June 15 - September 30

Summertime in Kerlingarfjöll

Endless light. Endless thrills.

Kerlingarfjöll in summer

Endless light. Mild temperatures. Colorful vegetation. Kerlingarfjöll comes alive during the brief highland summer. With a complete range of accommodations and a vast network of hiking trails, it’s a paradise of adventure and exploration.

Hospitality in the extremes


From our riverside campsite to comfortable private lodges, we offer accommodations for every traveler.

Excitement for everyone


Kerlingarfjöll in summer is the ultimate paradise for adventure-seekers of all ages. From mountain biking and sightseeing to guided and unguided hikes, this breathtaking wilderness holds thrills for everyone.


Geothermal bliss

Highland Baths

Whether you’re preparing for a great adventure or recharging after an epic journey, the Highland Baths bring relaxation and rejuvenation in the heart of an extreme environment.



Getting here

In the summer, Highland Base is accessible by car, private transfer, or bus.


Highland Base

Our stories

Prepare for adventure

Map of Kerlingarfjöll

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.

View from the car