Road conditions to Kerlingarfjöll - it's adventure time and we're open all winter. | more
It's winter now and everything is covered with snow. The Icelandic road authorities do not serve the road to Kerlingarfjöll during the winter season. The Kjölur road is only passable by modified superjeeps or on snowmobiles. This is great since travelling the highlands during winter is both challenging and fun.
We are open all winter and guests are coming and staying in our new rooms. All rooms are heated and each room has a WC and a shower. The restaurant is open and the atmosphere is relaxing and friendly. We offer tailor made trips where you can choose from travelling with us on modified superjeeps or snowmobilies - or a combination tour.
Travelling the highlands and visiting Kerlingarfjoll in winter is a real adventure. During the day you can explore the massive Hveradalir geothermal area and in the afternoon there are the Northern Lights. Click the picture on the right to get a glimpse of what Kerlingarfjoll have to offer during winter.
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Scenery | more
Kerlingarfjöll and its proximity offer variety in landscape and nature that some say is second to none in Iceland, the variety being both in colours, landscape and nature. On your way to the area you have the opportunity to spend some time seeing canyon so deep and narrow that the sun does not reach the river at the bottom. When in the mountains the road leads visitors to a parking in 1000 M altitude, from where visitors can choose between variety of hiking opportunities.
The main choice is though between the charming geothermal area of Hveradalir, where snow, ice and steam shape the environment in a way that has few if any similarities. And if the energy of Hvreadalir does no appeal, climbing mt Fannborg og mt Snækollur both representing a highly a rewarding tasks, as these two easily reachable mountain summits offer view to the south and the north coast of Iceland from the same footstep, just turn your head around and you see half of Iceland.
And after enjoying the nature, take a break or stay overnight at the resort enjoying refreshment at the highest altitude restaurant in Iceland.
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Hveradalir - Geothermal area | more
Visit to the geothermal area of Hveradalir (hot spring valley) has been described by many of our foreign guests as the most memorable part of their visit to Iceland. The scenery involves mini glaciers, high energy steam springs and arctic vegetation which together create one of the most unique combination of colours you can expect to see. The spectrum comprises almost Any colour ranging from white snow to stones of shining black Obsidian.
When in the resort, there are two ways to reach Hveradalir, hiking for 5 KM (one and half hour walk) or 15 min driving to the parking at Mt Keis, where it only takes few hundred meters of walk to reach the area.
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The Circle Route. | more
Do you want to spend three days, dealing with the elements? Do you want to spend days hiking on your own and enjoying the wilderness but not be on the well-known, thoroughly marketed and crowded hiking paths. If the answer is yes, then the Kerlingarfjöll ring is a option to consider, three days, 50 Km track in the central highlands of Iceland.
The track is embedded into landscape of un touched wilderness with all the merits of a hiking path one can expect, river crossings, canyons to look at, sharp mountain passes, high energy geothermal areas and constantly evolving scenery. Our guest´s view has often been that if you go the ring, you have seen all what Iceland has to offer in natural, arctic environment like beauty, but still with most picturesque steam hot springs and geothermal formations.
Dude, you're screwed - Survival game series filmed in Kerlingarfjoll | more
Jake Zweig, a former Navy Seal, is dropped on top of a remote, snow-covered mountain in Iceland. He has 100 hours to make it to civilization or he's screwed. This is the plot in a new Survial Game Series being broadcasted on Discovery.
Where else than in Kerlingarfjoll can the perfect surroundings for filming be found? The scenery is fantastic and while Jake Zweig is struggling to survive in the mountains during winter the crew is comfortable back at basecamp at the Kerlingarfjoll facilities.
The hot pool. | more
What is more exotic than lying in a hot pool in the middle of a high heat area in the middle of Iceland!
This spring the construction of the hot pool in Hveravellir high heat area was finalised and the pool is now open. The pool is located just below the parking lot in Hveradalir.
The pool is built in an old riverbed and the water temperature is +40°C. Hikers have been extremely happy and say that after a day hiking there is nothing that compares to dipping into the pool.
New hut in Kisubotnar | more
A new hut is being built and will be placed in Kisubotnar. The hut will be on the new hiking route called Hringbrautin (The Ringroad) around Kerlingarfjoll.
Further information on this route is to be found under the Hringbrautin route link.
New online booking system and Facebook | more
We now have a new online booking system so all bookings from now on will be through the system. Just click on the "Book accommodation" tab on the left and make your reservation.
Please visit and join our Facebook pages "Kerlingarfjöll". Share pictures and participate in discussions and see what's on the news.
A new hiking route around Kerlingarfjoll | more
Next summer we will formally open a new hiking route which will take you around Kerlingarfjoll in 3 days. On the route there are two small huts, the Klakkur hut which is SE or Kerlingarfjoll and then the hut at Kisubotnar at the NE edge of Kerlingarfjoll.
The route is approximately 50km in total and the landscape is extraordinary.
Day one: From the buildings in Asgardur (the main facilities) you head SW through sandy hills to the rock pillar Kerling (from where the name Kerlingarfjoll comes from) and from there either south or north of Mt. Ogmundur. The N route lies through valley Slettaskard and from there over Kerlingarspraena to the Klakkur hut.
Day two: Hiking along the E side of Kerlingarfjoll and passing the mountains Klakkur, Grakollur and to the magnificent Kisugljufur canion. The day ends at Kisubotnar which is a small valley at the end of Kisugljufur canion.
Day three: From Kisugljufur to the N side of Mt. Lodmundur and to Fannborg.
We are working on preparing a map for this route and will publish the map here on the web soon. More images at the Hiking Routes link