Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Snæfellsnes Peninsula

from 273.900 ISK

The price is per vehicle.

Season

All year

Pick up time

08:30

Duration

9 hours

Tour ID

ATP-06

Difficulty

Easy

Type

Private Tour

Season

May - Oct

Pick up time

10:00

Duration

About 2 Hours

Tour ID

AT - 07

Difficulty

Moderate

Type

Group

Included

Included

English Speaking Driver Guide

Private Super Jeep transfer

Not Included

Not Included

Refreshments

What to Bring

What to Bring

Warm Clothes

Gloves & Hat

Waterproof coat and footwear

Tour Details

Tour Details

Explore the mystical Snæfellsnes Peninsula, home to the iconic Snæfellsjökull volcano, which inspired Jules Verne's "Journey to the Center of the Earth." Visit the charming hamlet of Búðir and the dramatic Hellnar Arch at Arnarstapi, where nature's beauty takes center stage. Discover the majestic Kirkjufell mountain and its cascading waterfall, Kirkjufellsfoss, one of Iceland's most photographed landmarks. Conclude your tour with a serene view of Hraunsfjörður Bay, capturing the essence of Iceland's untamed landscapes.

Explore the mystical Snæfellsnes Peninsula, home to the iconic Snæfellsjökull volcano, which inspired Jules Verne's "Journey to the Center of the Earth." Visit the charming hamlet of Búðir and the dramatic Hellnar Arch at Arnarstapi, where nature's beauty takes center stage. Discover the majestic Kirkjufell mountain and its cascading waterfall, Kirkjufellsfoss, one of Iceland's most photographed landmarks. Conclude your tour with a serene view of Hraunsfjörður Bay, capturing the essence of Iceland's untamed landscapes.

Snæfellsjökull glacier

Nestled along the picturesque coastline of western Iceland, the Snæfellsnes Peninsula stands as a beacon of natural wonder and mystical allure. Renowned as one of the world's major cosmic energy centers, this captivating region beckons to adventurers, nature enthusiasts, and seekers of the extraordinary. At the heart of the peninsula's landscape towers the iconic Snæfellsjökull volcano, its towering presence shrouded in glacier ice, casting a mesmerizing spell over the surrounding land. This majestic glacier, crowned by eternal snow, has long been a source of inspiration and fascination, igniting the imaginations of writers, poets, and explorers throughout history. Indeed, it was the ethereal beauty of Snæfellsjökull that stirred the creativity of Jules Verne, who famously penned his timeless novel, "Journey to the Center of the Earth," with this enigmatic peak as its central motif. The volcano's mystique also captured the imagination of Iceland’s own Nobel Prize laureate, Halldór Kiljan Laxness, whose literary works echoed the haunting grandeur of this ancient land.

Snæfellsjökull glacier

Nestled along the picturesque coastline of western Iceland, the Snæfellsnes Peninsula stands as a beacon of natural wonder and mystical allure. Renowned as one of the world's major cosmic energy centers, this captivating region beckons to adventurers, nature enthusiasts, and seekers of the extraordinary. At the heart of the peninsula's landscape towers the iconic Snæfellsjökull volcano, its towering presence shrouded in glacier ice, casting a mesmerizing spell over the surrounding land. This majestic glacier, crowned by eternal snow, has long been a source of inspiration and fascination, igniting the imaginations of writers, poets, and explorers throughout history. Indeed, it was the ethereal beauty of Snæfellsjökull that stirred the creativity of Jules Verne, who famously penned his timeless novel, "Journey to the Center of the Earth," with this enigmatic peak as its central motif. The volcano's mystique also captured the imagination of Iceland’s own Nobel Prize laureate, Halldór Kiljan Laxness, whose literary works echoed the haunting grandeur of this ancient land.

Gatklettur & Búðakirkja

The charming hamlet of Búðir stands as a testament to Iceland's rich maritime heritage and timeless beauty. Here, amid the whispering winds and crashing waves, remnants of a bygone era linger, their weathered facades offering a glimpse into the region's storied past. As you wander through the cobbled streets of Búðir, you'll encounter the echoes of an old fishing village, preserved in the weather-beaten timbers of quaint cottages and the weathered stone of a centuries-old church. Set against a backdrop of rolling hills and windswept moors, this picturesque enclave exudes a sense of timeless tranquility, making it a photographer's paradise. Venturing further along the coastline, your journey brings you to the small fishing village of Arnarstapi, where nature's handiwork takes center stage. Here, nestled amidst the rugged cliffs and crashing waves, you'll discover the stunning Gatklettur, known locally as the Hellnar Arch. Carved over millennia by the relentless force of the sea, this natural wonder is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. As you stand beneath the towering arch, gazing out over the endless expanse of the Atlantic Ocean, you can't help but feel a sense of wonder at the power and beauty of the natural world. Towering above the village, Mt. Stapafell casts its watchful gaze over the landscape, its palagonitic pyramid adding to the town's scenic beauty.

Gatklettur & Búðakirkja

The charming hamlet of Búðir stands as a testament to Iceland's rich maritime heritage and timeless beauty. Here, amid the whispering winds and crashing waves, remnants of a bygone era linger, their weathered facades offering a glimpse into the region's storied past. As you wander through the cobbled streets of Búðir, you'll encounter the echoes of an old fishing village, preserved in the weather-beaten timbers of quaint cottages and the weathered stone of a centuries-old church. Set against a backdrop of rolling hills and windswept moors, this picturesque enclave exudes a sense of timeless tranquility, making it a photographer's paradise. Venturing further along the coastline, your journey brings you to the small fishing village of Arnarstapi, where nature's handiwork takes center stage. Here, nestled amidst the rugged cliffs and crashing waves, you'll discover the stunning Gatklettur, known locally as the Hellnar Arch. Carved over millennia by the relentless force of the sea, this natural wonder is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. As you stand beneath the towering arch, gazing out over the endless expanse of the Atlantic Ocean, you can't help but feel a sense of wonder at the power and beauty of the natural world. Towering above the village, Mt. Stapafell casts its watchful gaze over the landscape, its palagonitic pyramid adding to the town's scenic beauty.

Djúpalónssandur

Our next destination beckons – Djúpalónssandur, a hidden gem nestled within the rugged terrain of the park. As we approach, the landscape unfolds before us like a painting come to life, with the contrast of the striking black pebble beach against the towering cliffs creating a scene of unparalleled beauty. It's a sight that captivates the senses and draws visitors from far and wide to bask in its surreal ambiance. As we set foot upon the volcanic sands of Djúpalónssandur, we're greeted by the soothing sound of waves crashing against the shore and the salty tang of the ocean air. Take a moment to stroll along the shoreline, feeling the soft crunch of the volcanic sands beneath your feet and the cool ocean breeze on your skin. Let the rhythm of the waves wash over you, transporting you to a state of tranquility and serenity amidst the wild beauty of Iceland's coastline. As we pause to take in the panoramic views that stretch out before us, it's impossible not to be swept away by the majesty of our surroundings. From the rugged cliffs that tower overhead to the endless expanse of the North Atlantic Ocean, every vista is a testament to the power and beauty of the natural world.

Djúpalónssandur

Our next destination beckons – Djúpalónssandur, a hidden gem nestled within the rugged terrain of the park. As we approach, the landscape unfolds before us like a painting come to life, with the contrast of the striking black pebble beach against the towering cliffs creating a scene of unparalleled beauty. It's a sight that captivates the senses and draws visitors from far and wide to bask in its surreal ambiance. As we set foot upon the volcanic sands of Djúpalónssandur, we're greeted by the soothing sound of waves crashing against the shore and the salty tang of the ocean air. Take a moment to stroll along the shoreline, feeling the soft crunch of the volcanic sands beneath your feet and the cool ocean breeze on your skin. Let the rhythm of the waves wash over you, transporting you to a state of tranquility and serenity amidst the wild beauty of Iceland's coastline. As we pause to take in the panoramic views that stretch out before us, it's impossible not to be swept away by the majesty of our surroundings. From the rugged cliffs that tower overhead to the endless expanse of the North Atlantic Ocean, every vista is a testament to the power and beauty of the natural world.

Kirkjufell and Hraunsfjörður

Continuing our journey northward, we are greeted by the majestic silhouette of Kirkjufell, affectionately known as Church Mountain, one of Iceland's most iconic landmarks. This beautifully shaped peak rises proudly near the charming town of Grundarfjörður, its distinctive form standing as a testament to the raw and untamed beauty of Iceland's landscape. Kirkjufell's symmetrical slopes and rugged cliffs have long captivated the hearts of photographers and nature enthusiasts alike, earning it a well-deserved place as one of the country's most photographed sites. As we draw nearer, we are greeted by the thundering roar of Kirkjufellsfoss, a magnificent waterfall that cascades gracefully at the mountain's base. Together, Kirkjufell and Kirkjufellsfoss form a breathtaking tableau, offering a stunning photographic opportunity that captures the essence of Iceland's wild and untamed beauty. Whether shrouded in mist and mystery or bathed in the golden light of dawn, Kirkjufell and its waterfall are a sight to behold, inspiring awe and wonder in all who gaze upon them. As our journey continues back towards Reykjavík, we pass by Hraunsfjörður Bay, where a scenic lake shimmers in the soft light of sunset, creating a picturesque backdrop against the rugged landscape. Here, amidst the tranquility of the Icelandic countryside, we are afforded a final glimpse of the country's natural beauty before returning to the bustle of city life. It's a moment of quiet reflection, a chance to pause and appreciate the fleeting beauty of the world around us before bidding farewell to the serene landscapes that have captured our hearts.

We'll make it happen, we'll make it Amazing.

We'll make it happen, we'll make it Amazing.

Prepare to be inspired by Iceland's stunning nature for your adventure. We'll make it happen, we'll make it Amazing.

Your journey

Here's a detailed map of your travel route to provide a clear overview of your journey

Snæfellsnes Peninsula

from 35.000 ISK

Season

May - Oct

Pick up time

10:00

Duration

About 2 Hours

Tour ID

AT - 07

Difficulty

Moderate

Type

Group