Few tips for visitors in Landmannalaugar
scheduled-bus from Reykjavík to Landmannalaugar
leaves, in the summertime, daily from
the Bus Central Station, BSÍ at 8:30.
A two-ways-ticket cost 7.900 kr. in 2003.
on maps and roads in reality are not
the same. There is a way to reach Landmannalaugar
by a normal car, but use a 4-wheel-drive
car to be sure. Normal car-rental-insurances
are not valid in the highland.
are 40 km. from Landmannalaugar to the
nearest tank-station. In most highland
areas the distance is a lot longer than
the Fjallabak Nature Reserve, you
are not alloved to camp everywhere. You
may only do it at Landmannalaugar, Landmannahellir
and Hrafntinnusker. Don´t count on a
tent-rent. Bring your own tent. At those
places are also huts. For them you need
a reservation. For Landmannahellir call
853 8407 or 893 8407. For Landmannalaugar
and Hrafntinnusker call 568 2533. A bit
outside the reserve is the highland-motel
and tankstation Hrauneyjar (487 7782 or
Landmannalaugar you can buy food,
local maps and more. Be equipped for
all kinds of weather before you
enter the highland.
is a horse-rent in Landmannalaugar.
You don´t need to bring equippments or
skills for it. Guidet tours in various
Landmannahellir and Landmannalaugar
you can buy cheap fishing-license for
the mountain-lakes. You better bring your own fishing rod.
Most of the
time, you can buy fresh trout in the shop
in Landmannalaugar, but to be sure, you
should order it 2 days in advance (minimum
1 kg.) in 854 0974 (from 1. July to 31.