Highlights of the Tour
- The natural wonders of the Laugavegur hiking trail
- Pack in all of the trail highlights in two days
- 5 hrs. hike in Landmannalaugar
- Small group
If you are the sporty type that is short on time but is still keen on trekking the famous Laugavegur trail, then this is the tour for you!
Within 2 days, this fantastic trail will take you through the geothermal valley of Landmannalaugar, which is surrounded by colorful rhyolite mountains, and the beautiful oasis of Þórsmörk valley, which is located between three glaciers. The hikes are 28 and 26 km long without technical difficulties (there are some shallow rivers to cross). The maximum ascent is around 470 m and the maximum descent is around 490 m. During the hike you will carry your own sleeping bag, extra clothes, some food supplies and your lunch pack, but your backpack should not weigh more than 8 - 10 kg for this short tour.
A fast and sporty way to discover the magnificent landscapes of Laugavegur!
Due to this trail's popularity, there is potential for irrepairable damage to the nature that we all enjoy. As environmental stewards in Iceland, we are taking a proactive approach to preserve the trail and the surrounding environment by allocating 1% of the tour price for each passenger to our Environmental Fund. With us, you get to experience this amazing trail and minimize your environmental impact.
Total walking distance: 56 km. (35 miles)
Altitude: 200-1100 m. (650-3600 feet)
Maximum Ascent: 600 m. (1900 feet)
Included: Guide for 3 days, food from lunch on day 1 to lunch on day 3, transportation to and from Reykjavík by scheduled bus, and mountain hut fees.
Minimum age: 16 years
*About the mountain huts: All of the huts are heated, some have electricity and some have hot water. They have dormitories with single and twin beds, participants have to be prepared to share a bunk with other travelers from the group.
You can add a pick up and drop off at your accommodation in Reykjavík at the beginning and end of the tour for 5.000 ISK.