- 10+ Guests Price as advertised*
- 8-9 Guests +$500 per person to trip price*
- 6-7 Guests +$1,000 per person to trip price*
- 4-5 Guests +$1,500 per person to trip price*
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Your Trek Travel guides will meet you at the CenterHotel Klöpp at 10:00 AM on the first day of the trip. After meeting with the group, we'll embark on a 1 hour drive to the start of today's adventure in Stokkseyri. Take in the beautiful scenery of this small town as you paddle your kayak along its shores. Keep your eye out for some local wildlife, as this area is known for curious seals and birds welcoming new visitors. After a delicious picnic lunch, you will have the option to ride to our first hotel or shuttle back for a relaxing afternoon. Relish in today's excitement over a drink and delicious dinner with your new friends.
Stokkseyri to Frost and Fire
Approximately 8 miles with 1000 feet of climbing
Frost and Fire
Lunch | Social Hour | Dinner
Today we'll ride Þingvellir National Park where the North American and European tectonic plates meet. This National Park has been one of the most popular attractions in Iceland for decades due to its rich history and striking landscape. On this tour, we will take you on exciting trails to secret spots where you can peacefully enjoy the breathtaking landscape, far from the crowd. You will experience an exhilarating ride inside the famous fissure of Almannagjá, placing you literally between the two massive tectonic plates that are presently drifting apart. For a perfect ending of this ride, enjoy a relaxing moment in the geothermal heated Jacuzzis located at the hotel with a unique view of the surroundings.
Ride Þingvellir National Park
Approximately 15 miles with 600 feet of climbing
Frost and Fire
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Gear up for another day on the bike as we ride around Þríhyrningur, a volcano also known as Three Peaks Mountain. Named after its three perfectly shaped peaks, this mountain cradles a valley with traditional folklore significance. You'll ride through grassy foothills and lava fields as you traverse this riveting Icelandic wilderness. The trail offers a variety of technical but sweet, flowy trails, naturally formed by the nomadic Icelandic sheep. You'll be splendidly surrounded by spectacular canyons, moss and epic nature all day. Get an insiders look at the importance of volcanoes in shaping this island at the Lava Museum. This afternoon, set your eyes on two of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland, Gljúfrabúi and Seljalandsfoss, as we shuttle to our next hotel nestled in the countryside. You will enjoy a delectable home-made dinner tonight at our hotel prepared by our hosts.
Ride around the Þríhyrningur Volcano
Approximately 15 miles with 800 feet of climbing
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
An early shuttle this morning brings us to the picturesque coastal town of Vík í Mýrdal, located at the southernmost "tip" of Iceland. Your group will begin the day with a hike up Mt. Reynisfjall to gain a unique view of the black sand beaches of Reynisfjara below. Watch out for puffins as they perch on the edges of the geometric pillar cliffs below! Savor a delicious home-cooked dinner and be sure to get some rest this evening before another adventurous day of mountain biking tomorrow.
Hike high above the town of Vik
Approximately 2-3 hours of hiking
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
We'll cross over into another world this morning, as we ride the magical area of Lakagígar. This area boasts endless moss-covered lava fields crafted by the hundreds of craters during the Laki eruption in 1783 - the world's biggest continuous eruption in history. You'll find yourself lost in this unique wilderness, following a gravel road only accessible by 4x4 vehicles. Today's ride will be followed by home-baked treats back at the farm by the true modern-day farmers who radiate unconditional love for their land and culture.
Ride the Lava Fields of Lakagígar
Approximately 15 miles with 2500 feet of climbing
Breakfast | Lunch | Social Hour | Dinner
Today's ride suits both novice and more experienced riders. We'll ride at a leisurely tölt – the smooth running gait characteristic of the Iceland horse – from the farm of Austvadsholt under the famous Hekla volcano. You'll be surrounded by breathtaking mountain landscapes with the accompaniment of the babbling of the river flowing close by. All around, witness fields of graceful mares, powerful stallions, and this year's long-legged foals - all adding to an unforgettable experience. After the ride, we'll shuttle 1 hour back to Reykjavik where you will say farewell to your guides around 5:00 PM at the
Horseback ride around Hekla Volcano
Approximately 2-3 hours of riding
Breakfast | Lunch
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See itinerary for specific daily ride distances and elevation options. On all of our vacations, Trek Travel strives to find quiet, paved secondary roads or bike paths to experience a region; busy roads are avoided as much as possible. Our itineraries are an approximation of our trips. Trek Travel strives to offer every guest a vacation of a lifetime on every trip. At times routes, hotels, activities, etc. listed here may change at the discretion of the trip designer or guides to improve the trip experience.
Averages and totals are calculated from our "Today’s Ride" options.
We suggest that you arrive at least one day prior to the trip start, which will enable you to adjust to the time zone and minimize the risk of missing the trip start due to flight-related delays.
We recommend that you fly into Keflavík International Airport (KEF). One of two Taxi companies and a frequent public bus travel between Keflavik International Airport and the CenterHotel Klöpp. Taxis can be reserved online or by phone. Booking information can be found at http://taxireykjavik.is or http://www.hreyfill.is/en/.
Your Trek Travel guides will meet you at the CenterHotel Klöpp (101 Reykjavík, Iceland) at 10:00 AM on the first day of the trip. After meeting with the group, we'll embark on an hour drive to the start of today's activity, kayaking tour on the Atlantic Ocean.
If you will be late for the pick-up or are going to miss it altogether, please inform your guides. You will receive an email a week before the trip start with their names and contact details. If you cannot reach them, please call our first hotel, Frost and Fire (+354 483 4959), and leave a message with your expected arrival time and contact details.View our pre hotel recommendations
After the ride we’ll have about a 1.5 hour drive back to Reykjavík. This afternoon, say farewell to your guides around 5:00 PM at the Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina, and start dreaming of a return trip back to this amazing island nation.View our post hotel recommendations
Iceland can be chilly, even in summer. Expect nights to dip down to below 10°C (below 50°F) and days to warm up to 15-20°C (60-70°F) and warmer. In the mountains, weather can change quickly and drastically and rain is common. You should be prepared for a wide range of weather with rain gear and extra layers. Packing List
Cosmopolitan Reykjavik is the worlds northernmost capital city. It's a wondrous city, a hub for those choosing to escape to the rugged Icelandic backcountry or those wanting to stay close and explore the world renowned urban music and arts scene. Wander into one of numerous museums to learn of a rich Viking heritage, lounge in a quaint cafe; visit Hallgrimskirkja church or journey into the rotating Perlan glass dome to capture unmatched views of the surrounding mountains and the tempestuous North Atlantic. Reykjavik is a town to behold. We recommend the following accommodations for your pre and post-trip hotel:
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Our guides are trained to make your trip magical. They aren't just experts in riding; they're trained in delivering uncompromising service in ways you won't believe. We know that it's the unexpected surprises that make a trip magical. That's why our guides pride themselves on anticipating your needs before you ask.
Our vacations are built to deliver the ultimate in flexibility, from extreme relaxers to hard-core roadies. You pick your mileage, itinerary and experiences. We take care of the rest.