6 - 8 Hours
The Þórsmörk Super Jeep Tour takes you into one of Iceland’s most stunning gems, the valley of Thor! Famous for its breathtaking scenery, Þórsmörk has long been one of the Icelandic Highlands most popular destination. This tour takes you into the valley in a Super Jeep, a modified vehicle that can forge rivers and tackle just about any terrain. Riding in these vehicles is an adventure on its own, and should be on every traveler Iceland bucket list!
This tour departs from the Hella/Hvolsvöllur area. If you are staying in this area, you can either choose a free pickup or meet your guide and group at the base camp in Hvolsvöllur. If you are staying in Reykjavík, it is possible to book this tour but please note that there is an additional cost.
Once you’ve met up with your group, it’s time to board the Super Jeep and head to Þórsmörk! On your way, you will experience driving through various terrains and unbridged rivers. During the tour, there’s always the option to go on short hikes to explore the area further.
One of the sights you’ll see on this tour is the Gígjökull glacier. This is the sight of powerful floods during the 2010 eruption in Eyjafjallajökull. Your guide will tell you more about the eruption from a local’s perspective and you’ll get to hear some stories about this famous volcanic eruption.
After a full day of adventure, you will be returned to your selected location in Hella or Hvolsvöllur.
No, pickup and dropoff in Reykjavík is not included in the tour price. You can book transfer to and from the city at the additional cost of 60,000 ISK per tour.
If you are staying in the Hvolsvöllur/Hella area you can choose either the free pickup option or meet your group on location at the base camp.
If meeting at the base camp, please be on location about 20 minutes before the start of your tour. You can enjoy coffee at the base camp.
The duration of this tour is about 6-8 hours.
You should wear comfortable, warm clothing and a sturdy pair of hiking boots for this tour.
It is preferable to dress in layers and wear clothing that will wick away perspiration and keep you dry and comfortable.
Avoid cotton and denim, as these fabrics take a long time to dry and are not suitable for the tour.
As the weather is very unpredictable we advise people to check the weather forecast the evening before.
No, lunch is not included but you can add a packed lunch to your booking for 2,500 ISK per person.
You are also welcome to bring your own packed lunch. We also recommend bringing some light snacks, such as a power/nut bar.
Yes, children 5 years and older are welcome on this tour.
The minimum group size on this tour is 4 persons. If the minimum number of guests is not reached, you will be offered an alternative tour or a full refund.
The maximum number of guests on this tour is 16.
Yes, absolutely! If you are interested in a private Þórsmörk Super Jeep tour please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your group size, which date you would like to travel on and any special requests.
Reservations can be canceled 48 hours prior to departure without penalty. Cancellations received less than 48 hours prior to departure are non-refundable.
Cancellations must be submitted in writing to email@example.com.
Please be mindful of possible time zone differences. Iceland is in the GMT time zone and cancellations must be submitted at least 48 hours before departure in Icelandic local time (GMT).
If you do need to cancel your tour, we recommend that you contact us as soon as possible.
If you choose to meet on location, the meeting point is at the Midgard Adventure Base in Hvolsvöllur. The address is: Dufþaksbraut 14, 860 Hvolsvöllur.
Please be on location 20 minutes before the start of the tour.