Day 1 – Watefalls, Volcanoes & Black Sand Beaches
You will be picked up from Reykjavik on a dark winter morning and drive towards the slowly rising sun. Our first stop is at Seljalandsfoss Waterfall located at the feet of the famous Eyjafjallajokull volcano. Here you will have the chance to explore this beautiful waterfall from both sides, as this in the fall that you are able to walk behind.
A little further to the east we come to our next highlight; Skógafoss waterfall. On a clear day, you will have the opportunity to see the two surrounding glaciers, Eyjafjallajökull and Myrdalsjokull. As the journey continues on, next destination is Reynisfjara black sand beach where some fantastic sights such as the picturesque basalt column formations and the famous Reynisdrangar peaks greet us. We will drive through the charming small villages of Vik and Kirkjubæjarklaustur on our way to the accommodation. Throughout the entire day, you can expect to see breathtaking landscape consisting of vast lava fields, waterfalls, black sands and glacier tongues.
We will enjoy a relaxing evening and recharge for the upcoming day. When the conditions are right, we will hunt for the northern lights. The countryside is perfect for spotting this natural phenomenon as it is away from the city lights.
Overnight: hotel in the Skaftafell area