5 Day Winter Package | Tour the Faroe Islands
Secure yourself a 5-day journey and visit the classic locations in the Faroe Islands with a local tour guide. You will explore the most popular sights on Vagar Island, the beautiful villages Saksun and Gjógv and the unspoiled Northern Islands with this exclusive winter package. These five days will bring you the best of nature in the Faroe Islands. You will explore the stunning nature, culture, history, and the many untold winter stories in the Faroe Islands.
Travel with ease and comfort to the best sights in the Faroe Islands. This winter package includes accommodation, transportation, and visits to incredible natural attractions all in the company of local Faroese guides. Simply show up and get ready for the time of your life.
You will join the trip with ease and all 4 nights of accommodation are booked in advance (upgrade to 4-star hotel available). You will find more information about each day's adventure on this page.
With this winter package, you will not only get to see Múlafossur Waterfall and visit the famous village Saksun. You will also take the journey up north to the Northern Islands. You will visit rare nature and untouched locations.
You will also see the majestic Fossá Waterfall and hike to one of the most scenic places you will ever visit, the Slave's Cliff or Trælanípan where you will see the lake above the ocean. Your guide will make sure you get close to these emblematic locations.
Book the ultimate all-in-one winter package now! Discover the undiscovered Nordic atmosphere and otherworldly winter landscape in the Faroe Islands. You will love every second of the trip. Check availability by choosing a date.
Welcome to the Faroe Islands! When you arrive at Vagar airport, you will immediately feel the refreshing Faroe Islands winter on your face. Once you reach the arrival hall, a cab driver will welcome you and drive you to the main hub in the Faroe Islands, the capital Tórshavn.
You will drive through beautiful landscapes and pass quaint villages. On your way to Tórshavn, you will have a great view over Lake Leitisvatn with small turf-roofed houses along the river bank. There will also be waterfalls just beside the road.
You can spend your first hours in the Faroe Islands getting to know the capital, walk to the old part of town, go out dining, and go in to one of the coffee shops.
If your flight arrives early then you can saddle up for a horseback riding tour in the mountains surrounding Tórshavn. You can add an amazing horse riding trip in the booking process.
You will spend your nights in Tórshavn.
Saksun & Gjógv
A tour guide will pick you up at 09:00 for your first full-day in the Faroe Islands. You will have the unique opportunity to see the winter landscape in Saksun and beyond. The scenery is a true wonder.
The highlight in this secluded village is the white painted church with grass-roof that sites above a stunning tidal lagoon. There are several waterfalls finding their ways from the high mountains and down the hillsides. There are also a cluster of lovely turf-roofed houses in the village. You will have a spectacular view from the old settlement in Saksun.
When leaving Saksun, you will drive through the enchanting valley and stop by the fantastic Fossá Waterfall. You will have the opportunity to get some really good photos of this stunning attraction. You can also go behind the waterfall, which is truly a magical feeling. You could stay here forever just soaking in this amazing experience. However, you will now head to your next great attraction.
Just a short drive from Fossá Waterfall, you will reach the otherworldly village Gjógv known for its remoteness and the iconic gorge. The feeling of standing in an isolated village overlooking the blue Atlantic Ocean in all its glory is simply incredible. On your way back to Tórshavn, you will stop by a spot where you will have a great view to the sea stacks Risin og Kellingin or the Giant and his Wife. You will be back at your hotel at 15:00.
You will spend your night in Tórshavn.
Today's trip will surely be one of the highlights of your Faroe Islands adventure. Your third in the Faroe Islands will bring you to all the great locations on the island Vagar.
You will be picked up at your hotel in Tórshavn at 09:00 and then head to Vagar island. When you reach Vagar, you will start out by hiking along the beautiful Lake Leitisvatn. Your goal is to reach the impressive Slave's Cliff and stunning Bøsdalafossur waterfall. The hike is easy as there is just little elevation.
From the Slave's Cliff you will see the Lake Leitisvatn above the ocean. The lake appears to be almost level with the ocean. The view is just crazy so sit down for a moment and contemplate the scenery. This is truly a magical moment on your trip.
Next, breath the fresh air when standing in front of Bøsdalafossur waterfall where the water crashes into the Atlantic Ocean. You will also have the best view of the sea stack Geituskorardrangur just beside Bøsdalafossur. This huge sea stack enhance the beauty of this place.
Now, you will hike back along the lake. Enjoy the clean mountain air and the extraordinary nature. You will now drive to the village Bøur where you will have a great view towards Tindhólmur. Take in this charming village before going to the day's final attraction.
You will now travel the short distance to the utterly fantastic Múlafossur Waterfall. Admire the beauty of Gásadalur with the iconic waterfall that gets all the attention that it deserves. Expect to be back at your hotel at 15:00. You will spend your night in Tórshavn.
On your penultimate day in the Faroe Islands, you will be picked up at your hotel in Tórshavn at 09:00 and explore the Northern Islands. Prepare yourself for one of the most exciting moments of your whole trip. The route will take you to several waterfalls before you enter the sub-sea tunnel to Klaksvík. The Northern Islands offer so many magical places.
Now, you will head from site to site exploring five different islands in just one day. Every inch of this island is breathtaking.
When you are back in Klaksvík, you will head to the beautiful village Viðareiði on the island Viðoy. There is nothing quite as serene as looking out to the Atlantic Ocean from the remote village Viðareiði.
You will also visit the small village Kunoy on the island Kunoy. In order to get to Kunoy, you will drive through a narrow tunnels and explore the village here nestled by the sea. Expect to be back at your hotel at 15:00. You will spend your night in Tórshavn.
If you are lucky to have a late flight, you can spend your final day in the Faroe Islands walking in the Tórshavn area. We recommend you to walk to the harbour marina where you can enjoy the many small fishing boats.
There are also some great shops in the town worth a visit before leaving the Faroe Islands.
If you still have time before your flight take off, you can visit the local art museum Listasavnið where you will see the best of classic and modern Faroese art.
Now your trip in the Faroe Islands has come to a close. A taxi will pick you up in Tórshavn and take you to the airport on Vágar island. As we say in Faroese "Síggjast" (see you).
- 3 days with guided tours to the most iconic natural attractions from Múlafossur Waterfall to the picturesque village Saksun.
- 4 nights of accommodation in hotels in Tórshavn with breakfast and a private bathroom.
- Travel to six different islands
- Airport pickup/drop off
- All transport
- Sub-sea tunnel fees
- Lunch box for day tours
- Flight to the Faroe Islands
What to bring
- Warm clothes
- Good waterproof outer layers
- Winter hiking shoes
Guide to Faroe Islands offers friendly cancellation policies for cancellations related to COVID-19 reasons.
If you place a booking on Guide to Faroe Islands but test positive when in the Faroe Islands or if your flight to the Faroe Islands is canceled due to COVID-19, you will get a full refund. Alternatively, you can choose to reschedule your trip to another date.
All cancellations must be made by e-mail. Guide to Faroe Islands is making every effort to ensure the best protection for the client in case of cancellations.
These terms apply to day tours and activities booked on Guide to Faroe Islands when cancelled by traveller:
- a) For cancellations more than 48 hours before the start of the activity, you will receive a full refund (small processing cost taken by the payment provider).
- b) For cancellations 48 hours or less before the start of the activity or in case of no-show, no refund.
If you need to adjust your travel plans to the Faroe Islands, please kindly email us and we will try our best to present you with an alternative plan. These terms apply to multi-day tours and vacation packages.
- More than 7 days prior to arrival/tour date – 100% refund (small transaction fee taken by payment provider)
- 3-7 days prior to arrival/tour date – 50% refund
- Less than 48 hours prior to arrival/tour date – no refund
Let Guide to Faroe Islands know one week in advance at latest if you need to cancel your car rental and you will receive a full refund (a small transaction fee taken by the payment provider can occur).
- More than 7 days prior to pickup – 100% refund (small transaction fee taken by payment provider)
- 3-7 days prior to pickup – 50% refund
- Less than 48 hours prior to pickup – no refund
10 800 DKK