Trekking in North Iceland from Akureyri

Join us for a 6-day trek in north Iceland and discover our wonderful nature and culture. Experience the sheep round up at Grenivik. Guided tour from

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This tour is designed for those who want to take the time to delve deeply into Icelandic nature and experience the undiscovered beauties far away from crowded roads and tourist routes.
In September it is pretty quiet in Iceland and meadows shine in violet tones, with blueberries everywhere. This fascinating 6-day trek ends with a very traditional Icelandic event: the sheep round-up in a small village.
September is often very sunny and temperatures are pleasant for walking. If we are lucky we already have the chance of seeing the first northern lights of the season. The area is a walker's paradise with magnificent coastline views.
The walking time per day is 3 to 6 hours, and we will take it easy. Overnight accommodation will be in secluded mountain huts.

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Date
on request for yoga participants before or after a retreat

Price
€ 825 p. person.
Minimum 4 participants

Note
This week hiking can be ideally combined with the following yoga week.
You will need a sleeping bag on this hike. A sleeping bag can be rented for 30 € subject to availability.

Included
3 nights in mountain huts
2 nights at the Guesthouse in Akureyri, based on double occupancy and shared facilities
Transportation to hiking & Sheep Round-up locations
Airport transfer within Akureyri
Catering on 4 days of walking (morning meal, lunch, dinner)
Guiding on the hikes

Not included
Meals (when you stay in Akureyri)

 

1 - 4 day
4 days hiking on the northern tip of Eyjafjörður, the starting point is Grenivík. Overnight stays will be predominantly in newly renovated cabins within a gorgeous elfin area. This is a hiking paradise by the sea, walking time per day will be between 3 and 6 hours.

5 day
Panoramic hike high above Akureyri.

6 day
We experience the sheep round-up at Grenivik beside the Þórablot (village celebration with Old Icelandic meals in February), the most important occasion in every village! During this spectacle you can help to select the sheep, if you choose - you need strength & courage!

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