All about our Thorsmork day tour

INTO THE WILDERNESS

  • Small group, never more than 15 people

  • Only available 15. Jun - 30. Sep every year

  • Duration 9am - 6pm

  • Pick up and drop off anywhere in Reykjavik area

  • Also available as private tour

Highlights

  • Wilderness in the middle of the Icelandic highlands

  • Seljalandsfoss and Gljufrarbui waterfalls

  • Touch a melting glacier! #globalwarming

  • View of Eyjafjallajokull glacier

  • Nauthusagil and Stakkholtsgja canyon

Thorsmork, often referred to as the valley of the gods, is a pearl in the Icelandic highlands. Only accessible by modified vehicles or buses (no rental cars, please), the area combines both fun in crossing rivers and stunning wild nature scenery.

Seljalandsfoss and Gljufrarbui waterfalls are the first visits of the day. Marvellous to watch and enjoy before heading into Thorsmork valley itself. This is the perfect urban antidote. Once there, you could enjoy the scenery all day long by driving through. However, there are locations off the beaten track such as Nauthusagil canyon and Stakkholtsgja canyon that are worth a little hike and even to get your feet wet!

A magnificent view of the disappearing Gigjokull glacier which runs down to the north of the valley from Eyjafjallajokull is a must. You can walk up to the glacier and touch it! At the bottom of Thorsmork valley lies an accommodation and service area for hikes in the vicinity. It is the perfect place to have lunch (included) and hike up the hills in the area for excellent views of the magnificent godlike valley.

All in all a must do tour when in Iceland. A whole day packed with beautiful nature, hikes and authentic Icelandic experience. This tour takes you into a true gem of Icelandic nature in the middle of the Icelandic highlands.

This is as close to the Icelandic wilderness you can get in a single day.

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Included in this tour

  • Lunch is included in price - vegetarian or vegan options available. Let us know beforehand if you have specific dietary requirements.

  • Knowledgeable, local guide

  • Wool blankets to keep warm

  • Free WiFi

  • Pick up 30 mins prior to departure, at any location in Reykjavik area

  • Drop off, back in Reykjavik

Good to know

  • Bring walking shoes, preferably waterproof, as you will want to walk around in the wild nature!

  • Dress according to weather

  • Light hiking in wild nature is a part of this tour

  • You may want to bring water or a snack with you

  • Bring your camera!

 
“A fantastic experience and an absolute must during your trip to Iceland. Friendly, knowledgeable locals guide you through less explored, breathtaking sites. Every aspect of this tour far exceeded our expectations!”
— Marilyn, Washington D.C.
 
 

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