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Embark on an adventurous hike to Thorsmork, the valley of Thor, the thunder god! Explore the surreal beauty of Icelandic landscapes as you take in magnificent views of the picturesque waterfall Seljalandsfoss, the Gígjökull glacier, craters and more. The Thorsmork hike promises to be a truly unforgettable experience for all nature lovers and adventure junkies in Iceland!
01 Apr to 14 Sep:Tue, Wed, Thu and Sat
15 Sep to 28 Oct: Saturday
12 hoursStart time
You will be picked up from your Reykjavik accommodation or N1 gas station in Hvolsvöllur.
Please advise your hotel details at the time of booking so that we can arrange hotel pick up.
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Same as the start point
You will be picked up from one of the meeting points and driven to the picturesque Thorsmörk valley, a mountain ridge situated in the south of Iceland between the glaciers Tindfjallajökull and Eyjafjallajökull. You will be driven to this remote valley through glacial rivers and rugged roads in a modified 4×4 vehicle known as an Icelandic super jeep.
En route to Þórsmörk, there will be a stop at the mighty and picturesque waterfall, Seljalandsfoss. You will also be passing the Gígjökull glacier lagoon where the effects of the famous Eyjafjallajökull eruption of 2010 can be observed. The landscape in this region is like no other and offers plenty of spectacular photo opportunities.
From Básar cabin, in the heart of Þórsmörk, you will be hiking to Fimmvörðuháls. See the two craters, Magni and Móði, formed by this infamous eruption. The new lava, large craters, and glacier views along with the surrounding mountains and vibrant colours make this a truly unparalleled hiking experience.
The elevation gain is between 700-800 meters and length approximately 14kms in total. The Þórsmörk -Fimmvörðuháls hike, though challenging, is a must-do for all outdoor enthusiasts and adventure lovers. One of the most majestic landscapes that you will ever come across, every season in Þórsmörk has its own charms.
At the end of the hike, you will be dropped back to the start point.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.
Please note that there could be a waiting period of up to 30 minutes for the pick-up.
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 also be rented from the local operator, if contacted beforehand.
Minimum age for this tour is 16 years.
Super jeeps can seat 5 to 12 persons.
Food & drinks are not included. We recommend bringing packed lunch along for this tour.
Voucher Information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
Children rates are based on maximum 2 children per 2 adults