About the tour

We begin this journey, starting in Reykjavik and travel towards the breathtaking waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss. Be sure to watch out the window at the beautiful landscape, seaside and hopefully glimpse the Westman Islands.

At Seljalandsfoss, make your way up the steep staircase to get a unique chance to walk behind a waterfall. Feel the power as the water drops from the famous glacier, Eyjafjallajokull.

Back in the jeep as we drive to Skogafoss. Be sure to catch this waterfall from two views, in front and above. Do you have what it takes to walk the 60 meters of stairs?

We will make our way to Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach, located near Vik. Reynisfjara is home to the iconic basalt stacks. This black sand beach is widely popular for photographers and people who wish to enjoy a nice walk on the rocky sand.

Please be aware that these are treacherous waters. High, powerful waves which sometimes flood the beach, can easily carry you out to sea.

We will now continue the journey back to Reykjavik. This is your chance to take in all the sights one last time. Don’t miss the sprawling desert black sands of Skeidarasandur and make sure to look out over the sea to catch a glimpse of the Westman Islands (Vestmannaaeyjar), 15 natural volcano islands and home to about 4,000 people.

You will also notice the famous Eyjafjallajokull which is a volcano completely covered by a glacier ice cap and the site of the 2010 volcanic eruption. While this glacier is one of the smaller one’s in Iceland, it’s summit still has an elevation of 1,651 meters.

Don’t forget to keep an eye on the sky, here’s a chance to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights as we drive back.

Northern Lights Iceland is not liable for any loss, damage, accidents, injuries or sickness during it’s tours. This also applies for any changes in tour schedule due to weather, strikes, or any uncontrolled outside force. Northern Lights Iceland reserves the right to cancel, alter or postpone any tour for any reason. Please see our full terms for more details.


The most common questions for this tour.

Pickup and drop off occurs within Reykjavik only. Please contact us with any questions about your hotel/guesthouse location and if it is included within our pickup/drop off area.

This tour is scheduled to be 8 to 10 hours, depending on road conditions. This is dependent on weather and/or time spent at each stop.

We recommend dressing in warm, layered clothing so you are able to remove or add clothing if the temperature changes. For your outer layer, please make sure it is both wind and water resistant, though waterproof is best. We recommend wearing comfortable and sturdy walking shoes or hiking boots, sneakers/trainers. Depending on the season, these should also be water resistant or waterproof.

Yes, solo-travellers are able to book this tour. Please note that there is a minimum number of guests needed for this tour to continue. Contact us for further information.

Yes, it is advised you bring along your camera to take photos of the beautiful Icelandic nature. Always protect your camera to prevent any breakage due to rain/waterfalls by keeping it in a protective case. We are not responsible for the breakage of any equipment.

No food is provided on this tour. Guests are allowed to bring with them light snacks and beverages.

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We run tours on a minimum number of 4 adults. If this is not reached a week prior to departure, the tour will be cancelled and you'll receive a full refund.


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