Iceland Walking Explorer

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Waterfalls, Volcanoes, Geysir and wonderful National Parks

Details

Duration: 10 Days
Starts in: Iceland
Group Size: 6-16

Operated by:

Exodus Travels

The original adventure and activity holiday company specializing in cultural, walking, cycling, winter and wildlife adventures.

Itinerary

Start Reykjavik.

Transfer to Troll Peninsula via Hofsos and a visit to the stunning local pool for a dip in the hot tub

Hike to the top of the home peak of the town Siglufjordur. Stunning views over the mountains of Troll Peninsula and over the north Atlantic out to Grimsey island.

Drive to Lake Myvatn via the Akureyri and Godafoss Waterfall, explore the Hverfjall Crater and Dimmuborgir Lava field

Dettifoss waterfall and a hike from the volcanic Krafla area to the Nature Baths.

Drive to Hofn via Saenautasel farmstead and the Studalgil Canyon basalt columns. To the town Egilsstadir and then down to the south east coast to Hofn.

Hike in Vatnajokull NP to Mt. Getiafellstindur. With stunning views of Vatnajokull ice cap, some of its outlet glaciers and glacier carved valleys.

Glacier Lagoon, Black beach with ice on the beach. Skaftafell and Svartifoss waterfall.

Dyrholaey and Glacier walk on Solheimajokull glacier.

See Skogarfoss and Kvernufoss waterfalls and the Reykjanes peninsula en route to Reykjavik where our trip ends.

Additional Information

This full-circuit trekking itinerary includes four full day hikes in some of the best hiking spots in Iceland as well as some shorter hikes on transit days. We start at the Troll peninsula and hike from the remote valley of Hedinsfjordur fjord to the fishing village Siglufjordur. Then we trek in the lunar-like Lake Myvatn landscape of pseudo craters, lava fields and plentiful hot springs. We move on to the dramatic south easst coast where we hike in the Vatnajokull NP as well as hike on one of the outlet glaciers from the Vatnajokull ice cap, which covers about 11% of Iceland. Our last camp is on the south coast in Vik where we do our last full day hike. On the last day we drive from Vik to international airport for those catching afternoon flight back home that day. From the airport we head for Reykjavik for those that have extended their trip.

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