Guided tours

Guided tours

Guided tours Do you need guides while traveling in East Iceland ? Below you can find the companies operating all kind of tours at East Iceland. ADDITIONAL INFO Wildboys Wildboys.is operate all kinds of hiking tours all year.  A midnight tour on Mt. Snæfell, The...
Fljótsdalshérað Touring Club

Fljótsdalshérað Touring Club

The Touring Club of Fljótsdalshérað The Touring Club of Fljótsdalshérað (FFF) is a member of  The Icelandic Touring Association. Every year FFF organizes and offers a variety of tours and trips. Scheduled information on the touring program can be found on our...
The Giantess’s path

The Giantess’s path

The Giantess’s path is a basalt ridge which cuts the hill above Valþjófsstaður and Skriðuklaustur. You can start your walk by the Hengifoss Guesthouse and climb the path to the top where you will have a beautiful panorama over the Fljótsdalur valley and lake...
Stowages

Stowages

Breiðdalsheiði (Breiðdalur-heath) lies between the valleys Skriðdalur and Breiðdalur. The main road has been there for ages and rare traces of road construction from the 19th century are still visible. There are practically undamaged stowages built in the year...
Dimmugljúfur canyon

Dimmugljúfur canyon

Hafrahvammar / Dimmugljufur canyon (N64°99.252-W15°71.683)  Hafrahvammar is one of the 30 Pearls of Egilsstaðir region and refers to some of the most stunning hikes of the area.  Drive north of the dam of Kárahnjúkar reservoir along a gravel road fit for...
Þerribjarg

Þerribjarg

Þerribjarg (Therribjarg) (N65°45.336-W14°20.990) // Difficult // 5 – 6 hrs Þerribjarg is one of the 30 Pearls of Egilsstaðir region and refers to some of the most stunning hikes of the area.  Drive the main road up Hellisheiði mountain and when you’ve reached...
Landsendi

Landsendi

Landsendi (N65° 43.352-W14°23.300) // 2 hrs. Landsendi is one of the 30 Pearls of Egilsstaðir region and refers to some of the most stunning hikes of the area.  The name of Landsendi refers to the remoteness of this place – “The End of the Land”. Walk from the road...
Hvannárgil

Hvannárgil

Hvannárgil (N65°16.868-W15°47.418) // 4 klst. Hvannárgil is one of the 30 Pearls of Egilsstaðir region and refers to some of the most stunning hikes of the area.  This spectacular canyon almost cuts the mountain range of Möðrudalur in two. It is divided into three...
Magnahellir

Magnahellir

Magnahellir (N64°99.252-W15°71.683) // 0.5 hrs. Magnahellir is one of the 30 Pearls of Egilsstaðir region and refers to some of the most stunning hikes of the area.  To reach this magnificent canyon, drive north of Kárahnjúkastífla reservoiruntil you come to...
Eiríksstaðahneflar

Eiríksstaðahneflar

Eiriksstadahneflar (N65°08.617-W15°28.195) //  5-6 hrs. Eiríksstaðahneflar is one of the 30 Pearls of Egilsstaðir region and refers to some of the most stunning hikes of the area.  On this hike you will get two for one as actually the mountains are two. This hike...
Hnjúksvatn

Hnjúksvatn

Hnjúksvatn (N65°14.333-W15°15.887) // 3 hrs. Hnjúksvatn is one of the 30 Pearls of Egilsstaðir region and refers to some of the most stunning hikes of the area.  It is a lake on the heath across from Merki farm. The plateau on which the lake is located, is...
The stone wall at Hjardarhagi

The stone wall at Hjardarhagi

The Stone Wall at Hjardarhagi (N65°21.391-W15°00.061) // 2.5 hrs. The Stone Wall is one of the 30 Pearls of Egilsstaðir region and refers to some of the most stunning hikes of the area.  This hike takes approx. two and a half hours, it is fairly short but quite steep....
Heiðarendi

Heiðarendi

Heiðarendi (N65°23.085-W14°33.819) // 2-3 hrs Heiðarendi is one of the 30 Pearls of Egilsstaðir region and refers to some of the most stunning hikes of the area.  Heiðarendi means “The End of the Fljótsdalur Heath”. It is a lovely walk in the higlands. Drive up to and...
Sandfell

Sandfell

Sandfell (N65°05.637-W14°30.298) // 5 hrs. Sandfell is one of the 30 Pearls of Egilsstaðir region and refers to some of the most stunning hikes of the area.  Sandfell is an impressive looking rhyolite mountain in the shape of a ridge and reminds one of a tent because...
Spanarhóll

Spanarhóll

Spanarhóll (N65°15.588-W14°41.446) // 5 hrs.Spanarhóll is one of Egilsstaðir’s Pearls, which refers to 30 stunning hiking trails in the region surrounding Egilsstaðir. The phenomenon are four hills that form about 30 meters long series from north to south. The...
Rangárhnjúkur

Rangárhnjúkur

Rangarhnjukur (N65°19.410-W14°35.498) // 4 hrs.Rangárhnjúkur is one of Egilsstaðir’s Pearls, which refers to 30 stunning hiking trails in the region surrounding Egilsstaðir. It is most convenient to walk up along the old road from Fjallsel farm. When you arrive there...
Hrafnafell

Hrafnafell

Hrafnafell (N65°18,304-W14°29,098) // 2 hrs.Hrafnafell is one of Egilsstaðir’s Pearls, which refers to 30 stunning hiking trails in the region surrounding Egilsstaðir. Drive the gravel road up to Fjallssel farm and to the highest spot south-west of Hafrafell. Walk...
Snæfell

Snæfell

Snæfell (N64°47.846-W15°33.631) // 6 hrs. Snæfell is one of Egilsstaðir’s Pearls, which refers to 30 stunning hiking trails in the region surrounding Egilsstaðir. Mt. Snæfell, which at 1,833 m is the highest mountain in Iceland that is not enclosed by glacier and has...
Strútsfoss

Strútsfoss

Strútsfoss (N64°54.194-W15°02.314) // 2 hrs. Strútsfoss is one of Egilsstaðir’s Pearls, which refers to 30 stunning hiking trails in the region surrounding Egilsstaðir. It is one of the highest waterfalls in Iceland and is separated in two. The upper part is approx....
Skúmhöttur

Skúmhöttur

Skumhottur (N65°02.548-W14°28.848) // 6 hrs. Skúmhöttur is one of Egilsstaðir’s Pearls, which refers to 30 stunning hiking trails in the region surrounding Egilsstaðir. It is the second tallest mountain in the range between Fljótsdalshérað and Reyðarfjörður. It...
Múlakollur

Múlakollur

Mulakollur (N65°01.624-W14°38.049) // 3 hrs.Múlakollur is one of Egilsstaðir’s Pearls, which refers to 30 stunning hiking trails in the region surrounding Egilsstaðir. Þingmúli divides Skriðdalurinto Norðurdalur and Suðurdalur. The farm at Þingmúli was a place of...
Stuttidalur

Stuttidalur

Stuttidalur (N64°59.173-W14°35.217) // 3 hrs.Stuttidalur is one of Egilsstaðir’s Pearls, which refers to 30 stunning hiking trails in the region surrounding Egilsstaðir. Walk from the sign by the gate close to the road by Haugaá river. The trail is staked. Stuttidalur...
Höttur

Höttur

Höttur (N65°07.63-W14°27.25) // 5 hrs.Höttur (Hátúnahöttur) is one of Egilsstaðir’s Pearls, which refers to 30 stunning hiking trails in the region surrounding Egilsstaðir. Höttur is a beautiful mountain which lies in the mountain range between Vellir and Fagridalur...
Bjargselsbotnar

Bjargselsbotnar

Bjargselsbotnar (N65°05.465-W14°43.031) // 3 hrs.Bjargselsbotnar is one of Egilsstaðir’s Pearls, which refers to 30 stunning hiking trails in the region surrounding Egilsstaðir. Walk from the Hússtjórnarskóli schoolhouse in the woodlands of Hallormsstaður and follow a...
Valtýshellir

Valtýshellir

Valtýshellir (N65°06.410-W14°28.517) // 3 hrs. Valtýshellir is one of Egilsstaðir’s Pearls, which refers to 30 stunning hiking trails in the region surrounding Egilsstaðir. Walk from the main road east of Gilsá river (N65°08,172- W14°31.133), pass the ruins...
Rauðshaugur

Rauðshaugur

Rauðshaugur (N65°12.77-W14°23.01) // 3 – 4 hrs.Rauðshaugur is one of Egilsstaðir’s Pearls, which refers to 30 stunning hiking trails in the region surrounding Egilsstaðir. Rauðshaugur is a rock or a hill protruding from the farm Höfði and is visible from a far...
Vestdalsvatn

Vestdalsvatn

N65°17.102-W14°17.887) // 4 hrsVestdalsvatn is one of Egilsstaðir’s Pearls, which refers to 30 stunning hiking trails in the region surrounding Egilsstaðir. A great trail for hiking which involves crossing Vestdalsheiði mountain range, from Hérað to Seyðisfjörður....
Kóreksstaðavígi

Kóreksstaðavígi

Kóreksstaðavígi (N65°32.782-W14°10.591) // 20 min Kóreksstaðavígi is one of the 30 Pearls of Egilsstaðir region and refers to some of the most stunning hikes of the area. Two abandoned farms, Kóreksstaðagerði and Kóreksstaðirwere built on this beautiful spot where...
Stapavik

Stapavik

Stapavik (N65°36.17-W13°57.97) //  2-3 hrs Stapavík is an inlet once used as a harbour. From the farm Unaós, which is the most eastern point in Hjaltastaðaþinghá, there is a beautiful trail along the river Selfljót and down the the sea. Along the way you will pass the...
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