What Will You Be Doing?
Saturday, July 23, 2022:
Our Group will meet at Toronto International Airport to board our 9:00pm flight to Reykjavik International Airport. It wil be a 6 hour flight to our destination.
Sunday, July 24, 2022:
Once we arrive in Reykjavik at 6:30am. We will have a bit of time before our Private Charter Bus picks us up. We will then board and heat to Hella, a beautiful small town where we will check into our huts at Arhus Camgrounds. We will spend the afternoon planning and packing our backpacks after which time we will be able to grabn dinner at the local diner and explore the local shops. As you will most likely be very tired from a long day and the flight, we will head to bed early and get a good nights rest to start the trail the next day.
Monday, July 25, 2022:
We will rise bright and early, grab our packs and walk over to the diner for a big breakfast and then hop the bus to Landmannalauger and the trail head. Before we begin out trek, we will grab a quick packed lunch, and then begin our 12km journey to the first camp area , Camp Hrafntinnusker, which is the highest point on the trail and the top of an extinct volcano. At this camp you will have access to paid showers and bathrooms.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Today is a short day, and downhill most of the day, which means we can sleep in a little and have a good camp breakfast. We will then begin our 12km trek to our next campsite at the Alftavatn Huts. Again you will have access to bathrooms and paid showers. After dinner we will relax and head to bed early for the longer day ahead tomorrow.
Wednesday, July 27, 2022:
On this morning, we will get an early rise and start breakfast. Or, you may opt to have a paid breakfast at the hut diner. After filling up, we will pack up and head out on our 15k, trek for the day. Finishing the day at the Emstrur-Botnar Hut, again we will set up camp, and start dinner. After dinner, we will take some time to explore the nearby scenery and canyons. It will be another early night, as our 4th and final day will be a long 16km trek.
Thursday, July 28, 2022:
An early rise will give us a head start after a good camp breakfast. We will pack up camp and head out on our final day that will consist of 16kms to make it to our bus. The final leg will take us to Thorsmork, where will have just enough time to grab a quick dinner and clean up before jumping on the bus back to Hella. Once we arrive in Hella, we will again check into the huts at Arhus Campgrounds. You will have a chance to clean up before heading over to the local pub to celebrate the completion of our trek!
Friday, July 29, 2022 & Saturday, July 30, 2022:
These are our relax and explore days. From the huts, there are many places within hiking distance to explore, so we will pack up our day packs and head out to check out the local scenery. You may also want to check out local shops and do some souvenir shopping. The days are yours to do whatever you like.
Sunday, July 31, 2022:
We will check out of Arhus, and grab breakfast at the local diner before boarding our bus back to Reykjavik. We will have some time to walk around and explore before heading to the Airport to check in and depart at 8:00pm. After our 6 hour flight and the time difference, we will arrive at Toronto International Airport for 10:15pm.