Þórsmörk Nature Reserve - Hotel Rangá - Luxury Resort in South Iceland

Þórsmörk Nature Reserve

Drive from hotel

1 hour

Accessability

Hard – 4×4 Car

Season

Summer

The Þórsmörk (Thorsmork) (“Thor’s woods”) natural reserve is one of the most beautiful places in Iceland. It is surrounded by natural boundaries like mountains, ice caps and glacier rivers & lagoons. The Þórsmörk area is bounded by Krossá River to the south, Markarfljót River to the west, Ljósá River to the north and the ice cap Mýrdalsjökull to the east. Thorsmörk is an idyllic place of exceptional meteorological conditions hidden in the embrace of glaciers and mountains and was actually a fjord from the ocean about 12.000 years ago. 

FAQ about Þórsmörk

A nature reserve nestled in the southern icelandic highlands, popular hiking destination for nature lovers  and photogtaphers dream. 

It is possible to drive to Þórsmörk in a 4×4 jeep, do not attempt to drive in a normal SUV. There are couple of river crossings that can be quite dangerous. There are numerous tours that will take you to Þórsmörk nature reserve, please ask reception for tours available. 

We work with local tour companies that offer tours to Þórsmörk on daily basis, please ask reception what tours are available today. 

Distances from Þórsmörk

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It takes approximately 1 hr 30 min to drive from Hotel Rangá to Þórsmörk, unless you have a 4×4 jeep please do not attempt to drive yourself. There are tours available to Þórsmörk that go on daily basis. 

It takes approximately 3 hrs.  to drive from Reykjavík to Þórsmörk, unless you have a 4×4 jeep please do not attempt to drive yourself. There are tours available to Þórsmörk that go on daily basis. 

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