top of page


If you're seeking an extraordinary adventure in the midst of stunning natural beauty, look no further than Iceland's Highlands. Situated in the heart of this captivating country, the Highlands offer a playground for outdoor enthusiasts and a sanctuary for those seeking an off-the-beaten-path experience. From awe-inspiring landscapes to thrilling activities, the Highlands are the ultimate destination for your adventure holiday.

One of the must-visit places in Iceland's Highlands is Landmannalaugar. Known for its mesmerizing multicolored mountains and geothermal hot springs, this area offers a surreal and captivating hiking experience. Lace up your boots and explore the diverse trails that wind through this enchanting terrain. From the famous Laugavegur Trail to the lesser-known paths, there's a hike for every skill level, showcasing Iceland's stunning scenery at every turn.

Another must-visit destination in the Highlands is the magnificent Vatnajökull National Park. Home to Europe's largest glacier, Vatnajökull, this awe-inspiring landscape offers endless opportunities for family adventures. Embark on a glacier hike, where you'll traverse the icy wonderland, discovering ice caves and crevasses along the way. Let your imagination run wild as you explore this frozen realm, guided by experienced professionals.

For a touch of ancient history, make a stop at the mystical and historic Þórsmörk Valley. This hidden gem, surrounded by glacial rivers and majestic mountains, offers a playground for outdoor enthusiasts. Explore the rugged trails, go horseback riding through the wilderness, or set up camp under the starry night sky for a true wilderness experience.

For those seeking an adrenaline rush, venturing into the Highlands provides an array of thrilling activities. Hop on a sturdy 4x4 vehicle and embark on an off-road adventure across rugged terrains. Traverse volcanic deserts, cross rivers, and navigate challenging landscapes that will push your boundaries and reward you with breathtaking views.

The Highlands are also home to some of Iceland's most impressive waterfalls. Detour to the magnificent Háifoss, plunging 122 meters into a deep canyon, or marvel at the powerful Dettifoss, Europe's most powerful waterfall. The sheer force and beauty of these cascades will leave you in awe of nature's grandeur.

Exploring the majestic glaciers that dominate the Highlands is a must for any adventure seeker. Join a glacier hiking tour led by experienced guides who will equip you with the necessary gear and share their knowledge about these frozen wonders. Traverse the icy terrain, marvel at sparkling ice formations, and immerse yourself in an otherworldly environment.

For a unique experience, venture to the remote Askja caldera. This volcanic oasis is home to a stunning turquoise lake, surrounded by barren landscapes reminiscent of the moon's surface. Hike to the edge of the caldera and gaze into the depths of this geological wonder, feeling a sense of awe and wonder at the power of nature.

It's important to note that the Highlands are a remote and challenging region, so proper preparation and an adequate level of outdoor experience and fitness is essential. Engaging the services of a reputable travel agency or joining organized tours with experienced guides is highly recommended to ensure your safety and make the most of your adventure.

Iceland's Highlands offer an adventure holiday that will ignite your sense of exploration and leave you with memories to cherish. From epic hiking trails and captivating waterfalls to stunning glaciers and unique volcanic landscapes, the Highlands have it all.

Plan your ultimate adventure in Iceland's Highlands with our expert travel agency. We'll help you curate an itinerary that includes all the must-visit places, thrilling activities, and unique experiences that the Highlands have to offer. Get ready to embark on a journey that will immerse you in the raw beauty of Iceland's untamed wilderness and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Adventure Holidays Destinations

Adventure Holidays Destinations

Explore adventures in the region

Adventure Holidays Destinations

Adventure Holidays Destinations

Adventure Holidays Destinations

Explore unique stays in the region

Adventure Holidays Destinations

Places to stay introduction text

Adventure Holidays Destinations

Adventure Holidays Destinations

Get inspired

Adventure Holidays Destinations

Adventure  Holidays Destinations

Fjord Mountains View | The Small Adventure Company - Adventure and Family Holidays in Europe

We'd love to hear from you!

From our own experience, no two holidays are the same. Talk to us and we will create your own individual adventure holiday just for you.

bottom of page