How do I get to Volcano huts thorsmork?
Getting here is part of the adventure! Volcano Huts are located by the Húsadalur Valley in Þórsmörk Nature Reserve, 30 kilometers up the famous F249 mountain road. The easiest and safest way is to park your car and hop aboard the daily 4×4 Þórsmörk River Bus or book a tour with a 4×4 tour with a SUPERJEEP.
How do I book laugavegur huts?
It is however possible to book accommodation in some of the huts during winter through the FÍ’s office by sending an e-mail to [email protected] or calling the office during opening hours at +354 568 2533. Thus the hut in Landmannalaugar is generally open and manned during late winter/early spring.
Can you drive to thorsmork?
The road into Thorsmork is considered an F-Road which means you must have a 4×4 car when driving into the valley. After driving for a few miles, the road will start to get worse and you will come across the all-dangerous river crossings. This is where you must drive through a river in the middle of the road.
How many days is thorsmork?
For those planning to stay, we recommend doing the whole trail in one or more stages in anywhere between 2 – 5 days. The more time you spend on this trail, the more time you actually need as there are so many beautiful places worth exploring in Þórsmörk.
How do I see thorsmork?
Thorsmork can be visited on a super jeep day tour from the capital or by renting a car and driving there yourself. Strictly speaking, Þórsmörk is a valley and a mountain range between the Krossá, Þröngá, and Markarfljót rivers.
What is thorsmork Iceland?
Thorsmork – the Valley of Thor – is situated in the South Highlands of Iceland between the mountain glaciers of Tindfjallajökull and the world famous Eyjafjallajökull, with Mýrdalsjökul at the rear end of the valley. Enjoy Birch forests, shrubs, moss, and thriving vegetation in the beautiful valley of Þórsmörk.
How difficult is the Laugavegur trail?
Difficulty. The Laugavegur Trail is a moderate to difficult trek and can be done with an average level of fitness. It’s recommended to train before your trip by going on more long-distance hikes or walks to help improve your endurance.
How hard is the Laugavegur trail?
Laugavegur Trail: Landmannalaugar – Þórsmörk is a 32.4 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Landmannalaugar, Southern, Iceland that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from June until September.
How do you get to Reykjadalur Hot Springs?
Reykjadalur Hot Springs is just 45 minutes from the center of downtown Reykjavik making it very accessible by car or bus. If you have a car you’ll take Route 1 (the Ring Road) all the way to the small town of Hveragerði. At the roundabout leading into Hveragerði, you’ll take the 3rdexit onto the road Breiðamörk.
What is Thorsmork like in Iceland?
Thorsmork is one of those places that looks too good to be true. Bright green mountains, volcanic glaciers, raw rugged nature, and braided glacier rivers -this place is literally out of a dream! And when you see it in person, you realize it completely holds up to its reputation. Þórsmörk in Icelandic translates into “valley of Thor”.
Where are volcanic huts in Iceland?
Volcano Huts in Þórsmörk are located where the most famous hiking trails in Iceland meet. Here you’ll find a home to stage your exploration in Þórsmörk and a place to rest after your long trek on your way through the Laugavegur and Fimmvörðuháls trails.
Where is Thorsmork?
Þórsmörk in Icelandic translates into “valley of Thor”. Located in the highlands and nestled between three glaciers, in Thorsmork you can really experience the power of nature and find some of the most incredible scenery in all of Iceland.
How to get to Þórsmörk?
Daytours are available to Þórsmörk where visitors can catch a panoramic view of the volcanic landscape in just a couple of hours with easy access to and from the area on the daily 4×4 Þórsmörk River Bus or with specially modified SUPERJEEPS. Visitors can book their accommodation and bus tickets separately.