Snaefellsnes Private Day Tour

Private Day Tour

About de Trip

Discover a small slice of Iceland with a guided tour of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. There we will find the gigantic glacier, black sand beaches, a charming fishing village and the famous Kirkjufell mountain.

Available

All year

Groups

For guided groups in English, Spanish, Italian and German

Duration

10 - 12 hours

Minimum age

There is no minimum

Difficulty level

Easy

Highlights

Highlight:

  • Mount Kirkjufell
  • Arnarstapi
  • Hellnar
  • Djúpalónssandur
  • Saxhóll crater
  • Snaefellsjökull glacier

The trip includes

Map

Itinerary

We pick you up at your hotel and head to the westernmost tip of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. There the routes and excursions will begin.

First we will make stops at Arnarstapi and Hellnar, former fishing villages with extraordinary rock formations and gigantic beaches. After taking a long walk along its coast, we will head to a different beach, that of the black pebbles of Djúpalónssandur.

Its sand seems to be made of black pearls, but the most surprising thing is that on the plain there are four very high stones that the ancient fishermen used for their strength competitions.

After seeing this magical place we will get back in the vehicle to visit Saxhóll, a volcanic crater full of rock formations and Ólafsvík, an old town. The latter will be the ideal place to take a break, eat and drink something and walk along its old pier.

The next stop on our tour will be the most photographed mountain in Iceland: Kirkjufell. This cone-shaped beauty is located on the picturesque Grundarfjörður fjord. Its size will surprise you and you will want to stop to take thousands of pictures.

Finally, there is the magnificent Snæfellsjökull glacier, the real reason for the tour and the final destination. In addition to its surprising appearance, it hides a lot of secrets and curiosities, for example, that it was the inspiration for Jules Verne to write ‘Journey to the Center of the Earth’.

About the trip

It is not very common, although in winter there may be some changes if there is a lot of rainfall or a volcano erupts. In addition, you must take into account that in winter due to the few hours of daylight the excursion may be somewhat different.

Whether it is summer or winter, wear comfortable clothing and a waterproof layer. In winter it is also important that you bring a lot of warm clothing and an umbrella or hood. As for footwear, the best are mountain boots with good grip and waterproof.

You will also have to carry a backpack with food, water and medicines in case it is necessary.

This excursion is very simple and can be done by children and the elderly.

Excursions included

Skogafoss and Seljalandfoss waterfalls

Skogafoss and Seljalandfoss waterfalls

Included
Golden Circle

Golden Circle

Included
Black sand beaches of Reynisfjara

Black sand beaches of Reynisfjara

Included
Sky Lagoon Hot Springs Entrance

Sky Lagoon Hot Springs Entrance

Included
Natural ice cave in glacier

Natural ice cave in glacier

Included
Entrance to Lava Center

Entrance to Lava Center

Included
 Jökulsárlón iceberg lagoon

Jökulsárlón iceberg lagoon

Included
Glacier Tongue

Glacier Tongue

Included
Diamond Beach

Diamond Beach

Included
Eldhraun lava field

Eldhraun lava field

Included
Fagradalsfjall volcano

Fagradalsfjall volcano

Included
Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon

Included
Sighting of Northern Lights (if the necessary conditions are met)

Sighting of Northern Lights (if the necessary conditions are met)

Included

Frequently Asked Questions about Snaefellsnes Private Day Tour

Wear comfortable and waterproof clothing, it does not matter if it is summer or winter. Include comfortable footwear such as boots with good grip and travel with several changes of socks. It is convenient to take an umbrella if you go in the rainy season, and if you travel in winter, take warm clothes and a windbreaker.

It is not always possible to see the puffins, but if you travel in the summer or in the closer months it is very likely that we will see some.

Yes, it is an excursion suitable for children, although you must bear in mind that it lasts 10 hours.

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