Conquer the mountains with this fantastic Super Jeep safari and treck through the eclectic landscapes of east Iceland, all the way to the summits of the giant Mt. Kistufell. This tour should not be missed by any avid mountaineers staying in the wild and beautiful East.
This adventure is an excellent opportunity for those guests looking for an expertly guided, but more personalised, experience exploring the landscapes of the East. Private tour options are also available for those seeking a truly intimate guided tour.
To undertake this tour, you will be positioned in the backseat watching the gorgeous scenery from the window as your friendly and knowledgeable guide navigates the snowy mountain pass of Breiðdalsheiði heath. These roads can only be ventured via a capable 4x4 Super Jeep, so know that you're in good hands as your driver takes you through these pristine vistas.
As you relax, snapping photographs from the window, your guide will be eager to share with you the history, geological makeup and culture of the region. From Breiðdalsheiði, you will drive down into an expanse of moorlands, the perfect landscape to feel a true connection to the surrounding nature. Finally, you will reach Mt. Kistufell, the pinnacle of your tour.
Standing at 1115 m (3650 ft) above sea level, your Super Jeep will effortlessly move across the frozen tundra, reaching new heights and revealing a panoramic view that’s bound to take your breath away.
From the perspective of Kistufell, you will be able to overlook the mighty Vatnajökull Glacier, the iconic Mt. Snæfell, Mt. Herðubreið, Mt. Kverkfjöll, Þrándarjökull glacier and across the wide expanse of Breiðdalur Valley.
There is no place better to see the highlights of east Iceland in all their glory. This corner of the country is a dramatic expanse, barely touched since the days of the first Viking settlers over a millennium ago.
Book now and you too can reach new heights with this exciting Super Jeep safari to the beautiful Mt. Kistufell. Check availability by choosing a date.
● Reservation is necessary.
● This tour starts in Breiðdalsvík and Egilsstaðir.
●If you need pick up at another place please advice when you reserve the tour. Please note that additional cost my apply.
● If you are more then 12 adults please contact us for tour bookings.
● Due to weather and/or road conditions we might have to alter the itinerary, have longer journey time or cancellation of the tour. This is a wilderness tour and for that sake the bathroom facilities are very rudimentary.
● If you want to buy a lunch pack please advise when you book the tour. Additional cost will apply.