Let us save you hours of transport by taken you on a private flight to the fascinating islands of Vestmannaeyjar for a unique bike tour.
During the flight you will be able to enjoy a spectacular bird’s eye view over Surtsey and the Vestmannaeyjar island cluster. The islands are historically and geographically one of Iceland´s most distinctive places and the scenario of many of our precious historical events.
On the bike tour we will discover the islands remote and unspoiled trails that takes us to the edge of a see cliffs to reach some breathtaking black beaches and lava fields surounded by the Atlantic Ocean. You’ll fall in love with the natural beauty of the islands.
At the perfect timing a visit to one of the variety of restaurants in the village leaves nothing to be desired for gourmets. The strength of the Icelandic cuisine lies in its pure ingredients and imaginative use of them. The greatest way to end the tour is to visit the thermal pool for a healthy swim, a soak in the thermal hot pots or a relaxing visit to a state-of-the-art spa. The airplane will be waiting to take you back to the mainland in the afternoon.
Group size: From 2 - 6 participants.
Duration: 5 - 6 hours.
Biking distance: 15 - 20 kilometers
Included in this tour:
Meeting point: Departure at 11:00 am. We pick you up at your hotel in Reykjavik or you meet us at the domestic airport of Reykjavik or at Bakki airport on the South Coast.
Your personal equipment: Bring a small backpack, water bottle, warm clothing, rain gear, good shoes, warm gloves and your swimsuits. Participants need to be prepared for a wide range of weather, it can change quickly and wind and rain is common. Expect the temperature to dip down to below 5°C (40°F) and to warm up to 15-20°C (60-70°F).
Activity Level: The technical ability for this tour is rated as moderate for intermediate cyclist. The trails are gravel country roads mixed with single tracks. The fitness level is rated as good. As you know, the fitter you are the more fun you'll have. This trip is not demanding but keep in mind that Iceland can be chilly, even in summer.
Your Safety; This trip take place in remote regions and there are always risks and hazards on the trails that we ride. If you choose to participate in our tours it is up to you to ride well within your limits and be mindful of your own safety and your actions that may affect the safety of the group as mountain biking can be a dangerous sport. Participants must make sure to stay hydrated, nourished and rested. Any alcohol or drug consumption is prohibited during our rides. Our guides have first aid training but if a serious injury occurs they will call local Search and Rescue services at the cost of the participant. Personal medical travel insurance is mandatory.
Bike Company reserves the right to make alterations and substitutions to the itinerary as weather or terrain conditions dictate or as necessary to improve the trip quality or to accommodate the comfort, convenience, and well-being of our clients.