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Mt. SÚLUR (1.213m)

The Mountain of Akureyri

Súlur is the beautifull mountain towering over the town of Akuryeri. The mountain has a northern and a southern peak. The súlur hike is very popular among locals. Being on Súlur's peak feels like being on top of the world. And the views over the fjord and town are just amazing.

If you are spending more time in Akureyri, you can combine this hike with one of our scenic road tours. 

Tour Description:

We can either pick you up or meet at the starting point of the hike. The hike takes the better part of the day, we take a quick break for a picnic on a scenic place on the trail. Once we are at the Northern peak we can go on to the south peak if there is time an animo.

Difficulty Level:

Elevation: 900m (2.700ft)

Distance: 5km



Departure time: 

09:00 AM


From 6 hours


All year

But concider that it can be quite challenging during the winter time


Amazing view over Akureyri and Eyjafjörður

Rewarding nature


Transportation and guide (English, French, Spanish, Dutch)

Not included:


What to bring:

Wear reliable and waterproof footwear

Warm clothes in layers

Rain jacket and pants

Hat and thin gloves

Sunglasses and sun protection


Water bottle

Small backpack

Please Note: 

Due to weather or unforseen circumstances the tour might take more time, less time, or be cancelled alltogether. 


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