Landmannalaugar

Iceland’s uninhabited interior is an ideal location to encounter untouched nature in the areas of Landmannalaugar and Fjallabak. To reach these areas several un-bridged glacial rivers must be forged by specially modified 4WD vehicles.

Landmannalaugar reveals surreal geological elements in volcanic craters, multicolored rhyolite mountains, and steaming lava fields. Geothermal activity flourishes here which you can enjoy by soaking outside in a natural hot spring. 

Hiking in Landmannalaugar

To hike in Landmannalaugar is a popular sport. The area is known for Iceland’s famed ‘Laugavegurinn’ hiking route, which stretches 55 kilometers (34 mi) connecting Landmannalaugar to Thorsmork.

For those who want to take a shorter hike in Landmannalaugar, don't worry, there are plenty of hiking trails and options to choose from in the area.

Is there an entrance fee to Landmannalaugar?

No, there is no entrance fee charged in Landmannalaugar. However, if you plan on camping there, it goes without saying that you will have to pay a certain fee.

How to get to Landmannalaugar

In the summertime, busses go daily to and from the BSI bus stop in Reykjavik to Landmannalaugar. If you're driving, make sure you have a 4WD, as there is no other way to get across the rivers needed to get to Landmannalaugar.

GPS: 63.983 N, -19.067 W

 

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