6-Day Laugavegur & Fimmvorduhals Hiking Adventure – Stay in Huts

Tackle Iceland´s most popular multi-day trail with our fully-supported guided hiking tour
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Conquer Iceland´s most renowned multi-day hiking trail, the Laugavegur and Fimmvörðuhals trail. Traverse stunning, ever changing landscapes on our fully-supported 6 Day guided tour. All told you will cover around 68km (42 miles) on this trekking adventure over this trail connecting Iceland´s most famous highland regions; The volcanic landscape of Landmannalaugar and the lush woodland valley at Thorsmork. You will also do some shorter day-hikes from Landmannalaugar and Thorsmork.

Distance covered and difficulty rating vary from day to day, but you will need to be in good shape to successful complete this challenge. You will be guided and supported on your endevour by our highly trained and experienced team.

Pass steaming lava fields, tackle snow covered hill segments, and cross ice cold streams and rivers as we venture ever south to our final goal of  the Thormsork Valley.

Your main bag will be transported daily from hut to hut, so you will only need to carry a small day pack. Sleep in cosy mountian huts, where our team will cook hearty, filling meals to fuel your body as you tackle this adventure. Bond with the other members of the small group as you tackle the trail together.

Hiking day-by-day

  • Day 1 – 8 km (4.9 mi) Walking time: 4 hrs Ascent: 470 m (1540′)
  • Day 2 – 24 km (14.9 mi) Walking time: 7 hrs Ascent: 900 m (2952′)
  • Day 3 – 15 km (9.5 mi) Walking time: 6-7 hrs Descent: 40 m (130′)
  • Day 4 – 15 km (9.5 mi) Walking time: 6-7 hrs Descent: 300 m (985′)
  • Day 5 – 16 km (10 mi) Walking time: 7-8 hrs Ascent: 800 m (2600′)
  • Day 6 – 6 km (3,5 mi) Walking time: 3 hrs
This tour is operated by Arctic Adventures
Starting point
Reykjavik
Duration
6 days
Accomodation
Included
Difficulty
Medium
Live tour guide
English
Group size
Small
Minimum age
14 years
Availability
Jun - Sep
Qualified, energetic and fun guides for the best adventures!
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From
349990 kr.
Accommodation on tour
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This tour includes 5 nights accommodation across 4 rustic mountain huts. These cozy, basic huts feature bunk beds, communal kitchens, and other facilities. After a tough day on trekking, these basic huts will feel like 5 star accommodation!

No sheets or blankets are included. Bring your own or rent from us.

Please note that you cannot use the few electricity outlets to charge your electronic devices at the huts.

What's included & excluded
  • Experienced hiking guides
  • Return Reykjavik bus transfers
  • Daily luggage transfers
  • Hut accommodation for 5 nights - dorm single beds
  • All meals
  • Hiking boots, poles, sleeping bag & waterproofs can be added for an additional fee
  • Special dietary needs can be accommodated for an extra fee
What do I need to bring
  • Hiking boots, thermal layers, rain gear
  • Hat and gloves
  • Sunglassses and sunscreen
  • Sandals for river crossings
  • Camera and refillable water bottle
  • 25-40 L day back. Your larger bag will be shuttled from hut to hut for you
  • USB power bank. No electricity in the mountain huts
Important information
  • Difficulty Rating: Moderate to Difficult. Estimated total elevation gain of around 2000m (6560ft) across all 6 days
  • Cancellation Policy: 50% cancellation fee if cancelled 2-14 days in advance of the tour. 100% charged if cancelled with less than 48 hours before start time.
Got more questions or need help? No problem. Read FAQ or contact us on live chat or info@bustravel.is
Frequently asked questions about the Laugavegur & Fimmvorduhals Trek
This trek is challenging. We recommend preparing in the weeks and months in advance with long walks or hikes over uneven terrain. A person of reasonable fitness should be able to complete the trail, but it will no doubt get your blood pumping faster at certain points. Luckily you will only need to carry a small day pack with essentials on your daily hike. Our bus shuttles your larger bag and personal items from hut to hut.
The maximum group size on this tour is 16
You can refill at all huts. The water in the rivers and streams we pass is also perfectly safe to drink. We recommend bringing along a 750ml water bottle at minimum.
Yes. We recommend hiking boots with above the ankle support. Hiking poles will be very usual on days with steeper inclines, such as day 5. Both hiking boots and poles can be rented from us if needed.
Yes. There are showers at each hut that are accessible to both those staying at huts and the camp sites. Showers cost ISK 500 for 5 minutes. You can buy vouchers from the warden.
No. You will not be able to charge your devices at the huts. We recommend conserving batteries as muich as possible. And bringing along a power bank.
There is no WiFi at the huts. You can find phone reception 3/4G at points on the trails depending on location, but it is slow and unreliable at times.
Your accommodation is in shared dorm style rooms, with multiple other hikers. Some have bunk beds whereas others, such as Alftavatn features many single beds pushed together. The dorms are not divided by gender.
Yes, all meals as well as snacks are taken care of by us. We can cater to most allergies and diets, but most be informed of them in advance. You must pay an additional fee for special diets. It´s a good idea to bring along some of your own snacks as well in case you feel peckish.
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