Explore Skaftafell, part of Vatnajökull National Park and home of the amazing Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon where, in summer, you can take a boat ride among the floating azure icebergs and marvel at the area’s great beauty by exploring the many interesting hiking trails, including a short one to the beautiful Svartifoss waterfall. In this area you can also go glacier-walking or try ice-climbing with an optional guided tour.* Journey back to your accommodation along the South Coast for the evening.
Spend the night in the Kirkjubæjarklaustur area.
Driving distance: 249 km/155 miles
*NOTE: venturing onto a glacier or engaging in ice climbing should only ever be attempted with the assistance of a licensed and experienced guide. If this is of interest to you, contact Nordic Visitor regarding excursions and tours.