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SNÆFELLSNES PENINSULA LAVA TUNNEL / ICE CAVE AT LANGJÖKULL GLACIER TOUR

DAY ONE

This two-day journey will most definitely blow your mind with its natural beauty and fascinating heritage. From the city, we drive directly to the Snæfellsnes Peninsula to Snæfellsjökull area which will amaze you with its landscape, flora and fauna and a rich history. Your guide will explain you everything you need to know and learning first-hand is priceless.On our way we will explore Arnarstapi village, known for its fishing as well as the trading heritage, wonderful cliff structures and various birds’ species like kittiwakes. Afterwards, we will catch sight of Hellnar village which also has a famous fishing history; if you are into elves and other mythical creatures, the legend has it they really like to hang out in this area.After this mystical and beautiful place, we are moving to the mesmerizing Malarrif lighthouse and then to Svörtuloft lighthouse which is famous for its beautiful colour that goes so well with the natural surroundings. But that’s not all, as on our way we will stop at the villages of Rif and Hellissandur, Ólafsvik town and Grundarfjördur village which all have an extraordinary and interesting past, as well as natural beauty. Last, but not least, we will visit the Kirkjufell mountain, it is for sure the most photographed mountain on the planet. Its name literally means “church mountain”, and its distinctive shape is eye-catching and special. After all this, it is a great time to take a rest and relax in the charming town of Stykkishólmur and prepare for the second day of our journey.

DAY TWO

Rise and shine and get ready for the new venture with the luxury jeep and your local guide. We will explore Hraunfossar and Barnafoss waterfalls. Hraunfossar which means “lava waterfalls” is the real treasure of the series of waterfalls formed by rivulets streaming over a distance of about 900 metres. Barnafoss, on the other hand, as beautiful, but also unique, translates to “children falls”, colours and water flows are divine and unusual. Later you will have a choice whether you want to go into the lava tunnel on the Húsafell, or the ice tunnel on the Langjökull glacier, both impeccable by its nature and forms. When we are done with all these wonders it is time for a drive back into the city, but the adventure is still on, because the route that we are taking is fascinating. The route goes by the beautiful fjord called Hvalfjördur known as “Whale Fjord”, the whole area is favoured by photographers from all over the world, so, prepare your cameras, and make the everlasting photos and videos of this unique scenery which radiates with serenity, peace and power which will most certainly fulfil your body, mind and soul.


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Highlights

Black church, Arnarstapi village, Hellnar village, Djúpalónssandur beach, Svörtuloft lighthouse, Kirkjufell mountain, Grundarfjörður village, Stykkilshólmur village, Hraunfossar & Barnafossar waterfalls, Lava tunnel or Ice Cave, Hvalfjörður.

Accommodation

Accommodation in hotels or good guesthouses with breakfast included.

Included

Professional guidance, Pick-up & drop-off in Reykjavík / South area, 1x Breakfast. Lunch and dinner not included in this tour. There are restaurants in the villages and in the accommodation places we stayed at.

Group Size

Min participants: 1 Max participants: 5. For a larger groups, must contact us by mail.

what to Wear

Comfortable clothing, hiking shoes and warm clothes according to this area’s weather forecast and activities. A good shell is also good to have for rainy weather.

available

The whole year.

Duration

2 days – 1 night.

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