My husband and I and our 19-month-old twins are doing a 3-day stopover this July in Iceland on the way back from a trip in England. We are staying in Reykjavik for all three nights -- basically with twin toddlers, I felt like it would be easier to have one spot at night then having to figure out cribs and such at multiple places. We'll have a rental car as well and the plan is to venture out during the day so we can take in all that we can.
We have two full days, and I was planning on…
I'm heading to Iceland with a bunch of friends in August for a week. We'll be based in Reykyavik, as most of us will ne running the marathon. I bought the Lonely Planet Iceland guidebook and would like to do all of their recommended day trips - Golden Circle, Blue Lagoon, Snafellsnes Peninsula, South Coast, Borsmork, Landmannalaugar, and Jokusarlon. I have a few questions regarding these day trips -
1) We won't have time to do all of the above, so out of the above list, if you…
My wife and I are looking for 2 more people to join us on a 3-day photo guided trip in Iceland.
Sometime between Sept 18-30.
There's a great Photo Guide company that does 1-3 Day trips that are tailored to photographers that want to get the best shots possible at certain designations (Northern Lights, sunsets, waterfalls, etc).
They also avoid all the hoards of tourists and make the trips very personal and tailored to getting those epic photograph shots!!
The price is per carload (4 people), so…
We're in Iceland for a long weekend and trying to decide between a few day trips. We have 2 full days for day trips and then we will spend one day in Reyk + Blue Lagoon.
Initially we were thinking:
Day 1: Golden Circle and Southern Coast joined tour
Day 2: Snaefellsnes peninsula tour.
However, we realise its a fair bit cheaper to rent a car. Is it possible to do those day trips on our own driving? Or is it sheer madness to attempt to drive so much on our own (only one of us would be…
My friends and I are visiting Iceland in September. We would like to rent an apartment (2 nights in RVK, 1 in Akureyri). Do you recommend any particular website? Maybe is better to go for a hotel room?
Any tips are more than welcome! Thanks in advance :)
I´d like to go to Iceland in August and I´d like to know the budget I´ve read the daily budget could be around 300 euros :(. We would be 3 people and the idea is to rent a car to travel around, staying in B&Bs if possible(cheaper that hostels I guess) and eating in cheap places. Could anybody tell me how much it might cost per day? I´ve checked the hotels and they are very expensive in Reikavik (around 250 euros for a double room) and a car around 100 eur/day.
We are going for 11 days.
The Trip - 5 days in mid-May. I was due to go to Asia in April, but due to illness that didn't happen, so this was a shorter, last minute trip with minimal planning.
Flight - Delta from JFK. Delta food is pretty bad, except for the honey roasted peanuts. Long lines for immigration at KEF airport, but it moved quickly. Coming back, you still have to wait in line even if you check in online.
From the airport: Flybus from the airport and Gray Line back. Both are about the same price but Gray…
In late June my wife and I will have a seven-hour layover on the way from the US to Northern Europe. Is it worth leaving the airport to see or do anything in Reykjavik? Perhaps just a restaurant that shouldn't be missed? We arrive at 6 am and leave at 1 pm, so the time's not ideal, but would love to have any suggestions you might have.
I find lots of information how to get to Reykjavik from the airport, but the other way around the information seems a bit scarce. Is it easy to just go to the BSI bus station and grab a bus to the airport? Is it possible with luggage? Do we need to book it in advance?
Or is there another option to get to the airport?
I though it mighnt be of interest to some of you to see the photos on the Facebook page of Ferdafelag Islands - this is a view of the hut in Hrafntinnusker looking south(easterly).
You will see that some brave soul has been through - you can trace his/her footsteps on the other side of the slight depression on the left - heading in the direction of Haskerdingur. Camping would require snow stakes!