- Autumn Colors -
Do you enjoy being in nature?
Are you interested in Icelandic flora?
Do you love to collect mushrooms and berries?
Would you like to learn about the use of plants in the past and present?
Your walk starts at Westtour/Tourist Information Center in Ísafjörður, passing through the small town of 2600 inhabitants, and up to the mountain slopes above Ísafjörður. On the way through town, you will see houses from the heyday of Ísafjörður and learn interesting things about the town, its history and culture.
By the slopes, surrounded by nature, you get an insight into Icelandic vegetation and see plants in their natural habitat. Our guide will show you the plants, named them, and tell you interesting facts about the wild flora and their use in the past and present. You will also learn in an easy way, something about the geologic formation of the Westfjords, while you experience the wonderful view of the fjord and surrounding valleys.
You will be fascinated by the Icelandic nature and enjoy the special atmosphere - where even the stone emit a smell!
At the end of the hike it will be possible to visit the tourist guide´s garden.
An option - you can buy herbal tea from the typical plants which can be found on the nearby mountain slopes..
Season: 1/9-15/10 2017
Departure: daily at 10:00 or upon agreement
Meeting point: Westtour/Tourist Information Center
Elevation: up to 80 m
Tour-lenght: 2 ½ - 3 hours.
If only 1 person 20.000 ISK
2-5 persons 12.900 ISK per person
6-7 persons 11.600 ISK per person
8-10 persons 10.300 ISK per person