Landmannalaugar is a natural wonderland with colorful peaks, bubbling hot springs, clear blue lakes, and rambling lava fields. Landmannalaugar features one of the most uniquely colorful settings called Mount Brennisteinsalda and Bláhnjúkur. It is located within Fjallabak Reserve, in remote settings of Icelandic highlands. It features stunning hiking trails and a starting point of the famous Laugavegur trail. After a long day of hiking, you can soak in one of the natural geothermal pools.
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Landmannalaugar is located within the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Icelandic Highlands. Landmannalaugar is a geothermally active area with colorful mountains, steaming ground, and a natural hot pool suitable for bathing.
The landscape of Landmannalaugar is exceptionally diverse, ranging from black lava fields to multicolor mountains, green moss, and steaming hot springs. There's a field of obsidian and a black and blue Bláhnúkur volcano in front of Brennisteinsalda. All of this creates a beautiful, painting-like landscape view.
Many adventure-seekers have favored this remote area for years, and this day hike is a perfect chance for you to visit this fantastic place.
Your adventure will start at the main hut in Landmannalaugar. From there, you will take off for the most beautiful hike that will last about 4 hours. The total walking distance will be approximately 8-10 km.
The hiking route crosses over the Laugahraun lava field, continuing to Vondugil canyon until it reaches the famous Mt. Brennisteinsalda, a multicolored peak that characterizes the area.
On our way down, we will walk through the beautiful Graenagil gorge. Icelanders call it "the Green Gorge" because of its beautiful green color. If there's time, we will also summit to Blahnukur Volcano before soaking in the hot pool and enjoying the spectacular surroundings of Landmannalaugar!
PICK-UP/MEET ON LOCATION INFORMATION
This tour is available both with or without pick-up from Reykjavík. Please make sure to add a pick-up to your booking if you prefer to be picked up, otherwise, we'll meet at Landmannalaugar.
Important: if you plan to meet us at Landmannalaugar, please remember that you will need a 4*4 jeep permitted on F-roads to drive to Landmannalaugar.
Pick up times and places (if you purchased the pick-up):
Meeting points and times in Reykjavik:
Between 7:00 - 7:30 a.m.:
- Reykjavik's City Hall (Ráðhúsið) on Vonarstræti
- Hallgrímskirkja Church
- Reykjavik Campsite
Meet us at 11:30 am in front of the Main Hut in Landmannalaugar – please keep in mind that you need a 4*4 jeep that is permitted to drive on F-roads to drive to Landmannalaugar.
Meeting points and times outside Reykjavik:
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