Discover Landmannalaugar | 2-Day Snowmobiling Tour

Discover Landmannalaugar | 2-Day Snowmobiling Tour
Snowmobiling in Iceland is one of the most extreme tour opportunities available.
Nothing can beat the adrenaline of a snowmobiling tour in the Icelandic Highlands.
Your guide will run through how to operate the snowmobile and what the rules are on the trail.
You will zoom past mountain tops, ice-sculptures and stunning panoramas.
Landmannalaugar is widely considered one of the best regions in Iceland for outdoor activity.
Those with a full driving license can operate a snowmobile, others can tag along as passengers!

Don't miss out on the chance to join this phenomenal 2-day snowmobiling tour exploring the majestic region of Landmannalaugar, in the Central Highlands of Iceland. 

This is the perfect opportunity for adventurers looking to take their trip to the next level, expanding their snowmobiling to include an overnight stay. 

This tour is perfectly suited to both experienced riders and beginners wanting to try their hand at the sport for the first time. Throughout the experience, you will be accompanied by an experienced and certified snowmobiling guide who do everything in their power to ensure you get the most out of the activity. 

Your first day will see you depart Iceland's capital,  Reykjavík, heading along the picturesque South Coast towards Landmannalaugar. Once arrived, you spend a few hours snowmobiling to the mountain hut at Hrafntinnusker. There, your guide will prepare a traditional BBQ dinner whilst providing entertaining and informative stories about Iceland, its culture and history.

The next day sees yet more snowmobiling around the Highlands of Iceland, discovering untold trails and staggering viewpoints. Then, you will be making the return journey back along the South Coast to the capital. 

So don't hold off any longer! Hurry now and you too can experience the thrills and chills of snowmobiling in the Central Highlands of Iceland. Check availability by choosing a date.

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: All year
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Activities: Snowmobile, Super Jeep, Sightseeing
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Languages: English, Icelandic
  • Attractions: Landmannalaugar, Hekla, Laugavegur Hiking Trail, Fjallabak
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : Departure on request.

Southcoast Adventure, Gljúfrabúi Waterfall, Road 249, South Iceland 861

Please be at the tour start location in good time before departure. If you need assistance finding it, seek guidance in your Hotel's reception or contact your tour provider directly.

  • Driver guided tour

  • Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Reykjavík/Hvolsvöllur area

  • Traditional Mountain BBQ or special request

  • Accommodation for 1 night in a mountain hut

  • Breakfast on day 1 and dinner on day 2

What to bring:
  • Gloves

  • Warm clothing

  • Backpack

  • Toiletries

  • Sunglasses

  • Your Camera

Good to know:

1. Pick up/drop off, Hvolsvöllur/Hella area = FREE (Pick up can start up to 30 minutes prior to tour departure*)

2. Pick up/drop off, Selfoss/Vík area = 5.000 ISK pp each way (Pick up can start 1 hour prior to tour departure*)

3. Pick up/drop off, Reykjavík = 10.000 ISK pp each way (Pick up starts up to 2 hours prior to tour departure*)

*Please note that it can take us up to 30 minutes to arrive to your location.

Please contact us to organise pick up/drop off service. Otherwise meeting point will be at Gljúfrabúi base.

Daily itinerary

Day 1 - Reykjavik – Landmannalaugar

Intimately discover Landmannalaugar on this 2-Day Snowmobiling Tour.

This 2-day tour departs from Reykjavik in the morning, heading out along the gorgeous South Coast on the journey to the Landmannalaugar, a beautiful region in the Icelandic Highlands. 

When you reach the mountain base, your expert snowmobile guide will give you a safety briefing, provide your gear (i.e. helmets, overalls, etc.) and a rundown on the snowmobile itself before heading out on to explore this frost-laden paradise. 

After a few hours of riding, you'll head to the mountain hut in Hrafntinnusker. This hut was built in 1977 at 1027 meters above sea level and boasts geothermal heating the whole year round, ensuring a nice and cosy wilderness shelter. The hut is named after Obsidian, a naturally occurring volcanic glass formed as an extrusive igneous rock. 

In the hut, your guide will cook a traditional mountain BBQ before sending you off to rest for the next snowmobiling day.

Day 2 - Landmannalaugar – Reykjavik

Explore the stunning landscapes of Landmannalaugar on this 2-Day Snowmobiling Tour.

After a good night’s rest and a delicious breakfast, your expert snowmobile guide will lay out the plan for your second day in the Highlands of Iceland. Today, it's  Fjallabak Nature Reserve.

Fjallabak Nature Reserve was established in 1979. It covers 47.000 hectares, is over 500 meters above sea level and is a landscape of mountains, rhyolitic stratovolcanoes, dried volcanic plains and sweeping canyons. Plenty to discover on your second day!

After this nice day of snowmobiling, you will start to head on towards our pick-up vehicle, which will drive you back to your accommodation Reykjavík.


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