Join us on this amazing and breathtaking trip along the south coast of Iceland, from the capital Reykjavík down to the picturesque and beautiful Reynisfjara black beach, with some truly stunning natural beauty spots and sights along the way.
This excursion takes you on a spectacular journey, taking in all of the wonderful geological and natural features that Iceland is famous for, from mighty and powerful glacial rivers, stunning waterfalls and active volcanoes with an adventurous trek up on to the truly majestic and beautiful Sólheimajökull glacier.
This is truly a trip that takes in all that The Land of Fire and Ice has to offer, with awe-inspiring views and the chance to experience Iceland’s rugged and raw but wonderful nature up so close and personal you will never forget it!
This is an itinerary that is perfect for travelers of all ages and hiking experience, so is ideal for family groups and those who’ve never hiked before, to those with more experience. This is also a spectacular opportunity for anyone with a camera to get some stunning pictures of Iceland. With so many natural wonders to take a snap off, your photo album will really be the envy of all your friends and family.
25 990 isk per person
The day begins with pickup at 09:00 AM from your hotel or accommodation. Please note that due to traffic conditions and other factors it may take 15-25 minutes to pick everyone up so please be patient, we will get to you. Please be advised to make sure to wear suitable warm and waterproof clothing, ideally including a hat and gloves as well as adequate footwear for walking and hiking. The weather in Iceland is notoriously changeable, and you can experience all four seasons in an hour, so we always advise that you dress for all of them!
After leaving Reykjavík we will head east over the Blue Mountains and along the south coast of Iceland.
The first part of the trip passes one of the country’s many and impressive geothermal power plants that provide Iceland with much of the hot water and green energy that the country requires as well as past a few of the small and picturesque towns on the way. This will take approximately two hours until we take a small break where you can buy lunch and use bathroom facilities at a local service station. Of course, it is perfectly fine for you to bring your own food and drinks with you if you wish to save money.
After our pit stop for lunch, we shall continue further east, stopping first at the majestic and beautiful Seljalandsfoss waterfall. It is actually possible to walk behind this waterfall which is a truly surreal experience but, obviously, be prepared to get a little spray on you! After this, we continue our drive towards the Sólheimarjökull glacier parking area where we will gear up and begin our journey out onto the glacial ice. We spend around one-hour hiking on the ice itself and as well as finding this a relatively easy trek that should be suitable for all, you will be informed on educated on the facts and figures of this truly spectacular natural giant. There are some areas that are slightly slippy underfoot but rest assured, you’re always under safeguard and protection from our experienced tour guide.
After our glacier adventure, we will continue further east until we will make a stop close to Reynisfjara black beach where we will have the chance to take in the power of the Atlantic Ocean as well as the beautiful black sand and rocky outcrops that make this area one of the most visited in Iceland.
On the way back we will make our last stop next to mighty Skógafoss waterfall, a powerful sight that is perfect for pictures and videos.
On the clear days, we might also stop for a closer look at the mighty Hekla and Eyjafjallajökull volcanoes.
This tour is a great possibility to see all the jewels of the Icelandic south coast and with a hike up to an impressive and majestic glacier you can truly say that your day will have captivated all the best of The Land of Fire and Ice.