Solheimajokull, Vik, Reynisfjara and Skogafoss Full-Day Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Iceland
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Tour description

Location of Tour:South IcelandDuration of Tour:9 hours.Pick up for South Coast Tours: Pickup begins at 8:00. Be ready for pickup at 8:00.Pickup time 8:00-8:30 every day.Departures:8:30 AM every day. Pick up from acommodation and Bus Stop´s begins 30 minutes before departure. Return home around 17:30.A day trip along The South Coast of Iceland. In this tour we visit five main attractions in the area. We begin at Seljalandsfoss then head over to Sólheimaglacier. From there we go to Vík a small village, where we stop for lunch break. Then we drive to Reynisfjara with its basalt columns and black beach, on our way home we stop at Skógafoss waterfall.

South Coast tour.A day trip along The South Coast of Iceland. In this tour we visit five main attractions in the area. The town Hvolsvöllur where we have a layover to freshen up and strech out legs. The next stop is at Seljalandsfoss which is a very beautiful waterfall, it is a great experience to walk behind the waterfall. Also, we stop at Sólheimajökull glacier which is a part of Mýrdalsjökull glacier. He is 8-11 km long and 1-2 km wide. The glacier is the source of Jökulsá on Sólheimasandur also sometimes called Fúlakvísl because of the sulfur smell off it. We then head on to the small town Vík with its beautiful sea shore cliffs and pillars. The best known are calle Reynisdrangar. At Vík we will stop for lunch and enjoy the glorius landscape of this remarkable town.Which is the only town in Iceland without a harbour. Close to Vík is  Reynisfjara. A Sea shore with amazing basalt cliff columns as well as a shallow cave in the cliff. At Reynisfjara you can see in distance the southest peninsula of Iceland Dyrhólaey. It also has rock pillars rising out of the sea like trolls who could not get home before sunrise and turned in to giant rocks. Reynisfjara is a black sand beach with dangerous waves, so pleace be careful and follow safety precautions. As we head home we visit the majestic waterfall Skógafoss at Skógar. It is a 60 m high waterfall and 25 m wide. At Skógafoss there is a legend about the Icelandic settler Þrasi Þórólfsson. In the story of Þrasi there is a tale of a treasure chest, which is said to be full of gold. The legend has it that Þrasi threw the treasure chest in to a cave behind the waterfall. From Skógar we head back to Reykjavík along the South Coast.

What's included

  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What's not included

  • Food and drinks