The Svalvogar Circle And Mt Kaldbakur_19097


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The Svalvogar Circle And Mt Kaldbakur

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time-raw8 hours
Starting point
Iceland Backcountry Travel

Embark on an 8-hour sightseeing tour of the scenic and picturesque mountainous region of Mt. Kaldbakur. The tour starts at Isafjordur where you take on the rocky backcountry trails driven by a legendary driver. En route, you will enjoy the panoramic view of the landscapes known as the Westfjord Alps. The tour also includes a hike up the summit of Westfjord's highest mountain.

What to expect?

  • On this tour we’ll go from Isafjordur to Dyrafjordur and then continue our journey onto the jaw-dropping rock face road made with a small 70 horsepower Bulldozer called “the teaspoon” driven by the legendary Elis Kjaran and his son Ragnar.

  • Along this winding road, we’ll see abandoned farms and a spectacularly scenic mountain range often referred to as the Westfjord Alps. We’ll start our hike from the mountain pass Kvennaskard, ascending 570m to the summit of Westfjord’s highest mountain, Kaldbakur (998m).

  • On a clear day, the picturesque landscape is evident everywhere you look. From Kvennaskard we’ll drive down the narrow road to the beautiful valley Kirkjubolsdalur and back to Isafjordur.

What is included?

  • Admission to all attractions
  • English-speaking guide

Is this experience for me?

  • Requires moderate fitness
  • Not recommended for anyone who can't walk
  • Max 12 passengers
  • Passengers under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be refused to participate

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID
  • Outerwear, such as gloves and a coat (dependent on season)

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 24 hours prior to the start date of the experience.
  • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high-quality service.
  • Available June through October upon request. (Depending on weather and snow conditions).
  • If we need to cancel your trip and you do not wish to accept our offer of a trip at a later date or another trip of the same standard, you will get a full refund. (This does not apply if we need to cancel your trip because of reasons beyond our control.)

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