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4 Day Hikers Package

Hiking highlights in Iceland

Hike to new volcanoes, soak in a naturally hot river and visit Thorsmork and Landmannalaugar Nature reserve. Join us for some of the hiking highlights of Iceland on this 4 day package stuffed with hiking delights.

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This great hiking expedition is truly the hiker’s delight! On this trip, you will hike three of our best day tours out of Reykjavík as well as going on a sightseeing tour along the popular Golden Circle route with an additional visit to the Secret Lagoon for some relaxation.

  • Availability
    June 13th - September 15th
  • Duration
    4 days
  • Level
    Moderate
  • Pickup
    Yes
  • Meet on location
    No
  • Min. Age
    16 years
  • Ratio
    1:12
  • Price from
    68.990 ISK
Tour highlights
Reykjadalur hot springs
Thorsmork Valley, Magni & Modi volcanoes
Landmannalaugar nature reserve
The Golden Circle
The Secret Lagoon
Included
Transfers to/from Reykjavik each day
3 guided hiking tours
Experienced guide
Visit to all of the highlights of the Golden Circle
Admission to the Secret Lagoon

This tour is put together of 4 different day tours from Reykjavik, the order of the tours can vary between departures. We will send you the final itinerary once your tour is booked. Here below you can read more about each activity that is included in this adventure package.

Hot spring hunt – Hike up Reykjadalur Valley and bath in a naturally hot river
Difficulty level: Moderate
This tour will take you on our famous Hot Spring Hunt trail located in Reykjadalur Valley in Hveragerdi town. This hiking adventure starts only 40 minutes out of Reykjavik and offers a rare secluded look at every type of hot spring Iceland has to offer. At the end of the valley lies a big naturally hot river which you can bath in before hiking back down the valley.  You will have time to explore Reykjavik on your own, or check out some other excursions such as horseback riding in the afternoon (booked separately).

Thorsmork Volcano Hike – Hike from Thorsmork to Modi & Magni Volcanoes
Difficulty level: Challenging
This hike includes a super jeep tour into the stunning glacier valley of the thunder god Thor (Thorsmork), driving through the area where Eyjafjallajokull Glacier erupted in 2010 and then hiking up to the new volcanoes of Modi & Magni. This challenging hike is without a doubt one of Iceland’s greatest adventures, providing unsurpassed views of Thorsmork Valley and its three surrounding glaciers and thundering glacier rivers.

Golden Circle & Secret Lagoon – Visit Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss & Geysir before relaxing in the Secret Lagoon 
Difficulty level: Easy
Visit the most famous sights in Iceland, Thingvellir National Park, Geysir hot spring area and Gullfoss waterfall. The famous Thingvellir National park is a place where Icelandic history and great geological wonders come together in making the place one of the most interesting to see in Iceland. Thingvellir has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2004. Geysir hot spring area is a place where you have an opportunity to walk among the bubbling hot springs, but make sure to stay within the restricted area for your own safety. Make sure not to miss the spouting Strokkur before you leave. Gullfoss, the golden waterfall is the last site of the popular Golden Circle route. This great waterfall attracts thousands of visitors every year and for a good reason – according to the World of Waterfalls, it is one of the top ten best waterfalls in the world. Iceland has bubbling hot lava flowing underneath its surface, which makes for a lot of natural hot water. Geothermal energy is our main power source and we have hot pools everywhere. They say that a town only needs a population of 150 people to have a swimming pool. The Secret Lagoon or Gamla laugin like we call it in Icelandic is the oldest swimming pool in Iceland. It’s located in the geothermal paradise of Flúðir where fruits and vegetables are grown in green houses all year around. The area is packed with smoke and hot springs adding a certain unique charm to the place. There is no better way to experience Iceland than to bath in its springs. Jump in! It is good to note that the order of the itinerary can vary whereas you might start with a visit to the Secret Lagoon before exploring the Golden Circle.

Landmannalaugar Hiking Day Tour – Hiking adventure in Landmannalaugar Nature reserve
Difficulty level: Moderate
Your final hiking day will take you to the incredibly beautiful Landmannalaugar Nature Reserve with its picturesque rhyolite mountains and color contrast like you have most likely never seen before. Landmannalaugar is in the highlands and only accessible in 4×4 vehicles. It is every nature lover’s dream with untouched nature, colorful mountains, geothermal energy, canyons and hot springs. The total hiking distance on this tour is approximately 8-10 km.

Pick up & drop off times:
Hot Spring Hunt: 8 am, back approx. 2 pm.
Golden Circle & Secret Lagoon:  8 am, back approx. 5 pm.
Thorsmork Volcano Hike: 8 am, back approx. 10 pm.
Landmannalaugar Hiking Day Tour: Pick up & departure times are to be confirmed by our sales team.

Vouchers
Pick up and expected drop off times will be confirmed by our sales team after booking. When you arrange your trip you will initially be sent a voucher as proof of booking. This document will not contain your pick up and drop off details. Our sales team will send you a separate email containing your full itinerary, so please look out for this.

What to bring: Warm and waterproof outdoor clothing, head-wear, gloves, warm undergarment clothing (fleece/wool sweater and pants), good hiking shoes, packed lunch, a water-bottle, bathing suit, a towel and a change of clothing.

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.

If you don’t want to do the whole package all of the activities can also be done separately:
Hot spring Hunt
Landmannalaugar Hiking tour
Þórsmörk Volcano hike
Golden Circle and Secret Lagoon

Please note

Flights, food and accommodation are not included in this tour.

This tour is put together of 4 different day tours from Reykjavík, the order of the tours can vary between departures. We will send you the final itinerary once your tour is booked.

Day 1 - Hot Spring Hunt in Reykjadalur Valley

Pick up starts at 8 am from authorized pick up points in Reykjavik.
Please note that the pick up can take up to 30 min.

On the first day you will visit Reykjdalur Valley, located in Hveragerdi town and join us for our a scenic hike up the valley along our popular Hot Spring Hunt hiking trail, that reveals plumes of steam, bubbling natural hot pools and trickling thermal creeks. The hike up to the naturally hot river where you will have the option to bath in takes about 45 minutes and the hiking path itself is in relatively good condition. Once you reach the place where hot water from the springs blends together with the cold spring water it is time to jump in and relax in the perfect temperature of the hot river, surrounded by magnificent landscape before making your way back down the valley to Hveragerdi town. Your tour will end with a drop off back to Reykjavik, you can expect to be back at around 2 pm.

Day Highlights
Small group hiking experience
Reykjadalur Valley
Natural Hot Springs
Bathe in a naturally hot river
Included
Transfer to/from Reykjavik
Guided hiking tour in Reykjadalur Valley
Certified guide
Bathing in a hot river

Day 2 - Thorsmork Volcano Hike

Pick up starts at 8 am from authorized pick up points in Reykjavik.
Please note that the pick up can take up to 30 min.

On your second day you will visit Thorsmork Valley, the valley of the Thunder god Thor on this super jeep and hiking combo tour. The hiking part of the tour is a rated as challenging. The trail will take you from Thorsmork up to Fimmvorduhals pass, the home of the new crates Magni and Modi.  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 16 km in total. Get physically active while you enjoy one of the most scenic places you will ever come across.

Day Highlights
Small group experience
Thorsmork Valley
Fimmvorduhals
Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
Magni & Modi craters
Included
Transfer to/from Reykjavik in the comfort of a super jeep
Certified guide
A guided hiking tour

Day 3 - Golden Circle and Secret Lagoon

Pick up starts at 8 am from authorized pick up points in Reykjavik.
Please note that the pick up can take up to 30 min.

Your adventure day tour starts with a pick up from Reykjavik. From the capital you will head towards the famous Golden Circle. You first stop will typically be at Thingvellir National Park, which is a UNESCO world heritage site and the original birthplace of the oldest existing parliament in the world. It is a beautiful park that is also the place where the tectonic plates of America and Europe meet with a clearly visible rift valley. After Thingvellir you will continue onward to the geothermal area of Geysir, home of the erupting hot springs. Here, you will get the chance to watch the heated water gurgle, bubble, and escape the ground with enormous force up to 25 meters high. After a short lunch stop (own expense), we head to Gullfoss, the undisputed queen of Icelandic waterfalls. Gullfoss is truly a great sight with water rushing down three steps of lava layers exhibiting breathtaking power and grandeur. After an exciting day exploring all three attractions of the famous Golden Circle route, we will make our way to the Secret Lagoon. The locals call this the “Secret lagoon” because it was known only to them for a long time. Now you have a chance to bathe in this outstanding pool in magical surroundings. After a nice hot bath, we head back to Reykjavik over the Hellisheidi pass. You can expect to be back in Reykjavik at approximately 5PM. Remember to bring your camera, bathing suit and towel with you on this tour.

Day Highlights
Golden Circle
Secret Lagoon
Thingvellir National Park
Gullfoss
Geysir
Included
Transfer to/from Reykjavik
Admission to the Secret Lagoon
Guided Golden Circle sightseeing

Day 4 - Landmannalaugar Hiking Day Tour

Pick up is offered from authorized pick up points in the downtown Reykjavik area. Exact pick up time to be confirmed by one of our agents after booking.
Please note that the pick up can take up to 30 min.

After a scenic drive from Reykjavik you will start your hiking adventure from the main hut in Landmannalaugar and take off on a hiking adventure for about four hours. The total hiking distance is approximately 8-10 km, stunning from start to end. The route goes over Laugahraun lava field, through Vondugil canyon and up to Mt. Brennisteinsalda a multicolored peak that is highly characteristic for the area. On the way down you will walk down Graenagil gorge, called Green Gorge in Icelandic because of the dominant green color of rhyolite in the area. If time allows, we will summit  the memorable Blahnukur Volcano before soaking in the hot pool in Landmannalaugar all whilst breathing in the breathtaking surroundings of this phenomenal place!

Day Highlights
Small group experience
Landmannalaugar nature reserve
Bathing in a natural hot pool
Included
Transport to/from Reykjavik
Guided hiking tour in Landmannalaugar
Certified guide
Bathing in a natural hot pool
What is the Golden Circle tour in Iceland?

The Golden Circle is a name for the very popular sightseeing route that connects Reykjavík with Þingvellir National Park (Thingvellir), Geysir Hot Springs and Gullfoss Waterfall. We offer several Golden Circle trips that combine sightseeing with some of our adventure tours.

Do you offer a tour this is solely the Golden Circle?

Yes, we offer the tour Golden Circle small group tour which is basically the Golden Circle with some extra stops. This tour is focusing on sightseeing and the history of Iceland. Our stops are Gullfoss waterfall, Þingvellir national park (home to one of the first parliaments of the world), Geysir hot spring area and the historic Skálholt cathedral.

I want to book the Golden Circle with an activity combines to the tour, what are my options?

We offer numerous options to spice up your Golden Circle tour and to make the most off your day. Some are season depending but others are operated all year around. Here is a list of all of the tours.

All year around options:

Golden Circle, Super Truck and Snowmobiling
Golden Circle Small group tour
Golden Circle and Snorkeling
Golden Circle Food Tour
Golden Circle and Secret Lagoon
Golden Circle and Super Jeep tour

Winter season:

Golden Circle and Caving

Summer season:

Golden Circle and Rafting

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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