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hot springs area of Landmannalaugar to the glacial valley of Porsmork, Landmannalaugar, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday

We only have time to do an one-day trip. It is a long drive. But the view is well worth it. The only place you can buy food in this area is the school bus shop. It closes at 5pm for summer and have sandwiches,...More

Thank l-_-Sheila-_-l
Reviewed 4 days ago

Save a day to do the short hike. Weather Make sure you do it on a sunny or semi-sunny day. The whole area is about how far you can see and the hike is all about the colours of the mountains (beige and green) so...More

Thank Renan B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent a day here to visit the area and appreciate why this place is so popular. Very far away from theoutside world (long dirt track to get here). While there are many people at the parking and tiny welcome center you can walk any...More

Thank RonaldSch
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I hiked alone from Landmannalaugar to Skogar in 4 days in early August 2018. I got the trex bus at 0715 from Rekjavik which arrives at Landmannalaugar about 1130 or so. I spent the afternoon doing a couple of day hikes in Landmannalaugar which I...More

Thank cheemulover
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful hiking trail with truly unique scenery only found in such a place as Iceland. It begins in Landmannalaugar at the campsite near the Hot Springs. We only hiked for a few hours, but I believe you can hike along this trail...More

Thank KayMacTravel7
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Realise not easy to locate full info (access,route) on internet about day hike here. A quick summary of my day hike experiences in Aug 1. Transportation 4WD is a must if you plan to drive there. There are three routes to go to the camp...More

3  Thank Green H
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We (5 of us) hiked the Laugavegur trail and Fiimmvorouhals pass in 5 days total, in huts, independently and not with a tour company. Best hike ever!! Loved it!!! Started July 27, 2018 and reached Skogar on August 2, 2018. The hiking, views and companionship...More

1  Thank wal-26
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Unbelievable, how many different landscapes you can see just in three days of walking. Lavafields, snowfields, tundras, deserts, forests and disney-like views of Þórsmörk. I loved every minute of this hike. However, I would not be the first one to remind people of a proper...More

Thank Anna W
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Recently hiked the Laugavegur Trail from Landmannalaugar to Þórsmörk (Thorsmork) and it was incredible. The weather was a bit challenging the first day, especially with a lot of snow-cover trail early in the hiking season, but the beautiful views more than made up for it....More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Trail is very manageable with good preparation. Sources of food are scarce and expensive - water is plentiful. Weather changes rapidly and one has top be prepared for everything from at least 1-2 days of rain to snow even in July or August. Lots of...More

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Kelsey T
19 July 2018|
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Response from Gregory V | Reviewed this property |
Fees are: transportation to site (usually the wonderful Landmannalaugar). Usually bus trip from Reykjavik. There are five huts (actually six, but two are close to one another) on the trip, and staying in huts is much more... More
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Ashish B
11 June 2018|
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Response from Ik_Bennett | Reviewed this property |
Also; if you do travel inland using own transportation, please be aware to NEVER leave the tracks. Doing so will damage nature and being Iceland that will easily take over a decade to be replaced /regrow. Even if the... More
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iamface
4 May 2018|
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Response from valhall88 |
When hiking from Landmannalaugar you are at the start of the Laugavegur trail. For a day trip you can do 5-7 km. loop up to Brennisteinsalda and possibly Blahnukur but Stórihver is too far. Now it is also possible to stay... More
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