Strur

  • Strur
  • Strur
  • Strur
  • Strur
  • Strur
  • Photo: Anna Bjrk Gujnsdttir
  • Strur
  • Strur
  • Strur
  • Strur
  • Strur

(N6530,88-W1359,79) // 6 -7 hrs

One of East Iceland's most illustrious spots is the Strur ("The Giant Boulders").Strur lies below the small glacier west of Dyrfjll mountains. It consists of gigantic tuff boulders, charming meadows and attractive ponds. This wonderful scene can be reached in 2.5 hours on foot from Vatnsskar pass.To enjoy Dyrfjll and Strur a whole day plan is highly recommended.

Hikers start from the facilities cabin in Vatnsskar (6533,71- 1359,56) to crossroads (6531,10-1359,36) south of Mjadalsvarp. Hikers are always advised to go by the staked trails. In Strur you will find the box with visitors log book and stamp. Few other trails lead back from Strur. You can walk towards Vatnsskarsvegur (6533,71-1359,56) or you can go to Njarvk (6533,05- 1358,24). The best time of year to hike to Strur is from the middle of July to the middle of September.

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Tour operators

  • Strur

    One of East Iceland's most illustrious spots is the Strur ("The Giant Boulders"), located to the east of the road leading to Borgarfjrur eystri. Strur lies below the small glacier west of Dyrfjll mountains.

  • Wildboys

    Wildboys.is operate all kinds of hiking tours all year. A midnight tour on Mt. Snfell, The amazing Dyrfjll and our Canyon adventure tour in Hafrahvammar canyon are simply unforgettable. We also have tours to the famous Askja caldera and the remote Kverkfjll from regular day tours to a 3 day tour. Our main policy is to ensure our customer safety. Our guides are experienced and well equipped with radios, transmitters and other emergency equipment.

  • Travel East

    Travel East is a travel agency in East Iceland. They offer a great variety of hiking tours, super jeep tours, culinary tours, northern lights tours, ATV tours and more for individuals and groups.

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