Landmannalaugar
(What To See - Highlands)

Landmannalaugar<br/>(What To See - Highlands)

 

The breathtaking scenery in Landmannlaugar is a mixture of the colourful Rhyolite mountains, black lava fields, yellow and green moss, and hot springs. One of Icelandís most famous natural pools is located in Landmannalaugar, ideal for a relaxing bath after hiking and exploring this highland pearl. The area is an absolute paradise for hikers and nature lovers. Icelandís most popular hiking trail, Laugarvegur, leads to the Landmannalaugar Oasis offering scenic views of the unspoiled nature of the highlands. Landmannlaugar is 600 meters above sea level and is the second largest geothermal area in Iceland. Most visitors arrive by car or bus during the summer, but in the spring, the roads are closed and usually open around mid-June. In winter, Landmannlaugar is only accessible by specially modified super jeeps or snowmobiles.