LAVA TRAILS: MTB TOUR IN A MOONSCAPE TERRAIN AROUND REYKJAVIK CITY
The tour takes place at Heiðmörk, a popular recreation area for Reykjavikians. The 10-20 km mix of man made and natural trails showcase jagged volcanic formations and mossy lava fields. We passe by Rauðhólar a cluster of reddish pseudo craters as well as some lava tunnel like Búrfellsgjá including Helgafell sandstone and many other small caves.
Our guides tailor each trip to riders’ abilities so that everyone can enjoy this beautiful area on a mountain bike.
Meeting point: A pick up is provided in the greater Reykjavik area.
Operation: This tour is organised in collaboration with ICEBIKE ADVENTURES.
Group size: From 2 – 6 participants.
Duration: ~ 4 hours.
Activity level: This tour is suitable for all active outdoor people and the trip can be tailored to beginners to advanced riders.
Fitness level: As you know, the fitter you are the more fun you'll have.
Price: 25,500 ISK pr. person.
Included in this tour:
- Bike guide / superjeep driver
- Quality full-suspension mountain bike
- Helmet, flat pedals, happy to swap out if you bring your own
- ~20k fun man made singletrack riding
- Superjeep transfer from shop to trail (option of pick up at hotel for 2.500 ISK)
Your personal equipment We provides bike & helmet. We provide flat pedals but we are happy to change pedals if you bring your own. If you don’t have biking clothes dress as you were going hiking. Layers are good, water/windproof outer layer, good hiking shoes, gloves. You need to be prepared for a wide range of weather. Expect the temperature to dip down to below 10°C (below 50°F) and to warm up to 15-20°C (60-70°F).
Your Safety: This trip take place in the countryside of Iceland. If you choose to participate in our tours it is up to you to ride well within your limits and be mindful of your own safety and your actions that may affect the safety of the group. Participants must make sure to stay hydrated, nourished and rested. Any alcohol or drug consumption is prohibited during our rides. Our guides have first aid training but if a serious injury occurs they will call local Search and Rescue services at the cost of the participant. Personal medical travel insurance is mandatory.
Bike Company reserves the right to make alterations and substitutions to the itinerary as weather or terrain conditions dictate or as necessary to improve the trip quality or to accommodate the comfort, convenience, and well-being of our clients.
The Next Steps: Once your online registration form has been received we will send you a confirmation in form of a ticket for the trip. Please make sure you have read and understand our Terms and Conditions and do not hesitate to get in touch if you still have questions.
The waiver: All riders need to sign a waiver before riding with us.
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