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$300 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to Snæfellsness Peninsula from Reykjavik

Once your guide picks you up, you will set off to your journey, first driving through sea-tunnel to Borgarnes. There you can enjoy sightseeing connected to the Viking history, Icelandic settlement, and Nordic culture. If you wish, you can visit a Settlement centre.From Borgarnes you will then head to Snaefellsness peninsula and en-route you will pass the crater Eldborg which erupted around 5000-6000 years ago. Then you will enjoy the view of Gerðuberg wall consisting of basalt columns. At lunch-time you will reach the Arnarstappi peninsula and you will hike to Hellnar (few kilometres away). Hellnar is a very spiritual place, and you can experience it by trying out to practice yoga, tai-chi, reiki or meditation. The naefellsjökul peninsula is known by Nordic and Eastern civilization as one of the world´s most energetic zones. Even Jules Vernes mentions it regularly in his Journey to the Centrer of the Earth. If you are not spiritual, you can use this time hiking. Then you will head off to Djúpalón and Dritvík. Once at the beach, following in local tradition you can try to lift 4 big stones to test your strength (Fully Strong:154 kg, Half-Strong:100 kg, Weakling:54 kg and Bungler:23 kg). On your way back to Rykjavik, you will stop by Ólafsvík and Grundarfjörður with its church and very special hill Kyrkjufell. You can enjoy some refreshments there.

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Snaefellsnes Peninsula Day Trip by Super Jeep from Reykjavik

Stykkishólmur : The pastel houses of this small harbor seem to be clung to the relief. Their facades and their roofs have some sweet colors of yellow, blue, purple or grey, and contrast with the rocks dotted with bright green grass. Stykkishólmur is proud of its houses of downtown, a magnificent example of traditional Icelandic houses from the XIX and XX century. The city received a prestigious award EDEN (European Destination of Excellence) for the protection and preservation of cultural and historical heritage. Its steep coast is peopled with thousands of sea birds which shelter into the rough cliffs.Grundarfjörður & Kirkjufell: We will visit the fishing harbor of Grundarfjörður. This small town is located at the base of the Mount Kirkjufell. This small town enchants people with its dynamic character. This is undoubtedly one of the prettiest landscapes of Iceland. The Kirkjufell, lonely mountain, nicknamed the Mountain Church, seems to rise up from a dream with its waterfalls, its beautiful lake in which it is reflected, and its plains stretch away in front of you. We find also the volcanic black rocks dotted with green moss…Skarðsvík: We will stop on this beautiful and tranquil beach with gold sand, blue waters and surrounded by stunning cliffs. This place offers amazing views out to the sea and a fascinating history.Snæfellsjökull: A volcano up of 1446 meters, covered with snow all year. This imposing volcano has inspired the famous writer Jules Verne for his novel “Journey to the Center of the Earth“. The Snæfellsjökull owes its shape to the lava fields and phreatic eruptions that marked its daily these past 800,000 years. The surrounding landscapes are amazing. In this magical space, you can discover strange formations of rocks which seem to have been carved, many plants and even have the chance to watch kittiwakes.Lóndrangar: The journey through this region is rich in legends and tales. This trip will lead you towards this unusual pair of basaltic rocks. Seeing from distance Lóndrangar looks like a huge castle reaching out to the sea. The place is surrounded by beautiful cliffs which are a paradise for lovers of birdwatching: puffins and fulmars have their nests in the area.Hellnar & Arnarstapi: Lost amid the basalt mountains, those twin villages full of charm and with a magical atmosphere, are connected by an extremely spectacular coastal road with a length of 2.5 km, where strange rock formations emerge from the water, such as stone monsters.Búðir: It is a romantic, windswept location, a former fishing village located just a stone’s throw from the ocean. Surrounded by the Búðahraun lava field, the tiny pitch-black church dates from 1703. With the majestic Snæfellsnes mountain as a backdrop, the view from there is spectacular.

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Round-The-Iceland tour

ItineraryDay 1: Arriving in camping Sandgerdi, getting to know each other, instructions on how to use camping equipment, having funStop At: Keflavík International AirportOptional pickup from Keflavik airport or nearest areasDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Sandgerdi campingDay 2: Starting our way to explore Iceland, visiting geothermal area and walking around Reykjavik Stop At: Silfra DivingSilfra - fissure between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. The rift was formed in 1789 by the earthquakes accompanying the divergent movement of the two tectonic plates.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Seltún Geothermal AreaSeltún - colourful geothermal areahttps://www.google.com/search?q=Selt%C3%BAn&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiEquCm1ffgAhXL4KYKHQW4DqYQ_AUIDygC&biw=1366&bih=657Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Reykjavík City HallWalking around Reykjavík Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Þorlákshöfn campingDay 3: Trekking day 1Stop At: Hveragerði Public ParkHveragerði geothermal park - trekking and taking bath in the thermal waterhttps://www.google.com/search?q=Hverager%C3%B0i+Public+Park&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjK7qfu1ffgAhVNmIsKHRerD80Q_AUIDygC&biw=1366&bih=657Duration: 3 hoursStop At: GullfossGullfoss (translated as ‘Golden Falls’) is one of Iceland’s most iconic and beloved waterfalls, found in the Hvítá river canyon in south-west Iceland.https://www.google.com/search?q=Gullfoss&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjGkr7-1ffgAhUsxosKHYxjAVIQ_AUIDygC&biw=1366&bih=657Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Haukadalur, Blaskogabyggd, South RegionHaukadalur is home to some of the most famous sights in Iceland: the geysers and other geothermal features which have developed on the Laugarfjall rhyolitic dome. The biggest geysers of Haukadalur are Strokkur and Geysir itself, which gave us the word 'geyser'. Strokkur is very dependable and erupts every 5 to 10 minutes, whereas the bigger Geysir nowadays erupts very rarely. There are also more than 40 other smaller hot springs, mud pots and fumaroles nearby.https://www.google.com/search?q=Haukadalur&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiXxZGi1vfgAhVnmIsKHQGhAf4Q_AUIDygC&biw=1366&bih=657Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Langbrok campingDay 4: Waterfalls dayStop At: Skogafoss, Skogar, South RegionSeljalandfoss and Skogafoss visithttps://www.google.com/search?q=Skogafoss&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiO7IH-1vfgAhVxh4sKHbZ1DQIQ_AUIDigB&biw=1366&bih=657https://www.google.com/search?biw=1366&bih=657&tbm=isch&sa=1&ei=XRGFXNqQGMforgSRjJ0o&q=Seljalandfoss+&oq=Seljalandfoss+&gs_l=img.3...16790.16790..17163...0.0..0.0.0.......0....2j1..gws-wiz-img.zNFhIVUrjbQDuration: 4 hoursStop At: Seljavallalaug, Skogar, South RegionSwimming in Seljavallalaug - outdoor swimming pool in South IcelandDuration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Skogafoss campingDay 5: Dyrholaey, Reynisfjara, Fjaðrárgljúfur Stop At: Dyrholaey, Vik, South RegionDyrhólaey Peninsula is a 120-metre promenade famed for its staggering views of Iceland's South Coast, as well as its historic lighthouse and wealth of birdlife.https://www.google.com/search?q=Dyrholaey&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjs__3U1_fgAhVxxosKHTfFCWQQ_AUIDigB&biw=1366&bih=657Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Reynisfjara Beach, Vik, South RegionReynisfjara is a world-famous black-sand beach found on the South Coast of Iceland, just beside the small fishing village of Vík í Mýrdal.https://www.google.com/search?q=Reynisfjara+Beach&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj5gKHx1_fgAhVBtosKHQ38DBgQ_AUIDigB&biw=1366&bih=657Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Fjadrargljufur Canyon, Kirkjubaejarklaustur, South RegionFjadrargljufur Canyon is is a magnificent and massive canyon, about 100 meters deep and about two kilometres long.https://www.google.com/search?q=Fjadrargljufur+Canyon&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjCi82H2PfgAhUQs4sKHeZcD2kQ_AUIDigB&biw=1366&bih=657Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Kleifarmork campingDay 6: Vatnajokull glacier, Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, Diamond BeachStop At: Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Boat Tours and CafeJökulsárlón is a large glacial lake in southeast Iceland, on the edge of Vatnajökull National Park. Situated at the head of the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier, it developed into a lake after the glacier started receding from the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.https://www.google.com/search?q=J%C3%B6kuls%C3%A1rl%C3%B3n+glacier+lagoon&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjzrs2i2PfgAhVqqYsKHcAdCL4Q_AUIDigB&biw=1366&bih=657Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Vatnajokull Glacier, Vatnajokull National Park, East RegionVatnajökull is the largest ice cap in Iceland and the third largest glacier in Europe, covering 8% of the island's landmass.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Diamond Beach, Jokulsarlon, East RegionThe diamond beach is a black volcanic sand beach where icebergs from the glacier lagoon drift ashore.https://www.google.com/search?q=diamond+beach+iceland&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi-3KmR2ffgAhUslosKHSLwDAEQ_AUIDigB&biw=1366&bih=657Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Fáskrúðsfirði campingDay 7: Waterfall day 2: Dettifoss, Selfoss, Hverir and Grjótagjá Stop At: Dettifoss Waterfall, Lake Myvatn, Northeast RegionDettifoss is a waterfall in Vatnajökull National Park in Northeast Iceland, and is reputed to be the most powerful waterfall in Europehttps://www.google.com/search?q=Dettifoss&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi2vZj22ffgAhXuAhAIHYC3DhAQ_AUIDigB&biw=1366&bih=657Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Selfoss Waterfall, Northeast RegionSelfoss is a waterfall on the river Jökulsá á Fjöllum in the north of Iceland. https://www.google.com/search?q=Selfoss&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjN6OrV2ffgAhXm-SoKHT8mB6YQ_AUIDygC&biw=1366&bih=657Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Hverir, Lake Myvatn, Northeast RegionAnother geothermal areahttps://www.google.com/search?q=Hverir&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiInO2M2vfgAhUDi8MKHfxHDDoQ_AUIDigB&biw=1366&bih=657Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Heiðarbær campingDay 8: Secret hot spring near the river and waterfall Stop At: ReykjafossReykjafoss is a nice waterfall in the north of Iceland, not far from road 1. The river Huseyjarkvisl cascades down over two steps and ends 20 meters lowerDuration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Sauðárkrókur campingDay 9: 400-kilometers way to another secret hot spring among western fjordsStop At: Gjögur AirportHot springDuration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Drangsnes campingDay 10: Ísafjörður - chilling, resting, taking pictures, optional trekkingStop At: Isafjordur Culture HouseChilling, resting, walking around the cityDuration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Tungudalur campingDay 11: Puffins visit, Latrabjarg, Dynjandi Stop At: Latrabjarg bird cliffs, Latrabjarg, Westfjords RegionLátrabjarg, is a promontory and the westernmost point in Iceland. The cliffs are home to millions of birds, including puffins, northern gannets, guillemots and razorbills. It is vital for their survival as it hosts up to 40% of the world population for some species e.g. the Razorbill.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Flokalundur campingDay 12: Little Iceland island - black beach, glacier, lava fields, Kirkjufell mount from "Game of Thrones"Stop At: Kirkjufell Mountain, Grundarfjorour, West RegionKirkjufell is a 463 m high mountain on the north coast of Iceland's Snæfellsnes peninsula, near the town of Grundarfjörður. It is claimed to be the most photographed mountain in the country.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Varmaland campingDay 13: Walking around Deildartunguhver, Hraunfossar, Þingvellir National Park and Blue Lagoon Stop At: Deildartunguhver Thermal Spring, Reykholt, South RegionDeildartunguhver is a hot spring in Reykholtsdalur, Iceland. It is characterized by a very high flow rate for a hot spring and water emerges at 97 °C. It is the highest-flow hot spring in Europe.https://www.google.com/search?q=Deildartunguhver&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiW-Lz82vfgAhXS_CoKHXZrDywQ_AUIDigB&biw=1366&bih=657Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Blue Lagoon, Grindavik, Reykjanes PeninsulaThe Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa in southwestern Iceland. https://www.google.com/search?q=Blue+Lagoon,+Grindavik,+Reykjanes&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjX0OWQ2_fgAhUhqYsKHUjBCkEQ_AUIDigB&biw=1366&bih=657Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Sandgerdi campingDay 14: Good-bye day - resting, airport drop-offStop At: Camping SandgerdiChilling, preparing for departureDuration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerNo accommodation included on this day.

$156 Day Trips & Excursions

Snæfellsnes Peninsula Day Trip By Minibus from Reykjavik

Along the coast we spend time exploring the black sand beaches and lava stacks at Djupalon and stop off at one of the small fishing villages surrounded by mountains and nestling in sheltered bays. We stop at Grundarfjörður, a fishing village that has one of the most beautiful mountains in the world, Kirkjufell or Church mountain. Throughout much of our journey around the peninsula we will have views of the Snaefellsjokull glacier and be surrounded by the natural beauty of high mountains, fjords and bird colonies. This is the Glacier the author Jules Verne said that is the entrance to the center of the earth, in his novel "The Journey to the Center of the Earth".