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Breathtaking hike in awesome nature!

That is one of the best hikes I ever did. It was just spectacular. My hubby and me did the trek... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Berlin, Germany
Amazing and challenging!

Went in mid-June with an experienced group of Boy Scouts. The full hike through to Thorsmork was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cathie K
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Skogar, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

That is one of the best hikes I ever did. It was just spectacular. My hubby and me did the trek from Thorsmörk to Skogarfoss in one day and it took us around 10 hours with lots of photo stops and looking at the scenery....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went in mid-June with an experienced group of Boy Scouts. The full hike through to Thorsmork was challenging and tough, but quite an experience. There was still a good amount of snow so trekking through 3 feet of snow in boots with packs up and...More

Thank Cathie K
Reviewed 6 April 2018

When you go upstream from Skogafoss, this trail will amaze you. There are multiple waterfalls, creeks and a lot of hidden beauty. Absolutely recommended.

Thank Ugo C
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Fimmvörðuháls is the fiery pass across Eyjafjallajökull, between Skógar and the fabled valley of Þórsmörk. It's truly out of this world, full of big mountains, glaciers with volcanoes underneath, huge river valleys and gorges. On the top of the pass you can see the giant...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail is an off the radar, hidden gem, that should be on any hikers list. Starting at Skogafoss, and working up river about 25 km, the hike exposes many different parts of Iceland and exposes you to several different environments and scenes....More

2  Thank JHChicago2014
Reviewed 22 October 2017

After the Laugavegur trek, we continued for two more days on the Fimmvorduhals trek. The scenery makes some dramatic changes, you go from volcano landscape to glaciers and then over to waterfalls. It's a sturdy climb up and easy way down. Sleeping in the mountain...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

After 9 days of making a circle around Iceland, this trail easily gets on my top 5 Iceland attractions list (maybe even top 3). It starts right on to of Skogafoss waterfall and proceeds with non stop scenery of mountains, waterfalls, cliffs, and of course...More

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18 June 2018|
Response from WildernessCoffee | Reviewed this property |
Hi Cams20, Trex, Sterna and Reykjavík Excursions operate buses from & to Þórsmörk in summer. You can book from a bus from Básar in Þórsmörk to Hvolsvöllur and catch the regular Strætó bus (nr. 51) to Skógar from there... More
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Response from Ugo C | Reviewed this property |
Hello there. It'd be easier to park your car near Skógafoss, and then walk up the hiking trail. Just to get from Hvolsvöllur to the base of the trail is almost 50km. If you do want to leave your car at the town, then your... More