Þórsmörk Volcanic Hiking Tour Highlights
Our Þórsmörk Volcanic Hiking Tour includes visiting: South Iceland – Seljalandsfoss Waterfall – Þórsmörk Nature Reserve- Hiking into Stakkholtsgjá Gorge – Eyjafjalla Glacier
Our tour begins by driving over the mountain heath Hellisheiði towards Selfoss town and then along the south shore to Seljalandsfoss waterfall. Our next stop is at Þórsmörk, a mountain ridge named after the Norse god Thor and also famous for its beautiful valleys, trees and green moss. Þorsmörk is situated in the South of Iceland between the two glaciers Tindafjallajökull and Eyjafjallajökull and also popular among hikers and campers.
After enjoying a walk in Þórsmörk, we proceed to a small town of Hvolsvöllur where it is possible to buy sandwich.
Our next stop is at at a famous canyon called Stakkholtsgjá where you can enjoy a walk and its scenery. At Stakkholtsgjá, you also get to cross a small river before coming to a waterfall. This tour is truly unforgettable for the nature lover at heart and ideal as a hiking trip.
- Duration: 10hrs
- Departure: Before departure remember to dress warmly.
- Main guidance: English
- Bus fare
- English guided tour
- Pick up at specific location 45 min before departure
- Meals and refreshments
Iceland is a volcano island and has rough climate. It has extraordinary nature. Every visitor should prepare themselves for various adventures with colorful climate. The nature in Iceland is both ice cold and hot like a fire. Iceland has ice and gravel roads in the highlands. The sun in the spring and summer is strong. When you go to our glaciers bring your sunglasses since the sunlight reflects from the snow and ice. Wear warm and good shoes and dress warmly. The weather can be both warm and cold the same day. Iceland is a country of extremes. You will enjoy it and love. Be prepared for an exciting trip. This is the land of ice and fire.