Laugavegur Highland Walking Trail

Laugavegur Highland Walking Trail

Visiting: Iceland


Duration: 0 Nights

Tour Operator: Discover the World


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Tour Overview

Lace up your boots for one of the world’s classic long-distance hikes. This five-day, small-group guided trek tackles the incredible Laugavegur trail – a 55km journey from the hot springs of Landmannalaugar to the verdant glacial valley of Thorsmork, passing colourful mountain slopes, glaciers, lakes and rivers along the way.

Highlights

  • Stride out in spectacular sceneryExperience the wild beauty of the HighlandsDiscover the legendary Thorsmork valleyMarvel at the colourful rhyolite mountains of Landmannalaugar
  • Stride out in spectacular scenery
  • Experience the wild beauty of the Highlands
  • Discover the legendary Thorsmork valley
  • Marvel at the colourful rhyolite mountains of Landmannalaugar

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Itinerary

Day 1

Day 1: arrive in Iceland. Fly to Keflavik International Airport on the volcanic Reykjanes Peninsula and transfer by bus to your hotel in Iceland's capital city, Reykjavik for an overnight stay.



Day 2

Day 2: Reykjavik - Landmannalaugar and hike to Hrafntinnusker. Take an early morning bus to Landmannalaugar, passing Hekla and other volcanoes in the Domadalur area. After lunch, set off on the trail, heading south into the mountains past gorges, hot springs and colourful mountain ridges. Overnight at Hrafntinnusker mountain hut. Hiking information: Distance: 12km | Walking time: 4-5hrs | Ascent: 470m



Day 3

Day 3: Hrafntinnusker - Alftavatn (hiking). Walk through the gullies of Jokultungur with their steaming hot springs and bubbling mud pools. There are wonderful views south towards Swan Lake and the Myrdalsjokull and Eyjafjallajokull glaciers. Overnight at Álftavatn hut. Hiking information: 12km | Walking time: 4-5 hrs | Descent: 490m



Day 4

Day 4: Alftavatn - Emstrur (hiking). A day of striking contrasts, the trail weaves among green, moss-clad mountains rising from the black desert of Maelifellssandur. The trail then leads towards another ancient volcano, Hattfell, and the Emstrur region – once used as a summer sheep pasture. Venture into the Markarfljot canyon, before heading to Botnar hut for the night. Hiking information: 16km | Walking time: 6-7hrs | Descent: 40m



Day 5

Day 5: Emstrur - Thorsmork (hiking). Continue weaving through the small valleys of Emstrur, close to the Myrdalsjokull icecap. Towards the end of the day, the vegetation starts to become denser as you descend into Thorsmork (Woods of Thor) with its valleys filled with birch woodland and flowers. Overnight at Thorsmork. Hiking information: 17km | Walking time: 6-7hrs | Descent: 300m



Day 6

Day 6: Thorsmork - Reykjavik. Spend the morning in Thorsmork exploring one or two of the numerous paths. Options include the Songhellir cave and the climb up Valahnukur for panoramic views. Later, take the afternoon bus to Reykjavik for an overnight stay at Hotel Cabin.



Day 7

Day 7: depart Iceland. Transfer by bus from your hotel in Reykjavik to Keflavik International Airport for your flight back home.



What's Included

  • Accommodation in rooms with private bathroom in ReykjavikAccommodation in mountain huts with shared facilities for 4 nightsAll breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinnersAirport transfers between Keflavik Airport and Reykjavik hotelBus transportation as per itineraryJeep transfer for food and equipment between campsitesSleeping bag & cooking gearServices of guide24 hour emergency assistance from our team during your holidayNo surcharge guaranteeFull financial protection
  • Accommodation in rooms with private bathroom in Reykjavik
  • Accommodation in mountain huts with shared facilities for 4 nights
  • All breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Airport transfers between Keflavik Airport and Reykjavik hotel
  • Bus transportation as per itinerary
  • Jeep transfer for food and equipment between campsites
  • Sleeping bag & cooking gear
  • Services of guide
  • 24 hour emergency assistance from our team during your holiday
  • No surcharge guarantee
  • Full financial protection

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