Escape To Nature - Myths And Magical Mountains - Borgarfjörður Eystri._65687

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Escape To Nature - Myths And Magical Mountains - Borgarfjörður Eystri.

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time-raw3 days
Starting point
Egilsstaðir airport

Go on a hiking expedition exploring the beautiful mountainous region of Borgarfjörður and the nearby villages. Along the way, you will visit some of the landmark buildings such as the Old turf house, "concert hall" and a local fish factory, elf capital "álfaborg." The trip cannot be complete without visiting the beautiful landscapes of Dimmidalur (the Dark Valley), under the Door Mountains.

What to expect?

Arrival from Reykjavík to Egilsstaðir airport morning flight. One hour drive together to Borgarfjörður to our locally owned Álfheimar Country Hotel where we will stay next 2 nights.

Hike Borgarfjörður valley

Info: Rather easy day, walking about 12 km and traversing 400 m of elevation.

We start the day with 2 hours local living hike in the village, Old turf house, "concert hall", a local fish factory, elf capital "álfaborg", and many interesting stops are on our way. After a light lunch at local restaurant, we hike on unmarked trails in the valley of Borgarfjörður. From the village, we take sheep trails up to Dimmidalur (the Dark Valley) to see their rugged, beautiful landscape, right under the Door Mountains. We return to Bakkagerði village for a nice evening dinner at Álfheimar restaurant.

What is included?

  • Accommodation in a double room with shower and WC facilities at Álfheimar Country Hotel
  • Full board from the local restaurant Alfheimar
  • City walk through the village of Bakkagerði
  • A local, knowledgeable English speaking guide
  • Group minimum 1 to maximum 12 participants
  • Spa visit Musteri Spa.

Is this experience for me?

  • This is a challenging task and may not be suitable for little children

What do I need to bring?

  • Dress according to the weather and bring good hiking shoes for the rocky terrain

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
    • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 1 week in advance of the start of the experience.
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Meeting Point

  • Pick up is available from and back to Egilsstaðir airport and all transport inside the area included.

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