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Hiking with or without a guide us always a popular mode of travel and many
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Husafell Canyon Baths
Led by a knowledgeable local guide in English, this year-round tour begins with a short ride from the Hotel Húsafell to the trailhead in the remote Icelandic Highlands. On this 2-hour tour we enjoy a relaxed walk among natural wonders not found in many guidebooks, including the spectacular two-tiered waterfall Langifoss. We’ll also learn about Iceland’s renewable energy practices, cross an icy stream of glacial meltwater and see the site to Ok jökull, Iceland’s first glacier claimed by climate change. The highlight of our excursion is a serene soak in the recently completed Húsafell Canyon Baths, a surreal hot spring paradise that must be seen to be believed. Enjoy half an hour of relaxing, recharging and breathing in the pure Icelandic air before heading back to Hotel Húsafell.  While the tour is not technically demanding, it does require the participant to walk un-aided over uneven terrain as well as down 64 steps to the canyon floor to reach the baths.  Please contact for tours and booking information.
Ólafsdalur í Gilsfirði
Ólafsdalur by Gilsfjörður, history of 1000 years Ólafsdalur is a small valley, surrounded by high mountains, where the first agricultural school in Iceland was established in 1880. The beautiful school-building is from 1896. Remains of many other buildings and man made remains from 1880-1900. Recently found remains of a Viking longhouse fom 9-10th century! Ólafsdalur family festival will be held August 15th.
Smiðjuloftið
Smiðjuloftið is an activity center in Akranes, a wonderfully typical town right across the bay from the capital of Reykjavik. At Smiðjuloftið you will find a climbing gym with walls up to eight meters high. We also have a bright and cozy loft with spectacular views, a small stage, and activities for families and groups.   During the summertime we only accommodate groups at Smiðjuloftið and we can offer a wide variety of activities for your group; live Icelandic music performed by local musicians, fun and games, climbing on top-rope or bouldering, mini-zipline etc. Groups are welcome to bring their own snacks and dine at the loft.  We also offer short, guided climbing tours to our local climbing spot, for minimum two participants. There you can choose between easy routes for the beginner/novice climber, or something a bit more challenging if you dare, or even abseil beside one of the beautiful waterfalls in Mt. Akrafjall.   
Bjarteyjarsandur / Touch Iceland
The Bjarteyjarsandur farm is owned and operated by three different families, all specializing in their different fields; i.e. farming, tourism, education, food processing, and machine work. The farm is situated in a beautiful by the fjord with a lovely seashore. The same family has lived in Bjarteyjarsandur since 1887. The Bjarteyjarsandur Family Farm welcomes guests all year round for seasonal farm visits and activities, local food, and guided tours. There is accommodation available for all guests on our friendly campsite, in our mountain cottages, and in the old farmhouse.  We welcome you to visit a working sheep farm, where you can experience real Icelandic sheep farming. A great way to dive into Icelandic culture and experience the crisp fresh air of rural Iceland. Activities such as sheep shearing, wild mussel picking, and more, vary from season to season, however tours run year-round. Bjarteyjarsandur Farm emphasises high quality products, produced in an environmentally sustainable way. We produce free-range lamb, pigs, and chicken, organic vegetables, wild berries, and a variety of produce from our protected seashore.     Guided tours - Hvalfjordur is an area with an abundance of hiking trails and possibilities. Whether you are looking for a short relaxing walk or a long and challenging hike, Hvalfjordur has something to offer. The nearby fjord has a rich history and offers a beautiful view of the local nature, geology, and cultural monuments. Bjarteyjarsandur is a tour operator, offering guided tours around the fjord with a designated Geographer in charge of guiding and organizing tours. Cottages - at Bjarteyjarsandur you can rent fully equipped cottages with two to three bedrooms, a kitchen, a bathroom, a ”hot pot”, and a barbecue on the patio. The cottages are located on the mountain above the farm, and they have a beautiful view. There are several good hiking trails in the neighbourhood and guided tours are available for groups or individuals. The cottages are rented out on a weekly and/or daily basis. Camping - Bjarteyjarsandur offers a homey, friendly, and quiet atmosphere at our campsite, which is located below the farm houses. It is an ideal place for hikers, bikers, and families alike. Campers have the option to cook their own meal (upon request), or buy local food from the farm. Using the shower and Wi-Fi, is included in the price. Guests can take a short walk to the seashore in the evening sun or morning breeze, which we highly recommend! The beach has a very relaxing atmosphere for walks, and if you ask the locals, they may let you use their ‘Hot Pot,’ which is one of Iceland’s best kept secrets. Rates 2021:Adults: 1.700,- kr.Children, 4 - 14 years: 750,- kr.Children, 3 years and younger: freeElectricity: 1.000,- kr. pr night Sleeping Bag Accommodation / The Old Farmhouse - Bjarteyjarsandur farm has an old farm house, built in 1930, in which you can stay in if you are looking for sleeping-bag accommodation. There are 2 rooms available on the second floor of the house, one family room with a double bed and two single beds, and the other room is very small with 2 single beds. There is a self-catering kitchen on the ground floor, as well as a small bathroom/WC. The shower is located in the service building next door, which also facilitates the Farmhouse Restaurant and gift shop. The service building also offers TV and Wi-Fi. Agriculture - at Bjarteyjarsandur, we try to work in a way which promotes an ecological and sustainable way of life. We are respectful of nature and try to minimize the impacts we have on the surrounding environment. We inform our guests and customers about the different values of the area we live in and how to be respectful of them. Farm animals - Bjarteyjarsandur is a sheep farm with roughly 600 sheep. There are also other animals on the farm such as; Icelandic settlement hens, Border Collie dogs, Icelandic horses, rabbits, 2 feisty goats, and free range pigs during the summer time. Refreshments - the farmhouse restaurant is in a building that used to be a barn, which is where its namesake comes from; Hlaðan (The Barn). The menu consists of local products from the farm and its surroundings. It is possible to book a farm visits, meals, and other services, with 3-4 days' notice.  Farm food direct /Gallery - at Bjarteyjarsandur farm you can also buy seasonal products such as jams, chutneys, or even meat. Local craftspeople also sell some of their art at Bjarteyjarsandur, like wool sweaters, jars and plates from clay, greeting cards, candles and much more.  Please note, that May is an extremely busy time at the farm due to lambing season. During that period it is necessary to book a Farm visit/Hug a lamb tour in advance.
The Cave
Hailed as the mightiest of Iceland's caves, its diversity and grandeur is unrivalled. This makes for an experience not to be forgotten. Just shy of 1600 meters / 5250ft, the cave features amazing colours and lava formations that lurk in the depths of the earth. We offer a family friendly tour that all generations can enjoy, thanks to our all new signature walkway and feature lighting. For those who desire more physical activity we offer a half day tour to the caves end.  Caves are often dark, tight and uninviting places; how ever this is not the case in Víðgelmir lava cave. What used to be slow traveled rugged terrain is now easy and enjoyable. Leading from one great hall to the next our path is lit slightly flowing through this magical underworld.
Go West
Join sustainable Eco-Adventure hikes on glacier, mountain, coast and lava. Based in Arnarstapi, we offer trips throughout Snæfellsnes, Breiðafjörður and Iceland. Our most popular adventure being an incredible glacier hike from the base of Mt. Snæfell to the icy summit of the Snæfellsjökull glacier. With a team of mountain specialists and research biologists, together with guiding local tours for over 20 year, we can help you truly connect with the Icelandic environment and its nature. We founded our company specifically to offer eco-friendly experiences that minimize impact on the environment and maximize the guest's experience of Icelandic nature and culture. We are proud that our ongoing environmental efforts have now been recognized and we have been awarded the GOLD award from Vakinn, the official quality and environmental certification for Icelandic tourism. If you want a true adventure, Go West! Find us on Instagram here.
Gufuá
At Gufuá we practice farming and its intertwinement with slow and mindful travel. We offer farm visit and three different kind of unique experiences together with the locals: Goat walk - Read more   A story telling walk - Along the cairn path - Read more   Leader sheep experience. - Read more  

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