Hiking, hot springs & northern lights: Immerse yourself in Iceland's enchanting wilderness.
This four-day winter adventure and hiking tour embraces the highlights of the South West of Iceland. It includes the historical and geological Thingvellir National Park, the majestic Golden waterfall Gullfoss, the world-famous Geysir hot spring, as well as the immense black sand beaches and beautiful waterfalls of the south coast, Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. On top of these unique natural wonders, our friendly and knowledgeable guide will take our small group on an exciting hiking or snowshoeing walks amongst spouting hot springs, volcanic fissures, and hot rivers as well as thrilling Glacier Walk. We spend three nights at a country hostel where our guide/chef cooks for us delicious traditional Icelandic dinners. This is the perfect place to hunt for the Northern Lights!
- Fall, Winter & Spring
- 4 days
- Minimum age
- Walking per day
Activity provider: Icelandic Mountain Guides by Icelandia
Need to know
Suites those that are physically active and have some background in basic traveling in mountainous terrain with a backpack. 6-7 hrs walks per day.
- Flexible Cancellation
- No Booking Fees
What’s included and what to bring on this tour
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- Experienced and qualified guide/driver
- Accommodation at a countryside hostel in double/twin with shared facilities
- Transportation in 4x4 minibus
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Before we head to the glacier for the tour, we need to get everyone fitted with the equipment, crampons and harnesses. The crampons need to be adjusted to each person's shoe size, so it is important that people arrive 20 minutes before so everyone is ready at the departure time.
We always recommend to book as soon as you are ready especially if you have a strict travel schedule or a large group. It is easy to change or cancel 24 hours before departure by emailing us (email@example.com). Tours can also be purchased the day of as long as there are spaces available.
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