Self drive tours: best way to see Icelandís greatest sights
Self drive tours in Iceland are the greatest way to explore the countryís most loved sights and landmarks. In fact, Iceland is known for its amazing coastal drives, whereby numerous landmarks can be found via the highway, Route One, just along the coast.
There are some incredible sights just off Route One, which forms a 1335 km circle inside the country. Notable sights include the Skaftafell National Park, Jokulsarlon, Seljalandsfoss, and towns Hofn and Egilsstadir.
The Skaftafell National Park is a preservation area home to the magical glacier Vatnajokull, which is Europeís largest glacier. The park features rivers, glacial ice, and volcanic and geothermal activity.
Jokulsarlon is Icelandís most famous glacial lagoon. The lagoon is filled with icebergs, seals, boat rides, and is fun for the whole family.
Seljalandsfoss is a unique waterfall in the Seljalandsa river. The river is 60 metres high and features a walk able path behind it. Seljalandsfoss is the only known waterfall where it is possible to walk behind it Ė a picturesque and enjoyable experience.
Towns Hofn and Egilsstadir are two municipalities located towards the east of Iceland. Each town is full of recreational opportunities, such as sightseeing tours, glacier tours, golf, boat tours, whale watching, fishing, cultural events, and museums.
RED Car Rental offers a range of 2014 car models, from small economy cars to high-end luxury vehicles, for travellers to experience their own self drive tours.
Furthermore REDís customers can pick up their vehicles from either Keflavik International Airport or the BSI bus terminal in Reykjavik. If the latter is preferred, RED will provide its customers with a free return ticket on the Flybus airport shuttle to and from the airport.
To find out more about self drive tours and car hire in Iceland, visit www.redcar.is
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