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Iceland Eastern Fjords Hiking Tour

The Viknaslodir Trail & Highlights of the Southern Ring Road


Where can you experience lava fields, gigantic glaciers, waterfalls, snowcapped peaks, remote sandy beaches, and an array of geothermal spectacles all on the same trip? In Iceland, one of the most magical places on Earth. Begin your explorations with a hut-to-hut hiking adventure along the eastern fjords, following the spectacular Viknaslodir Trail for five days. Then tick off all the highlights of Iceland's southern Ring Road. Boat among mesmerizing icebergs in Jokulsarlon Lagoon, stroll the black sand beaches of Reynisfjara, be awed by the famous geyser of the Golden Circle. Take in Iceland's cosmopolitan coastal capital, Reykjavik, and wrap up with a soak in the Blue Lagoon - Iceland's famed geothermal spa.

10 Days

From: $7,895

Where can you experience lava fields, gigantic glaciers, waterfalls, snowcapped peaks, remote sandy beaches, and an array of geothermal spectacles all on the same trip? In Iceland, one of the most magical places on Earth. Begin your explorations with a hut-to-hut hiking adventure along the eastern fjords, following the spectacular Viknaslodir Trail for five days. Then tick off all the highlights of Iceland's southern Ring Road. Boat among mesmerizing icebergs in Jokulsarlon Lagoon, stroll the black sand beaches of Reynisfjara, be awed by the famous geyser of the Golden Circle. Take in Iceland's cosmopolitan coastal capital, Reykjavik, and wrap up with a soak in the Blue Lagoon - Iceland's famed geothermal spa.

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Blend epic trails and iconic touring on this fully guided adventure, and bookend your trip in Reykjavik

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Highlights


  • Hike the rugged and picturesque Viknaslodir Trail, showcasing mountains, lava fields, glaciers, icebergs, and waterfalls
  • Take in black-sand beaches, icebergs, and powerful waterfalls along the famous southern Ring Road!
  • Blend epic trails and iconic touring on this fully guided adventure, and bookend your trip in Reykjavik

Iceland Eastern Fjords Hiking

Start: Reykjavik, Iceland  End: Reykjavik, Iceland

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

Itinerary


  • Arrive in Iceland

    Day 1

    After an early morning arrival at the airport, your MT Sobek trip leader will transfer you to the hotel, where you start the day with breakfast. Take the rest of today to relax and explore the capital city. Tonight, meet up with the rest of the group for a welcome dinner.

    Accommodation: Fosshotel Reykjavik

    Transportation: 40-minute private bus transfer

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Fly to Egilsstadir & Hike to Lodmundarfjordur

    Day 2

    After breakfast, transfer to the Reykjavik domestic airport for an awe-inspiring flight over the highlands to Egilsstadir in eastern Iceland, departing at 9:15am (subject to change). The 60-minute flight includes spectacular views of Mount Hekla, the Vatnajokull ice cap, and Mount Askja. From Egilsstadir, drive to the deep fjord harboring the coastal village of Seydisfjordur, to begin the hike. Set out over green mountains and plateaus down to the uninhabited Lodmundarfjordur, which was, for many years, one of the most isolated and inaccessible communities in Iceland. Luggage for the next 3 nights will be delivered by four-wheel-drive vehicle.

    Accommodation: Lodmundarfjordur Hut-Lodmundarfjordur, Iceland

    Activity: 5-7 hours/7 miles hiking with 1,970' elevation gain/loss

    Transportation: 1-hour flight transfer

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Hike from Lodmundarfjordur to Husavik

    Day 3

    Take a morning walk to the old chapel at the foot of the beautiful fjord, then along the north seashore of Lodmundarfjordur and down to Husavik (House Bay). Loðmundarfjorður fjord is an impressive valley that was once home to 100 people at the turn of the 20th century, thanks to rich farmlands and accessible fishing grounds. The hike leads through the massive Loðmundarskriður, formed thousands of years ago when the adjacent mountain literally burst forth.

    Accommodation: Husavik Mountain Hut-Husavik (House Bay), Iceland

    Activity: 5-7 hours/9 miles hiking with 1,970' elevation gain/loss

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Walk from Husavik to Breidavik

    Day 4

    Wake for an enjoyable walk from Husavik to Breidavik over an impressive pass at the foot of 1,200-ft Mount Hvitserkur — an odd formation of white rhyolite with basalt intrusions. Descend toward Breidavik (Wide Bay), a majestic place with coastal marsh, black sandy beaches, and scattered Siberian driftwood. Curious seals often come around to observe hikers.

    Accommodation: Breidavik Mountain Hut-Breidavik (Wide Bay), Iceland

    Activity: 5-7 hours/8 miles hiking with 1,800' elevation gain and 1,640' elevation loss

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Walk from Breidavik to Borgarfjorður Eystri

    Day 5

    From Breidavik, set out across the massive pastel rhyolite mountains that, depending on the way the sun catches them, turn from pink to blue to ochre. Continue the hike via Brunavik (Brown Bay) downhill to Borgarfjordur Eystri, a small picturesque inlet that faces the open sea, featuring shores dotted with charming, small houses.

    Accommodation: Blabjorg Guesthouse

    Activity: 6 hours/8-10 miles hiking two passes at 1,000' and one pass at 1,300'

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Hike in the Dyrfjoll Mountains & Head to Egilsstadir

    Day 6

    Today hike in the Dyrfjoll Mountains, a perfect complement to the Borgarfjordur fjord. Have a short transfer to the trailhead just below the majestic faces of the Dyrfjoll cliffs, reaching the Storud (Big Rocky Ground), an enormous chaos of large boulders intersected by a glacial river. After marveling at this spectacular setting, continue the hike along the foothills of the mountains, meeting up with the bus for the scenic drive to Egilsstadir — and on to your hotel for the overnight.

    Accommodation: Lake Hotel Egilsstadir

    Activity: 6 hours/8.5 miles hiking two passes at 300' and 1,000'

    Transportation: 1.5 hour private van transfer

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Take In the Hengifoss Waterfall & Head to Hofn

    Day 7

    After breakfast, transfer to the Hengifoss Waterfall, where you enjoy a walk and picnic lunch before continuing south again. Drive over the Oxi pass down to Berufjorður fjord, stopping shortly at Djupivogur village for a short walk along this picturesque harbor. Then continue west past the Lonsvik lagoon, a gathering place for thousands of wild swans and a destination for many migratory birds. After the walk, enjoy the scenic drive that passes the Cape of Whales and the imposing glacial masses as the Vatnajokull ice cap flows down from the mountains.

    Accommodation: Hotel Hofn-Hofn, Iceland

    Activity: 2 hours/3 miles hiking with 100' elevation gain

    Transportation: 3.5-hour private van transfer

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Cruise on Jokulsarlon Lagoon & Short Hike in Skaftafell National Park

    Day 8

    Start the day with a drive along the south coast enjoying views of the immense Oræfajokull glacier as it crawls across black sand. Take a 60-minute zodiac tour among the black and blue icebergs of the Jokulsarlon lagoon. Continue westward and arrive in the Skaftafell National Park, the location of today's short hike to Svartifoss (The Black Waterfall), a famed waterfall in a horseshoe-shaped gorge. Continuing west again, come to the endless Eldhraun lava field covered with thick carpets of silvery moss.

    Accommodation: Hotel Katla-Vik, Iceland

    Activity: 2-mile/1-hour easy hike

    Transportation: 60-minute zodiac ride & 3.5-hour private van transfer

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Skogafoss, Seljalandsfoss and Golden Circle

    Day 9

    On this last day, stroll along the black sand beaches of Reynisfjara, and take in the beautiful waterfalls of Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss. You'll explore the famous Golden Circle including the majestic Gullfoss waterfall and the spouting spring Geysir, witnessing its enormous eruptions. Finally, visit Thingvellir National Park and walk along the fault lines that make evident the rifting of the earth's crust. You'll hear about the major historic events that have taken place here and come to understand this is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Arrive in Reykjavik in the late afternoon and check into the hotel before your farewell dinner with the group.

    Accommodation: Fosshotel Reykjavik

    Activity: 1-2 miles/2-3 hours easy walking and touring

    Transportation: 3.5-hour private van transfer

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Soak in the Blue Lagoon & Depart from Reykjavik

    Day 10

    After breakfast, enjoy a little time for shopping or exploring before departing Reykjavik at 11am, transferring 45 minutes south to the famous Blue Lagoon geothermal spa. Located in a lava field, the lagoon holds six million liters of geothermal seawater, which is renewed every 40 hours. Soak in the steamy mineral waters, or get a natural massage under the powerful waterfalls, before showering up and transferring back to the Reykjavik-Keflavik Airport for departure flights home (please schedule flights after 5:00pm).

    Transportation: 45-minute private van transfer

    Meals: Breakfast

Why Travel With Us?


  • MT Sobek has crafted a unique adventure that pairs 3 days of remote, vehicle-less hiking, with the iconic must-see highlights of the southern Ring Road!

  • We are the only North American operator to trek in the eastern fjords - a raw, remote, and remarkable place!

  • There's no better finale to this magical adventure than a soak in the famed Blue Lagoon, right before departing for your homeward-bound flight.

Dates & Prices


  • 2024
  • Go Private
  • Go Custom
  • Inclusions

2024

Scheduled Dates


The earlier you book, the more choice of available dates you’ll have and once you book, your price is guaranteed.

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Go Private


Gather your favorite travel companions to share an MT Sobek adventure on an easy-to-book Private departure.

Call or email us to get the ball rolling.

*Private trips require a 25% non-refundable deposit.


Looking for a private family adventure?


This trip can accommodate guests with a
minimum age of 18.

Private Trip Pricing:


2024 Pricing

7 to 9 guests from $8,195 per person double occupancy

6 guests from $8,595 per person double occupancy

*Seasonal rates may apply.

Additional Costs:


Internal Airfare: $500

Private pricing excludes potential additional costs such as internal airfare, single supplement, or any park fees that may be required for the trip.

*Private trips require a 25% non-refundable deposit.

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Go Custom

Create Your Very Own Adventure


Dreaming of an adventure designed exclusively for you? With insider access and decades of experience, our travel experts create custom tailored adventures that are perfect for families, couples, and large groups. MT Sobek's custom adventures are designed to our exacting standards and led by our award-winning adventure guides.

When to start planning? Earlier is always better when designing a custom trip. More time allows for better availability of preferred accommodations, guides and your desired activities. Ideally, start the conversation with us at least 6 months before you want to travel. If you are looking for a custom trip that departs within three months, chances are greatly diminished in securing requested accommodations and the best guides.

*Custom trips require a 25% non-refundable deposit once an itinerary is agreed upon.

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Inclusions

Price Includes


  • Expertise and services of our experienced adventure guides
  • All accommodations as noted in the itinerary
  • All breakfasts, almost all lunches and dinners as noted in the itinerary
  • Snacks and water between meals
  • Additional regional guides and experts on many trips
  • Comprehensive Trip Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at historic sites, museums, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the itinerary
  • Special events and other select attractions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Equipment and experienced guides for activities as described in the itinerary
  • Park and other entry fees (unless otherwise noted)
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the itinerary
  • Select transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

Price Does Not Include


  • International airfare, airport taxes, and excess baggage fees
  • Alcoholic beverages (MT Sobek provides wine at select events)
  • Gratuities for MT Sobek guides and guide-drivers
  • Travel Protection Program
  • Personal expenses

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Your Guides


The best people to immerse you in a destination are the ones who live there, which is why we feature local Adventure Guides on our trips. Here are a few that you might meet on this adventure.

Elisabet A.

Elisabet A.

After having many indoor jobs, the idea of working outside and exploring nature and different parts of Iceland motivated Elísabet to become a guide. She loves spending time outdoors, seeing great views, hiking, climbing, running, camping, and almost everything that involves being in a beautiful landscape. She also has an arty side and enjoys drawing, painting, and photographing. Hike with Elísabet on MT Sobek's popular Iceland adventures.

Dagny I.

Dagny I.

Dagny enjoys taking time to explore the wonders of Iceland, whether guiding, traveling, or working as a warden in a remote mountain hut. She is a folklorist with a degree in gender studies and loves sharing her home country with travelers on all different kinds of trips-from hut-to-hut hikes and cross-country skiing adventures to bird-watching tours. In her spare time Dagný likes to travel to faraway countries to hike, climb in the mountains, and soak up different cultures.

Ivar F.

Ivar F.

Ivar is a legend! He is one of Iceland's best and most active mountaineers and ice climbers, racking up many first ascents. Ivar also guides ski-touring trips in winter, and climbing and hiking trips in summer-occasionally stepping outside of Iceland to guide around Mont Blanc, Mt. Elbrus, and Mt. Vinson. In addition to being an experienced guide, Ivar manages and develops the mountaineering and climbing courses to train new guides. Meet Ivar on MT Sobek's popular adventures in Iceland.

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After breakfast, transfer to the Hengifoss Waterfall, where you enjoy a walk and picnic lunch before continuing south again. Drive over the Oxi pass down to Berufjorður fjord, stopping shortly at Djupivogur village for a short walk along this picturesque harbor. Then continue west past the Lonsvik lagoon, a gathering place for thousands of wild swans and a destination for many migratory birds. After the walk, enjoy the scenic drive that passes the Cape of Whales and the imposing glacial masses as the Vatnajokull ice cap flows down from the mountains.

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Start the day with a drive along the south coast enjoying views of the immense Oræfajokull glacier as it crawls across black sand. Take a 60-minute zodiac tour among the black and blue icebergs of the Jokulsarlon lagoon. Continue westward and arrive in the Skaftafell National Park, the location of today\'s short hike to Svartifoss (The Black Waterfall), a famed waterfall in a horseshoe-shaped gorge. Continuing west again, come to the endless Eldhraun lava field covered with thick carpets of silvery moss.

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On this last day, stroll along the black sand beaches of Reynisfjara, and take in the beautiful waterfalls of Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss. You\'ll explore the famous Golden Circle including the majestic Gullfoss waterfall and the spouting spring Geysir, witnessing its enormous eruptions. Finally, visit Thingvellir National Park and walk along the fault lines that make evident the rifting of the earth\'s crust. You\'ll hear about the major historic events that have taken place here and come to understand this is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Arrive in Reykjavik in the late afternoon and check into the hotel before your farewell dinner with the group.

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After breakfast, enjoy a little time for shopping or exploring before departing Reykjavik at 11am, transferring 45 minutes south to the famous Blue Lagoon geothermal spa. Located in a lava field, the lagoon holds six million liters of geothermal seawater, which is renewed every 40 hours. Soak in the steamy mineral waters, or get a natural massage under the powerful waterfalls, before showering up and transferring back to the Reykjavik-Keflavik Airport for departure flights home (please schedule flights after 5:00pm).

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Activity Level


This trip is rated activity level 4. During the first part of this trip, the hikes can be long - up to 8 hours. However, we will also have some good R&R when we stay in bright and cheerful huts. Towards the second half of the trip, there is less hiking as we spend more time touring the sights with shorter walks.
Learn more about activity levels here.

Activity Snapshot

Day 2

5-7 hours/7 miles hiking with 1,970' elevation gain/loss

Day 3

5-7 hours/9 miles hiking with 1,970' elevation gain/loss

Day 4

5-7 hours/8 miles hiking with 1,800' elevation gain and 1,640' elevation loss

Day 5

6 hours/8-10 miles hiking two passes at 1,000' and one pass at 1,300'

Day 6

6 hours/8.5 miles hiking two passes at 300' and 1,000'

Day 7

2 hours/3 miles hiking with 100' elevation gain

Day 8

2-mile/1-hour easy hike

Day 9

1-2 miles/2-3 hours easy walking and touring

Accommodations


Modern, stylish country and city hotels packed with amenities, clean comfortable wilderness huts in remote locations, and simple, friendly guesthouses.

Lodmundarfjordur Hut-Lodmundarfjordur, Iceland
Lodmundarfjordur Hut-Lodmundarfjordur, Iceland

The scenic location is the highlight of the otherwise basic but clean and comfortable Loðmundarfjorður Hut, which has 38 sleeping spaces in side-by-side bunk-style beds. There's a wood stove for heating, a gas stove for cooking, a flush toilet and token-operated shower, plus the option to camp. The hut provides sleeping pads, but it's best to bring your own sleeping bag.

Husavik Mountain Hut-Husavik (House Bay), Iceland
Husavik Mountain Hut-Husavik (House Bay), Iceland

Located in an isolated coastal inlet, Husavik Mountain Hut offers 33 sleeping spaces in side-by-side bunk-style beds. It's equipped with a wood stove for heating, a gas stove for cooking, a flush toilet and token-operated shower, plus the option to camp. The hut provides sleeping pads, but it's best to bring your own sleeping bag.

Breidavik Mountain Hut-Breidavik (Wide Bay), Iceland
Breidavik Mountain Hut-Breidavik (Wide Bay), Iceland

Scenically located amid a backdrop of rugged hills, the Breiðavík Mountain Hut offers 33 sleeping spaces in side-by-side bunk-style beds. There is a wood stove for heating, a gas stove for cooking, a flush toilet (but no shower), plus the option to camp. The hut provides sleeping pads, but it's best to bring your own sleeping bag.

Blabjorg Guesthouse
Blabjorg Guesthouse

This simple, friendly guesthouse is located in the idyllic fishing village of Bakkagerði, and is surrounded by stunning mountains and nature. It has just four guest rooms, each featuring a bunk with upper twin and lower single, or double beds. Bathroom facilities, including one WC and two showers, are shared. The beds are equipped with a blanket and pillows, so you will not need your sleeping bag this night. The guesthouse has a rustic feel but is perfectly located for the nearby hiking trails.

Hotel Hofn-Hofn, Iceland
Hotel Hofn-Hofn, Iceland

Located in the charming coastal town of Hofn, this comfortable hotel offers local cuisine and modern rooms with private bathrooms and flat-screen TVs. Guests can also enjoy free Wi-Fi.

Hotel Katla-Vik, Iceland
Hotel Katla-Vik, Iceland

Located near Vik i Myrdal, this country hotel features spacious guest rooms with stunning views of the Myrdalsjokull Glacier, outdoor geothermal hot tubs, and a fitness center. Guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi in the lobby area. A hotel bar is available for after dinner drinks.

Lake Hotel Egilsstadir
Lake Hotel Egilsstadir

Lake Hotel Egilsstadir is a charming family run hotel on the banks of scenic Lagarfljot Lake, known for its legendary lake monster! The hotel's 50 comfortable rooms are equipped with en-suite bathrooms and modern amenities. Take a break in the sauna or hot tub, and try authentic Icelandic cuisine at the hotel's Eldhusio Restaurant.

Fosshotel Reykjavik
Fosshotel Reykjavik

This stylish, centrally located hotel provides great city and waterfront views, and offers a luxury spa, fitness center, and free Wi-Fi. There's also an on-site beer garden and Haust, a top-rated restaurant offering fresh, innovative cuisine. Comfortable rooms are equipped with modern amenities, including a flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom with shower.

Weather


Iceland's weather motto is "Expect Everything!" Rain is possible at any time, but bring your sunglasses and shorts too!

 
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Know Before You Book


Accommodation
On this trip you spend 3 nights in wilderness huts with communal (side-by-side) sleeping arrangements. The huts are bright and clean, but there are no private rooms. You will also spend 1 night at a guesthouse (Night 5) with shared bathroom facilities. Singles will have to share a room on these 4 nights.

FAQs


Who will meet me on arrival?

Your trip leader will meet you outside of the customs and immigration area at the Reykjavik Keflavík International airport (KEF) between 6:30am and 7am on Day 1 of the trip.

What are the Icelandic huts like on this trip?

The huts we use are basic and communal, but also clean, comfortable and rather charming. Comforts include wood-burning stoves, a gas stove for cooking, modern flush toilets, and showers.

Do I need to bring my own sleeping bag for sleeping in the huts?

You will need a sleeping bag for the 3 nights spent in the huts, but you may also rent our sleeping bags rather than bringing your own (let us know in advance).

Is there another option besides sleeping in the communal huts on this trip?

There is option to camp nearby in tents, but don't expect to sleep under the stars as we will experience nearly 24-hour sunlight on this trip.

Will I see the northern lights?

No. This tour takes place in summer, when there is nearly 24-hours of daylight, making the northern lights impossible to see. Departures in late August and early September might have a rare sighting during short spells of darkness.

How does this trip differ from you Iceland Natural Wonders Hiking trip?

This trip is a Level-4 hiking trip, with longer days of hiking making it more strenuous. This trip also explores the famous southern Ring Road!

What is the minimum age for this trip?
The standard minimum age for this trip is 18, but check out our private trip options for families and groups with younger guests.

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