Self-drive tour Iceland


Feb 3rd, 2011, 05:26 PM
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Self-drive tour Iceland

Has anyone out there experienced a 4 day self-drive tour of Iceland> If so, could you provide me with some information.....and which car rental company was the best?
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Mar 7th, 2011, 08:15 AM
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we were there for 11 days and did the circle, if only 4 you could still go the ring road with out the northwest fjords and no side trips, otherwise it depends on your wishes...waterfalls in the south with icebergs and glaciers, the journey to the center of the earth volcano to the north, both have beautiful hikes. we used budget for the car they were the cheapest and satisfied with the service, the met us at the terminal with a placard and all, have a great time wonderful country
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Jun 4th, 2011, 06:21 PM
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Renting in Iceland is very expensive, i would recommend the give you a good price.
But driving the circle in 4 days is to much, you wont be able to enjoy it, you will have to drive 600km a day almost.
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Jun 17th, 2011, 10:45 AM
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Also thinking about a trip to Iceland. Have seen suggested itineraries for the ring road that say it takes from 5-11 days. What do you think is a good amount of time to allow? Would not want to drive more than a few hours a day. Thanks.
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Aug 16th, 2011, 04:47 PM
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We did the Ring Road in 6 days.
IF you are not a hiker or kayaker, there is not much to do in the tiny towns on the Ring Road so you may as well drive and enjoy the breathtaking scenery.

Here are our overnights with some mileage (not kms)

Friday, July 15, 2011 Home - Keflavik

Saturday, July 16, 2011 arrive - drive to Sauðárkrókur, Northwest, Iceland 205

Sunday, July 17, 2011 Lake Myvatn 130

Monday, July 18, 2011 Seydisfjordhur 125

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 Hofn 170

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 Vik 168

Thursday, July 21, Gullfoss and Geysir to Rekyavkik

Friday, July 22, 2011 Reykjavik to Snaefellsnes to Reykyavik
Saturday, July 23, 2011 Reykjanes Peninsula + Blue Lagoon / overnight in Keflavik

Sunday, July 24, 2011 fly to USA
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