Slættaratindur – Highest Mountain in The Faroe Islands ( Private Tour )

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Slættaratindur – Highest Mountain in The Faroe Islands ( Private Tour )

From: DKK4,750.00

4750 DKK ( Price for 1-4 Persons ) 1187 DKK Extra per person

5 hours

Incl: Transportation, Local Guide, Packed Lunch & Beverages.
All Tours are normally in English or Scandinavian.

642 Euro

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Overview:
A five hour trip, with pick up right at your hotel in the capital Tórshavn to the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands, Slættaratindur. After leaving the capital, you will sit down in a comfortable vehicle and enjoy the beautiful scenery outside the window. the drive takes approx. one hour, and the driver usually makes a photo stops or two, so you will get a picture of the “witch and the giant” and the village Funningur from above. The hike starts at Eiðisskarð, the mountain pass to the south of Slættaratindur, and the hike to the 880m high top takes us approx. one hour. on the top you will be greeted with a packed lunch and some drinks. After eating lunch and walking around, enjoying the Faroe Islands from above, we head back down to our vehicle and drive you back to your hotel in Tórshavn.

What To Expect

The tour starts at 09.00 in the morning, and you will be picked up right at your hotel or designated pickup in Tórshavn the capital.
there is a one hour drive from Tórshavn to Eiðisskarð were the hiking begins, and the drive itself is very beautiful.

Eiðisskarð is 392 M high, so we begin a little under the middle of the 880m high mountain, and the hike takes usually 1 hour to hike.

on the way up you will get a great view at the “Witch and the Giant” & Kalsoy. on the top, you will be greeted with a packed lunch and drinks, which you can eat while having some of the best views you ever seen. depending on the weather, usually we stay at the top for one hour or so, before going back down to the vehicle. taking at different route back home to your hotel, the driver makes sure, you see the most in one day.

Itinerary

Pick up times –  8.30am to 9.00am

  • 9am – We depart from Tórshavn
  • 9.30am – Photo opportunities of Nordadalsskard and Sornfelli
  • 9.45am – Arrive in Kollafjørð for coffee
  • 10am – Depart for Saksun
  • 10.30am – Arriving at Saksun, were you will have half an hour to explore and take amazing photos.
  • 11am – Depart for Tjørnuvík
  • 11.20am – Photo stop at the biggest waterfall in the Faroe islands – Fossá
  • 11.45am – Arriving in the village of Tjornuvik, with a half an hour photo stop
  • 12.15pm – Depart from the village of Tjornuvik, and head to Eidisskard
  • 13pm – Arrive at Eidisskard and get greeted by the local guide
  • 14.10pm – Arrive at the top of Slattaratind. You will have half an hour to enjoy the view and take photos
  • 14.50pm – Begin the walk down the mountain
  • 15.50pm – Arrive at the bottom of the mountain and depart to Tórshavn
  • 17pm – Arrive in Tórshavn

Several bathroom breaks and photo stops on the way

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