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4 Day Tour of the Westfjord, Snaefellsnes Peninsula & West Iceland

4 Day Tour of the Westfjord, Snaefellsnes Peninsula & West Iceland

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Reykjavík at 09:00
Duration
4 days
Languages
English
Difficulty
Easy
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All year

Don't miss out on this multi-day opportunity to experience the Westfjords, Snaefellsnes, Borgarfjord, in all their glory with this fantastic sightseeing tour around one of Iceland's most secluded and beautiful regions. 

This is the perfect choice for visitors who are looking to really get away from it all and to experience the solitude and tranquillity that makes Iceland such a desirable travel destination. Travellers on this tour will even have the opportunity to add-on a bonus experience in order

Your tour will begin after being picked up from Iceland's capital city (and the northernmost capital of the world), Reykjavík; from there, you will head north passed distant mountainscapes, picturesque farmlands and cragged shorelines, all on your way to a region famed for its haunting beauty and connection the West Iceland!

Beforehand arriving, you will make a stop at the spectacular Snaefellsnes Peninsula, providing you with the opportunity to look upon towering bird cliffs, sea caves, distant islands and even the namesake of the park itself,  the mighty Snæfellsjökull glacier. You will also explore the rugged coastlines and scenic opportunities of Borgarfjordur.

Given that this is a multi-day tour, the opportunity exists to add-on exciting bonus activities for each day. These could range from hiking excursions to boat trips, glaciers walks to snowmobile rides. By adding on adventures such as this, you are sure to provide yourself with a lifetime of thrilling memories in Iceland. 

So don't delay any further! Hurry now and secure your place on this exciting tour exploring Iceland's glorious regions. Check availability by choosing a date. 

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Included

Hotel / Airport Pick up
English speaking guide
Accommodation with breakfast
Activities that do not require services sold are free (e.g. short walks, the Northern Lights, etc.)
Photography guide

Activities

Glacier Hiking
Hiking
Snowmobile
Horse Riding
Boat Trip
Northern lights hunting
Cultural Activity
Bird watching

Attractions

Látrabjarg
Dynjandi
Snæfellsjökull
Hraunfossar
Deildartunguhver
Ísafjörður
Glanni
Hrafnseyri
Grábrók

Daily itinerary

Day 1
The Snaefellsnes Peninsula is widely considered to be one of the most beautiful and secluded regions of the country.

Borgarfjordur & Snaefellsnes

Your first day of this exciting tour will begin with a pick up from your Reykjavík accommodation. From the capital, you will travel through the  Hvalfjordur tunnel on your way to the charming farmlands of Borgarnes in Borgarfjordur. Next, you will visit Deildartunguhver largest hot spring, in the world. You will visit Hraunfossar and Barnafoss.

You will soon arrive at the lovely village of Arnarstapi and Hellnar, providing ample opportunity to explore the settlement's shops, traditional church and the surrounding sea caves and bird cliffs. This is also an excellent stop to grab a bite to eat.

Next, you will visit Lóndrangar, a pair of basalt rock pinnacles that protrude from the already cragged coastline of the southern Snæfellsnes peninsula. Afterward, you will make stops at the charming villages of Hellissandur, Ólafsvík, Grundarfjörður, all rich with their respective fishing traditions. Around this area, you will also have fantastic views of the most photographed mountain in Iceland, Kirkjufell. 

Finally, you will arrive in Stykkishólmur, a unique town made famous for its starring role in the Ben Stiller vehicle, "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty". Here, you will have a delicious dinner and spend the night. 

Day 2
Your travels around Snaefellsnes will rveeal to you all kinds of magical, cultural and historical gems.

Boat across Breiðafjörður Latrabjarg, Patreksfjörður

A boat trip is the first on today's schedule; sail out into the magnificent Breiðafjörður, you will have great views of the nesting birds, enormous cliffs and uninhabited islets. The boat trip will take about two and a half hours.

When you return to the dry land, you stop for lunch and

Visit the beautiful south coast of the West Fjords and make your way to Látrabjarg 4 hour trip, the largest bird cliff in Europe , a magnificent bird landscape where you can see puffins, from mid-May to mid-August, then return to Patreksfjörður, a seaman's town, and there is dinner the next night and stay overnight.

Day 3
Iceland is dotted with hundreds and hundreds of gorgeous natural hot pools, just waiting for you to bathe in them.

Arnarfjörður, Dynjandi, Hrafnseyri, Ísafjörður.

Day 3. Go to Tálknafjörður and Bíldudalur and then cross the magnificent Dynjandisheiði, with many waterfalls and lakes to the stunning Dynjandi waterfall, a truly aesthetic wonder. Once the pictures have been taken, you will continue and stop at the beautiful Dýrafjörður before coming to Þingeyri and Flateyri. Here you will get a detailed overview of ancient avalanche protection that protects the area and gives you a real insight into the dangerous nature of Iceland. Isafjörður, the largest town in the northwest. You will truly be blessed to be in this area of ​​immense beauty; Fortunately,

After your time in Flateyri is over, continue on to another village, Suðureyri, as well as Isafjörður, the largest town in the northwest. You will truly be blessed to be in this area of ​​immense beauty; this is where you will spend the third night.

Day 4
Hraunfossar is a series of waterfalls that come pouring out of porous lava rock.

Hólmavík, Budardalur, Grábrók, Glanni, Reykjavik

Day 4. The final day of your adventure begins by driving the Isafjardard Depth, which is a great many fjords, and across the highlands to

Hólmavík, the marine village, Búðardalur village, and learn about its unique culture and fascinating history. Next you go to the Brattabrekka highlands and Borgarfjörður. Here you will have magnificent views of the river Norðurá, as well as its surrounding waterfalls, and even have the opportunity to stroll through the magnificent forest landscape.

Next you have to visit Gianni Waterfall and Grábrók crater.

Finally, you start returning to your home in Reykjavik.

We stop and stay overnight, in a new place every night, towards the end of day 1-2-3.

We visit all the most popular places along the way.

It is welcome to change your itinerary upon request.

What to bring

Backpack
Hiking shoes
Rain clothes
Warm clothes

Good to know

We arrived at the hotel at about 16:00 to 17:00, giving you a good time to relax and enjoy what the place offers

The rooms are very good, clean beds. Couples and families get a private room with bath, while friends in a group sometimes share a room. Once you have booked, we will always find the best accommodation available for you.

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