Enjoy the hike of the Laugavegur trail without the burden of carrying all your gear with our 4 day luggage transport service
Enjoy your self-guided hike on the Laugavegur Trail with nothing more than a light daypack and let us transfer your luggage from hut to hut (campsite to campsite). The Luggage Transport allows for more comfort and adds more enjoyment to the trekking experience. By having your luggage transported you avoid the most common regret people face on the trail, namely too heavy backpack.
This service is for the hikers taking the early morning bus from Reykjavik and hiking the same day from Landmannalaugar to Hrafntinnusker for their overnight stay. Luggage drop-off on the first day is in the Hella village where the Reykjavik Excursion bus stops around 10 a.m. A Hiking Pass can be booked on our website for those who require one.
If you are planning a 3 day hiking itinerary, please check out our 3 day luggage transport option. We also recommend reading our comparison of 3 day vs. 4 day itinerary on the Laugavegur Trail.
We highly recommend using waterproof luggage bags such as duffel bags or backpacks as your equipment can otherwise get wet from rain and poor weather conditions. We also recommend having items like sleeping bags and clothes in a waterproof bags inside your luggage bag for added security. 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.
Your bus from Reykjavik to Landmannalaugar stops in Hella village at around 10 a.m. Here in Hella village you will grab your transport luggage and hand it over to our transport driver. After dropping off your transport luggage you continue the bus ride to Landmannalaugar and start your hike. Arriving in Hrafntinnusker you will find your transport luggage waiting for you.
On the second day you need to bring your bag to the drop-off location by the hut in Hrafntinnusker before 9 am. The support vehicle will then transfer your bag to Álftavatn where you will find it waiting for you at the end of your hike.
Before setting off for day three, you leave your bag at the drop-off location by the hut in Álftavatn before 9 am. Arriving in Emstrur Botnar you will find your bag by the hut once again.
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 from the stated time dependent on road conditions. The transport vehicle must cross snow fields, rivers and rough tracks. 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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