Overnight Tour Of Snæfellsnes Peninsula & Borgafjordur
Duration: 2 days 1 night
Passengers: Min 4 or private tour
The Snæfellsnes super Jeep tour will take you to visit Ólafsvík, Iceland‘s oldest trading town which dates back to 1687, and Stykkishólmur, which sits on a promontory overlooking the beautiful Breiðarfjörður Bay. You will get a chance to try the excellent blue mussel at a local restaurant. The tour continues to Snæfellsjökull glacier for breathtaking views over the peninsula.
The area is also known for being populated by mythological creatures such as elves and trolls. Your guide will show you where those magical beings are said to live.
It said the glacier has mystical powers and that it is the gateway to another world. There is no doubt that the scenery is tremendously inspiring. Exploring the area in a Superjeep makes the whole experience unforgettable.
Snæfellsnes Peninsula day tour highlights:
- Sandy coastline
- Bird cliffs
- Snæfellsjökull glacier
- Fishing villages
- Spot an elf or a troll in the nature
- Try fresh blue mussels
- Tunnel drive
The tour will take you to the hot springs of Deildartunguhver, which have the highest flow in Europe (180 litres/second at 97°C!), the water of which is used to heat the towns of Borgarnes and Akranes.
You will also be driven wonderful Hraunfoss cascading falls, fed from beneath an ancient lava flow. All along you go in the Icecave, man made ice tunnels that take you in to to the glacier, surrounded by crystal clear blue ice, it makes you feel like you are in another world
This is an ideal excursion in Iceland for those who want to combine scenery with some action.
Borgafjord & ice cave tour highlights:
- Hvalfjörður tunnel
- Hot springs at Deildartunguhver
- Hraunfossar waterfall
- View over Langjökull glacier
- Waterfall in Grimsá, home of the trolls
Price for this tour is ISK 175.000 per vehicle (1-6 persons) per day + accommodation and half boar for the driving guide. Your accommodation, food and activities is not included in the price.
The price of the accommodation is usually around ISK 30.000 – 35.000 per room, send us a booking request to find out more.