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Landmannalaugar, Iceland

The scheduled-bus from Reykjavík to Landmannalaugar leaves, in the summertime, daily from the Bus Central Station, BSÍ at 8:30.

Roads on maps and roads in reality are not the same. There is a way to reach Landmannalaugar by a normal car, but use a 4-wheel-drive car to be sure. Normal car-rental-insurances are not valid in the highland.

There are 40 km. from Landmannalaugar to the nearest tank-station. In most highland areas the distance is a lot longer than that.

In the Fjallabak Nature Reserve, you are not alloved to camp everywhere. You may only do it at Landmannalaugar, Landmannahellir and Hrafntinnusker. Don´t count on a tent-rent. Bring your own tent. At those places are also huts.

In Landmannalaugar you can buy food, local maps and more. Be equipped for all kinds of weather before you enter the highland.

There is a horse-rent in Landmannalaugar. You don´t need to bring equippments or skills for it. Guidet tours in various lengths.

In Landmannahellir and Landmannalaugar you can buy cheap fishing-license for the mountain-lakes. You can rent a fishing rod in Landmannalaugar, but you better bring your own. Most of the time, you can buy fresh trout in the shop in Landmannalaugar, but to be sure, you should order it 2 days in advance (minimum 1 kg.)