VOLCANO HEKLA
BIKE AND HIKE TOUR IN THE BEAUTIFUL AREA OF THE VOLCANO HEKLA ON THE SOUTH COAST OF ICELAND 

Do you love an outdoor adventure in stunning scenery? If so this is your day tour, combined of both hike and bike next to one of the most active volcano in the world! You get to experience astonishing Icelandic country side that keeps changing before your eyes as you bike further. Vast meadows overlooked by snow-capped volcanos, waterfalls and glacial rivers that spreads in wide, black plains around you. The biking passe mainly on gravel roads as well as on earthy/grassy tracks and includes a very nice hiking in between.

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Meeting point: At Hvolsvöllur village.

Pick up option: Possible to be picked up at your hotel in Reykjavik for a extra charge.

Group size: From 2 – 10 participants.

Duration: ~ 4 - 5 hours.

Activity level: Is rated as moderate for intermediate and advanced biker.

Fitness level: As you know, the fitter you are the more fun you'll have. Flexible itineraries take account of fitness, weather and participants’ wishes. Typically it’s biking 3-4 hours and hiking 1½-2 hours. Keep in mind that Iceland can be chilly, even in summer. The weather can change quickly and wind and rain is common.

The road: Biking on gravel roads, earthy/grassy tracks. Waterfalls abound, including an ride to Fljótshlid Valley, crossing a glacial river.

Operation: This tour is organised in collaboration with MIDGARD ADVENTURE.

Price: 24,900 ISK pr. person.

Included in this tour:
  • Expert local English speaking guide and biker
  • Juicy local lunch, snacks and drinks
  • Top quality mountain bike and helmet

Your personal equipment Bring a small backpack, warm clothing, winter gear, good outdoor shoes and warm 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.

Private tour: Are you looking for a unique trip with a unique date? Please don’t hesitate to contact us by email here

Questions? Feel free to send us an email at info@bikecompany.is if you have any questions.

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