Following the hike travel by vehicle to Kirkjufell (“Church Mountain”) and the waterfall of Kirkjufellsfoss. This is where you will find one of Iceland’s most iconic scenes. It features a waterfall that cascades back-dropped by Kirkjufell, a sharp, elegant, and free-standing peak.
Wildland Trekking offers a variety of Iceland hiking trips – hut-to-hut backpacking trips, hut-to-hut trekking tours, and our Best of Iceland Lodge based and Camping tours.
- Travel by boat to the large bay of Adalvik, site of the now abandoned settlement of Saebol.
- This legendary all-women guided hike will have you sleeping under the midnight sun as you trek from place to place on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure!
- Camping or in mountain huts.
The elevation changes won’t be significant and even the steeper sections will be easily accessible and well-marked, often with man-made steps. Keep in mind, however, that summer can be quite warm. You’ll need to bring a daypack with water and other essentials for the day.
The beauty of the Laki Craters is legendary, but it is notoriously difficult to get there. Guided Jeep tours make it possible to safely see the craters. All transportation is provided by special Jeeps designed for Iceland’s rugged environment.
Discover one of the gems of southern Iceland on this glacier hike in Skaftafell National Park. Head from Skaftafell to the edge of the spectacular Vatnajokull glacier. Learn how to use your climbing equipment, then hike out through the glacier valley and up onto the ice. Follow your guide on a route past open crevasses and frozen ice-caves, and admire breathtaking views over the landscape beyond. During your family-friendly trip, learn how glaciers are formed and marvel at the scale of the mighty glacier. Take an unforgettable walk on pure ice on this guided glacier hike experience on Solheimajokull in south Iceland.
After a long day of exploration, spend the night in rustic mountain huts. Embark on the famed Laugavegur Trail on this seven-day Icelandic trek. Journey through active, geothermal lava fields, the Rhyolite Mountains, and snow-covered passes. Cross through a black-sand desert and land in a native forest.
These accommodations are carefully selected to ensure you’re right there and offer a great experience. The mountain huts are cozy, rustic and basic, but the settings of these backcountry structures are stunning. And the gear we provide is top-of-the-line from major, award-winning brands. If you plan to join one of our multi-day hiking tours, you will need to bring a bigger bag to store your clothes and equipment.