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Snæfellsnes Peninsula Tour - from Reykjavik

Instant confirmation E-Voucher Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Wed and Sat

  • Duration

    11 hours

  • Start time

    8am

  • Meeting Point

    We offer complimentary pick-up and drop-off at hotels, guesthouses and bus stops in Reykjavik. Please mention your pickup address while making the reservation. Alternatively, you can join the tour at our local partner’s office at Hafnarstræti 20 / Bus stop 6.

    In case pickup is not possible directly from your hotel, you will be picked up from another location nearest to your place.

    Check the Useful Downloads section for the list of hotels and the list of nearest bus stops.

  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at your hotel/guesthouse in the Reykjavik area

Key Highlights

  • Snæfellsnes is the setting of Jules Verne's timeless classic Journey to the Centre of the Earth
  • Discover black sand beaches, formidable cliffs, regal mountains, volcanic craters and the Snæfellsjökull glacier
  • Visit the charming village of Arnarstapi and the old fishing village Hellnar
  • Explore the Djúpalónssandur black-pebble beach, the Kirkjufell mountain and the Berserkjahraun lava fields.
  • Take a nature walk along the staggering coastline of Arnastapi
  • See the abundant natural wonders of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula
  • No need to print! Smartphone voucher accepted.

Overview

Only a two-hour drive from Reykjavik, the Snæfellsnes Peninsula is a world unto itself.

Spend a day exploring this unspoiled wonderland, where nature’s inventions are permitted to flourish without human interruption.

The landscape is a gallery of strange and beautiful lava formations, the skies are filled with birds, and the sea is alive with marine life.

Take a nature walk along the jagged cliffs of Arnarstapi, immerse yourself in the deliberate rhythm of small fishing villages, and stare up at the Snæfellsjökull glacier, where the protagonists in Jules Verne’s “Journey to the Center of the Earth” find a passage leading to the center of the earth.

What's the plan:

You will be picked up by bus from your Reykjavik hotel and set out on a scenic two-hour drive to the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. You will be accompanied by an English or German speaking guide that knows all the secrets of the Peninsula.

Shortly after entering Snæfellsnes peninsula, by Ytri-Tunga Farm you‘´ll get a chance to spot local wildlife at the beach which is home to a seal colony and variety of sea birds.

Next up is a visit to the idyllic Arnarstapi village where you‘ll take a walk to view the extraordinary landscape along the precipitous shoreline before continuing to the small village of Hellnar where a break will be made for lunch (at own expense).

After lunch the tour continues to Djúpalónssandur, a tranquil, black-pebbled beach that offers beautiful views out to the sea and fascinating history.

Then you will have the opportunity to walk to the top of one of the great volcanic craters in the area, Saxhóll. There are steps all the way to the top, and once you are up on the rim you will see a magnificent panorama all around you. Snæfellsnes is a region rich with geologic and historic significance, made all the more enjoyable when you have someone who knows the ins and outs of the area and has some great stories to share.

You will be returned to your Reykjavik hotel at tour’s end.

Inclusions

  • Round-trip transportation
    • Professional tour guide

    Exclusions

    • Meals and refreshments

    Useful downloads

    Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other device.

    Pick-up from hotels, guesthouses and bus stops starts 30 minutes before the departure time of the tour.

    The itinerary can be altered or changed according to weather and road conditions.

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm the details.

    Pick-up is available from major hotels and guesthouses in the greater Reykjavik area. Pick-up services are not provided from private addresses.

    Pickup and drop-off service is not possible directly from hotels in the city center, instead you need to go to a nearby conveniently located bus stop.

    Complimentary pick-up and drop-off at hotels, guesthouses and bus stops starts 30 minutes before the departure of the tour. Please note that for hotels in the city center, you might have to go to a nearby bus stop for the pick-up due to traffic restrictions.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

    For your comfort, safety and convenience while in Iceland we work with a supplier who:Has one of the youngest coach fleet in Iceland. Comfortable coaches with air condition, seatbelts and free WiFi. Pick-up is available from major hotels and guesthouses in the greater Reykjavik area. Pick-up services are not provided from private addresses. Pickup and drop-off service is not possible directly from hotels in the city center, instead you need to go to a nearby conveniently located bus stop. Has a 24 hour telephone service which can be used by all customers while in Iceland Is part of Gray Line – a world leader in sightseeing for more than 100 years.

    Customer Reviews

    • 3
      Stunning Snæfellsnes
      12/18/2017 Robert Griffiths, United Kingdom
    • 3
      Long day tour but visited some very scenic places!
      10/31/2017 Lakshinee Kodituwakku, Australia
    • 3
      best tour experience...
      01/30/2017 Adife soyler, United Kingdom

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