Western Region, Iceland
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  • Krauma Geothermal Baths Entrance Ticket

    1. Krauma Geothermal Baths Entrance Ticket

    Treat yourself with entrance to the geothermal baths at Krauma, where multiple outdoor pools are heated by the Deildartunguhver hot spring. Soak in the warm waters as you admire spectacular views of the natural surroundings. Make your way to the baths to begin your relaxing experience. You’ll have access to six baths – five warm and one cold – as well as two steam rooms. There are outdoor showers and a relaxation room, where guests can lie back and enjoy a warm fire. Bathrobes are available to rent, and the dressing rooms provide shampoo, conditioner, soap, body lotion, and hair dryers. Feeling hungry? The onsite restaurant serves Icelandic dishes (available at your own expense), made with ingredients sourced from local farmers and producers.

    Excellent staff, great facilities, no big crowds and so very relaxing with good food. Some ongoing work at the adjacent geothermal station, but didn’t really spoil the experience.

  • Snæfellsnes: Small-Group Hidden Treasures of The West Tour

    2. Snæfellsnes: Small-Group Hidden Treasures of The West Tour

    In a small group, explore Snæfellsnes peninsula. Walk along the seashore near Arnarstapi and view this tiny fishing village from afar.  Next, you'll visit rock formations formed by the sea at Lóndrangar. You'll notice that Djúpalónssandur's pebbled beach is also the site of a 1948 shipwreck. For centuries, fishermen rowed out to the Atlantic Ocean from here. Try one of the "lifting stones" to see if your strength measures up! Then, check out Saxhóll Volcano, formed in an eruption nearly 4,000 years ago. For spectacular views of the lava formations and the national park, you can climb to the top via stairway. At the end, you’ll visit one of Iceland’s most famous mountains - Kirkjufell. You’ll recognize the hat shape when you see it. For the best view, walk around its circular path and see Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall.  Fun Fact: Kirkjufell appeared in Game of Thrones (Season 6 and 7) as ...

    Excellent guide (Jacob). We had the most beautiful and inspiring day traveling around the peninsula. Jacob was really well informed and interesting about the geology, folklore and history of the area. I couldn’t recommend this enough.

  • Reykjavik: 8-Day Small Group Circle of Iceland Tour

    3. Reykjavik: 8-Day Small Group Circle of Iceland Tour

    Your 8-day Icelandic adventure begins with pickup from Reykjavik, then sets out along the Golden Circle, passing by Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir, and Þingvellir National Park. As you admire the hot water spouting from the earth, learn about the history of Iceland from your expert guides. On day 2, visit the waterfalls of Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss where you can walk behind the cascades, and hike on an ancient glacier. The highlight of the day is a trip to the world-famous black sand beach at Reynisfjara. Explore Skaftafell National Park on day 3 and marvel at the white sheets of ice as they contrast against the stark black sand. Afterward, explore an Ice Cave and blocks of ice floating in the glacier lagoon of Jökulsárlon. Spend the evening looking out for the stunning Northern Lights, a truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. On day 4, follow your guides thro...

  • From Reykjavik: Snæfellsnes Day Tour and Home Cooked Meal

    4. From Reykjavik: Snæfellsnes Day Tour and Home Cooked Meal

    Get back to nature in the amazing landscapes of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula on a day trip from Reykjavik. Marvel at the lunar landscapes and volcanic vistas as you head towards the Snæfellsjökull glacier. Look for the ice cap across the bay as you depart Reykjavik. Be prepared to experience unexplained energy flows from the mystical scenery, said to be the "Center of the Earth." See volcanic craters and lava fields, discover hidden coves and bizarre rock formations, and listen to local legends and folk stories. Then, enjoy a tasty home cooked meal at a local horse ranch.

    I learned and so much and our guide was amazing.He was so nice and informative great experience best I've had in Iceland,!

  • From Reykjavík: 4, 5, 6 or 7-Day Small-Group Ring Road Tour

    5. From Reykjavík: 4, 5, 6 or 7-Day Small-Group Ring Road Tour

    Spend 4, 5, 6 or 7 days on a road trip around the land of Ice and Fire. Explore and see the best attractions of Iceland and experience an adventure without having to worry about getting around. The maximum number of passengers on this tour is 19 which creates a more personal and enjoyable experience. Day 1 – South Coast of Iceland Departing from Reykjavík, see the Skogafoss, Seljalandsfoss and Glubrabui waterfalls and admire the black-sand shores of Reynisfjara Beach. Finish the day at Skaftafell National Park where you can admire panoramic views on a glacier hike. Day 2 – Adventure in the East Start the day in style with a visit to Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon and the nearby Diamond Beach. From May throughout October, a boat tour among icebergs is included, while from November to March you can go ice caving. Later, visit Vestrahorn, Studlagil Canyon (...

    What an amazing time we had as a group with David leading the way! We got to see so much in such a short time and got lifetime images will never forget. Only thing that would have been better would have been having time to go down to the Studagil Canyon.

  • Reykjavik: 2-Day Snæfellsnes Tour

    6. Reykjavik: 2-Day Snæfellsnes Tour

    After being picked up in Reykjavik, your tour begins by driving on the scenic route 1 to the friendly town of Borgarnes. From there, the course is set to the Snæfellsnes, where you will enjoy watching seals play on the beach and take in some amazing sights at the many beautiful creations of nature in the area. The Snæfellsnesjökull glacier looms mysterious and magical as your tour continues around the peninsula, and you will also have a chance to admire the beautiful and photogenic mountain of Kirkjufell. After this visual feast, your day will end at your accommodation in Western Iceland. The Northern Lights are also famous for playing their incredible symphony of lights in this area if the conditions are favorable. On the second day, your journey continues to the Borgarfjodur area, where you will visit the Hraunfossar and Barnafossar waterfalls. One of the many highlights of the tour ...

    The tour itself is named "2 days Snæfellsnestour" . What did I expect was to be picked up and stay with those people who were with me in the bus all the time . It wasn't like that. It turned out I was the only one who booked a 2 days tour... all the others (we where about 8 people I think) only booked a one day tour. So at the end of the trip they went back to Reykjavik while I was dropped off at a Hotel in Borgarnes. I mean I got my own room (It said there will be double rooms) But since I was the only one staying there from this tour it was awkward to sit alone in the lobby and eat dinner and also breakfast on the next day alone ... The next day I got picked up by another guide and I met another group of people. The people were nice and awsome at boths tours and I made friends on boths days. However I wasn't happy to be the only one who stayed (without knowing anyone) at the hotel and it was impossible to get in touch cuz there were only families and friends staying there together

  • Reykjavik: 4-Day South Coast, Golden Circle, and Snæfellsnes

    7. Reykjavik: 4-Day South Coast, Golden Circle, and Snæfellsnes

    Throughout this tour, you’ll get the chance to see the famous geysir and the geothermal area, the powerful waterfall of Gullfoss, and Thingvellir National Park in the Golden Circle. You’ll also be taken with your local guide to see the impressive Kerið crater, and visit a traditional diary farm where you’ll try local ice-cream, free of charge. On the second and third day, you’ll be taken to the famous south coast. Along the shore, you’ll get to see the famous black sand beach, Reynisfjara, and the stunning glacier lagoon Jökulsárlón in the Vatnajökull National Park. Whilst in that national park, you’ll also get the change to explore Europe’s largest glacier. On the fourth day you’ll be taken to beautiful Western Iceland. There, you’ll explore the hidden gem of the west, the peninsula of Snæfellsnes, also known as “Iceland in a nutshell”. It is characterized by several magnificent and p...

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What people are saying about Western Region, Iceland

It is the perfect tour to get a view of the south and the Snaefellness peninsula. Unfortunately, GetYourGuide does not have the updated program and this has created many problems for us which we have however solved with the local operator. Jo, the Portuguese guide, is personable and knowledgeable: the best guide we have ever had in all our many travels. Oskar, our last day private guide is fantastic and available to take us on extra excursions.

What an amazing time we had as a group with David leading the way! We got to see so much in such a short time and got lifetime images will never forget. Only thing that would have been better would have been having time to go down to the Studagil Canyon.

Excellent staff, great facilities, no big crowds and so very relaxing with good food. Some ongoing work at the adjacent geothermal station, but didn’t really spoil the experience.

I learned and so much and our guide was amazing.He was so nice and informative great experience best I've had in Iceland,!

Fantastic weather and enthusiastic guide. Loved her stories and great places on tour.