Are you one of the super athletes participating in the Spartan Race in Iceland this December? We at Iceland Travel want to make sure that you have the most enjoyable stay and race here in Iceland. This road trip package has everything you need for both preparing for your race, recovering after it and enjoy Iceland to the fullest. It includes hotel, cars and access to the unique and exclusive Iceland Travel Companion road trip app. During your trip you will enjoy Reykjavik, the capital of cool and stay close to the racing area in the lovely town of Hveragerdi. On your trip you will discover the beautiful sights on the famous Golden Circle. You can book and enjoy awesome activities during your stay. And if you are extra lucky, you might just see the northern lights!

What’s in it for you?

  • Flexible stress-free travelling. With a comprehensive map and your own vehicle, drive at your own pace and choose your own stops and activities along the way.
  • Digital itinerary with the Iceland Travel Companion App preinstalled on a tablet. The app includes:
    • Your hotel bookings with check-in and check-out dates.
    • A map view of your entire trip.
    • Thousands of points of interest with descriptions clearly displayed on your map. The points of interest can be customized to suit your interests and individual route.
    • Book a day tour or activity directly in the app.
    • GPS Road Guide in several different languages, safety guidelines and the apps of the Icelandic Meteorological Office and The Icelandic Road Administration, emergency numbers and more.
  • An electronic version of the Iceland Travel Guide. Prior to your arrival, we will send you an electronic version of our Iceland Travel Guide booklet. You can start preparing yourself for your upcoming Iceland trip and be prepared for your Iceland adventure.

Highlights

  • Cozy stay in a hotel in Hveragerdi town where the Spartan race takes place. Perfect for preparing for your race and recovering from it
  • Explore all Iceland’s main attractions in the Golden Circle. You might even spot the northern lights along the way.
  • See and experience  Reykjavik city

Included

  • 2 nights in Reykjavik, including breakfast (except arrival day)
  • 3 nights in Hveragerdi town hotels, including breakfast
  • 1 night in countryside hotel, including breakfast
  • Rental car for 6 days with unlimited mileage, CDW, theft protection and VAT**
  • GPS system with car and additional authorized driver
  • Fuel Discount Card
  • Car pick-up/drop-off at Keflavik international airport
  • Airport Service Charge
  • Customer Care Assistance during office hours
  • Emergency phone line open 24 hours
  • Tablet with a new travel app called Iceland Travel Companion (picked up at Keflavik airport with your car rental). The app includes:
    •  Thousands of points of nature sites, historic places, and road side services that can be filtered to suit your interests
    • Highlight section for each day of the tour
    • Your hotel bookings with check-in and check-out dates
    • Safety guidelines and the apps of the Icelandic Meteorological Office and The Icelandic Road Administration
    • A map view of the Iceland road trip
    • Iceland Travel Road Guide about Iceland in English, Spanish, Italian, Dutch and French

**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 necessary unless you choose to return the car in Reykjavik when the 6-day rental is up and use our Flybus departure transfer.

Important

  • Must be 21 years of age to rent a car, 23 years of age to rent car cat. 5.0 or higher.
  • Please note: The northern lights are a natural phenomenon and therefore sightings cannot be guaranteed.
  • Please note that this package can only be booked online.
  • Our road trip packages are designed by our team of travel experts. They are created for people like you who want to experience the very best of what Iceland has to offer. To get the best value Iceland Travel has to offer, book our road trips online. Please note that changes to the packages will incur a service fee.

With our exclusive road trip app, you don´t have to worry about missing out and you will always find your way to your hotel after a full day of traveling. It is easy to book day tours and activities in the app when you are on the road.

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Day 1

Highlights: Reykjavik

Arrival - 6th of December

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

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

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

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

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

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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