Iceland Walking Explorer

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Group Tour
  • age requirement 16+ yrs
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  • Starts Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Ends Reykjavik , Iceland
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • A full circuit of the country combining all the major sites
  • See the new craters formed by the Eyjafjallajokull eruption
  • Wellequipped campsites, some next to hot springs or with hot tubs or showers
  • Flybus transfer to meet any flight
Start and end in Reykjavik, the Iceland Walking Explorer trip is a guided trekking tour that takes 14 days. You will travel through Dyrfjoll, Thorsmork, Lake Myvatn and 7 other destinations in Iceland. Iceland Walking Explorer is a small group trip which includes accommodation, meals and others.

This full-circuit trekking itinerary includes four full day hikes in some of the best hiking spots in Iceland as well as some shorter hikes on transit days. We start at the Troll peninsula and hike from the remote valley of Hedinsfjordur fjord to the fishing village Siglufjordur. Then we trek in the lunar-like Lake Myvatn landscape of pseudo craters, lava fields and plentiful hot springs. We move on to the dramatic south easst coast where we hike in the Vatnajokull NP as well as hike on one of the outlet glaciers from the Vatnajokull ice cap, which covers about 11% of Iceland. Our last camp is on the south coast in Vik where we do our last full day hike. On the last day we drive from Vik to international airport for those catching afternoon flight back home that day. From the airport we head for Reykjavik for those that have extended their trip.
Customer reviews
5 - Excellent
Based on 8 reviews
The Best Bits of Iceland
5 - Excellent
“The Walking Explorer tour is a perfect mix of activity and sightseeing - two nights in each of five campsites let you get a good feel for the area (and recover a little on the transfer days from the walking, which can be quite strenuous!)”
Adrian
5 - Excellent
“An wonderful experience to be able to walk in this volcanic landscape the scenery is incredible with amazing contrasts of which I have never seen any where before. A photograph's paradice.”
Walking in Iceland
5 - Excellent
“This was my first organised group holiday so I was a bit anxious about it as I like organising holidays myself. However, I loved every second of it and will be going on an Exodus trip again. The trip was perfectly organised and the guide was incredible....nice, Icelandic, talkative, funny, excellent cook, and lots of stories about the history, folklore and geology of Iceland. I learnt so much on this trip. The trip also allowed space to be on your own if you so desired and there was no compulsion to be with the group at all time. Maybe I was lucky with the group, but they were all nice, down-to-earth people, mostly experienced walkers who were all there to enjoy the scenery and escape their usually busy lifestyles for a few weeks. I also liked this trip as all the walks were very varied. You have 5 big walking days and it varied from volcanic to glaciers to Alpine meadows to spooky, sulphuric mist walk. All excellent. It was one of my best holidays and will definitely go back to Iceland.”
ICELAND WALKING EXPLORER
4 - Very Good
“An exciting, challenging and informative trip.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Start Reykjavik.
  • Day 2: Drive to Thorsmork Valley via Seljalandsfoss Waterfall.
  • Day 3: Hike to the newly created craters and lava fields.
  • Day 4: Drive to Skaftafell via Skogafoss Waterfall and the Dyrholaey promontory.
  • Day 5: Hike to summit of Kristinartindar for astounding views.
  • Day 6: Travel to Bakkagerdi village, stopping at the Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon and Hofn.
  • Day 7: Hike to Storurd in the Dyrfjoll mountains.
  • Day 8: Drive to Lake Myvatn via the mighty Dettifoss Waterfall, explore the Hverfjall Crater and Dimmuborgir Lava field.
  • Day 9: Full-day walk in volcanic Mt Krafla area.
  • Day 10: Drive to Kerlingarfjoll; explore hot springs.
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
Accommodation
  • 9 nights fixed camping, 1 night en suite hotel , All accommodation
Meals
  • All breakfasts, 11 lunches and 10 dinners
Transport
  • All transport and listed activities
Others
  • 5 days and 2 half days walking
  • Full porterage
  • Low altitude throughout
  • Group normally 7 to 16, plus leader. Min age 16 yrs
  • Tour leader throughout
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Reykjavik are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Iceland Walking Explorer tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW
Payment

A deposit of 300 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 0 days before departure. For any departures within 20 November 2019 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Iceland Walking Explorer tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Iceland Walking Explorer tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

CANCELLATION No additional cancellation fees apply for this Iceland Walking Explorer tour. You can cancel the tour up to 1 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 0 days of departure.
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