Landmannalaugar Day Hike from Selfoss or Hella

Embark on a captivating Landmannalaugar hiking tour from Selfoss or Hella, a hiker’s haven renowned for its stunning vistas. This one-day adventure takes you to the starting point of the famed Laugavegur Trek, offering panoramic views of multicolored rhyolite mountains and the impressive Laugahraun lava field. Led by or own expert mountain guides, indulge in a 4-hour hike through breathtaking landscapes, including the colourful Vondugil canyon and the iconic Mt. Brennisteinsalda. After your hike take a relaxing dip in natural hot springs, making this excursion a must-do for nature enthusiasts of all levels.

Embark on an unforgettable Landmannalaugar tour from Selfoss or Hella, a hiker’s paradise renowned for its breathtaking landscapes. Our one-day excursion takes you to the starting point of the world-famous Laugavegur Trek, consistently ranked among the finest hiking trails globally. Marvel at the multicolored rhyolite mountains, witness the impressive Laugahraun lava field, and indulge in a soothing soak in a natural hot spring.

Located in Iceland’s southern Highlands, Landmannalaugar boasts awe-inspiring volcanic scenery, with its vibrant rhyolite mountains casting ever-changing hues under the sun’s rays. Immerse yourself in the “People’s Pools,” natural hot springs nestled beneath the colorful peaks, offering a rejuvenating experience for adventurers of all levels.

Departing from Selfoss or Hella, our scenic drive to Landmannalaugar sets the stage for an exhilarating adventure. Led by knowledgeable guides, embark on a 4-hour hike spanning approximately 8-10km (5 miles), showcasing the stark beauty of Laugahraun lava fields, the colourful Vondugil canyon, and the iconic Mt. Brennisteinsalda.

Descend through the emerald Graenagil gorge, adorned with green rhyolite rocks and lush vegetation, and visit the imposing Blahnukur Volcano before luxuriating in the legendary hot pools. With each step revealing unparalleled natural splendor, this tour promises an unforgettable journey through Iceland’s pristine wilderness. Book now to seize the opportunity for an unparalleled hiking experience in Landmannalaugar.


Selfoss N1 at 8:00

Hella Bus Stop at 8:45


  • Landmannalaugar Hike
  • Bathing at Landmannalaugar Hot Springs
  • Qualified English Speaking Driver and Hiking Guide 
  • Pick-Up & Drop-Off at Selfoss or Hella 
  • Landmannalaugar Facility Fees

What to bring:


  • Hiking Equipment (Hiking Boots, Waterproof Jacket & Trousers, Warm Layers, Hats and Gloves)
  • Bathing Suits & Towels
  • Food (Packed lunch and snacks) & Drink (water)


  • Hiking Poles
  • Suncream & Sunglasses

Know before you go:

Participants must be of moderate physical fitness. The hike about 8 km on uneven and loose ground. We hike for approximately 4 hours including breaks. The elevation gain is about 4-500 m. rising to approximately 890 m. above sea level.

The minimum age is 12 years old. All under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

For children under 135cm you need to provide your own car seat that is compliant with Icelandic law. Visit for details.

29,990 ISK Per Person

(2 Person Minimum)

  • Availability: June-September
  • Duration: 10 Hours
  • Ratio: 12 :1
  • Min. Age: 12 Years
  • Level: Easy to Moderate
  • Pick Up: Yes- From Selfoss or Hella
  • Pick Up: Yes- From Selfoss or Hella
  • Meet On Location: No