Regions

West, South, Southeast

Starting Point

Kevlavik

Best time to travel

May - September

Recommended Length

7 - 10 days

Best for

Outdoor Adventure

Activity Level **

4/5

SOUTHWESTERN ADVENTURES

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

- Snæfellsnes peninsula and Snæfellsjökull National Park
- snorkeling between continents at Thingvellir National Park
- witness the power of fire and ice while visiting a lava tube and an ice cave
- thrilling snow-mobile and ice climbing adventure on glacial ice
- scenic Golden Circle route and beautiful waterfalls all along the way

Travel between the Snæfellsnes peninsula in Western Iceland and the Skaftafell National Park in the South on this ten days adventure tour. Hike in beautiful national park, around magical waterfalls and feel the power of nature on thrilling snow-mobile and glacier hiking adventures on ancient ice. Explore Iceland's longest lava tube, admire the stunning beauty of a deep blue ice cave and witness the power of the water-spitting Strokkur geyser while touring the golden circle route and experiencing the beautiful and unique Icelandic landscape made from fire and ice all along the way.

TOUR SUGGESTION

Day 1 - arrival - overnight Snæfellsnes peninsula (180km)
Day 2 - Snæfellsnes - whale watching - overnight Snæfellsnes peninsula (150km)
Day 3 - Hraunafoss and Bornafoss waterfalls - Víðgelmir volcanic cave - Krauma - overnight Borgarnes area (250km)
Day 4 - snorkeling - Golden Circle - overnight in Hella (240km)
Day 5 - Fjaðrárgljúfur canyon - Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls - overnight Hof (250km)
Day 6 - kayaking Jokursalon - snow mobile - overnight Hof (180km)
Day 7 - glacier hike - Skaftafell - overnight Hof (40km)
Day 8 - Blue Ice Cave experience - Reynisfjara Beach - overnight Vik (160km)
Day 9 - Reykjanes peninsula - overnight Reykjanes peninsula (220km)
Day 10 - departure

SERVICES INCLUDED

- accommodation in good standard middle-class hotels and/or guesthouses
- private care hire for the entire trip
- activities, visits and tours as outlined, with a certified, English speaking guide where desired/required
- all taxes and insurances for the activities
- expert travel planning, trip preparation and 24/7 on-tour support

*  The activity level is based on the amount of tours and activities included (1 - few tours and activities with a lot of free time, 5 - a lot of tours and activities with little free time). The activity level does not reflect the difficulty of the activities or tours included. Itineraries can be tailored to match the preferred level of activity.