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SUPER SIZED ATV/QUAD BIKING by Litla Kaffistofan


About Luxury Adventures

Luxury Adventures is a family-run tour

The

company

is

owned

by

one

operator specializing in ATV/Quad biking

family. The backbones of the company are

by Litla Kaffistofan nearby Reykjavik.

Thorgrimur Olafssson and his wife Solveig

We operate our own 30 Yamaha Grizzly

Olafsdottir; their son and daughter–in-law

700 on super sized tires. Iceland has

Olafur Thorgrimsson and Linda Palsdottir.

endless locations to bike and therefore we expertise in different areas by operating

From Managing Director,

both from our base at Litla Kaffistofan

Olafur Thorgrimsson

and elsewhere depending on season and weather conditions.

In the following pages, Luxury Adventures presents you with sample tours to make

Luxury Adventures is your host, presenting

your selection easier. Following that are

the ultimate biking to demanding clientele.

several samples of locations and itineraries

A family-run operation, Luxury Adventures

to choose from, according to your tastes:

has a personal stake in making our clients

enjoy.

happy and save on our journeys by placing emphasis on high standard safety rules and flexibility.


Lava and rough scenery 1 hour biking Amazing scenery that will take your breath

This is a family sport and no danger what

away. Scary mountains, raw nature, dirt

so ever if you take the time to listen

and often wet weather, extreme off road

to your guide. Your guide will go over

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every safety rule and teach you how to

nature is our playing field. Tracks that

operate the quad before you take on this

guarantees

amazing journey.

fun

for

everyone.

Going over the rough terrain doesn’t take much effort for the super sized quads.

Guaranteed departures All year daily at 10:00 from the ATV area; hotel pick-up from 09:30. Private journeys up on request.

Details Included: all gear on location. 1 hour biking. Distance from Reykjavík: 30km. Total duration including pick-up: 2-3 hours. Minimum: no minimum. Age limit: driver’s license for ATV drivers, no age limit for ATV passengers. No previous knowledge of the sport required. We are located by the Litla Kaffistofan.


Water all the way 2 hours biking In the land of raw nature we head

places where the river gets too deep.

to the scary big mountains on our

This track is our most fun journey and

quads.

people will talk about this trip with good

We

drive

on

gravel

road

until we hit the river that takes us to the

memories.

Before your tour gets

mountain. We drive in river for awhile

underway,

and go through canyons to reach our

will make sure you are familiar with

destination. Along the way we drive

your machine, as safety is of utmost

in the rough terrain around the river

importance.

your

top-notch

guide

and cross it many times since there are

Guaranteed departures All year daily at 14:00 from the ATV area; hotel pick-up from 13:30. Private journeys up on request.

Details Included: all gear on location. 2 hours biking. Distance from Reykjavík: 30 km. Total duration including pick-up: 3-4 hours. Minimum: 2 persons. Age limit: driver’s license for ATV drivers, no age limit for ATV passengers. No previous knowledge of the sport required. We are located by the Litla Kaffistofan.


ATV Expedition up to 8 hours biking For the ultimate in off-the-beaten-

precisely this fact that makes going on

track travel experiences it’s difficult

an ATV such an exciting prospect. This

to beat going on an ATV expedition. If

experience gets you away from the usual

you embark on our extreme tour you

tourist trail and enables you to see some

will travel through Iceland most hidden

incredible places few other people ever get

places with extreme environments. ATV

to see.

expeditions aren’t easy going and they are most definitely not for a traveler that likes their creature comforts - but it’s

Guaranteed departures All

year

daily

at

10:00

from

the

ATV

area;

hotel

pick-up

from

09:30.

Private journeys up on request.

Details Included: all gear on location. 4 – 8 hours biking. Distance from Reykjavík: flexible. Total duration including pick-up: 5 -10 hours. Minimum: 4 persons. Age limit: driver’s license for ATV drivers, no age limit for ATV passengers. Previous knowledge is not required.


World of the wonderland

Notice Following pages present various full-day biking which can also be mix/matched into longer tours. Addiionally is a 4 day sample itinerary.


World of the wonderland


Sample four days itinerary Wild at heart Day 1 Leaving our ATV Base Camp we drive along the green hillsides of Fljotshlid into the brown colored mountains of the south-western Fjallabak. Pretty soon our tires need to be deflated to get a smoother ride on the rocky tracks ahead of us. After a stop at a magnificent waterfall in the Markarfljot canyon we only have to cross a couple of lava fields before we can enter the great wide open black sandy plains of the Maelifellssandur.

Imagine, south the ice of the Myrdalsjokull, north the multicolored mountains of the Fjallabak and ahead of us the moss covered solely standing mountain Maelifell, a view not very often to be found. Just before Maelifell we turn north towards our mountain cabin for tonight Strutur. A 1,5 hour walk from there is Stutslaug, a natural hot pool which we of course will pay a visit.


Sample four days itinerary Wild at heart Day 2 On day 2 we continue on the Maelifellssandur, have some challenging rivers to cross, some Tolkien like landscapes to enjoy and an enormous crack in the earth ahead of us. After a walk in this volcanic fissure Eldgja we follow a track that starts in green moss and ends in barren black sand and lava as we arrive at the Sveinstindur mountain cabin or Base Camp set up by our guides.

A more remote place is hard to find.

During the first part of summer, some quicksand can be expected. A marked hiking trail lies from the track to lake Langisjor and the hut, and from there another marked trail to the top of Mt Sveinstindur. The hike from the hut, to the top, and back, takes about three hours. The view from up there on a fine day is beyond words. An interesting day’s hike lies along the foot of Mts Fogrufjoll.


Sample four days itinerary Wild at heart Day 3 The third day we make a walk to the summit of the mountain that gave the huts its name; from the 1090 meter high summit we might enjoy an impressive view over the surrounding mountains and the third biggest icecap in the world, Vatnajokull. Over night at the hut or Base Camp.

Vatnajökull (English: Glacier of lakes) is the largest glacier in Iceland. It is located in the south-east of the island, covering more than 8% of the country. With a size of 8,100 km, it is the largest glacier in Europe in volume (3,100 km) and the second largest (after Austfonna on Nordaustlandet, Svalbard) in area (not counting the still larger ice cap of Severny Island of Novaya Zemlya, Russia, which is located in the extreme northeast of Europe).

The average thickness of the ice is 400 m, with a maximum thickness of 1,000 m. Iceland’s highest peak, Hvannadalshnúkur (2,110 m), is located in the southern periphery of Vatnajökull, near Skaftafell National Park. It is classified as an ice cap glacier.


Sample four days itinerary Wild at heart Day 4 This is the day we leave the interior and had back home to civilization. On this day we follow the Faxasund trail over the Kattarhryggir towards Fjallabaks-Nydri and end up in the hot river in front of the hut in Landmannalaugar. Here we take a bath in the thermal pools.

This pearl of the interior is situated in a valley between colorful mountains at the dark edge of the rhyolite lava field Laugahraun. Many hot and cold springs create a bathing warm brook, where people bathe.


Where are we located? We are located about 20 min from Reykjavik. Follow rout nr 1 and drive to the south east onwards to Selfoss. You will find an old gas station called Litla Kaffistofan in the middle of nowhere. We are on the other side of the road.

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