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Laugavegur & Fimmvörðuháls Trek

Traverse Iceland's combined Laugavegur Trail and Fimmvörðuháls Trek, from Landmannalaugar's geothermal fields to Skógafoss's cascading falls.
Starting point
Landmannalaugar
Finish point
Skógar
Duration
6 days / 5 nights
Hut type
Catered huts
Season
July - September
Technical level
Exposed and steep, not suitable for people with vertigo. Requires moderate hiking experience
Fitness level
Suitable for hikers, who enjoy consecutive long days on a trail
Price
From: 1,345€/person

Explore the vibrant rhyolite mountains of Landmannalaugar and witness geothermal wonders

Traverse black volcanic deserts and marvel at the Mýrdalsjökull glacier’s serene beauty

Ascend the challenging Fimmvörðuháls, experiencing Iceland’s raw volcanic landscapes

Walk alongside a cascade of majestic waterfalls, culminating at the spectacular Skógafoss

Immerse in the lush birch forests and vibrant flora of Þórsmörk’s green valleys

Embrace the challenge and triumph of trekking Iceland’s most renowned trails

Markarfljotsgljufur canyon, Emstrur / Botnar hut at Laugavegur trail

hiking woman on the trail in National Park Landmannalaugar, Iceland

Magnificent  waterfall Skógafoss, Iceland

Laugavegur hiking trek crossing an ash field, Iceland

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

Outstanding view at river skóga at Laugavegur trail, Iceland

Icelandic landscape with blue river stream and lush green vegatation at Iceland on Laugavegur hiking trail, green valley in volcanic landscape among lava fields and mountains. Early morning, summer

Markarfljotsgljufur canyon, Emstrur / Botnar hut at Laugavegur trail
hiking woman on the trail in National Park Landmannalaugar, Iceland
Magnificent  waterfall Skógafoss, Iceland
Laugavegur hiking trek crossing an ash field, Iceland
Female hiker crossing a river on the Laugavegur trail on Iceland.
Outstanding view at river skóga at Laugavegur trail, Iceland
Icelandic landscape with blue river stream and lush green vegatation at Iceland on Laugavegur hiking trail, green valley in volcanic landscape among lava fields and mountains. Early morning, summer

Included in price

5x 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

Embark on a transformative journey that combines the celebrated Laugavegur Trail with the exhilarating Fimmvörðuháls Trek. This six-day adventure traverses Iceland’s most stunning landscapes, from the geothermal marvels of Landmannalaugar to the awe-inspiring Skógafoss waterfall.

Experience the vibrant rhyolite mountains of Landmannalaugar, a spectacle of nature’s palette. Journey through the black sands of Mælifellssandur, where the Mýrdalsjökull glacier looms majestically. The trail culminates in a dramatic descent, flanked by a series of breathtaking waterfalls, leading to the iconic Skógafoss.

This six-day trek is more challenging than the Laugavegur Trail alone, testing your endurance against Iceland’s diverse terrain. As you ascend the Fimmvörðuháls pass, witness the birthplace of new landscapes sculpted by the forces of nature.

To enhance your experience, we provide detailed travel booklets and GPS navigation, ensuring you are well-guided and informed throughout your journey.

Comfortable hut accommodations await you each night, offering respite and camaraderie with fellow trekkers. And with our 24/7 support, you can immerse yourself in the splendor of Iceland’s landscapes with peace of mind.

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Andrew Luff
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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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