Kerlingarfjoll Highlands Adventure

Combine winter wilderness adventure with comfortable accommodation on this highland experience.

Type of tour:Escorted Tours
Season:19 November - 18 March
Duration:5 Days/4 Nights

Kerlingarfjoll Highlands Adventure


Combine winter wilderness adventure with comfortable accommodation on this highland experience. Discover the colourful, dramatic beauty of the Kerlingafjoll Mountains, site of a new eco-friendly wilderness resort. Explore the area‘s volcanic and geothermal features with guided hiking or snowshoeing– or enjoy downtime in tranquil surroundings. The area is also ideal for northern lights. Getting there is part of the fun: you‘ll travel on scenic wilderness roads in a jeep, visit the famous Gullfoss and Geysir area, and enjoy a soak in the Secret Lagoon.

All departures are guaranteed with 2 participants.

Maximum group size: 16 participants.


• 2 nights at a hotel in Reykjavik with private bathroom, including breakfast
• 2 nights at Kerlingarfjoll highland resort with private bathrooms, including breakfast
• 2 x dinner2 (2-course)
• Light lunch (on day 2)
• Packed lunch box (on day 3)
• Guided tour and transport on day 2 – 4
• Outdoor activities at Kerlingarfjöll; such as snowshoe walking, hiking
• Bathing fee to the Secret Lagoon at Fluðir


14 January 2018French/EnglishUpon Request
21 January 2018French/English
04 February 2018French/English
18 February 2018French/English
04 March 2018French/English
18 March 2018French/English



Day 1: Arrival

Overnight stay in Reykjavik (airport transfer not included).


Day 2: Geysir - Gullfoss - Kerlingarfjoll

Exploding Geysers - The Famous Golden Falls - Iceland’s Highland Interior Region

Depart Reykjavik and head for the geothermal fields of Geysir with bubbling mud pools and the high-spouting Strokkur hot spring. Onwards to visit the dramatic two-tiered Gullfoss waterfall, a spectacular sight in winter when frozen mid-cascade. After viewing those two major nature attractions head for the highlands. Today’s destination is Kerlingarfjoll mountain range, located in the shadow of Hofsjokull glacier near the Kjolur highland road in Iceland’s highland interior region.
Depending on conditions, an afternoon walk in the area.

Overnight stay at Kerlingarfjoll.


Day 3: Kerlingarfjoll

Majestic Mountains - Highly Active Geothermal Fields

The astonishing array of scenery includes majestic mountains, deep canyons, highly active geothermal fields and glistening glaciers. During winter time this is an ideal location for seeing the Northern Lights as there is no light emissions from towns or cities in the mountain range.

Today enjoy the outdoor activity in the surroundings. The exact program depends somewhat on weather conditions. The activities involve hiking and snowshoe walking. Possibility for a short optional snowmobile ride.

Overnight stay at Kerlingarfjoll.


Day 4: Kerlingarfjoll - Secret Lagoon - Reykjavik

Highland Route – Bathing in a Warm Lagoon

Depart Kerlingarfjöll and head back along the Kjolur highland route. Back on the main road head for the village Fludir for a visit to the Secret Lagoon natural hot spring. The pool’s natural surroundings and steam rising into the air gives the place a magical feeling. The warm water stays at 38-40 Celsius all year. A wonderful opportunity for a relaxing bath before heading back to Reykjavik.

Overnight stay in Reykjavik.


Day 5: Departure

Transfer to the international airport (not included).


Prices per person winter 2017/2018

EUR Double Single
1.October 2017 - 30.April 2018 1563 1677

Children rate

  • Children 6-11 years old travelling with 2 adults and sharing 1 DBL room: 25% discount (valid only per 1 child).
  • Children 12 years and older pay full price as adults.
  • It is not recommended that children 0-5 years old travel on scheduled tours.

Prices may change without prior notice. If an incorrect price has been listed, we reserve the right to refuse, cancel or limit any order placed at the incorrect price.


Budget self-drive holiday

By selecting a budget self-drive holiday you'll lower your costs considerably as you'll be staying in accommodation with shared facilities.
These are a combination of basic hotels, farmhouses and guesthouses. All rooms have made-up beds and some rooms have washbasins. Showers and WC are shared facilities. The first night in all budget self-drives with Iceland Travel include a accommodation with private facilities in the town of Hveragerdi.

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Economy self-drive holiday

Our economy self-drives offer you the chance to travel around Iceland in a worry free spirit, staying in accommodation with private facilities without stretching your budget. Throughout your stay you'll be residing in a combination of standard hotels, farmhouses and guesthouses. Your final night will be in a 3 star hotel in Reykjavik.

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Comfort self-drive holiday

Our comfort self-drive holidays allow you to spend your days exploring rural Iceland, knowing your nights will be spent in the most comfortable accommodation each area has to offer. Throughout the tour you'll stay in quality hotels and guesthouses where all rooms have private facilities. Your final night will be in a 4 star hotel in Reykjavik.

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Superior self-drive holiday

Upgrade your comfort car rental holiday to the best possible accommodation with premium amenities, either for the full duration of your stay or only selected nights. The upgrade can either be to a superior room in a comfort hotel, or a standard room in an upscale hotel.
The cost for a superior upgrade is 84 EUR per room per night (on prices in comfort category).
This upgrade is only available upon request. Let us know during the booking process just how superior you want your holiday to be, and we'll customize your trip!

Late Arrival Supplement

Late Arrival Supplement for passengers arriving late evening/night. Stay at Airport Hotel Smari at Keflavik International Airport for your pre night instead of Hveragerdi Area. Supplement per room per night is 48 EUR in Category Comfort and 63 EUR on prices in Economy and Budget.