This small group tour invites you to take guided short hikes on trails in both world-famous nature areas as well as lesser known—but equally fantastic—destinations.
Iceland is an ideal country for soft adventure hiking, with fantastic trails that take you closer to beautiful natural wonders. This small group tour invites you to take guided short hikes on trails in both world-famous nature areas as well as lesser known—but equally fantastic—destinations. Enjoy an ideal combination of traditional sightseeing and refreshing short hikes that help you discover more of each area. Explore fantastic places such as Asbyrgi (Bastion of the Gods) and Thorsmork Nature Reserve. Through the trip you’ll discover local culture and atmosphere, including a visit to the lovely town of Siglufjordur. You´ll also enjoy chances to relax in geothermal hot pots, a perfect way to end a fun day on scenic trails.
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- All departures are guaranteed with minimum of 2 participants
- Maximum group size: 17 people
- Visits to both less-known and beloved natural wonders
- Easy to moderate walks each day
- Most nights stay at hotels chosen for their excellent geothermal hot tubs
- Hikes range from 1-5 hours. These are soft adventure hikes with intermediate (moderate) level of difficulty. Participants do not need to be expert hikers, but they should be in reasonable physical shape. The guide will assess and choose the hiking routes for each day based on weather and the fitness/experience level of the group.
- The guide has the right to change hiking routes in the itinerary based on weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances
- Most hiking paths in Iceland are not paved. Hiking paths have natural surfaces, sometimes based on old sheep tracks. Trail terrain can have lava rocks, loose gravel, soft dirt and muddy areas. Hiking poles are highly recommended.
- 8 day guided tour as per itinerary from/to Reykjavík
- Accommodation 2 nights w/facilities in Reykjavík
- Accommodation 7 nights w/facilities in countryside
- Breakfast daily except arrival day
- 4 dinners in the countryside (day 2, 5, 6 and 7)
- Icelandic meat-soup dinner at a local’s home (day 3)
- 4 lunch boxes (day 6, 7, 8 and 9)
- Hike over Siglufjardarskard Pass with local guide (day 3)
- Entrance to the Herring Era Museum (day 3)