Season: All year, depending on conditions

Departures: Every day at 9am 

Duration: 2.5-3 hours with pick-up

Pick-up: Your hotel or guesthouse in Reykjavík

Distance: 6 km (3.7 miles)

Difficulty: Easy-Moderate (2/5-3/5)

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Customization: For longer distances, contact  

Good for: All levels of runners/joggers. A non-competitive and easy going pace- NOTE this tour is only on trails

We provide: Transport, guiding, services and photos from the tour

You bring: Running clothes and shoes according to weather conditions

Note: Gear can be rented upon request

Price from...

  • Private: 37.800 ISK (purchase by booking for two persons)

  • 2-20 PAX: 18.900 ISK per person

  • For customized dates and/or distances, contact


Expect complete remoteness - perfect cure for a jet lag

Perfect for travelers who stay Reykjavík for a short time or have a busy time schedule while on business trip or family vacation. With only a 15 minute drive from the city center we will reach the remote lava field area of Burfell Volcano.




          The tour starts in Heiðmork.

The tour starts in the Heidmork Nature Reserve and continues towards the lava tunnel of Burfell. You will see caves and old sheep gathering areas before we climb up to the ridge of the volcano and down to the crater. You will experience the absolute remoteness of Icelandic nature and run wild and free far away from the stress of the city.  

We create tailor-made running adventures for groups and individuals. If you want longer distances and/or more privacy, contact info@arcticrunning and we will customize this amazing Tour according to your whishes (additional cost).