Laugafell (What To See - Highlands)

Laugafell (What To See - Highlands)
Laugafell is a small mountain and by its roots you will find couple of mountain huts as well as a geothermal natural pool with changing and WC facilities. The mountain Laugafell is at 892 meters and is situated on northern part of the Sprengisandur route, northeast of the glacier Hofsj÷kull, the third largest glacier in Iceland. Nearby Laugafelli is a geothermal area where huts have been built by a touring club in Akureyri and are popular with travelers touring this magnificent region. The huts are heated and are always warm and comfortable and can be used all year round because of the geothermal heat. Guest must bring their own sleeping bags. At Laugafell is also a campsite beside the huts. There is a warden at Laugafell from the beginning of July until the middle of September. At Laugafell is a fantastic geothermal pool. This pool is one of the best in the country as the temperature is always pleasant and perfect for bathing. Laugafell can only be reached by a sturdy 4x4 vehicles during the summer months. As the highlands of Iceland are only accessible during the summer, the highland roads are usually impassable and closed for traffic during the winter and are usually open brom the beginning of July until the middle of September. The GPS coordinates of Laugafell are N65░01.614N - 18░19.923W

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