A unique Motorcycle Road Tour in Iceland. ALL Accommodation is in Hotels of a very high standard - all rooms are ensuite.
Explore Iceland on virtually traffic free Roads and enjoy the natural wonders of this pristine wilderness landscape (motorcycle hire available)...
Wildcat Adventures is the first UK based operator to offer Road & Overland Motorbike Tours in Iceland personally researched by John & Brigitte and led by us. We do not subcontract any of our tours!
Iceland is situated on the Arctic Circle - a land of Earth, Sea & Fire where the forces of nature have created a unique landscape for Adventure Motorcycle Riding.
Glaciers, volcanoes, lava flows, Geysers, hot springs and spectacular waterfalls.
We explore the island on virtually traffic free roads and enjoy the natural true wonders of this pristine wilderness landscape.
A route designed by John Fulton from experience gained over 30 Years leading adventure tours.
Our tour has been fully researched and personally ridden by John & Brigitte - as with all our tours, it is run & supported by Wildcat Adventures and led by John & Brigitte.
Highlights & Map
Our tour starts and ends in Reykjavik - the most northerly capital city in the world.
We would be happy to provide you with Flight information - please contact us.
Reykjavik - explore the most northerly capital city in the world with it's vibrant nightlife and culture
Spectacular mountain and coastal scenery
Godafoss (The Golden Waterfall)
Rift between the North American and European Tectonic Plates
Abundance of bird life
Myvatn Lake - The lake was created by a large basaltic lava eruption 2300 years ago - a lake rich in flora & fauna
Vatnajokull Glacier (the largest in Europe)
Golden beaches of Snaefellsnes Peninsula
Iceland's 'Grand Canyon'
Jokulsarlon Glacial lagoon
Dettifoss - the most powerful waterfall in Europe
Optional Icetruck or jeep day excursions to glaciers and lagoons in Iceland's remote interior
Cultural and Folk Museums
Volcano & Earthquake Interpretation centre
UNESCO World Heritage-listed Thingvellir National Park
Western Fjords & old Whaling Ports
Two months prior to tour departure date we will send each participant a tour package which includes map with route outlined, and itinerary with accommodation details
Day 1 - Fly into Keflavik & transfer to Reykjavik
Day 3 - Southeastern Iceland
Day 4 - Northern Iceland - The Cold Desert
Day 9 - Golden Beaches of Snaefellsnes Peninsula
Day 11 - Ride to Reykjavik - Afternoon Sightseeing
Wildcat Adventures reserves the right to alter the route based on weather & road conditions, and fitness & skills of the group
Accommodation for this tour is in Hotels of a very high standard and all with ensuite rooms.
All breakfasts are hot or cold buffet style - with an extensive choice
All hotels have an onsite restaurant & bar, free wifi
- Some hotels have a workout centre and some with hot tub
A Sample of the very high standard of Hotels we use on our "Ring of Fire" Tour
Bike Hire Details - Prices & Conditions
We have a fleet of BMW GS motorcycles available for hire - Bike hire subject to availability.
N.B. your bike of choice is not guaranteed until we have received your deposit for the motorcycle hire.Some bikes have a low seat option - please enquire.
All hire bikes are supplied with side panniers with adequate capacity to carry your clothes and belongings.
You may leave excess luggage at our hotel in Reykjavik to be collected at the end of the tour.
Seat height 790 - 820 mm
Dry Weight 179 kg
Hire Price: £2398 (for duration of the tour)
Seat height 820 - 880 mm
Dry Weight 191 kg
Hire Price: £2915 (for duration of the tour)
Seat height 850 - 870mm
Dry Weight 230 kg
Hire Price: £3350 (for duration of the tour)
Bike Hire Conditions:
OUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:
A route fully researched by John & Brigitte to give you the best Road Adventure in Iceland
A guarantee of services by a Bona Fide UK Tour Operator (Wildcat Adventures Ltd) with protection of monies paid in advance
Map with route detailed
Tour package - Detailed Booklet on preparing your motorcycle for shipping including customs details, Recovery Insurance details for Iceland, Detailed Itinerary with all hotels and GPS coordinates, KitList, Documents List, Emergency Contacts List, Sticker for your motorcycle
Details and assistance on preparing and packing your motorcycle for your Iceland Adventure
Details and assistance with the Sea Freighting of your motorcycle. We assist you with all phases from start to finish including Customs clearance information
Guided all the way by John & Brigitte who have both personally traveled extensively on their motorcycles in Iceland
Entrance fees to all National Parks
Overnight Hotel parking charges
12 Day Tour
11 nights Hotel of a very high standard bed & breakfast basis - in double occupancy basis (unless a single room has been booked). All rooms are ensuite
All Breakfast are hot & cold buffet with an extensive choice
10 Ride Days
Airport Coach Transfers at start and end of tour
- John & Brigitte on their motorcycle to accompany & support the group
Exclusions: flights, airport transfers out with the designated tour start/end dates, cost of delivering and collecting your motorcycle to/from the UK & Icelandic ports, freighting of your motorcycle (please call us for details), insurance excesses, any additional storage charges incurred by the shipping agent for dropping off your bike early or collecting it outwith the required dates, optional excursions & sightseeing trips, petrol, tolls, lunches and dinners, all beverages, tips to waiters etc, travel & breakdown insurance, costs associated with breakdown & recovery or injury to yourself, entrance fees to visitor attractions, costs associated with late arrivals/catching up with the tour group, motorcycle hire & all associated costs if applicable
How do I go about shipping my motorcycle to Iceland?
We assist you with all phases of the shipping process - Freighting costs will vary depending on the value of your motorcycle and currency fluctuations at time of booking (please call us for details). Freighting costs are not included in the holiday price.
Your bike is shipped as is. It is loaded into a shipping container, secured, and padded with air bags for protection. You may ship your bike with panniers fully packed and bike ready to ride once it arrives in Iceland (windscreen and mirrors are left in place!)
On booking you will receive a detailed shipping package to include Customs Paperwork, Manifest samples, Documentation list, Details of our shipping agent, KitList, etc.
Approximately 7 days prior to the start of the tour you will take your motorcycle to the port for shipping from UK to Iceland.
Approximately 7 days AFTER the end of your trip your motorcycle will be ready for you to collect from the port.
How far do we ride each day?
Distances vary from 100 to 200 miles on the tour. A typical day's riding starts at 9am and we reach our destination around 4pm - providing plenty of time to relax and explore the numerous points of interest.
How large is the island and what are the people like?
Iceland is 39,768.5 sq mi.
It is a country which is deceiving in size and it is surprising how much time it takes to explore all of it wonders and mysteries.
The Icelandic people are welcoming and most speak English.
What is the weather in Iceland likely to be?
The weather in Iceland is not unlike that in Scandinavia - You will have to be prepared for anything - wind, rain, fog, sun, cold, and heat. Temperatures may vary 5-20C.
Can I take a pillion (passenger)?
Yes you may take a pillion (passenger) on this tour which is 95% paved and 5% easy hard packed gravel roads. Accommodation on this tour is of a high standard.
How many riders in the group?
Our groups are normally 8-10 riders. Typically our groups consist of 2 to 3 couples and several solo riders.
Is Bike Hire available?
Yes we do have BMW GS bike hire available for our more Road oriented tours in Iceland. Please select this option at time of booking to secure your hire bike.
Are flights included?
Flights are not included in the tour price. There are several low cost carriers providing passenger services to Iceland - flight times from UK are normally less than 2 hours. If you are flying from outside UK flight times will be longer - Please contact us for details.
What Experience do I need?
Our Road tour is 95% Tarmac and 5% easy gravel tracks. You should be an experienced rider and confident riding a large capacity motorcycle (with luggage) on tarmac and easy gravel tracks.
Is this tour run by Wildcat Adventures?
Absolutely! All our tours are organised and led by John & Brigitte of Wildcat Adventures - we do not subcontract ANY of our tours!
Iceland Motorcycle ROAD Tour "Ring of Fire"
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