Customizable 9-Hour Private Sightseeing Tour in Snaefellsnes Peninsula from Reykjavik

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Reykjavík, Iceland
9 hours
All year
Minimum age
10 years old


Embark on an unforgettable sightseeing adventure in Iceland's diverse nature on this private guided tour of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. This adventure-packed journey will take you through some of Iceland's most mesmerizing landscapes, rich with geological wonders, dramatic coastlines, and fascinating cultural landmarks.

Your day begins with an early morning departure from Reykjavik, where you'll meet your friendly, English-speaking guide. Since this is a private tour, you don't have to wait for other travelers to hop on the vehicle but conveniently start your Snaefellsnes journey immediately.

As your private group arrives at the peninsula, the journey unfolds, leading you through diverse natural wonders. Traverse through enchanting lava fields, alluring black sand beaches, and towering mountains that gave the peninsula its "Iceland in miniature" nickname.

An absolute highlight of the tour awaits with a visit to the Snaefellsjokull National Park, where the magnificent glacier-capped volcano that inspired Jules Verne's legendary "Journey to the Center of the Earth" resides. 

With an excellent view of Snaefellsjokull, its shimmering ice cap, draped in a veil of mist, will leave you in awe. Your experienced guide will share intriguing tales and folklore surrounding this ancient ice-covered volcano, believed to hold magical powers and mystical energies.

Another stop on your itinerary is the iconic Mount Kirkjufell, a stunning pyramid-shaped mountain often referred to as "the most photographed mountain in Iceland." With its breathtaking backdrop, you'll have the perfect opportunity to capture postcard-worthy shots of this natural wonder. 

The nearby Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall complements the majestic mountain, forming a picturesque setting that will leave you marveling at the beauty of nature.

Your journey continues to Djupalonssandur beach, a black pebble shoreline with hauntingly beautiful volcanic sands and lava formations. As you wander along the beach, you'll discover rusted shipwreck remnants, adding a touch of mystery to this already alluring destination. 

Leaving Djupalonssandur behind, you venture to the charming fishing village of Arnarstapi. Nestled between rocky cliffs and the roaring ocean, Arnarstapi exudes a peaceful and traditional Icelandic charm. Stroll through the quaint streets, visit local boutiques, and take in the coastal views that have inspired artists and writers for centuries.

Other possible stops in your itinerary include the Berserkjahraun lava fields, Stykkisholmur, and Londrangar basalt cliffs.

Throughout this expedition, you'll be accompanied by an expert guide whose extensive knowledge of the peninsula's history, geology, and culture will enrich your experience. Feel free to customize the tour to your preferences, allowing you to savor extra moments at specific destinations or opt for a unique itinerary tailored to your desires.

At the end of this unforgettable journey, you will return to Reykjavik with a heart full of cherished memories and a newfound admiration for Iceland's natural splendor. 

Prepare for an adventure that blends natural landscapes with cultural treasures, offering a memorable journey through the wonders of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. Check availability now by choosing a date.

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Private transfer from Reykjavik
Free Wi-Fi on board vehicle
Private tour experience



What to bring

Warm and waterproof clothing with layers
Comfortable closed shoes

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The tour has a standard itinerary that joiners can customize.

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