Super Jeep & Hiking Combo
Þórsmörk Volcano Hike
Rise above the Valley of the Thunder God for a stunning view of towering volcanoes, hanging glaciers, and wild rivers!
Price from 29.990 ISK per person.
- Þórsmörk (Thorsmork valley)
- Eyjafjallajökull (Eyjafjallajokull volcano)
- Super Jeep transfer
- Seljalandsfoss waterfall
- Gígjökull (Gigjokull glacier lagoon)
- Fimmvörðuháls (Fimmvorduhals volcano)
- Magni and Móði (Magni and Modi craters)
Duration: Approximately 14 hours.
Pick up time: Be ready at 8:00 AM for your pick in Reykjavík. Please note that it can take up to 30 minutes for us to arrive. Pick up from N1 gas station in Hvolsvöllur is between 9:40 and 10:10 a.m.
Included: Transfer from Reykjavík (and return), expert super jeep driver, and a hiking guide.
Minimum age: 14 years.
Remember to bring: It is extremely important to have warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket & pants, headwear, and gloves. Good hiking shoes are essential on this tour. Sturdy hiking shoes, waterproof jacket, and pants can be rented beforehand if you contact us or book online.
Available: April – October.
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Þórsmörk, a beautiful valley surrounded by glaciers and mountains, is the setting for today’s tour. We pick you up in Reykjavík and drive out of the city heading towards the east. After passing through a few small villages we come to our first stop, Seljalandsfoss waterfall. This is the fall that you can walk behind and thus enjoy from both sides.
Next, we will pass the Gígjökull glacier lagoon where we will see some of the effects of the famous Eyjafjallajökull eruption of 2010. From Básar cabin, in the heart of Þórsmörk, we will start our hike to Fimmvörðuháls. Here we will see the two craters, Magni and Móði, formed in this infamous eruption. The new lava, large craters, glacier view along with the surrounding mountains and vibrant colors make this hike truly outstanding.
The elevation gain is between 700-800 meters and length approximately 16 km total.The Þórsmörk -Fimmvörðuháls hike should not be missed by any outdoors enthusiasts visiting Iceland. Get physically active while you enjoy one of the most scenic places you will ever come across. In Þórsmörk, every season has its charm, giving you a great opportunity to visit again and again.Please note that this tour is quite demanding and the conditions in Þórsmörk can be hard at times. We expect participants to be dressed accordingly and have good hiking shoes.
Our super jeeps seat 5 – 12 persons so our tours are always a small group experience!
All our tours are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. Arctic Adventures does not assume any responsibility for accidents that are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own actions. Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherent risk.
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