7-Day Self Drive Northern Lights Van Adventure
Duration: 7 days Super Easy
Why we love this tour
You'll discover the South & West part of Iceland on this self drive custom-tailored van tour without worrying about the planning!
- Drive a fully equipped automatic 4X4 camper van
- Simply follow the itinerary filled with arranged activities, campsites, and more!
- Perfect match for first-time travelers in Iceland or those who prefer to explore Iceland with friends or family
- 1755 km and 64 stops in 7 days!
About the experience:
Think no further, we'll take care of your entire Iceland trip! We guarantee that you will receive a fully equipped 4X4 camper van, as well as a carefully planned vacation itinerary complete with planned activities, campsites, and more! All you have to do now is book this vacation package and pack your luggage for Iceland!
This vacation package is for people who like to travel alone and/or privately. It's ideal for first-time visitors to Iceland or those who want to see the country with their friends or family. Discover Iceland's most beautiful landmarks and take in the gorgeous scenery. Your campervan, daily itinerary, and activities - are all carefully selected by our CampEasy team.
Our high-quality CampEasy camper vans are comfortable and safe and specially made for traveling around Iceland. When in our office, our agents will guide you through every detail regarding utilizing 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 on it 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. 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. If there was ever a camper made for hunting Northern Lights in Iceland, it is the Easy Clever. The Easy Clever X is insulated with our signature Full Insulation approach, which makes camping comfortable throughout all the 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 : Visit in the capital area - Reykjavik
CampEasy - Reykjavik - Akranes (Distance: 109 km, 7 stops)
Our included shuttle service will pick you up from the airport or your place of stay in Keflavik and bring you to our CampEasy office, located in Selvík 5 Reykjanesbær. Here, we will set up your journey itinerary, introduce the camper and its facilities to you and personalize the Easy Guide tablet. While waiting for all of that or in case of the early morning – we have hot coffee drinks to cheer you up!
On your first day, you visit the capital of Iceland – Reykjavik, where you see Harpa the Music & Conference Hall, Hallgrímskirkja Church, Sun Voyager, and should you have the time, visit FlyOver Iceland and Magic Ice Reykjavik. We truly recommend them! (admissions not included in the general price).
Day 2 : Western Region and Kirkjufell
Akranes - South Snæfellsnes - Stykkishólmur (Distance: 297 km, 14 stops)
Your itinerary takes you to the Snæfellsnes peninsula. You see many famous iconic places such as the Snæfellsnesjokul glacier which inspired the French novelist Jules Verne, Kirkjufell mountain, which you may remember from Game of Thrones and its beautiful waterfall which are the most photographed places in Iceland! In the evening, you chase the northern lights from Stykkishólmur.
Day 3 : Waterfalls - Hraunfossar, Barnafoss
Stykkishólmur - Borgarfjordur - þingvellir campsite/nyrdri leirar (Distance: 302 km, 8 stops)
Borgarfjordur is home to many Icelandic Sagas and one of the most interesting historical places in Iceland, Reykhólt. Today, you drive to farm fields, visit the beautiful Hraunfoss and Barnafoss waterfalls, stop at Europe´s highest hot spring flow rate, Deildartunguhvern, and of course, experience the natural geothermal bath and spa Krauma before setting off for the night. The Golden Circle area is a good spot for sky gazing in search of the aurora borealis, don´t miss out!
Day 4 : Golden Circle Tour
þingvellir/nyrdri leirar Campsite - Golden Circle - Skógar campsite (Distance: 253 km, 10 stops)
Start the day by visiting the famous Golden Circle attractions: the National Park Thingvellir, Oxará waterfall, the hot spring Geysir and the mighty Gullfoss waterfall. On the way, you stop at the natural hot baths of Laugarvatn Fontana for a relaxing moment with open view of the lake. We recommend a detour at Fridheimar restaurant & farm, where you can taste delicious tomato soup made from fresh Icelandic tomatoes!
Day 5 : Ice cave tour and Diamond Beach
Skógar - Vik - Kirkjubæjarklaustur (Distance: 362 km, 7 stops)
Today, you experience the wonders of the South Coast! The local landscape is nothing but breathtaking. You visit basalt formations right on a cliff at Reynisfjara, Svartifoss waterfall in the Skaftafell National Park and also the fascinating Fjadrárgljúfur Canyon and the iconic Diamond Beach! The day's main activity is the glacier hike on the Vatnajokull glacier.
Day 6 : Reynisfjara - Black Sand Beach
Kirkjubæjarklaustur - Vik - Selfoss (Distance: 258 km, 6 stops)
Dyrhólaey and Reynisfjara black sand beach are among your must-see places in Iceland, so don´t miss them on the way back! You next visit The Icelandic Lava center and experience the show where you have a chance to see molten lava. Finish the day by a dip in the warm waters of Seljavallalaug which is a one-of-the-kind open-air hot spring swimming pool built right there in the mountains, and admire nature in its simplest form.
Day 7 : Reykjanesbær and Geldingardalur Volcano
Selfoss - Reykjanes Peninsula - CampEasy (Distance: 171 km, 12 stops)
It has been a week since the beginning of your journey. Reykjanes Peninsula is the last visit of this trip! Depending on your departure flight, you might be able to see landmarks such as the Geldingardalur Volcano, Gigvatnsvatn, Gunnuhver Hot Spring, or the Bridge Between Continents.
Once in CampEasy offices, you warm up with hot drinks, check on the souvenirs or share your memories from your trip 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.
Need to know before you go
What do I need to bring?
- Winter Jacket with removable layers – Waterproof shell and warm thermal layer
- Fleece layer
- Warm merino shirts/thermals
- Waterproof hiking pants
- Thick wool socks
- Hiking boots
- Sunglasses + Hat
- Camera gear
- Warm polar fleeces, two-layer
- Thermal underwear
- Insulated hiking or ski pants
- Thick warm wool socks
- Crampons (available at CampEasy)
- Warm scarf + Insulated Hat
- Insulated mittens or gloves
- Moisturizer + Lip balm
- Valid credit card and driver's license
Some advices from the CampEasy Team:
- Pack sensibly. There is not a lot of space for luggage in the camper.
- It’s better to have soft bags rather than hard case bags.
- Bring warm clothes with you. We never know what the weather is going to be like.
- Thick socks and boots. Good boots.
- Remember to bring a good mood and a happy smile!
Included activities have rules that may apply to you:
- FlyOver Iceland - children must be at least 102cm
- Vatnshellir Cave Visit - minimum age limit is 5 years old
- Sapphire Ice Cave Tour - minimum age limit is 10 years old
- Blue Lagoon - minimum age limit is 2 years old
Please be aware that your itinerary may have to be rearranged to better fit your arrival date and time. If you are returning outside of business hours, you will need to take a taxi to your next point (airport). There is no additional charge to use our shuttle. However, charges apply for taking a taxi. Our opening hours are 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
If the customer does not cancel their booking at the latest 24 hours before the tour starts and does not show up, we reserve 100% of the total amount of the paid tour; customer is not entitled to any refund. In case the booking is cancelled at the latest 24 hours before the tour starts, no cancellation fee will be applied.
Selvík 5, 230 Keflavík, Iceland
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