On this hiking holiday in Iceland travel to Landmannalaugar and hike along the Laugavegur trail in the southern central highlands of Iceland to Thorsmork glacier valley. Discover colourful rhyolite mountains, rugged glaciers, bubbling hot springs, stunning rivers, impressive waterfalls and deep canyons in one of the last unspoiled wilderness areas in Europe. Admire diverse landscapes and enjoy panoramic views of the North Atlantic Ocean on this popular hiking route in the south Icelandic highlands.
Departures every Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday from Jun 15th to September 30th 2017.
Please contact a Regent Iceland Specialist for details .
Fly to Reykjavik and transfer by Grayline Shuttle Bus to the hotel.
Transfer from the hotel to Landmannalaugar, driving through the stunning Icelandic landscape. Pass Mount Hekla - the most active volcano in Iceland. Reach the highlands of Landmannalaugar and spend the afternoon exploring the local area . Overnight in huts. (B,L,D)
Continue walking along the hills of Reykjafjoll through gullies towards Jokultungur. Here the landscape changes to dark turf mountains and glaciers, with plants scattered around. Ancient rivers and streams mark the land as the walk traverses small gullies and streams. Due to the high altitude there may be snow patches to walk over.
Descend down steep slopes into a green oasis and continue to the campsite at the northern shore of lake Alftavatn. Overnight in huts. (B,L,D)
Today walk past the green volcano Stórasúla and into the black desert of Mælifellssandur. Walk through this black glacial desert and, in the late afternoon, reach lake Emstrur. Overnigh in huts. (B,L,D)
Leave lake Emstrur behind and continue to Thórmörk valley along the canyons. See birch forests, beautiful mountains view and volcanic glaciers. In the evening, reach Reykjavik and overnight at your hotel. (B,L,D)
Transfer by Grayline Shuttle Bus to Keflavik airport and fly back to the UK. (B)
6 day tour, from £2035 per person
- Return flights in economy class with Icelandair direct from London Heathrow
- Airport taxes
- Accommodation in three-star hotels and huts
- Meals as specified (B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner)
- Return Grayline Shuttle Bus Transfers
- Sightseeing with English-speaking guide
- Travel Insurance
- Tips and gratuities
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