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$2243.85 Outdoor Activities

7-Day Laugavegur and Fimmvorduhals Trek in Huts from Reykjavik

By combining two of Iceland’s best known hikes, Laugavegur trail and Fimmvörðuháls, you get an unbelievable seven day trek through incredibly diverse landscapes. From the famous geothermal area of Landmannalaugar to the ever so popular waterfall of Skógar. This path takes us through it all; over multicolored hills and black sands, alongside small gullies and great canyons, through verdurous valleys, between glamorous glaciers, and past wonderful waterfalls. This is a memorable hike littered with contrasts giving you a chance to absorb the true spirit of this remarkable country. Accommodations will be provided in comfortable mountain huts Due to this trail's popularity, there is potential for irreparable damage to the nature that we all enjoy.  Your tour operator takes a proactive approach to preserve the trail and the surrounding environment by allocating 1% of the tour price for each passenger to an  Environmental Fund that minimizes your environmental impact on the trail.Total distance: 78 km. (48 miles)Altitude: 150 - 1100 m. (490 - 3600 feet)Maximum ascent: 1000 m (3280 feet) Equipment list: Boots and Clothing: Sturdy Hiking Boots – waterproof with good ankle support Long sleeve shirt (thermal underwear) – Wool or synthetic T-shirt (thermal underwear) – Wool or synthetic Light wool or fleece sweater (2nd layer) Trousers – Strong and light material that dries quickly e.g. soft-shell Jacket with a good hood – windproof, waterproof and breathable Rain trousers – windproof, waterproof and breathable. Please note that full raingear is mandatory in Iceland Gloves Socks – Wool or synthetic. Two or three pairs Warm hat Other gear: A duffel bag for the transport of your overnight gear between huts. Please avoid bringing a suitcase! Backpack for extra clothes and food during the day 30-45L River shoes Light Sleeping bag Towel – light weight and packable Sunglasses & sun protection Water container Headlamp for reading and getting around the hut Change of clothes for wearing in the hut Personal first aid kit – including blister care Prescription medication and other personal health items Toiletries; Toothbrush, toothpaste etc Optional gear: Walking pole(s) Gaiters Pen knife Earplugs Sun/rain Hat or a Cap Puffy jacket (e.g. Primaloft or down)  Camera, spare batteries Dry-bags for electronics and extra clothing Slippers for indoor use Aperitif or other heart-warming spirits

$532.16 Private & Custom Tours

South Coast Private Tour from Reykjavik with 1 hour of Snowmobiling on a Glacier

Experience the South coast of Iceland holds some of the most beautiful natural attractions in Iceland.The vast expanse of Iceland’s southern coastal plain, sandwiches snow-capped glaciers and the sea and crisscrossed by some of the country’s most powerful rivers, is the subject of this option-packed tour. First stop is the waterfall Seljalandsfoss, set against the backdrop of Eyjafjallajökull glacier, before continuing to the waterfall Skógarfoss and Folk Museum at Skógar. One of the most interesting of its kind in Iceland, the museum building are roofed with turf in the traditional way. We visit Dyrhólaey and Reynisfjara - The black beach. While the south is certainly spectacular from "below” nothing beats experiencing it from "above”, snowmobiling on top of Mýrdalsjökull glacier - an icecap covering one og Iceland’s largest  volcano, Katla. Explore and experience the wilderness and the breathtaking views over South Iceland. The one hour snowmobile tour is the perfect length of time for first-time riders and individuals looking for a scenic, fun ride, exploring and experiencing the wilderness, glacier and the breathtaking views over South Iceland in good weather. The tour starts from our base, after a short briefing and dressing up in a snow suit we step into a  jeep or a truck and we drive up the mountain to the glacier where we pick up the snowmobiles and ride to the glacier Mýrdalsjökull. The glacier adventure will provide stunning photo opportunities in good weather. We provide you with everything you need for a safe and comfortable ride – bring only yourself. Our guides will take you through safety procedures and equip you in special clothing and helmets. The snowmobiles will not be a problem – it is just a matter of squeezing the accelerator or the brake.

$520.59 Private & Custom Tours

Private South Iceland Day Trip From Reykjavik Including 2-Hour Quad Bike Tour

Experience the South coast of Iceland holds some of the most beautiful natural attractions in Iceland. The vast expanse of Iceland’s southern coastal plain, sandwiches snow-capped glaciers and the sea and crisscrossed by some of the country’s most powerful rivers, is the subject of this option-packed tour. First stop is the waterfall Seljalandsfoss, set against the backdrop of Eyjafjallajökull glacier, before continuing to the waterfall Skógarfoss and Folk Museum at Skógar. One of the most interesting of its kind in Iceland, the museum building are roofed with turf in the traditional way. This two hour ATV Quad biking tour begins at our base nearby the Mýrdalsjökull glacier in South Iceland.  We start by going over the tour plan and safety instructions. From the base we cross some small rivers and head down to the black lava sands fields which derives from the dormant volcano Katla.  Down by the black beach we stop and enjoy the amazing view up to the Mýrdalsjökull glacier and along the coast to the southernmost part of Iceland, the small peninsula Dyrhólaey. We then head along the coast to the famous aircraft wreck, from there we continue to the river Jökulsá and up to the foot of the mountain.  Upon our return we follow the mountain back to the base.  On this tour you can get in touch with the raw black lava sand landscape by the south coast. Unforgettable experience of conflicting landscapes where the nature envelops the traveler in its warm embrace.

$389.86 Private & Custom Tours

South Coast Private Tour from Reykjavik with 3 hours of hiking on a Glacier

The South coast of Iceland holds some of the most beautiful natural attractions in Iceland The vast expanse of Iceland’s southern coastal plain, sandwiches snow-capped glaciers and the sea and crisscrossed by some of the country’s most powerful rivers, is the subject of this option-packed tour. First stop is the waterfall Seljalandsfoss, set against the backdrop of Eyjafjallajökull glacier, before continuing to the waterfall Skógarfoss and Folk Museum at Skógar. One of the most interesting of its kind in Iceland, the museum building are roofed with turf in the traditional way.Glacier HikingGlacier walk is a great glacier adventure where you can try for yourself how it feels to walk on ice. We walk on Sólheimajökull glacier (a part of the Mýrdalsjökull ice cap) on the south coast of Iceland where we have our glacier walk base. Nearby Skógar and Vík. It is about 30 minute walk from our base to the glacier.  We walk through the varied landscape on our way, formed by the glacier for the past thousands of years. There you will see how fast the glacier has been melting for the past 15 years. After safety briefing and a lesson in ice walking we will head onto the glacier to experience this unique environment with some amazing terrain with crevasse, sink holes and ice ridges.  Sólheimajökull is the southernmost glacier in Iceland, the ice is up to about 200 meters thick and the total size with the ice cap Mýrdalsjökull about 600 km2. Underneath the main ice cap is the caldera of the volcano Katla, one of Iceland biggest volcano. 

$32.39 Outdoor Activities

Golden Hikers Pass in Iceland

The Golden Pass is ideal for hiking in the Highland of Iceland. Most popular Hiking trails are the Laugavegur hiking trail and Fimmvörðuháls hiking trail. You can start and end the hike from tree points: Þórsmörk, Landmannalaugar and Skógar. Landmannalugar. A very good starting point to hike the Laugavegur to Þórsmörk. Landmannalaugar is a beautiful and unique place. It has a rare beauty not found anywhere else.  Colourful Rhyolite, a volcanic type of rock is common in the area and it brings varying colours to the land. You see mountains in the area with hints of green, gold, yellow, pink and red which constantly change as the sun rays pass over it. It is like no other place you have ever been to and is often described as feeling like you have landed on another world. It really is an experience you must experience in your lifetime. Landmannalaugar also has Geothermal water which the name derives from it means “The people’s pools”. So, do not forget to bring you swimsuit and a towel with you. It’s fabulous to relax in the natural pools especially after a long hike. Þórsmörk. A good starting point for the popular hiking of Laugavegur, Fimmvörðuháls and many hiking trails in Þórsmörk. You can as well hike over to Fjallabak. Þórsmörk  (Thor’s Valley) is a walley between three glaciers Eyjafjallajökull, Mýrdalsjökull and Tindafjallajökull.  A nature reserve which is very popular in Iceland for hiking. Þórsmörk in ins the highlands South of Iceland. The beauty of Þórsmörk lies in the amazing landscape, with walleys that are criss-crossed by glacier rivers, hiking trails are all over the place. It is possible to take short easy hikes and longer ones that are take you up to the glaciers or on top of the mountains. it is a landscape which takes your breath away. Skógar. It is very popular to hike from Skógar to Þórsmörk.Hiking between the glaciers of Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull. The hiking trail is called Fimmvörðuháls. Skógar: The bus arrives at Skógar one time every day in the afternoon. It is a good starting or ending point for hike over Fimmvörðuháls which lies between Þórsmörk and Skógar. A beautiful day hike which lies between the two glaciers Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull part of the way. At Skógar  you can visit Skóga Museum, Skóga café and take a stroll on the the beach, which is a long black sand beach and visit Skógafoss.

$120.32 Cultural & Theme Tours

South Coast Tour in Iceland, (Sólheimaglacier, Vík, Reynisfjara, Skógafoss)

South Coast tour. A day trip along The South Coast of Iceland. In this tour we visit five main attractions in the area. The town Hvolsvöllur where we have a layover to freshen up and strech out legs. The next stop is at Seljalandsfoss which is a very beautiful waterfall, it is a great experience to walk behind the waterfall. Also, we stop at Sólheimajökull glacier which is a part of Mýrdalsjökull glacier. He is 8-11 km long and 1-2 km wide. The glacier is the source of Jökulsá on Sólheimasandur also sometimes called Fúlakvísl because of the sulfur smell off it. We then head on to the small town Vík with its beautiful sea shore cliffs and pillars. The best known are calle Reynisdrangar. At Vík we will stop for lunch and enjoy the glorius landscape of this remarkable town.Which is the only town in Iceland without a harbour. Close to Vík is  Reynisfjara. A Sea shore with amazing basalt cliff columns as well as a shallow cave in the cliff. At Reynisfjara you can see in distance the southest peninsula of Iceland Dyrhólaey. It also has rock pillars rising out of the sea like trolls who could not get home before sunrise and turned in to giant rocks. Reynisfjara is a black sand beach with dangerous waves, so pleace be careful and follow safety precautions. As we head home we visit the majestic waterfall Skógafoss at Skógar. It is a 60 m high waterfall and 25 m wide. At Skógafoss there is a legend about the Icelandic settler Þrasi Þórólfsson. In the story of Þrasi there is a tale of a treasure chest, which is said to be full of gold. The legend has it that Þrasi threw the treasure chest in to a cave behind the waterfall. From Skógar we head back to Reykjavík along the South Coast.