Kjalvegur

Description

  1. Name Kjalvegur
  2. Distance de sentier 44 km, 27 milles
  3. Durée en jours 3 jours
  4. Début de sentier Hveravellir
  5. Fin de sentier Hvitarnes
  6. Classement Traildino MW, Marche modérée, sentier de randonnée
  7. Classement Traversée de montagne T1, Randonnée

Hrutfell - by Henk Kjalvegur , Hveravellir – Hvítárnes, 44 km, 3 days

To get to know the interior of Iceland, follow this ancient horse-trail across the plateau of Kjölur between the two glaciers of Langjökull in the west and Hofsjökull in the east. A lovely and not too strenuous hike, with nice huts along the way. It crosses open landscapes of wild glacier-eroded plains, and offers magnificent views of surrounding mountain ranges and glimpses of white glaciers shimmering above.

From the south, the trail starts at Hvítárnes hut, which offers breathtaking views of Langjökull glacier entering Hvitarvatn lake. Via Thverbrekknamuli hut the trail takes you to the green valley of Thjofadalir with its cosy hut. The last stretch leads you to Hveravellir, where you can relax in a hot spring bath.

The trail is waymarked, but not always very clear, so bring your compass and a written description and map from Reykjavik. Carry your own sleeping bag and enough food to last a few days. There is a bus stop at about 6 km from Hvítárnes hut, and another one at Hveravelir, so you can walk the trail in either direction.

 

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Kjalvegur, 21km

Evaluations

Evaluation 9.0 | 2 votes | No 3. en Islande
  • Joke ter Weele Juillet 2006
  • Evaluation 9
  • Positive Amazing wide vistas and weird volcanic shapes and bubbling springs
  • Henk Nouws Juillet 2006
  • Evaluation 9
  • Positive Climbing some mountains, one had an unbelievably clear view over the island. Nature is unspoiled. Volcanic activity.
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2013
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  • Island: Trekking Klassiker
  • "Island: Trekking-Klassiker" stellt f nf der sehenswertesten Trekkingrouten auf Island vor und liefert alle wichtigen Informationen f r unterwegs. Neben dem bekannten Laugavegur im S den der Insel werden eine Gebirgswanderung ber den Fimmv r uh ls, die Durchquerung des J kuls rglj fur-Nationalparks, eine leichtere Tour durch das westliche... Lire la suite
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Netherlands
2013
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Netherlands
2017
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2017
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2019
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2015
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2015
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Netherlands
2015
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Belgium
2015
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De Zwerver
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  • Kjalvegur Hiking Trail
  • Does anyone know if the buses run during late march-early april. Ill be camping around southern iceland during that time and the buses for Landmannalaugar werent running during this period.
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