Reykjavik Panorama - Hike to the top of Mt. Esja
Available 1st May - 1st October
Summer Edition / Winter Edition
Hike the Mt. Esja and witness an unsurpassed panoramic view of Reykjavík and its surroundings. Mt. Esja is 914 meters high and the ascent is a relatively easy, approximately a 90 minute hike. Walking on a good path from sea level by the Kollafjörður fjord until standing on the top where you can look into the mouth of Hvalfjörður fjord. With hot chocolate in your hand you can also sneak a peak at the Snæfellsjökull glacier (Jule Verne´s gate to the center of the earth) and the intimidating North Atlantic Sea. On good days you can also see the smoke rising to the air from the many high heat areas and hot springs around the city.
Price (valid 1st May - 1st October 2012)
15.990 ISK per person
12.990 ISK per person with out pick up
Pick up, transport and guidance
Dress according to weather, bring waterproof jacket and pants, wear good hiking boots or outdoor shoes and a hat and goves.
Pick up time
09:00 from your hotel/hostel/guesthouse
Every day for a 4 person minimum
Duration of trip
All trips are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. Reykjavik Backpackers and/or the tour operator do not assume any responsibility for accidents which are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own actions. Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherit risk. Please note that all outdoor trips are subject to weather and the guide has the right to cancel the trip at any time due to weather and/or conditions.