The perfect short and active getaway for runners and passionate hikers in Iceland
The Icelandic Highlands offer the adventurer an overwhelming choice of breath taking sights; from waterfalls to stunning mountains and natural springs to glacial lagoons. This tour allows you to either hike or run across some of the key highlights of the region. You will experience a taste of authentic Icelandic rural life and be treated to the natural wonders of this Nordic jewel.
On day one you will enter the Highlands; camping in mountain huts and enjoying the colour and grandeur of the Ryholit Mountains. Day two sees the trek reach Landmannalaugar; a verdant nature reserve where you can run past the hot springs that emerge from beneath the lush volcanic plains. Day three you can admire the largest volcanic canyon in the world; Eldgjá and the Ófærufoss waterfall that sits in the fissure of this ‘canyon of fire’.
As you reach the peak of this tour, you can run around the valley of Þórsmörk; one of the country’s most popular hiking destinations. The breathtaking beauty of this mountain ridge nestled between three glaciers is an unforgettable viewpoint. You will also get the opportunity to hike under the infamous Eyjafjallajökull glacier and volcano. This awe inspiring tour is a precious chance to see some of the most beautiful and dramatic sights in Iceland.
Explorer, Hiking & Trekking, Running
Style of Travel
Guided Group, Solo Traveller