Endless possibilities

Visit West Iceland

Borgarfjörður region can be regarded as the setting for most of the Icelandic sagas. The area’s landscape, nature and culture reflect this heritage and brings history to life.

Borgarfjörður offers a multitude of opportunities for those who want adventurous activities in a true natural paradise. There are endless possibilities for outdoor recreation, so that everyone will find something to enjoy. Golf courses are widespread, and there is a great variety of pretty hiking routes, while fishing, horse riding and caving.

We encourage those visiting Iceland for the race to extend their visit and take a look at what this magical place has to offer. Below you’ll find samples of the offering but the possibilities are nearly endless.

Hekla Challenge 2 days

Take on the challenge Hekla volcano roads Otherworldly riding experience on remote roads near volcano Hekla. Iceland has some of the worlds most beautiful backcountry roads. The 2 day trip at Icelandic Bike Adventure is designed to showcase the best of those roads; gravel, dirt & doubletrack. Embrace rain or sun. […]

Ice Caving

Explore Iceland’s second largest glacier Langjökull from the inside! Ascend the majestic white slopes in a hulking modified glacier vehicle and take in the drama of this rare landscape. Then descend into the ice for a glimpse of this wonder-world of ice. Prepare for the journey of a lifetime on […]

Silver Circle Tour

The Silver Circle area contains volcanic lava, waterfalls, glacial rivers and hot springs and is also rich in Viking history and legends. An amazing private roundtrip from Husafell. The Silver Circle area contains volcanic lava, waterfalls, glacial rivers, and hot springs rich in Viking history and legends. You can visit […]

Hiking

Húsafell Resort is home to some of Iceland’s most spectacular and diverse hiking trails and is a favorite destination for local outdoorsmen and visitors alike. In untouched wilderness surrounding Húsafell you’ll find varied landscapes including dense woodlands, waterfalls, glaciers, rugged lava fields, crystal springs, wildflower meadows and some remarkable historical […]

Lava Caving

Explore Víðgelmir, the world’s largest lava cave located in the Hallmundarhraun lava field just minutes from Húsafell. Víðgelmir is the largest lava cave in Iceland and one of the largest lava caves in the world. The cave has been a protected site since 1993. Its visual diversity and grandeur is […]

Húsafell Canyon Baths

A stunning hike through remote Icelandic wilderness ending with a geothermal soak in pools nestled in a magnificent highland canyon. There is no experience more authentically Icelandic than hiking through the surreal landscapes of the highlands followed by a relaxing soak in a geothermal pool. The Húsafell locals who undertook […]

Krauma Baths

Only 60 minutes drive from Reykjavík you find Krauma geothermal baths. The hot water originates in Europe’s most powerful hot spring Deildartunguhver, at a temperature of 100°C (212°F). Krauma has a total of six baths, five warm and one cold. No extra chemicals are needed to keep the pools clean, […]

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