Cycling through the Lava - Lava field Bicycle Tour

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Cycling through the Lava - Lava field Bicycle Tour

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“Cycling between moss covered lava, with two Eagles soaring above, felt so much more magical than your normal tourist trap tour!” - George, Scotland

An easy bicycle tour that´s fun for the whole family. This tour takes you through the moss covered lava of the Beserker giants where songbirds hop around and Eagles circle above. This is not only a biking tour but also includes a drive through the saga land, short hikes, history, stories of folklore and even an optional visit to the Shark Museum.

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As you cycle on our easy route, be prepared to see awesome volcanic landscapes, hear tales of Icelandic Sagas and witness wonderful wildlife.

(Our Lava field Beserkjahraun is one of the few places in Iceland where the rare White-tailed Sea Eagles can be seen daily.)

We will pick you up at the local pool in Stykkishólmur and then drive you through the saga land, stopping on route for a short hike or two and a story. We then continue to the lava field Beserkjahraun, where we hop onto bikes and cycle on a family-friendly round route through the lava. When you book, you have the option to include the Shark Museum which we can visit after the bike ride. We highly recommend joining us on a visit to this tiny museum to learn about the fascinating story of a family with deep roots in Icelandic culture. After the cycle/museum we will then return you to beautiful Stykkishólmur.

Meeting at: Stykkishólmur Swimming Pool

 

INFO:

  • Departure: 9am (earlier start time can be requested)
  • Duration: 3-5 hours (5 hours if Shark Museum included)
  • Difficulty (scale 1-10): 4

INCLUDED: 

  • Mountain Bikes
  • Helmets and reflecting vests 
  • Hiking sticks 
  • Entrance fee to the Shark Museum (if included in booking)
  • Guided in English and Scandinavian.

Excluded:

  • Suitable shoes/trainers for biking and short hikes
  • Transport to and from Stykkishólmur and activities
  • Food and water
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Terms and conditions:

  • The price stated is per person for a minimum of 3 people joining the tour. If less than the minimum 3 bookings are received, it will be priced as a private guided tour (equal to 3 paying guests). - You can book and we will pay you back if we do not get the minimum paying persons.
  • Icelandic weather constantly changes and therefore we reserve the right to postpone/cancel trips due to weather or other factors outside of our control. If we cancel tours, full refunds will be issued.

All Tours Prices include 11% VAT and a Contribution to Icelandic forestry and landcare through The Kolviður Fund / Forest