Snaefellsnes National Park Day Tour

Kirkjufell or 'Church Mountain' is one of the best attractions of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula.
An Icelandic horse grazing on the lava fields of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula.
The waterfall Kirkjufellsfoss nests in the shadow of Kirkjufell Mountain on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula.
Djúpalónssandur is a beach of black pearls and a bay of rocky lava formations.
The black church at Búðir on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula is the only remains of an ancient settlement.
Kirkjufell Mountain on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula bathed in the glow of the evening sun in Iceland.
Based on 213 traveller reviews

Jump aboard this captivating tour to the Snæfellsnes peninsula. Sometimes called ‘Iceland in Miniature’ due to its vast diversity of landscapes, this is the perfect trip for those who seek to capture the true spirit and beauty of this incredible island. This is a small-group minibus tour for a maximum of 19 people, allowing for a comfortable and personal experience.

You’ll be picked up from your accommodation in Reykjavík in the morning, then head north-west. While the immediate surrounding scenery will be of rolling farmlands, it will diversify as soon as you reach the peninsula. You will cruise between the beautiful, rocky coast and a long range of mountains to your first destination: the Snæfellsjökull subglacial volcano.

Often called ‘the crown jewel of the peninsula’, Snæfellsjökull is a magnificent, cone-shaped volcano adorned with ice throughout the year. Its beauty has inspired writers and artists for centuries, most notably Jules Verne; his novel ‘A Journey to the Centre of the Earth’ is set here.

After admiring this incredible natural landmark, you will head to the charming farm of Ytri-Tunga to see its resident seal colony. These creatures, which spend hours hauling out on the shore, are a pleasure to observe, as they lazily sun themselves with little concern for those observing them. Animal-lovers would do well to keep an eye on the ocean around here too, as Snæfellsnes is one of the best places in the country to spot orcas from the shore.

You will next see the charming villages of Arnarstapi and Hellnar, which are said to be steeped in magic and folklore. They are located in a lovely coastal area, which is dotted with beautiful rock formations and dramatic cliffs.

The most notable of these geological formations are the two basalt columns called Lóndrangar, so tall and striking that many have compared them to a castle. Near these, you will have a chance to wander along a gorgeous black beach, Djúpalónssandur, the cliffs of which are home to many nesting seabirds.

At Djúpalónssandur, you’ll find a curiosity on the beach: four large, smooth stones. They are ‘lifting stones’, once used to measure the strength of fishermen who worked and lived along the coasts here. Your guide will tell you what each was called, and you can see how well you would have risen to the challenge of moving them.

Your final stop will be at the most photographed mountain in all of Iceland. Kirkjufell rises alone from a sea of green hills and wildflowers, surrounded by trickling rivers and little waterfalls; it is without a doubt one of the most scenic areas in the country. You’ll want to have your camera on hand when exploring this beautiful feature.

The Snæfellnes peninsula is one of the country’s most beautiful spots. Don’t miss your opportunity to see 'Iceland in Miniature'. Check availability by choosing a date.

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Mar. - Dec.
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Activities: Hiking, Sightseeing, Bird watching
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Minimum age: 5 years.
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Snæfellsjökull, Snæfellsnes, Hellnar, Arnarstapi, Kirkjufell, Lóndrangar, Djúpalónssandur
Pickup information:
  • Pickup time : 08:30

Pickup takes place between 08:30 - 09:00 - so please be ready from 8:30 at your pick up location. Should your pickup location be at a bus stop and you need assistance finding it, seek guidance in your Hotel's reception or contact your tour provider directly

  • Pick-up and drop-off

  • English guide

  • Free Wi-Fi on minibus

  • Meals

What to bring:
  • Warm clothes

  • Good, sturdy hiking shoes

  • Water

  • Snacks

  • Camera

Good to know:

This tour takes up to 11 hours. Meals are not included, but there will be a stop for lunch and a coffee break in the afternoon.


We had a wonderful tour with our guide Andrea through Nice Travel. We had a snowy day so one of the roads we needed to drive was closed, but we took a different route with incredible views. Our guide was kind, polite, and informative and made sure everyone in the group had plenty of chances to get food when needed. Highly recommended!

We had a great time on this tour. Put your guide Arnar was incredible. He was patient and kind and very knowledgeable. He told us lots of great stories and shared some great history about the sites we saw. My mom and I had a northern lights tour to catch that evening and Arnar made sure that we got to where we needed to be on time. We saw some beautiful places and had plenty of time to enjoy the scenery at the stops. We weren’t rushed at all. I highly recommend this tour!

This tour was with Nice Travel, which should be renamed Awesome Travel. This day tour was excellent, we did several tours, which we all enjoyed, but this was the best by far. Thor our guide for the day was superb. Having been bought up in Snæfellsnes, he has traveled the world, but has now returned home to Iceland and now lives in Snæfellsnes. So he is very knowledgeable about the area, it’s people, history and what’s happening now. The area is beautiful and far from the crowds of The Golden Circle. Thor also took us to his brothers restaurant for a delicious lunch, over looking the ocean. Perfect. We went to many different locations, seeing seals, mountains, waterfalls, black beaches, they all had amazing scenery and we were told a little be of the history of each area. This tour was definitely the highlight of our holiday to Iceland . This was an amazing trip and one we will remember for a very long time.

I did 3 tours while in Iceland and this one was by far my favorite! If you can only do 1 tour make it this one!! You see everything from tundra and lava fields to volcanic craters and black sand beaches with beautiful rock formations (sea stacks). I would give one piece of advice if going in winter --- bring crampons or some other type of ice cleats. We encountered a significant amount of ice in the places we visited and having a pair would have made the day much more enjoyable.

Our trip to Iceland started out a little ruff because of a huge blizzard resulting in everything getting canceled with a different tour company. However this your was on our last day in Iceland ind it was marvelous! I would suggest booking not only this excursion but any through this company. Our guide was so nice and had lots of great information for us. We were given plenty of time at the stops but our guide made sure we didn't fall behind schedule. When I return to Iceland this will be the first place I look!

Booked this day trip for my birthday and was not disappointed. The tour company were very friendly and professional in all communications. I can't remember the tour guide/driver's name, but both were very friendly and cheerful, and taught us all sorts about each area we passed. It was great to learn about the history and folklore surrounding the areas. They went above and beyond and picked us up at our airbnb accommodation, even though it wasn't the easiest place to get to! The guides were more than willing to take photos, and always had everyone's safety as their number one priority (due to extremely strong winds we didn't make it to table top mountain, and on the way back to Reykjavik had to stop for a little while at a gas station to wait for a drop in the wind.) Would absolutely recommend this tour and the company as it provided an AMAZING day!

We had a wonderful experience on this tour, which really showed us all the best of Iceland: mountains, sea, seals, black sand beach, and northern lights. Our tour guide, Roman, really went above and beyond, stopping at a few places that weren't on the itinerary, and pulling over twice on the way back to Reykjavik so we could see the northern lights. A great experience that I highly recommend!

I loved it. I simply loved it! We went on our tour on 1/14/2018. It was a rainy and cloudy mess of a day. Pick-up time was on schedule (between 830-9am). Our tour-guide, Mikael(sp?) or “Michael” was super nice and funny and welcoming and accommodating. He was very knowledgeable as well. Time spent at each spot was enough (between 20-45 minutes depending on the spot). The day of our tour was ROUGH! With snow, rain, crazy winds, and random “sunny” moments. I believe we experienced every type of weather (except for natural warmth! LOL). I strongly recommend this tour if you are in Iceland for only a couple of days. It’s the best way to get to see the most of the country when time is limited. Thanks for everything Mikael/Michael! :-)

I enjoyed every moment during the trip. It was very fun to lay backwards on the strong wind that can still support me to stand. Nice group and guides. Wear warm clothes and waterproof shoes, so that to enjoy all the amazing scenery in any kinds of weather conditions.

I enjoyed every moment during the trip. It was very fun to lay backwards on the strong wind that can still support me to stand. Nice group and guides. Wear warm clothes and waterproof shoes, so that to enjoy all the amazing scenery in any kinds of weather conditions.

Despite the intermittent rain and low visibility, we thoroughly enjoyed this tour and highly recommend it. The scenery was spectacular and our tour guide, Andre, was as knowledgeable as he was passionate about Iceland's geology, history and customs. He was at all times cognizant of each tour member's safety and comfort, always on hand to provide any additional assistance on our short hikes and/or boarding and getting off the bus. At each stop he talked at length about what we were seeing and made sure we knew just the right spots to get the very best photographs. Time spent at each spot was adequate and we never felt rushed. He even called in our lunch order while enroute in order to save time. This is one tour not to be missed!

Very nice tour:). Although the pick up time was delayed, I received an email notification when I was waiting. Our guide Giuseppe (hopefully my spelling is correct) was very knowledgeable about Icelandic history and told us lots of information about the places we had been. I learned a lot and had a wonderful experience in Snæfellsnes Peninsula and also took a nice picture at the place that GOT filmed at Kirkjufell;))

This is the only tour that picked us up at the airbnb place we stayed at. We got a great guide, Antonio. He showed us the best spots to take a picture. He also took us to his secret spot which had a waterfalls and the view was stunning. The only downside was we were always in a hurry because of the short daylight.

this tour is the best one. our Airbnb place is in a residential area of all the tours we’ve been to this is the only tour that picked us up in that Airbnb place. the guides especially Antonio is very friendly and accommodating. he even takes good pictures to the tourists and send to your email. he is very smart, showing and telling us about the scenery. the van has wifi. isn’t it awesome!!! the lunch stop we had, omg!!! one of the best pizza, i’ve ever tasted in my entire life. thanks for the amazing trip we had at the snaæfellnes peninsula.

The only negative thing I will say is that they weren't prompt at all with the collection. We waited outside for an hour and rang the company because we thought we had been forgotten. That being said - this tour was definitely a highlight of our trip. The guide, David, was so lovely. He was funny, told some great stories and interesting facts. He was tolerant of us who wanted just one more photo all the time before getting back into the bus. We were so lucky with the weather. It would rain when we were driving and clear when we got out. The scenery was breathtaking! Indescribable! The black beach was beautiful as the sun set. We were brought to a lovely restaurant where I ate quite possibly the best fish pie I have every tasted. The rye bread was delicious! It was a long fun filled adventure of a day. Once we were on the bus we enjoyed every second of it!

Excellent tour! Our guide Thor was fantastic and we really lucked out with the weather. Everywhere we visited was breathtaking. The bus was very comfortable, and heated, which was lovely for when we'd be returning from a cold visit. The bus also has USB ports to charge your phone, etc. Plenty of bathroom stops along the way.

I would say the trip was nice but not the best. Our tour guide Miguel from France was excellent and told us many interesting stories along the way. It was the terrible winter weather that preventing us from having fun. It was raining, windy and foggy all the time when I was there, so I was probably just unlucky. There may be more to see during the summer.

Guide/Driver was very knowledgeable and humourous. The van was very new with usb plugs which you can charge ur handphone with. The tour can be quite long 11-12 hrs. So got to bear with it.

We had a wonderful day exploring Snaefellsnes with Michal as our driver/guide. The weather was not the most cooperative with intermittent rain and lots of low cloud cover, but when in Iceland, that is to be expected. At least it was not too cold or too windy! We were able to see almost everything in the limited amount of daylight that we had, and we loved all of our stops. There was a strange bit of trickery from the Elves who live in the area, but that only added to intrigue of the day. Fortunately, all turned out fine in the end. Thanks, Michal, for that last bit of help with the phone! We highly recommend this tour!

I would highly recommend Guide to Iceland to book your tours throughout Iceland. We booked this tour but we were unable to travel to the peninsula due to extremely high winds. Our guide, Roman from Nicetravel was very concerned with the safety of the passengers in the minibus so he quickly organized a different trip which turned out to be incredible! He had to make some last minute decisions and for our safety, we ended up staying together with another guide, Michel and his passengers who were on a similar tour. I was very impressed with Roman as he took safety as his number one priority as our 17 year old daughter was with us. The sights we saw and the experiences we had on the diverted tour were amazing! Roman and Michel led the way on our hikes and adventures and were very knowledgeable about Iceland. I highly recommend this company!

I had such an amazing experience on this tour. Due to weather conditions (high wind speeds) we could not go to Snæfellsnes, our tour guide Roman, along with another guide with the same company, Michael, took us to a different area instead. It was amazing regardless. I was very happy that they took priority on our safety, and drive very well on the ride home, regardless it being 25m/s wind speeds. Definitely recommend!

Professional and one of the best services provided ! Please do not hesitate to join guide to iceland when you are in Iceland!

I wasn’t expecting much from this tour but it totally surprised me. The places we visited are all amazing. Of course, the weather played her part on it. We were lucky to have the sun shining. Our guide Jaka (Nice Travel)is also amazing and engaging. He has a good quality voice, you can hear him properly and his accent is clear. He is full of information, and stories that I learned some things about Iceland. He opened the door for every passenger, cared to remind us to fasten our seatbelts, and even at the end of the tour he was still enthusiastic. Why this mattered to me is because I have a comparison with anothe tour company that lacks this small but personal services. For me, we also were given enough time for each stops. I was glad it we weren’t just dropped off to a place and waited to come back. We had short walks around the area where our tour guide shared facts about the place. This was the most satisfying tour we had in terms of service.

This was a great tour. Excellent guide, stunning scenery and enough time to explore the different places where we stopped. Weather-wise we had everything from sunshine to a short blizzard, and many parts of the peninsula were a winter wonderland. Plus, you learn some things about Icelandic history and the formation of the landscape. I would highly recommend this tour to solo travelers or anyone else who would rather not drive themselves.

BEST tour! I was a single, female traveler going to Iceland for the first time, I was only in Reykjavik a few days so I only had time for one tour, I did a quick search to find which would be the best, I was not disappointed. This was definitely the best tour if you can only do one. The guides were great, the bus was small and the group was small. There were several other single travelers and we all joined together for pictures and lunch. The guides were friendly, knowledgeable, and as an added bonus they had the best music for our long car ride!! I've already recommended this to everyone I know!

Great tour with fantastic scenery -- the Snaefellsnes peninsula is extremely beautiful.

The Snaefellsnes tour is awesome in sun or cloud. The day started in sunshine but gradually high clouds moved in to make for interesting lighting for the return half of the tour. Guide Andre’s studies in environmental sciences made him expert at describing the volcanic landscape and its features. Walking behind a waterfall was an amazing experience on this trip.

Trip was wonderful, aided by a gorgeous sunny day. David, our guide, was most informative, and showed us some very special places. The driving time was long, but that was a fair trade-off for the spectacular scenery.

Very nice trip, and a great guide/driver that was local to the area and for that reason able to give information that probably noone else would. The only slightly negative thing about the tour is all the hours spent driving.

Thor was our guide and he was by far the best guide of the 4 bus tours we did. His accompaniment (talking, singing, harmonica playing) greatly enhanced the spectacular scenery - this tour is unforgettable!

Thor was a wonderful tour guide. He regaled us with myths about elves and trolls, and local lore, and provided plenty of comic relief. All the stops themselves we're magnificent, but I actually thought the best part was when we stopped at his cute, red Hobbit-style abode on the way back to Reykjavik(since he needed a bathroom break). The view from his house was spectacular; it was situated in a grassy knoll, next to serene rivers, and snow-topped mountains, and made for some great footage and pictures for my travel vlog. If it hasn't already become a regular stop on the tour, I'm sure it will in the future! Ha.

The weather didn't help us with this one, it was rainy and windy, but when our guides took us to the places we had to visit, it just didn't matter. Iceland is beautiful with sun or rain, the landscapes transform into completely different beasts and it is just amazing. Our guide didn't talk much, but he was a charm guy, attentive to our questions and ready to respond. My girlfriend and i had a wonderful time, you have to try it.

Great tour well delivered by the amazing guide Thor. Was a lot less crowded then the other tours we did and we were treted to some great weather to boot.

Awesome tour guide and the weather was great, have seen cute seals and amazing landscape of the west part of Iceland.

Awesome experience to see Snaefellsness peninsula. We were lucky with great weather and the spectacular places we visited (like Arnarstapi) were totally stunning, that everyone must visit when going to Iceland. The visit to Kirkjufell on our way back was great too.

Great and stunning geo landscapes! The tour guide is nice too.

This is a trip that should be done by all who come to Iceland. The peninsula is a distinctive region to itself whose diverse landscapes encapsulate the diversity that one can see within Iceland as a whole. We were kept smiling by our charming and knowledgeable guide Lucia even though the day was very rainy. If you are lucky enough to see these coastlines and volcanic mountains on a clear and sunny day, it will be a very memorable experience, even if you have already seen other areas in Iceland. Highly recommended.

Yes this was a great tour. The day was long and the bus driver drove very fast but we had a lot to cover. It shows a different area to the South Coast but also great. I loved the black beach and because the weather was so good we could see the top of the Glacier. The Tour Guide Andre was very nice and helpful and knew a lot of history. The bus was a 15 seater but it wasn't full so we had plenty of room and we're able to change seats to see different views. We brought a packed lunch so walked around the village and took pictures of the church when everyone else went to restaurant. We had a great trip.

Loved it! Got to see seals, lava formations in the sea at Anastarpi, Troll Man, waterfalls and my favorite Kirkjufell and Kirkjufellfoss was spectacular. Great tour guides. Had plenty of time at each location for photos. Probably had 8-9 stops. Great day!!

My teenaged kids and I loved this tour. The scenery is fabulously beautiful and although it's a very long, full day, there's enough driving in between walks and photo ops that you can have a rest and get ready for the next activity. Our tour guide Antonio was really knowledgeable and fun. There are several companies that offer a similar tour, so they reversed the order of sights so we would miss crowds and lineups. If you can bring your own food you can save a little. There are grocery stores all over Reykjavik and it's easy to pick up some sandwiches and apples or something to save on the restaurant bill, plus have snacks for this long day - you'll need them! The mini bus was clean and the Wifi was a welcome addition. We recommend this tour.

This was my favorite trip of the five days in Iceland. We did tours with other companies and Guide to Iceland was by far superior. Antonio is an amazing tour guide. He is very passionate about Iceland and his excitement carries over to the tourists. He routed us to avoid crowds. He knew where to go on the beach so we could see seals. Everything he did was perfect. He got out and showed us around and then we had time to ourself also. We saw so much more and learned so much that we could never have done on our own. Also the driver Valdi was great. Most tour companies the driver is also the tour guide; so this is so much better. Also, Antonio saved us time by calling in the lunch order. We ate lunch by the harbor and I sat there for lunch ; beautiful. Thank you Guide to Iceland.

Antonio Perez was absolutely amazing! He was super dynamic and engaging from the moment we stepped into the bus. He felt the vibe of the group and was constantly wanting to adjust the tour towards our interests. He also made sure we could avoid all tourists that we could, which made the tour feel more private. I would recommend him to anyone and everyone! Take a tour with him and you will for sure be pleased! -Kelly Rappe (I took 4 tours with 4 different companies during my two week stay in Iceland and he was by far the best tour guide!)

The was a great tour. Our tour guide was Davið Jaronsson and he was excellent! We didn't feel rushed during the tour and the sights were amazing. David provided great information and was very comical with his personality which made the tour very laid back. I would strongly recommend booking this tour with Davið Jaronsson and Nice Travels.

Was a really nice tour. We started out at a stop looking for seals. We saw a couple and they were super cute. Each stop of the tour is better than the last one. The peninsula at the end was absolutely amazing Our guide, Antonio, was friendly and you can tell he has a passion for his work and for beautiful Iceland. He even let me use his phone to take pictures since mine had died. There was a woman on the tour who had a hard time walking, and he assisted her on each stop. There are a couple stops on the road where you can purchase snacks and burgers. I recommend asking to get picked up early so you can snag a window seat...its worth it. Charge your phone, bring good walking shoes, and wear layers. I would definitely do it again.

This tour is a MUST do for your trip to Iceland! I'm so glad we choose to do this tour. Antonio was a wonderful guide who took us to places we would've never found on our own and each stop was more gorgeous than the last one. He was very knowledgable, friendly, and helpful. Although they have to keep a schedule, he was more laid back than other tour guides and didn't stress us out about how much time we spent at each stop. If you can only do one tour in Iceland I strongly believe this is the one to do. If you can only do two tours than the Golden Circle tour and the Snaefellsness Peninsula are the ones to do (we did Golden Circle tour, Snaefellsness Peninsula tour, horseback riding, whale watching, South Coast tour, dry suit snorkeling, City Walk tour and will do caving later today. If you only have three full days in Iceland I would suggest, in addition to the other two tours, walking around Reykjavik and doing the City Walk tour. Note: We attempted to go back to some of the same sites from this tour and others but had a hard time finding the spots. It's at least 2.5 five hours there and then 2.5 hours back plus all the driving between so it's a long tiring day, esp for the driver. Sitting back on a bus with Wifi with a knowledgable driver and a tour guide who know where to go, where to eat and where the bathrooms are is so much better than doing it on your own. It's worth the money. (The only con to taking a guided tour is there is only a very limited time you can spend at each stop.) Thanks Antonio for a great tour!

Antonio Pérez was our your guide full of wisdom, history, comedy, romanticism and love for Icelandic Lands. Truly loving, and treated us like family. Speaks many languages, and knew so much about every stop. I prefer a smaller crowd, more intimate, and took us to quality food stop, on time, and special. I would not have it any other way. The driver was also very friendly and truly a memorable time to climb a crater, see the most gorgeous oceans, stones, lava, countryside of the west fjords, and waterfalls. Bellisimo, Gratzie, Gracias! I am grateful to see such a diverse ecosystem with Nice travel.

Davio Jaronsson was, I think, did the best tour out of all my tours. He's very informative and brought us to his favorite hidden gems He gave us the best photography areas everywhere we went. I met some fabulous people/friends Thank you so much Robin Bancroft Dallas, Tx

Antonio is a knowledgeable, energetic and handsome tour guide! He really knows how to enjoy the best view of Iceland :D I enjoyed the tour very much (I also like the song list all the way! Antonio has a great taste of music :D) Highly recommend!

The stops on this tour were so beautiful I'm so happy I did this tour to see West Iceland.

Our guide David did a wonderful job guiding us around the peninsula. Each stop was incredible and he offered great info on the bus as well at each stop. Our group was a little larger at 14 people, but it actually work out quite well and David did a wonderful job keeping us on track without it feeling rushed. Overall I definitely recommend this tour to anyone, just remember to bring good shoes and a coat because it does get very windy!

Our favorite things we saw in Iceland were on this tour. Anarstapi was beautiful and the walking wasn't too difficult, except when we walked over some rocks to check out the seals! :) Our feet did get wet, so you must bring appropriate shoes and maybe even an extra pair of socks, just in case. The guide was super and we enjoyed it a lot!

We loved our tour! The group was small and our guide and driver were so nice and knowledge. They were also very open to chatting about their lives in Iceland, which was very interesting. All the sites we visited were breathtaking and we had enough time to walk around and take photos. We were not rushed at all. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone lucky enough to visit Iceland! Courtney from Canada

Overall the tour was great, the pick up bus was on time and the size of the group was only 5. All the places are amazing but the best is the final stop in the mountain. It is a long tour and it would have been nice if the tour guide would had talked a little more during all the driving to make things more enjoyable, although he was a great guide when explaining everything at the stops. I highly recommend this tour to everyone interested in visiting iceland.

We loved the tour, whith a small group - it was our third tour whith Guide to Iceland - the scenery is spectacular and we enjoyed very much to visit Djúpalónssandur (the black lava beach) with the wreckage of British trawler, The EpIne GY7, which was wrecked east of Dritvik cove on the night of 13th March 1948. Tour operator was Nice Travel and the guide was very helpfull and friendly. We highly recommend this tour. Vitoria Silva. Portugal

Our tour guide, Yaka, was extremely knowledgeable regarding the Snæfellsnes peninsula. He shared much about the history, culture, and geology of Iceland. If we rented a car and drove the peninsula ourselves, we would've missed out on learning about the area; thus, I highly recommend this tour! There were only 10 of us on the tour, which was a good size. The drive to the first stop (seal colony) is a bit of a drive, but we had a 20 minute break in Borgarnes. There are a few cute, local shops there, which I recommend stopping in during the break. Don't fall asleep on the bus because you'll miss the incredible scenery. The Snæfellsnes peninsula changes from mountains to beach to lava fields and back in a matter of minutes. This tour was my favorite part of the trip; it was unlike anything else we did in Iceland.

Wonderful!!! We went to Ytri Tunga where we saw lots of seals. After, we went to Arnarstapi with its beautiful rocks sculptured by the waves and the wind. Then, we went to Lóndragar for seeing the two high towers that resisted so many years the erosion. Next, we headed to Djúpalowssadur, the black lava beach, there we could see the iron pieces from the British trawler, The Epine GY7, which was wrecked east of Dritvík cove on the night of 13th March 1948. We also saw one of the two lagoons, as well as, the four stones that fishermen had to lift in order to try their strength, The biggest stone is called Fullsterkur - Strong and weights 154 kg and only the very strong can lift that one. The second one is called Hálfsterkur - Half-Strong and weighs 100 kg. The third one is called Hálfdrættingur - Half as good and weighs 54 kg, and the forth one is called Amlóði or Lightweight and weighs 23 kg. From their we headed to Kirkjufell and Kirjufellfoss, where we drunk water from the river. Our driver Valdi was excellent and our guide Jaka very good, he explained very well everything the geological factors, the legends... everything. We could realise that he loves his job. The tour operator was Nicetravel. M. Antonia Carreras (Catalonia)

Adoramos o passeio, as paisagens são espectaculares e apreciamos locais maravilhosos. ( Apesar do tempo... que melhorou ao longo do dia ....) o guia Tomasz foi muito prestável e simpático , transmitindo informações de uma forma apelativa. O tour com a Nice travel foi um dos melhores que fizemos, o fato do guia nos acompanhar sempre ao longo do percurso torna-o mais interessante ,pois a informação é transmitida no local. Obrigado!! We loved the tour, the scenery is spectacular and we enjoyed wonderful sites. (Despite the weather ... which improved throughout the day ....) the guide Tomasz was very helpfull and friendly, conveying information in an appealing way. The tour with Nice travel was one of the best we did, the fact that the guide always accompanies us along the route makes it more interesting because the information is transmitted on the spot. Thank you!!

Snaefellsnes is a must-see in your trip to Iceland! We had a small group of about 10 people which proved to be the perfect size. We also had a very personable tour guide, Antonio, who took us to so many great stops and even let us stop to pet horses and see more waterfalls than originally intended. Would absolutely recommend this tour to anyone going to Iceland, it was definitely the best tour we had!

This is a stunning part of Iceland, and well worth seeing. Our guide (whose name I've unfortunately forgotten - apart from that it meant 'wolf'!) was great - very friendly and funny, and had plenty of interesting stories to tell. He and the driver were happy to spend extra time where we wanted. The small sizes of the groups are nice as well. Just make sure you rug up for the walks along the coast, even in Iceland's "warmer" months!

Best tour while in Iceland no doubt. Antonio was a great guide and made sure that we not only got to the spots on the tour but also that we had a great time. The driver was also very nice.

Thor was our tour guide and he was amazing, very knowledgeable and never felt rush if we wanted to spent extra time at certain places

Antonio was fun and did his best to make the tour as good as he could. Thanks for stopping at horses.

This tour was amazing. Tour Guide Lucia was perfect - knowledgeable, funny and intuitive - and our driver was exceptional. We took tours to the South Coast and the Golden Circle as well through different companies (because I'm pretty sure those two tours are required for all tourists), but this tour was more in-depth and provided so many experiences and a lot of varied landscape. History, geology, culture, natural wonders, an amazing lunch, time for wonder and contemplation, time to connect with nature, seals, goats, eiderdown, kelp and a lighthouse. And so much more. If you can only schedule one tour, this is the one to do.


This trip is absolutely gorgeous! The staff was so friendly and knowledgeable, and provided so much information. Unfortunately, the weather was awful so there was low visibility on the day we went. This can happen (it's Iceland after all) so our guide was nice enough to take us to a local shark museum where we learned all about the trade and preserving/fermenting shark. (And we got to try some!)

The guide David is really patient, helpful and humorous!!! Best travel experience ever!! We also took another tour by "Nicetravel" as well. All the service and the tour were amazing!!! And David led us to watch the Aurora late at night. He was also a very professional photographer!! :)

This was one of my favorite tours in Iceland. If you are only visiting Iceland for a short while I would highly recommended not letting this opportunity slip by. Our tour guide was amazing, very personable and funny, singing occasionally to us through the microphone. The volcanic rocky countryside, black pebble beaches, mountains jutting straight out of the ocean made for the most georgeous views of my trip thus so far.

This tour was my favorite of all the tours I was on this past week. Thor was a great guide as well as funny. Snæfellsnes peninsula is one of the most breathtaking places I have ever seen. The black pebble beach was amazing. I did not at any moment feel rushed at any one location we visited. I also appreciated the smaller size of the tour group (15 people), so it felt more personal. I enjoyed the vegetable soup at the Langholt Restaurant. Great tour all around!!

Great day - striking scenary, nesting kittiwakes, oyster catchers, seals, close encounter with iceland horses, super lunch (delicious fish soup) at Langaholt Restuarant, Thor was a great guide. Very glad I went on this tour!!

I took this tour end of March, the weather was not too cold but super windy. The experience is so unique and view were astonishing. Our guide David is a super gentle, knowledge and humorous guy. He made our trip very smooth and impressive. I definitely recommend everyone take this tour. Only thing keep in mind, the wind could blow you away!!!

I took this day tour on 3/8/17 and I wish I could into words how amazing it was. The guide ( sorry can't spell his name) was informative and knowledgeable. He spent plenty of time at the stops and walked around with everyone on the tour. The tour itself was spectacular and offered more than just sight seeing. I recommend anyone and everyone to take this tour.

Informative tour and the guide is friendly. Good service.

I attended the tour on Thursday March 23. I am very pleased with the service provided. The guides Michal (driver) and Jaka (guide) arrived on time. The vehicle was comfortable and clean. The time we spent on the stops was adequate and the guides were in formative. They answered any questions we had about Iceland and Icelandic culture. It was a fun day even with the adverse weather. I am glad I could attend the day tour.

The guide is super friendly and considerate. Time management is great as we got fair enough time to stay at each point. All the scenic spots in western coasts are great! And there are comparatively less tourists here and thus the atmosphere is so enjoyable.

This tour was just amazing. The tour guide was knowledgeable and very helpful. The scenery was just incredible and it was the true highlight of our tours in Iceland. The mountains, black pebbled beaches, seal watching, restaurant with a sea view and great fish dish, beautiful waterfalls and walks along the sea side made it just incredible. I would totally recommend this tour with Nice Travels.

The tour was incredible! Worth every penny! The scenery was breathtaking and the tour stopped at a great set of locations, with plenty of time at each to take in the beauty. Our tour guide was really friendly and knowledgable and seemed to have a real passion for the tour and the scenery. The tour group size was perfect, not too over crowded and felt more personal. We definitely book again when I visit in the summer!!

Amazing tour, incredible scenery , breathtaking coast and black sand beach , lovely sea seal and iclandic horses . a 30 mins walking along the coast is the most favourite part. The tour is full so its a little bit crowded in bus. The guide is nice , friendly and knowledgable. Highly recommanded to join this tour!

This tour was the highlight of my Icelandic vacation! The sights were remarkable and our tour guide was knowledgeable, dynamic, friendly, and helpful, and really made landscape, history, and tradition come alive. Also, the small tour group makes for a much more personalized experience. I highly recommend it!

Amazing tour! It was recommendet to me by Tryggvi from Nice Travel after I booked the wrong tour first and needed to cancel it. The cancelation of my previous tour went without any problems, the communication with Nice Travel was excelent. Everyone from the company was super nice and always willing to help. The groups are rather small and this makes this tour expirience even better. Our driver Dushan and our guide Antonio made this tour perfect. Always smiling, joking, very patient and ready to help, give advices or answer questions all the time during the tour. Our guide Antonio is very knowledgeable. He told us a lot of interesting facts about vulcanos, glaciers, rock formations and Iceland and it's stuning nature in generally as well. We walked as a group during all of our stops. He showed us the best places to take photos from. He even geave us tips on nice Icelandic music and he helped me with the settings of my camera since I had a Northern Lights tour in the evening and didn't know exactly what the best settings for the Aurora activity on this night were. The landscapes that you are going to see on this tour are going to take your breath away! We saw seals, experienced amazing views and had a great time during the whole day. I enjoyed the tour a lot and would highly recommend it anytime!

Highly recommend! It has been a perfect day! And probably the best tour I have been done. Must say everything is well organised by Nice travel! The tour guide Antonio is really a nice guy, he seems have a lot knowledge in every field! He told us a lot about the Icelandic history and volcanoes, he even knows the height of a lot of volcanoes! When arriving the landscapes, he leaded us to the perfect place to take photos. We even saw the seals and Icelandic horses closely! And the final sight National park was really amazing! I was really enjoyed in this tour. By the way the wifi on bus is really fast!

First time Iceland traveler and I can say Nicetravel was by far the best experience I had with any of the tour companies. Our tour guide Antonio, was amazing and our driver, Dushan was as well. Antonio was very personable and down to earth and gave us the best tour guide experience that money has to offer as opposed to the other larger cookie cutter companies which offer a take it or leave it experience. If you are looking for a diverse landscape and scenic experience then this is one of the best to choose. I am a fully satisfied customer and would travel with Nicetravel again next time!

Nice Tours operates smaller tours, with aire personalized feel. Everything about my interactions with this tour company was positive (unlike my mediocre interactions with others). The tour guide was friendly, patient, and helpful. I stayed in Borgarnes and this company was the only one that agreed to pick me up there, as the tour stops at the N1. I highly recommend this tour company. I also enjoyed Snaeffelus and would recommend the one day tour. Lots of riding in the van (there's wifi), but beautiful landscapes--even in the fog.



I visited the National Park with Nicetravel and it was a truly breathtaking experience. The scenery is astonishing and the longer you see it the less likely that you will accept that this place is in fact on Earth. The experience was made even better with the very knowledgeable guide who not only shared fun facts and trivias but was funny too.

Bad weather at that day, but nice trip with a nice guide.

What an incredible day. We were slightly fortunate, in that the main bus was too full, so we had a smaller group of only six. Our guide, Johannes, was full of insight and a very good host. It's a long day, this one, but trust me, it's worth it. The places you'll visit are breathtaking, and having a knowledgeable and likeable guide only adds to the experience. Brilliant.

I enjoyed the day despite the crazy weather. Really enjoyed talking to the driver Mike about life as an Icelander. Glad I brought my waterproof jacket, pants, boots and gloves. Just wish I could have taken better pictures cause my camera lens kept getting wet from the horizontal rain. When it cleared we hiked up a volcanic cone which was awesome cause we couldn't drive around the entire peninsula because of the dangerous winds. It was a memorable adventurous day! The power of the ocean is inspiring.

Amazing nature with incredible sights. Really recommend this tour to everyone. Great driver and interesting tour guide.

Go only if you have time. Certainly it was an enjoyable trip, but do the Golden Circle as well as the South Coast/ Ice Caving tour first. These 2 tours are a must for a first trip to Iceland.

nice and beautiful view ,but the weather is changeable

Nice island, I'll definitely pay a visit in Summer.

The landscape is amazing, even more impressive than the south coast. And our guide Anna is helpful and very friendly.

I joined this tour for visiting the west of Island. It was a small group. We were so lucky the weather was nice. The tour has a driver and a guide. Jaka was our guide and his introduction of Iceland was really clear. The driver svAstislav was also helpful. I really recommend this tour which you can see many amazing landscapes in Iceland. There are WIFI in the bus. If you wanna visit Iceland, this tour you cannot miss.

This tour offers the most beautiful landscapes and breathtaking views, despite the inclement and variable weather. Many thanks to our passionate and knowledgeable tour guide Antonio! His enthusiasm enhanced the entire experience, and we all wished we had him in our pocket for the rest of the trip. Well worth the price -- just be sure to bundle up!

Saw some beautiful terrain, did some nice hiking, and Antonio was such an enthusiastic guide!

booked the Snaefellsnes one day tour with NICE while I was on the two day NICE tour to Jökulsárlón with Antonio. I was having such a good time on that tour that I wanted to spend another day of my time in Iceland with NICE exploring the outdoors. I am so glad that I did! Even though I had already been with Antonio for three days (we had to stay an extra day in the south due to weather conditions), I felt like I was still learning from him during the second tour. He was a wealth of information! He answered all of my questions, and was great to be around. Even when some of the people on the trip were frustrating, Antonio stayed calm and friendly, when a lot of people would have lost it. The trip was wonderfully planned, the timing worked out perfectly with the limited amount of sunlight. I was worried we wouldn't see everything, but we did! It was all gorgeous and I had a ton of fun. I definitely plan on coming back to Iceland sometime in the (hopefully near) future, and when I do, I will do a NICE tour again. I've already told multiple friends and family planning trips to Iceland about NICE, it was so wonderful. My only suggestion would be to make it more obvious on the website that warm clothes and good shoes are necessary, not just suggested. I was prepared, but a lot of people on the tour were not. The weather turned at a drop of a hat and I think some of the others were not happy. Other than that, I loved every second!!

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