Eden Outdoor Adventures

Guided Walks

 

WALK IT...

 

Iceland, Land of Ice and Fire (10 days)

Iceland is a magical place. Known as the land of ice and fire, it offers a variety of landscapes for us to explore during this trip. Iceland's capital Reykjavik is the starting point for our trip.

Day 1: Fly to Reykjavik; spend the night in Reykjavik

Day 2: Travel by bus to Landmanalauger and the start of the trek

Day 3: Trek from Landmanalauger to Hvatinnuskar - trekking through lava flows and snow covered plateaus with steaming vents to a remote mountain hut.

Day 4: Trek from Hvatinnuskar to Hvanngil - trekking across a snow covered plateau before descending down to green valleys with views of old volcanoes. Some river crossing is required today. 

Day 5: Trek from Hvanngil to Botnar-Emstrur - trekking through lava flows and across large cinder fields with some river crossing required. 

Day 6: Trek from Botnar-Emstrur to Porsmork - trekking along the river flood plains with a river crossing before entering the woods en route to Porsmork.

Day 7: Travel by bus back to Reykjavik for a celebration dinner!

Day 8: Return to UK  or

Optional day trip to the Blue Lagoon Spa and/or shopping in Reykjavik

Day 9: Return to UK or

Optional day trip to the Golden Circle to visit Gulfoss waterfall, Pingvellir, Iceland's early parliament meeting place and Geysir

Day 10: Return to UK

Grade:

A route with a reasonable amount of ascent and descent requiring a good level of fitness and some previous summer hill walking experience.

See what it is like...

 

Cost:

Contact us to discuss your trip.

 

Optional Extras:

For those looking to make the trip a little more comfortable, we can organise for accommodation in mountain huts, rather than camping, for an additional fee.

 

For those wishing to stay in a hotel rather than the YHA, participants can book their own accommodation in Reykjavik.

For those wishing to just undertake the trek, then either return home or continue with their own trip, then this is possible.

Visit to Blue Lagoon.

Golden Circle sight seeing tour.

 

What is Included:

A qualified International Mountain Leader to guide you during the trip

Airport transfers to and from Reykjavik

YHA accommodation in Reykjavik based on twin rooms

Transport to and from Trek

Camp fees

Use of camping equipment

Food and drink on Trek

Use of showers at huts where available

All meals and drinks in Reykjavik within the allocated budget

 

What is Excluded:

Transport to and from Iceland

Food and drink outside the allocated budget

Visit to Blue Lagoon - unless booked as an optional extra

Golden Circle sight seeing tour - unless booked as an optional extra

Waterproofs, rucksacks and walking poles - these can be hired for a small fee

Walking boots suitable for summer walking

Personal clothing - a kit list will be sent to you on booking

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Iceland plateau

 

Iceland Hot Springs

 

Gullfoss


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