West Iceland Highlights Private Tour

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Reykjavík
Duration
8 hours
Difficulty
Easy
Languages
English
Available
All year

Join this private day tour to Borgarfjörður, a truly magical region of Iceland with its picturesque lava fields, dramatic waterfalls, creeping glaciers, rich heritage and dazzling locals! This is the perfect tour opportunity for those travellers looking to experience something truly unique and memorable during their time in Iceland.

You'll be picked up from your accommodation in Iceland's quintessential capital city, Reykjavik, before driving through the beautiful Hvalfjörður ("Whale fjord") with a little visit to a local farm.

Hvalfjörður is renowned for its dramatic scenery and incredible views of the Atlantic Ocean. At the farm, you will be provided with some local refreshments and learn a little about contemporary and traditional farming practices in Iceland. As you enjoy your coffee or soft drink, you will be privy to some charming views over some authentic Icelandic meadows.

From there, you will head to the delightful village of Borgarnes, a settlement that boasts a rich and captivating history. You will have time to explore the village before you drive inland towards the ancient historic and cultural hotspot of Reykholt. 

Reykholt is located in the valley of the river Reykjadalsá and is best known as being home to one of Iceland's greatest poets, Snorri Sturluson. You will visit an exhibition focused on this fantastic Saga writer, before heading to the mythical and magnificent waterfalls Hraunfossar and Barnafoss before having a lunch in Húsafell.

It is optional to take a tour through the ice cave at the glacier, Langjökull, if so desired, before you visit Deildartunguhver, the highest-flowing hot spring in Europe. Afterward, you will make the return journey back to your accommodation in the capital, enjoying the wealth of picturesque scenery as it passes by your window.

So don't delay any longer! Hurry now and you too discover and explore the many highlights of West Iceland. Check availability by choosing a date. 

Included

Private Guide
Pickup
Snorrastofa Entrance

Activities

Sightseeing
Cultural Activity
Ice Caving

Attractions

Hraunfossar
Deildartunguhver
Hvalfjörður
Húsafell
Snorrastofa
Reykholt
Borgarnes
Langjökull
Settlement Center
Bjarteyjarsandur

What to bring

Warm clothes
Good hiking boots.
Snacks and Drinks

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