Thorsmork Valley | Super Jeep Day Tour

Thorsmork Valley | Super Jeep Day Tour
See jagged, moss-covered mountains on a super jeep tour to the Highlands.
You might spot an arctic fox on a tour to Þórsmörk valley in the Icelandic Highlands.
Super jeeps are specially built to cross rivers and handle Iceland's rough terrain.
Super jeeps are modified to drive in Iceland's harsh winter conditions.
A river winding its way through the Þórsmörk valley in the Icelandic Highlands.
Crossing rivers is easy if you are driving a super jeep, a specially modified vehicle.

Discover one of Iceland’s natural gems, Þórsmörk valley, on this exciting super jeep tour. Þórsmörk’s jaw-dropping landscape is credited to the fact that it is surrounded by the volcanic glaciers, rough terrain, unbridged rivers and mind-blowing wilderness. This tour shouldn’t be missed by anyone wanting to experience the true magic of Iceland’s nature while travelling in comfort.

Þórsmörk will provide you with an experience of a lifetime. The name means “Valley of Thor” (the Viking Thunder God), and it is a vast area of unique beauty. It is located in south Iceland, and it is nestled between three glaciers: Mýrdalsjökull, Tindfjallajökull and the famous Eyjafjallajökull glacier volcano which erupted in 2010.

From Hvolsvöllur town, you will travel in a specially adapted super jeep, capable of handling rough terrain and cross un-bridged rivers. The super jeep allows you to experience the magnificence and power of Þórsmörk’s nature.

On the way into the valley, you will make various stops, including one at Gígjökull, an outlet glacier from where powerful glacial floods escaped during an eruption of Eyjafjallajökull. Your local guide will take you through the Eyjafjallajökull eruptions scenes, giving you a full and very vivid account of the action that roared through the area in April 2010.

Once in Þórsmörk, you will continue marvelling at its unique colours and panoramic views. You make several stops to take in Þórsmörk’s untouched wilderness. There are also endless possibilities for short hikes for even more spectacular scenes, like to the mighty Valahnúkur mountain.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to travel to the green oasis of Þórsmörk in the comfort of a super jeep with an experienced and passionate local guide. Check availability by choosing a date.


Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Apr. - Dec.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Activities: Hiking, Super Jeep, Sightseeing
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Minimum age: 5 years.
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Highlands, Þórsmörk, Eyjafjallajökull, Gígjökull
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 09:00 10:00,

You meet us at the departure location.
The base camp, Dufþaksbraut 14, 860 Hvolsvöllur
Included:
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off in Hvolsvöllur area – Other pickup locations on request

  • English speaking super jeep guide

  • Stop at the sights along the way among them Nauthúsagil, Gígjökull and more

  • Possibilities for shorter hikes along the way and when arriving in Þórsmörk

  • Meals and refreshments


What to bring:
  • Good hiking boots

  • Rain gear

  • Warm clothes


Good to know:

Departure is from the Base Camp in Hvolsvöllur. Swing by a little before the tour starts for a nice cup of coffee!

You can also pick you up at your accommodation in the area. Pick-up/Drop-off from Reykjavík is also available (choose during the booking process).

All our tours have the flexibility needed to make sure you have the best possible day depending on weather and road conditions.



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