Lakes & Lava Fields Mountain Bike Tour

1. May - 30. Sept Daily About 4 hours Your hotel / guesthouse in Reykjavik MODERATE Min 12 years old

Tour description
€210 per person

This Mountain Bike Tour goes through some of Iceland’s extraordinary landscape. It offers is a fantastic opportunity for keen cyclists to experience the unique lava shaped nature around lake Kleifarvatn in Reykjanes Peninsula.

The mountain bike tour takes place on the western rim of lake Kleifarvatn, the largest lake on the Reykjanes Peninsula, in an area that consists of lava plains and elevated ridges. The route follows a narrow gravel path and offers a varied composition, from loose sand to a rather rocky and bumpy surface and therefore this tour is rated as moderate for intermediate cyclists.

Additionally, the tour offers many of the unique Icelandic surroundings, such as mountains, lakes and geothermal hot springs. It is an opportunity to experience many of the contrasting nature elements that Iceland has to offer and to enjoy riding through the lava fields in this fun mountain biking tour.

Tour highlights

  • 15-20 km long bike tour in the dramatic Icelandic nature
  • Stunning landscape only a short distance from Reykjavik
  • Hot springs and lava fields
  • Mountains and lakes
  • Kleifarvatn lake
  • Reykjanes peninsula


  • Pick up from your hotel / guesthouse in Reykjavik.
  • All transports during the trip.
  • Quality mountain bike (hard tail) and helmet.
  • Expert local leadership
  • Picnic lunch (Snacks & water).

Did you know?

Kleifarvatn is the largest lake on the Reykjanes Peninsula and is located on the fissure zone of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. After a large earthquake in the year 2000, the water started draining away, resulting in 20% of the water disappearing. Thankfully, the lake started filling up again and regained its previous surface level by the year 2008.

Good to know

Pick up from hotels / guesthouses starts up to 30 minutes before scheduled departure time.

You can also make your own way to departure point with is at Faxafen 8, 108 Reykjavik, just be there at least 15 minutes before departure time.

Please bring your own personal equipment like energy and snacks.

Personal insurance is mandatory and not included in the trip.

Please read the safety instructions and terms and conditions of the operator before departure.