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Iceland Walking Explorer

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starts on 23 Nov 2018
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Iceland Walking Explorer - Exodus Travels
Iceland Walking Explorer - Exodus Travels
Excellent
19 reviews
Starts
Reykjavik
+7 Destinations
The Ring Road
Ends
Reykjavik
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Highlights

  • Explore the natural beauty of Iceland
  • Discover Thingvellir National Park
  • Visit Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon
  • Stroll through the streets of Reykjavik
Age range
16 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Camping
Max Group Size
16
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Mountain Hikes
Start and end in Reykjavik! With the hiking & trekking tour Iceland Walking Explorer, you have a 14 day tour package taking you through Reykjavik, Iceland and 7 other destinations in Iceland. Iceland Walking Explorer is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

19 Reviews

  • Iceland Walking Explorer reviewer 1
    Written on September 5, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A great fun trip with a great balance of really interesting walks and exploring and sightseeing.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?I can't pick out a single moment - each walk was so interesting but also so different from each other.What... Read more

  • Iceland Walking Explorer reviewer 2
    Written on July 26, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    An exciting, challenging and informative trip.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The power of Dettifoss, the beauty of lake Myvatn and Bakkagerdi at midnight, my first ever walk on a glacier.What did you think of your group leader?Kristian... Read more

  • Iceland Walking Explorer reviewer 3
    Written on July 6, 2013
    3.0 - Average

    A beautiful country which I enjoyed exploring although things didn't always go to plan.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Seeing puffins for the first time and spending ages observing their behaviour and photographing them.Seeing an artic... Read more

  • Iceland Walking Explorer reviewer 4
    Written on September 4, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    Iceland is unique as it is like no other country. We saw the unusual volcanic landscapes, natural features of waterfalls, hot pools, steam vents, glaciers and lakes. We learned both the natural history of the land and the history of the people. It was a... Read more

  • Iceland Walking Explorer reviewer 5
    Written on August 26, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    An excellent 2 weeks of walking and busing around spectacular Iceland.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Iceland is amazing - our most used word was "wow" as we saw glaciers, lava fields, suplhurous mud pots, geothermal hot pools,... Read more

  • Iceland Walking Explorer reviewer 6
    Written on July 25, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    A thoroughly enjoyable trip with the right mix of sightseeing and decent walks in spectacular scenery.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Standing on top of a peak that didn't exist 2½ years ago (The Eyafjallajökull volcano that caused all... Read more

  • Iceland Walking Explorer reviewer 7
    Written on July 12, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    Amazing trip. Great walks from 6-10 hours. Enough resting time especially between two campsites. Great food. Excellent guide with a good knowledge of Iceland. What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Walking with always changing landscapes,... Read more

  • Iceland Walking Explorer reviewer 8
    Written on October 15, 2011
    3.0 - Average

    An interesting mix from the inspiring to the hair raising.  Very weather dependent.Do you have any advice for potential travellers?If you are expecting a 'moderate' trek - don't go.  Some of the days at 9 hours walking and 1100m ascent on rough ground are... Read more

  • Iceland Walking Explorer reviewer 9
    Written on October 15, 2011
    3.0 - Average

    An interesting mix from the inspiring to the hair raising.  Very weather dependent.Do you have any advice for potential travellers?If you are expecting a 'moderate' trek - don't go.  Some of the days at 9 hours walking and 1100m ascent on rough ground are... Read more

  • Iceland Walking Explorer reviewer 10
    Written on August 17, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    The most awesome, breathtaking, physically challenging holiday of my life...thus far!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Realizing that I was able to accomplish the physical challenges of this trip!What did you think of your group... Read more

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Reykjavik.
  2. Day 2: Drive to Thorsmork Valley via Seljalandsfoss Waterfall.
  3. Day 3: Hike to the newly created craters and lava fields.
  4. Day 4: Drive to Skaftafell via Skogafoss Waterfall and the Dyrholaey promontory.
  5. Day 5: Hike to summit of Kristinartindar for astounding views.
  6. Day 6: Travel to Bakkagerdi village, stopping at the Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon and Hofn.
  7. Day 7: Hike to Storurd in the Dyrfjoll mountains.
  8. Day 8: Drive to Lake Myvatn via the mighty Dettifoss Waterfall, explore the Hverfjall Crater and Dimmuborgir Lava field.
  9. Day 9: Full-day walk in volcanic Mt Krafla area.
  10. Day 10: Drive to Kerlingarfjoll; explore hot springs.
  11. Day 11: Full-day walk in the Kerlingarfjoll Mountains.
  12. Day 12: Visit Gullfoss Waterfall, waterspouts at Geysir and historic Thingvellir; continue to Reykjavik.
  13. Day 13: Free day in Reykjavik.
  14. Day 14: End Reykjavik.

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  • Exodus People - Kristjan's Story
  • Iceland: The Ultimate Travel Guide
  • Western Europe Travel Guide
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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • Do you have a similar camping trip like this for around 9-10 days?

    We have a Discover Iceland trip ref: AVP which is an 8 day trip, that is offered in September, it is not a camping trip though. This 7 night trip uses a mixture of hotels and simple guest houses

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Location
Start and end in Reykjavik.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Exodus Travels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 January 2019 the full payment of $5,795 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $5795 for Iceland Walking Explorer, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 853 km.
  • Reykjavik (Iceland)
  • 110 km
  • Seljalandsfoss (Iceland)
  • 30 km
  • Thorsmork (Iceland)
  • 127 km
  • Skaftafell (Iceland)
  • 88 km
  • Hofn (Iceland)
  • 172 km
  • Lake Myvatn (Iceland)
  • 17 km
  • Krafla Volcano (Iceland)
  • 221 km
  • Gullfoss (Iceland)
  • 88 km
  • Reykjavik (Iceland)

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