Tailored Golden Circle Self Drive in Iceland

Discover Reykjavik, the Golden Circle route and Iceland's wild South Shore. Head to Hotel Ranga, the suites are the pride of the hotel, and should be reserved for a special occasion. The restaurant gets lots of great feedback from our guests providing a taste of Iceland. This glamping holiday in Iceland can be customised and extended according to your wishes.




Day one

Arrival to Keflavik Airport and collect your rental car. Make your way to Reykjavik, a drive of around 40 minutes. Enjoy the rest of the day and evening at leisure. Optional evening excursions include: Northern Lights evening cruise Evening visit to Fontana Steam Bath Northern Lights chase by road or jeep Our experienced team at Magnetic North Travel will provide you with our recommendations of places to visit and eat in the city to help you make the most of your stay. Overnight accommodation will be in a 3 star hotel such as Fosshotel Reykjavik.

Day two

After breakfast, enjoy a leisurely morning, or alternatively why not join one of our daytime excursions. In the afternoon drive to the Buubble Lodge location near to Fludir, a scenic journey of just over one hour. If you wish you can visit some of the sights of the Golden Circle en route, details of which will be provided in your trip notes. You’ll then arrive to the secret location of the Bubble Lodge hidden away in the forest. There are five Aurora Bubbles with varying features. The bubbles sleep a minimum of two guests in a double bed and some have space for additional guests. Comfortable bed linen is provided as well as heating and a noiseless ventilation system which keeps the bubble inflated. Toilets and showers are provided in a separate building nearby. Each bubble has its own private space and path. Enjoy a night beneath the stars or the midnight sun.

Day three

Breakfast will be available to purchase at a nearby cafe in Reykolt, or you can bring your own provisions should you wish. Check out of your Buuble accommodation and start your journey to Hotel Ranga where you will stay for the next two nights. The distance from the Buuble to Hotel Ranga is about 104 km and it is approximately 1h 30 minutes. Spend the day at your own pace and join a variety of activities offered in the area

Day four

Enjoy breakfast at hotel Ranga The day is yours at leisure. Perhaps you’d like to do some local hikes or continue your exploration. Alternatively you can enjoy relaxing in a jacuzzi

Day five

Today it is time to return to Keflavik airport for your onward flight arrangements. If you’re not ready to leave, allow our expert team to put together an extended self-drive holiday in Iceland perhaps visiting the South Coast, Glacier Lagoon or following the ring road for a complete circular tour of the country. Please get in touch for a tailor-made quotation.


From £790 per person (excluding flights) based on two travelling.

£790.00 GBP roughly converts to: 869 EUR | 1,019 USD

Price conversions are indicative only, payment is in GBP.


Price Includes

  • Car rental (category A car) for four days including unlimited mileage
  • Overnight in Reykjavik at three star hotel such as Fosshotel Reykjavik or similar including breakfast and double room
  • One night stay at Buubble Lodge - double room-only basis
  • Two nights stay in Hotel Ranga including breakfast and double room

All our trips include:

  • 24/7 emergency line and concierge service
  • Personalised travel documents
  • Exclusive access to our client website at where you'll find destination guides, practical tips, Arctic Library and pre-trip inspiration

Price Excludes

  • Flights to Iceland
  • Breakfast at the bubble lodging
  • Optional excursions 


Image credits: Buubble, Hotel Ranga

Additional Info

This trip has flexible daily departures

Many of trips can be tailored to your requirements and departure dates. Please get in touch with us for a tailored quotation and details of availability for your preferred travel dates. All trips and departures are subject to availability.


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