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Embark on a 4-Day Hiking adventure in Thorsmork. Discover breathtaking landscapes and unforgettable trails.

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.

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!

Availability
Summer
Difficulty
Challenging
Duration
4 days
Minimum age
14
Meeting Point
BSÍ Bus Terminal - City center
Accomodation
Mountain Huts – dormitory style rooms
Max ascent
1000 m
Walking per day
4-7 hours
Total distance
40 km

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Activity provider: Icelandic Mountain Guides by Icelandia

Meeting point

BSÍ Bus Terminal - City center

The meeting point is the location from where the tour begins.

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

Tour itinerary

4-Day Thórsmörk guided hikes in Huts ・ 4 days

What’s included and what to bring on this tour

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Included

  • Experienced and qualified guide
  • Mountain hut sleeping bag accommodation in dormitories
  • Transport at the beginning and end of the trek
  • Transfer of luggage between the huts
  • Breakfast (3), lunch (4), dinner (3)

Not included

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation and food in Reykjavik
  • Sleeping bag

Tour highlights

Þórsmörk
Fimmvörðuháls
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