Beautiful South Coast

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Get up close to a glacier, two waterfalls and walk on a black sand beach Waterfalls, volcanoes, glacier and the black sand beach, as well as culture and history. Experience all of these in a single day tour. Highlights: - The beautiful and photogenic Skógafoss waterfall, situated at the cliffs of the former coastline. - View the small peninsula, cape Dyrhólaey, the southernmost point of Iceland. - The beautiful black sand beach of Reynisfjara with columnar basalt formation, ocean caves and seaside cliffs. Lunch stop on the way (not included in price). - Sólheimajökull glacier where you take an easy walk all the way to the edge of the glacier. - Seljalandsfoss, a waterfall you can walk behind in mild weather. Pick up from Hveragerði is at Sunnumörk at 09:05 and from Selfoss in front of Hótel Selfoss and at the Campsite at 09:15.

Meeting points
If you do not choose pick-up.
Please arrive at 8:15 at Sterna Travel sales desk at Harpa Concert Hall, downtown Reykjavik.
Harpa Consert Hall 
Austurbakki, Reykjavík 111, IS 



    What´s Included

    Pick up from designated bus stops in Reykjavík center and all mayor hotel/hostel within the grater capital area. Pickup starts 30 minutes before the departure and may take up to 30 minutes. Please be ready at that time. Make sure you let us know beforehand where you are staying.

    What to bring

    Remember to always dress well in Iceland. The weather can change in a matter of minutes - dress wisely. 

    Additional information

    Short easy walks on the sites visited. Warm clothing and good walking shoes highly recommended .

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    Itinerary

    DAY 1
    Reykjavik Terminal
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    Reykjavik Terminal

    If you have chosen to be picked up from your accommodation we kindly ask you to be outside your accommodation, or at your designated bus stop if you are staying in downtown Reykjavik, at least 30 minutes before departure time. Hotel pickup is operated by smartbus and will take you to Reykjavik Terminal, where you will board the tour bus.

    If you have not chosen hotel pickup, you will need to make your way to Reykjavik Terminal and be there no later than 15 minutes before departure time.

    DAY 2
    Skógafoss Waterfall
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    Skógafoss Waterfall

    The powerful Skógafoss waterfall is one of the most visited places in Iceland, and for a good reason. This waterfall is a photographic delight. You will have the option to walk up a flight of steps for a scenic view of the south coast and the black sandy beaches that lies on the Atlantic coastline.

      

    DAY 3
    Reynisfjara black sand beach
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    Reynisfjara black sand beach

    At Reynisfjara you can see where the waves hit shore with gigantic force, but be careful the nature can be dangerous in the same time is can be beautiful. From Reynisfjara you can see the rock formation known as Dyrhóley and Reynisdrangar sea cliffs. 

    If luck is with you, you will spot the cute puffins all around the place during summer season.

    DAY 4
    Vík í Mýrdal
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    Vík í Mýrdal

    Our route to the south coast ends at Vík í mýrdal, a cute village located at the very south of Iceland. Here you will have time for lunch and some souvenir shopping. After lunch you have short time to walk to the shore and see Reynisdrangar cliffs from another angle and the famous village's church, resting on the top of the town. 

    DAY 5
    Sólheimajökull glacier
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    Sólheimajökull glacier

    Short stop at Sólheimajökull glacier will show you the absolute beauty of Iceland. The rugged glacier can take all kinds of forms and is constantly melting due to global warming. We hope this stop will enlighten you of the icy world Iceland used to be.

    DAY 6
    Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
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    Seljalandsfoss Waterfall

    The Seljalandsfoss waterfall is for many guests the highlight of this trip, as you can walk along and behind this waterfall offering a completely unique perspective; just be sure to bring a rain jacket! From here we will spend about 1.5hrs in the coach returning to Reykjavik. 

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