4 Days Adventure Motorcycle Tour in Iceland

  • Selfoss, Iceland

Iceland Motorcycle Tour

If you want to discover the most stunning corners of Iceland, this motorcycle tour is for you! The Icelandic Highlands offer lava deserts, glaciers, waterfalls, volcanoes, hot springs, geysers, water passages, and long curvy gravel roads. Your journey will begin in Selfoss, continuing on to a variety of roads and landscapes as you ride your motorcycle and the wind blows in your face. Get ready to discover the best of Iceland on this holiday!

Highlights

  • KTM 690 R motorcycle rental
  • 672-kilometer / 418-mile mileage
  • Visits to various interesting and beautiful places
  • Back-up motorcycle, motorcycle insurance, and fuel
  • Support vehicle with a driver for assistance
  • Daily meals, snacks, coffee, and water
  • Transfers to and from Reykjavík
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • 3 riding days
  • Danish, English
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During this motorcycle tour, you will stay in mountain huts with sleeping bag accommodation and mattresses. You will end the trip after staying overnight in a luxury log cottage equipped with a hot tub and sauna.

Overview

  • Bike: rental bike
  • Terrain: off-road and gravel road
  • Mileage: 672 kilometers / 418 miles
  • Daily rides: 179 to 301 kilometers / 111 to 187 miles
  • Meals: three breakfasts, three lunches, three dinners, snacks, coffee, and water

Day 1: Selfoss to Fremstaver (179 kilometers / 111 miles)

Today, you will have a historic and scenic ride from Selfoss to Gullfoss. This ride takes you past the Nesjavellir Geothermal Power Station through Þingvellir National Park, where the oldest continually running parliament in the world first assembled in 930 AD. From there, it is into the Skjaldbreiður Lava Field to Geysir Hot Springs and Gullfoss Waterfall.

Today's trip highlights include Selfoss, Úlfljótsvatn Lake, Nesjavellir Power Station, Þingvallavatn Lake, Þingvellir, Þingvallaskógur Forest, Skjaldbreiður Volcano, Þjófahraun Lava Fields, Mount Skriðutindar, Mount Hlöðufell, Lambahraun Lava Fields, Geysir Hot Spring, and Gullfoss Waterfall.

Day 2: Fremstaver to Sultarfit (192 kilometers / 119 miles)

You will ride north on F35 to Hveravellir Hot Springs, where you will bathe along the Langjökull Glacier, in the Kerlingafjöll Mountain Range, within the geothermal area of Hveradalir. As the scene unfolds, you will capture the sight of mini glaciers, high-energy steam springs, and arctic vegetation, which together create unique color combinations. You will also be crossing a river with a bank of black sand.

Today's trip highlights include Hvítárvatn Lagoon, Langjökkull Glacier, Hveravellir Hot Springs, and Kerlingafjöll, a tall mountain range part of a large tuya volcano system.

Day 3: Sultarfit to Selfoss (301 kilometers / 187 miles)

The Fjallabak region takes its name from the numerous wild and rugged mountains with deeply incised valleys. It is said that riding there is like being in a Lord of the Rings movie. You will spend some time in the hot pools at Landmannalaugar, where you will bathe as it is one of many manifestations of geothermal activity in the area.

From the hot pools, the track takes you to Hrafntinnusker, home of the obsidian rock. With some river crossing, you will find Markafljót Canyon and follow the river to the lowlands. You will end the trip there staying overnight in a luxury log cottage equipped with a hot tub and sauna. For dinner, there will be a barbecue and you will tell stories into the night.

Today's trip highlights include Háifoss, Sultartangi Power Station, Landmannalaugar Geothermal Area, and Markafljót Canyon.

Day 4: Selfoss to Reykjavík

After a good night's sleep, you will be taken back to Reykjavík.

Skill level

Advanced

  • Can ride for five to six hours
  • Extensive riding experience
  • Assistance on demand (if required)
  • Experienced with riding a variety of motorcycles
  • Comfortable with any terrain and weather conditions
  • Cool off at the Gullfoss Waterfall
  • Enjoy a visit to the Geysir Hot Spring, Hveravellir Hot Springs, Hvítárvatn Lagoon, and Langjökkull Glacier
  • Experience the majestic views of Markafljót Canyon, Mount Skriðutindar, and Mount Hlöðufell
  • Explore the town of Háifoss, Selfoss, Þingvellir, and Geysir
  • See the beautiful Úlfjótsvatn Lake, Volcano Skjaldbreiður, Þjófahraun Lava Fields, and Lambahraun Lava Fields
  • Visit Kerlingafjöll, a tall mountain range part of a large tuya volcano system
  • Visit the Nesjavellir Power Station, Sultartangi Power Station, Landmannalaugar Geothermal Area, Þingvallavatn Lake, and Þingvallaskógur Forest

This motorbike tour will take place in Iceland. Located in the North Atlantic Ocean, close to the Arctic Circle, Iceland is very much a bridge between continents. It takes approximately five hours to fly from New York to Reykjavík and three hours from London. Thanks to the Gulf Stream, Iceland enjoys a cool, temperate maritime climate, with refreshing summers and surprisingly mild temperatures in winter.

The route will start from Selfoss then you ride to Fremstaver, then to Sultarfit. After that, your route will take you back to Selfoss.

The price of the package includes three breakfasts, dinners, and lunches, as well as snacks, coffee, and water on riding days. For dinner on the last day, you will have a barbecue.

During the trip, you will get the opportunity to swim or bathe when you visit the waterfalls, lakes, beaches, and hot pools.

  • 3 breakfasts
  • 3 lunches and dinners and all food while driving
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Back-up motorcycle when needed (can be different type from KTM 690 R)
  • Fuel for motorcycle
  • KTM 690 R motorcycle rental for three days
  • Motorcycle insurance
  • Pick-up at any hotel in Reykjavík and drive back the morning after the last riding day
  • Snacks, coffee, and water for three days
  • Support vehicle with a driver and full support
  • Airfare to and from Reykjavik / Keflavik
  • Hotel in Reykjavík the night before and after the trip
  • Riding gear and helmets

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Reykjavík Airport (RKV) or Keflavík International Airport (KEF).

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 20% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

Selfoss, Iceland

Ride With Locals brings you tours through lava deserts, glaciers, waterfalls, volcanoes, and hot springs in the wild natural wonders of the Iceland Highlands.

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4 days / 3 nights

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Monday August 21, 2017
(4 days / 3 nights)

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