- Trees planted 2
- Available jan, feb, mar, apr, may, nov, dec
- Duration 2 days / 1 night
- Location Snæfellsnes peninsula
- Number of participants Min. 1, max. 10
- Age limit 5 years
What you'll experience.
Join us on this amazing exploration of the West of Iceland in this 2 Day Snæfellsnes Tour. Visit the Snæfellsnes Peninsula with its spectacular beauty and great views. You will also explore the historic area of Borgarfjordur with all its magical waterfalls and hot springs.
Less than 3 hours from Reykjavik, this area combines all the wonders of Iceland in one place: the sea crashing upon the sandy shores, jagged lava fields, waterfalls, imposing cliffs for hiking and photography, and small fishing villages for those who are curious about the culture Iceland.
After being picked up in Reykjavik, your tour starts by driving on the scenic route 1 road to the friendly town of Borgarnes. From there the course is set to the Snæfellsnes where you will enjoy watching seals play on the beach and take in some amazing sights at the many beautiful creations of nature in the area, including Arnarstapi, Hellnar, Djúpalónssandur, Lóndrangar, Svöðufoss and Saxhóll. The Snæfellsnesjökull glacier looms mysterious and magical as your tour continues around the peninsula. One of the many highlights of the tour is a caving expedition in the Vatnshellir Lava Cave with admission fee included.
After this visual feast, your day ends in the beautiful village of Stykkishólmur where your accommodation for the night is in the charming and historic Hótel Fransiskus. The Northern Lights are known to play their amazing symphony of lights in this area if the conditions are favorable.
On the second day, your journey continues by visiting the Bjarnarhöfn Shark Museum and the beautiful and photogenic mountain of Kirkjufell. The Gerðuberg basalt column is next on the agenda and from there you will be whisked away to the Borgarfjodur area where you will visit Hraunfossar and Barnafossar waterfalls as well as the Deildartunguhver hot spring before heading back to the bright lights of Reykjavik.
If you want to enjoy the Icelandic nature to the fullest and to witness the untouched beauty of the West of Iceland then this tour is for you!
Please note: it is only possible to bring small carry on luggage such as backpacks for the tour.
This tour is operated by our friends at Nicetravel. A family run tour operator that aims to offer personal service and creating memorable experiences for their guests. Their motto is simply: “be Nice”.