LB13 - Laugavegur Hiking Tour - 2019
Guided Hiking Tour trough Iceland’s most famous hiking trail

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Season: (JUN 15 to SEP 16)
Duration: (4 days, 3 nights)
Price: (See below)
Map for Laugavegur Hiking Tour - 2019 tour
Experience a guided hiking tour along Iceland's most celebrated trail into the heart of Icelandic nature. Along the way you will experience the true diversity of the Icelandic landscape: waterfalls, glaciers, hot springs, volcanoes and much more. The Laugavegur trekking trail takes you on a journey from the stunning geothermal area of Landmannalaugar, through the Highlands, to Þórsmörk – a breath-taking valley in the shadow of the Eyjafjallajökull glacier. Iceland is a hiking paradise, and this guided trip offers you a chance to experience the best of a spectacular landscape. Staying in huts or tents and hiking along one of the most varied and spectacular trails in Iceland, you will have an unforgettable hiking trek.

Itinerary

Day 1. Reykjavík - Landmannalaugar - Hrafntinnusker

Your first packed hiking day takes you from the bustle of Reykjavík to an overnight stop in one of Iceland's most isolated huts. Your day's activity includes:

• Morning departure from Reykjavík. The tour starts by the Reykjavík tourist info at Reykjavik's City Hall (Ráðhúsið) by Tjörnin pond at 7.00 a.m. It's located in downtown Reykjavik and within walking distance from most hotels, hostels and guesthouses in central Reykjavik. You can also meet us at one of our other meeting points (see tour description).
• 3-4 hour bus ride to Landmannalaugar – with plenty to look at, including the volcano Hekla
• Hike from Landmannalaugar through beautiful landscape and incredible geothermal activity and hot springs
• Crossing Hrafntinnusker, a stunning obsidian desert
• Overnight stay in a remote hut in Hrafntinnusker

Distance: 12 kilometers
Walking time: 4-5 hours
Ascent: 470 meters


Day 2. Hrafntinnusker - Álftavatn Lake

Your hiking tour continues through the heart of the Icelandic landscape. The highlights include:

• Hiking along the Reykjafjöll mountains
• Dropping down into the Jökultungur area – with lovely views over Fjallabak and colorful evidence of the area's geothermal activity
• The Álftavatn Lake – tonight's overnight stop (in a lakeside hut)

Distance: 12 kilometers
Walking time: 4-5 hours
Ascent: 490 meters


Day 3. Álftavatn Lake - Emstrur

Another great hiking day in the Icelandic countryside, highlighting the incredible variety on offer: stream crossings, black deserts, glaciers, volcanoes and more. Today's journey includes:

• Great views of the volcanoes Stórasúla and Hattafell
• Crossing Mælifellssandur – the incredible black desert
• Views of Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull glaciers from Emstrur
Markarfljótsgljúfur canyon – formed by Markarfljót, the glacial river
• Overnight stop in a hut in Botnar

Distance: 15 kilometers
Walking time: 6-7 hours
Ascent: 40 meters


Day 4. Þórsmörk - Reykjavík

Your final hiking day takes you on to the truly beautiful valley of Þórsmörk, before heading back to Reykjavík. The last day of your Icelandic hiking experience includes:

• Passing the Mýrdalsjökull glacier
• Descending into Almenningar, towards the coast
• Getting up close to the mountain Einhyrningur
• Coming into Þórsmörk's forest of birch trees
• The natural delights of Þórsmörk with its views of Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull

Distance: 15 kilometers
Walking time: 6-7 hours
Ascent: 300 meters

The bus returns you to Reykjavík after four days of unforgettable memories of hiking in the heart of Iceland. We will be returning to Reykjavik at around 21:30 and offer drop off at Miklabraut 101 Orkan gas station (by Kringlan shopping mall), Reykjavik Campsite and the City Hall on Vonarstræti.


Price:

June 15, 2019 - September 16, 2019
- Price per person with accommodation in mountain huts: 175989 ISK
- Price per person with accommodation in tents: 159990 ISK

Book Now
Season: (JUN 15 to SEP 16)
Duration: (4 days, 3 nights)
Price: (See above)
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