Landmannalaugar to Thorsmork 4 Day Trek

Landmannalaugar to Thorsmork 4 Day Trek

Camping from Landmannalaugar's geothermal oasis to Þórsmörk's lush valley

Highlights:  Landmannalaugar • Obsidian lava fields • Álftavatn Lake • Spectacular nature • Þórsmörk Green Valley

Activities: Hiking, Sightseeing Tours in Iceland
Price per person:
159900 ISK

Tour description

The Laugavegur Camping Trek  - Four day tour in tents

If you don't like the idea of shared dormitory accommodation this version of the Laugavegur trek is for you. We stay in 2 person tents along the trail and dine in a dining tent. Our luggage is transported between camps so during the day we only carry our daypacks, and each night we set up camp at the next location. Our first camp is at Landmannalaugar where we get the chance to go on a short hike on the first day before setting out on the trail. However our second day becomes more demanding as we set out early and hike over obsidian lava fields and the area of the Hrafntinnusker hut all the way to Álftavatn lake. From here we make our way along the trail to Þórsmörk from where we take the evening bus back to Reykjavik. 

Due to this trail's popularity, there is potential for irreparable damage to the nature that we all enjoy.  As environmental stewards in Iceland, we are taking a proactive approach to preserve the trail and the surrounding environment by allocating 1% of the tour price for each passenger to our Environmental Fund. With us, you get to experience this amazing trail and minimise your environmental impact. 

Total walking distance: 56 km. (35 miles)
Altitude: 200-1100 m. (650-3600 feet)
Maximum Ascent: 600 m. (1900 feet)

What’s included

  • An amazing experience.
  • Free Cancelation
  • VAT\Taxes included
  • No Booking Fees
  • Guide for 4 days
  • Food for 4 days (from lunch on day 1 to lunch on day 4)
  • Transportation to and from Reykjavík
  • Tents
  • Matrasses
  • Communal camping equipment
  • Cooking gear
  • Camping fees and transfer of luggage during the trek


  • A night at Landmannalaugar
  • Obsidian lava fields
  • Green valley of Þórsmörk
  • Landmannalaugar
  • Álftavatn lake
  • Þórsmörk


  • Season: Jul - Aug
  • Duration: 4 day, 3 nights
  • Departures: Daily
  • Minimum age: 16 years old, younger than that is not allowed.

We recommend you bring

  • Bottle of water & Food
  • Warm outdoor clothing.
  • Waterproof jacket and pants.
  • Warm headwear, gloves and sunglasses.
  • Good hiking shoes are a must.

Meeting Point

The tour starts and ends at the BSI bus terminal. Pick up and drop off at your hotel or guesthouse in Reykjavik can be added


Be prepared for ice-cold weather and dress accordingly.

Bring warm clothing, rain gear, and hiking boots. Boots and rain gear can be rented (1.500 ISK. per item).

Please see here a list of items needed for a succsesful hike in Iceland´s remote areas

Landmannalaugar to Thorsmork 4 Day Trek - Book here


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