Thorsmork Adventure Private Super Jeep Tour
Looking for a quieter, less crowded tour that allow you to fully enjoy the Icelandic nature without necessarily sacrificing some off-roading fun? This day tour offers you a chance to see a wide variety of Iceland’s landscape – glacier, volcano, valley, waterfalls, all while enjoying the excitement of a Super Jeep ride. Are you ready for an adrenaline boost?
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Fairly Easy
Group Size Small Group
This is probably one of the best ways to rock up your morning, we will have some off-roading action getting to Thorsmork Valley, a beautiful woodland surrounded by rugged mountains and glacial rivers. This valley is only accessible year-round on 4×4 and scheduled buses during the summer months. So get your seatbelt fastened and enjoy some splashing through 20+ glacial rivers!
Our super jeep will then take us to Gigjökull glacier, which is a calf glacier of the notorious Eyjafjallajökull, the glacier-covered volcano which erupted in 2010.
During the eruption millions of litres of melted ice from Gigjökull bursted down the mountainside causing massive destructive floods on its way to the Atlantic.
Our next stop is Stakkholtsgja canyon. The canyon is about 2km long and up to 100m deep. Where weather conditions allow we will spend some quality time here as well to venture into the mystical canyon.
We will then move on to Basar which is popular amongst hiking enthusiasts. Here we can do an optional leisurely hike (around half an hour) to have a different taste of the valley. Probably owing to the microclimate in Thorsmork, a lush forest has developed in the middle of the mostly moss lined valley, making it an interesting change of scenery.
We then leave Thorsmork Valley and hop back onto Highway 1 to find our last stop, the spectacular Seljalandsfoss waterfall. Seljalandsfoss is just over 60m surrounded by beautiful cliffs and slopes. There is a footpath behind the waterfall where depending on road conditions we can actually take a walk behind the waterfall for a different view.
Highlights of the Thorsmork Adventure Private Super Jeep Tour
- Eyjafjallajokull Glacier
- Offroading Into Thorsmork Valley
- Glacial Rivers
- Gígjokull Glacier
- Optional Hiking
- Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
Price is per tour – up to 6 passengers.
For more than 6 passengers please contact us for a quote.
Duration: 9-10 Hours
Pick up: From Hotel / Guesthouse in Reykjavík
At Arctic Advanced your safety is our priority, all itineraries are designed to be flexible taking weather conditions into account.
Bring warm clothes and your camera.
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Let the Fun begin!
- Transport by private super jeep
- Professional private guide
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)