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Hiking to the Volcano Huts during summer

From Landmannalaugar

  • The Volcano Huts are located at the end of the Laugavegur Hiking Trail, about 55 kilometers from Landmannalaugar. Most people do the trail in 3 – 4 days. 

From Skógar 

  • The Fimmvörðuháls Hiking Trail from Skógar to the Volcano Huts is about 30 kilometers. The trail is steep and can prove difficult for any traveler due to the unpredictable weather and difficult terrain.

From the Básar Huts in Þórsmörk 

  • The distance between the Básar Huts and the Volcano Huts is about 6 kilometers and walking from there should take about 1,5 hours. You will have to cross the Krossá River on portable bridges that are set up in the summer time. Ask about the bridges before heading off. You can also read more about the local hiking trails.

From the Langidalur Hut in Þórsmörk 

  • The distance from Langidalur is about 1,7 kilometers and should take about 25 minutes to walk if you go through the Húsadalur Valley or about 1 hour if you walk over the Valahnjúkur Mountain for a panoramic view of Þórsmörk. Both trails are marked and easy to follow. You can also read more about the local hiking trails.


We offer a number of hiking packages that include the most famous trails with mountain hut accommodation along the way.