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2 Day Summer Iceland Tour to South Coast
Prepare for the adventure of a lifetime when choosing this two-day tour, including the incredible Diamond Beach, Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon, boat trip on glacier lagoon, and glacier hiking!
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- Visit amazing waterfalls
- Experience the glaciers up close with a boat tour and hike
- Go into canyons only accessible during summer
DescriptionYour two-day tour starts with pickup in Reykjavik at your hotel or a nearby bus stop. Settle in and enjoy a comfortable ride towards the South Coast, where the passing scenery looks otherworldly. The day’s first stop is at the Seljalandsfoss waterfall, where you can even walk behind the waterfall. From there, you will continue your fantastic first day around the South Coast. Further stops on day one include Gljufrabui waterfall, Skogafoss waterfall, and the famous Reynisfjara black sand beach. Your knowledgeable guide will give you information at each stop, and you will end the day with a new appreciation for Iceland’s unparalleled natural beauty. But the most exciting part of today is hiking on Solheimajokull Glacier! You will get your professional glacier guide and all the necessary equipment, then please enjoy the adventure . After a day of exploring this varied region, you will stop for the night at a hotel to rest and refuel in preparation for an exciting day two of the tour. Depending on availability, your hotel will be somewhere between the towns of Vik and Hofn, and you will have plenty of time to explore the area! Now that you’re well-rested and ready to take on another day, the second day of this South Coast tour takes you to see some remarkable natural wonders. You will visit the famous Diamond Beach, only a short drive from Jokulsarlon. This black sand beach got its name from the numerous chunks of ice scattered across the sand, which sparkle like diamonds when the sunlight hits them. When we are at Jokulsarlon we will take a boat ride into the lagoon. We have additional stops at Eldhraun Lava Fields, The Bridge of the Volcanoes, and Fjadrargljufur River Canyon to complete our view of Icelandic nature. Once our day is complete, we will return to Reykjavik. As we make our way to the city, we will drive through Vik again, and time permitting, take a stop to explore a little more. The minimum age for participants is eight years. Be sure to pack warm clothing and comfortable shoes to enjoy every aspect of this experience. Dinner is late due to the schedule of the tour, it can be at 8/9 pm. We advise bringing snacks to prevent hungry spells. Please note that July and August are very busy on the South Coast, and this tour fills up quickly. If you are visiting during the holidays, we suggest booking in advance. David the Guide started out as one guide wanting to share and give more. With growing demand, the David the Guide team has grown and our team of adventure-loving guides will be with you on your tour with us. This is not a single-man operation, but a family of guides who believe in the vision David has for the industry.
IncludesPrivate Transportation Glacier Safety Equipment Amphibian Boat Tour 1 Night in 3 Star Hotel with Breakfast on Day 2
- Please dress in layers. We ask you to bring an overnight bag and leave larger item in Reykjavik- hotels can hold luggage. You are welcome to bring food/snacks- we make stops for meals but they may be later then you are used to. Snacks prevent hunger spells.