On your own
Our most popular trails range from easy to difficult. Pick your path and follow your heart into the Kerlingarfjöll wilderness. These routes are optimal for summer when hiking season is in full swing. We have the full details at Highland Base reception.
Discover the highlands
At your own pace
Mænir and Kerlingarskyggnir
Moving from geothermal to glacial, this demanding 8-hour hike crosses steaming valleys and ascends to the snow-capped peaks of Mænis and Kerlingarskyggnir.
An easy hike. An iconic mountain. A rewarding journey.
Hike to the legendary basalt landmark for which Kerlingarfjöll is named.
Snækollur, Fannborg, Hverahnjúkur, Snót, Loðmundur
Blue rivers. Enchanting ravines. Glacial ice sheets. The upper regions of the Hveradalir geothermal valley. An 8-hour odyssey.
Skuggafoss & Jökulkrókur
A challenging expedition to a hidden waterfall. Discover a lush oasis. Enjoy dramatic vistas of the mighty Hofsjökull glacier.
Explore the simmering valleys of the lower Hveradalir geothermal area. Discover the famous Snorrahver fumarole. A photographer’s dream.
Ögmundur, Höttur, and Rödull
A rigorous 20 km journey. Summit three mountains. Cross the Mænisjökull glacier. View awe-inspiring panoramas of the Kerlingarfjöll wilderness.