Landmannalaugar Hiking Tour from Reykjavik

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Duration

14 hours

Difficulty

Easy

Group Size

Small Groups

Available

Jun - Sep

Minimum age

10 years

Pick up / Self Drive

Pick up

Languages

English

Operator

Arctic

Tour starts

Reykjavik

Duration

14 hours

Difficulty

Easy

Group Size

Small Groups

Available

Jun - Sep

Minimum age

10 years

Pick up / Self Drive

Pick up

Languages

English

Days

Day Tour

Departures

Reykjavik

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Highlights

  • Brennisteinsalda Mountain
  • Bláhnjúkur
  • Voncugil canyon
  • 8-10 km guided hike
  • Hot Spring Bathing
  • Small Groups

About Tour

Delve deep into Iceland’s remarkable and vivid wilderness encircling the valley of Landmannalaugar. Here you will witness the rich colours of the lofty slopes that add a lively touch to the colossal obsidian lava fields. On this tour you will get the best chance to step closer to the Icelandic nature. Landmannalaugar is known for its great hiking trails and natural hot springs wherein the visitors enjoy bathing all year round. The striking beauty of the mountains and the extraordinary terrain of this valley is a treat for nature enthusiasts, and a hiking tour is sure to get their spirits right! If you are planning a hiking tour of Landmannalaugar, then you are bound to discover some breath-taking views that will undoubtedly be the highlight of your trip to Iceland.  

Highlands Iceland, Landmannalaugar in the highlands of Iceland, Brennisteinsalda Mountain in Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar – Highlands of Iceland

Landmannalaugar, is a geothermal wonder that lies in the heart of Southern Iceland’s highlands. The unique beauty of this place can be experienced with its famous hiking tours ranging over a single day to several. Throughout the summer, Landmannalaugar valley is a popular destination among travellers who want to behold the aesthetic and geological rareness of this destination. When visiting Landmannalaugar, you can expect an ethereal spectrum of shining colours such as red, pink, green, blue, golden yellow. The hiking trails in Landmannalaugar are considered to be some of the best hiking trails in the world. You are definitely up for an adventure on this tour!

Highlands Iceland, Landmannalaugar in the highlands of Iceland

Hot Springs in Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar is not only known for its great hiking trails, but also for the hot springs that you can bathe in. For centuries, Landmannalaugar has served as a shelter for exhausted travellers who took a soothing bath in its tranquil hot springs after a great hiking trip. It is a magical experience to hike the unique mountains of Landmannalaugar and relax in the natural hot springs after. Remember to carry a swimsuit and towel to this tour if you want to bathe in the hot springs.

So, brace yourself for some stunning landscapes on this ‘interior side’ of Iceland. 

Colorful hills in Landmannalaugar in the highlands of Iceland, Brennisteinsalda Mountain in Landmannalaugar

Itinerary of the tour

We will pick up you in Reykjavik, Selfoss or Hella (see pick up information here below). After your pick up you will have a scenic ride up to the highlands of Iceland and all the way to Landmannalaugar.

Your much-awaited adventure amidst the sky-blue lakes, caramel peaks, and Laugahraun lava fields will start from the main hut in Landmannalaugar. Your hiking adventure will go on for around four hours, during which you will encounter the beautiful topography of this place. The total hiking distance is about 8-10 km, the route for which goes over Laugahraun lava field, through Vondugil canyon, and up to Mt. Brennisteinsalda. Mt. Brennisteinsalda is a multi-coloured peak which is a popular characteristic of the area.

On your way down, you will come across Graenagil gorge, which translates to Green because of its dominant green colour due to the presence of rhyolite. We will summit Blahnukur Volcano, provided we have ample time in hand.

At last, we will end our day with a nice soak in the hot spring in Landmannalaugar and relish the spectacular surroundings of this phenomenal destination. The tour will be accompanied with a premium guiding service, and visitors are advised to bring along warm outdoor clothing including gloves and headwear, waterproof jackets, good hiking shoes, and their passion to explore! 

Hiking in Landmannalaugar in the highlands of Iceland, Brennisteinsalda Mountain in Landmannalaugar

Included

  • Professional Hiking Guide
  • Bathing in a natural hot spring
  • English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Landmannalaugar facility fees
  • Guiding service
  • Hiking Tour
  • Transfer to and from Landmannalaugar
  • Pick up in Reykjavik

Highlights

  • Brennisteinsalda Mountain
  • Bláhnjúkur
  • Voncugil canyon
  • 8-10 km guided hike
  • Hot Spring Bathing
  • Small Groups
Iceland hot spring, Landmannalaugar hot spring in the highlands of Iceland

What to bring

  • Dress according to weather
  • Waterproof outdoor clothing
  • Warm clothes
  • Hiking shoes
  • Gloves & Headwear
  • Bathing suit
  • Towel
  • Camera (optional)

pick up

For this tour we only offer three pick up locations in Reykjavik. You can get a pickup from Ráðhúsið (City Hall) on Vonarstræti, which lies right in front of the Reykjavik Tourist Information Center. You can also get a pickup at Hallgrimskirkja Church. Both those locations are centrally located in downtown Reykjavik. If you are staying at the campsite in Reykjavik, we also offer a pickup from there.

This tour is also available with a pickup in Selfoss or Hella.

If you are looking for a self-driving hiking tour in Landmannalaugar, check it out here! Note that if you are planning on a self-driving tour you will need a 4×4 jeep to drive to Landmannalaugar.

Highlands Iceland, Landmannalaugar in the highlands of Iceland

Good to know

  • A professional guide will accompany you on this tour.

  • The hiking distance of the tour is around 8 km. 

  • The elevation gain is about 400-500 m. 

  • Meals are not included in the tour. 

  • We will be making a short break at a shop where you can purchase a lunch to bring on the tour. You can also bring your own lunch and snacks to the tour. 

  • You will be traveling in a 4×4 highland vehicle to Landmannalaugar. 

  • We offer pick ups in Reykjavik, Selfoss and Hella for this tour. 

  • This tour is also available as a self-drive experience. Then you will meet us in Landmannalaugar. 

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