Snæfellsnes Peninsula | 2 Day Private Tour

We customize overnight private tours for family or friends traveling together.

Snæfellsnes Peninsula | 2 Day Private Tour

Discover Iceland offers overnight customized private tours. You only need to contact us for a price quote. Let us know what you have in mind concerning the type of accommodations, how many people you are, and what you would like to see or do, mainly.

We visit the stunning and isolated landscapes of the National Park in Snæfellsnes in a luxury car, with some optional easy lava tube caving, and maybe the northern lights (in winter). Along the way we explore waterfalls, volcanoes, a glacier, fjords, dramatic cliffs, black sand beaches, the ship wreck of 1948, and so much more. The wonders of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula are so many, that 2 days is really just the minimum time!

Price is 83.900 ISK if 4 people share private tour

We tailor this tour according to your wishes.
Contact us on info@discover.is for your quote.

* Please remember that good hiking shoes will help you enjoy the short hikes and caving experience. Bring waterproof warm clothing (jeans are not good when it’s cold and wet).

National Park and Lava Caves

We pick you up at your hotel in Reykjavík and take the super jeep directly to the beauties of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, which we will explore at length. We’ll see the small black church at Búðir with its magnificent backdrop, the volcano and glacier Snæfellsjökull.

We’ll visit the off-road destination of Cave Sönghellir, the fishing village of Arnarstapi with its weird basalt rock formations, and Hellnar. Once in the National Park, we explore Cave Vatnshellir (optional) a lava tube cave that’s very easy to explore, with an expert guide. This is suitable for all, and the tour takes only 45 min. Then we enjoy the amazing beach of Djúpalónssandur, where we find the remains of shipwrecks all over the beach.

Another of our off-road destinations today will be the dramatic cliffs Svörtuloft and its lighthouse. We’ll spend the night in Grundarfjörður, or near.

Fjords and Highland Pass

We’ll see very different landscapes today. We might begin exploring the famous Kirkjufell and its scenic waterfall. On our way along the north coast of the peninsula we’ll see two fjords, and then the cozy fishing town of Stykkishólmur. The town is known for its renovated period houses and stunning views, and because the movie “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” was recorded here, among other locations in Iceland.

We’re going to show you another beautiful and not often visited off-road location, the Highland Pass of Heydalur, with beautiful scenery and lakes. Then we travel inland to see the cascades of Hraunfossar. You don’t see any river above the falls, because the water comes through the lava rock. If it’s possible, then we drive Hvalfjörður Fjord before we reach the capital, hoping that you’ve enjoyed the tour.

PRIVATE MULTI-DAY

  • Private 2 Day Tour
  • Accommodations included
  • Tour in a luxury 4×4 SUV
  • Optional activities
  • Secret stops 🙂

QUICK FACTS

  • Season: All year
  • Minimum: 4 people
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Accommodations: hotels / cottages / good B&B – with private bathroom

EXCLUDED

  • Food
    dinner / lunch (we make stops for meals)

The BEST and only way to really see Iceland

During our cruise to Iceland my husband and I decided to book a private tour with a local company rather than relying on the cruise line during our time in Reykjavik. After a lot of researching we decided to book with Discover Iceland, which turned out to be a brilliant decision….

The ONLY way to see Iceland

I cannot say enough good things about Discover Iceland. The office was very responsive and informative while booking tours and the guides were all extremely nice, professional, and fearless when it came to the snow-covered roads in blizzard-like conditions. We had the fearless Orri and his amazing “super-jeep” Joy for two tours (Golden Circle with snowmobiles and Southern Coast) …

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Combo Private Tour Deal: Golden Circle & Northern Lights

Aurora hunting where we drive all alone. You get two extra local tours if you don’t see anything on the first night.

Golden Circle Glacier | Super Jeep Private Tour

You get a better price by purchasing this combo deal for 2 different private tours – the Northern Lights private tour of 3-4 hours (evening tour) + our famous Golden Circle Glacier private tour. We pick the best days for your Northern Lights hunt while you are in Iceland so the two tours do not have to happen the same day.  This super jeep combination of tours takes you off to Iceland’s greatest treasures in the comfort of our modified 4×4 trucks which can take up to 6 people.

Our first destination is the remarkable Thingvellir National Park, where the tectonic plates of two continents divide.

From there we will carry on and admire Iceland’s most famous waterfall, Gullfoss Falls. After lunch (food not included in the tour price) we will follow mountain tracks to the imposing Glacier Langjökull. You can go snowmobiling on  the glacier if you want, and many people say this is the highlight of the trip. Those who do not go snowmobiling will continue enjoying the glacier with our guide in the meantime. On the drive back we will discover the famous Geysir hot spring. You will see the geyser Strokkur erupt regularly every 4-8 minutes.

Terms for the Northern Lights tour
    • This is for two different tours a full day tour Golden Circle Glacier and a evening tour for Northern Lights.
    • Book the first available night you have for the Northern Lights tour
    • The two tours can take happen in two different days/nights so it does not have to happen on the same day.
    • We will email you in the afternoon to let you know if we are going out or not for the evening tour.
    • If we cancel the tour: we reschedule you for the day after.
    • We only run the tour when we have rather clear skies and the aurora forecast is promising.
    • We monitor the weather and Northern Lights forecast using Icelandic Met Officebelgingur.is and the Geophysical Institute.
    • The cost is only refunded when the tour cannot be operated, even once.
    • There’s no guarantee of actually seeing the Northern Lights.

There will be a number of secret stops as well, but we can’t tell you about it. “Only Guide knows” …

COMBO DEAL

QUICK FACTS

  • Season: mid Sep – mid Apr
  • Hotel pick up: see voucher for timing
  • What to bring: warm winter clothes (no jeans) and good shoes.

EXCLUDED

  • Food
    We will stop for refreshments on the way and for lunch

REVIEW: “Northern Lights Tour - Awesome! - BOOK IT !!!!!”

Went out on the rebooked night and it was amazing. Cannot emphasise enough how you should do this trip rather than on a coach. We got taken outside of Reykjavik and up into the mountains..

REVIEW: “Combi tour-Golden Circle & Northern Lights fantastic tours & guides”

[…] We really appreciated the thoughtfulness and it made our trip. They also provided hot chocolate & biscuits as we stood outside in the cold watching the skies above. …

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Mission Blue Ice | South Coast Ice Cave & Jökulsárlón | 3 Day Tour

Visit the glacier near the Jökulsárlón Iceberg Lagoon and the other highlights of the South Coast.

MISSION BLUE ICE

TAILOR MADE PRIVATE TOUR WITH MORE FLEXIBILTY

This tour can be delivered either in modified 4×4 Super Jeep, luxury Mercedes SUV or Mercedes Minibus for group sizes up to 16 people.

On this Private Tour you will see the stunning landscapes of the South Coast, the ice cave under Glacier Vatnajökull, the Jökulsárlón Iceberg Lagoon, Diamond Beach and maybe the northern lights. Along the way we explore waterfalls, volcanoes, floating icebergs, cliffs, black sand beaches, and so much more.

This tour can be delivered either in modified 4×4 Super Jeep, luxury Mercedes SUV or Mercedes Minibus for group sizes up to 16 people.

Great option for families and friends travelling together

Price is from 450,000 ISK total for up to 4 people travel together excluting Hotel and food.  Contact us on info@discover.is for your tailor made itinerary and private tour booking.

 

  • Contact info@discover.is for pricing
  • Private Tour – 3 days
  • Hotel Accommodation recomendations
  • Activity: Ice Caving from Nov to Mar
  • Activity: Walk on Ice from Apr to Oct
  • Secret stops 🙂

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Þingvellir National Park
  • Geysir famous hot springs
  • Gullfoss Waterfall
  • Seljarlandsfoss Waterfall
  • Skógarfoss Waterfall
  • Skaftafell – Vatnajökull National Park
  • Jökulsárlón glacier Lagoon
  • Diamond Beach
  • Ice Cave visit with certified guide
  • Reynisfjara black sand beach
  • Reynisdrangar Basalt Columns
  • Eyjafjallajökull Volcano glacier view
  • Mýrdalsjökull Katla glacier view

QUICK FACTS

  • Season: All year
  • Duration: 3 days / 2  nights
  • Accommodation: lower budget or higher budget recommendations
  • Excluded: dinner / lunch (we make stops for meals)

EXCLUDED

  • Food
    We will stop for refreshments on the way and for meals

REVIEW: “Mission Blue Ice was the highlight of our trip”

Even though we had so many things planned, never once did we feel rushed. This was very important to us, since my boyfriend’s a photographer and takes his time taking in the sights!

REVIEW: “Mission Blue Great Adventure”

Our guide Gummi and trip mates made this vacation one of my all time favorites. The country of Iceland has a magical allure and pristine beauty unto it self and we got to experience it to the fullest with this very personal and fantastic tour.

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Borgarfjordur | The West | Private Day Tour

One of the less visited areas, the Borgarfjörður region, will surprise you with its scenery and activities.

Borgarfjordur, Hraunfossar Waterfall & Glacier Ice Cave | Super Jeep winter Tour

On this day tour you get to discover all the best of what West Iceland has to offer.   On this tour we will show you some of the best places we find in Borgarfjordur.  The first stop will include DEILDARTUNGUHVER the hot spring that supplies nearby towns for their hot water.  You will have a option to soak into the hot SPA of Krauma.  Next we go to enjoy the picture square waterfalls of HRAUNFOSSAR and BARNAFOSSAR as the blue water pour down from under the lava field with.  Next we have few optional options of going into the man made Into The Glacier ice tunnel and onto the glacier LANGJOKULL.  Other optional stop is to visit one of the longest cave in Iceland called Víðgelmir Cave, see The Cave.  If no optional activities are booked we will visit SURTSHELLIR cave which is the longest and most renowned cave in Iceland.

You should bring warm clothes, hiking shoes and can bring lunch too. You also need walking boots or waterproof shoes which they provide.

Cave Víðgelmir

You have the option to pay extra to visit the ice tunnel in Langjökull glacier. If not, we also have the option of visiting Cave Víðgelmir “The Cave”, which is the largest of Icelandic lava tube caves, by volume. It has amazing colors and lava formations that are just waiting to be discovered in the depths of the earth. The gear is provided by the caving guide, and you would spend about 1 hour exploring the cave. Before we move towards the Hraunfossar waterfall, basically mean lava waterfalls. This waterfall is exceptionally delightful to watch. There are downstream series of the waterfalls which flows under the lava from a distance of about 900 meters. The last meters give more charm to the waterfall as they are visible. It is one of the best places for chilling, and for photography. It is a treasure to watch.

we will visit the lave cave.

The lava cave and Ice cave is a dynamic duo. Víðgelmir is Iceland’s largest lava tube cave. You have to see both the glacier ice cave and lave cave if you go to Iceland. First, you will get to the glacier ice cave site. The warm clothing and boots were provided. Don’t forget to wear waterproof clothes and protect your camera from melting water in the ice cave. Then bused to the lava cave. You will see unusual lava formations in Víðgelmir. In the highlands of Iceland Ice cave is a man-made glacier. The formations and movements of glaciers are constantly changing. The temperature inside the glacier is around zero degrees Celsius. This tour does not have a scheduled lunchtime so either take your lunch packed or order your package from us. No one should visit Iceland without exploring its amazing ice caves, lava tubes, and mighty glaciers.

Extras: Ice Tunnel – or – The Cave (Lava Cave Víðgelmir)

Next we drive through Húsafell and stop to see the wonderful Hraunfossar waterfall and Barnafoss waterfall, fed from beneath an ancient lava flow. Finally we will feel the warm steam from the hot springs of Deildartunguhver. On our way back you will have spectacular views driving through the Fjord of Hvalfjörður.

Cascades of Hraunfossar and Barnafossar- They both are neighbouring waterfalls. These waterfalls are located in the Golden circle route. They are not far from the city and the natural beauty of these falls makes the golden circle more attractive. Hraunfossar and Barnafoss waterfalls are located in Borgarfjordur in western Iceland in the capital city of Reykjavík.

Hraunfossar waterfall

Barnafossar waterfalls

Barnafoss waterfall also called children’s fall. Barnafossar waterfall is near the Hraunfossar waterfall, another dramatic waterfall. They are located to each other with a few kilometres from Reykholt. Under the national stone bridge, Barnafossar is a mesmerizing light blue waterfall. The scenery around the waterfall is just breathtaking, as the lava flows out from the narrow path. There is a short walk from the car parking to the waterfall and around 300 meters hike to the Hraunfossar waterfall from Barnafossar. It is also an ideal location for photo sessions. These waterfalls are considered as picturesque waterfalls in Iceland and obviously a must-visit if in the country.

Note: the exact route of this tour may need to be altered depending on conditions.

– Contact us if you can’t find availability for your traveling date. We may be able to arrange for an extra departure, if the minimum is met. Also available as a private tour – book here.

HIGHLIGHTS

    • Thingvellir National Park – Highlands of Kaldidalur
    • Cascades of Hraunfossar and Barnafossar
    • Off-road drive on Glacier Langjökull
    • EXTRAS: Into the Glacier – or – The Cave (Lava Cave Víðgelmir)
    • Secret stops

QUICK FACTS

  • Season: All year
  • Duration: 8-9 hours
  • Reykjavik pick up: 8:30 – 9:00

EXCLUDED

  • Food
    We will stop for refreshments on the way and for lunch

REVIEW: “Book with this company, it's terrific!”

“This was unparalleled service and really sealed the deal. We’d book Discover Iceland again in a second, so happy we were with the experiences and memories they helped us make.”

The ONLY way to see Iceland

I cannot say enough good things about Discover Iceland. The office was very responsive and informative while booking tours and the guides were all extremely nice, professional, and fearless when it came to the snow-covered roads in blizzard-like conditions. We had the fearless Orri and his amazing “super-jeep” Joy for two tours (Golden Circle with snowmobiles and Southern Coast) …

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Disco Northern Lights luxury Private Tour

Evening Private Tour for up to 7 pax

Disco Northern Lights luxury Private Tour

Would you like to have special Northern Lights tour? We present our aurora hunting tour private tour. This is very convenient since it’s a private, only you with your friends or family.  This tour is delivered using luxury SUV.

The northern lights are a truly beautiful natural phenomenon, and we really want you to see it and enjoy it. But just so that you manage your expectations correctly, don’t aim for the auroras as your main goal when visiting Iceland. Our nature is genuinely awe-inspiring, with or without the northern lights!

PS: “Disco” is just short for “Discover” … what were you thinking?

Do you want it nicer? This is our tour, in super jeeps.

Terms of this tour
  • Please book the first available date you have.
  • We will email you in the afternoon to let you know if we are going out or not.
  • You can always cancel this tour and get a refund, even the last minute.
  • If we cancel the tour: you can email us and reschedule for the day after.
  • We only run the tour when we have rather clear skies and the aurora forecast is promising.
  • We monitor the weather and Northern Lights forecast using Icelandic Met Officebelgingur.is and the Geophysical Institute.
  • The cost is only refunded when the tour cannot be operated.
  • There’s no guaranty of actually seeing the northern Lights.

Why do the northern lights occur?

DISCO NORTHERN LIGHTS – PRIVATE TOUR

  • Luxury SUV for up to 6 people
  • You can cancel anytime
  • Hunting for the Aurora Borealis

QUICK FACTS

  • Season: mid Sep – mid Apr
  • Duration: up to 4 hours
  • Hotel or bus stop pick up: from 20.30 and can take up to 30 minutes
  • What to bring: warm winter clothes (no jeans) and good shoes.

EXCLUDED

REVIEW: “Northern Lights Tour -Awesome! - BOOK IT !!!!!”

Went out on the rebooked night and it was amazing. Cannot emphasise enough how you should do this trip rather than on a coach. We got taken outside of Reykjavik and up into the mountains..

REVIEW: “Amazing Amazing Amazing”

[…] For the northern lights tour, guys i totally 100% recommend the super jeep tour! It is an amazing experience, read below!!! We had two super jeep tours …

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Westfjords Strandir | 3 Day Private Tour

The quoted price is for a group of 4 people. We visit the Strandir region by the Arctic Ocean.

Westfjords Strandir | 3 Day Private Tour

Strandir: The Last Frontier. The region of Strandir in the Westfjords is paramount for isolation, beating to the sound of silence and oblivion in winter. The vast expanses and deep and long fjords are Discover Iceland’s destination, as we reach out on this 3-day super jeep tour, both in summer and winter.

Strandir: The Last Frontier. The region of Strandir in the Westfjords is paramount for isolation, beating to the sound of silence and oblivion in winter. The vast expanses and deep and long fjords are Discover Iceland’s destination, as we reach out on this 3-day super jeep tour, both in summer and winter.

And what can you do in this pristine environment by the Arctic Ocean? Check on the infinity pool of Krossneslaug, maybe opt for snowmobiling (deep winter only), see the northern lights (Sep – mid April) do some hikes, enjoy the fascinating scenery with its waterfalls and driftwood sprinkled on the shores … and breathe.

PRICE: The price here quoted is for a group of 4 people. We can tailor this adventure tour for other group sizes – contact us on info@discover.is for a price quote.

We’ll be accommodated for two nights in Djúpavík, which is the place where you can see an old herring factory. If you like photographing decay, this is going to be paradise for you.

Today we set off for the Westfjords, and we’ll make a detour towards the area of Borgarfjörður, where we see the cascades of Hraunfossar and Barnafossar. Then we visit the largest of all Icelandic lava tube caves, Víðgelmir, known as The Cave. This activity is a guided by a local specialist. The cave has a wooden platform where we can walk, all the way.

We finally meet the Arctic Ocean. We’ll see driftwood that has been encircling the entire polar region, before landing on these shores. The scenery of fjords and mountains is staggering.

On our second day we will explore this area in depth. The geothermal infinity pool of Krossneslaug is a must (don’t forget your swimsuit and towel). Then we head further north for even more desolate areas, such as Fjord Ingólfsfjörður.

The summer program may include hiking in search for hidden waterfalls, and the midnight sun. The winter program may include northern lights, and the possibility of snowmobiling during the months of February and March.

The serene beauty of the Strandir region will say goodbye to us today. As we head south, we will visit other locations. After Hólmavík, we take the road toward a fjord with a thousand islands and skerries. Absolutely breathtaking views there. Today we’ll make a very interesting cultural visit to the replica of the viking longhouse where the discoverer of America was born, Leif Eriksson (Leifur Eiríksson for us). He set foot in America around 1000 AD.

Would you like to take a hike on a volcano? That’s exactly what we’ll do next. It’s possible to hike on Crater Grábrók by a marked trail, and your guide will explain the geology of this volcanic fissure.

EPIC WESTFJORDS

  • Price is for 4 people
  • Super Jeep Tour 4×4
  • Shared or Private Multi-Day Tour
  • Accommodations included
  • Cave Víðgelmir
  • Viking Longhouse
  • OPTION: snowmobiling during winter
  • Secret stops :)

QUICK FACTS

  • Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
  • Accommodations: hotel with shared bathroom
  • Summer and winter programs vary

EXCLUDED

  • Food
    dinner / lunch is excluded

The BEST and only way to really see Iceland

During our cruise to Iceland my husband and I decided to book a private tour with a local company rather than relying on the cruise line during our time in Reykjavik. After a lot of researching we decided to book with Discover Iceland, which turned out to be a brilliant decision….

The ONLY way to see Iceland

I cannot say enough good things about Discover Iceland. The office was very responsive and informative while booking tours and the guides were all extremely nice, professional, and fearless when it came to the snow-covered roads in blizzard-like conditions. We had the fearless Orri and his amazing “super-jeep” Joy for two tours (Golden Circle with snowmobiles and Southern Coast) …

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Landmannalaugar and Hekla | Super Jeep Tour

The highlands of Landmannalaugar are know for the colorful rhyolite mountains and the geothermal pool.

Landmannalaugar and Hekla | Super Jeep Tour

Would you like to enjoy the breathtaking volcanoes, glaciers and unspoiled nature of Thorsmork, the hiker’s paradise?

Landmannalaugar is a surreal location that you will not forget as you live. This rugged area is the natural habitat of the super jeeps, truly a unique 4×4 off-road destination. Being in a small group, the guide will be able to comply with your special wishes!

Note: pick up from another location in South Iceland is available,
such as Hotel Rangá, or hotels in Hella, or Selfoss.

Let’s enjoy the diversity of this off-road destination, with its volcanoes, lava fields, and geothermal pool. One of our unique stops is the waterfall Þjófafoss with its interesting viking history (click on the map’s icons for further information). We drive through the great valley of Dómadalur and from there we drive near the infamous volcano Hekla and visit volcano Krakatindur. When we have enjoyed the spectacular scenery from these volcanoes we head off to Landmannalaugar where you can jump into the natural geothermal pool or enjoy some easy hiking in the mountains.

On the way back through a different route we’ll see a magnificent crater lake called Ljótipollur. We also drive through the valley Þjórsárdalur which is packed with lakes, waterfalls and woodland. We will stop at Hjálparfoss Falls and then we drive back to Reykjavik.

This highland tour is weather dependent. We offer you a tour to Thorsmork as plan B if the Landmannalaugar tour cannot be operated.
Contact us if you can’t find availability for your traveling date. We may be able to arrange for an extra departure, if the minimum is met.

Contact us if you can’t find availability for your traveling date. We may be able to arrange for an extra departure, if the minimum is met.

There will be a number of secret stops as well, but we can’t tell you about it. “Only Guide knows” …

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Highland Route Dómadalur
  • Volcanoes Hekla and Krakatindur
  • Geothermal Bathing in Natural Pool – or – Easy 1 hour Hike
  • Waterfalls: Þjófafoss and Hjálparfoss
  • Crater Lake Ljótipollur
  • Secret stops

QUICK FACTS

  • Season: All year, weather and conditions permitting
  • Duration: 9 – 10 hours
  • Bring with you: Swimming suit & towel. Warm clothing and good hiking shoes.
  • Reykjavik pick up: 8:30 – 9:00

EXCLUDED

  • Food: (we’ll make a stop for lunch)

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Mývatn Nature Must-Sees | Private Day Tour

Full day tour on a comfortable 4×4 SUV. Departure is from Akureyri!

Mývatn Nature Must-Sees | Private Day Tour

The Mývatn Region is beyond question the gem of North Iceland. There you can see an almost chimerical realm of spluttering blue mud pots, hot springs, stinking fumaroles, majestic waterfalls, weird lava formations, and volcanic craters – for starters!

This is a private tour that starts from Akureyri.

The Mývatn Region is beyond question the gem of North Iceland. There you can see an almost chimerical realm of spluttering blue mud pots, hot springs, stinking fumaroles, majestic waterfalls, weird lava formations, and volcanic craters – for starters!

Due to its geological outset, the region offers the visitor multiple natural features at short distances, so you can experience the best that North Iceland has to offer, in one day. This is the Iceland you’ve always imagined

We travel on a 4×4 comfortable SUV (not a super jeep) with a maximum of 6 people. This is a full-day tour where we will explore all the basic attractions of the Mývatn area and some extra ones. And you will of course delight in the views of the magnificent Fjord Eyjafjörður in the Arctic Ocean.

This is a private tour that starts from Akureyri.

The Mývatn Region is beyond question the gem of North Iceland. There you can see an almost chimerical realm of spluttering blue mud pots, hot springs, stinking fumaroles, majestic waterfalls, weird lava formations, and volcanic craters – for starters!

Due to its geological outset, the region offers the visitor multiple natural features at short distances, so you can experience the best that North Iceland has to offer, in one day. This is the Iceland you’ve always imagined :)

We travel on a 4×4 comfortable SUV (not a super jeep) with a maximum of 6 people. This is a full-day tour where we will explore all the basic attractions of the Mývatn area and some extra ones. And you will of course delight in the views of the magnificent Fjord Eyjafjörður in the Arctic Ocean.

You’ll be visiting attractions such as Goðafoss Falls, which have a very interesting history of the time when Iceland abandoned paganism. You’ll hear how the pseudo-craters of Skútustaðir were formed just 2300 years ago. There’s also the small lava Cave Grjótagjá, which contains a pool of warm spring water. We then visit the largest hot spring area in Iceland, the Námafjall Hverir mud pots and fumaroles. And among the many highlights there’s the huge volcano Crater Víti, which means “hell” and is located by the Krafla Power Station. There are other stops as well (see the google map below).

It’s possible to do this day tour from the AEY Airport in Akureyri. Also, we have available pick up locations between Siglufjörður, to anywhere in Akureyri. Pick-up & drop-off locations may be different, and there’s no extra cost for this. This is very practical for visitors who won’t be having a car.

Have fun in North Iceland !!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Goðafoss Falls
  • Pseudo-Craters Skútustaðir
  • Dimmuborgir
  • Grjótagjá Cave
  • Hot Springs Námaskarð
  • Crater Víti
  • … and more

QUICK FACTS

  • Note! this a day tour in North Iceland
  • Pick up: any accommodation in Akureyri
  • Transport: 4×4 SUV
  • Duration: 8-9 hours
  • Maximum: 4 adults

EXCLUDED

  • Food
    We will stop for refreshments on the way and for lunch

REVIEW: “The Fantasy Realm Is Real: this is your ticket in””

If you are the kind of traveler who loves unspoiled, natural beauty, then this is the tour company for you. The tours are small and intimate […] The staff of Discover Iceland are communicative and helpful.

REVIEW: “Creative and Fun Tour Guides”

We went for a 7 day private tour of Iceland in late December thinking that time of year would give us the best chance to see the Northern Lights and the incredible Ice Caves we’d seen in various photos. We scoured Trip Advisor for the best tour guides and landed on Discover Iceland. Obviously, you’re always at the mercy of the weather that time of year, particularly in Iceland.

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Northern Lights 4×4 | Private Super Jeep Tour

Aurora hunting where we drive all alone. You get two extra vacation tours if you don’t see anything on the first night.

Northern Lights 4×4 | Private Super Jeep Tour

What are the advantages of going a private tour by modified 4×4 truck on a northern lights hunting adventure?

Well, there’s the travel comfort and sitting space available in the vehicle. The tour is personalised since we only tour out in a private group. It’s a very flexible travel experience that one can say that we “play by the ear”. We can lend you a tripod at no extra cost. And there’s of course the 4×4 thrill!

We may go on mountain tracks in the vicinity of Reykjavik, or lava fields. Weather conditions and visibility play an important role in deciding which route we take. While hunting for the lights we show you the nature of Iceland in the dark, and we enjoy watching starry skies with no light pollution nearby – that’s an experience in itself!

This private tour is for a 4×4 that can take up to 4 persons if your group is bigger we do have bigger 4×4 trucks for group sizes ranging from 5 to 16 passengers, just email us on info@discover.is for upgrade.

Terms of this tour
  • Please book the first available date you have.
  • We will email you in the afternoon to let you know if we are going out or not.
  • If we cancel the tour: you can email us and reschedule for tomorrow.
  • We only run the tour when we have rather clear skies and the aurora forecast is promising.
  • We monitor the weather and Northern Lights forecast using Icelandic Met Officebelgingur.is and the Geophysical Institute.
  • The cost is only refunded when the tour cannot be operated, even once.
  • There’s no guarantee of actually seeing the Northern Lights.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Super jeep private tour out from Reykjavík
  • Tripods to borrow for free
  • Hunting for the Aurora Borealis
  • Enjoying starry skies and silence in the dark
  • Tour out in modified 4×4 with up to 6 people

QUICK FACTS

  • Season: mid Sep – mid Apr
  • Duration: up to 4 hours
  • Hotel pick up:
    We pick up from Hotels or Bus Stops at 20.30.
  • What to bring:
    Warm winter clothes (no jeans) and good shoes.

REVIEW: “Northern Lights Tour -Awesome! - BOOK IT !!!!!”

Went out on the rebooked night and it was amazing. Cannot emphasise enough how you should do this trip rather than on a coach. We got taken outside of Reykjavik and up into the mountains….

REVIEW: “Amazing Amazing Amazing”

For the northern lights tour, guys i totally 100% recommend the super jeep tour! It is an amazing experience, read below!!! We had two super jeep tours …

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Reykjanes South Peninsula Private Tour

Ideal if you want to see as much as possible, with little driving. Blue Lagoon as an option.

REYKJANES – PRIVATE TOUR

Ideal for those who want to see as much as possible, with little driving

The fact is that the Reykjanes Peninsula is a treasure chest of attractions, both natural and cultural. We can include the Blue Lagoon as a part the tour.

Now… the program! :) Where do we go? We begin with Lake Kleifarvatn and the hot springs of Krýsuvík, named Seltún. These locations are part of the Reykjanes Unesco Geopark. We’ll see a Ship Wreck from 1988 and then pay a visit to the fishing village of Grindavík and look at its harbour.

Then we head to the ever changing hot springs of Gunnuhver, the Reykjanes Lighthouse, and the Valahnúkar Cliffs, where the Atlantic Ridge comes ashore. The next stop will help you understand more about the geology of Iceland, as we stand on the Bridge Between Continents. But first we enjoy the black-sand beach of Sandvík, which was one of the shooting locations of the movie ‘Flags of Our Fathers’. Then driving along the rugged coastline we find Garður and its two very photogenic lighthouses. During the summer time it should be possible to see quite a lot of bird life in some of these areas.

At the end of the tour we have a cultural visit to the Viking World, which is optional to go in. You’ll learn about how the vikings sailed to America a thousand years ago! Then we come by the Blue Lagoon to see the beautiful blue silica water and the lava, and then return to Reykjavík.

* If your desired date in not available on the calendar, send us an email to info@discover.is – we may be able to arrange for an extra departure if the minimum is met. Also, see our half-day tour.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Lake Kleifarvatn
  • Krýsuvík Hot Springs
  • Ship Wreck
  • Grindavík Fishing Village
  • Gunnuhver Hot Springs
  • Reykjanes Lighthouse
  • Valahnúkar Cliffs
  • Sandvík Black-Sand Beach
  • Bridge Between Continents
  • Garður Lighthouse
  • Viking World – optional
  • Optional: Blue Lagoon
  • Secret stops 🙂

QUICK FACTS

  • Season: All year
  • Duration: 8-9 hours
  • Reykjavik pick up: 8:30 – 9:00

EXCLUDED

  • Food
    We will stop for refreshments on the way and for lunch
  • Blue Lagoon: Optional (contact us for booking)

REVIEW: “Best way to discover Iceland!”

[…] The best thing is that you don’t go with a crowded bus, but you enjoy a trip which is nearly private. Both guides were knowledgeable and nice and you really see lots of landscapes and places that you wouldn’t be able to see if you go with a bus or by yourself, especially in winter!

REVIEW: “Adventure with our very own Viking!”

a fantastic guide, full of information about Iceland and it’s history keeping us entertained on a journey along the south coast which we will never forget. Thank you for probably the best trip of my life!

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Landmannalaugar | Private Tour

A Private 4×4 tour to Landmannalaugar. Enjoy a hike and the hot geothermal pools.

LANDMANNALAUGAR | PRIVATE TOUR

Landmannalaugar in summer offers you the option to hike and bathe in the geothermal pool. We’ll have a 2-hour stop in Landmannalaugar, and this should give you enough time to really enjoy this location.

Landmannalaugar in summer offers you the option to hike and bathe in the geothermal pool. We’ll have a 2-hour stop in Landmannalaugar, and this should give you enough time to really enjoy this location. We also enjoy having a small group and therefore be able tend to your wishes more personally!

It’s great if you have brought your own lunch pack. But if not, we will make a stop along the way where you can buy it, since there’s no real shopping to be done once we’ve arrived to our destination. Our route on the 4×4 minibus takes us to Waterfall Hjálparfoss, where once upon a time horses and men were able to rest after a long journey. We’ll take you to the paradisaical valley of Gjáin. Water cascades in all directions. Then we have an impressive waterfall called Sigöldufoss. We’ll then visit the Crater Lake Bláhylur, which has been nick-named “Blue Pool” Crater. It’s also known as Hnausapollur, but that’s certainly more difficult to pronounce in Icelandic.

Once in Landmannalaugar we start to see the famous rhyolite mountains and their strong colors, reminding us of a painter’s palette. Since this tour is in summer, we recommend you to do the easy hike (see the pictures), which should take about 1.5 – 2 hours, depending on how many photos you take. And if you have time and you want, there’s the geothermal pool too. Don’t forget your towel and swim suit!

This is a long day tour, and we hope you will enjoy it just like a kid! :)

Contact us at info@discover.is if you can’t find tour availability for your selected date. We may be able to arrange for an extra departure, if the minimum is met (4 adults). We also have our super jeep tour – book here if you want to upgrade.

Note: pick up from Selfoss is possible.

There will be a number of secret stops as well, but we can’t tell you about it. “Only Guide knows” …

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Valley Gjáin
  • 2-hour stop at Landmannalaugar
  • Geothermal Bathing in Natural Pool – and /or – Easy 1 hour Hike
  • Waterfalls: Sigöldufoss and Hjálparfoss
  • Crater Lake Bláhylur “Blue Pool”
  • Secret stops

QUICK FACTS

  • Season: mid June – Oct
  • Tour Type: Private Tour
  • Duration: 11 – 12 hours
  • Hotel pick up: 8:30
  • Bring with you: Swimming suit & towel. Hiking shoes. Lunch pack.

EXCLUDED

  • Food
    Is not included, we suggest you bring a food pack with you or we can make a stop to buy lunch.

REVIEW: “Landmannalaugar”

“Although relatively expensive this trip proved to be the highlight of a fantastic holiday. Travelling in March, the F208 road was completely hidden by snow, but with an incredible 4 by 4 and driver we navigated some of the most awesome scenery of mountains, lava fields, rivers and volcanoes…

REVIEW: “Worth travelling to Iceland just to tour with this company”

“[…] I don’t want to risk any plot spoilers for future passengers so I won’t say what he drove us over or through but it was immense fun, utterly exhilarating… we’re both still excited by the experience. Our thanks to Discover Iceland, to Reynir and to Stefan for helping us to make life-long memories. This all meant a great deal to the two of us. Truly, it would have been worth flying to Iceland just to go on tour with them.

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