Jump aboard, for this once-in-a-lifetime trip to Landmannalaugar, Taken in a super-jeep, designed with your comfort in mind, this excursion promises to be as intimate as it will be exhilarating.
You will be picked up from your Reykjavík accommodation, or a prearranged meeting point, for an 8.30 am departure, before heading straight out on your sightseeing adventure.
Landmannalaugar is a part of Fjallabak Nature Reserve and is one of the most beloved outdoor recreational areas in Iceland. It is an active geothermal area in a valley between tall rhyolite mountains displaying amazing colours ranging from pink to green. Landmannalaugar’s famous natural pool nestles under the Laugahraun lava field dating back to 1477. The natural pool attracts hikers and day visitors. Landmannalaugar is a popular tourist attraction and a hub for the famous Laugavegur hike between Landmannalaugar, Þórsmörk and Skógar. This otherworldly place in the Icelandic wilderness is only about 4 hours drive from Reykjavík En route to Landmannalaugar, you will make several stops.The first is at the dramatic Þjórsárdalur Valley where we stop first in a local mini market to stretch our feet and grab a food for lunch later in the day,next we will drive 19 km up the valley where you will admire the mighty Hjálparfoss waterfalls cascading beside each other into a serene pool. Following Hjálparfoss, you will head up the highland bridge to the magical Háifoss a stunning 122 meter high waterfall with a view that is one of the best Iceland has to offer next stop will be at Ljótipollur a volcanic crater who was created by an eruption in 1477. It is now filled with a cobalt blue lake, making it a favourite location amongst photographers. Next, you will see another lake, Frostastaðavatn, which is wide, beautiful, and colored a stunning turquoise.
In Landmannalaugar most of our visitors choose to go to the natural geo thermal pool and take a short hike around Laugahraun, an Obsidian and rhyolite lava field
these are by far the two best ways go maximize your experience of a day tour
After you have enjoyed what Landmannalaugar has to offer, you will return to the Super Jeep and head back.
We will take the Dómadalur route back, which takes you to Mount Hekla Icelands most active volcano, we will drive on the actual volcano
Hekla is one of Iceland’s most notorious volcanoes, having erupted regularly it last went off in 2000.
After enjoying these locations, you will return to Reykjavík. You will no doubt be in awe of the many sites you have fit into this day; your memories of this trip will last for a life time.
So jump aboard the Super Jeep tour to Landmannalaugar, for several incredible Icelandic experiences wrapped into one. Check availability by choosing a date.