Hiking in Iceland

Arctic Rafting operates two halfday hiking trips in the vicinity of Reykjavík in Iceland and two multi day treks out in the magnificent Icelandic nature. They are all describtive of the Icelandic landscape and terrain.

Choose from:

The Hot Spring Hunt: Hike to hot spring and bathe in the warm water.

Reykjavik Panoramic: Hike the capital´s local mountain and gaze from it´s peak in all directions.


Hornstrandir Nature Reserve: takes you wandering in the footsteps of the old viking settlement of Hornstrandir. It is a highly inexcessable place of unmatched beauty, ancient glacial fjords and towering seacliffs teaming with birdlife. In the past the Hornstrandir was populated with vikings, then colonies fishermen and finally noone at all.

Highlights of the Highlands: The ultimate Icelandic trek through its overwhelming highlands, crowned by glaciers and carwed by the powerful rivers decending from them.

Arctic Adventures operates two great half-day hiking trips in the mountains surrounding Reykjavk in Iceland and two multi day treks passing through the magnificent Icelandic nature. They are all great adventures and give intimate insight into the Icelandic landscape and terrain.

Choose between these trips:

The Hot Spring Hunt: Hike to hot spring and bathe in the warm water of Reykjadalur mountain valley in Hengill mountain area.

Reykjavik Panoramic: Hike the capital's local mountain, Mt. Esja and gaze from its peak down to the city, the north Atlantic Ocean and in the distance the Snaefellsjokull glacier, Jules Verne's gate way to the center of the earth!

Our trip in the Hornstrandir Nature Reserve in the Vestfjords takes you wandering in the footsteps of the old viking settlement of Hornstrandir. It is a highly inaccessible place of unmatched beauty, ancient glacial fjords and towering seacliffs teaming with birdlife. In the past the Hornstrandir was populated with vikings, then colonies fishermen and finally noone at all.

Highlights of the Highlands: The ultimate Icelandic trek through its overwhelming highlands of South Iceland. Crowned by glaciers and carwed by the powerful rivers decending from them, crossing mountain plateus and glaciers, this truly is the ultimate Iceland in a nutshell trek. The trek of lifetime! Local name of this trek is Laugavegur and Fimmvorduhals.