Get to see as many puffins in the Faroe Islands as you ever dreamed of. This puffin packed summer package will get you close to the nature in the Faroe Islands and to the adorable puffins with their colorful beak.
Over the course of five days, you will set your wanderlust free and experience some of the natural wonders that are kept in the Faroe Islands. Expect to see outlying islands and sheer bird cliffs.
This five days holiday package will make your holiday season a time of joy. All the best sights in the Faroe Islands are planned for you in advance so that you can travel with ease and take in all the beauty around you.
You will be secured five unbelievable day tours. A friendly driver will pick you up in Tórshavn at your hotel or other designated pickup location for these guided small group tours made in a comfy mini-coach. Find yourself a window seat and enjoy the unspoiled nature while heading to some of the most sought-after attractions in the Faroe Islands.
One of the absolute highlights of this vacation package is a day tour to the small puffin island Mykines. You will get the full advantage of an organised tour so no last minutes ferry ticket booking or lunch planning between attractions. Everything is taking care of so that you can make the most out of your time in the Faroe Islands.
You will also have the chance to see puffins when sailing to Sandoy island. What makes puffins so common during these five day tours is a combination between experienced tour guides who knows everything about the rich birdlife in the unspoiled archipelago and the fact that puffins nest and breed in the Faroe Islands and bring new puffins into the world during May to August every summer.
You will leave the islands with happiness and feeling revitalised by the untouched beauty during the long summer days. You will experience the best of the stunning natural landscapes.
Start to look forward to your journey today by booking this vacation package in the Faroe Islands. Check availability by choosing a date.
Wednesday. Get ready for a day full of puffins. These little performers are shameless crowd pleasers. You will see puffins up close as the next generation of puffins are well under way just under the grass plain.
Mykines is the perfect nest site for puffins. You will have a great ocean view form the hill sides while sitting among all the puffins.
You day tour starts in Tórshavn. You will head west to Vagar island. You will take the boat from Sørvágur to Mykines. The boat transport to Mykines takes 40 minutes.
A local tour guide will greet you on the peaceful island Mykines. You will walk from the village in Mykines over the "lundaland" to the islet with a picturesque lighthouse. This is one of the finest strolls that you will find. You will appreciate the rich birdlife.
Lundaland is the local word for "Puffin's land". This part of Mykines is crowded with this bird. Puffins are everywhere, not by the score, not by the hundred, but in multitueds. Around and beneath you there are thousands of puffins.
Red-legged, white-smocked, they sit in groups on the lush grass and sun-warmed rocks. Sit down and simply enjoy being in nature as much as you will ever be.
When you get back to the village in Mykines, you will have dinner. After you have enjoyed your dinner, the boat will take you back to the island Vagar. From Sørvágur on Vágar, the coach is waiting for you and will take you back to Tórshavn. The duration of this day tour is ten and a half hours.
Thursday. Today, you will go on a small group sightseeing tour for seven hours to three remote villages in amazing natural surroundings. This is some of Faroe Island's most popular attractions.
After you have stepped on the coach in Tórshavn, you will head north on the island Streymoy. First stop will be Saksun which is a magnificent place. You will drive through a long valley, Saksunardalur. On the last part of the drive, a stream runs through a deep ravine into an almost circular pool which lies in the deep shallow of towering crags. Beyond this natural amphitheatre, the narrow ravine continues between precipitous walls, carrying the stream to the sea more than a kilometre away. You will obtain splendid views of the sight from Dúvugarðar with its turf roofed houses.
Then, you will stop by the small village Tjørnuvík. The tiny village lies in a deep dark bay near the northern tip on Streymoy island. On your drive to Tjørnuvík, you will stop by Fossá Waterfall which drops in two levels. This waterfall is forceful especially during heavy rain.
After you have spent some time enjoying the scenery at Fossá Waterfall, you will cross a short bridge an arrive on Eysturoy island. Here you will take the route north driving by the village Eiði situated on a long slope rising from the sound, with the tremendous hill of Eiðiskollur at its back. Just after passing Eiði and the largest mountain Slættaratindur, you will reach the picturesque village Gjógv.
You can add a hike to Slættaratindur to the tour during the booking proces. In this case you will skip Gjógv and instead hike to the highest summit in the Faroe Islands.
You will have the chance to see puffins by the deep gorge in Gjógv. Also, you will have an impressive view towards the strongly raked back of the island Kalsoy where pyramid succeeds pyramid along the full length of the island.
Now, you will return to Tórshavn. You will be dropped off by your hotel or other designated drop off point.
Friday. Today, you will head to the northernmost settlements in the Faroe Islands. You will experience small islands and breathtaking landscapes on this ten hours day tour.
The coach driver will greet you in Tórshavn and take you for an hour drive to the second largest town Klaksvík. From this fishing town, you will take a small ferry to the island Kalsoy. Being on board this ferry will enhance the beauty of the surrounding landscape.
You will sail between the two long and narrow islands Kalsoy and Kynoy both standing high out of the sea touching the sky with pyramidal peaks most of them more than 500 metre tall. The coastline is one of the most impressive from the sea.
On Kalsoy you will experience the Seal Woman statue in the village Mikladalur meaning the Great Valley. You will also see the small village Trøllanes which is the northernmost village on the island.
While on Kalsoy island, you have the option to hike to the famous Kallur Lighthouse. You can add this hike to the booking.
When back in Klaksvík after a 20 minutes ferry ride, you will head to the neighbouring island Kunoy. The picturesqueness of Kunoy has got lot of attntion. You will see the regular alternation of steep mountainslopes and round valley formations which looks like a half-bowl scoop out of the mountain mass with immense walls of rocky basalt rising tier upon tier forming its sides.
The walls descend, often in a beautiful even curve, to a small green floor irrigated by a network of streams whose upper reaches are foaming white.
Finally, you will explore the village Viðareiði. In this beautiful village, you will see great mountains and have a stunning sea view.
Now, you will head back to Tórshavn. The coach driver will drop you off at your hotel or other designated drop off point.
Saturday. Prepare yourself for a fantastic journey between birds, towering sea stacks and sheer cliffs. Today, you will explore the amazing Vestmanna bird cliffs. These towering cliffs are a bird paradise.
Sunday. Look forward to an exhilarating day tour on Sandoy island. This is the saga island with lots of stories about Vikings and with jaw-dropping nature. You will head from Tórshavn where you will be picked up. After a 30 minutes boat tour, you will reach Sandoy.
This day tour will get you to the most beautiful sights on this unspoiled island. You will head back to towards Tórshavn in the evening. Your tour guide will drop you off at your designated drop off point. The duration of this small group day tour is 11.5 hours.
This summer package starts on Wednesdays. These small group day tours depart from Tórshavn each morning from Wednesday to Sunday.