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The Waterfall tour

Into the Wild

  • Operated

    June 1st - September 30th

  • Hiking distance

    14-16 km

  • Elevation gain

    500 m.

  • Difficulty level

    3 / 5 - Moderate

  • Duration

    5-6 hours 

    Overall duration approx. 10 hrs.
  • Departures from

    Egilsstaðir, Wilderness center and Laugarfell.

Trip description

Into the wild hike is up this beautiful valley and on our hike many waterfalls are to be seen, the valley leads us into the wilderness of East Iceland. 
We drive from Egilsstaðir along the lake Lagarfljót (Monster Lake) through Hallormsstaður forest. Before the hike we stop at the Wilderness Center in Fljótsdalur valley just next to the hiking trail. We follow a marked trail up the valley wich leads us to our destination. Enjoy the magical landscape and waterfalls on our way. The hike ends in Laugarfell  where we can relax in the natural warm pools. They say the water in the nature pools has healing power. On our way back we drive to Egilsstaðir, where the trip ends.

  • You need to bring:

    Good hiking shoes
    Warm clothes
    Wind & waterproofs
    Small backpack
    Lunch & drinks
    Bathing suit & towel

  • Included in tour:

    Guided tour
    Natural pools in Laugarfell
    Exhibition at Wilderness center


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