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"Taste of Nature" Food Tour | Farms, Waterfalls & Cuisine

You will try a range of delicious treats on this tour, from lamb meat to juicy strawberries.
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Join a tour as diverse and exciting as the Icelandic landscape itself with this fantastic foodie tour tasting the delicious delicacies of Iceland, with added stops at waterfalls, lava plateaus and dramatic canyons. This is the perfect tour opportunity for those visitors looking to mix some gorgeous sightseeing with an education into the culture and cuisine of rural Iceland.

First of all, to work up an appetite, you will drive out from Iceland's charming capital city, Reykjavík, travelling deep into the surrounding countryside. As per your guide's discretion, you will make a stop at a local scenic attraction where you will make a short hike. 

Here, you can fully embrace and appreciate the untouched beauty of Iceland's landscape; as well as get your tummy rumbling for dinner! By joining this tour, you will visit some of the lesser-known waterfalls in the country, thus creating a truly unique and authentic experience.

You will make a stop for lunch near the striking Deildartunguhver, Europe's most powerful hot spring. At Deildartunguhver itself, you will witness billowing steam clouds and geothermal vents, whilst the lunch will take place at a nearby local farm. Here, the farmer will give you an insight into their honest farm produce, providing the opportunity to taste their eclectic and delicious menu.

Food and attractions vary tour by tour, but you can expect some of the tastiest treats found in West Iceland; excellent lamb meat, cow cheese, traditional skyr, organic vegetables and juicy fat strawberries. You will even learn how much of this produce is grown in geothermally heated greenhouses.

After your lunch, you will make a number of other stops at local attractions, be it a dramatic canyon, a cascading waterfall or a fascinating volcanic field, before heading back to your accommodation in Reykjavík.

So don't miss out on your chance to experience this combination of scenic nature and culinary delights with this fantastic "Taste of Nature" tour,  a treat for all the senses! Check availability by choosing a date. 

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: All year
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Activities: Sightseeing, Cultural Activity
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Reykjavík, Deildartunguhver
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 08:30.

The meeting place for the tour is in front of Hallgrímskirkja, the big church on the hill in the centre of Reykjavik. Please be there 10 minutes before tour departure.
  • Tour Guide

  • Farm Visit

  • Stops at Natural Attractions

  • Dinner at farm.

  • Alcoholic beverages

What to bring:
  • Warm clothing

  • Your Camera

  • An Appetite

Good to know:

As meat, fish and dairy products are an important part of the Icelandic diet, these food types are prominent in the food offered on Crisscross tours. We do not adapt the food on our tours to any special requirements. Participants are responsible for taking care of any allergies or food intolerance they may have.

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The scenery was awesome, our guide was terrific and we had a grans day. Like good tours with good guides, we made some game day decisions about what to see - but that is what adventure is all about. It is so nice to travel with a guide who loves his/her country and is proud to share it with travelers.
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