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$928.09 Private & Custom Tours

Golden Circle - Private Tour

The tour begins at the designated pick up.This tour is perfect for cruise guests, and the driver can come right to your ships port to pick you up. After pick up, the driver will head towards the small fairytale village Saksun wich is famous for its natural lagune and old, white church. Walk around and breath the fresh air and listen to the silence. Next village is Tjørnuvík with its beautiful beach and view at the witch and the giant. From Tjørnuvík to the village Gjógv, we stop at the biggest waterfall in the Faroe Islands, Fossá. Arriving in Gjógv, which means Gorge, you can walk around by your own or with you tourguide and see the fantastic landscape that surrounds the village. From Gjógv, we will take a different road back, so you will get the oppurtunity to see the whitch and the giant. If the pick up and drop of is in Tórshavn, the driver/guide will take the old mountainroad back, where you will get the oppurtunity to see the only prison in the Faroe Islands and also the out of this world view at the island Koltur.

$1078.13 Outdoor Activities

6 days small group adventure tours around the Faroe Islands

Monday - Golden Circle ( Saksun, Tjørnvík & Gjógv ) after pick up at your hotel in the morning, the journey goes to the Northern Eysturoy and Streymoy, were we you will visit the three famous villages Saksun, Tjørnuvík & Gjógv. the driving to and from the villages is also very beautiful, and the driver will make several stops on the route to take pictures, FX The Giant and the Witch & Fossá waterfall. when the tour is over, you will be delivered back at your hotel in Tórshavn Tuesday: Mykines, the puffin island A wholeday trip to the Ramsar  island, Mykines, were you will drive from Tórshavn to the village Sørvágur and from there sail with a ferry for 40 min. to Mykines. arriving in Mykines, a local greets you and invited you to his house were he has prepared a packed lunch. when everyone is ready, the journey goes towards the lighthouse which is situated on the islet Mykineshólmur. the hike itself to the islet, is problably the best hiking you can do in the Faroes. thousands of puffins, Kittiwakes, Gannets and a few Guillemots surround you in the air while you walk on the beautiful path. on the lighthouse we eat the packed lunch on the Westernmost point of the Faroes. the hike back, well take another route, and from there you will get up close to the Gannets, which is the biggest bird of the Faroes. back at the village, the local guy invites us back into his house and dinner is served. after dinner, there usually is good time to walk around in the village by yourself before the ferry takes us back to the bus. the tour ends in Tórshavn, and you will be delivered back at your hotel in the evening. Wednesday: Northern Islands - Six islands in one day A wholeday tour up North, were we will visit the six islands Streymoy, Eysturoy, Borðoy, Kunoy, Kalsoy & Viðoy, this tour included a lot of driving, visiting many villages, were you will have the opportunity to walk around by your own or with the tourguide, and also one ferry.  Thursday: Vestmanna Birdcliffs The journey takes us to the village Vestmanna that is on Streymoy, were the sightseeing boat that will take you for the 2 hour sail to the Vestmanna birdcliffs waits you. to and from Vestmanna, there will be guided sightseeing in beautiful landscapes. Friday: Photography Tour a daytrip to the islands Vágoy, which is famous for it's outstanding nature, the Múlaffosur waterfall, lake over the ocean and much more. Saturday: Viking tour - Sandoy and Kirkjubøur a wholeday trip that includes one ferry to Sandoy and some beautiful sightseeing. Sandoy is also famous for its rich history, and the tourguide will happily tell you all about that as you drive along.  the tour ends in the village Kirkjubøur wich is the most important village, history wise, in the Faroe Islands. the tour ends at your hotel or designated dropp-off point in Tórshavn

$928.09 Private & Custom Tours

Private Cruise Special - Golden Circle Tour

The driver greets you right at the ships port and the journey takes you to the village Saksun, which is famous for its natural lagune, old houses and white church. After walking around the village for a while the journey goes to Tjørnuvík, which is famous for its outstanding view. From Tjørnuvík we head towards Gjógv, and on the way we will pass fossá which is considered the biggest waterfall and the highest mountain in the Faroes. Arriving Gjógv which means Gorge, you will have the oppurtunity to walk out on a 100m trail to the end of the Gorge and see over to the island Kalsoy. If there is time, the driver/guide will drive to the village Gásadalur were you get the oppurtunity to see the waterfall Múlafossur. The driver/guide will drop you of right next to the ship in good time before the ship leaves the harbour.

$148.80 Shore Excursions

Cruise shore excursions - Golden Circle ( Saksun, Tjornuvík & Gjogv )

The tour begins right at your ship were you will be greeted, and the journey goes to the first village, Saksun. Saksun is a cozy, small village famous for it's old, white church, grassroofed houses, high mountains that surrounds it, and the natural lagune. from Saksun the journey takes us to the village Tjørnuvík, and on the way we will make a photostop by the waterfall, Fossá, which is considered the biggest waterfall in the Faroe Islands. arriving in Tjørnuvik you will enjoy the beautiful view, the tall mountains that stand over the village like a big wall. from here you will see the famous rocks that are called "risin og kellingin" which means the whitch and the giant. From Tjørnuvík to Gjógv, we pass the first "bridge over the north Atlantic ocean" and drive pass Funningur, which is concidered the first village the viking settled, and the highest mountain, Slættaratindur.  Arriving in Gjógv, which means Gorge, you can go out the short path to the end of the Gorge, and get the mindblowing view, at the island Kalsoy. after walking around in the village, we will head back to your ship, and on the way back, the driver will take another route were you will pass Eiðisskarð, were you can see the two rock formations from another angle. if there is time, and if the ship is in Tórshavn, the driver will take the old mountainroad back, were you will see the only prison in the Faroe Islands, and Norðradalsskarð were you get the incredible view at the island Koltur. you are arriving back at your ship, in good time before the ship leaves the harbour.

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