Žórsmörk Volcano Hike

A challenging hike from Thorsmork valley up to Fimmvorduhals pass, the home of the new craters Magni and Modi. If you are looking for a great hike with stunning landscape then this is the tour for you.

Please contact us to check the availability of the tour

This tour is only available on Saturdays in 2022


Map for Žórsmörk Volcano Hike tour
  • Duration:12-14 hours
  • Season:June 4 to September 10
  • Operates:Saturdays
  • Departure times:08:00
  • Price:Adult:29990 ISK
     Age 14-17:29990 ISK
  • Tour ID:DT74


  • Free pick up in Reykjavķk starts at 08:00 / pick up from N1 Gas Station in
  • Hvolsvöllur at 09:40
  • Free drop off
  • Transportation
  • Guidance

Not Included

  • Lunch


Pick up starts at 8 am from your Reykjavik pick up point. We also pick up at Hveragerdi, Selfoss, Hella and Hvolsvöllur along the way. We will be at N1 gas station in Hvolsvollur around 9:40 am for a short stop if you prefer to meet us there for the tour. Please note that the pick up can take up to 30 min.

Thorsmork, a beautiful valley surrounded by glaciers and mountains, is the setting for today’s tour. Your tour starts with a pick you up from your hotel in Reykjavķk and from there you will drive out of the city heading towards the east of the island. After passing through a few small villages you will arrive at the first stop of today‘s tour, the mighty Seljalandsfoss waterfall. Seljalandsfoss is the famous waterfall that is best known for the fact that when conditions are good, you can walk behind it, enjoying it from both sides.

Next, you will pass Gķgjökull glacier where you will see some of the effects of the famous Eyjafjallajökull eruption of 2010 before arriving in Thorsmork. From Basar cabin, in the heart of Thorsmork, you will start your hike to Fimmvorduhals, a popular hiking route among locals in Iceland. Here you will see the two craters, Magni and Modi, formed in this infamous eruption. The new lava, large craters, glacier view along with the surrounding mountains and vibrant colors make this hike truly outstanding. The elevation gain is between 700-800 meters and length approximately 16 km in total.The Thorsmork – Fimmvorduhals hike should not be missed by any outdoor enthusiasts visiting Iceland. Get physically active while you enjoy one of the most scenic places you will ever come across. In Thorsmork, every season has its charm, giving you a great opportunity to visit again and again. The super jeeps seat 5 – 14 persons so the tours are always a small group experience!

Other Information

Remember to bring:

It is extremely important to have warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket & pants, headwear and gloves with you. Good hiking shoes are essential for this tour. Lunch, snacks and water bottle. Sturdy hiking shoes, waterproof jacket, and pants can also be rented directly from us if you contact us or book online.

NOTE - Minimum 2 participants from Reykjavķk
- Minimum age is 14 years

Departure 2022: Saturdays

Before booking your tour online, please contact us by email and ask for availability of your preferred date. Please note that our online booking system may accept your booking, although the tour may be fully booked at the date!

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