Fljótsdalshringurinn

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the captivating landscapes of Fljótsdalshringurinn, East Iceland’s hidden gem. Our guided day tour is your passport to discovering the mesmerizing beauty and rich cultural heritage of this enchanting region. Traverse through picturesque villages, witness cascading waterfalls, and immerse yourself in the untamed wilderness that defines East Iceland.

What awaits you

Fljótsdalshringurinn stands as the most diverse travel route in East Iceland, renowned as perhaps the most beloved among locals. Every step brings you closer to the narrative of the land, with sustainable practices and locally sourced cuisine taking center stage, accompanied by a multitude of hiking trails. Within its embrace, you’ll also discover Iceland’s tallest waterfall, Hengifoss.

 

Most popular places in Fljótsdalshringur

Hallormsstaðaskógur: 

Nestled in the heart of East Iceland, Hallormsstaðir is a haven for nature enthusiasts and wanderers seeking tranquility. This lush forested area, often referred to as the ‘Forest of Hallormsstaðir’, presents a serene escape into Iceland’s verdant beauty.

With a tapestry of hiking trails, Hallormsstaðir beckons you to explore its hidden corners, where vibrant flora and tranquil lakes create a picturesque backdrop. Immerse yourself in the soothing whispers of the leaves, as the forest’s ancient trees share stories whispered through the ages.

As the largest forest in Iceland, Hallormsstaðir is a playground for outdoor adventures. Whether you’re drawn to leisurely strolls or more challenging hikes, this enchanting realm offers pathways for all levels of exploration.

Breathe in the crisp, invigorating air, and lose yourself in the symphony of birdsong. Hallormsstaðir invites you to disconnect from the bustling world and reconnect with the pure embrace of nature.



Atlavík:

Nestled in the embrace of East Iceland’s pristine landscapes, Atlavík is a haven for adventurers and nature enthusiasts alike. As a tranquil camping site, Atlavík offers a gateway to the great outdoors, where breathtaking vistas and tranquil shores await your exploration.

Our services at Atlavík extend beyond the ordinary, ensuring that your camping experience is truly exceptional. Immerse yourself in Icelandic flavors with our signature offering: ‘Hangikjöt með Flatbrauði’ and ‘Harðfiskur’ – a savory delight of smoked lamb served with traditional flatbread and dry fish. It’s a taste of local culture that adds an unforgettable touch to your outdoor adventure. With that we offer Icelandic water and a local beer Taxi beer.

Whether you’re seeking a peaceful retreat or an active getaway, Atlavík welcomes you with open arms. Awake to the melodies of nature, embark on scenic hikes, or simply unwind by the campfire. Atlavík is your invitation to reconnect with nature and savor authentic Icelandic hospitality. Join us and create memories that will forever be etched in the heart of East Iceland’s beauty.



Hengifoss:

Nestled amidst the enchanting landscapes of East Iceland, Hengifoss stands as a true testament to the wonders of nature’s artistry. As Iceland’s third-highest waterfall, it cascades down a backdrop of stunning basalt rock layers, each a chapter in the geological story of the region.

The journey to Hengifoss is a symphony of sensory delights, as you meander through picturesque trails, with the vibrant hues of Icelandic flora and the soothing sounds of rushing water accompanying your ascent. As you draw closer, the spectacle unfolds, revealing the striking contrast between the crimson layers of clay and the dark basalt columns.

While the journey to Hengifoss is a visual delight, it also offers a connection to the ancient past. Along the way, you’ll encounter layers of history etched into the rock formations, a living canvas that whispers stories of time gone by.

Whether you’re a passionate hiker, a lover of natural beauty, or simply seeking a moment of awe-inspiring tranquility, Hengifoss beckons with its majestic allure. Allow yourself to be captivated by the sheer artistry of this natural masterpiece, a true jewel in East Iceland’s crown.



Snæfellsstofa:

Welcome to Snæfellsstofa, a gateway to the enchanting world of Snæfellsjökull National Park. Nestled at the foot of the iconic Snæfellsjökull glacier-volcano, Snæfellsstofa serves as a haven for nature enthusiasts, explorers, and seekers of Icelandic wonders.

Here, you’ll find a treasure trove of information and resources to enhance your journey through this remarkable natural wonderland. Immerse yourself in the park’s diverse ecosystems, from lush valleys to windswept coasts, and uncover the secrets of its geological and cultural history.

Our passionate team is dedicated to providing you with insights, guidance, and personalized recommendations to ensure your adventure is nothing short of extraordinary. Whether you’re drawn to hiking trails that wind through ancient lava fields, seeking the thrill of spotting native wildlife, or simply yearning to stand in awe of Snæfellsjökull’s grandeur, Snæfellsstofa is your starting point for an unforgettable Icelandic experience.

Step inside, let your curiosity roam, and allow Snæfellsstofa to be the compass guiding you through the natural wonders that await in Snæfellsjökull National Park.



Egilsstaðir:

Nestled in the heart of East Iceland, Egilsstaðir is a charming town that beckons with its tranquil beauty and vibrant spirit. Surrounded by stunning landscapes of fjords, rolling hills, and serene lakes, Egilsstaðir offers a unique blend of modern amenities and authentic Icelandic culture.

Discover a town where history and innovation coexist harmoniously. Explore local art galleries, cozy cafes, and traditional craft shops that reflect the town’s creative energy. As the largest settlement in the region, Egilsstaðir serves as a gateway to remarkable adventures, whether you’re embarking on a scenic hike, exploring nearby waterfalls, or unwinding in soothing geothermal pools.

In Egilsstaðir, nature and community come together to create an unforgettable experience. Whether you’re seeking relaxation or exhilaration, this charming town invites you to immerse yourself in its warm embrace and create lasting memories against the backdrop of East Iceland’s breathtaking beauty.

 

Book your tour now and embrace the magic that awaits you in the Fljótsdalshringur!

FAQ

  • Clothes: Good clothes, as you know the weather in Iceland can be unpredictable.
  • Shoes: Good shoes, hiking shoes are the perfect fit.
  • Hiking Holes: If you are going hiking it’s good to have Hiking Holes, they can be good for someone that is not very capable to walk much, we reccommend using Viking Gear Rental.
  • The whole tour can take up to 4 hours depending on the tempo of the trip.
  • Iceland’s weather can be unpredictable, so be prepared for varying conditions. Bring appropriate clothing, including waterproof layers and sturdy footwear, to stay comfortable during your day tour.
  • It is recommended to follow the path if it is not followed it can cause damage to the environment and yourself.

In the tour in Fljótsdalshringur we offer you Icelandic Water, dried fish, flatbread with smoked lamb and the local Taxi beer.