Private tour

From Reykjavic: Glymur Waterfall Hike & Hvalfjörður fjord

Activity provider: Travelling Iceland

From Reykjavic: Glymur Waterfall Hike & Hvalfjörður fjord

Activity provider: Travelling Iceland

From US$ 564 per group up to 2

Experience the natural force of Iceland's second-largest waterfall on a guided hike from Reykjavic. Drive through Hvalfjörður fjord and hike across a river to experience views of Glymur Waterfall.

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Duration 6 hours
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Pickup optional
If your hotel is located in the center of Reykjavík you will be required to choose the nearest bus stop for pickup.
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  • Listen closely to the awe-inspiring power of the roaring Glymur Waterfall
  • Drive through the picturesque landscape of the wilderness beyond Reykjavic
  • Watch the tall mountains' reflections in the clear waters of Hvalfjörður fjord
  • Enjoy the unique experience of walking on a tree trunk to cross a slow river
  • Climb up steep slopes to discover the best angle to view Glymur Waterfall from
Full description

Delve into the wilderness of Iceland on a guided hike from Reykjavic to Glymur Waterfall. Drive through serene, isolated landscapes to Hvalfjörður fjord and find the start of the trail. Follow your guide over a tree trunk to cross a river and climb towards the waterfall.

Choose to arrive at the meeting point or get picked up from your accommodation in Reykjavik and head out into the wilderness of Iceland. Watch the vast landscape drift by your window, passing by the stunning Hvalfjörður fjord on your way to Glymur Waterfall.

Arrive in the car park and start your hike to the second largest waterfall in Iceland. Test your balance as you walk along a tree trunk to cross over a river. Land on the other bank and know that even when the climbing gets tough, your expert guide is there to help you.

Reach the top of the hill and be rewarded with breathtaking views of Glymur Waterfall from the best angle. Listen to the roaring falls and immerse yourself in nature, before driving back through Hvalfjörður fjord.

  • Optional hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation
  • Guided hike to Glymur Waterfall
  • Professional, local guide
  • Food
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • People over 80 years

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at bus stop number 8, Hallgrímskirkja, 101 Reykjavík. Look for a vehicle with the logo of the local partner on it.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Hiking shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Outdoor clothing
  • Reusable water bottle

Know before you go

  • This is a challenging hike
  • There is a chance to buy snacks at a stop along the way

Product ID: 413285