Information about Laugavegur hiking trail

The Laugavegur is one of the most popular hiking trails in Iceland. The scenery is breathtaking in its beauty and extremely varied, displaying examples of most all that Icelandic nature has offer.

The trail connects the nature reserves Landmannalaugar and Thorsmork. The most common route is to set off from Landmannalaugar, stopping by the huts at Hrafntinnusker, Alftavatn, Hvanngil, Laugahraun and Emstrur (Botnar). People usually divide the hike into 5-6 days. The whole trail is about 55 km.

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Tours near Laugavegur hiking trail

Highland Hikers Passport

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One-Way Bus Ticket | Departure from Thorsmork

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The Famous Laugavegur Trek | 3 Day Hiking Tour (Volcano Huts)

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