Hvannadalshnúkur - Iceland's highest summit

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 12 hours
  • tour type Group Tour
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 16+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Skaftafell, Iceland
  • Ends Skaftafell , Iceland
  • Iceland's highest summit
  • Vatnajökull Glacier
  • Once in a lifetime must!
  • Panoramic views
The Hvannadalshnúkur - Iceland's highest summit tour starts and ends in Skaftafell. The Hvannadalshnúkur - Iceland's highest summit is a trekking tour that takes 12 hours.

The ascent of the highest peak in Iceland, Hvannadals- hnúkur (2110 m / 6900 ft) is a once-in-a-lifetime must.

The peak is located in the north-western rim of the Öræfajökull volcano and promises an unforgettable hike with breathtaking panoramic views. To kick off your adventure packed day, you will meet your highly qualified guide at our sales lodge for a briefing. No special technical skills are required but we recommend packing the items on our equipment list. The climb will be mentally and physically grueling but it is worth it. At the summit, you will witness the rugged outlet glaciers of Vatnajökull glacier and the vast sandy plains of the rivers that drain off that great glacier. This tour combines marvelous nature and a demanding hike for an unforgettable experience.
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  • A briefing with your guide that takes place at 18:00 the evening before. Please contact our office at +354 587 9999 or info@mountainguides.is for further information.
  • Guiding services
  • Ice gear
  • Safety equipment
  • Rain gear
  • Hiking boots
  • Warm clothing
  • Lunch
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A deposit of 57 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 61 days before departure. For any departures within 19 December 2019 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Hvannadalshnúkur - Iceland's highest summit 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.


For this Hvannadalshnúkur - Iceland's highest summit 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 Hvannadalshnúkur - Iceland's highest summit tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.
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