The Magic of Snaefellsnes Peninsula

All year Daily 9-10 hours Your hotel / guesthouse in Reykjavik Very easy

Tour description
€350 per person

Spend the day travelling through some of the most spectacular landscapes you will see in Iceland. Snaefellsnes Peninsula is truly a magical place, with its volcanoes, glacier, basalt columns and waterfalls.

The peninsula is rich in wildlife, including dozens of species of birds and bays teeming with whales.

Snaefellsjokull Glacier is a 1446 m high dormant volcano in the middle of Snaefellsjokull National Park and the crater is about 200 m deep. It is the main tourist attraction in the peninsula of Snaefellsnes, towering over the national park at the far end of the 90 km long stretch of land.

Tour highlights

  • Snaefellsnes peninsula which many people feel provides a snapshot of Iceland
  • Kirkjufell, one of the most beautiful mountains in Iceland
  • Arnarstapi, beautiful little fishing hamlet
  • Snaefellsjokull, a glacier topped mountain, it is so majestic that on a clear day
  • Volcanic Craters
  • The peninsula’s Small Fishing Towns

Did you know?

Jules Verne wrote an interesting science fiction “Journey to the Center of the Earth” in 1864 about a group of scientists who ventured into the crater of Snaefellsjokull glacier.

Included

  • Pick up from your hotel / guesthouse in Reykjavik.
  • Ride in a Super Jeep.
  • English speaking Driver-guide.

Good to know

Pick up from hotels / guesthouses starts up to 30 minutes before scheduled departure time.

Stops will be made where you can purchase lunch.

Jeans are not suitable clothing; water proof jacket and shoes and a warm sweater are recommended.

Operation, choice of roads and availability of activities is dependent on weather and road conditions, so the tour needs to remain flexible.