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Thorsmork Volcano Hike

Super Jeep & Hiking Combo

Rise above the Valley of the Thunder God, Thor for a stunning view of towering volcanoes, hanging glaciers, and roaring rivers!

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A challenging hike from Thorsmork valley up to Fimmvorduhals pass, the home of the new craters Magni and Modi. If you are looking for a great hike with stunning landscape then this is the tour for you.

  • Availability
    April 1st - September 17th
  • Duration
    12-14 hours / 8am -10pm
  • Level
    Challenging
  • Pickup
    Yes
  • Meet on location
    No
  • Min. Age
    14 years
  • Ratio
    1:12
  • Price
    29.990 ISK
Tour highlights
Small group experience
Þórsmörk (Thorsmork valley)
Eyjafjallajökull (Eyjafjallajokull volcano)
Super Jeep experience
Seljalandsfoss waterfall
Gígjökull (Gigjokull glacier lagoon)
Fimmvörðuháls (Fimmvorduhals volcano)
Magni and Móði (Magni and Modi craters)
Included
Transfer from Reykjavík and return
Expert super jeep driver
A guided hiking tour

Pick up starts at 8 am  from your hotel in Reykjavík, or 9:40 am at N1 gas station in Hvolsvollur town if you prefer to meet us there for the tour. Please note, that the Reykjavik pick up can take up to 30 min.

Thorsmork, a beautiful valley surrounded by glaciers and mountains, is the setting for today’s tour. Your tour starts with a pick you up from your hotel in Reykjavík and from there you will drive out of the city heading towards the east of the island. After passing through a few small villages you will arrie at the first stop of today‘s tour, the mighty Seljalandsfoss waterfall.  Seljalandsfoss is the famous waterfall that is best known for the fact that when conditions are good, you can walk behind it, enjoying it from both sides.

Next, you will pass Gígjökull glacier lagoon where you will see some of the effects of the famous Eyjafjallajökull eruption of 2010 before arriving in Thorsmork. From Basar cabin, in the heart of Thorsmork, you will start your hike to Fimmvorduuhals a popular hiking route among locals in Iceland. Here you will see the two craters, Magni and Modi, formed in this infamous eruption. The new lava, large craters, glacier view along with the surrounding mountains and vibrant colors make this hike truly outstanding. The elevation gain is between 700-800 meters and length approximately 14 km in total.The Thorsmork – Fimmvorduhals hike should not be missed by any outdoor enthusiasts visiting Iceland. Get physically active while you enjoy one of the most scenic places you will ever come across. In Thorsmork, every season has its charm, giving you a great opportunity to visit again and again. Our super jeeps seat 5 – 12 persons so our tours are always a small group experience!

Remember to bring: It is extremely important to have warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket & pants, headwear, and gloves with you. Good hiking shoes are also essential for this tour. Sturdy hiking shoes, waterproof jacket, and pants can also be rented directly from us if you contact us or book online.

What if I don’t own all of these clothing necessaries?

Don’t worry, you can always rent sturdy hiking shoes, waterproof jacket and pants in the booking process. We do not rent gear from location.

Please note

Please note that this tour is quite demanding and the conditions in Thorsmork can be hard at times. We expect participants to be dressed accordingly and have good hiking shoes with them.

Disclaimer
All our tours are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. Arctic Adventures does not assume any responsibility for accidents that are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own actions. Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherent risk.

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