Úlfarsfell Hike

About the hike

Nestled just on the outskirts of Reykjavik, Úlfarsfell has always been a favorite for local hikers who want to get a relatively easy and invigorating hike in close to town. Not as imposing as it’s bigger sister Mount Esja, Úlfarsfell makes hiking in Reykjavik easy and accessible, and it’s a perfect way to mix city-sightseeing with a healthy dose of nature. Boasting great views over the city in a beautiful setting, Úlfarsfell is our favorite quick get-aways to supplement the ideal day in Reykjavik.

Come with us, throw your rock on the cairn at the top like all the local hikers before you.


2-3 Hours from starting point

Time of Year

All Year Round


12990 ISK (Meet on location)

Group Size


Level of Difficulty


Miscelleneus 28 final

Hike Distance

3-4 km (2-2.5 miles)


Experienced and informative mountain guide. Pick-up and lunch are available as add-ons. Contact us for details.


Departure times may vary to fit your schedule.


What to Bring?

Walking boots, warm layers, wind- and waterproof layer, snacks and water.

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