Stykkishólmur - Top of the Diamond


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Join us on a spectacular Snowcat tour to the top of Snæfellsjökull, the famous ice-covered volcano.
  • Snæfellsjökul is 1 446m tall and was formed 700,000-year ago

  • Take a bus drive to a mountain pass where you’ll ride a Snowcat to the top of the glacier

  • We’ll stop several times on the way up, and you’ll get time to stroll the top before descending

  • See where Jules Verne got inspiration to his famous book ‘Journey to the Centre of the Earth’

Journey to the volcano top 

Starting with a bus tour from Stykkishólmurwe’ll drive to the base of Snæfellsjökul, Iceland’s most spectacular glacier. A Snowcat will take you to the mountain top. Snæfellsjökull volcano, topped with ice, is a spectacular location and fits well with Iceland’s nickname: ‘The land of fire and ice. Writer Jules Verne based part of his famous novel, ‘Journey to the Centre of the Earth’ here There’ll be many photo opportunities and time to stroll around while at the top. 

Practical information

  • Included: Refreshments.

  • Remarks/requirements: Dress in warm clothes and according to local weather conditions with good footwear (closed toe recommended) with a rubber or non-slip sole. Hat and gloves. Bring camera. 

  • Language: English.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.