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Reykjavik to Thorsmork, Eyjafjallajokull Small-Group Day Trip

Explore Thorsmork (Þórsmörk), Thor’s valley, a place dear to all who visit it, and Eyjafjallajokull (Eyjafjallajökull) the volcano that captured international attention! You will be picked up in the morning from your hotel in Reykjavik (pick up is also available from Hveragerdi (Hveragerði), Selfoss, Hella and Hvolsvollur (Hvolsvöllur) if requested, and travel south-east through the mountain pass and Hellisheidi (Hellisheiði) plateau towards the town of Hveragerdi (Hveragerði). A geothermal hot bed, the surrounding hills are full of active steam vents and the town is known for it’s greenhouses which are heated by hot water from volcanic hot springs.You will soon find yourself further east in the town of Selfoss, which was settled by Þórir Ásason. Iceland’s first known settler, was also said to have spent the winter of 873-74 “under Mt. Ingólfsfell west of the Olfusa (Ölfusá) river”.Your next waypoint is the charming town of Hella, situated on the banks of one of the best salmon rivers of the country. You will visit the Saga Centre dedicated to Njál’s Saga, and learn that South Iceland is rich in saga history. Here you will turn off the ring road towards Thorsmork (Þórsmörk). You’ll get a brief glimpse of the impressive Seljalandsfoss waterfall, which you will explore on the way back. It is possible to walk up into the recess behind the thundering torrent of water. Named after the Norse god Thor, Thorsmork (Þórsmörk) richly deserves it’s reputation as the “Valley of the gods”. Soon the road ends and the highland tracks begin, the Super Jeeps make easy work of fording flowing rivers that would be impossible in a normal vehicle. Next you will stop at the base of Gigjokull (Gígjökull) glacier before taking a hike along trails and into river canyons in this idyllic park setting. You’ll be able to take time to explore the magnificent canyon of Stakkholtsgja (Stakkholtsgjá).Thorsmork (Þórsmörk) is the place where you can best appreciate the incredible mix of glaciers, rocks and wooded areas (woods are a bit of a rarity in Iceland!) Finally after an Invigorating day, you will head back to the big city.

$911.44 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3D2N - Golden Circle, Southcoast & Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Enjoy a complimentary pick up from any hotel in Reykjavik between 8am to 9am in the morning. On the first day, you will head to the Golden Circle where the most popular attractions of Iceland are located. The Þingvellir National Park houses the oldest Parliament Building in the world. It is also where you can stand between two continental plates. Next, you will head to Geysir, a geothermal area, shooting vast jets of boiling water from 20 metres (65 feet) up to 40 metres (130 feet) high, every five to ten minutes. Gullfoss (translated to ‘Golden Falls’) is one of Iceland’s most iconic and beloved waterfalls, found in the Hvítá river canyon in south-west Iceland. The last stop for the day will be Kerið, a volcanic crater lake in the Grímsnes area of South Iceland. You will then take a good rest in your hotel in Hella. After breakfast in hotel, you will head towards the south coast of Iceland. Your first stop will be Seljalandsfoss, a waterfall that can be fully encircled, situated on the South Coast of Iceland with a drop of 60 metres (200 feet). Next stop, Skógafoss, one of Iceland’s biggest and most beautiful waterfalls with an astounding width of 25 meters (82 feet) and a drop of 60 meters (197 feet). Due to the amount of spray the cascade produces, at least one rainbow is present any time the sun emerges from behind the clouds. If weather permits, you can take a detour to DC3 plane wreck, a picturesque spot where a lone plane stands on a black beach. Reynisfjara is a world-famous black-sand beach found on the South Coast of Iceland, just beside the small fishing village of Vík í Mýrdal. With its enormous basalt stacks, roaring Atlantic waves and stunning panoramas, Reynisfjara is widely considered to be the most beautiful example of Iceland’s black sand beaches. You will then head back to your hotel for a good night rest as you prepare for an adventurous day tomorrow. After breakfast in hotel, start your day being mesmerized by the beauty and magnificence of Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon as you listen to the splashes when an Iceberg breaks off the glacier and falls into the lagoon. You will then head to Europe's largest glacier for your hike. Get up-close and personal with the largest glacier in Europe and be amazed. After glacier hiking (or Blue Ice Cave Exploration), your guide will lead you to the Diamond Black Sand Beach where thousands of "Diamonds" litter the coal-black sand. Finally, you will head back to Reykjavik and you will be dropped off at your hotel after three awesome days.

$925.25 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3D2N - Golden Circle, Southcoast & Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon (4 star hotel)

Enjoy a complimentary pick up from any hotel in Reykjavik between 8am to 9am in the morning. On the first day, you will head to the Golden Circle where the most popular attractions of Iceland are located. The Þingvellir National Park houses the oldest Parliament Building in the world. It is also where you can stand between two continental plates. Next, you will head to Geysir, a geothermal area, shooting vast jets of boiling water from 20 metres (65 feet) up to 40 metres (130 feet) high, every five to ten minutes. Gullfoss (translated to ‘Golden Falls’) is one of Iceland’s most iconic and beloved waterfalls, found in the Hvítá river canyon in south-west Iceland. The last stop for the day will be Kerið, a volcanic crater lake in the Grímsnes area of South Iceland. You will then take a good rest in your hotel in Hella. After breakfast in hotel, you will head towards the south coast of Iceland. Your first stop will be Seljalandsfoss, a waterfall that can be fully encircled, situated on the South Coast of Iceland with a drop of 60 metres (200 feet). Next stop, Skógafoss, one of Iceland’s biggest and most beautiful waterfalls with an astounding width of 25 meters (82 feet) and a drop of 60 meters (197 feet). Due to the amount of spray the cascade produces, at least one rainbow is present any time the sun emerges from behind the clouds. If weather permits, you can take a detour to DC3 plane wreck, a picturesque spot where a lone plane stands on a black beach. Reynisfjara is a world-famous black-sand beach found on the South Coast of Iceland, just beside the small fishing village of Vík í Mýrdal. With its enormous basalt stacks, roaring Atlantic waves and stunning panoramas, Reynisfjara is widely considered to be the most beautiful example of Iceland’s black sand beaches. You will then head back to your hotel for a good night rest as you prepare for an adventurous day tomorrow. After breakfast in hotel, start your day being mesmerized by the beauty and magnificence of Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon as you listen to the splashes when an Iceberg breaks off the glacier and falls into the lagoon. You will then head to Europe's largest glacier for your hike. Get up-close and personal with the largest glacier in Europe and be amazed. After glacier hiking (or Blue Ice Cave Exploration), your guide will lead you to the Diamond Black Sand Beach where thousands of "Diamonds" litter the coal-black sand. Finally, you will head back to Reykjavik and you will be dropped off at your hotel after three awesome days.

$1677.87 Private & Custom Tours

Reykjavik to Landmannalaugar, Hekla Volcano Private Day Trip

Pick up at 08.00 Duration 9-10 hours Volcanos, Hot pools, Stunning nature, Lava fields, Craters, Gjáin - Hiking. Pick up from Selfoss, Hella, junction road 1 and road 30, available. After boarding our Super Jeeps in Reykjavik, we cross fertile South Iceland farmlands, opening up to grand views – weather permitting – of Hekla volcano´s snow-covered top (elev. 1491m). Hekla´s next eruption is long overdue and expected at any time – you just might catch the show. Since Iceland´s human settlement in the ninth century, Hekla´s 20-30 eruptions have ranged from pretty little tourist attractions to explosive disasters. No wonder Hekla has long been taken for the entrance to Hell for damned souls. Conditions permitting, we may make it up onto the volcano’s eruptive ridge, ca 900m above sea level, where the air is crisp and the views incomparable. Pushing deeper into Iceland´s eruptive interior, we take in and touch scenery so unreal it is repeatedly used for other-world Hollywood A-films. In Landmannalaugar we can hike, or dip in Iceland´s most famous natural hot pool, or both. When you have been suitably geothermal cooked, it’s Super truck time again heading north through “does-this-really-exist” looking surroundings with stop at Gjáin ( Games of thrones site ) before driving towards Reykjavík

$115 Day Trips & Excursions

South Coast Summer Day Tour by Minibus

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Gljufrabui Waterfalls, Skogar, South RegionGljúfrabúi is a small waterfall north of the larger falls of Seljalandsfoss in Iceland. The falls are partially obscured by the cliff rock, but hikers can follow a trail to enter the narrow canyon where the water plummets to a small pool. There is also a winding trail nearby and a wooden staircase to enable sightseers to climb roughly halfway up and view the falls from another perspective.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Seljalandsfoss, South RegionThis breathtaking waterfall will leave your jaw dropped. You have definitely seen pictures of Seljalandasfoss but nothing beats the experience of getting a little wet when walking behind the falling water!Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Skogafoss, Skogar, South RegionThis waterfall is a completely different beast! A huge amount of water is dropping down with tremendous force forming an everpresent water mist that creates beautiful rainbows. It feels like you can almost touch them.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Urridafoss Waterfall, South RegionUrriðafoss is a waterfall located in the river Þjórsá in southwest Iceland.The Fossafélagið Títan company was given permission in 1927 to build a power plant in Urriðafoss in connection with a railway to Reykjavík from the waterfall. It did not happen but now Landsvirkjun is planning to build hydropower stations on the lower part of Þjórsár river, at Urriðafoss and Núpur.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Dyrholaey, Vik, South RegionThe small peninsula, or promontory, Dyrhólaey (0.192 Miles / 120 meters) (formerly known as “Cape Portland” by seamen) is located on the south coast of Iceland, not far from the village Vík. It was formerly an island of volcanic origin, which is also known by the Icelandic word eyja meaning island.The view from Dyrhólaey is interesting: To the north is to be seen the big glacier Mýrdalsjökull. To the east, the black lava columns of the Reynisdrangar come out of the sea, and to the west, the whole coastline in the direction of Selfoss is visible – depending on weather conditions. In front of the peninsula, there is a gigantic black arch of lava standing in the sea, which gave the peninsula its name (meaning: the hill-island with the door-hole).Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Reynisfjara Beach, Vik, South RegionThis is certainly one of the brightest highlights of this tour. Named one of the top 10 beaches in the whole world by National Geographic, this spectacular location will leave you speechless. Basalt stacks, roaring waves and stunning scenery!Duration: 30 minutes

$132.34 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to Thorsmork with Self-Guided Hiking from Reykjavik

We depart on a transfer bus for a day in Þórsmörk at 7:30 am from Harpa concert hall in downtown Reykjavik. We drive along the south coast and stop briefly in four villages to pick up passengers. In Hella we transfer over to the mountain bus that so that we may drive safely across the two glacier rivers we need to cross to get into Þórsmörk. We make a stop at the waterfall Seljalandsfoss, a waterfall you can walk behind. After driving in rough barren landscape Þórsmörk is a vegetated oasis nestled between two glaciers. It is the end of the popular hiking trail Laugavegur and the start point of the trail Fimmvörðuháls. You can choose between three destinations in Þórsmörk; Stakkholtsgjá canyon, Básar or Húsadalur and have 6 hours in Þórsmörk to explore. Hiking maps are sold on the bus. You can hop off the bus by the magnificent Stakkholtsgjá canyon. The canyon is almost 2 km long and to reach the end of it you need to wade a small river. It takes approximately 1,5 hours to walk into the canyon and back. From Stakkholtsgjá it is a 60 minutes’ walk to Básar. If you hop off the bus at Básar you can take an hour walk to Langidalur and from there a little longer than an hour to Húsadalur over Valahnjúkur. The highlands are a nature reserve and you must take all your garbage with you to bins at the huts. There is a restaurant in Húsadalur but that is the only place in Þórsmörk where you can buy refreshments. We make a stop at a service station in Hvolsvöllur where you can buy snacks and there is a sales hut at Seljalandsfoss. At Húsadalur there is also a sauna and a small pool so if you want to buy access to that remember to bring a bathing suit and a towel. We leave again from Húsadalur at 6 pm and arrival back in Reykjavik is between 10:30-11:00 pm.

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