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Skúvoy “The Hidden Pearl” ( Private Tour )

From: DKK6,975.00

6975 DKK ( Price for 1-4 Persons ) 1744 DKK Extra per person

9,5 hours

Incl: Transportation, Local Guide, Entrance Fees, Ferry Tickets, Packed Lunch & Beverages.

All Tours are normally in English or Scandinavian.

943 Euro

 

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Overview

Enjoy the whole day guided tour to the Ramsar protected, bird-rich island Skúvoy, which has some of the most beautiful landscapes you can imagine. Not only the island itself is fantastic about this tour, but the two ferries on the day you will give you the opportunity to see the three islands Hestur, Koltur and Stóri Dímun.

Get really up close to the rich birdlife Skúvoy has to offer, such as puffins and kittiwakes and many other species, which are flying right over your head while the local tour guide tells you all the stories and folklores from the old village. Before you will be driven back to Tórshavn, the journey first takes you to the most historic rich village, Kirkjubøur, were the 17’th generation of the Pæturson family lives in a house, that dates back to the viking era.

What To Expect

The journey starts in the morning, when the bus picks you up right outside your hotel. The tour guide will welcome you, and you will sit down in a comfortable mini buss, while the tour guide tells you about the Faroe Islands daily life. 20 minutes drive from the hotel, we enter the first ferry, which takes us to the island Sandoy. The sail to sandoy is beautiful with close up views at the two islands Hestur & Koltur. Arriving in Skopun, Sando the bus takes you to another village called Sandur, which is a 20 min. Drive from the ferry. Arriving at Sandur, we will enter the ferry and sail for approx. 20 minutes to Skúvoy. Arriving in Skúvoy we will be greeted by a local who is gonna show us all the beauties and tell us all the stories from the island. You will be greeted with a packed lunch and drinks which is perfect to enjoy while watching the puffins fly around you. After three hours on Skúvoy its time to get back to the ferry and join the bus who waits in Sandoy. The bus will drive you back to your hotel, so now just sit down, relax and think about all the wonder full things you have experienced during the day.

Iternary

Pick ups – 8.30am to 9am.

  • 9am – Depart from Tórshavn
  • 9.20am – Drive along a scenic mountain road, where you will see the islands of Sandoy, Hestoy and Koltur.
  • 9.45am – Depart on the ferry to the island of Sandoy.
  • 10.15am – Arrive at the island of Sandoy, in the village of Skopun
  • 10.35am – Depart on the second ferry, heading for the islands of Skuvoy
  • 11am – Arrive on Skuvoy and get greeted by the local tour guide
  • 11.30am – Hiking begins up the mountains to see spectacular views (Easy/Medium)
  • 13.30pm – Back in the village and the local tour guide invites you into his home to eat local food
  • 14.00pm – Time for yourself in the village
  • 14.50pm – Depart on the ferry, back to Sandoy
  • 15.20pm – Arrive on the islands of Sandoy
  • 15.30pm – Photo stop at lake Sandsvatn
  • 16.35pm – Depart on the ferry back to the mainland
  • 17.00pm – Drive to the village of Kirkjubø, and visit some old, historic buildings
  • 18.15pm – Arrive back in the capital 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