Mykines "Puffin Island" Whole Day Tour

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Description

Walk among the birds in one of the biggest puffin colonies in the world, on your way to the famous white lighthouse at the westernmost point of the Faroe Islands. Enjoy our organic packed lunch of home made bread with traditional local toppings and quench your thirst with natural spring-water. Back in the village of Mykines, you are invited in by a local, to a old typical Faroese style built turf roof house, from 1880. Immerse yourself deep in the Faroese culture, as a local invites you to a home made dinner and regional delicacies and share with you their stories from this remote island of Mykines. 

Starting Points 
If you do not choose pick-up, you can start the experience at the places below. 
Bakkavegur, Sørvágur 380, Vágar, FO 

What´s Included

All taxes, fees and handling charges,Bottled water,Dinner ( homemade food, eat at your own risc,Packed lunch ( homemade, eat at your own risc,Local guide,Hotel pickup and drop-off,Hiking tour ( easy/medium,Air-conditioned vehicle,Lunch,Dinner,Coffee and/or Tea,Entry/Admission - Mykines Holmur Lighthouse

What to bring

Good walking shoes/Hiking shoes

Warm, waterproof clothes

Camera

Additional information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking.

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Not wheelchair accessible

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Children must be accompanied by an adult

At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If the ferry cancelled due to poor weather, and the tour has started, another tour to the island Vágar will be done instead with option to hike "Lake above the ocean"

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Hotel pickups commence approximately 45 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.

Please bring warm, waterproof clothes and good shoes

Map

Itinerary

DAY 1
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Itinerary

Pick up times –  8.15am to 9.00am

Leave Tórshavn by mountain road

Arrive in the village of Sorvagur, were the ferry waits us

Depart on the ferry to Mykines

Arrive in Mykines and walk up to the village, and into a house, which is our base for the day

A homemade packed lunch is given to you, which you will bring with you for the hike

Depart from the village of Mykines, and start a 130m upp hill hike

Arrive at the hilltop and begin to see puffins

Arrive at an are called “À Rógvu”, which is the highest point of the day (150M)

Walk through puffin colony, also called “Ì Lamba”

Walk over a bridge between Mykines Island and Mykines Islet (20m above sea level)

Walk the 1,5 km distance from the bridge over to the lighthouse, which is the westernmost point

Eat the packed lunch by the lighthouse, while enjoying the view.

Walk back to the village where our local will greet us with warm food, and see one of the houses that is build in an old traditional faroes way. ( Heimablíðni or Home Visit )

Free time to walk around in the village

The ferry departs for Sørvág

Arrive in Sørvág and begin the journey back to Tórshavn.

Arrive in Tórshavn. 

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