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Torshavn: Full-Day Tour to Mykines "Puffin Island"

Product ID: 326351
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Experience a whole day out on the tranquil Mykines, famously known as Puffin Island. Discover the Ramsar Convention-protected site and its rich bird-life and outstanding natural beauty.
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Duration: 10.5 hours
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Pickup included

Pickup available from select hotels in Tórshavn. If your hotel is not listed, please meet for pickup at the closest listed hotel to you. The pick up times will be listed on the voucher.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Walk among the majestic puffins
  • Sail close to the incredible arch-shaped sea cliff, Drangarnir
  • Take amazing photos of the picturesque, white lighthouse
Full description
Experience a full day out on the tranquil bird island, Mykines. Mykines is a protected site due to its large and varied bird population and exceptional natural beauty. Walk among the birds in one of the largest puffin colonies in the world on the way to the famous white lighthouse, situated at the westernmost point of the Faroe Islands.

Enjoy an organic packed lunch of homemade bread with traditional, local toppings and quench your thirst with natural spring water. Bask in the beauty and charm of the village of Mykines as you are invited in by a local to an old, typical Faroese-style, turf-roof house from 1880.

Immerse yourself in the island's culture as you cook up a homemade dinner of regional delicacies with your new friend. Listen as they shed light on the history of the remote island of Mykines.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • All transfers and fees
  • Packed lunch and beverages
  • Warm soup after hiking
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Warm clothing
  • Hiking shoes
Know before you go
• Most of the tour will be spent hiking, and can be challenging for people who are not in good physical condition
• Hiking to the lighthouse is not mandatory; the local partner has a house on Mykines, which will be the base for the day
• Pickup is available from all hotels in Tórshavn as well as from the main bus terminal (Farstøðin) in Tórshavn, and from Giljanes Hostel and Hotel Vágar outside Tórshavn

From US$ 250 per person