2021 - The Laugavegur trail is a 55 km multi-day trek with non-stop breathtaking views. It flows through the Icelandic wilderness with scenery constantly shifting between rainbow striped mountains, highland snowfields, black sand deserts and green moss covered mountains. Among National Geographic world’s top 20 ranked hikes.
WORTH REMEMBERING ...
Swimming in hot springs at Landmannalaugar.
Wading your way through rivers along the trail.
Experiencing the rainbow of colors from the mountain ranges.
Climbing through ice caves near Hrafntinnusker
The weather can be quite unpredictable, no matter the season. You must be prepared for low temperatures, heavy rain and wind, and sometimes snow (yes, even in the summer months). The area is prone to quick and sudden changes in weather causing rapid fluctuations in temperature
Featuring multicolored rhyolite mountains, volcanic deserts and icecold waters to wade through, prepare yourself for a good hike in fog, rain, sun or hail. No climbing experience needed. Take a good tent and sleeping bag with you.
FOOD & TRAVELLING
This moderate trail requires endurance. The highest point is 1059 m, with elevation changes of anywhere up to 490 m each day. Huts and camp sites can be found along near Hrafntinnusker, Álftavatn, Hvanngil and Emstrur.