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2 Hour Afternoon ATV Mountain Adventure, Iceland

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Key Highlights

  • Ascend Mt. Hafrafell and Mt. Ulfarsfell and admire Iceland’s signature landscape
  • Admire stunning vistas of the region and Snæfellsjökull glacier
  • Drive past the beautiful Lake Hafravatn towards Mt. Hafrafell
  • Great photo opportunities of the picturesque landscape from Mt. Hafrafell
  • Ride the powerful 650cc ATVs, perfect for the challenging terrain of the mountains
  • The tour is suitable for all and the guidance of experts ensure maximum safety
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    2 hours biking (allow 3 hours of choosing the option with pick up)

    Start time

    Start time: Tour without hotel pick up: Reach the start point by 1.30pm
    Tour with hotel pick up: Pickup between 1.00pm – 1.30pm
    Duration: 2 hours biking (allow 3 hours of choosing the option with pick up)

    Meeting Point

    Tour without hotel pick up: Make your way to Lambhagi base in Mosfellsbær.
    Tour with hotel pick up: Your hotel in Reykjavik City. (Please mention your accommodation details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

    Ending Point

    Lambhagi base in Mosfellsbær or your hotel in Reykjavik (as per the option chosen)

  • Overview & Itinerary


    This two hour journey through the landscape just outside of Reykjavik will take you up mountains and past shining lakes, right through the beautiful signature natural geography of Iceland. From the tops of Mt. Hafrafell and Mt. Ulfarsfell you’ll be able to see down towards Reykjavik, past the peninsula and the bay, on a clear day possibly even hundreds of kilometers away to the Snæfellsjökull glacier.

    You’ll be riding on powerful all-weather 650cc ATV quads perfect for both the gravel and mountain paths on this two-hour tour. By off-roading rather than taking large busses or following popular hiking trails you’ll be able to escape the crowds and reach places harder or impossible to get to on your own. This tour is perfect for those who want a slightly longer time on the bikes and want to see another side of Iceland!

    The ATV´s base camp is located here.


    Your tour starts with an optional pick-up at your hotel in Reykjavik. From there, your expert guide will drive you to the base located in Mosfellsbær town located about 15 minutes from downtown Reykjavik. If you chose not to be picked up you will join the group at 1:30pm at the Lambhagi base.

    At the base, you will be briefed on bike safety and how they work; you’ll be riding on powerful all-weather 650cc engine Super-ATVs perfect for the off-roading journey you’re about to undertake. You’ll also be provided riding gear to stay safe, warm, and dry during your ride. Once everyone is ready, you’ll hop on your bike and head out on the gravel road past the beautiful Lake Hafravatn towards Mt. Hafrafell. The mountain trail will take you up to the peak with stunning vistas of the surrounding countryside and the Reykjavik area. You’ll have the chance to stretch your legs and take pictures then your journey will continue back down this mountain and up another with even better views: Mt. Ulfarsfell.

    On a good day from this second stop you can see Reykjavik, the bay area, and the Reykjanes Peninsula all the way out to Snæfellsjökull glacier hundreds of kilometers away. The total journey will take approximately two hours, though all the while you’ll be surrounded by Iceland’s signature landscape and impressive natural geography.

    At the end of the trip you will either be taken back to Reykjavik, or if you arrived on your own you are free to do as you like.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (optional)
    • English Speaking Guide
    • Fleece jacket, gloves, headwear, helmet, waterproof jacket and pants
    • 2 hours quad biking
    • Transport to the start point by minivan (if option chosen)


    • Meals
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details

    A valid driving license is required to drive the ATV. To be a passenger, you must be at least 8 years old.

    All ATV (quad) biking trips are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. The Supplier does not assume any responsibility for accidents that are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own actions. Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherit risk.

    This trip is highly dependent on weather and conditions. If it is necessary to cancel a trip due to conditions we offer a full refund, rescheduled date, or an offer to join other day tours.

    No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have