Snaefellsnes, The magic peninsula, the Westfjords and Borgarfjordur

Tour Number

Activity Level

578028


Categories

Adventure / Active, Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour is ideal for children older than 6-7 years old. Lots to see and experience and plenty of time out of the car.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Danish (fluent), English (fluent), German (conversational), Swedish (advanced), Italian (basic), Norwegian (fluent)

Snaefellsnes, Hellnar, Arnarstapi, Glacier, Lavacave, National Park, Breidafjordur, Latrabjarg, Rauðisandur, Borgarfjordur.


This is a great three day tour around the remarkable Snaefellsnes Peninsula and the less traavelled southern side of the Westfjords north of Snaefellsnes. On our first day we visit all the highlights, in Snæfellsnes including the tranquil fishing village of Arnarstapi, the historical fishing station of Djúpalónsandur, the magnificent rocks of Lóndrangar, viewing the powerful icecapped volcano of Snaefellsjokull, and drive through the thriving fishing towns of Grundarfjordur and Olafsvik. The day ends in at a comfortable 3 bedroom cottage on the outskirts of Stykkisholmur. On the second day we take the ferry across the fjord Breiðafjordur, among numerous islands, teaming with birdlife and spend the day exploring the magnificent birdcliffs at Látrabjarg and the Red sand beach. We return to our cottage in the evening. On the third day we return to Reykjavik by driving through the histoircal area of Borgarfjord where we visit the worlds largest geothermal hotspring and the lava-waterfalls Hraunfossar.

Itinerary

Pickup at 08. 00am at your hotel in the Reykjavik area. The first leg takes us to the idyllic fishing-village of Arnarstapi. Next we visit the lavacave Vatnshellir. The cave is an 8000 year old lava tube created by volcanic eruption from a nearby crater. We then drive trough the thriving fishing villages of Grundarfjordur and Olafsvik with selected sights and magnificent photographic opportunities. Our day ends in the historical town of Stykkisholmur. The second day starts with taking the carferry across Breidafjord and we wisit Látrabjarg, the largest birdcliff in the world. We return to Stykkisholmur in the evening. Our third day we head back to Reykjavik via Borgarfjordur where we stop by Deildartunguhver, the worlds largest hotspring and Hraunfossar The lava waterfalls, and have a late lunch at a nice cafe in the greenhouse village of Kleppjárnsreykir.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 3 days

Doing this tour is a perfext way of seeing some of Iceland's most magnifcent siters. The tour offers beautiful landscape, local history, a close look at a puffin-colony, a sailing trip across Breidafjordur and a visit to a geothermal area. You will stay in a brand new, modern cottage with 2 bedrooms, a living room and a kitchen.

Transportation

IMy vehicle is a top of the line luxurious new Toyota Landcruise with leather interior, that seats up 6 passengers, 4 adults and two youngsters, with AC, and WiFi and all possible accessories.
A clean, powerful car, modified for driving in all conditions, with plenty of luggage space.

Ferry.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Admission Tickets

Other: The fuel for the car.
Return ticket on the ferry Baldur across the Breidafjord. The Accommodation for the 2 nights.The admission to the LavaCave.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100000 ISK - There is no real need for cash as credit or debit cards can be used everywhere, but if you want to pay cash Icelandic krona ISK is needed.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks
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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    578028


    Categories

    Adventure / Active, Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour is ideal for children older than 6-7 years old. Lots to see and experience and plenty of time out of the car.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 4

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Danish (fluent), English (fluent), German (conversational), Swedish (advanced), Italian (basic), Norwegian (fluent)

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