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Pearl of the central highlands of Iceland

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Landmannalaugar is one of Iceland’s most unique destinations with multicoloured mountains, hot springs, massive lava flows, and clear blue lakes

Highlights

  • Experience the spectacular area of Landmannalaugar
  • Soak in natural geothermal springs
  • Travel through volcanic landscape of incredible colours
  • Get up close to the beautiful Hjálparfoss waterfall
  • Take in the peaceful Icelandic countryside

Inclusions

  • Complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off for hotels and guest houses in Reykjavik
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Professional tour guide

Exclusions

  • Meals

Please Note

  • We recommend bringing your bathing suit and a towel if you want to take a dip into the natural geothermal spring at Landmannalaugar
  • Hiking in Landmannalagar may involve walking over rocky, uneven trails, as well as changes in elevation

Itinerary

ITINERARY

Leaving from Reykjavík, this Landmannalaugar tour takes you up to the interior highlands of Iceland to Landmannalaugar, often referred to as “The Pearl of the Central Highlands”.

You will journey through the beautiful countryside and farmlands of southern Iceland into Þjórsárdalur valley, where you can explore the picturesque Hjálparfoss waterfall and surroundings.

Proceeding from Hjálparfoss waterfall, the tour takes you into the highlands of Iceland past lakes and rivers up to Landmannalaugar area which is one of Iceland‘s grandest and most photographed landmarks.

Characterized as multicoloured Ryholite mountains, the Landmannalaugar area is known for dramatic lighting and array of colours including yellow, pink, fluorescent green, purple, brown, black, and white.

While there, you can enjoy a relaxing bath in a natural geothermal spring or take a short hike into the multicoloured hills surrounding Landmannalaugar.

Heading back from Landmannalaugar the tour continues west past Mt. Hekla, one of Iceland’s most formidable and infamous volcanoes. Since the time of settlement, Mt. Hekla has erupted numerous times, blanketing Iceland with thick layers of ash and pumice and was widely believed to be the gate to hell.

In the past few decades, Hekla has erupted roughly every ten years.

Returning to Reykjavik the tour takes you via Hellisheiði.

Pickup points

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Redemption Instructions

Please present a printed copy of your electronic travel voucher / ticket at the time of tour departure. If for any reason you cannot print your voucher, then show your digital copy or e-mail confirmation.

Tour departure point
The Gray Line Bus Terminal in Holtagarðar is the central departure point for our tours.

How pick up and drop off works
Our pick up coaches collect passengers from over 160 hotels and guest houses in Reykjavik and deliver to the Gray Line Bus Terminal in Holtagarðar for check in.

Pickup from hotels and guesthouses starts 30 minutes before the tour departure time stated on your voucher.
Check in at Gray Line Bus Terminal closes 15 minutes before the tour departure time stated on your voucher.

Standing by for pick up
To help ensuring the quickest possible collection we kindly ask you to stand by for pick up in front of your hotel or guest house when pick up starts. Boarding the pick-up coach please present a printed copy of your electronic voucher / ticket to the driver.

Returning from your tour
Returning from your tour you''ll be dropped off at the pickup point you were collected from or at the closest possible point.

Need assistance?
Our call centre is open 24 hours every day of the year. This means that whenever you need, there’s always someone from Gray Line Iceland available to assist. Call: 354 540 1313 or e-mail: iceland@grayline.is

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