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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 VolcanoSnæfellsjökull 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 famousLaugavegur trail, exploring the distant Hornstrandir Nature Reserve and wandering through thedeserted inlets of East Iceland. Finally 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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