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Snaefellsnes Peninsula Classic Day Tour from Reykjavik

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    Meet a driver at your hotel in Reykjavik, then begin the 93-mile (150-km) trip to the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, a tranquil retreat from the bustling city. The first stop of the day is the black sand beach of Djupalónssandur, where the rock worn smooth by countless waves, to learn about its rich history.
    Then drive to Kirkjufell, a stunningly-formed mountain peak whose name means "Church Mountain," and looms behind the scenic waterfalls at the base.
    As you drive, Snæfellsjökull will dominate the horizon as you travel, and you’ll find stunning views of the ancient stratovolcano, which is capped with a shining glacier. Stop at the Londrangar viewpoint to admire the rock formations.
    The final stop is the village of Arnarstapi, for a scenic walk along a row of jagged cliffs. Then begin the return trip to Reykjavik, where this tour concludes with drop-off at your original departure point.
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Greta was our guide today on the trip. She was awesome with lots of interesting stuff given on the way. Trip was relaxing for its nature and beautiful spots. Not very exhaustive and having several great locations stops like volcano crater, waterfall with great views...More

    1  Thank homoagnes
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Comprehensive 10 hour tour. Guide was knowledgeable and interactive. We visited a variety of sites. Lunch site was delicious and reasonably priced. 18 pax van was comfortable and wifi was good.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Robert1675
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    I had seen various reports of this peninsula and of these tours. Well, let me tell you - it was absolutely the very best tour we took and absolutely our favorite. Please do not go to Iceland and skip out on this peninsula. The sweeping...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    2  Thank annebzr
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Halla our guide was full of enthusiasm and energy she made the trip awesome. You are fitttying a lot in the day, so it’s a jam packed day but lots of lovely sights to see. Highly recommend.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank Alexandra R
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Underrated tour. Extremely beautiful. The tour guide was informative both about the sights and Iceland in general. The stops were well timed, short lunch breaks which allowed us to spend more time at the actual locations. Highly, highly recommend.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Jasmine R
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    Julie M
    July 16, 2019|
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    Response from iamkurisu | Reviewed this property |
    It was about 11 people for my trip!
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    parkerhouse79
    April 11, 2019|
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    Response from mcullen19 | Reviewed this property |
    Our tour was mid February. We were on a large tour bus that was less than half full. Perhaps 25 people.
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    Steve A
    February 28, 2019|
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    Response from BJS_NC |
    I was on this tour today and we did not visit the seal beach. The tour guide told me they took it off the itinerary.
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