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Iceland Walking Explorer - Exodus Travels
10 days

Iceland Walking Explorer

From Reykjavik to Reykjavik
Max group size:
16
Age range:
16 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33578
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Places You’ll See

  • Reykjavik
    Reykjavik
  • Seljalandsfoss
    Seljalandsfoss
  • Skaftafell
    Skaftafell
  • Hofn
    Hofn
  • Lake Myvatn
    Lake Myvatn
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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

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Reykjavik.
  2. Day 2: Transfer to Troll Peninsula via Hofsos and a visit to the stunning local pool for a dip in the hot tub
  3. Day 3: Hike to the top of the home peak of the town Siglufjordur. Stunning views over the mountains of Troll Peninsula and over the north Atlantic out to Grimsey island.
  4. Day 4: Drive to Lake Myvatn via the Akureyri and Godafoss Waterfall, explore the Hverfjall Crater and Dimmuborgir Lava field
  5. Day 5: Dettifoss waterfall and a hike from the volcanic Krafla area to the Nature Baths.
  6. Day 6: Drive to Hofn via Saenautasel farmstead and the Studalgil Canyon basalt columns. To the town Egilsstadir and then down to the south east coast to Hofn.
  7. Day 7: Hike in Vatnajokull NP to Mt. Getiafellstindur. With stunning views of Vatnajokull ice cap, some of its outlet glaciers and glacier carved valleys.
  8. Day 8: Glacier Lagoon, Black beach with ice on the beach. Skaftafell and Svartifoss waterfall.
  9. Day 9: Dyrholaey and Glacier walk on Solheimajokull glacier.
  10. Day 10: See Skogarfoss and Kvernufoss waterfalls and the Reykjanes peninsula en route to Reykjavik where our trip ends.
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
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Where You'll Stay

Camping

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    • A
      September 05, 2013
      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... Show more
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    • A
      July 26, 2013
      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... Show more
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    • A
      July 06, 2013
      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... Show more
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    • A
      September 04, 2012
      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... Show more
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    • A
      August 26, 2012
      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... Show more
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      July 25, 2012
      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... Show more
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    • A
      July 12, 2012
      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,... Show more
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      October 15, 2011
      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... Show more
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    • A
      October 15, 2011
      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... Show more
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    • A
      August 17, 2011
      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... Show more
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    10 days
    Iceland Walking Explorer
    From Reykjavik to Reykjavik
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    FAQs

    • 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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