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Our tours are classified into levels of technical and physical effort. Below are the descriptions for each level.
two explorers climbing an ice wall.
Two women smiling at a camera on top of a glacier in iceland.

Easy: 1

These tours are designed for everyone in good health. If you're looking for a relaxed and enjoyable adventure, these trips are a perfect choice. Expect comfortable walking and leisurely activities suitable for all fitness levels.

Icelandic Mountain Guides Tours: You have to be able to walk over uneven terrain for 3 hours without carrying much weight.

group of explorers hiking dowm a glacier

Moderate: 2

If you're in reasonable shape and enjoy some physical activity, these tours offer a bit more challenge. You'll encounter a variety of terrain and activities, but nothing too strenuous.

Icelandic Mountain Guides Tours: 2-6 hours walk daily, without carrying much weight.

People walking by a steam vent.

Challenging: 3

For those seeking a more active experience, these tours provide a great balance of adventure and comfort. You should be in good shape for these trips, as they can include moderate hikes and activities.

Icelandic Mountain Guides Tours: suitable for those that are physically active and have some background in basic traveling in mountainous terrain with a backpack. 6-7 hrs walk per day.

Person securing a carabine on a rope.

Demanding: 4

If you're physically fit and up for a challenge, these tours offer exhilarating adventures. Expect demanding activities and potentially difficult conditions suitable for experienced adventurers.

Icelandic Mountain Guides Tours: suitable for physically and psychologically prepared people for a highly engaging experience. 6-8 hours walk per day. It often involves carrying your own gear.

An explorer skying on a glacier carrying gears.

Extreme: 5

These tours are designed for seasoned explorers who thrive on extreme challenges. They involve strenuous physical activity and may include remote and rugged environments. Only the most experienced adventurers should consider these expeditions.

Icelandic Mountain Guides Tours: Only suitable for people physically and psychologically prepared for a highly engaging experience. Expedition level. It often involves carrying your own gear. Similar previous experience is required for these tours.

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