Icelandic Lava Trek
Wednesday 6 July 2016
Suitable for teams
5 days Trekking
- Reykjavik, Iceland
Trek to the new lava formed by the 2010 volcanic eruption and experience the magnificent wild scenery of glaciers, rugged valleys and waterfalls. Sign up for £199.
Suitable for teams
May not be suitable for novices - please check
May not be suitable for under 18's - please check
No - mixed challenge
Minimum sponsorship option:
£199 registration fee + min sponsorship
Self funder option:
£199 registration fee + tour cost
Iceland is a land of incredible beauty. Its wild volcanic landscapes, glaciers, hot springs, mountains and waterfalls, combined with its rich history and folklore make it a fascinating country to explore.
This incredible challenge will take us from the active Mt Hekla to Landmannalaugar before heading south to the permanent icecaps of Myrdals and Eyjafjallajokull. This trip is a challenging trek through a remote and wild environment – and presents a rare opportunity to witness a landscape which is changing before our eyes.
- Warm up walk to Valahnúkur, a stunning viewpoint
- Explore the craters and lava fields left behind by 2010 eruption
- End your trek at the breathtaking and majestic Skógarfoss waterfall
DAY 1 - Fly to Reykjavik
DAY 2 - Reykjavik – Þórsmörk (Thorsmork)
Trek through striking and desoloate landscapes
on a warm up walk
DAY 3 - Þórsmörk (Thorsmork) – Fimmvörđuháls
Explore the lava field
left behind by 2010 eruption
DAY 4 - Fimmvörđuháls – Skógar – Reykjavik
Descend to breathtaking Skogar waterfall
DAY 5 - Flight home
We have the morning free to explore Reykjavik before our flight home.
- All meals except two as specified
- Any airline fuel supplement
- Experienced, qualified leaders and doctor
- A support crew of local guides and drivers
REQUEST DETAILS NOW
Find out everything you need to know about taking part in this charity challenge - fill in the enquiry form now and we will immediately send you an email with:
- challenge brochure plus detailed itinerary
- tips on raising sponsorship
- kit list & training tips
- contact details for any questions
- registration details
Don't panic, you're NOT registering for the challenge at this stage, just asking for details, and we will never sell your personal details.
FUNDRAISING & PAYMENT OPTIONS
This is an open challenge which means you can take part and raise funds for any of the charities listed. The payment options are explained below.
Minimum sponsorship option
This option means that the money you fundraise will be split to cover the cost of the challenge and the charity fundraising. It requires you to pay the above registration fee at the time of booking and pledge to raise a minimum amount of sponsorship for your nominated charity. The exact amount retained by the charity varies between challenges - full details are included in the challenge information pack.
Self funder option
This option means that you cover the cost of the challenge yourself so that all fundraising goes to your nominated charity. It requires you to pay a registration fee at the time of booking and pay the final balance to cover the full cost of the challenge before your departure. Full details are included in the challenge information pack.
Full details of all funding options are included in the challenge information pack we'll send you - just select a charity and complete the request form.
Date not suitable?
No problem, this challenge is also available in...August 2016
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