Experience the great Landmannalaugar interior destination with a pro at the wheel of your Super Jeep - and don’t forget to bring along your bathing suit!
Explore the colorful Landmannalaugar, a geothermal paradise in the southern highlands. The interior of Iceland is known for its rugged lava fields, glistening glaciers, and amazing natural phenomenons and now its time for you to get to know it.
This tour is a full-throttle adventure on big wheels to some of the most remote and unique places Iceland has to offer. Join a full day tour packed with memorable location and unforgettable experiences. Bath in a hot spring which waters flow from a moss covers-ed lava field right above. Visit Ljótipollur e. the Ugly Puddle the most wrong-named lake in the world and see the rhyolite wonders of Mt. Brennisteinsalda and Bláhnúkur before viewing the ravishing crystal blue Sigöldufoss waterfall.
A Super Jeep adventure has never been this exciting!
Jun. - Oct.
~ 11 hours
Meet on location
Departs from Overwrite
- Tour highlights
- Small Group Experience
- Hekla volcano view
- Frostastadavatn Lake
- Natural Geothermal Pool
- Pick-up & drop off from Reykjavík
- Expert Super Jeep Driver
- English Speaking Tour Guide
- Geothermal Bathing
- Free WiFi on Board Your Super Jeep
We start off from Reykjavík and drive through the fertile farmlands of southern Iceland. Soon the snow-covered peak of Hekla, Iceland’s most famous active volcano, comes into view. Hekla was notorious in medieval Europe as it was believed to be the entrance to hell. Hekla has erupted approximately 20 times since the county was settled in the ninth century.
The variations in the lava and vegetation shaped by the forces of erosion create a spectacular setting for the volcano. We drive up to the vicinity of lava field formed during the 2000 eruption. If weather permits, we continue our climb up to 900 meters above sea level to a beautiful viewpoint. From this height, we can enjoy a splendid view of the surrounding region.
We will get a chance to enjoy the vista over the hidden gem Sigöldufoss waterfall, one of the most photogenic places in Iceland with gushing glacier water dropping vertically down from black basalt columns. A true sight for sore eyes!
From the base of the volcano we drive over a truly rugged mountain track past lava fields and explosion craters.
We then head into Landmannalaugar traversing a few streams and rivers in our specially build super jeep. We will stop allowing time for exploring or a refreshing dip in the nearby hot springs stream. As we head out of the interior, we visit the explosion crater Ljótipollur.
Then we advance down the picturesque Þjórsárdalur We’ll make a stop at the photogenic Hjálparfoss waterfall after making a pit stop for coffee and a short break. The day in the Landmannalaugar area is a memorable experience and a geological treat.
Pick up: For those who have chosen to be picked up in Reykjavík, the pick-up time is at 09:00 AM. Picking everyone up can take up to 30 minutes, your patience is greatly appreciated!
Don’t know where you will be staying? No worries, just choose “To Be Announced” for pick-up location and get back to us when you have further details.
Available pick-up points: Arctic Adventures’s pick-up list.
You will return to Reykjavík around 09:00 pm approximately.
What to bring: Warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket and pants, headwear and gloves. Good hiking shoes are recommended.
Optional: Bathing in a natural warm pool at Landmannalaugar. Remember your bathing suit and a towel!
What if I don’t own all of these clothing items?
Don’t worry, you can always rent sturdy hiking boots, waterproof jacket and pants in the booking process or on location.
This is a great question. We ask all participants to be ready from the start of the pickup time indicated. This is because you may well be the first pick up of the day. Please be at your assigned location at the start time that you chose when booking the tour.
Here you should wait for your guide.
Have your email and phone number listed with us so we can contact you if we run into any trouble finding you.
View our pick-up locations in Reykjavík.
Before and during activities on the multi-day tours consumption of alcohol is prohibited. If we suspect that a participant is intoxicated, we will prohibit them from joining the activity.
After the activities of the day are finished, you are welcome to have a drink and relax.
Yes, we do. Langjökull Ice Cave is a magical experience, the tour has no minimum age and is a wonderful option for the whole family. Whale Watching with our partner company Special Tours, has been a favourite with families traveling with young children, these guys have a great success rate in seeing whales (upwards of 98% in the summer time).
Another option would be the Landmannalaugar Safari on this tour you get to explore parts of the Icelandic highlands and bathe in natural hot springs. Most of our jeep tours are also suitable for children over the age of 6 years old. If you would like a nice and relaxing experience we would also recommend the Golden Circle & Secret Lagoon tour.
Your safety is our number one priority! Keeping this in mind, Arctic Adventures reserves the right to adjust the itinerary and/or take different routes depending on conditions. Please read more information in our cancellation policy.
Yes, there is a specially trained and certified guide on each of our tours. The only exception to this is for our self-drive tours.
All of our tours are guided in English.
The standard in Iceland is 230V and 50Hz and we use F-type power sockets and plugs, so you might have to bring an adaptor if you are visiting from UK, USA, Canada or other countries using a different voltage, Hz or plugs.
Our tours are split into four different categories that help participants to understand what to expect from the tour. The categories are Easy, Moderate, Challenging and Demanding. Each tour is rated making it easier to find tours that suit you.
For further information about the difficulty ratings and descriptions.
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.
First of my 3 adventures booked with Arctic Adventures and wow what a day. Just 5 of us in the huge super jeep with a wonderful local guide, who was so generous with his knowledge added with great humour. Plenty of time to explore absolutely everything and more. Highly recommend this tour in a ever changing landscape – so good!