The Highland Circle - Seyðisfjörður_222758

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The Highland Circle - Seyðisfjörður

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time-raw9.5 hours
Starting point
Seyðisfjörður Harbor

Beautiful waterfalls and majestic mountains. On this tour you will get to see Sænautasel, an old refurbished farm in a very remote area in the highlands. Then travel to Hafrahvammagljúfur canyons, 200 m deep. You will also get to see the natural geothermal waterfall. Kárahnjúkar dam, the biggest of it´s kind in Europe. And lastly, see Iceland's biggest forest Hallormsstaðarskógur.

What to expect?

Riding through fertile Jökuldalur Glacier Valley, we encounter picture-perfect waterfalls en route to Sænautasel, a restored turf-roof farm that dates back to 1843. Here we stop to enjoy antiques from past times and a light meal in a remote highland area situated by a lake and nestled in heathlands.

We continue our voyage along the deep ravines of Hafrahvammagljúfur to bathe under a hidden gem – a naturally warm geothermal waterfall in Laugarvalladalur Valley. Ideal for taking a bath or a shower in the warm waterfall where the stream runs into the valley’s main river.

We stop at Kárahnjúkar, the biggest power plant in Europe, to take encounter epic views of the canyon below. On the way back we drive towards Fljótsdalur Valley to visit Iceland’s largest forest, Hallormsstaðarskógur with larch, red spruce, native birch, rowan, and willow trees. While there, be on the lookout for the legendary monster of Lake Lagarfljót.

What is included?

Transfer and English speaking guide and a light meal.

What do I need to bring?

Bring warm clothes and good shoes.
Swimsuit and a towel.

Additional information

Due to weather and/or road conditions we might have to alter the itinerary, have longer journey time or cancellation of the tour.
If you want to buy a lunch pack, please advise when you book the tour. Additional cost will apply.

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