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Guided Scenic Hike to Glymur Waterfall

by Arctic Adventures
Price Not Available
2.5 of 5
Non-refundable No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required)

Highlights

  • Jaw-dropping beauty of Glymur Waterfall & Hvalfjörur Fjord

  • Inspiring scenic view of a waterfall's 650 feet (198 metre) drop

  • Moderate hike through caves, forest, lava fields & canyons

  • Photo opportunity at Hvalfjörur Fjord & Thingvallavatn Lake

  • UNESCO-listed landscape of lovely Thingvellir National Park

Highlights

  • Jaw-dropping beauty of Glymur Waterfall & Hvalfjörur Fjord

  • Inspiring scenic view of a waterfall's 650 feet (198 metre) drop

  • Moderate hike through caves, forest, lava fields & canyons

  • Photo opportunity at Hvalfjörur Fjord & Thingvallavatn Lake

  • UNESCO-listed landscape of lovely Thingvellir National Park

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Guided Scenic Hike to Glymur Waterfall

Activity Location

Glymur

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotel Pickup

    Reykjavik


Description

Extend your Icelandic adventures beyond the Reykjavik city limits on a marvellous hike that offers 360-degree vistas and a chance to see one the country's highest waterfalls. Venture inside small caves, meander a wondrous birch forest, and traverse a beautiful canyon to reach breath-taking Glymur Waterfall.

Get picked up by a friendly and knowledgeable guide in Reykjavik and head north towards Hvalfjördur. This natural fjord is home to Glymur Waterfall. Reach Botnsdalur, where your ascent begins. Grab your camera, lace up your hiking boots, and begin your climb through the lush wilderness. The dynamic hike keeps your mind active and entertained, and you never tire of the area's verdant grass, grey rock, and dramatic sky.

At Glymur Waterfall, revel in an opportunity catch your breath as you behold its cascading rush of clear and cold mountain water. Enjoy the packed lunch you brought along at this majestic viewpoint.

Following your meal, descend into Botnsdalur and head to Thingvellir National Park—Iceland's oldest national park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. At this historic site, learn about the early settlers of Iceland who established one of the world's first democratic parliaments along the shores of shimmering Thingvallavatn Lake.


Inclusions

  • Guided hike to Glymur Waterfall

  • Roundtrip transport from and to your centrally located Reykjavik hotel

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Meals and drinks


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 9 and younger are not allowed.

  • You must be able to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.

  • You must have a reasonable level of fitness and be able to hike for approximately 2.5 hours, occasionally uphill.

  • If you are scared of heights, you should not take part in this activity.

  • Maximum group size is 12 people.

  • Roundtrip transport is available from and to most centrally located Reykjavik hotels. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.