ATV Tour | Markarfljotsgljufur Canyon

ATV Tour | Markarfljotsgljufur Canyon
Your ATV party will follow the lead guide, allowing them to pick out and choose exactly which attractions you will be visiting.
You will see numerous attractions during your time exploring the highland areas of Iceland, from waterfalls to canyons to mountain peaks.
ATVs allow their riders to access all kinds of wonderful areas across Iceland, including areas inaccessible to other types of vehicle.
Be prepared for some difficult terrain as you take to your ATV—back trails, gravel roads, mountain slopes and river crossings all await you.
Whilst exploring Markarfljótsgljúfur Canyon, you will take numerous stops to appreciate the surrounding scenery.
The landscapes of Markarfljotsgljufur Canyon & Landmannalaugar Valley will defy the imagination.

Get your heart pumping with this incredible ATV tour riding through the Icelandic countryside, including Markarfljotsgljufur canyon and Mt. Tindfjoll.

This is a fantastic tour opportunity for those travellers who are looking to experience the beauty of the Icelandic countryside without missing out on one moment of adventure.

You’ll meet your tour guides at Lambalækur Farm ATV base camp for some instructions and safety information before you head out into the trails surrounding the camp.

Here, you will also be provided with all necessary safety equipment, including a helmet and gloves. As your guide will then inform you. you can choose where you’d like to explore, from Markarfljótsgljufur canyon to Mt. Tindfjoll.

Also nearby are Þórsmörk mountain ridge, as well as Landmannalaugar valley on the edge of the Fjallabak Nature Preserve. Don't miss the view of Hrafntinnusker mountain, called “The Obsidian Skerry” in English, and stop for a moment to look deep into the waters of Langisjór lake.

These paths take you across unbridged streams to magnificent waterfalls tucked throughout the landscape for you to discover. This tour is a longer trek of 4-5 hours, but it leaves you plenty of time to navigate the highland terrain and find your very favourite spot.

In the distance, you will see Hekla and the indomitable Eyjafjallajökull, both volcanoes are hidden under glacial ice caps, whose eruptions have the power to decimate the land.

Add some excitement to your time in Iceland. No matter your experience level with the quad bikes, you can take it slow or rev it up! Your guide is there to make everyone’s experience the best it can be. Hop on a quad bike and blaze your own trail! Check availability by choosing a date.

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: All year
  • Duration: 4,5 hours
  • Activities: ATV, Sightseeing
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Landmannalaugar, Þórsmörk, Eyjafjallajökull, Tindfjallajökull, Mýrdalsjökull, Markarfljótsgljúfur Canyon
Pickup information:
    You meet us at the departure location.
    Lambalækur, 861 - Hvolsvelli
    • Outerwear for your comfort.

    • Boots (available upon request)

    • Insulated cover all.

    • Helmet

    • Balaclava-style face mask.

    • Gloves

    • Lunch and Dinner

    What to bring:
    • Clothing and outerwear suitable to rainy or chilly weather

    • Camera

    • Full International Driver's license

    Good to know:

    Our ATVs are registered as on-road vehicles and offer you many variations of tours and activities – if you have a valid driver's license. They are automatic and easy to drive, so no experience is needed. All trips can be tailored to your skill level – from complete beginners all the way up to very experienced drivers.

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