Day Tour of Hiking to Stórurð, west of Dyrfjöll mountains
Explore one of East Iceland’s most scenic areas with this day tour to the mystical and unique Stórurð boulders. Travellers in eastern Iceland should not miss this fantastic opportunity to immerse themselves in the wild Icelandic nature.
The name Stórurð translates to “The Giant Boulders” and consists of huge glacier boulders and amazing green ponds underneath one of the most beautiful mountain in Iceland, Dyrfjöll, (Door Mountains) and this boulder area was most likely created by a landslide at the end of the latest cold era of the Ice Age. The boulders were carried by a glacier snout to the present location. It consists of gigantic tuff boulders, charming meadows and attractive ponds. A truly stunning scenery..
The hike is marked path all the way up to a landscape that is hard to describe with words you just have to come and see it for yourself.
This tour starts in the town of Egilsstaðir.
Transfer and English speaking guide, use of crampons and hiking poles if needed.
Lunch and drinks.
What do I need to bring
Good hiking shoes, rain gear, warm clothes, small backpack, drinks and snacks.