Icelandic Activities

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Iceland

Western Iceland

Reykjavik & Surrounding

  • Ellidaárdalur Valley – walking, fishing
  • Free walking tour of Reykjavik
  • Geothermal pools
  • Golden Circle tour
  • Hiking
  • Mosfellsbaer routes – cycling, hiking, walking
  • Reykjavik Park & Zoo
  • See the midnight sun (summer)
  • Visit beaches
    • Nautholsvík
  • Watch the Northern Lights (winter)

Western Iceland (Other)

  • Snæfellsjökull National Park
    • Climb Snæfellsjökull – volcano
      • Experienced hikers, with a guide and appropriate equipment
    • Hiking
    • Snowcat trips onto Snæfellsjökull
      • Can organize from town of Arnarstapi

 

The North

  • Jarðböðin Nature Baths

 

The South & the South Coast

  • Jökulsárlón
    • Boat tour to nose of glacier. Might see seals
  • Landmannalaugar
    • Camping
    • Frostastaðavatn – lake
      • Fishing, camping, hiking
    •  Hiking
      •  Bláhnúkur (mountain) trails
      • Laugavegur trail
        • From Landmannalaugar to Þórsmörk
    • Wading, swimming, soaking in hot springs
  • Þórsmörk Highlands
    • Hiking
  • Vatnajökull National Park
    • Hiking
      • Hvannadalshnúkur – Iceland’s highest point – peak from the rim of summit crater of the Öræfajökull volcano
        • Considerable hiking experience to climb it!

 

General

  • Tours
    • Ice cave
    • Lava cave