This hike along a winding sheep trail leads to a remote mountain lake surrounded by steep ridges and some of the most dramatic lava peaks of Iceland. These untouched landscapes are far away from the beaten track and crowded magnets of the north. If you like hiking and the unspoiled nature, you will love this tour with it's unique landscapes and scenery.


Amazing hiking trail off the beaten track

Unforgettable views

Hidden mountain lake in the shadow of dramatic lava peaks

Picnic by a secret mountain lake

Difficulty level

The hike is approximately 8 km (5 miles) with an elevation of 300 m (1000 ft).

What to bring

Hiking shoes, warm clothes, rain jacket and pants, hat and gloves, sunglasses and sun protection, lunch and water bottle, camera, small backpack.


Departure time: 9:00

Duration: 5-6 hours

Departure: Daily on request

Free pick-up: Akureyri hotels, guesthouses and airport

Available: April 15th -November 15th


Price: 19.500 ISK

Minimum on tour: 2

Included: Fully guided hike, pick-up and drop-off, transportation, hiking poles


Participants should be fit and up for a fairly challenging hike. We usually go off the beaten track and sometimes come across loose stones or patches of snow. If the weather conditions are too harsh, the operator reserves the right to cancel a tour. For safety reasons our guide can refuse customers who are not dressed well enough.