Best Trails in Iceland


Walking in Iceland

Iceland has 7 trails including medium, easy, and difficult difficulty trails. The trail with the highest elevation climb is Rjùpnavellir to Skògar and the one with the least climb is The Jökulsárhlaup. The longest trail is Rjùpnavellir to Skògar at 127 km. To complete this hike you should budget at least 7 days. For a shorter adventure you can try The Myvatn Trail at 30 km. This could be done in as little as 2 days. Trails with the best offering of hostels include The Hornstrandir Trail, The Víknaslöoir, Snæfellsnes Trail, Rjùpnavellir to Skògar, and The Myvatn Trail.


  • Total trails length

    429 km

  • No. of trails


  • Elevation Gain

    1040 m

  • Lowest Temperature

    -5.0 c

  • Highest Temperature

    14 c

  • Average Precipitation

    69.11 cm

Climate Info

Trail caterogies in Iceland

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