Day 1: REYKJAVIK - LANDMANNALAUGAR: FROSTASTAÐAVATN & LJÓTIPOLLUR **
- The tour starts by the Reykjavík tourist info at the City Hall which is
within walking distance of most hotels and guesthouses in central Reykjavík.
After introductions, we board the scheduled bus that takes us to
Landmannalaugar. From Reykjavik we drive inland through the beautiful
Thjórsárdalur valley, named after the river Thjórsá and the longest river in
Iceland, towards Hekla Volcano. Passing extensive lava fields from previous
eruptions we approach the Landmannalaugar area with its amazing peaks. After
our lunch, we will set on 10 km hike to ill-named Ljótipollur (Ugly Puddle)
Lake qualified among 42 of the World´s Most Beautiful Crater Lakes. An
incredible red crater filled with bright -blue water and real eye-candy. And
in the evening you will enjoy a relaxing bath moment at the natural steaming
hot spring bath.
Day 2: BRENNISTEINSALDA, VONDUGIL, AND SUÐURNÁMUR LIPARIT MOUNTAIN
- Today we
will hike till Suðurnámur, 200 000 years old mountain reach in liparit
mineral. On the way up to the Suðurhámur, you will enjoy numbers of ravines and
colorful sights of the area and on its top a dramatic landscape on the
Landmannalaugar´s empire, Kirkjufellið, Laugahraun lava, Bláhnúkur volcano or
Brennisteinsalda, the most colorful mountain in Iceland.
Day 3: BLÁHNÚKUR VOLCANO
- After our breakfast buffet, we will continue on
3,30 hours adventure on Bláhnúkur, 60000 years old volcano, with its vast and
bluish colored body. A hiking trail leads up to the top of the mountain from
which, in good conditions, five glaciers are visible. Bláhnukur is one of the
best places for panoramic Landmannalaugar´s landscape photography. On top
of the mountain, you will easily appreciate the powerful effect of the
geodynamic activity on the landscape and your guide will explain to you about it.
After coming down and a short break we will board a bus back to Reykjavik,
where we will arrive around 18:00 o´clock in the city center.