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Mykines | The Puffin Paradise – With A Local Guide ( Self-Drive )
Experience a whole day out on the tranquil bird island Mykines. Mykines is a protected Ramsar site because of its rich bird-life and outstanding natural beauty. Walk among the birds in one of the biggest puffin colonies in the world, on your way to the famous white lighthouse at the westernmost point of the Faroe Islands. We will take care of everything so that you can relax and enjoy every minute of Mykines and all the puffins. We will supply you with our organic packed lunch of home-made sandwiches with local toppings such as salmon and beverages for the hike.
One of our staff will greet you at the Sørvágur ferry port. From there we will take the boat to Mykines. The sailing time is around 45 minutes along with stunning scenery and cliffs.
When we arrive in Mykines the group will take a stroll in the only village on the island. There we will get ready to experience Mykines, the islet Mykineshólmur, and all the puffins. Puffins nest all along the hiking path. The hike is approx. 4 hours out to the Lighthouse and back. The hike is rated as medium to high.
When back in the village Mykines, we will get a chance to warm up with a meal, and warm beverages before going down to the ferry heading back to Sørvágur.
Included in this tour are Ferry Tickets, Hiking Fee, Guide, Packed Lunch, Beverages, Coffee/Tea & Cake.
Note: The walk to the colony requires a reasonably good physique
- Good shoes
- Warm clothes + raincoat
- Good mood
OBS: In terms of weather, we reserve the right to drive from Torshavn along the main road via Kaldbaksvejen, or via the mountain road.