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Scenic East Fjords Exploration | R102

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Scenic East Fjords Exploration

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Starting from $299 USD / Adult
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Discover the wonders of Iceland's East Fjords on a guided exploration through this land of jagged peaks, dense forests and sweeping valleys. Begin with a drive up the Fjardarheidi Mountain Pass to a panoramic viewpoint overlooking Lake Lagarfljot. Soak up the majestic scenery before continuing to the rustic farmstead once owned by Icelandic author and folk hero, Gunnar Gunnarsson. Today, the estate serves as a creative haven for local artists and writers. Snack on a traditional “twisted doughnut” and stroll about the grounds before continuing to the church at Valthjofsstadur. Learn about the storied past of this medieval treasure, including why its original door is now housed in Iceland's National Museum. This is a day that brings one unique discovery after another. Delve into local culture. Witness modern hydroelectric plants. Stand before breathtaking waterfalls, and much more, as you explore Iceland's East Fjords.
HighlightsShow
  • Take in sweeping views overlooking Lake Lagarfljot and the surrounding mountains.
  • Visit the rustic farmstead once owned by Iceland's most acclaimed writer, Gunnar Gunnarsson.
  • Stop at the medieval church of Valthjofsstadur, dating back to 1306 and adorned with historic relics.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Local currency
  • Raincoat/outerwear
What to WearShow
  • Sturdy walking/hiking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Layered clothing
Important NotesShow
  • Guests must be able to walk approximately 1 mile over paved and gravel surfaces with some steps.
  • Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
Location Seydisfjordur, Iceland Seydisfjordur, Iceland
Tour Code R102 R102
Duration5.00 Hours 5.00 Hours
Activity Level#Medium #Medium
#A light snack or refreshment is served on this excursion.
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