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.
Price: 43.000 ISK
Book now and join a tour with a small group of fellow travelers or send us a request for a private day tour.
|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 a minimum of 8 participants for this tour. If you want to book this tour but you don’t reach the minimum you can always send us an email to email@example.com and we will try our best to make the tour happen.|
|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.|
|Up on request|
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.