South Coast of Iceland Private Day Trip by SUV or Van

Summary

Begin your private tour with hotel pickup in Reyjavik, and travel by comfortable, spacious Chevrolet Suburban SUV to Iceland’s rugged south, famous for its lava plains, glacier-tipped volcanoes and black beaches. Bring a picnic (own expense), or ask your guide to stop at a restaurant they recommend for lunch (own expense) during your travels. On route, hear tales of the south's history and geology, and let your guide know if there’s anything you want to see more or less of. Your tour is private, so the itinerary can be adjusted around your personal interests. Journey over the Hellisheidi mountain pass, and view the Hengill volcano, home to one of the largest geothermal power plants in Iceland. Pay a visit to the spectacular Seljalandsfoss waterfall, set against the backcloth of the glacier-tipped Eyjafjallajökull volcano. Gaze at the volcano, and learn the story and secrets of its infamous eruption in 2010, when volcanic ash clouded the sky and caused major disruption to air traffic across Europe. Stop to see another of Iceland’s stunning waterfalls — Skógafoss. Soak up the sight and sound of the roaring cascade of water, and visit the Solheimajokull glacier on the Myrdalsjokull ice field. View the vast ice expanses as you hear how the glacier was formed, and how it is gradually retreating. Next, take a scenic drive along Iceland’s craggy southern coast. Take in the famous black beach at Vik, and then admire the sea cliffs at the black pebble beach at Reynisfjara, made up of striking basalt rock columns. Afterward, absorb more of south Iceland’s epic scenery as you make your way back to Reykjavik, where your tour ends with a hotel drop-off in the early evening.

Tour info

Duration
8 hours - 10 hours
Group Size
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Meeting Point
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Why take this tour?

Embark on a tour of the South Coast of Iceland and uncover the secrets of Volcano Eyjafjallajokull (Last eruption: April 2010), visit the astonishing waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss, the black sand beach and the basalt columns around the town of Vik and the rock formations at Reynisfjara. A hike to the Glacier Solheimajokull is also unforgettable. • Seljalandsfoss • Gljufrabui • Skogafoss • Reynisfjara // Black Sand Beach • Reynisfjara // Basalt Colums • Glacier - Solheimajokull • Extra stops... We operate white Chevrolet Suburban 2015, so there is plenty of space in this new model of Suburban fullsize SUV. === For larger group we have luxury Mercedes Sprinter with extra legroom - 6-14 persons.

What’s included?

  • Luxury Vehicle - Land Rover Defender 2020 or similar

  • Professional guide

  • Private tour

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Transport in Fullsize SUV

  • WiFi on board

  • Food and drinks

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Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 8-10 hours

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

We follow the authorities' recommendations and comply with current rules on infection prevention. We place great emphasis on cleaning and infection prevention and follow the guidelines of the Directorate of Health. We clean all contact surfaces regularly and perform all our cleaning with utmost care

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

BR Tours offers high quality adventure tours to foreign visitors in Iceland. Our tours are private and tailor-made to meet individual requirements and specific interests, but we do not sell seats in package tours. We provide suitable vehicles and experienced and knowledgeable driver-guides, speaking English, German and Scandinavian languages. Our aim is that our clients experience and enjoy the magnificent nature and unique geology of Iceland and at the same time learn about its colorful history, as well as past and present culture.

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