Embark on a 4-Day Hiking adventure in Thorsmork. Discover breathtaking landscapes and unforgettable trails.
Activity provider: Icelandic Mountain Guides by Icelandia
Enjoy the journey of a lifetime on this fantastic hiking experience in the glacier valley of Þórsmörk, up to the Fimmvörðuháls pass. This is one of the world’s best treks; through volcanic landscapes and green moss Þórsmörk is the last part of the famous Laugavegur trail, considered by many the most beautiful part. Expect to walk 4-7 hours per day on this guided 4-day tour with accommodation in rustic mountain huts. It’s a moderate to challenging hike that spans 40 kilometres with a maximum ascent of 1000 metres.
About this tour
Þórsmörk is known as a hiker’s paradise among Icelanders, as the region has breathtaking scenery, vast landscapes, and numerous hiking trails to follow. Þórsmörk, which was named after the Norse god Þór (Thor), is situated between three glaciers, Eyjafjallajökull, Mýrdalsjökull and Tindfjallajökull. In this relatively small area, you can cross rivers, hike mountains, walk along lava fields, and experience exquisite glacier views.
Booking a guided tour ensures your safe way with a professionally trained guide, who will show you the fantastic hidden gems these valleys treasure, such as the canyons, craters, and caves that only experienced locals know about. The 4-day adventure is topped off with a celebratory BBQ on the last night in your mountain hut with the group!
BSÍ Bus Terminal - City center
- Meeting Point
- BSÍ Bus Terminal - City center
Need to know
Demanding some effort and certain endurance. Good health and some hiking experience are required. 6-8 hours walk per day. It often involves carrying your own gear.
Please ensure you have all the necessary hiking equipment - clothing, rain gear, food and water, and comfortable hiking shoes.
- Flexible Cancellation
- No Booking Fees
What’s included and what to bring on this tour
It’s important to always be prepared for your next adventure in Iceland. See our list of what’s included, and what you should bring or add to your trip
- Experienced and qualified guide
- Mountain hut sleeping bag accommodation in dormitories
- Transport at the beginning and end of the trek
- Breakfast (3), lunch (4), dinner (3)
- Sleeping bag (optional extra)
- Showers in the hut (payable on site)
If you're planning a trip to Iceland, it's important to be prepared with the right information. Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help you plan your trip
Sleeping bags are required on the tour as you are staying in dormitory style huts on tour. You can rent one if preferred, by adding this during the checkout process. If you forgot to add this when you originally booked, please let us know and we can add this for you.
We can offer a Dietary Supplement on tour; this is available for a fee that can be booked during the checkout process. You can add this to your booking up to 10 days before the tour start date if you have not added this during the original booking process.
Unfortunately, we cannot provide gluten free items such as bread or snacks, but you are more than welcome to bring your own on tour.
We offer a varied meal plan OR Dietary Supplement meal plans on tour. As these are packed according to the group needs, guests cannot choose from one or the other menu list during the tour.
A:If you do not wish to eat certain items the menu, you would need to pay for the dietary supplement to provide you with a vegetarian meal on these days requested.
All members of the group are asked to help the guide prepare the meals for each day. This brings the group closer together in a fun and rewarding way. Who doesn´t like making new friends in the great outdoors?
This is not suited to beginner trekkers as this is mountainous terrain with 6-7 hour of hiking per day. We recommend this for hikers who are physically active with previous basic trekking experience.
The popular Laugavegur hiking route from the Landmannalaugar region to the Þórsmörk area is a 56-kilometre (35-mile) multi-day hike that attracts backpackers and hikers from around the world. If you’re coming to Iceland to hike just one trail, this is the one. Its popularity stems from various landscapes: bubbling hot springs, vast glaciers, beautiful mountains, stunning waterfalls, and roaring rivers. Expect to walk 4-7 hours per day on this guided 5-day tour with accommodation in rustic mountain huts. It’s a challenging hike, but Iceland’s most famous trek lives up to the hype!
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