A lowlands hike on the stage where Fjalla-Eyvindur(Mountain-Eyvindur), Iceland´s most famous outlaw, lived and died.  The remarkable story of Fjalla-Eyvindur will be told, and the history of the area and of the people that lived there, by an experienced guide.  You will enjoy the beautiful landscape and flora.


Accommodation at the Doctors House

Accommodation at Hesteyri

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Hesteyri is an old fishing village in the nature reserve Hornstrandir which is on the furthest point of the northwest of Iceland.

The doctor’s house was built in 1901 and has been a guesthouse with 
accommodation for 16 guests since 1997. 

The Prime Hiking Destination

A Boat and Hiking tour from Ísafjörður


- A day´s hike from Hesteyri to Aðalvík -

On this hike the guide leads you through the singular history of the area and the unspoiled nature; untouched by cars, electricity or domestic animals. Since 1974 the flora and fauna has been protected and now arctic foxes, birds, seals and plants have thrived undisturbed.

History at Hesteyri

Boat Tour from Ísafjörður


- The abandoned village -

Beautiful scenery and rich History at Hesteyri. The landscape in Jökulfirðir (Glacier fjords) is beautiful with its impressive, steep snow-flecked mountains and it´s quiet and secluded coves. The only means of transportation is by boat. In the late 1940’s, the people of the village Hesteyri, without electricity and roads, made a common decision to move away, and in 1952 the village stood totally abandoned.

King & Queen of Cliffs

Boat & Hiking Tour from Ísafjörður


A day in Hornvik - one of the world largest bird cliff. Hornvík is without a doubt one of the most beautiful places in Iceland. It is surrounded by two of the three largest bird cliffs in Europe, has a mystic remoteness and magnificent cliffs. 

Fox Watching Day in Hornvík

Fox Watching Tour From Ísafjörður

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- Searching for the Arctic Fox -
The arctic fox was the only land mammal living in Iceland when the settlers arrived in the ninth century, living here in the nature's harmony. Hornstrandir Nature Reserve is home to Iceland´s most dense arctic fox population, making it a great place for watching them in their environment.

Hornvík Height & Sights

Hiking Tour from Ísafjörður


When limited to only a couple days in Hornstrandir, the toughest part can be deciding where to go. Hornvík Bay is a clear favorite for many travelers and is our recommendation for the “I only have a couple days where should I go?” traveler.