Snow shoeing & Volcano bathing

Description

Experience the true winter land in Iceland by traveling with us over lave fields and the snowy depths of the Hengill volcano area with snow shoes strapped to our boots. We will start the tour by driving up to the mountain where we will start the hike. As we snow-shoe longer into the area we will start to see more and more of hotsprings and amazing view. The guide will share with you the history of the hotsprings and the Hengill volcanic area which is the second biggest volcanic area in Iceland. We will stop at one of the hotsprings where you will get a change to boil some eggs in make a hot chocolate using the power of the earth. After the hot refreshment we will take a relaxing bath in a natural hot river with hotsprings all around us that melts their way through the snow and ice. After the bath we will hike down from the mountain to the Iceland Activities station where we will end the tour

Depearture from 1st of November to 1st of May, depending on snow

 

Prices and Information

Difficulty level of Trip is 3 out of 5

If there is not enough snow then we will sugest to chance to the snow shoing to Hotsring mountain circle tour or the Midnight mountain bath hike tour.

Departure: Every day depending on orders from November to 1st of May
Price: 19.900 ISK per adult & 11.940 ISK per child traveling with 2 adults
Includes: Lunch,head lights and a guide. 
Duration of trip: 5 -7 hours. 
What to bring with you:  Swimsuit, towel and warm winter clothing and boots
Operated: from 1st of November to 1st of May, depending on snow

Price for pick up in Reykjavík  2.000 ISK per adult & 1.200 ISK per child

Make the day a Private for a better experience

  • 1-4 persons (adults/children) 79.600 ISK total price for the group
  • 5 persons or more: 19.900 ISK per person

 

How the tour is operated

  • We will either pick you up or meet you at our station in Hveragerdi.
  • 10 - 45 minutes . At our station we will make sure we have all the things we need for the mountain. We will go over the clothing and lend you the right clothes if you need, we will give you lunch bags and lend you back packs and towel if you need.  “There is no bad weather only bad clothing and preparation”
  • 15 minutes, Drive up to the mountain
  • 1,5 – 2,5 hours. Hike to the hot river
  • 1 - 2 hours or longer :) Bathing in the hot river
  • 1 – 2 hours. Hiking down from the mountain
  • At the end of the tour we will offer you some hot drinks at our station.

Highlights

  • Beautiful scenery
  • Alone in Iceland! Usually we have the first part of the area all for our self’s
  • Unique lunch stop
  • Hotspring cooking
  • Bathing in a hotspring
  • Snow shoeing
  • Knowledgeable local guide who will be able to tell you story of the area and from Iceland.

 

 

 

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