Excursions Tuesday 26 May
| The Puffin Express adventure starts at the Old Harbour of Reykjavík and they only take one hour.
Lundey and Akurey are two small islands teaming with birdlife located in the Reykjavík bay area, only 15 minutes away from Reykjavík‘s Old harbour, from where we depart. The islands are covered with small hills and slopes and both are well known for their colorful birdlife. When we arrive to the islands we turn off the engine so our passengers can observe the birds and the beautiful surroundings.
|￼ Price: EUR 34 (ISK 5.000)|
|Duration: 1 hour|
|Summer season is great for whale watching, as the wildlife in the bay is at its highest peak. This is the time when the minke whales are at their most abundant, along with the white-beaked dolphins, harbour porpoises and humpback whales, giving us the chance to enjoy and understand them in their natural environment.|
|￼ Price: EUR 62 (ISK 9.000)|
|Duration: around 2,5 - 3,5 hours|
Classic Reykjavik Bike Tour
|The route may include but is not limited to the following places; Reykjavik’s south facing beach - Ægissida, University of Iceland campus, Nordic House, Reykjavik’s Catholic Cathedral, Parliament building, Reykjavik's Old Harbour, Tjörnin City Lake and City Center. We also pass the home of some of Iceland’s most famous people.|
|￼ Price: EUR 38 (ISK 5,500)|
|Duration: +/- 2.5 hours|
|Meeting point: Reykjavik Harbour|
Horseback riding – Volcanic landscape
|In Reykjavik we ride in a colorful landscape full of contrasts, lava landscape and mountain view. Here you will meet the great Icelandic Horse and we go for a great TÖLT ride.|
|￼ Price: EUR 81 (ISK 11.800)|
|Pick up time: Between 08:45 - 09:15 at hotels and guesth.|
|Duration: About 2,5 hours. Approx. 1,5 hours on horse back.|
Excursions Friday 29 May
The Blue Lagoon
|The Blue Lagoon's warm water and natural active ingredients; mineral salts, silica and blue green algae help you relax and unwind while the Blue Lagoon white silica mud gently cleanses and exfoliates the skin. The mineral salts balance and relax body and soul.|
|￼ Price: EUR 68 (ISK 9.800)|
|Pick up at hotels and guesthouses at 17:30|
|Incl.: Transfer and admission to the Blue Lagoon|
Coast of Reykjavik - Evening bike tour
| Experience Iceland's evening sun from a bicycle saddle. Join us on a trip along Reykjavik's coast, the perfect way to spend a midsummer's night in town.
The route usually includes but is not limited to the following places: Perlan area, Nautholsvík thermal beach, Seltjarnarnes peninsula and bird sanctuary, Grotta tidal island and lighthouse.
|￼ Price: EUR 38 (ISK 5,500)|
|Meeting point: Reykjavik Harbour|
|Duration: +/- 2,5 hours|
Excursions Saturday 30 May
Take a Walk on the Ice Side
| On this day tour you will be guided through the labyrinth of a glacier tongue extending down from the fourth biggest glacier in Iceland. Only two hours from Reykjavík you find the Eyjafjallajökull massif, and just a little further east the Sólheimajökull glacier, a tongue extending down from its mother glacier, Mýrdalsjökull, Iceland’s fourth largest. On this tour you will go on a safe and easy walk on crampons up onto the ice field where you will discover a wonderland of ice sculptures, ridges and deep crevasses, and learn about the glacier and the effect of the Eyjafjallajökull eruption in 2010 on the glacier and its surroundings.
Experienced mountain guides will teach you how to use the basic ice equipment necessary for this tour. On the way back there’s a stop at the picturesque waterfalls of Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss. An Iceland glacier walk is a great way to experience nature and a tour on the Sólheimajökull glacier is an ideal way to spend the day!
|￼ Price: EUR 151 (ISK 21.900)|
|Departure: Pick up at your hotel / guesthouse at 08:30. Note the pick up is operated by Reykjavík Excursions|
|Duration: 9 - 10 hours total, 3 – 3 1⁄2 hours on the ice|
|Included: Transport, guiding, glacier gear and safety equipment|
NOTE! Bring along: warm clothing, rain coat, lunch and hiking shoes! Note: Boots can be rented and we lend rain coats to those who need.
The tour may be cancelled due to bad weather or other unforeseeable events.
Jeep Safari - Thorsmork & The South Coast
|We start by driving in our modified super trucks along the south shore, heading for one of the places that Icelanders appreciate most, Þórsmörk (The Woods of Thor). On the way we make a stop at Seljalandsfoss waterfall to walk behind the waterfall and at a small glacial lagoon.
Many glacial rivers have to be crossed on the way to Þórsmörk which is situated in a valley the south of Iceland surrounded by three glaciers and mountains which create favorable circumstances for growth for the over 170 plant species you can
find in the area. Many walking paths are marked in Þórsmörk, making it an ideal place for short hikes with views of glaciers, woodlands and other colourful landscape.
|￼ Price: EUR 246 (ISK 35.700)|
|Pick up time: Between 08:30 - 09:00 at hotels and guesthouses|
|Duration: 9 - 10 hours|
|Includes: Pick up from hotels/guesthouses in Reykjavik and guided super truck tour|
Please note: Choices of roads and availability of activities are condition dependent. Lunch and refreshments are not included in the prices.
The wonders of Snæfellsnes
| The Snæfellsnes peninsula in the west of Iceland is almost like a miniature version of the whole country. In addition to its emblematic Snæfellsjökull glacier, you will find white and black sand beaches, bird cliffs, spectacular mountains and volcanic craters, incredibly rich trout lakes and salmon rivers, lush valleys, and unique harbours in charming fishing villages. The stunning landscapes of the peninsula have captured the imagination of people all over the world ever since Jules Verne wrote the famous science fiction novel “Journey to the Centre of the Earth” in
which the amazing Snæfellsjökull glacier is where the journey begins. Snæfellsnes continues to inspire great works of art to this day, most recently when Ben Stiller filmed parts of his critically acclaimed blockbuster “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” there, notably in the charming village of Stykkishólmur, through which the tour will take you.
|￼ Price: EUR 130 (ISK 18.900)|
|Departure: 08:00. NOTE transfers at hotels and guesthouses to the Riding Centre start at 07:30|
|Tour duration: 08:00 - 20:30.|
Golden Circle Tour
| The Golden Circle tour allows you to visit some of Iceland’s most stunning sights, starting with the Geysir geothermal area where the Strokkur geyser shoots a column of water up to 30 metres (98 ft.) into the air every 4-8 minutes in a thrilling display of nature’s forces. The visit continues with Gullfoss (Golden Falls) waterfall, created by the river Hvítá, which tumbles and plunges into a crevice some 32 m (105 ft.) deep. The Golden Circle tour also includes the historical and geological wonder that is Thingvellir National Park, where the American and Eurasian tectonic plates are pulling
apart at a rate of a few centimetres per year. Additionally, the tour includes a visit to the idyllic Friðheimar greenhouse cultivation centre, where you can learn about the magic behind growing delicious, pesticide-free tomatoes and cucumbers with the aid of the geothermal heat that Iceland has in abundance.
|￼ Price: EUR 65 (ISK 9.500)|
|Pick up at hotels and guesthouses at 08:30|
|Duration: 8 hours|
|Included: Bus fare, guidance, admission to the Geysir multimedia show and to Friðheimar cultivation centre|
Helicopter Tour - Reykjavik Summit
| This round trip to a nearby mountain takes in breath-taking views of Reykjavik as we overfly the city and land on one of the table top mountains overlooking the area. We will stop on the very summit for the photo opportunity of a life-time, with unforgettable panoramas of the coastal plain, the cityscape of Reykjavik and distant mountains.
"The view from up above is incredible! As we got closer to the mountain I realized the I had the biggest smile on my face, it almost felt surreal." -Trip Advisor Feedback
|￼ Price: EUR 206 (ISK 29.900) per person. minimum 2 passangers|
|Duration: 30-45 minutes|
|Meeting point: Reykjavik Domestic Airport|
Short break to North Iceland! - 1 night at local hotel
| We meet at Akureyri Airport and take you to some of North Iceland ́s highlights and enjoy local countryside dinner. In the evening we take our time and bathe in the amazing Myvatn Nature Baths and afterwards, go searching for the Midnight Sun on the north side of North Iceland.
Around midnight we arrive to your accommodation at hotel in Akureyri. The next morning we pick you up at your hotel and you fly back to Reykjavík. You can also extend your stay with another Day Tour and fly back in the afternoon.
Highlights: Waterfall Goðafoss ● Dimmuborgir ● Grjótagjá rift ● Hverir and Mt. Námafjall ● Mt. Krafla volcano ●Víti explosion crater ● Local countryside dinner ● Mývatn Nature Baths ● And if not too cloudy the Midnight Sun
|￼ Price: per person in a single room EUR 613 (ISK 89.000) / price per person in a twin/double room EUR 593 ( ISK 86.000)|
|Departure: morning flight to Akureyri|
|Duration: overnight stay in the North|
|Included: Morning flight from Reykjavik to Akureyri, fully guided „Lake Mývatn Afternoon and Evening“ excursion, local contryside dinner, fee for the Myvatn Nature Baths, one night accommodation at local hotel, breakfast, morning or afternoon from Akureyri to Reykjavik.|