Time of year
Plenty of steam coming out of the ground and a geyser that shoots water into the air at frequent intervals. Be careful walking on the slippery rocks and pathways if visiting on a wet/snowy day.
My friend and I backpacked hut-to-hut from Skogar to Landamannalaugar, with one day hike in Thorsmork and two day hikes in Landmannalaugar. If you're reasonably fit, you can do this without a guide. The trail is well-marked. The contrast between the black ash and the vibrant…
We hiked from Laugavegur (Landmannalaguar) to Fimmvorouhals pass over 4 nights and 5 days. We did this independently and booked huts about 5/6 months in advance. We booked all the accommodation in January and a lot of it was already selling out, because of this we had to hike…
My wife and I travel to Iceland primarily to do the Laugavegur hut to hut hike, which is one of the most popular in Iceland. The scenery was spectacular, the guide informative, and the food surprisingly good for a trip of this nature! Iceland is expensive, but don’t make the…
Echoing most previous reports, the scenery here is stunning. We took 4 days to backpack the Laugavegur from Landmannalaugar to Thorsmork. Also did 2 day hikes out of Landmannalaugar before and 1 out of Thorsmork after. As others have said, the huts are very busy and crowded,…