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Hiking in Iceland is popular for a reason. Iceland is the perfect country for hiking. It has many hiking trails that are either really tough and demanding or offer an easy stroll in the countryside.

The most toughest hike I have ever been was the 24 peaks challenge in the mountain range above the town of Akureyri. I have also hiked to the top of Iceland´s highest peak, Mt. Hvannadalshnjúkur and to the top of neighboring Hrútfjallstindar peaks.

More convential hiking trails which I have been on are the ancient Kjalvegur route and the popular Laugavegur trail. A noteworthy easy accessible hiking trail is the one up Mt. Esja near Reykjavik city.

Hiking trails in Iceland are abundant. A quick way to discover the right hiking trail for you is the hiking app Wapp by one of Iceland´s best known guide Einar Skulason.

There are also a lot of hiking tours available in Iceland. Here a few examples

Stay safe when hiking in Iceland

Before you go hiking in Iceland, please study and follow the advice given on the Safetravel website.

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