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.
Midgard Base Camp – Dufþaksbraut 14 Hvolsvöllur and nearby hotels in the Hella / Hvolsvöllur area.
|DEPARTURE TIME||We depart around 08:00 early morning from the Midgard Base Camp. Swing by a little earlier for a nice cup of coffee or a breakfast buffet! – We pick you up at your accommodation (upon request) in the area from 08:15 – 08:35 depending on your location.|
|DURATION||10 – 14 hours|
|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||
You can book this trip through our secure booking widget on this site. Feel free to request for a change of activity levels or a private tour through firstname.lastname@example.org. You can call us at +354 578 3370 from 09:00 – 17:00 all weekdays.
Non of our tours or combo’s include accommodation but we are happy to say that Midgard Base Camp is now open for business. There you can book both bunk bed and hotel accommodation and is an ideal adventure retreat to share stories and plates from our restaurant.