Iceland Hiking Tours

If you’re feeling adventurous (and have the money!) book a glacier walking tour for 22,000 ISK. These tours take you to remote glaciers where you can hike, look into crevasses and learn about the martian landscape. It’s the land of sheep, northern lights, volcanoes with unpronounceable names (try waterfalls, mountains, and natural hot springs. We begin in the capital city of Reykjavik and continue south along the scenic coast, taking in lava fields, hot springs and bird cliffs enroute. See the remarkable Geysir, the geyser from which all geysers derive their name, and Hveravellir Hot Springs – an oasis of warmth amidst two interior glaciers. Experience the hospitality of Icelanders in the quaint coastal towns of Akureyri and Hofn, and enjoy an exciting whale watching trip from Husavik.

Iceland is a paradise for hikers. It has countless waterfalls and glacial tongues. This Arctic gem can be found by experiencing the raw power of our planet. Hike with a proven adventure travel company that knows how to provide a premier travel experience!

Enjoy a safe and stress-free visit to Vatnajokull Glacier with this guided half-day tour. No need to worry if you’ve never been hiking near glaciers before, as a harness, crampons, and an ice axe are provided, and a teacher shows you how to use the gear. You can visit Vatnajokull Glacier and explore the icefall at Falljokull during the trip. Capital of Iceland–the Land of Fire and Ice–Reykjavik boasts a colorful history dating back to the days of the Vikings. This walking tour is limited to 10 people. You will be accompanied by a Viking guide as you explore the streets of Reykjavik and discover the hidden gems that many tourists miss. Enjoy a unique experience in Iceland’s culture and traditions by visiting Hallgrimskirkja, one of the top attractions.

Can you walk across Iceland by yourself?

They are well-suited to the unpredictable Icelandic weather and offer a great way for you to explore Reykjadalur. Thorsmork is renowned for being one of the best places to hike in Iceland. It marks the end of the world-famous Laugavegur trail, consistently ranked as one of the best hiking trails in the world. The green valley is located in Reykjavik’s Southern Highlands, approximately 90 miles away. It is ideal for single-day or multi-day hiking tours. We begin our tour by heading to Snaefellsjokull national park, which is located on a remote western peninsula.

How long does it take to hike across Iceland?

Explore some of Iceland’s most stunning sites on a partially self-guided hiking and biking tour from the Thorsmork Valley to the black sands of Reynisfjara to the must-see Skogafoss waterfall. You will find stunning coastlines, thunderous waterfalls and towering ice-caps. Iceland is home to some of the most beautiful trekking routes in the world. Experience glaciers, volcanoes, hot pools, geysers and much more.

iceland hiking tours

Since that time our all-inclusive, expert-led adventures have earned more than 4,000 online reviews, over 99.5% of those being 5 stars. We offer a variety of different guided hiking tours in Reykjadalur, which often combine a hike to the hot spring river with a ride on a traditional Icelandic horse. Icelanders are especially proud of their horses and their famous gait, the tolt.

iceland hiking tours

Explore the rugged beauty of this North Atlantic island nation. Most people associate Iceland with snow and ice. But it is much more than ice – in its sagas, puffins, glaciers, fjords, active volcanoes, lava fields and hot springs, you’ll find the perfect blend of nature, culture and history.

Iceland, a small island, is home to a remarkable array of natural wonders. Here, the volcanoes heat up slowly, heating up thermal springs, and producing lava flows that cool to gray flats. This creates an extraordinary landscape. Glaciers shimmy through vast valleys while icebergs bob and float in expansive bays. It’s little wonder Iceland is known as “the Land of Fire and Ice,” and it may come as no surprise that it’s home to one of Boundless Journeys’ favorite hiking tours on Earth. After meeting your guide, you’ll take the public bus from BSI bus terminal that during the summer months drives the mountain tracks that lead to Landmannalaugar.

How hard is the Laugavegur trail?

Take the full circle road around Iceland to see its top attractions on this 6-day tour from Reykjavik. Limited to a maximum of 15 people, the tour includes five nights’ accommodation, daily breakfast, air-conditioned transport, and more. You can travel by car from Borgarnes to Snaefells Peninsula, which juts out for approximately fifty miles into the Atlantic Ocean halfway up the west coast Iceland. Today’s hike follows the scenic south coast from Snaefellsnes, past the Lonbjorg seacliffs to Londrangar. Sea birds wheel in the sky, waterfalls plunge over cliffs into the sea, and fantastically-shaped lava pinnacles punctuate the landscape!

This beautiful Nordic island nation is a popular destination for travelers. The Sagas tells the history of Icelandic people from Viking times. Every Icelandic child can recite them. National Geographic named this 34-mile hike through Iceland’s Southern Highlands as one of the most beautiful hikes anywhere. Yellowstone’s geothermal features are impressive, with hidden waterfalls, looming glaciers and inviting thermal springs. There are also black sand deserts sprinkled with large shards obsidian. 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!