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Landmannalaugar - Pearl of the Iceland Highlands Tour by Anna & Michal
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Landmannalaugar - Pearl of the Iceland Highlands Tour

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

This amazing tour combines a hike in the exciting and diverse landscape of the southern Iceland highlands with a relaxing soak in a natural hotspring

Highlights

  • Experience the spectacular area of Landmannalaugar
  • Soak in natural geothermal springs
  • Travel through volcanic landscape of incredible colours
  • Get up close to the beautiful Hjálparfoss waterfall
  • Hnausapollur crater lake
  • Take in the peaceful Icelandic countryside

Inclusions

  • Complimentary hotel pick-up and drop off for hotels and guest houses in Reykjavik
  • Round trip transportation
  • Professional tour guide

Please Note

  • We recommend bringing your bathing suit and a towel if you want to take a dip into the natural geothermal spring at Landmannalaugar
  • Hiking in Landmannalagar may involve walking over rocky, uneven trails as well as changes in elevation

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Jul 08 2018
Perfect!!!!Dagmar excelentGuide!Karel
Aug 29 2017
This tour was absolutely amazing. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and provided lots of information but didn't just bog us down with pointless information. My only complaint was the bus that came to pick us up from the hotel was late and still had several stops to make. We were then late to the bus terminal and the tour actually left without us. Thankfully, another bus driver called our tour guide and arranged from him to pull over on the side of the road and wait while a bus picked us up. The original bus driver that picked us up from the hotel should have communicated with the terminal staff that our bus was going to be late and not to leave without us.
Jun 17 2016
Je n'ai pas pu le faire. Je ne peux donc pas commenter
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ITINERARY

Leaving from Reykjavík, this Landmannalaugar tour takes you up to the interior highlands of Iceland to Landmannalaugar, often referred to as “The Pearl of the Central Highlands”.

You will journey through the beautiful countryside and farmlands of southern Iceland into Þjórsárdalur valley, where you can explore the picturesque Hjálparfoss waterfall and surroundings.

Proceeding from Hjálparfoss waterfall, the tour takes you into the highlands of Iceland past lakes and rivers up to Landmannalaugar area which is one of Iceland‘s grandest and most photographed landmarks. On the way we will stop to look at the magnificent Hnausapollur crater lake.

Characterized as multicoloured Ryholite mountains, the Landmannalaugar area is known for dramatic lighting and array of colours including yellow, pink, fluorescent green, purple, brown, black, and white.

While there, you can go on a 2 hour hike with your guide into the multicoloured hills surrounding Landmannalaugar. After the hike you can enjoy a relaxing bath in a natural geothermal spring.

Heading back from Landmannalaugar the tour continues west past Mt. Hekla, one of Iceland’s most formidable and infamous volcanoes. Since the time of settlement, Mt. Hekla has erupted numerous times, blanketing Iceland with thick layers of ash and pumice and was widely believed to be the gate to hell.

In the past few decades, Hekla has erupted roughly every ten years.

Returning to Reykjavik the tour takes you via Hellisheiði mountain.

Pickup & Starting Points

Please see detailed pickup and starting point information when you complete your booking.

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