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Síldarmannagötur Route

The hike from Botnsdalur to Skorradalur is called Síldarmannagötur and is relatively well-known among experienced hikers in Iceland. It is considered a comfortable walk and sometimes people hike back and forth in a day. The view of Botnsvogur and Hvalfjörður, as well as Skorradalur and the lake is gorgeous and easy to get caught up […]

Mt. Snæfell

Mt. Snæfell (The Snow Mountain) is the highest mountain in Iceland outside of glacier regions, 1833 m tall. It is handsome and prominent and visible from afar, particularly impressive when viewed from Fljótsdalshérað, as it rises into the sky. It is safe to say that the mountaintop is one of the best viewpoints in the […]

Laugavegur Trail

The hiking trail between Landmannalaugar and Þórsmörk is one of the most popular hiking trails in Iceland. National Geographic listed it as one of the most beautiful trails in the world. It is unusual to find so much variety in the landscape. The trail goes through incredibly colourful rhyolite mountains, black obsidian lava, wheezing hot […]

Fimmvörðuháls (Five Cairn Ridge)

 

The route from Skógar, between Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull, along Fimmvörðuháls (Five Cairn Ridge) over to Goðaland and Þórsmörk, is very popular. Its name is derived from five cairns which once stood there, guiding the way in dark weather. The sheep from the farms beneath the eastern mountains used to graze here during the summer, but […]