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Snæfellsnes Peninsula | PRIVATE TOUR | photo package included

  • ~12h
  • max 4 pax
  • Avaliable: All Year
  • level: easy
  • Pickup: Your accommodation(in Reykjavik)
  • Pick up time: 8:30

Snæfellsnes, which actually translates to Snow Mount’s Peninsula, is often called Iceland in Miniature – guess it gives you a good idea of what awaits us on this trip? The beauty of its vast, rough landscape marked by cliffs, lava pools, mountain ranges and a nearby ocean leaves the competition behind.  Prepare for a veeery long day, with numerous stops and roughly 450 km distance to cover!

The Snæfellsnes peninsula remains at the top of Iceland’s most remarkable destinations lists and to cover all its attractions makes one of the most time-consuming trips. Fret not though – you chose us as your companions, so prepare for a really rewarding quest!

stop by stop

Your Tour Itinerary

Here are the details of your upcoming tour. Click on the names to read more about each attraction you’re going to visit with us!

Ytri tunga

Let’s start with the white sand beach, especially popular with photographers looking for charming models. Beautiful seals posing along the Ytri Tunga’s shore can easily be spotted in June and July, but who knows, you might be lucky any time of year. And there’s also the gorgeous backdrop of Snæfellsjökull glacier to admire for hours on end… It’ll work as an appetizer for the main dish of this trip!

Búðakirkja (Black Church)

Going South, we’ll step by an inconspicuous village of Búðir, to see its only attraction: a small black church known as Búðakirkja. The dramatic, surreal landscape of endless fields with one Búðakirkja looming on the horizon offers a truly unforgettable view.

Arnarstapi village & Miðgjá stone bridge

Closer and closer to the glacier, there’s a real masterpiece of nature in the form of a small Anastrapi village. It does look like an artwork of an excellent painter, with its basalt columns and cliffs surrounding one of Iceland’s most impressive natural harbors. We can also walk on a remarkable stone bridge, which will make you feel like literally stepping in another, magical world. Photo opportunities alert here! No worries, our guide-photographer is always ready for a shot.

Djúpalónssandur beach

The road Djúpalónssandur, a black rocky beach located on foot of the glacier, leads through lava fields covered with beautiful moss, providing yet another portion of marvelous views. Once a thriving fishing village, the bay stays uninhabited today, yet still bearing traces of Djúpalónssandur’s once prosperous times.

Snæfellsjökull area

Time for what you’ve been most waiting for! You’ll experience the glacier touch driving as close Snæfellsjökull as possible, depending on weather conditions. Here’s the landmark of the peninsula in all its glory, an over 1400 m high dormant volcano towering over the Snæfellsnes’ National Park. No words can describe its majestic beauty and probably no picture does it justice. It’s one view your eyes and soul can’t miss! There are a lot of intriguing stories connected to Snæfellsjökull, some of which picture it as one of the seven chakras of the world. Well, the magnetism of this place really is indeed undeniable.

Kirkjufell Mountain and Kirkjufellfoss waterfall

We’ll call it a day after reaching Iceland’s most recognizable landmark. Kirkjufell, the unique “Church Mountain”, owes its name to the distinctive, cylindrical shape which resembles a steeple. Kirkjufell, along with a picturesque waterfall overlooking it, is also one of the most photographed places in Iceland. Though most impressive under the midnight sun or northern lights, Kirkjufell always mesmerizes with the colors that change seasonally. To see them dancing around the dramatic mountain’s formation is a real treat, especially for the “Games of Thrones” fans, who could see Kirkjufell in the series season 7.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Ytri tunga beach
  • Black Church (Búðakirkja)
  • Arnarstapi village, Miðgjá stone bridge
  • Djúpalónssandur beach
  • Snæfellsjökull area and 'the glacier touch'
  • Kirkjufell Mountain and Kirkjufellfoss waterfall
  • Secret spots - depending on time/weather conditions ;)
FAQ

What should I wear?

Icelandic weather is unpredictable. Bring warm and waterproof clothes, gloves & hat. Hiking boots are strongly recommended. 

How many pictures will I get and how will they be delivered?

We’ll deliver a package of 20, fully edited pictures (unless you decide to purchase more). Within 7 business days you’ll get a link to the dedicated folder on our Google Drive, where your trip pictures will be uploaded.

 

What language(s) does the guide speak?

All our guides speak English. We can also arrange Spanish, French, Portuguese and Polish-speaking guides upon your request, depending on their availability.

 

What is your cancellation policy?

More than 48 hours’ notice: Full refund
Less than 48 hours’ notice: No refund

To cancel your booking and get refund you should email us at: hello@icelandicroamers.is.

NOTE: the 48-hour policy does not honor cancellation requests sent through other channels.

Price Includes

  • Local certified guide (English speaking), experienced driver, and proffessional photographer
  • Pick up & drop off from/to your accommodation in Reykjavik
  • Photo package. You'll receive 20 professional photos from the tour that will be delivered to you up to 7 days after the tour.
  • Experiencing the amazing natural wonders of Iceland!

Price Excludes

  • Foods and drinks (but we’ll make a stop for lunch)
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