Hike in untouched Icelandic nature before bathing in a hot spring located under a lava field. A hiking adventure of a lifetime.
Landmannalaugar is every nature lover’s dream with untouched stunning nature, geothermal energy, colorful mountains, canyons and hot springs.
The moss covered lava will leave you at awe and the endless vast scenery will stay in your memory forever. This is the perfect hiking day tour out of Reykjavík.
June 15th - September 30th.
Meet on location
- Tour highlights
- Landmannalaugar nature reserve
- Small group experience
- Brennisteinsalda Mountain
- Hekla Volcano
- Bathing in a natural hot pool
- Transport to and from Reykjavík
- Knowledgable guide
- A stunning hiking route
- Bathing in a natural hot pool
Landmannalaugar is located in the southern parts of the stunning Icelandic Highlands. This remote location was originally where the settlers used to bath when making their way over the land. In more recent years it has been a favorite among adventure seeking Icelanders and now you have a chance to visit this extraordinary place.
Landmannalaugar is a very geothermally active and as a result the area is surrounded by incredibly colorful mountains, there is steam rising from the ground in multiple places and a lava field covers a great part. Right under the Laugahraun, lava field is a wonderful natural hot pool that is popular for bathing after a good day of hiking.
After a scenic drive from Reykjavík you will start your hiking adventure from the main hut in Landmannalaugar and take off on a hiking adventure for about four hours. The total hiking distance is approximately 8-10 km, stunning from start to end. The route goes over Laugahraun lava field, through Vondugil canyon and up to Mt. Brennisteinsalda a multicolored peak that is highly characteristic for the area. On the way down you will walk down Graenagil gorge, called Green Gorge in Icelandic because of the dominant green color of rhyolite in the area. If time allows, we will summit the memorable Blahnukur Volcano before soaking in the hot pool in Landmannalaugar all whilst breathing in the breathtaking surroundings of this phenomenal place!
Remember to bring: It is extremely important to have warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket & pants, headwear and gloves. Good hiking shoes are essential on this tour. Sturdy hiking shoes, waterproof jacket, and pants can be rented beforehand if you contact us or book online. Last but not least, don’t forget your bathing suite and towel!
Pick up times and places:
- 7:00 from Sólfarið (Sun Voyager) on Sæbraut
- 7:15 from Ráðhúsið (City Hall) on Vonarstræti – in front of the Reykjavik Tourist Information Center
- 7:30 from Hallgrímskirkja Church – bus pick up/drop off nr. 9
- 7:45 from Reykjavík Campsite in Front of Reykjavik City Hostel
- 8:35 from Selfoss N1 Gas Station
- 9:15 from Hella Bus Stop
All our tours are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. Arctic Adventures does not assume any responsibility for accidents that are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own actions. Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherent risk.
Price from 19.750 ISK per person.
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