Hiking and Trekking

Volcanic Trails - Part 1 - Women only!

Join an group of like minded women on this great trail. First 8 to book this tour will receive a quality 38+10 l. day pack from Mountain Equipment at the beginning of the trek!

Tour code: IMGK384

Women Exploring Epic Icelandic Wilderness

Trek through on of Iceland’s greatest volcanic regions in the mesmerizing highlands with likeminded women. From the graceful peak of Sveinstindur by lake Langisjór, the trail goes along the glacial river Skaftá and then follows the impressive Eldgjá volcanic fissure along the Strútur trail to lake Álftavatn. Enjoy the silence and pure nature in this area of the country where you are likely to not see another person, besides the other women in your trekking group.

First 8 to book this tour will receive a quality 38 +10 l. day pack from Mountain Equipment at the beginning of the trek!

Check out our Volcanic Trails video from the first 3 days of the trek

Tour Overview

  • Difficulty - Moderate

    Difficulty

    Challenging

    Challenging

    Suites those that are physically active and have some background in basic travelling in mountainous terrain with a backpack. 6 - 7 hrs walks per day.

  • icon/availability

    Availability

    August

  • Group 319

    Duration

    7 days

  • Group 110

    Transport

    Private transport

  • Group 550

    Group Size

    5 - 14 participants

  • Group 65

    Language

    English

  • 16

    Minimum age

    16 yrs

  • Group 244

    Accommodation

    Mountain huts

  • Group 377

    Walking per day

    3 - 8 hrs

  • icon/total-distance

    Total Distance

    90 km (56 mi)

Guides on this Tour

Customer Reviews

“We saw beautiful scenery in mostly good weather. Our guide, Inga was the best. Knowledgeable patient and a great cook. It was myself, my husband and my adult son and we have a fantastic time. it is a great way to see the geography of Iceland.”
MEBesq, USA — 2017-07-30

Tour Highlights

Stunning views from Mt. Sveinstindur

Moss Covered Lava Fields

Bathe in a Natural Pool

Mælifellssandur black sands and green moss

Included

  • Experienced and qualified guide
  • Mountain hut sleeping bag accommodation in dormitories
  • Transport at the beginning and end of trek
  • Breakfast (6), Lunch (7), Dinner (6)
  • Transfer of luggage

Not Included

  • Sleeping bag
  • Showers in huts (payable on site)

Optional Extras

  • Sleeping bag
  • Accommodation in Reykjavík before and after the tour

Practical Information