The Golden Pass is ideal for hiking in the Highland of Iceland. Most popular Hiking trails are the Laugavegur hiking trail and Fimmvruhls hiking trail. You can start and end the hike from tree points: rsmrk, Landmannalaugar and Skgar.
- Landmannalugar. A very good starting point to hike the Laugavegur to rsmrk.
Landmannalaugar is a beautiful and unique place. It has a rare beauty not found anywhere else. Colourful Rhyolite, a volcanic type of rock is common in the area and it brings varying colours to the land. You see mountains in the area with hints of green, gold, yellow, pink and red which constantly change as the sun rays pass over it. It is like no other place you have ever been to and is often described as feeling like you have landed on another world. It really is an experience you must experience in your lifetime.
Landmannalaugar also has Geothermal water which the name derives from it means The peoples pools. So, do not forget to bring you swimsuit and a towel with you. Its fabulous to relax in the natural pools especially after a long hike.
- rsmrk. A good starting point for the popular hiking of Laugavegur, Fimmvruhls and many hiking trails in rsmrk. You can as well hike over to Fjallabak.
rsmrk (Thors Valley) is a walley between three glaciers Eyjafjallajkull, Mrdalsjkull and Tindafjallajkull. A nature reserve which is very popular in Iceland for hiking. rsmrk in ins the highlands South of Iceland.
The beauty of rsmrk lies in the amazing landscape, with walleys that are criss-crossed by glacier rivers, hiking trails are all over the place. It is possible to take short easy hikes and longer ones that are take you up to the glaciers or on top of the mountains. it is a landscape which takes your breath away.
- Skgar. It is very popular to hike from Skgar to rsmrk.Hiking between the glaciers of Eyjafjallajkull and Mrdalsjkull. The hiking trail is called Fimmvruhls.
Skgar: The bus arrives at Skgar one time every day in the afternoon. It is a good starting or ending point for hike over Fimmvruhls which lies between rsmrk and Skgar. A beautiful day hike which lies between the two glaciers Eyjafjallajkull and Mrdalsjkull part of the way.
At Skgar you can visit Skga Museum, Skga caf and take a stroll on the the beach, which is a long black sand beach and visit Skgafoss.