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Iceland On Your Own – Laugavegur and Fimmvörduháls Hiking Pass

Duration

N/A

Availability

Jun – Sep

Difficulty

Easy

Pickup

Included

Min. age

No limit

Region

Highlands

Experience Iceland’s most popular hiking routes – Laugavegur and Fimmvörðuháls – on your own with the Hiking Pass. Start in Landmannalaugar, Þórsmörk or Skógar!

Why you’ll love this tour

  • This hiking pass is the ideal way to experience two of Iceland´s most popular hiking routes on your own.
  • You simply purchase one pass and with it you get a bus transfer from Reykjavík to the start of your trail and back to Reykjavík from the end of the trail when you are done.

What’s included?

Included

Hiking Pass is valid for 2 of the 3 following routes with our Highland Bus when traveling to and from your trail.

Reykjavík – Þórsmörk/Þórsmörk – Reykjavík
Reykjavík – Landmannalaugar/Landmannalaugar – Reykjavík
Reykjavík – Skógar/Skógar – Reykjavík

Not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Accommodation
  • Guiding service

Highlights

  • Fimmvorduhals
  • Skógafoss
  • Thorsmork
  • Landmannalaugar

Tour itinerary

The “Iceland On Your Own Hiking Pass” is a great option for the adventurous traveler, as it is the ideal way to experience two of Iceland´s most popular hiking routes on your own. You simply purchase one pass and with it you get a bus transfer from Reykjavík to the start of your trail and back to Reykjavík from the end of the trail when you are done. Please note that traveling back and forth on the same bus route is not available. You can take as much time for the hike as you please within the pass time frame (14 June-20 September).

Hiking Laugavegur
The Laugavegur hiking trail is one of the most popular hiking trails in Iceland and a favourite among the locals. The hike usually starts in Landmannalaugar and from there it is a 3-4 days hike to Þórsmörk (Thorsmork) nature reserve. This trail is a feast for the eyes, with diverse geological wonders, valleys, glaciers, mountains and unmatchable views.

Hiking Fimmvörðuháls
Fimmvörðuháls hiking trail is another extremely popular route and during the last few years it has become something of a hit. One of the reasons for its popularity is the volcanic eruption that took place in the middle of the trail in 2010. The trail runs between the ever popular Skógafoss waterfall and the glorious Þórsmörk nature reserve. The hike takes you through a pass between the glaciers Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull and takes about 8-10 hours to complete, depending on the hiker’s pace. Travellers can even do the hike in 2 days, spending a night in the hut on Fimmvörðuháls along the way.

Hiking Laugavegur & Fimmvörðuháls
For experienced hikers, a combination of these two hiking trails is also an option. To hike all the way from Landmannalaugar to Skógar or vice versa, we recommend 5-7 days.

The Highland Bus
The Hiking Pass is valid for 2 of the 3 following routes with our Highland Bus when travelling to and from your trail.

Reykjavík – Þórsmörk/Þórsmörk – Reykjavík (route operated 1 June – 20 September)
Reykjavík – Landmannalaugar/Landmannalaugar – Reykjavík (route operated 14 June – 20 September)
Reykjavík – Skógar/Skógar – Reykjavík (route operated 1 July – 31 August)

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 FAQ & Important notes

Meeting/pick up point
BSÍ Bus Terminal
Vatnsmýrarvegur, Reykjavík 101, IS

What do I need to bring?
A printed version of this voucher to give to the front desk staff at BSÍ Bus Terminal to exchange for the pass.

Cancellation policy
We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if the booking is canceled 1 day or less before the event.

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14,000 ISK

All prices are per person.

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