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Iceland, Highest Peak Trek

Öræfajökull is an ice-covered volcano in south-east Iceland. It’s the largest active volcano in the country and on its north-western rim is Hvannadalshnúkur, the highest peak in Iceland. Geographically Öræfajökull is considered part of the Vatnajökull glacier, which is within the bounds of Skaftafell National Park.

The ascent is a challenge, but the rewards bring you breathtaking views across Vatnajökull and southeast Iceland, and the incredible experience of hiking through a glacial wilderness. An incredible glacial experience and challenge!

Best time of year: May – September

Grade: Very tough

Number of days: 5

We are not currently running this event but if you are interested in this challenge for your charity, organisation or group please contact us on 020 7386 4680 or email events@theultimatetravelcompany.co.uk for more details.

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