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Landmannalaugar Day Trip
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Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
US$ 163.70
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Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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Vibrantly colourful mountains, hot springs and volcanic landscapes: discover the incredible scenery of the Icelandic Highlands on this day trip to Landmannalaugar from Reykjavik.

The incredible volcanic landscapes of Landmannalaugar
Colourful mountains in Landmannalaugar
Landmannalaugar Valley, Iceland
Hnausapollur Lake

Landmannalaugar Day Trip Itinerary

After meeting your guide in Reykjavik on the morning of your tour, you'll set off to the east in the direction of the Highlands of Iceland, where the Landmannalaugar nature reserve is located. This region, characterised by volcanic valleys, is known as the "pearl of the central Highlands".

Making your first stop at the Ljótipollur crater, you'll embark on an easy hiking route to get the best possible views of the surrounding countryside. Crossing through a landscape dotted with rivers and lakes, you'll be captivated by the breathtaking Hnausapollur, a volcanic lake created over 10,000 years ago and whose waters are almost unbelievably blue. Throughout the trek, you'll be able to admire the striking contrasts of natural colours here, from the turquoise of the crater lakes to the bright greens and rich reds of the mountains.

Explore the hills of Landmannalaugar, discovering the vibrant colours of the valley up close. You'll have free time after your trek to rest and eat to recharge your batteries, before continuing on your route to the region's natural pools. Enjoy the opportunity to relax in the thermal springs while marvelling at the unbeatable landscapes surrounding you.

After an incredible day, you'll make the return journey to Reykjavik. On the way back, you'll pass close by Hekla, one of Iceland's most active volcanoes, which erupts every few decades. During the Middle Ages, this impressive peak was known as the Gateway to Hell!

You'll arrive back in Reykjavik around 8 pm.


In addition to Reykjavík, this tour also departs from Hella and Selfoss.

Important information

  • Lunch is not included. We recommend bringing your own food with you, as there are not many options to eat and buy food in Landmannalaugar.
  • The 4x4 vehicle is adapted for foldable wheelchairs, however please bear in mind that this excursion visits natural sites which are not always accessible to people with mobility problems.
  • This activity is not recommended for children under 8 years old.
  • The dates of this tour may be affected by roadblocks due to snow or ice thawing.
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Adults Children between 8 and 11 years old
Excursion to Landmannalaugar
US$ 163.70
US$ 100.30

Excursion to Landmannalaugar

  • Adults

    US$ 163.70
  • Children between 8 and 11 years old

    US$ 100.30

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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.


12 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and Spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and Spanish.



Professional English and Spanish speaking guide

Not included

Food and drinks

When to book?

You can book up until 30 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


Not wheelchair accessible.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.


Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 6 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
US$ 163.70
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts