4 Days – From West To North of Iceland
4 Days – From West To North of Iceland
Duration: 4 days / Difficulty: Easy
1. Exploring Snaefellsness at the west of Iceland
2. Northern Iceland discovery
3. Multiple approach to volcanos
4. Experiencing the highway that near to the sky
5. North is always the best place to view Northern Lights
6.Not a rush tour. Each attraction visiting stop is at least 1 hour.
7.Good Lunch & Breakfast are provided
8.Pick up from hotel door, even in downtown. Punctual is assured.
9.Small group tour by minibus. More comfort and leisure is assured.
Pick Up Information:
Reykjanesbaer (Njarvik and Absbru and Keflavik) 7.45am - 8am
Reykjavik hotels 8.30 to 8.45am (all guests pick up from Reykjavik hotels will be sent to
the main meeting point)
Reykjavik Main Meeting Point 9am (We depart from here)
Live Guide Languages:
3.Thailand (on request)
4.Malay or Indo (on request)
Arnastapi, there the waves of the ocean play along with the sun and the daylight to produce a natural show of which the most spectacular can be experienced at the cliff Gatklettur, and the rifts Hundagjá, Miðgjá and Músagjá. Near Arnarstapi you will also find many other interesting natural wonders like Rauðfeldsgjá, Dritvík, Bjarnarfoss and Lóndrangar. There is great birdlife around the cliffs and pretty flora surrounding the area.
Gatklettur - Arch Rock is a cliff with a circular arch. Rock Arch shows how distinctive wave action has eroded the rocks into arches and beautiful swirled patterns. The Lóndrangar are a pair of rock pinnacles in Iceland. They are volcanic plugs of basalt, that have been hewn out from softer surrounding rock by erosion.
Kirkjufell (Icelandic: Church mountain) is a 463 m high mountain on the north coast of Iceland's Snæfellsnespeninsula, near the town of Grundarfjörður. Kirkjufell was one of the filming locations for Game of Thrones season 6 and 7, featuring as the "arrowhead mountain" that the Hound and the company north of the Wall see when capturing a wight. (credited to Wikipedia)
Kirkjufellsfoss is a very nice waterfall next to the mountain.
Godafoss is located in the Bárðardalur district of Northeastern Region at the beginning of the Sprengisandur highland road. This pristine 'Waterfall of the Gods' is one of the most wonder and impressive attraction in Iceland. The source of water is mainly from glacier. The emerald blue water flows over an elegant semi-circular arch and falls into a river surrounded by lava rocks. It always causes blue-green swirling patterns in the water below among the surrounding lava.
Myvatn Lake, the lake was created by a large basaltic lava eruption 2300 years ago, and the surrounding landscape is dominated by volcanic landforms, including lava pillars and rootless vents. The lake and its surrounding wetlands have an exceptionally rich fauna of waterbirds, especially ducks.
There is a blue lake next to Myvatn. The Blue Lake is so impressive. Short stop at here but will leave you a lifelong memory.
At the foothills of Namafjall volcanic mountain, is an expanse of hot springs called Hveraröndor Hverir. Namafjall-Hverir geothermal area looks like the surface of Mars. There are a number of fumaroles, mud pools, mud pots and steam vents that all seem to be continuously boiling and producing endless steam. The gigantic size of the mud craters is what makes you go 'wow' at the sight of them.
The Krafla Viti crater is a circular crater filled with blue water and surrounded by a geothermal area and rocky volcanic mountains.
Dettifoss, the latter Europe's mightiest waterfall. It is with the greatest volume of any waterfall in Europe, 500 cubic metres of water per second plunges over the edge. The distance between car park and Dettisoss is 1 km. En-route, you may find another waterfall, named Selfoss. It’s located in Jökulsárgljúfur canyon with a wider width than Dettifoss.
Hraunfossar and Barnafoss Waterfalls. Barnafoss is on the river Hvítá in Borgarfjörður. Whereas Hraunfossar flows out of a lava field into Hvítá near Barnafoss, creating a stunning scenery. Hvitá River, is downstream from Gullfoss waterfall. Hraunfossar is a long wall of water cascading over moss covered lava, falling into bright turquoise water! Barnafoss means “children´s waterfall” and has a creepy Icelandic legend that goes along with it. Barnafoss is near Hraunfossar which burst out of Hallmundarhraun which is a great lava plain
Akureyri City is a beautiful town nestled between mountains and the deep blue sea. First, you must grab the ocean view from the bottom of the Eyjafjörður fjord is an impressive sight, balanced by the town panorama bearing the church as a crown on top of its steepest hill. Besides, the town offers a wide range of activities and interesting places. Especially, the “Old Town” of Akureyri is the home to many of the museums and historic buildings. Return back to the town centre along the new walking path at the seaside or Pollurinn as the locals call it and enjoy the views over the fjord on the way. Here is really large enough for you to explore.
In the Christmas garden you'll find the magical world of Christmas. On the outside the fire-engine red house resembles a cookie house but once inside you discover Christmas decorations from all over the world, alongside with traditional Icelandic Christmas items and variations of selected handicrafts from local craftsmen/women.
Grábrók is a crater formed by a fissure eruption approximately three thousand years ago. Nowadays Grabrok serve you ultimate 360 degree scenic view.
There is not only lava view. It is also an impressive view over the most beautiful part of the Western Region Borgarfjörður and the tiny but beautiful lake
Hreðarvatn, that was formed during that eruption. To the northwest is a view to Baula a cone shaped and colorful mountain. To the northwest is a view to Baula a cone shaped and colorful mountain.
Londrangar is Uniquely-formed remnants of ancient basalt volcanic dikes sticking out from the sea. The higher pillar (75m) was first climbed in 1735 and the lower (61 m) in 1938. Below the hill you may find Thufubjarg cliff where according to a folktale the poet Kolbeinn Joklaskald had an encounter with the Devil. On these cliffs, puffins and fulmars have their nests.