International flight . Visit our first volcanic areas in Krysuvik, where there are mud bubbles and mountains smoke.
Visit a lava cave, then cross the great southern plains with the discovery of several geological sites such as the site of Gjáin and the great waterfall of Haifoss, as well as the visit of Þjóðveldisbærinn which is a reconstruction of a viking farm. Installation in our hotel at the end of the day.We will stay there 2 nights.
Discovery of the Landmannalaugar massif with some beautiful walks to discover the beautiful landscapes of the mountains of Blahnukur and Eskihlidharvatn and we will follow several tracks such as the F208 North and the F225.
This day will be a real adventure: we will leave on the tracks F208 South and F235 known for their incredible numbers of river crossings. We will discover the highlands of Iceland between landscapes of volcanoes, rivers and lakes, all in the range of colours of green, black and orange.
Visit the Fjaðrárgljúfur canyon, one of the most beautiful in Iceland and then discover the Skaftafell area, with a superb view of Vatnajokull: Iceland’s largest icecap of 8300 km2 and a view of the most high top of the island.
Discover the different glaciers of Vatnajokull including the famous Jokulsarlon lake with its hundreds of icebergs. We will continue our route to the East with more coastal landscapes.
We will ride along the splendid cut fjords of the East coast by the coastal road and we will visit small fishing villages and ‘the lighthouse at the end of the world’.
Drive to the village of Husavik, one of the most beautiful in Iceland with a stop to the Dettifoss waterfall and the possibility of whale watching on request.
Discover the shores and volcanoes of Lake Myvatn. Incredible palette of colours, strange chaotic formations of lava, pseudo regular craters, bubbling sulfur pots and fumaroles. Also, a unique opportunity to experience volcanic heat as you walk along the still smoking lava flows of the Krafla eruptive rift.End of the day in the city Akurery.
Drive to the Icelandic Highlands with stop at the Godafoss waterfall where mythology catches up with reality. Then we will follow the track F35 to the hveravellir site. Arrival at the end of the day at the Kerlingarfjoll site.
Hiking in the area of Kerlingarfjoll between fumaroles, mountain and hot springs, possibility of natural hot bath.
Discovery of Langjokull. The track F335 brings us to the foot of this huge icecap, we will discover this environment during a walk that will allow us to observe the ice in all its forms.
Discover Iceland’s most iconic landmarks such as Gulfoss, Geysir and Tingvelir. Road towards Reykjavík.
Visit Reykjavík and free afternoon.
We will stay in comfortable hotels, in single or double rooms.
You have to know that cool and wet weather is common in Iceland, so you have to have all the equipment for hiking to face the rain and very good shoes.
The terrain is quite mild and the trails are good, the walking time will be approximately 2 to 3 hours a day.
Supervision by small group allows a great adaptation of the program.
During the whole trip we will move in 1 all terrain vehicle.
IFMGA/UIAGM mountain guide and member of la Compagnie des Guides de Saint-Gervais (Haute-Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, south-eastern of France)
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