Starting at Skógar, the Skógá river is followed (with 20+ waterfalls) and then between Eyjafjallajokull (of 2010 fame) and Myrdalsjokull (with Katla below).
We cross the 2010 volcanic area, its lavas still warm with the two new craters Magni and Móði standing proud.
Descending into beautiful Þórsmörk, here it is like standing atop the world, looking down on unimaginable, glorious creation.
Super jeeps return us from Þórsmörk, rugged driving, crossing unbridged rivers.
Distance: 24 kms; elevation 1,050m; hike 9-12hrs; total trip 11-14hrs.
Summer 2021 availability:
We already have confirmed trips during the following dates:
- June 12th
- June 19th
- July 3rd
- July 8th
- July 12th
- July 31st
- August 14th
- August 21st
For other dates we have a minimum of 6 participants to open up bookings.
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 6 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 long and at high altitudes/td>|
|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.