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Seyðisfjörður - Chasing Waterfalls


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Visit Vesturdalur for a spellbinding experience of waterfalls, mountains and ocean scenery. 
  • Wonder at the waterfalls, mountains, and ocean scenery

  • Visit Vesturdalur valley nature reserve with its remarkable plants

  • See the ruins of the former town Vesturdalseyri, which was abandoned in 1963

  • Enjoy plenty of stunning photo opportunities, so be sure to bring your camera

Waterfalls and mountains 

On this hiking tour, you’ll be immersed in the natural beauty of the breathtaking Icelandic landscape.  

This guided hike takes you through the Vesturdalur valley – a protected nature reserve with remarkable but vulnerable flora. You’ll hike towards the ruins of the abandoned town of Vesturdalseyri and continue through the valley past a series of enchanting waterfalls, which create the perfect backdrop for memory-capturing photographs.

Practical information

  • Language: English.

  • Remarks: This tour is very strenuous and is considered a demanding hike. Please realistically assess your physical fitness and ability prior to booking this tour.

  • Requirements: Dress warmly and in layers, outer layer waterproof and windproof. Good, sturdy shoes with a non-slip sole are absolutely vital, preferably hiking shoes. 

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

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