Landmannalaugar Pearl of the Highlands - Hiking & Bathing tour

Landmannalaugar Pearl of the Highlands offers access to the exquisite nature of the Central Highlands of Iceland. See the natural asset of Iceland in an array of colors. Cherish hot springs, geothermal pools, and the picturesque Hjálparfoss waterfall.

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Landmannalaugar Pearl Of The Highlands - Bathing & Hiking Excursion

Landmannalaugar Pearl of the Highlands offers access to the exquisite nature of the Central Highlands of Iceland. See the natural asset of Iceland in an array of colors. Cherish hot springs, geothermal pools, and the picturesque Hjálparfoss waterfall.

Landmannalaugar Pearl Of The Highlands - Nature Beckons You!

Southern Iceland is a world of its own! And, Landmannalaugar Area is the highlight. Join this excursion provided by one of the best tour companies in Iceland. It is a whole other experience different from the classic arctic adventures.

Put on your hiking shoes and tag along a bathing suit. You are in for a greatly varied experience. This tour starts from Reykjavik, covering the best of the South Coast. First, it rounds off the splendor of the picturesque Hjálparfoss Waterfall. Next, this Landmannalaugar Tour takes to the blue waters of Hnausapollur Crater Lake.

Your journey till now will be simply surreal until it unfolds into an adventure as we reach Landmannalaugar. Time to unpack your bathing suits and hiking boots!

At the Landmannalaugar Area, this tour comprises a 2-hour hike leading to a relaxing bath in the natural geothermal spring. This makes it a balanced and perfect combination of healing after hiking!

Landmannalaugar Tour Itinerary

This is how the Landmannalaugar tour takes you through the wonders of Iceland.

The tour itinerary is as below.

Setting Off From Reykjavik

Let the splendor of Iceland's Landmannalaugar area, nicknamed "The Pearl of the Central Highlands" captivate you as you depart Reykjavík to the interior highlands on a journey to explore this remarkable region.

Discover Hjálparfoss Waterfall

Embark on a journey through the stunning landscape of southern Iceland and unravel the hidden beauty that lies within Þjórsárdalur valley. Here, you will be rewarded with an awe-inspiring view of Hjálparfoss waterfall - one of Iceland's most beautiful waterfalls!

The Blue Waters Of The Hnausapollur Crater Lake

From Hjálparfoss waterfall to Landmannalaugar, the journey takes you into soaring mountain peaks and next to the magnificent turquoise blue waters of Hnausapollur crater lake.

Here, one can witness an unrivaled contrast between black and red volcanic pumice rocks against a backdrop of lush vegetation lining its brims - creating stunning scenery that is sure to leave an impression.

Finally, Visiting Landmannalaugar Area!

When you arrive at Landmannalaugar, you'll be mesmerized by the unrivaled panorama of light, color, and rock formations. If that's not enough to keep yourself and your camera busy for a while, why don't you join a two-hour guided hike into the kaleidoscope of hills?

These multicolored hills surrounding Landmannalaugar look simply wow. Afterward, unwind in one of the natural geothermal springs! A relaxing bath in the hot springs is a must in Iceland. You can sense the warm love of Mother Earth.

Back To Reykjavik

Now, it is time to wrap up As the journey from Landmannalaugar to Reykjavik continues, travelers pass by Mt. Hekla, one of Iceland's most feared and majestic volcanoes.


  • Free Wifi onboard
  • Round-tour transportation
  • Professional tour guide
  • Tour coordination in English

Good To Know!

  • If you're looking to enjoy a soothing soak in the Landmannalaugar natural warm spring, don't forget to pack your bathing suit and towel!
  • Hiking in Landmannalagar is an experience like no other. With its changing elevations and the rocky, uneven terrain along the way, you're sure to have a challenging yet rewarding trek through this stunning landscape!
  • Make sure you pack sturdy hiking shoes for this day trip.


Is It Possible To Spend A Night When We Visit Landmannalaugar?

Yes, it is possible to spend the night at Landmannalaugar. There are camping grounds available and lodgings within walking distance from Landmannalaugar. However, this is only a day trip.

Can Children Bathe In A Hot Spring?

Yes, children can bathe in Landmannalaugar hot springs. The temperature of the water is very pleasant and it is safe for bathing.

Is Food Included In This Tour?

No, food & drinks are not included in this tour. It is recommended that you bring your own snacks and beverages for the day.

What Safety Measures Are Taken On The Landmannalaugar Trip?

Safety measures are taken to ensure an enjoyable and secure experience during our Landmannalaugar tour. Our tour guides will constantly monitor the weather conditions and advise when needed on appropriate safety precautions as well as inform guests if any changes need to be made due to sudden weather changes or unexpected situations.

Are Pregnant Women Allowed On This Tour?

No. Landmannalaugar is a challenging terrain and pregnant women are not allowed for their safety.

Can I Bring My Own Camera On This Tour?

Yes, you are welcome to bring along your own camera and equipment on this Landmannalaugar tour. Our guides will be more than happy to offer advice on the best places to take photos and where you can get the most out of your photography experience!

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All our tours are handpicked from the best tour operators in Iceland, featuring key attractions like the Geysir geothermal area and Gullfoss waterfall. The Golden Circle tour also highlights the significance of hot springs, including the famous Geysir hot spring. Additionally, Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is renowned for its cultural and historical value.
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