LAUGAVEGUR & FIMMVORDUHALS TREK
We start in Landmannalaugar, a geothermal wonderland, and make our way south through the Highlands. On the way we view fields of obsidian, red and yellow mountains, black sands and sparkling white glaciers. The Laugavegur trail ends in Thorsmörk, a green valley nestled at the foot of the famous glaciers Eyjafjallajökull and Myrdalsjokull. From Thorsmork we hike up to the newest craters at Fimmvörduháls named Magni and Móði, after the sons of Thor, the Norse god of thunder. The area is still warm since the eruption in 2010. On this 6 days trek you experience some of the best Icelandic nature has to offer glaciers, volcanoes, lava fields and geothermal colors and hot springs. The track is maintained and your guide will ensure you do not miss the best spots along the way, explain the scenery around you and geological history of Iceland. Laugavegur and Fimmvörðuháls trek was chosen one of "20 Best Hikes In The World" by National Geographic.
Landmannalaugar geothermal area, Laugavegur Assisted Trekking Tour, Top 20 Best Hikes in the World, Hike to the Fimmvörðuháls Volcanoes, Thorsmork, and enjoy the amazing and remarkable sights, camping.
Day 1: Reykjavik-Landmannalaugar-Hrafntinnusker The tour starts by the Reykjavík tourist info in Aðalstræti 2 at 7.00. We also offer pick up at the accomodation in Reykjavik area ( See Bookable extras) Distance: 12km (7.5 mi) Walking time: 4-5 hrs. Ascent: 470 m (1540 ') Day 2: Hrafntinnusker-Álftavatn Lake Distance: 12km (7.5 mi) Walking time: 4-5 hrs. Descent: 490 m (1610 ') Day 3: Álftavatn Lake-Emstrur and Markarfljótsgljúfur Canyon Distance: 15km (9.5 mi) Walking time: 6-7 hrs. Descent: 40 m (130 ') Day 4: Emstrur-Thorsmork. Distance: 15km (9.5 mi) Walking time: 6-7 hrs. Descent: 300 m (985 ') Day 5: Thorsmork to Fimmvörðuháls Pass. Special grilled Lamb dinner and we spend the night in Þórsmörk. Distance: 16km (10 mi) Walking time: 7-8 hrs Ascent: 800 m (2600 ') Day 6: In Thorsmork and Útigönguhöfð mountain We return to Reykjavík in the early evening. All our TREK tours are guided in English. Other languages are available upon request.