With such a vast and varied Landscape, Iceland is a dream for all sorts of outdoor types. There is cycling, paddling and trekking to be had around every corner, but we think it’s the Latter where the country really excels. The Laugavegur Trail is one of the most popular routes in the country, and while it is spectacular, there are other hiking destinations you need to consider too. Tour company Fjallabak recommends many different options, including the Viknaslodir Trail, which extends over an area where coastal mountains plunge abruptly and dramatically into the sea. Pop onto their website for other remarkable route suggestions.
♦ Avoid the crowds of the Laugavegur Trail by walking the Viknaslodir Trail, where foreboding mountains meet the blue sea.
♦ Trek through the incredible area of Oraefi and pass the extraordinary turquoise lake known as Langisjor.
♦ Visit some of Iceland’s astounding waterfalls (try Skogafoss, Gullfoss and Seljaladsfoss) for the perfect photo opportunity.