All the information you need to plan your trek or trail-run along the Laugavegur hiking trail including itinerary suggestions, pack lists and more.
Laugavegur Hiking Trail is Iceland’s most famous hiking trail and truly one of the world’s most beautiful treks. The trail connects the Landmannalaugar and Þórsmörk Nature Reserves, with extensions available in Þórsmörk and over the Fimmvörðuháls Trails. The trail offers a variety of different landscapes with beautiful views and experiences along the way.
Experience the famous Laugavegur Hiking Trail and view all the colours and contours of the volcanic Icelandic Highlands.
Tickets for Landmannalaugar & Laugavegur Trail bus.
Iceland's best hiking trail
The Laugavegur Hiking Trail is Iceland’s most famous hiking trail and truly one of the world’s most beautiful treks as described by National Geographic. The trail connects the Landmannalaugar and Þórsmörk Nature Reserves and offers various landscapes along the way. Every day has different views with beautiful scenery of pristine nature with volcanic mountains, lava fields, glaciers, natural hot springs, black arctic deserts and lush forested valleys.
Accommodation along the trail is provided in rustic mountain huts and camping grounds by the Álftavatn Trail Post midway on the trail, where you will also find a small restaurant.
Most people start the trek in Landmannalaugar and finish in Þórsmörk Nature Reserve. Extending the trek by adding the treks in Þórsmörk and across the Fimmvörðuháls Trail all the way to Skógar, south of the Eyjafjallajökull Volcano and Glacier are also possible.
For further information with itineraries, pack lists and other useful information, please read our free online Laugavegur Trail Guide.
Book your bus ticket to and from the trail here. If you plan to do the trail on your own you can still book just the bus ticket to Landmannalaugar and back again from Þórsmörk or Skógar.