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5-day Self-Guided Laugavegur Trail

Explore the vivid rhyolite mountains, serene black sands, and lush valleys of Thórsmörk on the Laugavegur Trek, a journey through Iceland's diverse wonders.
Starting point
Landmannalaugar
Finish point
Þórsmörk
Duration
5 days / 4 nights
Hut type
Catered huts
Season
July - September
Technical level
Uneven trails with bigger rocks, steep sections and exposed terrain. Requires basic hiking experience
Fitness level
Suitable for hikers, who enjoy consecutive long days on a trail
Price
From: 1,095€/person

Immerse in Landmannalaugar’s rhyolite mountains and embrace the dance of colors

Trek through the serene black sands of Álftavatn

Discover the magic of Thórsmörk, a valley of lush greenery between glaciers

Relax in cozy hut accommodations amid stunning landscapes

Connect with Iceland’s spectacular wilderness on this unforgettable journey

Capture panoramic views from the top of Valahnúkur Mountain

Valahnúkur viewpoint with female hiker standing on peak and krossa river flowing through in icelandic highlands at Thórsmörk, Iceland

hiking woman on the trail in National Park Landmannalaugar, Iceland

Female hiker crossing a river on the Laugavegur trail on Iceland.

Markarfljotsgljufur canyon, Emstrur / Botnar hut at Laugavegur trail

Outstanding view at river skóga at Laugavegur trail, Iceland

Laugavegur hiking trek crossing an ash field, Iceland

Hiker walking to Landmannalaugar mountains, Iceland

Valahnúkur viewpoint with female hiker standing on peak and krossa river flowing through in icelandic highlands at Thórsmörk, Iceland
hiking woman on the trail in National Park Landmannalaugar, Iceland
Female hiker crossing a river on the Laugavegur trail on Iceland.
Markarfljotsgljufur canyon, Emstrur / Botnar hut at Laugavegur trail
Outstanding view at river skóga at Laugavegur trail, Iceland
Laugavegur hiking trek crossing an ash field, Iceland
Hiker walking to Landmannalaugar mountains, Iceland

Included in price

4x accommodation in a self-service hut

Tour design and organization

A travel booklet with detailed itinerary and route instructions

Service and support during your hike

GPS navigation with an easy-to-use app

What to bring to the tour

Comfortable sports clothes
Insulation jacket
Spare socks, underwear and shirt
Gloves
Toilet paper
Snacks
Headlamp
ID card
Trekking poles if you are used to them
Extra layer
Rain jacket
Headwear
Sports shoes with good grip
Water bottle
Sunscreen
Toothbrush
Sleeping liner
Backpack 25-40 l
Some cash for food and accommodation

Treat yourself to an unforgettable journey with the Laugavegur Trail, a captivating adventure that showcases Iceland’s breathtaking landscapes.

This 5-day expedition across 56 kilometers invites you to immerse yourself in a world where volcanic terrain meets stunning glaciers, creating a mosaic of natural wonders.

As you traverse through the diverse trails, each day unfolds a new chapter of scenic splendor. From the vibrant hues of the rhyolite mountains at Landmannalaugar to the serene black sands of Álftavatn, the trek offers a kaleidoscope of visual delights.

The path weaves through geothermal hot springs, allowing you to experience the warmth of the earth amidst the cool Icelandic air. The surreal beauty of Þórsmörk valley, with its lush vegetation and towering peaks, marks a fitting climax to this epic trail.

Beyond the visual feast, the Laugavegur Trek is a journey of comfort and convenience with Iceland Hut to Hut Hiking. Our team ensures that all logistics are seamlessly handled, from booking cozy hut accommodations to providing detailed travel booklets and GPS navigation.

With 24/7 support, you can trek with peace of mind, knowing that every aspect of your journey is taken care of. As the day’s hike ends and the Arctic sun dips below the horizon, relax in the comfort of your accommodation, reminiscing about the day’s adventures.

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Things to know

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Andrew Luff
Verified Customer
A fantastic 3 day self guided Hut to Hut hike around Triglav National Park in Slovenia. We experienced a full range of weather which made it an unforgettable trip. The organisation and back up support with GPS maps etc was excellent. Hut staff were friendly and very happy to give advice and suggestions on the routes and directions. Would recommend.
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Gisela Irion
Verified Customer
Tina and her team gave me perfect support on my hut hike through the Triglav National Park in July. In particular, they had to cater to my specific needs twice, which they did for me with no problem. I once had to cancel at short notice before the start of the trip because my father was not feeling well, but then we found a solution and I was able to start the hike. Tina and team first canceled the huts immediately and then reserved them again for me. Even when my condition caused a little tour change again, I immediately had suggestions and these were immediately available in the Trip plans app. I liked this app very much because it was easy to handle and the huttohut-team gave a short overview how the daily tour will be and which highlights – mostly beautiful views – I will see“
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Sarah Luvisutto
Verified Customer
Thank you for this breathtaking and fabulous hiking adventure in Slovenia. We loved every minute and highly recommend Hut to Hut Hiking Europe. Fantastic experience! Our guide Jan was so knowledgeable and thoughtful and we truly appreciated his expertise and very much enjoyed his company. We are already looking forward to planning our next adventure!
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Nachiket Mor
Verified Customer
Daja Gorišek was the travel agent from here who meticulously organised the trek all the way from Meiringen to Lenk im Simmental. She took care of all the details -- from planning the actual trek route, the detailed GPS map for each stage, to the hotels. The actual experience was entirely consistent with what was promised.
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Julia Mabry
Verified Customer
Hut to Hut organized all of our stays and were diligent about ensuring our rooms were saved for us. They organized our luggage transfer etc. The team was very responsive and helpful! Hut to Hut hiking is simply the best way to experience the mountains!
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christian eckert
Verified Customer
Wegen Schnees musste die Route über den Triglav geändert werden. Unser Führer Jan und zusätzlich auch Luka für die Gipfelbesteigung waren umsichtig, hilfsbereit, zeigten den Weg, nahmen, wo nötig, Stöcke und Gepäck ab und achteten, dass man sicher und gesund zurück kam. Er kannte die Pflanzen. In den Hütten organisierte er das Essen und wir spielten Karten. Das Shuttle zum Start und vom Ziel war auch bestens.

Self-guided

Those who like a good adventure and limitless flexibility should go on a self-guided tour. We prepare the itinerary and book your accommodations while you enjoy the journey without our guide, being fully in charge of all the daily decisions. While you’ll have the full support of our team in case of any emergencies or concerns, a certain level of self-reliance is required.

Why travel with Iceland Hut to Hut Hiking?

HASSLE-FREE

We handle itineraries, accommodations, and anything else you prefer not to deal with, so you can enjoy a carefree hike.

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE

We are a financially protected company, fully bonded and insured, keeping your money safe and allowing you to travel with confidence.

TRIED & TESTED ADVENTURES

Only the best hut to hut hikes in Europe, cherry-picked by our local team with an in-depth knowledge of the region.

UNBEATABLE SUPPORT

Our 24/7 customer support is where we show our passion, bringing you a better experience by making your well-being our number one priority.

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