Experience two full days of winter adventure on this tour of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. On this tour, you will visit all the highlights of the peninsula and so much more! Included in the tour price is a visit to the Víðgemlir Lava Cave and the Krauma Spa. Also included is an overnight stay at a comfortable hotel on the peninsula. Book this tour for a magical experience in Iceland. If you’re traveling in winter, the Northern Lights might dance in the sky above you at night.
After pickup in Reykjavík, you’ll drive to the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. Here two days of exploration and fun await you. During the first day, you will visit the friendly seals of Ytri Tunga! You’ll also visit the charming villages of Arnarstapi and Hellnar, and visit the stunning Djúpalónssandur beach. Not only that, but you’ll also get the best view of the Lóndrangar rock pinnacles and Mt. Kirkjufell. Nearby you’ll find the Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall. You’ll stay overnight in a comfortable hotel in Stykkishólmur, a charming fishing village. In the evening you can enjoy a delicious dinner at one of the local restaurants (dinner not included) and look for the Northern Lights in the winter time.
On day two, more adventures await you! You’ll head to the beautiful Borgarfjörður fjord and visit the Hraunfossar waterfalls. In this are you will also go on a tour of Víðgelmir Lava Cave. To top it all off, you’ll visit the Deildartunguhver hot spring area and bathe in the Krauma Spa before heading back to Reykjavík. This tour truly is a recipe for two amazing days in Iceland!
Please see the detailed itinerary for more information about this tour.
Yes, pickup and drop-off are included. You can select the most convenient location for your transfer at booking.
Pickup takes place between 08:30 – 09:00 – so please be ready from 8:30 at your pick up location.
You should wear warm and comfortable clothing as your first layer and waterproof clothing as your second layer. You should also wear good hiking boots.
Keep in mind that the weather in Iceland can be unpredictable and change quickly.
Please remember to bring your swimsuit and towel for this tour, as you will be visiting a spa.
Breakfast at your hotel is included on day one, but other meals are not included. You will be able to purchase lunch and dinner at rest stops and restaurants along the way.
This tour is 2 days, 1 night.
The tour starts early morning on day one. On day two you will return to Reykjavík in the late afternoon/early evening.
Yes, children from 5 years of age are welcome on this tour.
You can only bring with you a small piece of luggage on this tour, for example, a backpack.
Please check with your hotel if they can store your luggage during the tour if you are staying again at the same hotel after the tour. Otherwise, you can use luggage lockers that are located in the center Reykjavík.
Here is a link to their website where you can find all the details.
The tour operator can also store your luggage for free at their offices, but please note that these arrangements must be made in advance. To avoid any delays on departure day, luggage must be stored before the pickup time.
Reservations can be canceled 7 days prior to departure for an 85% refund. The 15% service fee is to cover the cost of planning and arrangement and can not be refunded. Cancellations received less than 7 days prior to departure are non-refundable.
Cancellations must be submitted in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please be mindful of possible time zone differences. Iceland is in the GMT time zone and cancellations must be submitted at least 7 days before departure in Icelandic local time (GMT).
If you do need to cancel your tour, we recommend that you contact us as soon as possible.
Detailed itinerary for the 2 Day Snæfellsnes Peninsula Tour:
Day 1: The Snæfellsnes Peninsula
After pickup in Reykjavík, you’ll start the drive to the mystical Snæfellsnes peninsula. Your first stop will be the beach at Ytri Tunga. This beach is well known for its seal colony. The seals here are curious and friendly to visitors who view them at a distance.
After viewing these cute creatures, you’ll continue on to the villages of Arnarstapi and Hellnar. Both offer stunning natural landscape, and during the 30 minute stop here you can enjoy a walk along the cliffs. Afterward, you’ll head to the Djúpalónssandur pebble beach. This beach is home to some beautiful rock formations, the most famous being Lóndrangar. You will go on a light hike to the perfect viewpoint of this stunning rock pinnacle.
Before heading to your final destination of the night, you’ll visit the famous Mt. Kirkjufell. This picturesque mountain is a must-stop on any tour of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. Majestically looming over the small town of Grundarfjörður, this mountain is sure to impress. Nearby you will also find the Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall.
After a day filled with fun, you’ll drive to the charming seaside town of Stykkishólmur. You will stay overnight in a comfortable hotel in the area. In the evening you can enjoy a delicious dinner at one of the town’s restaurants (not included) and in the winter time, you can look for the Northern Lights in the sky above you.
Day 2: The Snæfellsnes Peninsula and Borgarfjörður fjord
After breakfast at your hotel, it’s time to head to the beautiful Borgarfjörður fjord where you will visit the Hraunfossar waterfalls. These stunning series of waterfalls pour into the Hvítá river from ledges created by less porous rocks in the lava. Close by is the Barnafoss waterfall. The name translates to “Waterfall of the Children”.
After enjoying these beautiful waterfalls, you’ll head up to Deildartunguhver he highest-flow hot spring in Europe. In this area, you will go on a tour of the Víðgemlir Lava Cave. During this 1,5 hour long expedition you will have a chance to see one of the largest lava caves in Iceland with its stunning lava stalactites and stalagmites.
Afterwards, you’ll visit the KRAUMA Spa to enjoy a relaxing soak at the natural geothermal baths. This brand new beautiful Spa offers five relaxing geothermal baths, a cold tub, two steam baths and more, all in a very natural environment.
After a relaxing time at the spa, you will return to Reykjavík.