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Trekking in Iceland - The Laugavegur Trail

Iceland

Trekking in Iceland - The Laugavegur Trail

Hiking
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Start: Reykjavík
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End: Reykjavík

Iceland is one of those rare places on Earth that feels more science-fiction than fact.

Activity
Hiking
LocationIceland
Duration7 days
Start / EndReykjavík / Reykjavík
Tour operatorG Adventures

Iceland

Trekking in Iceland - The Laugavegur Trail

Hiking·
7 days·G Adventures
Start: Reykjavík
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End: Reykjavík

Description

Iceland is one of those rare places on Earth that feels more science-fiction than fact, even when you’re actually there. Get as close as you can to the incredible scenery by hiking the challenging route of the Laugavagur Trail where you’ll pass multi-coloured slopes, ice caves, and sweeping landscapes. Camp out for four nights, and enjoy valley hikes in the area with the group. Whether it’s fro...

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Itinerary

Day 1Reykjavík

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Reykjavík/Landmannalaugar

The route through the highlands is a remote road that passes by Mt. Hekla. Often shrouded in cloud, this volcano was once believed to be the entrance to hell by early Icelanders. The road gets progressively more rocky as it climbs up to Landmannalaugar, the campsite for the night. At Landmannalaugar, there are hot springs and bathroom facilities to make the camping experience more comfortable. As this is the first night of camping, you will get a lesson in how to put up your tent as practise for the rest of the week.

Day 3Landmannalaugar/Álftavatn

Follow the Laugavegur Trail, one of Iceland's most famous hiking routes. Pass rivers and streams while hiking from Landmannalaugar through the mountains to Lake Alftavatn. 

Day 4Álftavatn/Emstrur

Continue to follow the route of the Laugavagur Trail, hiking from Alftavatn to Emstrur.

Day 5Emstrur/Þórsmörk

Trek from Emstrur to Þórsmörk, crossing rivers and fields of flowers.

Day 6Þórsmörk/Reykjavík

This morning, go on one final hike in the beautiful valley of Þórsmörk before making your way back to Reykjavik. En route, stop at the breathtaking Seljalandsfoss waterfall.

Day 7Reykjavík

Depart at any time.

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Accommodation

Hostels (2 nts, multi-share), participation camping (4 nts)

What's Included

South Iceland trekking along the Laugavagur Trail. Sleeping mats (sleeping bags not provided). All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Meals Included

6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners

What to Take

We recommend using a backpack for your convenience, or a medium-sized luggage if you prefer. Space is limited on transportation, so there is a limit of one main piece of luggage per person. Luggage will be transported by vehicle during your treks. You must be prepared to carry your luggage up and down stairs, as well as on and off transportation. You should be able to fit everything you will need ... Read more
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€1,699.15per person
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