Accommodation in mountain hut.
Three Day Tour to the southwest wonders of Landmannalaugar. A true realm of Icelandic nature revealing endless beauty and hiking possibilities.
Along Frostastadavatn Lake side to the ill-named Ljˇtipollur (Ugly Puddle), an incredible red crater filled with bright-blue water. Learning about the most colorful volcano of Brennisteinsalda covered in steaming vents and sulphur deposits. Hike up to Suurnßmur (920 m above sea level) a mountain rich in liparit mineral while going through Vondugil Canyon. Enjoying a breathtaking view on a whole Landmannalaugar's geothermal area from a top of Blßhn˙kur, circa 60000 years old blue-greenish volcano and combining all of your hikes with a perfect cure of a steaming stream of a natural pool of Landmannalaugar. Our Three Day Trekking Tour to one of the most geothermal active areas of Iceland is ideal for hikers and lovers of nature.
Day 1. Frostastaavatn Lake - Ljˇtipollur
The tour starts by the ReykjavÝk tourist info at Reykjavik's City Hall (Rßh˙si) by Tj÷rnin pond at 7.00 a.m. It's located in downtown Reykjavik and within walking distance from most hotels, hostels and guesthouses in central Reykjavik. After introductions, we board the bus that takes us to Landmannalaugar. We also offer pick up at selected locations around Reykjavik (see other pick up locations in tour description). From Reykjavik, we drive inland through the beautiful Thjorsardalur valley, named after the river Thjorsa, the longest river in Iceland, going onwards to Hekla Volcano. Passing extensive lava fields from previous eruptions we approach the Landmannalaugar area with its stunning peaks. After our lunch, we will set on a 10 km hike to the ill-named Ljoti pollur Lake, chosen one of the Worldĺs Most Beautiful Crater Lakes. Ljoti pollur is an incredibly beautiful red crater filled with bright-blue water. After the hike, we will enjoy a rejuvenating bath at the natural steaming hot spring of Landamannalaugar.
Hiking Distance: 10-12 km (6-7,50 mi)
Meals included: Lunch, refreshments & dinner.