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  • Whether you're flying solo or longing for a girls trip, this women-only hike will let you experience Laugavegur Valley in a whole new light! Meet a group of strong-minded and adventurous hikers and make friendships that will last a lifetime. Once you reach the end of the trail, you'll feel like a part of a sisterhood, always carrying fond memories of this magical Icelandic wonderland with you.

    • Join your guide and take the public bus from the BSI bus terminal at 07:00. Enjoy a scenic drive along the mountain tracks that lead to Landmannalaugar, passing by the Hekla volcano and other volcanoes in the Dómadalur area. After arriving in Landmannalaugar around noon, have lunch with your group and head south into the mountains! The trail will take you past steaming hot springs, small gorges, and stunning yellow mountain ridges contrasting the blue skies. Hike for about 4 hours and reach the Hrafntinnusker mountain hut, were you will spend the first night of your adventure.

      Distance: 12 km (7.5 mi)
      Walking time: 4 – 5 hrs
      Ascent: 470 m (1540 ft)

      Laugavegur Trail Hiking
    • After a hearty breakfast at the hut, begin your second day with a descent down to the gullies of Jökultungur and witness the beauty of hundreds of steaming hot springs and mud pools. Soak up the fresh Iceland air and fascinating views to the south to the Álftavatn area, the Swan Lake, and the Mýrdalsjökull and Eyjafjallajökull glaciers. In the afternoon, arrive at Álftavatn hut where you will stay for the night. Relax with your group around the campfire and regain the energy for the next day.

      Distance: 12 km (7.5 mi)
      Walking time: 4 – 5 hrs
      Descent: 490 m (1610 ft)

      Women crossing a river during their Luagavegur Classic Hike
    • As you pass the foot of the green conic volcano of Stórasúla, prepare for unbelievable sights of the black deserts of Mælifellssandur. Hike towards another ancient and verdant volcano — the Hattfell — and enter the beautiful Emstrur region that serves as pastures over the summer. Before reaching your hut for the night, the Botnar hut, stop at the magnificent Markarfljót canyon. This hidden gem that cuts almost 200 m down into the rocks south of Hattfell is one of the most impressive and stunning canyons on Iceland but not visited by many. Use the photo ops and enjoy the spectacular views!

      Distance: 16 km (10 mi)
      Walking time: 6 – 7 hrs
      Descent: 40 m (130 ft)

      Laugavegur Trail Hiking
    • After a peaceful night at the hut, continue your adventure through the small valleys and gullies of Emstrur. Notice the great Mýrdalsjökull glacier that rises only a couple of kilometers away! After several hours of hiking through the Icelandinc wilderness and lush green valleys, descend into Þórsmörk’s (the woods of Thor) filled with arctic birch forests and colorful wildflowers. After arriving at the huts in Þórsmörk, enjoy your last night with your group and a barbecue!

      Distance: 17 km (10.5 mi)
      Walking time: 6 – 7 hrs
      Descent: 300 m (985 ft)

      Hiking on Fimmvorduhals in summer: View over a landscape of bizarre lava formations, left over snow, moss covered mountains and the beautiful valley of Thorsmork in the distance.
    • Spend the morning of your last day in Þórsmörk, where you can choose to walk along one of numerous paths. Visit the Sönghellir cave (Song cave) famed for its acoustics or climb up the small mountain of Valahnúkur from where magnificent views can be enjoyed, before taking the afternoon bus to Reykjavík. You should arrive at Reykjavik BSI bus at 19:20. Say your last goodbyes to these unforgettable landscapes, enjoy the moment, and prepare for take-off!

      Laugavegur Trail Hiking
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