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hot springs area of Landmannalaugar to the glacial valley of Porsmork, Landmannalaugar, Iceland
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

The weather was cool and rainy while we hiked the path to the mountains. The vistas were incredible! The plain is surrounded by the rhyolite rocks. We only stayed for a short time before we had to leave, but it was worth the trip. Highly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

We have 4 kids (9 to 14), and wanted to experience the laugavegur trail, but didn’t want to take the risk of hiking with the kids in snow and poor unpredictable weather Instead we decided to stay overnight at landmanlauger and thorsmork huts (one night...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank ronn757
Reviewed 27 September 2018

We arrived here and saw the few campers left. It is getting cold and late in the season but a few campers are left. We are here for hiking. Our guide said it is about 7 kms. The first kilometer is very manageable even for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 24 September 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank l-_-Sheila-_-l
Reviewed 20 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Renan B
Reviewed 18 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RonaldSch
Reviewed 20 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank cheemulover
Reviewed 20 August 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Kaymtravel7
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

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank greengreenbb
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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
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
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