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Original North Guided E-Bike Tour

Experience the nature surrounding Skjálfandafljót Glacial River

An Electric Mountain bike tour with a local guide trough the incredible surroundings of Skjálfandafljót Glacial River

Tour description

Original North Guided E-Bike Tour is fantastic way to experience the unique nature of Skjálfandafljót Glacial River. You meet your guide at Original North location 15min before departure. Before departure your guide will explain the usage of the e-bikes and go trough safety rules. The terrain has some small hills, and muddy trails, that is part of the fun. With the electric power of the E-mountain bikes the hills are easy for you to ride and grippy tires give you a safe and a fun ride.

The trail takes us trough the forest of Fosselsskógur and up to the top of Mountain Fljótsheiði view point. From the view point we head back trough the forest, enjoy refreshments from a local farm before heading to Ullarfoss Waterfall.

 

Before heading off we will go over some safety rules and how to operate the e-bikes. It is an off road trip with some hills and muddy road. Because of the e-bikes you can choose the difficult level.
Suitable for beginners  and advanced. tour takes about 2-2 1/2 hours to ride.
Max 7 persons per group.
Minimum 2 persons  per departure.

About Original North

Original North – is a small family business located on an estate named Vað in Þingeyjarsveit which has belonged to our family for generations. The camp is on the banks of the glacier river Skjálfandafljót. There is considerable fishing in the river during the summer, both salmon and trout. 
 
Near the camp we have the forest Fosselsskógur and near the forest we have two historical places Þingey and Skuldaþingsey, ancient parliamentary places. Between the two islets Skjálfandafljót runs in to Skipapoll via Ullarfoss, one of many beautiful waterfalls in Skjálfandafljót.  
Meeting Point  – Original North location 

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Price from

11.900 ISK per person

Location

North Iceland

Highlights

  • Ullarfoss Waterfall
  • Bárðardalur Valley
  • Skjálfandafljót Glacial River

Available

Summer

Departure

Daily

Departure time

05:00 PM

Duration

2,5 Hours

Included

  • Local refreshment during the tour
  • E-Bike
  • Helmet

Note

Meeting Point  – Original North location. Please arrive 15min before departure at 5pm.

We recommend you bring

  • Good shoes and warm clothing
  • Gloves
  • Sunglasses