4 Days Puffin Package

Golden Circle ( Saksun, Tjørnuvík, Gjógv ) [Nautica]
October 20, 2019
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4 Days Puffin Package

From: DKK 5180,-

Wednesday – Saturday

May – August

Adults € 700 / children (0-12 years) € 350

All Inclusive Tour ( Transportation, Local Guide, All Fees, Tickets, Food & Beverages)

 

Hike to Kallur (Wednesday)

(If you choose the hike to Kallur lighthouse, you will miss the seal woman statue)

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Enjoy most of the wonders of the Faroe islands on this 4 days package tours around the islands, while the experienced tour guide explains all the history about the surroundings. You will visit places like Mykines, Saksun, Gjógv, Kalsoy and many others magical places. Besides from walking around in the villages and the hike to the lighthouse in Mykines, these tours are doable by everyone, and you don’t have to walk many steps on Kalsoy or Mykines to find yourself in the middle of thousands of puffins. If you don’t want to think about ferry tickets, routes, road signs, trails etc. and just want to enjoy and explore, this tour is perfect for you, because everything is prepared, and you will be picked up at your hotel or designated area in Tórshavn every morning, and you will also be provided with packed lunch and drinks on all our tours.

Departure Times:

Wednesday: 09.00
Thursday: 09.00
Friday: 09.00
Saturday: 09.00

Hotel pickups commence approximately 45  minutes prior to this time

Wednesday

Highlights Of The North

Pick up times –  8.15am to 9.00am

Depart from Tórshavn.

Drive to Kollafjørð and stop for coffee

Depart from Kollafjørð and drive past the villages of – Hósvík, Skálabotn, Skipanes, Syðra and Norðagøtu.

Drive by mountain road to the village of Leirvík, where you will be able to see some historical residential, Viking remains.

Drive to the sub sea tunnel to the Northern Islands

Stop at the village of Kunoy, where there will be a photo opportunity.

Depart from Kunoy and drive to the villages of Árnafjørð and Norðdepil for more photo opportunity.

Drive to the village of Viðareiði, through the newest tunnel in the Faroe islands.

Depart the village of Viðareiði and drive towards Klaksvík

Arrive in the village of Klaksvík, were you will able to walk around while waiting for the ferry.

( Packed Lunch & Beverages is served )

Sail from Klaksvík to Syðradalur on Kalsoy

Arrive on the island of Kalsoy

Arrive in the village of Trøllanes where you will get the opportunity to walk around in the village

Sightseeing in the village Mikladalur ( Seal woman )

Depart from the village of Mikladalur

Photo stop in Húsar

Sightseeing in village of Syðradalur

Sail from Sydradalur to Klaksvik

Arrive in the village of Klaksvík and begin the journey back to Tórshavn

Arrive in Tórshavn.

Several bathroom breaks and photo stops on the way

Thursday

Golden Circle

Pick up times –  8.15am to 9.00am

We depart from Tórshavn

Photo opportunities of Nordadalsskard and Sornfelli

Arrive in Kollafjørð for coffee

Depart for Saksun

Arriving at Saksun, were you will have half an hour to explore and take amazing photos.

Depart for Tjørnuvík village

Photo stop at the biggest waterfall in the Faroe islands – Fossá

Arriving in the village of Tjornuvik, with a half an hour to explore

Depart from the village of Tjornuvik, and head towards Eiðisskarð and along the way we cross the Bridge between Streymoy and Eysturoy

Short Photo stop on Eiðisskarð

We arrive at the village of Funning, were you will visit the old wooden church

Arrive at Gjógv, packed lunch and beverages is served

We take a short walk to Princess “Mary’s bench”

You will have some time to yourself to explore the village

Depart from the village of Gjogv and make our way back to Tórshavn, with several photo stops. Such as “Risin and kellingin” – Giant and the hag

Arrive in Tórshavn

Several bathroom breaks and photo stops on the way

Friday

Vestmanna Bird Cliffs & Viking Settlements 

Pick up times –  8.15am to 9.00am

Depart from Tórshavn

Drive to Norðradalsskarð and Sornfelli.

Drive to Kolljafarðadal, and the villages of Leynar, Stykki and Kvívík.

Arrive at the village of Vestmanna.

Board the ferry and begin the journey to the bird cliffs. The sail trip is 2 hours

Back on shore, and you will be given a packed lunch and beverages

See the windmills that are located above the village of Vestmanna.

Visit a shop, where the local knitting ladies sell handmade garments.

A short walk back to the bus

Depart from Vestmanna

A short stop in the village of Kvívík, were we will visit some historical residential remains.

Arrive back in the capital of Tórshavn

Several bathroom breaks and photo stops on the way

Saturday

Mykines | The Puffin Island

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 200m 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 (300M)

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.

Several bathroom breaks and photo stops on the way

Practical Information

What to bring:

Good Walking Shoes/Hiking Shoes On Mykines

Warm, Waterproof clothes

Camera

Difficulty:

Mykines: Medium+

All daily tours except Mykines are easy, and doable by most people. Hiking on Mykines is not mandatory, and MM Tours has a base for those, who rather want to stay in the village, instead of doing the hiking.

Additional information

Free cancellation policy up to 48h before the tour begins.

MM Tours takes full right to make changes to the itinerary, due to changing weather and other unpredictable circumstances that may occur.

Not wheelchair accessible

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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.

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