To hikers, Kerlingarfjöll and the surrounding area, offers a variety of hiking options, ranging from climbing peaks with stunning view, high energy geothermal areas with all the colours such areas can offer, canyons and in general the greatest variety of landscape one can expect to see in the Icelandic highlands.

In the area there are several tracks or routes, some of which have been marked by poles, which the hikers can follow, the hikers being experienced hikers or just those who enjoy moment of silence and peace in this wild and un-touched nature. Whether it's heading for the mountain tops or exploring one of the biggest geothermal areas in Iceland you can be certain that Kerlingarfjoll will take you by surprise.