Hornvík is without a doubt one of the most beautiful places in Iceland. It is surrounded by two of the three largest bird cliffs in Europe, has a mystic remoteness and magnificent cliffs. When millions of birds shout as loud as they can, one forgets the noise of the traffic and normal life. It is as far away as it can be and the term silence gets a new meaning.
Before stepping onto dry land the boat stops for a moment to view the cliffs of Hælavíkurbjarg, a cliff that reaches almost vertically an altitude of 4-500 meters. On stepping ashore, you hike up to the top of Hornbjarg (537 meters). The Arctic foxes are nearby and might appear without notice. The tour takes about 10-12 hours, there of circa 5-6 hours in Hornvík, spent walking and enjoying.
This hike is for people in moderate shape. The hiking distance is about 6 km on rough and partly steep ground since you will hike up and down a cliff.
Additionally you can order a fresh and home-made lunch package consisting of two bread buns, a power bar and a muffin for 2.100 ISK each.
NOTE! Participation in this tour requires warm and wind/waterproof clothes, solid hiking boots, gloves and cap, a lunch pack and something to drink! And don’t forget to bring your camera.