Off the beaten path – hiking & biking

Off the beaten path – hiking & biking

3d/2n – hiking – biking

This is a tour for those looking to decouple themselves from the noise of modern time and connect with nature and themselves. In this multiday tour we bike and hike our way through abandoned coves and deserted fjords in East Iceland. It is a great opportunity to head off the beaten path and explore the side of Iceland few tourist get to experience.


Day 1

On day one we bike from the little fishing village of Eskifjörður to the abandoned cove of Vöðlavík with a short hike to get an overview of the area. Once in Vöðlavík, you’ll find a black sand beach between two mountains, beauty and tranquility. At the traveler’s hut at Karlsstaðir dinner will be prepared and we’ll spend the night.


Day 2

After breakfast, we bike up the mountainside from Vöðlavík cove and over fjord of Viðfjörður. Viðfjörður, although now deserted, used to be the center of transportation in East Iceland. From there we go over to Neskaupsstaður where we will spend the night at the farm stay at Skorrahestar.


Day 3

On the last day, we set off from Neskaupstaður and head over the mountain pass Oddskarð up to700 meters above sea level. From there we bike downhill back to where we set off in Eskifjörður.


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From the 20th of June until 15th of September

3 days and 2 nights

Trip difficulty
3-4 out of 5
Minimum in tour
4 people

All transports during the trip and assistance vehicle to carry the luggage, guide, 1 x sleeping bag accommodation in bunk beds in a mountain hut, 1 x made up bunk bed in a Farm Holiday accommodation, all meals and snacks from when we depart from Eskifjörður on day one, until we return Eskifjörður on day three.

Not included

Bike, helmet, sleeping bag, trip insurance, your related equipment needed to ride, personal items like drinks, snacks and energy supplements.

What to bring

Warm, wind and waterproof clothing, good hiking shoes, shoes for biking, sleeping bag and small backpack.

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