One tour per person
10 – 14 hours

Departing to Þórsmörk at around 9.00 PM, the hike ascends to Fimmvörðuháls, site of the 2010 eruptions. Crossing fresh lavas (still warm), the new craters Magni and Móði are seen standing proud.

The hike continues between Eyjafjallajökull (of 2010 fame) and Mýrdalsjökull (with Katla below) before descending by the Skógá river to Skógafoss.

Transfer from Hvolsvöllur (between 7-11 AM) to Þórsmörk and from Skógar to Hvolsvöllur is included.

Distance: 24 kms; elevation 1,050m; hike 9-12hrs; total trip 11-14hrs.




DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Midgard Base Camp, Dufþaksbraut 14, Hvolsvöllur (see google map).
DEPARTURE The tour departs from Midgard Base Camp. Please show up no later than 15 minutes before departure.
DURATION 10 – 14 hours
MINIMUM AGE 13 years
GROUP SIZE There is no minimum for private tours.
When booking you can add a lunchbox from Midgard Restaurant to your booking. Click here to read more about our lunchboxes.
WEAR Comfortable clothing, hiking shoes and warm clothes according to this area’s weather forecast! Check out our packing lists on our FAQ page to make sure you have everything you need in your backpack. Please note that the Fimmvörðuháls hike is a bit long and at high altitudes.
CANCELLATION POLICY Please click here for our full cancellation policy.
Professional guidance  Good outdoor activity
Pick-up & drop-off in Hvolsvöllur / Hella area Beautiful sights and scenery
Up on request
Day hike
Private tour

Do you have any questions? Contact us here, send us an email to or call us at +354 578 3370 from 09:00 – 17:00 all weekdays.

Did you know that Midgard Adventure is also a travel agency? We will happily arrange your entire holiday for you. Contact us.

Do you need accommodation? Midgard Base Camp offers bunk beds and private rooms. It´s the ideal base camp for you adventure travel in South Iceland. Midgard Base Camp also has a restaurant, a bar and a café. 

Departure location – Midgard Base Camp