Day 2: Reykjavik – South Coast – Eyjafjallajokull Area
4x4 Adventure - Caving - Black Sand Coast - Waterfalls
Breakfast at your hotel. Meet your driver-guide, who will brief you on the day’s excursion. Today you will be an explorer as well as a traveller! It's important to know that your guide will adjust the itinerary to snow- and and weather conditions, to make sure that each day is an adventure.
Once you leave the city limits, it won’t take long to reach remote areas. Hopefully we can start the day with an easy caving expedition into an ancient lava tube. After emerging from underground, we will drive through an area of local farms to gain more understanding of how people live their daily life in Iceland’s countryside.
Upon reaching the area of Eyjafjallajokull, the volcano that caused air traffic chaos in 2010, it will soon be time for a break to savour a gourmet picnic lunch featuring local specialities.
Next we visit one of the numerous waterfalls of the south coast. We hope to reach a waterfall, accessible only to small groups, where we will spend ample time to enjoy this hidden gem.
Then climb aboard the 4x4 vehicle again, to drive along part of the south coast’s famous black-sand beaches.
Spend the evening at the Hrifunes guesthouse, a cosy home in the countryside, far away from any light pollution and therefore giving you a good chance of glimpsing the elusive northern lights.*
*Please note that the northern lights are a natural phenomena, and sightings can not be guaranteed.