Iceland's Ring Road Road Trips - Southeast Iceland Trip (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Southeast Iceland chapter from Lonely Planet’s Iceland’s Ring Road guidebook.

The mighty Vatnajökull ice cap dominates the Southeast, its huge rivers of frozen ice pouring down steep-sided valleys towards the sea, like icing on a cake. Vistas are vast and otherworldly.

  • explore Skaftafell, the jewel in the crown of Vatnajökull National Park
  • pick the right route with inspirational images and key trip highlights
  • boat around the ice sculptures of a captivating lagoon at Jökulsárlón
  • get around easily with colour maps and route directions in easy stages
  • take a hair-raising snowmobile ride along Route F985, 840m above sea level
  • discover even more with detours and ways to link your trips

Coverage includes: Fjaðrárgljúfur, Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Lómagnúpur, Skeiðarársandur, Skaftafell, Ingólfshöfði, Vatnajökull National Park, Fjallsárlón, Jökulsárlón, Hali, Route F985, Heinabergsjökull, Hólmur, Hoffellsjökull and Höfn.

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