Project Description

This East Iceland tour takes you around the beautiful Breiðdalur valley or Broad Valley which is surrounded by a magnificent mountain range. You will visit waterfalls, abandoned farms and a local church, giving you a peek into both the nature and culture of the area.

The mode of transport is a 4×4 Super-Jeep with a capacity for 4-10 passengers. And with the travel style of slow travel, the experiences and connections to the area become as strong as it can be.

It is a family-friendly tour where every member of the family can enjoy a truly local experience in East Iceland.

Check out further information here below.

Duration: 3 – 4 hours
Operated: All year, upon request.
Difficulty: Easy
Meeting point: Selnes 28-30, 760 Breiðdalsvík.
Pick-up: Available at guesthouses in the Breiðdalsvík area.
Minimum: 2 passengers
Maximum: Contact us in case you have a group larger than 12 persons.
Languages: English, Spanish, and Icelandic
What to bring:
–    Warm clothing
–    Good hiking shoes
–    Water bottle
– Due to weather and/or road conditions we might have to alter the itinerary, have longer journey time or cancellation of the tour. – For a private version of this tour send us an e-mail at


  • Guided tour
  • Transportation
  • A visit to a local church
  • Light refreshments
  • All taxes and fees

Not included:

  • Meals
  • This tour begins with a drive into the Breiðdalur valley. Driving across an old bridge looking down into the crystal clear river in the canyon below is a beautiful experience.
  • The next stop is by the beautiful waterfall Beljandi where we have to ride on rough tracks and drive across unbridged rivers to reach the destination.
  • From there, we go to the waterfall Flögufoss where we hike a short way to get the best view of this beautiful waterfall.
  • In Jórvík, we visit abandoned farms, which give a glimpse into how regular Icelanders used to live in the late 19th to early 20th century. It is also an important geological site that displays delightful flora during summertime.
  • At the end of the journey, we visit the local church Heydalir where we immerse our self in the culture and history of the area.