or turn back.

In winter the highlands are beyond reach, and only accessible by 4WD during the summer. So, if you have a 4WD that you only use for city driving, maybe it is time to put it through its paces in its right element.

Drive off into the unknown and enjoy the surprises. Cook on a primus under the open skies. Release your inner explorer. We will provide the directions and good advice – and you your sound common sense.

Period Duration Prices from
Summer
29.06-10.08.2021
14 day trip Tue.-Sat.
(7 - night stay)
€ 1490 p/p
2-berth cabin w/o window
€ 1490 p/p
Summer
29.06-03.08.2021
21 day trip Tue.-Sat.
(14 - night stay)
€ 2290 p/p
2-berth cabin w/o window
€ 2290 p/p
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  • Price includes
    • Price per person when 2 travel together
    • Ferry crossing Denmark – Iceland and return
    • 2-berth cabin without window
    • 1 car < 2,5m H & 5m L
    • Double room with ensuite facilities in hotels, farms or guesthouses in Iceland
    • Breakfast at the hotels, farms or guesthouses
    • Day to day programme
    • Iceland road map
  • Add-ons
    • Book the meals on board in advance and save money. See the restaurants and prices here
    • Minibar in cabins with window: with alcohol € 17 / without alcohol € 12

     

You are welcome to phone us on +298 345900 for further information or send an email to booking@smyrilline.com Book the trip

Favourable payment terms: Pay 25% at the time of booking, however a minimum of € 400. The remainder is payable to SML no later than 30 days prior to departure. Take advantage of our attractive payment terms and book the desired cabin type and departure date well in advance.

 

Route examples

  • 1 week

    Approx. 2000 km: The route takes you to the most exciting spots in the highlands and also includes the »musts« of Iceland. It is necessary to drive this program in a 4WD, and not the smallest types. Highland Adventures can also be seen on motorcycle. Only for experienced drivers. Only possible during summer.

    See route description
  • 2 weeks

    Approx. 3400 km: The route goes to the most exciting spots in the highlands and also includes the »musts« of Iceland. It is necessary to drive this program in a 4WD, and not the smallest types.
    Highland Adventures can also be seen on motorcycle. Only for experienced drivers. Only possible during summer.

    See route description

Documents

When booking a roundtrip you will get a detailed itinerary of the trip, address of the booked accommodation, directions on how to get there and vouchers for all booked services such as accommodation and excursions.

 

Special needs

If you have special needs, then please inform us upon booking.

 

Driving in Iceland

Driving in Iceland might be quite different from what you are used to. We recommend that you check safetravel.is where you will find descriptions of what you can expect and guidelines about how to handle different situations that might arise.

 

Highland driving with your motorcycle

It is important to have a waterproof and shock-proof luggage system, a good chain and new tires. Particularly in the interior, it is best to use tires with a coarse enduro profile. There are stories about people who finished off a set of tires in 1800 km, because the gravel is sharp and destructive. It is very useful to bring a tool to measure the air pressure in the tires, a repair kit for flat tires and an extra tank for fuel, particularly if you also cook on fuel. Take care with packing: lids can easily be shaken off boxes, if they are not fixed well.

All in all, if you to do some thorough work beforehand and bring a big and tough motorcycle, it can be a wonderful adventure.

It is possible to drive the highland routes such as Sprengisandur, Behind the Mountains and the track to Askja if you have a good 4x4 enduro motorcycle (not tour motorcycle) and if you are very careful. For tour motorcycles, we recommend staying on the main roads and not driving through the highland, with the possible exception of the Kjölur track.

 

Snow chains

We recommend bringing along snow chains during the period outside June, July and August.

 

Fixed routes

The routes in Iceland are fixed. In the event of fully booked accommodation during the high season (June, July and August), travellers may expect slight changes to the itineraries.

Iceland road map

When booking a package tour to Iceland we will send you an Iceland road map, when the trip has been fully paid. 

Iceland road map

Excursions in Iceland

Traveling in Iceland is a great experience in itself, however to make the trip in Iceland even more exciting you have the option to go on different excursions during your travel around Iceland.

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