If you are into hiking in the wilderness, this is day tour is a fantastic option. You will drive from Egilsstaðir in the Eastfjords and then hike for 9–10 hours while enjoying the stunning scenery. This hike is truly a hidden gem!
Canyon Hiking Tour On this tour we follow the riverbed throughout the Hafrahvammar canyon discovering this amazing place from a completely new angle. After the Kárahnúkar dam was completed in 2008 a new possibility for hiking opened. During a one month period the excess water in Hálslón reservoir overflows the Kárahnjúkar dam making the canyon inaccessible.
Please note that departure dates may vary depending on water level in Hálslón reservoir and weather conditions.
Operated: Daily from June 25 - October 31 Daily upon request.
Minimum in tour: 2 adults or minimum rate.
Duration: 9-10 hrs.
Drive: 3.5 hrs.
Hike: 5–6 hrs.
Trip difficulty: 3 out of 5 possible.
Highlights: Amazing rock formations, caves, relaxation under a natural warm waterfall in Laugavalladalur.
Good hiking shoes, rain gear, warm clothes, small backpack, drinks and snacks.