Iceland hosts some of Europe's greatest wilderness areas, which are home
to active volcanoes, sheer cliffs, glaciers, thundering waterfalls,
steaming lava fields, plunging fjords, boiling mud pools and spouting
geysers! This is the stunning terrain that your 'long weekend'
expedition will cross.
The challenge is to walk the Landmannalaugar route across the
Southern Highlands through one of the most actively volcanic areas in
Iceland. Most striking of all is the sheer vastness of space with far
reaching visibility, crystal clear northern air and the geological
diversity of the multi-coloured volcanic rocks.
Although this is a short European trek, don't be fooled into
thinking it is not challenging! The days are long, the terrain is
difficult, and you will be expected to get involved in helping to set up
camp in the evenings.
Whilst the trek is not technically difficult, you will have to be
prepared for some steep climbs and descents on rough ground, as well as
walking across snowfields. Such aweinspiring terrain is rarely crossed
by adventurers. Before returning home, you will have the chance to visit
the Blue Lagoon and take a dip.