Personalized 6-Hour Hiking Tour To Glymur Waterfall From Reykjavik

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Reykjavík, Iceland
6 hours
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Minimum age
8 years old


Embark on a journey of natural beauty and profound connections with mother nature on our Glymur tour. This 6-hour adventure will leave you in awe as you explore one of Iceland's most magnificent treasures, the second-highest waterfall in the country. 

With its personalized itinerary, this private tour caters to those seeking an easy and captivating experience in the heart of Iceland's majestic landscape.

Your day begins with a convenient pick-up from your hotel, setting the tone for a seamless and immersive experience. As you venture out on this private car tour, you'll have the pleasure of a knowledgeable local Icelandic guide offering insights and stories about the land. Enjoy the ambiance with traditional Icelandic music playing in the vehicle, enhancing your connection to the surroundings.

To reach the car park for the hike, a scenic drive from Reykjavik of about forty-five minutes awaits you. The road hugs the coastline, offering mesmerizing views of the fjord, mountains, and other charming waterfalls. 

Arriving at the trailhead of Glymur, you'll embark on a rewarding hike that takes you through enchanting natural wonders. The trail leads you through captivating sites, including the famed Thvottahellir cave. 

Along the way, you'll encounter the river Botnsa, fed by Iceland's glaciers, and experience the thrill of crossing it over a log with the assistance of a rope (available only in spring and autumn).

As you ascend the canyon, the trail may present some rocky and steep sections, making sturdy footwear a must for this adventure. However, the effort is well worth it, as the trail offers breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and the river below.

Glymur is a testament to Iceland's rich folklore, with its name derived from an ancient legend of a man transformed into a whale, causing a dramatic crash into the canyon that echoed with a resounding rumble.

This private tour allows for a personalized experience tailored to your preferences and pace. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, an adventure seeker, or simply someone yearning to connect with the mesmerizing wonders of the natural world, Glymur promises an unforgettable experience.

Don't miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty of Glymur and its surrounding landscapes. Come and witness the awe-inspiring majesty of Glymur with expert guidance and thoughtful arrangements. 

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