Join this journey to explore the amazing nature of the West of Iceland. Visit the Snæfellsnes Peninsula with its spectacular beauty and great views and explore the historic area of Borgarfjordur with magic 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.
Following your pick 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 Rauðfeldsgjá, Arnarstapi, Hellnar, Djúpalónssandur, Lóndrangar and Saxhóll. The Snæfellsnesjökull glacier looms mysterious and magical as your tour continues around the peninsula.
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 favourable.
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 you should book this tour now as availability is very limited.
Only small carryon luggage such as backpacks are possible.
Please check with your hotel if they can store your luggage during the tour if you are staying again at the same hotel after the tour. Otherwise you can use luggage lockers that are located in the center of Reykjavík.
Here is a link to their website where you can find all details. http://www.luggagelockers.is/
We can also offer you to store your luggage for free at NiceTravel office, located in Fiskislóð 45, Space M.
To avoid any delays on departure luggage must be in storage before pick up time.
- An amazing traveling experience.
- An English speaking guide.
- Accommodation in a double or a twin room with private bathroom in hotel Fransiskus or similar
- Professional tour guide in English in a minibus
- Pick up and drop off within Reykjavik
- Entry to Bjarnarhöfn Shark Museum
- Free Wi-Fi on bus
- Free Cancelation
- VAT\Taxes included
- No Booking Fees
- Small Group Size
Not included: Lunch and Dinner - we make scheduled stops so that guests can buy lunch and dinner during the tour.
- Snaefellsjoekull National Park
- Season: Nov - May
- Duration: 2 days, 1 night
- Departures: Daily at 09:00
- Minimum age: 5 years old
We recommend you bring
- Bottle of water.
- Warm outdoor clothing.
- Waterproof jacket and pants.
- Good shoes for the cold weather and warm socks.
- Warm headwear, gloves and sunglasses.
- Your camera!
Pickup takes place between 08:30 - 09:00 - so please be ready from 8:30 at your pick up location.
Be prepared for ice-cold weather during winter and dress accordingly.
it is only possible to bring small carry on luggage such as backpacks for the tour.
This tour typically returns to Reykjavik on Day 2 around 18:30 / 06:30pm
If you are a single traveler then a Single Room Supplement of 7.500 ISK is mandatory.