Þórsmörk — the Valley of Thor — named after the hammer-wielding god of lightning and thunder. In Iceland, the area is known for its staggering beauty, hidden waterfalls, winding rivers, glaciers, and volcanoes. Explore this breathtaking landscape in a large custom-built vehicle known as a Super Jeep on this fascinating day tour.
The tour starts at a base camp in Hvolsvöllur Town in South Iceland. Here, you will meet your friendly, professional guide who will introduce you to his Super Jeep. The jeep is a large vehicle specially designed to handle Iceland’s rough terrain and cross unbridged rivers.
The guide will take you into the uninhabited Highland region of Iceland, where you will Þórsmörk Valley. Here, the guide will introduce you to the area; tell you about the god who lent his name to the region, the area’s geology, and history.
Þórsmörk Valley is nestled between three glaciers, Eyjafjallajökull, Mýrdalsjökull, and Tindfjallajökull, where the river Krossá winds between mountains. Here, you’ll also find volcanoes, and your guide will tell you all about how the landscape has changed after each eruption.
Due to its unique location, the climate in Þórsmörk Valley is often quite mild, creating an oasis of luscious vegetation amidst the surrounding barren wastelands of the Icelandic Highlands.
Summer visitors can opt for shorter hikes during the tour to discover the many natural wonders found here. In the winter, the area is often impassable due to extreme amounts of snow. However, thanks to the Super Jeep and its operator, winter visitors to Iceland can get a rare glimpse into this inhospitable but beautiful region.
Don’t miss out on this fantastic adventure in Iceland. Book this day tour now to discover for yourself the beauty of Þórsmörk Valley.