The Pearl of the highlands

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Practical tour information

We depart for a day in Landmannalaugar early in the morning and stop briefly in three villages on the South coast to pick up passengers. Landmannalaugar is one of the most popular hiking destinations in Iceland because of its unique and magnificent landscapes and a natural geothermal pool. We drive by the roots of Mt. Hekla, Iceland’s most active volcano and stop for six hours in Landmannalaugar that gives plenty of time to hike and take a rewarding bath. Hiking maps are sold on the bus. Remember to bring your bathing suit and a towel. Recommended to bring a lunch pack but some refreshments can be bought at the Mountain Mall café that is in old school bus. Option to embark the bus in “Selfoss” or “Hella” where it is ideal to park rental cars for free.

Location: South Iceland’s highlands

Duration: 15 – 15.5 hours

Departures: Daily from Harpa Concert Hall  at 07:15 and from Reykjavík Campsite at 07:30.
Hveragerði at 07:55, Selfoss at 008:15 and Hella at 09:00
Passengers must be at the bus station at least 10 minutes prior to departure.
Return to Reykjavik around 21:40 – valid from June 15th – Sept 9th

Pick up & drop off: Not included.

Guidance: Self-guided

Highlights of this tour:

  • Drive by the roots of Mt. Hekla and its lava fields
  • Six-hour free time for hiking in the Landmannalaugar area
  • Option to take a bath in a geothermal river – fee for facilities ISK 500 is not included