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Day 1: Arrival - 6th of December

Highlights: Reykjavik

Approximate driving distance: ca49km / 30 miles

 

Arrival in Iceland

Once you have landed at Keflavik Airport in Iceland, please pick up your luggage and head through customs. Collect your rental car at the airport, make sure you receive a tablet with protective case and chargers, and proceed to your hotel in Reykjavik where the Spartan Race 2018 takes place. The rest of the day is yours to rest and plan your epic run.

If you would like to go out and explore the city on your own, we recommend a stroll down main streets Laugavegur and Skólavörðustígur, check out the downtown harbour village, or visit one of the many geothermal swimming pools in the area.

Overnight in Reykjavik.

 

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Day 2: Spartan Race Brief in Reykjavik and drive to Hveragerdi town - 7th of December

Highlights: Hveragerdi Hveragerdi Hot Spring Area

Approximate driving distance: ca 40 km / 25 miles

On this day you will have the Spartan race brief. Use this day to prepare yourself physically and mentally for the big race. You will also drive to your hotel in Hveragerdi town where the race takes place and overnight at a local hotel.

Overnight in Hveragerdi

 

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Day 3: Spartan Race! - 8th of December

This is the big day. We at Iceland Travel wish you all the best of luck.

Overnight in Hveragerdi town.

 

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Day 4: End of Race and Recovery day - 9th of December

Highlights: Hveragerdi Hveragerdi Hot Spring Area

Rest, recover and recharge!

In the evening, a post run party will be held in Reykjavik. If you would like to move your Hveragerdi night to Reykjavik, please let us know of your preference upon booking!

Overnight in Hveragerdi town or Reykjavik

 

 

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Day 5: Explore The famous Golden Circle -10th of December

Highlights: Geysir Gullfoss Thingvellir National Park

Thingvellir – Geysir Hot Spring Area – Gullfoss waterfall – Fludir area

Approximate distance: ca 136 km / 84 miles

Today you‘ll visit many of the must-see sights in Iceland.

Begin your day with the UNESCO-listed Thingvellir National Park, famous for its Viking history and geological wonders. Continue to Geysir Hot Spring Area, with its collection of bubbling pools and spouting geysers. Drive onwards to the majestic, two-tiered Gullfoss (Golden Falls). Soak in the Secret Lagoon or Laugarvatn Fontana Baths. Try riding an Icelandic horse. Take a pit stop at Fridheimar greenhouses to see how food is grown in Iceland and sample fresh local cuisine.

Overnight in Fludir area.

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Day 6: Free day in Reykjavik, the capital of cool - 11th of December

Highlights: Reykjavik Perlan Parliament House Austurvollur Square Harpa Concert Hall The Sun Voyager

Approximate driving distance: ca 97km / 60 miles

Drive to Reykjavik for your last day. There is there’s still so much to see and do. It’s entirely up to you!

 

Overnight in Reykjavik.

We recommend fine dining in Reykjavik on your final night!

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Day 7: Departure - 12th of December

Highlights: Keflavik The Blue Lagoon

Approximate driving distance: 50 km/31 miles

Return to Keflavik International Airport**

We recommend leaving your hotel approximately 3 hours prior to the departure of your international flight.

If your flight schedule allows it, enjoy an optional visit to the world famous Blue Lagoon, located only about 20 minutes away from Keflavik International Airport. Please let us know upon booking if you would like us to reserve an entrance for you.

 

**Please note that the package price is based on 6 x 24-hour rental days starting at the time of rental. If your flight arrives early on day 1 and departs late on day 7, an additional supplement will be charged unless you choose to return the car in Reykjavik when the 6-day rental is up and use our Flybus departure transfer.

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