Hike through volcanic landscapes filled with lava fields, glaciers, natural hot springs, black arctic deserts, and forested valleys on Laugavegur, Iceland's most famous trail. The trail, described by National Geographic as one of the world's most beautiful treks, connects a hot-springs area and a glacial valley. While walking through lava fields, watch for the colorful rhyolite mountains. You typically can complete the 55 km (34 mi) route over two to four days. You will need to make stops at rustic mountain huts or campgrounds along the way. The hike can be challenging if you are carrying your food and camping gear with you. Plan to see Laugavegur and other attractions that appeal to you using our Landmannalaugar trip maker app.
I hiked the Laugavegur (Landmannalaugar) and Fimmvörðuháls trails with two nights at Thórsmörk to have a day to explore the popular area around Thórsmörk. Landmannalaugar was one of my favorite... more »
Plenty of steam coming out of the ground and a geyser that shoots water into the air at frequent intervals. Be careful walking on the slippery rocks and pathways if visiting on a wet/snowy day. more »
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