Vestmanna Bird Cliffs Day Excursion

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Description

We depart Tórshavn and head north to Vestmanna, from where the Vestmanna Birdcliffs Boat Tour sails. This Boat trip is 2 hours long and will sail you close to the exceptional Sea Cliffs and breeding grounds of numerous species of birds. The Captain of the Boat will deliver running commentary on what you see along the trip.

After the return to Vestmanna we will have a spot of lunch on our scenic drive back to Tórshavn.

We will stop at the village of Kvívík where we will see an old excavation of 2 viking longhouses. This will give you a small insight into what daily life was like in Viking times.

From there we stop at the village Leynar, a picturesque small village, before driving over the old Mountain Road back to Tórshavn. Along the Mountain Road we will make a few photostops, and you will also get the option to do the beautiful hike "Fyri Vestan" which is a popular hiking trail for locals.

What´s Included

  • Pickup from all hotels and the main bus terminal in Tórshavn
  • All transfers and fees
  • Packed lunch and beverages
  • Wi-Fi onboard the coach
  • Experienced, local tour guide

What to bring

Warm, waterproof clothes

Comfortable walking shoes

Camera.

Additional information

  • Pickup starts 45 minutes prior to tour departure.
  • Check your voucher, and please wait at your designated pick-up point for the pickup coach.
  • Please provide your hotel details in advance.
  • Hiking is offered as an optional extra, and bear in mind that this option will change your itinerary. Please check "Itinerary" for further information.
  • If you haven't purchased hiking option beforehand, but would like to join the hikers, no problem! Just Join the hikers, and pay for the hike afterwards.
  • It can get cold and windy during the tour, and please bring warm clothing and good footwear.

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Itinerary

DAY 1
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Itinerary

Pick up times –  8.00am to 9.00am

Depart from Tórshavn towards Vestmanna

Drive past the villages of Leynar, Stykki and Kvívík.

Arrive at the village of Vestmanna.

Board the ferry and begin the journey to the bird cliffs. The sail trip is 2 hours

Back on shore, and you will be given a packed lunch and beverages

Drive around the beautiful village, and visit some local places

Depart from Vestmanna, and visit the village of Kvívík on our way back were we will visit some historical residential remains.

Departure Kvívík, and take the scenic mountain road with plenty of photo opportunities

Optional: Hiking "Fyri Vestan" (2-3 Hours)

Arrive back in the capital of Tórshavn

Several bathroom breaks and photo stops on the way

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