Why book this tour?
Unlike many other operators, we include the hire of your bike in the overall cost of the holiday: you don’t need to bring your own or pay extra to hire one locally. We also provide a support vehicle, spare parts and take care of day to day bike maintenance. All you need bring is your own helmet.
2013/14 Standard Itinerary
- 8 Breakfasts
- 6 Lunches
- 5 Dinners
- 5 nights Basic Camping
- 3 nights Simple Guest House
We provide 27 gear Specialized Rockhopper mountain bikes with front suspension – see tour notes for details.
Approx 8 -
Explore Tour Leader plus driver(s) and support crew
Route & Terrain
We cycle 155 km over four days (an average of 39 km per day). Our entire route is off-road. The terrain is hilly and varied from pitch black volcanic ash to green meadows. There is a support vehicle to transport luggage between nightstops. We have graded the route as moderate.
Cycling Holiday In Iceland | Iceland Cycling
Explore some of Iceland’s most remote mountain trails by bike from the wild centre all the way to the south coast. Ride through black deserts, past towering, green volcanoes and the contrasting sight of numerous glaciers. Camp at remote mountain lakes, bathe in natural hot springs and experience the serenity that can only be found in pure, unspoilt nature.
- Golden Circle - See the famous Geysir hot springs and golden waterfall
- Off Road Cycling - Explore the island's most remote trails by mountain bike, entirely away from any roads
- Natural Wonders - Ride through black deserts, past towering, brilliantly green volcanoes and blue-white glaciers
- Wild Nature - Cross ice water rivers, camp at remote mountain lakes, bathe in natural hot springs
What we say
Cycling in Iceland Video - Mike Tyler - Explore's Finance Director - travelled on this tour. Take a look at his video of cycling in Iceland.
Itinerary [+] Detailed Itinerary
Join tour Reykjavik
Reykjavík City – Golden Circle Sight Seeing - Langisjór Highland Lake
Langisjór Highland Lake to Áltavötn Oasis by bike
Álftavötn Oasis to Strútur Hot Springs
Strútur Hot Springs - Mælifellssandur Desert - Emstur Hut
Emstur Hut - Laugavegur Track - Þórsmörk Valley - Básar Hut
Þórsmörk - Eyjafjallajökull Volcano View - Seljalandsfoss Waterfall – Reykjavík City
Free day for optional activities
Tour ends Reykjavik