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"This is the best hike if you are looking for an easier and quicker climb but, at the same time, wanting to see the amazing landscape! You can take the loop after reaching the top and see more from the area. ⏱️ 2-2,5 hours including the loop and photo stops"

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The Laugavegur Trail is probably Iceland's most famous hiking trail that showcases some of Iceland's most stunning natural landscapes. The trail stretches approximately 55 kilometers (34mi) from Landmannalaugar to Þórsmörk. Often the trail is combined with the Fimmvörðuháls, which adds another 25 kilometers to Skógar on the ocean in the south. The terrain is extremely varied. You pass through black lava fields, along geothermal areas with steamy vents and boiling hot springs, over colorful mountains, by white glaciers, through lush green valleys and by some of Iceland's biggest waterfalls. This guide includes the route and campsites as seen in my Youtube film and is suitable for beginner and experienced backpackers. It is suitable for both camping, as well as overnighting in the refuges along the way. What this guide includes: - A flexible itinerary for different lengths and difficulty levels - Distances, best overnight (camping) options, and other useful waypoints - Custom Google Maps with all the important locations, such as campsites, grocery stores, airports, trails, public transport stops, and viewpoints - GPX-tracks of all the routes - Practical information on how to get there, how to get around, when to go, trail conditions, weather, geography, and more. - Detailed descriptions of the trekking route, including landmarks, terrain, and elevation changes. Get an impression on YouTube/HarmenHoek. << video coming soon! >>
Backpacker • Adventure • Camping • Outdoors • Photography • Slow Travel
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