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See the colours of Landmannalaugar

One of the most breathtaking locations in Southern Iceland is Landmannalaugar: a region renowned for its rhyolite mountains displayed in vividly coloured layers. Landmannalaugar really is a photographer’s dream destination.

Landmannalaugar is known as the heart of the Icelandic highlands. It’s a beautiful area filled with colorful, rhyolite mountains, geothermal activity and incredible hiking trails. What’s more, it is only accessible during the summer months. Intimate super jeep tours led by a local guide are the best way to soak up the scenery. These super jeep tours usually host 2-8 guests and allow you to take routes not accessible by normal car.

Landmannalaugar: geothermal activity and more

On the drive from Hotel Rangá you will experience a landscape that has gone through dramatic changes. You will see endless twisting and turning lava formations that have emerged from a myriad of different craters. What’s more, you will pass the roots of Mt. Hekla and witness the remote rugged landscape of one of the biggest geothermal areas in Iceland.

A group of women clink glasses in the famouns Landmannalaugar hot spring on the edge of the highlands.
Soaking in the hot springs at Landmannalaugar is something you will always remember. Photograph by Paige Deasley.

At Landmannalaugar, spend time taking a gentle hike around the lava field of Laugarhraun and soak up the colorful atmosphere of the mountains with their rich natural tones of blue, green, orange and red. Don’t forget to take your bathing gear with you as some of the natural hot springs offer a welcome break in which to relax after your hike. Here is a land like no other, enchanting, timeless and exceptionally beautiful – nature in its element.

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    A glass of red and white wine beside a vase of lupine at the luxury Rangá Restaurant.