Authentic Iceland | 2 Day Highlands Country Summer Experience

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Duration
2 days
Difficulty
Medium
Language
English
Free pickup
Reykjavík

Come and dive into the Icelandic summer! On this tour, you will experience a compelling mix of activity, history and great food in an authentic environment. 

You will encounter fasc...

Come and dive into the Icelandic summer! On this tour, you will experience a compelling mix of activity, history and great food in an authentic environment. 

You will encounter fascinating nature, sleep in an authentic, renovated farmhouse, ride the friendly Icelandic horse, and feel the excitement while being hand-pulled across a glacial river in a cableway cart. You will also visit the nearby highlands with their beautiful mountains, deep canyons, lakes, and hot springs. 

Our kitchen will give you the experience of eating a home cooked meal made from locally sourced ingredients and traditional Icelandic food. While you wait for the meal, you can speak with your hosts as they prepare the food in an open kitchen.

Our wilderness museum is a visually stunning, interactive experience. The experi...

Included

Fully Guided tour
Vehicle ride from Egilsstaðir and back
All transport during the tour
Lunch, refreshments and dinner on Day 1
Breakfast, packed lunch and refreshments on Day 2
Accommodation in a unique environment
Free access to the events, exhibition and hot spring

Activities

Hiking
Horse Riding
Sightseeing
Hot Spring Bathing
Cultural Activity
Bird watching

Attractions

Egilsstaðir
Hafrahvammar
Lagarfljót
Hengifoss
Laugarfell
Hallormsstaðaskógur
Wilderness Center
East Fjords

Daily itinerary

Day 1

To the Mountains

At the beginning of the tour, we will drive through mountainous scenery and along lake Lagarfljót, the home of a famous underwater monster. Along the way, your local guide will tell you the mystical stories of the lake and its inhabitant.

Once at the Wilderness Center, the guide will take you through the unique museum, designed by collaborating artists, filmm...

Day 2

To the Valleys

The day begins with breakfast at the Wilderness Center. Afterwards, we go scouting for reindeer and make photo stops as we drive onto the highland plateau surrounding Mt. Snæfell. At the impressive Hafrahvammagljúfur canyon, we enjoy our pre-packed lunch and bathe in the natural hot springs next to Laugarfell mountain.

As we head once more for the valley, we...

What to bring

Good hiking shoes
Warm and waterproof clothes
Camera

Good to know

Tour is available on other days upon request. There will be a maximum of 16 guests on this tour. For guaranteed departure, a minimum of two persons need to be signed up, or a single traveller to pay twice the individual rate.

Accommodations can be upgraded, and additional nights before and/or after the tour accommodated, along with added days and activities of your choice. Please get in touch by clicking 'Inquire about this tour' to get more information.