Accommodations for all travelers. Adventures for all seasons. Discover a mystical wilderness in the heart of Iceland's central highlands.

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Discover Kerlingarfjöll in comfort

Your staging ground to explore the Icelandic highlands. From our riverside campsite to comfortable private lodges, we offer accommodations for every traveler.

Two seasons

When are you visiting?

Kerlingarfjöll changes with the seasons. We offer different types of accommodations and activities depending on when you visit.

Kerlingarfjöll in summer

June 15 - September 30

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Kerlingarfjöll in winter

October 1 - June 14

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Highland Base Lodges

Private residences designed for supreme comfort. The ultimate in Highland Base accommodations.

Highland Base Restaurant

80-seat restaurant with bistro comfort food, buffet dining, and a lounge.

Highland Baths

Highland Base Hostel

Standard twin and family rooms offer coziness and warmth in a rustic atmosphere.

Highland Base Hotel

Deluxe rooms and luxury suites provide elevated comfort for lavish explorers.

Highland Base Hut

Sleeping bag accommodations for groups of up to 15 with kitchen and toilets. Summer only.

Highland Base Huts

A-frame huts with sleeping bag accommodations. Summer only.

Highland Base Campsite

A spacious riverside campground. Summer only.

Campsite Service House

Shared facilities—kitchen, toilets , and showers—for campsite and huts. Summer only.

FOR ALL SEASONS

Activity Calendar

Throughout the year, we present a thrilling lineup of events, offers, and activities in the heart of the Icelandic highlands. Join us for expert-led ski courses, exhilarating downhill adventures, night sky stargazing, or scenic snowmobile journeys—and that's just the beginning.

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All travelers are welcome

Highland Baths

Relax in geothermal warmth as you enjoy the breathtaking views.

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Bistro comfort food

Highland Base Restaurant

Hearty cooking. Alpine-style seating. Amazing views. Our restaurant will keep you cozy and fueled up for your next adventure.

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For all seasons

Adventures

Kerlingarfjöll is the ultimate year-round paradise for adventure-seekers. From hiking and mountain biking to backcountry skiing and snowmobiling, there are thrills for everyone.

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Accessibility

Getting here

In the summer, Highland Base is accessible by car or private transfer. During the winter, we can only be reached via 4x4 super jeep driven by a professional.

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