Enjoy a whole day out at the bird island Mykines. The local guide greets you when you enter the village, and starts right away to tell you stories from the village. The hike out to the lighthouse on the islet Mykineshólmur, which is a Ramsar site for rich bird life takes approx two hours. Here you will get the opportunity to get up and close to the puffins and walk right up to were they are nesting. Watching the thousands of puffins, gannets and others birds, while walking in some of the most beautiful landscapes the Faroe Islands have to offer, really can make the time stand still.
What To Expect:
You will be picked right outside your hotel. After leaving Tórshavn the journey takes us by the old mountain road towards Vágoy, were you will drive through one, of the Faroe Islands two subsea tunnels. Arriving at the village of Sørvágur, we will board the ferry that takes us to Mykines. When we get to the islands of Mykines, you will be greeted by a local guide, and the amazing tour begins. Lunch and bottled water will be provided for you, so all you will have to do, is to enjoy the wonders surrounding you in this majestic place. We will then take the ferry back to the village of Sørvágur at 5pm, and begin our journey back to Torshavn, where the tour will end at around 7pm.
Pick up from your location
A scenic drive towards the village Sørvágur
Hop on to the ferry – The sail is approx. 30 min to Mykines.
Upon arriving in Mykines, we head up to the village to visit a local & to take a break
The hike begins! We will slowly hike toward the islet Mykineshólmur. Opportunities to take pictures and get close to puffins along this path.
Arrive at the lighthouse on Mykineshólmur to enjoy lunch and take in the surroundings.
On the route back – you will encounter the biggest birds in the Faroe Islands, the Gannet.
Dinner when arriving at the village Sørvágur
Opportunity to walk around the village & explore before catching the ferry
We will head back to the capital via a different scenic route.
Drop off at your location.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel.
In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability. Not recommended for travellers with back problems
Not wheelchair accessible
Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Children must be accompanied by an adult
At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
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
Subject to favourable weather conditions. If the ferry cancels due to poor weather, and the tour has started, another tour to the island Vágar will be done instead, and you will get a 30% refund.
If the ferry cancels early morning before the tour has started, you will be offered the Photography tour to Vágar island and 30% refund, or a full refund and no tour.
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers