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Highland Base Winter Excursions

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In the remote highlands of Iceland Highland Base Kerligarfjoll offer a selection of excursions into the winter wilderness.



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Guided Snowmobile Adventure

Set off across sprawling snowscapes. Ascend Fannborg mountain, motor through icy plains towards the mammoth Hofsjökull glacier. The adventure is always thrilling and never the same.

Dates: October to mid June
Duration: 1.5 hours
Price from: £150 per adult (two sharing), £250 per adult (single rider)


Hveradalir Guided Walk

Embark on an unforgettable winter adventure in the heart of a primordial wonderland. You’ll journey to the Hveradalir geothermal area aboard a super jeep for a snowy trek across steaming hills and bubbling hot springs. Strap on your snowshoes (if needed) and prepare to feel the heat as you explore this otherworldly landscape. Marvel at the breathtaking visions created by snow banks colliding with searing rivers, and experience a dream of fire and ice that you’ll never forget.

Dates: October to mid June
Duration: 2 hours
Price from: £41 per person


50 Words for Snow

A family friendly snow exploration and science tour with lots of storytelling and a visit to a snow shelter. The fact that we have at least 50 words in Icelandic relating to snow speaks volumes of our relationship with our arctic environment. This is a veritable snow science tour, perfect for those who want to experience the beauty of the winter landscape while learning about the anatomy of snow.

Dates: November to April
Duration: 3 hours
Price from: £131 per person


Nordic Ski Course

There is absolutely no better way to explore Icelandic nature during winter than on Nordic skis. This is how the early explorers navigated to both poles and is still the preferred method of travel for all polar and glacier expeditions.

Dates: October – November and February to mid June
Duration: 6 hours
Price from: £394 per person