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From Reykjavik: Landmannalaugar Hiking and Hot Springs

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From Reykjavik: Landmannalaugar Hiking and Hot Springs

Activity provider: Gray Line Iceland
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From US$ 178.55 per person

Experience Iceland's volcanic landscapes on a bus tour from Reykjavik. Explore the Landmannalauger geothermal area and volcanic mountains, bathe in a geothermal pool, and visit Hekla, one of Iceland's famous volcanoes.

About this activity

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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
The complimentary pick-up service starts 30 minutes before the selected departure. Due to traffic limitations in the city center, you might have to make your way to the closest pick-up location. Your hotel reception will help you find it or, if staying in a private accommodation, please get in touch with the local supplier after the booking.

Experience

Highlights
  • Bathe in a geothermal spring in the Landmannalauger mountains
  • Gaze in awe at Hekla, one of Iceland's active volcanoes, once believed to be the gateway to hell
  • Explore landscapes covered in layers of volcanic ash in the valley of the Thjorsa River
Full description

Journey through the beautiful countryside of Southern Iceland and into the highlands through Þjórsárdalur valley and visit Hjálparfoss waterfall. Depart from Reykjavik and head to the Landmannalaugar geothermal area often referred to as “The Pearl of the Central Highlands.” Landmannalaugar’s colorful mountains are formed by centuries of volcanic activity in the area and the picturesque natural landscape in this raw climate is simply breathtaking.

Enjoy a relaxing bath in a natural warm pool which was created by the combination of the area's hot and cold springs, or take a leisurely hike in the surrounding rhyolite mountain paths. Your tour continues west and past Iceland’s most infamous and active volcano, Hekla, which was believed to be the gateway to hell during the Middle Ages. After exploring Iceland's unique volcanic landscapes, return to Reykjavík over Hellisheiði Mountain heath.

Includes
  • Bus transportation
  • Guide
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Hiking shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • Pick-up starts 30 minutes prior to tour departure. Please wait outside of your hotel or guesthouse for the pick-up bus. Please provide your hotel details in advance.
  • Please note that the discount for children and youths is a family discount, and applies to maximum 2 children/youths per each full paying adult.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 63 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.2/5
  • Transportation
    4.2/5
  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Safety
    4.6/5

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The landmannalauger trip was my favourite, the mountains are beautiful, the gorge with all the waterfalls was spectacular and the natural hot spring was another highlight of my Iceland trip. I wish there was more time to hike in the mountains and swim in the spring. We had to cut our hike short as otherwise we would not have had enough time to enjoy the water. I would love to come back to visit again!

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September 20, 2021

It was a beautiful day and a trip to Landmannalaugar is definitely always recommended. You can also get to know the experience of a real Icelandic road. You drive the bus on an off-road route and have to cross several rivers. The hike in the highlands and bathing in the warm spring is a real treat. Would definitely do the tour again.

September 12, 2021

I just came back from Iceland which is a magical country, not just because of the trolls! Among the excursions I made, that of the Landmar...thing (Icelandic names are impossible for me to remember) but the images stay with me. Those of this region are particularly rich in discoveries of volcanoes which form a chain of infinite beauty with incredible play of colors, lava, lakes, waterfalls. All this is won, you have to climb a little anyway to look inside the craters or simply see from above the bubbles that the soils bring out which draw basins in the middle of lands yellowed by their different chemical components earthly. Go to Iceland, Icelanders are welcoming and love to show their country. English compulsory. SZL

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August 17, 2021

Product ID: 2015