6 Days Summer Package | Complete Faroe Islands Experience

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Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
Duration:
6 days
Languages:
English
Difficulty:
Easy
Available:
Apr. - Aug.

Secure yourself a six days summer package in the Faroe Islands. You will visit the most popular sights during your stay including the puffin island Mykines and the tiny settlement Saksun and majestic waterfalls such as Fossá Waterfall and Múlafossur Waterfall in Gásadalur. 

Booking this package tour makes your Faroe Island vacation stress-free and seamless. There are six day tours included in this nature packed summer package for those wanting to travel the Faroe Islands with ease. This vacation package is made especially for those first-time travellers to the unspoiled North Atlantic archipelago.

Tours are up to 18 people per tour. This allows for an intimate and hospitable setting. 

All tours are planned and organised in advance ensuring you to get the full grasp of the best attractions in the untouched Faroe Islands. This extraordinary package tour in the Faroe Islands will let you explore with no hassle and alleviate lot of the headache when planning tours and activities on your holiday. 

Experienced tour guides will pick you up at hotels in Tórshavn or other designated pick-up location in the capital. Your adventure will start every morning when you step aboard a comfortable coach. Simply sit back and relax as your tour guide takes you to the fantastic sceneries around the islands. You will be back in Tórshavn every afternoon after your amazing day trips. 

So, you will see beautiful seaside villages, remote islands, and captivating mountains. One of the absolute highlights of this package tour is a day trip to Mykines Island where you will experience all the puffins. You will also go on boat trips in narrow straits, watch birdlife and sheer cliffs, and impressive rock formations from the sea. 

This package will make your journey an ease. Inform yourself about the full itinerary below. 

What are you waiting for? Escape the crowds for a while and embrace the unspoiled beauty in the Faroe Islands by booking this essential package tour. Check availability by choosing a date.

Included

Local Tour Guide
Transport
Free WiFi in coach
Packed Lunches
Beverages
Pickup and drop-off in Tórshavn
All ferry tickets
Small group tour (max 18 people)
Hiking fees
And Transfers and fees
Visit local Mykines home

Activities

Hiking
Sightseeing
Boat Trip
Cultural Activity
Bird Watching
Dinner

Attractions

Múlafossur
Drangarnir
Mykines
Gjógv
Saksun
Vestmanna Bird Cliffs
Leynar
Gasadalur
Trælanípan (Slave Cliff)
Bøur
Sandavágur
Kalsoy
Kópakonan
Klaksvík
Hestur
Eiði
Funningur
Kvívík
Tórshavn
Streymoy
Vestmanna
Oyggjarvegur
Norðradalur
Trøllanes
Mikladalur
Vágar
Viðareiði
Syðradalur (K)
Tjørnuvík
Mykineshólmur
Hvalvík
Koltur
Bøsdalafossur waterfall
Suðuroy
Leitisvatn
Tindhólmur
Dúvugarðar
Fossá Waterfall
Eysturoy
Kunoy
Borðoy
Risin & Kellingin
Mjørkadalur Prison

Daily itinerary

Day 1
Saksun

Golden Circle - Saksun, Tjørnuvík, Gjógv

Monday. Get ready for a day tour to the remote villages Saksun, Tjørnuvík, and Gjógv. First stop will be in the unique settlement in Saksun. This village is situated at the base of a fjord and flanked by the lush green mountains of Koppenni (790 m) and Melin (764 m). You will see the seawater lagoon, the beautiful old church, and the farm Dúvugarðar with stone walls and turf roofs.

The turf roofs are very practical and requires very little maintenance. The turf roofs protect many houses from wind and dampness. They change colour according to the season, turning brown in autumn, white in winter, and a blooming green in the spring and summer.

Next, you will head to Tjørnuvík. The route will take you through the valley from Saksun with ever-changing scenery along the Dalsá river with many small waterfalls. Before you reach Tjørnuvík, you will stop by Fossá Waterfall. After a rainy day, this tall waterfall will look impressive when you stand up close to the cascading water.

Tjørnuvík is the northernmost settlement on the Streymoy island. The village is situated in an isolated inlet with towering mountains and a beautiful beach. From the beach there is a fantastic view of the sea stacks Risin & Kellingin (The Giant and his Wife).

When you get to Eysturoy island, you will experience the view from the road on Slættaratindur the highest mountain in the Faroe islands from where you will see the zigzagging road to Funningur. Your last village visit will be the peaceful and picturesque Gjógv on the northernmost tip of Eysturoy island. The village is named after its amazing 200-metre gorge that runs out from the village.

You can add a hike to Slættaratindur to this day tour. If you do so, you will not experience Gjógv but instead reach the highest summit in the Faroe Islands.

At the end of the day, you will be dropped off in Tórshavn at your designated drop-of location. The coach ride from Eysturoy to the capital will take a bit more than one hour. You will be back in Tórshavn at 17:00.

Day 2
6 Days Summer Package | Complete Faroe Islands Experience - day 2

Mykines - the Puffin Island

Tuesday. Let your journey to the stunning island with all the puffins begin. This day tour will take you to the puffin island Mykines.

You will be picked up in Tórshavn in the morning and then head to Sørvágur. At the harbour in Sørvágur village you will jump onboard the ferry to Mykines island. The ferry ticket to Mykines is included in the package so you will always make it to Mykines.

When you get to Mykines with the ferry, you will walk one hundred metre steps above the harbour pier. Here is the only settlement on the island. The coastal village is dotted with colourful timber and turf roof houses. During winter there are only 10 villagers in Mykines. During summer there will never be more than 200 people gathered on this island at the same time.

Hundred of thousands of birds nest on Mykines island every summer. You will get close to puffins on your way to the breathtaking lighthouse at the end of Mykineshólmur islet which you will reach after an hour of hiking from the village.

When back in the village, you will have dinner. The dinner is included in the package. After dinner, you will take the boat back to Sørvágur on the mainland and then a coach driver will take you back to Tórshavn where you will arrive at 19:00.

Day 3
6 Days Summer Package | Complete Faroe Islands Experience - day 3

The Northern Islands

Wednesday. Today, you will head north to the northernmost islands in the Faroe Islands. During this day tour you will see six of the islands in the Faroe Islands.

You first stop will be in Klaksvík, the second largest town in the Faroe Islands. The town is significantly influenced by the fishing culture. Expect to see lots of fishing vessels on the harbour.

You will also take a 20 minutes ferry ride to the elongated island Kalsoy. On Kalsoy you will drive through numerous tunnels and explore small coastal villages and the Kópakonan (the Seal Woman) in the village Mikladalur. You will be told the folklore story about the statue which stands alone on rocky basalt ground by the seaside.

You can add a hike to the famous attraction Kallur as a part of the Kalsoy island experience. If you do so, you will not see the Seal Woman in Mikladalur but instead you will have breathtaking views from Kallur after hiking for one hour.

This day tour will also take you to the island Kunoy and the village on the island bearing the islands name. Kunoy has the most rocky topography in the Faroe Islands. The village Kunoy has a fabulous location at the foot of sheer basalt cliffs facing the sea on the west coast. Kunoy is home to a picturesque church with red-roof.

After visiting Kunoy, you will take a last stop on this day. This stop will take you further north to experience the mountain peaks in the village Viðareið.

Viðareiði is the northernmost village in the Faroe Islands. The landscape is open and most time there is a refreshing wind that has inspired many landscape photographers.

Now, you will head back to Tórshavn. You will be dropped off in Tórshavn 90 minutes after leaving the village Viðareiði. You will be back in Tórshavn at 20:30.

Day 4
Suðuroy

Suðuroy Island

Thursday. Prepare yourself for an amazing day tour to the most southernly island Suðuroy. This undiscovered island has so much nature to offer and you will explore some of the best sights on the island.

After being picked up in Tórshavn, you will take a two hours ferry to Drelnes on Suðuroy. Now, your adventure on this remote island will begin.

You will get back to Streymoy island with the ferry M/S Smyril. The ferry ride takes two hours. Then, you will be dropped off in Tórshavn at 19:40.

Day 5
Vestmanna Bird Cliffs

Vestmanna Sea Cliffs

Friday. Get ready for a fantastic day tour to Vestmannabjørgini where you will see sheer cliffs and wild birdlife. This day tour includes a two hour boat trip.

You will be transported from Tórshavn to the village Vestmanna. On your boat tour to Vestmanna Sea Cliffs expect to see a rich birdlife. The tour is a popular experience among travellers as you will be surrounded by sheer basal walls, sea stacks and grottoes.

While in the boat, you will be entirely enveloped in sounds of birds, water droplets, and crashing waves. This is an unbelievable experience.

On your way back to Tórshavn, you will stop by the old settlement in Kvívík and you will also see the beach village Leynar. You will be dropped off in Tórshavn at your designated drop-of point at 15:30.

Day 6
Traelanipan

Vágar Island

Saturday. Explore all the must-see attractions on Vagar Island. This day tour includes a visit to Múlafossur Waterfall in Gásadalur and a beautiful view of the islet Tindhólmur from the village Bøur. You will also see the rack formation Drangarnir from this turf roof village.

This day tour will stimulate all your senses. You will be picked up in Tórshavn and go west under an undersea tunnel to reach Lake Leitisvatn. You can choose an add-on here and hike for an hour to get to Trælanípan. This is where you will see the lake hanging above the ocean.

From Trælanípan there is just a short hike to Bøsdalafossur Waterfall, one of the famous sights in the Faroe Islands. Here you will see the water from Lake Leitisvatn drop directly into the North Atlantic Ocean.

The tour will take you to the charming village Bøur before getting to Gásadalur. In this remote village you will see the amazing Múlafossur Waterfall.

When you have experienced the waterfall in Gásadalur, you will head back to Tórshavn. You will be dropped off at your designated drop off location in the capital, which will be at 16:00.

Map

What to bring

Good walking boots
Wind proof jacket
Camera

Good to know

Voucher will be received at time of booking.

This tour runs on a fixed schedule, so If you arrive in the Faroe Islands on any other day than Monday do not hesitate to book this tour as you will then start with the tour that is on schedule on your preferred first day. The day tours run on fixed schedules from Mondays to Saturdays, and no tours are running on Sundays.

You can choose your preferred first day and join the tours from there. If your first day is let's say a Wednesday (day 1), then Thursday will be (day 2), Friday (day 3), Saturday (day 4), Sunday (no tour), Monday (day 5) and finally Tuesday (day 6).

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