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Kerlingarfjöll Highland Resort

Kerlingarfjöll are one of the natural pearls of Iceland, located in the highlands, between the Glaciers Hofsjökull and Langjökull. The area is accessible by road no. 35 (Kjölur road) from both north and south, from Kjölur road the access is via road F347.
The Kerlingarfjöll area, being area of approx. 100 KM2 is a mountain cluster, rising 500 - 700 M above the surrounding central highlands plains. The mountains are standing on a large system of calderas, which was active some 70.000 - 300.000 years ago.

The area can be described as a cluster of rugged mountains with steep hills and sharp lines, that due to their age have not been affected by the eroding forces of the nature. Within the mountain cluster there are geothermal areas that are amongst the larger in Iceland.
Rhyolite and obsidian are types of rocks that characterize the appearance of some of the mountains, making the area extremely colourful and heaven for those who wish to hike or spend their time in landscape not frequently seen elsewhere.
The Kerlingarfjöll highland resort, offering accommodation ranging from sleeping bag in dorms, to accommodation in double bed rooms with private facilities and shower. The resort has fully licenced restaurant.

The camping site is located on the banks of the river Asgardsa in the valley Asgardur that is in the northern part of the mountains.

The site has showers and a steam bath. The steam bath is located 1km from the camping site. Also there is a playground for the kids.

Kerlingarfjöll Highland Resort

Kjölur 35

GPS Points N64° 40' 59.722" W19° 18' 0.304"
Accommodation 15 Rooms / 100 Beds / 56 Sleeping bags
Opening period 10/06 - 15/09
Service Public lavatory Walking path Hotel / guesthouse Restaurant Cooking facilities Hot pot Shower

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