LAND OF ACTIVITY
Whether you are looking for something extreme or to simply relax and take in the scenery there are plenty of options on the Troll Peninsula in north Iceland. Please contact us for further details about some of the activities in the area.
Get out and explore the amazing terrain here in north Iceland. There are numerous single track trails as well as a well developed downhill trail in the Akureyri ski area.
Skiðadalur Valley is a great area for hiking. There are numerous paths and routes to explore. You can take a short walk to the nearby waterfall or spend a full day hiking to the glacier. Experience the beauty of the valley that can only be accessed by foot.
When the snow falls strapping on some snowshoes is a great way to explore the valley. There are many excellent snowshoeing options in the surrounding mountains with something for everyone - whether you are looking for a leisurely walk or more strenuous ascent of a nearby peak.
Iceland is a great destination for fishing and hunting. Enjoy the crystal clear waters surrounded by majestic mountains that surround the valley. The most common fish are the Arctic Char and Brown trout and hunting for geese is popular. The fishing season is from April - September & the hunting season is during the fall and early winter.
Iceland lies at a meeting point of migratory routes with over 250 species of birds to be seen. Common birds are arctic terns, fulmars, puffins, razorbills, and guillemots. Visit the local bird sanctuary near Dalvík or make a day trip to Mývatn, a paradise for bird watchers.
The Northern Lights are an amazing site and Iceland is the perfect place to witness this natural phenomenon. Enjoy this spectacular display of swirling colors from the remote setting of Raven Hill Lodge. Northern Lights are visible in Iceland from September through March.
Iceland is famous for its geothermal heat and numerous hotsprings and geothermal pools.
With the quaint town of Akureyri only a 50 minute drive in one direction and Siglufjörður only 50 minutes the other way Klængsholl is remote yet close to some of Iceland´s most popular towns.
There are several outfits in the area that offer whale watching.
Riding an Icelandic horse in the Icelandic nature is a unique and unforgettable experience.