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Duration: 5 days

Accommodation: Mountain huts

Group size: 6 to 16 participants

Walking per day: 4-7 hours

The Famous Laugavegur Trek - Five day vehicle assisted trek from hut to hut

Hands down the best known trek in Iceland. This trail takes adventurers from the geothermal valley of Landmannalaugar and the southern highlands, south to the Þórsmörk valley, at the foot of world famous Eyjafjallajökull volcano. The trail crosses many spectacles including the third biggest geothermal zone in the world, through yellow rhyolite mountains, over black deserts, past great canyons and finally into the verdurous valley of Þórsmörk. It is no coincidence that the “Laugavegur” hike each year attracts travelers from around the world in addition to being a great favorite amongst locals. Come see what all the fuss is about! Accommodation in mountain huts.

 

Departures Language Status
16.06 - 20.06.2014 English Full!
16.06 - 20.06.2014 English/French Last seats!
23.06 - 27.06.2014 English Last seats!
27.06 - 01.07.2014 English Confirmed Departure
30.06 - 04.07.2014 English Full!
30.06 - 04.07.2014 English/French Confirmed Departure
02.07 - 6.07.2014 English/German Confirmed Departure
07.07 - 11.07.2014 English Full!
07.07 - 11.07.2014 English/French Confirmed Departure
11.07 - 15.07.2014 English Confirmed Departure
14.07 - 18.07.2014 English Confirmed Departure
14.07 - 18.07.2014 English/French Confirmed Departure
16.07 - 20.07.2014 English/German Confirmed Departure
18.07 - 22.07.2014 English Confirmed Departure
21.07 - 25.07.2014 English Confirmed Departure
21.07 - 25.07.2014 English/French Confirmed Departure
25.07 - 29.07.2014 English/Spanish Confirmed Departure
28.07 - 01.08.2014 English/French Last seats!
01.08 - 05.08.2014 English Confirmed Departure
04.08 - 08.08.2014 English Last seats!
04.08 - 08.08.2014 English/French Confirmed Departure
06.08 - 10.08.2014 English/German Confirmed Departure
08.08 - 12.08.2014 English/Spanish Confirmed Departure
11.08 - 15.08.2014 English Confirmed Departure
11.08 - 15.08.2014 English/French Confirmed Departure
13.08 - 17.08.2014 English/German Last seats!
15.08 - 19.08.2014 English Confirmed Departure
18.08 - 22.08.2014 English Confirmed Departure
18.08 - 22.08.2014 English/French Confirmed Departure
25.08 - 29.08.2014 English/French Confirmed Departure
01.09 - 05.09.2014 English Confirmed Departure
01.09 - 05.09.2014 English/French Confirmed Departure
08.09 - 12.09.2014 English Confirmed Departure
12.09 - 16.09.2014 English/French Confirmed Departure


All departures have an English speaking guide
In the case of dates with parallel departures (one group English and one group English/French) please send us an e-mail with your booking number if you wish to be in the group with an English/French speaking guide. If one of the two groups is full you will be booked where there is availability.

Frequently Asked Questions

Trekking: 5 days
Walk per day: 4-7 hours
Total walking distance: 56 km. (35 miles)
Altitude: 200-1100 m. (650-3600 feet)
Maximum Ascent: 600 m. (1900 feet)

Groups: 6 to 16 participants.

Equipment List

You can extend this trek and go from Þorsmörk over Fimmvörðuháls (right next to the craters from the 2010 eruption) to Skógar.
The Combined tour is called Landmannalaugar-Skógar IMG36,

On selected dates you can also combine this trek with a 7 day trek in east Greenland. Check out Laugavegur and the Icefjord.

If you like this tour, take a look at the Strútur Trail, another famous trail though the Fjallabak area 

You can add a pick up and drop off at your accommodation in Reykjavík at the beginning/end of the tour for 4.000 ISK.

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Package price for accommodation in the center of Reykjavík (center upon availability, not guaranteed) before and after the tour:

In a guesthouse including breakfast and shared facilities:

- Based on double occupancy 26.500 ISK per person (for persons traveling together, both persons

  have to purchase this item for it to be valid).

- Single room: 37.800 ISK.

In a three-star hotel including breakfast and private bathroom:

- Based on double occupancy 31.700 ISK per person (for persons traveling together, both persons

  have to purchase this item for it to be valid).

- Single room: 51.400 ISK.


All packages include pick up from guesthouse/hotel at the start of the tour and drop off at the end of it.

Day 1:  Reykjavík-Landmannalaugar-Hrafntinnusker
We take the regular bus that during the summer months drives the mountain tracks that lead to Landmannalaugar, passing by the Hekla volcano and other volcanoes in the Dómadalur area. Arriving in Landmannalaugar at noon, we have a lunch and then head south into the mountains. The trail takes us past small gorges, steaming hot springs and yellow mountain ridges. Arrival at Hrafntinnusker mountain hut, were we will stay the night, in the late afternoon.
Distance: 12km (7.5 mi)                                 Walking time: 4-5 hrs                        Ascent: 470 m (1540 ')

Day 2: Hrafntinnusker-Álftavatn
From Hrafntinnusker we descend down in the gullies of Jökultungur with hundreds of steaming hot springs and mud pools. Up there we enjoy fascinating views to the south to the Álftavatn area (Swan Lake), and the Mýrdalsjökull and Eyjafjallajökull glaciers. In the afternoon we arrive at Álftavatn hut where we stay the night.
Distance: 12km (7.5 mi)                                 Walking time: 4-5 hrs                        Descent: 490 m (1610 ')

Day 3: Álftavatn-Emstur
We pass at the foot of the green conic volcano of Stórasúla before entering the black deserts of Mælifellssandur. Heading towards another ancient and verdurous volcano, the Hattfell, we enter the Emstrur region where farmers used to graze their sheep in summer. Before arriving at the Botnar hut where we stay the night, we visit the magnificent Markarfljót canyon cut almost 200 m down into the rocks south of Hattfell.
Distance: 15km (9.5 mi)                                 Walking time: 6-7 hrs                        Descent: 40 m (130 ')

Day 4: Emstur-Þórsmörk
We continue up and down through the small valleys and gullies of Emstrur, where the great Mýrdalsjökull glacier rises only a couple of kilometers away. At the end of the day the vegetation starts to grow thicker and higher as we descend in to Þórsmörk's (the woods of Thor) green valleys filled with arctic birch forests and colorful flowers. Night in one of the huts in Þórsmörk.
Distance: 15km (9.5 mi)                                 Walking time: 6-7 hrs                        Descent: 300 m (985 ')

Day 5:  Þórsmörk-Reykjavík
We spend the morning in Þórsmörk where we walk along one of numerous paths. For example, we can visit to the Sönghellir cave (“Song cave”), climb up the small mountain of Valahnúkur from where magnificent view can be enjoyed, before taking the afternoon bus to Reykjavík. Arrival at Reykjavik Central bus Station at 19:00, where the trip ends.

*All of the huts are heated, some have electricity and some have hot water. They have bunk rooms with single and twin beds, paricipants have to be prepared to share a bunk with other travellers from the group.

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Optional extra services

    1. Pick up/drop off from/to guesthouse at the beginning/end of the tour - 4.000 ISK
    2. Single room in a guesthouse in the center of Reykjavík with P.U. and D.O. - 37.800 ISK
    3. Double room in a guesthouse in the center of Reykjavík with P.U. and D.O. - 26.500 ISK pr. person
    4. Single room in a three-star hotel in the center of Reykjavík with P.U. and D.O. - 51.400 ISK
    5. Double room in a three-star hotel in the center of Reykjavík with P.U. and D.O. - 31.700 ISK pr. person
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