Regions

all year

Starting Point

Reykjavik

Best time to travel

all year

Recommended Length

9 - 12 days

Minimum Age *

from 6 years

Activity Level **

3/5

BEST OF THE WEST FAMILY ADVENTURE

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

- whale watching and sea kayaking on the Snæfellsnes peninsula
- thermal baths and warm swimming pools at Krauma, Selfoss and Akranes
- volcanic heritage on the Reykjanes peninsula and Vidgelmir, Iceland's longest lava tube
- snow mobile adventure on Langjökull Glacier
- Golden Circle tour with Thingvellir National Park, Geysir and Gulfoss waterfall

If you are looking to venture off the beaten track, but don't want to miss out on some of the incredible natural highlights of Iceland, this tour is perfect for you. Visit the beautiful peninsula of Snæfellsnes, home to the national park around the impressive Snæfellsjökull glacier and dive deeper into "sagaland", the Western inland where history, tales and folklore becomes vivid with every step. The rich volcanic heritage of the area shows in lava tubes, hot springs, bubbling geysirs and steaming pods and you will be able to get close to wildlife and nature on special guided tours and excursions. The opportunities are endless and can be tailored to your specific wishes to suit the whole family.

TOUR SUGGESTION

Day 1 - arrival - Reykjanes peninsula - overnight Selfoss (110km)
Day 2 - Selfoss swimming pool - Eyerbakki - Stokkseyri - Geysir (100km)
Day 3 - Gulfoss waterfall - snow mobile Tour - overnight Geysir (80km)
Day 4 - Thingevellir National Park - snorkeling between continents - overnight Fossatún (150km)
Day 5 - Vidgelmir lava tube - Deildartunguhver Hot Spring - Krauma Baths - overnight Fossatún (100km)
Day 6 - Fossatún Troll Park - whale watching tour - overnight Snæfellsnes peninsula (150km)
Day 7 - black beach horse riding / sea kayaking - Snæfellsjökull National Park - overnight Snæfellsnes peninsula (130km)
Day 8 - Icelandic farm visit - overnight Reykjavik (170km)
Day 9 - cycling tour in Reykjavik - overnight in Reykjavik
Day 10 - Departure

SERVICES INCLUDED

- accommodation in hotels, farms & guesthouses
- private car 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 minimum age is based on the minimum age necessary for children to participate in most activities. Some activities might require a higher minimum age, which will specified in each individual proposal. Younger kids are of course welcome on each tour and itineraries can be tailored accordingly.

**  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.

Family Adventure Tours