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10 easy steps to plan your own Laugavegur hiking adventure

Frequently cited as the one of the top hikes in the world, Iceland’s Laugavegur trek does not disappoint.  The beauty of this hike is that you can set your own pace as you hike along a well marked trail, surrounded by glaciers, hot springs and all things unpronounceable! My Icelandic adventure took place mid August 2016, hiking from Landmannalaugar to Pórsmörk over 4 days (34 miles total).  I had planned to hike solo, but I met some great people along the way and here are my tips to help you plan your own Laugavegur trek! Overview of my 4 day trip: Day 1:  Landmannalaugar – Hrafntinnusker | Distance: 12 km |  Hrafntinnusker hut Day 2:  Hrafntinnusker – Álftavatn | Distance: 12 km  |  Álftavatn hut Day 3:  Áftavatn – Emstrur (Botnar) | Distance: 15 km  |  Emstrur hut Day 4:  Emstrur (Botnar) – Pórsmörk/Langld | Distance: 15 km  |  Pórsmörk hut 1. Timings – when do you want to go? Fortunately, this decision is largely made for you!  The trail is open from mid June to mid September, with varying weather conditions over the …