9 hour Day Tour to Seljalandsfoss & Þórsmörk

Step right up for this tour of one of the most beautiful, untouched wilds of Iceland: Thorsmörk. Your tour guides will pick you up at your accommodation in a comfortably appointed superjeep at 9 AM and take you to this popular hiker’s retreat.

The first stop of the day will bring you to Seljalandsfoss, a gorgeous waterfall nestled in the cliffs of rolling farmland, nourished by the river which meanders away from the falls. At 40 m (131 ft) high, it is one of the tallest waterfalls in Iceland, and it is a particularly unique spot because you can take the rocky path which wends behind the falls. It is a new perspective to look out on the green-and-black terrain of Iceland through the clear, misty water.

You’ll also pause at Gigjökull, a glacial tongue of Eyjafjallajökull, the glacier which made headlines in 2010 with the power of its eruption. It lies draped over the mountainous outcroppings of the valley like a fluffy white blanket.

Then, you’ll go to Stakkholtsgjá, a canyon located near the entrance to Thorsmork. It has a narrow riverbed and ends in a beautiful waterfall.

Finally, after driving over several deep, swift glacial rivers, you’ll enter the Thorsmork area. This rift valley, named after the Norse god of thunder and rain, Thor, is located in southern Iceland between two glaciers, Tindfjallajökull and Eyjafjallajökull. There are many trails to explore here, from those that cross the glaciers to multi-day hiking trails such as Laugavegur, which takes hikers all the way to Landmannalaugar in southwest Iceland. Here, you’ll have time to take in the gorgeous surroundings as you hike in the area, with stops available at the visitor’s huts at Básar and Húsadalur. These huts are airy and well-kept, providing a charming spot to stop and chat with other hikers you meet along the way!

After a refreshing walk around the countryside, you’ll be driven back to the city in time to decide where to have dinner and what you might want to do for the evening. Should it be a movie? A show? A gallery? The choice is yours!

Don't miss this invigorating day trip to the beautiful valley of Thorsmork! Check availability by choosing a date.

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Jun. - Oct.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Activities: Hiking, Super Jeep, Sightseeing
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Languages: English, Icelandic
  • Highlights: Þórsmörk , Seljalandsfoss , Gígjökull , Stakkholtsgjá , Húsadalur
Pickup information:
  • Starting time : 09:15

Please be at your pickup location in time for your departure. Should your pickup location be at a bus stop and you need assistance finding it, seek guidance in your Hotel's reception or contact your tour provider directly.
  • Pick-up

  • Guidance

  • Lunch

What to bring:
  • Hiking shoes

  • Warm clothes

  • Rain clothes

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