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Guided Walking Holidays in Iceland

Discover the rugged magic of Iceland on a walking tour with an expert local guide

From the vibrant capital of Reykjavik, to the lonely beaches and storybook villages of the coast and the spectacular uninhabited wilderness of the interior, Iceland is a tiny island nation that packs a serious punch. Rugged, remote and otherworldly - this is a thoroughly unique destination worthy of exploration.

Discover Icelandic culture in atmospheric Reykjavik, home to stylish shopping, quirky bars and engaging museums; and explore surreal moonscapes in browns and greys, punctuated by gigantic glaciers, hot springs and glacial lakes so icy-blue they seem Photoshopped.

Head to the majestic Skaftafell National Park, home to half of Europe's largest ice cap and views of Iceland's highest peak, Hvannadalshnjúkur, to hike among serene fjords, extensive lava fields and huge moss-filled volcanic craters.

See the impressive volcanic landscapes surrounding Laki, Iceland's most famous volcano; and marvel at the sight of Gullfoss, a thundering waterfall fed by the Langjökul, Iceland´s second biggest glacier.

Visit the birthplace of Iceland's democracy in Iceland, the World Heritage Listed Thingvellir National Park; and experience the magic of Iceland in winter, exploring hot springs, geysers and frozen landscapes in winter-adapted super-Jeeps or by snowshoe hiking.

Tackle the famous Laugavegur Trek; then reward yourself with an unforgettable soak in the spectacular geothermal waters of the Blue Lagoon, one of Iceland's most iconic scenes.

Take a look at our unique itineraries and start planning your adventure to this intriguing gem of the Arctic!

Find your Iceland trip


Walking Specialists in Iceland

We have been operating walking holidays in the United Kingdom and Europe for over 45 years. We handle all the necessary logistics so that you can focus on exploring Iceland by foot.

Great Value & Quality Trips in Iceland

Our well priced trips offer great value for money. Included in your package is an experienced professional guide, bag transfers and locally run accommodation. We take the stress out of organising your walking holiday in Iceland.

Personal Experiences

We've been walking and cycling the planet for over four decades and are passionate about delivering exceptional service. Combined, we’ve travelled to virtually every corner of Europe, and are eager to share the many benefits of travelling on foot.


Walkers' Britain is committed to responsible travel and true sustainability. We take travellers to many countries which are home to challenging wilderness, rich biodiversity, and fragile environments. It is the travel choices we make while visiting these environments that reduce the negative impact. This is the essence of responsible and sustainable travel - something we take very seriously. View our award winning Responsible Travel Guidebook here.


Hotels

Often family run, these charming hotels range from 2 to 4 stars and provide access to local living thanks to your hosts. The hospitality is generous and their local knowledge is invaluable. Where possible, we choose locations that add to your experience.



Currency

Icelandic Krona

International Dialing Code

+354

Electricity
Type C plug

Electricity in Iceland is 230 Volts, at 50 hertz. The most common pin type is C. (2 round prong).

Visas

Visas are not required for citizens of Australia, Canada, USA and New Zealand for up to 90 days in a period of 180 days for all Schengen countries (see https://tinyurl.com/lkho3qg for countries part of the Schengen). Please ensure your passport is stamped on arrival in the Schengen area. For all other nationalities and for longer stays in countries covered by the Schengen Agreement (Australian New Zealand, Canadian and US passport holders), please contact the relevant embassy. Stays of longer than 90 days in the Schengen area require a long stay visa for the country you are spending most time in. However long stay visas are unlikely to be issued unless there is a valid reason (eg. studying in country). Unfortunately we cannot assist in obtaining visas for long stays due to individual country visa requirements.

Safety

Your safety is our number one concern. Our safety track record is exemplary thanks to careful management and thorough consultation with local partners. Our industry leading risk management procedures have become a skill that we continue to refine. Our leaders in the field are highly trained and have safety as their number one priority. Expert leaders, risk assessments, quality inclusions and your financial security all come standard when you travel with us.

Please refer to our Travel Advisory page for updates on recent events, travel warnings and advice.

We strongly recommend that all clients take out travel insurance at the time of booking to cover against sickness, accident, loss of baggage, unexpected alterations to travel arrangements and travel disruption, emergency evacuation, cancellations, etc. Insurance information is enclosed with your pre-departure information. Please contact us if you would like to obtain a quote for your trip duration.

We suggest that you consult your doctor, local government inoculation centre or a travel medical specialist in order to get the most current advice regarding vaccination requirements.

Money and valuables should always be stored safely when travelling. Keep your passport with you at all times and do not leave it in your main luggage. You will need it to change money and check into hotels. Where safety deposit boxes are available, we recommend that you use them. Keep jewellery and valuables to a minimum.