Departure: Daily at 11:00 am
This tour allows you to experience all the contrasting elements of nature Iceland has to offer: mountains, lakes and lava fields. A stunning journey through the extraordinary landscape, only a short distance from Reykjavik.
The route is a narrow gravel road and single tracks with varied composition ranging from loose sand to a rather rocky and bumpy surface.
Meeting point: Departure at 11:00 am. Our tours are operated from our main office at Faxafen 8. Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure unless you‘ve made arrangements to be picked up at your hotel.
Pick up: At your hotel 30 minutes before departure.
Group size: From 2 – 8 participants.
Duration: ~ 4 hours.
Biking distance: ~15-20 kilometers.
Included in this tour:
- Pick-up and drop of at your hotel in Reykjavik
- All transports during the trip
- Expert local leadership
- Quality MTB (hard tail) & helmet
- Complete pick-nick lunch, snack & water
Not included in this tour:
- Trip insurance
- Personal equipment and items like energy drinks and snacks supplements
- Optional tipping to guide
Your personal equipment: Participants need to be prepared for a wide range of weather. Expect the temperature to dip down to below 10°C (below 50°F) and to warm up to 15-20°C (60-70°F). Bring a small backpack, water bottle, warm clothing, rain gear, good shoes and warm gloves.
Activity Level – Moderate: The technical ability for “Lakes and lava fields” is rated as moderate for the intermediate cyclist. The trails are gravel country roads. The fitness level is rated as good. As you know, the fitter you are the more fun you’ll have. This trip is not demanding but keep in mind that Iceland can be chilly, even in summer. The weather can change quickly and wind and rain are common.
Your Safety: This trip takes place in the countryside of Iceland. If you choose to participate in our tours it is up to you to ride well within your limits and be mindful of your own safety and your actions that may affect the safety of the group. Participants must make sure to stay hydrated, nourished and rested. Any alcohol or drug consumption is prohibited during our rides. Our guides have first aid training but if a serious injury occurs they will call local Search and Rescue services at the cost of the participant. Personal medical travel insurance is mandatory.