Reykjavik hiking tour – Mt. Esja


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Iceland holidays Esja hiking tour

Amazing panoramic view from Mt. Esja

This Iceland holidays Esja hiking tour is a half day tour (4- 5 hours). We will hike Mt. Esja and witness an unsurpassed panoramic view of Reykjavík and its surroundings. Walking on a good path from sea level by the Kollafjörður fjord until standing on the top where you can look into the mouth of Hvalfjörður fjord. You can also sneak a peak at the Snæfellsjökull glacier and the intimidating North Atlantic Sea. Mt. Esja is 914 meters high and the ascent is a relatively easy, approximately a 90 minute hike.

This Iceland holidays Esja hiking tour is rated easy to challenging. The difficulty of the trip is up to each participant, depending on how far to the top he/she wants to go. Departures are guaranteed everyday at 9:00 – 9.30 from Reykjavik for minimum 6 persons, from the 1st of May to the 1st of October (depending on weather). Please bring warm outdoor clothing, gloves and headwear. Good hiking shoes are a must! Please note that the age limit for this Iceland holidays tour is 12 years.

• Amazing panoramic view
• Hiking in beautiful surroundings
• Unspoiled nature close to Reykjavik


Esja is situated about 10 km to the north of Reykjavik. Esja is a volcanic mountain range made from basalt and tuff-stone. Esja is a popular recreation area for hikers and climbers. Its highest point is called Habunga (914 m / 2,999 ft). This Iceland holidays Esja hiking tour is a great choice for a half day tour during your visit in Iceland.


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