Iceland Remote Highlands Trek
Join us on this breath taking trekking challenge as we explore the remote highlands of Iceland. Starting in the ever so popular and stunning region of Landmannalaugar, locally known as the ‘hiking hub’, we trek for 55km over three days through lava fields, across multi-coloured mountains next to shining glaciers to one of the pearls of Icelandic nature – Thórsmörk Valley…this trek has some of the best topography we could ever want from a trekking challenge. From the bright lights of Reykjavik, to the tranquil warm waters of the springs and rivers, come join us and discover Iceland, land of fire and ice, on this fantastic long weekend challenge!
Day 1 – Depart UK for flight to Reykjavik. Transfer to Landmannalaugar and overnight.
Day 2 – Trek from Landmannalaugar to Álftavatn. End at our campsite on the northern shore of Lake Álftavatn. Trekking distance – approx. 24km
Day 3 – Trek from Álftavatn to Emstrur. Trekking distance – approx. 16km
Day 4 – Emstrur to Þórsmörk. Meet vehicle and transfer to Reykjavik for celebratory meal. Trekking distance – approx. 15km
Day 5 – Reykjavik and The Blue Lagoon. Transfer to airport for flight to UK.