Enjoy the hike of the Laugavegur trail without the burden of carrying all your gear with our 3 day luggage transport service
Enjoy your self-guided hike on the Laugavegur Trail with only a light daypack and let us transfer your gear from hut to hut for you (campsite to campsite). The Luggage Transport allows for more comfortable hike and adds enjoyment to the trekking experience. By having your luggage transported by our team you avoid the most common regret that people face on the trail, namely too heavy backpack. This service is for hikers setting out from Landmannalaugar in the morning and hiking to Álftavatn for their overnight stay. Luggage drop-off on the first day is in Landmannalaugar at 9 a.m.
If you are staying overnight in Hrafntinnusker, then please check out our 4 day Luggage Transport. We also recommend that you take a quick read of our comparison of 3 day vs. 4 day itinerary on the Laugavegur Trail.
IMPORTANT: We highly recommend using waterproof luggage bags such as duffel bags or backpacks as your equipment can otherwise get wet from rain if there is poor weather. We also recommend, for extra precaution, having items like sleeping bags and clothes in a waterproof bags inside your luggage bag. Please do not use suitcases, plastic bags or cardboard boxes for packing your luggage. Luggage bags must have a tag with your name and contact information.
Maximum weight is 20 kilos per person.
This is your first day hiking on the Laugavegur Trail. After good night sleep in Landmannalaugar you will drop-off your luggage to us at 9 a.m. You will find our transport vehicle clearly marked near the main hut. Arriving at Álftavatn you will find your bags will be waiting for you by the hut.
Before setting off, you will once again leave your bag at the drop-off location by the hut in Álftavatn before 9 am. When you later Arrive in Emstrur Botnar you will find your bag by the hut.
This is your last day hiking on the Laugavegur trail. You leave your bag at the drop-off location by the hut in Emstrur Botnar before 10 am. It will be transported to Thórsmörk where the support vehicle is scheduled to arrive at 4 pm. In Thórsmörk your bag will be left at the location designated in your booking, i.e. Langidalur (Ferðafélag Íslands) or Húsadalur (Volcano Huts).
Please be aware that arrival times at hut locations can vary dependent on road conditions. The transport vehicle must cross snow fields, rivers and rough tracks to reach the destination. Therefore, your bag may arrive at a later time than scheduled.
Luggage that is not delivered by customer on or before designated time to drop-off location will not be transported. The Icelandic Mountain Company is not responsible for cost and inconvenience caused in such event.
The Icelandic Mountain Company is not responsible for cost and inconvenience caused by luggage arriving after scheduled time to destination unless such delay is caused by negligence on behalf of employees or subcontractors.
In the course of normal handling, your luggage may show evidence of wear and tear. The Icelandic Mountain Company takes no responsibility for minor cuts or scratches.
Except in case of negligence The Icelandic Mountain Company shall not be liable to the customer or any other person for any loss of, or damage to, or any delay in the collection, conveyance or delivery of any luggage.
The Icelandic Mountain Company does not accept liability for any indirect or consequential loss or damage. Any compensation payable for loss or damage shall be limited to the repair costs of the actual item(s) damaged or, if they are lost or damaged beyond repair, their replacement cost, taking account of depreciation for wear and tear. Any compensation payable under these conditions for loss of or damage to any luggage shall be limited to the actual price paid by the customer as confirmed by satisfactory written or printed evidence.
Transport of luggage from hut to hut
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