Super Jeep Day Tour to Thorsmork Valley

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Seljalandsfoss
Duration
6 hours
Difficulty
Easy
Languages
English, Icelandic
Available
All year

Join an exciting Super Jeep tour to Þórsmörk Nature Reserve, a place so beautiful that its name means 'the Valley of Thor'. This family-friendly tour runs throughout the year and should not be missed by anyone looking to bask in the natural beauty of Iceland.

Þórsmörk is an incredibly scenic valley in the heart of south Iceland, surrounded by majestic mountain ridges and filled with contrasting forests and lava fields. It is also nestled amongst three awe-inspiring glaciers: Eyjafjallajökull, Mýrdalsjökull and Tindfjallajökull.

To reach this secluded valley, your guide will drive you down rough Highland F-roads and cross several un-bridged and gushing glacial rivers, making getting to Þórsmörk as much of an adventure as being there.

Thankfully, the 4x4 super jeeps are fully equipped for such challenges.

On your way to Þórsmörk, you stop by the foot of Gígjökull outlet glacier to observe the effects of the terrible 2010 eruption from Eyjafjallajökull. This eruption stopped the air traffic around the whole of Europe and threatened surrounding farms with floods and ash.

Your guides are locals with a burning passion for the Icelandic nature and absolutely love their job. They will make sure you are enjoying your day from pick-up to drop-off and provide you with fun stories and interesting facts from the area.

Þórsmörk has a unique and special vibe that you will note as soon as you arrive; the surroundings look much like they have been pulled straight from the pages of Tolkien.

As well as enjoying the amazing views from the car window, you make stops to take photos and hike shorter trails. The longest hike on this tour is about 30 minutes, but note that each tour is catered to our guests needs and if you don´t wish to hike then an alternative option is walk a gorgeous trail from Langidalur valley over to Húsadalur valley. You follow a trail deep down into the magical valley. 

You then meet your guide at the Volcano Huts, located in Húsadalur. From this location, which boasts beautiful views, you will enjoy a lovely meal, included in the price.

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Included

Light lunch

Activities

Super Jeep
Sightseeing
Cultural Activity

Attractions

Þórsmörk
Eyjafjallajökull
Mýrdalsjökull
Gígjökull
Stakkholtsgjá
Valahnúkur

What to bring

Warm and waterproof clothes
Headwear and gloves
Good hiking boots/shoes
Snacks and water

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.

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