Southeast, Highlands

Starting Point


Best time to travel

All year

Recommended Length

6 - 8 days

Best for

Off the beaten track

Activity Level **




- witness geothermal activity at Reykjanes, Geysir and the highlands
- beautiful valley hikes in Glymur and Thórsmörk
- relax in the soothing hot thermal waters at Krauma baths
- snorkel between continents in the Thingvellir National Park
- venture off to the inside of a volcano at Þríhnúkagígur

This exciting eight day tour is all about the volcanic and geothermal heritage and will take you off the beaten track to the hidden valleys of the South, West and Highlands! After exploring the geothermal area on the Reykjanes peninsula on a fat-biking tour, you will hike to Iceland's longest waterfall in the Glymur valley before heading off to the geothermal area in the Highlands. Discover the magical Thórsmörk valley before descending into the vent of the extinct Þríhnúkagígur volcano. We guarantee that you will never have felt closer to and more in awe for the powers of nature.


Day 1 - arrival - overnight in Reykjavik
Day 2 - fat-biking tour on the Reykjanes peninsula - overnight in Reykjavik (120km)
Day 3 - hike to Glymur Waterfall - Krauma Baths - overnight in Reykjavik (230km)
Day 4 - Thingvellir National Park - Geysir - Gulfoss - overnight Hveravellir area (220km)
Day 5 - hiking and swimming in the Hveravellir and Kerlingarfjoll geothermal area - overnight in Reykjavik (220km)
Day 6 - Thórsmörk valley hiking and off road adventure - overnight in Reykjavik (300km)
Day 7 - Þríhnúkagígur volcano discovery tour - overnight in Reykjavik (80km)
Day 8 - departure


- accommodation in good standard middle-class hotels and/or guesthouses
- private care hire for the entire trip
- activities, visits and tours as outlined, accompanied with a certified, English speaking guide where desired/required
- all taxes and insurances for the activities
- expert travel planning, trip preparation and 24/7 on-tour support

*  The activity level is based on the amount of tours and activities included (1 - few tours and activities with a lot of free time, 5 - a lot of tours and activities with little free time). The activity level does not reflect the difficulty of the activities or tours included. Itineraries can be tailored to match the preferred level of activity.