Backpacking Tours

Iceland backpacking is like no other backpacking on the planet. Here you can see more different types of natural phenomena than anywhere else. Depending on the Iceland backpacking tour you choose, you may hike on, over and around volcanoes, glaciers, fjords, canyons, lava fields, craters, lakes and more. Iceland's variety is incomparable and Icelandic Mountain Guides has the experience to take you to the best of what Iceland has to offer. More information about Backpacking Tours

Check out the tours - each one includes a day to day itinerary.


Núpsstaðarskógar Skaftafell - IMG41

From the birch woods of Núpastaðaskógar this is a 5 day tour through an untouched wilderness over to Skaftafell in the Vatnajökull National Park.

Price from: 99.900 ISK View Tour

In the Shadow of Vatnajökull - IMG49

Five-Day Lightweight Backpacking Tour in the Lónsöræfi Nature Reserve

Price from: 127.000 ISK View Tour

The Rivers and Glaciers of Vatnajökull - IMG40

Five-Day Backpacking Tour.

Price from: 115.000 ISK View Tour

Backpacking along Vatnajökull Combination - IMG42

Nine-Day Backpacking Tour

Price from: 185.000 ISK View Tour

Coast to Coast - The Iceland Traverse - IMG43

Thirty-One Day Backpacking Tour.

Price from: 565.000 ISK View Tour

Ásbyrgi to Mývatn - IMG44

Four Day Backpack Tour - Canyons and lava fields.

Price from: 82.500 ISK View Tour

Mývatn - Askja - IMG45

Five-Day Backpacking Tour - The Askja trail.

Price from: 123.000 ISK View Tour

Askja to Nýidalur - IMG46

Six-Day Backpacking Tour - The Desert under the Glacier.

Price from: 143.000 ISK View Tour

Nýidalur to Eldgjá - IMG47

Seven-Day Backpack Tour through lava, glaciers, sands and rivers.

Price from: 140.000 ISK View Tour

Eldgjá to Vík - IMG48

Five-Day Backpack Tour between tuff volcanoes, Mýrdalsjökull glacier, across sands and to the black beaches of Vík.

Price from: 108.000 ISK View Tour

The Inuit Trail - IMG82

12 day backpacking tour in the proufound backcountry in Greenland

Price from: 382.000 ISK View Tour

We also offer Backpacking tours in Greenland - for more information visit:

Iceland's Most Awarded Adventure Tour Company

Outside Travel Awards 2013 For best active Greenland Tour 2013

2012 Conch Environmental Award - For being a leading company in nature friendly tourism in Iceland.

Icelandic Travel Industry Association’s Innovation Award - For the innovation and development of Glacier Walks

Icelandic Travel Industry Association’s annual Education Award - For the education and continuous training we provide for our guides

Icelandic Tourist Board’s Environmental Award - For our environmental policy and awareness

Icelandair Pioneer Award - For designing and developing Glacier Walks

Outside Travel Awards 2014 For best polar trip 2014

Our office:

Stórhöfði 33

110 Reykjaví­k, Iceland

Call or fax:

Tel: +354 587 9999

Fax:+354 587 9996

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