The Essential West Fjords

This tour to the isolated and unspoiled nature of the West Fjords of Iceland provides unforgettable impressions for every visitor.

Day 1: Arrival
Arrival at Keflavik airport. Transfer to your hotel in Reykjavik.
Accommodation in Reykjavik.

Day 2: Reykjavik-Strandir
On our first day we drive to the Strandir area. Along the way, parts of the coastline are covered with driftwood, especially the differently small and black sandy beaches. In former days in Iceland the people in Strandir were the most knowledgeable in sorcery and we will stop by the Museum of Sorcery & Witchcraft in Holmavik.
Accommodation in Strandir area.

           Driftwood            Djupuvik            Djupuvik

Day 3: Strandir-Bolungarvik
We start the drive by going to the most northern glacier of Iceland called Drangajokull and the nearby lagoon Kaldalon. Then we continue along the shore line along the Isafjardardjup fjords all the way to the town of Bolungarvik for our overnight stay.
Accommodation in Bolungarvik.

           Kaldalon            Isafjordur            Bolungarvik

Day 4: Bolungarvik-Hesteyri-Bolungarvik
Today we will travel by boat to Hesteyri, an old fishing village in the nature reserve Hornstrandir which is on the furthest point of the northwest of Iceland. We will hike around the area and sail back to Bolungarvik after lunch. In the afternoon we will visit the Natural History Museum in Bolungarvik and the maritime museum of Osvor.
Accommodation in Bolungarvik.

           Hesteyri            Hesteyri            osvor

Day 5: Bolungarvik-Latrabjarg
Among places that we will see today are the magnificent waterfall of Dynjandi, located in the bottom of the Arnarfjord. It is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland and the largest one in the West Fjords. Then we will continue towards the main goal of the day; Iceland's westernmost point, Latrabjarg, where we are going to enjoy seeing thousands of individuals of different bird species inhabiting this 14 km (9 miles) long and sheer cliff protruding 400 m. (1,320 feet) from the sea.
Accommodation in Latrabjarg area.

           Dynjandi Waterfall            Ship            Latrabjarg

Day 6: Latrabjarg-Bardastrond
The tour continues along the southern side of the Westfjords, which are among the most sparsely populated parts of the country and among places to see today is the red sand of Raudisandur (The Red Sands).
Accommodation in Bardastrond area.

           Raudisandur            Reidskord            Waterfall

Day 7: Bardastrond-Reykjavik
Today we head towards Reykjavik to close our circle. First stop is at the old volcano Grabrok where we take a walk to the top. There we continue to Hraunfossar (Lava waterfalls) and Barnafossar (Children´s waterfalls). Then we will visit Deildartunguhver, Europe´s water most hot spring. From there the tour goes directly to Reykjavik trough the Whale fjord (Hvalfjordur).
Accommodation in Reykjavik.

           Deildartunguhver            Hraunfossar - Lava waterfalls            Foss

Day 8: Departure
Departure transfer to Keflavik airport.

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