Visit the hidden mountains surrounding Vík to discover cascading waterfalls, cragged caves and a wealth of other natural secrets. This is the perfect tour opportunity for travellers looking to immerse themselves in the scenery of Iceland's South Coast, as well those looking to learn more about this fantastic region.
You will meet your guide/driver for the day at the designated meeting point in Vík, from where you will be driven down the previous 'Route 1', from 1934-1955, learning more about how this important road was the population's lifeline from east Iceland to the west. You will be a passenger in the iconic Super Jeep, the only vehicle capable of conquering the mountainous back roads of South Iceland.
As you venture deeper into the country, a wild and lush landscape will surround you, sculpted by towering cliff faces and divided by trickling glacial rivers. You won't believe that some of these locations even exist given their picturesque charm and quintessentially Icelandic beauty.
As you travel through this gorgeous and organic environment, your guide will entertain you with stories of Icelandic folklore, Norse Gods, Vikings, elves and trolls. Looking at the fantastical surroundings, it's not hard to imagine this country as a land steeped in history, myth and legend.
Further into this tour, you will venture up into the high mountains, visiting dark and rugged caves to learn more about their unique history as the homes of bandits and outlaws taking shelter from the harsh Icelandic elements. You will also visit the local, and legendary, "force stones", as well as take a one-hour trek to a hidden waterfall.
So what are you waiting for? Hurry now and you too can experience the beautiful and hidden secrets of the Vík mountains. Check availability by choosing a date.
Please note that this tour departs from Vík. Pick up is not available