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 times – 8.30am to 9.00am
09.00am – Leave Tórshavn by mountain road. Sightseeing in Norðardalsskarði
10.00am – Arrive in Sørvági
10.20am – Depart on the ferry to Mykines
11.00am – Arrive in Mykines and meet our local guide
12.00pm – Depart for our beautiful sightseeing tour, where you will be greeted be the amazing birdlife and views.
14.00pm – Eat the packed lunch by the lighthouse, while enjoying the view.
14.30pm – Walk back to the village where “heimablídni” will greet us with warm food, and see one of the houses that is build in an old traditional faroes way.
16.00pm – Free time to walk around in the village
17.00pm – The ferry departs for Sørvág
17.50 – Arrive in Sørvág and begin the journey back to Tórshavn.
18.40 – Arrive in Tórshavn.
Several bathroom breaks and photo stops on the way
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
Subject to favorable weather, if the ferry cancels, you will be given a different tour.
Not wheelchair accessible
Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level, if they want to do the hike all the way to the Lighthouse, but it’s also perfectly fine, to enjoy the time in the village or along the trail, if the hike seems too much
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
The food at “Heimablidni” is not health and safety validated, eat at own risk
Operates in most weather conditions, please dress appropriately