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Tectonic Treasures

Mountain Bike Adventure in Iceland

To visit Iceland is to witness the earth as it transforms itself before your eyes. On this amazing point-to-point hut adventure you'll ride singletrack in an intoxicating landscape amongst gushing geysers, bubbling mud, multicolored rhyolite mountains, expansive lava fields, natural hot springs and soaring glaciated mountains. You'll bathe in natural turquoise hot springs, spend nights in remote lodges in unreal locations and feast on delicious Icelandic cuisine. The raw natural energy on this trip will inspire you, and the party in Reykjavik at the end of this adventure will make you dance.

Itinerary

Day 1: Ride Reykjadalur

Meet your guide in the morning and leave Reykjavik to Hellisheiði. Starting point for classic singletrack ride: Reykjadalur, located in one of Iceland’s most impressive geothermal regions.

Day 2: Dómadalur to Landmannahellir

Ride the amazing Dómadalur region with its smooth grass-covered mountains and past Iceland's most active volcano, Hekla.

Day 3: Landmannalaugar

Ride up to Ljótipollur, an extinct volcanic crater and onto Landmannalaugar for a soak in an epic natural pool.

Day 4: Álftavatn

This morning we ride out on famous Laugavegur-Þórsmörk trail - with a day of lava fields, steep climbs, the Stórihver hot springs and on to a technical descent before reaching the highland lake Álftavatn.

Day 5: Þórsmörk

This will be one of your best days on a mountain bike as you ride through mind-blowing mountain landscapes.

Day 6: Fimmvörðuháls

Start the day with a steep 6 km climb (pedalling & hike-a-bike) to epic Fimmvörðuháls pass with views of glaciers and Iceland's freshest lava from the new volcanic craters Móði and Magni. Finish with a beauty 12 km downhill past waterfalls on the river Skógá. 

Day 7: Reykjavík

Wake up in Reykjavík for a day of exploring and flights home.

What our Guests Say:

"Iceland is like nowhere else on the planet. I'll never forget the views and soaking in the wonderful hot springs."

– Katrina P.

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Details

Dates: Aug 13-19, 2017 | Aug 27 - Sep 2, 2017 | Sep 10-16, 2017

July 15-21, 2018 | August 12-18, 2018 | August 26-September 1, 2018 (womens) | September 9-15, 2018
Duration: 7 days, 6 nights
Joining In: Reykjavik, Iceland
Skill Level: Level 3 fitness, Level 2 technic
Type: All-Mountain
Land Cost: $3150 USD /person | Currency Conversion ?

Ride Map

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