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4 day hiking tour - Bræðrafell-Askja
27. July 2019 kl. 08:00 - 30. July 2019 kl. 00:00
27th-30th July Bræðrafell - Askja.
Departure at 08.00 in private cars (four-wheel drives).
Guide: Frímann Guðmundsson.
Fee: Members: ISK 23,000, others: ISK 35,000.
Included in the price: Accommodation and guiding
Day 1: We drive from Akureyri to Herðubreiðarlindir oasis. After lunch we walk to Bræðrafell hut, across lava fields north of Herðubreið mountain but our cars will be brought to Dreki hut by the hut wardens.
Walking distance: 17 km
Day 2: We climb the lava shield Kollóttadyngja and observe the huge crater in this old volcano. Then we walk to the Bræðrafell mountain and observe many interesting geological features there, after which we return to the hut.
Day 3: We walk from Bræðrafell hut south to Dreki hut by Drekagil gorge. Walking distance: 17 km. We stay overnight in Dreki hut
Day 4: We walk from the Dreki hut west across the Dyngjufjöll massif into the Askja caldera. The group will be collected from the car park at Öskjuop and brought back to Dreki where our cars await us. We return home that evening.