Kverkfjöll Glacier Tour

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Egilsstaðir at 07:00
3 days
English, Icelandic
Jun. - Sep.
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A 3 day adventure tour to the remote Kverkfjöll in the north part of Vatnajökull glacier. We will visit geothermal areas up to 1.700m with a highpoint of 1.800m and explore the world of fire & ice. Truly stunning scenery!

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Note: This tour operator is located in Egilsstaðir in the northwest of Iceland.


All transport
2 nights in Kverkfjöll hut
Local guide
Glacier equipment
2x dinner


Glacier Hiking



Daily itinerary

Day 1
Kverkfjöll Glacier Tour - day 1

We leave Egilsstaðir early in the morning, driving road 931 through Hallormsstaður, the country´s largest forest. Then we head for the highlands and take the F931 to Kárahnúkar dam and Hálslón reservoir. Continuing with a few interesting stops on our way we arrive at Kverkfjöll for a lunch stop. A few minutes drive before taking a short walk to visit the remains of the icecave and the river Volga. To end the day we recommend a hike to Mt. Virkisfell for a great view over the scenery.

Day 2
Kverkfjöll Glacier Tour - day 1

This is a full day glacier adventure in the west part of the mountains. We visit the geothermal areas in Hveradalur valley before reaching the highpoint at 1.800 mtr. A truely stunning scenery ! This one is well worth the effort and simply unforgettable.

Distance: 18 km Elevation: 1.000m Time: 12 hrs.

Day 3
Kverkfjöll Glacier Tour - day 1

After leaving Kverkfjöll around noon we make a stop at Hvannalindir, a beautiful oasis in the desert. Taking a different route back we make a refreshment stop on our way to Egilsstaðir.

What to bring

Good hiking shoes
Warm clothes
Sleeping bag
Drinks and meals

Good to know

Kverkfjöll is the most remote place you can drive to in Iceland.

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