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Independent Fly/Drive Itineraries

Iceland Saga Travel specializes in creating customized itineraries for clients visiting Iceland at any time of year. From a 6-day visit to a multi-week fly/drive plan, IST is the expert in helping you create an ideal travel plan that fits your interests and budget.

Contact IST directly or ask your travel agent to contact us.

We handle the following services:

Independent Fly/Drive Itineraries are suitable for travel between April and October - during other times of year, travel along the ring road can be arranged but weather conditions change frequently and driving can be a challenge, particularly at high elevations. These sample itineraries are good starting points for working with IST to develop the ideal travel plan for independent minded travelers. Whether you wish to travel the ring road with a rental car or concentrate on one region of the country, we have all the answers you'll need.

Review a sample itinerary:

6-8 day plans:
Meet Iceland Itinerary (A) with overnights in Reykjavík - 6 Days
Meet Iceland Itinerary (B) with rental car - 6 Days
South Iceland Itinerary - 8 Days
West Iceland Itinerary - 8 Days
West/South Iceland Itinerary - 8 Days
North Iceland Itinerary - 7 Days

9 - 10 day plans:
North Iceland Extended Itinerary - 9 Days
West/South Iceland Extended Itinerary - 10 Days
West Iceland Extended Itinerary - 10 Days
Family South Iceland Itinerary - 10 Days
Find Your Icelandic Roots Itinerary - 10 Days

2 week ring road plan
Two-Week Ring Road Itinerary - 14 Days

For brief visits to Iceland such as a stopover on your way to or from Europe during the summer months, please contact Icelandair Holidays directly at 800-223-5500. For visits during the winter months we recommend using Reykjavik as your base and taking day tours into the countryside of south and/or west Iceland. Scheduled and customized private day tours by bus or jeep are available throughout the year.

Note: IST does not provide booking services for air-only trips or for day tour-only services.

Request a customized itinerary (must provide optimal travel dates in order to obtain an accurate quote): Inquiries Page


Iceland Saga Travel (IST) prepays all Iceland-based service providers. Client and service providers will have prepaid vouchers for each service (rental car, accommodations, tours, ferries, etc.). All accommodations include breakfast. IST provides airport FlyBus tickets, maps, driving directions and regional information brochures. IST is happy to recommend and pre-book Reykjavík restaurant reservations.


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