We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kjolur Trail

Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Kjölur and Golden Circle Exploration from Reykjavik
More Info
and up
Geysir Buggy Special
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“mountain hut” (2 reviews)
“rainy day” (2 reviews)
“cloudy” (2 reviews)
Write a ReviewReviews (8)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Reviewed 28 August 2016

After arriving in Kerlingarfjoll, my son and I decided to walk to the biggest geothermal fields in Iceland. A young girl at the reception of our mountain hut told us it was very beautiful, very safe, the weather would definitely stay as it is (cloudy...More

Thank bourdieu
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Things that may be helpful: 1) This is a "road" and not really a trail; 2) Much of it is compacted dirt that is very rough in places; 3) There is at least one place that crosses a stream; 4) The country has rated this...More

2  Thank Trek-Always
Reviewed 31 August 2014

We drove from the North to the South on this amazing road...on a cloudy and rainy day. The endless sky, the monotone colors...were BEAUTIFUL. Hard to explain but to be out there in the middle of Iceland and see the sheer expanse of nothing, it...More

Thank Gwen V
Reviewed 5 September 2013

During my recent trip to Iceland I travelled with Árni a private guide, with whom I had travelled previously We/he drove the highland routes of 'Sprengisandur, from the South of Iceland to the North to Akureyri, across the top and down Kjölur. This was an...More

2  Thank Aussiegrannie
Reviewed 1 August 2012

Iceland’s Kjölur Route – (Highway 35) crosses the Highlands from Varmahlíð to Gulfoss (in fact it goes on to Selfoss, but that is back in civilization) Google Maps shows the two routes from Varmahlíð to Gulfoss 373 km, 4 hours 32 mins Þjóðvegur Hwy 1/36...More

8  Thank Incartek
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Kjolur Trail staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines