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Hiking Tours in Iceland

Our Bestselling Hiking Day Tours

 
Hekla Volcano Hike Volcano Hiking
A challenging hike to the top of Iceland’s most notoriously active volcano for a rewarding panorama over south Iceland.
Challenging
1d
Hot Spring Hunt Hiking & Hot Springs
An easy hike into the “Smokey Valley” reveals plumes of steam, bubbling hot pools, and trickling thermal creeks!
Easy
1d
Snæfellsjökull Glacier Glacier Hiking Adventure
Summit Iceland’s most iconic glacier, where Jules Verne once described the entrance to the “Centre of the Earth”!
Demanding
1d
Thorsmork Volcano Hike Super Jeep & Hiking Combo
Rise above the Valley of the Thunder God for a stunning view of towering volcanoes, hanging glaciers, and wild rivers!
Demanding
1d

All of our Hiking Day Tours

 
Hekla Volcano Hike Volcano Hiking
A challenging hike to the top of Iceland’s most notoriously active volcano for a rewarding panorama over south Iceland.
Challenging
1d
Hot Spring Hunt Hiking & Hot Springs
An easy hike into the “Smokey Valley” reveals plumes of steam, bubbling hot pools, and trickling thermal creeks!
Easy
1d
Snæfellsjökull Glacier Glacier Hiking Adventure
Summit Iceland’s most iconic glacier, where Jules Verne once described the entrance to the “Centre of the Earth”!
Demanding
1d
Blue Ice Glacier Hiking & Ice Climbing
Take a journey through a frozen maze of towering ice formations, jagged ridges, and deep blue crevasses!
Easy
1d
The Laugavegur - Express Multi-Day Trekking
An express version of our bestselling tour Highlights of the Highlands. Trek From Þórsmörk to Landmannalaugar in 3 days!
Challenging
4d
South Shore Safari with Glacier Hiking Super Jeep & Glacier Hiking
A super jeep and glacier hiking adventure combo that gets you up-close-and-personal with the best of south Iceland!
Easy
1d
Jökulfirðir Panorama
A day in Hornstrandir Nature Reserve
Challenging
1d
Glacier Grand Slam Glacier Hiking & Boating
Get intimate with the highlights of Vatnajökull National Park on a glacier hike and boat ride through towering icebergs!
Challenging
1d
Glacier Explorer Glacier Hiking Adventure
With crampons on foot and ice axe in hand, get intimate with the ancient ice formations of Europe’s largest glacier!
Challenging
1d
Glacier Wonders Easy Glacier Hiking
A short and sweet taste of the magnificent Vatnajökull National Park with an easy glacier walk, suitable for everyone!
Easy
1d
Alpine Iceland Mountaineering & Climbing
Custom-moulded glacier and mountaineering adventures for those interested in true backcountry alpine escapes!
Extreme
1d
U-Drive South Shore with Glacier Hiking Self-Drive Super Jeep Combo
A super jeep and glacier hiking adventure combo that gets you up-close-and-personal with the best of south Iceland!
Easy
1d
White Giant Mountaineering
A demanding full-day glacier traverse and conquest of Iceland’s highest summit, with great rewards to match the effort!
Extreme
1d
Thorsmork Volcano Hike Super Jeep & Hiking Combo
Rise above the Valley of the Thunder God for a stunning view of towering volcanoes, hanging glaciers, and wild rivers!
Demanding
1d
 
 

Our Bestselling Multi-Day Hiking Tours

Highlights of the Highlands Multi-Day Trekking
From Landmannalaugar to Þórsmörk, a trail of martian landscapes, hot springs, glaciers, desert, and active volcanoes!
Challenging
5d
In the Footsteps of Elves Multi Day Trekking
Let deserted fjords and local hospitality guide you on an escape from the beaten track into the heart of elf country!
Challenging
6d
Iceland Hikers Delight Hiking Adventure Combo
A multi-day adventure highlight reel of geothermal valleys, hot pools, active volcanoes, and glacial summits!
Demanding
4d
The Laugavegur - Express Multi-Day Trekking
An express version of our bestselling tour Highlights of the Highlands. Trek From Þórsmörk to Landmannalaugar in 3 days!
Challenging
4d

About Hiking Trips in Iceland

Arctic Adventures in Iceland operates many hiking day trips from Reykjavík in South West Iceland, from Skaftafell in South East Iceland and from Ísafjörður in the Westfjords.

These include, among many others hikes, the ever popular hot spring river hike in Reykjadalur, just 40 minutes from Reykjavík, climbs to the top of the Hekla Volcano, Snæfellsjökull Glacier, and the summit of the highest mountain in Iceland, Hvannadalshúkur in Skaftafell... Also be sure to check out the super scenic adventure hike to the new volcanoes of Móði & Magni from the 2010 eruption at Eyjafjallajökull... and every thing in between! We also guide many multi day treks out in the magnificent Icelandic nature. The classic Iceland hikes include walking the famous Laugavegur trail, exploring the distant Hornstrandir Nature Reserve and wandering through the deserted inlets of East IcelandFinally we offer a big selection of glacier hiking day trips, both from Reykjavík to the Mýrdalsjökull Glacier and from Skaftafell on the Vatnajökull.

 

Our Hiking day trips from Reykjavík:

The Hot Spring Hunt: Hike to a hot spring and bathe in the warm water, operated from Reykjavik. Snæfellsjökull Glacier: Hike to the top of Snæfellsjökull glacier in West Iceland, operated from Reykjavik. Þórsmörk Volcano Hike: Climb up from Þórsmörk to the 2010 volcanoes on Fimmvörðuháls, under Eyjafjallajökull. Blue Ice: Glacier hiking and ice climbing introduction on Sólheimajökull glacier, operated from Reykjavik. Hekla Volcano: Hike to the top of Mt. Hekla volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in Iceland, operated from Reykjavik. Eyjafjallajökull Glacier: Summit the infamous volcano that stopped all airtraffic in the western hemisphere in 2010 and gain an wide, sweeping view of South Iceland & the Fjallabak Highlands.

Our Hiking Day Trips from Skaftafell in South East Iceland:

The White Giant Mt. Hvannadalshnjúkur: Hike Icelands highest peak, this tour is operated from Skaftafell in Vatnajökull National Park. Alpine Iceland, Hrútsfjallstindar: Scale these beautiful alpine peaks in Skaftafell. Glacier Grand Slam: Explore a outlet glacier and take a boat trip on the Glacier Lagoon from Skaftafell: Walk on the ancient ice on the glacier and get up close and personal with the puffins at Ingolfshöfði. Glacier Explorer: Spend a day on a outlet glacier from the Vatnajökull Glacier in Skaftafell. Glacier Wonders: Short glacier visit on the Virkisjökull outlet glacier from Skaftafell.


Multiday Hiking Tours all over Iceland:

Highlights of the Highlands the ultimate Icelandic trek through its overwhelming highlands, crowned by glaciers and carwed by the powerful rivers descending from them.  Hornstrandir Nature Reserve takes you wandering in the footsteps of the old viking settlement of Hornstrandir. It is a highly unaccessable place of unmatched beauty, ancient glacial fjords and towering seacliffs teaming with birdlife. In the past the Hornstrandir was populated with vikings, then colonies of fishermen and finally none at all. In the footsteps of Elves is a great trekking and sightseeing trip in the East and North-East of Iceland.  


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Reviewed May 8, 2014

“Great Company”

We did the Black & Blue as well as the Blue Ice Tours. Those were some of the best days I've had. The guides were so friendly and informative. My husband and I had the best time and I recommend this place above all else if you are looking for something fun.... More Daisha O
Reviewed May 2, 2014

“Brilliant”

I talked my wife into doing this trip after booking a few days in Iceland. She absolutely hates cold water and is wary of deep water, but she agreed because I wanted to do it. We went with Scuba Iceland and were picked up on time by the guide Miha.... More aspatria_11

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