Unforgettable View from the Top
Mount Mælifell (“Measure Hill") is an awe inspiring pyramid covered with green moss and standing alone in a boundless black desert landscape. It is truly one of Iceland’s most iconic landmarks. The visit to Mount Mælifell volcano will be like an unforgettable journey to another world. This tour is conducted in super-jeeps so you’ll have a which comfortable and safe journey in a small group in one of our impressive specially modified vehicles driven by an expert guide.
The tour starts from Reykjavik along route 1 to Hvolsvollur then Flotsdalur, after which we enter the floodplain of the Markarfljot river. We’ll drive through the Trolls Canyon on the Emstruleid road and then see the extinct Einhyrningur volcano.
We’ll drive through the Markaflót river and cross the Laugarvegur trek. Lunch will be at the Hvanngil hut. We’ll then head to Mælifellssandur and see the Mýrdalsjökull glacier to the south on our way to Mount Mælifell. There’s an optional hike there, after which we return to Reykjavik, stopping for dinner on the way back.
Included: : Hotel pick up & drop off in Reykjavik, private guided tour in a superjeep, short hike
Not included: Food/drinks/snacks are not included. We will make a lunch stop on the way to the highlands. Dinner at a restaurant on return journey.
Bring with you: Warm and waterproof clothes, sturdy hiking boots/shoes (also available to rent).
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