If you want to hike in Iceland, it doesn't get much better than this. The Laugavegur Trail is the most famous in Iceland and if you have seen the photos and the videos, it is not so difficult to understand how this status was achieved. The Laugavegur Trail is 55 kilometers, or 34 miles long, and offers a multi-day trek through the Icelandic wilderness. You will pass multi-colored mountains, lava fields, black sand deserts, geothermal springs, glaciers, lakes, icy river fords, grassy plains, and forests. The Laugavegur Trail has it all!
In just a 3 hour drive from Reykjavík, you can find the beautiful nature reserve Friðland að Fjallabaki, quite a mouthful. Here begins a trekking adventure that takes you through all the landscapes Iceland has to offer. Iceland in a nutshell, so to speak. Along the way, you will stay in tents or in simply furnished huts - which you have to book in advance. The food and everything you need for the trekking, you need to take yourself. You can read here how it works. Read more