Thorsmork Day Hike | With a Visit to Gigjokull Glacier

Free cancellation
No credit card fees
No booking fees
Duration
7 hours
Difficulty
Hard
Languages
English, Icelandic

Hike through the Valley of Thor, with this day tour to the beautiful Þórsmörk Nature Reserve. This tour should not be missed by those who love untouched nature and have a reasonabl...

Hike through the Valley of Thor, with this day tour to the beautiful Þórsmörk Nature Reserve. This tour should not be missed by those who love untouched nature and have a reasonable level of fitness, ready for trekking by foot.

Þórsmörk is one of Iceland's most beautiful valleys. It is securely surrounded by three glaciers - Eyjafjallajökull, Mýrdalsjökull and Tindfjallajökull - making it extremely hard to reach. After picking you up in Reykjavík in a modified Super Jeep, therefore, your skilled guide will take you on a thrilling drive across rivers and over bumpy Highland tracks.

Of course, on your journey, you'll have numerous opportunities to stop and take photos.

Before reaching Þórsmörk, you'll detour to visit the roots of Gígjökull glacier to observe the impact of the terrible 2010 Eyja...

Included

Guided service
Light lunch

Activities

Hiking
Super Jeep
Sightseeing
Cultural Activity

Attractions

Þórsmörk
Eyjafjallajökull
Gígjökull

What to bring

Warm outdoor clothing
Waterproof jacket and pants
Headwear and gloves
Snacks and water
Appropriate hiking boots/shoes are required.

Good to know

1. Pick up/drop off, Hvolsvöllur/Hella area = FREE (Pick up can start up to 30 minutes prior to tour departure*)

2. Pick up/drop off, Selfoss/Vík area = 5.000 ISK pp each way (Pick up can start 1 hour prior to tour departure*)

3. Pick up/drop off, Reykjavík = 10.000 ISK pp each way (Pick up starts up to 2 hours prior to tour departure*)

*Please note that it can take us up to 30 minutes to arrive to your location.

Please contact us to organise pick up/drop off service. Otherwise meeting point will be at Gljúfrabúi base.