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About Tour

The stunning view of the Icelandic isolated fjords in the northwest of the island is something that might very likely stay with you for a lifetime.


  • West Fjords of Iceland
  • Ísafjörður
  • Guided hiking tour

This is a moderate hike in truly amazing scenery. Certainly a great way of getting up close and personal with nature.


Sea view from cliffs in Isafjordur
Woman backpacking in Westfjords
Summer mountain view near Isafjordur
Fjord view in Iceland
man walking down the path
Trekking Hornstrandir
Arctic fox watching
summer flowers in Westfjords


Per Adult
    • Expert Guides
    • Small Group Experience
    • Best Price Guarantee
    • Operated by our trusted partner

Availability May - Oct

Duration ~4 hours

Departs From Ísafjordur

Difficulty Moderate

Group maximum 8 people

Minimum age 12 years

Meet on Location Yes

Pick Up No

What's included


  • Transportation from Isafjordur
  • Expert Guide
  • Delicious lunch

What to bring

  • Warm outdoor clothing
  • Waterproof jacket and pants
  • Headgear and gloves
  • Day backpack & water bottle
  • Sturdy hiking boots

Not Included

  • Snacks

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Departing from Isafjordur

Isafjordur harbor view

The mountains and valleys around Isafjordur offer the enthusiastic walker some great opportunities for day trips in the unspoiled nature. The view over the picturesque town and the sheer mountains on each side is spectacular and takes on a different shape with every step of the way.

The trip begins with a short bus ride up to the ski area of Seljalandsdalur where we start the walk.

Our route takes us along mountain lakes, crystal clear streams, and patches of fluorescent moss that is quite characteristic of the mountains in the area.

After roughly an hour's walk, we get to the base of the mountain with Þjófatindar Peaks looming above. We zig-zag up to the pass between the peaks for a spectacular view over the surrounding mountains and fjords.

After breaking for refreshments, we'll continue down into the valley on the other side of the pass where the quaint town of Hnífsdalur sits along the shore. In Hnífsdalur we'll be picked up and driven back to Ísafjörður.

Please note: Good footwear is the key to enjoy this trip. Please note that there might be some snow on the route in early June