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.
Book now and join a tour with a small group of fellow travelers or send us a request for a private day tour.
In these uncertain times we want to inform you about what we are doing here at Midgard to support you and your travel plans. As the situation around the coronavirus continues to evolve, we are doing everything we can to ensure your travel safety and provide maximum flexibility. Please read further here.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Midgard Base Camp, Dufþaksbraut 14, Hvolsvöllur (see google map) or free pick-up at nearby hotels in the Hella / Hvolsvöllur area.|
|DEPARTURE||The tour departs from Midgard Base Camp. Swing by a little early for a nice cup of coffee!|
We can also pick you up at your accommodation in the area.
|DURATION||10 – 14 hours|
|MINIMUM AGE||13 years|
|GROUP SIZE||There is a minimum of 4 participants for this tour. In case of fewer bookings we will refund you 100% or suggest alternatives. Maximum size 16 people.|
|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.