Through our experience and research we have made this tour. It is The Best of Iceland in 12 days.

1.day

From Reykjavík driving the south coast to the Skaftafell National Park

Seljalandsfoss - Skógafoss -Museum Skógar - Dyrhólaey Camping : Skaftafell

2.day

From Skaftafell to Jökulsárlón and back.Opportunity of a boat trip at Jökulsárlón -Walk

in the Skaftafell National Park. Optional : Professionally guided walking tour on

Vatnajökull glacier with ice climbing gear. This could also be done the day after.

Camping : Skaftafell

3. day

A day without the bus.. Opportunity of a full day walk in the national park

Camping : Skaftafell

4.day

From Skaftafell the highland road Fjallabak north to Eldgjá -Hnausapollur - Landmannalaugar

Camping: Landmannalaugar

5.day

A day without the bus. Optional. full day hike in the area..Natural hot pool for swimming.

Camping : Landmannalaugar

6.day

From Landmannalaugar to the highland road Sprengisandur :

Nýidalur - Aldeyjarfoss Camping : Myvatn

7.day

Myvatn area : :Hverfjall - Dimmuborgir - Skútustaðir pseudo-craters - Námaskarð - Víti

- Leirhnjúkur with optional hike back to the camping ground for those who choose to do so.

Camping : Myvatn

8. day

We drive to Husavík and then around the Tjörnes peninsula and along the river Jökulsá á fjöllum and back to Myvatn.

Ásbyrgi - Vesturdalur ( Hljóðaklettar ) - Dettifoss

Camping Myvatn

9.day

From Mývatn – Goðafoss – Akureyri - Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Camping : Stykkishólmur

10.day

From Stykkishólmur around the Snæfellsjökull glacier and back Rauðfeldargjá – one hour walk from Arnarstapi to Hellnar – Djúpalónssandur - Dritvík

Camping : Stykkishólmur

11.day

Resting day. Individual activities like boat trip in Breiðifjörður, hiking or simply relaxing.

Camping : Stykkishólmur

12. day

From Stykkishólmur - Þingvöll - Gullfoss - Geysir - Reykjavík.

NB: The Tour Operator reserves the right to make changes to the programme if necessary. This tour could also be done the opposite ring

Camping tour - Practical information

Each person needs to have suitable clothing for all weather conditions, a  sleeping bag and a thermos bottle. All camping gear is included. The bus, driver, english speaking guide and a cook are also included.In small groups the guide and driver could be the same person., Full board is included. Tents are for 2 persons. A tent for  one person costs extra.  Good selfinflating mattresses are provided. There is a big tent with tables and chairs, a special tent for cooking with a gas stove and all kitchen gear. .The group puts up all tents  and takes them down themselves. (only 4 times in the Best of Iceland tour). 

2 or 3  persons in the group would have to help in the kitchen (do dishes, cut salad and possibly other small things to help the cook.) The group would make lunch packs for themselves  from the breakfast table. There will also be available hot water  for  thermos,  coffee and tea . Working time for the bus and driver is in general  max 9 hours a day.