Delve into Akureyri's breathtaking natural landscapes and heritage as you see thundering Godafoss Waterfall, visit the Laufas Folk Museum and roam a lush botanical garden. Glimpse Godafoss Waterfall, known as the Waterfall of the Gods, and hear its fascinating folklore tales. Peruse household items and the bride’s chamber at the Laufas Folk Museum, lodged in an 1866 turf farmhouse. Visit one of the world’s northernmost botanical gardens, where you can admire Icelandic and imported flora.
• Godafoss: Behold one of Iceland’s larger and most beautiful waterfalls, and hear tales of the folklore surrounding its gushing waters.
• Laufas Folk Museum: Visit an 1866 turf farmhouse to see household items, view the bride’s chambers, and shop for souvenirs.
• Botanical Garden: Admire a collection of Icelandic and foreign flowers, shrubs and trees in one of the world’s northernmost gardens.
What To Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Cash/credit cards (excludes AMEX)
• Sun protection
What To Wear:
• Hat and sunglasses
• Walking shoes
• Warm clothes
• Icelandic weather is extremely unpredictable. Warm, waterproof clothing and good walking shoes with a non-skid sole are highly recommended.
• Akureyri is very close to the Arctic Circle; flora blooms late in Iceland. Full blooms in May and at the end of August are not guaranteed at the Botanical Gardens.
• Tour operator reserves the right to operate this tour in reverse order if necessary. This is done in order to avoid congestion at main sites.
• Guests should take caution with uneven flooring, high thresholds, steep steps and low ceilings at the turf farm.
• This tour is not recommended for guests with mobility limitations. However, it is possible to view some sites from the coach window.