Iceland

Snaefellsnes National Park

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Journey across striking landscapes on Snæfellsnes peninsula and experience stunning natural beauty and breathtaking imagery. Marvel at the magnificence of Snæfellsjökull volcano, spot seals and a myriad of sea birds along the coast, and discover the rich heritage and fascinating history this mesmerizing area

Highlights

  • Journey across striking landscapes on Snæfellsnes peninsula
  • The magnificence of Snæfellsjökull volcano
  • The idyllic fishing village of Arnarstapi
  • The tranquil, black-pebbled beach of Djúpalónssandur
  • Grundarfjörður and the picturesque Kirkjufell mountain
  • Spotting seal and myriad of sea birds
  • Rich heritage and fascinating history

Inclusions

  • Complimentary pick up and drop off for hotels, guesthouses and bus stops
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Professional tour guide

Please Note

  • Our tours are by default guided in English. More languages are available as follows:
  • German: Mondays (All year)
  • Mandarin: Fridays (All year)

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Feb 03 2019
Unique experiences, wonderful commentary
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
Jan 28 2019
Good value for money, but I wished the length of time for cave exploration was explained, as it was rather short! There was also no option to pay in another currency, only Icelandic Krona (ISK), which was problematic to pay.
reviewed by MB
Jan 17 2019
Great value for money. I would definitely travel recommend this tour for anyone going to Iceland.
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
Jan 06 2019
Your was great, I wish the other travelers would have kept the time better. We were constantly late to our check points and I thought it was extremely rude.
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
Jan 03 2019
Ca veut le coût. Tout est bien planifié avec grayline !
reviewed by Mrs Xiaorui WANG
Jan 03 2019
The tour was great, our guide Tanya, was very knowledgeable and helpful. Stunning scenery, great way to see isolated parts of Iceland
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

This tour takes you west from Reykjavik on a scenic route to Borgarfjörður and the village of Borgarnes where a short stop will be made for refreshments.

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.

After lunch the tour continues to Djúpalónssandur, a tranquil, black-pebbled beach that offers beautiful views out to the sea and fascinating history that lies in the Snæfellsjökull National Park, close to where Jules Verne located his entrance for the “Journey to the Centre of the Earth”.

Leaving Djúpalónssandur you‘ll travel past striking landscapes to the north coast of Snæfellsnes peninsula to Grundarfjordur fishing village. Surrounded by exceptionally beautiful mountains Grundarfjörður is home to one of the peninsula‘s most iconic and photographed landmarks, the symmetrical mountain Kirkjufell that towers 1500 ft. up from the shoreline.

Out of Grundarfjörður the route lies across Berserkjahraun lava fields that according to Viking legends was where two Swedish "Berserks" forged Iceland‘s first road and over to the south side of the peninsula through Vatnaleið pass.

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Pickup Info

Please present your electronic travel voucher / ticket at the time of tour departure.

Tour departure point
The Gray Line Bus Terminal at Skarfabakki is the central departure point for our tours.

Pick up and drop off
Pick up from hotels, guesthouses and designated bus stops starts 30 minutes before the tour departure time stated on your voucher.
Check in at Gray Line Bus Terminal is 15 minutes before the tour departure time stated on your voucher.

Need assistance?
Our call centre is open 24 hours every day of the year. This means that whenever you need, there’s always someone from Gray Line Iceland available to assist. Call: 354 540 1313 or e-mail: iceland@grayline.is

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