Day 1: Reykjavik - Landmannalaugar - Hrafntinnusker:
Distance: 12km (7.5 mi) Walking time: 4-5 hrs Ascent: 470 m (1540 feet)
We take the morning regular public bus from BSI bus terminal, that during the summer months drives the mountain tracks that lead to Landmannalaugar, passing by the Hekla volcano and other volcanoes in the Domadalur area. Arriving in Landmannalaugar at noon, we have a lunch and then head south into the mountains. The trail takes us past small gorges, steaming hot springs and yellow mountain ridges. We will arrive in the late afternoon at Hrafntinnusker mountain hut, where we will stay the night.