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Landmannalaugar Hiking Tour

Landmannalaugar Hiking Day Tour

Landmannalaugar hiking trail is the perfect day activity in Iceland

Landmannalaugar is every hiker's wonderland and every photographer's dream. Explore one of the ultimate highlight of the Icelandic highlands.


Landmannalaugar is a unique bubbling geothermal wonderland with caramel color peaks, soothing hot springs, rambling lava flows and clear blue lakes. Located high in the highlands of Iceland, it is the home to some of the most stunning hiking trails in the country as well as being the starting point for the famous Laugavegur trail.

  • Availability
    June 15th - September 14th
  • Duration
    12 hours / 7:15am - 9:15pm
  • Level
  • Pickup
  • Meet on location
  • Min. Age
    10 years
  • Ratio
  • Price
    12.990 ISK
Tour highlights
Small group experience
Brennisteinsalda mountain
Hekla volcano
Laugahraun lava fields
Hot spring
Guiding service
Bathing in a natural hot pool

Landmannalaugar is located in the Icelandic Highlands. This secluded area has been a favorite among adventure seekers for years and now you have the chance to visit this magnificent place. The tour is available with or without pick up from Reykjavík. Please be sure to add pick up to your booking if you are not planning on meeting us in Landmannalaugar for the tour.

Landmannalaugar is geothermally active, a fact that is displayed with incredibly colorful mountains, steam rising from the ground, and of course the natural hot pool that is popular for bathing.

Your hiking adventure will start from the main hut in Landmannalaugar and take off for about four-hours where you will hike around this gorgeous place. The total hiking distance is approximately 11-15 km. The route goes over Laugahraun lava field, through Vondugil canyon and up to Mt. Brennisteinsalda a multicolored peak that is highly characteristic for the are. 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 the weather and conditions are good, you will have a choice to summit Blahnukur Volcano before soaking in the hot pool in Landmannalaugar and take in the spectacular 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.
What if I don’t own all of these clothing necessaries?
Don’t worry, you can always rent the necessary clothing in the booking process.

 Pick up times and places:

  • 7:15 from Reykjavik Tourist Information Center at Ráðhúsið (Town Hall) on Vonarstræti
  • 7:30 from Reykjavík Campsite in Front of Reykjavik City Hostel
  • 7:45 from Reykjavík 10-11 Shop/Orkan by Kringlan on Miklabraut South
  • 8:35 from Selfoss N1 Gas Station
  • 9:15 from Hella Bus Terminal
  • 12:00 in front of the Main Hut in Landmannalaugar

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.

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Price from 12.990 ISK per person.

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