Authentic Iceland - Winter

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No credit card fees
No booking fees
Duration
2 days
Difficulty
Medium
Language
English
Free pickup
Reykjavík

This tour offers a compelling mix of activity, history, mythology and great food in a traditional Icelandic environment. Experience the magnificent nature, ride the friendly Icelan...

This tour offers a compelling mix of activity, history, mythology and great food in a traditional Icelandic environment. Experience the magnificent nature, ride the friendly Icelandic horse, sleep in an authentic, renovated farmhouse and feel your adrenaline flow while being hand-pulled across a glacial river in a cable trolley.

Our wilderness museum is an enjoyable, visually stunning, interactive experience both indoors and outdoors designed by filmmakers, artists, and historians to give you the sensation that you are a part of the life and travels in and close to the extensive Icelandic Wilderness.

In our kitchen, you will get the experience of eating a home cooked meal of locally sourced ingredients and traditional Icelandic food. While waiting for the meal you can speak with your hosts w...

Included

Fully guided tour
Vehicle ride from Egilsstaðir and back
All transport on the tour
Lunch, refreshments and dinner on Day 1
Breakfast, lunch and refreshments on Day 2
Accommodation in a unique environment
Free access to all events and exhibitions during the tour

Activities

Horse Riding
Sightseeing
Northern lights hunting
Cultural Activity

Attractions

Egilsstaðir
Lagarfljót
Hengifoss
Wilderness Center
East Fjords

Daily itinerary

Day 1

Abandoned farms and Highland stays

The tour starts by driving through mountain scenery and along the mystic Lagarfljót lake, the home of Iceland's most famous monster, the serpent Lagarfljótsormurinn. On the way, your local guide will tell you mystical stories of the lake and the beast.

At the Wilderness Center, you will have a guided tour through the unique museum, designed by artists, histor...

Day 2

Day 2 Itinerary

The day begins with breakfast, then a visit to our neighbour who is the last active Icelandic farmer still to house his sheep in traditional turf and dry-stone buildings. Quirky old silent film clips about the Icelandic wilderness keep us entertained until a local lunch is ready at the Wilderness Center. Afterwards, we drive down the valley, including photo...

What to bring

Warm clothes
Camera

Good to know

Maximum 16 travellers per tour. For guaranteed departure, minimum of two persons or twice the individual rate. Tour is available on other days upon request. You can upgrade your accommodation and add days to this tour, along with added excursions. For further information, please contact us by clicking 'Inquire about this tour'.