Iceland - The Highlands (PDF Chapter)

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This is the The Highlands chapter from Lonely Planet’s Iceland guidebook.

You may have travelled the Ring Road thinking that Iceland is light on towns; that sheep seem to outnumber people; that you haven’t encountered an N1 service station for many a mile. Well, you ain’t seen nothing yet.

  • hike across the Askja lava field, drink in the caldera views, then soak in the waters of Víti crater
  • maps
  • marvel at icy sculptures hidden in the geothermal caves at Kverkfjöll
  • transport
  • pay homage to the Queen of the Mountains at Herðubreið
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Kjölur Route, Sprengisandur Route, Askja Route and Kverkfjöll Route.

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