Saga Tour

Discover the West of Iceland and learn about the history of Iceland. Including entrance to the settlement centre.

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9 hours
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09:00 on selected Sundays.

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Perfect for two travellers and two bags. Accommodates up to 5 passengers and two bags.

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For up to 6 passengers. Perfect for families or couples. Your personal driver takes you around in a comfortable way. Mercedes Vito or similar

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For up to 14 passengers. If booked for a smaller group the vehicle type may vary. Your driver is also a guide and explains along the way. Ford Transit or similar.

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Our guide will pick up in Reykjavik. Our coach will drive along the beautiful westcoast and the fjord Hvalfjördur to Borgarnes, where we will visit the Settlement center. There you will have a choice between two different exhibitions: One is about the first settlers in Iceland, the other one tells us the Icelandic saga about the viking hero Egill Skallagrimsson. At the settlement center you can also buy lunch.

After lunch we will visit the hot springs of Deildartunguhver, the waterfall Hraunfossar and Reykholt, where Snorri Sturlusson – one of Icelands most famous poets – lived in the Middle ages.

Entrance to the Settlement center is included in the price.

Included

  • Bus fare
  • Guided tour by a friendly and professional guide
  • Pick up is up to 30 minutes before departure
  • Entrance to the Settlement center

Tips and Trivia

  • Be sure to bring warm clothes as the weather may be colder inland than in Reykjavik.
  • Please stay on the paths for your own safety.

Additional Information

Food can be purchased at some of the stops but we always recommend to bring something to drink and snacks.

Free cancellation per email possible up to 24 hours prior to the tour.

Highlights

Deildartunguhver

Deildartunguhver is Europe´s highest flowing hot spring with 180 liters per second. The name hot spring is more than deserved with the water emerging at stunning 97°C. The water is partially used to heat the nearby cities of Borgarnes and Akranes. But also the hot spring itself is worth a visit.

Hraunfossar

Hraunfossar ( Icelandic for “lava waterfalls” ) is a series of waterfalls in the west of Iceland. The total length of this series of waterfalls is of about 900 meters. These waterfalls plunge into Hvitá river ( Icelandic for “the white river”) which originates on Langjökull glacier and later on plunges down Gullfoss waterfall before flowing into Ölfusá river in Selfoss. Almost right next to them or a bit upstream you find the waterfall barnafoss. 

Additional stops:

  • The Museum in Skogar which gives you an insight into the life in Iceland of the past.
  • The Lava centre in Hvolsvöllur where you can learn more about volcanic activity in Iceland. 

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Perfect for two travellers and two bags. Accommodates up to 5 passengers and two bags.

Medium car

These vehicles are Ideal for families. Being both Comfortable and economic they are nice to drive. Accommodates up to 5 passengers and 4 bags.

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SUVs can be better in snowy or icy conditions due to their 4 wheel drive. The size provided by us accommodates up to 5 passengers and 3 Bags.

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