Small-Group 7-Hour Landmannalaugar Super Jeep Tour with Highlands Departure
Discover the colorful mountain landscape at Landmannalaugar with a thrilling super jeep ride and hiking on this seven-hour excursion. Adventurous travelers keen to explore the Icelandic Highlands and finish their day with hot spring bathing should book this small-group tour now.
Your day begins when you meet your driver-guide and the other tour participants at The Highland Center Hrauneyjar. The excursion starts here, approximately 50 miles (80 kilometers) northeast of Hella, in the Icelandic Highlands.
You can leave your rental car at the Highland Center while you enjoy the day’s tour. It’s possible to drive a 2-wheel drive to the center, although a 4x4 is recommended in case of poor weather or road conditions.
This tour last six to eight hours and offers a semi-private experience with a maximum of six participants. Therefore, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to engage with your expert guide and won’t have the wait times that often come with larger groups.
When the group is ready, you’ll leave the Highland Center to discover the exciting landscapes of Landmannalaugar. Your expert guide will drive you across rugged Highland terrain, an easy feat for your modified 4x4 vehicle.
Your destination is the Landmannalaugar campsite, an area ripe for exploring the Icelandic Highlands. The driver will stop at majestic attractions along the drive, and you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy hiking and hot spring bathing near the campsite.
This tour offers you the opportunity to see several incredible natural features. Landmannalaugar is part of the Fridland ad Fjallabaki nature reserve, known for its colorful rhyolite mountains resulting from geothermal activity.
One of the day’s highlights is visiting the Hnausapollur (Blahylur) and Ljotipollur crater lakes. Both offer stunning photo opportunities with their bright blue water against reddish-brown mountains.
You’ll also love the hike to Blahnukur peak, 3000 feet (940 meters) above sea level. It’s a moderately challenging loop with some steep parts and takes around three hours to complete.
Blahnukur translates to “Blue Peak.” Its blue-black sides result from lava and volcanic ash. Blahnukur offers a striking contrast to the caramel-colored peaks streaked with shades of red and brown that Landmannalaugar is known for.
A clear day offers glorious views across the Highlands from Blahnukur’s peak. Breathe the fresh air, capture some photos of your achievement, and enjoy the sense of reward from the climb.
Your group will then hike back to the campsite and enjoy bathing in a natural geothermal pool nearby. Hot spring bathing is the perfect way to relax and ease your tired muscles after a glorious day of exploring and hiking.
You’ll have another opportunity to appreciate the dramatic scenery of the Highlands during the super jeep ride back to the Highland Center. The excursion finishes when you reach the Highland Center Hrauneyjar and your vehicle.
Don’t miss an unforgettable super jeep tour of Landmannalaugar in the Icelandic Highlands, including a mountain hike and hot spring bathing. Check availability now by choosing a date.