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Isolated Iceland

2300‚ā¨ per person

Isolated Iceland is a trip through the most uncharted places in the heart of the Arctic island. Hiking across kilometric lakes, black deserts, coloured mountains & natural hot pots. We will move in our Land Rover Defender to be able to reach every isolated place in the ice & fire island.

Our groups are made by 8 travellers and 2 qualified guides who will show you the secrets of these amazing landscapes.

We will forget about the most touristic places here in Iceland, to hike across the most incredible & wild areas. We will arrive to forgotten lands even for the locals, surrounded by no villages in hundreds of miles and where we could meet face to face with the power of this magic and pure nature.

Available dates

  • July 19th to July 26th of 2020¬†AVAILABLE SEATS
  • July 26th to August 02nd of 2020 AVAILABLE SEATS
  • August 02nd to August 9th of 2020¬†AVAILABLE SEATS
  • August 9th to August 16th of 2020 AVAILABLE SEATS
  • August 16th to August 23rd of 2020 AVAILABLE SEATS
  • August 23rd to August 30th of 2020 AVAILABLE SEATS

 

*The itinerary Isolated Iceland could be changed in case of adversal meteo conditions.

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8 days
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Included
    Accommodation
    Amarok Adventures Guide
    Entrance to tourist places
    Local Guide
    Meals
    Permits
    Transportation
    Transportation from/to the airport
  • Not Included
    Country Visa
    Domestic flights
    Everything else not specified in "Includes"
    Flight taxes
    Flights to the destination
    Sleeping bag & personal material
    Travel insurance
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Day 1: Arrival to Iceland

Arrival to Keflavik airport and  transfer to Reykjavík. Personal material review, briefing and free afternoon in the Icelandic capital. First night in hostel in Reykjavík. (Dinner not included)

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Day 2: Transfer to Landmannalaugar & hiking

In the morning we will depart from Reykjavík on our vehicle to the Landmannalaugar geotermal area, in the heart of the Icelandic Highlands. On our way we will discover some hidden places like craters full of turquoise water, green volcanoes and canyons full of waterfalls.

Once in Landmannalaugar and after preparing the campsite, we will do our first hike of the trip, the Bl√°hn√ļkur mountain, also known as the "Blue Peak Mountain".

Night at the campsite.

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Day 3: Hiking around Langisjór lake

Our guide will drive us along the highland F-roads to the Langisjór area, where we can find the longest lake in Iceland and the amazing Mt Sveinstindur.

After setting up the campsite we will prepare ourselves for the great hike we have ahead. We will go up to the Fögrufjöll mountains for getting some outstanding views of the lake and the mountains around it and with the different glaciers on the distant horizon.

Night at the campsite.
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Day 4: Hiking in Thakgil

After a long night we will wake up in the morning for driving until the south coast of Iceland.

After a nice stop at Vik for buying some supplies in case it would be necessary and for enjoying this small but magic beach, we will drove back to the Highlands through the road to Thakgil.

A beautiful and unique place under the M√Ĺrdalsj√∂kull glacier. We'll have different options for amazing hikes that let us to be closer to this spectacular glacier.

Night at the campsite.

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Day 5: North of the Myrdalsjökull glacier

We will wake up in the middle of the volcanic petrified lava fields, and after having a powerful breakfast for facing the day with enough strength, we will drive through the northern Myrdalsjökull area.

We will drive & hike across black deserts & green volcanoes like the Maelifell, until we arrive to the √Ālftavatn area, the enormous lake & one of the huts in the¬†Laugavegur trail.

Night at the campsite.

6
Day 6: Hiking across the Black Desert (from √Ālftavatn to Emstrur)
Today we will face the hardest hiking day of the entire trip, with about 15km walking across the famous Black Desert and crossing rivers by foot. Surrounded by the pink & white flowers in the dark sand desert and with the spectacular¬†Myrdalsj√∂kull glacier at one side, with the different white tones in their glacier tongues, we will arrive to the Emstrur canyon. We will descent to the Emstrur hut, under the watchful eye of the Hattafell volcano. Night at the campsite.  
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Day 7: North of Eyjafjallajökull volcano

Our last day of hiking. We will wake up in Emstrur and after picking up the campsite, we will hike around this area where we could visit different areas of the Emstrur canyon always surrounded by the enormous Myrdalsjökull glacier tongues on the distance.

After an energetic morning hiking, we will depart on our vehicle to the north area of Eyjafjallajökull volcano, the one that erupted on 2010. We will drive through this area until we arrive to the small town of Hvolsvöllur, where we will spend the night in a great accommodation.

Night at the hotel. (Last dinner & beverages in accomodation not included.)

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Day 8: Transfer to Keflavík international airport
Today we say goodbye to Iceland, but with the happy feeling of having soaked up with their outstanding landscapes, which will be forever engraved in our memory. * The itinerary could be changed in case of adversal meteo conditions.

What do I need to bring?

  • 25L - 30L backpack. Sorry! Suitcases are not welcomed on a hiking tour :)
  • Sleeping bag ( -10¬ļ confort & hiking mattress)
  • Hiking boots with sufficient ankle support for walking on rough trails. They should be waterproof and have a robust sole.
  • Warm clothing (down or fibre jacket)
  • Thermal clothes
  • Waterproof jacket and pants
  • Hiking pants
  • Hiking socks
  • Warm hat and/or baclava
  • Swimsuit & towel
  • Sandals
  • Warm gloves (preferably waterproof)
  • Tooth brush and personal toiletries
  • Suncream
  • Sunglasses
  • Earplugs for a pleasant sleeping
  • Head lantern
  • Hiking poles (recommended)
  • Water bottle (1-2 L, enough to last a whole day)
  • Extra batteries for your lantern
  • Great desire for living an adventure
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