The hike along the lower canyon of the Jökulfall is approx. 7 Km and is an easy day hike. As opposed to the upper part, the canyon here is narrow, deep and sharp, with hidden waterfalls and interesting rock formations. At the lower opening there is a interesting theatre like landscape which has for years been the venue of a search for the Wholy Grail. A research made by a Italian gentleman with the name of Giancalo Gianazza indicates that the Wholy Grail was transferred to Iceland and hidden at this place.

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The Jölulfall is a Glacial river originating at the western edge of the Hofsjökull Glacier. During its lifespan the river as formed canyon that at some locations is sharp, narrow and well-shaped, especially at the lower part. The upper part starts at the Skuggafoss waterfall and goes downstream for 3 Km. The hike to Skugafoss offers view to a interesting rock formation in the canyon, especially on the side of the waterfall itself, where there is also a side canyon with its own fall, and old and abandoned site of a waterfall. Besides visiting the canyon and the waterfall, this hike gives the hiker a characteristic feeling of hiking through the wilderness of the highlands of Icelands.

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A three days Hiking tour, with overnight stay at the huts of Klakkur and Kisuotnar. Separate description in a PDF

A day trip, intended for more demanding hikers, which goes through two of the main geothermal fields of Kerlingarfjöll. From part of the route one has a excellent view over the area between Kerlingarfjöll and the Langjökull Glacier, with the Columnar rock of Kerling (old lady) in the foreground.  This trip does not only offer interesting visit to two picturesque geothermal areas, it also offers opportunity to see how the landscape of Kjölur bears the characters of a landscape on the edge of a tectonic plate.

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This tour is intended for those who stay overnight at the highland resort and wish to have a short base tour of the area. It is assumed that the tourists have their own means of transporting, as the tour starts and ends at the parking area at Keis, approx. 15 min drive from the resort.

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